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Forum: Canada
Jun 1st 2014, 1:56 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,778
Posted By flashman

Re: Making new friends

From my experience the best way is to join a group. Such as a theatre group where you can help out or some other volunteer activities.
Forum: Canada
Apr 27th 2014, 1:35 pm
Replies: 630
Views: 53,511
Posted By flashman

Re: Differences between Canadian and British people

That's because sarcastic comments are often interpreted as insults.
Feb 21st 2014, 1:59 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,204
Posted By flashman

Angry Re: Roll up the Rim 2014

Today is the anniversary of Tim Horton's death on Feb 21 1974
Forum: Canada
Jan 20th 2014, 1:57 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 5,330
Posted By flashman

Smile Re: Honest opinion plz - Guelph, Kingston or Stoney Creek?

Trouble is that you can't tell who goes where
Nov 27th 2013, 1:58 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 3,952
Posted By flashman

Re: It's a-snowing in Ottineau

Obviously you're not aware of the Canadian initiative of how to make a dishwasher clear snow.

You buy her a shovel !
Forum: Canada
Nov 14th 2013, 6:49 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,124
Posted By flashman

Re: What are we doing wrong

There's a new generating station about to be built near Napanee, Ontario.

You can either live in a small town like Napanee or Kingston is bigger and within commuting distance.

More info here
Nov 7th 2013, 1:56 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 3,711
Posted By flashman

Wink Re: Not porridge

You may have got some Grits which is great for installing wallpaper !
Sep 21st 2013, 3:42 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By flashman

Re: ban the bomb

Didn't they make a movie about it with Peter Sellers in it ?
Sep 18th 2013, 9:22 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,100
Posted By flashman

Re: Guns in the UK

The main reason for the gun madness is the vigilante attitude of many Americans.
Jul 27th 2013, 1:47 pm
Replies: 5,714
Views: 522,096
Posted By flashman

Re: Post The Latest Picture You Have Taken

Some results of last Friday's storm here in Napanee
Jun 19th 2013, 4:02 pm
Replies: 160
Views: 11,594
Posted By flashman

Re: Things the younger generation will not experience

- Long drop lavatories

- Fountain pens
May 9th 2013, 10:01 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,512
Posted By flashman

Re: Not a grand exit....

So you'll be busy at Possum Lodge eh Red !
May 9th 2013, 9:59 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,228
Posted By flashman

Re: Hot Dogs, part two.

Sauerkraut and mustard.
Forum: Canada
Apr 22nd 2013, 2:02 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,358
Posted By flashman

Re: Meeting new people outside of work.

You might want to consider volunteering or joining an interest group like amateur theatre, sporting (soccer) etc
Apr 7th 2013, 6:51 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
Posted By flashman

Re: Direct Buy Canada ??

I considered it too a couple of years ago and I think the fee was about $7K. So you need to have a major project to save enough to cover the fee and then some.
Forum: Canada
Mar 2nd 2013, 4:38 pm
Replies: 142
Views: 9,815
Posted By flashman

Re: different words used??

From personal experience

rubber - eraser
condom - rubber
Forum: Canada
Feb 8th 2013, 2:20 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,677
Posted By flashman

Re: Building a new social life....

Try volunteering or join an interest group (amateur theatre, sport, card game etc.)
Jan 25th 2013, 11:50 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 6,020
Posted By flashman

Re: Was it really a hunger strike?

THis article in the Toronto Sun should shed some light
Dec 10th 2012, 1:27 am
Replies: 50
Views: 2,951
Posted By flashman

Re: Kate pregnant

If she was in the USA she would have become a celebrity and making a fortune,
Forum: Canada
Oct 7th 2012, 12:47 am
Replies: 216
Views: 25,531
Posted By flashman

Re: British expressions that confuse Canadians

The first expression that made some confusion was in my first job 30 years ago when I asked the secretary for a"Rubber" in the office where I worked.

I was advised by my English manager that I...
Oct 4th 2012, 11:59 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 4,274
Posted By flashman

Re: US Election Debate

Having been in Canada for over 30 years and listened to American politics over the TV channels my impression is that Presentation is far more important than Content,

So be carefull about forming...
Sep 30th 2012, 11:18 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 6,706
Posted By flashman

Re: Noooo, not bacon!

Not a problem if you'r married to a pig !
Sep 25th 2012, 7:14 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 4,899
Posted By flashman

Re: Curry - in Canada?

Or Road Kill Curry !
Forum: Canada
Aug 31st 2012, 10:08 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 6,349
Posted By flashman

Re: Prefix number for cheap phone calls to UK?

I'm with Bell and Just prefex my call with 10-18-450 (450Tel Communications) got charged .65c for my last call which lasted 12 minutes
Aug 28th 2012, 12:04 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,736
Posted By flashman

Re: Why No Mention ?

Except that Canada Geese crap on the White House lawn every year !
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