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Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by buggybill2003, Jun 25, 2013.

  1. buggybill2003

    buggybill2003 Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    My holiday (vacation) to Malta in the Med. Walking along the seafront at Sliema with my wife, wearing my Packers teeshirt, I was approached by a very curiously excited Maltese guy asking if I was from the U.S. He told me he was a massive fan of the Packers........see ? we get everywhere !
     
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  2. mayo44

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    Got a question for you if you don't mind. I always kind of wondered what you guys call holidays since to you a holiday is a vacation. Like what would you call Christmas, Easter, New Years, etc generally speaking?
     
  3. buggybill2003

    buggybill2003 Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    they would probably be called NATIONAL holidays I guess. When WE go on what you guys would call your vacation, we would call that our holidays. If you understand me ???
     
  4. PackFanNChiTown

    PackFanNChiTown Bear Fan's Bane

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    I understand that completely Bill. Got any plans for the fourth of July? :D
     
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  5. buggybill2003

    buggybill2003 Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Hahaha..........drink tea all day. Whats so special about the fourth of July ???? some obscure bit of history ? :rolleyes:
     
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  6. mayo44

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    I think a group of guys from the Atlantic coast metaphorically flipped the bird at some mentally ill king :confused: somewhere a long time ago or something like that.

    IIRC, he didn't take too kindly to it either.:mad:
     
  7. buggybill2003

    buggybill2003 Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    As it didn`t impact on me personally Mayo, I`m not losing too much sleep over it. As I`m not really that much of a royalist, no problem there either.
     
  8. PackFanNChiTown

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    There was this rebellion which, when finished, led to the creation of the Packers.

    So in a way it was a good thing!

    Plus we all made up and became allies soon after.

    And the most important lesson in all of history is, beyond a shadow of a doubt, no matter WHICH side of the Pond you're on:

    THE BEARS STILL SUCK! :D
     
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  9. buggybill2003

    buggybill2003 Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    4th October 1777 is a great date too....lol :p
     
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    I'm a little in favor of the Easter rising of 1916. I'm pretty sure there were some Packers fans involved.
     
  11. buggybill2003

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    As THIS one DID impact on me slightly, I`d prefer not to be drawn into a discussion on this if you don`t mind ?. The same as I wouldn`t want to offend Americans by discussing the massacre at wounded knee. ;)
     
  12. JBlood

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    No problem. I like the way you think, I think.
     
  13. buggybill2003

    buggybill2003 Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    No problem here either JB ;). What you saw was a bit of friendly banter between friends mate. The war of independence has never been a problem with me, and I very rarely carry a grudge...lol :tup:
     
  14. Oshkoshpackfan

    Oshkoshpackfan YUT !!!

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    glad you had a good vacation Bill. We recently had some guest students come through a class at our coast guard unit, they were from Bermuda. One of them saw my packers hat and went ape sh!t...lol....he was all about the packers. He even offered to buy my used hat from me, told him no, but gave him a packers coffee mug and he was stoked. The fans are world wide indeed.
     
  15. buggybill2003

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    If you`re giving away freebies, can I visit too ?? :D
     
  16. Oshkoshpackfan

    Oshkoshpackfan YUT !!!

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    You KNOW you are welcome to bring yo *** to NC. I got a spare room and plenty of beer, c'mon over bro.

    Plus, the wife can cook really well. lol
     
  17. buggybill2003

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    with the police tag on, they won`t let me out the country...lol, but thanks for the invite Osh :tup:.
     
  18. Oshkoshpackfan

    Oshkoshpackfan YUT !!!

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    lol..police tag? what? you a wanted criminal? how did you go out of country on holiday then?
     
  19. buggybill2003

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    I`m only joking bud...lol I`ve always been a good boy, honest :tup:
     
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    now I`m offended....lol
     
  21. Oshkoshpackfan

    Oshkoshpackfan YUT !!!

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    bollocks !!!! p!ss off then !!!! lol
     
  22. buggybill2003

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    Are you sure you don`t have British ancestry ??? :roflmao:. You fell into that far too easily....lol
     
  23. PackFanNChiTown

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    I was up in Fort Atkinson, WI yesterday and stopped by a store to get some stuff for work. I can't tell you how refreshing it is to walk into a store and see Packer garb instead of having to look at all this Bears s**t. :)

    I'm heading back down to our plant in Mexico and purchased a Packer T-shirt for the lone Packer fan I found at our plant there. His only evidence of his fandom is a small coaster he keeps in his cube so thought the T-shirt might go over well. We'll know more by Monday.
     
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  24. realcaliforniacheese

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    Bank Holidays... and Christmas in the UK is celebrated in the Pubs. I soooo enjoyed my time there.
     
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    So how was Malta? I was reading it is a good place to retire to.
     

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