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Two fun links

First, this is quite funny, whatever your position on war: Captions on Department of Readiness signs

Second, FindYourSpot.com can help you choose where in the U.S. to live next. I went thru their questionnaire, and these were the results it gave me:

1. Seattle, WA
2. Tacoma, WA
3. Salt Lake City, UT
4. Loveland, CO
5. Idaho Falls, ID
6. Bremerton, WA
7. Bellingham, WA
8. Anchorage, AK
9. Provo-Orem, UT
10. Cincinnati, OH
11. Fort Collins, CO
12. Kent, WA
13. Great Falls, MT
14. Boise, ID
15. Grand Junction, CO
16. Ogden, UT
17. Spokane, WA
18. Colorado Springs, CO
19. Norfolk, VA
20. Tulsa, OK
21. Lexington, KY
22. Carlisle, PA
23. Cheyenne, WY

Guess we really ought to move back to the Seattle area after this, huh? (Though maybe not Kent. *snicker*)

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pipu
Mar. 20th, 2003 02:09 pm (UTC)
OHMYGOD, those DoR sign captions are so funny! I seriously have tears running down my face from laughing so hard.

Thank you!

mollyringle
Mar. 20th, 2003 11:18 pm (UTC)
You're welcome!
I know; hours later now, I still think of some of those, and go into convulsive snickers. Something so entertaining about false captions... :)
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mollyringle
Mar. 21st, 2003 01:53 pm (UTC)
I'd like to visit Alaska sometime - never been there. Not sure how well I'd deal with the super-cold and the snow, but I would love to see the aurora. And of course the mountains and evergreens are gorgeous, from the pictures I've seen!
jedmiller
Mar. 20th, 2003 02:28 pm (UTC)
Hey, that's not bad! The top 5 for me were 4 of the 6 major cities near me (I said I liked culture) and the 1 place in the Pacific Northwest I've actually lived (Ashland).
mollyringle
Mar. 21st, 2003 01:54 pm (UTC)
Ashland is cute - very good theatre productions, of course.

Kind of odd that they didn't give me ANY Oregon towns, actually, considering I'm from Oregon and it's not all that different from Washington...
stremph
Mar. 20th, 2003 03:45 pm (UTC)
Synergy?
My girlfriend and I are moving to Bellingham in July. Guess which town was my #2?

And to think that my only real reason for wanting to live there is "That's where the woman I want to marry is going to grad school."
mollyringle
Mar. 21st, 2003 01:56 pm (UTC)
Re: Synergy?
Bellingham seems pleasant, from the little time I've spent there (on the way thru, going to or from Canada, generally).

My only reason for living in this CA university town is that my husband was going to grad school here. And now I am too. I figure it's a perfectly good reason!
dirae
Mar. 20th, 2003 04:09 pm (UTC)
My 2 Cents
I'd move to Bellingham, WA if I were you for two reasons:

1] One of my all-time favorite bands, Death Cab For Cutie, originated there.

and

2] It is a cute little Main Street-type community not that far from the bustle of Seattle.

mollyringle
Mar. 21st, 2003 01:57 pm (UTC)
Re: My 2 Cents
I wouldn't object to Bellingham. 'Tis cute, what I've seen of it. Depends how good the job market would be, though...
rachel2205
Mar. 21st, 2003 06:08 am (UTC)
Two of my top spots were California, I've told you we need to swap locations! (At least for the winter.)
celticmommy
Mar. 22nd, 2003 06:21 am (UTC)
my top 10 spots
I noticed that most of my top ten were in the south or California. Odd. *grin* I didn't list all of mine, as the kids pulled me away from the computer after I'd looked at two pages of "top spots".

1. Little Rock, Arkansas
2. New Orleans, Louisiana (I always wanted to go there)
3. Sacramento, California
4. Alexandria, Louisiana
5. Oakland, California (isn't there a baseball team there? *grin*)
6. Las Vegas, Nevada (wait, I thought I said I wanted MID SIZE towns)
7. Long Beach, California (a guy I dated in high school was from there)
8. Shreveport - Bossier City, Louisiana
9. San Diego, California
10. Las Cruces, New Mexico
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