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comment Is tap water drinkable in Massachusetts (and elsewhere in USA)?
@reirab While the percentage has been dropping for some time, as of 2005 about 14% of the U.S. population (~42 million) used self-supplied water, primarily wells and cisterns.
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comment The most pleasant cities to stay in Ireland, other than Dublin?
Welcome to Travel.SE. Please note that this is not a traditional discussion forum, but a Q&A site with specific guidelines for participation; it is off-topic to solicit opinions ("most pleasant") or to ask about long-term relocation ("a year or more") here. I encourage you to take the site tour and review the help center for additional guidance. Our sister site for Expatriates may also be of interest (but please read their rules as well before posting).
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comment In USA, are police not allowed to follow a car to the next state?
It has never been true in America, or any other common law country, where the principle of fresh pursuit (better known as hot pursuit) applies; moreover, most jurisdictions have agreements with neighboring ones regarding how enforcement activities are shared, and if you are in pursuit, the pursuing law enforcement agency is almost certainly in contact with their counterparts on the other side of the line.
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comment Is tap water drinkable in Massachusetts (and elsewhere in USA)?
@FixedPoint Actually, New York City has excellent water, to the point where there was a company (Tap'd NY) which bottled and marketed the tap water for sale outside of New York. Most cities share water sources with surrounding areas; the size of the city has no direct relation to its water quality, but bigger cities tend to be older, and suffer from degradation of pipes in buildings. The water in California (not just Los Angeles and San Francisco) is often bad-tasting because it is a combination of heavily mineraled groundwater and aqueduct water imported from hundreds of miles away.
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comment can I put 3.4 ounces of liquid in a 4 ounce bottle?
Related: Why does the TSA allow two 3-ounce containers but not one 6-ounce container?
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comment Driving in North and South Carolina with an Indian driving licence?
See also Are international driving licences really necessary for any country? and Can I drive in North-Carolina with a EU drivers license?, and Is Greek driver's license valid in the US?. The answer is the same: yes, you can drive in the U.S. with a valid driver's license from a foreign government, and yes, an IDP is recommended if the license is not in English.
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comment Traveling to Amish country
Please do some basic research before asking, particularly when dealing with minority groups. The Amish religion is anabaptist, not fundamentalist, and in any case fundamentalism does not always imply xenophobia.
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comment Can I, being under 21, hire a car in California?
@pnuts That's why I said "look into." Car2Go takes anyone over 18, for instance.
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