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Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 22nd September 2008, 10:52 PM
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Posted By Pepino
Correfoc - Barcelona

Not had much time to spend on the forum lately, but just wanted to get this one in as it was the big La Merce festival in Barcelona at the weekend (well, it still is until Wednesday and we get the...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 17th September 2008, 09:37 PM
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Views: 1,748
Posted By Pepino
Hi, here it is... ...

Hi, here it is...

http://www.notesfromspain.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1739

:)
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 5th September 2008, 12:26 PM
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Views: 2,587
Posted By Pepino
Hi Daryle. Welcome to the forum! If you need...

Hi Daryle. Welcome to the forum! If you need help wording the phrase in your post, Iīd say something like this would be about right...

"Espero que yo aprenda tanto espaņol como él"

Itīs...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 2nd September 2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,159
Posted By Pepino
Iīll pretend I didnīt hear that.;D

Iīll pretend I didnīt hear that.;D
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 2nd September 2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,657
Posted By Pepino
Yep, Gwyneth Paltrowīs is very good, but is a bit...

Yep, Gwyneth Paltrowīs is very good, but is a bit "plummy". So long as she sticks to traditional roles like in Shakespeare in Love then sheīs fine. I canīt see her playing a crack whore in an inner...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 2nd September 2008, 10:33 AM
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Views: 2,264
Posted By Pepino
Nah, donīt stress too much if your intercambio...

Nah, donīt stress too much if your intercambio speaks better English than you do Spanish, itīs just the way it goes. A Spanish friend of mine does loads of intercambios with beginners, and after an...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 2nd September 2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,657
Posted By Pepino
On hearing me speak for the first time, many...

On hearing me speak for the first time, many Americans (the less well-travelled ones that is) have immediately asked me if Iīm Australian. I donīt sound remotely Australian, but I assume that...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 1st September 2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,159
Posted By Pepino
This thread's giving me terrible gas... :blush: ...

This thread's giving me terrible gas... :blush:

(but thanks for the Wikipedia-esque reply!) ;D
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 31st August 2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,159
Posted By Pepino
Hmmm.... How come we don't all get hangovers from...

Hmmm.... How come we don't all get hangovers from drinking soft carbonated drinks then? :confused:
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 29th August 2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,961
Posted By Pepino
jeje, how funny :D Welcome to the forum!

jeje, how funny :D

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 29th August 2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,711
Posted By Pepino
What Iīve seen of Boris, I actually really like...

What Iīve seen of Boris, I actually really like him. He seems honest and intelligent. If his worst fault is that he has the look of a "bumbling oaf" at times, then thatīs fine by me.
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 28th August 2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,159
Posted By Pepino
Yep, there are loads. These three spring to...

Yep, there are loads. These three spring to mind:

Free Damm (I have to plug that one as I work for the company!)
Buckler 0,0
San Miguel 0,0

The advert for the San Miguel one even shows a...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 28th August 2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,657
Posted By Pepino
Sorry to crawl out of the woodwork late on this,...

Sorry to crawl out of the woodwork late on this, but would it help if I said Iīm not in any way offended or even remotely niggled by Perroīs original comment asking for further opinions other than...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 28th August 2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,679
Posted By Pepino
I can see the merit in the official tourist bus,...

I can see the merit in the official tourist bus, but if youīve got time, then Iīd say youīre better off seeing the city on foot for the most part, and using the Metro/bus for longer jumps. I think...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 26th August 2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,657
Posted By Pepino
jaja, I wouldn't go as far as to say it's full on...

jaja, I wouldn't go as far as to say it's full on RP, but he does speak English with a very pure, clean accent.
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 26th August 2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,016
Posted By Pepino
Ben, you're supposed to put the foto through the...

Ben, you're supposed to put the foto through the website first before posting it...

...errr, oh, I see you have.... whoops ;);D
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 26th August 2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,016
Posted By Pepino
www.yearbookyourself.com

Right, come on you lot.... get on www.yearbookyourself.com (http://www.yearbookyourself.com) and post your pics! Here's mine...

And remember.... Make an orderly line, now! You boy!! Is that...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 26th August 2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,385
Posted By Pepino
Hi, Infojobs.net has always seemed the best...

Hi,

Infojobs.net has always seemed the best site from this kind of thing. Lots of IT jobs on there are geared towards English. I found my IT job there, and although itīs a Spanish-speaking...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 26th August 2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,657
Posted By Pepino
If, say a Londoner, tries to mimick my Northern...

If, say a Londoner, tries to mimick my Northern accent, I wouldnīt think it at all charming or flattering. Iīd think they were taking the pee-pee, so in that sense your theory is bang on the button....
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 26th August 2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,880
Posted By Pepino
Maybe thereīs some truth in this, given the...

Maybe thereīs some truth in this, given the widely accepted rumour that the two are connected, but this year (in Spain at least), Iīd put it more down to the rain we had through April and May. It...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 26th August 2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,002
Posted By Pepino
Blimey, I thought it had happened again when I...

Blimey, I thought it had happened again when I saw this post.

Actually though, I just looked on the BBC news site, and it seems a plane has caught fire at Munich airport, and last night a Ryanair...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 26th August 2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,657
Posted By Pepino
Iīve never had a problem understanding Americans....

Iīve never had a problem understanding Americans. Ironically, I think they often speak English much more clearly than a lot of English people (myself included). Maybe itīs also partly due to the...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 25th August 2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,711
Posted By Pepino
Well what can I say? Weīre complex folk. :smug:

Well what can I say? Weīre complex folk. :smug:
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 25th August 2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,468
Posted By Pepino
Ahh, bless. I really miss my little Smartcar. ...

Ahh, bless. I really miss my little Smartcar. Donīt see that many of them in Spain, hardly any in fact. No taste, these Spanish. ;);D
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 24th August 2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,468
Posted By Pepino
Got a shed load of pics! jeje. Just uploaded...

Got a shed load of pics! jeje. Just uploaded them today on Facebook, and now need to do them on Flickr too. ;D
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