Moving to Des Moines

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  1. Gunnerclone

    Gunnerclone Well-Known Member

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    YOLO then.
     
  2. Farnsworth

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    Thinking about downsizing, we don't need this much room.
     
  3. NWICY

    NWICY Well-Known Member

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    So is this like fancy daycare where the kids learn to speak Mandarin and play violins? No little kids for me so I have no reference. Sorry for the silly question.
     
  4. chadly82

    chadly82 Well-Known Member

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    Most places if you want good clean and nice employees you'll see this type of cost. In home daycares you can get for about 600-700 but they don't learn as much and you never know what could happen in those in homes either. Peace of mind I guess has a price :)
     
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  5. ArgentCy

    ArgentCy Well-Known Member

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    I prefer to stand aside and watch the craziness. But that's just me. The grass pruning competitions are quite funny.
     
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  6. Clonefan32

    Clonefan32 Well-Known Member

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    As long as you can float it I'd get here. My experience in Des Moines is while it's the biggest job market in the state, everything is pretty interconnected. Get here, get involved, work hard and I imagine you'll have plenty of opportunities for upward mobility, either in the company you start at or somewhere else.
     
  7. dmclone

    dmclone Well-Known Member

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  8. GlenBaker

    GlenBaker New Member

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    Wow!
     
  9. Cyched

    Cyched Minister of Culture
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  10. DFWClone

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    This thread is very interesting/eye-opening/funny for me, as I’ve never lived in small town Iowa or Iowa at all other than going to Iowa state and working in Dubuque for ~6 months.
     
  11. mtowncyclone13

    mtowncyclone13 Well-Known Member

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    What do you find humorous about it? I've lived in towns from 3 million the 1300. Always interesting to see people's viewpoints.
     
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