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Old 05.08.2011, 12:13
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Re: Why do people hate the UK ?

A lot of these posts make me think of the kind of people who can't really make it in their own country - go to another, have a bit of success, make a bit of money then spend the rest of their lives running their own country down.
Such a cliche....

Australia is full of people like this
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Re: Why do people hate the UK ?

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Is it just possible that you have already said that many times before? (and it is now getting boring)
I think because it gets the attention seeking he craves ...
DBs issue is Cannock is a shit hole...
Which is true - but he could have always moved
It's amazing how many other "trolling" threads get closed but not this
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At least I'm on topic.

The OP wants to know why people hate the UK.

Bigblue, Corsebouthereturn and I have tried to offer reasons why some people might hate the UK.

Meanwhile, all you little John and Janet Bulls can't help bleating about why you don't hate the UK.

Perhaps, for a change, you might like to address the question posed in the initial post?

Why do people hate the UK?
Whilst trying to ignore your patronising tone, (again), do you not think it reasonable for posters in a dialogue such as this to be able to present arguments and counter-arguments?
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At least I'm on topic.

The OP wants to know why people hate the UK.

Bigblue, Corsebouthereturn and I have tried to offer reasons why some people might hate the UK.

Meanwhile, all you little John and Janet Bulls can't help bleating about why you don't hate the UK.

Perhaps, for a change, you might like to address the question posed in the initial post?

Why do people hate the UK?
Oh I get the idea now...my 5 rappen:

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DBs issue is Cannock is a shit hole...
Which is true - but he could have always moved
Er, yeah. I live in Switzerland now, in case you hadn't noticed.

(But not before having lived and visited several other holes all around England.)

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Whilst trying to ignore your patronising tone, (again), do you not think it reasonable for posters in a dialogue such as this to be able to present arguments and counter-arguments?
Are you going to answer the OP's question, or not?
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Old 05.08.2011, 12:15
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So what? Take it up with the kid who said it.

Having lived in both countries, I should imagine his opinion might count for something.
So what? You're providing the quotes. You go ask the Kid if he's ever been to a city in Bangladesh and how they compare to cities in the UK.
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Sorry to groan you BigBlue2 but you're tarring the whole/hole of the UK with the same brush by hand picking a few of the worst examples of hoods/districts.

by the same token, the non haters are picking the very best areas and trying to make the whole of the uk is like that, for the vast majority of people it isn't! its living in a crappy estate, using the crappy public transport to get to work, being burgled, being taxed to hell, having to endure the scumbags hanging around on every street corner, having to explain to your children why they shouldn't touch those syringes in the park while avoiding all the dog shit

most of the uk population don't live in that picture book cottage in a village in the cotswolds.
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Re: Why do people hate the UK ?

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Are you going to answer the OP's question, or not?
Yes. They don't. Some people hate some parts of it.
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Yes. They don't. Some people hate some parts of it.
The OP seems to think that some people hate the UK in its entirety.

Instead of answering the question he didn't ask, why don't you answer the question he did?
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Old 05.08.2011, 12:21
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Re: Why do people hate the UK ?

Before reading this thread I was indifferent to UK.
After reading the thread I start to hate UK for sending us all those quarreling brits over to CH.
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Old 05.08.2011, 12:23
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The OP seems to think that some people hate the UK in its entirety.

Instead of answering the question he didn't ask, why don't you answer the question he did?
Oh dear God ...
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A lot of these posts make me think of the kind of people who can't really make it in their own country - go to another, have a bit of success, make a bit of money then spend the rest of their lives running their own country down.
Such a cliche....

Australia is full of people like this
I understand your point, coming from a third world country I have to admit I did not have as many opportunities as I found in my first stop in EU, the Netherlands. I love NL because it gave me a chance, many chances and it did not matter what I looked like, who my parents were but my personal abilities and it made me hate Peru a bit. But, I also love Peru, I do. I just need to (as I have realized) to hate it a bit so that staying so far away is tolerable...
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After reading the thread I start to hate UK for sending us all those quarreling brits over to CH.
I apologise for my jingoistic, chauvinistic compatriots, and their inability to accept any criticism of their dearly beloved 'sceptred isle'.

Fortunately for you, you aren't surrounded by the buggers on the rare occasions when you are obliged to return to your home country.

Rule Britannia!
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Old 05.08.2011, 12:26
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by the same token, the non haters are picking the very best areas and trying to make the whole of the uk is like that, for the vast majority of people it isn't! its living in a crappy estate, using the crappy public transport to get to work, being burgled, being taxed to hell, having to endure the scumbags hanging around on every street corner, having to explain to your children why they shouldn't touch those syringes in the park while avoiding all the dog shit

most of the uk population don't live in that picture book cottage in a village in the cotswolds.

You know what, most of them don't live in the hell hole you describe too. I've never been burgled, my parents did, once. I probably was one of those scumbags on the street corner or hanging in the park getting drunk, but I didn't live in a drug addled area. I lived on red brick estates, terraced estates in dodgy quarters and nice suburbs, not country houses, just regular normal everyday living. There were bad areas, but they were small enough to avoid, they were bad pubs and clubs, but you know where they are and you see the characters that go in.
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Er, yeah. I live in Switzerland now, in case you hadn't noticed.

(But not before having lived and visited several other holes all around England.)
Yes, I think you mentioned it several times ...

So , if you hate it that much, why do you spend most on your waking hours posting on an English Forum?

DB - the jingosim is all yours - I don't think anyone else is viewing the UK through rose tinted glasses. It has it's faults - just like Germany, the US and France.
... and Switzerland
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Re: Why do people hate the UK ?

Why do people hate the UK ?
I also forgot the "Council Tax".
Of course some money is required to "run a city" but the way it's collected, spent, used by councils is beyond reality.

The money just go to unreasonably expensive purchases. Or go to their pocket, indirectly through their expenses.

Such as office computers bought at a very high price because the purchasing clerk is from the 70's and thing a Personal Computer worth thousand of pounds. *yes in general purchases for business are a bit more expensive, but reasonably.

Money's spend in a ridiculous way such as the tramway in Edinburgh: not against the project but certainly against decisions to "display a real size tramway" in the city center: meaning road blocks, moving expenses, display expenses, staff expenses, etc... For what? only to show people what will be the tramway (as the project was already approved).

Thank you retards for that very wise investment in the time of crisis.



It's like you are the responsible one, asked to contribute. You do, but the money's going to parasites who don't invest it properly for the council.
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A lot of these posts make me think of the kind of people who can't really make it in their own country - go to another, have a bit of success, make a bit of money then spend the rest of their lives running their own country down.
Such a cliche....
Maybe. Except I had a much better job, and way more money, back in England.

That doesn't change the fact that England is an ugly, grey, damp country full of yobboes, thugs and philistines.
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Yes, I think you mentioned it several times ...

So , if you hate it that much, why do you spend most on your waking hours posting on an English Forum?
Because English is refering to the English language, not to England?
(ie American, International Language etc...)
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I do not think I hate any particular country, ok all the Americanism and flag waving of the Americans might eek me a bit but I definitely do NOT hate it...Why would anyone hate a country?
I don't mind the Americanism, or any other -ism, in fact I am really happy for them, as they seem slightly naive and sufficient, it's good for them to be like that. So many certainties they must have.. For that, I almost envy the Swiss.

But to say a country it's a hole? I only explain it through the fact that many expats of all sorts start feeling contempt for their homecountries. It probably is part of the integration process.
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