Seattle is one of the most beautifully scenic places in the world. It is near mountains, water, forests, snow, and is just a short drive away from the deserts of Eastern Washington. There are lots of high-paying "information economy" jobs. Its citizens have a strong desire to protect the environment. It is supposedly one of the most well-read cities in the country. Unfortunately, that's about all you can say that's good about the place. The high paying jobs have resulted in ridiculously high prices for homes. Then there's the people and the so-called "culture". Those who've described Seattle as a "friendly" place are probably from Seattle and don't know what "friendly" means. Imagine a place where all the nerdy, socially awkward people have concentrated, and you'd have a good picture of Seattle. People don't talk to one another. People are afraid to look at one another. You can make small talk with your neighbor for YEARS, and they will never, ever invite you over for anything. If you invite them over, they'll nervously accept, or come up with a bad excuse why they can't. Those who accept will never show up. When someone in Seattle says "Let's get together and do something sometime", they really mean, "Let's never get together and do anything, EVER". Seattle is also a place overflowing with straight women who dislike men/are bitter toward men/are angry because they weren't one of the pretty girls who could get a date back in school. Consequently, the men who do well here are those who don't have a spine, don't have testicles, or are willing to give theirs to a woman without protest. In other words, if you're a normal guy who wants to meet normal women, don't move to Seattle. If you enjoy making friends, don't move to Seattle. Seattle is full of people who are uptight, reserved, and politically correct to a fault. People in Seattle think the solution to past intolerance is to quietly tolerate everything, no matter how rude/illegal it may be, EXCEPT for negative comments about someone who happens to be a member of a minority community - even if your statement is factually accurate. If you make such an utterance in the vicinity of a Seattleite, they will glare at you disparagingly and never speak to you again. In fact, Seattle is full of white people who wish they could be black. Seattle is full of "liberals" and so-called "progressives" who are so sure they're right they won't even listen to dissenting points of view. People who disagree with them are automatically regarded as "ignorant" or "haters". In other words, Seattleites are some of the most narrow-minded people you'll ever meet. They're like members of the religious right, only they don't believe in Jesus. People in Seattle believe total consensus must be reached before a course of action can be taken. As a result, few substantial decisions get made. Above all, Seattleites believe the biggest Cardinal Sin is the act of offending someone. Even if that someone is completely wrong. Add in the ten months of cold weather, dear reader, and any thought of living here should wisely leave you.
Phil said, "I feel so guilty for being a man! And I hate having friends. I think I'll move to Seattle!"
The Emerald City, a gem to the Pac. Northwest. Home to the Space-needle, Bank of America tower, Key West Arena, Safeco Field, and Seahawks stadium, it is truly an up-and-coming city.
It also happens to be a haven to people with -all- interests and styles of life, as shown by another definition to Seattle.
And ohh yeah, we're smart, too.
I'm so glad to live in Seattle.
One of the most picturesque cities not only in the U.S., but the world.
Home of the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, Safeco Field/Seahawk Stadium, Boeing Field, and some great views out into the mountains, especially Mt. Rainier.
See also Seatown
, Emerald City
, and Rainy City
Everyone needs to visit Seattle at least once in their lives.
The best city on the West Coast. Despite the rain (which makes the place nice and green), great people, great coffee (Hence Seattle AKA Latteville) and lots of things to do. Also the place of Microsoft Comps, and people who are really into high-tech activities.
That computer whiz is from Seattle area.
A city in Washington State.
What can I say? I live in California, and I hate it. Seattle is my place, and even though it does has it flaws, I still, and always love the Emerald City.
Seattle, A Jewel Of The Pacific Northwest.
1. The Greater Seattle Area (including the east side) is home to Bill Gates, Starbucks, the Mariners, and Bungie (the makers of Halo), and Microsoft (the sole poineers in the blue screen and the creators of the Xbox).
2. The fittest city in America
3. One of the smartest Cities in America
Seattle is the Emeral city.
the best place in the entire world.. so what if it rains? it makes it so green & beautiful. the mountains are so big & majestic and everywhere you turn there's something even more pretty than what you last looked at. pike place market is so cute!
I really miss Seattle . . .
My favorite city.
It is best known for:
"Grunge, Cappachino, and Heroin"-from the book Kurt Cobain...
and it is also known for Bill gates's existance and lots of rain!
Good things come out of seattle too...LIKE NIRVANA WAHOO!
Seattle Rocks. i wish i lived in seattle. but no, i have to live in south carolina. the goddamn hick state. im moving to seattle when i get older.