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The Bellinghman
Date: 2008-04-24 17:51
Subject: Oh dear, oh dear
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"It's not my fault that your country has low standards."

My Kiwi colleague explaining how she comes to have UK citizenship.
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Angelic Eye for the Gendered-Species Individual: it's all about the zaphod
User: rysmiel
Date: 2008-04-24 12:56 (UTC)
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It's like being asked on the form for entering Australia "Do you have a criminal record ?" to which the only possible answer is "I'm sorry, I hadn't realised it was still necessary."
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User: furrfu
Date: 2008-04-24 13:25 (UTC)
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I guess it's easier for .nz people, what with the whole commonwealth/royalty thing. I bet she didn't have to swear allegiance to the throne, or go through a citizenship ceremony...
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The Bellinghman
User: bellinghman
Date: 2008-04-24 13:45 (UTC)
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Like many Kiwis and Aussies, I rather suspect her parents were British citizens too. Which helps.
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Kimberley Verburg: manaia
User: sierra_le_oli
Date: 2008-04-24 14:08 (UTC)
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It is much harder these days, trust me. Britannia doesn't love us any more. :-)
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Megabitch
User: megabitch
Date: 2008-04-26 09:10 (UTC)
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When I got my aussie citizenship I had to affirm (I refused to swear) my allegience to the Queen. Despite already being a British Subject of Her Majesty.
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