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15 Reasons NOT To Move To Colorado

Don't do it! It's not as cool as it seems!

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1. We're already full. Seriously. There is no room left!

If I see one more apartment structure get crammed into the city...
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If I see one more apartment structure get crammed into the city...

2. We live at a high altitude.

Maybe you climbed some mountains elsewhere, but living up here? It's dry, hard to breathe, and people STILL climb mountains!?
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Maybe you climbed some mountains elsewhere, but living up here? It's dry, hard to breathe, and people STILL climb mountains!?

3. If you're heavy drinker, don't even think about hitting the bars up here!

Some folks are prone to altitude sickness, which already feels like a hangover. And alcohol makes it worse!
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Some folks are prone to altitude sickness, which already feels like a hangover. And alcohol makes it worse!

4. Our seasons look like a bad divorce: Spring gets to visit sometimes, but Winter dictates for how long.

This was taken in May 2015! Looks like Summer is right around the corner!
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This was taken in May 2015! Looks like Summer is right around the corner!

5. The Sun is NOT your friend!

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At this altitude, you burn easier! Hope you love rubbing Aloe all over yourself!

6. Marijuana

It gets pretty annoying when on 4/20 when you're the only one working cause your coworkers are "out sick."
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It gets pretty annoying when on 4/20 when you're the only one working cause your coworkers are "out sick."

7. Surrounded by nature. Seriously, there's no escape.

Think of the pollen!
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Think of the pollen!

8. Rent costs are on the rise

Because of all the folks moving here! Stop!
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Because of all the folks moving here! Stop!

9. I hope you like hiking!

You can't even find a Tinder match that doesn't hike.
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You can't even find a Tinder match that doesn't hike.

10. Oh! And camping. Better love camping too.

And you hike to those camping grounds with all your gear on your back!
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And you hike to those camping grounds with all your gear on your back!

11. Our wildlife will come knocking

Be it elk, bears, or wild cats, they aren't afraid of people here...
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Be it elk, bears, or wild cats, they aren't afraid of people here...

12. We can't decide if we're cowboys or not...

Home of the Western Stock Show: one of the largest rodeos in the US! Hope you like the smell of cow!
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Home of the Western Stock Show: one of the largest rodeos in the US! Hope you like the smell of cow!

13. Denver International Airport is not actually in Denver

And the weather out there is insane, enjoy multiple landing passes!
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And the weather out there is insane, enjoy multiple landing passes!

14. Mountain Driving!

Eventually you do it, likely because of ski season and that is literally the worst time. Enjoy the cliffs!
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Eventually you do it, likely because of ski season and that is literally the worst time. Enjoy the cliffs!

15. Mother Nature hates us!

Thanks to the altitude and those "majestic" mountains, Mother Nature spites us! So listen to your mother and bring a coat. Yes, even in Summer!
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Thanks to the altitude and those "majestic" mountains, Mother Nature spites us! So listen to your mother and bring a coat. Yes, even in Summer!

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