attitudes - Europeans vs Italians

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attitudes - Europeans vs Italians

Postby AmyT » 29 Jan 2005, 00:01

Its funny.

http://www.infonegocio.com/xeron/bruno/italy.html

My friend sent it to me because he knows I'm planning on going to Italy and said he wanted me to be warned... I thought it was cute.
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Postby ptimber » 29 Jan 2005, 00:22

Thank you Dearheart. it is a bit exaggerated but very amusing. Thank you for sharing it with us except for those people who set themselves up as arbiters of right and wrong. Peter
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Postby AmyT » 29 Jan 2005, 01:04

I figured it was probably very exaggerated.. but it made me laugh.
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Postby JamesBianco » 29 Jan 2005, 01:51

AmyT wrote:I figured it was probably very exaggerated.. but it made me laugh.


Amy thanks for that. It may be a bit exaggerated, but the first few are right on. The Bus especially, Italians transport systems are notorious (and rightly so I have been a few times and experienced it first hand)
for being NOT on time and a bit chaotic. I laughed so much. I have been all over Europe, and it is very true they certainly are unique in many ways. While so many other countries in Europe are so similar.
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Postby acamma » 29 Jan 2005, 17:02

Amy is this site down you referenced or am I just having difficulty with my computer site. Thanks.'

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Postby ptimber » 29 Jan 2005, 18:58

I believe that if you delete the dot at the end and cut and paste it may help. Peter
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Postby AmyT » 29 Jan 2005, 19:38

Grazie Mille Peter... But I dunno what dot to delete unless someone else edited my post? The link worked fine this morning.. :?
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Postby ptimber » 29 Jan 2005, 19:43

some gal told me it works when she did that. Peter
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Postby AmyT » 29 Jan 2005, 19:56

:P :lol: Have a good day Peter..
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Postby ptimber » 29 Jan 2005, 20:38

what a fun gal you would be on the ski slopes shreigking as you go down at breakneck speed. Peter
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Postby AmyT » 29 Jan 2005, 21:00

HA! You mean tumbling, falling and my shrieking would be in terror... then you'd watch me do it all over again... I've never been skiing..
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Postby JamesBianco » 30 Jan 2005, 08:06

AmyT wrote:HA! You mean tumbling, falling and my shrieking would be in terror... then you'd watch me do it all over again... I've never been skiing..


You so should, I've been skiing since I was 8. It is exhilirating.

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Postby ptimber » 30 Jan 2005, 19:59

Well wedo share something. I have been skiing for the past 50 years going from wood skis and leather boots& shoelaces to current stuff and still ski downhill with an intense dislike of snowboards. thjats why i ski Taos since they do not allow those coal shoveling noise makers on their slopes......and don't forget to call out when your coming from behind!!!!! Peter
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Postby AmyT » 31 Jan 2005, 03:55

Taho is about 2.5 hours from me, so my friends go all the time, but they snowboard.. which I've tried all of once, and thought I was going to kill myself. So I've never gone, first because of the expense, and second because I value my never been broken bones... :lol: Thats not to say I would never try it if I had money and equipment, I think it would be a blast to try..
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Postby ptimber » 31 Jan 2005, 06:11

Taos New Mexico is the snowboard free slope. Peter
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