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Title: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on June 29, 2014, 03:33:48 PM
So you guys, where are you from ?

Me, i live in Québec, Canada (i am a frenchie ^^)

https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Sainte-Ad%C3%A8le,+QC/@45.9723895,-74.1129371,12z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x4ccf39c0eb3e62bd:0xe529905a211ab85a?hl=fr (https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Sainte-Ad%C3%A8le,+QC/@45.9723895,-74.1129371,12z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x4ccf39c0eb3e62bd:0xe529905a211ab85a?hl=fr)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: slink on June 29, 2014, 05:37:48 PM
I live in the American Midwest.  I'm an arrogant Yank.   ;)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: solarscreen on June 29, 2014, 06:05:48 PM
20 minutes south of the capital of the US.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: irrelevant on June 29, 2014, 06:32:09 PM
@solarscreen  We're almost neighbors. ;)

The Mason-Dixon Line goes through my house, which is about 20 miles from Gettysburg.

At the moment I'm sitting in Maryland, but in a few minutes I'm going to go brush my teeth in Pennsylvania, then head back into MD for bed.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: salamander on June 29, 2014, 06:50:37 PM
The hoppin' town of Mercer, Pennsylvania -- about 50 miles north of Pittsburgh and about 20 miles east of the Ohio border, right where I-79 and I-80 cross.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Kaldir on June 30, 2014, 12:25:44 AM
Right in the city center of Utrecht (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utrecht), the 4th largest city in the Netherlands with 330k inhabitants (we're a small country). I live in a house that will be 500 years old next year.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on June 30, 2014, 01:09:38 AM
nice. dutch ?

so ... 
so far we are 4 americans,1 canadian, and 1 european ?
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: kee on June 30, 2014, 01:43:34 AM
And one norseman.
I run a farm in the Skien municipality, Telemark county, Norway.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: mariesalias on June 30, 2014, 03:18:33 AM
I have lived in SE Alaska for the past 7 years. Before that I grew up and lived in South Jersey.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: rkelly17 on June 30, 2014, 08:21:15 AM
I was born and raised in Southern California--Pasadena area and Palm Springs--and moved to Waterloo, Ontario, Canada in 1985. We became Canadians and that is how we currently identify. My first act as a Canadian was to join a political party that used to be socialist (@RedKetchup will know which one I mean), which seemed appropriate for someone who grew up in the Red Scare 1950s. At the time we became Canadian citizens one did not automatically lose one's American citizenship, so we pay through the nose and have to file innumerable long, complicated forms to be "Americans living abroad." Many of our friends are relinquishing their American citizenship as a result. We have aged relatives back home and don't want to be stopped at the border, so we soldier on. Around the end of February I do miss the Southern California climate, but we are retired now so we can visit our relative in Winter rather than Summer.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: ertira on July 03, 2014, 05:40:41 PM
   I live in a small city in NW Ohio. Lived here since birth and other than some travel and the service so far all my life. Bought my family home for the feeling of "Sanctuary" and to be surrounded by pleasant memories. Unless I am lucky and win the lottery will probably die here also.  ::)
    Patrick aka "ertira"

   PS: If I do win the lottery would move to a nice island with really high speed internet services and set up a big screen on the beach. I could then drink cold beers, fish, play games and ogle the nubile young women all at the same time.  :P Sigh........
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on July 03, 2014, 09:25:58 PM
haha
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: rkelly17 on July 04, 2014, 08:21:38 AM
I dream about what I'd do if I were to win the lottery. Someday I might even actually buy a ticket.  ;D
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: forwardirektion on July 07, 2014, 01:51:06 PM
Merry old England! Just finishing a 6 year stint in the north of the country and returning to the southwest where I was brought up. Have also lived in the Pacific Northwest and hope to "banish" myself to Canada some point in the next decade.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on July 07, 2014, 04:25:28 PM
welcome to World of Banished @forwardirektion  :)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: canis39 on July 07, 2014, 06:37:15 PM
I too live close to Washington DC, although I live west, rather than south.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Reston,+VA/@38.8922796,-77.249927,11z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x89b64047261665e5:0x63dfafe8a871ae9f

