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Old 09-06-17, 01:02 PM
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Best city you lived in?

i lived ina few greats citys cleveland oh maimi fla ft lauderdale fl so how about you
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Old 09-06-17, 01:25 PM
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I think of all the places I lived there were different reasons I enjoyed them. I haven't lived as geographically wide, all pretty near Atlanta.

My favorite was Jackson, GA. It's a little tiny town that is very country but lived in a house three blocks or so off the square. Everything we immediately needed was really close and easy, riding was superb, and great parks nearby to enjoy as well as swimming. If it weren't for actually needing to work for a living, I would likely be back there now and probably will be again.
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Never had enough Income to live in Cities with extra money to 'Enjoy ' them, so I moved ..

Though what I did manage to find has probably gone by now..
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Old 09-06-17, 02:26 PM
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Where I am now. Foat Wuth ah luv yew.

I've lived and traveled all over the contiguous U.S. But Fort Worth is home.
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San Diego... The weather was perfect most of the time. The drawbacks... California, the close proximity to LA and the overall population and freeway system.

Other than those items mentioned... the city had great weather, a generally decent attitude, and in spite of being the 9th largest city in the US, it operated like a much smaller town. (some might say that was part of the "problem" of San Diego).
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Old 09-06-17, 03:18 PM
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I like San Francisco before the nerds invaded.
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Old 09-06-17, 04:33 PM
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Yeah, I liked that about San Diego too. Felt very much like a California equivalent to Fort Worth. Kinda wish I'd bought a home there back in the 1970s-'80s when I was in the Navy. There were still plenty of nice places for $50,000 or so.
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Lived in a lot of places in the military and post-retirement. Aside from home (Ft. Worth), Columbia, SC was the best hands down. The ocean not far away, the mountains not far away, low cost of living, good cycling scene. Nice place.
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Gordes and Paris and now Venice Beach Ca. are my favorites. All interesting in there own way. VB has mostly perfect weather, good year round bicycling, lots of creative people, great year round farmer markets, great restaurants and an ocean for a front yard…..plus the diverse population and progressiveness of the larger L.A. area.
oh yeah and great street art

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Bahston but I have zero complaints about my current home, Des Moines.
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Berkeley, CA
Cambridge, UK
Chicago, IL
Edinburgh, UK

I like the surrounding area near Santa Cruz, but the town itself, not as much. Sort of a lobotomized Berkeley.

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i like the lake here but the people can be kinda difcult
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New york ny, big city of dreams
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I liked San Diego.......good times, bad times.

Spokane is not a city.
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SF Bay Area #1
Seattle area #2
Orlando
Jacksonville
Adirondacks area #3
Chicago area
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I've lived in a few places on each coast and Oahu. I prefer the Mid Atlantic region and won't be moving beyond that again.

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Yokohama, Japan... 20 yrs
Los Angeles, Ca... 43 yrs

They both suck. I want to live somewhere it's not a city.
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Yokohama, Japan... 20 yrs
Los Angeles, Ca... 43 yrs

They both suck. I want to live somewhere it's not a city.
Cities, interesting to visit then leave behind.

I'm a farm boy.
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Berlin. Not my favorite (that'd be DC, where I grew up), but it's just objectively a great place to live. All the advantages of a major world capital—the nightlife, the food, the museums, the art, the shopping, the opera, the symphony, etc.—but with a small-town cost of living. I've never paid so little for rent, and I had a really nice apartment in a swanky neighborhood. And I could fly anywhere in Europe for like $90. Pretty cool.
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I have not lived in too many cities and from what I've seen of a lot of them, I don't feel so bad.

Best city: Rome.
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Vienna, I loved Vienna, and I don't usually like cities.
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