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Which U.S. states are the friendliest?

By friendly, this entails acts of simple courtesy like polite service in a store or restaurant, greetings on the street, or just general warmth of people.


 


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LindaH Quadruple Gold Star Survey Creator Gold Qualifier This user is on the site NOW (2 minutes ago)
posted 24-Sep-2005 12:01am  
I have no idea. I would think it would vary by city more than by state. I remember hearing about a group of motorcyclists that travelled all over the country and they determined the friendliest city was Monarch, Colorado. I've never been there.
CGTREE
posted 24-Sep-2005 12:04am  
I don't know....I live in Canada....but I don't think I ever want to go to the states.....I would be affraid of getting shot or stabbed or something...or maybe blown up....But hey what do I know I'm just a Canadian.
southernyankee
posted 24-Sep-2005 3:10am  
define friendlyness.

southernyankee
posted 24-Sep-2005 3:13am  
generally people in different cities have different personalities. THey have different aditudes and different ways of manifesting their friendlieness. The people in one city might smile at you more than any other but then people in another city might be more likely to hold the door open for you or say "have a nice day". They all have their own way of expressing their friendliness, youd just have to give them a chance.
Dino
posted 24-Sep-2005 5:54am  
I have absolutely no idea.

I would hazard a guess and say New England.

Is New England a state or a place within a state?
Maarten
posted 24-Sep-2005 7:51am  
There are friendly and nasty people everywhere.
justjulie
posted 24-Sep-2005 8:10am  
wisconsin and colorado
justjulie
(reply to LindaH) posted 24-Sep-2005 8:12am  
 * grin *
dab Survey Qualifier
(reply to Dino) posted 24-Sep-2005 8:27am  
New England is the six states in the northeast US: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.
jettles Survey Central Subscriber Gold Qualifier
posted 24-Sep-2005 9:12am  
New Jersey, New York.... it's all a matter of perspective and what you know as friendly.
ROCKMAN
posted 24-Sep-2005 9:23am  
I think t just depends on what part of what State your in.
cloudhugger
posted 24-Sep-2005 10:04am  
Uhhh, Michigan has friendly people, they all seem genuinely nice. I had good experiences in Arkansas. Parts of California were very warm. Tennesee, I am not sure if they are that friendly or that simple. That's all I can think of now.
patarnone
posted 24-Sep-2005 11:43am  
It's a tie between Washington and Oregon.
LindaH Quadruple Gold Star Survey Creator Gold Qualifier This user is on the site NOW (2 minutes ago)
(reply to justjulie) posted 24-Sep-2005 12:04pm  
Is that where you are?
dilfreak
posted 24-Sep-2005 12:23pm  
Ummmm, i think any of the southern states would fall into that category
bombill
posted 24-Sep-2005 12:31pm  
I find Southern and Western states have the friendliest people. However, who you are will influence how others treat you. In the South, it helps to be a white person who maintains the status quo (the only real exeption is Atlanta). In the West, it helps to be laid back but direct. These are broad generalizations, but that's the nature of the question. All states have friendly people. Northerers tend to be a little abrasive, particularly New Yorkers. Mid-westerners tend to be reserved but courteous.
Amanda
posted 24-Sep-2005 1:14pm  
I have no idea. Probably a southern state. There are friendly people and rude people everywhere. But, people in the south seem to be a little more friendly overall.
Enheduanna Survey Central Subscriber
posted 24-Sep-2005 1:29pm  
I don't know; I'm not sure this is even a relevant question, because I'm not sure there are friendlier and less-friendly states. People always said Massachusetts wasn't friendly, and I found the oppposite to be true, especially in the town where I lived. I would also find it creepy if strangers randomly said hello to me while I was walking down the street.
Iseult Silver Star Survey Creator
posted 24-Sep-2005 1:43pm  
I had a very nice experience in Maine.

