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Old 07-12-2010, 07:27 PM
 
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Im seriously thinking of this, does anyone think to form a group to research livable places away from the eastern seaboard and overseas?

Ive travelled a bit and I know there are happier people elsewhere.
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Old 07-12-2010, 07:39 PM
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It doesen't take a group, and most places in this world are livable.

My latest sentiment is "If you don't own a boat, why are you living on an Island".
Most everyone else will/could have a better life somewhere else.
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Old 07-12-2010, 08:07 PM
 
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Being that LI is the top 1.9% cost of living in the US you have a 98.1% chance to find some where that isn't as expensive.
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Old 07-12-2010, 10:33 PM
 
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... does anyone think to form a group to research livable places away from the eastern seaboard ...
This is not new: for example, I've been told that about 180 years ago, or so, a wagon train left Huntington, New York for, what became, Huntington, Mississsippi.
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Old 07-13-2010, 07:32 AM
 
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I think the Mormons did this.
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Old 07-13-2010, 07:40 AM
 
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I think the Mormons did this.
Good one.

See, when people don't make cracks about Rocky Point, this place can actually be funny!!
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Old 07-13-2010, 08:59 AM
 
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I heard Rocky Point is a good place to live.
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Old 07-13-2010, 09:03 AM
 
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If you don't have a job or family keeping you here..then leave! :O)
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Old 07-13-2010, 09:11 AM
 
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If you don't have a job or family keeping you here..then leave! :O)
Pretty much. But then we've now lost 22% by last count of our 18-20 crowd so I guess the lawmakers and school boards are getting what they want.
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Old 07-13-2010, 09:24 AM
 
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Pretty much. But then we've now lost 22% by last count of our 18-20 crowd so I guess the lawmakers and school boards are getting what they want.
What do you mean they are "getting what they want"?

If I didn't have to be here (my husband loves his job) I would move and go to PA, set up a small legal practice in town and that would be it.

I just don't understand what you mean by the lawmakers and school districts..
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