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View Poll Results: Where do you want to live?
Live in the country and love it 15 34.88%
Live in the country and want to move to a more populated area 5 11.63%
Live in the city or suburbs and love it 16 37.21%
Live in the city or suburbs and want to move to a less populated area 7 16.28%
Voters: 43. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 01-19-2010, 11:07 PM
 
Location: Way up north :-)
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I thought I was an inner-city mouse, then I thought I was a country one.

Now, I think I'm a bit of both. I'm in the country too often, need more of a mix. Or, maaaaaaybe I need to move to a different country. Aha!
Then I'll be a city mouse again I think. With a little bit of country thrown in. As well as a little bit of rock'n'roll...
Anything but godforsaken suburbia.
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Old 01-20-2010, 12:04 PM
 
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I've lived in the big city, NYC, and on the outskirts of a small Texas town. I could go either way.

I've always imagined living in a less populated area where I can't hear my neighbors on the other side of the walls.
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Old 01-20-2010, 12:09 PM
 
Location: SW Missouri
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Until 1984, I lived in cities all my life. Then I moved to rural Missouri. It was a big adjustment to make, but now that I have settled in and my dh and I have bought our homestead, I have to say, I wouldn't live in the city again for anything.

The peace and quiet is fantastic and the PRIVACY. You can't beat the privacy. I can stand outside my house stark naked, and roam around *most* of the 26 acres we own without fear of anyone seeing me! I don't have to see another living human being ALL DAY for weeks if I don't want to.

Can't beat it. Love it. Wouldn't live any other way from now on.

20yrsinBranson
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Old 01-20-2010, 12:22 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Country mouse for sure but the city is closing in fast. More farm lands are selling and thousands of houses going up every day ( it seems). I have been here for so long I think I would just shrivel up and die in a large city.
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Old 01-20-2010, 02:12 PM
 
Location: Upstate NY
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I live in the suburbs now and I do like the suburbs, but the one I live in is becoming more and more populated with city folk and the crime rates are going up. I spend a lot of time in less populated areas (my SO lives in the "backwoods") and I love it there. I'd love to become a country mouse if it wasn't so expensive and hard to find work.
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Old 01-20-2010, 03:51 PM
 
Location: Orlando, Florida
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I used to always prefer the country.....but after getting totally infatuated with glass wall high-rise living....I think I'm equally fond of both.
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Old 01-20-2010, 05:30 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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I live in a city...no, wait, I live in the city. When I was a teenager, my parents bought a house in suburbia. And the fact that I came back to NYC reveals everything necessary to know about my feelings for life there.
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Old 01-24-2010, 05:32 PM
 
Location: Tampa baby!!
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I love the conveniences of a city but I need greenery around me. I need to hear birds and see water. I've never actually lived in a large city, but I have a feeling I would start to feel claustrophobic after a while.
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Old 01-24-2010, 11:03 PM
 
Location: Coachella Valley, California
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City mouse - but I do hear birds .... I have a bunch of parrots!!!
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Old 01-25-2010, 04:34 AM
 
Location: Coastal Georgia
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I live in the country, but want to be nearer to the action. As long as I have a bit of room between my neighbors and me, and a plot of grass that's mine, I'll be happy.
I could not be happy in an apartment in a city..that would be awful.
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