1. scottcraft's Avatar
    I talked to a guy at work today who is from Hartlepool, England. How far is that from you? It's always neat to meet someone from another country.

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    10-06-2011 06:24 PM
  2. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    Hartlepool, that's in the 'other' country we don't like to mention scottcraft. (England) LOL ;)
    Not a million miles away, but not too near either, 229 Miles from here.

    Kilwinning, North Ayrshire, UK to Hartlepool, UK - Google Maps

    Yes, always great hearing new accents. Well sometimes it is.

    I cringe when i hear some Scottish accents on TV (there are many), dunno why. LOL

    Thanks for your interest though scottcraft, good to ask these things now and again. :)


    We don't look that far apart either, maybe pop in for a coffee this afternoon scottcraft!

    https://www.google.co.uk/maps/dir/Ki...g=dbrw&newdg=1

    2 sugars and milk and a Devil Dog or Twinkie will be the treat of the year.

    I haven't had one of those since i last visited New York about 8 years ago, sigh. (Love those junky things) :)
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    10-07-2011 02:22 AM
  3. Pronk's Avatar
    Might be in the "other" country, but Hartlepool is still closer to you than me! (Warwick)
    10-07-2011 02:41 AM
  4. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    Yes it in indeed Pronk. You're 333 miles away from here.

    I can hear you say, 'and thank goodness for that' LOL

    Kilwinning, North Ayrshire, UK to Warwick, UK - Google Maps

    :)
    10-07-2011 02:46 AM
  5. Pronk's Avatar
    I used to be much closer though - 80 miles to where I used to live in Edinburgh! Been down your way a few times as we had a friend's wedding in Ayr and have been to Largs to pop over to Cumbrae.

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    10-07-2011 03:59 AM
  6. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    It's a while since i've been to Millport Pronk, even though it's just down the road and accross the water, but i had a Fish Supper in Largs not too long ago (plenty salt n vinegar) mmmmm :)

    Can't remember the last time i was in Edinburgh.

    It's a small world, right enough eh ?
    10-07-2011 04:05 AM
  7. scottcraft's Avatar
    I'll be by this afternoon WeeBear, lol. When I was in college we had a chemistry professor who was Scottish. It was always interesting trying to understand him. My wife and I would like to visit the UK one day. She is

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    10-07-2011 06:24 AM
  8. scottcraft's Avatar
    She is very interested in castles.

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    10-07-2011 06:25 AM
  9. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    Oh we have plenty of castles scottcraft, and i like your 'interesting trying to understand him' comment lol. :)

    Some scottish accents are like a non english language, so it's quite understandable not being able to understand them. :)

    A Few Scottish Castle Links for Mrs Scottcraft

    List of Scottish Castles including accommodation and tours in Scotland

    :)
    10-07-2011 06:32 AM
  10. scottcraft's Avatar
    Thanks for the link, we will check them out today. I find it amazing how people from the same country can sound so different. Even in Louisiana there is a variety of accents. You guys would probably get a kick out of a good Cajun accent. Those can be tough to understand.

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    10-07-2011 06:38 AM
  11. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    Yes, accents sure are a crazy thing scottcraft. (Interesting though) :)
    10-07-2011 06:41 AM
  12. scottcraft's Avatar
    Those are some impressive castles. What's the weather like over there in June and July?

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    10-07-2011 01:57 PM
  13. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    Yes some nice ones scottcraft. :)

    Well if it's anything like normal you can expect rain and more rain lol
    Our summers seem to last about 2 weeks if you're lucky.

    When those 2 weeks will be, you can never predict. We can have all the 4 seasons in 1 day here.
    10-07-2011 02:11 PM
  14. scottcraft's Avatar
    My son just turned five and we're saving for a trip to Disneyworld. Maybe after that we can save for a trip to the castles of Scotland.

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    10-07-2011 02:39 PM
  15. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    Oh great, Disneyworld first it is then scottcraft. :)
    10-07-2011 02:42 PM
  16. scottcraft's Avatar
    Yep, the little boss rules, lol.

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    10-07-2011 05:09 PM
  17. TheWeeBear's Avatar
    Yep, the little boss rules, lol.

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    Absolutely :)
    10-08-2011 03:03 AM
  18. palandri's Avatar
    My son just turned five and we're saving for a trip to Disneyworld. Maybe after that we can save for a trip to the castles of Scotland.

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    You never get too old for Disneyworld. My wife wants to go to Disneyworld in Paris.
    10-08-2011 05:33 AM
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