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Forum: USA
Jul 25th 2005, 5:57 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,174
Posted By Duncs

Re: Personal experiences of immigrating

I am surprised at your comments about NI. I was a soldier in NI for 5 years and served before the ceasefires came along so I certainly know it can be rough in places. In my own experience the world...
Forum: USA
Jul 23rd 2005, 7:26 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,174
Posted By Duncs

Re: Personal experiences of immigrating

NI isnt perfect by any stretch but there is plenty of political corruption going on the USA as well as far as i can see.
Forum: USA
Jul 23rd 2005, 3:17 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,174
Posted By Duncs

Re: Personal experiences of immigrating

Depending on your age etc there is also the Walsh Visa program as well. It is not a long term visa but you could spend 2-3 years in the USA and have the experience if nothing else. Although they are...
Forum: USA
Jul 23rd 2005, 2:06 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,174
Posted By Duncs

Re: Personal experiences of immigrating

That’s a very unlikely scenario you suggest there. Beside if you think that Sinn Fein & Co are corrupt wait until you see American politics! :D

If you are in Northern Ireland and are Northern...
Forum: USA
Jul 15th 2005, 9:30 pm
Replies: 286
Views: 8,934
Posted By Duncs

Re: US or Them

Thats terrible. That definitely reinforces my desire to go home. This place can be fun but it will never be home and I will never feel the kind of emotional attachment to it that I have for the UK....
Forum: USA
Jul 15th 2005, 9:14 pm
Replies: 152
Views: 5,927
Posted By Duncs

Re: Wot I lurned on Fox today...

Its been great in places frustrating in others and damn expensive!

Dont be looking up to me there really is nothing to look up to and besides i might be wearing my kilt and then it would be to...
Forum: USA
Jul 14th 2005, 8:36 pm
Replies: 152
Views: 5,927
Posted By Duncs

Re: Wot I lurned on Fox today...

They are always after me lucky charms!
Forum: USA
Jul 14th 2005, 8:31 pm
Replies: 286
Views: 8,934
Posted By Duncs

Re: US or Them

All the time. Luckily my USC wife has decided that our life ‘was’ actually better in blighty and is now convinced that the USA is not all she thought it was cracked up to be either. We are now...
Forum: USA
Jul 14th 2005, 8:16 pm
Replies: 152
Views: 5,927
Posted By Duncs

Re: Wot I lurned on Fox today...

i love your pic by the way!
Forum: USA
Jul 14th 2005, 8:13 pm
Replies: 152
Views: 5,927
Posted By Duncs

Re: Wot I lurned on Fox today...

ahh that explains it. Well if a moderator is listening feel free to edit that last bit out of my comment.

I would private mail Franklin as well but he needs to clean out his box.
Forum: USA
Jul 14th 2005, 8:11 pm
Replies: 152
Views: 5,927
Posted By Duncs

Re: Wot I lurned on Fox today...

Who did you get that from O'Reilly? In what sense is Wilson’s research into Niger discredited? Was the evidence Bush relied upon for his state of the union comments of the alleged purchases of...
Forum: USA
Jul 14th 2005, 7:56 pm
Replies: 152
Views: 5,927
Posted By Duncs

Re: Wot I lurned on Fox today...

I withdraw this part of my post. This is not a fair comment to make about Franklin. He dosent deserve it. Sometimes he frustrates me but that the nature of good debating partner i reckon. Sorry mate....
Forum: USA
Jul 14th 2005, 4:56 am
Replies: 152
Views: 5,927
Posted By Duncs

Re: Wot I lurned on Fox today...

I don’t think misrepresenting the facts is a fair description of what Andrew Gilligan did. He relied heavily on one source, Dr David Kelly and made the allegation that the government had...
Forum: USA
Jul 9th 2005, 5:54 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 3,677
Posted By Duncs

Re: Expressions of Sympathy for London Bombs?

Seems like its mostly me then so thats heartening to hear.
Forum: USA
Jul 9th 2005, 4:45 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 3,677
Posted By Duncs

Expressions of Sympathy for London Bombs?

I recall being in Europe at the time of 9/11 and everywhere you went if people saw Americans they would stop them and express sympathy. There was seemingly a huge collective outpouring of sympathy...
Forum: USA
Jun 10th 2005, 8:43 pm
Replies: 232
Views: 11,769
Posted By Duncs

Re: Some Things I Like About Living in the US

Damn its actually hard to think of many. But i suppose i like:

1. Fewer gouger kids hanging around at all hours of the night. Although i suspect if i lived in a different neighborhood that would...
Forum: USA
May 6th 2005, 11:27 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 816
Posted By Duncs

Re: Home Constituency

Antrim South. Rev William McCrea DUP. The gospel singing rev got it. He is nutbag of the highest order but as he was against David Burnside who i wouldnt piss on if he was on fire i cant really say i...
Forum: USA
May 3rd 2005, 9:10 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 4,120
Posted By Duncs

Re: Car Buying Advice given freely

Definitely needs lots of research. I spent ages thinking about what kind of car I wanted and how much it was worth then when I found a used one I liked then I made my offer based on what thought it...
Forum: USA
Apr 5th 2005, 10:00 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By Duncs

Talking Re: General Election

You have to be registered as an overseas elector first. In order to register as an overseas voter you will need to contact the electoral registration office at the local council covering the address...
Forum: USA
Feb 9th 2005, 2:28 am
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By Duncs

Re: Y do young men top themselves :(

I am sorry to hear that about your friend PA. Actually the number of suicides in the UK has been declining. I dont know the numbers here but i suspect the opposite due to the deeping poverty divide...
Forum: USA
Feb 9th 2005, 2:18 am
Replies: 40
Views: 1,502
Posted By Duncs

Re: Favourite US President?

I knew that! :p

Well now he would probably be a Democrat I reckon. After Lincoln I always had a soft spot for LBJ. I think he was much underated. People think of JFK as having been at the...
Forum: USA
Feb 8th 2005, 11:40 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 1,502
Posted By Duncs

Re: Favourite US President?

I thought it was 4?

Abraham Lincoln, James Abram Garfield (1881), William McKinley (1897-1901), and John F. Kennedy (1961-63).

Mind you these guys also died in office:

William Henry...
Forum: USA
Jan 31st 2005, 7:03 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 980
Posted By Duncs

Re: The next American President?

The gay marriage amendment is still born right now as Bush is now saying its not a priority oopps he didnt tell his supporters that during the election!

Orrin Hatch (Sen Utah) has proposed an...
Forum: USA
Jan 31st 2005, 4:10 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 980
Posted By Duncs

Re: The next American President?

Schwarzennegger?? :o

Normally I cant stand Republicans but in his case I make an exception because, he's a very moderate Republican and I would like to see the constitution changed and an...
Forum: USA
Jan 25th 2005, 10:34 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Duncs

Re: What about Boston,MA?

Ok from current experience living over the river in Cambridge as a grad student.

1. Expensive housing compared to many US cities. As bad as London I dont know? My wife and I live in a one bed...
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