RedKetchup, I am curious - how often do you visit Montreal?  I'd like to think if I lived that close to a great city, I would visit often...but I live about 30 minutes from Washington DC, which is a wonderful city, yet I probably only visit 3 or 4 times per year.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on July 07, 2014, 06:50:42 PM
oh i didnt gone to montreal since .... 20 years lol. last time i gone there it was for officially sign my apt rent. yeah i m liiving in this house since 20 years lol.

how far i am ? 45mins in car, maybe 50 top
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: rkelly17 on July 07, 2014, 08:02:47 PM
I too live close to Washington DC, although I live west, rather than south.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Reston,+VA/@38.8922796,-77.249927,11z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x89b64047261665e5:0x63dfafe8a871ae9f

RedKetchup, I am curious - how often do you visit Montreal?  I'd like to think if I lived that close to a great city, I would visit often...but I live about 30 minutes from Washington DC, which is a wonderful city, yet I probably only visit 3 or 4 times per year.
oh i didnt gone to montreal since .... 20 years lol. last time i gone there it was for officially sign my apt rent. yeah i m liiving in this house since 20 years lol.

how far i am ? 45mins in car, maybe 50 top

Isn't that the way it is? We do go to Toronto a bit more often than @RedKetchup goes to Montreal, but that's because we have a daughter living there. When we do go I try to take the commuter train. Funny, after spending the first half of my life living in LA I now hate driving on freeways and in cities. I'm starting to get a bit irritated because Kitchener-Waterloo has developed a rush hour. OK, maybe a rush half-hour. It can take all of 20 minutes to get across town!
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Zephormite on July 07, 2014, 09:31:29 PM
Wow a lot of North America here.
I am from little old New Zealand, down at the bottom of the world. Live in the capital city of Wellington.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: irrelevant on July 07, 2014, 09:58:34 PM
Cheers, @Zephormite!
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on July 07, 2014, 10:12:43 PM
Welcome @Zephormite
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Zephormite on July 07, 2014, 10:19:36 PM
Thanks guys,
Really enjoying the game, and glad to see a nice active community around it as well. Looking forward to posting regularly and building up some interesting villages.

My first major attempt has suffered from occasional "speed bumps" as I raced too quickly to expand pop 140-250 starvation back to 100, got to 300 with no issues, then hit 400 and starvation again, recently made it to 600, but currently back to about 480 and attempting a management plan. probably not helped by a pure lack of planning when laying out the village.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: A Nonny Moose on July 19, 2014, 02:53:11 PM
I live in a little village north of London, Ontario named Hensall.  Its claim to fame is that it is the white bean capital of Ontario.  It is rather heavily populated like retirees like myself who have shunned the big city. :)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: rkelly17 on July 22, 2014, 08:04:09 AM
I live in a little village north of London, Ontario named Hensall.  Its claim to fame is that it is the white bean capital of Ontario.  It is rather heavily populated like retirees like myself who have shunned the big city. :)

Seriously, [member]A Nonny Moose[/member]? I live in Waterloo and drive through Hensall occasionally on my way to various engagements. Next time I'll keep my eye out for a wandering moose.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: slink on July 22, 2014, 09:03:15 AM
Ah, but you won't recognize him.  He's A Nonny Moose.   ;D
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: A Nonny Moose on July 31, 2014, 12:48:41 PM
Very true.  Meeses are shy anyway.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: salamander on July 31, 2014, 02:09:10 PM
I'm confused (no surprise).  I haven't any trouble recognizing moose before, so does 'nonny' mean something unusual?
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: slink on July 31, 2014, 02:10:39 PM
I'm confused (no surprise).  I haven't any trouble recognizing moose before, so does 'nonny' mean something unusual?

A Nonny Moose == anonymous
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: salamander on July 31, 2014, 02:17:28 PM
Dohh!  :o

