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Old 04-05-2010, 03:38 AM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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This is my list of possibilities:

Iran - no alcohol, G-rated movies, watch out if you're not Muslim!

Belarus, Ukraine, Russia - any of those post-Communist nations - all I picture are endless grey state built flats, cold winters and not much to do.

Australia (Western) - where I live now, bloody isolated and boring

Mali (Africa) - in the middle of the desert with nothing but mud huts and goats

Kiribati, Pacific Islands - they seem happy, it's a shame it might be gone in a few decades, but talk about super-isolated!
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Old 04-05-2010, 03:56 AM
 
Location: Czech Republic / United Kingdom
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I think that if you live in larger cities in the former Soviet Bloc, it can be great (Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Odessa, Kiev, Minsk...)
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Old 04-05-2010, 04:03 AM
 
Location: rain city
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I think that if you live in larger cities in the former Soviet Bloc, it can be great (Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Odessa, Kiev, Minsk...)
You're right, it is.

The OP needs to get out of western Australia more often......
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Old 04-05-2010, 04:10 AM
 
Location: Both coasts
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in my opinion, no offense:
- Pacific Island nations
- Scandinavia
- Eastern Europe/ Baltic regions
- Caribbean
- Central America
- Mongolia/ Northern Asia
- Ireland/ Scotland/ Wales
- Western Australia
- Northern Canada
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Old 04-05-2010, 04:33 AM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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You're right, it is.

The OP needs to get out of western Australia more often......
I wish!
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Old 04-05-2010, 05:12 AM
 
Location: Sweden
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This thread smells of prejudice....
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Old 04-05-2010, 07:07 AM
 
Location: western East Roman Empire
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In my experience, the most boring countries are those most well ordered, like Switzerland, Austria, Germany, France.

I prefer a some disorder and chaos typical of southern Europe and South America, even the UK and the US.

Life is risky enterprise by its very nature, social guarantees are aimed at eliminating that, thus rendering life a deathly bore.

I'd rather take my chances with the vagaries of the universe, free markets, social diversity, corrupt politics, stuff that stinks of the reality of life.

Though to be sure, short of violence, war, having to break one's back to grow food, the drudgery of mere survival.
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Old 04-05-2010, 08:47 AM
 
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France is extremely boring and predictable.
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Old 04-05-2010, 10:43 AM
 
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in my opinion, no offense:
- Pacific Island nations
- Scandinavia
- Eastern Europe/ Baltic regions
- Caribbean
- Central America
- Mongolia/ Northern Asia
- Ireland/ Scotland/ Wales
- Western Australia
- Northern Canada
and just how many times have you been to these countries?
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Old 04-05-2010, 12:18 PM
 
Location: Both coasts
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and just how many times have you been to these countries?
Enough (twice) to know they are Boring to MY liking!
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