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Laserbeam November 3rd, 2019 6:58pm

In chronological order from birth, list each state (or country) you have lived in and the number of years you lived there.

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Squidboy Snarkapottamus
11/04/19 5:43 pm

States....but not years.

Some of those were multiple times.

jmw7477 Indiana
11/04/19 5:15 am

I’ve only lived in Indiana.

MannIsMe Did You Assume My Party
11/03/19 11:54 pm

Washington 1
Arizona 18
California 2
Arizona 3

paranoidandroid peace love science
11/03/19 9:42 pm

New Hampshire 8
Massachusetts 10
New York (upstate) 4
Massachusetts 3
New York City 2
North Carolina 5
Massachusetts 10

Laserbeam Crazy bird lady
11/03/19 9:46 pm

Just about due for another NY stint

paranoidandroid peace love science
11/04/19 9:00 am

IKR! I seem to have a pattern. πŸ˜‚

mark1950 Columbia, South Carolina
11/03/19 9:00 pm

Calif, Georgia, Calif, TX, Calif, Kansas, Calif, TX, Alabama, Mississippi, So Korea, Calif, SoCarolina, China, Georgia, SoCarolina

peterseb Idaho
11/03/19 8:30 pm

Idaho, Philippines, Idaho, Utah, Idaho, Arizona, Idaho.

Laserbeam Crazy bird lady
11/03/19 9:47 pm

Idaho just can’t get rid of ya lol

paranoidandroid peace love science
11/04/19 9:03 am

What brought you to the Philippines? Subic Bay naval base? Missionary? How did you like it?

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
11/03/19 5:53 pm

Washington State (3 years), Pennsylvania (1 year, Nebraska (3 years), Pennsylvania (3 years), and North Carolina (13 years). I've also spent one to two months on some occasions in Washington State, Washington D.C., Michigan, and Morocco.

DGroot America
11/03/19 5:34 pm

Iowa, California, Iowa, California, Colorado, Texas (If you count active military training), Wyoming, Colorado, California.

DonWichita Kansas
11/03/19 3:56 pm

Kansas 0-78, except when in the Navy.
Wichita 0-78, except when in the Navy.

Laserbeam Crazy bird lady
11/03/19 9:48 pm

John Denver would be proud of your loyalty

DonWichita Kansas
11/04/19 5:28 am

The John Denver connection just flew over my head.
--->>> Whooosh !!! ·´´¯`·.¸¸.->

DonWichita Kansas
11/04/19 5:45 am

I just looked up John Denver songs and guess you were referencing "Thank God I'm a country boy".
I'm a city boy, but that's OK, the song fits anyway.

Laserbeam Crazy bird lady
11/04/19 9:04 am

The joke was that John Denver was known for loving Colorado so much that he changed his name to John Denver - much like you as Don Wichita

susanr Colorado
11/03/19 3:29 pm

Ohio 6
Illinois 1
Ohio 11
Illinois 2
California 8 [concurrently spending months at a time in Oregon; not counting separately]
Washington DC 1
Michigan 15
West Virginia 8
Ohio 13
Colorado 8

susanr Colorado
11/03/19 5:20 pm

Each one was my favorite while I was living there, at least after I was a baby. Well, maybe not my *very* favorite, but I did like each of them a lot while I was living there.

There are really nice things about each place - local history, what’s happening culturally currently that’s interesting, the mix of people, the natural environment, etc. I *could* have stayed in any of those places for a lifetime and been happy. I could go back to *most* of them and be happy. I realize that’s a lot of blah blah blah that doesn’t say much. But it’s true.

My current favorite is - no shock here - Colorado. My city, in particular, is a fabulous place to live. Other than the high cost of housing, I don’t dislike any part of it.


