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Old Apr 27th 2010, 5:55 am
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Originally Posted by DeadVim View Post
Fair point ... but I'll see her and raise you Avril Lavigne and Justin Bieber (might as well be female).
I can only think of William Shatner - well he was known as the male Fay Wray.
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Old Apr 27th 2010, 6:15 am
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Originally Posted by Bramley View Post
I appreciate that too so I'm not gonna say anything more...sorry!!
To be fair you were the one coming fairly aggressively and when some made a joke well you seemed to lose the plot. So don't dish out what you can't take. I mean did you seriously not get the poster who said "well you shouldn't have married him then" was joking???????? Come on.
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Originally Posted by reggiedh View Post
To be fair you were the one coming fairly aggressively and when some made a joke well you seemed to lose the plot. So don't dish out what you can't take. I mean did you seriously not get the poster who said "well you shouldn't have married him then" was joking???????? Come on.
Was I? Oh yes, joking, that's right

I guess some people stay too long and the sense of irony is automatically deported.
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Old Apr 27th 2010, 7:09 am
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Originally Posted by Sally Redux View Post
I can only think of William Shatner - well he was known as the male Fay Wray.
Alanis Morissette? Google is your friend ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Canadians

Celine is not listed under 'Criminals'
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Originally Posted by DeadVim View Post
Was I? Oh yes, joking, that's right

I guess some people stay too long and the sense of irony is automatically deported.
How are you getting on with the Australians? Do you love them?
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Old Apr 27th 2010, 7:21 am
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How are you getting on with the Australians? Do you love them?
It's too early for love but we are going steady, have shacked-up together and have made our first large joint purchase.

We are still feeling each other out ... as it were
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I firmly believe that Bramley has the absolute right to express her opinions without being berated by many others.

If she's not certain that she likes the Canadians.......then so be it!

HOWEVER...........I ask myself what the Canadians would think of her.

I am UK born and bred........do I like all Brits?...no way.......but I like some!!

I believe that there will be some Canadians who she will like....and some (probably the majority) that she will not. It's the same the world over.

Make friends with those who share your views, opinions and lifestyle....and let the rest get on with it!
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Old Apr 27th 2010, 9:00 am
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Hi Bramley.....as a little PS to my previous post....don't give up saying things on here......your opinions are as valid as any other

Keep up the good work......Steveh
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Old Apr 27th 2010, 9:03 am
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Originally Posted by Bramley View Post
We've been in Canada since Feb 09 and absolutely loving the country, the people however are a different story. Although we have met some of the most amazing people we're still wondering whether the majority are two faced and arrogant...Canadians need to take a chill pill

we've been in crete now for 7 months and absolutely hate the country, the people however are the same story ive not met any amazin people whatsoever here theyre all jus ignorant, arrogant, belittling to women, backward, smelly spoilt backstabbing money grabbing s**ts .... cretans need to be nuked! an as i said before on a previous post i will be sneaking my dogs onto the 18th hole at the blue palace after a hefty meal!
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Old Apr 27th 2010, 9:04 am
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Default Re: Love Canada, not sure about the people

Originally Posted by Steveh27wp View Post
I firmly believe that Bramley has the absolute right to express her opinions without being berated by many others.

If she's not certain that she likes the Canadians.......then so be it!

HOWEVER...........I ask myself what the Canadians would think of her.

I am UK born and bred........do I like all Brits?...no way.......but I like some!!

I believe that there will be some Canadians who she will like....and some (probably the majority) that she will not. It's the same the world over.

Make friends with those who share your views, opinions and lifestyle....and let the rest get on with it!
hear hear
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Old Apr 27th 2010, 9:28 am
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Default Re: Love Canada, not sure about the people

Originally Posted by Bramley View Post
We've been in Canada since Feb 09 and absolutely loving the country, the people however are a different story. Although we have met some of the most amazing people we're still wondering whether the majority are two faced and arrogant...Canadians need to take a chill pill
Originally Posted by Bramley View Post
Well BE sure as hell brings in the drags of this earth at times...can't anyone be nice for a change???
*cough*
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Old Apr 27th 2010, 9:38 am
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Originally Posted by el_richo View Post
*cough*
yep
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Old Apr 27th 2010, 9:45 am
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Default Re: Love Canada, not sure about the people

Originally Posted by Bramley View Post
Well BE sure as hell brings in the drags of this earth at times...can't anyone be nice for a change???
i think people were actually jus tryin to make lite of things an its a shame you didnt think it funny - i on the other hand did have a chuckle, maybe you should lighten up a tad

the canadians do things differently .... oh well!
as you say you an your hubbie have a good relationship an thats good - yu havnt got a problem have you, just enjoy your new life over there and dont worry bout whose hubbie wont let wifey out an why blah blah - their business.
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Old Apr 27th 2010, 9:54 am
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Originally Posted by scottandsel View Post
i think people were actually jus tryin to make lite of things an its a shame you didnt think it funny - i on the other hand did have a chuckle, maybe you should lighten up a tad

the canadians do things differently .... oh well!
as you say you an your hubbie have a good relationship an thats good - yu havnt got a problem have you, just enjoy your new life over there and dont worry bout whose hubbie wont let wifey out an why blah blah - their business.
Had to say when i first posted on here ( under a different name ) i encountered some rather nasty posts and it does put you off, i do wonder some times if thats what Canada does to these posters

Bramley please don't stop posting, you had a valid point and one i have noticed from the few Canadian people posted over here in the UK at the moment that i have a lot of contact with,
I do think the posters were joking with you at least thats how i saw it, maybe a little sensative at the moment if there are problems settling ?

Hope you can meet some nice Canadians ( what about volunteering ) let us know how you get on, Good luck
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Old Apr 27th 2010, 10:38 am
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The OP isn't the only woman to comment that women here have Stepford wife tendencies. It isn't my experience though over here in Ontario. Where is the OP living??
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