The chair of my department at work is Canadian, so when I see something I don't 'get' I assume it might be a national/cultural difference.  Sort of embarrassing to see I just missed a pun.  ;D  Thanks.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: slink on July 31, 2014, 02:18:38 PM
You're welcome!   ;D
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: irrelevant on July 31, 2014, 03:20:18 PM
@A Nonny Moose I've been up that way; back in the 90s I was in Durham on business a few times.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: ivorymalinov on August 09, 2014, 05:24:55 PM
I live in a little rural country town about 150km from the west coast of Western Australia as the crow flies.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on August 09, 2014, 06:52:49 PM
he! nice :)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: slink on August 10, 2014, 01:33:23 PM
Here is one reason why I live where I do live.  I just took these photos a few minutes ago.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on August 10, 2014, 02:00:40 PM
wow, looks like ... Banished in RL :)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Bong on August 28, 2014, 05:27:59 PM
Born and raised in Ploce, Croatia (south-east Europe)   8)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: solarscreen on August 28, 2014, 06:45:27 PM
Born and raised in Ploce, Croatia (south-east Europe)   8)

Beautiful!  Nice smaller population and coastal.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Pangaea on September 16, 2014, 07:21:17 AM
Nice to see another Norwegian in here, @kee . I am from Norway as well, currently living in Oslo.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: assobanana76 on September 16, 2014, 07:59:45 AM
I'm from Milan
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Brathaehnchen on March 16, 2015, 01:18:59 PM
Although this topic is already a bit older:
I live in Berlin, Germany's capital.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: salamander on March 16, 2015, 01:45:50 PM
My German's a bit (ie, a lot) rusty, but doesn't your username mean something like 'baked chicken'?  If so, it explains your avatar (at least most of it).  ;)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Brathaehnchen on March 16, 2015, 01:48:54 PM
Yes, my nickname is the German word for fried/roasted chicken.
My absolute favorite dish <3  :D
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on March 16, 2015, 02:27:46 PM
bratha means fried ? and ehnchen means chicken ? lol
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Brathaehnchen on March 16, 2015, 03:41:26 PM
Almost right @RedKetchup  ;D
Brathaehnchen
Brat means as much as fried or roasted and Haehnchen is our chicken  8)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: chillzz on March 16, 2015, 03:56:21 PM
Rotterdam, the 2nd largest city in the Netherlands (by inhabitants)

Brat means as much as fried or roasted and Haehnchen is our chicken  8)
shouldn't that be hähnchen?
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Brathaehnchen on March 16, 2015, 04:18:23 PM
Yes that's true, but when I used the first time the nick name, it was not allowed to use letters such as "ä, ö, ü" etc in games or the games forums.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: chillzz on March 16, 2015, 04:25:06 PM
ah yeah the  old "who needs more then the 96 basic ASCII characters anyway" ;)  luckily nowadays more and more developers are aware of at least the extended ASCII or even beter UTF8.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Nilla on March 17, 2015, 05:19:03 AM
Yes that's true, but when I used the first time the nick name, it was not allowed to use letters such as "ä, ö, ü" etc in games or the games forums.

And you ought to be a bit careful with these letters at this forum, too. I'm Swedish and we also have the letter å. I once called one of my screenshots, I put as an attachment something with "får", sheep in Swedish and some people couldn't open it.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Rayden on March 17, 2015, 05:42:39 AM
I'm from Lisbon, but live now in Albufeira (Algarve - sunshine paradise) :D
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: paralias on March 17, 2015, 08:47:00 AM
I'm from Greece..I was born and raised in Athens but my grandfather was from Chios a greek island which is the only place in the world that produse mastic..
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: A Nonny Moose on March 17, 2015, 08:51:39 AM
I am a Canadian, as many may have guessed.  I live in the sleepy little farming/retirement town of Hensall, Ontario in the middle of the southwest Ontario farming country.  This is the white bean capital of Canada, shipping more white beans from our farm co-op than any other place.  Hensall has a population of something like 1200, many retired seniors like me.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Brathaehnchen on March 17, 2015, 08:54:59 AM
Now, I first had to google what mastic is.
Since I have again learned something.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: solarscreen on March 17, 2015, 10:30:06 AM
I'm from Greece..I was born and raised in Athens but my grandfather was from Chios a greek island which is the only place in the world that produse mastic..

