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by patchdog
Mon Nov 03, 2008 6:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: stupid things i have heard from expats
Replies: 59
Views: 8590

Re: stupid things i have heard from expats

if only peteroldracer, he he he
by patchdog
Mon Nov 03, 2008 6:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: stupid things i have heard from expats
Replies: 59
Views: 8590

Re: stupid things i have heard from expats

theres only about 20 brits round here but i find it difficult toavoid them.
by patchdog
Mon Nov 03, 2008 11:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: stupid things i have heard from expats
Replies: 59
Views: 8590

Re: stupid things i have heard from expats

I remember when I first moved into this town, it was suggested I "make friends" with a few of the local Brits. Within a couple of weeks one of these people had punched another english guy and another of the "friends" I heard shouting expletives to other english people in a pub. I thought better of i...
by patchdog
Mon Nov 03, 2008 10:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: rosetta stone
Replies: 5
Views: 1361

Re: rosetta stone

Didnt know that you had to ask questions in this forum, I thought that you could just discuss things and by putting the fact that I had Rosetta Stone discs I thought it may evoke some discussion. I also now have a wood burning stove, a house in Cordoba province, a grumbling stomach and a pleasant di...
by patchdog
Sun Nov 02, 2008 3:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: rosetta stone
Replies: 5
Views: 1361

Re: rosetta stone

naw, gunna try it out thats all, theres lots of stuff u can find on net, everyone talks well of it, but im lazy, if only u could go to sleep whilst listening to a cd and wake up fluent. Homer Simpson did it.
by patchdog
Sun Nov 02, 2008 10:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: rosetta stone
Replies: 5
Views: 1361

rosetta stone

I put a post about having some Rosetta Stone discs, but it was there for a day then it went.
by patchdog
Thu Oct 23, 2008 9:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: lending books
Replies: 5
Views: 980

lending books

anyone interested in swopping or lending each other books,in Lucena, Rute, Salinas, Iznajar area.
by patchdog
Fri Oct 17, 2008 7:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: stupid things i have heard from expats
Replies: 59
Views: 8590

Re: stupid things i have heard from expats

On the same lines Scampicat, an expat told me that it was cruel to fence in her rotweiller dog just because it had killed a goat and chased some horses.

An expat shouted across a crowded bar, and your an **** too.
by patchdog
Thu Oct 16, 2008 7:48 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: wood burning stove
Replies: 83
Views: 16142

wood burning stove

Im going to buy a wood burning stove from Bronpi ¿lucena?, probably. Probably going to buy the ASTORGA, anyone any views on this.
by patchdog
Wed Oct 15, 2008 9:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: stupid things i have heard from expats
Replies: 59
Views: 8590

Re: stupid things i have heard from expats

Princess, were you growing sweetpeas
by patchdog
Tue Oct 14, 2008 10:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: stupid things i have heard from expats
Replies: 59
Views: 8590

Re: stupid things i have heard from expats

Oh are we on stupid things expats have done........ Ive met people who have problems walking, but have bought a house on a steep incline and with no car parking space. Ive met a lady who was sweet talked into buying a car that lasted 3 weeks before falling apart. Ive met people who have bought total...
by patchdog
Mon Oct 13, 2008 8:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: stupid things i have heard from expats
Replies: 59
Views: 8590

Re: stupid things i have heard from expats

There are lots of Brits in Spain, I think the Government should join the Euro, it would make things easier for us.
by patchdog
Mon Oct 13, 2008 7:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: stupid things i have heard from expats
Replies: 59
Views: 8590

Re: stupid things i have heard from expats

A few more............... I dont think this problem with the banks will affect anyone. :?: Why does the Spanish football start so late. Why cant I pay as I get a drink. The food is not like it is in the UK. I dont think young Spanish people will invite you into their house. Why do they go out so lat...
by patchdog
Mon Oct 13, 2008 6:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: stupid things i have heard from expats
Replies: 59
Views: 8590

stupid things i have heard from expats

Hear are a few stupid phrases I have heard expats say. You cannot not negotiate on house prices with the Spanish. Needless to say, this was said by an estste agent. If want want to eat beef you have to accept bullfighting. I think it should be up to an individual where and when they can smoke. You s...
by patchdog
Thu Oct 09, 2008 10:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: Marital separation
Replies: 20
Views: 3575

Re: Marital separation

Sad thing is the children involved, it can wreck their minds. But give her the separation, make sure you dont pass on any grievances to the kids and live life, the world is full of loverly women.
by patchdog
Thu Oct 09, 2008 10:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: age range on the forum
Replies: 104
Views: 17990

Re: age range on the forum

Im over 50, but I may not be as good as I once was, but I am as good once, as I ever was.
by patchdog
Wed Oct 01, 2008 11:05 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: copying from disc to another disc
Replies: 6
Views: 1965

Re: copying from disc to another disc

some disc copying software has cover printing software, if not its far easier to use something like microsoft publisher, where you can download templates. You will also need the disc covers which are readily available in pc shops.Try a google search for CD Labelling Kit.You could ask in a forum for ...
by patchdog
Sun Sep 28, 2008 4:08 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: elderbury
Replies: 0
Views: 812

elderbury

Anyone have any elderberry wine to sell, or know where i can get some.
by patchdog
Sun Sep 28, 2008 3:54 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: copying from disc to another disc
Replies: 6
Views: 1965

Re: copying from disc to another disc

Do you have a copying program.