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Forum: World Yesterday, 11:07 PM
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Posted By Gentoo
You know, I agree with you on this.

You know, I agree with you on this.
Forum: World 11-24-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
as insit here and remember how hot the inside got...

as insit here and remember how hot the inside got this past summer. Older better insulated places don't have this issue.
Forum: World 11-24-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 35,838
Posted By Gentoo
The relationship between the US and Canada is...

The relationship between the US and Canada is very different than the one between Austria and Germany. As Magnatomicflux said, the two countries are more like brothers. True brothers where as Germany...
Forum: World 11-23-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 106,391
Posted By Gentoo
True but keep in mind, it wasn't all rape that...

True but keep in mind, it wasn't all rape that was responsible for the mixture. Blacks and Irish often lived in the same poor areas are often intermarried. Black Americans today have many Irish...
Forum: World 11-23-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 826
Posted By Gentoo
In my area in the city I live, Chula Vista,...

In my area in the city I live, Chula Vista, California; southern California which has a lot of fast food. I can walk to McDonald's, two Mexican Food places, a Rally's, a Carl's Jr, a Long John...
Forum: World 11-23-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 826
Posted By Gentoo
True, it's very processed which is one reason I...

True, it's very processed which is one reason I dislike it so much.
Forum: World 11-23-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 826
Posted By Gentoo
Why are Eurasians so obsessed with what Americans...

Why are Eurasians so obsessed with what Americans do to the point of being inaccurate. Some places have more Subway locations than McDonald's. Many people also eat inside McD's where as Subway tends...
Forum: World 11-23-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
They have to meet standards here as well and...

They have to meet standards here as well and contractors do get fined for violations. Overall though, I think our standards are generally lower. I say generally because, like everything else in the...
Forum: World 11-23-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
Japans building standards are because they are...

Japans building standards are because they are highly prone to huge earthquakes. You're also right about the cars. Engines I believe have to be replace after 60,000 miles due to Japans strict air...
Forum: World 11-23-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
Seattle is a special case because it's a damp...

Seattle is a special case because it's a damp climate like Amsterdam but it's also prone to earthquakes so maybe we should look into that solution.
Forum: World 11-23-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
Now, I can't speak for other parts of the US but...

Now, I can't speak for other parts of the US but I know where I am, they do tend to cut corners when they can. However, they are getting tougher with some things but the problem is when you award a...
Forum: World 11-23-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
It makes sense there however as that's a rather...

It makes sense there however as that's a rather damp climate and stone houses require less maintenance and aren't as vulnerable to mold. Just ask people in Seattle about that.

Now, in places like...
Forum: World 11-23-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
That's just it. Places in CA, especially southern...

That's just it. Places in CA, especially southern CA aren't as well insulated as they should be. Newer places often got hot in summer and cold in winter so energy bills do tend to be rather high. Now...
Forum: World 11-22-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 291
Posted By Gentoo
The Northern Lights have been seen as far south...

The Northern Lights have been seen as far south as the Yucatan Peninsula. The sun must have been p i s s e d that day LOL
Forum: World 11-22-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 291
Posted By Gentoo
Maybe only because there is more land in the...

Maybe only because there is more land in the northern hemisphere and thus more places for people to see them. They occur at the same latitudes in the southern hemisphere though.
Forum: World 11-22-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 291
Posted By Gentoo
What about the southern lights? You know those...

What about the southern lights? You know those exist right?
Forum: California 11-22-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 25,062
Posted By Gentoo
We just got rain in San Diego two nights ago. Not...

We just got rain in San Diego two nights ago. Not much but we got some.
Forum: World 11-22-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
Love it!!! For the future what you could do to...

Love it!!! For the future what you could do to link a specific post is click the post number next to the rep icon.:ok:
Forum: World 11-22-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
:ok:

:ok:
Forum: World 11-22-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
Good lord, ok, last time then I'm done with you....

Good lord, ok, last time then I'm done with you. Travelling someplace and living someplace are two completely different experiences. I don't know why you can't understand that. At any rate, I too...
Forum: World 11-22-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
Benicia is not far from where my mom currently...

Benicia is not far from where my mom currently lives. So much of that area of western Contra Costa County was built that way. The homes are of lesser quality too than older structures built in better...
Forum: World 11-22-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
You know, the last sentence says it all ...

You know, the last sentence says it all

Wonder who was first?
Forum: World 11-22-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
See, this is what I'm talking about. I'm not sure...

See, this is what I'm talking about. I'm not sure if you can even get a condo in CA for 200k. Maybe 250k. My great aunt and uncle bought a house in my hometown of Berkeley in the late 60's for 9,500....
Forum: World 11-22-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
Ok, before you respond, please keep in mind what...

Ok, before you respond, please keep in mind what I find myself repeatedly having to tell you; We do not live in the same region of the country which is specifically why I did not use the phrase...
Forum: World 11-22-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
I'm going to go ahead and back you up on a couple...

I'm going to go ahead and back you up on a couple of things. For starters, unemployment numbers in the US are a joke precisely for the reason you mentioned. At one time, unemployment didn't have a...
Forum: World 11-22-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
Cool. Thanks:ok:

Cool. Thanks:ok:
Forum: World 11-22-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
You're welcome but remember, it's not really a...

You're welcome but remember, it's not really a bare minimum. States don't have to follow the federal law it's just in this case, they happen to. There are still two states who's minimum wage is below...
Forum: World 11-21-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 106,391
Posted By Gentoo
Same here, I've got nothing in response to that.

Same here, I've got nothing in response to that.
Forum: World 11-21-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 106,391
Posted By Gentoo
Nope, you're wrong. Father was as black as he...

Nope, you're wrong. Father was as black as he could be and she was blond with green eyes. I know this goes against the obsessive master race mentality that runs rampant on these forums but the truth...
Forum: World 11-21-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 8,256
Posted By Gentoo
Bare in mind the overtime law can vary depending...

Bare in mind the overtime law can vary depending on state. As I mentioned earlier, California also requires overtime pay if you work more than 8 hours in a day regardless how many hours you had for...
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