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Old 03-11-2019, 06:07 PM
 
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Charleston ranked 3rd most unhappy city in nation. Thank God for Detroit.

https://wchstv.com/news/local/charle...-america-study
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Old 03-12-2019, 02:09 PM
 
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I have lived here my whole life and it actually made me so depressed that resently i turned emo but not the point. Part of it being so depressing is the buildings the drugs and all the horriable depressing things that they have laid on the poor teachers to worry about so heavly

I have to move there because no ware else has housing so cheap I can buy a home on my retirement and be close to bus and doctors. I just hope there is at least one nerdy lady who has never been high and thinks a party is watching star trek, playing board games and making costumes... while wearing glasses. It will be depressing if only tattooed opiheads in contacts want me to make them leather bodices and watch football

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Old 03-12-2019, 07:54 PM
 
Location: Cumberland
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I have to move there because no ware else has housing so cheap I can buy a home on my retirement and be close to bus and doctors. I just hope there is at least one nerdy lady who has never been high and thinks a party is watching star trek, playing board games and making costumes... while wearing glasses. It will be depressing if only tattooed opiheads in contacts want me to make them leather bodices and watch football
You crack me up, man. I don't doubt you will find what you are looking for.

Great points though. What works for one person doesn't for another, and for many of us West Virginia (or closely neighboring areas) is what we are looking for in a home.
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Old 03-13-2019, 01:15 PM
 
Location: Martinsburg, West Virginia
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I have to move there because no ware else has housing so cheap I can buy a home on my retirement and be close to bus and doctors. I just hope there is at least one nerdy lady who has never been high and thinks a party is watching star trek, playing board games and making costumes... while wearing glasses. It will be depressing if only tattooed opiheads in contacts want me to make them leather bodices and watch football
Lol! You will be fine. Don't fall for the stereotypes.
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Old 03-14-2019, 02:09 AM
 
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You crack me up, man. I don't doubt you will find what you are looking for.

Great points though. What works for one person doesn't for another, and for many of us West Virginia (or closely neighboring areas) is what we are looking for in a home.

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Lol! You will be fine. Don't fall for the stereotypes.

My hope is that as Huntington has 3 nerd conventions a year I will meet a nerdy girl who will have a mom who has a lonely nerdy sister who stays home and reads fantasy romance books to her cats on Saturday Nights and cries because no one takes her to the $2 theater and taco bell
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Old 03-14-2019, 04:39 PM
 
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My hope is that as Huntington has 3 nerd conventions a year I will meet a nerdy girl who will have a mom who has a lonely nerdy sister who stays home and reads fantasy romance books to her cats on Saturday Nights and cries because no one takes her to the $2 theater and taco bell
Whew you really do seem to be looking for a depressing situation. When things get slow, you can always turn to Internet message boards if you want to be depressed. There is no reason to be disappointed.
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Old 03-15-2019, 05:11 AM
 
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Whew you really do seem to be looking for a depressing situation. When things get slow, you can always turn to Internet message boards if you want to be depressed. There is no reason to be disappointed.

But why would she be depressed after a bargain Matinee and Taco bell, i'd let her get any thing she wants off the dollar menu
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Old 03-15-2019, 08:51 AM
 
Location: Martinsburg, West Virginia
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One thing that damages WV more than poverty and most of our issues ever will is frequent negative publicity and comments. Not pointing any fingers, just making a broad statement.
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Old 03-21-2019, 11:55 AM
 
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Weirton, Wheeling, Beckley and Charleston all make appearances on the list of 25 fastest shrinking cities:



https://www.usatoday.com/story/money...ents/39199277/
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Old 03-21-2019, 03:52 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, PA (lovely hills but no ocean...)
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Weirton, Wheeling, Beckley and Charleston all make appearances on the list of 25 fastest shrinking cities:



https://www.usatoday.com/story/money...ents/39199277/
USA Today though. They can't GIVE that newspaper away. Wheeling on the list? Nah.
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