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Never visited the United States, I am afraid of America.

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posted on Dec, 31 2015 @ 09:26 AM
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a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight

Are you part of the 30% dropout rate in Ozzyland? It sure seems that way.




posted on Dec, 31 2015 @ 09:39 AM
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originally posted by: butcherguy

originally posted by: nonspecific

originally posted by: butcherguy
a reply to: nonspecific
Thanks, I will do a google search.
Now, crappy white bread, that may be subjective.
I'll give it a whirl.
I had 'toad in a hole' yesterday and was not disappointed.


That is a different story although round our way it is "toad in THE hole".

Did you have it with onion gravy?

The first meal Mrsnonspecific ever made me was toad in the hole but she forgot to put eggs in the batter.

Can you imagine sausages baked in milk and flour...

Most definitely had it with the onion gravy, I tried a bite without at first, but wouldn't want to eat it without after I had eaten it with it. Not sure how milk and flour would bake up... like glue?


Yep, pretty much like hot wallpaper paste. She is a stunning lady though so I just ate it and tried not to cry.

5 years later and we are still together, I just make sure I do the cooking.



posted on Dec, 31 2015 @ 09:46 AM
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a reply to: galadofwarthethird

galadofwarthethird...sounds Tolkien/English to me, trying to pass off as an American?



posted on Dec, 31 2015 @ 09:46 AM
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a reply to: nonspecific

I actually love British food (the kind with seasoning that is...) my favorite place I go when over there is this place in Cardiff called Cricket Club (I think, can't google it on my phone right now)

Edit: The Cricketers. It's awesome

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posted on Dec, 31 2015 @ 09:54 AM
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a reply to: nonspecific




Mrsnonspecific argued about there suitability on a christmas day brunch this year.


haha...those grounds for divorce! Bangers grilled tomatoes bacon grilled cheese french toast fried mushrooms...sorry no room left for BB's on that plate!



posted on Dec, 31 2015 @ 11:07 AM
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a reply to: raymundoko

If you say so.



most probably the latter. That means the second one...



I would need your superior English skills to know the meaning of latter.

tsk,tsk...why the upset and having to call someone "douche'"?

Let us consider for a moment a thread you authored..

Resolving "Birds Before Land Animals"
www.abovetopsecret.com...

"I am a scientist. Granted, my field of education and research was atmospheric in nature,"

(so your field was atmospheric in nature and yet you claimed to be a scientist right at the beginning of your post _ appeal to authority, much? BTW seeing you called me liar before I suspect you are being economical with the truth here)

"As you can see this fits within the evolutionary timeline."

"My belief is that the bible has an accurate story. It may not contain scientific details, but I think the confusion comes from man, not the other way around"

(An accurate story with a paucity of scientific details. I see how this goes.)

"I have found I can resolve with science the entire creation account in genesis if the days of creation are not literal days"

"You can't really literally make it say anything...it says what it says. It can absolutely be mistranslated."

(as a scientist surely the difference between mistranslation and comprehension should not be lost to you)


you continue...
"As this is a creation/religious forum this is for what others who subscribe to creation may feel about this" information.

(so you throw the scientist title around as long as it suits you!)


"If your belief system can change without contradicting the foundation of your belief system, then there should be no issue."

"This has nothing to do with mental gymnastics, this is refining understanding."

'And considering I didn't put anything in my OP concerning scientific method, I fail to see what was proven very wrong"

(A scientist who gets to choose whether to use the scientific method or not as its suits him in a creations/origins thread...yep I think I see the bigger picture here.)

such gems.....hahahaha...now I realize I've been taking you too seriously. I gave you too much credit in critical thinking. Pretend in your mind i've never been to the States; if it makes you feel better.



posted on Dec, 31 2015 @ 11:25 AM
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a reply to: raymundoko




Wait, wait, wait,wait...are you implying that people only go to SoCal and NYC because they are on a flight path?


No I'm not implying any such thing - But those were your words from your post - Last time I looked NYC had direct flights from Europe - no stopover in Honolulu necessary /sarcasm/

here ya go in case memory fails you (remember the signs in ND every 10 feet).....



and it's all about NYC and SoCal.

