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Old 02-24-2012, 07:32 PM   #1
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Hey from Sweden

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I'm a Texan who has been living in Sweden for far too long.

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Old 02-24-2012, 08:13 PM   #2
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Welcome! Why far too long, does Sweden suck?
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Old 02-24-2012, 09:33 PM   #3
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Hi Mike,

Please don't come back to the US, you will probably be classified as a terrorist for registering on this site. If you are sick of Sweden, move to Iceland and watch the world melt down from there. That's what I would do.
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Old 02-25-2012, 02:08 AM   #4
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Howdy, Mike. Welcome.
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Old 02-25-2012, 03:55 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by DCFusor View Post:
Welcome! Why far too long, does Sweden suck?
Yeah, it sucks a wet paper sack full of hairy donkey. There is a 25% tax on silver; need I say more? Seriously though, the only positive thing I can say is the women are hot and it's impossible to clog a toilet here

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Old 02-25-2012, 03:57 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Shelby-villian View Post:
Hi Mike,

Please don't come back to the US, you will probably be classified as a terrorist for registering on this site.
I actually am afraid to come back simply because I don't want my kids groped by the TSA pedophiles.
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Old 02-25-2012, 08:11 AM   #7
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Greetings from the Deep South. I hear it's balls cold over there in the winter. That would be the primary reason I have not chosen Sweden as a home. The 25% tax on silver makes me nauseous.
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Old 02-25-2012, 12:38 PM   #8
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Hi mike, welcome to the forum.

You're a long way from home neighbor (I'm a Texan too)!
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Old 02-26-2012, 02:19 AM   #9
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hey mike

i stayed in sweden for a while during a vacation, from a visitor stand point it wasn't that bad but i'm sure it's different living there (plus the whole silver tax). anyway, welcome.
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Old 02-26-2012, 07:33 PM   #10
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Hi Mike, Greetings and welcome to the forum!
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Old 02-26-2012, 08:18 PM   #11
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Hi Mike! Welcome from me as well.

Like our congenial host PMBug now does, I used to live in Texas. I have not ever been to Sweden, my daughter did for a week or so as a tourist and loved it.

Yah, Florida boy Bearing would not be able to handle the arctic winters, brrrr...

I agree with all above members: 25% tax on silver really sucks! Buy it here instead. If you stay over there, but come back from time to time, you could buy it here and have it stashed away somewhere.
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Old 02-27-2012, 03:39 PM   #12
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Hi mike, welcome to the forum.

You're a long way from home neighbor (I'm a Texan too)!
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Old 02-27-2012, 03:51 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by ancona View Post:
Greetings from the Deep South. I hear it's balls cold over there in the winter. That would be the primary reason I have not chosen Sweden as a home. The 25% tax on silver makes me nauseous.
Actually, sales tax is 25% on just about everything. Gold is exempt though.
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Old 02-27-2012, 04:57 PM   #14
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Doesn't a 25% sales tax depress consumption for a Texan?
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Old 02-27-2012, 05:34 PM   #15
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Old 02-28-2012, 10:16 AM   #16
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So, don't buy stuff from stores that collect the tax! Aren't people hip enough to do business person to person without that crap? They often are here...

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Old 02-29-2012, 12:06 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Shelby-villian View Post:
Doesn't a 25% sales tax depress consumption for a Texan?
It depresses my psyche too.
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Old 02-29-2012, 12:08 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by DCFusor View Post:
So, don't buy stuff from stores that collect the tax! Aren't people hip enough to do business person to person without that crap? They often are here...
Nah, they are total sheeple over here.

I don't pay my TV tax though!
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Old 02-29-2012, 12:11 PM   #19
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BTW, guys, another Texan came for a job interview at the place where I work. Small world, eh?
I hope he gets the job, but he is most likely a statist.
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