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Old 02-07-2018, 04:29 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Time Out's City Life Index, a survey of 15,000 people in 32 global cities, has been released, and it shows which ones promise the most fun and excitement in 2018.

The 32 most fun, friendly, and affordable cities in the world - Business Insider
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Old 02-07-2018, 06:39 PM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Chicago, Porto and Melbourne in the Top 4
Manchester 7th
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Old 02-07-2018, 06:43 PM
 
Location: SC
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Boston (3rd from bottom in the list) is the least friendly city I have ever been in. In fact, none of the cities listed - that I have been in - conjure up images of good 'ole congenial citizens. Must be graded on a curve.
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Old 02-07-2018, 07:51 PM
 
Location: Crappyville,PA
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I couldn't disagree more with much of this list. I will only comment on cities that I have visited.
I grew up just outside of Philly (Chester, PA), and while it may belong on this list, no way #9, more like #30.
Chicago at #1? I sure most people outside of IL find that hysterical.
Washington wouldn't crack my personal top 50.
Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Tokyo are all top 10 as far as I am concerned.
I liked Singapore, but would go with Kuala Lumpur in it's spot.
What about Amsterdam? It belongs on this list.
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Old 02-07-2018, 08:24 PM
 
Location: London, UK
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A lot seems to be weighted towards affordability. I do think Chicago is a pretty happening place, I have great fun every time I go but maybe it's because my cousins know all the spots.

I like that Manchester made the list, this city keeps getting better & better. I may relocate there this year.
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Old 02-07-2018, 11:18 PM
 
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Sydney residents are the world's No. 1 vodka drinkers.....
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Old 02-08-2018, 02:30 AM
 
Location: Cebu, Philippines
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There sure are a lot of definitions of "fun". And, "affordable", apparently. Did I mention "friendly"?
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Old 02-08-2018, 03:51 AM
 
Location: Near Luxembourg
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Hum.... A lot of them aren't affordable at all lol
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Old 02-08-2018, 07:39 AM
 
Location: Great Britain
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The lists okay, although it's possible not a list that would spring to mind in relation to affordable.


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Old 02-08-2018, 12:41 PM
 
Location: Leeds, UK
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I like Manchester - but 7th, in the world? That's just ridiculous. There are countless other cities in Europe that are much more interesting - and affordability can't be that important with London and New York on the list.
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