You do realize we issue more vacation visas from Europeans than Canada by far right? The US is the 2nd most visited country in the world. First if you include extended stay visas





I can't even take you seriously.



the funs just begun....you make a nice toy



posted on Dec, 31 2015 @ 11:26 AM
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a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight

T&C violation incoming for you in 3, 2, 1...

Really? Are you this bad at debate? You don't even know what an appeal to authority is.


Person A is (claimed to be) an authority on subject S. Person A makes claim C about subject S. Therefore, C is true.


Nowhere did I make the claim that something was factual just because I stated it. The fact I am a scientist had bearing on the subject at hand. Should I start calling you 30%? It sure seems that way. I like how you tried to bring it into this thread knowing mods would not allow it (and most likely will remove your post) and not having the guts to post a reply to that thread with your thoughts.
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posted on Dec, 31 2015 @ 11:34 AM
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a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight

How quaint. You don't even understand your own posts as has been pointed out several times.

Your words:


perhaps the fact that they are the major centres/flight routes for visitors from the East and West of the globe escapes you? Ever looked at an atlas or globe?


So you think NYC is only a destination because there are direct flights? Do you really not get how idiotic that sounds? France is the most visited country in the world. I guess because it is the middle of western Europe by your logic? Or the fact that NYC is barely above other large US cities for international visitors? Does it IRK you so badly that people love our country and want to come visit it's awesomeness?


The most popular U.S. destinations for foreign visitors included New York, Orlando, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago


I guess it's because all those places have direct flights...



posted on Dec, 31 2015 @ 11:37 AM
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Are you part of the 30% dropout rate in Ozzyland? It sure seems that way.



Gee 1 in 3 must be bigger than 1 in 2 - At least I give a link...you were saying?

www.timeshighereducation.com...



30% dropout rate dismays Australians
January 25, 2002

More than one in three Australian undergraduates fails to complete their three and four-year bachelor degrees within six years



Study: Nearly Half Of America’s College Students Drop Out Before Receiving A Degree
thinkprogress.org...


Only 56 percent of the students who enter America’s colleges and universities graduate within six years, while only 29 percent of students who enter two-year programs complete their degrees within three years, the study found.



posted on Dec, 31 2015 @ 11:47 AM
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a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight

Dude, you don't even know your own countries Stats? Why did you skip to college? Australia has a 75% HIGH SCHOOL graduation or EQUIVALENCY rate. That means 25% of your residents never graduate high school or even get a GED. That means 1/4 of your country never even goes to college. Now, certainly, only about 70% of HS graduates in the USA enroll in college, and only about 60% of those earn a 4 year degree, but:

Source

The USA has an 90% graduation rate compared to Australia's 75%.

Source

But you skipped to college because?

Edit: One must also consider the USA has 300 Million people and Australia only has 23 million, I would say that is quite the failure considering other countries with such low populations have a nearly 100% graduation rate and almost all of them graduate university.
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posted on Dec, 31 2015 @ 12:03 PM
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T&C violation incoming for you in 3, 2, 1...


You're the one calling people myself and at least 3 other posters on this thread liars...dont believe me...scroll back...

Did you want to look at my passport? sorry..you know its against the rules. I've been to the states...great people, once a great nation. Most of the Americans I saw were myopic, insular and didn't know much about the rest of the world or how the world gets on ok without you.

You know i could just as easily critique your posts as nothing "other than clever googling". See how that goes?

I'm outta here...this is no place for discussion about the good ol' USA. The minute someone disparages some quality or quantity on this supposedly international site about the USA we're threatened with T & Cs...LOL



posted on Dec, 31 2015 @ 12:07 PM
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a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight

The T&C violation was quoting another thread and commenting on it in this post. Feel free to go to that thread if you want to debate me on that topic.


The minute someone disparages some quality or quantity on this supposedly international site about the USA


Your words:


stuck in their basement with nary a book in sight


It has been shown the USA reads more books "by far" than any other country.


Most are unaware that their lifestyle is contingent on Raping the world of resources


As has already been shown the USA is an Autarky of sorts in that it gets most of it's resources from itself. I believe you are confusing the USA and the Global Market. They are not one and the same.

