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Old Jun 26th 2015, 6:32 pm
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Originally Posted by el_richo View Post
Most likely. I read the average British Columbian spends an average of 38% of their disposable income on weed and another 134% on house payments.

Crazy f*^kers
If this were true, we wouldn't be so miserable!
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Old Jun 26th 2015, 6:59 pm
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If this were true, we wouldn't be so miserable!
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Old Jun 26th 2015, 7:02 pm
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Hate the smell of pot.
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Old Jun 26th 2015, 7:09 pm
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Hate the smell of pot.
This country seems an odd choice then. Are you aware that it gets cold in Canada?
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Old Jun 26th 2015, 7:19 pm
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Are you suggesting, dbd33, that anyone who comes to Canada should love the idea/smell/lifestyle of pot?

And as to your question, oui oui
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Old Jun 26th 2015, 7:25 pm
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Originally Posted by vanity View Post
Are you suggesting, dbd33, that anyone who comes to Canada should love the idea/smell/lifestyle of pot?
If you want to integrate with the Canadians you have at least to be comfortable around it, not object to the smell, as it's a cornerstone of their society.
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Old Jun 26th 2015, 7:27 pm
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Oh dear, looks like that is out then - never mind, fitting in is not my thing anyways

Hope you're well!
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Old Jun 26th 2015, 7:29 pm
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Originally Posted by vanity View Post
Oh dear, looks like that is out then - never mind, fitting in is not my thing anyways

Hope you're well!
Well? Er, yes, I suppose I'm well. Off to get weller.
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If you want to integrate with the Canadians you have at least to be comfortable around it, not object to the smell, as it's a cornerstone of their society.
The last seven words of your post are absolute bollocks. It may be true of the people with whom you associate but it is not true of Canadian society as a whole.
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Old Jun 26th 2015, 8:15 pm
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Originally Posted by BristolUK View Post
I believe it's changed a bit now but I remember a few years ago looking over the minimum wage rates for the Provinces and seeing BC was among the lowest. Even NB's was higher.
We still appear to be on the lower end, but not the lowest any more by 5 cents.

Although it does go up to 10.40 sometime this year and is now I believe pegged to the consumer price index for increases rather then leaving it low for years and raising it a large % in a short period of time.
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Originally Posted by plasticcanuck View Post
The last seven words of your post are absolute bollocks. It may be true of the people with whom you associate but it is not true of Canadian society as a whole.
Not only is dope smoking at the core of Canadian life but it's often cited here as being the reason that Canada is, arguably, safer than the UK; the kids are too mellow to fight.
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Originally Posted by dbd33 View Post
Not only is dope smoking at the core of Canadian life but it's often cited here as being the reason that Canada is, arguably, safer than the UK; the kids are too mellow to fight.
I can't go a day without smelling pot, seems more prevalent now in this area then tobbacco and based on the amount of pot stores in Vancouver, well seems to be part of the culture for sure.

I do not smoke it, nor know anyone who does openly (they could for all I know) yet can't go 1 day without smelling it, or seeing someone smoking it out in the open.
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Old Jun 27th 2015, 1:26 am
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321 View Post
I can't go a day without smelling pot, seems more prevalent now in this area then tobbacco and based on the amount of pot stores in Vancouver, well seems to be part of the culture for sure.

I do not smoke it, nor know anyone who does openly (they could for all I know) yet can't go 1 day without smelling it, or seeing someone smoking it out in the open.
I would hate that! I haven't smelt it for years, it's a scent that
Makes me want to throw up
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Old Jun 27th 2015, 1:43 am
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Exactly - it stinks!
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Originally Posted by dbd33 View Post
Well? Er, yes, I suppose I'm well. Off to get weller.
Weller it is...
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