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Wendell

FYI, if you're going to do favorability ratings for our cities, you should never leave out The Valley (which is actually a similar sized region as Austin).

Wendell

Also, if you're going to do a similar feature for New Mexico, including El Paso in their list of cities would be extremely relevant given its close proximity and similar culture and demographics. (I.E. include El Paso, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Las Cruces)

Wendell

Also! Where the hell is Fort Worth!?

Tom Jensen

A little bit west of Dallas

Wendell

Yes, but its a huge city. We in Texas do not, despite their close proximity and close economic ties (same metropolitan area, but different metropolitan divisions), consider them the same in a similar way that North Carolinians see urban agglomerations like ehe Triangle or the Triad. Dallas and Forth Worth are completely different culturally. Dallas is very much southern plains akin to places like OKC while Fort Worth is the quintessential southwestern cowboy town. I.E. It's like El Paso but lacking the historical Hispanic character.

Tom Gibbons

Where the West begins...but never reaches full flower.

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