Laserbeam Crazy bird lady
11/03/19 9:50 pm

Fort Collins if I remember correctly, yeah? We talked about it once upon a time when I was dating a guy from there. CSU would’ve been a possibility had i visited that town at an impressionable age

susanr Colorado
11/03/19 11:14 pm

That’s right, Fort Collins. I sort of remember talking with you about it, but not really clearly. Wish my memory were better. I think you’ve been in Colorado once or twice since I’ve known you, too - weren’t you in Estes & RMNP a couple years ago?

I haven’t looked at CSU too closely, but from what I’ve gathered they have some programs I would have enjoyed. In particular, I wish I’d known about the woman who studied, wrote & taught about parasites and animal behavior.


buffaloman Team Trump
11/03/19 2:00 pm

New York, 42 yrs
Virginia, 5 years

JackTorS Mostly peaceful polling
11/03/19 1:59 pm

I’ve been living in a state of confusion for at least 20 years. Before that, it was a state of denial, followed by intermittent states of euphoria, drunkenness, rage and happiness.

All this within the State of Massachusetts.

susanr Colorado
11/03/19 7:16 pm

I suggest you leave the state of denial and go back to the states of happiness.

Need any help moving?

susanr Colorado
11/03/19 7:17 pm

Oops, I mean “leave the state of confusion.”

I’m a little confused.

I can still help friends move when I’m slightly confused, though. I think.

JackTorS Mostly peaceful polling
11/03/19 8:59 pm

See? Not that easy.

It’s like Al Pacino said: “Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!”

susanr Colorado
11/03/19 11:18 pm

Well, yeah.

11/03/19 1:54 pm

Pennsylvania, 18 years.
District of Columbia, 2 years.

phalnx Ohio
11/03/19 1:38 pm

Alrighty, let me think.........(gee, this is hard!)......

Ohio, 45 years.

🎢Lord, I was born a ramblin' man🎢

darb109 Brandon, MS
11/03/19 1:22 pm

OH, MS, AL, LA, TX, AL, South Korea, AL, Honduras, AL, MS, Iraq, MS, Kuwait, MS

I’d have to think too much to list the number of years.

tractorman Oklahoma
11/03/19 1:14 pm


TopsQueen Oregon Coast
11/03/19 1:04 pm

Washington 27 years. Oregon 43 years.

orgblu10 Shamerica
11/03/19 12:53 pm

Lol I'm not that bored - got football and hockey today.
New Jersey - short time
California - long time

...back to Broncos warmup...πŸ”ΆπŸ”·

missmorganmarie ...
11/03/19 7:38 pm

oooh those broncos πŸ˜‚

orgblu10 Shamerica
11/03/19 7:39 pm

Woo hoo! We got a W!!! πŸ”ΆπŸ”·

missmorganmarie ...
11/03/19 9:27 pm

against the browns πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜˜

orgblu10 Shamerica
11/03/19 10:04 pm

Haha we'll take what we can get!

UniversePlan Michigan
11/03/19 12:17 pm

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Radon Parts Unknown
11/03/19 12:05 pm

Wisconsin 4 lyfe

Laserbeam Crazy bird lady
11/03/19 12:00 pm

Hawaii (2 years)
California (22 years)
Florida (2 years)

Kay41 the Midwest
11/03/19 12:00 pm

Illinois 53 years

We'll see what happens after I retire in a year and a half. We will either move states, or spend our winters elsewhere.

Radon Parts Unknown
11/03/19 12:05 pm

I would highly recommend getting out of Illinois.

Kay41 the Midwest
11/03/19 12:09 pm

Do you think you understand Illinois's problems better than I do? Do you think you know what is best for me and my family?

Radon Parts Unknown
11/03/19 12:14 pm


I know the property taxes just sky rocketed. I know the budget isn't balanced. The state is about to undergo a constitutional crisis. Illinois is not going to get their pensions. They just raised taxation in general 5 billion. The Chicago economy is growing at necessary rates. The state is bleeding population so there will be less tax cattle to keep it floating. The state debt is just insane. And a bunch of other non economical reasons.

