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Old 10-15-2009, 03:01 PM   #21 (permalink)
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You mean his egotistical, know-it-all self-proclamation that he know's Toronto fans, yeah I have heard that too, from him. Anyone who has watched tv has heard that, but does he really know the fans? NO, not really.
"NO, not really" he says with an egotistical, know-it-all self proclamation?
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Old 10-15-2009, 03:08 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Calgary, I think, is pretty loved...Outside Edmonton...And Calgary is a decent sized city. I don't hear people hating on Vancouver unless the person is American and the topic is basketball. I guess there are exceptions.
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Old 10-15-2009, 03:18 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Whatever.

It was a tongue in cheek barb at the Pro teams in Toronto.

Of which, when I look at the last regular season, only one was over .500

ALL OTHERS WERE LOSERS.

So, you know, stick your heads back in the sand...... but Toronto teams suck, it's cold numerical evidence.
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Old 10-15-2009, 03:32 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I always though the city of losers was Thorold South.
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Old 10-15-2009, 03:56 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Calgary, I think, is pretty loved...Outside Edmonton...And Calgary is a decent sized city. I don't hear people hating on Vancouver unless the person is American and the topic is basketball. I guess there are exceptions.
Edmonton and Calgary are relatively small cities. They are the size of Salt Lake City, maybe smaller
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Old 10-15-2009, 04:13 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Edmonton and Calgary are relatively small cities. They are the size of Salt Lake City, maybe smaller
In 1950 maybe. As of this moment, not even close. Where do you get your info from?
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Old 10-15-2009, 04:40 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Calgary is expanding very rapidly. Its beautiful there... A lot nicer than Edmonton.
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I always though the city of losers was Thorold South.
hahahahaaaa, touche!
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Old 10-15-2009, 04:56 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Followed by Welland.
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Calgary is expanding very rapidly. Its beautiful there... A lot nicer than Edmonton.
Apparently Calgary now has the population of 1,182,446 and is the 3rd largest city in Canada.

That being said,a guy i know moved there from Toronto and hates it. Says it's nice but too cold, he said that it can be a warm summer day and you have to bring you're jacket to works because when you come home at night the temperature may have dropped dramatically, and that's in the summer. He said that the weather changes at the drop of a hat.
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Followed by Welland.


BTW, you live in St. Kitts...nothing to bragg about.
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Old 10-15-2009, 05:09 PM   #32 (permalink)
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BTW, you live in St. Kitts...nothing to bragg about.
Oh, I know. Thorold, Welland, St.Catharines, in that order.
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Well I live in Alberta and spend a lot of time in Calgary on business trips. I like the weather. Usually its nice and if he needs to always keep a jacket handy in the summer I find that sad. I only wear a jacket when it rains. Most of the time its nice and warm at night, just like most places in Canada in the summer. In the winter it can get cold at times but that cold weather is sometimes broken up by chinook winds. If you don't know what this is then:

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I think your friend must be a little...Delicate...

Also, the cold in Alberta doesn't seem as cold as warmer temperatures in other places in Canada. I think it has to do with the fact that the air is dry. For example, it could be -10 in NL and that could feel colder than -25 in AB at times because the air is moist and you get cold winds coming off the Atlantic.

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Oh, I know. Thorold, Welland, St.Catharines, in that order.
Actually, Port Colborne, Thorold, Welland, St. Catharines
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Actually, Port Colborne, Thorold, Welland, St. Catharines
I'd put Port Colborne ahead of them all. At least PoCo has a cool, little community vibe and Canal Days.
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Well I live in Alberta and spend a lot of time in Calgary on business trips. I like the weather. Usually its nice and if he needs to keep a jacket handy in the summer I would have to question his toughness. I only wear a jacket when it rains. Most of the time its nice and warm at night, just like most places in Canada in the summer. In the winter it can get cold at times but that could weather is broken up by chinook winds. If you don't know what this is then:


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I think your friend must be a little...Delicate...

All i know is that i was told by several people that it snows in the summer at times. Our company sent several employees there for an asignment last summer and they came back saying that it snowed in July and that the temperature drops considerably on most nights.I've never been there, so i'm only going by what people have told me.
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I'd put Port Colborne ahead of them all. At least PoCo has a cool, little community vibe and Canal Days.
Canal days. Big woopy! Seriously Port Colborne is a shithole. Oh and Fort Erie has to be in the mix as well. lol
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All i know is that i was told by several people that it snows in the summer at times. Our company sent several employees there for an asignment last summer and they came back saying that it snowed in July and that the temperature drops considerably on most nights.I've never been there, so i'm only going by what people have told me.
Been here two years and have never seen snow in the summer here. Last fall I didn't see snow until November but it did snow yesterday here...However, just so you know, its supposed to get up to 20 degrees in Calgary this weekend.

As for night time in the summer, I had to have the AC on in the house many nights because it was hot outside. Not sure where your friends were...
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Been here two years and have never seen snow in the summer here. Last fall I didn't see snow until November but it did snow yesterday here...However, just so you know, its supposed to get up to 20 degrees in Calgary this weekend.

As for night time in the summer, I had to have the AC on in the house many nights because it was hot outside.
Not trying to argue, just saying that's what i've been told. The fact is it's alot colder there overall then in Toronto and if you're not used to that it has nothing to do with being as you put it "delicate" (even though he kinda is) lol. It's basically what you're used to. I remember a few years ago when the grey cup was here and Saskatchewan fans were here and couldn't believe how warm it was while most in Toronto were bitching, essentially calling us pussies.lol
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Old 10-15-2009, 05:40 PM   #40 (permalink)
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Port Colbrone ftw. I have many fond memories of driving down the main road to the canal.

Pine St. in Thorold is one of the most boring places on earth.
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