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View Poll Results: What Country are you from?
USA and Canada 77 18.12%
Switzerland 21 4.94%
UK & Ireland 125 29.41%
France 2 0.47%
Germany 3 0.71%
Italy 8 1.88%
Other European Coutries 49 11.53%
Africa 8 1.88%
Asia 33 7.76%
South America 13 3.06%
Australia / New Zealand 31 7.29%
Middle East 6 1.41%
Indian sub-continent 31 7.29%
Other - not listed (but tell us below!) 18 4.24%
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Old 02.05.2007, 10:23
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Re: What Nationality are you?

I am swiss but reading here about the ongoing dispute about who belongs to who or doesn`t ..... well, I thought I tell you that this we have in Switzerland too. There is a "Röstigraben"! Meaning that we seperate the german speaking part from the french speaking part. We are not enemies but its funny to see how in political topics those two parts of switzerland have different viewpoints.
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Old 02.05.2007, 22:34
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Try Meths & Vimto for that added cachet ....
Thanks old boy... I tried it earlier and I found it to be quite cheeky without being presumtious. Chin Chin
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Old 02.05.2007, 22:51
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Just curious on how many different nationalities there is on this forum and how many are American like me! Sorry if I don't includes yours, I tried to think of the top ones out there. Vote and name the country you're from if its not specifically listed above.
hey there well lets say I have ,,,,ISREALI,,,,,,,,,HUNGRIAN.......USA......& THE CITIZEN OF THE WOUNDRFULL WORLD ....( BORN IN HUNGREY.....GROW IN ISREAL ....... LEAVE IN USA & ALL OVER ... ( NO WOUNDER THEY CALL US THE GYPSEY ...OR ITS JUST THE PAPRIKA THAT RUN IN OUR BLOOD THAT ITS BURNNING WHEN WE SEAT STILL .
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Old 12.05.2007, 15:21
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I class myself as being A 'European National' because like a lot of Auslanders I dont feel particularly British anymore and certainly dont feel Swiss. Its the dual nationality thing. One foot in each camp and not particularly feeling at home anywhere.... Grief! That makes me a vagrant! I must stop washing, start drinking paint thinners and reciting avant gard poetry to no one in particular.
i would say i can identify with that a lot as an american who traveled quite a bit, and didn't really "grow up" in one place...and who's parents are not typical white bread americans being that we are an atypical bi-racial family.
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Old 16.05.2007, 20:08
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Hrrrrmph - the Indian subcontinent is also part of Asia
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Old 18.05.2007, 11:13
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Re: What Nationality are you?

Born in England to German parents (1st passport was German). Then, moved to Switzerland, got married, German passport taken away (no dual citizenship back in those days), given a Swiss passport. O.K. so far. Then, in 1992 (??) reapplied for my German passport, and was given it. O.K. so far. Then, my hubby suggested that I should apply for U.K. passport coz I was born in the U.K. and therefore was eligible. Applied and - hey presto - got it! So, I've got 3 passports, all legal and above board, and feel German when I'm visiting my relations there, feel English whenever I'm over in the U.K., and feel Swiss over here, because that's where I live and that's what I speak on a day to day basis. My "Englishness" is most noticed in unexpected cravings for cheddar cheese with salad cream, or when I take a deep breath in the London Tube - that smell is unforgettable!
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Old 19.05.2007, 17:43
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shout out from the Philippines!
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Why has has the Republic of Ireland been grouped with the UK? I refuse to vote.
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Old 07.06.2007, 20:20
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Why has has the Republic of Ireland been grouped with the UK? I refuse to vote.
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...but not to register

I'm from Switzerland.
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...but not to register

I'm from Switzerland.
What point are you trying to make?
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Old 07.06.2007, 21:04
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What point are you trying to make?
I had the impression that you just joined to complain about this fact, but apparently the post counter is slightly off.
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"Other european country", namely, Portugal
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Old 07.06.2007, 22:18
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Re: What Nationality are you?

Born and raised in the uk, still miss some English food fads, like.... marmite......some love it, some hate it... and pork sausages to have with Brown sauce on a Sunday morning....
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Old 07.06.2007, 22:33
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Born in Canada, but raised and bred a Yorkshireman. (Which I'm claiming as a whole separate nationality to English )
Quite right, Yorkshire is indeed a complete country. Actually, I am pretty sure i overheard someone saying this about me the other day...
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Well, seeing as the Aussies/Kiwis & Yanks/Canadians seem to have accepted being grouped together, I guess I'll accept (as a Paddy, and in the spirit of Swiss neutrality) being grouped with the Brits.

Oh, how my grandfather must be turning in his grave!

As above
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South African (5th generation Indian, after that fateful day when a British ship called the Truro docked on the east coast of SA :-)
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I bought my passport from Ebay.co.uk
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Re: What Nationality are you?

Well I'm a southamerican 2 times with dual nationality Brazil and Chile. I think we are at least 2 here Brazilians and Chileans
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I was born in Switzerland, grew up from age 2-22 in America (Thanks Dad).

I applied for U.S. citizenship when I was 19 but it was denied on bad moral character because one week after my 18th birthday I was caught attempting to steal an 18 pack of beer from a local grocery store...
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mexican... so watch out... achuuu....
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