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Old Apr 12th 2018, 1:37 am
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Originally Posted by Teaandtoday5
It's not half going to take some make-up to make Damien Lewis look like Rob Ford!
The more egregiously stupid part of this is that the character of the journalist who breaks open a lot of the Rob Ford story has been recast as a man. In real life it was Robyn Dolittle and she's rightfully pissed off about it.
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Originally Posted by Atlantic Xpat
The more egregiously stupid part of this is that the character of the journalist who breaks open a lot of the Rob Ford story has been recast as a man. In real life it was Robyn Dolittle and she's rightfully pissed off about it.
Perhaps because the actress thought about for the part would want equal pay with Damian Lewis.
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https://www.rew.ca/properties/R22455...h_id=721736014

I know where I won't be moving to...$1.538 million for a 33' x 125' lot and oh yeah they'll throw in a house while you're at it.
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Old Apr 12th 2018, 1:28 pm
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Everybody's got to be somewhere, man.
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https://www.rew.ca/properties/R22455...h_id=721736014

I know where I won't be moving to...$1.538 million for a 33' x 125' lot and oh yeah they'll throw in a house while you're at it.
That's Vancouver for ya.

600k can get you no lot, and 650as feet of living space plus 300 or 400 a month in strata fees.





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Old Apr 12th 2018, 3:16 pm
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https://www.rew.ca/properties/R22455...h_id=721736014

I know where I won't be moving to...$1.538 million for a 33' x 125' lot and oh yeah they'll throw in a house while you're at it.
I wouldn't mind this one (cue BareNakedLadies song) "if I had a million dollars"!

https://comfree.com/on/hamilton-burl...enue-d18775813

or this one (this time the house is habitable, lol) https://www.kijiji.ca/v-house-for-sa...ationFlag=true


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Nothing like going down to go to work and finding scooter not working.

Taxis to work it is.

Wish there could be one month where we dont have an issue and could pay actual bills.

If its not a cheap fix will need to leave job.

Taxis are not a viable solution.
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Wish there could be one month where we dont have an issue and could pay actual bills...
I know the feeling.

Ever since 2005 something always got in the way of being able to buy the equipment to play my UK VHS tapes. There was always some other unexpected expense...expensive drugs, other medical equipment, wheelchair, stove packing up, rogue tenant, professional nuisance tenant, heat pump system needing replacement, rogue tenant (again)...

Last year I got an increase in my survivor's OAS and more than every cent has gone to two dentists.
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No wonder today started off rough. Lol
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Sucks for sure.

Just lucky it happend today as I got paid today.

If it had happened in between pay days a taxi would not have been an option.


Originally Posted by BristolUK
I know the feeling.

Ever since 2005 something always got in the way of being able to buy the equipment to play my UK VHS tapes. There was always some other unexpected expense...expensive drugs, other medical equipment, wheelchair, stove packing up, rogue tenant, professional nuisance tenant, heat pump system needing replacement, rogue tenant (again)...

Last year I got an increase in my survivor's OAS and more than every cent has gone to two dentists.
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Wife came to pick me up at work and went to leave and car would not start. Lol

What a day.
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Originally Posted by Souvy
Depends where you are. I've had stuff sent from London by Fedex to Toronto and Vancouver and it got there next day. No chance of that where I live now.

London/Indianapolis/Mirabel/Ottawa. Stuff always gets opened by Customs in Ottawa and doesn't make it onto the delivery truck before it goes out. Customs don't work at weekends or on public holidays. A package sent to me from London at lunchtime on the Wednesday before Easter got to me on the Tuesday. That doesn't quite beat the previous best of eight days.
True. My comparison was Vancouver to Sydney, NS. Just found it amusing they still call the service priority overnight and overnight when in fact it takes 3 days.

UPS is 2 days, and quickest for Canada Post is 3 days.
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Originally Posted by Siouxie
I wouldn't mind this one (cue BareNakedLadies song) "if I had a million dollars"!

https://comfree.com/on/hamilton-burl...enue-d18775813

or this one (this time the house is habitable, lol) https://www.kijiji.ca/v-house-for-sa...ationFlag=true

I looked at the West Lincoln one just the other day! lol

We can dream I suppose. One day if the lottery actually works properly and we win maybe the dream will become true.

Until then... get up, go to work, come back from work, eat, go to bed...and repeat!!
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