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    Greetings from Long Beach

    Hello.
    My name is Mark Hungerford and I am a graduating senior at Cal State - Long Beach. I am a geography major/journalism minor. My interests lie in all things urban - particularly urban planning.
    I am in the process of applying to grad schools for the coming fall semester. Thus far my focus has been on the departments at San Diego State University and the University at Buffalo. I take the GRE next Saturday.
    This website (cyburbia.org) appears at the end of a chapter in my urban geography textbook. Though I have only briefly sifted through the contents of this site, I really like what I see and hope to use it to further stimulate my interests in the field.

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    Welcome from a CSU-Sonoma grad now in the Florida panhandle.
    Annoyingly insensitive

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    welcome
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    Welcome from the northshore of the Ohio River at MileMarker 792.5.
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    Thank you for the welcomes.
    RichmondJake - my sister is attending CSU-Sonoma and is loving every minute of it. Beautiful country up there.

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    Quote Originally posted by CMH
    Thank you for the welcomes.
    RichmondJake - my sister is attending CSU-Sonoma and is loving every minute of it. Beautiful country up there.
    My sister is a SSU grad too and lives in Santa Rosa. I miss visting the wineries...but this summer, watch out for I'm a coming out to put some hurt my credit card.
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    Quote Originally posted by RichmondJake
    My sister is a SSU grad too and lives in Santa Rosa. I miss visting the wineries...but this summer, watch out for I'm a coming out to put some hurt my credit card.
    Make sure to catch and A's game or two for, as you know, they are the Bay's best team.

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    Welcome aboard CHM! I'm a geography major student too, although down here in Chile. Glad you joined here, be sure to have fun and stick around here
    Cheers!

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    Hi and welcome from a grad student in San Diego!

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    Quote Originally posted by CMH
    Make sure to catch and A's game or two for, as you know, they are the Bay's best team.
    Are they still wearing them silly white shoes? And the DH? No way. There's another team across the bay that be my favorites....and always have since the days of Mays
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    Welcome from Chicagoland!
    I'm sorry. Is my bias showing?

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    welcome

    welcome.
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    Hi CMH, from Wellington, New Zealand

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    Welcome from a fellow Geography major, well OK I graduated a few years ago but

    well anyway welcome!
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    Welcome from just out side of Kalamazoo.

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    Welcome CMH from NE Florida!

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    [QUOTE= What is the name of your Text Book?[/QUOTE]

    Cities of the World : World Regional Urban Development
    edited by Stanley D. Brunn

    RichmondJake - I like the Giants chances in the West this season, but beyond 2005 they are staring at some major hurdles, namely the issue of inexperience. Gotta love the Benitez signing though - Herges alone cost you guys six or seven games last year.

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    I like the Giants' chances, too. Since you're down near Chavez Latrine, you will like this site, just like sisterceleste does (it's on the top of her bookmarks).

    http://www.dodgerblues.com/#

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    Thus far my focus has been on the departments at San Diego State University and the University at Buffalo. QUOTE]

    Welcome CMH from the lands between San Diego and Buffalo. What brought you to consider these two schools? Has that little Buffalo logo on the Cyburbia forum been calling out to your subconcious? Best of luck on your GRE.

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    Quote Originally posted by CMH
    the University at Buffalo. I take the GRE next Saturday.
    This website (cyburbia.org) appears at the end of a chapter in my urban geography textbook.
    What the hell is acadamia coming to? When cyburbia cited in a textbook, I really have to wonder what they are teaching. Perhaps the textbook was published in connection with the University of Buffalo, which I believe is the birthplace of said website.

    Welcome !!!!
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    Welcome to the ship from the ass-end of lake erie
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    Quote Originally posted by CMH
    Hello.
    My name is Mark Hungerford and I am a graduating senior at Cal State - Long Beach. I am a geography major/journalism minor. My interests lie in all things urban - particularly urban planning.
    I am in the process of applying to grad schools for the coming fall semester. Thus far my focus has been on the departments at San Diego State University and the University at Buffalo. I take the GRE next Saturday.
    This website (cyburbia.org) appears at the end of a chapter in my urban geography textbook. Though I have only briefly sifted through the contents of this site, I really like what I see and hope to use it to further stimulate my interests in the field.

    Greetings Fellow Long Beacher!

    I also graduated from CSULB Geography Department, alas, way back in 1988, with my MA in Geography in 1999. It would be interesting to compare notes - send me a private message and we'll chat!

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    Greetings from your Cascadia neighbour and future olympic city, Vancouver...
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