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Old 11-15-2008, 03:56 PM
 
Location: Silver Spring, MD/Washington DC
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I'm originally from eastern PA and have visited Center City Philadelphia a handful of times. I also live in "true" Silver Spring (i.e the downtown portion).
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Old 11-15-2008, 04:00 PM
 
Location: TwilightZone
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I learned early on that visiting somewhere is not the same as living there.
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:32 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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Well if you're used to DC then you can handle anything
However center city is Not Silver Springs!
have you see the traffic around silver spring? that's suicide right there

no offense CHIP
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:36 PM
 
Location: TwilightZone
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have you see the traffic around silver spring? that's suicide right there
Yes I've been in Balt/DC traffic,but how could it be suicide when it's always so jammed?...
Have you been in n.e.phila I-95 or 76 or south Jersey traffic? Now that's suicide! Matter of fact I've taken up Prozac because of it
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:46 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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There should be a sign that if the traffic gets "X" bad it should show ads for a gun store so people can get off and not wait till they get home.
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:48 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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Yes I've been in Balt/DC traffic,but how could it be suicide when it's always so jammed?...
Have you been in n.e.phila I-95 or 76 or south Jersey traffic? Now that's suicide! Matter of fact I've taken up Prozac because of it
ha, never had the pleasure . i avoid 95 like i do skin cancer
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Old 11-15-2008, 09:02 PM
 
Location: TwilightZone
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I actually made a pact with myself the last time I drove 76 that I'd avoid that road at all costs! Now I plan my trips around it,I think Mapquest has that option also
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Old 11-16-2008, 08:28 AM
 
Location: Silver Spring, MD/Washington DC
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Yeah, the Surekill, I mean Schuylkill, Expressway is even worse than the DC Beltway. Whoever designed the Schuylkill should be shot, if they aren't dead already.

What really sucks is if you are trying to get to the University City area from the west. You can either take the Schuylkill or drive down Lancaster Avenue (or a combination of Montgomery and Lancaster Avenues, which is a little faster) and then once you get through the western half of Overbrook drive through the loveliness that is west Philadelphia. Ugh. Thank goodness for the Amtrak Keystone Service (and/or SEPTA R5).
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Old 11-17-2008, 09:07 AM
 
Location: DC
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Yes I've been in Balt/DC traffic,but how could it be suicide when it's always so jammed?...
Because after a certain amount of time you begin to wonder if it'd really be all that bad to gun the engine and ram your car into the guardrail/other vehicles...
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Old 01-21-2009, 07:32 PM
 
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Unhappy Not for me...

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Bucks County, hands down!
I have lived in Bucks County for 13 years -- you can keep it!
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