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Where are you?

I have a mental quirk about remembering where people live: I have two separate indexes, one keyed by person, the other keyed by location. The first one updates when I find out someone has moved, but not the second - that one usually only updates when I see the person in that location (sometimes, if I meet someone for the first time who lives somewhere else, I enter them in the second mental index correctly, but sometimes I don't). If I want to remember where you live, I can. But if I'm visiting somewhere and try to remember who's there, I often miss some people simply because I've never hung out with them there. It can go on like that for years, and through multiple visits.

Help me by filling out this poll! If you want me to remember where you are, that is :)

After a week or two, I'm going to "backdate" it to the future, so it'll be near the top of cos and you can easily find it and updated it if you wish. [Edit: actually, nevermind - I'm just linking here from my top-of-journal post]


Options are checkboxes so you can select multiple locations. If your family's there, your primary's there, you go to school in one place and spend the summer in another, you grew up there and still have a lot of friends and visit every year or two, include them all.

Where are you? (Northeast)

metro Boston
38(49.4%)
western MA, southern VT
1(1.3%)
elsewhere in MA, or RI, or southern NH
4(5.2%)
Maine/NH/VT
0(0.0%)
CT, from Hartfordish to Bridgeportish
0(0.0%)
NYC metro / SW CT / Westchester / north NJ
9(11.7%)
Hudson valley, Newburgh-ish to Albany
1(1.3%)
Long Island
0(0.0%)
western NY (Utica or beyond)
1(1.3%)
Philly
3(3.9%)
Pittsburgh
0(0.0%)
Baltimore
2(2.6%)
DC/Rockville/NoVA
7(9.1%)
Cleveland/Oberlin
1(1.3%)
somewhere in the northeast not listed here
1(1.3%)

Where are you? (West coast US)

Seattle metro
4(13.8%)
Portland metro
1(3.4%)
I-5, Seattle to Olympa
0(0.0%)
I-5, Portland to Eugene
0(0.0%)
Washington or Oregon coast
0(0.0%)
Washington or Oregon elsewhere
0(0.0%)
Bay area
14(48.3%)
Silly Valley
0(0.0%)
Santa Cruz to Monterey
0(0.0%)
Santa Barbara
1(3.4%)
LA / Santa Monica / Culver City / etc.
0(0.0%)
greater LA
0(0.0%)
San Diego
1(3.4%)
Alaska
0(0.0%)
somewhere on the west coast not listed here
2(6.9%)

Where are you? (other US metros I might visit)

Chicago
3(15.0%)
Madison
0(0.0%)
Milwaukee
0(0.0%)
Minneapolis/St. Paul
1(5.0%)
Austin
4(20.0%)
New Orleans
1(5.0%)
Nashville
0(0.0%)
Atlanta
1(5.0%)
Louisville to Lexington
0(0.0%)
Cincinnati to Columbus
1(5.0%)
Denver/Boulder/northern front range
4(20.0%)
Phoenix
1(5.0%)
Albuquerque
0(0.0%)
Santa Fe
0(0.0%)
Miami/Broward
0(0.0%)

Where are you? (Canada)

Halifax
0(0.0%)
elsewhere on Newfoundland or PEI
0(0.0%)
Quebec
0(0.0%)
Montreal
0(0.0%)
Toronto
0(0.0%)
Ottawa
0(0.0%)
populated Ontario (i.e. London)
0(0.0%)
elsewhere in eastern Canada
1(33.3%)
the vast middle
0(0.0%)
Calgary
0(0.0%)
Vancouver
0(0.0%)
elsewhere on the BC coast
0(0.0%)
elsewhere in BC or Alberta
0(0.0%)
too far north, nobody lives here
1(33.3%)

Where are you? (the world)

US or Canada
55(87.3%)
England/Scotland/Wales
2(3.2%)
nordic countries
0(0.0%)
western Europe
0(0.0%)
other Europe
0(0.0%)
Israel
0(0.0%)
elswhere in the Middle East
0(0.0%)
Russia
0(0.0%)
India
0(0.0%)
China
0(0.0%)
Japan
0(0.0%)
southeast Asia
1(1.6%)
Africa
0(0.0%)
South or Central America
0(0.0%)
Australia/New Zealand
2(3.2%)

Where are you?

Everywhere
8(11.9%)
Nowhere
2(3.0%)
Somewhere you listed only vaguely
14(20.9%)
Somewhere you listed pretty precisely
23(34.3%)
Somewhere you didn't list at all
5(7.5%)


[Edit: If you checked "somewhere you didn't list at all", leave it in a comment?]
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