So your two most visive statements are 100% false.
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posted on Dec, 31 2015 @ 09:08 PM
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a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight
Negative! That moniker is just a jumble of randomness all smoshed into one, just because. And I suppose I make for a crapy merican, dont even have a gun, but plan on getting one day. But what I am is just another one of them meat Popsicle trying to pass off as some sort of human.

Oh ya! So how about them hockey? Or for your down south causins, go trump whoo.



posted on Jan, 1 2016 @ 01:11 AM
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I've travelled the whole world, and Vancouver and Amsterdam are the only cities where I've been forcefully propositioned to buy drugs while minding my own business walking down the street.

Also, didn't Canadians basically loot, destroy and set fire to Vancover after the 2011 Stanley cup? From my limited perspective of Vancouver, it seems like a really scary place.



posted on Jan, 1 2016 @ 02:46 AM
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originally posted by: raymundoko
a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight
The USA has an 90% graduation rate compared to Australia's 75%.


That kind of makes sense though doesn't it?

Since Australia has like double the minimum wage as the US, with guaranteed entitlements and universal healthcare (unlike the US). Finishing high school here just isn't as vital to have any chance at a 'middle class' lifestyle, as it is in the US.

That's the problem with the US as far as I can see, its how you treat the lower class as sub-human... Not that I've actually been there to witness it in person, but I'm quite sure I'd be highly advised not to enter these 'lower class' areas anyway, for my own safety... right?



posted on Jan, 1 2016 @ 03:37 AM
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originally posted by: VanGcouverite
and if it happens to be a nice looking woman in uniform , you can totally flirt with her, I'VE DONE IT


Can I jailwalk, cross the street without a signal, and buy a RCMP a subway sandwich and get away with it? Will she at least handcuff me first?

Yeah... let's make that happen.



posted on Jan, 1 2016 @ 06:50 AM
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a reply to: VanGcouverite

I've spent three nights in Canada in my life, two evenings were lovely and one I ended up with a gun to my head in a McDonalds in St. Catherine street, Montreal. That was followed by three hours in a hospital after my friend had a steel chair smashed over his head during the brawl. He did not blow my head smooth off so I guess this makes your gang members more civilized and less bloodthirsty?

I would still go back to Canada without hesitation. So if you want to read some sensational stuff and cast off the whole 340 million of us down here, be my guest. If I were as sensitive as you I would probably have to hide under a rock for the remainder of my existence after that experience, courtesy of your citizenry.



posted on Jan, 1 2016 @ 07:17 PM
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a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight

I haven't discussed guns or war.

I'm discussing something very basic. Personal Safety and the ability to protect oneself from attacks by criminals. Self preservation is a basic function of life on this planet.



posted on Jan, 1 2016 @ 07:21 PM
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You specifically mentioned gangs. The percentage of black people in Canada is 2% and Latinos is .6%. The same percentages in the USA are black people is 16.3% and Latinos is about 14%. That should answer that question.

The Police are probably (in my opinion) the least out of control compared to the other government agencies you mentioned. Police (in my opinion) have raised their violence level to counter the raised violence level of the "people".

The government is a completely different story. When you grow to the size of the USA in population and government, the government begins to see the people no different than cattle. Individual lives don't matter, life conditions don't matter. Nothing matters for the people as long as they continue to produce and vote as you (government) wishes. Government has an "acceptable death rate" for most actions. For example...with the arriving Muslim refugees, knowing terrorists are a percentage...the government looks at the increased income, the vote potential and decides that the number of dollars and votes outweigh the number of American deaths value. Hence...it will happen.

While our government is out of control and has become it's own beast that cares more for it's own existence than anything else...the quality of humans in our country has dramatically diminished. The "problems" include people who view themselves as more important than the population. There are far too many examples, but simply put...the majority when combined, of the minorities within the country are out for their own, selfish purposes and don't care about being part of America. Not like in the "old days" when people were pro-America.

When you allow trash to pile up...you end up with a real crappy smelling and diseased area. Welcome to America.

PS: Sorry...forgot to actually respond. Sad to say but you are correct. America is a cesspool of degenerates ruled by an overlord government and their near-Nazi departments that have no respect for the people. If I didn't have a glimmer of hope...I wouldn't be here either. And I was born here. Your fear is justified and logical.
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