This is how I know about Chios...

http://www.rocketwar.com  :)



Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: paralias on March 17, 2015, 12:21:37 PM
@solarscreen and this too ..My cousins who live there permanently take part on this and make rockets every year for Panagia Erethiani church. I go to chios every year for orthodox Easter and i make a stop there just for the fun... i'll leave in less than a month..
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on March 17, 2015, 12:29:22 PM
oh man you're lucky ! you can live in t-shirt all year long.

here is 6-7 months of 4 ft snow and -20 to -40 C
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Brathaehnchen on March 17, 2015, 04:16:23 PM
here is 6-7 months of 4 ft snow and -20 to -40 C

You can also appreciate you truly happy.
Personally, I do not even want the summer and warm temperatures.
My operating temperature is the freezing point.  8)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Rayden on March 17, 2015, 05:31:35 PM
oh man you're lucky ! you can live in t-shirt all year long.

here is 6-7 months of 4 ft snow and -20 to -40 C

Sounds like heaven to me! :p
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on March 17, 2015, 06:29:38 PM
nan that icy hell in here ^^
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: A Nonny Moose on March 18, 2015, 06:36:18 AM
More advanced civilizations appear to develop in northern climates with a variety of conditions.

"We have sunlight on the sand.
"We have moonlight on the beach.
"We have apples and bananas, and they're all within our reach."
                Lyric from South Pacific.

And no incentive except to slide along.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Rayden on March 18, 2015, 07:16:13 AM
nan that icy hell in here ^^

The colder and snowie the better

This is me and that day it was only -31º C

(http://i.imgur.com/kjoGp1t.jpg?1)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on March 18, 2015, 07:49:56 AM
hehe this photo surely didnt has been taken in the south of portugal !
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Rayden on March 18, 2015, 08:05:03 AM
hehe this photo surely didnt has been taken in the south of portugal !

Nope, it has been taken a few hundred miles above the Arctic Circle in Lapland (Finland) January 2001 :)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: rkelly17 on March 18, 2015, 10:17:22 AM
oh man you're lucky ! you can live in t-shirt all year long.

here is 6-7 months of 4 ft snow and -20 to -40 C

Maybe @RedKetchup is exaggerating just a bit. Quebec is cold and snowy in Winter, but 6-7 months, Red? As a native of Southern California I know that Canadian Winters seem really, really long and cold, especially in March when it is still below freezing.  >:(   :'(  I really like the system in Southern California: It snows in the mountains, so you can go visit it whenever you want, but when you get sick of it you can go home--or to the beach. Watching the tennis from Indian Wells I see that my Mom and sister are suffering through 30 C days right now.  >:(  :'(

Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on March 18, 2015, 12:35:52 PM
i know i exagerate a bit ^^ but still.

last november, before december, we got snow.
so: Nov, dec, jan, feb mar.
last weekend , 14th,15th march we got 20cm of snow (8 inches) and all the snow will be still there most of april.

last october didnt snow but was still ugly, around the -5C to +8C

thats long. you know here, after 15th august, if you go make some camping, you better be prepared at 4 AM it most of the time do +1C to +4C
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: A Nonny Moose on March 18, 2015, 03:11:35 PM
I often refer to this area as the 'frozen north' but nothing could be farther from the truth.  Here in the lee of Lake Huron, most of the snow resides further north and along the shore.  We are about 20 Km. inland here, and seem to be in some kind of weather pocket.  Towns both north and south of us seem to get much more snow than we do.

On the other hand, we do have a lot of snow on the ground, but have been having a bit of a thaw until today.  This morning the temperature started at zero (Celsius) and is slowly declining.  It is currently 1 degree and sunny, but the forecast is for -10 overnight, but single digits above for the rest of the week.  It appears that spring has sprung, even though it is not due until 10:45 P.M. on the 20th.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on March 18, 2015, 06:17:15 PM
i dunno i think it is worst lately. the north pole doesnt stay in the north pole, it is like it goes pass 6 month vacations in quebec :P
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: kee on March 19, 2015, 03:59:02 AM
Although most of Norway is still in the cold embrace of king winter, I have declared spring here in the south. In the very southwest corner of the country farmers are fertilizing and planting now. Here the thaw has set in and everything is soaked. The snowdrops are in bloom, the first nettles have pushed up aboveground. Life has returned and she ensures me that she never really left.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: A Nonny Moose on March 19, 2015, 05:43:09 AM
Nice pix.  I haven't seen snow drops in years.  Used to have them when I was younger.  Your part of Norway must be something like Ontario.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: kee on March 19, 2015, 05:55:01 AM
Somewhat like, but a bit more oceanic.
Last years statistics from a agricultural weather station nearby:
http://lmt.bioforsk.no/weatherstations/19/table?ignored_from_date=01.01.2014&from_date=2014-01-01&ignored_to_date=01.01.2015&to_date=2015-01-01&log_interval=4 (http://lmt.bioforsk.no/weatherstations/19/table?ignored_from_date=01.01.2014&from_date=2014-01-01&ignored_to_date=01.01.2015&to_date=2015-01-01&log_interval=4)
Note: The station does not measure precipitation when it comes in the form of snow. Hence the - 's in the winter months.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: rkelly17 on March 23, 2015, 10:01:20 AM
Somewhat like, but a bit more oceanic.
Last years statistics from a agricultural weather station nearby:
http://lmt.bioforsk.no/weatherstations/19/table?ignored_from_date=01.01.2014&from_date=2014-01-01&ignored_to_date=01.01.2015&to_date=2015-01-01&log_interval=4 (http://lmt.bioforsk.no/weatherstations/19/table?ignored_from_date=01.01.2014&from_date=2014-01-01&ignored_to_date=01.01.2015&to_date=2015-01-01&log_interval=4)
Note: The station does not measure precipitation when it comes in the form of snow. Hence the - 's in the winter months.