Illinois is a mess. And I don't want you to go through it.

Kay41 the Midwest
11/03/19 12:35 pm

So, you are saying that you understand Illinois's problems better than an informed, educated person who had lived here their whole life? You also think you know what is good for my family better than I do?

Well, isn't that presumptuous, egotistical, and ridiculous!!!

Kay41 the Midwest
11/03/19 12:36 pm

We managed to raise the sons successfully in Illinois and are financially secure. We are capable of making out own decisions and understand our situation better than you ever will.

Radon Parts Unknown
11/03/19 12:47 pm

I don't really think that. It's just you for some reason had to make this about me rather than the economic disaster that is Illinois. So I said yes because it was funny.

You didn't refute anything I said about your terrible state though. Says a lot about its financial situation.

Kay41 the Midwest
11/03/19 12:53 pm

Oh, I didn't disagree with any of your analysis. I just find it presumptuous for a person to give unsolicited advice to another person about huge life decisions like they know what is good for them.

Kay41 the Midwest
11/03/19 12:54 pm

And, Illinois has a lot to offer. Except for the terrible winters, I have enjoyed living here. We've been successful and all three of my sons have great jobs and are financially successful.

Radon Parts Unknown
11/03/19 1:00 pm

You take shit too personally.

Enjoy living in a crumbling state.

Kay41 the Midwest
11/03/19 1:01 pm

That's mature.

And, that's why I don't listen to people like you.

Radon Parts Unknown
11/03/19 1:59 pm

Nothing I said about Illinois was false.

It's a sinking a ship and you're getting mad I told you to seek a raft.

Kay41 the Midwest
11/03/19 2:07 pm

Umm, no. Not at all. I said I didn't disagree with anything you said. I said it was presumptuous to assume you know what is best for my life. I also said your comment was immature. Try to keep up!!

Radon Parts Unknown
11/03/19 2:16 pm

"How do you know a life raft will help me?"

Kay41 the Midwest
11/03/19 2:27 pm

Haha! How do you know I need a life raft? Isn't that the point? I'm successfully living in Illinois and don't need you to tell me to leave. If I want to leave because we feel that is right for us, we will. You can keep arguing, but my answer will always be the same. Yes, Illinois has problems. But, I don't need your advice on how to live my life. And, I'm pretty sure that if we decide to stay, we'll live out our life here happy and successful. Aren't you still in high school anyway? Do you even have enough life experience to try and give life advice to others? Probably not.

Radon Parts Unknown
11/03/19 8:47 pm

Calling me young is not an argument.

I could be 14 but what I say is not incorrect. Illinois is an economic disaster and you will feel the pain that comes with it if you don't get the hell out right now.

Kay41 the Midwest
11/04/19 4:18 am

Keep arguing like this, I don't care. My statements still stand. And, yes, age does mean a lot when you are trying to give someone life advice. A high schooler doesn't understand how to factor in everything and doesn't even understand what all the factors are. Just your over the top idea that "the sky is falling" in itself shows you don't truly get it.

Radon Parts Unknown
11/04/19 3:00 pm

-I assume you're in high school.
Thus it's fact.
-being a high schooler means you can't understand that a hole in the ship means it will sink.

It's all so tiresome. You just label me something so you don't have to argue against the fact that Illinois is in economic turmoil and will cause all its citizens to suffer.

Kay41 the Midwest
11/04/19 3:10 pm

Haha! Umm, no. I've already agreed with you that Illinois has problems three times now.

Radon Parts Unknown
11/04/19 3:12 pm

Well then tell me how in the hell that all those problems together isn't going to lead to hardship?

Kay41 the Midwest
11/04/19 3:12 pm

We can keep going round and round here, but bottom line is that you don't know what is best for my family. Only I do. If you say otherwise you are just plain lying. And since you will just be lying, thus is the end of the conversation for me. Say anything you want, it will be incorrect, I'm sure.