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Forum: USA
Oct 28th 2003, 5:02 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By Harry

Yeah, I love watching the NBA and even play a bit...

Yeah, I love watching the NBA and even play a bit of ball in my spare time to try and get into shape.
As far as the Kobe thing goes, I'm 99.999999% certain that he's innocent.

-Harry
Forum: USA
Oct 1st 2003, 5:25 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Harry

Brigie, Thanks a lot for that tip! Do you...

Brigie,
Thanks a lot for that tip! Do you know how long they take to clear? You don't bank with Lloyds in the UK, by any chance? Just hoping for a happy coincidence that it's Lloyds you're talking...
Forum: USA
Oct 1st 2003, 5:18 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Harry

Transferring money to UK...

Hi all,
For the past 18 months or so I've been transferring money to my old UK acct to make my loan payments using C2It. It's been great...cheap, convenient, and is now being discontinued...crap!...
Forum: USA
Sep 3rd 2003, 3:12 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,172
Posted By Harry

I lost my P45 in the move as well. I talked to a...

I lost my P45 in the move as well. I talked to a lady at the tax office before sending in my P85, and she told me that if I had a recent pay slip that I could send in, then it wasn't a problem. Like...
Forum: USA
Aug 29th 2003, 11:25 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,172
Posted By Harry

About two months and still waiting for me... ...

About two months and still waiting for me...

-Harry
Forum: USA
Jul 30th 2003, 9:53 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By Harry

Hi and welcome to the forum! Yeah, there do...

Hi and welcome to the forum!

Yeah, there do seem to be quite a few people from the Carolinas. I live in Texas, having moved here 15 months ago after living the first 32 years odd of my life in...
Forum: USA
Jul 30th 2003, 5:13 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,138
Posted By Harry

Cool! Thanks for the tip, Patrick. -Harry

Cool! Thanks for the tip, Patrick.

-Harry
Forum: USA
Jul 30th 2003, 4:48 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,138
Posted By Harry

Pimpbot, And here I was complaining about...

Pimpbot,
And here I was complaining about 6:30 am...in Pacific or Mountain Time that would be 4:30 or 5:30. Getting up to watch at time would be true dedication...basically every race would be...
Forum: USA
Jul 30th 2003, 4:20 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,138
Posted By Harry

Basketball for me...but then I enjoyed basketball...

Basketball for me...but then I enjoyed basketball as a teenager (some 15 years ago) and followed the NBA back then...so when I moved here and it was readily available on TV it was only a matter of...
Forum: USA
Jul 30th 2003, 3:57 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By Harry

Everyone pays federal tax, so it would be federal...

Everyone pays federal tax, so it would be federal but no state. Texas is the same way, and similarly it seems the bulk of the shortfall is made up with property taxes and sales taxes. In the DFW...
Forum: USA
Jul 30th 2003, 3:53 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 4,530
Posted By Harry

I agree with Ranjini...people in general don't...

I agree with Ranjini...people in general don't really want to hear what they don't want to hear...but yeah, you're going to take it on board one way or the other.
To the original poster...I...
Forum: USA
Jul 29th 2003, 6:12 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Harry

Re: getting settled in the DFW area

Hi Jo,
You're talking to the right person! I moved to the DFW area from England about 15 months ago to be with my wife (then fiancee). Getting adjusted...well, the heat's pretty bad right...
Forum: USA
Jun 30th 2003, 5:09 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By Harry

I've been here in the U.S. for about 14 months...

I've been here in the U.S. for about 14 months now. I haven't visited England yet. My wife and I are planning on doing it once every two years, so next spring is our first planned trip. And yeah,...
Forum: USA
Jun 30th 2003, 5:04 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 4,746
Posted By Harry

Andy, Thanks for the reply! It's really...

Andy,
Thanks for the reply! It's really inspiring that you can do this sort of thing over here without being a millionaire. After living my first 32 years or so in England, I'd gotten really...
Forum: USA
Jun 27th 2003, 8:50 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 4,746
Posted By Harry

Andy, Really enjoyed your web-site! I found...

Andy,
Really enjoyed your web-site! I found the section about building the house absolutely fascinating - especially as my wife and I are starting to think really seriously about owning our own...
Forum: USA
Jun 27th 2003, 8:20 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 3,111
Posted By Harry

Yorkshire tea!!!!! I can get it here as an...

Yorkshire tea!!!!! I can get it here as an import, but at $8 for 80 tea bags it seems like too much just for my morning cuppa. Maybe I'm just a tight-ass!?

Rowntrees fruit gums, fruit pastilles...
Forum: USA
Jun 18th 2003, 7:56 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,203
Posted By Harry

Re: Start up costs

I live in TX..moved here from England 14 months ago. Are you going to be staying with your wife's family when you initially move here? That really helped us...we stayed with my wife's sister and...
Forum: USA
Jun 2nd 2003, 3:22 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By Harry

Re: Should we go???

I would listen to your heart. If you truly want to go for this, I'd do it...beats sitting around in a few years with that "what if" in the back of your mind. You've got the visas, you're awesomely...
Forum: USA
May 26th 2003, 3:27 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By Harry

Well, it's true that it's ultra-unlikely that you...

Well, it's true that it's ultra-unlikely that you will get actually hired before you move to the U.S. However, it could be worth getting in touch with people before you move here in order to build...
Forum: USA
May 22nd 2003, 6:25 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By Harry

Hi Kirsty, My wife and I had our first kid...

Hi Kirsty,
My wife and I had our first kid this April. I'm the British half, and she's from here. We are in TX also. I don't think you have anything to worry about getting your babies b.c. before...
Forum: USA
Apr 7th 2003, 8:09 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By Harry

Hey, You take your own car to do the test...

Hey,
You take your own car to do the test in...or if you are taking formal driving lessons, the driving school will provide the vehicle for the test. So whether it's automatic or not would depend...
Forum: USA
Apr 5th 2003, 8:39 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By Harry

Hi, I moved to TX (DFW area) in May 2002,...

Hi,

I moved to TX (DFW area) in May 2002, and took my test at the end of May that year.

When you get to Austin, go to your local DPS (Dept of Public Safety) Office - where the tests are held...
Jan 9th 2003, 4:19 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,441
Posted By Harry

I'd have to say North Texas (DFW area), but I'm...

I'd have to say North Texas (DFW area), but I'm biased...it's where we live, and most of my wife's family live around here, so a lot of why I like it so much is for family reasons.
It's not a bad...
Dec 28th 2002, 7:26 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By Harry

Mp, Sounds like you are going through the...

Mp,
Sounds like you are going through the same situation as me...don't bother contacting the sub-office. From what I can tell, they don't really handle much of anything as far as your application...
Dec 24th 2002, 9:34 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Harry

I don't know how much use this will be because it...

I don't know how much use this will be because it was a little while ago...I downloaded the form off the net, filled it in and took it to a local police station in London (Kentish town). I took 23...
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