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Forum: USA
Mar 31st 2011, 11:18 am
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

Again, I don't think my wishes are utopian.



Don't know really but its not miles.
There is a large variance in this aspect so it depends on other factors.
If other things were in place and...
Forum: USA
Mar 31st 2011, 11:10 am
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

No you said I have to choose one or the other.



Who said anything about that?
Or are you, like a simpleton, deducing that known preferences suddenly become utopia?
Forum: USA
Mar 31st 2011, 1:44 am
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

Really? Why must it be?
And I have to choose between those two now?
Forum: USA
Mar 31st 2011, 1:43 am
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

So that's where she went to!
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2011, 11:02 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

I will add those towns to my list.
But isn't Oregon just a tiny tad less bad and lefty/liberal/in love with Barry & Nancy than CA?
I also read that people were leaving the state in droves due to...
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2011, 11:00 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

Not even at the point of a gun.
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2011, 10:59 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

Not me, my likes/dislikes/age of life are.
But those two things are pretty big items for most people.
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2011, 10:55 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

I am not discounting them but they are hardly an every day or even regular/frequent occurrence for, say, 99% of the population of Continental USA.

The map referenced above and your above statement...
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2011, 7:42 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

No, its the fault of those who built and continued to build a society in an earthquake zone, especially when there was (and still is) tons of space elsewhere.
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2011, 7:41 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

No, but I realised it looks like it afterwards.
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2011, 7:39 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

Of course I am aware of the above but I wouldn't describe them as geological.
I am not aware of any geological disasters on continental USA where almost everyone lives (Katrina doesn't count of...
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2011, 7:26 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

Really?
I know CA is iffy with earthquakes but that's their own fault really.

I am not aware of many other places in the USA that are unstable - otherwise how would anything get done, homes...
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2011, 6:43 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

So are you anywhere near those areas?
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2011, 6:31 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

Only I don't like it here.
Still, I will check it out as otherwise I will always wonder.
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2011, 6:20 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

The top choice was a smaller town in the state where I am now :ohmy::ohmy:!!
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2011, 6:19 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

errm... isn't that what most people have as a tick box?
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2011, 5:36 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

No, not really (answered in the hilarious Karl Pilkington style).

But I think I can find a place for me, something that I think we all would ideally like even and if it didn't tick all of the...
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2011, 5:07 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

Thank you very much for your help :thumbup: This will help.

Funny, as Kentucky made it on my list and hadn't been crossed out yet (and I do like horses and horse racing).
Virginia may also be an...
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2011, 4:31 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

Thank you.
Yes, I realise some things will change (and a few quite often), but there's stuff that doesn't really change much or at all and really, that's what I am after.

TBH its more of case of...
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2011, 3:12 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Re: Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

and I would add financial stability/outlook/liabilities, levels of city/county/state corruption, the outlook towards immigrants who wish to genuinely assimilate.
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2011, 12:17 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Volt61

Ready Reckoner on life in each State/City?

Have you perhaps come across a ready-reckoner type document (or online source) that lists the various key aspects of living in each state (or each city) in a grid form?

Such things as income tax...
Forum: USA
Mar 28th 2011, 8:52 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,605
Posted By Volt61

Re: Credit card without providing SSN?

After spending (wasting really) many agonizing years on the phone with soul destroying menu systems and apathetic c/s staff, I never do this anymore and so this is no longer an issue.
They used to...
Forum: USA
Mar 28th 2011, 6:26 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,605
Posted By Volt61

Re: Credit card without providing SSN?

Yes, and like the English inventing football, others have surpassed them.
Forum: USA
Mar 28th 2011, 6:25 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,605
Posted By Volt61

Re: Credit card without providing SSN?

People can be identified with the last 4 digits of their SSN and other non-secure & easily available data.
C/S centers are a prime source for identity theft, here and across the world.



There...
Forum: USA
Mar 28th 2011, 4:50 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,605
Posted By Volt61

Re: Credit card without providing SSN?

Shopping in actual stores is fine.
Online purchases is the problem, which is far less secure.



The more places know of or record your SSN, the more chances of all kinds of crime, as well as...
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