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TENNISJIM Posts: 11,069
1/26/13 7:45 A

Great house -- it's not in a warmer climate

BLUBEL1 Posts: 1,003
1/26/13 7:36 A

PRO:
Many many things to do from free to expensive
Great shopping
Fabulous selection at grocery stores
4 seasons

CON:
Traffic
Very high cost of living
Constant construction on the roads
Long commutes to work doctors or shopping


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ZIGGY122 Posts: 2,171
1/25/13 6:14 P

I love the hills of Pa

TREE57 Posts: 2,594
1/25/13 6:09 P

too hot in summer

too brown in winter

Edited by: TREE57 at: 1/25/2013 (18:10)
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RUBENB2003 Posts: 12,252
1/24/13 11:10 P

It's so darn quiet. Love it!

SUNSHINE99999 Posts: 8,462
1/24/13 11:09 P

I like the beaches

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1/24/13 8:16 P

I am tired of the "below zero" weather, however, I love anticipating springtime. Minnesota can be brutal in the winter but the seasonal change is always something new. Once the wind dies down we can go sledding, snowboarding, or just walking around in our winter wonderland. It's great!!!

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SMLAPINSKI SparkPoints: (4,182)
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1/24/13 8:09 P

Hate the cold weather. Love the family-friendly environment! Indiana is full of that famous Hoosier hospitality! ;o)

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MIAMI_LILLY SparkPoints: (122,232)
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1/24/13 7:52 P

Love the weather, tropical plants and wildlife here.

Hate the traffic, no laws on driving while using cell phones, and too many people that can't speak English.

YANKEEGAL16 SparkPoints: (22,388)
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1/24/13 7:18 P

LOVE the peace & quiet where we live in the middle of nowhere within the mountains of northeast PA but HATE driving soooooooooooooooo far for a decent mall (which is still debatable). I am from NJ & we have the best malls and that is what I am use to. Food shopping is even a pain.

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JOYCECAIN SparkPoints: (84,519)
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1/24/13 7:16 P

I live in the country, or boonies. Have to walk 3 miles to get the bus.

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BIZEBEVR Posts: 305
1/24/13 7:12 P

I love the beauty of the mountains.

AIREEULL SparkPoints: (7,103)
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1/24/13 7:10 P

i love that i am 20 minutes from the beach! i live right outside of wilmington, nc and there is nothing i dislike about it.

JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (270,097)
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1/24/13 5:32 P

I love the fact that where I live is a small town, and what I don't like is that we don't have enough stores to shop for clothes.

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DACHI9 SparkPoints: (7,051)
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1/24/13 4:59 P

Where in N.C.? Thinnyminny

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1/24/13 4:46 P

Weather--four seasons with sunshine all year in NC! emoticon



Edited by: THINNYMINNY at: 1/24/2013 (16:47)
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I_HEART_MY_FAM Posts: 1,809
1/24/13 12:36 P

I live in the sunny state of California. I love that it does not snow here or get too terribly cold. I love my location as I live smack in the middle of San Fran and L.A. so many places to make day trips or weekend trips. Close to several beaches, each 2-3 hours away. Mountains 45 minutes away. Down fall is California is known for earthquakes, but no big ones here during my life, but my city is the safest as far as earthquakes in California according to scientists by location so that is good too. Down side is, it is getting so darn expensive to live here someday it may be for the rich only.

JUSTDOIT011 Posts: 1,414
1/24/13 12:34 P

I like the easy access to outdoors-y stuff (hiking, camping, rafting, boating), but I don't like walking uphill everywhere!

"One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time." - Barbara Walters
FITGLAMGIRL Posts: 2,042
1/24/13 12:24 P

Love the green, but hate the rain ALL the time!

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TOMSGIRL9 Posts: 211
1/24/13 11:54 A

Love - the forests
Hate - the rain

RIET69 SparkPoints: (47,087)
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1/24/13 11:40 A

Four seasons. I really love all of them.

KCLEVELAND5678 SparkPoints: (9,803)
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1/24/13 11:38 A

What I like best...the weather.

What I like least...the weather. emoticon

SPKRAUSE Posts: 543
1/24/13 11:19 A

best? not that expensive, met some good people here, lovely springs & autumns, one nice local art fair

worst? lack of cultural options, almost no coffee shops, no career prospects & sluggish economy, not where I'd want to settle down and raise a family

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BACONABACON Posts: 160
1/24/13 11:10 A

I love that we can hike, swim, snowboard, sail, claim a mountain, be in the desert all within two hours of our place (Seattle). I dislike that winter means rain more often than not.

TIG123GER SparkPoints: (76,906)
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1/24/13 10:16 A

I can't say there is anything I like about where I live (obviously I love my friends) but I HATE the weather - never mild, always hot or cold.

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HAPPYCPA1965 SparkPoints: (198,974)
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1/24/13 10:14 A

North Dallas - love the people and the way of life and not too fond of the large insects.

