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Where/what country are members from here..

Discussion in 'Members Lounge' started by tvtech, Sep 4, 2012.

  1. alec_t

    alec_t Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    LOL. That partly explains it. But of all the 168k members here I suspect 165k, give or take, are age 50+ yet still won't tell us where they are :D.

    Edit: And for the benefit of those who don't know where Wales is, it's part of the UK :D.
    (Only 2 nights ago an American being interviewed on UK TV declared that he thought Wales was 'a beautiful part of England' !)
     
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  2. Mikebits

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    okay, okay, you forced it out of me. I am from San Diego.
     
  3. jpanhalt

    jpanhalt Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Something seems awry. I saw that appear last night just as I clicked to go to the next page. I thought, could I have hit the rep button accidentally? Maybe dragged across it? The button is >1-1/2" away from the page button on my screen. So, I paged back last night and it was gone. Relief. Now it is there again and I can't give rep. That latter fact makes me think I am the culprit.

    I assure you, it was completely unintentional and would change it, if I could. Please accept my apology.

    BTW, brother-in-law is in Manchester and a good friend is at the University of Vermont. We have visited the area quite often. I was referring to the border between the P.R. of Vermont and "live free or die" New Hampshire. For being so close, there is quite a contrast.

    John
     
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  5. Ian Rogers

    Ian Rogers Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    There you go DS... I counteracted it for you....
     
  6. MrAl

    MrAl Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    The visitors to this site span several countries:
    India, USA, Bangladesh, Malaysia, United Kingdom, Argentina, South Africa, Canada, Philippines, Germany and also Iran.
    Not surprising, India ranks highest at 22 percent and USA 17 percent with United Kingdom 3 or 4 percent.

    BTW my loc is shown on the left.
     
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  7. DerStrom8

    DerStrom8 Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    Hahaha, don't worry about it John. Just seemed a little strange is all :p:D

    I know a lot of people who studied at the University of Vermont. It was/is a very popular school around here. My youngest brother attended Champlain College, which is right around the corner from UVM. For a lot of the students in Vermont, I imagine it's "away from home, but not too far away" :)

    Thanks Ian. It didn't bother me, but I was just wondering if I did something wrong :D

    Much appreciated!
     
  8. aljamri

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    I’m from Kingdom of Bahrain ( wondering if anybody knows where it is ), an island between Saudi Arabia and Iran. We are hosting one stage of F1 grand prix.

    Living in a nice small village ( not more than 3000 people ). All my country can be seen in one day tour (566 square km) . Location latitude 26.2154, longitude 50.5832 and time is +3GMT
     
  9. JimB

    JimB Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    Yes I know where it is, I have never been there, but I have flown past it a few times on my travels.

    JimB
     
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    Next time you fly past, get dropped in (by parachute) and ask about me whoever you meet and he will bring you my home . ;)
     
  11. tvtech

    tvtech Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    LOL :D

    I was joking :p Never take me too seriously when I post here in the Members Lounge ;)

    Regards,
    tvtech
     
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  12. prprog

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    Hello:

    I am from Puerto Rico.
    [it is an island in the Caribbean]
     
  13. tvtech

    tvtech Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Hi prprog

    My dream one day is to visit the Caribbean Islands. Lot's of Cruise Ships frequent those beautiful places.
    Sadly though...you canno't do the trip from South Africa as we have very few Passenger ships that frequent our shores.

    The only way is to fly from here to the States and then embark the ship in maybe Miami. And that costs plenty money.

    Regards,
    tvtech
     
  14. cowboybob

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    Hey, y'all.

    James Island is smack up against the city of Charleston, SC, USA.

    Charleston, as everyone knows (what hubris), is a city with 300+ years of history and tradition, untouched by time and progress...
     
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  15. tvtech

    tvtech Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Now you see, I have loads to learn here. I always thought the Charleston was a dance :eek: Not a City. Man, I feel really thick right now :eek:

    Valued members..please pretend I did not post here...I forgot..I started the thread...please derail it. Take it totally Off Topic.

    Talk about cars etc. Anything but the original post by me. Have I lost my marbles...probably YES. And it really feels good.


    Regards,
    tvtech
     
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    I can drink to that! I was invited to a conference at the university. It started at 8 AM (big hand on the 12; little hand on the 8). The Chairman of the department began the conference by opening the liquor cabinet and passing the bottle. This was supposed to be an academic meeting.

    I might enjoy a beer on Saturday at noon, but not hard liquor at 0800 on a weekday when working. Great food, though. It was an absolutely beautiful day.

    John
     
  17. DerStrom8

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    I don't get what the problem is....?
     
  18. Ian Rogers

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    TV.... Its a good post.... Look at the popularity! We're on 4 pages already... We need light hearted threads such as this one....
     
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  19. tvtech

    tvtech Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Hi Derstrom

    It has nothing to do with with this great forum and everything to do with my Country....as I watch it go to pieces under clueless rule.
    Theft, unaccountability, stupidity.....etc.

    My problem is the Country I was born in going to ruin...I don't like that.

    That's my problem.

    Stay well and update your Tesla thread. So I can see how well the fundraising is going :)

    Regards,
    tvtech
     
  20. jpanhalt

    jpanhalt Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    @tvtech

    I have had some close friends from South Africa. One couple, now in their 60's, have been "going steady" since the 2nd grade. Now, that is true love. My son recently returned from 2 years in Lesotho, but we worried about him every day.

    You have a wonderful and beautiful country. Don't think for one second that those of us aware of what has happened don't know of the pain. The friends I mentioned were full of stories. Although they have lived in the US for many years, they do visit their S.A. home almost annually. I am sure they share your pain. What can we do to help?

    Regards,

    John
     
  21. tvtech

    tvtech Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    I am trying Ian

    Thanks ;)

    Lets see how long my silly thread lasts :D

    You know, Members Lounge is meant to be an area where we all relax....sometimes it can work us up more. Because we can post our frustrations here without technical repercussions...

    My take.....and long live my silly thread :p

    Regards,
    tvtech
     

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