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What One Thing Would Make Life Better Living in the US?

Old Aug 12th 2006, 4:48 am
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I went to a brand new Oriental store tonight and got lots of chinese noodles, sauces etc at pretty cheap prices. the guy who had just opened it asked if there was anything i wanted as he had access to a small range of British food. I couldnt really think of anything that I was desperate for but it got me thinking...

If I could wave a wand and one thing would be changed what would make life better and for me?
It wouldnt be
a curry house
thornton's chocs
an english pub
a private jet

Instead I would wipe away the time differences, all those times when I could chat to my family and friends instead of them being in bed.

What one thing would improve yor life?
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Old Aug 12th 2006, 4:49 am
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A new president.
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Old Aug 12th 2006, 4:53 am
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Originally Posted by Leslie66
A new president.
And I just wanted to change the timezone, I was aiming too low I guess.
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Old Aug 12th 2006, 4:57 am
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A half decent channel showing UK TV.
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Old Aug 12th 2006, 4:58 am
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Originally Posted by Bradford Lass
I went to a brand new Oriental store tonight and got lots of chinese noodles, sauces etc at pretty cheap prices. the guy who had just opened it asked if there was anything i wanted as he had access to a small range of British food. I couldnt really think of anything that I was desperate for but it got me thinking...

If I could wave a wand and one thing would be changed what would make life better and for me?
It wouldnt be
a curry house
thornton's chocs
an english pub
a private jet

Instead I would wipe away the time differences, all those times when I could chat to my family and friends instead of them being in bed.

What one thing would improve yor life?
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Fish and chips! (good ones)
getting into and through medical school in less than 9 yrs in the states
good public transport
Being able to visit England whenever and not having to worry about vacation time and prices
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Old Aug 12th 2006, 4:59 am
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Originally Posted by Leslie66
A new president.

can dream
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My Mum being able to live near by, just down the road, so I could see her anytime like when I lived back in England...
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Old Aug 12th 2006, 5:12 am
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My Mum being able to live near by, just down the road, so I could see her anytime like when I lived back in England...
I hear you, the stamp in my passport runs out this week, going for biometrics this month to eventually get my missing greencard and praying my Mom and Dad stay well.
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Make religions pay taxes.
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Originally Posted by Bradford Lass

What one thing would improve yor life?
decent vacation allowance

it's a mite depressing that my recent fortnight in the UK used up my entire vacation allowance for the year.
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Make religions pay taxes.
Make religions banned.
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Old Aug 12th 2006, 1:52 pm
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Toll Free Roads
Better vacation allowances
Cheaper health care
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Old Aug 12th 2006, 1:53 pm
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Default Re: What One Thing Would Make Life Better Living in the US?

Originally Posted by DollyLlama
Toll Free Roads
Better vacation allowances
Cheaper health care
hey dolly hope ur hubs is ok after the typhoon

a couple of things that spring to mind is the lack of architecture and the insincerity of the people

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Old Aug 12th 2006, 1:56 pm
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hey dolly hope ur hubs is ok after the typhoon
Thanks Trubrit, he had a couple of flight delays in China a couple of days ago and he is now in Hong Kong and said the crossing by boat was still a bit choppy. said there were containers knocked over in the harbour.
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Originally Posted by DollyLlama
Thanks Trubrit, he had a couple of flight delays in China a couple of days ago and he is now in Hong Kong and said the crossing by boat was still a bit choppy. said there were containers knocked over in the harbour.

love that smelly harbour...hey that's good news that he's ok coz i woz thinking of you guys
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