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Canada, Australia, Western Europe all better places to live than America..

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  1. valve bouncer

    valve bouncer Master Dildoist

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  2. Skeg

    Skeg Chimp

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    What's stopping you???
    I say go.
     
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  3. Echo

    Echo crooked smile

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    I could have told you that.
     
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  4. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Canada rocks. America sucks.... except for the services available on the internet, their cell service, and the fact that grocery stores are open 24-7...
     
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  5. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Adelaide???

    Go Crows!!!!
     
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  6. ridetoofast

    ridetoofast scarred, broken and drunk

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    better yet go somewhere that you wont be able to post anymore, THAT would be a great place for you to live
     
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  7. Polandspring88

    Polandspring88 Superman

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    Um, STFU? Go drink some more milk in a sac please.
     
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  8. valve bouncer

    valve bouncer Master Dildoist

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    The "man" is stopping me. Damn the man...oh and a mortgage.
     
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  9. valve bouncer

    valve bouncer Master Dildoist

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    Yeah any list that has Adelaide as a desirable place to live needs to be seriously looked at. Perth too for that matter.
    Go the Dockers
     
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  10. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Funny.... took you a Port Arthur Pooftas fan..?!
     
  11. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Uhh.... yeah....I'll go do that...

    (Good one BTW)...??
     
  12. Polandspring88

    Polandspring88 Superman

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    Pssst, its called sarcasm.
     
  13. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    america's cell service blows. i never dropped a call in europe, in about 8 different countries/places. i can barely use my mobile around where i live here, and Verizon is supposed to be one of the better networks, vis a vis coverage.

    i love it when posts like this drag out the "america - love it or leave it" crowd.
     
  14. partsbara

    partsbara Turbo Monkey

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    where is hermany on the list ??? :)

    VB you a$$hole, whats up ???
     
  15. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Vancouver's a pretty nice place. If it wasn't for that abysmal weather for most of the winter.

    I like sun. :)
     
  16. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    That crowd is just lazy. If they were able to get off their asses it would be, "America - Love It or Change It!" or maybe, "change it BECAUSE you love it"...
     
  17. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    or

    "I voted for John Kerry because I care."
     
  18. Ridemonkey

    Ridemonkey This is not an active account

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    I wonder how long before Fox News releases a story exposing the EIU and BBC as corrupt and biased. :rolleyes:

    Sweet! Three in the top ten! Where's Tucker Carlson, I have some neener neerering to do. :eviltongu
     
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    Changleen Paranoid Member

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    Vancouver was high on my list of places when I emigrated out of the UK. It's beautiful and right next to Whistler too! Lucky you if you live there. I love my city too.

    Ah here we are:

    Wellington Rules.
     
  20. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Cool. I think I'll move there. How's the weather? :sneaky:
     
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    Changleen Paranoid Member

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    Uh... Right this second it's pretty good...

    Yeah, we do get more than our fair share of wind, and quite a bit of rain. Still, the wind makes the rain dry out super quick, and the riding is excellent. To a greater extent than nearly any other city I've lived in you don't have to worry about crime too much either. The big thing here is Earthquakes. Wellington is on a big fault line, just like SF.

    http://www.geonet.org.nz/ Have a look at 'recent quakes'. We get quite a few... Everyone is constantly aware of the possibility of the 'big one', just like SF.
     
  22. black noise

    black noise Turbo Monkey

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    Too many people confuse bitching about America with hating America. I think America kicks ass, it just kinda sucks right now.
     
  23. valve bouncer

    valve bouncer Master Dildoist

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    Frankfurt is on the list mate. How's the wrist? Will the double overhand helicopter technique be making a comeback soon? :p ;)
     
  24. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    I agree. I complain about the current state of things but I love my country.
     
  25. Transcend

    Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    Exactly right on all counts. GSM service in canada is great, only the costs are astronomical.

    Also - the grocery store next to my house is open 24hrs..yeah!
     
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    wtf?

    incedently they lost in the preliminary final :(

    but damn, adelaide slipped a couple of places since last year, i gotta agree though Vancouver is pretty sweet to live in
     
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    :thumb: Well put.
     
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    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    A bitching American citizen is a happy American citizen!
     
  29. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Awww... I followed the Crows from 2000-2002. Still root for then when I can.
     
  30. Angus

    Angus Jack Ass Pen Goo Win

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    Right on, yeah we have some problems, but so do most large poplous countries, most of "the whiners" suffer from the grass is always greener complex. Don't get me wrong Canada, Australia, and parts of Europe are nice, but I am content right here in the U.S.A..
     
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    Don't worry, the rain will grow on you and you'll actually miss the rain during the summer. BTW, the rain season just started and we're expecting the weather to clear up sometime in late April :D


     
  32. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    I doubt that. I came from Michigan where the weather was either piss-poor or downright-$hitty.

    I'm addicted to sun now. :D

    Besides - I thought it was the *moss* that would grow on you. :p
     
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    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    So does that mean you're an unhappy american? You seem to implicitly agree with everything that goes on......
     
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    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    Just because you do not have the solution to the problem, does not mean that you shouldn't point out the problem.
     
  35. MikeD

    MikeD Leader and Demogogue of the Ridemonkey Satinists

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    People also confuse saying "X" place is great with saying "I don't think America is as good as 'X' place" and get way too spun up if someone thinks they're as good or better than America.

    World's a big place, with LOTS of cool places to be and things to do and people to meet (and a bunch of really ****ty places to be, too). And I'm glad the US government is sending me around to see it all...

    And most citizens of most countries bitch endlessly about their own government until a foreigner enters the conversation. Or until an Aussie baits them into frothery.

    MD
     
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    partsbara Turbo Monkey

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    don t make me post a thread about the new soda machine on top of ayres rock biatch :)

    answer ya fuggin e mail.... how long is ya next visit to hermany ??? i have my arm back... snowboarding in austria this weekend :)
     
  37. MikeD

    MikeD Leader and Demogogue of the Ridemonkey Satinists

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    Check your PM...there's snow in Au already??? I could do that!!!

    MD
     
  38. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    glacier in solden... ski test weekend... should be fun... fri - tues
     
  40. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    YOU SUCK! And to think I was going to see if you wanted to pedal this weekend. Ahh, just as well, if gravity isnt with you, you cant pedal anyway...
    Have fun boarding anyway