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Old Sep 2nd 2007, 3:24 pm
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What abour a new READ ME line at the top of the Canada lifestyle thread page dedicated to the various provinces where we are all going.

The mods could work out the style of it.

I've always though it would be very useful if you could have a section entitled: Where are you living/immigrating to - or something to that effect.

When we first log into BE and start merrily chatting you would click on the link and go into the specific Province and simply type your user name.
ie: Alvic - Regina, Saskatchewan.

Then in future when we are looking for other peeps going to the same Province as ourselves we simply go in there and have a wee browse and contact that person.

From the avatars it is not alway stated where peeps are going or live and also this would be a much quicker way of contacting fellow ex pats living near to you.

None of you will probably agree for badness, but personally I think it is a good idea
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Old Sep 2nd 2007, 3:27 pm
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Just wanted to say thanks to the six peeps who have viewed but couldn't be bothered answering.:curse:

This will benefit us all.
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I agree with you,. It would be a plus.

One of the things that has always irritated me and still does is on the meet and greet page where people do not indicate where they intend to move to. There are exceptions though as some are smart enough to mention the province if not the town.

If all took a few moments to think this through they would realise that if they need help/advice/input/ideas they might be further ahead if they did this,

Then I despair when I note those with clearly no idea of size and jurisdiction. Those who imagine this vast country is homogenous and the same from end to end. Good example is that current thread which so innocently asks about the cost of living in Canada.

http://britishexpats.com/forum/showt...23#post5262523

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Old Sep 2nd 2007, 4:49 pm
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Ye i like the sound of that at least by province questions and answers can be bantered about and we might meet long time friends when we all move over as most of us will be alone when we arrive


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Originally Posted by Alvic View Post
What abour a new READ ME line at the top of the Canada lifestyle thread page dedicated to the various provinces where we are all going.

The mods could work out the style of it.

I've always though it would be very useful if you could have a section entitled: Where are you living/immigrating to - or something to that effect.

When we first log into BE and start merrily chatting you would click on the link and go into the specific Province and simply type your user name.
ie: Alvic - Regina, Saskatchewan.

Then in future when we are looking for other peeps going to the same Province as ourselves we simply go in there and have a wee browse and contact that person.

From the avatars it is not alway stated where peeps are going or live and also this would be a much quicker way of contacting fellow ex pats living near to you.

None of you will probably agree for badness, but personally I think it is a good idea
Not a bad idea, Al... right at the top of the Meet and Greet forum they could put it next to Guidelines in one of those green box arrangements.
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Old Sep 2nd 2007, 5:39 pm
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Originally Posted by citicat View Post
Ye i like the sound of that at least by province questions and answers can be bantered about and we might meet long time friends when we all move over as most of us will be alone when we arrive


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Not a bad idea, Al... right at the top of the Meet and Greet forum they could put it next to Guidelines in one of those green box arrangements.
Quick we'll start a petition
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Originally Posted by Alvic View Post
Quick we'll start a petition
Well there's 2 for Regina region then

Put me on your petition
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Default Re: Does anyone else think this would work?

yeah i agree, saves alot of bother when asking but driving etc that change form province to province.
Add an Ontario to the petition!

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Originally Posted by littletwinkle46 View Post
yeah i agree, saves alot of bother when asking but driving etc that change form province to province.
Add an Ontario to the petition!

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Come on mods.......let us have a new section pleeeeeeease
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Great idea. Put me down for the NS link
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yes good idea
add a PEI
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Yes, great idea, it'll be interesting to see how many people have gone to NS, or are considering NS.
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Maybe take it further and add the closest city/town? Provinces are bigger than most countries.
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Default Re: Does anyone else think this would work?

Originally Posted by Alvic View Post
What abour a new READ ME line at the top of the Canada lifestyle thread page dedicated to the various provinces where we are all going.

The mods could work out the style of it.

I've always though it would be very useful if you could have a section entitled: Where are you living/immigrating to - or something to that effect.

When we first log into BE and start merrily chatting you would click on the link and go into the specific Province and simply type your user name.
ie: Alvic - Regina, Saskatchewan.

Then in future when we are looking for other peeps going to the same Province as ourselves we simply go in there and have a wee browse and contact that person.

From the avatars it is not alway stated where peeps are going or live and also this would be a much quicker way of contacting fellow ex pats living near to you.

None of you will probably agree for badness, but personally I think it is a good idea
great idea Alvic
I'm heading or BC (Vancouver) so that'll be great on the list.
Threads can be more specific then
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Old Sep 3rd 2007, 9:58 am
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Originally Posted by steve666 View Post
Maybe take it further and add the closest city/town? Provinces are bigger than most countries.
Think I did hint at this in my original post, but I do wholly agree.

So how do we go about getting this done....the moderators are ignoring us at the minute?
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