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Forum: USA
Jun 24th 2006, 7:45 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,671
Posted By Dimsie

Re: Earth - hottest in 400 years

No - it's not all about me, it's all about planet Earth.
Forum: USA
Jun 24th 2006, 7:01 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,671
Posted By Dimsie

Re: Earth - hottest in 400 years

I am not ramming any crusade down your throats. I fail to see why holding clear opinions on this subject makes ME a hypocrite.

I shall, however, be pleased to shut up - I scarcely ever...
Forum: USA
Jun 24th 2006, 12:56 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,671
Posted By Dimsie

Re: Earth - hottest in 400 years

Fair enough. It's nice that you are so sure of your facts. :rolleyes:
Forum: USA
Jun 23rd 2006, 11:20 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,671
Posted By Dimsie

Re: Earth - hottest in 400 years

Yorkieabroad said: "I love these sort of threads - they remind me of that movie Sliding Doors...one half of the posters head off on the "original posting was a pisstake, lets go that way" and the...
Forum: USA
Jun 22nd 2006, 11:41 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,671
Posted By Dimsie

Re: Earth - hottest in 400 years

I hope you're all still feeling as jocular and dismissive of the subject in a few years' time. I hope your children and grandchildren will understand your attitude, after all, it's they who will...
Forum: USA
Jun 22nd 2006, 6:44 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,671
Posted By Dimsie

Re: Earth - hottest in 400 years

:rolleyes: Go see "An Inconvenient Truth", PLEASE!

http://www.commondreams.org/headlines06/0621-01.htm
May 22nd 2006, 2:47 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,109
Posted By Dimsie

Re: Prescriptions

Hmmmm - sorry if I spoke out of turn!! :o

chunter chunter.
May 21st 2006, 6:48 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,109
Posted By Dimsie

Re: Prescriptions

Lucky you gruffbrown! My experience is not as idyllic! My US husband and I are senior citizens :( and have partaken of the new Part D Medicare Plan .

The first time we went to our local...
Forum: USA
May 17th 2006, 4:02 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,661
Posted By Dimsie

Re: Pound / Dollar .... the big Bang

Goody goody gumdrops!!!!

My UK pensions will stop getting less and less with each month ! :D
Forum: USA
May 14th 2006, 6:14 pm
Replies: 136
Views: 8,739
Posted By Dimsie

Re: Spelling of words across the pond, National Anthem, Adjusting

Way to go Elvira!!! I couldn't agree more. How can you be proud of an accident of birth? You can be grateful, but not proud! Personally I'm grateful to be British. I cannot say "wahder" ...
Apr 29th 2006, 12:25 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,216
Posted By Dimsie

Re: How can I be more green?

We plan to excahnge our car next year for a hybrid - not necessarily the Prius though - there are one or two others available, or will be soon I think.

How green am I over here? Well they don't...
Apr 22nd 2006, 1:47 am
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By Dimsie

Re: HM The Queen is 80

I'm not a Royalist, but when I looked at those photos (thanks for the link) I felt very homesick. :(

Many Happy Returns HM !! :beer:
Forum: USA
Apr 6th 2006, 5:24 pm
Replies: 262
Views: 6,571
Posted By Dimsie

Re: American History

James A. Michener's novels. "Centennial" and "Chesapeake" both give a really good feel of American history - from way, way back. He must have spent years on research. Both highly recommended,
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Forum: USA
Mar 21st 2006, 6:28 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By Dimsie

Re: Taxing time

As a student astrologer I reckon it's all down to a surfeit of Saturn and Capricorn with a hefty dose of Virgo thrown in.

My contribution to our tax return was a tatty bit of paper with two...
Forum: USA
Mar 21st 2006, 12:21 am
Replies: 85
Views: 3,810
Posted By Dimsie

Re: The end ???

That's sad, Big Davy - so sorry to read your news.

As everyone already said, it's better not to rush into anything when you're still feeling raw. You'd get back to the UK and within weeks you'd...
Forum: USA
Mar 20th 2006, 4:17 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By Dimsie

Re: V for Vendetta

I agree 100% - an excellent film for today's world. Messages galore for those who wish to see them. I loved it.

Although it's set in London, it could apply to any country....nudge nudge...
Forum: USA
Mar 19th 2006, 10:59 pm
Replies: 192
Views: 7,308
Posted By Dimsie

Re: What would you miss from the good 'ole US of A?

[QUOTE=blaze]We all have our favorite foods and restaurants in Britain that we just don't like being parted from living overseas (pie and chips anyone? :p ). If you moved back to Britain what foods...
Forum: USA
Mar 18th 2006, 11:04 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,992
Posted By Dimsie

Re: Dr Who!

I hadn't watched a single episode of Dr. Who in the UK, I like serious science fiction films best and avoided the Dr. deliberately. I watched the two shown on Sci-Fi channel last night and...
Mar 17th 2006, 10:17 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Dimsie

Red face Re: Yet another I 751 question

Thank you for your replies Marjeta and Rete.

I'll look for further information about Infopass - I've not heard of that before.

I'm sure the powers that be don't wish to stop us PRs from...
Mar 17th 2006, 4:24 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Dimsie

Yet another I 751 question

I'll need to apply for removal of conditions later this year (I arrived on 24 Oct 2004 - so around end of July 06). I'd also like to start planning a trip to the UK (not a long trip 7 to 10 days...
Forum: USA
Mar 2nd 2006, 8:09 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 2,416
Posted By Dimsie

Re: What were your favourite USa tv shows when you first arrived in the USA?

Real Time (Bill Maher)

Any repeats of stand-up comedians' routines on HBO eg George Carlin, Ellen DeGeneres

American Idol (blushing!!! :o )

Whose Line is it Anyway?

Repeats of Vicar of...
Forum: USA
Mar 2nd 2006, 7:51 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 3,265
Posted By Dimsie

Re: Flying the flag ??

We fly the Earth Flag - have done since I got here and bought a flagpole especially for the purpose. I wish I could see more of them around - I haven't seen even one other up to now. The Earth is...
Forum: USA
Feb 16th 2006, 9:49 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 3,573
Posted By Dimsie

Re: Apart from the $$$ why do they insist on bldg wooden houses?

No overflows here, and no outside drain where one can pour a bucket of muddy water away.
Forum: USA
Feb 16th 2006, 9:47 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 3,573
Posted By Dimsie

Re: Apart from the $$$ why do they insist on bldg wooden houses?

I suspect you are right about the houses I've seen (and live in! :( ) - oh well - it's one more illusion shattered. I have yet to find an illusion intact relating to the USA !! :rolleyes:
Forum: USA
Feb 16th 2006, 6:31 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 3,573
Posted By Dimsie

Re: Apart from the $$$ why do they insist on bldg wooden houses?

This is something I've wondered about ever since I got here. There are regular house fires in our town , especially in the older areas- more so now with wildfires springing up all over the place. ...
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