View Poll Results: How far do you live from your birthplace?

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    Re: How far away do you live from your birthplace?

    Born - Mary Greeley
    Now live - Boone

    15 miles?


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    Re: How far away do you live from your birthplace?

    Had to vote further but it's not really too far away because I'm in a different state... probably only 150 miles or so.

    Cedar Rapids.

    Even though I was born there, I've only been there a handful of times I can actually remember. Spent most of my days in southern/central Iowa.


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    Re: How far away do you live from your birthplace?

    Quote Originally Posted by awd4cy View Post
    4 feet.

    No, no...he's not talking about how far you are away from your mom's birth canal.

    *edit: for me, 60 miles, or an hour and 15 minutes.



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    Re: How far away do you live from your birthplace?

    500 kilometers.


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    Re: How far away do you live from your birthplace?

    Iowa City to Olin 42.3 miles
    Iowa City to Ames 137.26 miles
    Iowa City to Iowa Falls 134.15 miles


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    Re: How far away do you live from your birthplace?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyrocksmypants View Post
    Born and raised in Mason City. Live in Honolulu, HI. Not sure on the distance, but I'm guessing about 3,000 miles or more? Do I win a prize for being furthest?!
    So far. I think I'm next with ~1960



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    Re: How far away do you live from your birthplace?

    Quote Originally Posted by KCMOCy View Post
    Born Lich, Hessen, Germany. Live in Cedar Rapids, IA. No idea how many miles.

    Edit: 4,500 miles according to Google Earth
    Quote Originally Posted by CyKosys View Post
    It's FARTHER, not Further..and I'm 2,067 miles away.
    Quote Originally Posted by cyrocksmypants View Post
    Born and raised in Mason City. Live in Honolulu, HI. Not sure on the distance, but I'm guessing about 3,000 miles or more? Do I win a prize for being furthest?!
    Quote Originally Posted by ImJustKCClone View Post
    So far. I think I'm next with ~1960
    Sorry KC, you are third/fourth


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    Re: How far away do you live from your birthplace?

    997 miles away according to Google Maps. The drive goes through 7 states.



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    Re: How far away do you live from your birthplace?

    1558 miles from the hospital I was born in to the house I live in today.



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    Re: How far away do you live from your birthplace?

    Quote Originally Posted by cmjh10 View Post
    Sorry KC, you are third/fourth
    Boo hiss...I didn't remember all those. :(



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    Re: How far away do you live from your birthplace?

    Same farm but across the road from the house I lived in when born.


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    Re: How far away do you live from your birthplace?

    Born: Ida Grove, Iowa

    Raised: Charter Oak, Iowa

    Live: Sioux City, Iowa

    Voted "Same Region"


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    Re: How far away do you live from your birthplace?

    Shouldn't "how far away" be a measure of both time and distance? 40 years and 250 miles for me.

    Or 4 hours travel time if I could go back home but we all know you can't go back home except in country western songs.




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    Re: How far away do you live from your birthplace?

    Quote Originally Posted by twocoach View Post
    Born in Albuquerque. Moved to Albuquerque area then Albuquerque then Albuquerque, then Albuquerque again then Albuquerque area then Albuquerque and now Albuquerque. So all that moving around and I am back to about 0 miles from my hometown.
    FIFY.


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    Re: How far away do you live from your birthplace?

    Comes out to around 100 miles exactly from my garage to my parent's driveway.


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