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JoeHarden
24-03-09, 02:04
OK simple question, whats your nationality?

larafan25
24-03-09, 02:05
I think there may be other people that aren't british nor american:)

I'm Canadian..for the most part:)

Draco
24-03-09, 02:05
I'm human.

lacryjr
24-03-09, 02:06
People are not entirely american or britain. I'm Brazilian, and speak english :p. You can see people here from the entire world. ;)

I'm human.

:vlol:

tranniversary119
24-03-09, 02:15
American, wish I was British I want there accent :D

spikejones
24-03-09, 02:16
I am an American citizen of Scotts-Irish-Russian descent.

Wayne_Scales
24-03-09, 02:17
Irish.

oocladableeblah
24-03-09, 02:19
American and shouldn't this be what nationality are you? There are more than just British and American people.

digitizedboy
24-03-09, 02:20
I'm human.

HAHAH that made me laugh

well, to the question anyway is that I'm half Irish and half Uzbek.

Thorir
24-03-09, 02:22
Neither.

innocentvenus
24-03-09, 02:30
American. But old school American lol...like, native american :p

AmericanAssassin
24-03-09, 02:32
See my username for the answer. ;)

CerebralAssassin
24-03-09, 02:37
wow...talk about a "Black-and-white" view on the world...there is a "grey" area you know...:rolleyes:

that being said,I'm Greek-American!;)

Lenochka
24-03-09, 02:42
American :)

The_Underworld
24-03-09, 03:11
Hmmm it's a little too specific the question. I'm neither

DaNoNeMoKiId
24-03-09, 03:13
Neither

madderakka
24-03-09, 03:13
American.

Mad Tony
24-03-09, 07:12
Lol, you're gonna get a lot of neithers in this thread. :p As for me, I'm British.

sweetest-sin
24-03-09, 07:17
http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb216/sugarplum1991/50004_British-Flag-Posters.jpg

LaraLuvrrr
24-03-09, 07:17
American... but to be quite honest I don't want to be at the moment... I've given up on my country which some may criticize me for but I don't care. I'm moving to another country after I finish my BA. Somewhere with less crime, more affordable healthcare, and less unemployment lol. Not to trash talk my own country but this is just how I feel.

Oh and my ethnicity is Cuban with Spanish roots... my parents were immigrants. So yea I'm thankful not to be living in someplace like Cuba. But I still want to move to a European nation not stay living here.

sweetest-sin
24-03-09, 07:18
American, wish I was British I want there accent :D

...no...you dont

Eleana
24-03-09, 07:36
I'm British. :)

Gloriosa
24-03-09, 07:36
http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb216/sugarplum1991/50004_British-Flag-Posters.jpg

...That flag is upside down, or something.

Kiss-Bite
24-03-09, 07:38
I am British.:)

michaeldt
24-03-09, 07:38
Australian :)

rowanlim
24-03-09, 08:03
I'm human.

:D

I'm Malaysian Chinese, 2nd generation :)

daventry
24-03-09, 08:08
South African. :tmb:

I think there was a Poll once on where you are from or something. :confused:

rowanlim
24-03-09, 08:21
South African. :tmb:

I think there was a Poll once on where you are from or something. :confused:

Yeah there was (I asked for it :D), but we can't bump that thread :)

Fallen.Angel
24-03-09, 08:22
American. However, if it wasn't for Obama, I would absolutely hate and be ashamed of it. But seeing as Obama's my only hope for a better life and I admire the fact that he's trying to help middle-class ppl like myself, I can happily say I'm proud to be an American. If Bush was still here, or if McCain was in office... I'd want to get the heck out of here.

Another Lara
24-03-09, 09:03
I'm English as far back as I can go, ie the Anglo Saxons (I have an Anglo Saxon surname!)...

Witch
24-03-09, 09:19
Australian

Orionvalentine
24-03-09, 09:55
British baby :)

]{eith
24-03-09, 09:56
Irish. :wve:

Ikas90
24-03-09, 09:58
Australian, ethnic Greek. :)

Drone
24-03-09, 10:08
I'm a lumberjack, and I'm ok!

