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View Poll Results: Which of the following Middle Income/Middle sized countries would you consider living in?
Indonesia 5 19.23%
Ukraine 8 30.77%
Egypt 1 3.85%
Colombia 9 34.62%
South Africa 3 11.54%
Voters: 26. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-07-2017, 07:34 PM
 
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There are 7.5 billion people in the world and only 1.2 billion live in developed countries; making middle income countries a more realistic average of the world in which we live in.

Which of these relatively large, populated middle income countries would you prefer to live in if relocation was a requirement, say 5-10 years minimum?
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Old 11-07-2017, 07:39 PM
 
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1.Indonesia (Bali)
2.Colombia
3.South Africa

4.Ukraine
5.Egypt
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Old 11-08-2017, 12:45 AM
 
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Out of the five on the list, the only ones I'd consider are Colombia and Indonesia. I'm still on the fence about South Africa. I would consider visiting Egypt and Ukraine, but that's about it.
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Old 11-08-2017, 07:36 AM
 
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Colombia. It shares a border with Brazil and the culture is similar.
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Old 11-08-2017, 08:15 AM
 
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Egypt (though after visit to Israel I can no longer go there...).

Ukraine is more overrated than Mila Kunis + Ukraine/Columbia are places where "creep white rednecks" from America go to find "traditional christian prostitutes" .

Edit: SA, don't they hate whites over there? Indonesia...they look like...Indonesians.
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Old 11-08-2017, 08:30 AM
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The only one I would consider living in is Colombia.

South Africa is a beautiful country but too many social problems.

The other three on the list I wouldn't even consider zero interest in experiencing life in those countries.
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Old 11-08-2017, 08:31 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Egypt (though after visit to Israel I can no longer go there...).

Ukraine is more overrated than Mila Kunis + Ukraine/Columbia are places where "creep white rednecks" from America go to find "traditional christian prostitutes" .

Edit: SA, don't they hate whites over there? Indonesia...they look like...Indonesians.
I was under the impression that Egypt has an open border with Israel. I don't think they bar travel if you have an Israeli stamp in your passport.
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Old 11-08-2017, 08:40 AM
 
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^ I hope so! I may be wrong...only know the Arab league boycots it and it's difficult for say Lebanon.
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Old 11-08-2017, 08:49 AM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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Egypt is against homosexuality and is generally homophobic. So my life will be living hell there.

Indonesia is also very Islamic, but also a horrible country when it comes to its climate (hot and humid all year round).

South Africa has a high murder rate. But are there a few cities that are very safe in contrast to the others?

Columbia has a lot of crime, such as drug abuse and kidnappings.

So I guess I'm left with Ukraine. Which isn't that bad - Kiev is relatively safe. The Crimean region is the war-torn one.
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Old 11-08-2017, 01:43 PM
 
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Indonesia...they look like...Indonesians.
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