|D & I|
|Elizabeth & Phil|
|Tee & Andy|
|Dwayne & Shanika |
|Yousuf Haq & Amal Omar|
|Allan & Johvani|
|S & K|
|Meesh & Vic|
|Hazel & Seth|
|Connie & Juan|
|Aisha & Mutahar|
Yemen, Republic of
|A & M|
Funny Facts About Your Country
Posted 17 April 2013 - 03:19 PM
A popular game for kids in Japan is called 'kancho.' They put their hands together in the shape of a gun, and try to shove their hands up another kid's butt. People find this to be funny, and it's basically allowed, and not considered sexual harassment. Kancho means 'enema' in Japanese. Luckily, I have avoided being Kancho'ed... so far.
Parents often give their kids names in Mongolia which would be very confusing to people. Examples are "nergui" - no name, "hunbish" - not human, "enebish" - not this one, or "muunohoi" - bad dog. They often do this when they lost a previous child, traditionally believing that if they give their child a bad name, evil will not be attracted to it.
What are some of the silly, unique, or interesting things people do in your country?
What would Xenu do?
Posted 17 April 2013 - 03:27 PM
Noa 2 March 2nd
NVC case numbers March 22nd
My sons AOS and IV bill paid March 23rd (status in progress)
My sons AOS and IV bill shows as paid March 26
My IV bill paid March 26
Both packages sent on March 26
My IV bill shows as paid on March 27th
CC on both cases March 30
Current record holder of fastest through the NVC
Medical exam in Stockholm April 13th
Interview on May 16th !!!
POE Anchorage July 12th!!
Posted 17 April 2013 - 03:29 PM
I didn't know that Sweden had such awesome traditions. All I knew was that everyone pronounces "sju" differently, and that Timbuktu is a brilliant rapper.
In Sweden we celebrate midsummer by dressing up a pole with flowers. Then we jump like frogs around it while singing we are small frogs....
Edited by duraaraa, 17 April 2013 - 03:29 PM.
What would Xenu do?
Posted 17 April 2013 - 03:38 PM
In the dominican republic, boys start at an early age to play "Vitilla." It's a baseball game. The only difference is that they play with a bottle cap instead of the actual baseball! Just thought I'd share that!
Great post by the way!
Posted 17 April 2013 - 03:40 PM
Posted 17 April 2013 - 03:46 PM
If we're talking about sports...
In Mongolia, the national sports are Wrestling (Mongolian Sumo), Archery, and Horse Racing. All of the jockeys are kids.
There's an old Mongolian tale that says there was a woman who disguised herself as a man and entered the wrestling competition, and that she defeated all of the men. Since then, they have a wrestling costume with sleeves, but an open chest. It's called zodog shuudag, and it looks like this:
What would Xenu do?
Posted 17 April 2013 - 03:49 PM
as "having big nails", an upsweep or well sprayed hair as "big hair" Most people greets each other in the mornings with a howdy or hello, even the kids, although
a large state with lots of people its got an homey community feel to it, Many ppl who never lived or visit claims its a racist state I don't think so I have lived in 4
other states and see more racisms...not saying its not here (its in every state) but its not in your face rude like that...I speak for Dallas, Houston Austin& San Antonio
Cannot speak for Jasper .
Posted 17 April 2013 - 11:22 PM
Every young boy kicks anything like a soccer ball also culturally we are big on running..
there lies our great Usain Bolt, Veronica Campbell among many others.
Weather is usually in 75-90 degress year-round depending on where you live, there's no snow
lots of beaches & resorts. Like everywhere in the world we have our share of troubles, but
the country parties a lot. give them a reason for a party and its on.
Manchester and Blue Mountain does get cooler than anywhere else , like in the 50-60s The
ppl are friendly and can seem a bit aggressive at times in their excited pattern of speech
Jamaica is the largest English speaking Caribbean county ( a local dialect of broken English
is spoken, called pothois=pronounced potwa.
