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#81 Pedro Cerrano

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Posted 19 May 2018 - 04:01 PM

Are they pretty much the same from state to state?

How much of it have you forgotten?


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It varies a lot state to state. Especially in Louisiana and California.

There is baseball, and occasionally there are other things of note

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 03:15 PM

Officer was killed in Perry Hall today on Belair Road and Klausmeir Road. I know Rob lives close by...


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Posted 22 May 2018 - 07:51 AM

Going backt to the original question, without getting to into how realistic it would be....

 

America:

 

- Pretty much anywhere near the ocean along the West Coast, but San Diego would be my first choice. Seattle, Portland, Bay Area, and Orange County (where I used to live and I still have friends there) are also appealing to me. 

 

- Hawaii

 

- Asheville (was just there again this weekend)

 

- Philly

 

- NYC

 

- Maybe Colorado, but I'd have to look more into the climate

 

As for international spots, I haven't been to nearly as many places as I'd like so it's mostly guessing, but there are several tropical beach type locations with good scuba diving that would probably suffice. Otherwise, a fair amount of European countries would probably be good, Denmark comes to mind as a good contender. Australia and New Zealand would probably be cool too. 



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Posted 22 May 2018 - 07:53 AM

Asheville rates high on best places to live in the US lists.

Never been there.

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 08:01 AM

Asheville rates high on best places to live in the US lists.

Never been there.

 


It's awesome.


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Posted 22 May 2018 - 08:01 AM

Asheville rates high on best places to live in the US lists.

Never been there.

 

I'd like to get there for a weekend getaway soon. I think Allegiant flies there nonstop from BWI if you're OK with the budget airfare.



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Posted 22 May 2018 - 08:03 AM

I'd like to get there for a weekend getaway soon. I think Allegiant flies there nonstop from BWI if you're OK with the budget airfare.

 


Driving 8 hours will get you there faster when Allegiant randomly cancels the flight.


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Posted 22 May 2018 - 08:07 AM

New York, either in the Finger Lakes area or the Adirondacks would be great.



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Posted 22 May 2018 - 08:12 AM

My parents are from the Finger Lakes and most of my large extended family still lives there.  I've spent tons of time up there, multiple weeks a year most years since I was born.  It's fantastic in the summer, hot enough that you want to get in the water during the day and gets chilly enough at night that you can leave the windows open and be very comfortable .  Dreary winters, though.


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Posted 22 May 2018 - 08:48 AM

Asheville is possibly the best beer city in the country, especially when you consider walkability as there are over 10 breweries within an easy walk of each other and then more not much further away.

Beyond that, it's super walkable, has a lot of good restaurants, bars, and shops, and very very few of them are chains. There's a really good music and art scene as well. The nearby hiking and nature is also really good. I don't think crime is much of an issue there either, although I haven't looked up any stats.

The main issue with it is location as it's not that close to major cities or the ocean.

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 08:53 AM

That’s my drawback with it too Mike.

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 09:34 AM

Most times I go someplace new, I come home wanting to live there for a while...


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Posted 22 May 2018 - 10:50 AM

Asheville is possibly the best beer city in the country, especially when you consider walkability as there are over 10 breweries within an easy walk of each other and then more not much further away.

Beyond that, it's super walkable, has a lot of good restaurants, bars, and shops, and very very few of them are chains. There's a really good music and art scene as well. The nearby hiking and nature is also really good. I don't think crime is much of an issue there either, although I haven't looked up any stats.

The main issue with it is location as it's not that close to major cities or the ocean.

 

My friends love Asheville (met them at UNC). Decent racial composition (like, not "0.25% black population"), really laid-back, decent weather, you can walk anywhere. It's pretty unbeatable. Unfortunately for someone in my line of work, I need to be near a larger city. I live in Glyndon to be close-ish to the city, even though places like Westminster would definitely be more my speed. 

 

Charlotte has some fantastic suburbs. You can pick almost any one, though some prefer the ones outside of NC, like Tega Cay. Same for just outside of the Research Triangle. NC is actually pretty great to live...almost anywhere. Except Durham (not because of Duke, mind you. Just that it's too busy for me). 



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Posted 22 May 2018 - 11:02 AM

Raleigh is supposed to be awesome. The drawback for me is that it has a high violent crime rate.

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 11:04 AM

But for real...Reisterstown/Glyndon is pretty perfect. If I didn't have to come to Baltimore every day, I'd have no reason to go more than 3 miles from my house.

 

Between there and Owings Mills, there's literally nothing you can't get.



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Posted 22 May 2018 - 11:22 AM

Raleigh is supposed to be awesome. The drawback for me is that it has a high violent crime rate.

 

You'll get that with any city tbh, especially those with higher poverty rates. But NC has some pretty kick-ass suburbs no matter where you go. 

 

Vinegar-based BBQ sucks tho.



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Posted 22 May 2018 - 12:43 PM

Vinegar-based BBQ sucks tho.

 

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 01:10 PM

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 02:24 PM

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 02:35 PM

Asheville is intriguing but I don't think I can live in a state that obsesses over bathroom laws.


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