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View Poll Results: Which tier lists the most dynamic bunch of cities?
Tier A 7 25.93%
Tier B 9 33.33%
Tier C 11 40.74%
Voters: 27. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 09-24-2010, 05:43 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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Tier A: New York City, Honolulu, Seattle, Vancouver, & Anchorage
Tier B: Chicago, Los Angeles, Montreal, & Washington DC
Tier C: San Francisco, Boston, Houston, Dallas, Philadelphia, Atlanta, & Miami

So those are the tiers, now based off the criteria:

- Scenery
- Economy
- Architecture
- Skyline (NOT the same thing as architecture)
- Waterfront
- Dining/Food
- Rail Transit
- Education
- Parks
- Weather
- Anything else you can come up with (be creative)

To make it seem like New York City isn't alone I'll give it Honolulu & Anchorage to accompany it.

The question:
Which tier of cities (yes as a group, don't leave any out) represents the most dynamic tier, as in which of the three tiers listed above has the overall best package for the criteria and represents the most dynamic bunch?

Try being creative for once and civil too, the tiers I set are in stone for this thread, no changes will be made. So answer the question in bold and support your reasoning or the criteria, I prefer there be no bickering. Otherwise this thread should be closed if it gets to the point where everyone looks like they belong in an insane asylum.

Last edited by DANNYY; 09-24-2010 at 06:29 PM.. Reason: Added Seattle, Vancouver, Montreal
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Old 09-24-2010, 06:01 PM
 
Location: South Beach and DT Raleigh
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I don't understand the point of this particular thread.
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Old 09-24-2010, 06:06 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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I don't understand the point of this particular thread.
Point one: To expose how different cities in a group can function with their advantages against another set of cities. New York City could have easily been by itself but for perks I added in the two most ignored cities on these boards with it.

Point Two: It generally exposes your common interests, if you follow the criteria, it will show what you generally would like to get out of a group. For example blend the architecture of Chicago, and its skyline with the scenery of Los Angeles and weather of Los Angeles with the museums and monuments of Washington DC. Thats my preference in here.

Someone can easily be a history buff, an economist, an beach partier, and a natural scenery type person and would like the combination of Miami, Houston, San Francisco, and Boston (Tier C) for all their given strengths.

Its really that simple. Its more of what you perceive as a dynamic set from the choices and how you use it to show what your interests are of.

I went with Tier B, I like the architecture of Chicago, its skyline, and its infrastructure with the museums and monuments and economic dependability of Washington DC and the weather, housing style, and scenery of Los Angeles.

Basically understand the aspects of taking the best qualities of all the cities in the given tier, mix it together and create a fantasy city or thought of the best possibility that would seem right for you. Or you can think of it as which tier represents the most part of where you would like to live in. Please support answer with at least some of the criteria.
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Old 09-24-2010, 06:07 PM
 
Location: Sarasota, Florida
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The criteria for creating Tier A eludes me; therefore I really don't understand what type of responses you seek either????

Unless you mean that NYC...being the primate city, stands alone....and Honolulu/Anchorage are thrown in for climate diversification?
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Old 09-24-2010, 06:09 PM
 
Location: Toronto
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The criteria for creating Tier A eludes me; therefore I really don't understand what type of responses you seek either????

Unless you mean that NYC...being the primate city, stands alone....and Honolulu/Anchorage are thrown in for climate diversification?
He just threw them in there for good measure. I don't see the point of the thread either. Criteria seems too vast, too many cities included, and honestly in what real world situation would this topic have any relevance at all? Until we come up with technology which allows us to be in 7 cities at once, this topic's irrelevant.
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Old 09-24-2010, 06:16 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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Criteria seems too vast, too many cities included, and honestly in what real world situation would this topic have any relevance at all? Until we come up with technology which allows us to be in 7 cities at once, this topic's irrelevant.
Not really, the idea of combining the best attributes of any given city with the pair and line up of the other cities within the same tier has been one thats been talked about before on this forum, just never really played out at all to fit or match. And yes lol, I just threw Honolulu and Anchorage in with New York City for the fun of it not being by itself.

Discussing relocation with my friend didn't help, my standards are too high and there is no city that has the perfect match up of what I would consider ideal. Not even a perfect switch over, like spend part of the time here and another part in another location.

This thread is to focus on common interests on what people perceive most important to them. For example take attributes of the conditions of all these cities presently right now, and combine it with qualities from another city.

Example, the economy of Houston + The scenery of San Francisco + the history of Boston + the demographics of Miami = maybe someones ideal type of city.

Thats what this thread is about, not really about which group or set you'd much rather travel through all at once.
I hope that explanation made sense, thats the best I can do to explain this lol.
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Old 09-24-2010, 06:25 PM
 
Location: yeah
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probably C, just by having the most cities listed
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Old 09-24-2010, 07:05 PM
 
Location: On the Great South Bay
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Tier A: New York City, Honolulu, Seattle, Vancouver, & Anchorage
Tier B: Chicago, Los Angeles, Montreal, & Washington DC
Tier C: San Francisco, Boston, Houston, Dallas, Philadelphia, Atlanta, & Miami

So those are the tiers, now based off the criteria:

- Scenery
- Economy
- Architecture
- Skyline (NOT the same thing as architecture)
- Waterfront
- Dining/Food
- Rail Transit
- Education
- Parks
- Weather
- Anything else you can come up with (be creative)

To make it seem like New York City isn't alone I'll give it Honolulu & Anchorage to accompany it.

The question:
Which tier of cities (yes as a group, don't leave any out) represents the most dynamic tier, as in which of the three tiers listed above has the overall best package for the criteria and represents the most dynamic bunch?

Try being creative for once and civil too, the tiers I set are in stone for this thread, no changes will be made. So answer the question in bold and support your reasoning or the criteria, I prefer there be no bickering. Otherwise this thread should be closed if it gets to the point where everyone looks like they belong in an insane asylum.
- Scenery
Tier A for Honolulu, Seattle and Vancouver

- Economy
???

- Architecture
Tier B for Chicago, Montreal, Washington DC and even LA

- Skyline (NOT the same thing as architecture)
Tier A for NYC, Seattle and Vancouver

- Waterfront
Tier C for San Francisco, Boston and Miami

- Dining/Food
Tier C ???

- Rail Transit
Tier B for Chicago

- Education
Tier C

- Parks
Tier A for NYC, Honolulu, Seattle, Vancouver and Anchorage

- Weather
Bah, who cares

Tier A - 3 votes
Tier B - 2 votes
Tier C - 3 votes

So far too close to call.
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Old 09-24-2010, 08:00 PM
 
Location: Villanova Pa.
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Tier C for all around group of cities and its not even close imo.

SF-BOS-Philly Are 3 of the top 5 listed cities from an energy + vibe standpoint.
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Old 09-24-2010, 08:05 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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what's the deal with tier A?

lol

i guess overwhelming backdrops
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