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Forum: USA
Feb 2nd 2006, 4:20 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,023
Posted By Dufus

Re: Credit Card PIN numbers

Hi there,

I am just back from a 3 month stint in the UK, and can confirm that if you don't know the PIN you can get away with it at the moment, but i reckon that once the 14th arrives then that...
Forum: USA
Aug 17th 2005, 3:12 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,150
Posted By Dufus

Re: Not sure whether to forget about the GreenCard and go "home"

Thanks, I appreciate what you have said.

My main reasons in posting this thread was some way of expressing the frustration i was feeling with salaries in South Florida. I really don't want to...
Forum: USA
Aug 17th 2005, 3:34 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,150
Posted By Dufus

Re: Not sure whether to forget about the GreenCard and go "home"

Thanks for this.

If i do go back and do some contracting, I won't be gone longer than a long vacation - say 3 months at most.
Forum: USA
Aug 16th 2005, 11:59 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,150
Posted By Dufus

Re: Not sure whether to forget about the GreenCard and go "home"

No, i think i will open a garden maintenance business ! :)

And everyone thinks Florida is so inexpensive eh....

I truly cannot get my head around salaries here. Some of the jobs I see...
Forum: USA
Aug 16th 2005, 5:34 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,150
Posted By Dufus

Re: Not sure whether to forget about the GreenCard and go "home"

The travelling in Asia thing is something i have done, and did enjoy very much, but that was then this is now.

Really the decision at the moment is a financial one. And salaries in the UK are...
Forum: USA
Aug 15th 2005, 8:42 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,150
Posted By Dufus

Re: Not sure whether to forget about the GreenCard and go "home"

Yes, if i can hang out to get citizenship then i will do.

Have applied for some pretty good jobs, if I get one of them then things will seem a lot brighter i am sure.

Relocating permanently at...
Forum: USA
Aug 15th 2005, 8:14 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,150
Posted By Dufus

Re: Not sure whether to forget about the GreenCard and go "home"

Cheers, thanks for that.

I think i am just feeling a bit glum when i look at salaries here and salaries back in London.

I am sure you are right, and a little while in London would remind me why...
Forum: USA
Aug 15th 2005, 7:55 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By Dufus

Re: Best News EVER!!

Congratulations, you found a way of getting it to work for you and did not give up when I am sure you were advised you maybe should.

Really hope it works out for you.
Forum: USA
Aug 15th 2005, 7:53 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,150
Posted By Dufus

Re: Not sure whether to forget about the GreenCard and go "home"

No probs. Hijack away

I guess my situation is a little different to a lot who come to Florida or want to as I was transferred and now my reason for being here is gone, so is all a bit up in the...
Forum: USA
Aug 15th 2005, 5:13 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,150
Posted By Dufus

Re: Not sure whether to forget about the GreenCard and go "home"

Renting the house out should not be too hard.

shame I chose about the most expensive place in Florida to buy.....

Thanks
Forum: USA
Aug 15th 2005, 5:12 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,150
Posted By Dufus

Re: Not sure whether to forget about the GreenCard and go "home"

Yes, had the GreenCard since June 2003.

I think going back might be what i need to do, maybe just for a short time, I have not been back for about 18 months and it might just be that i need a...
Forum: USA
Aug 15th 2005, 4:06 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,150
Posted By Dufus

Re: Not sure whether to forget about the GreenCard and go "home"

Hi there,

problem is, I really like Miami, that is how come i accepted the transfer in the first place. Feels a bit like blind leap of faith moving somewhere else, atleast i know the deal with...
Forum: USA
Aug 15th 2005, 3:45 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,150
Posted By Dufus

Re: Not sure whether to forget about the GreenCard and go "home"

True, and i have thought about that and am still thinking about it. :)

Cheers
Forum: USA
Aug 15th 2005, 3:39 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,150
Posted By Dufus

Not sure whether to forget about the GreenCard and go "home"

Hi there, as a brief summary I transferred from the UK office of a software company to the US office in June 2003. I transferred to Coral Gables - so Miami really. Then in Feb 2005 i was made...
Forum: USA
Jul 19th 2005, 10:43 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By Dufus

Re: New to Miami - Looking for Football Team.

They have closed down. This was quite recent i think.

Churchills pub is now selling some English food.

Ah well...
Forum: USA
Jul 19th 2005, 10:39 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,872
Posted By Dufus

Re: jobs in USA

That is interesting, in Miami where i live, in the area i live in, house prices are over half a million, but salaries struggle to get to the 75-95k mark, maybe i will move. In fact i probably will...
Forum: USA
Jul 15th 2005, 2:17 pm
Replies: 217
Views: 9,422
Posted By Dufus

Re: Finally!!! An interview. Wahoo!!!

Well done, as one IT job hunter (of sorts - in my case i am planning for the inevitable) to another - congrats.

I did wonder how you were doing.

Cheers

Dufus
Forum: USA
Jul 13th 2005, 9:25 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By Dufus

Re: New to Miami - Looking for Football Team.

Hi Ben,

i live in Coral Gables, so close to you.

Football either watched at The Playwright - on Washington Avenue or Churchills http://www.churchillspub.com/ in little Haiti

Can't help with...
Forum: USA
Jul 9th 2005, 12:19 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,548
Posted By Dufus

Re: Top Gear on the Discovery Channel

Too right about the wrong side of the road, it scared me that i now thought the UK was the wrong way around.

Seriously though Top Gear was my fave program for years (even when jeremy went awol),...
Forum: USA
Jul 6th 2005, 11:33 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 4,133
Posted By Dufus

Re: Buying a Car in the USA...from abroad...

If it is International Autosource then i can comment from two sides.

I bought an Audi TT - 3.2 through them, with all the bells and whistles before i moved here, got the same rate as finance as...
Forum: USA
Apr 28th 2005, 1:11 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,445
Posted By Dufus

Re: Looking for trusted US Mail Fordwarding service

Hi there,

to answer

1. No holding charge only the monthly cost of the service
2. Yes, can absolutely specify the value.

I have really only ever used them for letters etc, but they are...
Forum: USA
Apr 27th 2005, 12:39 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,445
Posted By Dufus

Re: Looking for trusted US Mail Fordwarding service

I have used and still do use (http://www.usabox.com/) - the service is excellent and you can check online and see what is there and decide if you want it shipped to you or not. I used them when i...
Forum: USA
Mar 25th 2005, 11:55 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 3,721
Posted By Dufus

Re: What Kind of Car Do you Have?

Cupholders seem to cause a lot of problems :)

My US spec Audi came with 2 and the on the audi tt forum in the UK they are all really angry that they do not come as standard on the UK spec cars.
...
Forum: USA
Mar 25th 2005, 9:21 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 3,721
Posted By Dufus

Re: What Kind of Car Do you Have?

I do love the car, but I end up being more cautious in it than in the van as i cannot see over the tops of all the monster SUVs at junctions etc. Still it is great when going to South Beach, and it...
Forum: USA
Mar 23rd 2005, 10:56 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 3,721
Posted By Dufus

Re: What Kind of Car Do you Have?

I have a 2004 Audi TT 3.2 - which i ordered just before i moved to Miami from London - so that it was here in time for my arrival - ha ha, well that plan did not work out.

I adopted a Saint...
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