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Dec 27th 2013, 4:53 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 6,808
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: American who wants to meet British men

Christian minge...Oh I'm going to L.
Forum: USA
Nov 22nd 2013, 8:30 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 4,589
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: coyotes

obviously not enough coyotes were I am, the City of Dublin recently spent a couple hundred bucks on plastic ones to leave in the parks to scare away the geese.
Forum: USA
Nov 20th 2013, 9:41 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: transferring money US to UK

If you have a Chase Private Account you can transfer anywhere with no transaction charge the exchange rates are at market rate, the recipient may however have to pay a transaction fee.
Forum: USA
Oct 22nd 2013, 5:32 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,468
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: Shasta Lake / Redding CA

I've not personally been, but people I work with say that it's well worth a visit. Living there maywell be something different. You are well into cannabis growing badlands. Also "Breaking Bad" type...
Oct 10th 2013, 6:59 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,950
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: ****ed by the Shutdown

I work on a job site that requires a TWIC card and a site specific security card to access, my site specific card runs out in 14 days. To renew it we now have to do an additional background check. I...
Sep 10th 2013, 5:50 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By sanfranjones

Fresh and Easy sold to The Yucaipa Companies LLC

So just had an email from F&M to announce they have been sold and will retain 4,000 employees.
Yucaipa is an investment company that already owns a number of other supermarket brands through the US....
Forum: USA
Sep 3rd 2013, 6:30 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,150
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: large transfer

Far as I can tell use standard transfer routes detailed in previous threads, as this is a "gift" so long as you fill out the correct documentation and declare the money then there should be no tax...
Jul 24th 2013, 8:45 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,429
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: What would be the equivalent salary when moving from London to Texas?

Weeze...you guys need a QS at all? Been working on the environmental remediation side at refinery for 3 yrs...
Jul 24th 2013, 2:27 pm
Replies: 1,009
Views: 1,087,563
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: Traveling cheaply and well using miles and points

if I don't use the avios ponts for an upgrade for the parents can I use them for a quick trip from Spain to the UK and back?...just got informed yesterday that our rented house back in the UK has...
Jul 24th 2013, 2:16 pm
Replies: 1,009
Views: 1,087,563
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: Traveling cheaply and well using miles and points

No worries, this will be for my parents, I'll be paying. Sister did a UK web site search and the trip came up (without doing any air miles magic) at circa 3.5k gbp for the two. I did a USA web based...
Jul 22nd 2013, 3:21 pm
Replies: 1,009
Views: 1,087,563
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: Traveling cheaply and well using miles and points

Tonrob, What magic can you work on this itinery Dec 1st 2013 Heathrow (or Manchester) to Shanghai, Dec 4th Shanghai to Sydney, Jan 10th 2014 Sydney to SFO (or Oakland) then back to the UK Feb 11th....
Forum: USA
Jul 19th 2013, 7:43 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 3,973
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: The English accent...how popular (if at all) is it in the US?

I guess it is actually a small world, my in laws spend half the year living in Spain. One Christmas we were visiting them when they were back in the UK and they were telling us of their social life...
Forum: USA
Jul 19th 2013, 4:05 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 3,973
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: The English accent...how popular (if at all) is it in the US?

Been often pinned as Australian or a New Zealander, my take is unless you sound like Hugh Grant you are not "British" but something Antipodean.
We've probably all had the "oh my Auntie XXX lives in...
Forum: USA
Jul 17th 2013, 10:24 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,624
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: Panicking about visiting home

I had to look up what a K1 visa was, are you entering on the shirt tails of a military spouse? If so check out the AARP website to see what it says about pre-existing conditions.
Forum: USA
Jul 16th 2013, 9:16 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: USA to UK money transfer

Cheers. Given up on buying a house over here so gifting back some money.
Forum: USA
Jul 16th 2013, 9:00 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: USA to UK money transfer

Got that the first time, Jeremy. Thank you. XE.COM it is and the reporting requirement for the UK?
Jul 16th 2013, 7:59 pm
Replies: 3,755
Views: 303,497
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: Tele

"Orange is the new black" a NetFlix original, worth a watch. The Mrs says it reminds her of "Bad Girls" the ITV series. This has more comedy in it though.
Forum: USA
Jul 16th 2013, 7:35 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By sanfranjones

USA to UK money transfer

Seen lots of threads for moving money from the UK to the US, I tried couple forum searches for moving money the other way but couldn't find any.

What's the best way to send money back to the UK? I...
Forum: USA
Jul 16th 2013, 7:20 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By sanfranjones

Forum: USA
Jul 15th 2013, 10:07 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 6,822
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: Ssn for children on L2 visa

My daughter got a TIN (Tax Identity Number) rather than a SSN. You can use it on your tax returns, once your green cards come through they then issue a SSN.
Forum: USA
Jul 9th 2013, 8:52 pm
Forum: USA
Jul 9th 2013, 8:46 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By sanfranjones

First trip outside the USA since getting green card

Do you have to do anything extra when re-entering the USA once you get your green card.
Forum: USA
Jul 9th 2013, 7:54 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 3,235
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: Will a basic checking bank account give me some form of credit history.

pissing match on bank history. Almost as much fun as newbie bashing.
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 9th 2013, 6:04 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 5,517
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: 80% of American pre-packaged food banned elsewhere

http://www.insidebayarea.com/business/ci_23620025/new-twinkies-can-sit-shelves-even-longer?source=inthenews
Forum: USA
Jul 8th 2013, 6:34 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By sanfranjones

Re: Day after 4th July.

I'm a red badge, not a blue badge. So I only get paid for when I am on site. Saving my PTO (carried UK holiday's over with the intercompany transfer) to get drunk and eat too much in Spain in a few...
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