Survival
24-03-09, 10:09
Neither

LaraLuvrrr
24-03-09, 10:11
{eith;3546069']Irish. :wve:

I wana visit Ireland! but oops i best not bump the thread lol

Buffy87
24-03-09, 10:33
I'm English. I always say English rather than British - simply because I was born in England so in my mind that makes me English. Same as if I was born in Scotland I would be Scottish, Wales I would be Welsh.Although I was told the other day that saying I was English rather than British was arrogant , and then the person I was speaking to proceeded to tell me they were Scottish rather than British. Dodgy logic going on there if you ask me.

Lost_Soul
24-03-09, 10:58
Neither :D

Alex Fly
24-03-09, 11:05
Neither. ;)

Legend Killer
24-03-09, 11:07
This is still open? :cln:

Homo-Sapien checking in here. :wve:

Nannonxyay
24-03-09, 11:13
http://i44.************/24bp9q8.jpg

I'm Old Gregg.

Come 'ere you fuzzy little man peach.

But seriously, I'm British.

Tihocan9
24-03-09, 11:19
American, but from Irish, German and British decent

Siberian Tiger
24-03-09, 11:24
I'm British... but what's with this thread anyway? o.O

Johnnay
24-03-09, 11:26
Australian, ethnic Lebanese Armenian descent

i wish i was Italian though, the ppl, italian leather, Giorgio Armani you get the pic:)

or Greek

and i wish to live in New York, Dubai and Milan

game over

TR93
24-03-09, 11:28
British....wishing to be American:p

Goose
24-03-09, 12:39
British....wishing to be American:p

Im British wishing to be an Englishman.

mizuno_suisei
24-03-09, 12:42
Neither

But I'm Australian/Croatian anyway :p

violentblossom
24-03-09, 14:23
British....wishing to be American:p

really? oh that makes me so happy... someone actually wants to be American. :vlol:

i'm American. like you didn't all know. :ton:

my background is Mexican/Spanish and i think, German/English.

Tear
24-03-09, 14:45
Ah... tough question...
I can't stand most Americans, so I refuse to be referred to as one.. even though I am.:p I tell people I'm European, because they're not simple-minded roughnecks.:rolleyes:

God, I wish I lived in another country.

Rai
24-03-09, 14:50
British, meaning my immediate family are from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. :p

Ali.Croft
24-03-09, 14:57
Half Lebanese Half Moroccan:).

Nerd For Life
24-03-09, 14:59
Portuguese!

LaraCroftRox
24-03-09, 15:09
Born in Ireland, raised in England. :tmb:

da tomb raider!
24-03-09, 16:12
American.

Andyroo
24-03-09, 16:19
I'm Australian, I wish I was Australian, oh wait I AM Australian ,yay I got my wish!

Andy.

Lara's Nemesis
24-03-09, 16:19
If I was abroad and someone asked me I would say Scottish.

Officially I am British tho.

SamReeves
24-03-09, 16:20
American here. :wve:

Larson_1988
24-03-09, 16:25
Norsk, :p

peeves
24-03-09, 16:27
American for me

john_york
24-03-09, 16:29
Ah, yes. American and British - the only two possible nationalities.


Oh, wait... :rolleyes:

TRhalloween
24-03-09, 16:31
British. I prefer Scottish since it's less specific. It's like saying "I'm European".
I find it funny that a lot of people are saying stuff like "OMG I wish I was British! I wish I could have the posh voice." More than likely you'll sound like Lily Allen rather than Lara Croft :D

And I'm sure there are more than 2 nationalities lol

violentblossom
24-03-09, 16:32
British. I prefer Scottish since it's less specific. It's like saying "I'm European".
I find it funny that a lot of people are saying stuff like "OMG I wish I was British! I wish I could have the posh voice." More than likely you'll sound like Lily Allen rather than Lara Croft :D

hey, i wouldn't mind sounding like Lily Allen. :D

Chocola teapot
24-03-09, 17:01
http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb216/sugarplum1991/50004_British-Flag-Posters.jpg

British darlings! And proud lol!

