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Mar 8th 2005, 3:06 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,338
Posted By lairdside

Re: I am sick of hearing this!!!!

Yup. Makes about as much sense as using violence to overcome violence. It doesn't solve the problem, it perpetuates it....
Mar 8th 2005, 2:43 am
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By lairdside

Re: AOS or wait and do DCF?

Yup. I was just trying to explain in simple terms what occurs, in a way most could relate to, even if it meant not being quite techincally correct as long as misleading overall impression was not...
Mar 6th 2005, 7:05 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By lairdside

Re: AOS or wait and do DCF?

If they go the DCF route the spouse adjusts status at POE (Port of entry). Not when the IV is issued. Therefore it is when the alien spouse enters the US and "activates" the status which counts, not...
Feb 9th 2005, 5:27 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,803
Posted By lairdside

Re: 10 foot dik head

Yes, I agree completely. I quoted it because when I read it I realised it encapulated my own philosophical approach to life. I also find myself closely aligned with the works of Viktor Frankl -...
Feb 8th 2005, 12:52 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,803
Posted By lairdside

Re: 10 foot dik head

Yup, been adopted globally in my experience.

Isn't it "Batten down the hatches and secure the yardarm" ?
Feb 8th 2005, 12:48 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,803
Posted By lairdside

Re: 10 foot dik head

Foe science at any reasonable level it all changes to Kelvin anyway...... so it becomes irrelevant.

Do you mean gas is sold in the US in litres/liters? Or the UK? It's not sold in liters...
Feb 6th 2005, 5:26 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,803
Posted By lairdside

Re: 10 foot dik head

Yup.... DDSS, SNAFU.
Forum: USA
Feb 1st 2005, 12:43 pm
Replies: 826
Views: 37,987
Posted By lairdside

Re: Are there any Expats happy in the US?

Lord, I've been way too busy watching this:

http://expn.go.com/expn/feature?name=wx9raw

Autti earned it (in the superhalf pipe) but Finch was WILD!

It's the freeskiers tonight.........!
Forum: USA
Jan 27th 2005, 5:22 pm
Replies: 826
Views: 37,987
Posted By lairdside

Re: Are there any Expats happy in the US?

Thanks :D

I'll be sure to be popping in a regular basis.... got my hands full (as usual) but I've finally arisen out of the mire ....

As for the relationship, I was minding my own business,...
Forum: USA
Jan 27th 2005, 3:43 pm
Replies: 826
Views: 37,987
Posted By lairdside

Re: Are there any Expats happy in the US?

Hey thanks Manc babe!

Just to add to the topic discussed....

I am happy here, I love Tahoe in particular and No Cal. I have adjusted, adapted and settled here. Even though the marriage I moved...
Forum: USA
Jan 27th 2005, 3:15 pm
Replies: 826
Views: 37,987
Posted By lairdside

Re: Are there any Expats happy in the US?

Hey if your son fancies a trip out west (with all of the snow we've been having) give me a shout he can stay here.

Also I have a friend who lives in the Catskills, is a prosnowboarder for The...
Jan 16th 2005, 1:22 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By lairdside

Re: Canadian Immigration and marajuana

I posted all of the details I have, vague I know and as I said I'll get more out of him on the phone today.

No, I don't believe that he was either arrested or charged from that which I currently...
Jan 16th 2005, 1:19 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By lairdside

Re: Canadian Immigration and marajuana

Thak you Jonathan. I had the feeling that I may have opened a can of worms. I do know an immigration attorney in NYC, a very pleasant lady who happens to be qualified to practice law in both Canada...
Jan 16th 2005, 2:19 am
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By lairdside

Re: Canadian Immigration and marajuana

Thank you and *hugs* btw... I will do. Ingo and Sylvia might have a shot at this I guess although a drugs related offence is an awkward area I suspect.

If anyone can come up with a recommendation...
Jan 16th 2005, 2:14 am
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By lairdside

Re: Canadian Immigration and marajuana

Thanks Rete,I thought the same but I just don't trust 'em.. if you know what I mean. Complacency and immigration matters are not bedfellows in my book.

He told me that a travel agent had advised...
Jan 16th 2005, 2:07 am
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By lairdside

Re: Canadian Immigration and marajuana

I thought that but he said it showed when they "scanned his passport". I said, on whose system, the Canadians?

I know the CIMT analogy is tenuous, I just am cautious when dealing with immigration,...
Jan 15th 2005, 2:55 am
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By lairdside

Canadian Immigration and marajuana

Hi guys,

This doesn't stricly belong in this forum but I hope it's ok as this is where I know people and value the opinions on here. I have a scenario to put to you guys, it is the dilemma of a...
Forum: USA
Dec 28th 2004, 2:07 am
Replies: 829
Views: 49,560
Posted By lairdside

Re: Pet Peeves peculiar to living in the USofA

*HUGS* - I live in the Sierras... Lake Tahoe.... I don't suppose you came by me?

You need snow tires and or/chains and 4WD :D
Forum: USA
Dec 28th 2004, 2:04 am
Replies: 829
Views: 49,560
Posted By lairdside

Re: Pet Peeves peculiar to living in the USofA

Hmm. Yes and no. USPS employees are Federal employees. Mamagement are salaried and non management are hourly paid (and eligible for union coverage).

However, the USPS does not receive any tax...
Forum: USA
Dec 28th 2004, 1:59 am
Replies: 829
Views: 49,560
Posted By lairdside

Re: Pet Peeves peculiar to living in the USofA

Coming west huh?

How much snow have you guys got atm? It should be a powder day here tomorrow but I......

HAVE TO WORK ..... :eek:

Ah well. Wait until all the bloody tourists have gone...
Forum: USA
Dec 28th 2004, 1:50 am
Replies: 829
Views: 49,560
Posted By lairdside

Re: Pet Peeves peculiar to living in the USofA

Not in MY Post Office THANK YOU!!! ...lol

The dircective for USPS post offices is that the wait time should be no more than 5 minutes for service, I can only recall our failing to meet that target...
Forum: USA
Dec 28th 2004, 12:51 am
Replies: 829
Views: 49,560
Posted By lairdside

Re: Pet Peeves peculiar to living in the USofA

Chris , I mailed this to you but here is the link for everyone else.

http://www.crosswalk.com/news/weblogs/mohler/?adate=12/18/2003#1236758

I found it entertaining. ;)
Forum: The Lounge
Dec 26th 2004, 6:06 pm
Replies: 24,948
Views: 407,229
Posted By lairdside

Re: Expats Pub

I'm late to this thread (very).

I'm the 34 yr old woman who goes drinking with her 25 yr old bf and his mates, drinks jagermeister with sierra pale ale chasers...... too many to remember.........
Forum: USA
Dec 26th 2004, 1:45 am
Replies: 829
Views: 49,560
Posted By lairdside

Re: Pet Peeves peculiar to living in the USofA

Good to be here - came to wish everyone Merry Christmas but the place is deserted :(
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