Worst? New York, without having to think about it.
Zang
posted 24-Sep-2005 2:34pm  
I've met lots of Americans, and I tend to find them all to be quite friendly, enthusiastic and reasonably well behaved under most circumstances. The small town folks seem to be particularly cute with all their starry-eyed wonder at the world. They can be a bit brash if you get them too liquored up, so I would keep an eye on that.
autumnlight
posted 24-Sep-2005 3:12pm  
I don't know. I've never been to America.
hypersky
posted 24-Sep-2005 4:49pm  
When I go to the States, I usually travel for business and I don't get much time to spend getting to know the locals and local culture. My exposure is, in my opinion, too superficial to make a super-informed judgement. Having said this, San Francisco struck me as a particularily warm and inviting, in large part because of the people. So on that, I say Californians.
bcollins
posted 24-Sep-2005 6:21pm  
How would I know? I've never been out of the state of Maine.
ElvisFan67
posted 24-Sep-2005 6:24pm  
I think Florida is one of the friendliest states I've visited.  * smile *
darkshadowsseeker
posted 24-Sep-2005 6:44pm  
How would I know this unless I've visited each and every state in the U.S.?
LoriJanine Survey Qualifier
posted 24-Sep-2005 8:01pm  
Tennessee people are pretty friendly. I haven't been to all of them to know, really. Some places it's not the state, but specific areas of the state where people are more friendly and courteous than others.
justjulie
(reply to LindaH) posted 24-Sep-2005 8:07pm  
no, i'm in wisconsin....but have lived in colorado, and have visited monarch before. i was just grinnin' because we both said colorado....tis all. * smile *
Galomorro
posted 24-Sep-2005 8:48pm  
I think big cities in the West or East are most friendly. Not that I am a traveler, but am relying on what I have heard and read. Like, for instance, I have long heard that generally small towns distrust strangers, or if you are not born in a certain area, you can never really "belong" and be fully accepted by the natives. One can't say "ALL" people in a certain US state behave a certain way, of course, but I'd say mainly the biggest cities on the E and W coasts, and likely mainly big California cities, the most warmth and "live and let live" attitudes that would make people feel comfortable.
Danger
posted 24-Sep-2005 9:02pm  
I've found Hawaii to be the friendliest state (everyone's nice cause you're a tourist and they want you to buy something), followed by Virginia (it's for lovers!)
BerrieGrrl
posted 24-Sep-2005 10:45pm  
people that have come here (wisconsin) from other states have said that wisconsinites are friendly. i don't know, i've lived here all my life. gas station attendants in florida always ask me if i need matches when i buy cigarettes, i think that's pretty curteous.
LindaH Quadruple Gold Star Survey Creator Gold Qualifier This user is on the site NOW (2 minutes ago)
(reply to justjulie) posted 24-Sep-2005 10:52pm  
cool.
Enigma
posted 25-Sep-2005 7:19am  
I can't answer this because I haven't been to all of them. I've only been to maybe five or six and passed through another three. *Michigan, New York, Florida, Nevada, Iowa - I don't remember thinking the people were rude - Except New York city but I hear NY is considered "different" in that way anyhow, like rude is part of their culture or our experience of their city or something.
justjulie
(reply to LindaH) posted 25-Sep-2005 8:00am  
yeah
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
posted 25-Sep-2005 3:05pm  
1. Colorado 2. Wyoming 3. Kansas Florida and Texas you'all" see how polite i am???
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to LindaH) posted 25-Sep-2005 3:08pm  
> I have no idea. I would think it would vary by city more than by state.
> I remember hearing about a group of motorcyclists that travelled all
> over the country and they determined the friendliest city was Monarch,
> Colorado. I've never been there.

