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Forum: Canada
Mar 9th 2007, 12:49 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,128
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: Canada judged as having most positive influence in the world

A personal attack? I don't think so! More of a strong ribbing.... and all these "humorous" Brits got their knickers in a very tight knot all of a sudden. Sorry if I struck a little too close to...
Forum: Canada
Mar 9th 2007, 12:42 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,128
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: Canada judged as having most positive influence in the world

So you're one is a zillion, eh? Hang onto that job iaink, it's a perfect fit for you since there aren't many bosses that accommodating.
Forum: Canada
Mar 9th 2007, 12:37 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,128
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: Canada judged as having most positive influence in the world

... but tattletaling is okay in real life? I realize that there are cultural differences at play here since you were raised in the UK, but generally, Canadian children are taught that tattletaling is...
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2007, 8:31 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 3,128
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: Canada judged as having most positive influence in the world

Hmmm, I wasn't the one who couldn't take a joke and reported the post.
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2007, 8:24 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: Any information on Medicine Hat

The city has large natural gas reserves that help keep taxes (property) low.
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2007, 8:19 pm
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2007, 7:50 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 3,128
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: Canada judged as having most positive influence in the world

I'm hardly upset... but your employer would be upset if they knew how often during the day you posted here.... then you would be upset after they told you to knock it off or get another job. :rofl:
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2007, 5:09 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 3,128
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: Canada judged as having most positive influence in the world

In lockstep with the US?.... then there is Iraq and Cuba, just to name two counties that define US vs. Canadian policy - very different policies. Generally, 'mericans aren't even permitted to visit...
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2007, 2:08 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 3,128
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: Canada judged as having most positive influence in the world

Of course he is wrong because Canada has a much more innocuous foreign policy than the US... Iraq is just one example of this.
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2007, 4:11 am
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: Familiar with Rocky Mountain House, AB??

I was with you as your conscious. :p

I assumed if you approached Red Deer by car, you drove along highway 2. Was that assuming too much? :p



Actually Butch, the place you described has...
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2007, 3:59 am
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: Familiar with Rocky Mountain House, AB??

Actually, that's "gasoline alley" of Red Deer county.... not the city of Red Deer which is rather nice looking.
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2007, 3:52 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,128
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: Canada judged as having most positive influence in the world

Your view is as bigoted and as stereotypical as any I have ever come across... and I lived in Ontario for 25 years, and Alberta for 15 years.:frown:



Most of Canada is "green"... it's just the...
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2007, 3:17 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,128
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: Canada judged as having most positive influence in the world

The language for the vast majority in Mexico is Spanish... so they don't have access to our media in a language they can understand, plus they are consumed with US policy. Language is an issue here,...
Forum: Canada
Mar 8th 2007, 2:47 am
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: Familiar with Rocky Mountain House, AB??

RMH is a small rough looking town IMO. One of Alberta's least attractive from the aesthetic point of view. The place gives one the impression that it must be full of rednecks/cowboys.
Forum: Canada
Mar 7th 2007, 4:03 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,128
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: Canada judged as having most positive influence in the world

You know what you know.... btw, thanks for putting us over the top dingbat.:rofl:

:p
Forum: Canada
Mar 7th 2007, 3:56 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,091
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: Creepy crawlies....?

Here's the giant water bug - which can fly.

They can grow up to 12 cm. long in some parts of the world! :ohmy:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant_water_bug

If you happen to get a hold of a...
Forum: Canada
Mar 7th 2007, 3:30 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,128
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: Canada judged as having most positive influence in the world

On the other hand, the article you quote goes on to say, ".... Canada receives particularly positive ratings from people in Australia, Germany, Great Britain and the United States, where two-thirds...
Forum: Canada
Mar 7th 2007, 3:08 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,128
Posted By oceanMDX

Canada judged as having most positive influence in the world

Canada was judged as having the most positive/least negative influence of any country in the world in the latest BBC survey:
...
Forum: Canada
Mar 5th 2007, 2:16 am
Replies: 59
Views: 2,647
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: Canada V England

Crickets? Did someone say they had a problem with crickets? Here's the answer: http://www.thebestcontrol.com/bugstop/control_cricket.htm
Forum: Canada
Mar 4th 2007, 5:09 am
Replies: 88
Views: 5,218
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: abbotsford

That "lake" must be the landfill site in Quebec where this stuff ends up:

http://www.therecord.com/home_page_main_story/home_page_main_story_977860.html

... Now I understand why they are trying...
Forum: Canada
Mar 4th 2007, 4:10 am
Replies: 88
Views: 5,218
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: abbotsford

So, you believe that you can paint most Canadians with the same brush and generalize that Canadians are narrow minded?

That's a rather bigoted view; but of course, you have no axe to grind. ...
Forum: Canada
Mar 4th 2007, 4:04 am
Replies: 88
Views: 5,218
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: abbotsford

Speak for yourself now.... I'm not a foreigner in Canada, and most residents in the country certainly are not. The last time I checked only 18.4% were foreign born.

BTW, there are roads named...
Forum: Canada
Mar 4th 2007, 3:51 am
Replies: 88
Views: 5,218
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: abbotsford

Agreed; it's only natural - in any country - for the locals to wonder: if this is such a crappy place, what are you doing living here? Did the Canadian immigration officials kidnap you or...
Forum: Canada
Mar 4th 2007, 3:39 am
Replies: 88
Views: 5,218
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: abbotsford

You think that issues regarding professional negligence are to be dealt with in the newspaper? .... and you consider yourself to be a professional? LOL!

You should know that if there is a problem...
Forum: Canada
Mar 2nd 2007, 3:30 am
Replies: 88
Views: 5,218
Posted By oceanMDX

Re: abbotsford

.... but how is the construction on Abbotsford's new hospital progressing?
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