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    Pella

    There is a good chance that I will be moving to the Pella area soon. For my fellow fanatics that live in and around the area, should I live in Pella or a small community near it? How expensive is real estate in and around Pella? Any helpful information is appreciated. Thanks in advance



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    Re: Pella

    Don't know much about communities around it...don't really know much about Pella, but I do know it's really beautiful. Have heard great things about the place.



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    NO WAY JOSE! The Dutch are shifty folk and can't be trusted.



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    The Dutch, especially Doc, are bad news.



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    Re: Pella

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    NO WAY JOSE! The Dutch are shifty folk and can't be trusted.
    He's right. Pella may not be the place for you if your name is Jose



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    Re: Pella

    Quote Originally Posted by CarlHungus View Post
    There is a good chance that I will be moving to the Pella area soon. For my fellow fanatics that live in and around the area, should I live in Pella or a small community near it? How expensive is real estate in and around Pella? Any helpful information is appreciated. Thanks in advance
    If you plan on mowing your lawn on Sunday, you probably should live in a surrounding community.



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    Quote Originally Posted by KFitzy87 View Post
    The Dutch, especially Doc, are bad news.
    This is pretty much true. All of the decent Dutch people stayed in Europe. The rest have been nothing but trouble (e.g, Doc, Bob VanderPlaats, and much of South Africa)



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    Otley, Monroe, PC are all better choices imo. I live in Altoona and commute.



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    Re: Pella

    Pella is a clean and beautiful town. as doc said, don't plan on mowing on Sunday. Some of the surrounding communities are alright, but I think pella is a better place to live IMO.



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    Re: Pella

    If you ever move to Pella, be sure to ask everyone you meet if they're Dutch and if they know this famous rudder that you've been hearing so much about.



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    Re: Pella

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    If you plan on mowing your lawn on Sunday, you probably should live in a surrounding community.
    Is this an actual law? Do they have a bunch of stupid laws like this?



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    Re: Pella

    Quote Originally Posted by CarlHungus View Post
    There is a good chance that I will be moving to the Pella area soon. For my fellow fanatics that live in and around the area, should I live in Pella or a small community near it? How expensive is real estate in and around Pella? Any helpful information is appreciated. Thanks in advance
    Are you Dutch? If you are, Pella is a nice little town. If you are not, may the force be with you.



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    Re: Pella

    Quote Originally Posted by CarlHungus View Post
    Is this an actual law? Do they have a bunch of stupid laws like this?
    More of a social standard



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    Also... Walking through people's Tulip patches is the easiest way to make friends.



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    Re: Pella

    Quote Originally Posted by SenorCy View Post
    Are you Dutch? If you are, Pella is a nice little town. If you are not, may the force be with you.
    I'm an Irishman who loves to drink. Pella may not be the right place for me



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