Lower driving age/no license required

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Re: Lower driving age/no license required

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:51 pm

Barang_doa_slae wrote:
taabarang wrote:"its the British sense of humour, Americans generally are too sensitive."

Well bullshit. More British snobbery based on an ignorance of the rich tradition of humor in America. Besides the more refined repartee we have international contributions galore. One example is the black "yo mama" jokes from their riff of "playing the dozens.". Most British humor we find "too dry". We won't laugh not because we don't get it but rather because we find it unfunny. A kind of slapstick for constipated people.
As a french and worst best friend of your two nations, I can objectively tell that you mainly find it unfunny because you still don't get it...

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yeah british humour is very Dry i agree, but you only find it unfunny because you dont get it... and thats why you dont understand what real banter is, because americans are too sensitive, take it too personal, take it too seriously, thats why you find it un funny, because you dont get the humour behind it

if you want to know the extremes of banter, you try working on a British Building site, a yank wouldnt last 2 minutes, you definitely need thick skin to survive on one, Auzzys sure, they get banter... Yanks though... sorry mate

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Re: Lower driving age/no license required

Post by taabarang » Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:16 pm

"you definitely need thick skin to survive on one, Auzzys sure, they get banter... Yanks though... sorry mate."

Somehow I have every confidence in our ability to survive everything British except the lamentable slop they call cuisine.
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Re: Lower driving age/no license required

Post by Barang_doa_slae » Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:30 pm

taabarang wrote:"you definitely need thick skin to survive on one, Auzzys sure, they get banter... Yanks though... sorry mate."

Somehow I have every confidence in our ability to survive everything British except the lamentable slop they call cuisine.
That we can all agree on, english included. They might even joke about it since in Europe we also appreciate auto derision humor.
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Re: Lower driving age/no license required

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:33 pm

taabarang wrote:"you definitely need thick skin to survive on one, Auzzys sure, they get banter... Yanks though... sorry mate."

Somehow I have every confidence in our ability to survive everything British except the lamentable slop they call cuisine.

your ability maybe... ive never met ya, so thats why im speaking about americans in a more general tone, ive got american friends im not trying to be insulting
some Americans can get banter, the vast majority though, cant

heck even Family Guy uses more British style humour and Seth MacFarlane has even said
http://www.digitalspy.com/tv/ustv/news/ ... amily-guy/
MacFarlane added that British Family Guy fans "get" the show's humour better than Americans.

"You guys get a lot more of the jokes than in the States. A lot of it goes over the heads [of Americans]."
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Re: Lower driving age/no license required

Post by taabarang » Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:47 pm

First I don't feel you're in any position to talk about" the vast majority of Americans." And shall I consider this is an understated form of British apology, "your ability maybe... ive never met ya, so thats why im speaking about americans in a more general tone, ive got american friends im not trying to be insulting
some Americans can get banter, the vast majority though, cant."

I don't feel the cultures are identical but I think this is a false and typically British insulting attitude resulting from an unfounded sense of superiority.
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Re: Lower driving age/no license required

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:16 pm

taabarang wrote:First I don't feel you're in any position to talk about" the vast majority of Americans." And shall I consider this is an understated form of British apology, "your ability maybe... ive never met ya, so thats why im speaking about americans in a more general tone, ive got american friends im not trying to be insulting
some Americans can get banter, the vast majority though, cant."

I don't feel the cultures are identical but I think this is a false and typically British insulting attitude resulting from an unfounded sense of superiority.

its a quite well known thing, known by both sides, apart from you, go check out on youtube, lots of videos of americans and brits getting together and discussing it lol
a part of me is pulling your leg as well
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Re: Lower driving age/no license required

Post by Bertros » Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:32 pm

and yet I still don't know if I can drive a less than/equal to a 125 cc moto w/o a license.


just sayin'


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Re: RE: Re: Lower driving age/no license required

Post by epidemiks » Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:46 pm

Bertros wrote:and yet I still don't know if I can drive a less than/equal to a 125 cc moto w/o a license.


just sayin'


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I'm riding a temporary little scooter thing at the moment, I'll see if I can get myself pulled over tomorrow and see what happens.
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Re: RE: Re: Lower driving age/no license required

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:08 am

epidemiks wrote:
Bertros wrote:and yet I still don't know if I can drive a less than/equal to a 125 cc moto w/o a license.


just sayin'


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I'm riding a temporary little scooter thing at the moment, I'll see if I can get myself pulled over tomorrow and see what happens.
a number of my friends been pulled over the past couple of weeks, none have been fined for no license, or even asked for that matter
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Re: RE: Re: Lower driving age/no license required

Post by Bertros » Thu Jan 12, 2017 2:47 am

Jamie_Lambo wrote:
epidemiks wrote:
Bertros wrote:and yet I still don't know if I can drive a less than/equal to a 125 cc moto w/o a license.


just sayin'


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I'm riding a temporary little scooter thing at the moment, I'll see if I can get myself pulled over tomorrow and see what happens.
a number of my friends been pulled over the past couple of weeks, none have been fined for no license, or even asked for that matter
Jamie, if you don't mind elucidating a bit.... were they stopped at the 'std' road side police set up where they wave over lots of folks and were they actually in some sort of violation (helmet or otherwise) that caused 'fine'?

just curious

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