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    Is is just me or is the influx of people we had recently all from south of the border in the UK .... a severe lack of Scots seem to be arriving here
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    We are Scottish here ,and the house across from our back has a big St Andrews flag,though havent heard any Scottish accents locally yet
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    Quote Originally Posted by Meadow View Post
    We are Scottish here ,and the house across from our back has a big St Andrews flag,though havent heard any Scottish accents locally yet
    Hey Meadow ..... looks like this makes 2 of us, although I did bump in to another guy at willowbank when I had my rugby top on, so suppose there must be some of us out there somewhere, but yet to hear one in Rolleston
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    I'm of Scottish (etc.) extraction. Does that count?
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    well Selchie once you actually move here then aye,you count too
    Supposed to be Dunners the Scots head for,dunno i went there for a weekend and never heard any familiar accents either
    We passed a car the other day,with Scot stickers on,and we all shouted at once .
    It was probably you Alan
    Im gonna get my stickers of my cases and stuck on my car
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    Quote Originally Posted by Meadow View Post
    well Selchie once you actually move here then aye,you count too
    Supposed to be Dunners the Scots head for,dunno i went there for a weekend and never heard any familiar accents either
    We passed a car the other day,with Scot stickers on,and we all shouted at once .
    It was probably you Alan
    Im gonna get my stickers of my cases and stuck on my car
    HAHAHA nope was not me, Im not as patriotic as that .....

    Went to Dunners too and was not impressed by it atall, much prefer it here in CHCH (Rolly)
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