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Forum: The Lounge
Dec 29th 2012, 12:39 pm
Replies: 1,757
Views: 76,815
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: School shooting in CT

According to some posters on here it depends where you're living.
If you actually live full-time every day of the year in the US you're allowed an opinion.
In much the same way as only those people...
Forum: USA
Dec 29th 2012, 8:13 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,265
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: Craigslist? All replies were cons??

Up until a year ago I used to get regular calls on my cell phone from a fellow ringing up from Nigeria - often up to 10 times in a row.

When I first used to answer I could hear this chap,against a...
Forum: USA
Dec 29th 2012, 6:50 am
Replies: 143
Views: 8,509
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: Real Ales/Bitter

I think everyone who loves good beer has been down that well-travelled route at one time or another.
My last occasion was exiting this place after a very long evening of Belgian leg-weakeners.
...
Dec 29th 2012, 6:35 am
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: Car rental questions

www.rentalcarmagic.com
www.vroomvroomvroom.com
Forum: USA
Dec 28th 2012, 7:48 pm
Replies: 143
Views: 8,509
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: Real Ales/Bitter

No, it's not a medical problem.
But hops are just one ingredient of a beer rather than the main constituent and for a long time craft brewers in the US have followed the path of massive hops and...
Forum: USA
Dec 28th 2012, 1:54 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 8,687
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: REASONS WHY I LIKE THE USA.

Well at least let's have a level playing field for ALL posters.
Forum: USA
Dec 28th 2012, 1:48 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 8,687
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: REASONS WHY I LIKE THE USA.

Hi cretin.

( seeing as name-calling is tolerated. )
Forum: USA
Dec 28th 2012, 1:33 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 8,687
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: REASONS WHY I LIKE THE USA.

Just suppposing that $100k car was bought by a rapper from Compton celebrating his first hit record - would he still be upper class ?

The point I'm making is that there is no class system based on...
Forum: USA
Dec 28th 2012, 1:25 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 8,687
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: REASONS WHY I LIKE THE USA.

Where do the ultra-rich, dotcom millionaires and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs fit into the grand scheme of things ?

They're obviously well-educated but many come from ordinary backgrounds - their...
Forum: USA
Dec 28th 2012, 12:55 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 8,687
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: REASONS WHY I LIKE THE USA.

It's slightly different in the UK because of the expanding membership of the EU which allows many more people the right to move there.

Likewise because of Britain's colonial past.

But I agree -...
Forum: USA
Dec 28th 2012, 12:51 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 8,687
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: REASONS WHY I LIKE THE USA.

He's my neighbour.
I own homes in the UK,Ireland and the US and spend time in all of them depending on where I am conducting my business.
So I have an opinion on all three countries.
And...
Forum: USA
Dec 28th 2012, 10:04 am
Replies: 143
Views: 8,509
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: Real Ales/Bitter

Finding an American bitter that doesn't send the sinuses into overdrive with the over-powering hops can be hard but on a recent trip to Key West I came across this brew in a really nice craft beer...
Forum: USA
Dec 28th 2012, 9:55 am
Replies: 122
Views: 8,687
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: REASONS WHY I LIKE THE USA.

Hello, I thought you were off ?

Anyway, this is an interesting discussion about whether there's a class system in the US or not.

You're more than welcome to join in.

Wikipedia is not...
Forum: USA
Dec 27th 2012, 10:08 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 8,687
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: REASONS WHY I LIKE THE USA.

Almost as funny as sweeping generalisations. ;)
Forum: USA
Dec 27th 2012, 5:55 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 8,687
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: REASONS WHY I LIKE THE USA.

So America currently has a working class President ?

I could have sworn he was a lawyer.
Dec 27th 2012, 10:03 am
Replies: 48
Views: 8,925
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: DEVASTATING NEWS!!!

Top of the morning to you,begorrah !
Forum: USA
Dec 27th 2012, 10:00 am
Replies: 122
Views: 8,687
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: REASONS WHY I LIKE THE USA.

If it isn't why do so many people want to move to the US ?
If some of the posts on here are to be believed the way the country treats poor people is
shocking but I suppose the term poor, just like...
Forum: USA
Dec 27th 2012, 8:22 am
Replies: 122
Views: 8,687
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: REASONS WHY I LIKE THE USA.

I agree.
The very fact that Americans don't use the terms working,middle or upper classes but blue or white collar suggests that they themselves don't believe there is a class system.
It's also...
Dec 26th 2012, 7:04 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 8,925
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: DEVASTATING NEWS!!!

What makes me laugh is that even with 26 counties the Irish still need help from the other six for their rugby team.
And it must really piss them off that all the best golfers from that island come...
Dec 25th 2012, 10:17 am
Replies: 48
Views: 8,925
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: DEVASTATING NEWS!!!

You're right.
Relief for taxpayers whose tax provides benefits for those unwilling or unable to pay taxes themselves.
I often wonder if the reason why there hasn't been widespread civil unrest in...
Dec 25th 2012, 9:12 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,104
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: Irish Passport

It certainly hasn't stopped the Irish soccer team using the loophole to pick English players.

If one of your grandparents is an Irish citizen but none of your parents was born in Ireland, you may...
Forum: USA
Dec 25th 2012, 8:55 am
Replies: 122
Views: 8,687
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: REASONS WHY I LIKE THE USA.

This I really don't understand.
Why would a thread that accentuates the positive things in a country where most of the posters on here live be considered provocative ?
Or have I stumbled on a forum...
Forum: USA
Dec 25th 2012, 8:46 am
Replies: 122
Views: 8,687
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: REASONS WHY I LIKE THE USA.

I'm still trying to ascertain where you think I was rude to a fellow poster ?

As for swearing in the US you'll notice that I mentioned this in my post but when and where I live in the States it is...
Forum: The Lounge
Dec 25th 2012, 8:32 am
Replies: 1,757
Views: 76,815
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: School shooting in CT

As Oscar Wilde once said,the only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.
I hope it does wonders for his ratings which haven't been very good lately.
Forum: USA
Dec 25th 2012, 8:29 am
Replies: 122
Views: 8,687
Posted By Cuthbert Rizla

Re: REASONS WHY I LIKE THE USA.

Er, rude ? How so squire ?
I'm merely expressing the view that it's possible to have a passionate discussion about a subject without 'effing this and " knobhead " that.
Funnily enough, that's...
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