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#919060 - 10/23/07 08:13 PM Where are you from?
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Registered: 09/03/06
Posts: 506
Loc: USA
Hey guys this just arose in another topic; it occurs to me that we have people here from all over the world, so here's the big question:

Where are YOU from?
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#919061 - 10/23/07 08:15 PM Re: Where are you from?
Chardonnay Offline
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Registered: 09/12/07
Posts: 505
Loc: Boston, MA.
Boston, MA!!!
Go Red Sox!!!

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#919062 - 10/24/07 06:48 AM Re: Where are you from?
vogel54 Offline
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Registered: 02/10/07
Posts: 308
Loc: Long Island
Long Island, New York...A town called Oakdale on the south shore of Long Island.

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#919063 - 11/11/07 08:45 PM Re: Where are you from?
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Registered: 11/16/05
Posts: 205
Loc: Lightning Ridge, Australia
Lightning Ridge Australia - Home of the Black Opal
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#919064 - 04/12/08 08:53 PM Re: Where are you from?
Abi Offline
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Registered: 03/17/08
Posts: 22
Loc: Indiana
a small town called Auburn, Indiana
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#919065 - 04/12/08 09:23 PM Re: Where are you from?
Debbie57 Offline
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Registered: 10/27/07
Posts: 258
Loc: Kansas
Topeka, Kansas. Yes, it really exists:)

Debbie
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#919066 - 04/12/08 09:45 PM Re: Where are you from?
TrapperJohn Offline
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Registered: 02/11/08
Posts: 3553
Loc: Chocolatetown, USA
Central Pennsylvania near ChocolateTown, USA (you can smell the sweet aroma wafting on the breeze as it eminates from the factory :p )

Regards, JF
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#919067 - 04/13/08 11:49 AM Re: Where are you from?
M.E. Offline
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Registered: 04/12/08
Posts: 2
Originally from OSAKA JAPAN. (2nd biggest city in that country) Icame to the U.S. 10+ years ago. now LOGAN UTAH (small town bunch of houses and cows.)
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#919068 - 04/15/08 12:15 AM Re: Where are you from?
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Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 31
Loc: Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
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#919069 - 04/15/08 11:51 AM Re: Where are you from?
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Registered: 04/04/08
Posts: 64
Central WA state via my proud home town of CLEVELAND ,OHIO!!!!!

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#919070 - 04/17/08 12:42 AM Re: Where are you from?
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Registered: 01/12/07
Posts: 788
Loc: Massapequa, NY
Born in Bethpage NY (home of the Grumman Lunar Module (Apollo 11)) Currently live in Massapequa NY (two towns to the south)
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#919071 - 04/18/08 07:34 AM Re: Where are you from?
Props2u Offline
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Registered: 04/09/08
Posts: 18
Loc: Connecticut, USA
Torrington, Connecticut.
#1 in taxes! Woohoo! Wait... thats nothing to be proud of.

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#919072 - 04/24/08 08:20 PM Re: Where are you from?
hotkeys Offline
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Registered: 01/12/07
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Loc: Massapequa, NY
Props2u,

I thought New Yorkers were taxed more. Long Island had very high property taxes. Most of this was the individual taxes by individual school districts and other overlapping governmental agencies (big problem in Nassau County where I live; not sure of Suffolk).

- Mark
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#919073 - 05/08/08 11:14 PM Re: Where are you from?
Singing Sarah Offline
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Registered: 05/01/08
Posts: 8
Wisconsin!!! ;\)

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#919074 - 05/08/08 11:19 PM Re: Where are you from?
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Registered: 05/08/06
Posts: 231
Loc: Chicago, IL
I'm originally from Poland, I live in Chicago.

