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    Des Moines 3rd most "livable" City

    Always nice to see central Iowa get positive pub.

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    Re: Des Moines 3rd most "livable" City

    well thats good to hear


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    Re: Des Moines 3rd most "livable" City

    Our crime numbers surprised me.



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    Re: Des Moines 3rd most "livable" City

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    Our crime numbers surprised me.

    I agree. I guess I didn't know that many hawkeye football players live in the metro.


    Sorry couldn't resist


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    Re: Des Moines 3rd most "livable" City

    That's BS. Marshalltown should be up there.



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    Re: Des Moines 3rd most "livable" City

    There numbers seem to be a little screwed up.

    DM
    Unemployment: 5.0% (No. 48 of 379)

    Tulsa
    Unemployment: 5.6% (No. 21 of 379)

    Stamford, Conn
    Unemployment: 6.5% (No. 115 of 379)



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    Re: Des Moines 3rd most "livable" City

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    There numbers seem to be a little screwed up.

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    Unemployment: 5.0% (No. 48 of 379)

    Tulsa
    Unemployment: 5.6% (No. 21 of 379)

    Stamford, Conn
    Unemployment: 6.5% (No. 115 of 379)
    Stamford's unemployment numbers are probably up because their paper office shut down.



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    Re: Des Moines 3rd most "livable" City

    Quote Originally Posted by SeattleClone View Post
    Stamford's unemployment numbers are probably up because their paper office shut down.
    What I'm saying is how can a 5% unemployment rate rank worse than 5.6%



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    Re: Des Moines 3rd most "livable" City

    I really like living in Des Moines. It is probably my favorite city I've lived in to date. I can't say I like the Iowa weather the best. CO's weather was incredible. But just looking at the City itself, I really like it. It is a good size. There are things to do. Music, food, events, etc. All that plus the great public schools.


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    Re: Des Moines 3rd most "livable" City

    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    I really like living in Des Moines. It is probably my favorite city I've lived in to date. I can't say I like the Iowa weather the best. CO's weather was incredible. But just looking at the City itself, I really like it. It is a good size. There are things to do. Music, food, events, etc. All that plus the great public schools.
    And you can get anywhere within 15 minutes, not sitting on a freeway going 6 mph.

    Great local restaurants, bars, music, ICubs, decent malls, casino, outdoorsy parks, thats why I like it.



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    Re: Des Moines 3rd most "livable" City

    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    All that plus the great public schools.
    How long has it been since you've lived in the actual city of Des Moines?



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    Re: Des Moines 3rd most "livable" City

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    How long has it been since you've lived in the actual city of Des Moines?
    I'm including the Burbs as Des Moines. Most of these reviews do.


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    Re: Des Moines 3rd most "livable" City

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    Our crime numbers surprised me.
    A lot more crime happens in Des Moines then you hear on the news or would think goes on. Last year, I took DMACC career advantage classes for criminal justice, and the des moines officers talked to my dmacc career advantage class, said just because its not getting reported on the news all the time, there is a lot of crime thats not reported.



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    Re: Des Moines 3rd most "livable" City

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    What I'm saying is how can a 5% unemployment rate rank worse than 5.6%
    I wasn't being serious at all... I was referring to the Dunder Mifflin branch in Stamford...



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    Re: Des Moines 3rd most "livable" City

    Quote Originally Posted by SeattleClone View Post
    I wasn't being serious at all... I was referring to the Dunder Mifflin branch in Stamford...
    What's sad is that I watch the Office and didn't even get it.



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