I live here in Colorado and Monarch is just south down by New Mexico, I live up here further North near Wyoming, and it is real beautiful down South and Colorado Sprigs
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 25-Sep-2005 3:12pm  
> no, i'm in wisconsin....but have lived in colorado, and have visited
> monarch before. i was just grinnin' because we both said colorado....tis
> all. * smile *

Wow I live here in Colorado myself 100 miles from denver and not to far from Steamboat Springs up here in the mountains I love it up here, which part of Colorado are you from?
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 25-Sep-2005 5:41pm  
when i lived there, i lived inbetween canon city and salida, (it's along hwy. 50....about 3 hours from denver), in a little town called howard. it had rough;y 500 people living there i do believe, and maybe that number is a bit high. the town was pretty much right on the arkansas river, (well, hwy 50 follows the river). there were mountains on either side of us....i loved it there, i miss it. do me favor and blow kiss to them montains for me and tell em i'll see em again someday.  * wink *
(i have been through steamboat springs also * smile * )
mve17
posted 25-Sep-2005 6:28pm  
i wish i had an american accent
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 25-Sep-2005 8:21pm  
I know where you are talking about, I have been down around there not to long ago, and the area has grown and doubled in size and I will do that for you and blow the mountains a kiss........I told them that you will see them again. You might not recognize Kremmling as you pass through here to get , to Steamboat Springs for we have a brand new grocery store on the Steamboat side of Kremmling just off of highway 40 KREMMLING MERCANTILE it is called and it is big! , and if you go to Granby we have a brand new City Market that is huge!. This town has grown a bit in size over the years, and Summit County south of here is the fastest grown.
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to mve17) posted 25-Sep-2005 8:27pm  
> i wish i had an american accent

How about a southern accent?? y'all come back now y'hear hee hee hee
iwish40
posted 25-Sep-2005 8:36pm  
Florida! and most of the South.
This saying rings true. "You can't beat Southern Hospitality"!
teatree
posted 25-Sep-2005 10:17pm  
How the heck should I know? This assumes that I've been to every state in the U.S., which I haven't. This also eliminates all those at SC who either haven't visited all 50 states or live outside the U.S., too. Bad survey!
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 26-Sep-2005 7:24am  
thank you!
 * grin *

and in all honesty, i probably wouldn't really recognize the steamboat springs area to begin with....it's been quite a long a time, and also, i wasn;t able to spend some actual time there. (or if i did at all, i didn't realize i was in that particular town). i'm pretty certain it was a drive through, through that town....and most likely a gasoline/potty/cig break occurred in that town.
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 26-Sep-2005 10:25am  
> thank you!
>  * grin *
>
> and in all honesty, i probably wouldn't really recognize the steamboat
> springs area to begin with....it's been quite a long a time, and also,
> i wasn;t able to spend some actual time there. (or if i did at all,
> i didn't realize i was in that particular town). i'm pretty certain
> it was a drive through, through that town....and most likely a gasoline/potty/cig
> break occurred in that town.

Steamboat Springs has grown into a monster as well, and talk about traffic, you feel like you are in Denver or New York it is so congested and takes so long trying to cross Highway 40 from either side of the highway as I found out and you run out of patience
judgescratch
posted 26-Sep-2005 11:42am  
Prolly the south.
Definitely not the north.
The west is very friendly, too, but maybe not as much so as in the south.
No offense to all of you in the mid-west. I've really just driven through.
And not the mid-Atlantic states.
mve17
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 26-Sep-2005 12:17pm  
a southern accent? southern in what country eh eh eh
dutchessny
posted 26-Sep-2005 1:31pm  
New York!! ok, mebbe CA right along-with!  * wink *
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to mve17) posted 26-Sep-2005 3:11pm  
> a southern accent? southern in what country eh eh eh

