Skip to comments.A Poll Asked People In 24 Different Countries To Pick The Best City In The World
Posted on 09/07/2013 5:50:34 PM PDT by SeekAndFindEdited on 09/07/2013 6:05:58 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Ipsos, a market research organization, recently conducted a poll to find The World's Favorite City.
The company polled more than 18,000 people in 24 countries to find out the best cities to do business in, live in, and visit.
Ipsos then tallied the responses to determine which global cities ranked the highest across all three categories.
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LOL, I was actually trying to convince the better half to move to Alta, Wyo. (a suburb of Driggs)
With it's picturesque mountains, cool summers, and Texas rodeos, Houston just can't be beat.
hearts hates Toronto
There, fixed it
Sandpoint is nice - a beautiful place on account of all you mentioned and more, except there are too many libs there (my former stepfather, his “wife”, two sons from his earliest marriage...)even for an expatriate Portlander like me, who only escaped the people’s socialist republic of Porn-land...
I’m a couple of hours S of you, at the confluence of the Snake and the Clearwater rivers, in the Lewiston-Clarkston valley. The scenery is not quite a match with my ideals, but I’ll take the “trade-off” of lots of nice conservative neighbors, a major bullet manufactory within 2 miles of my back door, over half the nation’s soft white winter wheat and lentils produced within a 100 mile radius, and heavily wooded areas that are less than an hour’s drive away...Not to mention Chinook, Steelhead, and Sturgeon fishing half a mile away...
Zermatt or Heidleberg
I love NYC! You’ll have fun!
My favorite European City....Amsterdam, hands down.
And when the SHTF happens everyone will feel exactly the same.
People who lived in Manhattan during the 40s would not recognize what the city became. My parents were (x)generation New Yorkers. By the mid-50s it was clear that the city was heading in a direction they didn’t like. Throw in the benefits of the G.I.bill, and they and about 50% of original New Yorkers left town.
It spiraled down till the 70s when my dear old dad said he’d never set foot in the city again, and didn’t. Too bad he didn’t live to see how well Rudy turned it around. Still, it’s too big, too crowded, too fast-paced for most people’s taste. And way too expensive.
My home town, Birmingham, Alabama
Maybe the ones that should have known better.
OTOH, it has been my observation that the majority of city dwellers are most uncomfortable out in the open. They truly seem to prefer the anthill environment and will expound on it if you ask or question why they would want to live like that?
To many of us, being on a trail with no other soul in sight, or human structure, is most pleasant. The same totally freaks out many city dwellers. Similar thing being in the ocean with the water over your head. Some are comfortable, some freak out.
My picks: Paris, New York, London, Amsterdam. In that order.
NYC is the abortion capital of the US.
Revelation 18 (New American Standard Bible)
18 After these things I saw another angel coming down from heaven, having great authority, and the earth was illumined with his glory. 2 And he cried out with a mighty voice, saying, Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! She has become a dwelling place of demons and a prison of every unclean spirit, and a prison of every unclean and hateful bird. 3 For all the nations have drunk of the wine of the passion of her immorality, and the kings of the earth have committed acts of immorality with her, and the merchants of the earth have become rich by the wealth of her sensuality.
4 I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, so that you will not participate in her sins and receive of her plagues; 5 for her sins have piled up as high as heaven, and God has remembered her iniquities. 6 Pay her back even as she has paid, and give back to her double according to her deeds; in the cup which she has mixed, mix twice as much for her. 7 To the degree that she glorified herself and lived sensuously, to the same degree give her torment and mourning; for she says in her heart, I sit as a queen and I am not a widow, and will never see mourning. 8 For this reason in one day her plagues will come, pestilence and mourning and famine, and she will be burned up with fire; for the Lord God who judges her is strong.
Lament for Babylon
9 And the kings of the earth, who committed acts of immorality and lived sensuously with her, will weep and lament over her when they see the smoke of her burning, 10 standing at a distance because of the fear of her torment, saying, Woe, woe, the great city, Babylon, the strong city! For in one hour your judgment has come.
Was there a crust slip I missed while sleeping? Did the gulf coast move to the pacific northwest?
I’m from the country and I like it that way!
Another vote for Sandpoint - I’m 10 miles south of there. New York is OK, San Francisco I love despite the people who live there, Tokyo is awesome, Seattle is exquisite, but they just don’t have that big-city sophistication you get in Sandpoint.
I think that mountain is over in Galena Park or something, I’m a little forgetful about the details, is it Pasadena, where Gilley’s Lounge used to be?
This being the internet I have to say of course I am joking, being from Houston myself, really, the summers are not all that cool.
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