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Forum: USA
Sep 5th 2005, 7:06 am
Replies: 56
Views: 5,631
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Cool Re: How long does it take to feel settled?

"Something to understand, a lot of Americans are intimidated by a British accent "

Yeah - milk it for all its worth ....Hoo Harr.....

I love the americans, - I married one three years ago, but...
Forum: USA
May 15th 2005, 3:34 am
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: How Clean is Your House?

SHIT! That is terrible - hope you got a BIG discount for that. Either that or the manager presented you with his gonads as a peace offerring.

Sounds like the last tenant had a bitch gripe with...
Forum: USA
May 15th 2005, 3:26 am
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: How Clean is Your House?

MMMMmmmm... fungus.........slurp!
Forum: USA
May 15th 2005, 3:22 am
Replies: 55
Views: 2,255
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: New rules for drivers' licenses

I have a permanent res. status card (is that a 'green card'?) - there's an ice cream salesman around here who hands them out for the price of a six pack (JOKE!!).

This card has everything about me...
Forum: USA
May 15th 2005, 3:09 am
Replies: 41
Views: 1,446
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: do you like your name?

Rodney.....Fekkin love it.....I can pretend I'm either a battleship, or a rich fart from the home counties. WhenI'm not sitting around picking the fluff out of my belly button. Which is hardly ever....
Forum: USA
May 15th 2005, 3:04 am
Replies: 77
Views: 3,193
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: Cheap = Inferior?

Its called 'BUILT IN OBSOLESCENCE'. And American society comes built in with this invisible tag very deeply.
Forum: USA
May 8th 2005, 4:44 am
Replies: 84
Views: 10,321
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: cornish pasties

Jesus H Kipper on a pogostick!!!!! Bob - You've got over 19,000 posts - by my calculations you must have been alive, and posting on this board at a rate of 12 posts a day for the past 250...
Forum: USA
May 8th 2005, 4:40 am
Forum: USA
May 8th 2005, 4:39 am
Forum: USA
May 8th 2005, 4:37 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,241
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

I loved the original series on UK TV. But I saw the movie and thought it was a load of old gobbledeshite.
BTW Did you notice the original Marvin the android in the queue at the Vogon office?
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Forum: USA
May 8th 2005, 4:32 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,444
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: Cell Phones

Mobile phones??? What are they then?
Forum: USA
May 5th 2005, 7:09 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 2,034
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: Looking for sympathy

Yeah - typical! Any other substance creating such havoc with your system would be banned outright as a highly toxic substance. Did they lunch out the clinical trials or something?
Forum: USA
May 4th 2005, 8:25 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 1,832
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: Do you 'keep fit' in the US?

Well- I love to go swimming - but we're waiting for the wifes health ins. to kick in so they'll subsidize the membership fees.

In the meantime - I'm back to doing 1 sit up a day.

Bumpkin
Forum: USA
May 4th 2005, 8:15 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: Lawerance, Mass?

Dunno about Lawrence MAss. But we live just over the border in Milford NH. Its a very nice area. Nashua is fairly decent too.
If you come down this way - drop a line and maybe we can all meet up?
...
Forum: USA
May 4th 2005, 8:12 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 2,034
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: Looking for sympathy

Dude - you have my sympathy. It'll all be over soon though I expect..:)

Here's a question - about Acid Reflux disease. Why isnt it so high profile in the UK/ Europe as it is over here in the US?...
Forum: USA
Apr 26th 2005, 3:16 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,303
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: American lifestyle changes - how they affect recent immigrants

Haw ! Haw! Yup!!! BuuuuuuuuRUpp!! That shure is a truth right there! yup!
Forum: USA
Apr 24th 2005, 4:20 am
Replies: 829
Views: 49,331
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: Pet Peeves peculiar to living in the USofA

OK - I used to be a traveller. There's an important distinction here. The New Age travellers are essentially young (or young at heart) hippy types, who have bought a 'magic bus' and banded together...
Forum: USA
Apr 17th 2005, 5:32 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,835
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: Did you know/ air travel

Yeah - you know you're in for a dodgy flight when the pilot sticks his head out of the cabin and asks "Where to Guv'nor?"
Forum: USA
Apr 17th 2005, 5:30 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 925
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: Student loans, when and how do I pay them back?

It depends on wether you're emigrating for a long period. I personally have ceased all communication . They're just going to make my life difficult as they really dont like it when people who owe...
Forum: USA
Apr 17th 2005, 5:24 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,754
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: U.S Banks seem like sharks.

Hey - looks like I did miss something subtle about Mancs comment. Manc - I hereby remove from you the honorary title of 'Twat' .

Thank you.
Forum: USA
Apr 17th 2005, 5:18 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,754
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: U.S Banks seem like sharks.

[QUOTE=Patrick]Yet you are the one who cant do research into business accounts before you open one, strange that!
QUOTE]


Never said I hadnt done any research...:) It just helps to gather as...
Forum: USA
Apr 17th 2005, 4:19 am
Replies: 36
Views: 1,754
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: U.S Banks seem like sharks.

[QUOTE=Yorkieabroad]Take a look at Wells Fargo if they are near you - we have our personal and business accounts with them, and they're not bad (nowhere near as good as our UK bank, but by local...
Forum: USA
Apr 16th 2005, 7:12 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,754
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

U.S Banks seem like sharks.

Hi ,

My wife and I need to open a small business account here in the US - but it seems like they're a bunch of bloodsucking sharks.
In the UK you usually get 18 months free banking with small...
Forum: USA
Mar 22nd 2005, 11:19 pm
Replies: 108
Views: 7,811
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: What do expats miss from the UK

Know what you mean. I've become an expert at unplugging bogs with a big plunger. Big jobbies or no.

I miss;

rolling English countryside.
sheep
English bitter......boohoo
Nights out down the...
Forum: USA
Mar 19th 2005, 5:21 am
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By Suffolk Bumpkin

Re: Unemployment Claim

If she isnt working - and can prove the 'employment gap' from written evidence from both employers , I would say definately. In my exp. unemplyment quueues arent as long as they are in the UK - so...
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