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View Poll Results: Which of these three cities is your favorite?
Perth 12 27.27%
Brisbane 24 54.55%
Adelaide 8 18.18%
Voters: 44. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-19-2012, 04:49 PM
 
Location: Sometimes Miami sometimes Australia
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Besides Brisbane, they are all suburban, conservative, sleepy hell holes living in the past. BORING describes those two places.

Brisbane is doing a lot to break away from its past as a big country town. Lots of development and a unique city flavour.

Im from Sydney . Unfortunately, the only places worth living in Sydney are Mosman, Surry Hills, Newtown, Erskenville, Leichhardht. 5 suburbs out of hundreds. The place is a nightmare to get around, extrememly dirty and we have terrible weather - it rains most of the year (why do people think it is so sunny?). Statistically it is wetter than even London.

Oh and good luck finding anyone who speaks English
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Old 11-19-2012, 06:32 PM
 
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Besides Brisbane, they are all suburban, conservative, sleepy hell holes living in the past. BORING describes those two places.

Brisbane is doing a lot to break away from its past as a big country town. Lots of development and a unique city flavour.

Im from Sydney . Unfortunately, the only places worth living in Sydney are Mosman, Surry Hills, Newtown, Erskenville, Leichhardht. 5 suburbs out of hundreds. The place is a nightmare to get around, extrememly dirty and we have terrible weather - it rains most of the year (why do people think it is so sunny?). Statistically it is wetter than even London.

Oh and good luck finding anyone who speaks English


What's so good about Mosman? There's only so much time you can spend at the Mega Hole.

As for everything else you said, it's very much in keeping with most of your posts.
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Old 11-19-2012, 07:22 PM
 
Location: Sometimes Miami sometimes Australia
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As for everything else you said, it's very much in keeping with most of your posts.
Well brace yourself for more

To answer your question, Mosman has nice views.
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Old 11-19-2012, 07:30 PM
 
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Well brace yourself for more

To answer your question, Mosman has nice views.
That's it? There's plenty of suburbs with nice views. Why are the views particularly better than say Watsons Bay, Vaucluse, Longueville, Woolwich, Bayview, Point Piper, Birchgrove and on and on?
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Old 11-19-2012, 07:38 PM
 
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As I'm originally from Brisbane... it has to get my vote. Adelaide and Perth are okay, but Brisbane is better
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Old 11-19-2012, 07:54 PM
 
Location: Brisbane
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One would think that there would be a lot of development and a rapidly changing population in perth these days?
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Old 11-21-2012, 07:42 AM
 
Location: Perth, Western Australia
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I haven't visited Brisbane so I haven't voted, Perth and Adelaide are perfectly acceptable cities to live in, though the population base of Brisbane/SE Queensland means that it probably has more to do in the way of attractions and other things to do. Perth would probably come last in terms of a cost/interest ratio.

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One would think that there would be a lot of development and a rapidly changing population in perth these days?
There's a lot of people moving here, but we still essentially have a suburban model with the addition of increasingly bad traffic delays as the infrastructure struggles to keep up. There are a few major inner city developments that will probably drastically change the nature and future growth and structure of the inner city, but we'll have to wait a few years to see how it all turns out.
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Old 01-02-2013, 06:11 PM
 
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Is there a lot of yucky bugs and animals in Brisbane? It has tropical weather, which I like, but does it have crocodiles and lots of mosquitos and lots of snakes? If not, then Brisbane sounds like the coolest of the three choices.
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Old 01-02-2013, 06:28 PM
 
Location: Brisbane
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Is there a lot of yucky bugs and animals in Brisbane? It has tropical weather, which I like, but does it have crocodiles and lots of mosquitos and lots of snakes? If not, then Brisbane sounds like the coolest of the three choices.
No not really, Brisbane is too far south for Crocodiles, Mosquitos and snakes are not a problem at all in the built up inner city areas.

Biggest problems we have are ants, cockroaches, Termites and the occasional cane toad.

When most people say Brisbane, I assume they mean the city of Brisbane, there is no way i would live in any of the other cities that constitute the Brisbane Metro Area, Redland might be ok.

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Old 01-02-2013, 07:10 PM
 
Location: COS > ATL burbs
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No not really, Brisbane is too far south for Crocodiles, Mosquitos and snakes are not a problem at all in the built up inner city areas.

Biggest problems we have are ants, cockroaches, Termites and the occasional cane toad.

When most people say Brisbane, I assume they mean the city of Brisbane, there is no way i would live in any of the other cities that constitute the Brisbane Metro Area, Redland might be ok.
Cool, Brisbane sounds like a neat place to see.
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