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Parche Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:22 PM
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What Do You Think Of British People
Do you like them?
Do you dislike them? :shrug: :shrug: :hi:
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Phillycat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:23 PM
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1. I married one.
:shrug: :D
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LSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:23 PM
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2. they like to say Goodnight
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ohiosmith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:23 PM
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3. Like em fine, on toast with a bit of marmalade.
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MrScorpio Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:25 PM
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4. I liked all the Brits that I've ever met
And they enjoyed my sense of humor as well
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billyskank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:25 PM
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5. They SUCK.
Trust me, they're a bunch of assholes.
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Parche Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:27 PM
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9. They suck
So what your telling me is they give good head? :shrug: :hi:
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Bucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 04:00 PM
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27. Yes indeed
That is an acceptable synonym for "total assholes".
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Deep13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 04:29 PM
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39. Bloody-'ell, you're a wankah!
:evilgrin:
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Arugula Latte Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:25 PM
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6. Love 'em!
Except for Maggie Thatcher, Liam Gallagher, Tony Blair and most of The Spice Girls.
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Fleshdancer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:26 PM
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7. ultimately it depends on the person but...
the good thing about the British is that even if I don't like what they're saying, I like hearing them say it. I'm a sucker for a cool accent. :D
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huskerlaw Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:27 PM
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8. Love them!
London is one of my favorite cities.

I want to go back and explore the rest of the country more.

Also, the accent?? :SWOON:
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:27 PM
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10. Well, I'm sure they're like other people.
Some you would like, some you wouldn't. Doesn't have anything to do with their nationality.
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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:27 PM
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11. I like some... dislike others.
I seem to be partial to Irish people, though. Especially men. :evilgrin:
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Parche Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:35 PM
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16. Irish People
I have a nice Blarney Stone........... :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :hi:

I slay myself............ :rofl: :rofl: :hi:


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quip Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:56 PM
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24. What a cunning airline name!
:evilgrin: :hi:
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billyskank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 04:00 PM
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28. Now that's just Virgin on the ridiculous.
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Parche Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 04:10 PM
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36. Irish Airlines
Aer Cunnilingus? :rofl: :rofl: :hi:
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qwertyMike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 02:49 PM
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66. They call it
Aer Fungus back home
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Drunken Irishman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 01:45 AM
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51. Well hello there. ;)
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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-30-07 12:06 PM
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72. Howya.
:D
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Phoonzang Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:28 PM
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12. They make the best music and have the BBC
Good enough for me...
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judaspriestess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:28 PM
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13. British men are my absolute favorite
I looooove them. If I didn't have my sweet honey and wouldn't trade for the world, I would be with a Brit.
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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:29 PM
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Cause of the accent?
I really love a good accent.

Irish, Scottish, and English. In that order.

:7
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Parche Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:40 PM
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18. You Are Always After Me Lucky Charms
:hi:
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mwooldri Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 02:54 PM
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67. I think that's Irish - but Ireland is part of the British Isles. But not British. (nt)
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quip Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:59 PM
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26. Aussie accents are awesome, too
Less pretentious than Brits I think.

Sometimes I don't even understand Scottish and Irish.

But they all rawk.


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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 04:02 PM
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31. I'm not fond of Aussie accents.
Dunno why... not my thing.
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Lydia Leftcoast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:48 PM
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20. I agree wholeheartedly
While there is a certain population of inarticulate yobs (caricatured as Onslow on "Keeping Up Appearances"), the UK has a higher percentage than the U.S. of verbally adept, witty men who know how to be masculine without being macho.

I LIKE visiting the UK. :7
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FunkyLeprechaun Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:29 PM
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14. What do you think of me?
I'm British... (also American as well)... I may not have the neato accent but I did have the ovaries to take the driving test.

I dare ya to take the British driving test!!
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BarenakedLady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:31 PM
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15. I'm rather fond of the ones I've met.
:D
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billyskank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:39 PM
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17. This one reciprocates.
:hug:
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Parche Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 04:41 PM
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40. You are such a player
You are full of the Queens crap....... :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :hi:


PS we still love you......... :hi:
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Midlodemocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:41 PM
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19. Well, if they're like billyskank or tjwmason, they absolutely rock.
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tjwmason Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 05:37 AM
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58. You're far too kind
:hug:

There's plenty I could say about Virginians too.
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Greyskye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:49 PM
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21. The people are mostly great
The food sucks though. "Boil it until it's done, then boil it again."
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IronLionZion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:51 PM
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22. "If these people think they're going to keep the British people down,
they've got another thing coming". Now imagine that in a strong Scottish accent. That's what the Scottish baggage handler said after he stopped the terrorists in Glasgow airport. Awesome stuff.
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quip Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:54 PM
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23. Are you kidding me???? Any group of people who gives the world
Monty Python should be bronzed! And I love the funny way they talk, too!

That they gave us Spinal Tap is just icing on the cake!

:thumbsup:
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mitchum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-30-07 12:28 PM
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Uh...there is only ONE limey involved with Spinal Tap (C. Guest)...
Spinal Tap was an American production
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Tikki Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 03:57 PM
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25. Many Brit born and raised men I know....
tend a nice garden.

Tikki
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Bucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 04:00 PM
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29. No sex threads, please
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Deep13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 04:01 PM
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30. Pretty hard to judge a whole island.
The one I married is a total Sweetie, of course.
:loveya: :loveya: :hug: :loveya: :loveya:
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Dukkha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 04:03 PM
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32. Very nice blokes
They make the best music by far. Beatles, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Radiohead, The Cure, Queen, Moody Blues, The Police, The Clash, The Smiths, the list goes on and on.
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doc03 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 04:04 PM
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33. Bad teeth
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supernova Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 04:04 PM
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34. Help me decide: I need a large sample of British men
to be able to tell.

