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Thinking about moving to Colorado

Discussion in 'Sports, Hobbies & Interests' started by 10DC4x4, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. Oct 4, 2012 at 12:27 PM
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    Okeetee

    Okeetee I like the Anaheim Ducks

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    Colorado is awesome!

    I moved here in May 2011 for a job -- I was born and raised in SoCal. Weather is phenomenal, sunshine 300+ days a year, mountains only a stone's throw from the Denver-metro area, great people, etc.
     
  2. Oct 4, 2012 at 12:40 PM
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    The Driver

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    Agreed! I was able to get an internal transfer (with a 20% pay increment) to Denver Metro! :headbang::cheers::yay:


    Should be there by the first week of Dec 2012!!!
     
  3. Oct 4, 2012 at 12:43 PM
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    Okeetee

    Okeetee I like the Anaheim Ducks

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    Congrats, Driver! :headbang:

    OP -- as offroadwonder said in an earlier post: "Stop thinking about it and do it!" :D
     
  4. Oct 4, 2012 at 12:48 PM
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    BulletToothTony

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    i'd move to colorado in a heart beat my brother lives up there and loves it....
     
  5. Oct 4, 2012 at 12:51 PM
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    benbacher

    benbacher Purveyor of Fun Vendor

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    Too many to list now.
    You guys are all nuts. AK is waaaay better than Colorado for getting out into the wilderness quickly. I can be in the mountains in 10 minutes, on the ocean in 15 and everything in between all within an hour from the house. AND they pay us to live here. Just got a check this morning.
     
  6. Oct 4, 2012 at 12:51 PM
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    benbacher

    benbacher Purveyor of Fun Vendor

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    Too many to list now.
    But if you're stuck on colorado, I hear really great things. Too hot for me though.
     
  7. Oct 4, 2012 at 1:28 PM
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    The Driver

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    Txs ace! Previously lived in Centennial, but this time around I want to ride my bike to work, so I'll be renting in Lakewood until I buy in Golden.



    Right, this Floridian would freeze in less than 20 minutes in AK. No thanks...
     
  8. Oct 4, 2012 at 1:44 PM
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    rockgecko03

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    Welcome to Beater-ville!
    I love it here. Moved here from Dallas, TX about 4.5 years ago and couldn't imagine moving anywhere else. Regarding the cost of living, most things are really about the same as most places in the country (gas, groceries, entertainment, insurance, etc.) Sure some are more or less, but it's not really a big deal. Real estate is a bit pricier, but it retains its value. The initial cost of moving here (house) was the hardest part for us. Once we got here, we didn't really see any difference in our monthly budget.

    Do it! The wheeling is pretty awesome here, too!
     
  9. Oct 18, 2012 at 9:01 AM
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    I'd love to live somewhere on the Western Slope. Fruita has some awesome mtn biking trails and Moab isn't very far away. I suppose Grand Junction would be a good home base but I haven't checked out Durango yet... it may be even better.
     
  10. Oct 22, 2012 at 9:48 PM
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    Just make the move you will be happy
     
  11. Nov 8, 2012 at 9:03 AM
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    kris77 Born in the Backwoods

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    Plus, in a year Pot could be legal there...lol
     
  12. Nov 8, 2012 at 9:47 AM
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    Stay out hippies
     
  13. Nov 8, 2012 at 9:51 AM
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    We go to Estes Park for Vacation every couple years and it absolutly beautiful...saw alot of sweet tacos too:D but i get homesick for Texas so ya lol but if you move i would say you are moving to an awesomr state!
     
  14. Nov 8, 2012 at 9:54 AM
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    I was waiting for someone:rolleyes:
     
  15. Nov 8, 2012 at 2:39 PM
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    I know... :facepalm:
     
  16. Nov 8, 2012 at 2:41 PM
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    Visited CO a little while back, I didn't want to leave if that helps :spy:
     
  17. Nov 8, 2012 at 2:49 PM
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    I love Colorado. Been to Denver, CO springs and a couple of quick stops in teluride and other places. When I retire off the job, that's exactly where i'm headed.
     
  18. Nov 8, 2012 at 2:51 PM
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    We have legal weed here....

    At least, we voted to legalize it and it passed in the polls.
     
  19. Nov 8, 2012 at 3:00 PM
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    Moving to CO was a ... "maybe on my "bucket list" ... but I like the winters in the SE too ... :D

    But ... I would miss the sand on the beach between my toes ... (even though it is 4 hours away from me now) ... :D
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  20. Nov 8, 2012 at 3:25 PM
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    The Driver

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    Yes, did you read what the DOJ and the DEA, heck even CO's governor said about that?
     
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