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post #1 of 24 (permalink) Old 09-02-2004, 03:55 AM Thread Starter
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> TOP REASONS TO LIVE IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
>
>
> 1. Vancouver: 1.5 million people and two bridges.
> 2. Your $400,000 Vancouver home is just 5 hours from downtown. 3. You
> can throw a rock and hit three Starbucks locations. 4. There is
> always
> some sort of deforestation protest going on.
>
>
> TOP REASONS TO LIVE IN ALBERTA
>
>
> 1. Big Rock between you and BC
> 2. Ottawa who?
> 3. Tax is 7 per cent instead of approximately 200 per cent for the
> rest
> of the country.
> 4. Flames vs. Oilers.
> 5. Stamps vs. Eskies.
> 6. You can exploit almost any natural resource you can think of.
> 7. You live in the only province that could actually afford to be its
> own country.
>
>
> TOP REASONS TO LIVE IN SASKATCHEWAN
>
>
> 1. You never run out of wheat.
> 2. Cruise control takes on a whole new meaning.
> 3. Your province is really easy to draw.
> 4. You never have to worry about car roll-back if you have a standard
> transmission.
> 5. It takes you two weeks to walk to your neighbour's house.
> 6. You can watch the dog run away from home for hours.
> 7. People will assume you live on a farm.
> 8. Buying a huge John Deere mower makes sense.
>
>
> TOP REASONS TO LIVE IN MANITOBA
>
>
> 1. You wake up one morning to find you suddenly have beachfront
> property.
> 2. The only province to ever violently rebel against the federal
> government.
> 3. Hundreds of huge, horribly frigid lakes.
> 4. Nothing compares to a wicked Winnipeg winter.
> 5. You don't need a car, just take the canoe to work.
> 6. You can be an Easterner or a Westerner depending on your mood.
> 7. Because of your licence plate, you are still friendly even when
> you
> cut someone off.
> 8. Pass the time watching trucks and barns float by.
>
>
> TOP REASONS TO LIVE IN ONTARIO
>
>
> 1. You live in the centre of the universe.
> 2. Your $400,000 Toronto home is actually a dump.
> 3. You and you alone decide who will win the federal election.
> 4. There is no such thing as an Ontario Separatist. Separate from
> what?
> You are the centre of the universe.
> 5. The only province with hard-core American-style crime.
> 6. Much Music's Speaker's Corner - rant and rave on national TV for a
> dollar.
>
>
> TOP REASONS TO LIVE IN QUEBEC
>
>
> 1. Racism is socially acceptable.
> 2. The only province to ever kidnap federal politicians.
> 3. You can take bets with your friends on which English neighbour
> will
> move out next.
> 4. Other provinces basically bribe you to stay in Canada.
> 5. You can blame all your problems on the "Anglo *#!%".
>
>
> TOP REASONS TO LIVE IN NEW BRUNSWICK
>
>
> 1. One way or another, the government gets 98 per cent of your
> income.
> 2. You are poor, but not as poor as the Newfies.
> 3. When listing the provinces, everyone forgets to mention yours.
> 4. The economy is based on fish, cows, and ferrying Ontario motorists
> to
> Boston.
> 5. No one ever blames anything on New Brunswick.
> 6. Everybody has a Grandfather who runs a lighthouse.
> 7. Just as charming as Maine, but with more unemployed fishermen.
> 8. You probably live in a small seaside cottage with no television.
>
>
> TOP REASONS TO LIVE IN NOVA SCOTIA
>
>
> 1. Everyone can play the fiddle. The ones who can't, think they can.
> 2. You are the "only" reason Anne Murray makes money.
> 3. You can pretend you have Scottish heritage as an excuse to get
> drunk
> and wear a kilt.
> 4. The economy is based on lobster and fiddle music.
> 5. Even though it smells like dead sea animals, Halifax is considered
> Canada's most beautiful city.
>
>
> TOP REASONS TO LIVE IN PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
>
>
> 1. Even though more people live on Vancouver Island, you still got
> the
> big new bridge.
> 2. You can walk across the province in half an hour.
> 3. You were probably once an extra on "Road to Avonlea".
> 4. This is where all those tiny red potatoes come from.
> 5. The economy is based on fish, potatoes, and CBC TV shows.
> 6. Tourists arrive, see the "Anne of Green Gables" house, then
> promptly
> leave.
> 7. You can drive across the province in two minutes.
> 8. It doesn't matter to you if Quebec separates.
> 9. You don't share a border with the Americans, or with anyone for
> that
> matter.
> 10. You can confuse ships by turning your porch lights on and off at
> night.
>
>
> TOP REASONS TO LIVE IN NEWFOUNDLAND
>
>
> 1. If Quebec separates, you will float off to sea.
> 2. In the rare case when someone moves to the Rock, you can make them
> kiss dead cod.
> 3. The economy is based on fish, seafood, and fish-related products.
> 4. If you do something stupid, you have a built-in excuse.
> 5. You and only you understand the meaning of Great Big Sea's lyrics.
>
> 6. The workday is about two hours long.
> 7. You are credited with many great inventions, like the
> solar-powered
> flashlight and the screen door for submarines.
> 8. It is socially acceptable to wear your hip waders on your wedding
> day.
>
>
>

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as it must sometimes lead to confusion." - Duchess of Sutherland, talking about
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Hehehe, good one. How about NW and Yukon? No reason to live there I guess

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But those are not provinces... i guess Yukon is...

But good find, frosty!!!

The funniest one was from P.E.I.: "10. You can confuse ships by turning your porch lights on and off at night."

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HIL-ARIOUS......

All I gotta say is......

We own Alberta and.........


Oh! Ontario...... 8)

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Hehehe, good one. How about NW and Yukon? No reason to live there I guess
You also forgot Innuit. Is that a province or a territory?
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Inuit are the people that live there.........

you're thinking of nunavut
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Hehehe, good one. How about NW and Yukon? No reason to live there I guess
You also forgot Innuit. Is that a province or a territory?
I am forwarding this to the federal government......I am sorry but your citizenship will be revoked and you'll be sent to the US.

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lol I got it in an email forward.


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Maybe I just have the wrong perspective on this, bein from the states, but most of those seemed boring. Although, there were some gems. Newfoundland especially had some good ones.
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