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      03-06-2007, 05:03 PM   #45
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      03-06-2007, 05:12 PM   #46
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There's only one city in the U.S I'd live, San Francisco. Since you're from L.A you probably hate it there, so I guess that doesn't help.

Oh, fwiw, I think something like 72 or 73% of Canadians don't speak French, so you wouldn't be alone, especially in BC. I love Toronto, but when we move again it'll likely be back to the west coast. I have friends in the BC interior and it's pretty amazing.
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      03-06-2007, 05:44 PM   #47
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Porterville, CA is where the party is at bro.......

Lake Success, Sequoias National Park, Eagle Mountain......within minutes!

$2 coronas at Charlie's every Friday night...........

I've been to Porterville. I'll pass! lol
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      03-06-2007, 06:16 PM   #48
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Matt, MOVE TO VANCOUVER!! you can rent my basement suite! haha...
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      03-06-2007, 06:27 PM   #49
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I've been to Porterville. I'll pass! lol
I lived there my High School years........worst time of my life........
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      03-06-2007, 06:29 PM   #50
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There's only one city in the U.S I'd live, San Francisco. Since you're from L.A you probably hate it there, so I guess that doesn't help.

Oh, fwiw, I think something like 72 or 73% of Canadians don't speak French, so you wouldn't be alone, especially in BC. I love Toronto, but when we move again it'll likely be back to the west coast. I have friends in the BC interior and it's pretty amazing.
My friend who has lived in Montreal for like 10 years told me if you don't speak French and you drive around in the Quebec country side, they will hate you, even if you are a European Canadian, and i am Chinese, so i wonder what would happen to me
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      03-06-2007, 06:36 PM   #51
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That's why you avoid the Quebec countryside.
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That's why you avoid the Quebec countryside.
so the situation really is that bad!!
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Matt, MOVE TO VANCOUVER!! you can rent my basement suite! haha...

Seriously?

Do you really have a room for rent? how big, what's your location, etc? I'm honestly interested.

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      03-06-2007, 08:24 PM   #54
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My friend who has lived in Montreal for like 10 years told me if you don't speak French and you drive around in the Quebec country side, they will hate you, even if you are a European Canadian, and i am Chinese, so i wonder what would happen to me
I found that folks in Quebec didnt like the Anglophones (english speaking..) b/c they spoke English...some folks in Montreal (the older generation) claim to not even speak English in our company office..personally I think they refuse to speak English...however Montreal is a party place..it's like going to Europe but you are in Canada...

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      03-06-2007, 09:50 PM   #55
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San Diego. I went there twice for training with the US Navy and I loved it. If I could, I would move there. Plus it is not too far from LA (assuming you will have family staying in LA).
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Matt, MOVE TO VANCOUVER!! you can rent my basement suite! haha...
ohhh really!!! i like basements! u can keep a constant 77deg. :rocks:

mind if i bring my own sun and food!!!
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ohhh really!!! i like basements! u can keep a constant 77deg. :rocks:

mind if i bring my own sun and food!!!
hahaha, yea, i sleep down there in the summer because its nice and cool, FREE A/C!!
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I found that folks in Quebec didnt like the Anglophones (english speaking..) b/c they spoke English...some folks in Montreal (the older generation) claim to not even speak English in our company office..personally I think they refuse to speak English...however Montreal is a party place..it's like going to Europe but you are in Canada...

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i agree, Montreal and Quebec City are very European feel, buildings, people, etc
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Seriously?

Do you really have a room for rent? how big, what's your location, etc? I'm honestly interested.

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Not me, but a very very close friend of my family, its 1500 sq ft., 2 bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom, walk-out basement, its in Coquitlam a suburb of Vancouver, 30-45 mins (depending on traffic) away from Downtown Vancouver, PM Matt if you interest and want to discuss further...
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      03-07-2007, 12:18 AM   #62
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Vancouver BC is my favorite city by far in N.A. but Portland and Seattle are great alternatives if you want to remain a US citizen and pretend you're in Vancouver.
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matt, if you want, u can room w/ me. in MD...
My roommate dropped out, and i have girls (friends) here 5 days a week.
i think i'm living up the drinking big time... b/c after college, it's called being an alcoholic...

but yea, you'll like the fans here
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You don't lose your citizenship if you leave the U.S.
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You don't lose your citizenship if you leave the U.S.
Nor do you lose (eliminate) the obligation to pay US income taxes.
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