Where are you from?

Casual discussion amongst spiritual friends.

Where are you from?

Europe
104
33%
United States
116
37%
Canada
22
7%
Australia
15
5%
New Zealand
6
2%
Asia
36
11%
Middle East
1
0%
South America
6
2%
Central America & Caribbean
3
1%
Africa
6
2%
 
Total votes: 315

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M.Seiffert
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Re: Where are you from?

Postby M.Seiffert » Wed Sep 30, 2009 7:04 am

Wooo Canada

also have a Polish passport :)

Tokyo_Rose
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Re: Where are you from?

Postby Tokyo_Rose » Tue Oct 13, 2009 9:02 pm

I live in England, its in the Uk ;)

msmedusa
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Re: Where are you from?

Postby msmedusa » Tue Oct 20, 2009 2:48 pm

Just humour us Brits...

We know we are European really but sometimes when we have to admit it we hear 'Jerusalem' playing in our heads and sulk.
Must be all that 'mid- day sun' :cookoo:

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Re: Where are you from?

Postby PeterB » Tue Oct 20, 2009 2:59 pm

You speak for yourself msmedusa. As far as I am concerned I am a Scot. :smile: Europe starts at Calais. Or possibly Carlisle. It must be irritating to our French and German neighbours, they must feel like they are herding cats.

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Aloka
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Re: Where are you from?

Postby Aloka » Tue Oct 20, 2009 6:48 pm

As far as I am concerned I am a Scot. :smile: Europe starts at Calais. Or possibly Carlise


Huh, PeterB, say that to my face you Scots haggis-eater you ! We geordies and north easterners don't consider ourselves European, we're a completely separate race ! :tongue:

:hello:

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Re: Where are you from?

Postby Cittasanto » Tue Oct 20, 2009 7:23 pm

To be a Brit hisorialy you have to be born south of the Forth River on the island of Great Briton.
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Re: Where are you from?

Postby Annapurna » Tue Oct 20, 2009 7:50 pm

I'm from Germany.

To be correct, from the Free State of Bavaria.
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Re: Where are you from?

Postby PeterB » Tue Oct 20, 2009 8:21 pm

Dazzlebling wrote:
As far as I am concerned I am a Scot. :smile: Europe starts at Calais. Or possibly Carlise


Huh, PeterB, say that to my face you Scots haggis-eater you ! We geordies and north easterners don't consider ourselves European, we're a completely separate race ! :tongue:

:hello:

Yup, herding cats...... :anjali:

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Re: Where are you from?

Postby msmedusa » Tue Oct 20, 2009 10:20 pm

The North East.... :thinking:

No sorry you have lost me :shrug: Is that anywhere near London?

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Re: Where are you from?

Postby retrofuturist » Tue Oct 20, 2009 10:25 pm

Must be Essex... :tongue:

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Re: Where are you from?

Postby msmedusa » Tue Oct 20, 2009 10:55 pm

oh yes I see it! :coffee:

Thanks

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Re: Where are you from?

Postby PeterB » Wed Oct 21, 2009 7:10 am

I have heard that just north of Watford you can fall .
.


. off.

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Laurens
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Re: Where are you from?

Postby Laurens » Tue Nov 24, 2009 12:05 am

I'm from Europe, although that is somewhat vague. I am from the UK to be precise.
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orangemod
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Re: Where are you from?

Postby orangemod » Tue Jan 12, 2010 2:57 am

I currently live in Decatur Illinois USA

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Re: Where are you from?

Postby Sanghamitta » Tue Jan 12, 2010 11:10 am

mikenz66 wrote:
Mawkish1983 wrote:Was the UK option removed from the poll?

I guess you're Europe - like it or not... :thinking:

Mike

Not :tongue: None of the above. I am English, most Brits according to a recent poll do not consider the UK part of Europe . I therefore havent voted.
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imagemarie
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Re: Where are you from?

Postby imagemarie » Tue Jan 12, 2010 11:25 am



Ciao :thumbsup:

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Aloka
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Re: Where are you from?

Postby Aloka » Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:12 pm

.

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Orbiting-Awareness
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Re: Where are you from?

Postby Orbiting-Awareness » Tue Jan 19, 2010 8:31 am

orangemod wrote:I currently live in Decatur Illinois USA
Hey hey! you're only a few hours from me! I'm in chicago. :hello:

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Pax
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Re: Where are you from?

Postby Pax » Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:43 pm

I'm in Urbana IL, but I'm "from" all over. Grew up military, attended more than a dozen schools, and spent a nice chunk of my childhood in Italy.

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Alexei
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Re: Where are you from?

Postby Alexei » Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:55 pm

Western Russia.. It's probably Europe :smile:


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