Doesn't measure precipitation when it comes in the form of snow? If the weather stations here did that there wouldn't be much point.  ;D

I use our backyard composter, which I can see from my bedroom window, to measure snow depth, since I know how tall it is (about a meter and a half). This year it was buried 3/4. Last year it went all the way under.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: kee on March 23, 2015, 10:15:51 AM
The met. office have devices that measure snow precipitation, but that linked site is from a very nearby (5 kms)  agricultural met site whose tech is geared for the growing season and therefore didn't splurge on the more expensive thingmajigs.
Snow depth on the composter? That one's supposed to go warm and melt the lot that's piling on top of it. Ah, you measure how far below surface you find the cleared lid? My bad.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: rkelly17 on March 24, 2015, 11:25:13 AM
The met. office have devices that measure snow precipitation, but that linked site is from a very nearby (5 kms)  agricultural met site whose tech is geared for the growing season and therefore didn't splurge on the more expensive thingmajigs.
Snow depth on the composter? That one's supposed to go warm and melt the lot that's piling on top of it. Ah, you measure how far below surface you find the cleared lid? My bad.

Actually, when it is sunny--which it almost never is here from November through March  :'( --my method doesn't work so well because the composter is black. This year it has been sunny but so cold that even the black plastic didn't get warm enough to melt snow. In February we had the coldest temperature in the history of Kitchener-Waterloo!
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: A Nonny Moose on March 24, 2015, 01:12:58 PM
I lived in K-W for a couple of years when I was working at U of W, and the winters were not all that bad in that time frame (late 1970s).  Here in Bluewater, I think we were protected by Lake Huron until it froze over completely.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Trizeropz on March 31, 2015, 03:24:36 PM
Germany, Wolfsburg;)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Brathaehnchen on March 31, 2015, 05:05:48 PM
Germany, Wolfsburg;)
Then we're almost neighbors. There are "only" 220 km.  ;D
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Oenanthe on July 31, 2015, 06:27:34 AM
Seeing as the UK seems under represented I had better add another to the list.  Greeting from Wolverhampton in the West Midlands. 

Weather report; wet normally.  Winter, wet and cold, Summer, wet and warm, and if it isn't actually raining we are normally expecting it to and making comments about it looks like it is going to, except on those few sunny days in the Summer when we complain about it being too hot.  Weather is something the British really can talk (moan) about all the time.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Thorgrimm on March 31, 2016, 08:20:30 PM
I hail from a town eight miles east of St Paul, one of the Twin Cities in Minnesota, called Little Canada!  ;D

A comment on the weather can be summed up by a nickname we Minnesotans have for our state: Minnesnowda! As it suggests we get lots of snow!


Cheers, Thor
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Glenn on March 31, 2016, 09:43:12 PM
I live in a small coastal village on the shore of Jervis Bay, two hours drive south of Sydney, Australia on the south coast on New South Wales.

