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Old 08-13-2014, 09:17 AM
 
Location: Castlederp
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I would not exchange France.. I like them.. and there is good weather in the south that is easy to get to!

I would exchange Scotland though.. lol
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Old 08-13-2014, 10:03 AM
 
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Changing France location close to Tahiti could be nice..
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Old 08-13-2014, 12:12 PM
 
Location: Buena Park, Orange County, California
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Some of the posters on here are acting as if Mexico is America's problem and not the other way around (Mexico lost half its land to invading U.S. armies back in the 1850's; the drug cartels and violence in Mexico exist because guns are legally purchased in the U.S. and exported south, and Americans have a really bad drug addiction - which Mexicans don't).

I would argue that both countries would benefit from not being next to each other. Mexico would have less violence since it would no longer be convenient for the cartels to be located there (proximity to the U.S. is Mexico best selling point when it comes to the drug business) and American xenophobes wouldn't have to worry about all the brown people re-establishing (through both legal and illegal immigration) a culture that is much closer to the original Native American one than the mainstream American one in the southwest.

Mexico should be somewhere in South America. I always feel like it is missing out in this Pan-Latino culture that is mostly focused on South America, with heroes like Simon Bolivar.

In place of Mexico I would put a big ocean to the south of the U.S., so it would be like Australia. For one, Americans would be very happy with isolationism and two, I wouldn't want to wish an imperialist meddling neighbor like the U.S. upon any country (look what we have done in Central America, and they don't even share borders with us; we also manage to take a once sovereign Hawaii over despite the fact that they are 1000's of miles away.) The reality is that if Germany were next to the U.S., at least half of Germany would be speaking English by now due to their land being cut in half. Also, xenophobic Americans would STILL be complaining about that damn music with the accordions, trumpets and tuba (Polka, which is what Mexican Banda music has its roots in). LOL
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Old 08-13-2014, 12:27 PM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Old 08-13-2014, 01:02 PM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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I think this would be a nice location for the USA, connecting Canada with Europe.

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Old 08-13-2014, 01:08 PM
 
Location: Prince George's County, Maryland
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Japan & Brazil.
That would be so f*#%ing awesome!!
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Old 08-13-2014, 03:59 PM
 
Location: Paris, Île-de-France, France
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I think this would be a nice location for the USA, connecting Canada with Europe.
Africa is the new version of Mexico... now then, I can't even imagine how southeastern USA will become what's like.
Move Canada to westward and provide a space for USA to go north about 10 degrees latitude.
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Old 08-13-2014, 04:11 PM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Africa is the new version of Mexico... now then, I can't even imagine how southeastern USA will become what's like.
Move Canada to westward and provide a space for USA to go north about 10 degrees latitude.
Florida still 1500 km from mainland Africa (Western Sahara/Mauritania).
Maine (USA) connecting with Brittany (France) right?

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Old 08-13-2014, 04:20 PM
 
Location: Seoul
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I like both Canada and Mexico, but if I really had to choose, I would exchange Canada for Germany
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Old 08-13-2014, 04:50 PM
 
Location: Castlederp
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I think this would be a nice location for the USA, connecting Canada with Europe.

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Yesld please.. that would mean cheaper flights, and better weather for us, lol
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