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Old 12-21-2009, 12:01 PM
 
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Mine is about 45 minutes. Thought about moving closer to work but I don't know if it would be worth it.

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Old 12-21-2009, 12:04 PM
 
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I'm retired now, but I was driving 27 miles one way...
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Old 12-21-2009, 12:06 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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I've always had a long commute, at least an hour. I keep saying I won't do it again but it keeps on happening. I just give myself a lot of time, buy cars that are easy on gas, and go with it. In these times, we are lucky to be working so I can't really complain too much.
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Old 12-21-2009, 12:07 PM
 
Location: Utah
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Currently 12-15 minutes from my garage to the parking lot at work in good weather.

I wouldn't want to work further than 20 minutes from home. I like to be able to go home, eat lunch and check on the dog.
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Old 12-21-2009, 12:39 PM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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Current commute (and it's the shortest one I've ever had) is 23 minutes for 18 miles.

Longest acceptable commute is one bladder distance, or about one hour.
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Old 12-21-2009, 12:45 PM
 
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About half an hour normally, although right now it's about 10 minutes longer due to a detour as a result of major construction.

At this point in my life that's about as long as I'd want it to be. I got really spoiled working from home for a year.
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Old 12-21-2009, 12:46 PM
 
Location: Cook County
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My current commute is 1.2 miles, its awesome. I'd walk but its off a busy road.

Longest commute I had was 70 miles each way, all interstate driving so it would take me about 1 hour 20 min on a good day. That was nuts. I only lasted about 6 months before I had to get something closer.
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Old 12-21-2009, 12:48 PM
 
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Right now it's about 15 minutes (soon to be like 5 when we move into the house we are building) I would think anything 45 and under is acceptable--although under a half hour is preferred
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Old 12-21-2009, 01:36 PM
 
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35 minutes at peak traffic, and I can't stand it! I hate hate hate driving! That is about 20 miles.

The most I have had is an hour. I was able to last about 3 months.

Takes too much outta my day. Does limit my job choices though since I ma not willing to drive longer.
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Old 12-21-2009, 01:55 PM
 
Location: Beaverland, OR
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Mine is about 45 minutes. Thought about moving closer to work but I don't know if it would be worth it.
That depends on how much your time is worth to you. When we bought our house here in Oregon, I insisted that it be within a 5 mile radius of my new office. Time is too valuable to just sit in a car for more than 20 or 30 minutes driving to/from work twice a day each and every freakin day.

I'm sure someone will be along shortly to post that their commute time depends on how fast they walk downstairs to their home office....
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