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Jan 11th 2011, 8:43 pm
Replies: 28,302
Views: 1,777,850
Posted By alan280170

Re: What has pissed you off today

Yeah I have some of those, only they abused my apartment when I was out of the country and stole some shit, then denied it doh WTF does stuff just magically disappear...... And it goes without saying...
Dec 2nd 2010, 1:08 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,254
Posted By alan280170

Re: Tunnocks tea cakes

Search on the web www.fiestamart.com, there are two on I45 just inside the Sam Houston Parkway.

In the frozen section.:rofl:
Forum: USA
Dec 2nd 2010, 9:31 am
Replies: 2,189
Views: 300,845
Posted By alan280170

Re: UK Foods in the US Share your finds!

Hubble and Hudson (in the Woodlands anyway), do all the british chocolate and more, yorkie/crunchies/bounty/cadburys etc, about a $1.50 each and they are imported as I checked the wrapping.:thumbup:
Dec 2nd 2010, 4:55 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,254
Posted By alan280170

Re: Tunnocks tea cakes

HEB at Market Square in The Woodlands, proper bacon at Fiesta supermarkets downtown.;)
Dec 2nd 2010, 4:51 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,273
Posted By alan280170

Re: The Welsh and the Scots should be thanking the English and licking our boots

OIl and Gas from Scotland mainly, ask the thousands of mancs/scousers/geordies, if they could have made the same money not working offshore in scottish waters.


:thumbup:
Forum: USA
Dec 2nd 2010, 12:33 am
Replies: 54
Views: 4,829
Posted By alan280170

Re: Anyone from Scotland..???

Yeah, the last Visa I had was with a very big well known Oil company, but the new job position is with a start up venture and money is tight, was going to cut a deal with them you do all the...
Forum: Meet-ups
Dec 1st 2010, 1:09 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 8,801
Posted By alan280170

Re: Trailing spouse in Houston!

Can't beat a mani/pedi in Midland (be a bit far for you gals to go), but I love them.
Dec 1st 2010, 3:39 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,486
Posted By alan280170

Re: VISA waiver question

I use the VWP, as I have a home or holiday home if you want to call it, but I have the luxury of having 6 months off the year, I come and go many times in a year. I have only once been taken to the...
Forum: Meet-ups
Dec 1st 2010, 2:26 am
Replies: 45
Views: 8,801
Posted By alan280170

Re: Trailing spouse in Houston!

Yeah I try to swing on in to Aberdeen when I am travelling, pick up rowies and vacumn pack them. Enjoy the snow for Xmas then.;)
Forum: USA
Nov 30th 2010, 12:54 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 8,106
Posted By alan280170

Re: Retain UK drivers license?

I have, but I also have a UK address, so in IO eyes I am a UK citizen, although I pay no tax there or anywhere for that matter, but I spend a large chunk of change in the US economy. But I may need...
Forum: USA
Nov 30th 2010, 11:05 am
Replies: 67
Views: 8,106
Posted By alan280170

Re: Retain UK drivers license?

Defo never ticked that I was a US citizen and I'm sure they would have my previous details and Visa on computer, never had any hassle at immigration eother, just tell them my situation and my...
Forum: USA
Nov 30th 2010, 9:31 am
Replies: 67
Views: 8,106
Posted By alan280170

Re: Retain UK drivers license?

Well not in Texas, actually did it from Kazakhstan online, got home and it was at my Apartment. Maybe I an upstanding person. Last time I set foot in a DPS office was 2005.:rofl:

I am not an...
Nov 30th 2010, 6:02 am
Replies: 292
Views: 21,618
Posted By alan280170

Re: RECENT TRIP TO ENGLAND

Tipping in the US is a personal thing, if the service is kak, minimal and if it is good a very nice tip. Also I tip my local bar staff way above any of my texan friends, but this has a benefit,...
Nov 30th 2010, 5:52 am
Replies: 292
Views: 21,618
Posted By alan280170

Re: RECENT TRIP TO ENGLAND

Ahh not the case, I still convert to pounds and work it like that, can't help it was great when it was $2 to 1 GBP, not so much now lol.:rofl:
Forum: The Lounge
Nov 30th 2010, 4:36 am
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By alan280170

Anyone doing online trades in the UK/USA from abroad.

Wondering if anyone can recommend a good online trading site that I can use for the UK/NYSE/Nasdaq etc.

No really bothered where they are sited, just need them to be honest.

Many Thanks

Alan
Forum: USA
Nov 30th 2010, 2:27 am
Replies: 67
Views: 8,106
Posted By alan280170

Re: Retain UK drivers license?

[QUOTE=meauxna;9011657]The IRS has different residency rules than Immigration, check it out.[/QUOTE

I know, just made a generalisation, anyway all my $$$ is offshore, except for my living...
Forum: USA
Nov 30th 2010, 1:52 am
Replies: 67
Views: 8,106
Posted By alan280170

Re: Retain UK drivers license?

Na dealt with the IRS before, they ain't getting there grubby mitts on my cash, unless the stop faffin around and give me residency and then they can take my money again:D
Forum: USA
Nov 30th 2010, 12:33 am
Replies: 67
Views: 8,106
Posted By alan280170

Re: Retain UK drivers license?

It is until 2017, which is strange as the last time I did it it was only valid for 5years.

Hope this helps.:rofl:
Forum: USA
Nov 29th 2010, 10:14 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 8,106
Posted By alan280170

Re: Retain UK drivers license?

Yes I do have a US drivers licence, which actually I just renewed online.:)
Nov 29th 2010, 12:49 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By alan280170

Re: Changing My SS status

At the time it was much much more money staying on a Visa, but it will bite me in the ass now, but many thanks on your answer.:)
Nov 29th 2010, 9:42 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,572
Posted By alan280170

Re: I am almost lost for words!

Good point, I have no worries about leaving a dog outside (I have 2, but they sleep inside as the GF would castrate me if I left them outside with the doggie door shut). If they are properly looked...
Nov 29th 2010, 9:28 am
Replies: 28,302
Views: 1,777,850
Posted By alan280170

Re: What has pissed you off today

My brother flew my mate over from the UK for a free holiday(to the States) if he painted the outside of his house, worked out about $1k cheaper. My mate thought it was brilliant, free holiday and...
Forum: USA
Nov 29th 2010, 7:53 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,660
Posted By alan280170

Re: employment sponsorship in USA

Do you actually get a 6 month toursit visa??? thought it was 90 days max on the waiver scheme.
Forum: Indonesia
Nov 29th 2010, 7:48 am
Replies: 41
Views: 10,013
Posted By alan280170

Re: Anyone in Indonesia?

Not much options, work brings me here, but I don't know for how long lol
Forum: Indonesia
Nov 29th 2010, 7:00 am
Replies: 41
Views: 10,013
Posted By alan280170

Re: Anyone in Indonesia?

Jakarta, seems nice enough, except for the traffic lol:D
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