Canadians: Should I fear them? - Page 4 - Fiberglass RV


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 02-25-2013, 09:23 PM   #61
Senior Member
 
Lora's Avatar
 
Name: Lora
Trailer: 89 Bigfoot 17G & 73 Compact II
Northern Neck, VA
Posts: 345
Registry
So, where can I go to eat poutine while watching The Red Green Show?
__________________

Lora is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2013, 09:24 PM   #62
Senior Member
 
floyd's Avatar
 
Name: Floyd
Trailer: 2004 13 ft Scamp Custom Deluxe
IllAnnoy
Posts: 7,668
Registry
Quote:
Originally Posted by David Tilston View Post
OK, you gotta be kidding, you don't have ketchup potato chips south of the border? That's it, my wife will never agree to trip south now.
JAY'S BBQ Chips.... More or less the same thing!
__________________

floyd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2013, 09:25 PM   #63
Senior Member
 
Trailer: Chalet
Posts: 509
Send a message via Yahoo to Lynn Musgrave
WOW ! This thread has been so packed full of such great( funny) information ( wait,I mean misinformation) I'm thinking that maybe I need to go back to reading more news papers and try to catch up on some of these things about the beer and loggers before we make our trip to Alaska as we had actually planned to spend most of our time in Canada, or and now I am lost should I have my own health insurance or will I be covered by the beer, hockey sticks and loggers? Will I be required to drink said beer and go to watch loggers play with those hockey sticks. It goes without saying I plan to try All the native foods,since I like haggis and horseradish I should be ok in that area,but what about DH ? I mean he is Scottish but does not care for of the above foods or drinks....but he does like to watch hockey( and even understands the rules & how it is played) and of course since one of his hobbies is wood turning he does like loggers.

We both grew up in Texas( and since we all know Texas is the best country )we do try to keep up with you other rather small countries. Now that Stampede place sounds like fun,I do be-leave I have heard they have horses and covered wagons there.Hope we can get a close look at them if they do.

Happy camping to all

Oh I forgot to say he( me too) is a very big Red and Green fan,surely that will help us in our travels.
Lynn Musgrave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2013, 09:29 PM   #64
Senior Member
 
Name: Hazel
Trailer: Trillium
Saskatchewan
Posts: 577
Before arriving in Canada it is a good idea to understand the various temperature ranges as the affect of degrees is felt differently across the land.

I offer this as a rough guide to the colder end of the thermometer.

The National Temperature Conversion Guide:

10C = Vancouverites try to turn on the heat.
Manitobans plant gardens
5C = Victorians shiver uncontrollably. Calgarians sunbathe.
3C = Italian cars won't start. Winnipegers drive with windows down.
0C = Distilled water freezes. Regina's water gets thicker.
-5C = Torontonians wear coats, gloves and wool hats.
Manitobans throw on a T-shirt.
-10C = Quebecers begin to evacuate the Province.
New Brunswickers go swimming.
-20C = Toronto landlords finally turn up the heat.
Manitobans have the last cookout before it gets cold.
-25C = People in Vancouver cease to exist.
People in Saskatchewan lick flagpoles.
-30C = Calgarians fly away to Mexico.
Manitobans throw on a light jacket.
-40C = Hamilton disintigrates. Manitibans rent some videos.
-60C = Mt. St. Helens freezes.
Regina Girl Scouts begin selling cookies door to door.
-80C = Polar bears begin to evacuate the Arctic.
Alberta Boy Scouts postpone "Winter Survival" classes
until it gets cold enough.
-100C = Santa Caluse abandons the North Pole.
Newfoundlanders pull down their earflaps.
-114C = Ethyl alcohol freezes.
Manitobans get frustrated when they can't thaw the keg.
-183C = Microbial life survives on dairy products.
Saskatchewan cows complain of farmers with cold hands.
-273C = ALL ATOMIC MOTION STOPS.
Manitobans start saying "Cold 'nuff fo ya?"
-300C = Hell freezes over.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers win the Grey Cup
Hazel in Sk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2013, 09:30 PM   #65
Senior Member
 
