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Postby Phatferd » Mon Oct 16, 2006 1:50 am

Coppermine wrote:
Phatferd wrote:If you're serious about it, I would think about it. I know it's hard to judge someone from a message board, but I think your personality would fit nicely with SoCal.

It may be cliche, but I think SoCal gets a bad rap that isn't justified.

Word to that; is the beer good? :-D

Srone, Alesmith, Russian River, Anchor (under $10), Sierra Nevada, Port Brewing, Bear Republic, and more...
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Postby The Artful Dodger » Mon Oct 16, 2006 1:10 pm

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Coppermine wrote:You know, I hate it here; I'm just going to up and move within the next year... I'll take suggestions from you guys, where's a cool place to live for a 25-year-old, co-habitating, slightly snooty but reasonable guy who prefers the "reality-based community?"

Dude, it's all about SoCal. It costs an arm and a leg, and there are a bunch of tools, but you also have enough people who just like to kick back and have a good time (while still being productive). It's not as stereotypical as it's made to be.

San Diego is probably a little less LA, with more of a kick back vibe.

I agree. Some parts of SoCal like Hollywood are a little bizarre and match the stereotypes of the area, but for the most part, those stereotypes are overblown. I think LA is a little more high-strung than SF and SD (I say, it's the traffic congestion and overpopulation), but it's still a rather laidback place to live.

Cu, I think LA will fit you to some extent, but ultimately, you'll find out for yourself if you visit here for a few weeks. You just have a wide array of everything, but you can go at it at your own pace (much like the Pacific Northwest).
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Postby acsguitar » Mon Oct 16, 2006 2:13 pm

My Best of Denver:

1. Burger (don't eat beef) Everyone Says Cherry Cricket
2. Best Bar Food: Govs Park
3. Best Happy House Govs Park 2 for 1 22 oz micros for 5 bucks
4. Best Sloppy Mexican: Bennys
5. Best Gourmet Mexican: Tamayo
6. Best Place to Drink Good Beer: Falling Rock Tap House
7. Best Place to See an Outdoor Concert: Red Rocks
8. Best Place to See an Indoor Concert: The Fillmore
9. Best Cheap Ski Trip: A-Basin
10. Best go all out Ski Trip: Vail
11. Best over all ski experience: A-Basin
12. Best Thai Food: Thai Basil
13. Best Sandwiches: Smiling Moose Deli
14. Best place to meet really hot chicks: Cherry Creek Super Target ( I swear to god Targets in Affluent neighborhoods are jackpots)
15. Best place to see a sporting event: Coors Field
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