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Forum: Canada
Apr 23rd 2014, 4:26 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

No they're not on Netflix.. 4od and ITV Player. Trust me, you will not want to watch more than 3 minutes of each and your view of England will be forever changed.

Comparing the British to the...
Forum: Canada
Apr 22nd 2014, 10:47 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

If you want to know what a lot of the population is like.. try to watch The Only Way Is Essex or Geordie Shore.

Then you'll see what we mean.. unfortunately!
Forum: Canada
Apr 19th 2014, 6:59 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

I can name all the provinces and territories but come on.. it's only 13 so not that hard. Would give the capitals a good go, but would struggle with the east coast ones. Could probably name the 50...
Forum: Canada
Apr 19th 2014, 2:40 am
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

Do you go to the toilet paper store for your TP?
Forum: Canada
Apr 19th 2014, 12:01 am
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

The UK is recovering economically, but that doesn't mean that you will be able to walk into a £30k+ job. The cost of living is different in Canada and the UK. Some things are cheaper, some are more...
Forum: Canada
Apr 18th 2014, 8:12 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

Wasn't it the Aussies who first started the ETA thing though? not the Americans?..
Forum: Canada
Apr 18th 2014, 5:03 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

Well now I'm hungry.. Thanks!
Forum: Canada
Apr 18th 2014, 4:43 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

The British wouldn't be British if they didn't have anything to complain about.



The gf logs onto 4d now that I have the hockey playoffs on the TV. For some reason though it's for Made in...
Forum: Canada
Apr 18th 2014, 4:23 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

I actually am a lot less anti-tv license than when I was in the UK. The BBC doesn't even compare to most of the channels over here and in the States, they're crap! I don't really watch a lot of BBC...
Forum: Canada
Apr 17th 2014, 10:44 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

Where are you getting your numbers from though? Read this article:
http://www.theguardian.com/business/2013/nov/19/half-recent-uk-graduates-stuck-jobs-ons

"Annual earnings for graduates increase...
Forum: Canada
Apr 17th 2014, 10:05 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

Insurance, plus petrol, tax, loan fees (no UK credit.. higher interest), MOT etc adds up to a large proportion of your income. Don't you think that if it were as easy as to cut back on a few nights...
Forum: Canada
Apr 17th 2014, 9:46 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

Buying a car will then see you paying Road Tax and MOT yearly (providing the car is older than 3 years old). Not sure which companies would be best for a foreign driver new to the country as I have...
Forum: Canada
Apr 17th 2014, 9:23 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

The UK job market is extremely competitive. Maybe why there are so many Brits over here! haha. Almost half of graduates find themselves in jobs which do not require a degree.
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Forum: Canada
Apr 17th 2014, 4:04 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

By comparing legal migrants to illegal immigrants you are not really showing that you understand that point of view though.

Now I wouldn't say that the majority of Eastern Europeans are in the UK...
Forum: Canada
Apr 17th 2014, 3:47 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

He must be used to that already, being a member of BE and all! haha!
Forum: Canada
Apr 17th 2014, 6:13 am
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

Well I really don't think you can compare illegal immigrants from North Africa trying to enter Malta/Italy to Eastern European (EU) nationals travelling within the EU for work. Firstly, they enter...
Forum: Canada
Apr 17th 2014, 1:30 am
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

You seem to like the open borders in Europe for the convenience it provides you to travel from one to the other. But there are many in Europe who do not like it. You will find a lot of Europeans who...
Forum: Canada
Apr 15th 2014, 8:53 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

Hmm.. it seems that if one really wanted to cross into the States, it wouldn't be too hard to do so from Canada.

Keeping on topic with the thread.. I don't get why one would be so against ETA....
Forum: Canada
Apr 15th 2014, 6:27 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 7,763
Posted By burks

Re: Canadian ETA/Sharing info with US

I have always wondered how many people do that.. is it monitored at all?
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