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Question: Where do you live?
USA - 39 (79.6%)
North and Central America - 0 (0%)
South America - 0 (0%)
Europe - 5 (10.2%)
Middle East - 1 (2%)
Africa - 1 (2%)
Caucasia - 1 (2%)
Australasia - 2 (4.1%)
Far East - 0 (0%)
Total Voters: 49

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« on: December 16, 2011, 04:08:13 AM »

I'd like to know how many of us live outside of USA. There didn't seem to be any topic or statistics on this or at least I didn't find any so...
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« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2011, 09:14:30 AM »

American in birth, but not in character (to steal a phrase from Dante)
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« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2011, 09:59:56 AM »

I currently live in Kuwait, but in a few months will return to the US (can not wait).
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« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2011, 11:27:06 AM »

Poland.

This list lack the Asian CIS countries.
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« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2011, 11:50:18 AM »

I currently live in Kuwait, but in a few months will return to the US (can not wait).

Oh I have to do it . . .

Given the way we treat our military: cue wait.









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« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2011, 12:57:59 PM »

Poland.

This list lack the Asian CIS countries.

You mean these? I meant those and some others by "Caucasia".
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« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2011, 01:58:57 PM »

U-S-A! U-S-A!

Although in my heart I live in Ukraine. *flutters eyes*  Kiss
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« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2011, 02:09:35 PM »

USA, but my heart is in one of those Asian CIS nations.  Don't know much about them, but every girl I've met from there is phenomenally beautiful.   Kiss
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« Reply #8 on: December 16, 2011, 02:10:42 PM »

I think voting with our heart is going to mess up his poll.  laugh

(Don't worry, Alpo, I voted USA.)
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« Reply #9 on: December 16, 2011, 07:30:41 PM »

I live in Australia, and while I love it here, my heart only truly beats for England - with an occasional flutter for Greece.  Grin
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« Reply #10 on: December 16, 2011, 08:22:02 PM »

I live in Port Richey, Florida. Not to be confused with New Port Richey.
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« Reply #11 on: December 16, 2011, 08:28:26 PM »

I live in Australia, and while I love it here, my heart only truly beats for England - with an occasional flutter for Greece.  Grin

Ah, so you and Akimori must be neighbors or something.  I mean, it's only a continent, can't be that big...
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« Reply #12 on: December 16, 2011, 08:43:19 PM »

I live in the USA just inside the southern border of the Cheddar curtain.
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« Reply #13 on: December 16, 2011, 09:05:46 PM »

I'm an American, and I live in the South West.  Like Ismi, my heart often lives in the eastern Europe my grandparents told me about when I was small  Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: December 16, 2011, 09:56:41 PM »

Currently in sunny Miami.
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« Reply #15 on: December 16, 2011, 09:58:16 PM »

Currently in sunny Miami.

I despise you.  Angry Kiss

Wish I could head south...unfortunately, going further north for Christmas. Sigh. I can do without a white Christmas.
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« Reply #16 on: December 16, 2011, 10:25:31 PM »

I'm in the Northeastern corner of the US.
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« Reply #17 on: December 16, 2011, 10:28:32 PM »

The beautiful high desert in Bugs Bunny's favorite wrong turn, Albuquerque NM.

I like living in a city with so many Q's in its name. I don't know why.

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« Reply #18 on: December 16, 2011, 10:29:08 PM »

I would LOVE to live in NM!!! In fact, if I win the lottery next year, I am making a trip there.
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« Reply #19 on: December 16, 2011, 10:32:41 PM »

The beautiful high desert in Bugs Bunny's favorite wrong turn, Albuquerque NM.

"I knew I should have taken a left turn at Albuquerque!"
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« Reply #20 on: December 16, 2011, 10:38:20 PM »

Yeah, I like it a lot more than I thought I would. I pictured living in a cactus out in the middle of nowhere like Snoopy's cousin.

Wait, no...I'd love that. Aw, man...eh, Albuquerque is still alright, though.
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« Reply #21 on: December 16, 2011, 10:56:17 PM »

I live in the USA just inside the southern border of the Cheddar curtain.

