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Forum: USA
Oct 21st 2011, 11:38 am
Replies: 96
Views: 8,826
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Top five foods you miss from the UK

1. Bacon
2. Bacon
3. Bacon
4. Bacon
5. Smokey Bacon Crisps
Forum: USA
Oct 29th 2009, 10:45 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,423
Posted By RoB1833

Re: We're buying a house!

Spent a year living just up the road in Sanford - definitely a culture shock. I think that our cable provider was Charter.
Forum: USA
Aug 6th 2009, 2:25 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 7,822
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Brit food in supermarkets

Try Shaw's, still pricey though.
Jul 24th 2009, 12:39 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 2,025
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Second hand car advice

We've got a 2002 Outback Wagon, does well in the snow in winter. Good enough to take me from NH to Boston on most snowy days.
Forum: USA
Jun 15th 2009, 10:25 am
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Moving az to Boston

I used ABF a few years ago to move from NC to Boston. From what I remember the price was pretty good, and if you can really squeeze your stuff and save a few feet in the truck the price you pay...
Forum: USA
Mar 20th 2009, 5:33 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,088
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Google Street view now in the UK

Spent most of my teenage years living in High Lane. Used to work at Seven Springs Garage on Buxton Rd and the Red Lion in High Lane as a student.

Did you go to Marple Ridge High School?
Forum: USA
Feb 11th 2009, 12:33 pm
Replies: 4,480
Views: 315,187
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Price of gas update...

Want to know where that money is going?

Take a look at this......

http://www.bostonherald.com/projects/mta2008/

Now where do I sign up?
Forum: USA
Nov 5th 2008, 2:33 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,188
Posted By RoB1833

Re: So what did your State vote on?

Not happy with this one, because I live in NH it means I still have to pay more tax than the average Mass resident for the privilege of working there.:mad:
Jun 26th 2008, 11:01 am
Replies: 62
UK
Views: 3,129
Posted By RoB1833

Re: UK

Everyone from Wyhthenshawe goes to Altrincham, cos "it's posh".
Mar 30th 2008, 2:55 am
Replies: 129
Views: 4,787
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Name your State.....

I feel over-dressed in jeans.....

The joys of winter in the North-East, you never have to be fashion-conscious again.....
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2008, 2:36 am
Replies: 64
Views: 3,596
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Do you live in an "english" neighbourhood?

She was here before me and when we moved in prices started dropping...... recession or us???
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2008, 2:26 am
Replies: 64
Views: 3,596
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Do you live in an "english" neighbourhood?

There's an Englishwoman living up the street, so I'm told. Does that count?
Mar 30th 2008, 2:24 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,545
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Do you keep up?

Check the BBC web-site every day (for the football) and usually check the local news for Manchester as well.
Mar 30th 2008, 2:19 am
Replies: 36
Views: 3,494
Posted By RoB1833

Re: What the hell do we do?

I know exactly how you feel.....

When I first moved over to the US about 5 years ago I ended up in a sleepy town in NC (no real jobs and mostly broke) with my wife and the culture shock, having...
Mar 30th 2008, 2:07 am
Replies: 129
Views: 4,787
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Name your State.....

New Hampshire - pyjamas.

Why do people wear them to go shopping???
Forum: The Lounge
Mar 13th 2008, 10:28 am
Replies: 669
Views: 27,862
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Feeling really shit...hmmm...

If you get the Andover job, try Southern NH. Cheaper for renters and no sales tax.
Mar 11th 2008, 4:51 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By RoB1833

Re: My daughter the Soccerette!!!!!

Used to be regular Saturday morning viewing for me back home. Tim Lovejoy & the Soccerette doing the catwalk was a good hangover cure!
Forum: USA
Feb 21st 2008, 1:22 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Tax Laws in New Hampshire

Car insurance is still cheaper than Mass though
Forum: USA
Feb 20th 2008, 9:50 am
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Tax Laws in New Hampshire

There is no sales tax tax or state income tax in NH, which is why property tax is higher as that is the way the state finances itself.

However if you live in NH but work in Maine, you'll have to...
Forum: USA
Aug 4th 2007, 9:21 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,361
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Moving to Boston

I work in Boston but live in New Hampshire. I've lived in a few places - Salem Ma, Watertown Ma, Salem NH & now Derry NH.

Really depends on what you're looking for and how much you can afford to...
Jun 1st 2007, 10:35 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Last minute Airfare

Try Globespan, new airline flying from Boston or New York - very cheap flights at the moment, but they only fly into Glasgow.
Forum: USA
Jan 20th 2007, 5:26 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,186
Posted By RoB1833

Re: 'PODS' for interstate moving

We moved from NC to Massachusetts a couple of years ago using U-Pack. The pods sounds like a similar type of thing except we paid for the linear footage on a potentially shared trailer. Worked out...
Forum: USA
Dec 22nd 2006, 4:43 pm
Replies: 266
Views: 11,261
Posted By RoB1833

Re: What would make you move back to the UK?

Not cheap areas of Manchester - Hale / Wilmslow are very expensive home to quite a few Man U footballers.
Forum: USA
Nov 9th 2006, 5:25 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 1,651
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Winter Studs

I've got a crap car, but never had a problem in snow or ice up here with a basic set of newish tyres on the car. They clear the roads pretty quickly after snow.
Forum: USA
Nov 9th 2006, 1:50 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 1,651
Posted By RoB1833

Re: Winter Studs

As far as I know not allowed in Ma.
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