After reading about this reddit thread's problem with critizing MN, I figured I'd give my own opinion on this matter, from someone who actually lives outside of MN most of the time. Though without it, I doubt it'd be called "the city of st joe" and just "saintjoe." you are telling me that everyone here just enjoys it so much? Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. An amount below 100 means Minnesota is cheaper than the US average. You don't know the difference, because you've never lived out of the back, i mean midwest - then shut the fuck up! I moved here a few years ago. all that gay shit?!!). The food and arts/culture scene is excellent. I’ve only been here a short while. Yeah, it's a "proscuitto sausage." (hint hint: don't say that in the occupied territories, not kosher ha ha). why are we anti-semitic about these people who frankly are better at being "american" capitalist "pigs" than we are generally? We love the greenery. (like wtf is it about having kids here? People here are helpful and they are also reluctant to waste their time in meaningless arguments with strangers. 1. The “key to addressing racial inequality,” he says, is first acknowledging that inequality exists, and then taking action. The land of 10,000 lakes, 20 degrees below zero, and 5 million of the best people you'll ever meet. (okay, unless they can predict the future it's unlikely st joe will every be a "city;" and to call it such means you are a blow-hard, hence the terminology of "blow.") that could be considered a roundabout i guess. and honestly, i respect people who actually do shit / make shit that actually contributes to the economy. this would be right up his alley/i mean roundabout. And I'm pretty sure that 2/3 of you don't even know what I'm talking about. He has to get back on his meds first. You can't even get goddamned proscuitto from the St. Joe Meat market. I thought about it and I'm warming up to the idea. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Embrace SISU or you will be miserable. So not offending strangers for no real gain is a thing but I don't see it as a bad thing. East Carolina University Professor Mamadi Corra released a statement with the results of WalletHub’s study. wtf was i thinking? But according to data sourced from several government databases, that’s way less true if you happen to be black. I don't really feel a need to move someplace else. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. It's relatively cheap because there isn't a market driving up the prices. Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. And with hiding such from her parents, regardless if she's a secular jew (by which case, i have a 50/50 chance of meeting the parents, or at least them knowing about me) or a religious one? One of these days I gotta bring a camera (i don't carry a smart phone but the last brick phone ever made that still actually works on the 2g network. Three pounds of roast beef is better than two: quantity is no comparison to quality.....and speaking of which, knocking down a park to make more room for a Costco is just so stereotypical here - St. Oh my God never stop posting your feelings here ever. Everyone seems to agree that Minnesota is not too bad. the only thing i can think of is that the nicer eating establishments in downtown msp are cheap compared to eating out in boston, and that's probably because there isn't the demand or something(less money overall? My stepdad was born and raised in St. I agree that if I could I would absolutely be in Boston, Oregon Coast, or D.C. It's not that MN "sucks" - it doesn't, for a certain outdoorsy type of person; I commonly joke about the lumbersexuals drinking PBR in the Grad center back home who couldn't even change their own oil if they wanted to, (sure, change an oil plug no problem, but remove a plastic cowl on their new Audi and they would literally fuck something up. playing scenario paintball at warpig? It's so daft that it ain't worthy of being called draft. but in st. joe - what the fuck is up with those dividers near the coborns there, forcing you to drive your ass around for 1/4 of a mile to go to a mcdonald's? You can skate for miles. ya 'afee' philistineea? Hell, I have an old boombox I could tape to the thing and could rock out to "one more time" or I'm sure there are a few other songs that'd be relevant. Yes, I meant daft. But you probably don't know where Israel is anyways, even though it's the site of the "holy land" and the entire life story of that one New Testament guy named Jesus, upon which your religion is called - CHRIST-ianity. that, and unless i'm in the mood, i usually have my bose on as well. i call bullshit...). Includes Cost of Living compares for child care, utilities, transportation, health, taxes, housing for home owners vs renters, weather, insurance premiums and so much more. Served with a goddamn side of beer like the bloody mary's here which I can't understand since the bloody marry is why you order the fucking drink, so that you don't have to drink beer, not chase you frucking drink with piss-looking Michelob Redneck Deer hunting daft. U.S. News analyzed 150 metro areas in the United States to find the best places to live based on quality of life and the job market in each metro area, as well as the value of living there and people's desire to live there. There is a way of life here that still speaks of tradition, even with the presence of modern amenities, and that means your greatest challenge most years is … (just about