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Nov 6th, 2004, 06:47 AM
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What is your favorite vacation destination outside of USA?
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Nov 6th, 2004, 06:54 AM
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Nov 6th, 2004, 07:07 AM
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You mean travelers who live in Connecticut? or travelers coming to Connecticut?
Or do I count because I have BEEN to Connecticut?
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Nov 6th, 2004, 07:20 AM
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I live in Connecticut, do I qualify? Favorite destination outside of USA: Italy!
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Nov 6th, 2004, 07:20 AM
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I live in CT. So what is the question? I have many favorite travel destinations from Europe to Asia.
(Probably would visit USA more often!!!)
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Nov 6th, 2004, 10:26 AM
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I went to high school in Connecticut, does that count?
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Nov 6th, 2004, 10:28 AM
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Question. Website (from Fodor)attributed Connecticut as having the population with the highest IQs in the USA. I wanted to know where they travelled to. What their preferred vacation site is. Next, I will ask why.
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Nov 6th, 2004, 10:37 AM
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Does the fact that we have the highest per capita income count also?

Interesting...
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Nov 6th, 2004, 10:41 AM
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I wanted to add, we have one of the highest costs of living, highest real estate costs, one of the highest in personal taxation. I could go on and on, but I don't want to upset my happy day.
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Nov 6th, 2004, 10:44 AM
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How can they claim to know everyone's IQ? I don't even know my IQ.
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Nov 6th, 2004, 10:53 AM
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Jocelyn, Maybe that is a "hidden" part of this question. (I do know my I.Q. score.)
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Nov 6th, 2004, 11:07 AM
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But where do CTs go on vacation?
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Nov 6th, 2004, 11:27 AM
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Totally off the subject here, but i_am_kane, do you happen to have family in San Francisco who used to live in San Diego?
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Jocelyn, Kane is my married name, but I think I can give you a correct answer when I say "no" because I've done a lot of family research. My husband's family settled in Stamford, CT, from Ireland, then finally to Bridgeport. They were simple, poor, hard-working (always have to add that) people, who probably never ventured outside of their neighborhood.

My guess is that they may be been O'Kane in Ireland.
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Nov 6th, 2004, 11:52 AM
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i_am_kane,

Just checking. We have some friends (of Irish heritage also) with the same last name who have family in New Jersey and I believe CT. You never know...I recently discovered a connection like that here on fodors.

Have a great weekend.
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Nov 6th, 2004, 01:33 PM
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Absolutely and without a doubt, Italy!!
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Nov 6th, 2004, 04:17 PM
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Where on the fodor's site did it make that claim?
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Nov 6th, 2004, 05:24 PM
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I want to inquire about their investment patterns.
And please don't be vague about it.
I want names! I want numbers!
(attempting to reach critical mass here in the deep south)
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Nov 6th, 2004, 06:36 PM
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Platzman: Investment patterns? Ha! All we Yankees seem to do is work, work, work. DH works 7 days a week 12 -14 hour days. I work a full 40 hour week with only 2 weeks vacation. Everyone I know personally works long, hard hours for demanding employers. The manufacturing and service sector are practically gone in CT. We don't have a whole lot of time to spend our money.

Before the last 10-15 years, almost everyone we knew was a first- or second-generation American. Most of the families here are decendants of immigrants (mostly Irish and Italian). We've had a huge influx of people transferred here because of their jobs, and it's changed the population mix quite a bit.

Beats me where they picked up these IQ scores.

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Nov 6th, 2004, 09:29 PM
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I grew up in CT, do I get to answer?

We never went anywhere exotic...summers at the CT shore or the Cape and winters in Florida. Although, my dad was in the military when I was young so we did live in England for awhile. He was a pilot and now hates to fly. Probably why we never went anywhere that required longer than a three hour flight.
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