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Forum: USA
Aug 30th 2010, 12:34 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By exvj

Re: How time flys.....

Could be worse - you could have been flashed at by a rabid raccoon and chased by a neighour. Crystal meth can do that.

Fond memories of Glasgow. I used to tow the caravan through the city centre...
Aug 26th 2010, 10:31 pm
Replies: 128
Views: 8,517
Posted By exvj

Re: Still trying to sell my house in Florida

That is absolutely the case.
These mega cheap houses that need renovating are usually bought by small builders or speculators and they are a very small part of the market

It will not affect the...
Aug 26th 2010, 9:53 pm
Replies: 128
Views: 8,517
Posted By exvj

Re: Still trying to sell my house in Florida

I don't think it is fair to the OP to turn this serious thread in a serious forum into the trailer park. I know you guys have followed me here from there and I knew from way back what your motives...
Aug 26th 2010, 9:36 pm
Replies: 128
Views: 8,517
Posted By exvj

Re: Still trying to sell my house in Florida

I applaud your determination and hope you succeed
Aug 26th 2010, 9:28 pm
Replies: 128
Views: 8,517
Posted By exvj

Re: Still trying to sell my house in Florida

I am sorry you are <like you said> but at least you are aware of your situation so don't give up hope trying to find out

I can assure you that nobody is able to predict double digit wage inflation...
Aug 26th 2010, 8:55 pm
Replies: 128
Views: 8,517
Posted By exvj

Re: Still trying to sell my house in Florida

Some things never change - I know a council house in the UK where the tenant has just bought a brand new Range Rover with her inheritance. Many of her neighbours are heroin addicts and the druq...
Aug 26th 2010, 8:53 pm
Replies: 128
Views: 8,517
Posted By exvj

Re: Still trying to sell my house in Florida

I don't expect that wage inflation will reach double digits and I don't think your statement that only that will spark the housing market is correct.

These are complex matters and it's not so...
Aug 26th 2010, 8:33 pm
Replies: 128
Views: 8,517
Posted By exvj

Re: Still trying to sell my house in Florida

I have the experience of working in a 30% wage inflation era and getting 4 raises a year.

I think house prices can boom because of the population/availability ratio.
It regularly does that in the...
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2010, 7:27 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 14,540
Posted By exvj

Re: Move to Seattle? Your thoughts?

a soulmate at last ! :thumbup:
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2010, 7:06 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 14,540
Posted By exvj

Re: Move to Seattle? Your thoughts?

I am in Spokane for my Naturalization biometrics next thursday... the highlight will be a burger in Ritzville on the way. That is the sticks.

Spokane area looks ok - been there 3 times - but I...
Aug 26th 2010, 6:39 pm
Replies: 128
Views: 8,517
Posted By exvj

Re: Still trying to sell my house in Florida

Tricky situation Jeeves

I am heavily into shares (stocks) and they could go down 10% next week. I have some good ones with great dividends so I just look at them out of curiosity but really they...
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2010, 6:11 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By exvj

Re: How time flys.....

Holidays in Kabul wearing a bikini should suite this gal...

Phew I am exhausted just reading about the accidents and incidents...

I have lost 12 lbs and gained some great teeth so the US is...
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2010, 6:05 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 14,540
Posted By exvj

Re: Move to Seattle? Your thoughts?

I will stay here and swap you the east side neo-nazis for some nice Japanese girls from Seattle.
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2010, 6:03 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 14,540
Posted By exvj

Re: Move to Seattle? Your thoughts?

I don't know about black widows - havent googled em - but the lizards are horrible with big broad heads and spikes down their backs and there are lots of rattlesnakes. I like the florida lizards but...
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2010, 5:51 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 14,540
Posted By exvj

Re: Move to Seattle? Your thoughts?

Our cats see to them. Wifey is scared they might be black widows. Big cat is sick today - might have bitten one. Critters on the east foothils are nasty

15% humidity on the east of the cascades so...
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2010, 5:44 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 14,540
Posted By exvj

Re: Move to Seattle? Your thoughts?

ah but I live in the dry bit on the east of the cascades - rattlesnakes, ugly horned lizards, coyotes. It's superb but dead for mammals. Lots of Osprey/Eagles. 200 miles of NOTHING 1 mile east of me....
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2010, 5:22 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 14,540
Posted By exvj

Re: Move to Seattle? Your thoughts?

It's like england in that from fall to spring it's just that dreary grey curtain

I was talking to an english guy in the brit pub there who has been here 18 years.. He said its 80 in summer and yes...
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2010, 5:07 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 14,540
Posted By exvj

Re: Move to Seattle? Your thoughts?

yes that area. I have stalkers on BEP so I dont give my exact location.

We got a false view of FL because we were in safety harbor from November to April and the climate was lovely. People who...
Aug 26th 2010, 4:44 pm
Replies: 293
Views: 15,188
Posted By exvj

Re: Banks are amoral, angry pensioners storming the gates

You are right that members should accept that if they post here, they can be sworn at using obscene terms and called mentally ill .
I had hoped things would have changed but yes it's the same old...
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2010, 4:37 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 14,540
Posted By exvj

Re: Move to Seattle? Your thoughts?

I moved from Wisconsin to Safety harbor Florida to Washington State.
I am 140 miles from Seattle in the eastern foothills of the cascades and the climate is superb

Could not hack the Seattle...
Aug 26th 2010, 4:18 pm
Replies: 293
Views: 15,188
Posted By exvj

Re: Banks are amoral, angry pensioners storming the gates

You pm me your 'private stuff ' and I will pm you mine..

That's fair isn't it ?

Don't you realise that this is innuendo ? ie the assumption that I have 'private stuff'

It's a nasty little...
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2010, 4:06 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 10,311
Posted By exvj

Re: Almost done with USA

I went through this dilemma when I was deciding whether to do Naturalization.
I can never be truly a part of the popular thinking in the US, but all that means is that I am a minority - not just...
Aug 26th 2010, 3:45 pm
Replies: 293
Views: 15,188
Posted By exvj

Re: Banks are amoral, angry pensioners storming the gates

Now there is an offer that a man of my physique finds hard to resist.

I am a gifted amateur ( but still an amateur) at psychoanalysis, but if a BEP member is:

A: called a TWAT as the first...
Aug 25th 2010, 10:37 pm
Replies: 293
Views: 15,188
Posted By exvj

Re: Banks are amoral, angry pensioners storming the gates

...and with your ability to diagnose people from reading a couple of posts on the internet and not even having to meet your patients, you will make a fortune as you don't even need office expenses !...
Aug 25th 2010, 6:18 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By exvj

Re: which passport to use when returning to UK

As I said, it is illegal for USC's to leave or arrive in the US on a non-US passport

However

In the UK, you can use either - but if you use the US passport you will be stamped in as a 6 month...
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