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would you swap UK life for US life?
« on: January 05, 2015, 11:31:04 AM »
Anglophones tend to find it easier migrating to another English speaking country.

Would you brits give it a go given the chance?

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Re: would you swap UK life for US life?
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2015, 12:11:01 PM »
I'd give it a go - I would have to choose Vegas based on experience (been three times in the past for holidays - two weeks each time wasn't enough for me). Nice sunny weather (maybe too hot in the height of summer though), property is cheap in comparison to the UK, huge 24-hour gyms in the locale, great restaurants on the Strip. Would love to give it a go if I had the chance.

Been to New York as well but to be honest I wouldn't want to live there. Too built up and most of the people I met were abrupt as hell.

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Re: would you swap UK life for US life?
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2015, 01:54:51 PM »
would move in a heartbeat....... would never happen tho, too many family ties

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Re: would you swap UK life for US life?
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2015, 02:41:25 PM »
if i didnt have my family

i would be all over that

its very easy to earn good money over there

my sister has asked me to go in to business but uprooting isnt an option

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Re: would you swap UK life for US life?
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2015, 02:45:10 PM »
connecticut, long island, florida, LA would be the only places I would consider.

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Re: would you swap UK life for US life?
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2015, 09:01:25 PM »

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Re: would you swap UK life for US life?
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2015, 08:32:42 AM »
I would live in Knoxville again - I loved that place.

I've spent a lot of time in California and I couldn't make it my home. LA is fun to visit but not to live.

I think if anywhere, Chicago would probably suit me best. Although that's probably 'cause it's the city I've spent the least time in.

There's something very English about Chicago - the city definitely reminds me of London. It's the only place I've been cold in the past 6 years.


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Re: would you swap UK life for US life?
« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2015, 08:56:15 AM »
Would move there at the drop of a hat, like others have said family prevent the dream ever becoming reality.

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Re: would you swap UK life for US life?
« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2015, 10:38:47 AM »
Yes would love to.
Have been to Florida,the keys, Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix.
All great places.
Like so many others Family keeps me here.




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Re: would you swap UK life for US life?
« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2015, 08:26:59 AM »
connecticut, long island, florida, LA would be the only places I would consider.

Good God, what a terrible list of places to live. It's like a murderer's row of U.S. shit.

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Re: would you swap UK life for US life?
« Reply #10 on: January 08, 2015, 08:33:13 AM »
Depends on what you want:

Wide open spaces, lot's of land: Wyoming
Fit, hittable chicks 24x7: Portland, OR or Boulder, CO
Most like England: New England
Best weather: Southern FL
Stupidest people: Southern FL
Smallest "big" city: Boston

Places to never live: NY State, CT. Taxes out the ass. NYC: just don't do it. LA: boring and/or crime ridden. Miami: crime like Bogota.

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Re: would you swap UK life for US life?
« Reply #11 on: January 12, 2015, 01:58:03 PM »
Best thing I ever did. It's actually cheaper to live here in the Bay area than it would be in most shitholes in the UK, and it's nice that I make much more money here and can keep a much larger amount of it come tax time.

It's almost impossible for us to get residence here unless we marry an American though, their immigration system is massively stacked against us.


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Re: would you swap UK life for US life?
« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2015, 02:45:53 PM »
Depends on what you want:

Wide open spaces, lot's of land: Wyoming
Fit, hittable chicks 24x7: Portland, OR or Boulder, CO
Most like England: New England
Best weather: Southern FL
Stupidest people: Southern FL
Smallest "big" city: Boston

Places to never live: NY State, CT. Taxes out the ass. NYC: just don't do it. LA: boring and/or crime ridden. Miami: crime like Bogota.

lived there for 3 years good spot, very new agey, feminist and liberal though.

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Re: would you swap UK life for US life?
« Reply #13 on: January 12, 2015, 03:07:34 PM »
lived there for 3 years good spot, very new agey, feminist and liberal though.

you are saying hairy muffs here. Maybe Phil goes for that.

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Re: would you swap UK life for US life?
« Reply #14 on: February 11, 2015, 08:46:44 AM »
how about new jersey?