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Best city in the world, yes, it is San Francisco.

Best:

- it can be a big city, village or suburb all on 8x8 miles space;
- Pacific Ocean;
- Golden Gate park;
- Haight / Ashbury;
- Bridges, if you don't have to drive;
- easy access to everything, from show to the tropics - matter of a few hours;
- lot of diversity;
- no snow, ever;


Worst:

- ocean is not warm enough;
- cost of living, rent and real estate;
- smelly downtown homeless;
- Bridges, if you have to drive;
- Board of Supervisors;
- Gavin Newsom;
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best things

- cheap food
- multi culture-ism
- great beach and resorts
- cheap fuel & energy
- fresh and natural life
- all kind of fruits and vegges available
- roads and highways
- cheap medical
- clean air
- no PITA emission test..they are quite moderate with it
- No health and safety to sue me
- lots of places for refreshment
- can have 4 wives legally :P (just get a Russian woman from UAE on weekly contract and call it you freshly converted to Islam wife)
- NO TAXES

bad things
- expensive real estate and rentals
- no women
- expensive water

Fuel economy!! whats that??
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I live near The Cutty Sark




Oh, wait a minute

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Lexington Kentucky

Best:
Good diversity of Arts and Music
Surprisingly Multicultural
Good Property Tax Rates [about 1.1%]
Excellent services for poor and those in need [non profit, church, government]
Excellent Medical facilities
Two Universities [UK and Transylvania-oldest university west of the Alleghenies]
Very good state and county roads [excellent scenic drives every direction]
Horse Farm Country brings in celebs and parties and investment dollars
Scenery

Worst:
Over Development of McMansions - weakening RE market
Traffic Congestion due to Wheel/Spoke design of highway system
Traffic is now 45 min for 4 miles every day.
Comprehensive City Plan made by Developers at expense of Horse Farms
Temperatures from -17 to 110

When the worst thing you have to complain about in a town is traffic and weather [together on the 8s] things are pretty good. I have lived in eight areas of the country and came back here because the balance is actually very good.

Even the local govenment seems to work well now after a few contentious years.

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I live near The Cutty Sark




Oh, wait a minute

You live in Greenwich? And when did Cutty Sark burn? Yikes. That ship was beautiful.

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Planet EARTH!

The Good:

The oceans, lakes, mountains, forests, deserts, the sunrise and sunset and the wonderful people and creatures that live in harmony with each other! heh, heh.....

The Bad:

Man - The most intelligent of all living things yet blinded and influenced easily by the fellow beings intent on harming the harmony which God has bestowed us!

The Ugly:

Racism, jealousy, bigotry, fraud, adultary, evil intentions, murder, theft, hypocrisy, terrorists and politics! heh, heh.....
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Central New Jersey

Good

Close to NYC and Philadelphia
Alot of Companies, HQ's, etc can offer a lot of jobs
Four Seasons
Eating, dining, entertainment possibilities are endless
Different cultures
Huge Consumer Market offers you anything from anywhere in the world
Cheaper gas than many other neighboring areas

Bad

CONGESTION
High property taxes
High Car Insurance
Overinflated property values
CONGESTION
Traffic
Constant Rush hour traffic jams on major roads
high prices
CONGESTION
Bad government
Political scandals
Suburb of NYC and Philadelphia
High taxes overall
and DID I mention.. CONGESTION

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Minnesota

Good:
Transition from city to rural in a matter of minutes
15,000+lakes
Alot of rich bankers=alot of nice cars

Worst
High taxes
Mosquitoes
Lots of idiot liberals (Al Franken is a good example)

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You live in Greenwich? And when did Cutty Sark burn? Yikes. That ship was beautiful.
Yes and BBC NEWS | England | London | Blaze ravages historic Cutty Sark

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Bakersfield, CA

Best:

-- Location (2-4 hr drive from LA, San Diego, Frisco, Vegas)
-- Surprising abundance of single, naturally developed 18-25 yr old women.
-- Summer heat causes the women to wear very little clothing
-- Cost of living (compared to most growing California cities)
-- Kern River (Beautiful canyon, slow parts are good for a relaxing tube float with a case of beer)
-- You can get anywhere in town within 20 min.
-- Desert sunsets
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Worst:
-- Hick-town reputation
-- Summer heat (at least its dry heat)
-- Roads plagued with potholes
-- Valley Fever (most locals are immune)
-- Oildale (small suburb comprised mostly of low income, racist meth-heads)
-- Cops shoot first, ask questions later (sometimes a good thing, ^^ Oildale)
-- Country music (im not a fan but the rest of Bakersfield seems to be)
-- Fog (one second its clear, the next you cant see five feet in front of you)
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