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Forum: USA
Oct 18th 2005, 7:17 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By Francisco

Re: Flying in next week!! Getting scared now!!

Husband working in Manhattan so he is on H1B, me H4.

Trying and failing to sell our house in UK as we wont be coming back to same area, or theres always the chance we will want to try and stay....
Forum: USA
Oct 18th 2005, 7:05 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By Francisco

Flying in next week!! Getting scared now!!

Well I went to Noo Joisey on my own for 5 days, looked at lots of rentals and wasn't over the moon about any of them, but on the second day (and having to make a decision) one more came on the market...
Forum: USA
Oct 13th 2005, 4:32 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 2,712
Posted By Francisco

Re: Can You Imagine?

I agree, I don't care how many kids people have as long as
a) they can afford to look after them all and
b) they don't go around vandalising/terrorising or generally annoying others

And even if...
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 28th 2005, 4:58 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,094
Posted By Francisco

Re: Google your own name...

[QUOTE=Francisco]


Found when you googalism the word 'sex':(some of a very long list)

QUOTE]

It didn't know enough about me either so I entered something I thought it would know about!!
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 28th 2005, 4:55 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,094
Posted By Francisco

Re: Google your own name...

My namesakes:
Vice President of HR and Admin for CPAS Systems Inc
Income Tax Officer
Artist (oil paintings) at Sunshine Beach, Noosa (where is that?)
Dental Assistand training facilitator,...
Forum: USA
Sep 26th 2005, 1:32 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By Francisco

Re: Any experience of renting furniture?

Is that because people don't use duvets generally? Blankets and bedspreads is it?

I will make sure those things are on my list.
Forum: USA
Sep 26th 2005, 9:46 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By Francisco

Re: Leaving the UK

The suggestions made about all the mail we receive is a very important one. The potential for identity theft/fraud is scary so take action to minimise it. We are due to leave UK next month so I have...
Forum: USA
Sep 26th 2005, 9:29 am
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By Francisco

Re: Any experience of renting furniture?

Thankyou to everyone for your suggestions and comments, you have given me more to think about! I think I will wait until we arrive until I order anything, see what i can find second hand if thats a...
Forum: USA
Sep 25th 2005, 6:21 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By Francisco

Any experience of renting furniture?

Hi guys
We have our visas, valid from 1st October. Our house is STILL FOR SALE not that thats annoying me at all (lots of viewers, no offers, no bugger can sell their house either so they cant buy...
Forum: USA
Sep 17th 2005, 2:05 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By Francisco

Paris Hilton's father must be so proud.....

I have watched one of the most stupid programmes on uk tv ever - the one where Paris H and her buddy live and work at places across the US. I know I should have switched it off, but I was compelled...
Forum: USA
Sep 16th 2005, 4:20 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By Francisco

Re: Wooo Hooo!

Congratulations!

Being nosey, how long after you met your partner did you propose? Was it dead romantic, like in the movies? Down on one knee too?
Forum: USA
Sep 16th 2005, 8:41 am
Replies: 38
Views: 1,562
Posted By Francisco

Re: Property Tax Question

[QUOTE=dbj1000]An example of a house very similar to ours is .........which is $295k, but which I'm sure could be had for <$250 after a little negotiation.

OMG, looking at those details made me...
Forum: USA
Sep 13th 2005, 7:27 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 2,700
Posted By Francisco

Re: Survival of the fittest?

Nice one.

Its a bit like the recent inquiry in the UK relating to the Hatfield rail disaster a few years back - the blame has been laid at the door of two companies - but every single individual...
Forum: USA
Sep 13th 2005, 5:28 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 2,700
Posted By Francisco

Re: Survival of the fittest?

God, thats like finding out the pilot of the plane you are on had a heart attack and the guy at the controls is actually one of the cabin crew...."It can't be that difficult, I've watched them...
Forum: USA
Sep 13th 2005, 5:21 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,246
Posted By Francisco

Re: H1-b Visas

Well actually, if I'm honest, I am a bit worried about a few months down the line, when we have settled in, I have sorted out the house, been all round the neighbourhoods, been to the gym and the...
Forum: USA
Sep 13th 2005, 5:15 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 2,700
Posted By Francisco

Re: Survival of the fittest?

Any response to the above, tony126? Looks fairly clear to me.

Here in Blighty I haven't seen much on TV about the guy (Brown?) pretending to be in charge, who clearly wasn't, then was taken away,...
Forum: USA
Sep 13th 2005, 4:57 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 2,700
Posted By Francisco

Re: Survival of the fittest?

Apologies for meandering onto the UK benefits system, getting confused with which thread I'm on!
Forum: USA
Sep 13th 2005, 4:47 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 2,700
Posted By Francisco

Re: Survival of the fittest?

"Quite apart from the various government departments and agencies incompetant and slow response..."

In my opening sentence, I intended the word 'various' to include local as well as federal...
Forum: USA
Sep 13th 2005, 12:25 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 2,334
Posted By Francisco

Re: New member -

We spent 10 days here in July sussing out the various towns, houses, schools etc, but were based in New York as hubby works there, I came out on the NJ transit line. The humidity was at times...
Forum: USA
Sep 13th 2005, 10:10 am
Replies: 92
Views: 2,700
Posted By Francisco

Re: Survival of the fittest?

Quite apart from the various government departments and agencies incompetant and slow response to the effects of Katrina, two key things stick out like a sore thumb; the second one relates to 9/11:
...
Forum: USA
Sep 13th 2005, 9:20 am
Replies: 59
Views: 2,334
Posted By Francisco

Re: New member -

Tried to reply to this yesterday but I had problems accessing the site.

Our 7 yr old son is currently in private school in Reading, Berkshire, but although we have considered private education in...
Forum: USA
Sep 11th 2005, 4:57 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,246
Posted By Francisco

Re: H1-b Visas

You did well! Most of the people I spoke to beforehand had a long wait so you were lucky, well done. Hope the move goes well.

We are trying to sell out house (what fun too) but plan to move to...
Forum: USA
Aug 30th 2005, 5:52 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,246
Posted By Francisco

Re: H1-b Visas

Paul, we went to London on 12th August for the embassy interview. It is very boring, about 700 people all have appointments for 11.00. So my advice is take something to read, and possibly a picnic,...
Forum: USA
Aug 6th 2005, 6:01 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By Francisco

Re: Recipe translations needed!!! URGENT!

I'll be sure to look out for it. Yum.
Forum: USA
Aug 6th 2005, 5:50 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By Francisco

Re: Recipe translations needed!!! URGENT!

I am still 100% British, please explain Cheese Whizz!
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