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Offline KJP

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #60 on: December 09, 2012, 10:32:14 AM »
MTS, Care to edit your header for overseas cities? I mean, I know you like London. But c'mon! :)
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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #61 on: December 09, 2012, 11:35:33 AM »
MTS, Care to edit your header for overseas cities? I mean, I know you like London. But c'mon! :)
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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #62 on: December 09, 2012, 04:18:36 PM »
oh - fun thread!

well this varies often.

lets see here.

for lars von trier/dogme 95 rules type obstructions i'll do no ohio or current location allowed.


usa

el paso (local flavor)
minneapolis/st. paul (clean/urban)
vancouver (canada schmanada)
providence (quirky)
milwaukee (tore out a hwy=love)


alternates

wilmington, nc (under radar)
philadelphia (always sunny)
seaside, ore (pinball, cracky crab)


international

tokyo (futureworld)
buenos aires (drips charm)
barcelona (knows itself)
hong kong (chungking mansions apt)
ulan bator (mongorians, in a yurt)


alternates:

cannes/south of france (gangsta)
uzbekistan (the best stan)
bangkok (for one night)

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #63 on: December 09, 2012, 05:05:52 PM »
El Paso is criminally underrated.  It's perhaps Texas' most vibrant major city and has excellent food.
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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #64 on: December 09, 2012, 05:24:30 PM »
^ i'd like to keep it that way. i think they only recently got a starbucks. its a very local place foodwise for sure.

otoh ulan bator was obviously a living in nyc too long kind of wildcard. upon further introspection, i would like to replace it with havana. nothing personal my mongorian comrades -- whenever you are ready to tear down another chitty wall i'll be there for you!


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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #65 on: December 09, 2012, 05:55:37 PM »
National:

1. Philadelphia
2. Boston
3. Seattle
4. Pittsburgh
5. Cleveland

International:

1. Rio
2. Barcelona
3. Toronto
4. Montreal
5. Bogota

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #66 on: December 09, 2012, 05:56:18 PM »
BTW I live in Philly now. It is great!

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #67 on: December 09, 2012, 08:56:19 PM »
How did I miss this thread?

Domestic
  • Cleveland
  • Chicago
  • Philadelphia
  • Miami Beach
  • San Juan
  • New Orleans
  • New York
  • Washington, DC
International
  • Rio
  • Nice/Cannes
  • Milan
  • Madrid
  • London
  • Panama City
  • Belize City
  • Montreal
You forgot Cincinnati.

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #68 on: December 09, 2012, 10:38:34 PM »

bangkok (for one night)


No one responded to that? I sure hope you youngin's got that pop culture reference. If not, think Chess.....

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #69 on: December 10, 2012, 03:31:43 AM »
1. NYC (big)
2. Philadelphia (organic)
3. Washington DC (planned)
4. San Francisco (pretty)
5. Chicago (heart)
Ohio Honorable mentions to Cincinnati (architecture and built environment, underappreciated nationally) and Cleveland (quirky, fun, cultured, pretty, unexpected, refined, flirty, dirty, irreverent, professional, ghetto...if Sarah Silverman were a city, she'd be Cleveland)

1. London (Perfect)
2. Mexico City (International)
3. Bangkok (Crazy)
4. Montreal (sophisticated and gritty)
5. (Small City Tie): Barcelona (pleasant)and Guanajuato(breathtaking)

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #70 on: December 12, 2012, 09:35:01 PM »
In the World

1. Cleveland
2. Columbus
3. Cincinnati
4. Toledo
5. Tie: Dayton/Akron

Honorable Mention:  Pittsburgh, Detroit, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Wheeling, Youngstown, Altoona

All other places can suck it!

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #71 on: December 12, 2012, 10:00:57 PM »
^ Love it, haha.

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #72 on: December 13, 2012, 09:48:30 AM »
How did I miss this thread?

Domestic
  • Cleveland
  • Chicago
  • Philadelphia
  • Miami Beach
  • San Juan
  • New Orleans
  • New York
  • Washington, DC
International
  • Rio
  • Nice/Cannes
  • Milan
  • Madrid
  • London
  • Panama City
  • Belize City
  • Montreal
You forgot Cincinnati.

You're absolutely correct!  If only I could forget and erase everything south of the Turnpike!

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #73 on: December 13, 2012, 03:37:41 PM »
Someone is off their happy pills.

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #74 on: December 13, 2012, 05:42:12 PM »
In the World

1. Cleveland
2. Columbus
3. Cincinnati
4. Toledo
5. Tie: Dayton/Akron

Honorable Mention:  Pittsburgh, Detroit, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Wheeling, Youngstown, Altoona

All other places can suck it!


we have a winner lol!

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #75 on: December 14, 2012, 05:22:34 AM »
Someone is off their happy pills.

I wish!  But my comments remains!

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #76 on: December 23, 2012, 11:57:04 PM »
Domestic:
1. Cleveland - It's been my home base for 7 years now and I love every minute of this place.
2. Kalispell, MT - Near where my father grew up, it's one of the bigger towns up there. Medium sized college town with an airport, beautiful scenery, and enough retail to survive.
3. Pacific City, OR - I used a picture of it once in the where in the world photo search. Beautiful sleepy small Oregon coast town. A lot of it still has the WWII era charm.
4. New York (Specifically Queens) - Rougher, gritty, ethnic, authentic. What I imagine NYC used to be like before it was "dysneyfied" by trust fund hipsters.
5. Denver - Mile High, dense, modern, friendly people. My experiences there were great.