Angelx14
24-03-09, 17:06
Neither, though I prefer British folks

Chocola teapot
24-03-09, 17:07
Neither, though I prefer British folks

Thankyou :D

corey01
24-03-09, 17:15
British !:D

Nenya awakens
24-03-09, 17:22
Im British! well.. half british half irish!

CuteKittenlol
24-03-09, 17:23
British XD

Mad Tony
24-03-09, 17:36
American. However, if it wasn't for Obama, I would absolutely hate and be ashamed of it. But seeing as Obama's my only hope for a better life and I admire the fact that he's trying to help middle-class ppl like myself, I can happily say I'm proud to be an American. If Bush was still here, or if McCain was in office... I'd want to get the heck out of here.That's a bit shallow, don't you think? I hate our prime minister (Gordon Brown) but that doesn't mean I'm not proud to be British.

Ah... tough question...
I can't stand most Americans, so I refuse to be referred to as one.. even though I am.:p I tell people I'm European, because they're not simple-minded roughnecks.:rolleyes:

God, I wish I lived in another country.Yeah, because you don't get those kinds of people in Europe. :rolleyes: How many times has it been said that stupidity does not follow borders and can be found anywhere you go?

Someone please tell me because I've lost count.

Changeling
24-03-09, 17:56
I'm Scottish. :D I prefer saying that I'm Scottish rather than saying I'm British. :p

And my roots are from Celtic Scotland and Ireland on my mother's side and Norsk on my father's. :)

Lemmie
24-03-09, 18:26
British of Irish, Scots, English and Russian descent.

Why?

Reggie
24-03-09, 18:29
British, Cornish descent. :)

AODdigger
24-03-09, 18:33
Neither, but I prefer British English over American.

Tony9595
24-03-09, 18:35
México is part of America :p

so I´m american :ton:

toxicraider
24-03-09, 18:42
British, mostly english but also a small part scottish and Irish.

I'm English as far back as I can go, ie the Anglo Saxons (I have an Anglo Saxon surname!)...

Anglo Saxons are natively from Germany :p.

Biddy
24-03-09, 18:56
Bbbb-ritishhh!

Seb_01225
24-03-09, 19:01
British, but you do realize we're all from all over the world here.

Larapink
24-03-09, 19:02
BRITISH! :jmp::D

jackles
24-03-09, 19:05
English




I can trace my ancestry back to the 12th century on one line. Though I do have a tinsy bit of Scottish in the anglo saxon mix....oh and a smidge of welsh. :)

Lee croft
24-03-09, 19:12
english and qurter irish :D

drakl0r
24-03-09, 19:16
Neither..

I'm Malaysian, from the East Malaysian state of Sabah (formerly British North Borneo) to be exact....:D

Another Lara
24-03-09, 20:00
Anglo Saxons are natively from Germany :p.

lol, yes I do know that, being an archaeologist and all! ;)

You can also say the Celts aren't British either as they came over from France to settle on the island...

But I've always seen having Anglo Saxon blood makes my family quite well established as English... we've been here long enough!;)

Phys
24-03-09, 20:02
British :D

Reggie
24-03-09, 20:10
lol, yes I do know that, being an archaeologist and all! ;)

You can also say the Celts aren't British either as they came over from France to settle on the island...

But I've always seen having Anglo Saxon blood makes my family quite well established as English... we've been here long enough!;)

True but that's a lot further back in time AFAIK. If you went back far enough we'd all trace ourselves back to Africa. :p

angelfaithrox
24-03-09, 20:17
.

Another Lara
24-03-09, 20:21
True but that's a lot further back in time AFAIK. If you went back far enough we'd all trace ourselves back to Africa. :p

hehe, exactly, which I didn't want to mention as would be too deep for this thread! :p

And true, the Celts were the first settlers, and the Anglo Saxons came along after the Romans and brought us out of the dark ages... and dominated the UK since (if you believe Face of Britain!)

