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Thread: CW Demographics - are you an expat?

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    World Traveller Craig's Avatar
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    CW Demographics - are you an expat?

    So are you like me from one country originally, but live in another?
    Beware the lollipop of mediocrity. Lick once and you suck forever...

    RIP Fardin Qayyumi, a true legend of CW

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    Bradman never had to face quicks like Sharma and Irfan Pathan. He wouldn't of lasted a ball against those 2, not to mention a spinner like Sehwag.

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    Hall of Fame Member morgieb's Avatar
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    Nah I'm like 4th-10th generation Australian or some ****.

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    Cricket Web Staff Member Burgey's Avatar
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    No, but I would surely like to be.
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    "Hope is the fuel of progress and fear is the prison in which you put yourself" - Tony Benn

    #408. Sixty three not out forever.

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    Cricket Web: All-Time Legend andyc's Avatar
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    Not now, but from 01-05 I was in Shanghai on account of my dad's work. Also spent 08 in China but that was as a student, not an expat.
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    Only a bunch of convicts having been beaten 3-0 and gone 9 tests without a win and won just 1 in 11 against England could go into the home series saying they will win. England will win in Australia again this winter as they are a better side which they have shown this summer. 3-0 doesn't lie girls.

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    Cricket Web: All-Time Legend Matteh's Avatar
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    Technically yes and no. Born in Germany, but technically in Britain at the same time and now live in Britain.
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    3. Although Cow Tipping is a hilarious student game in backwater towns such as Bangor, there really is no need for Mitchell to cover one side of the cow in superglue

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    Born Dutch, lived there for the first 37.8 years of my life and now live in the UK.
    President of RTDAS - Ryan ten Doeschate - The Freddie Flintoff of Associate Cricket
    Member of DNAS, ESAS - Dirk Nannes, Edgar Schiferli. Dutchmen can bowl.

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    Steulen, are you half-Welsh? Cheer up.
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    God, I just worked out Steulen's avatar is a hedgehog, not a brain...
    Not sure how to feel now tbh...

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    No, am most definitely a pat at the moment.
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    - Wilkins Micawber

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    No, first generation immigrant of Chinese parents from Taiwan and Burma. However, I may become an expat in the near future, if my master plan to escape Outer South-West Sydney is to succeed. Mwahahaha.
    "The absolute worst thing anyone could say about you is that you were a selfish, moral blank, whose lazy cynicism and sneering, ironic take on the world encapsulates everything wrong with a generation. But you, my friend, are not evil."

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    Ish, but it's really the same country.

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    International Vice-Captain NasserFan207's Avatar
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    2nd generation immigrant.

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    Hall of Fame Member Goughy's Avatar
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    still scratching around in the same old hole
    Former Brit, current Septic with stops in South Africa (where I picked up 2 kids) and Bulgaria.

    EDIT- If asked (an I am frequently), I make it clear that despite the accent I am American and not British
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    Born Brit, live in South Africa.. Have family from South Africa and Cornwall, and the rest are from England..
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    Indian. My forefathers come from the state of Rajasthan but we moved to Bengal a few generations ago. We also have business in Uttar Pradesh and had previously in Orissa. India is a lot of different countries within one country.

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    International Vice-Captain vogue's Avatar
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    That you are here—that life exists and identity,
    That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse. Walt Whitman

    'Art is the means by which we communicate what it feels like to be alive' - Antony Gormley

    Remember Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.

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