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Old Jul 2nd 2011, 5:39 pm
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If you were all emigrating again what would you bring with you?

If you were all going back home what would you take back to the UK?
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Old Jul 2nd 2011, 6:08 pm
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If you were all emigrating again what would you bring with you?

A job..

If you were all going back home what would you take back to the UK?

A job..
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Old Jul 2nd 2011, 6:13 pm
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Love it!
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I'd have brought British weather, the efficiency and common sense of UK services; going back I'd take the Canadian family.

Not convinced they'd be too happy about house spiders though.
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Cool - personally though I'd take back the Canadian weather!
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Hmmm a lifetimes supply of bourbon biccies, custard creams and Next clothing!!LOL
Take back, the Albertan weather, laid back way of life, friendly personalities, er how many can I choose?!LOL
Not that it matters, cos for us theres no going back!
Speaking of which, did anyone ever watch that show?
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Speaking of which, did anyone ever watch that show?
I did. My favourite character is Butters
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If you were all emigrating again what would you bring with you?
A bed, I stupidly only bought my spare bed with me when I came over, I thought I'd buy a new one when I got here.

The logic also is that bed sizes here are slightly different, Queen size here is roughly the same as King size in the UK but not quite, so when you buy sheets here they don't quite fit the UK bed.

I've had a hell of a time with beds here, you think that brand X is going to be okay for whatever reason but the reality is that mattress companies have plants all over the place and what one plant makes is not necessarily what another makes. I was like: "yay, I get to have a Serta mattress again". The first Serta I got was barely okay but I haven't found a decent one since. Simmons I think are made in Edmonton and they are shite, imo. I had one that had memory foam on it and I'm not joking, it was giving off toxic fumes, I had to see the doctor.

Ended up getting an Ikea bed (made in Mexico).
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With: Cricket equipment, lots of pairs of trainers and my Spurs duvet cover.

Back: Smoked salmon and a Laser sailing dinghy with extra race sails.
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Bring to Canada - Job, Innocent smoothies, Next, Ikea (to NS), Branston Pickle, Mango Chutney, Red Thai Paste, M&S Underwear, more travel adapters for my lamps that I cant bear to part with, UK Customer service, my Father in law, my daughters nursery complete with staff and friends.

Take back to UK - Nothing, not going back
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Mmmm branston pickle, will have to get the in-laws to send some over!
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Mmmm branston pickle, will have to get the in-laws to send some over!
Can't you can buy it here in the supermarkets?
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yes for $5.79 for a small jar
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Take back to UK - Nothing, not going back
never say never
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Old Jul 4th 2011, 8:09 pm
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Originally Posted by cheeky_monkey View Post
never say never
true true, you never know whats ahead, but right now, thats whats my response to the back to UK
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