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The "Why you should visit and/or move to Portland" blog.

1. I live here. Hai! So do boysbe-priscilla, chengui-brian & helmut13e-renee, margo (sometimes), mgill52, polynothing, renfrue (i think?), and hopefully soon, alvarejo.


2. Portland is the #1 most bicycle-friendly city in the USA, and the #2 in the whole world! evidence! moar evidence!



3. There's no sales tax here. Sales tax is dumb.


4. It's relatively inexpensive to live here (compared to many west-coast areas)


5. Oregon coast ftw.



6. Mt. Friggin Hood, dude. Snowboarding/skiiing right outside the city. :)



7. Portland has been named BEER CITY USA (tied with some town in NC, but still!)



8. There's like, lots of nature and stuff, right in the city:
Portland is home to the nation's largest urban wilderness — the 5,000-acre Forest Park. The Portland metro area boasts 37,000 acres of parkland. Portland has 278 public parks and 150 miles of trails.



9. Just for tracer-brian: Tons of gluten-free dining options!


Okay, can you move here now, plz?

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Twiggyhall

Lol, Kerry


Not that there's anything wrong with that...

olie!
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it sounds like a paradise on earth

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i wish i were there right now

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although that would mean i'd have 4.5 hours left at work instead of 1.5

pyr4lis
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I wish I was up there Lori! I'm hating LA right now so much. It's been 100 degrees + the last week.. theres still no jobs.. and even splitting rent four ways I'm still paying out my ass after you factor in the fact that no utilities are included.

Johnny Baboon
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ok im moving to Portland

mgill52

I wish I was up there Lori! I'm hating LA right now so much. It's been 100 degrees + the last week.. theres still no jobs.. and even splitting rent four ways I'm still paying out my ass after you factor in the fact that no utilities are included.

I don't know if there are any more jobs here, but the rent is cheaper I bet.

briancook
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rent is pretty solid - obviously more expensive right downtown but nothing rediculous.

lordog

mgill52, consider yourself added! how come you haven't hung out with us portland people yet??

p4rlori, it gets hot here, too...just to warn you. i had no idea i'd be moving to a HOTTER place when i moved up here. the job market is sort of crap here right now, but i'm hoping it will improve. dude, people go nuts over my bag-your stuff would sell soooo well here...

EVERYONE MOVE HERE NOW, PLZ.

lordog

and i dunno about cost for everyone, but for me, moving here was dirt cheap compared to where i used to live. my apartment is more than twice as big in portland, and i pay LESS for it! neato.

also, i can totally afford a condo or house here. you can get a condo for less than 200k and a house for less than 300k! coming from santa barbara, where the median home price is over 1 million dollars, i'm in heaven. :)

mgill52

I've been at school in Utah, but I am in Portland now!

Twiggyhall

OMG Pyr4Lor!! You should SO move up here!!!

Pacific Northwest Migration - keeps on keepin' on

lordog

the pac nw threadless migration is officially ON. come on, people! we need YOU to help make this happen! :P

well mgill, you should hang out with us now that you are here.

mgill52

well mgill, you should hang out with us now that you are here.

for realz

lordog

want me to call/text you next time some of us are getting together? email me ur numbah. LRielly AT g m a i l DOT com

Twiggyhall

mgill, do you like They Might be Giants?

Crystal Ballroom on 11/11

Just sayin'

lordog

is this a for sure thing twiggs????????? you coming down heres?

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i'ma look for portland jobs over the weekend and send my resume out

Twiggyhall

I will let you know for positive after Oct. 15th

I won't be able to buy concert tix before then because of all the wedding stuff going on

But the tickets are pretty cheap, so the outlook is good :)

mgill52

:D

briancook
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PDXFTMFW

kevinwells

i'm going to be in portland from about noon on the 17th of march until 11pm on the 27th!

HUG ME!

SuperRyan
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Portland sounds heavenly

kevinwells

WHY IS NO ONE HUGGING ME YET?!

mgill52

HUGS KEVIN

briancook
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hugs kevin

mgill52

i miss ya portland.

mgill52

I'm moving back August 12th (or maybe 11th)

thats not that long, right???

briancook
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sweet! Portland party!

Twiggyhall

I'll be there on June 25th.

Twiggyhall

dangdang That sounds so fun...too bad I already have oodles of plans that weekend :/

I miss my Portland foos!!!

briancook
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Boooooooo Twiggs!

Twiggyhall

I knows :/

I would love to plan a Portland romp after busy season, though - we gotta chat after 4/15

ANNNNND hey, we get to hang out at Winebacons in LESS THAN 2 WEEKS!!! Woot!!!!

briancook
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Holla for that!

Rachel Ray Gun
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Everyone else who lives in the PDX/Seattle area should go and bring all of their friends! PARTY!

briancook
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Where did all the Portlanders go around here?!

ISABOA
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I am going to be in town in march

briancook
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shuddup, really? Let me know when!

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I remember when I was thinking about moving to Portland. That never happened.

Twiggyhall

OMG Izzah Joe-ah is going to be in the Pac NW?????!!!!

We have GOT to have a meat-up!!!

Musarter
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I would move to Portland. Most of my family lives in the Bay Area; they would be a day trip away. Job prospects would make it happen. I am always open to contemplating complete life changes.

They say "Mo' money, Mo' problems," but I say No money, still lotz o' problems.

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