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Forum: Canada
Jan 15th 2010, 5:00 am
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

Thats like kicking a puppy - it's just too easy and it's a bit old hat now.
Forum: Canada
Jan 15th 2010, 4:59 am
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

Some have operations to remove the adams apple and it gets botched and they can no longer speak (like ever again). It's actually pretty miserable and depressing.
Forum: Canada
Jan 15th 2010, 4:54 am
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

I make of it that i) you've got guns and ii) the uk police are generally unpleasant gits
Forum: Canada
Jan 15th 2010, 12:30 am
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2010, 10:41 pm
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

no, but I saw a fair few hapless individuals who unwittingly left bars with them...
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2010, 10:05 pm
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

No - I mean that's the phrase I used....

"There are lots of compensations such as..."
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2010, 9:49 pm
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2010, 5:37 pm
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

You can be comfortable materially for sure. I lived in a nice condo, travelled around, had no commute etc. But once you get past the smiles and friendliness you realize that you are (at best)...
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2010, 4:52 pm
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

Where did I contradict myself?

(and I didn't dismiss dboy's post, but I think he's being a bit disingenuous with the crime examples he picked)
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2010, 4:49 pm
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

The media in canada is localized and concentrates on local events.
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2010, 4:37 pm
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

I lived in Bangkok for three years. I can speak Thai (I am nowhere near fluent, but I can handle most everyday situations).

Edit: I should add that I liked living there a lot (more so than...
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2010, 4:30 pm
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

Not sure what your point is. In this country that's not even a crime.
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2010, 4:28 pm
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

Hahaha - classic. Canada has less crime because less crime has happened to you? - come on, do you know how idiotic that sounds.
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2010, 4:27 pm
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

I lived in asia and speak a SE asian language and I stand by my comment. It's an illusion.
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2010, 4:21 pm
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

Nah, that's just smoke and mirrors from dboy. Murder rates, drug arrests, burglaries etc, these things won't be measured that differently. (I know that the murder rate in the UK is the same as that...
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2010, 4:11 pm
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

It is a myth.

Show some figures on crime rates between the UK and Canada that prove otherwise.
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2010, 4:03 pm
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

That feeling you have of being more comfortable in asia is an illusion.

If you don't feel at home in the UK, then you won't feel at home here either once the novelty wears off. It's not...
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2010, 2:28 am
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

Thats easy to say when you don't have to deal with 'them' taking over.

We know the crime statistics aren't that different, but that's just facts and figures. On the streets we know that there...
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2010, 1:32 am
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

i thought he was your dad.
Forum: Canada
Jan 14th 2010, 12:29 am
Replies: 190
Views: 11,918
Posted By Alan2005

Re: I know its negative but.....

You should definitely come to Canada. The place is governed fantastically and there aren't any chav's. Everyone here is living the dream whilst being fully integrated into whichever local community...
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