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Forum: USA
May 26th 2008, 6:25 pm
Replies: 175
Views: 50,927
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: Do you enjoy living in America more than the UK?

Is that the one near Ballantyne? They are a few days late, sadly.... Not like in Florida and New York when you can get them the same day of print....

Mind you, I am subscribed to the Weekly...
Forum: USA
May 26th 2008, 2:10 am
Replies: 175
Views: 50,927
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: Do you enjoy living in America more than the UK?

Yes, mostly.. been here for nearly 2 years now... and thanks to the local World Market I can get most of the things I miss food wise... my Brit telly from thebox.bz... Sirius satellite radio for...
Forum: USA
Dec 8th 2007, 3:37 am
Forum: USA
Dec 8th 2007, 3:18 am
Replies: 10
Views: 13,098
Posted By uktoamerica

How many stamps for Christmas cards back to England from the USA?

Yes, I could go to the post office and find out exactly - but I am posting it from my mailbox tomorrow morning and just wondering....

Average thin Christmas card - how many "first class" stamps do...
Forum: USA
Aug 6th 2007, 3:52 am
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: World Market...Sale?

Will check my local store tomorrow, thanks...

Good old World Market - so handy for my Double Decker fix!
Forum: USA
Jul 26th 2007, 2:49 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: Now that's a cool story

It needs it! I forgot how hot and stuffy the tube is... After living over in the USA for so long, one gets used to air con in every building :D
Forum: USA
Jul 25th 2007, 2:49 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,616
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: Need BBC radio Two and Four in the car - possible?

Thanks for the software tip...

I think the solution is finding the cheapest phone that can stream real player with the cheapest monthly payments... my quest continues as I must have live BBC...
Forum: USA
Jul 25th 2007, 1:35 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,616
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: Need BBC radio Two and Four in the car - possible?

Sounds like a good idea as the podcasts are not the full programmes it seems....need to find something for my PC that can do timed recordings
Forum: USA
Jul 25th 2007, 1:24 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,616
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: Need BBC radio Two and Four in the car - possible?

I used the cassette thingy all the time in the UK for other things but my Dodge Stratus car only has a CD player and radio with no input jack... so yes, FM transmitters are far from perfect but it...
Forum: USA
Jul 25th 2007, 1:10 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,616
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: Need BBC radio Two and Four in the car - possible?

Well that would be the most perfect solution then... at a cost... but when you consider what else comes with it - it's a pretty sweet deal. I will wait to the end of the year to see if the price...
Forum: USA
Jul 24th 2007, 10:21 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,616
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: Need BBC radio Two and Four in the car - possible?

rew1000: Now that is a GREAT idea, with a super link too! Thank you!

Big D: Too expensive for me :( Plus I didn't know the iPhone could stream Real Player streams?
Forum: USA
Jul 24th 2007, 4:09 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,616
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: Need BBC radio Two and Four in the car - possible?

Yes ;)

Although I like the way Sirius delays the transmission by 5 hours for Radio One so at least you get the breakfast show in the morning! Just wish they would carry Two and Four and I will be...
Forum: USA
Jul 24th 2007, 2:15 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,616
Posted By uktoamerica

Need BBC radio Two and Four in the car - possible?

If I want BBC world service or Radio One I can subscribe to Sirius satellite radio but when it comes to BBC radio Two and Four - I am stuck. You can listen to them online at home via the Internet but...
Forum: USA
Jul 21st 2007, 6:24 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,451
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: permanent resident card re-entry question

I landed at Philadelphia airport (hate that airport!) and went to the Residents line which also had a scrolly message saying "Residents/Permanent Legal Residents" - so that was easy to follow!.......
Forum: USA
Jul 17th 2007, 7:38 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,451
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: permanent resident card re-entry question

Thanks all! Much appreciated :)
Forum: USA
Jul 17th 2007, 4:37 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,451
Posted By uktoamerica

permanent resident card re-entry question

Mmmm just a quick question - I'm traveling back to the USA after a nice break (3 weeks) in the UK... I have a permanent resident card - I presume I go in the USA passport line at my destination in...
Forum: USA
Mar 22nd 2007, 3:43 pm
Replies: 274
Views: 12,595
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: Why did you decide to live in America?

1) Standard of living is far and beyond what I had in the UK
2) Weather
3) Overtaking either side of the road
4) American go-getting attitude to business
5) Food is so much better than the UK for...
Forum: USA
Mar 22nd 2007, 3:40 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,015
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: Thinking of moving to the States

How about Canada?

You get a similar experience to the USA and you can hop across the border :D
Forum: USA
Mar 15th 2007, 3:44 am
Replies: 103
Views: 3,736
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: Couey Gets Death Penalty

I am normally 99.9% against the death penalty. This is one of those very, very rare occasions when I agree it should be imposed.

It's evil and bad enough he raped her - but to then bury her alive....
Forum: USA
Feb 13th 2007, 9:20 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 2,812
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: Chocie Bars from Blighty?

My local World Market (http://worldmarket.com/home.jsp) has bucket loads of Double Deckers and big Buttons... personally, that is all I care about. Although I do love a good curly wurlie :)
Forum: USA
Feb 6th 2007, 4:15 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 15,344
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: Daily English Newspapers in USA stores?

I don't mind loving her that much monthly - but WEEKLY?! :p
Forum: USA
Feb 5th 2007, 9:47 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 15,344
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: Daily English Newspapers in USA stores?

Thanks for the tip - I went there and yes, there was a week old Daily Mail and Mail On Sunday! How fab... :)

Seriously folks - has anyone see Grazia - the UK weekly mag in USA stores? My wife is...
Forum: The Lounge
Feb 1st 2007, 3:07 am
Replies: 119
Views: 31,065
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: SLingbox UK - up and running

*cough* UKNOVA *cough*
Forum: USA
Jan 31st 2007, 6:21 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 23,955
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: Funniest / Most Ridiculous Questions You've Ever Been Asked?

1) Do they speak English over in England?

2) Did you come over to America by bus?

Seriously. No joking.
Forum: USA
Jan 27th 2007, 12:30 am
Replies: 52
Views: 15,344
Posted By uktoamerica

Re: Daily English Newspapers in USA stores?

Went to a Borders near me - they couldn't order it or get it from another Borders store... also called another Borders near the centre of Charlotte - no can do either.

Blah...

Big thanks to...
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