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Lima, Peru
Miami, Florida, US
Chimbote, Peru :S
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Katwijk, The Netherlands
Basel, Switzerland
Allschwil
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Old 11.02.2011, 22:07
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Cambridge UK
Wetherby UK
Harrogate UK
Scarborough UK
York UK
Sheffield UK
Zurich CH
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Old 11.02.2011, 22:23
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4 different places within Pittsburgh, PA at various times
Wilkinsburg, Churchill, Shadyside, North Oakland
Rochester, NY
Washington, DC (Georgetown)
Watertown, MA
Millburn, NJ
Durham, NC
Chapel Hill, NC
Belp, BE, CH
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Old 12.02.2011, 01:29
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Re: How many places... ?

San Diego, Ca,
Laurel Lake, Pa,
Arlington, Va,
29 Palms, Ca
Corvallis, Or
Ginowan City, Okinawa, Japan
29 Palms, Ca
Orange, Tx
Kaneohe Bay, Hi
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Great Lakes, Il
Waukegan, Il
Park City, Il
Waukegan, Il
Port Orange, Fl
Daytona Beach, Fl
Savannah, Ga
Port Orange, Fl
Basel, Switzerland


Everything up to (and including) Kaneohe Bay was directly as a "Marine Corps Brat"... sometimes living on a military base, other times on the local economy.

I turned 19 at Great Lakes and discovered that even on my own, I tend to get "wanderlust" or "itchy feet" if I am living in one place too long. Great Lakes, Waukegan and Park City are all in the same general area of the "far north" suburbs of Chicago. Likewise, Daytona Beach and Port Orange are close neighbors so in each of those cases, it was a matter of changing apartments more than major moves, mostly as an attempt at a salve for my itchy feet.
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Old 12.02.2011, 01:52
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Re: How many places... ?

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Nowhere near as many places as I'd have liked....
Scotland
Irish Rep.
Scotland
N. Ireland
Scotland
Falklands
Scotland
USA
England
Sweden
France
England
France
Spain
Sweden
Denmark
Germany
USA
Sweden
Germany
England
Belgium
England
Netherlands
England
Scotland
Switzerland
Scotland/Switzerland/Scotland/Switzerland/Scotland/Switzerland (cont .page 94...)

(plus some other interesting little "out of the public eye" places)


Enough for me, for now, methinks...
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Old 12.02.2011, 06:04
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Re: How many places... ?

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Wilkinsburg, Churchill, Shadyside, North Oakland
Rochester, NY
Washington, DC (Georgetown)
Watertown, MA
Millburn, NJ
Durham, NC
Chapel Hill, NC
Belp, BE, CH
Edot seeing you're from Rochester, NY, I was wondering if you're familiar with Nick Tahou's Garbage Plates? That's one dish I miss and is only served right in Rochester, NY.
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Old 12.02.2011, 06:43
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Re: How many places... ?

Charlotte, NC
Jonquiere, Quebec
Charlotte, NC
Chapel Hill, NC
Lyon, France
Chapel Hill, NC
Sete, France
Chapel Hill, NC
Hamburg, Germany
Chicago, IL
La Grange, IL
West Hartford, CT
Randolph, NJ
West Hartford, CT
Lausanne area

whew!
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Edot seeing you're from Rochester, NY, I was wondering if you're familiar with Nick Tahou's Garbage Plates? That's one dish I miss and is only served right in Rochester, NY.
I'm not. I went to uni there late 70s, and remember mostly snow and beer. Also Smitty's Birdland I think it was.
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Old 12.02.2011, 09:46
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Re: How many places... ?

Cornwall
Aden
Suffolk
Mauritius
London - New Cross, Hampstead Garden Suburb, Fulham, Chelsea
Richmond
Metz
Hamburg
Zug
Malta
Zurich

that's enough for now ...

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Old 12.02.2011, 10:00
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Luton x2, UK
Once could have been a mistake...but twice!!


For me:

Different parts of London [UK]
Bath [UK]
Cairo [Egypt]
Barcelona [Spain]
Gava Mar [Spain}
Zurich [Switzerland]
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Old 12.02.2011, 10:09
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Cardiff, Wales
Thurnscoe, South Yorkshire
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Madrid, Spain
And end of march, will be moving to Zug.
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New York City, NY, USA
Syracuse, NY, USA
Ithaca, NY, USA
Mexico City, DF, MEX
Cuernavaca, Morelos, MEX
Sherman Oaks, CA, USA
Beverly Hills, CA, USA
Lexington, KY, USA
San Diego, CA, USA
San Francisco, CA, USA
Rümlang, ZH, CH
Oberhasli, ZH, CH
Zurich, ZH, CH
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Re: How many places... ?

Varese (Italy)
Knoxville,TN (USA)
Milan (Italy)
Rome (Italy)
Paris (France)
Tel Aviv (Israel)
San Diego, CA (USA)
Mexico City (Mexico)
San Francisco/Silicon Valley, CA (USA)
Zurich (CH)

Next?

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Old 05.06.2011, 13:37
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Re: How many places... ?

At least 27 homes, each longer than 4 weeks,

England: over 33 years

Eltham, Lee, Bridgenorth, Cranwell, Locking, Yatesbury, Bawdsey, Alderton, Felixstowe

Malaysia, Penang: 3 years

Bukit Gumbah, Vale of Tempé

Germany: 13 years

Michelstadt, Ober Ramstadt, east Munich, north Munich, west Munich, Wessling

Switzerland: 21 years

Murten, Bern, Bulle, Aubonne, Geneva, Bern, Murten, Avenches, Bern, Ittigen

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Four different towns in the UK for me (five if you count university), three in France and three in Switzerland, over a period of fifty years or so.

I often wonder what the implications of the current trend towards increasingly global mobility are for future generations. How will children put down roots, make lasting friendships and so on if they are constantly moving from town to town or from country to country because of their parents' careers ? Not that the parents always have much choice in the matter, of course - sadly it's all too often a straight choice bentween relocation or unemployment.
Stephen, even having lived in three countries will seem like a lot to a lot of people. I sometimes do wonder at the differences in "belonging" that must be part of one's life perceptioin, if always living in the same place eg: farmers, who are likely to have grown up and stayed on, growing old with the people they have known since birth. I imagine they have a totally different perspective than those who move about a little, or a lot. Are they more secure? settled? happier? I have no idea.

ONe poster mentioned feeling that she has a more knowledgable, wordly view due to having moved about a lot.

But who is to say that one way is better than another?

And perhaps, for the generations that are on the move more now, the whole issues of having a place of "belonging," whether a town, district or country, will not be an issue. Personally, I grew up thinking I was a bit of A and a bit of B, until I finally went to B and discovered the locals saw me as being totally A!

My stats: lived in 32 houses, 23 towns, 11 countries, so far... Am I better or worse for it? I have no idea.
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Of the places listed by others "King of Prussia" stands out. I think I would enjoy writing that as my address, for a while.
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Re: How many places... ?

UK unless otherwise stated

Glastonbury
Cirencester
Prudhoe
Macclesfield
Bristol
Stockholm (Sweden)
Billingham
Runcorn
London
Dorchester
Saint Etienne (FR)
Grenoble (FR)
S(h)ittingbourne
Malvern
Carentan (FR)
Segny (FR)
Annecy (FR)

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