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Forum: World Today, 10:59 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,623
Posted By Gentoo
To me if I didn't need a car why have one? I...

To me if I didn't need a car why have one? I could use all the money spent on registration, insurance and high gas prices on other things I like. These are just the basics of owning a car. In...
Forum: World Today, 10:53 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,623
Posted By Gentoo
Sounds about right. In San Diego, you have to go...

Sounds about right. In San Diego, you have to go to a mall for just about everything. Of course one expects to for clothes shopping. However there are very few stand alone stores. There's a mall in...
Forum: World Today, 10:43 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,623
Posted By Gentoo
Within the San Francisco Bay Area, the less car...

Within the San Francisco Bay Area, the less car dependent culture only really exist in the San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley "core" of the region which also includes 3 or four smaller cities....
Forum: World Today, 10:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,623
Posted By Gentoo
Part of the reason it's so slow in the US is...

Part of the reason it's so slow in the US is because these days, there is a lot of bureaucratic red tape. For example; 80% of the current BART system in the San Francisco Bay Area, including the...
Forum: World Today, 10:10 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,623
Posted By Gentoo
And today, a majority of Americans now live in...

And today, a majority of Americans now live in cities.
Forum: California Today, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By Gentoo
Their range has shifted as the climate has. Yes,...

Their range has shifted as the climate has. Yes, Redwoods are fairly drought tolerant. What they're not is heat tolerant.
Forum: World 04-15-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,433
Posted By Gentoo
Of all the French people I have met in the US,...

Of all the French people I have met in the US, and there were quite a few, I have found this true with them as well.
Forum: World 04-15-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,433
Posted By Gentoo
Or Vermont and Maine.

Or Vermont and Maine.
Forum: Seattle area 04-11-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,840
Posted By Gentoo
I would kill to have what you have, where you...

I would kill to have what you have, where you have it right now.
Forum: World 04-11-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,454
Posted By Gentoo
What criteria are being used?

What criteria are being used?
Forum: World 04-09-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,433
Posted By Gentoo
This would be a huge pain for them because the...

This would be a huge pain for them because the written form of Chinese, unlike indo-European languages is not phonetic. This means that, while Mandarin and Cantonese are not mutually intelligible...
Forum: Mexico 04-08-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By Gentoo
There's nothing really northern about Texas....

There's nothing really northern about Texas. Texas is actually even distinct from the rest of the south. It's really it's own region.
Forum: Mexico 04-08-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By Gentoo
Central America?

Central America?
Forum: World 04-08-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,433
Posted By Gentoo
This will happen in parts of San Diego and...

This will happen in parts of San Diego and Imperial Counties. You will also here many PA systems in Spanish only in these areas. However, I still agree that while very widespread, it is still not...
Forum: California 04-08-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,145
Posted By Gentoo
I don't think it's as hard as it appears. Law...

I don't think it's as hard as it appears. Law enforcement and other parts of local governments seem to know exactly where the homeless are and what they're doing. What they're not doing is sharing...
Forum: World 04-07-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,433
Posted By Gentoo
I think you are right and I jumped the gun a bit...

I think you are right and I jumped the gun a bit by saying the USA. In CA, it seems by the second or third generation, they become more assimilated and speak it less, where as the Cantonese community...
Forum: World 04-07-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,433
Posted By Gentoo
Then I stand corrected, just not yet in...

Then I stand corrected, just not yet in California.
Forum: California 04-06-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,145
Posted By Gentoo
That's sort of what happened in San Diego. A lot...

That's sort of what happened in San Diego. A lot of those homeless were booted out of canyons and especially out of the San Diego River area and are all now around freeways. I've been in the Inland...
Forum: World 04-04-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,433
Posted By Gentoo
I know this response is old but; in the USA,...

I know this response is old but; in the USA, Cantonese is still far more common than Mandarin and it has been here for over 100 years. Our Chinatowns are Cantonese. Many Mandarin speakers speak...
Forum: World 04-04-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,444
Posted By Gentoo
There, their and they're, as well as your and...

There, their and they're, as well as your and you're aren't so much misspellings as that's just using the wrong words as those are all different words. For speakers who's native language isn't...
Forum: California 03-31-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,145
Posted By Gentoo
I this is because San Diego still has canyons. I...

I this is because San Diego still has canyons. I think the most may be around freeways. Get on most elevated freeways around San Diego and there will be homeless people who have set up home under the...
Forum: California 03-30-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,145
Posted By Gentoo
Seattle is pretty bad but I'd say it's a step...

Seattle is pretty bad but I'd say it's a step better than San Diego even.
Forum: World 03-30-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,226
Posted By Gentoo
You're blonde aren't you?

You're blonde aren't you?
Forum: San Diego 03-30-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By Gentoo
The only area around San Diego where coastal...

The only area around San Diego where coastal flooding COULD be an issue is around South Mission Beach and parts of Imperial Beach. Most of the coastline here is not right at the sea level but on...
Forum: California 03-30-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,145
Posted By Gentoo
Mississippi is so poor they probably have a hard...

Mississippi is so poor they probably have a hard time determining where to draw the line.:tape:
Forum: California 03-30-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,145
Posted By Gentoo
Yep, San Francisco is BAD!. San Diego isn't much...

Yep, San Francisco is BAD!. San Diego isn't much better. You see them way out in the residential areas at busy intersections with signs. You see them in many suburbs in much the way way. Both San...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 3,448
Posted By Gentoo
Hmmmm, wonder how you'd say that in Japanese? :D

Hmmmm, wonder how you'd say that in Japanese? :D
Forum: Americas 03-29-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 3,448
Posted By Gentoo
Good luck with that. Keep us posted on its...

Good luck with that. Keep us posted on its progress.:ok:
Forum: Americas 03-29-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 3,448
Posted By Gentoo
My God another one of these Americas discussions?...

My God another one of these Americas discussions?

What is it that you people who have a hard time with this term want and expect?
Forum: World 03-29-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 339
Posted By Gentoo
Maybe we do use shall more than some of us think...

Maybe we do use shall more than some of us think because "shall we" is used here to.

Again, I personally don't know too many Americans who "daft" and I get some strange looks when I do, then use...
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