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Old 04-03-2013, 05:42 PM
 
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I came across this blog a few weeks ago and I couldn't resist to share it.
17 cultural reasons why this European never wants to live in America - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips
I find all his points true and I love how blunt and honest it sounds.
I'm a foreign living in the US, as much as I thank the country for the opportunities given, I'm ready to leave. please read it and share your comments
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Old 04-03-2013, 05:45 PM
 
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Don't let us keep you here !
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Old 04-03-2013, 05:48 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Europe is great if what matters to you is security in your mediocrity.
I doubt most of what I and many successful people I know have done would be remotely possible in most of Europe.
But for those with little to no aspirations, it would be the best choice.
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Old 04-03-2013, 05:50 PM
 
Location: Texas
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I did like the article, though.
Forgot to say that.
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Old 04-03-2013, 06:07 PM
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Location: Western Massachusetts
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A lot of these aren't true in New York City
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Old 04-03-2013, 06:51 PM
 
Location: Manhattan
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It's hard to walk....in Austin.
Does anyone care?
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Old 04-03-2013, 06:54 PM
 
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I agree with some of his points. But he seems to be too negative and things and experiences just balances out wherever you are. At least that is my opinion.
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Old 04-03-2013, 07:03 PM
 
Location: London
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I can't, for the life of me, understand the point of making these sorts of "lists" why you don't want to do something. How negative and who cares?
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Old 04-03-2013, 07:10 PM
 
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The stupidest part about this blog post is that it starts with "Americans are too sensitive."

That's like coming up with a list of criticisms directed at someone and starting it with, "You are too sensitive to criticism. Now read the other 16 things I don't like about you." And when they don't want to read the list, you can say, see, I knew you were too sensitive.

Btw, I didn't read the rest after seeing #1. Also it doesn't belong in NYC forum.
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Old 04-03-2013, 07:31 PM
 
Location: Staten Island, NY
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When did individual people start thinking that their opinion is more than just that: their opinion. Who cares about nonsense like this?
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