Get Paid $10,000 to Move to Tulsa or Vermont

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Gilberto de Piento
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Get Paid $10,000 to Move to Tulsa or Vermont

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Move to Tulsa, OK or Vermont to work from home and get $10,000: https://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2019/03/11 ... t-oklahoma. The catch is that they will only give you the money if you already have a job and stay for a year. It's kind of like offering tax breaks to big companies to relocate but it's happening one person at a time. It seems like a good experiment to me, time will tell if it produces any results.

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I was going to move to Vermont but when I asked for more benefits all these locals started protesting and telling me I was going to ruin their neighborhood so I said fuck them, I'll just go try to see what I can pull out of Tulsa.

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Tulsa: Can't make fun of Jesus
Vermont: Can't make fun of Bernie Sanders

I'll pass.

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It is getting hard to find a place in the U.S. where people aren't overly zealous for a Jewish man who claims he can save the world

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Topeka, Kansas just started a program that will pay you to move there and stay one year. You also have to hold a full time job. $10,000 for renters, $15,000 for home buyers.

Some of the really low expense people here could move there and live off the free money with some left over.

Looks like there is a lot of crime there though.

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Boy I'd do Topeka or Tusla in a heartbeat for 10-15 grand. Not sure if it would be worth it given that I could just keep my CURRENT full-time job and make more money though. Need some remote work I guess.

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I think that unless you already plan to move there for a new job or other opportunities it's not really worth it. Maybe that's just me though but 10k doesn't sound that appealing for so much trouble!

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I'd rent there for a year, except they want you to have a FT job, screw that.

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You guys realize they want you to go there so they can tax you, right?

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https://www.wibw.com/content/news/Choos ... 02531.html

Stephen Colbert picked up the Topeka bit and threw a joke about this program creating an intentional community, "because the only people there now, ran out of gas, while trying to get anywhere else."

The local Topeka group came up with the perfect response skit. Both videos are in the link. Lots of people live good, safe lives in Topeka. There are neighborhoods where being minimalist with less stuff to steal would be an advantage. There are also plenty of normal neighborhoods.

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Jason wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:26 am
It is getting hard to find a place in the U.S. where people aren't overly zealous for a Jewish man who claims he can save the world
except one actually did save the world....But thanks for trying to equate Bernie to Jesus.

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I find it interesting that folks keep posting these (the notices and articles about getting a small amount of money (or a free lot of land) if you move to some city that isn't so popular at the moment. Because... the money is a small amount.. and no-one here is pulling the trigger on any of those offers.


As for Tulsa... Yeah.. LOTS of churches. The summers are dreadfully hot and humid for those doing work outdoors all day. If you're inside a lot, it doesn't matter that much, and considering the whole year, the weather there is quite nice. I spent a summer in Oklahoma City and was surprised that I actually found plenty of women to sleep with and it seemed enough to make good friends there. When I asked someone what Tulsa is like, she more or less said "like OKC but more churches and more cowboyish"

I haven't been to Topeka yet but I was thinking about buying property there when I saw something that very specifically fit what I'd like. I think it was already sold by the time I noticed it and was thinking about going to look at it. I doubt there's much crime there, but given I haven't even been, IDK for sure.

tylerrr wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:37 pm
except one actually did save the world..
uhhhhh.. what?

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Bernie supporters tend to be over-zealous.

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C40 wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:58 pm
I find it interesting that folks keep posting these (the notices and articles about getting a small amount of money (or a free lot of land) if you move to some city that isn't so popular at the moment.
As the OP, I just find it to be an interesting concept and something to talk about. I agree it isn't very attractive.

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As a Kansan about to graduate from college who would ideally like to live in NE KS, I will be applying to 'Choose Topeka'.

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C40 wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:58 pm
I haven't been to Topeka yet but I was thinking about buying property there when I saw something that very specifically fit what I'd like. I think it was already sold by the time I noticed it and was thinking about going to look at it. I doubt there's much crime there, but given I haven't even been, IDK for sure.
South side of Topeka, by the airport where motel row is, has heavy prostitution with pimps doing the occasional murder. Or at least it did 15-25 years ago when I visited in '95, '96, '99, & 2006. Not much different than Interstate Ave in Portland.

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