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Jul 24th 2009, 3:29 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,199
Posted By surly

British 'world's worst tourists'

Research by online travel service Expedia suggests Brits abroad are the least well-regarded by foreigners.

They are the rudest, meanest, worst-behaved, most linguistically incompetent and least...
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 24th 2009, 2:49 am
Replies: 96
Views: 3,949
Posted By surly

Re: London- One thing and why?

My mother was born about 1/4 mile from Camden Town tube station.
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 23rd 2009, 8:46 pm
Replies: 96
Views: 3,949
Posted By surly

Re: London- One thing and why?

The stable well grounded of Camden.

http://www.pbase.com/mgpimages/camden_town_london&page=all

http://k43.pbase.com/o6/26/585526/1/95135995.wIAbnGgy._VAR0195pbn4r2.jpg
Jul 23rd 2009, 8:08 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,187
Posted By surly

Re: Is it hot or cold in the Bay Area?

Take a sweater and a bikini. ;)
Jul 23rd 2009, 7:38 pm
Replies: 336
Views: 16,633
Posted By surly

Re: what has America allowed you to do?

You do have more opportunity to do that here than most other places. :thumbup:
Jul 23rd 2009, 7:28 pm
Replies: 336
Views: 16,633
Posted By surly

Re: what has America allowed you to do?

What do you want to do that you are not allowed to do?
Jul 23rd 2009, 7:22 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,187
Posted By surly

Re: Is it hot or cold in the Bay Area?

That's the nice thing about San Francisco and the SF Bay Area, the differing climates within an hours drive.
San Francisco has the least average temperature extremes in the US.
No snow or frost...
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 22nd 2009, 7:54 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 2,026
Posted By surly

Re: Getting away from it all

Is it too early to mention my trip to Hawaii in Sept? ;)

Haven't been for a while, last time was 9/14/2001. :eek:
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 22nd 2009, 7:51 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 2,026
Posted By surly

Re: Getting away from it all

You know it. :shades_smile::thumbup:
Jul 21st 2009, 11:36 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 2,858
Posted By surly

Re: What Car??

I'd guess there won't be a better time to buy a car than now. Plenty of deals and incentives going.

My wife has her eye on the Acura TSX.
Jul 21st 2009, 11:28 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 2,035
Posted By surly

Re: Second hand car advice

There's always the Smart Car, even a Brabus version.
Yesterday a friend took me for a ride in his and it wasn't that bad, at 6' 2" and 240 lb I didn't think
I'd get in but it's surprisingly roomy...
Jul 21st 2009, 8:39 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 2,858
Posted By surly

Re: What Car??

I wonder what kind of deal people are getting these days?
I was offered $500 under invoice online, for a Mazda3, 5 Door Grand Touring.
probably could get a better price.
Jul 21st 2009, 4:11 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,905
Posted By surly

Jul 21st 2009, 3:39 am
Replies: 66
Views: 2,858
Posted By surly

Re: What Car??

The Fit is highly rated by Consumer Reports, but the Mazda3 5 door has more Pizazz.

http://www.imagecows.com/uploads/282d-2009-Mazda3-Axela.jpg
Jul 21st 2009, 3:13 am
Replies: 395
Views: 16,572
Posted By surly

Re: “Just say no to government run.............

Telling the truth can be interpreted as pot stirring.
Jul 21st 2009, 3:01 am
Replies: 395
Views: 16,572
Posted By surly

Re: “Just say no to government run.............

Many of those touting the great British sense of humour are sadly lacking it in themselves.
Jul 20th 2009, 3:22 am
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By surly

Re: MotoGP

Another great show by Valentino. :thumbup:
Jul 20th 2009, 3:04 am
Replies: 395
Views: 16,572
Posted By surly

Re: “Just say no to government run.............

You obviously don't know very much about San Francisco, not that it's ever stopped you.
Jul 20th 2009, 2:31 am
Replies: 53
Views: 2,786
Posted By surly

Re: Please keep me in your thoughts and prayers

Actually no, she had a small bowel blockage that turned out to be cancerous, about a year later she wasn't well and diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
The oncologist reckoned the source of the first...
Jul 19th 2009, 9:27 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 2,786
Posted By surly

Re: Please keep me in your thoughts and prayers

My Mother had ovarian at age 39, she just had her 70th birthday.
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 18th 2009, 11:05 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By surly

Re: Thief leaves note in unlocked car!

I had a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle on a Trailer. Someone stole the trailer and motorcycle. Never saw either one again.

Went snorkeling north shore of Maui. The guy in the dive shop advised. Leave...
Forum: USA
Jul 18th 2009, 10:15 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 7,033
Posted By surly

Re: just moved to the US from UK

On the plus side life expectancy is lower in the US, so if you are unhappy you can get out sooner.

I don't get the hostility when advising someone not to stay if they are unhappy. There are far to...
Jul 18th 2009, 4:15 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,905
Posted By surly

Re: Why wouldn't I want a US passport?!

I've had a US passport for 15 years. There is no issues with it, the US gov doesn't care, it's permissible.
The upside you can vote and it opens up more job opportunities.

If you're a Union Jack...
Forum: USA
Jul 18th 2009, 12:01 am
Replies: 60
Views: 7,033
Posted By surly

Re: just moved to the US from UK

Would you consider taking my advice? :thumbsup:
Forum: USA
Jul 17th 2009, 11:45 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 7,033
Posted By surly

Re: just moved to the US from UK

I'm encouraging to go back to the UK. I would call that good advice.
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