Florida , Missisippi , Georgia , Alabama and Lousiana they have that southern drawl y'all and Texas the Lone Star State they talk like cowboys Howdy along with Tennessee we are the hick states, and New Yorkers sound real funny!
dab Survey Qualifier
posted 26-Sep-2005 3:32pm  
Of the places I have experience, Montana wins for friendliness.
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 26-Sep-2005 3:33pm  
yeah...i really disliked driving through denver...far too stressful
mve17
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 26-Sep-2005 4:18pm  
any accent other than mine will do fine y'all  * raspberry *
cabinfever
(reply to Maarten) posted 27-Sep-2005 3:13am  
There was a time when I would have said Southeastern Washington (I grew up there)... but then it really started growing because of a certain industry, and all these Californians and Easterners moved there. (I used to have a job where I saw a lot of driver's licenses) After that, it got a lot less friendly and polite. The small towns of Northeastern Oregon are quite friendly... drivers stop and let you cross the street all the time there, smile and wave. But the friendliness is mostly superficial, like politeness mostly... trying to actually get to know someone there is very difficult. (Speaking from experience.) I agree with Maarten, that there are friendly and nasty people everywhere... it's just the ratio of such that makes the difference!  * wink *
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 27-Sep-2005 11:54am  
Denver is very stressful and if I ever go down there , I will drive just like they do in the big city and it works for me, I get some people mad at me look at her go?
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to mve17) posted 27-Sep-2005 11:55am  
> any accent other than mine will do fine y'all  * raspberry *

What is your accent and where do you come from? I am Colorado
mve17
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 27-Sep-2005 12:33pm  
im from england down by the seeeaaaaaaaaaside
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to mve17) posted 27-Sep-2005 1:40pm  
Wow England we are so many miles apart and computer connected how amazing! I come from Connecticut myself and have lived in Colorado since 1965 and I love it up here in the mountains, the seaside is so beautiful and you see everything
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 27-Sep-2005 3:36pm  
hehehe....it's the only way to survive the drive though.
 * smile *
wishuwerehere
posted 27-Sep-2005 4:09pm  
west virginia, pennsylvania, tennessee
eagle
posted 27-Sep-2005 4:56pm  
I really thought that Colorado was friendly, as long as you are talking outside of Denver, other than that, I must say Iowa of course, since that is where I live, I have been told that Texas is very friendly, but I have yet to experience it, for my self.
eagle
(reply to jettles) posted 27-Sep-2005 4:59pm  
i hated new jersey, but of course your right when you said its all a matter of persepective and what you know as friendly
eagle
(reply to Amanda) posted 27-Sep-2005 5:02pm  
the reason you think the people in the south are generally more friendly, is they can insult you, and make it sound like a compliment. for example, the way they tell you to go to hell, is 'Oh, bless your sweet little heart', of course that is just my opinion
Amanda
(reply to eagle) posted 27-Sep-2005 5:43pm  
Some southern people do this, I agree with that. However, I've lived in the south all my life and I've never been like this. I don't do things quite a subtle. If I want to tell someone to go to hell, I'll say it just like that. I don't care who you are, where I'm at, or who's around. If it needs to be said, it'll be said. But, I also am a very nice person. Giving everyone a chance until they cross me. But, yeah, I know what you mean. My dad's one person that can really crack me up when it comes to this kind of thing. His motto: you can call someone a son of a dog with a smile on your face. They don't even realize that you've insulted them until later. It's quite funny.
caviartaste
posted 27-Sep-2005 6:39pm  
I would say Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, Illinois, Oregon, North and South Carolina, Mississippi, Louisianna, Texas, Arizona and California....and I've been to a lot of states. These are my favorites for the people factor.
caviartaste
(reply to eagle) posted 27-Sep-2005 6:47pm  
> the reason you think the people in the south are generally more friendly,
> is they can insult you, and make it sound like a compliment. for example,
> the way they tell you to go to hell, is 'Oh, bless your sweet little
> heart', of course that is just my opinion

 * laughing out loud *
sweetie, did someone say that to you? I'm sure it wasn't meant to offend. I'm sure they thought you needed blessing.

JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 27-Sep-2005 9:34pm  
> hehehe....it's the only way to survive the drive though.
>  * smile *

Yes it is a good way to survive and keep your sanity in the big City of Denver just drive like they do and ignore the people that flip you off, it does not bother me at all , and I have lived in Denver before and worked in Denver and sometimes I love going down to visit and do my business and get back up here to the mountains
justjulie
(reply to eagle) posted 28-Sep-2005 8:32am  
it's the one that sells denver omlettes....and i think the only cookies there, are the ones that you toss
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 28-Sep-2005 8:36am  
i couldn't agree w/ you more....nice to visit the city, but yeah....let me go back home.
 * smile *
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 28-Sep-2005 12:58pm  
It feels great to get back home after a very long trip to Denver, it takes a good hour and a half just to get down there and go to my appointment or whatever! I need to do. I have stayed down in Denver before at my friends house for one night, and the water tastes bad compared to mountain water up here in Kremmling , I just love the water up here tastes so good. And the air pollution in Denver is so bad you cannot breathe and will be choking and coughing it is just terrible
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 28-Sep-2005 4:46pm  
i know it....most cities are like that....but one can really tell the difference in their surroundings when living in a place like colorado, especially w/ the water. i miss the mountain water very much.
jduPres
posted 28-Sep-2005 6:28pm  
I wouldn't know. I haven't visited any other state than the one I live in.
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 28-Sep-2005 7:03pm  
> i know it....most cities are like that....but one can really tell
> the difference in their surroundings when living in a place like colorado,
> especially w/ the water. i miss the mountain water very much.

Me to, I can tell the difference as I am driving home from Denver and it so much better up here, but Denver is ok some times , but not all the time. We have almost everything we need up here without shopping in Denver, there is a Wal-Mart and a Target Store and a Home Depot and we have an Office Max and so many stores to shop at, plus I shop here online like Blair and you can shop at Target and Wal-Mart online so easy to look up and it takes a week to get my order in the mail which is not bad at all and I save gas in the car. If I go to Denver at all it will be a doctors appointment of some kind. I have Well Water in this place where I live and it gets very cold for drinking.
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 29-Sep-2005 7:24am  
when i first arrived to colorado, we would fetch our water from a local underground spring. it was almost as if the water had magical powers or something, ya know? it was that good.
that's also what i hear about denver. the only people that go to denver are the people who live there, or if they need to go to the doc's, or if they need to travel by plane or train. but most of the surrounding towns are pretty well equipped w/ misc. stores and things of the like.
(all this talk is really making me miss it!!!)
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 29-Sep-2005 10:41pm  
A local underground spring , Colorado Springs comes to mind and perhaps Steamboat Springs as I think about it I do not know where these places are at. I just love spring water and even Georgia comes to mind they have small mountains with streams and the water was good. We do have the Amtrac Train that passes right through here and it is so cool! to watch the trains go by and you can see the trains from highway 40, that is how close they come near the highway. Plus there is a small Airport just behind my house and these small jets take off and land here and there is another Airport in this County Granby Colorado , we have 2 airports and over in Vail there is another airport as well. So much has changed up here, and highway 40 is being paved all over again almost from Kremmling > Hot Sulphur Springs 10 miles of this highway all the way up Byers Canyon, and highway 9 to Silverthorne is being paved.
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 30-Sep-2005 6:32am  
colordao springs has changed a lot as well. when i was 5, my folks took a trip out there in hopes to buy a house and move us all there. well, 16 years later when i went, and sent them pics of the area, they couldn't believe how much it has actually grown. it's interesting, but sad in the same breath. (my hometown here in wisconsin has grown SO much over the past 7 years....it's kind'a makes me sick. although i muct say, i drove by the house that i grew up in, and the landscaping looks beautiful.  * smile * ) the last time we went out to colordao, we took an amtrak....that was fun!!! we went a couple of months before they put a ban on smoking on the trains...thank god, other wise it would have been a SUPER long trip...blech. my kiddo was about to turn 3 at the time...he had a blast. and the people we met along the way....they were just cool. * smile *
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 2-Oct-2005 12:44am  
Yes Colorado Springs has changed so much and I have been down there before with my friend Sarah, we girls went to a Bob Proctor Seminar on Real Estate Investing it was very interesting how a person can invest in Real Estate Property and make so much money. We drove down there for only one day and came back up here to Kremmling a very long drive and Sarah drove her boyfriends car. But yes Colorado Springs feels like a big city I kind of like it down there after seeing it.
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 2-Oct-2005 5:59pm  
yeah, it is nice in the springs. for it's big...but not totally insanely big like the denver area.
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 2-Oct-2005 8:41pm  
No nothing like Denver, Denver is urban sprawl and so huge and a big parking lot. Today is Sunday and I had to press charges against these 3 boys after calling 911? My car was egged along with my house and this was not the first time it happened, back in May of this year 2005 these same boys left me a filthy note and egged my home I called the police and gave these boys a warning"?? the next time is time for Court and here I am? Some children are just plain trouble makers and need to learn a lesson the hard way and he is getting 20 hours of community service cleaning my property, he will pull my weeds and mow the yard pick up any trash and clean my and more that I can find for this boy, and his mom grounded him for good. I just wanted to put my hands around his neck and kill him but no, I am a lady
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 3-Oct-2005 6:54am  
 * surprise *

