I live in LA now!

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    Aug 17, 2010 7:29 PM GMT
    I moved to Los Angeles. Well, I'm in Costa Mesa right now, staying with my cousin while apartment-hunting, but still.

    To my parents, this guy Mike, and some bitch I met at a party in Albuquerque, screw you! I told you I could do it! Suck it!
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    Aug 17, 2010 7:36 PM GMT
    Congratulations! Costa Mesa? Pretty vanilla and boring city. icon_lol.gif
    You should go to the beach right now. The weather is freakin great today.

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    Aug 17, 2010 8:04 PM GMT
    Good luck in the city of lost angels and broken dreams!
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    Aug 17, 2010 8:19 PM GMT
    UGh... the weather over sucks today!!!
    I'm dying.....icon_cry.gif
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    Aug 17, 2010 8:20 PM GMT
    Moving to LA, NYC, or Miami is easy.
    Staying in those cities for the long run is the hard part.
    Good luck! icon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gif
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    Aug 17, 2010 8:21 PM GMT
    paulflexes saidMoving to LA, NYC, or Miami is easy.

    Way to be a bummer, man. Way to be a bummer.
  • swimbikerun

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    Aug 17, 2010 8:21 PM GMT
    Welcome to California! The more blonds here the better IMHO
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    Aug 17, 2010 8:24 PM GMT
    sexyactionnick said
    paulflexes saidMoving to LA, NYC, or Miami is easy.

    Way to be a bummer, man. Way to be a bummer.
    I never said you couldn't do it. Just giving you a heads up that you'll have to fight your ass off to get established. It took me twice to get established in Miami. The first timed failed after nine months. icon_wink.gif
  • Import

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    Aug 17, 2010 8:28 PM GMT
    word son.
    That's fuckin gangsta

    Ur on the west side. the best side. icon_cool.gif


    My uncle lives out in san something. San gabriel?
  • coastguy90814

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    Aug 17, 2010 8:30 PM GMT
    Good luck man! Visit Long Beach just up north a little. It's a great town, beach town but yet urban feel. Completely and totally more diverse and eclectic than Costa Mesa or Orange County. Check out Belmont Shores and 2nd Street if you come up, plus Long Beach has a huge Gay community :-)
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    Aug 17, 2010 10:15 PM GMT
    sexyactionnick said
    paulflexes saidMoving to LA, NYC, or Miami is easy.

    Way to be a bummer, man. Way to be a bummer.


    HEY TOUGH LOVE BUDDY!
    Its true, its quite challenging to live in LA.
    But if you stick it out, youll be a stronger man for it, and youll probably get a much better pad.
    Enjoy the sun. Dont forget sunblock. icon_cool.gif
  • goliathca714

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    Aug 17, 2010 10:34 PM GMT
    xrichx saidCongratulations! Costa Mesa? Pretty vanilla and boring city. icon_lol.gif
    You should go to the beach right now. The weather is freakin great today.


    Costa Mesa isn't so bad. Centrally located between
    Long Beach and Laguna. Not far from Newport beach and Huntington beach. Not far from Disneyland. Plus taxes aren't as bad as LA. For gyms, there's 24 hour fitness, ballys, LA fitness and Golds all pretty close.
  • EricLA

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    Aug 17, 2010 11:16 PM GMT
    Welcome to L.A.!
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    Aug 17, 2010 11:16 PM GMT
    goliathca714 said
    Costa Mesa isn't so bad. Centrally located between
    Long Beach and Laguna. Not far from Newport beach and Huntington beach. Not far from Disneyland. Plus taxes aren't as bad as LA. For gyms, there's 24 hour fitness, ballys, LA fitness and Golds all pretty close.

    Yeah, I kinda like Newport Beach. Nice to place to run or just hang out. Orange County is pretty huge. I think most people are accustomed to what they've seen on TV. I like Garden Grove and some parts of Anaheim. There's a bit more variety and more places to eat. icon_biggrin.gif
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    Aug 17, 2010 11:34 PM GMT
    I moved from Miami, Florida, USA to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada....so I'm on the west but a bit north of you....

    But congrats....takes a lot of guts to pick up and move to a place where you know few or any people. icon_smile.gif

    Best of luck

    Jeff
  • BlackBeltGuy

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    Aug 17, 2010 11:42 PM GMT
    I'd love to just pick up and move to canada. How does one do that? do you have to have a job first?
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    Aug 17, 2010 11:56 PM GMT
    Have fun! Would love to live up there, but would party 24/7. This 2 hour drive from San Diego kinda keeps the partying down.
  • bladeaddict

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    Aug 17, 2010 11:56 PM GMT
    Welcome, man. How 'bout a couple of "welcome wagon" tips from somebody who did what you are doing, but 30 years ago ...

    Do yourself a favor and spend some time cruising ALL OVER the area ... study a map and some travel sites and find cool things to do in different parts of Southern California - there's a lot of that stuff out there and each little outing will show you a new city or neighborhood, and they are all different. You've got time on your side, so enjoy ...

    Here's the one thing nobody knows when they move here: Always always always keep a jacket or sweater in the back of your car. It's 102 at my house in the San Fernando Valley right now, but tonight it will be cool enough for a hoodie. When you end up one romantic evening with some local hunk up at the Griffith Observatory gazing at the city below, or at the beach with the breeze in your face, you won't be freezing your ass off.

    Congratulations, and happy exploring ...
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    Aug 18, 2010 12:26 AM GMT
    Welcome. This is a great place.
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    Aug 18, 2010 12:27 AM GMT
    You poor thing.

    I'm only joking.
  • metta

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    Aug 18, 2010 12:32 AM GMT
    Welcome!

  • stevendust

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    Aug 18, 2010 12:38 AM GMT
    coastguy90814 saidGood luck man! Visit Long Beach just up north a little. It's a great town, beach town but yet urban feel. Completely and totally more diverse and eclectic than Costa Mesa or Orange County. Check out Belmont Shores and 2nd Street if you come up, plus Long Beach has a huge Gay community :-)
    Long Beach for sure, it's been awesome out today and we have the Sweetwater Saloon on 2nd St. The beach is always nice to lay out in here too. Awesome people, awesome locations. Can't ask for more. icon_smile.gif
  • fitartistsf

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    Aug 18, 2010 1:21 AM GMT
    Try living up here in Lancaster.... might as well be on the far side of the moon..... icon_sad.gificon_rolleyes.gif
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    Aug 18, 2010 1:35 AM GMT
    sexyactionnick saidI moved to Los Angeles. Well, I'm in Costa Mesa right now, staying with my cousin while apartment-hunting, but still.

    To my parents, this guy Mike, and some bitch I met at a party in Albuquerque, screw you! I told you I could do it! Suck it!
    sexynick, i am not a fan of LA but congrats on moving buddy. i wish you much success. i love san diego and if i do not like it in chicago next year the following year i am moving to san diego
  • shag91607

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    Aug 18, 2010 1:47 AM GMT
    Welcome to sunny Los Angeles. Please forgive the melting heat, it doesn't last too long.

    And, congrats on turning a blind eye to negativity - it's been nearly 4 years and I hear monthly how the "cost of living" is too high out here and I should move back to Atlanta.