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    Default Yeah ! Miami has the lowest quality of life.

    I'm moving to Lincoln Nebraska tomorrow

    Again, Miami tops another " worst list." DON'T MOVE HERE !


    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/0...miami&ir=Miami


    Methodology ( sort of ) here : http://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/citie...ality-of-life/

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    Default Re: Yeah ! Miami has the lowest quality of life.

    To be fair, this is Miami Downtown, Miami The City, not the affluent areas that people think of when hearing "Miami". I presume that the (cities of?) Brickell, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Pinecrest etc. are not at all included in this "Miami".

    Hialeah is a good third, and most outsiders consider that very much Miami.

    Also consider that for the rich, Miami does not have a low quality of life. It's just that there are many poor people here that suffer tremendously from the sharp increase in cost of living that the inflow of wealth from elsewhere has brought. Combine a high inflow of poor people seeking a better life and a high inflow of rich people seeking a showground, and you get the mind-boggling clash of life styles that you see over here daily.


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    Default Re: Yeah ! Miami has the lowest quality of life.

    This all dates back to when Miami became the fattest city. It's difficult to have a high quality of life while being fattest in the nation.

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    Default Re: Yeah ! Miami has the lowest quality of life.

    If you sum all the parts, we know we'll rank amongst the worst. If you want to gerrymander about, I'll say were selectively among the most desirable.

    What Miami are we talking about ?


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    Default Re: Yeah ! Miami has the lowest quality of life.

    Brickell is part of the City of Miami. So that's included. Why Hialeah isn't considered part of Miami for this I have no idea. Though I guess people in Hialeah do.

    I'm no Miami trumpeter, a lot sucks here. But low quality of life? Shit man you can go to the beach on your worst day. You get sunshine all year. That right there is enough to lift it from the bottom. Now, maybe if the city had built parks instead of condos it'd be even better. But, hey, nowhere's perfect.

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    Default Re: Yeah ! Miami has the lowest quality of life.

    Quote Originally Posted by rk View Post
    This all dates back to when Miami became the fattest city. It's difficult to have a high quality of life while being fattest in the nation.
    When was that? 25 years ago?

    One of the best parts of Miami are all the fit people...My weekend at St. Augustine beach really made me a appreciate the people in Miami...Vacationed in Denver once and women wore all kinds of frumpy clothes, most of which had no make up on.

    We're probably one of the fittest cities now.

    Fattest Cities are always in Mississippi and surrounding areas on any national list.

    Low Quality of life? Maybe if you are poor, but that's the same anywere in America. Like Matt said, go to the beach if you are having a bad day..or walk around the Bay in Downtown/Brickell..go to a $10 Marlins Baseball game in a beautiful air conditioned dome (can't do that in the Northeast), Park on the Key Biscayne (aka Paradise for most) and take your dog to the beach or jump on a paddleboard...Play in a 4on4 Beach Vball game for free like me and my friends did today..etc etc etc.

    Its an expensive city, but so are most of the cities in California or the North East...if you can't afford it, move out to some place. You can get a 3 Bedroom house in South Orlando near the parks for $1000/month instead of a studio on Miami Beach or Little Havana.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marc Middleton View Post
    When was that? 25 years ago?
    Five years ago. We discussed it back then:

    Now Miami has been named fattest city in the country

    One of the best parts of Miami are all the fit people...
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    Those are the tourists.

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    Default Re: Yeah ! Miami has the lowest quality of life.

    Don't necessarily believe Miami has more fit people.

    If Chicago or New York had sunny weather, their fit people would likely expose more skin and their fitness at a more noticeable level. I believe there is a correlation with professionalism and fitness. And that driving binary is very lacking in Miami.

    As I said before, I'd take Chicago women over Miami women any day.

    Every other year I hit Chicago for ND game. My last six observations have been consistent. Chicago gals are more fit and beautiful under a four layer November afternoon or night at Mag Mile. It's not even close.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rk View Post
    Five years ago. We discussed it back then:

    Now Miami has been named fattest city in the country



    Those are the tourists.
    And even back then you guys said the survey was B.S.


