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What's wrong with Canada?

Old Apr 5th 2009, 10:28 pm
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And what's the deal with bags of milk!!
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Old Apr 5th 2009, 10:36 pm
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And what's the deal with bags of milk!!
About $3.97 for 4L.
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Old Apr 5th 2009, 10:44 pm
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About $3.97 for 4L.
That's cheap!!!
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That's cheap!!!
I must add that's at my local Food Basics and No Frills stores. Noit everywhere is as cheap.
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I must add that's at my local Food Basics and No Frills stores. Noit everywhere is as cheap.
I always wonder how easy they are to transport. Must be easliy ripped
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When old threads are not allowed to die, they slip into dementia.
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When old posters are not allowed to die, they slip into dementia.
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I always wonder how easy they are to transport. Must be easliy ripped
Very easy to transport, and not easily ripped.
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Very easy to transport, and not easily ripped.
I hate them though. I think they're a fine example of the evils of careless metrification. Most things went metric by expressing the amount in metric measures but not changing the actual volume, thus we have butter sold in 455 megasomethings and beer in 12oz bottles but expressed as 300 and odd milliflops. Bagged milk actually comes in 1 litre bags which don't fit the 1 pint jugs. Wonderful for the milk marketing board as there's so much spillage but so messy in the kitchen.
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I hate them though. I think they're a fine example of the evils of careless metrification.
You'll be pleased to know they sell 1 gallon plastic jugs of milk in Detroit for $1.80 ish....
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I hate them though. I think they're a fine example of the evils of careless metrification. Most things went metric by expressing the amount in metric measures but not changing the actual volume, thus we have butter sold in 455 megasomethings and beer in 12oz bottles but expressed as 300 and odd milliflops. Bagged milk actually comes in 1 litre bags which don't fit the 1 pint jugs. Wonderful for the milk marketing board as there's so much spillage but so messy in the kitchen.
I don't like them either, but the Mrs prefers them.

Our bagged milk comes in a pack of 3 individual bags, each of which I assume are of exactly equal amounts of approximately 1.333 (recurring) totalling 4L.
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Old Apr 6th 2009, 9:10 am
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I hate them though. I think they're a fine example of the evils of careless metrification. Most things went metric by expressing the amount in metric measures but not changing the actual volume, thus we have butter sold in 455 megasomethings and beer in 12oz bottles but expressed as 300 and odd milliflops. Bagged milk actually comes in 1 litre bags which don't fit the 1 pint jugs. Wonderful for the milk marketing board as there's so much spillage but so messy in the kitchen.
Can you get milk in bottles or cartons? Surely bagged milk isn't the only option?
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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!!
The Canadian High Commission in London. They are most rude, bad mannered, pig ignorant people on this earth, who make decisions that totally defy all logic :curse:

Speaking from first hand experience. Other than that Canada is fine.
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Old Apr 6th 2009, 11:46 am
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Can you get milk in bottles or cartons? Surely bagged milk isn't the only option?
Plenty of cartons of different sizes. There are 'deposits' on them and in some provinces you only get half the deposit back. If you bother.
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The Canadian High Commission in London. They are most rude, bad mannered, pig ignorant people on this earth, who make decisions that totally defy all logic :curse:

Speaking from first hand experience. Other than that Canada is fine.
Are they indeed? That's news to me but what would I know? I only worked there for four years.
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