QUEEN3510VA Posts: 489
1/24/13 10:09 A

I like my church the best and the weather the least.

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KAITLYNN51 Posts: 762
1/24/13 10:02 A

I live in Austin, Tx and I love the people, the climate and the beautiful scenery. I hate the horrible hot, hot, and did I say hot summers?

HMARTO Posts: 387
1/24/13 9:35 A

I love the people and the atmosphere here in North Dakota, but I definitely don't like the frigid temps like we have had this week.

OZARKMARY Posts: 6,434
1/24/13 9:31 A


chiggers...can't see them, they're everywhere and their bites itch like crazy!!!

Mary, So Central MO Ozarks
FLIPCHICK14 Posts: 1,769
1/24/13 9:29 A

What I like most about where I am living is that my family is very close. What I like least is the freezing, long cold dark winters. I have thought about moving, the only thing holding me back is leaving family.

LOVES2RUN08 Posts: 551
1/24/13 8:24 A

I live in Boston, MA -- I love being so close to the ocean/beach and only a couple hours drive to the mountains. I hate the winters here! This morning its 2 degrees out



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MYUTMOST4HIM Posts: 11,447
1/24/13 8:23 A

it is quiet in my neighborhood

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YOUGOLALA SparkPoints: (5,478)
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1/24/13 8:22 A

I live in Kentucky. I love it because it's quiet and peaceful but it's far from a lot of things we have to drive to, and there's not much night life.

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MASHAMOO Posts: 1,667
1/24/13 8:15 A

I live in a place that's very convenient for getting to other places. But most of it's paved over and there's too many people close together.

YOUMATTER SparkPoints: (171)
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1/24/13 8:05 A

I live on the beach. I love everything about it. The only down side is that things deteriorate fast.My car , my house , yard furniture it all rusts. What I love is that the people are friendly, the air is clean and bright. I'm always inspired to go for walks and there are healthy people everywhere.

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BLUENOSE63 SparkPoints: (106,359)
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1/24/13 7:17 A

The best : tremendous amount of green space and a huge yard. I walk everywhere

KKKAREN SparkPoints: (224,209)
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1/24/13 6:41 A

I live in a rural area on dirt road yet am only 1.5 miles from most shopping

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SPORTYLAWGIRL SparkPoints: (9,961)
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1/24/13 12:18 A

I love being able to walk everywhere. Such an efficient way to wrack up calories burned. I live downtown in a small, capital city.

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1/23/13 7:40 P

I love the weather overall where I live (South Texas). We don't really get super cold weather, other than maybe a week or two of hovering around freezing, which is perfect for me, since I strongly dislike winter. Probably the one thing I dislike most about the area is the humidity (also weather related). I'm so close to the gulf that it runs at high humidity all summer, which is rough to go outside and workout in.

GLITTERFAIRY77 Posts: 8,023
1/23/13 7:36 P

It is about SEVEN degrees Farenheit where I live right now.Thank God for working central heating!!! Can you imagine NY winters in colonial days??? *shudders!* How did humans even survive as a species here???
That's least.
BEST?
The museums, the zoo, the historical sites, the public gardens, even the old cemetaries are so fascinating. There are a couple fantastic public markets to choose from, as well.

Edited by: GLITTERFAIRY77 at: 1/23/2013 (19:38)
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TACDGB Posts: 6,136
1/23/13 7:28 P

Live in Washington state near canadian border. HATE THE WINTERS......! Love the summers.

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IAPHOTOGIRL75 Posts: 560
1/23/13 4:56 P

Right now I hate Iowa winters!!!

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MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 14,116
1/23/13 4:53 P

I live in Maryland, I love that I am in a zone that can grow almost anything.

I hate that winter can be so brutal



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1/23/13 4:18 P

I live in the Piedmont area of N.C. The exact area is quiet and serene and I love that. The least thing I like is that this area of N.C. is plagued with allergies!! emoticon

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1/23/13 4:06 P

I live in Upstate NY. Winter can be brutal and too cold and not fun, but summer is always great.

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KARENCRANER Posts: 3,421
1/23/13 3:16 P

I'm in North Idaho, and I love the outdoor beauty and opportunities all year round. However, my least favorite thing is challenging access to "normal" things you would have in a less rural setting. For example, to go to a gym with a pool, I'd have to drive 40 minutes out of the way; it's just not feasable, especially in the winter.

SCCUDDLERS Posts: 193
1/23/13 3:09 P

best - lots of things to do
worst - the polotics

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JAYMELYNN5 SparkPoints: (4,042)
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1/23/13 2:53 P

Arizona...LOVE the winters, if I want to play in the snow we drive up north about a 2.5 hour trip, HATE how stinking hot our summers are!

TRI_BABE Posts: 2,965
1/23/13 2:42 P

I just moved to Seattle. I love the outdoors but don't care for the damp grey weather in the winter.

So I'm wondering if I should stay or move - What do you like best/least about the area you live?

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