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I just relocated to Tampa, FL in February. Despite the onslaught of setbacks that seems to befall me, I'm really happy with the decision. I live in the southside of an up-and-coming neighborhood in central Tampa called Seminole Heights. It's about a 15 minute drive to everything but I honestly dont leave the neighborhood much, I'm walking distance to all the main bars and shops and the area is mostly 22-45 year olds so there's a real community vibe to it.  

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If you think Brazil is about Soccer, Girls and Carnival then you're absolutely right! Besides that, Brazil (to be more specific, Sao Paulo where I live) Is a very pleasant place to live, I live near the coast so I'm kinda used to places like Beaches etc but it never gets old, when I'm chilling around the salt water, I Fell like I am a free person..Of course we have our issues like corruption and violence in favelas but i would totally recommend Brazil as a place for visiting, if you are new to these kind of places I mentioned early, you might enjoy yourself around here, the following pictures I took last month, It is in the same city I live, I'll post here to give you an idea of how it is here:

 

 

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This is a pretty cool thread that I missed somehow. 

I live down the road from True Belief (sort of). Melbourne is a pretty cool city to live in. Lots of culture, theatre, music and sport and a crazy number of restaurants. 

I live in a suburb called Balwyn, where my wife grew up. We were lucky to get into the housing market early in our lives just after getting together, so we have a pretty nice place in a leafy part of town. We renovated our house in 2011 and put a second storey on, so it's no mansion but we have plenty of nice space and plenty of room for the Requiem princesses. 

For some reason back in the 1920s they made this area of Melbourne a 'dry area', meaning no pubs or bars, and it's still this way today. You can only buy alcohol from stores and restaurants. However, there is an ok pub about ten minutes walk from my place in the next suburb (where True Belief used to work, amazingly. I hope he doesn't mind me revealing these details). 

So it's a lovely suburb but very old skool, conservative. It's great for raising children but not exactly a rock n roll mecca. We are about a 20 minute bus ride from the city (which is what Melbournians call the central business district). 

Melbourne in general is great but we're a pretty conceited bunch, with the 'World's Most Liveable City' title for 6 years in a row or something. We also have a traditional rivalry with Sydney because they are worse than us in every way.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melbourne

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balwyn,_Victoria

 

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I live in central Minnesota, it gets fuckin cold in the winter man, some snow, not much lately. In the spring its a giant mudpie, in the summer most of the time it's well... humid as fuck, but without the humidity it wouldn't be too bad. The woods are beautiful and luscious green in the summer, then moving into fall... there's just something about sitting in the deerstand and just, hell not even looking for deer, just watching the sunset, and watching as the other stars start to pop into the sky. That's what I want to do with my GF. Sit in the stand and watch the sky. With Iron Maiden playing of course! \m/

I have to get her into heavy metal though, it may take a little doing, but I shall as yet make a metalhead of her.

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Still in the DC area. It's political. Of course it is. Trump's election brought out the worst in everyone and nobody can stop talking about it. Very preppy. Everyone with any money dresses in strict accordance with style guidelines. Teeming with yuppies who drink all the time. Drivers are lousy. Public transport is being retooled so we don't get delays out the ass, but its still a pretty good system. Food's too damn expensive where I live, and the grocery store is meager. Summer this year was exceptionally mild but usually the weather's disgusting humid crap that makes you feel like a pig the second you step outside. Winter's very cold. Autumn is the best season. I like the presence of greenery in the nearby areas but it's lost its luster. Unfortunately I gotta learn to love this limestone bog because there's nowhere else I can reasonably expect to do African politics work in the US. At least this year I've been blessed with what is very cheap rent for the area, but the second I find a drier, less formal and doggedly left-wing area where I can pursue my career I'm taking it.

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4 hours ago, Iceni said:

Still in the DC area. It's political. Of course it is. Trump's election brought out the worst in everyone and nobody can stop talking about it. Very preppy. Everyone with any money dresses in strict accordance with style guidelines. Teeming with yuppies who drink all the time. Drivers are lousy. Public transport is being retooled so we don't get delays out the ass, but its still a pretty good system. Food's too damn expensive where I live, and the grocery store is meager. Summer this year was exceptionally mild but usually the weather's disgusting humid crap that makes you feel like a pig the second you step outside. Winter's very cold. Autumn is the best season. I like the presence of greenery in the nearby areas but it's lost its luster. Unfortunately I gotta learn to love this limestone bog because there's nowhere else I can reasonably expect to do African politics work in the US. At least this year I've been blessed with what is very cheap rent for the area, but the second I find a drier, less formal and doggedly left-wing area where I can pursue my career I'm taking it.

DC is cool! I visited there back in the 90s. The Lincoln Memorial was great. We saw all the usual sites but I actually can't remember that much about it. I think I was just too young to really appreciate what I was looking at, which is unfortunate. 

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5 hours ago, Requiem said:

DC is cool! I visited there back in the 90s. The Lincoln Memorial was great. We saw all the usual sites but I actually can't remember that much about it. I think I was just too young to really appreciate what I was looking at, which is unfortunate. 

DC's good to visit. Museums are pretty good. Living here is a different kettle of fish.

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I live in a suburb of Pasadena, CA called Monrovia. It's beautiful and relatively peaceful, but that's about it. The people are either old, prejudiced retirees or ambitionless, gastropub-obsessed hipsters. There's some cool people, but they aren't always easy to come by. I've lived here my whole life, so I'm looking forward to getting the fuck out of here when I have the means.

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I live in Phoenix. There's nothing cool here, and all of you need to stop moving here. The freeways are beginning to clog like Los Angeles. It's 400 degrees in the shade in November and you need to stay in Wisconsin.

Stop. Moving. Here.

Seriously, I mean it.

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On 08/12/2017 at 5:28 PM, NEUROMANCER said:

I live in Phoenix. There's nothing cool here, and all of you need to stop moving here. The freeways are beginning to clog like Los Angeles. It's 400 degrees in the shade in November and you need to stay in Wisconsin.

Stop. Moving. Here.

Seriously, I mean it.

Consider it done. 

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2 hours ago, BlutAusNerd said:

2nd. I'm built for mountains and snow, the desert is hell.

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I wish 1500 more people a week felt like this. Because that's the last stat I heard, we're growing by that much every week!

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