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Show Of Hands November 17th, 2011 12:00am

Would you accept a financially lucrative job offer that required you to move to a non-English speaking country?

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Diologos Florida
11/26/11 8:49 am

can you blame the Mexican immigrants for coming to America?

RCIfan Ohio
11/25/11 12:23 am

This is America. So America.

gradsmart Boston, MA
11/22/11 9:29 pm

I want one! As long as my significant other gets a job in the same city/company.

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
11/20/11 4:41 am

Oops, that was supposed to be bboy791, sorry.

FIAT LUX!

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
11/20/11 4:40 am

@bboy792 Yep. I've found around here some Hispanics from Mexico (as if I know whether or not they have permission to be here) who own shops and such and are doing pretty well, same with some Russians etc. So, if you have the will, you can be successful anywhere in the UNIVERSE!.

FIAT LUX!

bboy791 Washington
11/20/11 3:24 am

I would because if u just put time into learning the language u could easily catch on and live a successful life if u are smart and good at what u do

sergal Virginia
11/19/11 4:05 pm

I'm from Russia so if I move thare I'll be fine

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
11/19/11 7:30 am

@LibsH8USA Well, not quite "not interacting", but I'm not going to be pulling (often) at you for spooning the soup, that's what I intended by my last comment on this thread.

FIAT LUX!

legoose Virginia
11/19/11 5:17 am

I've worked in two non-English speaking countries and they have both been amazing experiences. I'd honestly recommend it if you get the chance.


11/18/11 10:29 pm

FIAT: I understand and respect your decision. I am sorry to hear we won't be interacting on this app.

kgirl1992
11/18/11 8:26 pm

Yes, if it was lucrative enough to visit home regularly


11/18/11 5:18 pm

I currently am one of those people. It is a great experience.

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
11/18/11 12:50 pm

@LibsH8USA Well, if you wish to be the spoon, then whatever, I guess I'll just leave you alone (I haven't nor will ignore anyone though, which includes you).

FIAT LUX!


11/18/11 9:18 am

FIAT: if we don't stir the pot, the soup will separate and become unpalatable. Trolling, as you kids call it, serves a purpose. We used to call it 'talking shit'. It's fun.

wvmom
11/18/11 8:37 am

interesting how more democrats would leave the country if the money was right. sounds like all those evil corporations they rail against all the time.

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
11/18/11 7:37 am

@LibsH8USA, @Jessie74's latest comment is a little more of an example of a trolling comment, but remember that it's the spirit of the comment, not the letter of the comment that makes a comment qualify as trolling.

FIAT LUX!


11/18/11 1:36 am

FIAT: is jabcock's comment an example of being a troll?

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11/18/11 12:24 am

here I thought money trumped xenophobia with republicans

PartyFree Nowhere in Particular
11/18/11 12:24 am

I'm actively seeking a job in a country where the official language is not English.

pietsch Another Adoring Fan
11/17/11 11:28 pm

How would I know what Frasier is saying on the reruns in a foreign country??? Of course I wouldn't go!!

Jzz California
11/17/11 11:26 pm

no idea how it translated into iChat

Jzz California
11/17/11 11:25 pm

no idea how it translated into iChat

Jzz California
11/17/11 11:25 pm

at my company being offered an expat assignment is a sign of promotability. it is looked upon as an opportunity to get a broad experience of the corp iChat is needed for leadership positions.

seattlegirl
11/17/11 11:21 pm

Been there done that and it had nothing to do with money. What an experience! You find ways to communicate. First big challenge was grocery shopping; is this soap for dishes, clothes, bath? Fun! Opportunity to experience another culture. Priceless.


11/17/11 9:38 pm

@jamesjelly you think Ohio is boring? Lol I drove through Pennsylvania and all I saw was trees and guardrails haha

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
11/17/11 9:04 pm

@LibsH8USA Trolling is the act of being a troll. In other words saying blatant things that stir up other people and get them fighting (or could). It is not illegal, but should you want very few folks ignoring you, it's best to not be a troll (an example of one was the famed Vangaurde).

FIAT LUX!

CSGraham
11/17/11 8:36 pm

Feel like some think if someone says yes means they hate the US. Love it here, not Rooted here though.


11/17/11 8:16 pm

coaster Capitol of e world!!


11/17/11 8:15 pm

Ohio is a nice neighbor. though very flat and very boring to drive through. I love love love cedar point!!

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
11/17/11 7:55 pm

When I did store demos it was fun to try to communicate non english speaking customers. It would be a great learning experience.

Nerdz Texas
11/17/11 7:43 pm

how am I supposed to do my job if I can't understand anyone?


11/17/11 7:35 pm

Fiat: what is trolling? And secondly, is it illegal?

sohuser California
11/17/11 7:28 pm

You would surprised at how many people speak English in non-English speaking countries.

donna0987 Indiana
11/17/11 7:12 pm

No thanks our country is messed up enough.... No need to go looking for another one...

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
11/17/11 6:48 pm

Oh yeah, did I ever tell you how I made myself blind to the blue/green spectrum twice for a few minutes?

FIAT LUX!

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
11/17/11 6:47 pm

Well, my only problem is that I've now fostered some prejudices towards certain states recently that I'm trying to get rid of…

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FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
11/17/11 6:46 pm

@Jessie74 Wow, did you drive by a sewage plant?
I've driven through (as well as stayed) many times and would say that Ohio is actually a rather reasonable state. Of course North Carolina and Hawaii are still my favorites…

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wicket Cali
11/17/11 6:36 pm

I already live in the US, what other county doesn't speak English?

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
11/17/11 6:35 pm

@LibsH8USA I don't know the numbers here, although I believe it has more diverse demographics… On a side note, why do you troll so much?

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3rdSide
11/17/11 6:30 pm

everybody I know who has lived outside the USA and come back say they never want to live anywhere else

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
11/17/11 4:51 pm

My daughter wants to work for Doctors Without Borders. I don't think the pay is good however. Like other nurses she's fed up with the users.

Wes28 CBus
11/17/11 4:16 pm

HAHAHA repubs don't like change

krys
11/17/11 2:28 pm

If I learned another language, then that would be great. Otherwise, no.. I'd like to be able to communicate. :X


11/17/11 2:26 pm

@lovin- it wasn't third world like I thought (ha) but south Korea is VERY open to and in need of English teachers. I did it for awhile and it was AWESOME. <3


11/17/11 2:20 pm

lovinlife: cool, so you're going to teach in California! Awesome.


11/17/11 1:57 pm

Since I'm already planning on teaching English in third world countries, yes!!