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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Goodspike, Dec 22, 2013.

  1. Goodspike

    Goodspike Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    I'm getting rather sick of the United States for many different reasons (rampant consumerism, near complete complacency in the face of erosion of the Bill of Rights, a health care system that will likely collapse of its own weight, and near complete intolerance of any difference of opinion, etc.). So that's gotten me thinking about moving out of the country.

    Attractive places would be Canada (very similar to US, close to US, mostly English speaking), Tahiti (beautiful and laid back) and the Philippines (again tropical and a lot of English speakers). But I'm not terribly serious about this moving idea, yet, so I've not really researched any of them fully and have questions about each.

    I am curious though. Has anyone else considered moving, and if so to where and what have you done to research the place you would move?

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  2. unnamedny

    unnamedny Android Expert

    Canada is great choice. They have great economy and world reputation, free healthcare and smarter politicians making bill appropriate for current time.
  3. Codegerm

    Codegerm Android Expert

    As long as you don't include the Mayor of Toronto Rob Ford
  4. bjacks12

    bjacks12 Android Expert

    I love the Philippines and if I had the money to never have to work again, I would move there in a heartbeat. I spent two years there on an LDS mission and learned to speak Tagalog.
  5. jmcook79

    jmcook79 Android Enthusiast

    Canada or Australia would be my choices. That's a pipe dream at this point though lol.
  6. damewolf13

    damewolf13 live~laugh~love

    Canada is beautiful.
    I also wouldn't mind exploring my Irish heritage.
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  7. Goodspike

    Goodspike Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    The cost of living would certainly be a factor. I'm assuming it would be cheaper to live in the Philippines than Canada.
  8. zuben el genub

    zuben el genub Extreme Android User

  9. huh

    huh Android Expert

  10. Member243850

    Member243850 Guest

    Hmm... this is a veyr good question actually.

    Especially in this very rapid moving and exploding world today this is a very good question.

    1 place that I have my eye on is New Zealand.

    Half of South Africa is there already... and Australia... how sad.

    New Zealand looks wonderful my Uncle loves it there - he couldn't stand it here any more either.

    New Zealand looks so wonderful...


    Any New Zealand guys / sheep here? :D

    Whats it like there? :D:D:D

    Are you tired of us refugees invading your country ek se?


    Lol... we will share our Biltong with you! :D

    ... and we are the better rugby players after all! ... maybe you could learn something from the world champions?


    Don't shoot don't shoot! :D:D:D:D

    "L" is for love ek se!


    (NOT) :D
  11. huh

    huh Android Expert

    I'm good friends with a retired New Zealand Pro Rugby Player...hang out occasionally with a few others from the team....cuz of he and his wife...parties and such...
    I can tell you that they are the most insane feel no pain crazy dare devil WTF...TOUGHEST people I have ever met!

    and every single one of them is a true gentleman.....:)
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  12. Yes! I already know like Spanish as my main language...Mexico is kinda iffy right now. :smokingsomb:
  13. BigCiX

    BigCiX Android Expert

  14. huh

    huh Android Expert

    buuuuuuuut.....they ...speak .....spanish .....in ...Mexico.....:D
  15. I know that :rolleyes: I just wanna avoid all the ... abductions as they say. My lady's been wanting to go there. Maybe I'll surprise her and take her there for Christmas ;)
  16. huh

    huh Android Expert

    Im determined to go in February!!!:D:D Cancun area...Riviera Maya looks really nice...
  17. huh

    huh Android Expert

    OMG that reminds me....:)
    My Grandparents would always go to Acapulco several times a year to a family run boutique hotel...They took my bro and sis and I a few times...I remember it was the first time I ever saw glowing blue waves and sand(bioluminescence) it was there every year and it was awesome....went back to Acapulco with sis and Mom stayed in resort area...boutique hotel was hit by storm? or under construction??? I didn't like it...It was all polution and I felt bad for the horses they had pulling carts as taxi's...the glowing blue was gone:(

    stupid ....people...(not mexicans!!!!) ALL PEOPLE I MEAN

    anyway the Boutique Hotel on the cove...not in the resort area is back up and running....same family:)
    would love to check it out

    and oh yeah!!!hahahah ADD..nstuff
    Some ladyn the downtown area...from a jewlery shop literally chased me around with huge stinless steal scizzors because she wanted a piece of my haiR!!!! I was a tow head as a kid and apparently nobody had seen such blond hair??? scared the heck out of me:)

