Canadians: Should I fear them? - Page 14 - Fiberglass RV


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 02-27-2013, 02:33 PM   #183
Senior Member
 
Carol H's Avatar
 
Name: Carol
Trailer: 22' Airstream Formerly 16' Scamp
British Columbia
Posts: 11,731
Registry
Me may get the spelling wrong sometimes but at least we know the US Presidents name & what city in the US he works in Rick Mercer - Talking To Americans.
__________________

Carol H is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2013, 03:11 PM   #184
Senior Member
 
Francesca Knowles's Avatar
 
Name: Francesca Knowles
Trailer: '78 Trillium 4500
Jefferson County, Washington State, U.S.A.
Posts: 4,543
Registry
Quote:
Originally Posted by Carol H View Post
Me may get the spelling wrong sometimes but at least we know the US Presidents name & what city in the US he works in
Don't be so sure, Carol- evidently, 75% of Canadians don't even know who their own Head of State is, let alone where that person may dwell!

Rick Mercer Report: Canada Explained. - YouTube


__________________

__________________
.................................
Propane Facts vs. Fiction:. Click here
Tow Limit Calculator: Click here
Francesca Knowles is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2013, 03:30 PM   #185
Senior Member
 
Carol H's Avatar
 
Name: Carol
Trailer: 22' Airstream Formerly 16' Scamp
British Columbia
Posts: 11,731
Registry
Quote:
Originally Posted by Francesca Knowles View Post
Don't be so sure, Carol- evidently, 75% of Canadians don't even know who their own Head of State is, let alone where that person may dwell!

LOL Francesca I am still pretty sure most Canadians can and will tell you who the US President is and where he lives. Note I didnt say most Canadians know who our own Head of State is -who as you now know isnt our Prime Minster.
Carol H is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2013, 03:49 PM   #186
Senior Member
 
Name: Ron
Trailer: 2008 13' Scamp
British Columbia
Posts: 325
Quote:
Originally Posted by Carol H View Post
Me may get the spelling wrong sometimes but at least we know the US Presidents name & what city in the US he works in Rick Mercer - Talking To Americans.

Yeah, that's why I love it when the questions on Jepardy are about Canada. That's the one time we can predictably beat the smart people

Sometimes even Alex Trebek seems a little surprised about the level of knowledge expressed about matters Canadian.
__________________
Ron in BC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2013, 04:00 PM   #187
Senior Member
 
David Tilston's Avatar
 
Name: Dave W
Trailer: Trillium 4500 - 1977, 1978 (2), 1300 - 1977, 1973, and a 1972
Alberta
Posts: 5,316
Registry
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ron in BC View Post
Sometimes even Alex Trebek seems a little surprised about the level of knowledge expressed about matters Canadian.
Isn't he also a Canadian?
__________________
David Tilston is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2013, 04:04 PM   #188
Senior Member
 
rabbit's Avatar
 
Name: Jack
Trailer: '98 BURRO 17WB
Delaware
Posts: 2,548
Aboot time someone mentioned Alex Quebec! HARHARHARHARHAR

jack
__________________
rabbit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2013, 10:24 PM   #189
Senior Member
 
floyd's Avatar
 
Name: Floyd
Trailer: 2004 13 ft Scamp Custom Deluxe
IllAnnoy
Posts: 6,046
Registry
Quote:
Originally Posted by rabbit View Post
A bit of free-form spelling is fine. I appreciate that Canadians show some class by using a form of address which conveys respect for the office of President of the U.S. (even in jokes) and it is devoutly to be desired that U.S. citizens would show this same level of public courtesy and respect for their current Commander-in-Chief, for the Canadian Prime Minister, and for heads of government around the world. Irreverence at home is healthy, in public not so much. If we're all at home here and still able to remember we're in public, we'll find the sweet spot I think.

jack
If only the office holders would themselves do as much!
__________________
floyd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2013, 11:47 PM   #190
Senior Member
 
rabbit's Avatar
 
Name: Jack
Trailer: '98 BURRO 17WB
Delaware
Posts: 2,548
Indeed!
__________________
rabbit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2013, 12:48 AM   #191
Senior Member
 
Night Sailor's Avatar
 
Name: Conrad
Trailer: Bigfoot 3000 & Barth "slide-in" truck camper
Connecticut
Posts: 963
Send a message via Skype™ to Night Sailor
Quote:
Originally Posted by Francesca Knowles
I hear some folks say they won't go to Canada without a gun. It hadn't occurred to me 'til now that it may be prudent to add Canadians to the list of things I'm scared of.

Does anyone know what it is about Canadians that makes them so dangerous?

Please advise soonest-
I live in a Border State and may well encounter a Canadian at any moment

Thanks in advance!

Francesca
It is the bears you need to worry about and the photo-shopped 1700 lb wild boars.
__________________
Night Sailor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2013, 12:56 AM   #192
Senior Member
 
Night Sailor's Avatar
 
Name: Conrad
Trailer: Bigfoot 3000 & Barth "slide-in" truck camper
Connecticut
Posts: 963
Send a message via Skype™ to Night Sailor
There is something very scary about Canada. And I am being very serious about this. There is one thing that most definitely scares me about Canada, and it is an unavoidable, unspeakable horror that everyone in the US should be worried about. Canadians really don't truly understand how scary it is, although many of them leave Canada as frequently as the can because of this. The ones close to the border understand because the fear goes away the moment they get into the US and yet they regurn to Canada, still longing for the US. That dressed horror that I fear most bout Canada--the prices for everything! Everything cost 25% more there!
__________________
Night Sailor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2013, 12:59 AM   #193
Senior Member
 
Night Sailor's Avatar
 
Name: Conrad
Trailer: Bigfoot 3000 & Barth "slide-in" truck camper
Connecticut
Posts: 963
Send a message via Skype™ to Night Sailor
I also find the metric system terrifying even with a calculator.
__________________
Night Sailor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2013, 05:45 AM   #194
Senior Member
 
Alf S.'s Avatar
 
Name: Alfred
Trailer: 2014 Escape 5.0TA / 2010 Nissan Frontier
Ontario
Posts: 3,816
Registry
Send a message via Yahoo to Alf S.
Hi: All...I'm totally flabbergasted that in all the "Spelling Bees" no one has mentioned the way Canadians spell the word "FIBREGLASS".
Is it time to go camping yet?
Alf S. North shore of Lake Erie
__________________
Alf S. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2013, 07:56 AM   #195
Senior Member
 
Name: Ron
Trailer: Trillium 13 ft (green grape)
Ontario
Posts: 445
Hang in there Alf, the snow has just about gone, OH dam more last night. but soon we'll be out there in nature and snug in our eggs.
__________________
RRJR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2013, 09:22 AM   #196
Senior Member
 
David Tilston's Avatar
 
Name: Dave W
Trailer: Trillium 4500 - 1977, 1978 (2), 1300 - 1977, 1973, and a 1972
Alberta
Posts: 5,316
Registry
Quote:
Originally Posted by Night Sailor View Post
the prices for everything! Everything cost 25% more there!
This is so true! There is no good explanation for this, other then we are a nation of poor shoppers. Cross border shopping has always been common.
__________________

__________________
David Tilston is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Canadians help me out rgrugg General Chat 29 03-03-2013 07:47 AM
Why So Many Canadians Here? Thomas G. General Chat 169 12-08-2012 11:56 PM
Baby Steps...overcoming my fear of batteries Gigi Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 2 09-05-2009 06:11 PM
Welcome fellow Canadians! General Chat 0 12-31-1969 07:00 PM

» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:09 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.