ShadyCroft
24-03-09, 20:41
"British...and it looks like we share an enemy" nah! just kidding :p

Am Jordanian.

Reggie
24-03-09, 20:53
That's true. I hadn't heard of 'Face of Britain' but I've just watched the clips on the Channel 4 site. That's fascinating! It was nice to see them do a whole section on Cornish people, there's definitely a very distinct difference of appearance. I suppose Roman influence has always remained but I'm very hazy on that period of history (not surprising since most of education has been on the 19th and 20th century) so I couldn't possibly say anything on that. :/

Another Lara
24-03-09, 21:04
That's true. I hadn't heard of 'Face of Britain' but I've just watched the clips on the Channel 4 site. That's fascinating! It was nice to see them do a whole section on Cornish people, there's definitely a very distinct difference of appearance. I suppose Roman influence has always remained but I'm very hazy on that period of history (not surprising since most of education has been on the 19th and 20th century) so I couldn't possibly say anything on that. :/

The Romans didn't really stick around and took all their education, culture and religion with them, hence the Dark Ages... But then the Saxons came along and brought back religion and architecture and literature etc...

Face of Britain was very very interesting to watch, especially for me when I knew about my heritage anyway, it was exciting to see that I actually have all the characteristics found in the anglo saxon make up (and there was me thinking I haD some Italian/Spanish blood in me somewhere!)

Yeah they did a whole section on the Cornish as that's where a high concentration of the Celts remained after the Saxons pushed them back to the edges of the country... You should pick up the book, really worth a read! :tmb:

Lara Croft!
24-03-09, 21:12
Greek... (Am I off topic?:D:p:ton:)

Neteru
24-03-09, 21:12
The Romans didn't really stick around and took all their education, culture and religion with them, hence the Dark Ages... But then the Saxons came along and brought back religion and architecture and literature etc...Without being able to discuss specifics, I am at least aware that this definition is disputed.

Tonyrobinson
24-03-09, 21:13
Born in England, raised in Ireland and my dad is half Spanish :)

Simochka
24-03-09, 21:15
Neither

xXhayleyroxXx
24-03-09, 21:17
American, wish I was British I want there accent :D

haha i hate my accent and im british! i want an american accent XD hahah

violentblossom
24-03-09, 21:21
haha i hate my accent and im british! i want an american accent XD hahah

really? :jmp:

tranniversary119
24-03-09, 21:24
haha i hate my accent and im british! i want an american accent XD hahah

Really? :p I always thought you guys had the best accent ever! I want it so bad! :)

Hairhelmet12
24-03-09, 21:27
American.

xXhayleyroxXx
24-03-09, 21:30
:violentblossom +tranniversary119 - yeh :P i have a really strange british accent actually XD its like lara's with a less-posh tone haha if that made any sense

EmeraldFields
24-03-09, 21:30
American, but my ancestors were Czech, German, French, English, Irish, and Miami (native american).

I'm just a mix.:p

Twilight
24-03-09, 21:31
American. However, if it wasn't for Obama, I would absolutely hate and be ashamed of it. But seeing as Obama's my only hope for a better life and I admire the fact that he's trying to help middle-class ppl like myself, I can happily say I'm proud to be an American. If Bush was still here, or if McCain was in office... I'd want to get the heck out of here.

hey me too *high five*
me and my family were about to move to Canada if he didn't win. in fact, i think we'd blend in there quite well. just because i was born in America, doesn't mean i share the majority's views.

Legend of Lara
24-03-09, 21:31
LOL NEITHER!!! I are funny. :p

I can fake a British accent pretty well, though. :whi:

Mad Tony
24-03-09, 21:34
hey me too *high five*
me and my family were about to move to Canada if he didn't win. in fact, i think we'd blend in there quite well. just because i was born in America, doesn't mean i share the majority's views.*facepalm* I can't believe you were actually going to move out of the country if Obama didn't win. There is a thing called congress you know, which was controlled by the Democrats long before the election. Seriously though, why would you move out of your own country just because somebody you were rooting for in an election doesn't win?

