I'm still amazed that this:
Made it through... here it is in case it's deleted in the meantime:
"so, this isn't necessarily about champaign per se, but smaller cities in general. our host, eric, has written about the benefits of being in champaign vs. boston, nyc, silicon valley, etc. cheaper real estate, little traffic, less crime, yada yada. however, i have one question. this may sound a little juvenile, but, can i get laid in champaign? i guess i'm only half joking. my experience with smaller cities is that the majority of people are married by 24 and parents by 26. i mean if i can buy a nice house for not much money and have a short stress free commute, what good is that if there aren't any available ladies? the corn fields aren't going to keep me warm during the winter."