GKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24757 posts, RR: 57 Posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 1360 times:
Following on from the Very successful "Do we want the Euro in the UK" thread, Klaus came up with the magnificent suggestion of "Euro in the USA" as the previous thread was becoming a little too large for those with 56K modem connections
So, if you think you can stand the pace, are willing to put up a good fight and have friendly bashing wars, then you are more than willing to join in with this sequel thread to the Euro in the UK thread.
Short story is, at the moment, its Andreas & Klaus Vs Banco and GKirk, in a good old fashioned Germany Vs UK war. Although, the Swiss and Norwegians have become unfortunate victims in the previous thread
So here goes, Euro in the UK goes Stateside
P.S. Only rule is, to prevent Arsenal@LHR getting any of the milestone posts
[Edited 2004-02-06 13:37:24]
When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
Russophile From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 16, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 1259 times:
To keep with the 'spirit' of what Gkirk has mentioned, Euro in the USA would be a bad idea, for the following reasons.
1) It would have to be renamed from the Euro -- because of the inclusion of France, it will have to be called the Freedom dollar or Liberty dollar or the We-hate-the-French Dollar (the last one could also go for the current Euro also)
2) The localised US Euro would have to have a value above the European Euro, just to remind the European Euro users of how the US Euro users saved your butts in world war II.
3) It could cause a rift between certain states. SoCal, upon learning of the introduction of the Euro would demand to instead introduce the Mexican peso. Brooklyn would join the Russian rouble zone. Detroit would then start using the Saudi Arabia Riyal -- the blacks in Detroit who are unhappy with this, would then move to South Carolina, where they themselves would be introduced by white landowners as the unit of currency.
But then if it was introduced, the Europeans who were pissed at attempts by certain sections of America trying to rename the currency, and have control over it, could decree that the design of the notes would feature
Arsenal@LHR From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 7792 posts, RR: 21 Reply 24, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 1195 times:
I say flood Scotland so they can't wear those hideous skirts masked as "quilts", destroy the Germans so we have a free run all the way to the finals in Euro 2004. Leave the Swiss alone, they like making cheese and watches.
In Arsene we trust!!
25 Andreas: destroy the Germans so we have a free run all the way to the finals in Euro 2004. ROFLMFAO...the old English paranoia!!!
26 Arsenal@LHR: Paranoia? Me thinks it gives us some hope.
27 LHMark: What was the saying? "Two World Wars and One World Cup?"
28 Banco: Paranoia? About Germany? Are you quite sure about that old chap?
29 Andreas: Yeah, but the latter was cheating...even the English know that this was never ever a goal! Right...it's the only hope you have, seems to me...a very w
30 Klaus: Arsenal@LHR: destroy the Germans so we have a free run all the way to the finals in Euro 2004. But you´d always know that you could never make it on
31 Arsenal@LHR: I smell 5-1, a follow-up from "Munich 2001" to "Portugal 2004", the day German football dies for a second time.
32 Arsenal@LHR: Klaus, relax up a bit, your posts are quite confusing.
33 Andreas: No, in this case it's quite clear and well thought through! Besides...let's keep football out of this, you had to bring up the 5-1 because you are fru
34 Klaus: Arsenal@LHR: Klaus, relax up a bit, your posts are quite confusing. If I´ve managed to confuse you with that you´re really easy prey.
35 Banco: Of course Klaus's posts are confusing. He relies on the confusion element to ensure he isn't unmasked as the kind of person you would expect a softwar
36 Arsenal@LHR: let's keep football out of this, Do i smell paranoia in you now? Klaus, you're RR list is still empty after the euro thread, i'm gonna order a regime
37 Klaus: Nice diversion, Banco. The german lack of humour, of course, comes from not being that desperately on the defensive all the time as you brits appear t
38 Andreas: Absolutely not..after 3 WCs, 3 ECs, 4 WC 2nds...I don't exactly see the reason for that..no actually I want to prevent the "niveau" of this thread fro
39 Banco: Can I just congratulate Arsenal@LHR for managing to obtain the highly coveted "36th post" award. Well done, son. I'm sure you're very happy.
40 SlamClick: "Give me control of a nation's currency and I care not who makes its laws." Baron M. A. Rothschild It is better for all the people of Earth if there a
41 Banco: It is better for all the people of Earth if there are options for your currency - places to move it in times of trouble In that case I've got a really
42 Texan: I would love for the Euro to be introduced into the United States of America, Canada, and Mexico! Finally supporters would flock to me in my quest to
43 GKirk: Just as long as Arsenal doesnt get 100th Banco, you must be proud of Jimmy Hill, your greatest football analyst ever Refer to the Tartan Army song: "W
44 Banco: Funny thing about Jimmy Hill. People see him on the telly and forget what an important figure he is in British and world football history. The aboliti
45 MoPac: Some of us left Europe for a reason... Where did Gerry get his caps done... those look nice!
46 Banco: Is it me, or is there a certain lack of irony on this re-constituted thread?
47 Klaus: There may be a connection to the title, somehow...
48 GKirk: And Klaus' lack of respect for his fellow a.net member
49 Klaus: GKirk, of course you´re special - just like everybody else!
50 NoUFO: Klaus, you're RR list is still empty Nothing wrong with that. I would feel flabbergasted to find myself respected by people weird enough to hang aroun
51 Arsenal@LHR: Nothing wrong with that. I would feel flabbergasted to find myself respected by people weird enough to hang around on forums like this. LMAO.....I awa
52 Banco: A good point, NoUFO, though have you considered how weird it is that Klaus apparently respects everybody on these forums?
53 NoUFO: Good thing you obviously never read my profile, Banco.