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    If you left (either voluntarily or forcibly)?
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    My job (or my boyfriend if he wasn't moving with me!)
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    Obviously family and friends, choice of vegetarian food and umm gonna sound wierd but carpet, I'd move someone hotter than here but of course most places have marble floors, I miss carpet!
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    I did erasmus for 10 months. I missed lots of things: my friends, things being organised, pubs and pub culture, rock music nightclubs, easy banking, things being cheap. theres more but those are the things that come to mind. Obviously there were many things I loved as well
    EDIT: to add Iplayer :love: I missed it so much
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    Proper British beers, Cadbury chocolate, driving on the left.
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    Well what you have to remember about the UK is that it rains constantly, the food is unexciting (usually boiled) and everyone is generally miserable (huge stereotypes but you know). Plus points are that we get exiting "fusion food" such as westernised curries like chicken tikka masala. Fish and chips are good too. Proper beer (none of that nasty American water). Supposedly it's a great place for comedy due to a self deprecating society. Also free healthcare, for all it's downfalls the NHS is actually pretty good.

    Now a quick joke about American beer;
    Why is American beer like making love in a canoe?
    Because it's ******* close to water.
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    The rain and the light.

    Britain's natural light is phenomenal - it may not be sunny, but our predominant overcast conditions in the mid-latitudes give Britain an incredible light that is hard to duplicate anywhere else in the world. I'm only speaking as a photographer on this one - I doubt many people notice or care about it.

    The rain because I genuinely love it and find it soothing. Most places I would consider living in abroad either have less rain or simply have more precipitation in the form of snow, which I don't like.

    Oh yes, also the BBC. Superb television.
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    (Original post by Potally_Tissed)
    Proper British beers, Cadbury chocolate, driving on the left.
    MUHAHAHA, Cadburys not British anymore. :yep:

    Come to think about, I dont think I'd miss anything... Sad, really.
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    (Original post by EmiPark)
    Not British for long....

    No, but they don't sell Cadburys much abroad. Other stuff like Hershey, Milka etc is waaaaaay more popular.
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    Chippys.
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    (Original post by museobsessed)
    I did erasmus for 10 months. I missed lots of things: my friends, things being organised, pubs and pub culture, rock music nightclubs, easy banking, things being cheap. theres more but those are the things that come to mind. Obviously there were many things I loved as well
    Cheap? The UK has one of the highest costs of living in the world. :p:

    http://www.worldsalaries.org/cost-of-living.shtml
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    (Original post by Sabertooth)
    Cheap? The UK has one of the highest costs of living in the world. :p:

    http://www.worldsalaries.org/cost-of-living.shtml
    it surprised me how much the general cost of living in Italy was. Rent was high and everyday things in the supermarket or cheap clothes cost lots more than here
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    It depends on where I moved to regarding what I'd miss. Mongolia=everything, Australia=probably nothing
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    Family
    NHS
    chippies
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    The television here. I'd miss all my BBC dramas, panel shows etc.

    Most TV I've come across abroad is not a patch on ours. :yep:
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    I clicked on this thread and started to think.
    Five minutes later, I have nothing.

    Probably playing cricket in the full Britishesque whites on the trademark English green grounds and having intervals called 'tea breaks' in the middle of matches.

    I can give you an endless list of what I won't miss though. When I'm in a tax haven I won't miss the government stealing 40-50% tax of my salary to provide for *******s that can't be bothered to work and claim state benefits, and those whores who get knocked up by 10 different guys and claim state benefits, and those leeching immigrants who can work but choose not to because they want the state benefits, and those corrupt politicians like the ***** Jacqui Smith claiming expenses for porn movies, and for one of the poorest national health system of Europe.
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    Tried. Just about everything, from the sense of humour to the rain, to the cars driving on the left and the amount of food I can eat here.
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    (Original post by Potally_Tissed)
    No, but they don't sell Cadburys much abroad. Other stuff like Hershey, Milka etc is waaaaaay more popular.
    That's because they are American...when Caburys becomes American...it will get sold abroad :eek3:
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    (Original post by EmiPark)
    That's because they are American...when Caburys becomes American...it will get sold abroad :eek3:
    Hershey is sold in this country, but is massively outsold by Cadbury. The reason it isn't sold much abroad is that tastes are different.
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    (Original post by EmiPark)
    That's because they are American...when Caburys becomes American...it will get sold abroad :eek3:
    I've seen cadbury's in America. Bars of dairy milk of all different varieties.


    Have to say I love chip shop chips with a doner kebab
 
 
 
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