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What country do you live in?

Postby snapcrackleandpop » Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:41 am

Seems like a lot on here don't live in the UK , so where do you live?

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:38 am

Uk

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Foulthrow » Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:42 am

UK

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Suratclaret » Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:44 am

Thailand

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby RammyClaret61 » Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:46 am

Australia

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Falcon » Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:54 am

The independent people's republic of Burnley

Edit: UK (just in case anyone assumes I'm being serious ;))
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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby ClaretAndJew » Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:56 am

Pangea
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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Garforth Claret » Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:01 am

Yorkshire

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby 2 Bee Holed » Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:03 am

I am British.

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Bosscat » Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:04 am

Near Settle
(Thats North Yorkshire and not as google keeps trying to tell me Washington State, USA when searching for stuff near Settle grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr :roll: )
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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby 2 Bee Holed » Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:14 am

I am sure he is asking which Country not County or town. :roll:

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby fidelcastro » Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:21 am

ENGLAND... and I'm dead proud I was born in a country I had no say in, and I feel totally superior to anyone who wasn't born in this country, that they had no say in too!

:P

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby houseboy » Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:33 am

Cloud Cuckkoo Land and before that the Country of the Blind. Most evenings, according to my wife, you'll find me in the Land of Nod.
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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby NZclaret » Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:33 am

New Zealand

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Falcon » Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:36 am

It's weird how so much of people's identity is based on being born on a certain bit of rock.

I'm from Pike Hill, the best bit of Burnley. **** off Harle Syke.
I'm from Burnley, the best town. **** off Blackburn.
I'm from Lancashire, the best county. **** off Yorkshire
I'm from England, the best constituent country of the UK. **** off Scotland.
I'm from the UK, the best country in the World. **** off Germany.
I'm from Europe, the best continent. **** off America.

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby 2 Bee Holed » Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:57 am

Falcon wrote:It's weird how so much of people's identity is based on being born on a certain bit of rock.

I'm from Pike Hill, the best bit of Burnley. **** off Harle Syke.
I'm from Burnley, the best town. **** off Blackburn.
I'm from Lancashire, the best county. **** off Yorkshire
I'm from England, the best constituent country of the UK. **** off Scotland.
I'm from the UK, the best country in the World. **** off Germany.
I'm from Europe, the best continent. **** off America.


:lol:
I'm from Earth, the best planet. **** off Martians.

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby HiroshimaClaret » Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:11 am

2 Bee Holed wrote:I am British.


Irrelevant to the question.

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Imploding Turtle » Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:14 am

HiroshimaClaret wrote:Irrelevant to the question.


BRITISH!!!

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby piston broke » Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:19 am

Rep.of Ireland and very happily.
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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby 2 Bee Holed » Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:30 am

HiroshimaClaret wrote:Irrelevant to the question.


Not really irrelevant.
I interpret the question as being, 'where do you identify yourself as being from?'

I have a British passport, therefore I am British. Much like a Frenchman has a French passport and a German has a German passport etc.

Why have you got an English passport?

I fought in the British Army, not an English Army.
I also love being British because it confuses foreigners, especially Yanks. :lol:

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby CJW » Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:31 am

IOM

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby 2 Bee Holed » Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:45 am

HiroshimaClaret wrote:Irrelevant to the question.


Irrelevant?

I once flew on English Airways to the English Virgin Islands.
Whilst there, I had my English passport stolen, so I reported it to the Police.
Ah, you are English, so what you need to do is find an English Embassy, they will help you get a new one.

Believe me, I was knackered. :lol:

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Stockbrokerbelt » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:00 am

Spain.

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby claretfern » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:18 am

Bolton. I'm led to believe I might be 10 years ahead of some on here ;)
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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby theroyaldyche » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:21 am

snapcrackleandpop wrote:Seems like a lot on here don't live in the UK , so where do you live?


England.

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Rowls » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:25 am

France

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby DomBFC1882 » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:30 am

Pakistan

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Pstotto » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:35 am

I thought I lived in the same country that I was born in but now I'm not so sure. Where I live now the response to my Lancashire accent is:

"U tawh fannaoie."

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Claretpants » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:45 am

DomBFC1882 wrote:Pakistan


so Burnley then?

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby edison » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:52 am

I live in the UK

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Rowls » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:56 am

edison wrote:I live in the UK


So you do

:D

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby edison » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:57 am

Confusingly, or not. I live in the UK. More specifically, I live in Northern Ireland, which as part of Northern Ireland and Great Britain forms the UK. It is on the island of Ireland, which along with Britain forms the British Isles. But I'm an Irish citizen.