    spelling and grammar I know !!!but guess what? I don't even care!:eek::D:smokingsomb::smokingsomb::smokingsomb::smokingsomb::smokingsomb:
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  18. shmn

    shmn Android Enthusiast

    I've been all over the world while in the Navy and through vacations. I am constantly looking for a better place to live. But whenever I sit down and think about it objectively, I always end up with the same conclusion: the US is the worst place to live...except for everywhere else. Although Sweden or Norway wouldn't be bad.
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  19. huh

    huh Android Expert

    100 percent agree

    ...I wouldn't want to be anywhere else...

    .and I'm sincerely grateful
    for the sacrifices so many have given...to make this country what it is...

    ok that sounds all sweet and sing songy....icky

    I'm a non android device owner REPUBLICAN!! :) ok now you can let me have it!!!:)

    but not really because political talk should be in political thread thingy....ughhhhh

    I'm tired of doing your job Mods!!!!:):);0

  20. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby 100% That Guy
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    I'd never leave the USA. Unless of course some country decided I should have been king all along.
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  21. huh

    huh Android Expert

    you should look into it!!!! you would probably be surprised at just how close to the thrown you would be!!!!!If say a major catastrophy should happen:p:p:p

    no but for real:D
  22. Member243850

    Member243850 Guest


    I LOVED those days of beating the poops out of each other on the field!


    I miss those days... :'-(

    I could never get enough of SMASHING some guy into the next millennium and being some kind of little savage!


    Yes... we are quiet the gentle weasels... :)

    Some people see how kind I am and a lot of people think I am really sweet... but I miss those days of hammering each other like little crazies ... sigh those days are gone.


    Aww man those days are sadly gone...

    My good old friends and I... we were all crazy running around having a blast - it felt like we were in Sparta. :D:D:D




    hehehe! :D

    Yeah... sigh... and then after all the cussing... savagery... madness... Spartan insanity... :D hitting each other to see who is better than who!... xD and monkey business on the field we become this when we go off the field: :D


    Hey ... if you are like me... I really feel for you... I miss them like crazy too. :)

    lol aren't we crazy? :D

    I would love to move to New Zealand... but I know I would miss my home like there was no tomorrow. :)

    Only if the black people here start burning and killing all the white people in a fight of some kind of crazy psychotic rage then yes I will be forced to flee the country in fear of my life but if it doesn't I am so going to stay. :)

    I love ya SA. ;)

    Sorry every inch of my being is now "forcing" me to put this legendary image to rub it in your faces of how awesome my little country is!



    We are the best I am sorry to say! ;)
  23. huh

    huh Android Expert

    anybody can fly into some crazy psychotic rage and kill anyone...black... white male... female... have.... have not...it does not matter...the point is...

    frickin run and hide!!!! apparently the world is crazy!!!!!

    plus...um you are still young....go out and play some rugby wayne!!! for gosh sakes....I truly think I am by far the toughest person here on AF!!;););)
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  24. Member243850

    Member243850 Guest

    I miss them days ek se... I miss you like there is no tomorrow... :)

    Here is to you my friend... South Africa.. I love ya man! :)

    Here is to you... my friends! ;)

    Let us enjoy and forget our worries my friends... let us remember the awesome times we oh so dearly miss. :)

    South Africa you buggers and crooks you... we are ******* legendary. :)

    Here's to you ek se! ;)

  25. Member243850

    Member243850 Guest


    You are so right about that!


    I was talking about the crazy black people here that are full of hate and anger - I am not a racist - I hate it like nothing on earth...

    And hell yes! :D

    You are the toughest of us all. :D

    hands down!


    Yeah I should play rugby again... :)

    Hmmmmm... there has got to be some kind of club around here? :D

    There must be.

    Ugh but work and studies... there is just no or hardly any time these days!


    I am holiday at the moment so for now I have got plenty of time but soon that will change again lol ek se. :)

    Better than no time at all though right? :D



    Doin time!


    Yeah - it is a serious worry here that everyone is gonna go crazy - we see it on the news every day.

    If there was any place I would eve move to it would be new Zealand. :)

    But... I know I would miss home like there is no tomorrow... I would never ever... despite all the crime and extreme pain here... I don't really want to leave... even if they want to kill us all... lol. :)

    It is a love hate relationship!

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