A very nice place to live, well away from the problems of life in a city.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: A Nonny Moose on April 23, 2016, 09:07:42 PM
I live in a small town about 100 Km. north of London, Ontario, Canada.  Hensall has a population in the neighbourhood of 1200 if you take in the rural areas, and is the white (Navy) bean capital of Canada if not the world.  There are two big elevator companies here that job the beans onto the rail system.  While there are a few active industrial operations here, it is mostly a retirement community and for some hardy souls, a bedroom community for London.  There is no public transit and it takes about an hour to reach the outskirts of the city along provincial highway No. 4 with a general speed limit of 80 Km/hr except going through towns.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Oona on September 09, 2017, 09:04:13 PM
This topic is a bit stale but I live in the greater Sacramento, California area. I can't complain about my home, considering all the people who have lost so much to hurricanes. It's been a bit smoky here though because of all the fires. The weatherman said, "The air quality is dangerous and there are so many fires burning, we can't even tell you which one is making the sunlight turn orange."

 Hey, RedKetchup, my grandmother was a Bérubé! Her mother was a Mongeon and the family lived in Rimouski and Kamuraska on the east side of the St. Lawrence River. She used to speak french with me, but I haven't been able to do that in many years. There's not much opportunity here to keep that up. "Nadie aquí hablo francés."
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Savidan on September 10, 2017, 03:07:19 AM
I live in Belgium but I'm french.

I live on the border beetwen france and belgium but belgium side. I can cross the border while jumping over the fence in my garden, true ^^
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on September 10, 2017, 03:32:53 AM
c'est bien que quelques uns sachent parler la langue de Molière :)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Savidan on September 10, 2017, 05:16:43 AM
Oui :)

Mais j'essai de progresser en anglais alors je me force a écrire avec la langue de Shakespeare :)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: QueryEverything on September 10, 2017, 08:34:42 PM
<-- An Aussie, South of the Australian coast line :D
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: embx61 on September 10, 2017, 08:36:58 PM
South of the Australian coastline. Tasmania?

My guess is Victoria, Close to Melbourne.

Live currently in Bowling green, KY, USA.
Before that me and my beloved wife lived In Louisville, KY.

Before that I lived in the Netherlands. Born in Amsterdam but lived since my 22 in Lelystad.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: angainor88 on September 11, 2017, 11:19:46 AM
Boston, Massachusetts, USA :)

The weather here is just starting to turn into fall (70 degree days, 50 degrees nights (F)), so it's almost the best part of the year.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on September 11, 2017, 11:33:27 AM
Boston, Massachusetts, USA :)

the baby bruins just won 9-3 over the baby devils :)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: angainor88 on September 12, 2017, 08:43:47 AM
:)

I guess it is time for hockey season to start up again haha. It's hard to follow sports teams when you don't have TV.

I used to play when I was a kid. It was a lot of fun, but those pads were heavy to carry around.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on September 12, 2017, 11:57:32 AM
:)

I guess it is time for hockey season to start up again haha. It's hard to follow sports teams when you don't have TV.

I used to play when I was a kid. It was a lot of fun, but those pads were heavy to carry around.

oh i dont have a tv neither !!!

when the season will start ... check for "reddit NHL Stream" in google :)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Necora on September 17, 2017, 07:55:09 AM
@RedKetchup who do you support? I can't wait for the season to start, since moving over here I love hockey, far more entertaining than football (soccer for you North Americans ;) ). I started to learn to skate last year so hopefully one day I can actually play a pick up game of hockey.

I'm in rural Nova Scotia, Canada, although originally from the south coast of the UK. I live on 18 acres of forest, with bears in my shed in the spring, deer in the woods, and porcupines currently stealing my apples that I want for cider making.



Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Goblin Girl on September 17, 2017, 10:21:48 AM
If you drew a line between the southernmost part of Lake Michigan and the westernmost part of Lake Erie, I'd be a few miles from the middle of that line.  I've spent most of my life within an hour's drive of one or the other of the Great Lakes, save for a brief sojourn in Kentucky for graduate school.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on September 17, 2017, 04:59:54 PM
i only have 1 team, and it is an hockey team. i dont support any other sport.
and my hockey team is Boston Bruins since i was 8 years old (1971) i never followed another team.
when i started to follow hockey, the Boston Bruins were THE big best team of the moment and was the team that won Stanley Cup
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: angainor88 on September 19, 2017, 07:32:29 AM
Woo! Go Bruins!