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby edison » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:57 am

Rowls wrote:So you do

:D


We don't all talk like that, so we don't
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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby claretonthecoast1882 » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:58 am

I am country fluid, I don't wish to be known as from the same country as I was born.

I was born in England, now I see myself as someone from everywhere

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Rowls » Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:05 pm

edison wrote:Confusingly, or not. I live in the UK. More specifically, I live in Northern Ireland, which as part of Northern Ireland and Great Britain forms the UK. It is on the island of Ireland, which along with Britain forms the British Isles. But I'm an Irish citizen.


Try explaining that to a Frenchie
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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Corky » Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:05 pm

I don't see why some people are confused by this. The question was what country you live in not your nationality. I am British living in the UK but I would still be British if I lived in Spain. And if I did live in Spain then the answer to this question would be Spain not I am British.
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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby spadesclaret » Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:11 pm

Oh, how we like to complicate things. It is such a simple question - What country do you live in?

Not, where were you born?
Not, what is your nationality?
Not, where would you like to live?
Not, what colour is your passport?

I'm guessing snapcrackleandpop wishes he'd never asked.
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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby IndigoLake » Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:20 pm

I've lived in Barcelona, Spain for 8 years. Currently mulling over moving out of the city to a small town.

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby snapcrackleandpop » Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:21 pm

You're right Spades, only to expected though from the usual cereal offenders :lol:
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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby HiroshimaClaret » Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:36 pm

2 Bee Holed wrote:Not really irrelevant.
I interpret the question as being, 'where do you identify yourself as being from?'

I have a British passport, therefore I am British. Much like a Frenchman has a French passport and a German has a German passport etc.

Why have you got an English passport?

I fought in the British Army, not an English Army.
I also love being British because it confuses foreigners, especially Yanks. :lol:



Yet you can`t answer a simple question posed in your mother tongue!?

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Pstotto » Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:37 pm

Well country fluid, how do you get your bearings, G.P.S. or the Ordinance Survey? Drive on roads, or cycle through hedges? Buy from Supermarkets or eat Zebra droppings? Celebrate Christmas or worship the wiping of your ass with sand?

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Bosscat » Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:40 pm

Pstotto wrote:Well country fluid, how do you get your bearings, G.P.S. or the Ordinance Survey? Drive on roads, or cycle through hedges? Buy from Supermarkets or eat Zebra droppings? Celebrate Christmas or worship the wiping of your ass with sand?

Perhaps he just goes with the flow :roll:

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Pstotto » Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:42 pm

Down his own liberal sewer...

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby KateR » Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:52 pm

the great state of Texas US of A

or simply USA

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby 2 Bee Holed » Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:01 pm

HiroshimaClaret wrote:Yet you can`t answer a simple question posed in your mother tongue!?


Hiroshima, I did. I said I am British, I live in Britain.

Now it depends on how you define a country.

Britain = no capital, but England does have.

Britain doesn't have a parliament, but neither does England.

So go on educate me, why is England a country when it doesn't even have a parliament?

Assuming you agree with this definition of a country;

"a nation with its own government, occupying a particular territory."

Plus; why are you only picking on me? I would have thought answers such as Settle and Yorkshire deserve as much ridicule as 'Britain'.

:roll: :roll: :roll:
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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Spike » Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:24 pm

ENGLAND

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby HiroshimaClaret » Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:34 pm

2 Bee Holed wrote:Hiroshima, I did. I said I am British, I live in Britain.

Now it depends on how you define a country.

Britain = no capital, but England does have.

Britain doesn't have a parliament, but neither does England.

So go on educate me, why is England a country when it doesn't even have a parliament?

Assuming you agree with this definition of a country;

"a nation with its own government, occupying a particular territory."

Plus; why are you only picking on me? I would have thought answers such as Settle and Yorkshire deserve as much ridicule as 'Britain'.

:roll: :roll: :roll:


Is this a wind-up? `British` is NOT a country - it`s a nationality.

Settle and Yorkshire - clearly meant and taken in jest.

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby 2 Bee Holed » Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:39 pm

HiroshimaClaret wrote:Is this a wind-up? `British` is NOT a country - it`s a nationality.

Settle and Yorkshire - clearly meant and taken in jest.



So is England a Country despite it not having a Government?
Or should you be ridiculing people who have answered England?

and how do you know Britain wasn't said in jest?

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby Falcon » Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:43 pm

The question was simple - what country do you live in.

The answer 'I am British' does not answer the question.

If I lived in Australia then the correct answer to the question that was asked would be 'Australia' not 'I am British'.

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Re: What country do you live in?

Postby FactualFrank » Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:51 pm

England.
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