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Old 12-29-2010, 10:14 AM
 
Location: overlooking the mighty MO
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now if only they had a good football team
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Old 01-02-2011, 03:22 AM
 
Location: Colorado
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I just saw this forum on NE and I had to comment. I've lived in Denver my whole life and I doubt I'll move anywhere else. However, I have to say that every time I drive through NE or visit my distant relatives there, I have the best time!
Things I love about Nebraska:
  • Fireflies! I thought they were mystical creatures. They don't exist in CO.
  • The fair grounds. I can't remember what fair it was but it was the best one I've ever been too. They had huge firework displays, a real petting zoo where kids can pick up the animals (can't do that in Denver), and just all kinds of fun. It wasn't overly commercialized.
  • The huge fields of soy, alfalfa and corn.
  • Easy hwys to maneuver. I never got lost once!
  • Very nice, friendly people everywhere.
  • Nobody was snooty or pretentious.
  • The lush, green trees, leaves and grass in the summer. Denver is usually in a drought and everything turns brown by August. And when that happens, professional fireworks are banned. Fireworks are banned anyway in Denver.
  • Pioneer Village! I don't care what you say, I loved it!
  • The Henry Doorly Zoo. The desert dome & aquarium specifically.
  • The sideways traffic lights. (Why are they sideways?)
  • The Louis and Clark museums (there seems to be a lot of those)
  • The painted prairie dog statues all over town.
And I can go on and on. But it's getting late.
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Old 01-02-2011, 11:21 AM
 
Location: Maine
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In complete agreement with Pierce2011. As a military spouse who has lived all over the United States, our family LOVED living in Nebraska. The quality of life there is hard to beat. Beautiful countryside, wonderful people, abundance of things to do (Joslyn Art Museum, Henry Doorly Zoo--best zoo ever! Fontanelle Forest in Bellevue, and the Durham Museum of Western Heritage).

I am very disappointed we did not get to visit the Sand Hills or the northwestern corner of the state. We'll need to do that. GORGEOUS country!
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Old 01-02-2011, 02:31 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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I forgot to mention the taxes! Everytime we bought something in NE, the price was exactly what it said it was. Like $4.50 was exactly $4.50! That is unheard of in CO!!! We pay out the nose for every little thing.

We spent a good deal of our time in South Sioux City, NE. And from there we could visit Iowa, South Dakota and Missouri all within a few hours. If you have kids, take them to Aladdin's Castle (NE) and the Blue Bunny Ice Cream Museum and factory in Iowa. We always stop at the Great Platte River Road Archway Monument bridge in Kearney. I can't wait to go back this summer.
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Old 01-03-2011, 01:50 PM
 
Location: overlooking the mighty MO
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now if only they would get a decent football team evil
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Old 01-03-2011, 04:37 PM
 
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now if only they would get a decent football team evil
Before the last four games of the season I would have had something to brag about. They certainly checked themselves out of the season a bit early this year, probably worn out from all the drama of the media and the Big12.
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Old 01-09-2011, 01:02 AM
 
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Ahhh Pierce....how nice you are!
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Old 01-16-2011, 06:55 PM
 
Location: Western North Carolina
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Take if from one who knows, once an area becomes a desirable "relocation" spot, the things you once loved about it will change. And not always for the better. Let people think it's boring.
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Old 01-17-2011, 03:42 AM
 
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I forgot to mention the taxes! Everytime we bought something in NE, the price was exactly what it said it was. Like $4.50 was exactly $4.50! That is unheard of in CO!!! We pay out the nose for every little thing.
Hmm. That's pretty unheard of in NE too, except on food purchases. Tax isn't high but it's there.
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Old 01-17-2011, 03:44 AM
 
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I like T-storms.
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