841K9's Avatar
 
Name: Logan
Trailer: 1976 Scamp 13'
Wisconsin
Posts: 230
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lora View Post
So, where can I go to eat poutine while watching The Red Green Show?
You could always eat it while watching Duct Tape Forever. Now to figure out where I put my copy....
Attached Thumbnails
54_d_47929_0_DuctTapeForever.jpg  
841K9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2013, 09:42 PM   #66
Senior Member
 
Francesca Knowles's Avatar
 
Name: Francesca Knowles
Trailer: '78 Trillium 4500
Jefferson County, Washington State, U.S.A.
Posts: 4,658
Registry
Speaking of ...."speaking":

It being so important to at least attempt to speak the language of the Host Country, I'd like some pointers on speaking Canadian; which language evidently consists entirely of two words:

1) "Poutine"
and
2) "Eh"

I think we've covered all the "poutine" ground, but I have the following questions as to proper usage of the Other Half Of Canadian, to wit:

Do I have to say "eh", and if so, what is the correct pronunciation?

When/where is it properly inserted into the conversation?

Are there penalties for using the word "eh" wrong?

IS THERE a "wrong" way to use the word?

Thanks!

Francesca
__________________
.................................
Propane Facts vs. Fiction:. Click here
Tow Limit Calculator: Click here
Francesca Knowles is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2013, 09:52 PM   #67
Senior Member
 
Glenn Baglo's Avatar
 
Name: Glenn ( second 'n' is silent )
Trailer: 2009 Escape 17B '08 RAV4 SPORT V6
British Columbia
Posts: 6,997
Here's another Canadianism. When somebody says "Thank you", you say, "you're welcome" - not "un-huh" or "no problem" ( although "no problem" seems to be creeping in here ).
Glenn Baglo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2013, 10:02 PM   #68
Senior Member
 
hotfishtacos's Avatar
 
Name: Steve
Trailer: 2012 Escape 19' /2010 Honda Pilot 4WD TV
Escondido, California
Posts: 143
eehh! Did I do it right??
__________________
"No Generators"
hotfishtacos is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2013, 10:09 PM   #69
Senior Member
 
Name: Gene
Trailer: Scamp
North Dakota
Posts: 646
Registry
Ehh....
Gene Masse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2013, 10:42 PM   #70
Senior Member
 
David Tilston's Avatar
 
Name: Dave W
Trailer: Trillium 4500 - 1977, 1978 (2), 1300 - 1977, 1973, and a 1972
Alberta
Posts: 5,853
Registry
Eh:
Like punctuation that you say.
How's it going eh. = How's it going?
Eh eh eh, What are you doing eh. = !!! What are you doing?
Hose off eh. = Hose off! = Get lost!

Other Canadianisms:
You betcha!
About
....hmmm I'm sure there are more.
David Tilston is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2013, 11:30 PM   #71
Senior Member
 
Name: Michael
Trailer: Li'l Hauley
Oklahoma
Posts: 5,892
Yes, fear the Canadian GEESE. Those things can be ornery if you get too close!

You know, those Canada geese fly south to the USA every winter. They know a good place when they see it!
Mike Magee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 12:09 AM   #72
Senior Member
 
Alf S.'s Avatar
 
Name: Alfred
Trailer: 2014 Escape 5.0TA/ 2016 Ram V6 Eco Diesel
Ontario
Posts: 4,001
Registry
Send a message via Yahoo to Alf S.
Hi: All... Why fear Canadians Eh? We built the best fiberglass trailers...and most of them go south for the winter too!!!
Eh=A; Sounds like hey, with less h.
Alf S. North shore of Lake Erie
Alf S. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 12:10 AM   #73
Senior Member
 
Roger C H's Avatar
 
Name: Roger
Trailer: 2009 Trillium 1300 "Homelet"/2014 Subaru Outback "Rosie"
Washington
Posts: 2,208
Registry
Smile You forgot some things

You forgot bangers and mash, Tim Horton's, The White Spot, and gas prices which look good until you find out it's the price of .264 gallon.

Reminds me of a joke:
A guy wants to move to North Dakota and is told he must have 1/4 of his brain removed. He says, "If I must, I must." and accepts the surgery.
When he wakes up the Dr tells him they are very sorry, but they removed 3/4 instead of the intended 1/4.
He says, "How 'boot that, eh?"

