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Pennwoman  (Level: 151.8 - Posts: 2478)
Tue, 11th Nov '08 8:25 AM


I post this, because Pittsburgh was chosen for Pennsylvania
here is the link

Revdodd  (Level: 68.7 - Posts: 775)
Tue, 11th Nov '08 9:05 AM

Lawton, best in Oklahoma?

Jacksonville, best in North Carolina?


I'm sorry, but these are laughable selections.

Foogs  (Level: 264.1 - Posts: 848)
Tue, 11th Nov '08 9:19 AM

Note the immediate bias: Only towns over 50,000 were considered.

There are fewer than 10 cities in Iowa that have 50,000. Everyone else
lives in the sticks, I guess.

Barb1111  (Level: 101.7 - Posts: 215)
Tue, 11th Nov '08 9:39 AM

Guess I live on the wrong side of the state.

Thanks for the link.

Salzypat  (Level: 154.3 - Posts: 5295)
Tue, 11th Nov '08 12:20 PM

Of course they would choose Omaha! Their only two choices in Nebraska, based on 50,000 or more population, were Omaha and Lincoln.

However, I scratched my head a little over their listing of why Omaha was great for kids. Good schools, OK, I can agree with that. But the symphony???

How could they have nary a mention of the Henry Doorly Zoo? Here's a paragraph from Wikipedia about the zoo (I'm not sure when it was updated so some of this may be old statistics):

"It features the largest cat complex in North America; "Kingdoms of the Night" is the world's largest nocturnal exhibit and indoor swamp; the Lied Jungle is the world's largest indoor rainforest'; and the "Desert Dome" is the world's largest indoor desert, as well as the largest geodesic dome in the world."

Tsk9653  (Level: 113.2 - Posts: 1466)
Tue, 11th Nov '08 12:38 PM

I personally don't have a problem with the Michigan selection of Ann Arbor, but I am sure many social conservatives would disagree and would deem the city anti-family.

Caramel1  (Level: 125.9 - Posts: 21552)
Tue, 11th Nov '08 12:55 PM

I 've not one thing against Ann Arbor-beautiful place. When I lived in Michigan Ann Arbor was not within my means financially though. I am not only talking homes but apartments due the University there. Linda

Quackinator  (Level: 165.3 - Posts: 151)
Tue, 11th Nov '08 2:21 PM

New Hampshire

Chickfbref1  (Level: 120.7 - Posts: 2012)
Tue, 11th Nov '08 6:43 PM

YIPPEE!! #1 is Mt. Prospect, Illinois!! Next town north of where I grew up and bout 10 minutes north of me now.


Oogie54  (Level: 198.5 - Posts: 1120)
Tue, 11th Nov '08 8:30 PM

I was thinking that leaving them in the capable hands of an aboriginal Australian village would have ranked number one

Papermanbill  (Level: 41.3 - Posts: 1313)
Tue, 11th Nov '08 9:07 PM

Hey Chick, can you hear your TV in Mt. Prospect with the airport ???

Chickfbref1  (Level: 120.7 - Posts: 2012)
Tue, 11th Nov '08 9:36 PM

LMAO Bill...tis a bit loud in EG...


Cujgie  (Level: 170.4 - Posts: 754)
Wed, 12th Nov '08 12:37 AM

Yo, Chick. I live just south of you. I thought for sure Naperville would be the pick.

Papermanbill  (Level: 41.3 - Posts: 1313)
Wed, 12th Nov '08 5:19 AM

I thought Naperville ran out of water.

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