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Lydia Leftcoast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 09:49 PM
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64. Urban, because I refuse to live in a place where I can't walk to anything
and as someone who works at home, I need to have a real neighborhood outside my door, complete with shopping, hangouts, parks, a bus line, and other amenities.
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  -Do You Live In An Urban, Suburban Or Rural Area? KittyWampus  Sep-22-09 06:15 PM   #0 
  - Urban, because of the easy access to mass transit, though many call this area suburban.  kestrel91316   Sep-22-09 06:17 PM   #1 
  - that is an extremely important component and thanks for mentioning.  KittyWampus   Sep-22-09 06:19 PM   #3 
  - Me too.  intheflow   Sep-22-09 09:12 PM   #53 
  - Same here  Raine   Sep-23-09 03:04 AM   #91 
  - What do you mean "can feed/water itself"? nt  Critters2   Sep-22-09 06:19 PM   #2 
  - well water, ground for growing veggies, woods for wild game hunting or waterways for fishing.  KittyWampus   Sep-22-09 06:21 PM   #4 
     - Thanks. nt  Critters2   Sep-22-09 06:21 PM   #5 
  - This used to be rural, now it's suburban...  TexasEditor   Sep-22-09 06:22 PM   #6 
  - Suburban===can't afford urban.  virgogal   Sep-22-09 06:23 PM   #7 
  - In our case,  Igel   Sep-22-09 07:45 PM   #29 
  - Suburban=finally wanted to own a decent car.  Walk away   Sep-22-09 09:01 PM   #46 
     - k i c k  defendandprotect   Sep-24-09 02:26 PM   #97 
  - Semi-rural...  Earth_First   Sep-22-09 06:28 PM   #8 
  - That's how it is in my town too...  pipi_k   Sep-22-09 06:42 PM   #10 
  - Rural. Thick forest, Lots of wildlife. Well water. etc. n/t  pipi_k   Sep-22-09 06:39 PM   #9 
  - New York City  Johnny Noshoes   Sep-22-09 06:44 PM   #11 
  - Fascinating that we divide into equal thirds. Now what does that say about the democratic Party? n  Flabbergasted   Sep-22-09 06:45 PM   #12 
  - So far, I'm a bit surprised. Thought Urban/Suburban would be a clear split from Rural.  KittyWampus   Sep-22-09 06:53 PM   #15 
     - 100 votes is hardly representative of DU.  ManiacJoe   Sep-22-09 07:24 PM   #25 
        - Yeah but we will likely end up with roughly the same percentages with a thousand votes. nt  Flabbergasted   Sep-22-09 08:11 PM   #31 
  - I live five minutes from downtown Anchorage  Blue_In_AK   Sep-22-09 06:47 PM   #13 
  - So I guess "urban" can really be a relative term  KittyWampus   Sep-22-09 06:54 PM   #16 
  - I'd say you were definitely urban.  intheflow   Sep-22-09 09:09 PM   #51 
  - And I know just where you took that picture.  Blue_In_AK   Sep-22-09 10:22 PM   #72 
     - Yes, my memory is that it was taken right outside Anchorage.  intheflow   Sep-24-09 02:09 PM   #95 
        - Actually I think that's down by the Exit Glacier  Blue_In_AK   Sep-24-09 02:20 PM   #96 
           - Actually Ithink this was from our trip out to Valdez.  intheflow   Sep-24-09 03:02 PM   #98 
  - Can you see Russia from your porch?  proud2BlibKansan   Sep-22-09 09:22 PM   #57 
  - I live in a condo in Long Beach  taught_me_patience   Sep-22-09 06:49 PM   #14 
  - Urban, but grew up in a rural area.  Odin2005   Sep-22-09 06:57 PM   #17 
  - Urban  baldguy   Sep-22-09 07:01 PM   #18 
  - what, no nail parlors?  KittyWampus   Sep-22-09 10:04 PM   #68 
     - I don't know. Probably.  baldguy   Sep-22-09 10:21 PM   #71 
        - I was kidding. In Manhattan there's a nail parlor every 5th storefront.  KittyWampus   Sep-23-09 08:32 AM   #92 
  - I live in a relatively small town, 40,000 people  DefenseLawyer   Sep-22-09 07:02 PM   #19 
  - very, very, rural  Maru Kitteh   Sep-22-09 07:03 PM   #20 
  - Deep Rural - we get our sunshine piped in from the next town over..  Ghost in the Machine   Sep-22-09 07:08 PM   #21 
  - Suburb of a small town.  BarbaRosa   Sep-22-09 07:20 PM   #22 
  - Very rural, but can't grow own food because of the weather and poor soil. But I got me a brand-new  Brickbat   Sep-22-09 07:22 PM   #23 
  - Rural. Needs 2 more RECs to get to greatest so more will participate.  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Sep-22-09 07:23 PM   #24 
  - Rural but a mile from town of 900 and 15 miles from city of 150,000  Speck Tater   Sep-22-09 07:25 PM   #26 
  - Grew up in New York City...live now North Side of Chicago  alcibiades_mystery   Sep-22-09 07:26 PM   #27 
  - Suburb, Volvo, NPR ...thank you  underpants   Sep-22-09 07:26 PM   #28 
  - Urban  Ocracoker16   Sep-22-09 08:05 PM   #30 