Another Lara
24-03-09, 21:47
Without being able to discuss specifics, I am at least aware that this definition is disputed.


Yeah I know, my bad! :o

Even after a degree in the subject, I still never learn NOT to use it!

angelfaithrox
24-03-09, 21:57
*facepalm* I can't believe you were actually going to move out of the country if Obama didn't win. There is a thing called congress you know, which was controlled by the Democrats long before the election. Seriously though, why would you move out of your own country just because somebody you were rooting for in an election doesn't win?

I thought they were kidding *shrug*

LaraLuvrrr
24-03-09, 22:04
Ah... tough question...
I can't stand most Americans, so I refuse to be referred to as one.. even though I am.:p I tell people I'm European, because they're not simple-minded roughnecks.:rolleyes:

God, I wish I lived in another country.

lol I feel that way too. You know I think it's the youth of America that are more "european-like".... All those old dudes in congress and in the government need to retire already. That's what I hate about the government... it doesn't always reflect the times or the people accurately. But Obama seems to have a more European, liberal, and free thinking philosophy so idk I hope some good changes come about... but quite some damage has been done to us already..

ClassicCroft
24-03-09, 22:34
Dutch ;) and 25% German

silver_wolf
24-03-09, 23:14
American.

jjbennett
24-03-09, 23:27
English, NOT British. ;)

TRhalloween
24-03-09, 23:39
BTW What exactly is a British accent? That's like calling someone's accent an Earth accent lol
I'm from Scotland so I guess I have a 'British accent'.
I starting to find it a little tiny bit offensive that people disregard Wales and Scotland when they say 'British' :o

Phys
24-03-09, 23:48
BTW What exactly is a British accent? That's like calling someone's accent an Earth accent lol
I'm from Scotland so I guess I have a 'British accent'.
I starting to find it a little tiny bit offensive that people disregard Wales and Scotland when they say 'British' :o

I'd say in general when talking to people all over the world, that people from Wales and Scotland have British accents. But i'd also say when talking to people in the UK that they have Welsh and Scottish accents respectively.

Johnnay
25-03-09, 00:09
when it comes to singing the british accent is epic fail

look at eurovision britain went soooo bad a lot of times and look at ABBA they won for britain

i think leona lewis and jem are the best british singers in the world

Neteru
25-03-09, 00:12
look at eurovision britain went soooo bad a lot of times and look at ABBA they won for britainLOL Er, no, they won for Sweden.

Anyway, I'm English.

Angel666
25-03-09, 03:00
American over here! :wve:

gbetch
25-03-09, 03:07
I'm American but according to my step-father, i act astonishingly English.

TRexbait
25-03-09, 03:11
Neither. ;)

Nefertiti_89
25-03-09, 03:57
Bloody Aussie mate!

With Irish, French, and German ancestry :)

violentblossom
25-03-09, 05:25
i have a tendency to use alot of English slang and terms.

one of my best friends is British, and another good friend is Irish but he lives in England so, really, i just need to move over there and live there a bit and i think i could pull it off.

Mad Tony
25-03-09, 07:03
English, NOT British. ;)Actually, you are also British. I don't know why so many people here seem to have a problem with identifying themselves as British, what's wrong with it?

BTW What exactly is a British accent? That's like calling someone's accent an Earth accent lol
I'm from Scotland so I guess I have a 'British accent'.
I starting to find it a little tiny bit offensive that people disregard Wales and Scotland when they say 'British' :oWhen do people do that? :confused:

Another Lara
25-03-09, 08:58
Actually, you are also British. I don't know why so many people here seem to have a problem with identifying themselves as British, what's wrong with it?


