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post #1 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-06-2011, 08:59 PM Thread Starter
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So who is a new citizen...

ME!

I became a citizen of the U.S.A on Wednesday at 10.00 a.m.

I've put on 20 lbs already.
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post #2 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-06-2011, 09:02 PM
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Welcome to the right side of the fence dude!

Seriously, congrats my man. Now you can root for Nicky and Ben!

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post #3 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-06-2011, 09:02 PM
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As long as their tits are bigger than their dicks, im in.

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post #4 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-06-2011, 09:03 PM
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Way to go Glen! A good addition to the family.....

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post #5 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-06-2011, 09:15 PM
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Congratulations!!!

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post #6 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-06-2011, 09:16 PM
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Nice...... welcome Glenn..... good on ya !


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post #7 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-06-2011, 09:20 PM
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Awesome Glen, congrats!

"If you love your motorcycle let it go, if it comes back you've highsided"
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Good on you mate!
I'm pleased to call you a fellow citizen.

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sold the track bike
too slow to ride

"Repairs end December 31. 2011."

OK, it was a tough day.....back open again!!!
Bring me your broken down machines.

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Arch, this Bud is for you..
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post #9 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-06-2011, 09:25 PM
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Congrats!

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post #10 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-06-2011, 09:30 PM
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WoW! congrats!

Excuse me, while i kiss this Guy......

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post #11 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-06-2011, 09:37 PM
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Congrats mate! As long as you follow cricket and rugby, you'll still be an Aussie in my book.

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post #12 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-06-2011, 09:49 PM
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Russell Crow & Kiley Migno RULE

Seriously, congrats dude but I'll still take your Aussie Women's though

Oh yeah, Chopper Rules too

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post #13 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-06-2011, 09:51 PM
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Congratulations!

Name change?
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post #15 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-06-2011, 10:55 PM
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post #16 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-06-2011, 11:12 PM
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Congrats!

Ride smart... stupid hurts.

Everyone crashes. Some get back on. Some don't. Some can't...

Godspeed 788!!! We miss you!
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post #17 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-07-2011, 12:21 AM
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Kiley Migno RULE
Its Kylie Minogue. (BTW her sister Danni is )

So are you going to have your name changed to Yank Grover?

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.
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Congrats, from a fellow Naturalized Citizen
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Congrats man !

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post #21 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-07-2011, 06:21 AM
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Congratulations!

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post #22 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-07-2011, 07:13 AM
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congrats.. too bad you can never be president.

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post #24 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-07-2011, 07:27 AM
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Congrats, from a fellow Naturalized Citizen
Yea I still wanna see proof of that!

Congrats! How long did the process take?

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post #28 of 36 (permalink) Old 10-07-2011, 08:53 AM
The apex was where?
 
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They'll let anyone in these days!

Congrats Glen!

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Congratulations mang! I really should do the same and become a citizen of this fine liberal nation!

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Thanks guys.

The process took about 4 months from application to citizenship.

There were 75 people who swore in with me, from 33 different countries.

You will be pleased to know that they played the song "Proud to be an American" during the ceremony.

Glenn
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