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Forum: Meet-ups
Nov 17th 2015, 8:36 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,050
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Brits in Colorado ? Anyone out there ?.:)

Looks like you're in Boulder - we live in Broomfield, been here a few years now. If you haven't already checked it out, there is a Boulder Brits Club, with meetups every few weeks. Only been to one...
Forum: USA
Aug 20th 2014, 5:37 pm
Replies: 124
Views: 8,093
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Nightmare end to my first week

For me, of much more concern is some intersections which have a green signal for turning traffic which runs concurrent with a walk signal for pedestrians. This is such an unsafe practice and totally...
Forum: USA
Aug 20th 2014, 4:52 pm
Replies: 124
Views: 8,093
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Nightmare end to my first week

If you were definitely on a green arrow (protected left turn) the opposing traffic will always be on a red. Depending on the way the signal is configured for through traffic, either a yellow arrow...
Forum: USA
Jun 23rd 2014, 4:12 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,314
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Moving to Denver HELP please

:rofl: I am now extremely concerned about my proximity to the sun :eek:...
Forum: USA
Jun 23rd 2014, 3:55 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,314
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Moving to Denver HELP please

I'm with gad33, most of this post is utter crap. There is suburbia - I happen to live in it. Highlands Ranch would definitely qualify.

If you are reasonably fit and healthy you'll have no...
Forum: USA
Jun 19th 2014, 11:03 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,234
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Thought getting the visa would be the hard bit but ....

And award-winning!! Having experienced the difficulties of job-hunting and HR first hand, am I a bad person for taking some pleasure out of reading this thread?
Forum: USA
May 16th 2014, 5:25 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Changing Name in Passport after marriage!

Been back once in 2 years. Miss family and friends, don't miss the lack of space and the weather.

Sorry I can't be more help with your name change issues, it's over 2 years since my wife had to...
Forum: USA
May 16th 2014, 5:02 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Changing Name in Passport after marriage!

I can't remember the exact order of things, only that it was a total pain and we definitely needed the marriage cert for the DMV. My wife also had a UK passport in her new name and they still...
Forum: USA
May 16th 2014, 4:36 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Changing Name in Passport after marriage!

You may find you need a US marriage cert to do this also.
Forum: USA
May 16th 2014, 4:28 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Changing Name in Passport after marriage!

Sometimes it's about taking the path of least resistance!
Forum: USA
May 16th 2014, 4:22 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Changing Name in Passport after marriage!

As I recall, my wife had a similar problem. The DMV did not like her UK marriage certificate. The short story is we had to get a US marriage certificate - we had to essentially get married again in...
Forum: Meet-ups
Jan 8th 2013, 2:51 am
Replies: 44
Views: 11,320
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Any Brits in Colorado?

Hey, would be great to get some info on the boulder brits club. We are early 30s and don't have kids yet which is making it hard to meet people.
Forum: Meet-ups
Jan 7th 2013, 9:53 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 11,320
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Any Brits in Colorado?

We live in Superior, which is close to Boulder but are looking to buy a house in Broomfield. I work in Downtown Denver and we really enjoy it here despite not really knowing anyone except family...
Forum: USA
Nov 16th 2012, 8:46 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,805
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Insurance on car for two week visit to the UK

I am returning to the UK for vacation for the first time. Does anyone know legally which license I should use if I get insured on my parents car - UK or US license? my UK license is registered (for...
Forum: USA
Sep 27th 2012, 6:35 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,173
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Fall Foliage

Took a trip to breckenridge last weekend and the colors were stunning. Probably would have been even better the weekend before, but the Aspens were still beautiful.
Forum: USA
Aug 31st 2012, 4:17 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,958
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: New Arrival Health Insurance Questions

I used cigna global. Was "signed up" for 12 mths but paid monthly and cancelled after the first month. There were no issues with cancelling, i found the cigna global contacts very helpful.
Forum: USA
Jul 17th 2012, 12:50 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,955
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Transporting pets to the States

We used Airsupply from Heathrow to Colorado - pretty easy and cost between £500-600. I think the specific requirements of vaccinations etc vary depending on State so you might want to check that out.
Forum: USA
Jun 12th 2012, 4:40 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 23,982
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Did anyone move to USA without a job first ?

Yup. Arrived in March and still looking. Got through to second (and final) interview for a job I really wanted, but didn't get it. Back to square one.

My industry is dead here, so looking to...
Forum: USA
May 22nd 2012, 3:12 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 4,049
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: HSBC Secure Key

I have had a credit-card sized keypad for my (UK) HSBC account for about a year now - can't log on without it. I guess they weren't all rolled out at the same time?? It can be annoying if you don't...
May 17th 2012, 11:22 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 8,935
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: USA Mobile Phones...expensive?

Most of my wife's Stateside family (incl. me) are now on her brothers Sprint family plan - everytime you add a user the costs are reduced, his bill (once split 5-ways) is less than half what it was...
May 17th 2012, 11:18 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,105
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: What kind of workers is America looking for?

Well it sure ain't me - job hunting is not fun.
Forum: The Lounge
May 11th 2012, 5:02 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,385
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Pets (Pics)

Kahlua (hope this works):

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Forum: The Lounge
May 11th 2012, 4:55 pm
Replies: 413
Views: 20,069
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Post a You-Tube of a Fave Piece of Music

I love this version. So sad.

While we are on Metallica, I happen to think their collaboration with the SFSO was amazing:

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Forum: The Lounge
May 10th 2012, 8:07 pm
Replies: 413
Views: 20,069
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: Post a You-Tube of a Fave Piece of Music

Those Star Trek clips reminded me of this....

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Forum: USA
May 9th 2012, 11:47 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 5,405
Posted By MrBaker2011

Re: 20 questions... answer any you want

8. Cigna global. The people I spoke to over the phone were knowledgable and I was able to cancel at any time, no questions.

I only had it for a month (got on my wife's group plan once it was set...
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