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    Re: Where would you rather live? Atlanta or Seattle?

    Quote Originally Posted by evan83 View Post
    Let's pretend you've been offered a promotion at work, and you can choose to be assigned to either the Seattle or Atlanta field office of your company.

    Your salary will be adjusted based on the cost-of-living difference between the two cities, so cost-of-living will not be a factor.

    Which do you choose, and why?


    Probably Atlanta. It's hot and the traffic sucks, but its the South, and I'm Southern. I'd probably feel a lot more at home there.
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    Re: Where would you rather live? Atlanta or Seattle?

    Atlanta. I like warm weather and don't like too much rain.

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    Re: Where would you rather live? Atlanta or Seattle?

    Been to both cities and wasn't overly fond of either but if I had to choose it would be Seattle just because it seemed friendlier and the weather is more tolerable.
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    Re: Where would you rather live? Atlanta or Seattle?

    Atlanta in the winter, Seattle in the summer. If that can't be arranged, Honolulu.

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    Re: Where would you rather live? Atlanta or Seattle?

    I don't run much anymore but my knee can take the strain better when I run in hot climates. Never been to the US, let alone the two cities but that would be my decider.

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    Re: Where would you rather live? Atlanta or Seattle?

    Easily Atlanta. Georgia is my home, my family is here, and the weather is awesome.
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    Re: Where would you rather live? Atlanta or Seattle?

    Seattle:

    3% unemployment
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    Re: Where would you rather live? Atlanta or Seattle?

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisL View Post
    Atlanta. I like warm weather and don't like too much rain.
    Well to be honest, it's rained like it is Seattle the past year. We've already got over a years worth of rain.
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    Re: Where would you rather live? Atlanta or Seattle?

    Quote Originally Posted by Your Star View Post
    Well to be honest, it's rained like it is Seattle the past year. We've already got over a years worth of rain.
    Us too. I think the whole East coast got drenched this year.

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    Re: Where would you rather live? Atlanta or Seattle?

    Atlanta.

    I need sunshine. And I have family there.
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