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Sat Feb 2, 2013, 12:28 AM Feb 2013

DU POLL: I'm just curious, do DUers live in an urban area, suburban or rural area? [View all]

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Manhattan NY, the rural part. JaneyVee Feb 2013 #1
Cool!!! RKP5637 Feb 2013 #2
Ha! And what borough would that be? :) nt babylonsister Feb 2013 #3
No I joke, because my building has no elevator and I live on the 4th floor in a 5 story building. JaneyVee Feb 2013 #24
You must be in great shape!!! nt babylonsister Feb 2013 #58
I am for now but I'm always one broken leg away from being confined inside. Crutches + stairs = No. JaneyVee Feb 2013 #89
We live in the ultimate bedroom community..every housing tract has sidewalks and... Tikki Feb 2013 #98
All the way north in Rural Manhattan BDavinciNY Feb 2013 #28
Howdy fellow NY'er! I'm down south in rural East Village closer to Alphabet City. JaneyVee Feb 2013 #29
Well Buddy BDavinciNY Feb 2013 #56
You must be somewhere near my daughter. PotatoChip Feb 2013 #118
I used to live on Indian Road in extreme upper Manhattan . . . markpkessinger Feb 2013 #30
That is EXTREME upper Manhattan. Very interesting area. Like part of the city that lies in a forest. JaneyVee Feb 2013 #33
Right opposite the prettiest spot in NYC. Smarmie Doofus Feb 2013 #132
Indeed! markpkessinger Feb 2013 #134
Sometimes these kinds of polls are ambiguous. Jenoch Feb 2013 #4
Yep, agree!!! n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #11
Extreme rural ProgressiveProfessor Feb 2013 #5
It must be very peaceful! RKP5637 Feb 2013 #20
Its also a tad dangerous ProgressiveProfessor Feb 2013 #46
Sure sounds it! Some of the people here live way out and tell me RKP5637 Feb 2013 #48
We bought it when we moved back to California after retiring from Federal service ProgressiveProfessor Feb 2013 #51
The best of all possible worlds ... DreamGypsy Feb 2013 #6
Sounds beautiful!!! n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #10
We like it... DreamGypsy Feb 2013 #54
That is beautiful and gives one a really peaceful feeling just looking at the picture. n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #68
Five minutes from downtown Anchorage Blue_In_AK Feb 2013 #7
That should do it! lol n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #14
The Philly suburbs can be a little of all three. nt onehandle Feb 2013 #8
Yep, that's an interesting area! n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #13
So are the Detroit suburbs etherealtruth Feb 2013 #62
Semi-rural community... Earth_First Feb 2013 #9
Kind of like where I grew up. n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #12
almost exactly my setup. rurallib Feb 2013 #110
I grew up on a farm. Silver Swan Feb 2013 #15
I've pretty much always lived in suburbs. I like cities, but some are a bit too intense for me. n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #18
Kind of ambiguous. bluedigger Feb 2013 #16
Ohhhh RKP5637 Feb 2013 #17
Quit laughing. bluedigger Feb 2013 #23
That's great! I love Denny's!!! Always have had a great meal at Denny's! RKP5637 Feb 2013 #25
Suburban union_maid Feb 2013 #19
I've always been concerned as I get older of being too far out. There's always something to RKP5637 Feb 2013 #21
Just moved back to the city. yewberry Feb 2013 #22
I haven't been to Seattle in about 15 years. I hear it's changed some, more built up. Puget Sound, I RKP5637 Feb 2013 #26
Oh, yes, Seattle has indeed changed. yewberry Feb 2013 #34
A block from Boston MannyGoldstein Feb 2013 #27
I lived there for years! Loved it! n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #36
I don't know how to answer that. Le Taz Hot Feb 2013 #31
Interesting! The US is so varied, makes it nice! n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #37
South Philadelphia. MrSlayer Feb 2013 #32
Yep, a familiar area. Haven't been there in years, but Phila was our destination for some shopping. RKP5637 Feb 2013 #38
Studio City.......Not a city, but close to a city.....the city, Los Angeles.. busterbrown Feb 2013 #35
Interesting area. It always seems sooo expensive to me. I used to go to Manhattan Beach for RKP5637 Feb 2013 #40
Beach communities are nice, but very cocomo Jos like. But then I guess its all about the water.... busterbrown Feb 2013 #43
Suburban, but in the City of Los Angeles. My area is kestrel91316 Feb 2013 #39
Sounds like an interesting area!!! n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #42
It's not. It's the San Fernando Valley, lol. kestrel91316 Feb 2013 #101
Now that sure livens things up a bit!!! n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #102
Oh and then there was the time that the underground electrical vault kestrel91316 Feb 2013 #122
Wow, never a dull moment! n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #124
Pasadena here! n/t PasadenaTrudy Feb 2013 #96
Downtown Portland Lizzie Poppet Feb 2013 #41
Hippies? RKP5637 Feb 2013 #45
Houston - 4th largest city in the US Justitia Feb 2013 #44
I've never been to Houston ... no reason why not, it somehow just RKP5637 Feb 2013 #47
