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10 Things I Love About the United States of America

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  1. Tamino

    Tamino Doc - The Deplorable

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    Fortunately for him, he has finally found out that the girls are much better. ;)
     
  2. belasar

    belasar Court Jester Staff Member

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    Are you sure?

    With sheep, if the mother in law gets too annoying you can always turn her into stew!
     
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  3. Biak

    Biak Adjutant Patron  

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    Speaking of the "sheepster", he was here peeking in a while back so he IS ALIVE! Anyone know how to dial through to Europe? I think I have his tele# around the office somewhere.
     
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    LRusso216 Graybeard Staff Member Patron  

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    Here you go. Let us know if you call, and how he is.

    [​IMG]Calling the UK from the United States explained:
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    • 011 - US exit code; dial first for international calls made from the USA or Canada
    • 44 - Country Code for UK/England
    • Phone Number (may not begin with 0):
      landlines - area code (2 to 5 digits) + local number total 10 digits
    • cell phones - 10 digits

    [*]sample call from US to a London landline: 011 44 20 ???? ????
    [​IMG]Area Codes: -add to fixed local numbers only- Aberdeen 1224 Huddersfield 1484 Preston 1772 Basildon 1268 Ipswich 1473 Reading 118 Belfast 28 Kettering 1536 Ripon 1765 Birmingham 121 Leeds 113 Rotherham 1709 Blackburn 1254 Leicester 116 Salisbury 1722 Blackpool 1253 Liverpool 151 Sheffield 114 Bolton 1204 London 20 Slough 1753 Bournemouth 1202 Luton 1582 Southampton 23 Bradford 1274 Manchester 161 Southend-on-Sea 1702 Brighton 1273 Middlesbrough 1642 St. Helens 1744 Bristol 117 Newcastle 191 Stoke-on-Trent 1782 Cambridge 1223 Newport 1633 Sunderland 191 Cardiff 29 Northampton 1604 Swansea 1792 Colchester 1206 Norwich 1603 Swindon 1793 Coventry 24 Nottingham 115 Watford 1923 Derby 1332 Oakham 1572 Wincester 1962 Dundee 1382 Oxford 1865 Wolverhampton 1902 Edinburgh 131 Peterborough 1733 Worcester 1905 Glasgow 141 Plymouth 1752 Wormbridge 1981 Gloucester 1452 Portsmouth 23 York 1904
     
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  5. Poppy

    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    Tractor?
    As my uncle Blair would say: "Strong! Like tractor!"...Cracked me up, every time...Miss that guy. sniff
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3eRru7LfMw
     
  6. Tamino

    Tamino Doc - The Deplorable

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    I have always thought that mothers in law are the best cold, six feet under. But warm dish isn't bad idea at all! It's worthy trying. ;)
     
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  7. Tamino

    Tamino Doc - The Deplorable

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    But what if he tried Belasar's recipe? EU regulations are rather pedantic regarding ingredients of stew.
     
  8. Biak

    Biak Adjutant Patron  

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    Thanks Lou,
    I checked and found the number but when I saw the cost per minute of a call to GB I realized I may not like him That much. I called Hawaii a few years back for free on the Ver*zon weekend deal but I guess Hawaii is part of the USA. It's actually only $1.49 per, but a 15 minute call would cost, let's see carry the 2 and move the decimal point over here then add the connection fee, add an additional user disconnect charge, well anyway it would be a lot! I'm on a fixed income.
    And I know if I actually made contact there is no way I'd be able to keep it to a short 10-15 minute conversation.
    On the other hand, It would be a once in a lifetime experience. Some things are worth the little extra effort. I'll check the piggy bank.
     
  9. Slipdigit

    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    lwd Ace

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    The cheapest way to make international calls used to be the prepayed calling cards. Some cell phone companies may currently have decent rates. I checked out AT&T not too long ago and it wasn't too bad.
     
  11. Tamino

    Tamino Doc - The Deplorable

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    I guess there are more than just 10 reasons to love the USA. A poor Pedro from Mexico, for example, "loves" the USA because he can make more pesos in California than in Mexico. I love America also because of you, American members of this great community. :)
     
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    The absolute last word on this subject.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7OlBdFIxbk
     
  13. Skipper

    Skipper Kommodore

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    are you sure too?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/From_the_Earth_to_the_Moon


    From the Earth to the Moon (French: De la terre à la lune) is an 1865 novel by Jules Verne. It tells the story of the Baltimore Gun Club, a post-American Civil War society of weapons enthusiasts, and their attempts to build an enormous sky-facing Columbiad space gun and launch three people — the Gun Club's president, his Philadelphian armor-making rival, and a French poet — in a projectile with the goal of a moon landing.



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  14. Tamino

    Tamino Doc - The Deplorable

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    Don't worry Skip. I will get back with even better proposal. Give me just some time to consult von Däniken. ;)

    Meanwhile: A space ship from the Middle Ages:
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    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    High comedy.

    Owen needs to see this one. :cheers:
     
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  16. Ben Dover

    Ben Dover Active Member

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    Americans
    The Simpsons
    Guns N' Roses
    Hollywood - The glamour, the sleeze
    Aviation
    Color TV
    Marconi TV system
    US size zero
    Gibson Custom Shop
    Seymour Duncan
     
  17. Dave55

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    That's baby stuff.

    Find this outside of the States :)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-6rvEvc3IE
     
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    Great pictures, never visited but makes me want to. Brian
     
  19. USMCPrice

    USMCPrice Idiot at Large

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    He talks breakfast. Best freakin' breakfast in the world is served at this restaurant.

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    Best part is, seems like they have one at every third or fourth exit.

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    All over the south.

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    Well rounded breakfast too. It's got yer aig group, and a couple nuhther aigs, an yer buscuit group to sop up the yaller that comes out them thar aigs. Ya' got yur bacon group, an you got yer more bacon group, an yer ham group, both sugar cured an smoked. Ya got yer sausage group, an yer got yer link sausage group, an yer got the grits group, an more buscuits with real butter n sawmill gravy. Then if yer hungry they got pancakes, an they got pecan pancakes, an it all comes with hash brown 'taters.
     
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    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    Sort of like kimchi, great idea.

    Going to bet your inlaws don't know you post here, as you'd soon be an outlaw. ..Your secret is safe.
    You can tell us, if you were to murder your mum in law, how'd you do it...car accident...cleaning your gun...forest mushrooms...
    uranium 236 in her tea...
     

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