Its hard living in New Zealand...

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  1. gumbyk

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    That is what we would call in the South, one "big a** bird!"
     
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    Heck, compared to Macclesfield, that's all very d*mned posh mate!
     
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    Good ones mate! :)
     
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    Very good.. I like the sophisticated Australian poster :)

    Our impression is that NZ is a friendly place. Is that true?

    Cheers
    John
     
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    I suspect that it varies. My best guess is that for most people, yes. For you, depending upon whether anyone figures out who you are, maybe not.:p
     
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    Yeah, living here, its hard to gauge how we compare on the friendliness scale.

    But, yes, it does vary from place to place. The further off the beaten track you go, the friendlier people seem to get.
     
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    I'll trade places. You can live here in bootifull New Jersey...mate! :)
     
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    Let me think about that for a second....

    ummm, sorry, no chance!
     
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    Good and bad people, same as anywhere mate. Overall though , people are friendlier than here in Europe for example, with the notable exception of a couple of towns I could name.
    I think we're more down to earth than some countries in any case, and most people will generally call a spade a spade, if you know what I mean (for good or bad!) :)

    Evan
     
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    I always leave with my head held high and my feet held higher :)

    In my global travels I have experienced the warm welcome afforded to the English....and that's before I open my gob :)
     
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    That's a good thing Evan. Say what you mean ! I cannot be doing with all this PC bollocks.
    Cheers
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    Yes and no John, a time and place for everything, but yeah - much better to know where you stand than being dicked around. Noone likes being taken the p!ss out of!
     
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    Very true. We are so tongue tied with PC'ness here.
    You could spend ages saying something slightly contentious but, in a PC way, that the whole point of what you are trying to say gets well lost.. or everyone falls asleep :)

    Cue... any politician..
     
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    Damn straight! Like walking on eggshells... or rather, like playing hopscotch in a mine field, as Terry Pratchett put it! :)
     
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    I see your German poster Wojtku, and raise you two Cambodian ones! :)

    (Actually still a very serious problem there sadly -I strongly think positions should be tracked when laying them, and all removed at cease of hostilities...)


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