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If it's God's will, then I will accomplish all that is necessary to reside and become a citizen of that great country.
I don't think God gives a toss, to be honest. I asked her.
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Oo, can't wait. Can you?

Do some research on naturalisation requirements before you answer.
I said "should the opportunity present itself", and I have done research on becoming a naturalized citizen.

Is it normal for a newcomer to this forum to feel like an insect under a microscope?
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I don't think God gives a toss, to be honest. I asked her.
It's easy to be cynical about religious matters. And I believe God has given my a different answer.
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Old 02.02.2011, 14:30
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I said "should the opportunity present itself", and I have done research on becoming a naturalized citizen.

Is it normal for a newcomer to this forum to feel like an insect under a microscope?
Pretty much, yes.
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Old 02.02.2011, 14:31
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he said indigenous swiss, not indigenous swiss politicians
Not on May 1 though
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Re: Swiss Euroskepticism

switzerland kind of sucks to be honest, but compared to oklahoma i guess it's paradise.

good luck OP
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Time will tell whether the EU is a grand idea or not. But europe as a union has certainly a bigger say when it comes to international politics - compared to small single states.

About your aspirations to become swiss: you're in a different positions that the majority of forum member who came here for work or love and not because they think switzerland is the best country in the world.
It is not saying much to state that many countries together equal more representation. At what cost is it worth it to have "a bigger say".
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In actual fact Swtzerland is not "100%" Eurosceptic. Swiss German cantons are traditionally anti EU, whereas Swiss Roamnde and Ticino are generally pro EU.
Please do not lump us (Ticino) in with the Romands!

We generally agree with Uri, Svitto, etc.

We are NOT fans of the EU!

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switzerland kind of sucks to be honest, but compared to oklahoma i guess it's paradise.

good luck OP
I appreciate the first encouraging sentiment I have witnessed in this form. But actually I am from Texas, just doing school here. So Switzerland has large shoes to fill, if you catch my meaning.
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Old 02.02.2011, 14:35
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Please do not lump us (Ticino) in with the Romands!

We generally agree with Uri, Svitto, etc.

We are NOT fans of the EU!

Tom
Oh come off it. You're practically Italian, aren't you?
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. But actually I am from Texas
well now that explains a lot....
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I appreciate the first encouraging sentiment I have witnessed in this form. But actually I am from Texas, just doing school here. So Switzerland has large shoes to fill, if you catch my meaning.
..your syntax or your choice of words doesn't make it sound like that you're from the US...where are you originally from?
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Pretty much, yes.
Well, as a "Forum Veteran" I would hope that you might take it upon yourself to amend this idiosyncrasy.
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Best laugh I've had in ages reading all that. And before anyone says it, I know I need to get out more!!
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Old 02.02.2011, 14:38
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Well, as a "Forum Veteran" I would hope that you might take it upon yourself to amend this idiosyncrasy.
Why is it idiosyncratic to pick on new forum members? I think you're looking for a different adjective.
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..your syntax or your choice of words doesn't make it sound like that you're from the US...where are you originally from?
If you want all the details, born in Arkansas, lived in Texas for 15 years, and now school in Oklahoma. Truely a Southerner, you might say. But if you require my social security number, I'm afraid to disappoint you.
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Why is it idiosyncratic to pick on new forum members? I think you're looking for a different adjective.
Perhaps I'm just new to Swiss forums.
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Eventually the European Federation will expand to become a centralised World State with a charismatic president serving as combined executive, legislative and judicial divisions of government, all combined in the person of one man.
I can't agree more, I would go one step further and create a full biological symbiosis of all European leaders, an arm from here, an ear from there, a foot from over there, the face from Angela Merkel nicht (I like the German suspense of putting the nicht at the end) and the friendly man, well, from Berlusconi... hasn't it proved very useful until well advanced age?
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..your syntax or your choice of words doesn't make it sound like that you're from the US...where are you originally from?
Bush relation?
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Perhaps I'm just new to Swiss forums.
Sounds like you're pretty much new to the English language.
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