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No new postsBritish Expat Website


What's on BE and BE announcements. There's a lot more than just a discussion forum on BE. Please take a little time to find out more. We also post important announcements about BE here, so you can find out what's happening.
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Got a question about this forum? See if our frequently asked questions can help. Please note: this board deals ONLY with the running of this forum. Please do not use this board to post country specific questions or questions about moving somewhere - try the In-Country Experts Forum. Also, please DO NOT PM (private message) admins or mods with what is/where is/how do I questions - if you don't understand how this forum works post here! Postings which do not relate to the running of this forum will be deleted.
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No new postsFault reports


Occasionally the boards don't work as they should. Here's a list of known issues and problems and their current status.
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Private Boards

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Business Class private lounge for our Premium Members. You can use this to swap contact details or talk about any other stuff you don't want the riff-raff to see.
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Post your small ads here - free for our Premium Members. (Private board - visible only to members.)
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4 14 Mon 25 Mar 2013 02:45 GMT
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No new postsRecommended Suppliers


Trying to find a reliable tradesman? Looking for a shop that stocks that hard-to-find special treat? Here's where you'll find at least some of the answers you're looking for - personal recommendations by people who've used the suppliers and can vouch for them. And if what you're looking for isn't there already, you can ask - someone may be able to help!
Find out more here!
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Business adverts cost £15 for a 90-day listing, small non-trade ads cost £5 for a 30-day listing. Read the postings here on this board for more info. This is the ONLY section on this forum which allows adverts. Adverts anywhere else will be deleted.
6 6 Sun 18 Sep 2011 14:22 GMT
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No new postsAdverts


Post here if you want to advertise your goods and services on the BE Forum. This board is pre-moderated so your ads won't be seen until you've paid for them. Adverts cost £15 for a 90-day listing. This is the ONLY section on this forum which allows adverts. Adverts anywhere else will be deleted.
7 19 Sat 15 Jun 2013 11:57 GMT
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No new postsSmall Ads


This is a board for non-commercial small ads by private individuals, for instance if you've got a car to sell or you're looking for a flat to rent. This board is pre-moderated so your ads won't be seen until you've paid for them. Adverts cost £5 for a 30-day listing. This is the ONLY section on this forum which allows adverts. Adverts anywhere else will be deleted.
1 1 Mon 30 Dec 2013 14:22 GMT
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Expat/Repat: The Practicalities

No new postsBecoming an Expat


Here's a board to talk about all the ins and outs of leaving the UK and launching yourself into the wide blue yonder - selling up, saying goodbyes, all that sort of thing. NB - this is NOT for country-specific issues; please post those on the appropriate country forum.
80 386 Fri 26 Apr 2013 03:07 GMT
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No new postsForex/Currency issues


If you want to know more about currency transactions - process, fees, exchange rates, etc - here's the place to ask!
170 243 Tue 7 Jan 2014 12:33 GMT
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No new postsRepatriation


Here's where to discuss the practicalities and issues involved in moving back to the UK.
72 256 Mon 30 Dec 2013 14:13 GMT
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No new postsUK Legislation


This board is for all the aspects of UK law that may affect expats - tax, social security, health, pensions, citizenship etc.
23 74 Tue 25 Jun 2013 14:48 GMT
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Expat Living

No new postsChinwags


Talk about the weather, make new friends, comment on anything, pop in to say "hello". [Please DO NOT post country-specific questions here - they belong on the relevant country board in the In-Country Experts Forum.]
Moderators: Kay, Graeme
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No new postsMaking the most of the Internet


Here's where to discuss things such as how to deal with Spam, how to protect yourself from net nasties, and other Internet-related issues.
Moderator: JJ
463 2751 Wed 26 Mar 2014 11:15 GMT
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No new postsFood & Drink


Feel like some fancy food? Dying for a decent drink? Let us all know about it...
159 1098 Fri 7 Mar 2014 06:41 GMT
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No new postsHouse of Fun


Jokes, stories, friendly banter... join in the House of Fun if you're looking for a laugh.
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No new postsBest of HOF


The best jokes from the House of Fun, categorised to make it easier to find what you're looking for. Only Moderators can post here. If you'd like to share a joke, please post in the HOF.
62 222 Fri 15 May 2009 18:41 GMT
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No new postsSports


Here's a forum to talk about sports. Enjoy!
96 404 Thu 31 May 2012 17:20 GMT
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No new postsPhotographers and Artists


Looks like we have a few photographers and artists in our midst so here's a place to talk about all photography, art, and related subjects.
Moderator: CustomStrat
195 1456 Thu 3 Oct 2013 11:52 GMT
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No new postsTramps Abroad


Are you a writer or a would-be writer? Does travelling or being an expat affect your writing ambitions? Periods away from home seem to inspire people to write, and this board aims to investigate and encourage that phenomenon. [This board has been expanded to include discussion about books, authors, and your recommendations.]
Sponsor: Foyles Online
58 385 Wed 5 Mar 2014 16:27 GMT
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No new postsExpat Travel


General travel advice, ie expat travel to places rather than expat living at ... [which is covered on our In-Country Experts forum - link at the top of the page].
Sponsor: A Luxury Travel Blog
41 160 Tue 14 Jan 2014 07:55 GMT
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No new postsHit The Road, Jack!


The place to talk about cars and motorbikes - whether you're a petrolhead, just enjoy pottering about or simply see your car or bike as a means of getting from A to B.
13 67 Thu 27 Feb 2014 20:29 GMT
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No new postsClark In The Park


Mike Clark, our gardening columnist, hosts this forum where you can discuss gardening related issues or malt whiskies.
67 494 Sat 17 Nov 2007 21:03 GMT
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No new postsComputer-related technical stuff


Here's where to post all these technical problems which aren't Internet-related.
Moderator: JJ
57 270 Tue 10 Jan 2012 07:57 GMT
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No new postsPicture House


Want to talk about the latest films you've seen? Here's where.
204 1064 Wed 20 Jun 2012 12:15 GMT
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No new postsSci Fi


By popular request - here's a place to discuss your favourite Sci Fi stuff. (Can anyone think of a better word than "stuff"?)
39 224 Thu 22 Oct 2009 15:46 GMT
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No new postsMusic


A place to discuss music.
Moderator: Dave
100 1471 Thu 3 Apr 2014 01:58 GMT
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No new postsOpinions/Politics


Some people like to talk politics, others don't. I've made a separate forum so you can post if you want or ignore it if you don't. Hope this is an acceptable compromise.
Moderator: Dave
148 1041 Sat 15 Feb 2014 18:50 GMT
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No new postsJournalists/Television Producers/Research Students


We get a lot of requests from journos wanting to interview expats so here's the place to do it. Please, everyone, have a look and see if you can help. (This is for genuine requests only. Press releases/adverts will be deleted, so please don't waste our time. Thanks)
222 504 Fri 21 Feb 2014 10:15 GMT
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No new postsFeedback


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28 130 Fri 18 Oct 2013 07:27 GMT
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No new postsSuggest New Forum


Have we missed something? Please tell us here if you have an idea for a new forum.
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No new postsSpammers


Sadly, from time to time we get plagued by buffoons posting garbage in order to promote their dodgy businesses. This is where we name and shame - we strongly advise AGAINST buying from any of the "businesses" listed here.
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