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Annual Poll: Your Top Ten Favorite European Cities!

Annual Poll: Your Top Ten Favorite European Cities!

Old Aug 4th, 2013, 10:58 AM
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I'm not sure, but I think it is America's answer to Ozzie Osborne and family...
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Old Aug 4th, 2013, 11:27 AM
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You have to pass a test to get into MENSA.
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Old Aug 4th, 2013, 11:29 AM
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What is a kardashian?

The main reason why America is becoming a second rate country.
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Old Aug 4th, 2013, 11:42 AM
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no really?
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Old Aug 4th, 2013, 12:02 PM
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They are a family on a TV reality show without any visible talent, brains, or shame.
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Old Aug 4th, 2013, 12:52 PM
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I love that description
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Old Aug 4th, 2013, 12:59 PM
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Enough is enough, I guess. No more from me on the debate. I voted my common choices.
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Old Aug 4th, 2013, 01:06 PM
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Thanks RM67.
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Old Aug 4th, 2013, 08:07 PM
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London
Paris
Stockholm
Venice
Nice
Prague
Budapest
Gordes
Bergen
Rome
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Old Aug 4th, 2013, 11:03 PM
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So BigAl, like the Munsters.
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Old Aug 5th, 2013, 04:30 AM
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So BigAl, like the Munsters.
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The Munsters? Did that 50 year old TV show just get to the UK?

The Munsters was harmless idiocy. The Kardashians, for some inexplicable reason, are the fodder of gossip and voyeuristic interest. They are the epitome of America's vapid pursuit of nothingness.
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Old Aug 5th, 2013, 05:08 AM
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I am having a hard time listing my favorite cities in order. I know I'd put Rome first, but am finding it challenging to rank the others. And I know I am overthinking this, but can't seem to mix the smaller towns within the larger cities, so I'm making two lists, neither of which are in order.

Cities:

Rome
Paris
Venice
Munich
Prague
Vienna
Florence
London
Antwerp
Madrid

For smaller towns:

Brugge
Cesky Krumlov
Berchtesgaden (area, not the town itself)
Cochem
Soglio
Wengen
Rothenburg
Chania
Bath
Toledo
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Old Aug 5th, 2013, 07:18 AM
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Aramis, you're way out of your depth. Rest in peace.
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Old Aug 5th, 2013, 07:35 AM
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1. Rome
2. Paris
3. Florence and surrounding hill towns
4. Salzburg
5. Munich
6. Prague
7. Amsterdam
8. Turin
9. Vienna
10. Milan and the northern lakes
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Old Aug 5th, 2013, 07:37 AM
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You wish - aw geez, I said I would stop.
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Old Aug 5th, 2013, 09:10 AM
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Leaving Improvisor's preposterous position aside, my favorites are:

1. Rome
2. London
3. Paris
4. Istanbul
5. Naples
6. Seville
7. Bath
8. Edinburgh
9. Bruges
10. Oxford
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Old Aug 5th, 2013, 10:10 AM
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Some comments make no sense.

Most people want to go to BIG cities in Europe because that is were they can examine cultural pursuits--museums, plays, opera, ballet, concerts; dine in top restaurants, visit famous sites like the Eiffel Tower or Piazza San Marco.

There is also public transportation in big cities.

I don't want to rent a car on holiday.

I work in one of the largest cities in the US and I spend a lot of my time in commuter traffic.

Driving is the last thing I want to do in a foreign location.

And, quite frankly it is none of your bloody business how I like to travel anyway.

Thin
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Old Aug 5th, 2013, 10:20 AM
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Rome
Edinburgh
Bergen
Barcelona
London
Lisbon
St, Petersburg
Tallin
Oslo
Dublin
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Let me say I have mostly been to Italy and only Spain and France, for a short time each, otherwise.
1. Madrid
2. Rome
3. Paris
4. Siena
5. Florence
6. Toledo
7. Venice
8. Chartres
9. San Gimignano
10. Naples
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Old Aug 10th, 2013, 02:12 PM
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Big:

1. Krakow
2. Stockholm
3. Paris
4. London
5. Berlin
6. Helsinki
7. Budapest
8. Barcelona
9. Copenhagen
10. Rome

Not so big:

1. Rothenburg/Dinkelsbuhl
2. Arles
3. Segovia
4. Fort William
5. York
6. Ghent
7. Tallinn
8. Lucca
9. Bath
10. Bodo, Norway
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