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Old October 17th, 2019, 05:37 PM   #4241
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Means nothing to me, I stay off the water. I Can't swim a lick.

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Old October 18th, 2019, 02:27 AM   #4242
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Love Skiing too, In Las Vegas & Phoenix you can go Jet Skiing , Swimming and snowmobiling & skiing on the same day, almost every day on real Mountains.
You can do that in Sacramento too
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Old October 18th, 2019, 03:33 AM   #4243
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What are the chances that ACV Auctions is bought out or relocates?
I recently attended a ceremony at UB where the founder of ACV won an award for community and university involvement - he is very dedicated to growing the company in Buffalo and hiring UB graduates.
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Old Yesterday, 05:09 PM   #4244
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I'll be up in the area later this week for the Eagles game. Expect a decent amount of Eagles fans in town. I was there in 2011 when the Eagles last played up there, and it was about 25% Eagles fans at the game.

It is looking like the Eagles will lose this game. There are too many injuries, and the coaching has actually been mediocre to bad.
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I'll be up in the area later this week for the Eagles game. Expect a decent amount of Eagles fans in town. I was there in 2011 when the Eagles last played up there, and it was about 25% Eagles fans at the game.

It is looking like the Eagles will lose this game. There are too many injuries, and the coaching has actually been mediocre to bad.
Just curious, why do you have such a keen interest in WNY?
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Just curious, why do you have such a keen interest in WNY?
My mom and her side of the family are from Tonawanda, and our family owns a cottage in Port Colborne. I'm up in the area 3-4 times a year.
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My mom and her side of the family are from Tonawanda, and our family owns a cottage in Port Colborne. I'm up in the area 3-4 times a year.
So then you would be considered a native - once removed.
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Well as someone who has been in the Sacramento metro area for a few months now, I can see why ECoastTransplant may like it here. The weather is pleasant, it almost never rains, and to me it feels like Buffalo meets the West Coast (in size), but with a better economy and other big cities to go to. Bus tickets to San Francisco are only $5-10 one way, and then public transportation in the city is relatively cheap.

One advantage this city has over Buffalo is that it's the state capital. So the capital building itself is a tourist attraction, which I've visited in my time here. Old Sacramento is sort of like a Canalside-style attraction. Or at least it's what I think Canalside should be, an organic collections of shops, museums, restaurants and parks. To be fair, it's not really that special. If you've been here 3 times like I have already it gets old pretty fast.

But then there's the DOCO area by Golden 1 Center, where the Sacramento Kings play. It's like a really small outdoor shopping mall with a bunch of new restaurants and some traditional stores like a Macy's. It also has an underground parking garage.

Getting around downtown is easy too because the light rail train runs right in front of the area and there are a ton of electric scooters and bike around the city that you can rent out through apps. I did this the other day and accidentally rode though an area with a high homelessness population (and camps), something I never saw back home. That's a function of there not being enough affordable housing in California in general and it's sad to see.

Overall I think Sacramento has many attributes that keep their residents happy and benefits that would make somebody think about relocating here. There are many things that I see here that I think Buffalo should have. One of those is the weather, and obviously there isn't a way to bring that to Buffalo.

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So then you would be considered a native - once removed.
You could say it that way. Buffalo is more ancestral to me than Germany or Ireland or any other country that I have blood from. I've grown up a Philly sports fan my whole life though, being born right outside of Philly and being still not too far away from Philly here in Delaware. My mom converted to an Eagles fan, too, several years ago.
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