:evilgrin:



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Lydia Leftcoast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 07:19 PM
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42. Go to England
Plenty of lovely British men there. I wanted to take them all home with me, but they said their wives would object. :-)
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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 04:04 PM
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35. should returnt the koh-i-noor to india.
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Deep13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 04:27 PM
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38. What's the koh-i-noor?
I mean the British Empire has stolen so much stuff it is hard to keep track.
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muriel_volestrangler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 09:01 PM
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45. One of the biggest diamonds in the world
Fought over by many rulers; now in the British Crown Jewels. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koh-i-Noor

Not just India, but Pakistan (it was last at Lahore before the British got it), Iran and Afghanistan claim it too.
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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-30-07 12:28 PM
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78. I will never understand the preoccupation with shiny rocks.
Never.
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IronLionZion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 04:11 PM
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37. Thanks for the railroads, cricket, government system, unity, and language
and a big no thanks for the bureaucracy, taking our natural resources, partition, and leaving India without bringing us too!
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Fluffdaddy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 04:42 PM
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41. I like their TV and Movies. But I never met a Brit personally
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Arugula Latte Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-30-07 11:48 AM
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69. Whaaa? Never met one in the flesh?
How is that possible? :shrug:
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WinkyDink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 07:56 PM
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43. I not only love them; I wish I WERE one! LOVE movies set in Britain! Been there 10 times!
Edited on Wed Nov-28-07 07:57 PM by WinkyDink
Spent a career teaching Brit Lit.

HATE the American Revolution! :)
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lost-in-nj Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 08:02 PM
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44. Shit give me an accent
any accent........
regional american, (except, Bergen, Essex and Hudson counties in NJ) european.....
what ever

I'm gone......
take me away


lost
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alarimer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 09:27 PM
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46. They drive on the wrong side of the road
What's that about?
:silly:
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 09:28 PM
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47. I've met some very nice ones
and

I think they are from Britain too :P
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qwertyMike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 10:37 PM
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48. The Brits
think Americans are just like kids - poor cousins.
Like the guy at the end of the street who just won the lottery.
Loud, brash, infantile.

Then again, those superior Brits.
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Anarcho-Socialist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 02:19 PM
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62. I don't get that impression
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Quantess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 10:48 PM
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49. Slightly eccentric dog-lovers who love gardening in the rain. I think I'd fit right in, LOL.
Currently, I'm a little jealous of their government. Hey, I've heard enough about British government to know it's not ideal, but the last 7 years...I'm thinkin'...I'll trade ya.

But I think I need to visit first! :)
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Drunken Irishman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 01:44 AM
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50. I grew up in a British hating household.
Edited on Thu Nov-29-07 01:45 AM by Drunken Irishman
No kidding, my uncle used to have the Queen on his dartboard. But that was because they tried to run us out of our country. :)
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Connonym Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 02:34 AM
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52. the imperialist bastards
Who can blame them for wanting Ireland? Although truth be told it seems like there wasn't any place in particular they *didn't* want. I hold no grudges...mostly
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Drunken Irishman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 02:15 PM
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60. Neither do I, though my grandma sure did.
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supernova Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 02:20 PM
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63. You have special dispensation
300 years of invasion is bound to make people crazy. :P
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XemaSab Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 02:17 PM
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61. My house wasn't British hating
it was more like British NOT LIKING. :P
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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 02:50 AM
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53. they talk funny and shit
and drive on the wrong side of the street
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orleans Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 03:34 AM
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54. their accents are simply wonderful--and contagious! n/t
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Richard Steele Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 03:42 AM
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55. Totally likeable, but a bit too POLITE for my taste.
I've met a few, and they're just so goddamned NICE and DECENT
that it gets ANNOYING!

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T_i_B Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 03:43 AM
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56. We're all wonderful of course.
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tjwmason Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 05:36 AM
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57. Smug self-satisfied superior bastards
:hi:
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mvd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 02:12 PM
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59. Very nice accents, and England is a big part of..
my heritage, along with Italy. :hi:
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Anarcho-Socialist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 02:22 PM
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64. They're evil
they plan to take over the USA and ban baseball and replace it with Test Cricket. Lyndon LaRouche told me.
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supernova Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 02:25 PM
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65. And The Queen is a drug dealer!
Larouchie told me so!

:crazy:
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Blue_Tires Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 02:56 PM
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68. not too keen on that Geico cockney reptile....
the rest of it is all good...hope they can find a real soccer coach for WC 2010
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supernova Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-30-07 11:50 AM
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70. 99% certain that's not a real cockney
that Geico Gecko.
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tigereye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-30-07 12:04 PM
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71. I love all things British
well, except for their history of colonialism...
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GirlinContempt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-30-07 12:06 PM
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73. I prefer British Indians
Now *that* is a sexy accent
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Cabcere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-30-07 12:07 PM
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74. I love them.
:loveya: Their accents are hot (and so are most of their men, at least the ones I've met! ;)). They also have great senses of humor, in my experience. :)
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Prisoner_Number_Six Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-30-07 12:08 PM
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75. They have THE most wicked sense of humour on the planet.
I lived amongst them for two years and had the bloody time of my life.

And you haven't LIVED until you've eaten fish and chips served up wrapped in newspraper... :rofl:
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kwassa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-30-07 12:19 PM
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76. Descended from them
a few hundred years ago, I know.

A blessing and a curse.
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mitchum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-30-07 12:25 PM
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77. As a whole, they are a bunch of crumpet-sucking twits...
but I do have several limey friends
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