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My wife and I are both born and raised NW, Ashland and Port Angeles, WA. We both went to school in the P-town area, and worked for 15 years after college. After that we got to live in HI and travel a bit, europe, NYC, midwest and South. The fact is that NW people are not very nice.
We love it here and recently returned for good, but I challenge natives to travel and not be pleasantly surprised at how friendly people are in other parts of the country. Even in rural Big Island, where they really don't want you to come live, the locals were still far friendlier on average than folks in the NW. Of course, I'm not talking about individuals, people are the same everywhere, but in a general sense, the price of NW independence is a not very open attitude. I reccomend to newcomers that they cultivate their own circle of friends and don't let the general vibe get you down.
posted 3 years, 5 months ago
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