well....sorry to hear that, but excellent that you personally kept your cool and acted very lady-like  * smile *
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 3-Oct-2005 9:27pm  
He does seem like a nice kid but he has his problems to deal with, and the other boys he hangs around with are big trouble for him Monkey see and Monkey does what others do they follow one another. I ended up seeing another Doctor today and he is saying Physical Therapy not carpal tunnel and he took xrays of my hand and arm and the other Doctor did not. I enjoyed myself in Summit County and I shopped at Wal-Mart so I could see my boyfriend and he was there and we talked to each other, and I went shopping at the Grocery Store and then Target my car was full coming home , I just love shopping it is so much fun!
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 4-Oct-2005 6:39am  
i love shopping as well. although, i went shopping this past weekend w/ moonstone at a couple of different stores, and when we got home i put all of the reciepts into the checkbook....whoops....we're so screwed on cash, it's just not even funny. so yesterday, i went to the wal-mart w/ my kiddo to return the stuff i bought, for we needed groceries. i've never had to do that before, and i was pretty bummed about it. ah well....i guess i didn't really "need" the couple of things i picked up anyhow.
so yeah, shopping is indeed fun, but only when you have some real cash to spend.
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 4-Oct-2005 1:29pm  
And it all depends on what we need at home that we cannot live without, and we all need groceries at home we need food and the basic necessity's of life like toothpaste a toothbrush and shampoo for our hair, and we girls need our Kotex pads and tampons and all of our cosmetics, this is what I buy the most when shopping and it adds up real quick along with groceries we can easily spend between $100.00 and $200.00 without thinking about it. I am making even more money then before plus I live on Social Security as well and they allow me to earn so much a month from both jobs without getting into trouble
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 4-Oct-2005 4:44pm  
that's cool. i have a friend who is able to do the same: collect S.S and have a job at the same time. it's pretty neat as to how it works out. and yeah....it's pretty insane just how quickly everything can add up
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 4-Oct-2005 10:23pm  
> that's cool. i have a friend who is able to do the same: collect S.S
> and have a job at the same time. it's pretty neat as to how it works
> out. and yeah....it's pretty insane just how quickly everything can
> add up

And with Social Security I cannot go over $800.00 a month and they allow you to have a job which is good , because Social Security alone I could not pay my bills and survive , the rent alone is $300.00 a month along with my gas and electric bill it runs me $225.00 a month and my checks are just over $700.00 a month which disappears very fast after I pay my bills
verouge
posted 5-Oct-2005 4:44am  
Washington citizens.
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 5-Oct-2005 6:25am  
i hear that....
my friend collects $900, and it's pretty much the same story.

