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Re: LIST: Things about The UK you wish you had known
« Reply #510 on: August 16, 2018, 08:32:24 AM »
I have found the Scots to be exceptionally friendly and chatty.

I have the best conversations with my customers. It only takes them hearing my accent and they chat me right up.

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Re: LIST: Things about The UK you wish you had known
« Reply #511 on: August 16, 2018, 09:14:01 AM »
Last winter when it was really cold and miserable, I  sat down on the train in a middle seat between two big guys.  I moved my elbows to make a bit more room and one of the guys elbowed me back.  I  gave him one back a little harder and the next thing you knew, we were throwing elbows like ten year olds on the playground. 
That's the closest thing you'll get to a conversation on the train down here in the big smoke.

Not entirely true...have you NEVER taken the tube drunk on a weekend night?! There are friends all over the damn shop.
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Re: LIST: Things about The UK you wish you had known
« Reply #512 on: August 16, 2018, 11:31:05 AM »
Not entirely true...have you NEVER taken the tube drunk on a weekend night?! There are friends all over the damn shop.

They are probably from out of town!  ;D  ;)
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Re: LIST: Things about The UK you wish you had known
« Reply #513 on: August 16, 2018, 12:27:45 PM »
They are probably from out of town!  ;D  ;)

haha no no! it's the one exception for when Brits are allowed to be loud and talkative! :p
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Re: LIST: Things about The UK you wish you had known
« Reply #514 on: August 16, 2018, 12:43:38 PM »
haha no no! it's the one exception for when Brits Londoners are allowed to be loud and talkative! :p

FIFY!   ;D
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Re: LIST: Things about The UK you wish you had known
« Reply #515 on: August 16, 2018, 12:46:26 PM »
FIFY!   ;D

hahahah touche!

I remember going on a subreddit for UK and seeing people complaining about how loud Americans were etc. and I was like "......I can tell you that there are LOADS of loud Brits just as there are loads of quiet ones and quiet Americans" and was told "well nights out don't count".....like hell they don't count! haha
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