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KindaOrange, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I grew up in a small town in Colorado. Its true, everyone knew everyone. But there weren't many to know, people married young and it was hard to be unique. Although, driving around the edge of town was fun, could see thunderstorms all the way into the horizon (kansas), the sky was dark (or bright, rather, from all the stars, the galaxy and the moon). We did indeed have parking lot parties. When my buddy's mom would let him use the minivan, we'd stuff it full of people, find a spot (sometimes paved, sometimes dirt) way out and learn how terrible Burnett's is despite its candy-looking bottle haha Dirt bikes were cool, and Travis Pastrana is still the man!

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KindaOrange, what's your opinion? Comment below:

BizkitgtoKindaOrangepeople married young and it was hard to be uniqueJust curious, what is up with people's obsession with "being unique"?

Idk man I was just significantly more type-A than my hometown. And not obsessed with unique-ness persay. But try explaining derivatives to people who think Gold is the only true investment.

lilgrizz, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Also grew up in a small-ish town in CO. Wasn't <1,000 people but all of the stores were at least 20 mins away. We had some property and I used to ride my dirt bike everyday during the summer. My friends and I would drag race our bikes on the residential dirt roads. One guy got pissed and stood in the middle of the road and tried to throw us off our bikes as we rode by. Pulls up in my friends driveway screaming at us and eventually called the cops. It's illegal to ride unregistered bikes on residential roads like that so we bolted into our cars and drifted over the tracks to remove the evidence and locked our bikes up. Cop showed up, hardly saw any evidence to pin it on us because we covered all of the tracks and just reminded us that we can't ride on those roads, then dipped. Those were the days. 

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What about you? Have you lived in a city your whole life?

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PEarbitrage, what's your opinion? Comment below:

It's pretty fucking great honestly.  I was born in a town with about 500 people in it.  We knew everyone at the time.  Even after moving away 30 plus years ago now we still know about 80% of the people who live there.  Living in a small town fosters relationships that are much deeper than anything you can possibly imagine developing in a place like NYC.   Life in places like that is not transactional, it is truly lived.  Cities are great don't get me wrong, but the nature of them makes it almost imposible to create a sense of community like you get in a small town.  

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Vænnen, what's your opinion? Comment below:

cities are very diverse nowadays too, which is a huge downside

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Isaiah_53_5 💎🙌💎🙌💎, what's your opinion? Comment below:

monkey795 What Is It Like To Live In The Middle Of Nowhere?

I lived in the middle of nowhere for a year in a small self sustainable village. Many people lived in log cabins and needed wood to heat up the place. I helped to chop wood and also worked as a lumberjack with a chain saw. 

We had a farm and grew organic vegetables and had sheep, cows for milk and cheese, as well as 120 chickens for eggs. I helped out on the farm sometimes and it was very fulfilling. They would slaughter cows and sheep for food periodically. I also helped to collect maple sap. 

The community in that location was about 200 people. They were very anti-technology, so we couldn't use cell phones. I was able to meet most of the people in the community. It was quite a breath of fresh air to detach from technology. Would recommend 9/10. 

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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BigKahunaBanker🏄🍹🍔, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Based and Uncle Ted-pilled. Or in your case, Friars Minor-pilled.

...and the Truth shall set you free
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jordan_6, what's your opinion? Comment below:

You better enjoy your house being the source of most of your entertainment and hopping in a car to drive 10 miles at least to do anything

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