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Average Ratings:
Artisticness: 4.3    Calmness: 3.6    Helpfulness: 3.8   
Intellectualness: 4.3    Neatness: 3.3    Outgoingness: 4.4   
Average Resident Personality Test Scores:
Artisticness: 3.09    Calmness: 3.08    Helpfulness: 2.98   
Intellectualness: 3.26    Neatness: 3.31    Outgoingness: 3.25   

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Name: | Age: 47 | Gender: Male | ZIP: 78748 | Resident for: more than 10 years | Added on: 2014-11-04
Artisticness: 4   Calmness: 2   Helpfulness: 1   Intelligence: 3   Neatness: 4   Outgoingness: 4   
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What do you like about Austin?

Lots of things to do. There is always some event going on year round..

What do you dislike about Austin?

Traffic of course.

What are your favorite parts of the city to live and/or hang out in?

I like the south side. south congress and now a bit of south lamar...

How expensive is it?

As it relates to Texas its a little more expensive

Is it safe?

crime is on the rise. Its not like New Orleans or Detroit.. but not as safe as it once was

How is the weather?

hot and humid in the summer.. Winter is very mild.
oh and you will have allergies

Additional thoughts?

I am a long time Austin resident. I've been in the Austin Area since 1983...I moved with my family from...Can you guess where ?

Yes California.. and most that move to Austin still seem to come from California...

Some have embraced the traditional Texas friendly culture other have created a delusional smugness.

For example the need to force oneself to look "weird yet cool" and the fashionable homeless looking elite.

The forced un-natural or un-original yuppie hippie ..

One image pops in my head the summaries this for me.

ACL Festival 2009

I had gone every year since 2004 - 2007 and stopped..Every year it got worse. It was not about the music but rather bragging to others how you been there


ACL Festival 2009 experienced lots and rain.

The original pictures and reports show a fake staged attempt to make it like the famous Lollapalooza rain scene of 1991..Everyone playing in the mud...covered in mud.. mouth full of mud..

But its not mud.. its dillo dirt..

treated municipal sewage sludge along with yard trimmings collected curbside by the city's waste management department.

AKA human heat treated piss and crap..

Once the story breaks that its dillo dirt... Those same fake play actors in crap fake being sick.. But cant because as nasty as it is. its safe...

Dillo dirt sinks and you could smell it for quit a distance... Yet since the cameras are rollings its time to put on the show...

Never laugh so hard in my life.. priceless simply priceless..

My point is come to Texas but you will be welcome by those who keep to what made you want to move in the first place..

Don't try to be something your not .. Its not Cali so no one outside your viewing distance cares how great you look


Name: | Age: 27 | Gender: Female | ZIP: 78751 | Resident for: 3-5 years | Added on: 2006-08-03
Artisticness: 3   Calmness: 5   Helpfulness: 4   Intelligence: 5   Neatness: 5   Outgoingness: 4   
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What do you like about Austin? nature-oriented/hill country surroundings, young liberal city, laid-back feel, cheap bars, reliable bus system/easy to get around, and UT--a world-renowned public university.
What do you dislike about Austin? The lack of real paying jobs (w/o room for adv) due to flood of "slacker" graduates who will work for next to nothing just to stay in Austin forever. The snobbery of all the fuax hippies there--the large population of spoiled sheltered college kids creates a city very much detached from reality.
What are your favorite parts of the city to live and/or hang out in? pretty much all the neighborhoods within the city are really charming. Town Lake, Zilker Park/Barton Springs for nature/fitness, South Congress for shopping, Red River for bars/live bands, South Austin for friends/housing
How expensive is it? generally more expensive than the other TX cities
Is it safe? very safe and harmless--though bike thefts are frequent
How is the weather? hot summers, gorgeous spring/fall
Additional thoughts? the self-proclaimed "Live Music Capital of the World" can be misleading. Aside from SxSW + a few other annual festivals--most of 6th Street is nothing but cheesy cover bands. Visual arts scene is far better in Houston.


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