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What's wrong with Canada?

Old Feb 27th 2009, 11:21 pm
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Default Re: What's wrong with Canada?

Originally Posted by Steve_P View Post
I don't understand that one.

Maybe I've been here too long?

Don't notice cinnamon on anything I consume.
The cinnamon buns are ok, its that ghastly cheesy stuff they plaster on the top of them that gets me
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Old Feb 27th 2009, 11:22 pm
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Originally Posted by Novocastrian View Post
Even brain dead people breathe.

And I wish you'd make your mind up. Am I a cross-dresser or a gaymo?
Can we just be nice to each other please? No more horrible comments? If you don't like what I write then can you just not say anything at all?
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Originally Posted by woodmanbg View Post
The cinnamon buns are ok, its that ghastly cheesy stuff they plaster on the top of them that gets me
Never understood that?
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Old Feb 27th 2009, 11:26 pm
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Originally Posted by Steve_P View Post
Never understood that?
Me neither, it literally turns my stomach.
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Old Feb 27th 2009, 11:27 pm
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Can we just be nice to each other please? No more horrible comments? If you don't like what I write then can you just not say anything at all?
Certainly we can. We could become bosom buddies.
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Old Feb 27th 2009, 11:27 pm
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Orange cheese....Whats that all about?
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Old Feb 27th 2009, 11:48 pm
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1. The radio. I now live in a place where they play Heart and other eighties soft rock on the radio. And not on golden oldie shows - as a normal part of the playlist. Mind you, they also play some ACDC . I miss the live lounge and dermot on a saturday.

2. They don't show Still Game on the TV.

3. All pizza features meat in some form.

4. There's still snow on the ground in April.
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Old Feb 27th 2009, 11:56 pm
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Originally Posted by act1980 View Post
I have heard a lot of things that are right with it but curious to know what annoys some people.

I would like to know so I am not entering the country with rose tinted glasses!! I want the dirt lol!!
Tim Hortons coffee is pretty bad.

the standard of driving is dreadful, canadians may be polite to your face, but become rude arrogant cocks when in a car!

paying to receive a phonecall

putine is truly gross

inappropriate use of the "awesome"

crime

mozzies

fish flys

Shops that dont open til noon on sundays

Having to buy a new driving licence every week - Ive had 3 and been here for 18 months!

I could go on , but then it is friday evening, what do you expect!
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Default Re: What's wrong with Canada?

Originally Posted by pinkmcfarquhar View Post
1. The radio. I now live in a place where they play Heart and other eighties soft rock on the radio. And not on golden oldie shows - as a normal part of the playlist. Mind you, they also play some ACDC . I miss the live lounge and dermot on a saturday.
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Ooh I quite like classic rock whilst driving my old truck about

but you know you can get bbc radio over the internet!
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Originally Posted by snowshoveller View Post
paying to receive a phonecall
It's better than the caller having to pay extra just because someone else has chosen to be contacted by mobile/cell phone.
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Old Feb 28th 2009, 12:09 am
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Originally Posted by snowshoveller View Post
Ooh I quite like classic rock whilst driving my old truck about
In these parts the guy on the radio calls it classic rack.
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oh yes that reminds me of another one: these colonials cant talk properly
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Old Feb 28th 2009, 12:21 am
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eh!
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Old Feb 28th 2009, 12:26 am
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Originally Posted by snowshoveller View Post
oh yes that reminds me of another one: these colonials cant talk properly
Yes, well just remember who we were once a colony of.....
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Default Re: What's wrong with Canada?

The incessant droning of community helpers, unions, quangos, not-for-profit NGOs and special interest groups trying to get you to do something a particular way.

Imagine if the British Potato Council took themselves as seriously as the UN and had a marketing budget the size of a large cosmetics company and they used it. Then multiply.

Hearts are in the right place of course, but I get the feeling it's more about one-upmanship, and Eggs of course. Or farming. Or insurance brokers. Or etc etc etc.
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