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So long and goodbye. It has been good

Well got my greencard interview tomorrow and we are out of the apartment by Friday the 14th going back to Belgium for (hopefully only) a few weeks . Hopefully everything goes well and we will be out to the USA pretty soon.

It has been a pleasure being on this forum with its high and lows, got to know some great peeps as well.

Switzerland just wasnt our country where we felt happy so we are ecstatic to be finally leaving after 4+ years.

I will be checking in now and then to complain about life in the USA and how good it was in Switzerland......getting the graduation goggles (how I met your mother)

Anyways so long and best to everyone and happy holidays

Anthony

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best of luck and enjoy your journey!
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all the best, however, you'll be back...
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Re: So long and goodbye. It has been good

Well I never, someone willingly joining the US tax net.

Your children will never forgive you, lol

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All the best, but as an American, I can't help but compare you to someone in a lifeboat clambering aboard the Titanic.
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Well I never, someone willingly joining the US tax net.

Your children will never forgive you, lol

Good luck!

Whatever it takes to get the wife happy (she is 50% American ) and would be happier there . Also we are moving to Santa Barbara CA so how bad can it be really...... AND I think US taxes are still way below after everything you have to pay here.....
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Re: So long and goodbye. It has been good

Well don't be a stranger and tell us about your life there.
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Re: So long and goodbye. It has been good

Santa Barbara!? Beautiful town and the people are very friendly. It is far and away from LA, not just in distance....
Try Arigato Sushi on State Street, the best sushi you can eat...well so far anyway.
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Re: So long and goodbye. It has been good

Best of luck to you, Anthony, and I hope you will enjoy living in the US.

Hope you'll be back to tell us how it's going
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Whatever it takes to get the wife happy (she is 50% American ) and would be happier there . Also we are moving to Santa Barbara CA so how bad can it be really...... AND I think US taxes are still way below after everything you have to pay here.....
I wont derail your goodbye thread, but yes and no. I think you are alluding to cost of living and all other things Switzerland in terms of expense. You are somewhat right.

I just hope you have sought sound advice in terms of what assets you are bringing into the US tax net, even if it will keep the missus happy.
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All the very best in the future, Anthony, to you and your beautiful wife.
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Whatever it takes to get the wife happy (she is 50% American ) and would be happier there . Also we are moving to Santa Barbara CA so how bad can it be really...... AND I think US taxes are still way below after everything you have to pay here.....
Switzerland you spend half your life in the mounten in Santa Barbara in traffic .I-101 will be your new home
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Take care and Good Luck!
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I remember you most for the beautiful video of your wedding which you posted here a while back.

Good luck to you both in your new life, I wish you well.
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I wont derail your goodbye thread, but yes and no. I think you are alluding to cost of living and all other things Switzerland in terms of expense. You are somewhat right.

I just hope you have sought sound advice in terms of what assets you are bringing into the US tax net, even if it will keep the missus happy.

Im young so I have no money yet and The tax increments go by 3 months so I "shouldnt" owe anything.....we will see

Anyways quit scaring me with the bad things and mention the good....Chipotle , V8 cars, beach .....
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Wish you the very best!
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im young so i have no money yet and the tax increments go by 3 months so i "shouldnt" owe anything.....we will see

anyways quit scaring me with the bad things and mention the good....chipotle , v8 cars, beach .....
its going to be amazing.............!!!! :d
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Im young so I have no money yet and The tax increments go by 3 months so I "shouldnt" owe anything.....we will see

Anyways quit scaring me with the bad things and mention the good....Chipotle , V8 cars, beach .....

Okay okay wish you all the best ,good news I will be in San Diego next Monday for 4 weeks V8 love the tomato juice myself
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Im young so I have no money yet and The tax increments go by 3 months so I "shouldnt" owe anything.....we will see

Anyways quit scaring me with the bad things and mention the good....Chipotle , V8 cars, beach .....
Take up fishing!
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Take up fishing!
lived in MN for 5 years....Thats all we did (also on the ICE) never enjoyed putting the minnow on the hook , and gutting the catch
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