UK cities ranking NOW WITH THRILLING POLL!

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks

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Glasgow
7
47%
Edinburgh
8
53%
 
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UK cities ranking NOW WITH THRILLING POLL!

Postby Dor-Relip Hotels and Bathings » 14 Feb 2018, 12:28

London
Birmingham
Glasgow
Manchester
Liverpool
Edinburgh
Bristol
Sheffield
Newcastle
Hull
Leeds
Bradford
Belfast
Brighton
Nottingham
Leicester
Wolverhampton
Cardiff
Bournemouth
Portsmouth
Southampton
Coventry
Sunderland
Reading
Preston
Wakefield
Plymouth
Stoke
Derby
Swansea
York
Peterborough
Oxford
Norwich
Cambridge
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Postby Dor-Relip Hotels and Bathings » 14 Feb 2018, 12:41

know well and it's a great place

Glasgow
Newcastle
Preston
London
York


know well and it's a shithole

Manchester
Sheffield


know well and it's OK

Wolverhampton
Birmingham


don't know well but looks like a great place

Edinburgh
Liverpool
Brighton
Nottingham


don't know well but looks like a shithole

Hull
Leeds
Sunderland
Wakefield
Peterborough


indifferent/don't know

Bristol
Bradford
Belfast
Leicester
Cardiff
Bournemouth
Portsmouth
Southampton
Coventry
Reading
Plymouth
Stoke
Derby
Swansea
Oxford
Norwich
Cambridge
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Postby Goat Boy » 14 Feb 2018, 12:48

The best

Edinburgh - well it's home, innit?
London - great in small doses

Very good

Birmingham - It's not a pretty city but there's lots going on plus great food
Glasgow - Ditto. Dislike the professional Wegie shite of course.

Only briefly visited but looked good

Newcastle
Liverpool
York

Briefly visited but not impressed

Leeds
Manchester

Ones I wouldn't mind visiting

Brighton
Bristol
Oxford

There's lots of cities in the UK I just have no desire to visit at all
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Postby Darkness_Fish » 14 Feb 2018, 12:53

OCT wrote:know well and it's a great place
Preston

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Postby Darkness_Fish » 14 Feb 2018, 12:57

Love
York

Quite Like
Manchester
Liverpool
Glasgow
Edinburgh
Sheffield
Newcastle
Leeds
Nottingham
Oxford

Never been to
Birmingham
Bristol
Hull
Bradford
Belfast
Brighton
Leicester
Wolverhampton
Cardiff
Bournemouth
Portsmouth
Southampton
Coventry
Sunderland
Wakefield
Plymouth
Peterborough
Norwich (been to the airport and Aviva HQ, but that's it)
Cambridge

Shitholes
Reading
Preston
Stoke
Derby
Swansea
London
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Postby Goat Boy » 14 Feb 2018, 13:05

London at the bottom?!

You're a strange fella DF!
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Postby clive gash » 14 Feb 2018, 13:08

A bad experience during a visit to original site of The Batcave I reckon.
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It’s cos London is The Beatles
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Postby clive gash » 14 Feb 2018, 13:09

All those sheeple.
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Postby Darkness_Fish » 14 Feb 2018, 13:12

Goat Boy wrote:London at the bottom?!

You're a strange fella DF!

It's not necessarily bottom of the shithole section, I mean, Swansea is stiff competition. But it's a fucking horrible grey monstrosity of a place. And there's loads of people there.
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Postby Toby » 14 Feb 2018, 13:16

ACE

Brighton - only an hour away and it's by the sea.

GOOD

London
Newcastle
Manchester
Liverpool
Oxford

Can't be arsed with the rest.

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Postby Rayge » 14 Feb 2018, 13:27

Where did you get the list from John? several of my favourite cathedral cities not on it.
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Postby Dor-Relip Hotels and Bathings » 14 Feb 2018, 13:28

Rayge wrote:Where did you get the list from John? several of my favourite cathedral cities not on it.


Top of my head. There's too many there already, actually.
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Postby Insouciant Western People » 14 Feb 2018, 13:32

Rayge wrote:Where did you get the list from John? several of my favourite cathedral cities not on it.


Yeah, Lincoln and Durham not on there, two of my favourite cities in England. I lived in Lincoln for a few years, lovely place.
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Postby Insouciant Western People » 14 Feb 2018, 13:33

Also, no SALFORD. Home of Mark E and Dr Johnny Clarke.
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Postby The Modernist » 14 Feb 2018, 14:18

I think I prefer small cities and or decent sized towns these days. My ideal place to live would be somewhere like Canterbury - a bit arty, culturally alive, lots of aesthetically pleasing Georgian architecture, a river etc. And it's in a part of the country I have a great deal of affection for. I really loved Bath too - like an Italian city.
I've gone right off London, although I'll always be fascinated by its history, but it's not a place to live anymore, unless you have a lot of money.

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Postby Dor-Relip Hotels and Bathings » 14 Feb 2018, 14:28

A lot of you would prefer to live somewhere in Europe, I think.
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Postby Stille Baron » 14 Feb 2018, 14:35

OCT wrote:A lot of you would prefer to live somewhere in Europe, I think.


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Postby Insouciant Western People » 14 Feb 2018, 14:36

OCT wrote:A lot of you would prefer to live somewhere in Europe, I think.


I've picked up very slight, subtle hints of that from the Masked Man.
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Postby Toby » 14 Feb 2018, 14:40

The thing is, the grass inevitably isn't greener.

I liked Berlin 20 years ago and I still love the city, but living there permanently now? No. Too cold. Too hip actually.

I like to think I'd love somewhere in France or Spain, but it's not always rosy. Italy, the same. There are usually unseen aspects of living that you miss that float to the surface once you've gone beyond the novelty of the new.

I'd love to live somewhere like Mainz or Heidelberg in Germany - well designed cities with impressive infrastructure, cleanliness, historical aspedcts like churches, rivers, affordable public transport, not too many cars etc.
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