just crazy though, for it doesn't really matter where the cash comes from, for it seems to go just the same
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 5-Oct-2005 12:54pm  
Wherever the cash comes from it will be gone just like that right before our eyes, and today I am picking up a new gate at the Hardware Store and the price is not bad thank goodness! and yesterday I paid some of my bills, I get my checks on the 3rd each month and my job I get paid this Friday a $300.00 check from housekeeping every 2 weeks
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 5-Oct-2005 3:37pm  
i'm glad that you were able to get some bills paid and still had enough to get a new gate. just pretty cool. * smile *
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 5-Oct-2005 7:34pm  
And then more bills will get paid with this next check I am getting this week, plus I paid something towards my hospital bill very important and the cost of heating our homes is going up this Winter and it will hurt a lot of people who are poor. I got myself on budget billing where I pay so much a month or whatever it comes out to? And I can get money back as well and this is the electric company and the gas bill I can do as well, we are having an early winter right now in Colorado and the Ski Resorts Keystone and Breckenridge are talking about opening up on Halloween or near the end of the month
mrcashola
posted 6-Oct-2005 7:59am  
Definitely Minnesota
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 6-Oct-2005 8:27am  
wow....that is an early season!
our heat costs are going to be insane this winter....am pretty nervous about it, for our heat is oil. this will be our first winter in this new place, so it'll be interesting to see just how much it actually costs. i think i'm gonna have to purchase some electric blankets and some plug-in heaters....although our electric bills are pretty flipping high as well.
keep warm this winter
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 6-Oct-2005 1:04pm  
Last night it got really cold and chilly outside and I went around the house checking all of my windows to make sure they are tight and closed, and I put up some of those glass storm windows to keep the heat in and it stays nice and warm in here, all I have is just a furnace and no wood burning stove, and my furnace uses natural gas and that is going up this winter ouch" my heating bills are taken care of by LEAP they help to pay my heating costs I would be swamped with a mountain of bills if not for this. Today I go to work and tomorrow is housekeeping all day long Friday and Saturday and I will be back online maybe Saturday night and into Sunday as well so my computer will be silent until I get back online
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 6-Oct-2005 3:06pm  
hehehe....again, i hope you keep warm * smile *
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 6-Oct-2005 9:15pm  
I will do my best to keep myself warm tonight, and it is expected to get down to 26 tonight brrrr turn up the heat, I am getting myself ready for work tomorrow it will be a long day. It was ladies night up there where I work in Winter Park but I am not going , it is just to far away and a very long drive from here if only I had a place to spend the night in Winter Park, I would have gone to ladies night? It must have been a lot of fun! and besides I get up very , very early at 5:30 in the morning and get ready for my job it takes a good long hour to get there from here.
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 6-Oct-2005 9:17pm  
And Julie I was wondering how you got your photo in here? I have never seen it this way before, can I do my photo like this and what does it take?
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 7-Oct-2005 5:48pm  
i get up early too. for no real reason excpet that i can. * smile *
justjulie
(reply to JessicaWoman99) posted 7-Oct-2005 5:49pm  
you go to the "customize" page, and you can upload a pic there...just like you can on your user page. it's a new feature that bill just installed for us all...cool, eh?
Scott
posted 8-Oct-2005 10:40am  
Michigan
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 8-Oct-2005 7:48pm  
> i get up early too. for no real reason excpet that i can. * smile *

I am programmed to get up at 5:30 in the morning without an alarm clock I am so amazed" and I get ready for my job an hour from here, it takes to get , to work. I do take sleeping pills before bedtime and I feel so great" in the morning and I sleep so good all night, I am now addicted to sleeping pills but oh! well no harm
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 8-Oct-2005 7:55pm  
> you go to the "customize" page, and you can upload a pic there...just
> like you can on your user page. it's a new feature that bill just
> installed for us all...cool, eh?

yea that is so cool, so Bill did this for us all I see" And I will send in my $12.00 for Survey Central 6 months I believe it is which is very good!
JessicaWoman99 Quintuple Gold Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to justjulie) posted 8-Oct-2005 8:25pm  
> you go to the "customize" page, and you can upload a pic there...just
> like you can on your user page. it's a new feature that bill just
> installed for us all...cool, eh?

And Julie here is another picture of me standing in my driveway all sexy and beautiful! what do you think , men just love to flirt with me and we hit it off, flirting in Wal-Mart or Target and even the Post Office
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