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    Hello from Dayton, Ohio!

    Hello!

    I have been lurking here for a few months now, and decided to join. I am located in the suburbs of Dayton. I work for the military in a capital budgeting and planning office (though I don't do any planning myself). My degree is in architecture. I am interested in urban and regional geography and history, as well as urban design.

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    Welcome
    from Central Time Zone portion of the state to the west of you.

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    Welcome from Florida!! Hope you enjoy it here.

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    Welcome from the Florida panhandle.
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    Welcome, from central New York.

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    Howdy from yet another Florida planner!

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    Welcome!



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    Welcome from the home of the Great Danes!
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    Hey look everyone look, Jeff_of_Dayton is our new friend.

    Welcome from the southwest corner of the Great Lakes State, you know the one that look like a mitten and has a big pond named after it.

    Welcome.

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    Howdy from SC.

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    Welcome to Cyburbia from south-central Texas! Have some "Kool-aid" on us!

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    Greetings from the north shore of the river that bears your state's name, just below the falls.
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    Welcome from the Washington DC metro area
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    Welcome from sw MI. I went through the Air Force museum at Wright-Patterson AFB when I was a kid and wanted to return ever since. Since it's in your back yard have you been there?
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    Welcome to Cyburbia, Jeff! Good thing you joined us... I hope you have a great time here and stick around

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    Greetings from an Air Force Brat.

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    Hi Jeff and welcome. I was going to get on here and make a smart alec comment about an obscure paper I once read on the Dayton Capital Allocation Model. I then open your post and see you do capital budgetting for a living. Spooky.

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    Welcome Jeff!

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    Welcome from an ex-Midwesterner (Fort Wayne, Indiana) and now a California transplant (exactly halfway between Sacramento and San Francisco).

    Just drove through Dayton at the beginning of the month. Some lovely suburbs (Oakwood) but the traffic engineers and suburbanization really seemed to have killed your downtown.

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