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Old 08-30-2004, 04:48 PM   #1
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for all u americans (yanks) from a limey!


just been browsing a thread about someone on hols in LA...bearing in mind I`m from North Wales UK (u can fit my country on a postage stamp) If u had to vacate the US where would u go and why? ...We are hoping to emigrate at some point (not to the US lol) but I just wonder if some people are happy in the country that they live in?

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Old 08-30-2004, 05:18 PM   #2
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Great Brit. because, same language and sim. culture
 
Old 08-30-2004, 08:10 PM   #3
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If the Consumer Broadband and Digital Television Promotion Act becomes law, I'm moving to Canada.
If George W. Bush gets re-elected, I'm moving to Canada.
If the price of American beer becomes as high as Canadian beer (in Canada), I'm moving to Canada.

...Canada is only a stone's throw from my backyard.

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Old 08-30-2004, 08:50 PM   #4
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I agree with mikshaw, except I would move to Switzerland and get some INCREDIBLE chocolate, green lands, neutral country in wars, and lots of clean technology.
 
Old 08-30-2004, 09:51 PM   #5
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Originally posted by mikshaw

If George W. Bush gets re-elected, I'm moving to Canada.
are you serious???



either way.. my choice would be simple.. Belize, Mexico... average salary $1200 a year. With a month or two's worth of my current pay saved up.. I could move there... buy a home and have enough money left over to live for 2-3 years comfortable. When the funds are about gone.. a quick trip to my parents house a couple of months worth of contract IT work.. and back home in belize in no time. As soon as my kids are out of school and settled in on their own.. I know where I will be.
 
Old 08-30-2004, 11:40 PM   #6
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Canada...Beer and Hockey...what more can one want....
 
Old 08-31-2004, 09:42 AM   #7
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are you serious???
Not really. I'd most likely just be grumpy for a while.
"Trusted Computing", however, may be enough to make me move if buying non-TC hardware in US becomes impossible.

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Old 08-31-2004, 03:20 PM   #8
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Not really. I'd most likely just be grumpy for a while.
"Trusted Computing", however, may be enough to make me move if buying non-TC hardware in US becomes impossible.
Ok, I was just curious if some people really had that mentality. I would not worry about TC that talk has been going around for a long time.. yet it is always all the same talk?
 
Old 08-31-2004, 08:36 PM   #9
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Quote:
Originally posted by mikshaw
If the Consumer Broadband and Digital Television Promotion Act becomes law, I'm moving to Canada.
If George W. Bush gets re-elected, I'm moving to Canada.
If the price of American beer becomes as high as Canadian beer (in Canada), I'm moving to Canada.

...Canada is only a stone's throw from my backyard.

i was just about to say that.

if kerry loses the election half hte US population would leave.
 
Old 08-31-2004, 11:15 PM   #10
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"If u had to vacate the US where would u go and why? ...We are hoping to emigrate at some point (not to the US lol) but I just wonder if some people are happy in the country that they live in?"

If you want to see America at its best go to a small town (not more than 10,000 people). Go to a restaurant in the middle of town at lunch hour and introduce yourself to the people in the restaurant as foriegners touring America.

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Old 08-31-2004, 11:19 PM   #11
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I'm not sure what you're getting at with that last comment, Steve.
What exactly are you saying?

I'm not sure if I'm picking up bitterness or sincerity.

--Shade
 
Old 09-01-2004, 01:04 AM   #12
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If you want to see America at its best go to a small town (not more than 10,000 people). Go to a restaurant in the middle of town at lunch hour and introduce yourself to the people in the restaurant as foriegners touring America.


lol.

--so, im from england.

-oh, is that in france?

--not exactly. but its pretty close to it.

-oooh.

-are you feeling alright?

--ya, im fine.

- oh well your voice is a little off. we dont take kindly to that 'round these parts.

-- *ok, im going to canada*
 
Old 09-01-2004, 06:07 AM   #13
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Quote:
Originally posted by jailbait

If you want to see America at its best go to a small town (not more than 10,000 people). Go to a restaurant in the middle of town at lunch hour and introduce yourself to the people in the restaurant as foriegners touring America.

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I (a Brit) spent some time visiting friends in upstate NY about 4 years ago, and the reception and friendliness I encountered was amazing. As soon as someone would hear my accent people would just start chatting, buying drinks, inviting me boating/fishing/golfing you name it. I had a fantastic time

Oh yeah, it turns out that American girls seem to go for English spoken properly too

/Back on topic

I am Welsh too originally, have travelled a lot for work over the years- Europe, Middle East and Asia mainly, and of all the places I have experienced I prefer Thailand hands down.

Just my tuppence

mark
 
Old 09-01-2004, 10:38 AM   #14
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"- oh well your voice is a little off. we dont take kindly to that 'round these parts. "

It won't be like that at all. It will be the way chefmark describes the scene.

I too think highly of Thailand.

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Old 09-01-2004, 01:13 PM   #15
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I would just do what all the californians are doing that want to leave the country...














Move to Idaho.
 
  


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