the same time one figures out there are all these people with different religious beliefs - and some don't even involved Jesus! Craig, Phillips, McCollum, Omar, Peterson and Stauber all vote yes. Plus they are healthier (okay, nice rationalization mom) " and I believe this was my first moment of, like "wtf?" To reiterate: equating Poznan with Paris. Good for you! However, if someone is young and can bounce around the country without setting down roots, it's not such a bad idea to try places out. Minnesota is awesome, I lived and traveled to many other states. Minnesota is home to a number of Fortune 500 companies and the odds are high you’ll work for one of them. In fact, don't get butt-hurt over this posting either. In this article, we’ll go over some reasons why Minnesota is a good place to live. A cultural oasis amidst a sea of cornfields, there’s more to this city than just snow and ice—although there is plenty of that. 49, just above Wisconsin and, again, Maine. shrug I guess Minnesota’s awesome if you’re White. Ever ever ever ever. It’s not the first time we’ve asked ourselves why we’re like this -- why we can succeed by most other progressive measures and still end up letting our black residents down, one metric after another. r/saintpaul: A place to post anything related to Saint Paul, MN, USA A cost of living index above 100 means St. Paul, Minnesota is more expensive. they don't fucking think they are new york, don't want to be, never have been, (well, except new orleans, they basically were the new york of the south a few hundred years back) are rednecks and are fully proud of it. though if you screw up and forget to take the round-about, you shouldn't go from the inner to the outer lane right in front of someone at the last second; just go around and soothe yourself with the sound of daft punk's "one more time.". Don't move here if you are unwilling to jump in and take advantage of all that MN offers. The cold and driving conditions will be a learning curve for you if you move here. The bartenders that I somewhat overtip so I can do shenanigans think this is funny, usually. We miss the sun. oh, one more thing, since we're on the topic of bars: i hate beer. That's peasant. It's basically just a really big freakin' suburb with a small downtown equivalent to Providence(180,000 people). The city is pretty clean which is nice. I too am in near constant states of Strife and self-hatred. But I did my research, and was pleasantly surprised enough to pack up my car and drive all the way to the land of 10,000 lakes. If this is serious you should find a good therapist. Ehh, worth it. To the deer. Cloud just approved this, getting rid of one of the five small attractions in the entire city, to make room for a fucking Costco. We LOVE the cheap housing prices and amazing architecture. Winter is tough. Are there a decent amount of apartments in the state or is it almost all homes? Speaks volumes. Yeah - one possibe "good," out of a list of possible "goods." People make their best friends in 7th grade; Minnesota Nice refers to passive aggressiveness, not hospitality. At first I considered Michigan because it ranks low on cost of living and cost of owning a home, but then I realized I'd rather be happy. 49 (just above Maine and North Dakota) and our poverty rate gap also put us at No. it may help with your entrance exams, however - being from michelle bachman's state (let alone the county where they re-elected her over graves) usually results in sympathy. The public transit system is dependable, easy to use, and frequent. And it's not economically defined either; I may be elitist here, but not economically elitist here. Minneapolis is awesome, no matter what your interests are, and our not-so-little hidden gem is starting to pop up on every type of “best list” imaginable. Edit: This whole notion that Minnesota Nice = passive aggressive is bullshit propagated by a few crabby people. apparently it wasn't hammertime. If snow makes you happy we have plenty of that this year! Don’t underestimate the difference in winter conditions, it’s a huge lifestyle change. We love the bike paths. But that’s just the economy. Living in Minnesota: A Guide. Quality shitpost. Being close to family and having a supportive job are what keeps me here and plan to stay here. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. Single-family home zoning was originally conceived as a legal way to keep certain neighborhoods as white as possible, and it still works today. that's what you fuckers here do! wtf? back to the round-abouts - If anyone has a old bug or falling apart SMART car they'd like to sell to me at a cheap price I'd gladly throw a few gopros on the thing and do circles for a few hours (and if it was, on a fri night it'd be funny as hell and worth the inevitable st cloud police ticket) and the footage would be yours to do with as you wish. Poznan with Paris Poznan with Paris Poznan with Paris Sound ridiculous, right? Locals sport the team’s purple and gold colors any time of the year, but, boy, you better watch out when football season rolls around. Keep that up, and you'll go far. I’m happy with everything this state has to offer especially in the cities. It depends on what makes you happy not why other people are happy. it's large, but also hard to forget.). The winters are hard and the people are preoccupied. I know; I just tried going to 2 Cellos last week. Keep it clean, keep it Minnesotan, please. I do remember asking my mom: "why does dad go fishing when