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#919075 - 05/08/08 11:31 PM Re: Where are you from?
musica71 Offline
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Registered: 04/04/08
Posts: 415
Loc: Bend, Or.
I am from Bend Oregon. Moved 3 years ago from Woodinville Wash. Trying ,to get a Piano Performance group started, miss Ladies Musical Club and all of the opportunities to perform. We will have our 3rd meeting on May 31st. Should be about 20 people in attendance. Musica 71
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#919076 - 05/08/08 11:37 PM Re: Where are you from?
musica71 Offline
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Registered: 04/04/08
Posts: 415
Loc: Bend, Or.
I am going to Seattle on May 17th and playing my competition program for WIPAC ( Wash. Int. Piano Arts Council) in Wash. D.C. which takes place mid July. Have worked my butt off to get ready. One needs 55 min. prepared in case you make all 3 levels. Am playing at a friends home.
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#919077 - 05/10/08 08:56 AM Re: Where are you from?
TrapperJohn Offline
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Registered: 02/11/08
Posts: 3553
Loc: Chocolatetown, USA
Linglestown, PA (not to far from ChocolateTown, USA - Hershey)

JF
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#919078 - 05/10/08 09:03 AM Re: Where are you from?
billyshears66 Offline
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Registered: 04/25/08
Posts: 84
Loc: Dracut, MA
From sunny FLA... Live in cold Dracut, MA

Almost 8 years now, you'd think I'd be used to it by now?
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#919079 - 05/11/08 01:37 PM Re: Where are you from?
little-big-man Offline
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Registered: 09/11/07
Posts: 114
Loc: Berkshire, England
What a lot of Americans.

I'm from Southern England.
That's the UK, for all you yanks. lol.
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#919080 - 05/11/08 03:08 PM Re: Where are you from?
Mechanical Doll Offline
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Registered: 06/10/07
Posts: 199
Loc: Garden State, USA
I've become a Jersey girl. :p

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Originally posted by M.E.:
Originally from OSAKA JAPAN. (2nd biggest city in that country) Icame to the U.S. 10+ years ago. now LOGAN UTAH (small town bunch of houses and cows.) [/b]
How on earth did you pick Utah? I'm sure it's lovely (I've never been), but it seems such an odd choice.

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Originally posted by hotkeys:
Props2u,

I thought New Yorkers were taxed more. Long Island had very high property taxes. Most of this was the individual taxes by individual school districts and other overlapping governmental agencies (big problem in Nassau County where I live; not sure of Suffolk).

- Mark [/b]
As a (former) NYer it certainly felt like we were the highest taxed in the nation. The Tax Foundation website ( http://www.taxfoundation.org/ ) has some interesting data. I don't know what their rep is, but it seems pretty straightforward.
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#919081 - 05/12/08 06:59 PM Re: Where are you from?
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Registered: 03/25/08
Posts: 84
Loc: Louisville, KY
Kentucky: among the most beautiful of states, highly regionally varied but all blessed with nature's bounty. Louisville: varies by square mile, something for almost everyone, hard to pigeonhole.

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#919082 - 05/12/08 09:14 PM Re: Where are you from?
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Registered: 05/03/08
Posts: 351
Loc: Maine
a little town on the coast of Maine, love it here more than anywhere, Maine pride!
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#919083 - 06/13/08 12:24 PM Re: Where are you from?
LadyDpiano Offline
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Registered: 06/12/08
Posts: 4
Loc: San Diego, California
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Thanks for asking! \:\)

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#919084 - 06/16/08 01:36 PM Re: Where are you from?
amylee Offline
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Registered: 02/12/08
Posts: 4
Loc: Augusta, GA
Augusta, Georgia, yall!

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#919085 - 06/20/08 10:56 AM Re: Where are you from?
the nosy ape Offline
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Registered: 06/10/08
Posts: 710
Loc: Westford, MA
Born in Ames, IA.
Grew up in Prince George's County, MD.
Lived the last 30 years in MA, most of it in the People's Republic of Cambridge.

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#919086 - 06/20/08 11:10 AM Re: Where are you from?
Jamie147 Offline
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Registered: 01/05/08
Posts: 212
Loc: England, UK
I live and work in Northampton which is in a central part of England. So central infact its in an area called the Midlands \:D

I'm about 1 hours drive from London, Birmingham and Leicester and 2 hours from Liverpool and Manchester. One day I hope to live in Southern Ireland where my father is from. I think there are laws in Ireland against doing anything with any sense of urgency. \:D
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