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Offline theoman

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Ik Ben Belg!
« on: May 02, 2011, 11:45:21 PM »
Got the letter yesterday that I've been granted Belgian nationality. Pretty freakin' cool, huh? Toer de Geuze last weekend with friends (including philliplamb), Bin Laden distinguished and now this. What's next? Win the lottery?

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Re: Ik Ben Belg!
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2011, 12:47:34 AM »
Hey, congrats! I suppose you need to celebrate with a visit to the Fritekot, no?
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Re: Ik Ben Belg!
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2011, 12:51:38 AM »
Got the letter yesterday that I've been granted Belgian nationality. Pretty freakin' cool, huh? Toer de Geuze last weekend with friends (including philliplamb), Bin Laden distinguished and now this. What's next? Win the lottery?

bin Laden was distinguished?   ???
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Re: Ik Ben Belg!
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2011, 12:56:22 AM »
bin Laden was distinguished?   ???
BWAHAHAHA! That's what I get for posting before the morning caffeine. EXtinguished.

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Re: Ik Ben Belg!
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2011, 01:20:11 AM »
It's still beer thirty here in the last time zone.
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Re: Ik Ben Belg!
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2011, 07:34:24 AM »
Congrats to the expat!

So will you retain dual citizenship?
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Re: Ik Ben Belg!
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2011, 11:00:14 AM »
Congrats to the expat!

So will you retain dual citizenship?

Thanks! Yep, I get dual citizenship. I can go to Cuba!

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Re: Ik Ben Belg!
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2011, 01:53:02 PM »
Isn't it 'Ik bin belg' ?
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Re: Ik Ben Belg!
« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2011, 11:38:46 PM »
Isn't it 'Ik bin belg' ?

Nope. Not in Flemish, anyway.

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Re: Ik Ben Belg!
« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2011, 04:04:57 PM »
Congratulations. Welcome as fellow citizen of the EU!!  ;)
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