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View Poll Results: Which region do you like better?
Southern California 88 69.84%
Southern Florida 38 30.16%
Voters: 126. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-11-2007, 01:47 AM
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Which region would you prefer to live, work, and play: Southern California or South Florida?

Old 11-11-2007, 02:02 AM
Location: Fairfax
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well, if cost of living is out of the picture, SoCal. They both have som pretty big negatives imo but Socal at least has more draws than SoFla.
Old 11-11-2007, 10:40 AM
Location: Sherman Oaks, CA
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SoCal, please! I've visited my dad and stepmom in SoFL, and although it's a nice place to visit, I couldn't imagine living there with the threat of hurricanes, the humidity in the summer, the various insects, etc.
Old 11-11-2007, 12:22 PM
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SoCal and So Fla are big places. It would depend on the community. I would probably say SoCal though due to weather, OC, and SD.
Old 11-11-2007, 07:49 PM
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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i like miami & the keys. i go there at least once a year. but i think i prefer socal.
Old 11-11-2007, 07:59 PM
Location: imprisoned in chicago
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I prefer South Florida, hands down! No earthquakes and no wildfires there. And no violent (F-4/F-5) tornadoes, either!
Old 11-11-2007, 08:02 PM
Location: Denver metro
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Southern California, especially outside of L.A. The climate is much more bearable and the geography is more appealing. South Florida is fun to visit but I found the people in south Florida to be very rude- much more than the people in southern California. My observation is also that the job market in southern California is much better.

And when did southern California start getting F5 tornados??

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Old 11-12-2007, 09:34 AM
Location: Phoenix metro
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Southern Florida... pristine beaches, best winter weather in the USA, incredible water, etc. SoCal has better geography and better cities. Hmmmm. Tough call. Id say Id have to choose southern Florifornia.
Old 11-12-2007, 10:32 AM
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SoCal for year round, Southern Florida in winter. SoCal has a far more varied topography and more diversity in places.
Old 11-12-2007, 03:42 PM
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Both are such huge regions, and it really depends on what areas you are talking about. Both regions have some amazing pluses and glaring negatives. If I wanted to be practical,I guess South FL. If money were no object, than it's a tie. So Cal is so much more dynamic but So Fla has so much less traffic and pollution to the point where I would call it ultimately more livable.
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