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Where would you like to live?
« on: December 01, 2010, 11:53:40 AM »

Well, where?

This thought occurs to me this morning as I sit at my desk, sniffling and moving uncomfortably, irritated at my immune system being brought to it's knees. Wishing I was living in a hotter climate right now. Australia or somewhere further south.

Oh well, I think, it could be worse. For example, the Sakha Province of Russia. It's a bitch even to dig a grave.  :mellow:

Curious to see where others have aspirations to move, dream of, or even live in on a daily basis and feel content.
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Re: Where would you like to live?
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2010, 01:41:33 PM »

I would like to live someplace with dramatic views (oceans, mountains, oceans and mountains, etc.) And I miss the snow sometimes. Someplace like the Northeastern US, or the Northwestern US, I hear Montana is very pretty (although probably boring as hell). Hawaii would be great too, but its hard to imagine being wealthy enough for that.
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Re: Where would you like to live?
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2010, 05:51:10 PM »

I visted Vancouver many years ago and we had a day trip up to the mountains. Stunning. Simply Stunning.
So some where in the Canadian Rockies would be my ideal location.

If I were to stay in the UK then it would be somewhere in the Cumbria (the Lake District). I may complain about the cold and wet but that's because I'm British and it's a national pass time. It hasn't killed me yet so I can live with it :)

I could list other places but those would be my top two.
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Re: Where would you like to live?
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2010, 12:01:03 PM »

I can enjoy all kinds of weather (even the snowstorm we're in now), so that would not really be an argument to include or exclude places. I'd like to live in a city, so a place as New York would appeal me. London would be ok too, considering the distance to my family. But truth be told, i always saw myself spending my life in the city i live now, and still see myself living here for a long period of time
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Re: Where would you like to live?
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2010, 02:39:17 PM »

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But truth be told, i always saw myself spending my life in the city i live now, and still see myself living here for a long period of time

Thats good, count yourself lucky I think. I came to where i live because thats where a job was, not because I liked it here, and I'd move in a heartbeat if the opportunity presented itself. There are many places i would rather live.
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Re: Where would you like to live?
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2010, 02:53:17 PM »

Well, if i where to get a job someplace else, i wouldn't hesitate to move. I'm that desperate for a good job at the moment
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Re: Where would you like to live?
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2010, 03:50:29 PM »

If money were no object or if I could telecommute then Aruba. Mrs. Sarge and I went there for our anniversary, it's fantastic no annoying insects (the trade winds keep them away) people are friendly, beaches are beautiful and it is outside of the hurricane belt.

If I have to go to a job then San Diego.

.............I am done with fecking winter.
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Re: Where would you like to live?
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2010, 05:06:42 AM »

haha, those "so done with this" moments are awesome(ly awful, usually).

Honestly, I really like where I live. It's sunny, beautiful, fairly decent in a snobbish way people, lots of smart people, and a good bike path/ bus system. We've got a good university, too, which doesn't hurt.
But I've lived here literally all my life, and I kinda feel like I ought to live at least one other place during my lifetime. I'm not a city person, though. Rural or semi-rural appeals to me: a small/mid house on a 2-3 acre plot, with a good garden, a few goats, a few chickens, a dog or two or three. It's probably because I grew up in a similar situation, and loved it -- still call it the Shire of my childhood. Still close enough to a town to go grocery shopping a couple times a month, a school for any children, a big bookstore.

Anyway, I could probably take that 2-3 acre plot most places. The mountains around here are amazingly beautiful, but there's the small matter of mountain lions. I honestly don't know.
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Re: Where would you like to live?
« Reply #8 on: December 21, 2010, 09:09:40 PM »

I'm not a city person, though. Rural or semi-rural appeals to me: a small/mid house on a 2-3 acre plot, with a good garden, a few goats, a few chickens, a dog or two or three.


I'm with Ed, I want something rural, im looking at the minute. I just want my own space, no neighbours you can hear through the walls, large gardens for the animals and kids to play in, lots of room, ensuite and dressing room in my bedroom. Place with peace.

I'd love that.
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Re: Where would you like to live?
« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2010, 05:26:26 AM »

Three words: Swiss Family Robinson. Orcourse, i would have to tweak their setup to include more (and I mean a lot more) modern conveniences, but the inital concept is there.
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Re: Where would you like to live?
« Reply #10 on: January 11, 2011, 01:41:23 AM »

Three words: Swiss Family Robinson. Orcourse, i would have to tweak their setup to include more (and I mean a lot more) modern conveniences, but the inital concept is there.

hearted.
It's been a long time since I read that, and I must've been ~8, but.. damn, good idea, man.

What kind of modern conveniences? you might start heading into Jetson territory with that.
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Re: Where would you like to live?
« Reply #11 on: January 11, 2011, 05:10:36 AM »

Anywhere but Brisbane right now. The River broke its banks about an hour ago and the CBD is flooding as we speak. Pops was evac'd this morning and Ipswich is expected to be completely drowned by 11pm. Toowoomba was all but swept away by a cyclone that threw a massive wall of water down main street yesterday. It's pure chaos here.
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Re: Where would you like to live?
« Reply #12 on: January 11, 2011, 07:32:13 AM »

yeah, read about the flooding... good luck with that
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Re: Where would you like to live?
« Reply #13 on: January 11, 2011, 01:25:40 PM »

Ditto with Baz. Brisbane has been in most of the international news. Fingers crossed for all HoWers in the area.
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Re: Where would you like to live?
« Reply #14 on: January 11, 2011, 02:26:43 PM »

Likewise, hope you all get through with that disaster. I'll send in an eagle to retrieve all your endangered books of interest.
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