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Dream Location

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Ansar, Sep 2, 2007.

  1. Godwynn

    Godwynn March to the Sea

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    My family always have been since 1753. :)
     
  2. West 36

    West 36 Can count up to 4

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    I don't fully know about me, but when my dads side came over, they settled right here in PA. Yet we see some confederate flags up here... oh Dixie, when will you learn :p
     
  3. wicshade

    wicshade crazy, militant farmer

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    i'd move up into the appalachian mountains of North Carolina, me my banjo and all the moon shine i can drink. That would be the life.
     
  4. Godwynn

    Godwynn March to the Sea

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    There is a reason why I left out Southern Illinois and Southern Missouri. :)
     
  5. Ansar

    Ansar Détente avec l'été

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    I speak Spanish and English (fluently).

    I'm learning French but can't really hold a conversation in it. ;)
     
  6. Cannae

    Cannae Philosophy of Poverty

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    Assuming that I can speak French more fluently I would love to go back and live in the best city of them all. Why it's Paris of course!
     
  7. Photi

    Photi Governor

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    one poster in 3 pages is living where he wants to live. why is that?

    Seattle's ok although the weather gets to me a lot, the price for it being green i guess. i will probably it call my home forever. in another life, i think NYC or Santa Barbara would be tops on my list. if another country, probably either Central London, Paris, Rome or Istanbul. I would like to try Beirut for awhile. and maybe Tokyo.
     
  8. The Yankee

    The Yankee The New Yawker Retired Moderator

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    It rains more in NYC than it does in Seattle. :p
     
  9. amadeus

    amadeus めっちゃしんどい

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    Somewhere atop an unclaimed oil reserve.
     
  10. Atlas14

    Atlas14 "Sophomoric Troll Master"

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    Germany or Brazil
     
  11. SonicX

    SonicX Chieftain

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    When are you due to go back to the mental hospital ? :D
     
  12. Ansar

    Ansar Détente avec l'été

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    Is Belgium really that bad? :(
     
  13. SonicX

    SonicX Chieftain

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    For me, no place is perfect.
    After graduation I'll do a 3 month trip to the US and see what region/state I like best.

    Too bad the best locations are too cold for me ... I could settle for Norway, Canada or northern US if it weren't so cold.
     
  14. SonicX

    SonicX Chieftain

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    Well, I can't wait to leave ...
    The weather for one is just horrible. In winter it's a constant 0-5°C and rain, no snow and high humidity. So you get the freezing feel, but none of the nice parts of winter. In summer, you just need to be very lucky... this year, temperatures reached 25°C or more for only 6 days and it rained almost every day :)

    Crime is pretty high is most cities, ethnic tensions are not to be underestimated in Brussels, Antwerp, Liège or any of the former coal mining areas, there's quite a lot of political instability, the social security is under a lot of stress from the ageing population, taxes are among the highest in the world and corruption is rampant in the south (only beaten by soutern Italy in the EU-15 regions)

    Of course, it's not that bad over here. Overall, the north is pretty rich, it's a very free country and there's a pretty good social security... an illness or getting fired won't get you into financial problems. But still ... it's good place, but far from the best imo.
     
  15. Ansar

    Ansar Détente avec l'été

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    Hmm...well, I wasn't expecting dreamland, but this certainly lowers my wanting to go there.
     
  16. Love

    Love Chieftain

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    South africa... somewhere around cape...
     
  17. Enkidu Warrior

    Enkidu Warrior Ultramagnetic

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    Osaka. That's why I'm here.
     
  18. Synsensa

    Synsensa Warlord Retired Moderator

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    Glad a person who still lives there can tell Ansar how it is ;)
     
  19. SonicX

    SonicX Chieftain

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    Well, others here might think differently. It's just a matter of preference.
    For me, the weather is too dull anyway (winter just a bit too warm, summer way too cold and rainy) and the immigration problem is quite scary (Mohammed was Brussels' most popular name for newborn boys for the 9th year in a row)
    But I'd suggest talking to a Belgian with the same political ideology maybe :lol:
     
  20. SonicX

    SonicX Chieftain

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    For the moment ... only 3 years remaining.
    (Cheap university education is a good reason to stay :lol: )
     

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