    And no, I don't live in a building of tourists..I live in a building of some very fit people and average people..but Fat people? not a chance..same as my last building in Sobe..and some of those brickell buildings are ridiculous (Neo Vertika???)

    Go to Mississippi or Oklahoma and then get back to me..

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    Ditto on the Chicago women. Best in the nation by miles. LA might be slightly better looking, but they're so shitty as people Chicago still wins. And even being completely superficial, Chicago girls are hotter than Miami by a long way.

    But fattest? We have to stay in shape ALL year here. I talk pretty much every day for work with people in NY and they all talk about being able to take "some time off from the gym" in winter because nobody can see how fat you're getting. I literally had no idea this was even a concept.

    Again, I'm no Miami apologist, or RA RA MIAMI! person. But I do like to think I tell it like it is and as hard as living here is, you can't say it's got a terrible quality of life or the people are fat. Yeah, go to Mississippi.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marc Middleton View Post
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    Go to Mississippi or Oklahoma and then get back to me..
    Not my survey to defend or deny.

    If you feel strongly about it why not survey more buildings and publish your own survey?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rk View Post
    Not my survey to defend or deny.

    If you feel strongly about it why not survey more buildings and publish your own survey?
    No need, its already common knowledge for us locals...

    Matt: even Orlando has tons of beautiful women...North Palm beach, etc. etc. The country is full of them :-)

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    Default Re: Yeah ! Miami has the lowest quality of life.

    I'm not a native Floridian, but can I suggest an opinion ?

    As far as a worthy woman, I'll elect Church Street over Lincoln Road. When it comes to my personal taste I woman, Tampa gets the nod.

    As I. I suspect Marc is also married. That doesn't mean neither of us can't appreciate a fine glut in Miami bonded by cement or by precision engineering manufactured in Santa Fe de Bogota.
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    Default Re: Yeah ! Miami has the lowest quality of life.

    " us locals"

    I'm glad I don't consider that a reality... though Gus is in accordance calling me a "Miamian."

    I've partaken Miami even in the days LA tried to make it legit. There is always the eye-ball test to keep you honest and true.

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    Default Re: Yeah ! Miami has the lowest quality of life.

    Well I am a local and no fat people here!

    The hot girls are up the road in Orlando, NSB, Tampa.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jess View Post
    Well I am a local and no fat people here!

    The hot girls are up the road in Orlando, NSB, Tampa.

    Miami Beach has arguably the best looking women per capita, just my opinion of course. In regards to living here and quality of life, no place is perfect. Like other city, Miami Beach and Miami has its fair share of problems, however always try to find the positives and there is a plethora of them. I personally prefer living in California, San Diego, but Miami Beach is becoming more attractive by the year. Once this crazy construction is done with, the result will be fantastic. The great weather, well with the exception of a couple of months, the warm ocean, tropical winds...etc. Dont really know why people bash this place so much!

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    Quote Originally Posted by calicojack View Post
    Dont really know why people bash this place so much!
    Because there is SO. MUCH. TO BASH.

    http://www.thrillist.com/entertainme...ems-with-miami
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt Meltzer View Post
    Because there is SO. MUCH. TO BASH.

    http://www.thrillist.com/entertainme...ems-with-miami

    Very funny list, remind mind why I love Miami
    Except for the drivers and pay but if you can land a good paying job there or work from home, it's an amazing place

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    Default Re: Yeah ! Miami has the lowest quality of life.

    That list is hilarious. 786 numbers lol.

    Miami min is awesome though. Everyone always moans about where they live

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    Default Re: Yeah ! Miami has the lowest quality of life.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jess View Post
    That list is hilarious. 786 numbers lol.

    Miami min is awesome though. Everyone always moans about where they live
    Exactly! No place is perfect.

    Orlando is boring, Daytona is run down, Tampa is ok, Clearwater is nice, Ft. Myers is trashy, Naples is horribly boring, Key West gets old quick, Key Largo is boring unless you fish for a living, West Palm isn't bad, Ft. Lauderdale is good, Tallahassee Sucks, Panhandle sucks, Jacksonville is Big & Stupid, St. Augustine is ok

    Miami has its fun parts and crappy parts, and Miami Beach is great...

    You just need a good paying job & patience!

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