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Oct 25th 2019, 5:48 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,600
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Have you become your father yet??

I've spent many years, and many tens of thousands of dollars in therapy over the years to ensure I am nothing like my father. Not much I can do about inheriting his bald spot, but thats were any...
Sep 14th 2019, 11:30 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,382
Posted By thinbrit

Re: New iPhones and Apple Watches, oh my!

I wanted a larger screen than my X offers. The 11 Pro Max gave me that. I often need to remote in to one of the PCs at the ER, whilst possible with the X the larger screen really makes a difference...
Sep 13th 2019, 9:59 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 666
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride Sept 29th

https://www.gentlemansride.com
Sep 13th 2019, 9:58 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,382
Posted By thinbrit

Re: New iPhones and Apple Watches, oh my!

I've never bought on launch day, except this year. I was awake anyway as it was 7am Central. I ordered the new iPhone and decided to replace my Series 4 watch at the same time. I'm not at all...
Forum: USA
Jul 31st 2019, 10:41 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Paying UK NHS without a UK bank acct.

Check the requirements for the memo field for the NHS, if you are required to use that to detail to which account the funds aught to be deposited to. I opened a couple of accounts with currency...
Jul 31st 2019, 10:35 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,206
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Equifax data breach

Take the money. Freeze your credit or at the very least add a fraud alert.


https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0497-credit-freeze-faqs
Jul 11th 2019, 9:47 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,781
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Pet Insurance

Banfield have a 'corporate' culture. Doctors are encouraged, anecdotally they are 'forced', to follow a set script. Your pet presents for "ABC" the doctor punches in "ABC" and is given a treatment...
Jul 6th 2019, 5:05 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,781
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Pet Insurance

If you are looking for wellness plans then Banfield offers them. They cover regular treatments. Check with your local Banfield on how busy they can get. We often get clients come to our ER for...
Jul 6th 2019, 12:35 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,781
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Pet Insurance

I just wanted to add that it is extremely likely that vet bills will continue to rise. With companies like Chewy.com and now even Amazon getting in to the market for RX meds the clinics need to...
Jul 6th 2019, 12:20 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,781
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Pet Insurance

A note on Trupanion, the clinic/ER has to accept it. Here is a perspective from an Animal Emergency Hospital that takes Trupanion. I just signed up my hospital last month and the first instance a...
Forum: USA
Jun 13th 2019, 11:09 pm
Replies: 172
Views: 38,390
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Divorce and UK pre-marriage assets... Help!

Taking out of the equation what the law says you both can agree on what is amicable. (here in Texas a spouse is only entitled to assets after the marriage, so there may be some value associated with...
Jun 8th 2019, 11:21 pm
Replies: 144
Views: 23,036
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Gizza Job

Ironic that you complained of stereotyping, and then lumped "US employers" in to one big bucket ;)

As a small business owner (45 employees) I can categorically tell you that all US employers do...
Forum: USA
Apr 12th 2019, 12:19 am
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Accommodation in Fort Worth, TX

This is a large area. Fort Worth is the 15th largest city in the US (5th largest in Texas) and has a population of almost 900,000. The area is intersected by i35W,, i20, i30 and circled by 820. Which...
Forum: USA
Mar 11th 2019, 6:37 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 6,494
Posted By thinbrit

Re: British hair stylist moving to Los Angeles

If you are licensed in the UK, have your current employer complete this before you leave.

https://www.barbercosmo.ca.gov/forms_pubs/publications/osaae.pdf

...
Forum: USA
Jan 19th 2019, 10:46 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Dallas Workshops - Hourly Hire?

How long do you need to use it and what tools do you need?
I have a 4 post and a big selection of tools at my home near Azle which is NW of Dallas (not sure where in Dallas you are). I'm not looking...
Forum: USA
Jan 3rd 2019, 10:40 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 5,106
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Electrician moving to California

Your UK experience will be valuable only in so much as you have the understanding, it will not count towards your licensing. Starting electricians are called apprentices, and they work under the...
Forum: USA
Dec 14th 2018, 9:05 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Converting a dryer outlet for us appliance use

STOP!
If you want to create an unsafe and dangerous situation it is completely possible. However, UK 240 is not the same as US 220. You'll have an unprotected 110v leg on the appliance.

On a UK...
Forum: USA
Dec 1st 2018, 12:51 am
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Anyone set up a subsidiary in the US, did you opt for LLC or INC.

I have 2 current companies, one is an LLC and the other a PLLC, the latter is an LLC owned and operated by owners of the same profession. We chose LLCs so we could treat them as a pass through...
Nov 23rd 2018, 11:16 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,502
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Dream job: ‘My 9-to-5 is a US road trip’

I did not realize that. So, a friend visiting me cannot legally open his laptop and connect to his work computer back in England, or I guess even check his business email whilst here. That sounds...
Nov 23rd 2018, 11:01 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,502
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Dream job: ‘My 9-to-5 is a US road trip’

I read this story the other day and I didn't see a problem with what he was doing. Which is why I'm not an immigration attorney. Someone who in the US with B1/B2 status can certainly open their...
Forum: USA
Nov 9th 2018, 9:16 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,267
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Best way to ship heavy parcels to the UK

Sounds like a nightmare if he should need a warranty repair on it. He'd need to ship it to you, for you to ship it to the US repair depot to get it fixed, then ship it back to him.

Without the...
Nov 2nd 2018, 8:06 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,041
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Megyn Kelly

Regression implies it has not always been this way.


Gender aside, it has been shown time and time again that we are more inclined to trust someone if we find them attractive. I do believe, from...
Forum: USA
Sep 19th 2018, 1:18 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,104
Posted By thinbrit

Thumbs down Re: Virtual number for SMS

As g1ant just stated, some services do check to see if the number is a 'real' cell number.
We text enabled our business number (www.zipwhip.com (https://britishexpats.com/forum/www.zipwhip.com) ,...
Jul 1st 2018, 7:39 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,385
Posted By thinbrit

Re: The scourge of unwanted phone calls

SPAM calls and faxes are a real pain.

On my cell, I don't answer any call from a number I do not recognize. To beat the spoofed caller ID that has them calling (or appearing to call) from a...
Jun 26th 2018, 1:55 am
Replies: 10
Views: 888
Posted By thinbrit

Re: Returning to school

She went back to school to become a vet, graduated in 2007. She did her undergrad at UNT and then went on to Texas A&M. She started all this at 39.
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