Ummm up on the continental divide 2naSalit Feb 2013 #49
That sounds just right. truebluegreen Feb 2013 #66
We laugh and say we are semi~rural because we have acreage...we are suburban.. Tikki Feb 2013 #50
Urban, my area of coverage is city hall...and the sticks. nadinbrzezinski Feb 2013 #52
In a National Forest, 30 miles to the store and a town. Coyotl Feb 2013 #53
I'm jealous!!!!!!!!!! Smilo Feb 2013 #55
Beautiful!!! Sounds wonderful!!! RKP5637 Feb 2013 #71
Working class in holly hill Florida...I guess that's an... rppper Feb 2013 #57
Across from a Pakistani refugee camp in Kabul. cbrer Feb 2013 #59
Rural. The Northeast Kingdom cali Feb 2013 #60
Thanks for the info. and the link. It must be just incredibly beautiful and peaceful. I loved RKP5637 Feb 2013 #74
The 'burbs of coastal Los Angeles County. nt Raine Feb 2013 #61
Extreme Suburbs FreeJoe Feb 2013 #63
On a farm newfie11 Feb 2013 #64
I find Nebraska interesting sorefeet Feb 2013 #67
Yes things are cheaper here. Go right across to WY or CO and things go up newfie11 Feb 2013 #121
I lived in NE when I was a child Mz Pip Feb 2013 #78
Well we do have indoor plumbing but newfie11 Feb 2013 #120
The People's Republic of New Haven CTyankee Feb 2013 #65
My father grew up in Westville. His parents moved to Cheshire Jennicut Feb 2013 #72
what was his street? CTyankee Feb 2013 #76
I need to ask him, his family lived in an apartment. Jennicut Feb 2013 #93
interesting history here in New Haven... CTyankee Feb 2013 #97
I put urban but.. ananda Feb 2013 #69
Coos Bay, Oregon! SammyWinstonJack Feb 2013 #70
I have a friend that lives there. Her hubby taught art and now just paints and sells his work. appleannie1 Feb 2013 #81
Depends how you define rural. I'd say borderline suburban/rural SWTORFanatic Feb 2013 #73
Yep, I should have had that as a catagory. n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #77
There are lots of farms around but I live 5 minutes away from a town with 10k people. Also the SWTORFanatic Feb 2013 #79
I grew up in a semi-rural area. There were lots of farms around, but then where we lived had about RKP5637 Feb 2013 #83
the cold cruel city. KG Feb 2013 #75
Rural pocket on the Oregon coast. Faux pas Feb 2013 #80
North Joisey... Benton D Struckcheon Feb 2013 #82
Yep!!! So many think NJ is all built up and everyone lives on the Turnpike, and that is just so RKP5637 Feb 2013 #85
Rural....in northern PA. The Pennsylvania Wilds livetohike Feb 2013 #84
Absolutely beautiful!!! When I was a kid I used to love it when my day used to take us on day trips RKP5637 Feb 2013 #86
Good memories! There is a lot to see and do. If our Governor Corbett manages not to livetohike Feb 2013 #109
An urban village-type area within the Minneapolis city limits Lydia Leftcoast Feb 2013 #87
We were thinking of moving to the Minneapolis / St. Paul area. We were up there this past summer RKP5637 Feb 2013 #112
What if you sleep in a suburb & spend most of the rest of your time in the city? nt patrice Feb 2013 #88
LOL ... Maybe a "Sleep-burb Work-burb." n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #91
then you reside in a suburb and commute to the city bettyellen Feb 2013 #105
It's hard to find a good answer for me based on that gollygee Feb 2013 #90
Actually, I live in a van down by the river. BlueJazz Feb 2013 #92
Rural now, Left2Tackle Feb 2013 #94
A small town that was a suburb 100 years ago. Jokerman Feb 2013 #95
Bethany Beach,DE SteveG Feb 2013 #99
That's a really nice area! We were thinking of moving there at one time. n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #100
We vacation there! PennsylvaniaMatt Feb 2013 #129
Virginia Beach, Virginia raidert05 Feb 2013 #103
You can ask to have your trial moved to another location if its gotten too much publicity. undeterred Feb 2013 #104
LOL !!! RKP5637 Feb 2013 #114
NOVA n/t godai Feb 2013 #106
Del Ray, Alexandria -- Virginia I can't really vote in the poll, here is why: Raine1967 Feb 2013 #107
Urban/Suburban tammywammy Feb 2013 #108
Same here. YoungDemCA Feb 2013 #111
Nice mix. No group is dominant. nt bluestate10 Feb 2013 #113
I was surprised. I didn't know quite what to expect, but it's RKP5637 Feb 2013 #115
Suburb of SF sakabatou Feb 2013 #116
K&R !!! n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #117
I passed, While on DU. I have lived in Manhattan, NY. Alamogordo NM, and now New Orleans... Katashi_itto Feb 2013 #119
Message auto-removed jayfox122 Feb 2013 #123
I like rural areas, much of my family grew up in rural areas. n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #125
Rural in the middle of N.M. womanofthehills Feb 2013 #126
It sounds very peaceful and calming! n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #127
I marked rural but I'm actually only 3 miles out of the local town, 40 miles from Chicago. riderinthestorm Feb 2013 #128
Yep, that's nice when you can have both!!! n/t RKP5637 Feb 2013 #130
Rural - Cambria County, Pennsylvania PennsylvaniaMatt Feb 2013 #131
I live 12 miles from the nearest town dog_lovin_dem Feb 2013 #133
Urban overseas davidpdx Feb 2013 #135
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