Well being English myself, it's always stemmed from the fact that the Welsh and the Scottish will always say their Welsh or Scottish rather than British as they don't want to be associated with the English (very famous example of this was when Andy Murray first started, he refused to be called British and insisted he was Scottish) , so why shouldn't the English have their identity as being English rather than British?! Works both ways! :)

scoopy_loopy
25-03-09, 09:38
Well being English myself, it's always stemmed from the fact that the Welsh and the Scottish will always say their Welsh or Scottish rather than British as they don't want to be associated with the English (very famous example of this was when Andy Murray first started, he refused to be called British and insisted he was Scottish) , so why shouldn't the English have their identity as being English rather than British?! Works both ways! :)

If someone says they're British, I assume they're from England - or Wales aswell I guess (Ive never met anyone who introduced themselves as Welsh). But I would expect a scottsman to say they were Scottish.

jamieoliver22
25-03-09, 09:53
I am British/English :p

Mr.Burns
25-03-09, 10:01
Yankee. Damn proud of it too. :)

jjbennett
25-03-09, 10:45
Actually, you are also British. I don't know why so many people here seem to have a problem with identifying themselves as British, what's wrong with it?

When do people do that? :confused:

No mate, I live in England which just happens to be part of the Birtish Isles. It's a very odd view to say your nationality is British as it implies you belong to 4 states effectively.

I live in England, therefore i am English, not also Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish.

Buffy87
25-03-09, 11:00
I agree with jbennet.
I was born in England and am therefore English. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are separate states within the nation of Great Britain.

I don't object to people calling me British but I always write my nationality down as English and state it to be English if I am asked and see nothing wrong with doing so as that is my nationality. Of course, there is nothing wrong with saying you are British rather than English, Welsh etc. I just think that it is a personal preference, at least in my case.

What's wrong with identifying yourself as English rather than British? Nothing that I can see.

jjbennett
25-03-09, 11:23
Technically the term British would include the Isle of Wight and other bits like the Hebrides as well so it means that your sort of "removing your specific identity" by saying you are British.

Also, Great Britain and the United Kingdom are different things, it gets confusing quite fast if you live here.

Rivendell
25-03-09, 11:26
Welsh. I don't think I've ever stated "British" when asked my nationality.

Eddie Haskell
25-03-09, 11:35
Whilst on the subject, can someone tell me what specific location of the British Isles this accent comes from? Click the "watch the movie (http://www.serif.com/webplus/)" to listen.

jjbennett
25-03-09, 11:42
Could be from a lot of places mate, I'd hazard a guess at Derbyshire though as we don't tend to have much of an accent around here until you head more North.

Reggie
25-03-09, 12:18
Just to weight in on the 'English' debate; I'd never call myself English. Yes, Cornwall is in England but I'll either say British or Cornish but not English. It feels very seperate down here and I think if we still had our old industry, the case for independence like Wales and Scotland would be much stronger. Seperate history, culture and language - the Romans didn't even get an influence down here. Don't get me wrong, I wouldn't consider myself a Cornish nationalist but there's enough of them down here.

TTV
25-03-09, 13:38
Born in Texas, raised in Texas, wish I was in England.

So American.

Mad Tony
25-03-09, 14:07
No mate, I live in England which just happens to be part of the Birtish Isles. It's a very odd view to say your nationality is British as it implies you belong to 4 states effectively.

I live in England, therefore i am English, not also Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish.Being a British citizen does not mean you are all of those things, it just means you are one of those things. Yes, you're English (so am I) but you are also British. If you're either English, Scottish, Welsh or Northern Irish you are British as well. Plain and simple. Besides, if you come from one of the above countries then your passport says "British citizen".

violentblossom
25-03-09, 14:53
Born in Texas, raised in Texas, wish I was in England.

So American.

yay for Texans!!! :D

TRhalloween
25-03-09, 15:31
When do people do that? :confused:

Only about . . . 90% of the time. I've heard mostly Americans refer to an English accent as 'British'.
Welsh. I don't think I've ever stated "British" when asked my nationality.

Your Welsh?! :eek:

Dingaling
25-03-09, 17:16
Just as a note: Great Britain is Wales, Scotland and England. The United Kingdom (of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) is Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England.

And to answer: I'm Scottish :).

EmeraldFields
25-03-09, 17:22
So is British incorrect when referring to someone from England?

robm_2007
25-03-09, 17:36
Ich bin Amerikanisch; one of the things i remember form German class.

