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Old 05-25-2019, 10:53 AM
 
Location: Grand Rapids Mi
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Wow, that's harsh. I happen to like Midwesterners.
I've lived all over the country (south and west for the most part with a year and a half in the north east) and can tell you without a doubt that mid westerners are different and I'm not the only one who thinks so. I don't mean it to me "harsh", just stating a fact.
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Old 05-26-2019, 07:16 AM
 
Location: Grand Rapids Metro
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I've lived all over the country (south and west for the most part with a year and a half in the north east) and can tell you without a doubt that mid westerners are different and I'm not the only one who thinks so. I don't mean it to me "harsh", just stating a fact.
People from the South and West are different (weird). I'm not the only one who thinks so. So I guess we're even.

Actually having met people from all over the country in my line of work, I would say people from the midwest are a little more "reserved" and not as outgoing as say, people from the Northeast (who are downright blunt and sometimes talk too much). But you get to know midwesterners and I'd certainly take us as neighbors. I do find people from the South and West a bit strange. They tend to think they know way more than they really do.

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Old 05-26-2019, 09:43 AM
 
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The people of Grand Rapids are not the friendliest. They are of the typical mid-west mindset, fairly insular.
I'm like that. Redcrow probably just ran across me and assumed all midwesterners were like that.
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Old 05-26-2019, 05:21 PM
 
Location: Grand Rapids Mi
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People from the South and West are different (weird). I'm not the only one who thinks so. So I guess we're even.

Actually having met people from all over the country in my line of work, I would say people from the midwest are a little more "reserved" and not as outgoing as say, people from the Northeast (who are downright blunt and sometimes talk too much). But you get to know midwesterners and I'd certainly take us as neighbors. I do find people from the South and West a bit strange. They tend to think they know way more than they really do.
Insular, reserved. Kind of the same thing I guess. Don’t let my opinion affect yours, I’m sorry you took it as an insult. I don’t mind living in the mid west but I think anyone who has never lived here should be aware of the fact that the people here are not out goingly friendly. Have you ever lived south or west, or are you just coming to the conclusion that they’re strange? I agree those places are strange, I guess they have enough personality to be strange.😀
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Old 05-27-2019, 08:14 AM
 
Location: Grand Rapids Metro
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Insular, reserved. Kind of the same thing I guess. Don’t let my opinion affect yours, I’m sorry you took it as an insult. I don’t mind living in the mid west but I think anyone who has never lived here should be aware of the fact that the people here are not out goingly friendly. Have you ever lived south or west, or are you just coming to the conclusion that they’re strange? I agree those places are strange, I guess they have enough personality to be strange.😀
OK, continue with the insults. When are you leaving again?
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Old 05-27-2019, 08:15 AM
 
Location: Grand Rapids Metro
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i'm like that. Redcrow probably just ran across me and assumed all midwesterners were like that.
lol.
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Old 05-27-2019, 10:06 AM
 
Location: Grand Rapids Mi
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OK, continue with the insults. When are you leaving again?
Not soon enough.
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Old 05-28-2019, 07:41 PM
 
Location: Grand Rapids Metro
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Not soon enough.
Well good luck to you.
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Old 07-20-2019, 08:05 PM
 
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Bump.....

My sister has resided in EGR for 20 years, so have been there many times & I adore it. It resonates with me however, EGR taxes are extreme and since I am a empty nester, don't need to reside in that part. There are so many charming neighborhoods surrounding EGR that intrigue me with lower taxes. Would relish getting a summer home there.
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Old 07-21-2019, 07:15 AM
 
Location: Grand Rapids Metro
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Bump.....

My sister has resided in EGR for 20 years, so have been there many times & I adore it. It resonates with me however, EGR taxes are extreme and since I am a empty nester, don't need to reside in that part. There are so many charming neighborhoods surrounding EGR that intrigue me with lower taxes. Would relish getting a summer home there.
Yes, there are numerous neighborhoods surrounding EGR that you don't even really feel like you've gone over the city line. Hard to find homes in those areas though, that don't need a lot of updating. Plan on a one year search to find the right property, in my experience and from what I'm hearing.

If you need "real" help, let me know.
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