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« on: April 10, 2012, 12:33:40 pm »
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Which US state would you prefer to live in, if job opportunities and costs were not a concern?

My top 5

1. Alaska
2. Idaho
3. Montana
4. Colorado
5. Washington
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« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2012, 12:41:42 pm »
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New Hampshire
Texas
Alaska
Montana
Kansas
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« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2012, 12:55:08 pm »
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Somewhere in the Pacific Northwest might be nice. Otherwise maybe Colorado or New Mexico.
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« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2012, 01:12:54 pm »
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I would probably like it in quite a few U.S. states and most Canadian provinces, but...

1. Montana
2. Minnesota
3. Vermont
4. New York
5. Maine
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« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2012, 01:55:34 pm »
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1) Colorado
2) Oregon
3) Washington
4) Minnesota
5) Vermont
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« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2012, 02:18:29 pm »
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Probably stay in Oregon though I would give California and Vermont a close look
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« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2012, 02:20:20 pm »
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Probably stay in Oregon though I would give California and Vermont a close look

No love for your neigboring state Washington?
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« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2012, 02:23:30 pm »
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$10,000,000 Mansion with swimming pool overlooking the Los Angeles Basin. Followed by a penthouse in Midtown Manhattan. Then probably Miami Beach. After that I'll go with the penthouse at the Lake Point Tower in Chicago. Rounding out #5 will be the largest, most luxurious apartment I can get on the CU-Boulder campus.
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« Reply #8 on: April 10, 2012, 02:31:11 pm »
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Probably stay in Oregon though I would give California and Vermont a close look

No love for your neigboring state Washington?

I do like Washington and it's among the top 5 I would consider (don't like their tax system though) but how Vermont is turning out does appeal to me
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« Reply #9 on: April 10, 2012, 03:07:42 pm »
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Hmm...very interesting question. High on my list of potential places to live are Boulder, New Orleans, San Antonio, and Miami Beach. And I'd always be happy in New York if costs were irrelevant. Though I am somewhat reluctant about all of those places for a number of reasons. Too small, too touristy, too trendy, etc. That leaves the door open to completely different places like staying in Philly or going to Vermont or something. I think I can narrow it down to:

1. Colorado
2. Louisiana
3. New York
4. Texas
5. Florida

6. Pennsylvania
7. New Jersey
8. Vermont
9. California
10. Oregon


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« Reply #10 on: April 10, 2012, 03:38:00 pm »
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1. West Virginia (I will go to college here in August, so my excitement for college floats WV up to the top)
2. Florida
3. South Carolina
4. North Carolina Wink Hometown bias!
5. Tennessee
6. Virginia
7. New York
8. Texas
9. Colorado
10. Alaska
11. California (San Diego, Orange County only lol)
12. Alabama
13. Arizona
14. Georgia
15. Utah (Salt Lake or ski resort areas)
16. Washington
17. New Hampshire
18. Hawai'i
19. Missouri
20. Oklahoma
21. Nebraska
22. Pennsylvania
23. Kentucky
24. Vermont
25. Wyoming
26. Michigan (UP, Lansing metro or Grand Rapids metro)
27. Ohio
28. Arkansas
29. Mississippi
30. Massachusetts
31. Montana
32. Iowa
33. Wisconsin
34. Louisiana
35. Nevada
36. Maryland
37. New Jersey
38. Maine
39. Indiana
40. Oregon
41. Rhode Island
42. Minnesota
43. Connecticut
44. South Dakota
45. North Dakota
46. New Mexico
47. Kansas
48. Illinois
49. Delaware
50. Idaho
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« Reply #11 on: April 10, 2012, 03:40:08 pm »
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Massachusetts
Washington
Minnesota
Wisconsin
New Mexico (when I'm old)

I like PA, but I'm not counting it.
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« Reply #12 on: April 10, 2012, 03:41:43 pm »
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Eh, if I HAVE to stay in the US then I guess New Hampshire. Maybe one of the western ones too but there's a lot of meth heads and weirdoes out in the sticks so...
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« Reply #13 on: April 10, 2012, 03:42:51 pm »
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1. Virginia
2. North Carolina
3. Florida
4. Colorado
5. Hawaii
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« Reply #14 on: April 10, 2012, 06:08:18 pm »
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Top 10

1. New Jersey
2. Massachusetts
3. Illinois
4. Maine
5. Indiana
6. Vermont
7. Montana
8. Washington
9. North Dakota
10. Minnesota

Bottom 10

41. Kansas
42. Arizona
43. California
44. Texas
45. Arkansas
46. Georgia
47. Mississippi
48. Alabama
49. New York
50. Pennsylvania
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« Reply #15 on: April 10, 2012, 06:18:02 pm »
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Vermont, New York, Maine, Minnesota, Michigan (N. Peninsula)
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« Reply #16 on: April 10, 2012, 06:25:56 pm »
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1. Vermont
2. Colorado
3. North Carolina
4. Indiana
5. California
6. Indiana
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« Reply #17 on: April 10, 2012, 06:55:44 pm »
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BC
AK(Anchorage or Juneau, not the actual cold part)
WA
WY(Only Jackson Hole)
UT(SLC and near Little Cottonwood Canyon)
OR
MT
CO(Too many tourists, not sure if I would like living there)
CA(North CA barely makes into desirable, Orange county and bordering counties are in the bottom 5 "states" )
And that's about it.
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« Reply #18 on: April 10, 2012, 08:58:50 pm »
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CT NY WA CA CO are probably my top five but VT and OR are up there with them.
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« Reply #19 on: April 10, 2012, 11:18:59 pm »
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Maine
NY(C)...for a couple of years
CO
..meh, that's about it
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« Reply #20 on: April 12, 2012, 06:07:27 pm »
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Virginia
North Carolina
Florida
Colorado
Connecticut

And whoever complained about tourists in Colorado, there aren't if you live here. Virtually no one comes to Denver and in the ski resorts, if you're living there, you won't really run into them, there's a class system in the Vail area haha.
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« Reply #21 on: April 12, 2012, 06:39:14 pm »
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1.  Virginia
2.  Massachusetts
3.  New York
4.  North Carolina
5.  Georgia
6.  Illinois
7.  Texas
8.  California
9.  Pennsylvania
10.  Maryland
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« Reply #22 on: April 12, 2012, 07:20:57 pm »
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9.  Pennsylvania

I can't understand why anyone would want to live here. There is literally nothing to do. It's like the South of the Northeast.
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« Reply #23 on: April 12, 2012, 11:39:45 pm »
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Top 5

1. Oregon
2. Montana
3. Arizona
4. Florida
5. New Mexico

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« Reply #24 on: April 12, 2012, 11:41:06 pm »
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9.  Pennsylvania
I can't understand why anyone would want to live here. There is literally nothing to do. It's like the South of the Northeast.

Uh...I don't know where you live in PA, but where I am there's more to do than I could possibly imagine taking advantage of.
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