Wisconsin? 
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« Reply #22 on: December 16, 2011, 11:01:44 PM »

I live in the USA just inside the southern border of the Cheddar curtain.

Wisconsin? 
That's the one, home of Badgers, union wars, cheese, and me.
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« Reply #23 on: December 16, 2011, 11:04:53 PM »

I currently reside in Wisconsin.
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« Reply #24 on: December 16, 2011, 11:14:30 PM »

I currently reside in Wisconsin.

Cool, so time for me to get specific. I live in Beloit, you anywhere close to that?
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« Reply #25 on: December 16, 2011, 11:24:38 PM »

I currently reside in Wisconsin.

Cool, so time for me to get specific. I live in Beloit, you anywhere close to that?

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I live in Australia, and while I love it here, my heart only truly beats for England - with an occasional flutter for Greece.  Grin

Ah, so you and Akimori must be neighbors or something.  I mean, it's only a continent, can't be that big...

Yeah, he lives right next door! Smiley
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I currently reside in Wisconsin.

Cool, so time for me to get specific. I live in Beloit, you anywhere close to that?

Are you sure it's Beloit and not Two Rivers?   Wink

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Currently in sunny Miami.

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Wish I could head south...unfortunately, going further north for Christmas. Sigh. I can do without a white Christmas.


Eh, I actually miss not having a fall this year. It's possible to be too warm year round. Still, I wouldn't trade it for Chicago, where I was living when I first started posting here. I'll take 10 months of summer over 10 months of winter at any time.
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« Reply #29 on: December 17, 2011, 01:45:38 AM »

I live in the motherland of American Orthodoxy.
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« Reply #30 on: December 17, 2011, 02:50:32 AM »

USA, but like some of us here...not if I could vote with my heart!

Specifically, I'm in Kentucky: land of horses, bourbon and college basketball.
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« Reply #31 on: December 17, 2011, 03:24:01 AM »

The Third Moscow.
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« Reply #32 on: December 17, 2011, 10:02:44 AM »

I currently live in Kuwait, but in a few months will return to the US (can not wait).

Oh I have to do it . . .

Given the way we treat our military: cue wait.









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LOL! I have taken to calling this place "The Wait." that's all we do here - even though we are working we are still waiting to go home, or go to Afghanistan.
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« Reply #33 on: December 17, 2011, 10:42:42 AM »

All these people with their hearts elsewhere, maybe where they had a pen pal in the fourth grade, make me sick.

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« Reply #34 on: December 17, 2011, 11:07:18 AM »

I live in Australia, and while I love it here, my heart only truly beats for England - with an occasional flutter for Greece.  Grin

Ah, so you and Akimori must be neighbors or something.  I mean, it's only a continent, can't be that big...

Yeah, he lives right next door! Smiley

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« Reply #35 on: December 17, 2011, 11:44:57 AM »

Currently in sunny Miami.

I despise you.  Angry Kiss

Wish I could head south...unfortunately, going further north for Christmas. Sigh. I can do without a white Christmas.


Eh, I actually miss not having a fall this year. It's possible to be too warm year round. Still, I wouldn't trade it for Chicago, where I was living when I first started posting here. I'll take 10 months of summer over 10 months of winter at any time.

This is interesting.  I would pick 10 months of winter, for sure!

My town's unofficial motto is "______ likes it hot!".  We're also famous for our chiles.  ugh, the thought gives me a headache.  I LOVE the snow, and I wish I lived in a much cooler place!
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« Reply #36 on: December 17, 2011, 01:37:02 PM »

This is interesting.  I would pick 10 months of winter, for sure!

My town's unofficial motto is "______ likes it hot!".  We're also famous for our chiles.  ugh, the thought gives me a headache.  I LOVE the snow, and I wish I lived in a much cooler place!

It has been my experience that those who wish for lots of snow have very little experience with the white stuff. They think it's all pretty, fluffy, and everything is just a winter wonderland.

And it is.

Until you have to shovel it.

And drive in it.

And the world is grey for months on end, and sunshine is rare.

Then it's no longer the "Winter Wonderland" of Christmas songs, but more like a winter nightmare.

