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RE: Leaving Amsterdam for New York

Postby keatonatron » Thu 09.14.2006 8:25 pm

Not the "you'll be popular with chicks part", the "I'm a foreigner exploiting this country for its easy women" part :D
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RE: Leaving Amsterdam for New York

Postby Liver Shot » Sun 09.17.2006 4:30 pm

Sayville, huh? Sorry to say, but that's a bit more than an hour from Manhattan (especially in the morning!). Probably 2.5 hours at least. I live about 25 mins west of Sayville. It's an affluent town on the south shore of the island. Lots of expensive homes, very nice main street. It's a quaint place, and quiet. What a contrast it will be for you to go from Sayville to Manhattan every day! Good luck!
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RE: Leaving Amsterdam for New York

Postby Reno » Sun 09.17.2006 8:29 pm

Yeah I know it's an hour away by Rail Road but the commute isnt that bad with some music on. If you live 25 mins west I am guessing you live somewhere around Babylon / Huntington. Am I right?

Anyways it is a great place to live here!
Good luck with studying everybody and I hope one day I will be able to pick it back up.

Until then, a nice goodbye from me to you ;)
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RE: Leaving Amsterdam for New York

Postby Liver Shot » Mon 09.18.2006 12:51 pm

Nice to see you know your Long Island towns :D Actually, not quite that far. Brentwood, which I'm not sure if you're familiar with, which is sandwiched in the middle of the island just south of the LIE.
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RE: Leaving Amsterdam for New York

Postby Liver Shot » Mon 09.18.2006 12:58 pm

BTW Reno, usually New Yorkers are very xenophobic towards foreigners, but I'm sure you're cool because you come from the country that created Bas Rutten, Alistair Overeem, Ernesto Hoost, and the list goes on and on. Try and enjoy your stay on our mind-numbingly boring island! :)
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RE: Leaving Amsterdam for New York

Postby keatonatron » Mon 09.18.2006 3:19 pm

Liver Shot wrote:
BTW Reno, usually New Yorkers are very xenophobic towards foreigners


:o More than half of all New Yorkers ARE foreigners!
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RE: Leaving Amsterdam for New York

Postby richvh » Mon 09.18.2006 3:28 pm

That might possibly be true of New York City, but definitely isn't true of the rest of New York State.
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RE: Leaving Amsterdam for New York

Postby two_heads_talking » Mon 09.18.2006 4:06 pm

well considering the majority of Americans are only 3-5 generations removed from their mother/father countries, I guess we are all foreigners.. lol
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RE: Leaving Amsterdam for New York

Postby Liver Shot » Mon 09.18.2006 6:12 pm

keatonatron wrote:
Liver Shot wrote:
BTW Reno, usually New Yorkers are very xenophobic towards foreigners


:o More than half of all New Yorkers ARE foreigners!


True, true; let me rephrase that. New Yorkers (which includes foreign-born residents) are very protective of their new home, in my experience. Someone who has lived here for 8 years many times is just as proud of their city as people who have had their family live here for 4 generations. Very interesting to observe.
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RE: Leaving Amsterdam for New York

Postby Reno » Mon 09.18.2006 9:23 pm

If you hear me talk you wont even know Im foreign, I have like no accent and Im not kidding. I learned english when I was like three so I really hammered it in. :D I AM a Long Islander haha
Good luck with studying everybody and I hope one day I will be able to pick it back up.

Until then, a nice goodbye from me to you ;)
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RE: Leaving Amsterdam for New York

Postby richvh » Mon 09.18.2006 9:32 pm

EVERYONE has an accent. I seriously doubt you picked up a Lawn Guyland accent in Amsterdam, unless you grew up watching and imitating Welcome Back Kotter.
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RE: Leaving Amsterdam for New York

Postby Reno » Tue 09.19.2006 6:03 pm

No but thats what I mean I grew up watching movies since I was three. So I really am a rare case where you wont be able to tell that I am foreign. You can test me if you want but I wouldn't know in what way :D!
Good luck with studying everybody and I hope one day I will be able to pick it back up.

Until then, a nice goodbye from me to you ;)
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RE: Leaving Amsterdam for New York

Postby Liver Shot » Fri 09.22.2006 5:41 pm

Phonetically spell out how you would pronounce "coffee," "dog," and "broad." That would be a fairly good indicator, haha.
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RE: Leaving Amsterdam for New York

Postby Reno » Fri 09.22.2006 11:44 pm

kaffey - dahg - brawwd :) lol
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RE: Leaving Amsterdam for New York

Postby Liver Shot » Sun 09.24.2006 11:26 am

Change it to "kawwfee" and "dawwg" and you are totally assimilated!
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