I am American.

ajrich17901
25-03-09, 17:54
Irish, when it comes to just about everything lmao

Mad Tony
25-03-09, 18:04
Only about . . . 90% of the time. I've heard mostly Americans refer to an English accent as 'British'.But an English accent can be classed as a British accent.

So is British incorrect when referring to someone from England?Nope.

EmeraldFields
25-03-09, 18:05
Nope.

Thanks! Good to know.:D

TombRaiderCool
25-03-09, 18:08
Scottish (never considered myself British) and Greek. :)

EmeraldFields
25-03-09, 18:11
Scottish (never considered myself British) and Greek. :)

So, is it better to say English or Scottish over British? Or is it just the person's preference?

Mad Tony
25-03-09, 18:38
So, is it better to say English or Scottish over British? Or is it just the person's preference?Depends on the person I guess. I don't mind being called either, but I think of myself as British first. The people who deny being British don't like to be called it I guess.

The thing is though, when foreigmers refer to us English, people still get angry about it. Just goes to show you can't win really.

jackles
25-03-09, 18:40
The way I have always looked at it as I am English because I was born in England. British is when we all gang together!! ;)

Spong
25-03-09, 18:44
So, is it better to say English or Scottish over British? Or is it just the person's preference?

Depends on the context.
Take Andy Murray for example, the well-known Scottish tennis player. When he's doing well in a tournament the news tends to refer to him as "British tennis ace, Andy Murray". But when he's doing crap, he's Scottish.

:D

The_Underworld
25-03-09, 18:47
I'm a little surprized that this thread is still open. Not everyone is american or british. I for one, am Canadian!
http://www.tc.gc.ca/POL/EN/acf/shortseaS/images/canada_flag.gif

Mad Tony
25-03-09, 18:48
You know, I think people should use the Union flag to support Andy Murray, just to annoy the arrogant guy. :p

angelfaithrox
25-03-09, 20:58
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Hermina94
25-03-09, 22:58
i'm german

Cristina
25-03-09, 22:59
Portuguese :)

TRhalloween
25-03-09, 23:06
i'm german

Portuguese :)

No! You are either American or British! Choose one! :p

Legends
25-03-09, 23:10
American.

Los Angeles
25-03-09, 23:52
Russian. :rolleyes:

Trinity34
26-03-09, 01:41
Wow quite a lively thread when it comes to British vs English.

I am American and tbh I think of "British" accents as any one from Great Britian but I can tell who is Scottish... thats easy :p

Jake Croft
26-03-09, 01:42
English, im a quarter Irish.

Lemmie
26-03-09, 01:50
Wow quite a lively thread when it comes to British vs English.

I am American and tbh I think of "British" accents as any one from Great Britian but I can tell who is Scottish... thats easy :p

Interesting that so many confuse Scottish accents with ones from 'England'. :D

JoeHarden
26-03-09, 01:51
wow my first thread ever to get this popular XD

Quasimodo
26-03-09, 01:53
wow my first thread ever to get this popular XD

People like talking about themselves:p

American, btw.

LedLemon
26-03-09, 21:07
People like talking about themselves:p


You damn right!
I'm alien :D

TRfan23
26-03-09, 21:30
I'm British :) I'd prefer to be German.

JonnyT
26-03-09, 21:52
I'm British :D

luis54321
26-03-09, 22:32
British/English and I'm a quarter Spanish.

Buffy87
26-03-09, 23:05
Depends on the person I guess. I don't mind being called either, but I think of myself as British first. The people who deny being British don't like to be called it I guess.

The thing is though, when foreigners refer to us English, people still get angry about it. Just goes to show you can't win really.

I agree. I think the desrciption of someone as "English" or "British" is down to personal preference. I'm the opposite in that I think of myself as English first, but I won't get angry if someone calls me British.

And yeah people get angry no matter how the nationality is classed.

On the subject of Scottish/English : I read David Coulthard's autobiography and he said that when he was winning races he was British but when he wasn't he was Scottish.

