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Old Feb 20th 2017, 5:13 am
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Originally Posted by Shard
I have an '06, never had a problem with it, although had to change the batt a few years back. Haven't used it since I installed Spotify on my mobile.
I have a 160GB Classic which I use to download all my podcasts that I listen too- great capacity-it also has all my CDs downloaded onto it. It replaced on which I dropped in our pond in the UK looking for frogs with minipup
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Old Feb 20th 2017, 6:09 am
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Originally Posted by Stinkypup
I have a 160GB Classic which I use to download all my podcasts that I listen too- great capacity-it also has all my CDs downloaded onto it. It replaced on which I dropped in our pond in the UK looking for frogs with minipup
I think mine is just 16 GB. I have tended to buy low capacity for a lower price (assuming I will upgrade) but then find the content mushrooms. It's a bit of a false economy. Will have to start investing in higher capacity mobile devices.
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Old Feb 20th 2017, 6:17 am
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Wouldn't it be funny if the new trade agreement between Canada and the EU was so successful that further agreements were established including Canada "joining" the EU in some form.

Citizenship of Canada might get our European passports back.

(not that we've lost them yet, but you know what I mean)
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Old Feb 20th 2017, 6:22 am
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Originally Posted by Shard
Its a sensible move (financially). Quite normal to have multi-generational families in some countries.
Parts of Canada have families involving more than one generation
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Old Feb 20th 2017, 6:41 am
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When I was a boy there was a Fransaskoise farm family that were friends of ours who lived in a house containing 4 generations.
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Old Feb 20th 2017, 6:57 am
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Originally Posted by Shard
Its a sensible move (financially). Quite normal to have multi-generational families in some countries.
I think it will be more and more common in Canada and the US as time moves forward with the high cost of housing these days.

Many of the people I went to high school with in California bought homes with 2 or 3 family members so they could have a place, not ideal, but only way they could afford housing.

We certainly would do something like that if we had willing family members.
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Old Feb 21st 2017, 10:48 am
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Upside a place I interviewed at several months ago wants to hire me.

Downside it's in Vancouver and probably not doable, but we will see if it's possible to find housing within commuting distance, we did look at a place today, but we can't meet all of their rental qualifications.
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Old Feb 21st 2017, 10:51 am
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Upside a place I interviewed at several months ago wants to hire me.

Downside it's in Vancouver and probably not doable, but we will see if it's possible to find housing within commuting distance, we did look at a place today, but we can't meet all of their rental qualifications.
Well that's positive at least, see people do want you to work for them. Now go forth and conqueror the world.
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Originally Posted by Shard
That's crazy. If it's ok for your son to be in the store (age wise) you should complain about the staff member. He's basically harassing you.
The crazy thing at the LCBO are the signs and the occasional warning over the tannoy that those under 19 are not to touch/handle the products. I recall going to the LCBO with my son who was about 14 at the time and I asked him to pick up a bottle of wine from a shelf. An LCBO staff member told me that was forbidden and I just gave him a withering glance and dared him to arrest me.
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Originally Posted by Oink
Well that's positive at least, see people do want you to work for them. Now go forth and conqueror the world.
Tell people to stop liking Vancouver and/or massively build rentals...lol
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Old Feb 21st 2017, 11:46 am
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The crazy thing at the LCBO are the signs and the occasional warning over the tannoy that those under 19 are not to touch/handle the products. I recall going to the LCBO with my son who was about 14 at the time and I asked him to pick up a bottle of wine from a shelf. An LCBO staff member told me that was forbidden and I just gave him a withering glance and dared him to arrest me.
I imagine touching that wine bottle dragged him into a downward spiral of alcoholism and depravity.
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Old Feb 21st 2017, 4:50 pm
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Some people can be such arses when they've had a drink or 3 too many.
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Old Feb 22nd 2017, 1:48 am
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War with Iceland; it was bound to happen sooner or later..
Canadian inventor of Hawaiian pizza defends pineapple after Iceland's president disses fruit topping - Home | As It Happens | CBC Radio
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Old Feb 22nd 2017, 2:46 am
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Originally Posted by Siouxie
Some people can be such arses when they've had a drink or 3 too many.
What did you do?
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Old Feb 22nd 2017, 8:54 am
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One of TFWS I work with Visa and SIN expired this week, the business owners are surprised she couldn't just go and get a new SIN....erm hello people, did you apply for an extension???
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