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Old 06-01-2010, 05:04 PM
 
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What cities do you think qualify/why?
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Old 06-01-2010, 05:06 PM
 
Location: Southern Minnesota
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The Twin Cities (Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN). They are two mid-sized cities right next to each other, instead of one big city, so they don't really have a big city feel. Also, the whole "Minnesota Nice" mentality and strong roots of most people here helps give the area a small town feel.
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Old 06-01-2010, 05:07 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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What cities do you think qualify/why?
Austin
Portland
Orlando

Those are the first three I can think up.
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Old 06-01-2010, 05:27 PM
 
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What the hell do you consider a small town?

When I think of a small town I think of a population of about 1500 with one church, a main street, a mcdonalds, a diner, and not a whole lot else. And no large city feels like that to me.

Small Town:
geneva, fl - Google Maps

Large City:
orlando, fl - Google Maps

Put those both on Satellite and the same scale and compare the difference.
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Old 06-01-2010, 05:52 PM
 
Location: roaming gnome
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Austin
Portland
good call, a lot in common
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Old 06-01-2010, 06:04 PM
 
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Boise, ID
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Old 06-01-2010, 06:06 PM
 
Location: New England & The Maritimes
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People from elsewhere (other big cities) always say Boston feels like a small town. Or at least I have heard it from people. I can't really speak on the matter since Boston was always the definition of a city to me when I was a little kid.
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Old 06-01-2010, 06:28 PM
 
Location: Jersey Boy living in Florida
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Lol @ Boise, ID being a "larger city"
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Old 06-01-2010, 07:24 PM
 
Location: The City
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Growing up and spending time in both NYC and Philly, Philly almost seemed a bit like a small town in an odd way when compared to NYC
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Old 06-01-2010, 07:41 PM
 
Location: ☀ ѕυnѕнιne ѕтaтe ☀
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Hmmmm Hard to say. I guess Orlando in the sorts Metro area make city limits feel wide though hey are not.
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