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Poll: Why does there have to be a title? (27 member(s) have cast votes)

How far away do you live from the place of your birth, approximately?

  1. 0-25 miles (12 votes [44.44%])

    Percentage of vote: 44.44%

  2. 26-50 miles (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  3. 51-75 miles (1 votes [3.70%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.70%

  4. 76-100 miles (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  5. 101 or more miles (14 votes [51.85%])

    Percentage of vote: 51.85%

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#1 Fordgalaxy

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Posted 27 January 2018 - 06:29 PM

I suspect more people move away from their general birth area than don't, but that's just a hunch, until now. This will be the definitive poll to ascertain the facts surrounding this popular belief, or something.

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Posted 27 January 2018 - 06:58 PM

I still live in the city I was born in. The furthest I've ever lived outside of it was probably five miles or so.

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Posted 27 January 2018 - 07:08 PM

Born in LA, now 2,245 miles away in Ohio.

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Posted 27 January 2018 - 07:22 PM

579 miles between my childhood home and my current home.  A 9.5-hour drive more or less, depending on how heavy my foot is..... :D

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Posted 27 January 2018 - 08:10 PM

A lot of people from PA stay in PA.  I was actually born in the midwest, was raised in Pittsburgh, lived in 5 other states and then ended up back in Pennsylvania.

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Posted 27 January 2018 - 09:18 PM

I live approximately 6 miles from the city I was born in.I've lived in Saline most of my life.  first 10 years in Ypsilanti, and then Saline for 11 years, almost a year in Ann Arbor, back to Saline, two apts. in Saline, then  a year and a half in Ypsi again, and then back to Saline, from 1983 til 2011, Presque Isle Mi. for just over a year, and back here to Saline since I moved back in 2012.
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Posted 27 January 2018 - 09:36 PM

I was born in NW Oklahoma and now live in NE Oklahoma so its around 120 miles.

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Posted 27 January 2018 - 09:51 PM

Born in Brazil, living in Canada...

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Posted 27 January 2018 - 10:08 PM

View PostRod in Toronto, on 27 January 2018 - 09:51 PM, said:

Born in Brazil, living in Canada...

So if you're a South American & North American citizen, don't the South and North cancel out each other?  

Does this make you an American2.....??   :7up: :lol:

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Posted 27 January 2018 - 11:34 PM

View PostLeanne, on 27 January 2018 - 09:36 PM, said:

I was born in NW Oklahoma and now live in NE Oklahoma so its around 120 miles.

Slapout?

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Posted 27 January 2018 - 11:35 PM

Live in Upland, born in a hospital in Pomona and my birth residence was in Rowland Heights.

The latter is just east of where the DeLorean testing scene was filmed for BTTF.

Edited by invisible airwave, 27 January 2018 - 11:36 PM.


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Posted 28 January 2018 - 12:53 AM

View PostLeanne, on 27 January 2018 - 09:36 PM, said:

I was born in NW Oklahoma and now live in NE Oklahoma so its around 120 miles.
I’ve spent a long time away from “home” including 17 years in Enid Oklahoma. My Enid Era officially ends on Monday. I will live 1.7 miles from my birth place.

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Posted 28 January 2018 - 01:24 AM

Poll could use different options. Someone moving from southern to central Utah carries as much weight as the TRFer that moved from south to north America, for example.

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Posted 28 January 2018 - 07:02 AM

Still live in the city I was born in - Wakefield, UK.

I live about half mile from the house I lived at after birth.

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Posted 28 January 2018 - 11:25 AM

View PostTransverse Leaf Spring, on 28 January 2018 - 12:53 AM, said:

View PostLeanne, on 27 January 2018 - 09:36 PM, said:

I was born in NW Oklahoma and now live in NE Oklahoma so its around 120 miles.
I’ve spent a long time away from “home” including 17 years in Enid Oklahoma. My Enid Era officially ends on Monday. I will live 1.7 miles from my birth place.

My hometown is Enid! My dad still lives there and I go there often.

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Posted 28 January 2018 - 11:27 AM

View PostFordgalaxy, on 27 January 2018 - 11:34 PM, said:

View PostLeanne, on 27 January 2018 - 09:36 PM, said:

I was born in NW Oklahoma and now live in NE Oklahoma so its around 120 miles.

Slapout?

Nope! But I wish I was from there because I would love to tell people that I'm from Slapout!  :lol:

Edited by Leanne, 28 January 2018 - 11:28 AM.


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Posted 28 January 2018 - 11:44 AM

According to google...

7,330 miles/11,796 kilometers from the town I grew up in to my current one.
6,901 miles/11,106 kilometers from my birth town to my current one.

It still will probably end up being about 40% for those living less than 50 miles from their birth town, as some studies have shown (for Americans anyway).

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Posted 28 January 2018 - 12:53 PM

211 miles. Born in Greensboro, NC, live in Summervlle, SC.

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Posted 28 January 2018 - 02:32 PM

View PostThat One Guy, on 28 January 2018 - 01:24 AM, said:

Poll could use different options. Someone moving from southern to central Utah carries as much weight as the TRFer that moved from south to north America, for example.

Wasn't looking for cultural differences, only miles.

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Posted 28 January 2018 - 02:33 PM

View PostJack Aubrey, on 28 January 2018 - 12:53 PM, said:

211 miles. Born in Greensboro, NC, live in Summervlle, SC.

I have relatives who live in Summerville, very near the Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site.




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