(though I am also partial towards the Blades, Boston's Women's Team).
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: RedKetchup on September 19, 2017, 07:53:22 AM
Woo! Go Bruins!

(though I am also partial towards the Blades, Boston's Women's Team).

bruins mascott is named Blades ^^
(https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/thenhl/images/7/73/BladesBruins.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20150723022032)
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: LadyMarmalade on June 19, 2018, 03:51:18 AM
I've been browsing through the various threads on here and came across this one. I hadn't realised the brits were so under-represented!

I am currently living in Cumbria, UK, on the edge of the Lake District National Park. https://www.google.com/destination?q=cumbria,+uk&client=firefox-b&site=search&output=search&dest_mid=/m/05fc4fh&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj9zt3rxt_bAhWJBsAKHayVBZwQ69EBCFMoADAC#dest_mid=/m/05fc4fh&tcfs=EhoaGAoKMjAxOC0wNy0wNRIKMjAxOC0wNy0wOQ (https://www.google.com/destination?q=cumbria,+uk&client=firefox-b&site=search&output=search&dest_mid=/m/05fc4fh&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj9zt3rxt_bAhWJBsAKHayVBZwQ69EBCFMoADAC#dest_mid=/m/05fc4fh&tcfs=EhoaGAoKMjAxOC0wNy0wNRIKMjAxOC0wNy0wOQ)

A beautiful part of the UK but the weather is typically british - mostly wet and windy!
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Willows on June 19, 2018, 05:54:50 AM
I'm in the Bread Basket of California! We call it that, because this area provides like, 70% or so of the food for most of the US and a lot of our food export to other countries comes from here too. Miles of farmland here. Oil fields too.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Hawk on June 19, 2018, 06:31:48 AM
I'm in a little town about 40 miles north of Atlanta, GA. I've lived in Georgia since '74. Prior to that I lived in and around Los Angeles and outside of Chicago, but I was born in Ohio.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: adelegarland on June 19, 2018, 07:53:27 AM
I'm in Sunny San Diego California.  I hate the sun and the beach...   but the weather is fantastic!
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: rkelly17 on June 19, 2018, 11:10:50 AM
I'm in Sunny San Diego California.  I hate the sun and the beach...   but the weather is fantastic!

You live in San Diego and hate the sun and beach??? Oh dear. San Diego does have about the best weather anywhere. I grew up in Southern California and lived there until 1985, mostly in the San Gabriel Valley, when I moved here, to Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. I really miss the sun and beach. If you go to the shore of Lake Erie or Lake Huron and squint, it sort of looks like the beach, but the smell isn't right. And late in November when the sun hasn't broken through the clouds for three weeks my Southern California soul gets very dark, too. That's when I force myself to think about things that make Canada a good place to live. And we will be going to Morro Bay, CA, to be with family in August, so I'll get my fix of ocean and California style Mexican food.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Willows on June 19, 2018, 11:38:20 AM
I live inland from Morro Bay.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: rkelly17 on June 19, 2018, 01:44:29 PM
I live inland from Morro Bay.

You lucky, lucky person! I love that whole area. It is all beautiful in a very uniquely California way.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Goblin Girl on June 28, 2018, 06:18:11 AM
I'm in a little town about 40 miles north of Atlanta, GA. I've lived in Georgia since '74. Prior to that I lived in and around Los Angeles and outside of Chicago, but I was born in Ohio.
I was born in Akron, Ohio!
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Hawk on June 29, 2018, 06:49:23 AM
I'm in a little town about 40 miles north of Atlanta, GA. I've lived in Georgia since '74. Prior to that I lived in and around Los Angeles and outside of Chicago, but I was born in Ohio.
I was born in Akron, Ohio!

Me too. The Peoples Hospital.  ;D
I think it's now called Akron General.
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Goblin Girl on June 30, 2018, 11:36:36 AM
Me too!  Gosh, it's a small world.
I graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School.  I left town right after that and have only been back about 3 times in the last 40+ years.  The last time was in 2001, to bury my mother. 
Title: Re: Where you live ?
Post by: Hawk on July 01, 2018, 03:32:50 AM
I left there when I was about 2. Been back several times in the last few years to see relatives, and to bury my grandmother.

Indeed it is a small world.  :)