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    long time visiter Alfster's Avatar
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    Brag about your city ... succinctly

    Let's hear it. What is the best thing about your city ... in 7 words or less

    Mine - 'great bike trails along the river.'

    My wife's description - 'Encourages the arts. Close to everything. Parks.'

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    Great, great system of bike trails; probably the worst selection of bikes I have seen on CL . . .

    You can't have it all.

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    Sorority girls! (Purdue University)), in particular, ΑΦ
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    Great trails everywhere, comfortable weather (for me at least) 95% of the time, tons of bikes, good public transit, mostly friendly people, very art-supportive, nice parks, mountains, and lots of water, both salt and fresh.

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    Small, but still has everything I need.

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    Near the ocean, near the mountains....nice!
    Those voices in your head aren't real, but they have some great ideas

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    Surrounded by a lake. Seriously.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bikemig View Post
    Great, great system of bike trails; probably the worst selection of bikes I have seen on CL . . .

    You can't have it all.
    Quote Originally Posted by Lamplight View Post
    Great trails everywhere, comfortable weather (for me at least) 95% of the time, tons of bikes, good public transit, mostly friendly people, very art-supportive, nice parks, mountains, and lots of water, both salt and fresh.
    You guys are both lucky that the Foo police disbanded a few years back. Since you exceeded the 7 words, I will selectively alter your descriptions on your behalf.

    bikemig - 'great system of roadways for hummers'.

    Lamplight - 'landscape dotted with oil refineries'

    For the rest of you ... keep it to 7 words, or suffer the wrath of my sarcasm.

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    mass murder free for almost 20 years! (I've only been here for 5)

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    long time visiter Alfster's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    Sorority girls! (Purdue University)), in particular, ΑΦ
    I might have to visit sometime

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    Affordable, parks, trails, great transit, near mountains.
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    No riots in the past 25 years.

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    ME!!!

    One of the top cities to raise a family.

    Yeah, I couldn't do it in 7 or less.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Indy_Rider View Post
    ME!!!

    One of the top cities to raise a family.

    Yeah, I couldn't do it in 7 or less.
    Hmmm, I'm pretty sure you could have by dropping the first 3 words. Let's see:

    Indy_Rider - "neighborhood built on old garbage dump".

    See, I managed that one in 6 words

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    Rural, low traffic roads; mountains and lakes.

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    Small, much potential. Failure to capitalize.

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    Close to Boulder

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    Quote Originally Posted by 20grit View Post
    Small, much potential. Failure to capitalize.
    The only place I've been to in Virginia is Roanoke ... actually Smith Mountain Lake outside of Roanoke. Was there on a course. Loved the area.

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    Bikefriendly great fishing beautiful sunrises low COL (bikefriendly IS one word)

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    Less polluted than Beijing

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    Savannah: Mostly Mild, Humid with pulsing Languid spots.
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    If I gotta look up words, it's not worth my time.

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    'I found sobriety in Pittsburgh.'

    I will forever be in debt to some of the people of this city. They found my life valuable, and saved it.

    Couch

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    It's better than Birmingham Alabama.

    Sorry that's all I got.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Couch View Post
    'I found sobriety in Pittsburgh.'

    I will forever be in debt to some of the people of this city. They found my life valuable, and saved it.

    Couch
    You must have some great friends.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
    Savannah: Mostly Mild, Humid with pulsing Languid spots.
    I'm intrigued.

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