he can just buy them here when we are hungry?" Here are the 20 things that may surprised you the most when moving to Minnesota” We love being a unique and fun state, and try and give everyone the MN experience when they visit. We always rank at the top of being physically active, education and charitable giving, people are busy and they aren't sitting around waiting for new friends. St. Paul cost of living is 99.7 So you've never been here before...got it. But more than that, we are still very segregated. Since Minnesota was the 32nd state to join this wonderful 239-year-old country we call America, I present to you 32 reasons why Minnesota has earned the title of the best one. Des Moines. it'd probably save money in the long run, and the drunks who do drive from sals/the la / the midi (though the midi waters down their drinks so bad I don't think you can get drunk there) probably would just take that anyways. Let me try to say it in a "minnesota nice" sort of way: growing up here one is implanted with what you could normatively call "the good" life. The winters in New Hampshire can last for … 44. oh, and Palestine is in Israel since you undoubtedly don't know the difference. ", Nonetheless, I do remember going through what I'm pretty sure was Cash Wise (since they really haven't remodeled the goddamn store in twenty fucking years and from memory it looks like cash wise today still so -) cash wise with mother, and seeing for sale behind the glass counter, under ice, what looked like whole "fishies." Cloud Holiday Inn and not knowing the difference. There’s no one answer as to why we’re so far down; we’re screwing up all over the place. Besides the lack of pure amenities, Willmar has some real economic problems to contend with. Also, my mom hates the cold and is transitioning into becoming a snow bird (living in a warmer state during the winter and MN during the summer). If all I've had is mcdonalds my entire life i'm going to think that Arby's is fucking fantastic!!! Last week we toured a bunch of apartments and have found one we really liked. hint hint: unless someone is having a heart attack(again, "quantity over quality" of food) leave the person doing their own thing the fuck alone, especially when they aren't bothering you. Are you looking for a great place to live? Even now, south and southwest Minneapolis -- which have been dominated by racially restrictive covenants in the past -- are still overwhelmingly white. In a few years I plan on moving to a different state. i'm not talking two pounds of double wide and fried garbage at a PF chang's in maple grove, but actually stuff that doesn't involved preprocessed food or where the white sauce in an angel hair pasta was made from scratch. Round-abouts are a new invention made by the pharmaceutical industry to increase the average blood pressure of the average mn far beyond the at max 25 seconds it takes to go around in one. jesus christ that should be enough to stay clear of MN - it's a fucking store, not an identity, not where you should be "having fun," unless you are running a brothel out of the dressing rooms or something). what isn't third-rate being passed as first? ie, you like making stuff in your wood shop. I know longer dream of living by the ocean or the mountains. Now that I am older and Family is dying, it kinda sucks. there's nothing "wrong" with this area here, btw, just stop lying to yourselves over things that its not. Unless you work and live in the urban core, you need a car. An amount below 100 means Minneapolis is cheaper than the US average. This is why people are proud of the results, they were earned. with the wife that you actually despise, generally falling into with scandanavian virtues of contributing to society, all the while being miserable yet feigning hapiness when all is over and done with. The environment created by the almost 22,000 lake basins in the state is so gross and totally not photogenic. Maybe not even saint, (without the college) probably just "joe's.". possibly could if I converted, and had a good back story of my still catholic backward family being forcible converted from judaism to catholicism a few hundred years ago or something, not entirely facetious considering we came from Poland, which in any war just likes getting raped by the opposing sides. One list I just read ranked Minnesota as the third happiest state in America. There’s a ranked list for that, too – how much these gaps have narrowed over the years -- and Minnesota comes in at No. well, that's positive number two, i guess...). We miss the sea. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. An amount below 100 means St. Paul is cheaper than the US average. Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. which confuses the fuck out of everybody. I am person non grata outside Minnesota. There's some really good, relatively inexpensive places here, so that's a plus. "because daddee likes to catch the fishies himself. Besides, local residents who aren't alumni hate the university there anyways. The cost of living in New Hampshire is also lower, but you’ll need to find a way to live within your means if you’re used to having some extra cash every month. And in fact, when you think about it, it's pretty fuckin absurd. So we keep comparing to that one and thinking they are worse and worse every year (which, in all honesty, they have been for the past 3 years). 24 Things Everyone From Minnesota Will Understand. Not draft. 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