Moving to america from new zealand

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  1. PantyHose_SlutGirl

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    I was asked What is it like moving to America from New Zealand...

    This is what I said...

    Firstly, you're moving from a Militarily dependent state, to the world's foremost supreme, absolute, uncontested superpower bar none...
    You're also moving from a small state, to a superstate..

    The differences are stark, and the needs that the two countries have are different, and the ratio of wealth between Public Services and the Military is very different, and YOU need to get used to it here... NOT us get used to YOU.

    You're also moving to a much bigger country, that has laws designed to keep as much order as possible among such a large and diverse population.
    YOU need to get used to it, NOT us get used to YOU.

    You're moving to a much bigger economy, FROM an exponentially smaller economy,
    And the differences are going to be stark.
    YOU need to get used to it... NOT us get used to YOU.


    You are also moving to a generally much angrier , more competitive, more diverse country, full of d!ckheads who are not always going to give a sh!t about anything but themselves...
    YOU need to protect yourself, and think for yourself as to what is right and wrong, and decide for yourself how you're going to live your life..
    And how you're going to use whatever POWER and AUTHORITY that you obtain while you're here, to keep yourself SAFE and ORDERLY.
     
  2. PantyHose_SlutGirl

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    And they're also moving from an economy made up predominantly of imports, with a choice as to what they import, to an economy that produces things, and has to do the best it can do to regulate quality.

    And a choice of what to import and what to reject, is always more effective for the quality of the things on the store shelves, than what having to regulate the domestic market is.

    And again, the differences are stark, and the New Zealander who lives here has to get used to it.
     
  3. DayPlay3

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    Just a thought on how to fit in:

    ~ Of course be proud of your heritage.

    Don't go on & on how great the place was is that
    you came from. If it was
    that wonderful
    you would not be here.
     
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    I concur with DayPlay3 from this perspective:

    Even moving from one State to another within the US creates the "great where I came from / now you're here dickhead" effect.

    When you move, you basically change alliances / allegience...
    Don't forget where you came from BUT REALLLLY DON'T throw it in your new neighbor's face. THAT'S when people can become dickheads. lol
     
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    I wasn't aware there were so many Kiwi members of SF moving to the USA.

    Interesting phenomenon.
     
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