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#1
Id like to move, one day maybe, to the UK. I mean how bad is it? Are the people nice over there? Ive been there twice as a kid and i thoroughly enjoyed it.

America gets so much media attention its crazy. The entire world knows everything about us, and that we are the most free. I would just like to live in a place where its calm and the people are nice. I dont know what the job market is like out there but im majoring in biology. I dont want to be stupid rich or anything, but i want to live in peace. ....and the fact that you can smoke is a plus.

How is it over there? Tell me tell me! What the pros/cons? Is is true that you get free health insurance? Gas is sold by the liter?
#3
Well, what part of England you thinking about moving too? Because London is completely different to somewhere like Somerset! And yes the NHS is for free!
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#5
seriously move to canada...everyone is nice over here...everyone...and you can smoke your ass off if you want, and no "chavs" here in canada, unlike the UK

and the living cost is a bit more expensive over there comparing to north america, well that's what ive heard

but overall UK is a pretty nice place, up to you, i wanna stay here in canada, half the world dont even know that canada exists
#6
Probably get stabbed by chavs or something... just don't leave the house...
The sex offenders register.. personally, i don't even think they should be in school.
#7
free healthcare unless you go private, although the healthcare can be questioned in some cases.
There is a smoking ban over here now meaning that you cant smoke in concealed public areas.
no matter where you live there'll always be assholes and nice people so whether the people are nice or not is irrelevant in my opinion.

The UK is alright, but I haven't lived anywhere else so I can't really compare it to another country.

But you will more than likely be welcomed, more so in the north then in London because from my experiences *most* people in London are wankers.
#8
I am nice.


Don't go to London they are all twats...

EDIT: I went to Germany for a while that was a nice country. Very nice. I would live there if I could speak German better.
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#9
Hmm, never thought of Canada. Maybe i did just not soon enough to include it. I herd it was nice up there, plus its close to family. Theres just so much BS in this country.
#10
im staying in canada.. you should go here too... find a nice small but not TOO small town to live in... my parents picked oakville thank god

free health care, smoke all you want. good guitar shops and autograph signings every now and then

nice people for the most part
#11
U.K has its ups and downs.

Canada sounds good though, i would really like to either visit/work or live there someday.
#13
I've been wanting to move over theree for a while now. Let's go together!



everyone needs a roommate
#14
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Canada is amazing it has AVRIL LAVIGNE and also some other ok things like....syrup?
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#16
Yeah. You can't really generalize whole of the UK into "nice" or whatever. It really does depend on where you'd plan moving to. I'm English, but I've lived in Wales for most of my life and if you serious about moving I'd at least consider a few locations here. Presumibly you mean England though?

I know everyone is going to suggest London, but you probably can't afford it. To begin with at least.

Anyway...

Pros; free health insurance, a lesser nob running the country, fuel by the litre, generally safe, an incredibly wide and inviting culture.

Cons; The £, tax, expensive housing, floods (in certain areas), generally bad weather.
#17
Don't get scared by the stories of chavs etc. man.

Even though I'm probably biased, I'd say the UK is about the only place I'd ever be comfortable living. It's just better (probably due to its size) than other places I've been. The way towns and cities are mostly close and well connected is probably the biggest difference to elsewhere, and I definitley prefer it.

Move on over, we have better TV, better food, nicer people, less gun crime and we're somewhat less fat

And yesh, NHS = you won't be left do die just because you're poor.
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#18
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doubt i'm close but hey....i hate it here and wanna get to the UK!
#19
Be careful. We English people kind of hate yanks. What you mutilating our beautiful language....

In all seriousness, I wouldnt. Everything is outrageously expensive, its like half the price in America. Petrol is a fortune, its infested with chavs.... I'd just advice against it. The only good thing is the guy who runs OUR country actually knows how NOT to start a war.
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Yeah. You can't really generalize whole of the UK into "nice" or whatever. It really does depend on where you'd plan moving to. I'm English, but I've lived in Wales for most of my life and if you serious about moving I'd at least consider a few locations here. Presumibly you mean England though?

I know everyone is going to suggest London, but you probably can't afford it. To begin with at least.

Anyway...

Pros; free health insurance, a lesser nob running the country, fuel by the litre, generally safe, an incredibly wide and inviting culture.

Cons; The £, tax, expensive housing, floods (in certain areas), generally bad weather.

Thanks dude, thats about what i knew. I had a friend move there in 9th grade and he loves it, minus the bad weather.
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Id like to move, one day maybe, to the UK. I mean how bad is it? Are the people nice over there? Ive been there twice as a kid and i thoroughly enjoyed it.

America gets so much media attention its crazy. The entire world knows everything about us, and that we are the most free. I would just like to live in a place where its calm and the people are nice. I dont know what the job market is like out there but im majoring in biology. I dont want to be stupid rich or anything, but i want to live in peace. ....and the fact that you can smoke is a plus.

