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Old 11-20-2009, 11:16 PM
Location: TN
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just found this forum, should have came here in the first place...

basically, ive lived all my life in tennessee in what i would call a medium sized town (20-25k people). never lived on a farm, but ive been around them a lot. the area is nice enough but the main thing that i dont like is the weather. i like cold weather and snow, and i absolutely cant stand hot and humid weather. to some extent the peoples conservative views i dont like as well but i can live with that.

basically i prefer west coast to east coast but the northeast is fine too. ive also looked at alaska and the prairie provinces of canada. cheap housing is a plus, im content with just living in a simple place with a bit of land, away from people (im a bit of a loner). i dont really care about living near a major city, but reasonable access to a decent sized town wouldnt hurt. right now, job opportunities isnt a concern right now, this is a thing id be planning to do in about 2 years or more since im still in college, but hoping the economy turns around a bit by then.

weather is the major player for me. all i want is cool summers (number 1 priority, will be a dealbreaker), and perhaps some snow in the winter. though id be fine with warm summers too as long as there is low humidity

all i can really think of right now, thanks

Last edited by Hootie&theBlowfish; 11-21-2009 at 12:11 AM..
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Old 12-07-2009, 02:56 PM
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Good Luck!
I should think that a job is first and foremost. How do you aim to make a living wherever you end up?
You won't win a lot of points with others in the neighborhood if you blow in and expect them to keep you.
Example: We recently had a couple of people move in here from the west coast. They saw this house on the internet. It's a pretty nice house and they paid ten thousand dollars for it. We all thought it was kind of high, but he thought he got a bargain so . . .
Anyway, these folks are on the welfare line and the rest of us are paying for them. They have three kids and recently added a fourth for the county to pay for.
Then they wonder why people haven't been too friendly to them. Go figure . ?
Anyway, I'd say meaningful employment should be your first priority. I don't care if you want to be a hermit or not.
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