Migrating to Texas from Britain

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  1. Dietrich Häling

    Dietrich Häling Brown Belt

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    My wife and I have been mulling leaving Great Britain to the state of Texas and havr also planning a trip next summer.

    I have been very keen on the idea since my wife and I were discussing a move anywhere and my wife has always been luke warm until today.

    This afternoon we were on the way to the vets with our cat and just before we get there a car pulls out almost hitting a motorcyle, the motorcycle swerves just before honking his horn and the driver leans out of his window to shout 'this is Pakistan'.

    Whilst in the vets waiting room my wife turns to me to tell me she doesn't feel safe and she doesn't feel the kids are safe and she's decided that she is fully on board with the move to Texas.

    Once our home is sold we are going to start our application and legally make our move to Texas and Texas will have another decent, hard working conservative family.
     
  2. TheTimeIsNotNow

    TheTimeIsNotNow Brown Belt

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  3. method115

    method115 Steel Belt

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    Glad to hear. Texas is a great place to live. Houses are dirt cheap here especially if you find the right area. So many places are growing so fast that you if you by at the right time in about 5-7 years that area will be built up so much and your house will be worth so much more.

    Just being in my house 3 years and the value has gone up so much it's crazy. Makes me not want to move out yet but I'm so far from my job now after being moved that I'm thinking of selling anyways.
     
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  4. Kitafuji

    Kitafuji Purple Belt

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    As long as you don't bring your stupid ass politics here that made you leave the UK in the first place. I say this because the fuck heads fleeing California are trying to change our great state of Texas into Cali East. Fuck that shit.
     
  5. Dietrich Häling

    Dietrich Häling Brown Belt

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    Yeh I have taken to the Hill Country after the research we've done. Guadalupe river looks a hell of a place for camping, the hiking trails look phenomenal also.
     
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  6. Dietrich Häling

    Dietrich Häling Brown Belt

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    I promise you we are all of the Ted Cruz variety. I understand your concerns though as right wing Brits are usually less conservative than your blue dog democrats.

    The only British pm we have ever been happy with is Maggie Thatcher.
     
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  7. The Diplomat

    The Diplomat Silver Belt

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    That's sorta what's happening here in NC. A lot of older transplants from NY, Jersey, Maryland, etc. We call them half-backs, because they will go to Florida, decide that it's too hot, and move here, halfway back to their original state. Then they'll start trying to change laws and culture.
     
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  8. Zer

    Zer Gold Belt

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    As a Brit I've always liked Texas as well. Seems like an awesome place. When I left the UK though I moved to Canadian Texas but it's prob not the same
     
  9. Quipling

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    Texas is nice, but I hope you've been before. Moving to a massively different climate and culture doesn't always work out as you hope.

    (Do you have a visa yet?)
     
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  10. Bubzeh

    Bubzeh #TeamTules

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    You do right my friend.

    Great Britain is only going to get worse as things go on.

    Good luck with the move.
     
  11. method115

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    Yea that's one thing. It's going to take time to get used to the heat. I remember when I first moved here from Boston. I had to mow the lawn, not a very big yard either. I literally had to stop about 4-5 times mowing the lawn because of the heat. By the end of the summer I was able to get it all without any breaks.

    Next summer I learned to do that shit right before sunset.
     
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  12. Scerpi

    Scerpi Brown Belt

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    Those areas north of San Antonio are gorgeous.... Hot and Dry

    However, what are you planning to do for work? The problem with that area is that there's not much for career options around.
     
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  13. KillMeGod

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    Texas? why? sounds boring there
     
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    everyone will mock your accent

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  15. Sir GymTanLaundry

    Sir GymTanLaundry Purple Belt

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    Move to El Paso. Hook up with the local cartel. Profit.
    Just remember one thing. Texas elected Rick Perry and George W. Bush as governor. That tells me (and you) all I need to know about Texas.
     
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  16. Mark Hunts FIST

    Mark Hunts FIST Brown Belt

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    If you're going to move to Texas
    the 'hot' area is between Austin and San Antonio.. couple small towns between. that small-town feel but you're close enough to the big city. look at Kyle,San Marcos,Buda.. unless you saved some money, then go to Austin.

    North Texas (dallas) is ok. Expensive though. Allen and McKinney have good schools.

    Houston area is humid as shit. (Doubt she wants to move there as a lot is underwater)

    If your family enjoys the outdoors.. going to the river. doing some fishing and camping.. and then at the same time going into the city to experience that.. again I highly suggest Austin to San Antonio area..

    Waco seems to be coming up too.

    Good luck.
     
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  17. panamaican

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    So your solution to unpleasant immigration in your country is to immigrate to someone else's country?

    I kid. Texas is nice, my brother was stationed out there for a while and my best friend works out of there. Both enjoyed it.
     
  18. KillMeGod

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    my aunt and cousin are from brighton and moved to louisiana. In general they say people are nice to them and like their accent.
     
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  19. Space

    Space Making the WR Great Again

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    Good move; as much as I love country rambles in England, pubs and the history, the UK is heading down the shitter. Sad state of affairs.

    Depends on your career though as to where in Texas you'll end up. I've lived in Houston, the DFW, and New Braunfels; they all have their pros and cons. I'm not so sure Houston will recover from this hurricane though. Demographics are changing and people are mostly voting socialist there, oil prices have been low for a long time, and I just don't see anyone wanting to rebuild that area.

    Austin is nice, but it's also very small and it's full of hipsters and now Californians who are trying to ruin the place.

    Again, it depends what you do but it looks like Dallas-Fort Worth might be a good option right now.
     
  20. Dietrich Häling

    Dietrich Häling Brown Belt

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    I don't want to hook up with a mob. I might be British but I ain't Ronnie Kray lol
     
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