How is it over there? Tell me tell me! What the pros/cons? Is is true that you get free health insurance? Gas is sold by the liter?

Its pretty good,we spell stuff differently
Pros:
NHS (But that wont really be any more soon...)
Most people are friendly...
Cons:
BIG chav culture...
If you want anything from the USA (meaning sweets and drinks and stuff made and sold in the USA),it can be really hard to get a hold of...

I like it here...But for what i want to do in life (if music phails me x] which it probably will) which is dentistry,its really hard to get onto the course here...Thats why when i finish 6th form,im gonna get a job,save up as much as i can,and move to the USA where its easy to get onto the dentistry course,because there's actually a shortage of them there...And it would kinda be a permanent holiday to me :P
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#23
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Everyone says "aboot". I dunno if that worth it.......

It's actually "abote" but we silly Americans twisted it for some reason.

And I would chose Sweden. Seriously, it's got the best of capitalism and the best of socialism. Your taxes are high, but it all goes to stuff you would normally pay out of pocket in the US anyway, like health care. And their water system is apparently naturally heated and pure, so they don't waste energy heating water, plus they use geothermal energy...overall, it's apparently a good place to live. Any Swedes, back me up? ::looks around for Kensai::
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#25
We will accept you if, and it's a BIG if, you speak with a EXTREMLY POSH British accent. I'm Scottish so I can't do it very well, but I love it!!


P.S. It arouses me....
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#26
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You know where I've always wanted to live?


Japan. Technology is advanced and Paul Gilbert and Vai etc are actually popular over there. Now that would be heaven.


now that'd be a halluva a place to live
#27
It depends where you live, the weather isn't that bad to be honest, unless you go up North, where it's generally worse anyway.

I'd think carefully about where you'd like to move, there is a big north/south divide not only between quality of life but between costs of stuff as well. England is generally more expensive than America, but we earn more too, so it's about the same.

As far as jobs go, there's quite a good job market, especially when you're as qualified as that.

And Chavs, yes you'll hear about them, but providing you use your common sense (or move to a nice enough area), they shouldn't be a problem, in general on here you hear about them a lot more than it's worth, simply because most people on here are teenagers and they're unwashed rockers at school who get bother from them for being 'different', it's not an issue in the 'adult' world.

Oh, and Northerners have a huge chip on their shoulder about the BBC + London, try to ignore it the best you can.



Edit: With what you're majoring in, look into the Silicone Fen/Arc, and aim to live near there, that's where the best jobs are science-wise.
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Id like to move, one day maybe, to the UK. I mean how bad is it? Are the people nice over there? Ive been there twice as a kid and i thoroughly enjoyed it.

America gets so much media attention its crazy. The entire world knows everything about us, and that we are the most free. I would just like to live in a place where its calm and the people are nice. I dont know what the job market is like out there but im majoring in biology. I dont want to be stupid rich or anything, but i want to live in peace. ....and the fact that you can smoke is a plus.

How is it over there? Tell me tell me! What the pros/cons? Is is true that you get free health insurance? Gas is sold by the liter?


I'd love to know this: why do most americans think they're the most free country in the world?
Is it to do with the big pursuit of happiness constitution thing or is that just the general propaganda 'we're better than everyone' message you get on tv, radio etc?
I only ask because I recently went to the U.S. and was searched about 15 times, shoes off an all and that was just in the airports. All of the police and immigration control people seemed to have an overinflated sense of their own self importance, ie, they were loving the power.
In the UK, I think there's generally the same if not more 'freedom' as you would put it. We have freedom of speech, etc, as does most of the rest of the world. So, yeah, why?
#29
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It's actually "abote" but we silly Americans twisted it for some reason.

And I would chose Sweden. Seriously, it's got the best of capitalism and the best of socialism. Your taxes are high, but it all goes to stuff you would normally pay out of pocket in the US anyway, like health care. And their water system is apparently naturally heated and pure, so they don't waste energy heating water, plus they use geothermal energy...overall, it's apparently a good place to live. Any Swedes, back me up? ::looks around for Kensai::

I would live in Sweden because my dad LOVES VOLOS. His first car and every one since then has been a volver.........yea i know.

Vai and Gilbert are popular over there, but i couldnt learn that language. I just picked england or canada because i wound have to learn a language. Although i think english people have the second coolest accent in the world. First being your Australian "buddies", sorry guys.
#30
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I would live in Sweden because my dad LOVES VOLOS. His first car and every one since then has been a volver.........yea i know.

Vai and Gilbert are popular over there, but i couldnt learn that language. I just picked england or canada because i wound have to learn a language. Although i think english people have the second coolest accent in the world. First being your Australian "buddies", sorry guys.


