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Has America become better or worse since you came?

Old Jul 17th 2006, 9:00 pm
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Originally Posted by gruffbrown
That was quick, haven't they got anything to do today?
I'm just not getting your posts today Gruff.....I think I have sun stroke.
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Old Jul 17th 2006, 9:00 pm
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Originally Posted by Jerseygirl
See my post #3. It is on record at my local town hall.
More likely to be a coincidence than anything else though.
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Old Jul 17th 2006, 9:01 pm
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Originally Posted by anotherlimey
More likely to be a coincidence than anything else though.
What is?
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Old Jul 17th 2006, 9:02 pm
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Default Re: Has America become better or worse since you came?

Originally Posted by gruffbrown
Go Cubbies We have a major post mortem in our house after every game, it's never pretty.

Yeah...it's not every team that can give up a lead by giving up 11 runs in 1/2 inning (that lasted 47 minutes)- throwing over 70 pitches.

OK...all Cubbies fans repeat after me:

Well, there's always next year.
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Originally Posted by Jerseygirl
I'm just not getting your posts today Gruff.....I think I have sun stroke.
If I have to explain it, it's not funny
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Old Jul 17th 2006, 9:03 pm
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Originally Posted by gruffbrown
If I have to explain it, it's not funny

Sorry...its the sun.
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Originally Posted by ironporer
Yeah...it's not every team that can give up a lead by giving up 11 runs in 1/2 inning (that lasted 47 minutes)- throwing over 70 pitches.

OK...all Cubbies fans repeat after me:

Well, there's always next year.
The Mantra in our house is always:
This is the year.
They've been saying it since 1923 (?)
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Default Re: Has America become better or worse since you came?

Originally Posted by ironporer
Especially considering that just 2 years ago they set the record for the worst team ever in baseball history (American league anyway).
it's amazing.........the town couldn't give a shit about the hapless lions or the Pistons.........

Bonderman and Moroth whom were 20 game losing pitchers a few years ago are still in the team too, so it isn't a complete clean slate either.
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Originally Posted by asdasd12345
For those of you who have lived here longer than just a year or two, do you think America is getting better or worse as a place to live? I can say that since I moved to Orlando in 92, its got a lot worse. Crime here has gotten much prevalent, and in general the place has become smellier and dirtier. There are so many hispanics now, its like basically living in Mexico, or at least Miami. I'm in Orlando right now, but I plan to move elsewhere as soon as possible. Maybe back to England yet again.
First job here - No cost for Health ins. Last job was 400/mo.
Prices seem to have risen out of proportion with wages.
There's better beer choices here now and avail of UK stuff.
People seem to have stopped wearing hats.
Sorry, thats cats.
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Originally Posted by Jerseygirl
What is?
This:

In my little village there is zero crime and one family that is not Caucasian...not really a good example of life in America 2006.
A coincidence rather than anything else...
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Old Jul 17th 2006, 9:13 pm
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I'm an immigrant, I've made this country worse by coming here, because I'm scum!
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Default Re: Has America become better or worse since you came?

So what have you contributed to the US since you came to the US?
I helped manage a business in Orlando that employed a lot of hispanics and Americans. Why be a prick?

I think that maybe I came across racist in the post. I do not dislike hispanic people, but I am under the impression that they refuse to integrate into society by not learning to speak the english language. Why is it so bad to want to live in an area where there aren't many hispanics???
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Originally Posted by Partystar
I'm an immigrant, I've made this country worse by coming here, because I'm scum!
hiya scum...who's a clever girl winning the trivia
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Old Jul 17th 2006, 9:15 pm
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Originally Posted by anotherlimey
This:



A coincidence rather than anything else...
Property, land and council taxes are expensive. There is a high ratio of cops...they are always out and about on patrol...something I would have loved to have seen more of in the UK. I'll leave you to draw your own conculsions.
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Old Jul 17th 2006, 9:16 pm
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Hi Scum-lover!!!

I am, I am a clever girl - not just an ugly face me!

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