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Old Feb 27th 2006, 4:02 pm
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Default Hiya, thought i'd join up now i am an expat!

Moved to Wylie, Texas in December, been dossing around and have just started looking for a job. The wife is American. Anyone else in the Wylie/plano/dallas area?
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Old Feb 27th 2006, 4:04 pm
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Default Re: Hiya, thought i'd join up now i am an expat!

Originally Posted by Thackattack
Moved to Wylie, Texas in December, been dossing around and have just started looking for a job. The wife is American. Anyone else in the Wylie/plano/dallas area?
Yep - there are a few texan types on here.

Welcome to the site - hopefully you'll get some good info here - i did.
There are a few gimps about though, so I'll send you a message later to let you know who's hot and who's not so to speak.
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Old Feb 27th 2006, 4:06 pm
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Yep - there are a few texan types on here.

Welcome to the site - hopefully you'll get some good info here - i did.
There are a few gimps about though, so I'll send you a message later to let you know who's hot and who's not so to speak.
hello mate, thanks for the advice, dont worry though, i frequent a lot of other messageboards on the ole internet so i'm used to coming across nutters and the like.
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Originally Posted by Thackattack
Moved to Wylie, Texas in December, been dossing around and have just started looking for a job. The wife is American. Anyone else in the Wylie/plano/dallas area?

hiya and welcome...my hubs is a usc.. me a good old trubrit
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Originally Posted by BigDavyG
Yep - there are a few texan types on here.

send you a message later to let you know who's hot and who's not so to speak.
lol don't believe him phew and they say women gossip
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Old Feb 27th 2006, 4:10 pm
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cool! I've not bumped into anone other brits yet, but i am sure it will happen. There must be some about, there is even a british section in one aisle of the supermarket!
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Default Re: Hiya, thought i'd join up now i am an expat!

Originally Posted by Thackattack
Moved to Wylie, Texas in December, been dossing around and have just started looking for a job. The wife is American. Anyone else in the Wylie/plano/dallas area?

Hi, I'm in Texas but not in your neck of the woods as I'm down near the gulf coast. Where in Essex are you from?
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Old Feb 27th 2006, 4:24 pm
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Originally Posted by Thackattack
is even a british section in one aisle of the supermarket!

lol here the brit food is in the 'ethnic' section
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Old Feb 27th 2006, 4:25 pm
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Hiya, i lived in Harold Hill (i know!) its right next to ROMFORD!

Thanks for the jobs in Plano link. WHoever posted it. I just got a reply back this mroning about a job working for the city. I need to get a US driving license though and the Dallas Morning News keeps on popping up. I am trying to get out of that line of work!!!
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Old Feb 27th 2006, 4:36 pm
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Welcome to BE!

Hubby is USC, I'm British/Australian!
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Old Feb 27th 2006, 4:44 pm
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Originally Posted by BigDavyG
I'll send you a message later to let you know who's hot and who's not so to speak.

like you know!

hello thackattack! welcome to BE
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Old Feb 27th 2006, 4:47 pm
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Default Re: Hiya, thought i'd join up now i am an expat!

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hello mate, thanks for the advice, dont worry though, i frequent a lot of other messageboards on the ole internet so i'm used to coming across nutters and the like.
Welcome, and nice to know you will not be surprised by nutters. I think you will fit in.
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Old Feb 27th 2006, 4:48 pm
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Welcome friend
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Old Feb 27th 2006, 4:52 pm
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Default Re: Hiya, thought i'd join up now i am an expat!

Hi there - yes we are all nutters!!!

There are also quite a few of us in and around the Metroplex so if you want any info advice etc give us a shout!

And welcome
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Old Feb 27th 2006, 4:53 pm
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Thanks folks! A nice welcome. As for nutters, would the internet be the same without them?
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