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    Why heck il just stay here in good ol' TX. Well maybe AZ !

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    Quote Originally Posted by QKShooter View Post
    A breeze to carry here. No "No Guns" signs. No dumb restaurant, bar, or car restrictions. No must inform.
    No Tornado's
    No Hurricanes
    No excessive heat or humidity (except for the past 2 weeks)
    Average Winters.
    No Black Flies
    No Drought - No water rationing
    No Scorpions
    No giant cockroaches with cute non-cockroach names.
    No Poisonous Snakes
    No Fire Ants
    No Blackouts
    No Floods
    No Tsunamis
    Good farm land
    Great Rivers, Lakes, & woodlands.
    Reasonable home prices.
    No hoards of illegals.

    I could continue but, you get the gist of it. PA is a pretty decent place to live.
    Except for our great snow ski mountains...you just named WV too. Love it here. May live other places but WV will always be home.

    We do have timber rattlers and copperheads though.
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    Looking at the stock market, I'll be happy if I get to retire at all; who cares where at this point.
    "Just blame Sixto"

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    Quote Originally Posted by SIXTO View Post
    Looking at the stock market, I'll be happy if I get to retire at all; who cares where at this point.

    No kidding.

    Retirement is a quickly fading dream for many, many people.
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    The lush green hills of Kentucky seem to be calling my name. Great deer hunting, awesome bass fishing and mild winters (but not too warm) are key for me. More likely though I'll live near where my kids end up.
    My name is Frogman46 and I'm tougher than you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old School View Post
    I have worked and lived here since the late 70's and aside from the ocassional hurricane and the summer heat I can't see me moving anywhere it is not warm year around.

    The Brady Bunch list us as tied for # 5 but hopefully we can get a higher rating next year.

    No open carry yet but concealed is fine by me.

    No state income tax. Lots of golf and fishing.

    For me it's the Sunshine State.

    Me too, lived here all of my life.
    I love not shoveling snow!!!
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    My retirement nest egg just flew the coop!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    "A free people ought to be armed." - George Washington

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    Quote Originally Posted by apvbguy View Post
    hands down the best places to retire hands down for both financial and gun reasons would be 1. fla 2. tx
    No questions here, and in this order.

    No state income tax, great gun laws, no snow, and right now...great house prices.
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    In my own world

    I don't care! It's perfect! The weather, the people, the landscape.…it's like moving back home less the mess I have to deal with in Bermuda. Plus, it's closer to Fiji and Tahiti.

    Yep teaching PSYCH 101 and spending my golden years on the beach....I'm sure I can find a way to own a firearm.
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    Once upon a time, I had a very fat retirement set up. Now between hurricanes and Barney Frank, I find it necessary to work until I drop dead, and probably with taxes, etc, for several years beyond that point. I must be the stupidest person on the planet: this is the second time my government has bankrupted me. Remember the Savings and Loan fiasco? So far in my life, the 'enemies, both foreign and domestic' thing is irrelevant - all my enemies are in Washington.
    "If we loose Freedom here, there's no place to escape to. This is the Last Place on Earth!" Ronald Reagan

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    I retired to southern AZ. It fits my interest, like the people Luv the gun laws. I can't stand the snow so here I am.

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    I'm already retired and at home here in the mountains of West Texas. Wife hates it though, nearest Wal Mart is 85 miles and the nearest mall is 200.

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    I have a lifted cart at my campground, but somehow it's not the same...

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    I'm thinking Alaska. Gun laws are good, no matter where you live in the state, you have a beautiful view. The hunting is great and beings that I love ocean fishing and boats, I don't think I would ever get tired of halibut and ling cod fishing. I can picture myself living in a cozy, rustic cabin. There's something about those Alaskan waters that makes me want to keep going back. Cold you say? Who cares, that's what my wife is for.
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