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Forum: New Zealand
Mar 11th 2019, 1:28 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By jemetpl

Job Hunting from UK or in NZ

I am just starting to look for a job in NZ with a view to moving from August onwards. I had a Skype call with a recruitment company yesterday and they suggested that I would be more likely to...
Forum: USA
Mar 12th 2004, 4:26 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By jemetpl

You can always use the Chinese approach and start...

You can always use the Chinese approach and start eating them! They are actually quite a delicacy in China. They're extremely crunchy and have a slightly bitter after taste.
Forum: USA
Mar 10th 2004, 12:49 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By jemetpl

I don't think she even qualifies for America's...

I don't think she even qualifies for America's Dumbest Criminals.
Forum: USA
Feb 13th 2004, 12:14 am
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By jemetpl

Yep. Usually cheques clear on the fourth working...

Yep. Usually cheques clear on the fourth working day after being banked. Weekends don't count for the purposes of working days.

It could of course be much shorter but there's no profit for the...
Forum: The Lounge
Feb 10th 2004, 8:18 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 926
Posted By jemetpl

There are legal routes for economic migrants to...

There are legal routes for economic migrants to apply to enter the country. There is no moral justification for these people to lie, cheat and try to enter the UK illegally. The consequence of them...
Forum: USA
Feb 9th 2004, 3:03 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 2,280
Posted By jemetpl

I would have thought that the Goergians would...

I would have thought that the Goergians would have learnt their lesson after their run-in with General Sherman!!!
Forum: USA
Feb 9th 2004, 2:34 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 2,280
Posted By jemetpl

That must have been great! I've always wanted to...

That must have been great! I've always wanted to do a storm chasing holiday so it must be great to be able to watch a tornado without having to leave home.

:)
Forum: USA
Feb 9th 2004, 2:16 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 2,280
Posted By jemetpl

I'm looking at Florida where they have...

I'm looking at Florida where they have hurricanes!!
Forum: USA
Feb 9th 2004, 1:42 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 2,280
Posted By jemetpl

It's a uniquely good time to be thinking about...

It's a uniquely good time to be thinking about buying the right property in the States. With the upward trend in UK interest rates, I think we're likely to see a peak in the exchange rate some time...
Forum: USA
Feb 6th 2004, 2:21 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,018
Posted By jemetpl

Not in the UK anymore. Following the...

Not in the UK anymore. Following the Government's tax raid on private pension schemes the public sector final salary schemes are amongst the best on offer. Remuneration including pensions benefits...
Forum: USA
Feb 4th 2004, 3:06 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,834
Posted By jemetpl

I'll never forget the time I tried to take a home...

I'll never forget the time I tried to take a home made Christmas pudding through customs at Auckland airport. Whilst I got through in the end, I think I would have had a better initial reaction if...
Forum: USA
Feb 4th 2004, 1:38 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,202
Posted By jemetpl

At current exchange rates the costs of the full...

At current exchange rates the costs of the full Sky package (£40 per month) and the TV tax (£116 pa) works out at just under $90 per month.

Of the TV tax charge, quite a lot goes in...
Forum: USA
Feb 4th 2004, 10:27 am
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By jemetpl

How about Antigua? Can strongly recommend Blue...

How about Antigua? Can strongly recommend Blue Waters Hotel.
Forum: USA
Feb 4th 2004, 9:36 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,202
Posted By jemetpl

There's nothing wrong with the BBC that a little...

There's nothing wrong with the BBC that a little bit of commercial realism wouldn't sort out. With their secure state funding they are too comfortable and too smug.

I'd love to see what would...
Forum: USA
Feb 4th 2004, 9:26 am
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By jemetpl

I'm in the libertarian segment and a former Tory...

I'm in the libertarian segment and a former Tory councillor. Just goes to show that if you go too far to the left or right you end up meeting the opposite extreme!

"Up with Thatch!"
Forum: USA
Feb 3rd 2004, 4:47 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 2,567
Posted By jemetpl

According to the latest opinion polls about 75%...

According to the latest opinion polls about 75% of the UK adult propulation has thought about emigration and about 50% have done so seriously. These figures are probably overstated but there is a...
Forum: USA
Feb 3rd 2004, 1:51 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By jemetpl

The trouble with UK property is that prices seem...

The trouble with UK property is that prices seem to have peaked and (in the best British tradition) are likely to rather violently adjust some time in the next 12 months. Add to this prospect of...
Forum: USA
Feb 3rd 2004, 1:07 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By jemetpl

It depends where and what you buy. I'm an...

It depends where and what you buy. I'm an accountant and I have a couple of clients/ friends who've bought property near Englewood and they haven't had any problems with getting rental income. As...
Forum: USA
Feb 3rd 2004, 12:59 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By jemetpl

Anout the only thing that might save Orlando are...

Anout the only thing that might save Orlando are the hordes of Brits driving up demand and prices. From what I understand, the Gulf coast is where the smart money is going and I'm heading over there...
Forum: USA
Feb 2nd 2004, 9:14 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By jemetpl

They have broken Office of Fair Trading...

They have broken Office of Fair Trading guidelines by discussing your debt with your father and it's worth mentioning a complaint about themto the OFT and to the Trading Standards department in your...
Forum: USA
Jan 31st 2004, 10:53 am
Replies: 73
Views: 2,567
Posted By jemetpl

Sounds good to me. It has to be better than...

Sounds good to me. It has to be better than being part of the European (Soviet) Union.
Forum: USA
Jan 30th 2004, 8:22 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By jemetpl

Could have been worse, he could have given him a...

Could have been worse, he could have given him a Bootle kiss.

From what I know about Knowsley, a punch and a poke in the eye is just a friendly way of saying hello.
Forum: USA
Jan 30th 2004, 3:18 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,415
Posted By jemetpl

Donating it to a Bar sounds good to me :)

Donating it to a Bar sounds good to me :)
Forum: USA
Jan 29th 2004, 9:15 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,132
Posted By jemetpl

That's still rather less than it costs to go the...

That's still rather less than it costs to go the other way.
Forum: USA
Jan 27th 2004, 1:32 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By jemetpl

If any of you have dealings with people in the...

If any of you have dealings with people in the UK, please be warned that winter has arrived here as well.

You can tell by the hysterical reaction in the media and the fact that two centimetres of...
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