The fantasy:



The reality:

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« Reply #37 on: December 17, 2011, 01:38:39 PM »

Well I live in Pennsylvania and I love the snow, especially in moonlight. I'm a little scared of Thomas Kinkade paintings though because it looks like everyone's house is on fire.
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« Reply #38 on: December 17, 2011, 02:08:17 PM »

This is interesting.  I would pick 10 months of winter, for sure!

My town's unofficial motto is "______ likes it hot!".  We're also famous for our chiles.  ugh, the thought gives me a headache.  I LOVE the snow, and I wish I lived in a much cooler place!

It has been my experience that those who wish for lots of snow have very little experience with the white stuff. They think it's all pretty, fluffy, and everything is just a winter wonderland.

And it is.

Until you have to shovel it.

And drive in it.

And the world is grey for months on end, and sunshine is rare.

Then it's no longer the "Winter Wonderland" of Christmas songs, but more like a winter nightmare.

The fantasy:



The reality:



Hear Hear, the only thing I like about driving when it's snowed is that the deer no longer blend into the background so well.
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« Reply #39 on: December 17, 2011, 04:35:45 PM »

I live in Billings, Montana.  You can have any of our snow that you want.  Actually, we don't have much snow on the ground right now (it is almost melted, yay!), but that could change Wednesday night.  I am hoping that it will split when it gets in our area, and go south of us into the mountains and north of us (we have had that happen a few times in the last 2 or 3 weeks, and a really, really bad thunderstorm did that this summer), and not hit Billings.  One year, Billings went almost 90 days straight for having snow on the ground.  When you don't have a car and pretty much walk everywhere, all that snow (plus temps of -20 or lower without the wind chills factored in) does not make having to walk places much fun. 

I would love to live in the UK (England or Scotland) or St. Petersburg, if I could live somewhere else.
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« Reply #40 on: December 17, 2011, 04:51:42 PM »

Live outside the DC metro area. 

I've always loved the mountains over the beach, so if I were to move anywhere it would need to have mountains. I've also wanted to live in the UK (Scotland or Wales would be preferred). 
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It has been my experience that those who wish for lots of snow have very little experience with the white stuff. They think it's all pretty, fluffy, and everything is just a winter wonderland.

And it is.

Until you have to shovel it.

And drive in it.

And the world is grey for months on end, and sunshine is rare.

Then it's no longer the "Winter Wonderland" of Christmas songs, but more like a winter nightmare.

The fantasy:



The reality:



Not true. I grew up where there was plenty of snow, and yes, I did drive in it when I was older. There were maybe two dangerous days a year. The rest of the time, there are these things called plows, we knew how to use them...  Roll Eyes I got up early to shovel it. Not nearly as much a problem as it sounds. You just put on your gloves, jacket and boots and go out there. What's the big deal?

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« Reply #42 on: December 17, 2011, 05:56:08 PM »

This is interesting.  I would pick 10 months of winter, for sure!

My town's unofficial motto is "______ likes it hot!".  We're also famous for our chiles.  ugh, the thought gives me a headache.  I LOVE the snow, and I wish I lived in a much cooler place!

It has been my experience that those who wish for lots of snow have very little experience with the white stuff. They think it's all pretty, fluffy, and everything is just a winter wonderland.

And it is.

Until you have to shovel it.

And drive in it.

And the world is grey for months on end, and sunshine is rare.

Then it's no longer the "Winter Wonderland" of Christmas songs, but more like a winter nightmare.

The fantasy:



The reality:



Nice!
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« Reply #43 on: December 17, 2011, 06:17:54 PM »

Well I live in Pennsylvania and I love the snow, especially in moonlight. I'm a little scared of Thomas Kinkade paintings though because it looks like everyone's house is on fire.

I don't mind snow, when living in a place where its decent enough to get the hint to stop snowing after spring. Snow into late April or May I can do without.
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« Reply #44 on: December 17, 2011, 06:32:05 PM »

Well I live in Pennsylvania and I love the snow, especially in moonlight. I'm a little scared of Thomas Kinkade paintings though because it looks like everyone's house is on fire.

I don't mind snow, when living in a place where its decent enough to get the hint to stop snowing after spring. Snow into late April or May I can do without.

Yeah...it snowed on Pascha here one year. We have photos, lol.
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