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#1 Joe_Brett

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Posted 12 November 2007 - 02:33 PM

I have noticed there are alot of people on here from all over the world, mostly america. What i would like to know is, have you ever been to england and what are your thoughts on it?

Were not all bad surely :thumbsup:
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Posted 13 November 2007 - 05:01 AM

Actually I was in the Navy and we stopped in Portsmouth England for a day or 2. I had a great time, walked around town, found a pub, watched them play darts. I had no idea, back then, that the darts could be so custom and cool looking. Not to mention how good the players were. But I enjoyed it and would go back if I could afford to. :thumbsup:
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Posted 13 November 2007 - 11:08 AM

I would move there in a flash!
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Posted 13 November 2007 - 05:13 PM

I would move there in a flash!
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Not me -

too much trouble learning a new language!

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Posted 13 November 2007 - 05:30 PM

This may help John with the lanuage barrier.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Ameri..._United_Kingdom
What I think is cool is that they live in castles over there.

jgweed checkout the taxes Brits pay compared to Americans. You may not want to flash.

Edited by CTH_Tom, 13 November 2007 - 05:32 PM.

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Posted 13 November 2007 - 11:42 PM

Ive always wanted to visit there, among other places.
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Posted 14 November 2007 - 12:07 AM

I'd like to go there on a vacation again.
Enjoyed the history, found the people friendly and loved the Underground.
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Posted 14 November 2007 - 12:13 AM

Ive always wanted to visit there, among other places.


Me too. I've been to Germany; very interesting place as well.

One of big differences between Europe and the US is history. Even on the East Coast there is just 400 years of it...I was reading about a hotel in Denmark that's been operating that long!

Here on the West Coast, anything past 100 years is "old."

I have a feeling this difference affects our cultural behavior more than we know.

jgweed checkout the taxes Brits pay compared to Americans. You may not want to flash.


Perhaps, but at least the taxes are spent on the public. I'd like medicine, rails, ect very much and would be willing to pay taxes for it.

I am very unhappy about how some of my tax dollars are being spent...
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#9 Joe_Brett

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Posted 15 November 2007 - 12:35 PM

You wouldnt want to move here in a flash...believe me, I do live here after all...

Riddled with immigrants who claim every benefit they can!
Tax too high!

i'm sure there is more things, i just can't think at the moment!

I have visited america, Florida....i loved it, theme parks were ace, but i have to admit...i wouldnt move to america, don't know why theres just something about it that stops me from wanting to :thumbsup:
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Posted 15 November 2007 - 01:28 PM

I'm wondering if you don't want to have to learn a new language, either?

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Posted 15 November 2007 - 01:43 PM

I'm wondering if you don't want to have to learn a new language, either?

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Nope...i Don't :flowers:

But on a serious note, its about time we stopped bending over backwards for every other religion and for all the immigrantas that come here!

It's about time we had some tougher migration laws if you ask me and about time English Day (St. Georges Day....bit of a coincidence being my birthday 23rd April) was a Holiday for everyone!
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Posted 15 November 2007 - 01:46 PM

I'm wondering if you don't want to have to learn a new language, either?

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Nope...i Don't :flowers:

But on a serious note, its about time we stopped bending over backwards for every other religion and for all the immigrantas that come here!


I agree with that - so that's one area that's unfortunately the same in both countries.


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Posted 15 November 2007 - 01:50 PM

I'm wondering if you don't want to have to learn a new language, either?

:thumbsup:


Nope...i Don't :flowers:

But on a serious note, its about time we stopped bending over backwards for every other religion and for all the immigrantas that come here!


I agree with that - so that's one area that's unfortunately the same in both countries.


It really winds me up though!!

It's our country, if they want to live here they should abide by our rules and standards of living...

If they can't they can go somewhere else!

Edited by Joe_Brett, 15 November 2007 - 01:50 PM.

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Posted 15 November 2007 - 03:56 PM

I agree. In the beginning of the 20th century, immigration was about leaving the hellhole they lived in to work for a better life. They made sure to learn at least some english too. Nowadays, all they do is come in and complain that we cant communicate with them and that they have no money. Its bullbleep.
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Posted 15 November 2007 - 06:59 PM

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