BTW, I know of a Canadian who has a .44 magnum with the permission of the government. He lives in an area frequented by bears.
Attached Thumbnails
grizzly_bear_warning_sign.jpg  
__________________
A charter member of the Buffalo Plaid Brigade!

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Roger C H is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 12:59 AM   #74
Senior Member
 
Name: Ron
Trailer: 2008 13' Scamp
British Columbia
Posts: 325
Quote:
Originally Posted by Roger C H View Post
BTW, I know of a Canadian who has a .44 magnum with the permission of the government. He lives in an area frequented by bears.
Any adult Canadian can own a .44 magnum as long as they have a permit which basically involves a criminal background check. The difference between the US and Canada is that Canadians aren't allowed to wander around with a handgun tucked in their jeans. A carry permit is only good for transport to a defined location such as a range. Shotguns and rifle rules are much less restrictive.

There are exceptions to the handgun carry rule. I believe prospectors, among others, can carry a handgun instead of a rifle.
Ron in BC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 01:01 AM   #75
Senior Member
 
Glenn Baglo's Avatar
 
Name: Glenn ( second 'n' is silent )
Trailer: 2009 Escape 17B '08 RAV4 SPORT V6
British Columbia
Posts: 6,997
Story on CBC TV tonight on "gun culture" stated that Canadians own eight million guns. That with a population of about 35 million.
Glenn Baglo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 08:20 AM   #76
Senior Member
 
Thomas G.'s Avatar
 
Name: Kinga DeRode
Trailer: For Sale Or Rent
Rooms to Let 50 Cents
Posts: 5,112
This has been a very informative thread. With 8 million guns in Canada, I feel much more comfortable visiting there, though the ketchup potato chips are still a little unsettling.

However, after reading about the coming new world order in the now closed thread, I'm looking to get a face transplant and to have my fingerprints erased.
__________________
UHaul and Burro owners, join the UHaul Campers on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/groups/529276933859491/
Thomas G. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 08:27 AM   #77
Senior Member
 
Brian B-P's Avatar
 
Name: Brian
Trailer: Boler (B1700RGH) 1979
Alberta
Posts: 5,000
Well, we made it into the 73rd post before the humour gave way to yet another tedious gun control discussion. Time to shut down the thread...
__________________
1979 Boler B1700RGH, pulled by 2004 Toyota Sienna LE 2WD
Information is good. Lack of information is not so good, but misinformation is much worse. Check facts, and apply common sense liberally.
STATUS: No longer active in forum.
Brian B-P is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 08:34 AM   #78
Moderator
 
Jim Bennett's Avatar
 
Name: Jim
Trailer: 2017 Escape 5.0 TA
Alberta
Posts: 5,781
Registry
As long as the posts stay fun and don't turn into a debate on whether gun ownership is good or bad, it shall remain open to other forms of jesting amongst members.

Though, please do keep it in fun. We Canuckleheads are a tough lot, brought on from generations of wrestling polar bears, while sleeping nekkid in our igloos, whilie sucking on whate fat and icicles for sustanence, so give us your best (light hearted) abuse.
__________________
2017 Escape 5.0 TA
2015 Ford F150 Lariat 3.5L EcoBoost
2009 Escape 19 (previous)
“Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” — Abraham Lincoln
Jim Bennett is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 08:43 AM   #79
Senior Member
 
Ice-breaker's Avatar
 
Name: Dave W
Trailer: Escape 19 and Escape 15B
Alberta
Posts: 515
Canada is also about red-jacketed mounted policemen and canoes.

__________________
Dave W - 2013 Escape 19', 2013 Escape 15B and 2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser

"You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you are going, because you might not get there." - Yogi Berra
Ice-breaker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2013, 09:05 AM   #80
Moderator
 
Jim Bennett's Avatar
 
Name: Jim
Trailer: 2017 Escape 5.0 TA
Alberta
Posts: 5,781
Registry
I had forgotten about that video, Dave. A good fun one, for sure.
__________________

__________________
2017 Escape 5.0 TA
2015 Ford F150 Lariat 3.5L EcoBoost
2009 Escape 19 (previous)
“Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” — Abraham Lincoln
Jim Bennett is offline   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 05:11 PM
Welcome fellow Canadians! General Chat 0 01-01-1970 12:00 AM

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

Reviews provided by


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:36 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
×