Where are you from?

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Where are you from?

Europe
129
32%
United States
143
36%
Canada
27
7%
Australia
16
4%
New Zealand
7
2%
Asia
54
14%
Middle East
3
1%
South America
9
2%
Central America & Caribbean
6
2%
Africa
6
2%
 
Total votes: 400

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Ytrog
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Location: The Netherlands, near Arnhem
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Re: Where are you from?

Post by Ytrog » Sun Oct 03, 2010 9:48 am

Kaylee_S wrote:
Ytrog wrote:I'm from The Netherlands. Is anyone else here Dutch btw?
Not Dutch, but at least a neighbour :)
Hello neighbour then :P
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Terasi
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Re: Where are you from?

Post by Terasi » Sun Oct 17, 2010 1:02 pm

Born in Indonesia, living permanently in Australia since 8 years ago. Citizen here, but I suppose I am still an Indonesian? So selected Asia.

Dhammavaro
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Re: Where are you from?

Post by Dhammavaro » Tue Feb 22, 2011 2:57 pm

Austria
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Dharma_Bum
Posts: 12
Joined: Fri Jan 21, 2011 3:09 pm

Re: Where are you from?

Post by Dharma_Bum » Sat Feb 26, 2011 5:06 pm

I live in the US in Atlanta, Ga.

palchi
Posts: 31
Joined: Thu Jan 20, 2011 3:50 pm

Re: Where are you from?

Post by palchi » Sat Feb 26, 2011 5:14 pm

I'm German but haven't lived there for the past seven years or so. Currently based in Namibia.

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stickywater
Posts: 7
Joined: Thu Apr 28, 2011 1:08 pm
Location: Gilbert, AZ

Re: Where are you from?

Post by stickywater » Fri May 06, 2011 7:30 am

in phoenix, az area now. Grew up in Cali. Mom is from Thailand though

santiagodsb
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Re: Where are you from?

Post by santiagodsb » Sun May 15, 2011 5:53 pm

Hi!!!!
I'm from Colombia!!!!
I don´t speak much English!! Because in my country we speak Spanish!!
But I'm learning English!! I like a lot the British pronunciation!!!
I like a lot the Theravada Buddhism, pleased to meet they!!!
METTA :buddha1:

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icyteru
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Re: Where are you from?

Post by icyteru » Sun May 22, 2011 10:12 pm

Indonesia
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Claudia
Posts: 62
Joined: Wed Jun 29, 2011 2:30 pm
Location: Fuerth, Germany

Re: Where are you from?

Post by Claudia » Fri Jul 01, 2011 8:28 pm

I live in Fuerth, Germany:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F%C3%BCrth" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Fuerth is located next to the city of Nuernberg and it is a small "melting pot". As far as I know, our citizens origin from about 30 nations as well as 4 world religions are represented here and live peacefully together:
jewish, christian, islam, buddhism.

Fuerth is the most secure large town in the state of Bavaria (we have about 100.000 citizens).

Here you can see a typical scene of a normal day in Fuerth. The building with the tower is our city hall:

http://www.fotocommunity.de/search?q=F% ... ay=9979000" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


It is wonderful to live here. :smile:
Many greetings from

Claudia

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Bhikkhu Pesala
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Re: Where are you from?

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Wed Sep 28, 2011 9:56 am

The hard question to answer is "Where did you come from to this existence?" :shrug:
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ohhcuppycakee
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Location: USA

Re: Where are you from?

Post by ohhcuppycakee » Fri Nov 18, 2011 2:57 am

I'm from the USA.
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LastLegend
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Re: Where are you from?

Post by LastLegend » Fri Nov 18, 2011 6:50 pm

I was born in Vietnam. Currently, I live in United States. So United States.

Guinness
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Joined: Tue Nov 22, 2011 1:26 am
Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Re: Where are you from?

Post by Guinness » Sun Dec 04, 2011 9:44 am

I'm from Scotland, but currently live in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Bothi
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Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2012 1:57 pm

Re: Where are you from?

Post by Bothi » Sun Feb 26, 2012 2:18 pm

Howdy,

I am from Istanbul, as Buddhism the only religion which gets its interest in human mind, I feel very close to Buddhism. I am here to exchange the ideas and to learn more about the natural truths.

With metta

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Polar Bear
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Location: Bear Republic

Re: Where are you from?

Post by Polar Bear » Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:09 am

Born and raised California USA (spent a year and a half in Virginia though during elementary school)
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