I am learning Japanese it is a lot easier than people think actually.

And Japanese women...We were all thinking it guys
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#31
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I'd love to know this: why do most americans think they're the most free country in the world?
Is it to do with the big pursuit of happiness constitution thing or is that just the general propaganda 'we're better than everyone' message you get on tv, radio etc?
I only ask because I recently went to the U.S. and was searched about 15 times, shoes off an all and that was just in the airports. All of the police and immigration control people seemed to have an overinflated sense of their own self importance, ie, they were loving the power.
In the UK, I think there's generally the same if not more 'freedom' as you would put it. We have freedom of speech, etc, as does most of the rest of the world. So, yeah, why?


lol

I never thought we have been free. "

Freedom comes at a price."

My ass. It's comin out of our pockets and into the zealots that "run" this country. And if Hillary Clinton gets her ass into office i'm getting as far awa from this country as possible. Assuming she don't make it illegal or something...
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I'd love to know this: why do most americans think they're the most free country in the world?
Is it to do with the big pursuit of happiness constitution thing or is that just the general propaganda 'we're better than everyone' message you get on tv, radio etc?
I only ask because I recently went to the U.S. and was searched about 15 times, shoes off an all and that was just in the airports. All of the police and immigration control people seemed to have an overinflated sense of their own self importance, ie, they were loving the power.
In the UK, I think there's generally the same if not more 'freedom' as you would put it. We have freedom of speech, etc, as does most of the rest of the world. So, yeah, why?

I tend to think its because we are a collaboration of many different people. There is no one race among us. We left what we left hundreds of years ago to be "free". History repeats itself, and obviously the dumb mother ****ers that run this place dont understand they cant just declare war because someone tried to assassinate their daddy . I hate most of the people here anyways. Everyone cares so much about this hollywood look-a-like ****. Have you seen the people over here recently? Everyone wheres these retarded big eyed sunglasses, with the stupidest smile on there damn face pretending they are living life. Everyone i meet nowadays will start as **** on my todem pole, and i will either promote them or demote them depending on how stupid they are. I just cant ****ing stand it anymore.
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I tend to think its because we are a collaboration of many different people. There is no one race among us. We left what we left hundreds of years ago to be "free". History repeats itself, and obviously the dumb mother ****ers that run this place dont understand they cant just declare war because someone tried to assassinate their daddy . I hate most of the people here anyways. Everyone cares so much about this hollywood look-a-like ****. Have you seen the people over here recently? Everyone wheres these retarded big eyed sunglasses, with the stupidest smile on there damn face pretending they are living life. Everyone i meet nowadays will start as **** on my todem pole, and i will either promote them or demote them depending on how stupid they are. I just cant ****ing stand it anymore.


Hate to break it to you, but big sunglasses are popular here as well, not at the moment, but in Summer. Why does it matter if there are other people enjoying life though? Not skin off your nose is it?

#34
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I tend to think its because we are a collaboration of many different people. There is no one race among us. We left what we left hundreds of years ago to be "free". History repeats itself, and obviously the dumb mother ****ers that run this place dont understand they cant just declare war because someone tried to assassinate their daddy . I hate most of the people here anyways. Everyone cares so much about this hollywood look-a-like ****. Have you seen the people over here recently? Everyone wheres these retarded big eyed sunglasses, with the stupidest smile on there damn face pretending they are living life. Everyone i meet nowadays will start as **** on my todem pole, and i will either promote them or demote them depending on how stupid they are. I just cant ****ing stand it anymore.


I hear ya. That's exactly why i wanna get outta here. Haha. I couldnt have said it any better myself man. I only got like....three friends [excluding my girl] here.

Clean slate anyone?
#35
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Hate to break it to you, but big sunglasses are popular here as well, not at the moment, but in Summer. Why does it matter if there are other people enjoying life though? Not skin off your nose is it?




fuck
#36
Yeah i agree on the amalgam of all different races idea, that makes sense. Good stuff, I expected to get a load of nonsensical patriotic shouting there. thanks.
#37
Not like this. They make it a sport over here.

I have lived on this earth for 18 years. And what i have gathered in my lifetime thus far is that we are a country that will KILL others just because of a hunch. We are such "by the book" people its amazing how much stuff you can get away with, or get into trouble with. I think we need someone for this next election who has their head on straight and paid attention in college. I consider myself to be much much smarter then anyone i see on the street.
#38
Why is everyone making out that chavs are bad and scum?!?!

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Most of my mates are chavs and they're alright...
#39
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Yeah i agree on the amalgam of all different races idea, that makes sense. Good stuff, I expected to get a load of nonsensical patriotic shouting there. thanks.

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#40
fuck

It's generally either on fit psuedo-indie girls or the plastic heat-*****s (which is what I think you mean), but it's not that bad really.
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