TTV
26-03-09, 23:08
Random fact: I'm part Irish, German, and Indian. :D

Dustie
26-03-09, 23:18
I actually thought it was weird for someone to ask such a question... Like, how much does it take to know there's people of nationalities different than just British or American on forums as big as this?

I'm neither :p

jjbennett
27-03-09, 00:18
All of this "I'm part so and so" is quite wierd. Your nationality is (generally) ONE country - where you were born. Your heritage is if you have ancestry from other areas.

In the same vein i could say that i am one millionth peruvian and i would put money that i was corrrect.

angelfaithrox
27-03-09, 00:20
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Angelus
27-03-09, 00:27
All of this "I'm part so and so" is quite wierd. Your nationality is (generally) ONE country - where you were born. Your heritage is if you have ancestry from other areas.

In the same vein i could say that i am one millionth peruvian and i would put money that i was corrrect.

Ikr.

jjbennett
27-03-09, 00:34
^ Angelus, you'll have to explain to me what lkr means, unless you do mean a Sri Lankan Rupee that is... :confused:

*goes to brush up on internet shorthand*

TRhalloween
27-03-09, 00:38
^ Angelus, you'll have to explain to me what lkr means, unless you do mean a Sri Lankan Rupee that is... :confused:

*goes to brush up on internet shorthand*

LOL I googled it too. Got that result.
He means "I know, right?" Kinda pointless.

jjbennett
27-03-09, 00:40
Ah, well it could be ikr as well, didn't think of that...still don't understand it though if it is that.

peeves
27-03-09, 00:54
Well I'm american like i said and i don't spell like british i do it the american way.

Nausinous
27-03-09, 00:56
Dual Nationality for the win :p British and Italian. Brilian.

peeves
27-03-09, 00:57
Well American for the win

laracroftswest
27-03-09, 01:18
USA BABY!!!!


http://www.brukeroptics.com/fileadmin/be_user/nmr/contacts/usa.gif

Mad Tony
27-03-09, 06:58
Dual Nationality for the win :p British and Italian. Brilian.Actually that reminds me, I could also get dual nationality. All I have to do is go out to Australia for 6 months and live with my dad and I'll be able to get an Australian passport (since my dad is a Briton who gained Australian citizenship). Don't know if I'm going to though.

TRF
27-03-09, 07:44
My nationality is Dutch, but i'm living in Germany...

Big Matt
27-03-09, 10:44
USA BABY!!!!


AMEN!

Red blooded American and proud!

Buffy87
27-03-09, 10:57
Random question : this thing about dual nationality intrigues me. My father is Irish and holds an Irish passport - does that mean that I can claim dual nationality based on the fact my father is Irish? I never understood that but I know when I applied for my passport I was asked if I wanted an Irish or British one which at the time I thought nothing of - I assumed it was because my father was Irish.

My dad has lived in England since he was about 4 years old though so is I would imagine a naturalised British citizen, he has just kept the passport as Irish.
I'm curious...

star-dust
27-03-09, 15:46
Neither, I'm Canadian! :D

Lee croft
27-03-09, 15:54
I'd say in general when talking to people all over the world, that people from Wales and Scotland have British accents. But i'd also say when talking to people in the UK that they have Welsh and Scottish accents respectively.

speaking of accents i switch between posh english and cockney which is ****ed up because thier so far apart

angelfaithrox
27-03-09, 16:23
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corey01
27-03-09, 16:26
BTW What exactly is a British accent? That's like calling someone's accent an Earth accent lol
I'm from Scotland so I guess I have a 'British accent'.
I starting to find it a little tiny bit offensive that people disregard Wales and Scotland when they say 'British' :o
I know what you mean!

What annoyes me the most is that there is nothing on the Union Jack flag that represents Wales:mad::p

xMyrax
27-03-09, 18:19
I am Ayyy-raaab/A-ruub/Ayrooob
lol
Lebanese/Jordanian

Joely-Moley
27-03-09, 23:51
American, but I live in Britain. :)