On a scale of 1-5 with 5 being very important, how important is walk-ability to you?
Do you want to be near a university?
Yes, it's very important
It doesn't bother me one way or the other
No thanks, I don't like the University culture
None of these
Are you married?
On a scale of 1-5 with 5 being very important, how important are public green spaces to you?
Do you have children?
Yes, and they still live with me
Yes, but they have moved out
Do you prefer salt or fresh water?
I don't know
Which decade are you nearing?
My 70s or higher
Do you tend to appreciate historical or cutting-edge things?
I like both
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