International: (and being too poor for much travel overseas this is based on my perceptions)
1. Vancouver BC. A bigger, cooler version of Seattle? SURE!
2. Christchurch, NZ - Sort of the southern edge of the world. If I had money it would be fantastic to visit.
3. Port of Spain, Trinidad - Old school Spanish trading port? Oh hella yea!
4. Edinburgh - Britain's other throne. The stone of destiny if there, what's not to love?
5. Rockall - Sometimes it's nice to get some peace and quiet.

EDIT: the media empire with the mouse as it's mascot auto corrected out of my quote.  DISNEY
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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #77 on: December 30, 2012, 08:30:01 AM »
United States:
1: Cincinnati
2: New Orleans
3: Pittsburgh
4: St Louis
5: St Paul
 
World:
1: Bamberg
2: Vienna
3: Dachau
4: Venlo
5: Graz

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #78 on: December 30, 2012, 10:00:59 AM »
1. Pittsburgh
2. Columbus
3. Cleveland
4. Seattle
5. San Francisco

Too many world cities to include :P

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #79 on: December 30, 2012, 06:28:16 PM »
I'm going to exclude Cleveland (my hometown) and Washington (my current residence) from this list as they would obviously be #1 and #2:

1) San Francisco
2) Boston
3) Baltimore
4) Philadelphia
5) New Haven

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #80 on: December 31, 2012, 10:50:23 AM »
^ i take by new haven you are a true pizza connoisseur!

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #81 on: January 02, 2013, 08:45:45 AM »
^ i take by new haven you are a true pizza connoisseur!

Haha, very true. Nothing beats a New Haven style white clam. And it's a great city for burgers as well.

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #82 on: December 16, 2016, 01:17:39 PM »
Redirect from the Quicken Loans Arena thread...

When you think about your favorite cities around the world and which ones you would want to move to, how many include professional sports as part of the draw?
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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #83 on: December 16, 2016, 01:49:07 PM »
This is the first city that I voluntarily moved to that had a major sports franchise(s), a fact which had zero bearing on my decision to move here.

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #84 on: December 16, 2016, 01:55:35 PM »
For me it doesn't need to be the highest level professional sports, but I'd be lying if I said I didn't care about sporting entertainment options.  The requirement for me would probably be two professional teams at least at the following level or better; AAA baseball, minor league hockey (AHL), NBA, major NCAAF (or NFL), or MLS.

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #85 on: December 16, 2016, 02:00:35 PM »
I'll just speak to cities I've actually visited and/or lived in:

1. San Diego
2. New Orleans (going back Jan 10-14!!!!!)
3. Washington D.C.
4. Boston
5. Cleveland tied with Chicago

Sports have had absolutely nothing to do with any of these choices, though the Wrigley Field experience is second to none.
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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #86 on: December 16, 2016, 02:02:07 PM »
Redirect from the Quicken Loans Arena thread...

When you think about your favorite cities around the world and which ones you would want to move to, how many include professional sports as part of the draw?

Zero.  Because I already have my allegiance and i wouldnt move anywhere because of their sports teams.  However, when i had considered moving in the past, i did ask myself if the Cleveland teams would be visiting and how often.  that was of interest to me.

By the way, fun thread....missed this one:

1.) Seattle
2.) San Francisco
3.) Cleveland
4.) Baltimore
5.) Boston

Honorable mention: Chicago, Portland.  Surprised how much run Nashville and Denver have been getting nationally.  Been to both of those places in the past two months and was completely unimpressed and disappointed.

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #87 on: December 16, 2016, 02:16:47 PM »
US cities:

New York City, NY
New Orleans, LA
Chicago, IL
Washington, DC
Detroit, MI

I can't think of any cities that would get bumped from this list or added. If I have to choose five, I think these might be the five (I excluded Cincinnati since I've lived here almost my whole life). If I was forced to, I might switch out DC and Pittsburgh. But I'm not sure.
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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #88 on: December 16, 2016, 02:33:16 PM »
Have lived in a few different cities in my lifetime, and visited many others do to my career; but my heart has always been in Cleveland no matter where I lived. Why? Because the CLE has everything I've ever wanted. A great Metroparks system, zoo, culture, sports, decent shopping, entertainment, neighborhoods, etc... Sports has never been a factor in my decision on where to live. But no matter where I live, the Tribe will always be my favorite sports team.

Favorite cities of the many I have lived in, or visited  -
1. Cleveland
2. Omaha - the Dundee neighbor is great, and this is a city that's very easy to get from place to place.
3. Charlotte - the Elizabeth/Midtown, and Dillworth neighborhoods were favorites of mine. A major drawback to Charlotte was no Metroparks type system like CLE.
4. Chicago - so many great things.
5. Coeur d'Alene ID - one of America's great small cities

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Re: Name your top 5 cities...
« Reply #89 on: December 16, 2016, 02:38:29 PM »
Just places I've been:

1.) Chicago
2.) Cincinnati
3.) St. Louis
4.) Indianapolis
5.) Minneapolis

Honorable Mention: Dallas, Nashville, Iowa City, Cedar Falls (small college town)

I have never been to Columbus or Cleveland, just driven through.  Really hoping to check it out this year though as I don't have a trillion things on the docket this year!