  - I live in a sleepy Suburb that is 5 miles west of Midtown Manhattan.  Walk away   Sep-22-09 08:21 PM   #32 
  - Not sure....  Hepburn   Sep-22-09 08:25 PM   #33 
  - I don't know enough about the definitions - town of 6,000 -  debbierlus   Sep-22-09 08:27 PM   #34 
  - how far to the largest city and how do you get there? n/t  NMDemDist2   Sep-22-09 09:02 PM   #47 
     - 1/2 hour to the largest city which has a population of 45,000  debbierlus   Sep-22-09 11:27 PM   #82 
  - A city of 300,000+ with no mass transportation n/t  tammywammy   Sep-22-09 08:29 PM   #35 
  - I guess we're rural  Bettie   Sep-22-09 08:32 PM   #36 
  - Rural.  tosh   Sep-22-09 08:35 PM   #37 
  - Farther out than "rural".  bvar22   Sep-22-09 08:36 PM   #38 
  - I am only allowed to visit places like that.  Walk away   Sep-22-09 08:51 PM   #42 
  - chicago, but i have a yard, with a garden.  mopinko   Sep-22-09 08:48 PM   #39 
  - urban gardens are amazing. Manhattan has a few.  KittyWampus   Sep-22-09 08:50 PM   #40 
  - Same here in San Francisco.  Luminous Animal   Sep-22-09 08:51 PM   #41 
  - illegal in chicago  mopinko   Sep-22-09 09:01 PM   #44 
     - You have to fight for an approved system.  Luminous Animal   Sep-22-09 09:10 PM   #52 
        - you would lose in chicago  mopinko   Sep-22-09 10:12 PM   #69 
  - My sister used to live in Chicago  proud2BlibKansan   Sep-22-09 09:27 PM   #59 
     - hey, we are pretty green these days.  mopinko   Sep-22-09 10:18 PM   # 
     - gremlins  mopinko   Sep-22-09 10:18 PM   #70 
  - Subural. No public transport, lots of trees, but also 30 minutes away from civilization. nt  anonymous171   Sep-22-09 08:51 PM   #43 
  - rural. our county has about 50,000 people and covers 2.6 million acres  NMDemDist2   Sep-22-09 09:01 PM   #45 
  - Rural here, though transforming into rural suburban aka "ruburban".  The Midway Rebel   Sep-22-09 09:02 PM   #48 
  - Hey I live in KC!  proud2BlibKansan   Sep-22-09 09:29 PM   #60 
     - Then you should know better than  The Midway Rebel   Sep-22-09 10:02 PM   #67 
        - I'm in northern OP  proud2BlibKansan   Sep-22-09 11:21 PM   #81 
  - Other  TransitJohn   Sep-22-09 09:02 PM   #49 
  - It was rural until a couple of years ago, now it's an exurb. n/t  Greyhound   Sep-22-09 09:03 PM   #50 
  - Urban - Walkscore 97/100  City of Mills   Sep-22-09 09:15 PM   #54 
  - Yes  havocmom   Sep-22-09 09:18 PM   #55 
  - Suburban  proud2BlibKansan   Sep-22-09 09:21 PM   #56 
  - Suburban Silicon Valley, CA. nt  Ardent15   Sep-22-09 09:24 PM   #58 
  - Urban, but hubby calls it 'little big town'  bridgit   Sep-22-09 09:34 PM   #61 
  - Suburban. It can get a bit claustrophobic and dull.  Creena   Sep-22-09 09:39 PM   #62 
  - I live in a smaller town in the north west part of CT but its right next to a city  Jennicut   Sep-22-09 09:47 PM   #63 
  - beautiful area  ruggerson   Sep-22-09 10:31 PM   #75 
     - I love driving up Route 8  Jennicut   Sep-22-09 11:12 PM   #79 
  - Urban, because I refuse to live in a place where I can't walk to anything  Lydia Leftcoast   Sep-22-09 09:49 PM   #64 
  - Urban. I live in an apartment house on 2 bus routes on the edge of downtown.  Louisiana1976   Sep-22-09 09:52 PM   #65 
  - Urban  Forkboy   Sep-22-09 09:53 PM   #66 
  - I went with urban...  GReedDiamond   Sep-22-09 10:26 PM   #73 
  - I consider it urban  drmeow   Sep-22-09 10:29 PM   #74 
  - Urban  ruggerson   Sep-22-09 10:33 PM   #76 
  - It was the suburbs in 1950  XemaSab   Sep-22-09 10:36 PM   #77 
  - Brooklyn  Dorian Gray   Sep-22-09 10:40 PM   #78 
  - Rural. Sawmill/tractor rural. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Sep-22-09 11:15 PM   #80 
  - somewhere on the cusp between sub-urban and rural.  dysfunctional press   Sep-22-09 11:31 PM   #83 
  - I live in a town, but  Ex Lurker   Sep-22-09 11:36 PM   #84 
  - Rural  dog_lovin_dem   Sep-22-09 11:41 PM   #85 
  - Definitely urban - my condo might be under 700 square feet, but...  Lucy Goosey   Sep-22-09 11:45 PM   #86 
  - Rural  cilla4progress   Sep-23-09 12:06 AM   #87 
  - Middle of SF, walk score off the charts, nr Muni, BART, freeway, too many drunk drag queens  diane in sf   Sep-23-09 12:15 AM   #88 
  - Urban: inside Detroit, feels suburban, back yard is rural.  Festivito   Sep-23-09 12:31 AM   #89 
  - Urban-Seoul Korea  davidpdx   Sep-23-09 01:26 AM   #90 
  - Rural - beach  WilmywoodNCparalegal   Sep-23-09 08:38 AM   #93 
  - A town that was once rural, became a suburb and is now urban.  Jokerman   Sep-23-09 08:47 AM   #94 
 

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