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Old Feb 14th 2013, 5:03 pm
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Originally Posted by Bink
Got what?
Don't make me put you into that category.
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Old Feb 14th 2013, 5:04 pm
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Originally Posted by paranoidandroid
Don't make me put you into that category.
Fair enough. I was just having a little fun. I think Leslie realized that.

Don't get much banter (any!) in the office!
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Old Feb 14th 2013, 5:05 pm
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I have no idea what any of you are talking about.
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Old Feb 14th 2013, 5:09 pm
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Default Re: You know you've been in the US too long when...

Originally Posted by Leslie
I have no idea what any of you are talking about.
You're locked inside your body, and can't get out?
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Old Feb 14th 2013, 5:14 pm
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Default Re: You know you've been in the US too long when...

Originally Posted by paranoidandroid
I heard that your dog is still listening to your old walkman...

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Old Feb 20th 2013, 3:00 am
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..... you got lost yesterday on the way from the living room to garage, .... but plan to move up to somewhere "with a bit more room" in a year or two.
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Old Feb 20th 2013, 4:34 pm
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Default Re: You know you've been in the US too long when...

Originally Posted by Pulaski
..... you got lost yesterday on the way from the living room to garage, ....
That's what the GPS app on your iPhone5 is for.
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Originally Posted by Welshgator
That's what the GPS app on your iPhone5 is for.
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Old Feb 25th 2013, 4:55 pm
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You feel the need to say "excuse me" to anyone within a 3 foot range in a grocery store.
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Old Feb 25th 2013, 4:57 pm
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Originally Posted by Uncle_Bob
You feel the need to say "excuse me" to anyone within a 3 foot range in a grocery store.
I just knock them over with my trolley. That's why they are so much bigger over here
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Old Feb 25th 2013, 4:59 pm
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You have a refridgerator which is about the same size as your kitchen back in Blighty, but it still so full there is no room to put last night's leftovers in there.
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Old Feb 25th 2013, 5:00 pm
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Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing
I just knock them over with my trolley. That's why they are so much bigger over here
Velocity is the key.
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Old Feb 25th 2013, 5:04 pm
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Default Re: You know you've been in the US too long when...

Originally Posted by Nutek
Velocity is the key.
Yes. Use a fully loaded one, for extra momentum as well.
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Old Feb 25th 2013, 5:07 pm
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Default Re: You know you've been in the US too long when...

Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing
I just knock them over with my trolley. That's why they are so much bigger over here
yep try a fully loaded power trolley, you could do some serious damage with one of those
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Old Feb 25th 2013, 5:17 pm
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Default Re: You know you've been in the US too long when...

Originally Posted by Uncle_Bob
You feel the need to say "excuse me" to anyone within a 3 foot range in a grocery store.
Yes what's that all about?

One of my first impressions the first time I visited the US was that any kind of touching strangers is taboo.
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