Who do you live near?

By Phantasm66 · 645 replies
Jun 9, 2003
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  1. hughva

    hughva TS Rookie Posts: 58

    Annapolis, MD, but I've also lived In:
    Columbus, OH
    Hattiesburg, MS
    Ft. Myers, FL
    Huntington, NY
    Dau Tieng, S. VN (For a year).
  2. TheDumbass

    TheDumbass TS Rookie Posts: 22

    well i live in Estonia (it realy exists) out of capital city Tallinn about 30km in small place named Keila-joa and as i am studing in high school (10th grade) and it is far far away (20km) i have no free time only studing so right now i have no life until next 3 years
    but Estonia is not that bad place for tourist, if you live here you must know someone importiant or you will have hard time,
    but there are some good things in here too we have great wheater all four seasons (almost)
    and very very good looking womens so i recomand to come here at summer
  3. Jacob125

    Jacob125 TS Rookie

    Well, I resigned a few months ago, started to travel and work as a freelancer. I'm a totally free man now.
  4. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,264

    Napier, New Zealand...pop. 40,000...some of them actually living. Laid back resort town. Great place for fishing (game and freshwater) and snowbirds who think road rules don't apply to the over-sixties and/or legally blind.
    Raised in London, and as a Chef have lived and worked there, as well as Papeete (Tahiti) and Thailand.
  5. hughva

    hughva TS Rookie Posts: 58

    Do know my heroes, Lucy Lawless or Gordon Ramsay?

  6. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,264

    No Warrior Princesses around here.............haven't met Lucy Lawless either!
  7. Janus

    Janus TS Rookie

    Well, I live in Dusseldorf, Germany. I moved here halfway through January (2010) from Bothell, Washington, USA to attend university. I currently live with a host family but am looking for my own place in the vicinity of Duisburg and/or Essen, as that is where I will be attending school.

    Fluent in Czech and English. My German (for now) is pretty bad, but I can write it well enough that people can understand.
  8. motrin

    motrin TS Booster Posts: 162   +15

    Ctrl+V from about me;
    i live the middle of no where California. That means that i have a pathetic internet speed. A speed that is slightly higher from some one for a 3rd world country(Iran). I found that i out on the steam forums.
  9. islanderyj

    islanderyj TS Rookie

    Germany, for the past few years
  10. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 3,797   +117

    I'm in Peterborough, UK. Not much to say about the place really, unless your a tourist and fancy seeing the big cathedral we have (Not that I ever have myself!). The shops are rather plentiful and nice though! :D
  11. abe10tiger

    abe10tiger TechSpot Paladin Posts: 789   +16

    I live in the Philippines..... pretty far from where you guys live :(
  12. circusboy01

    circusboy01 TS Enthusiast Posts: 799   +16

    Well Leeky. Since I live in Lancaster Ca, Out in the Mojave Desert I guess you wont be coming over to look at my PC anytime soon,:haha:
  13. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,026

    You get your backside into that cathedral - it's gorgeous! Outside not much to write home about I'll agree but the inside is magic!

    Greetings from Market Hemorrhoids - a step or two the other side of Corby. Now that really is a dump!
  14. Benny26

    Benny26 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,535   +51

    I live in a small town called Castleford on the outskirts of Leeds in the UK...Apparently a Roman fort was built here a lot of years ago, along with Roman bath houses. I suppose that's why half the town still speak latin and walk around in sandles :haha:
  15. Digimike84

    Digimike84 TS Rookie

    Hi I used to live in San Ysidro, CA close to the Border (Tijuana)
    No I'm living in Barranquilla Colombia (work stuff) I'm a English teacher here for a season.

  16. mcmurphy12

    mcmurphy12 TS Member Posts: 82

    I live near White, South Dakota. It is pretty much the middle of nowhere. The local ISP ran finally ran fiber by my house last year. I tell ya, this totally beats dial-up, haha. My house is located about five miles away from the Minnesota border.
  17. circusboy01

    circusboy01 TS Enthusiast Posts: 799   +16

    Do they have problems with Drug Cartels in that part of Colombia?
  18. circusboy01

    circusboy01 TS Enthusiast Posts: 799   +16

    The Who put out an album,years back called "Live at Leeds" Same place? CB
  19. Benny26

    Benny26 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,535   +51

    Yes, it was recorded at the Leeds university. It's one of the best albums of all time that pal :)
  20. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,676

    Kitchener ontario. Around 1hr away from toronto.
  21. Mizzou

    Mizzou TS Enthusiast Posts: 823

    Saint Louis, home of the Gateway arch, baseball Cardinals, the hopefully improving football Rams and the perennially underachieving hockey Blues.
  22. circusboy01

    circusboy01 TS Enthusiast Posts: 799   +16

    Live at Leeds and Who's Next. In my opinion their two best
  23. Benny26

    Benny26 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,535   +51

    Yeah, they still do alot of work around here The Who...In fact pretty much most of the old British rock bands have done work around the Leeds area.
  24. Lokalaskurar

    Lokalaskurar TS Enthusiast Posts: 544

    I live in a very small locality in southern Sweden called Öxabäck (though I'm Slovak by nationality). 50% of the inhabitants have never heard of YouTube, 80% have never heard of Facebook, and 100% have never heard of the FireSheep-plugin for Firefox ;)

    Hard to ever imagine finding another village-member on the entire World Wide Web, I did however manage to find a video of Öxabäck in YouTube (which coincidentally also starred myself as a stand-in :D ). And even more unlikely that anyone on TechSpot has ever heard of the place.
  25. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,186   +469

    One of TechSpot's administrators, Per Hansson, is from Sweden. I wonder if he has heard of your town.

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