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Q: Would you move to a Ghost City?

With the chance to get in on the ground floor so to speak , would you go to one of these places and set up house?

6 years 36 weeks ago in  Lifestyle - China

 
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yes - it would be such a different thing to do

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I might consider it. I guess it depends on the conditions.

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Would you do a dead woman?

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How's the shopping?

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I cant say that I would, but I would love the lack of idiot drivers would be an incentive.

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I am not sure, how is in China with 'trial before final purchase' (of the apartment), butt.......you should consider that option.

 

I am in the brand new, 100 m2 apartment in Fukang, Xinjiang, as part of my Contract. 

If I would purchase apartment in China, I would buy similar or a bit bigger apartment.

My apartment is on the bottom floor with around 40 m2 garden attached. Beautiful, butt.....

 

Apartment smells like I am pissing in the middle of my living room. I have all windows wide open (in summer), but I cannot get rid of the bad smell in the house. Smell comes out of the toilet bowl, and it is very intense when somebody above me flushes the toilet.

Cause for the piss smell is Chinese plumbing, because it is not designed for Western style toilet bowl, but for 'squatting toilet'. I always wonder, why Chinese don't copy 'good, useful' stuff from the West.

I am not sure what I would do, if I would own this pissy hole. 

 

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I think these cities wil become nightmares in the future. The government's plan is to move 250 million people out of the countryside, and into these empty cities. That will be 250 million mostly unemployable people, living in an environment they cannot adapt to.

 

Additionally, from all reports, the cities are an empty shell. While the facade of the buildings look nice and modern, the apartments and shops inside need enormous amounts of work before being livable or useable.

 

I think these ghost towns will eventually have the worst social problems of any cities in earth's history.

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I always wanted to get about 500 people and have a paint ball war in one of the ghost apartment complexes.  Think about it!  

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I always wanted to get about 500 people and have a paint ball war in one of the ghost apartment complexes.  Think about it!  

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Definitely not! It wouldn't be any fun to live in a ghost city....

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There are cookies, bookies and too many rookies for me to sit here trying to be a hooky! Looky Looky don't call me a wooky. Touchy Touchy Feely Feely Spicy Spicy Nicey Nicey & that's what the doctor Ordered!!

 
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As long as there is beer and girls , I will be there

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Ordos - the in the desert is pretty interesting. Not only because it's right in the middle of a Mongolian desert but also because it shares a name with one of the noble houses from Dune. 

 

Seriously though, I'd be very interested in paying a visit to these places though living there I'm not sure. Would be an experience and a half. 

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I'm with crimo, if beer and girls yes. There'd be less idiots driving and less pickpockets.

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Probably not. I need to be surrounded by people or at least have the option to mingle with people. If I were living somewhere alone with empty streets and not one exciting thing happening then I'd just get depressed. I've been to some really depressing third/fourth tier cities and had to get out of there after 2 days.

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I think it would be quite cool!!!!

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