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Dublin 27 60.00%
Yuma 18 40.00%
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Old 03-19-2012, 05:22 PM
 
Location: Paris
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*sigh*

*chooses Dublin*
I thought you enjoyed extreme climates Dublin is almost constantly cool, never ever hot, and, I guess, sees very little snow every year. Why would you chose it ?
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Old 03-19-2012, 05:33 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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It really does vary from person to person. Some people love Dublin while a lot of people really hate it. I'd pick Dublin over Boston as a place to live excluding climate though.
My image of Dublin may be dated. I'm sure parts of it are very nice.

Boston is a beautiful city, but I'm not sure which one I would prefer living in until I visted Dublin. Boston has a horrific road system though.
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Old 03-19-2012, 05:37 PM
 
Location: Purgatory
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I couldn't hack living in the searing heat of Arizona. Fair play to those who can though, but I'd probably be a hermit.

Dublin hands down.
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Old 03-19-2012, 05:47 PM
 
Location: France
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I thought you enjoyed extreme climates Dublin is almost constantly cool, never ever hot, and, I guess, sees very little snow every year. Why would you chose it ?
Extremely hot or cold climates aren't really my cup of tea. I like continental climates, that get both a proper summer and a proper winter, but nothing out of this world as mean monthly temps.
I must admit that Dublin is dreadfully boring but as I like lush landscapes I had to give it the edge over Yuma. In top of that, Yuma's summer temps seem rather nasty. Sure, a few 40°C+ highs would keep things interesting but 3 months of that, no thanks!
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Old 03-19-2012, 06:01 PM
 
Location: Vancouver, BC
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Yuma by a mile... despite summers being over the top even for me... the winters look half decent
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Old 03-19-2012, 11:11 PM
 
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I used to write with moderation, awareness of my subjective tastes and, as much as possible, without personal biases. With the advent of characters such as Kaul and their sectarian, hammering subjectivity, I have given up on the aforementioned and shall henceforth express my true feelings about climates
Here we go again. I only write with objectivity, not subjectivity like you alleged. I'm not going to infer or comment on your intelligence but for myself, as an intelligent, educated person, I can easily understand the tangible connection between hot weather and the (low) quality of life.

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Old 03-19-2012, 11:55 PM
 
Location: Top of the South (Nelson), NZ
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This is a lose/lose scenario. Both terrible climates.

I would choose Yuma, even though I think Dublin would be more comfortable. Dublin just doesn't really have much to look forward to. So many wet days, low sunshine, and 6 months of what I would consider winter max temps, and not enough of a summer to make up for it.

Yuma only has 4 months of truly awful weather, The rest of the year would be acceptable. The dry is a big issue, but I enjoy growing cacti and succulents anyway.
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Old 03-20-2012, 01:49 AM
 
Location: Cloudchurch, Subantarctica
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Yuma. Five months of discomfort is better than eleven.
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Old 03-20-2012, 03:09 AM
 
Location: Eastern Sydney, Australia
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Dublin all the way. Yuma's climate is just purely horrendous.
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Old 03-20-2012, 03:11 AM
 
Location: Perth, Western Australia
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I pick Dublin for its higher rainfall, Yuma's 94% possible sunshine is way too much and I'd rather put up with Dublin's monotonous temperatures than Yuma's constant sunshine and aridity.
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