You're moving to another country. Which country do you choose?

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You're moving to another country. Which country do you choose?

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Post by Valigarmander » Thu Nov 06, 2014 5:29 pm

Let's say you don't like the outcome of the latest elections, or there's someone who's trying to kill you, or perhaps you just want a change of scenery, and you decide to leave your home country to start a new life in another nation. If you could live in any other country in the world, which one would you choose?

Val would love to live in Europe at some point in his life. Scandinavia would be his main choice, as the countries there are all pretty chill, have awesome people, and as a bonus are Anglo-friendly. If language was less of an issue, Val would also like France, Germany or the Netherlands.

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Post by ScottyMcGee » Thu Nov 06, 2014 5:33 pm

Isn't Denmark supposedly the happiest country or something?

Scandinavia sounds like a good idea, but I know little about it other than its Viking history. I like the idea of England because of its rich history but the stricter surveillance makes me wary. I might end up with England either way because beer. I love beer. Beer is great. The English countryside always appealed to me too.
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Post by Jere » Thu Nov 06, 2014 5:57 pm

Norway or Iceland
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Post by I am nobody » Thu Nov 06, 2014 5:58 pm

I probably will end up leaving eventually. I liked what I've seen of England, but I have the same concern as Scotty about their monitoring. Dublin and Toronto are more likely.

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Post by Apiary Tazy » Thu Nov 06, 2014 6:55 pm

Canada, or England.

I'm not learning a new language. Let's be honest here.

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Post by Calamity Panfan » Thu Nov 06, 2014 6:58 pm

Germany, probably. Got friends there already and I kinda sorta know the language
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Post by Thanous » Thu Nov 06, 2014 7:15 pm

Depends, I'd have to tour around Europe and see which one I enjoy the most.
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Post by Shane » Thu Nov 06, 2014 7:15 pm

As an American, the options are somewhat limited. The IRS will follow you to any country or planet you choose to go. There are few countries where the US will not try to double tax you unless you choose to renounce your citizenship, which is not worth what it once was. What's left probably does include most places worth moving to.

I'm fine with learning a new language. I'm okay with some new letters. But I don't have any interest in archaic symbols or pictures.

I'm thinking central Europe. Czechoslovakian Republic perhaps.
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Post by Thanous » Thu Nov 06, 2014 7:17 pm

^I forgot to think of languages, hmm germany probably, or austria, I have some friends there, I could pick german back up easily probably
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Post by Booyakasha » Thu Nov 06, 2014 8:24 pm

[QUOTE="Shane, post: 1496220, member: 1"]Czechoslovakian Republic perhaps.[/QUOTE]

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Post by Deepfake » Fri Nov 07, 2014 8:15 am

I moved to Australia, if anyone's forgotten somehow.
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Post by Morningriser » Fri Nov 07, 2014 9:48 pm

France, England, Italy, or New Zealand

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Post by Bomby » Sat Nov 08, 2014 6:36 pm

Interesting question. An English-speaking country would probably make the most sense (for obvious reasons), but they also feel like cop-out answers. South Korea is my gut reaction, and it would probably seem like a nice change of pace at first, though I imagine I'd eventually get super fed up by how socially conservative it is. Hong Kong would be tempting if it weren't for the increasing influence of the PRC, which isn't technically supposed to have any sort of direct power over HK until 2047. Being of Italian descent myself, Italy could be kind of cool, but it's also an incredibly unstable country. Plus Europe in general is turning alarmingly politically extremist lately.

With all that in mind, Argentina and Uruguay seem like the most tempting choices.

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Post by Random User » Sun Nov 09, 2014 5:04 pm

Probably someplace like Iceland or Switzerland. Quiet and solitude is all that I need.

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Post by United Nations » Sun Nov 09, 2014 5:26 pm

Korea. Japan. Turkey. The Philipines. Italy. I couldn't pick just one.

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Post by Softguitar » Sun Nov 09, 2014 7:25 pm

I don't live in the US. I would pick The Netherlands or the UK since those are closest to me. Maybe Dublin. It's a nice city. Scandinavia's too cold.
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Post by Heroine of the Dragon » Mon Nov 17, 2014 11:56 pm

It took me a while to decide... but if Australia sinks beneath the ocean, Norway, Iceland or Scotland seem like they should be okay with a faerie moving in and taking over... >.> :D
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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Fri Nov 28, 2014 11:14 am

Canada since it seems like a gunless, cold, friendly, hockey-filled, maple seer-up-loving, version of America full of married gays. I can do that if I have to..

Next choice is Europe, and then. Australia, Japan, followed by Mexico just since it's close to America, and after that it trails off into a blur of countries I know nothing about, except bad stuff so they go in the "only visit when kidnapped" category.

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Post by Kargath » Sun Nov 30, 2014 1:02 am

The US. I like my free speech
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