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Histrionic Mom Goes 3rd World. To Hell With The Kids - Link Fixed

Postby skb12172 » Sat Jun 17, 2017 8:41 pm

I'm glad it worked for her, but she sounds a bit histrionic. Automatic weapons have not been used in any school shootings. Plus, there are medical and other concerns she didn't take into account. Honestly, given her concerns, she could have researched some remote places in Small Town, USA and gotten the same benefits with none of the potential drawbacks.

To say nothing of her smug arrogance. "Most people couldn't find it on a map." Whatever. I'll compare IQ and World Knowledge with her any time.

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Postby Netpackrat » Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:38 pm

There is nothing at that link except ads for a bunch of overpriced shit for homos.
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Postby Darrell » Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:57 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby skb12172 » Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:19 pm

Link fixed. I clicked on one of the ad links the first time.
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Postby Netpackrat » Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:23 pm

Riiiiight....
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Postby Greg » Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:39 pm

All the things she mentioned are reflection of parenting skills.

She needed to find a village to raise her children, because she's so bad at it.

As shitty and passive a parent as she is, her kids probably really are better off. But then, she could have done as well or better in *gasp* flyover country.
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Postby MiddleAgedKen » Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:48 pm

She also failed to reflect that if things go pear-shaped in Ecuador, her family is going to have an immense bulls-eye on it.
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Postby Greg » Sat Jun 17, 2017 11:13 pm

I also had a good laugh about Ecuador.

Spoiler! :
I have an ex-gf who was born in Ecuador. Her mom moved herself and her 3 kids from Ecuador to LA to escape her husband (my ef-gf's father, of course). Despite the husband being moderately wealthy, being a poor single mother in LA was seen as preferable. It was hinted to me that he had molested one or more of the kids.

As I said, 3 kids. Oldest boy, then a girl, then a youngest boy. The oldest was a grade school teacher in LA. And apparently a child molester. (When your gf tells you her older brother is probably a child molester..... Hmmmm.) Younger brother was, when I was involved with middle child, in HS and already wildly sexually promiscuous. Gay, of course. Being that promiscuous that young is, to me, a sign of extreme damage including being a product of childhood sexual abuse.

Middle sister was of above average intelligence, going to a very good college and intending to be a lawyer. And SMOKING hot. I mean just absurdly hot. Like mind altering. I was with her like 6 months before I just couldn't take the crazy anymore, it didn't matter how hot she was.

So, yes, Ecuador.
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Postby Jered » Sun Jun 18, 2017 12:48 am

Yep. Sounds like she's a bad parent.

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Postby skb12172 » Sun Jun 18, 2017 12:54 am

We had 5 or 6 exchange students from Ecuador when I was in school. All of them were trying to figure out how to stay here permanently.
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Postby Jered » Sun Jun 18, 2017 1:05 am

skb12172 wrote:We had 5 or 6 exchange students from Ecuador when I was in school. All of them were trying to figure out how to stay here permanently.


Step 1: Get married.

Step 2: File for adjustment of status before F-1/J-1 expires.*

Step 3: Profit.

*As long as you have a pending adjustment of status petition in the United States, you are not considered to have accrued unlawful presence.
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Postby skb12172 » Sun Jun 18, 2017 1:49 am

That would work. My bigger point is that none of them had any desire to go home. Not one.
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Postby HTRN » Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:19 am

MiddleAgedKen wrote:She also failed to reflect that if things go pear-shaped in Ecuador, her family is going to have an immense bulls-eye on it.

Theres a fair number of retirement comunities in South America aimed squarely at Americans, because you can live like a rockstar on a typical ss check. These places are hands off to the local narcos, because they know bad things happening to gringos invite unwanted attention. That said, the average large city in SA has a murder rate that makes Detroit look like a paragon of safety.

Frankly, if you're gonna go down there, go to uruguay, as its mostly white (better chance of blending in) has little interest for the drug trade, has been relatively stable economically (for South America, at least), and is a popular destination for retirees, so theres an expat community.
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Postby skb12172 » Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:18 am

It actually sounds very nice.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uruguay
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Postby MiddleAgedKen » Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:34 am

Concur on Uruguay.
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Postby TheArmsman » Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:00 am

When I was working for a contractor for Blackwater, I knew several people who maintained villas in Costa Rica. They would keep a rotation going, so somebody was always living there. Was a good way of living outside the US on the cheap so they could stay outside the US for a year.

Do not remember any of them having problems with the locals.
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Postby MiddleAgedKen » Sun Jun 18, 2017 2:35 pm

TheArmsman wrote:When I was working for a contractor for Blackwater, I knew several people who maintained villas in Costa Rica. They would keep a rotation going, so somebody was always living there. Was a good way of living outside the US on the cheap so they could stay outside the US for a year.

Do not remember any of them having problems with the locals.


They wouldn't, without sufficient incentive. What I'm saying is that in the event of breakdown, tribe will matter. People without long-term tribal ties will be vulnerable. Still, as noted above, Uruguay is attractive.
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Postby HTRN » Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:32 pm

Yeah, a good chunk of the employees where i work are from various places south of the border. One former employee was from Uruguay, and was the only curly haired redhead "hispanic" ive ever seen. :lol:
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Postby Vonz90 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:33 pm

HTRN wrote:Yeah, a good chunk of the employees where i work are from various places south of the border. One former employee was from Uruguay, and was the only curly haired redhead "hispanic" ive ever seen. :lol:


Uruguay is about 90% white (mostly Spanish and Italian). Ecuador is about 50% white.

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Postby MarkD » Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:57 pm

I'm sure it will work SO well for her when the Ecuadorian government does something she doesn't like and she protests......

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Postby Greg » Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:40 pm

MarkD wrote:I'm sure it will work SO well for her when the Ecuadorian government does something she doesn't like and she protests......


Liberal protest privilege doesn't extend that far south. :lol:
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