Jamaica have been accused of being a homophobic country which is not necessarily true there
are and have been many notable Jamaicans and ppl who have been and is successful and never
harmed for been gay . Being a Christian country some ppl are offended IF a man begin the DIVA
behavior in public.But no one goes around harming gays without some reasons of certain public
Jamaica is the birth home of reggae, birth place of Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Robert Louis Stephenson
and Marcus Garvey...This is where the Rasta religion began, The only country whose national airline
never had any crashes before it folded (Air Jamaica).There are rich, upper middle-class, lower middle-class
poor & poorer like evry place else...National Anthem "Eternal Father Bless Our Land"
Posted 18 April 2013 - 11:03 AM
I never knew that! Very interesting!
The only country whose national airline never had any crashes before it folded (Air Jamaica).
What would Xenu do?
Posted 18 April 2013 - 12:11 PM
Posted 18 April 2013 - 01:33 PM
What would Xenu do?
Posted 18 April 2013 - 03:37 PM
Posted 19 April 2013 - 09:40 PM
Phase II - AOS
December 12, 2012 - Married
December 27, 2012 - I-485, I-765, I-131 Mailed
December 29, 2012 - Confirmation of Delivery at Chicago Lockbox
January 3, 2013 - E-mail and text of NOA1 for all three - NBC
January 3, 2013 - Verified Check Cashed
January 7, 2013 - Hardcopy of 3 NOA1's, Received date of December 31, 2012
January 18, 2013 - Biometrics Walk-in Completed
March 4, 2013 - EAD/AP Approved
March 11, 2013 - EAD/AP Combo Card Rec'd
August 26, 2013 - Informed by USCIS Local Office that case placed on hold due to background checks pending
October 30, 2013 - Congressional Inquiry
November 7, 2013 - Renewal I-765, I-131 Mailed
November 12, 2013 - NOA1 for Renewal I-765, I-131
December 17, 2013 - Congressional Inquiry Follow-up
December 31, 2013 - Renewal EAD/AP Approved
January 9, 2014 - Renewal EAD/AP Combo Card Rec'd (Rec'd Late due to Winter Storm Ion)
January 14, 2014 - Infopass Appointment
April 19, 2014 - Filed case assistance with CIS Ombudsman
July 16, 2014 - Home visit from USCIS Local Office
September 30, 2014 - 2nd Biometrics appointment (fingerprints had expired)
October 16, 2014 - Decision - Card/Document Production
October 21, 2014 - NOA2 -Verification of Issue as a CR6
October 23, 2014 - Received Green Card
Phase III - ROC begins July 2016
Posted 19 April 2013 - 11:00 PM
to Jamaica by Captain Bligh(Ackee official name is Bligha Sapida), its very good but must be cooked
properly only by those who knows how to.
A new Airline for Jamaica was recently launched starting off small with flights from the NY area & soon
Florida the airline name is FLY JAMAICA, hopefully it will become a success and be another fantastic airline.
Please support them if you can.
There's the Blue Mountain Peak 7400 ft and this area is where our coffee comes from, also this area boost many
health and day spas where most visitors enjoys a one of a kind massage by professionals who are licensed.
The kids have/had many games Dandy Shany, Jacks, Snakes & Ladders, Baseball, Simon says just to name a few.
Most older Jamaicans will not light a stove to cook on Good-Friday (its a lent holiday) but fishes are fried
and prepared for meal that day after church, even those that are not regular worshipers tend to go to church
Good Fridays, Easter Sundays and New years Sunday , many eat no meat during lent. A large portion of Jamaicans
does not eat pork, while some like myself Loves Pork.
Posted 20 April 2013 - 07:55 PM
go sailing, the cruise that goes by Star-Island was/is interesting going by Shaqs, Madonna and a few more famous peeps mansions on Star-Island
however no stopping were allowed. Florida is a hard place to get a good job because of bi-lingual requirements, many businesses are owned by
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