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westslope

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Posted: May 19, 2021 - 4:06pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

......
Please don't ban me, Canada!


There a few thick patriots up here (too).  

But more than a few of us who appreciate independent thinkers....   Be careful Scott, folks might beg you to stay.  

westslope

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Posted: May 19, 2021 - 3:54pm

 JrzyTmata wrote:

we already have Dunkin Donuts and Krispy Kreme and I'm not impressed by either of them Nothing beats a real bakery for donuts.

I think the owners are now Brazilian or somewhere in S. America.


Clearly I had not been keeping up.   American managers and Brazilian owners.  

Cool.   Kinda like a streaming radio station out of California that introduces me to Canadian and Nordic music I have never heard before.   

JrzyTmata

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Posted: May 19, 2021 - 3:23pm

 westslope wrote:

Well, the owners are now .....  American.

Lots of my friends were/are big fans.  Me?  No.  Not unless I gotten really stoned and had a serious case of the munchies.  

Frankly, I was always under the impression that Americans did deep-fried doughnuts as well or better than anybody else so..... unless you are lookin for "eh?" at the end of the sentence or about (aboot) pronounced in a strange way — no guarantees if the workforce is local — then you might be a bit disappointed.


we already have Dunkin Donuts and Krispy Kreme and I'm not impressed by either of them Nothing beats a real bakery for donuts.

I think the owners are now Brazilian or somewhere in S. America.

westslope

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Posted: May 19, 2021 - 1:23pm

 JrzyTmata wrote:

we're getting a Tim Hortons the next town over.
Thanks Canada! should I be excited?


Well, the owners are now .....  American.

Lots of my friends were/are big fans.  Me?  No.  Not unless I gotten really stoned and had a serious case of the munchies.  

Frankly, I was always under the impression that Americans did deep-fried doughnuts as well or better than anybody else so..... unless you are lookin for "eh?" at the end of the sentence or about (aboot) pronounced in a strange way — no guarantees if the workforce is local — then you might be a bit disappointed.

ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: May 19, 2021 - 11:15am

 JrzyTmata wrote:

we're getting a Tim Hortons the next town over.
Thanks Canada! should I be excited?


If getting a donut at Arby's is exciting, then sure!

Hard to imagine opening a donut shop anywhere there's ever been a Krispy Kreme. 

The sandwiches were maybe above Arby's but not Panera. That's all I got. Been to a Tim Horton's 3 times, maybe 4.

Please don't ban me, Canada!

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Posted: May 19, 2021 - 10:31am

we're getting a Tim Hortons the next town over.
Thanks Canada! should I be excited?
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Posted: Jul 21, 2019 - 3:59pm



 Proclivities wrote:

 


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Posted: Jan 7, 2010 - 2:50pm

 Welly wrote:

They're really geeky runners too, arent' they? All gangly like an 11 year old girl.
 
But FAST!

Welly

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Posted: Jan 7, 2010 - 2:46pm

 ptooey wrote:

 

They're weird critters.  My grandparents used to have a cabin near Grand Teton Nat'l Park, and I spent a lot of time there while growing up.  The moose liked to eat the rubber spline that held the screens into the windows, so every once in a while you'd walk past a window and be eye-to-eye with the thing.
 
My dad and I drove behind a cow once while she ran up the road at 25-30mph, completely unconcerned about us while her strides kept time with the music on the truck's stereo.
 
They're really geeky runners too, arent' they? All gangly like an 11 year old girl.

ptooey

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Posted: Jan 7, 2010 - 2:44pm

 Welly wrote:

True story:

Many moons ago, when we were poor students, hubby was doing a practicum with IBM in Calgary one summer, and I took the Greyhound out to see him for a weekend. The competely packed bus stopped for a meal break in Roger's Pass and I took a sandwich out into a field next to the highway to sit in the sun and get some space.
So I'm sitting there cross legged on the ground in the grass. I got my sandwich in my hand and my walkman headphones on and I'm reading a book.All is mellow.
Well, you know how sometimes you just get the feeling that someone is looking at you? I look up and there is a frickin'  giant moose not 4 feet from me with his head down and sniffing towards my sandwich.
Immediately my mind goes into overdrive thinking what the hell am I supposed to do with a moose? Do I run? Do I play dead? What the....? Aaargh!
So I gently toss my sandwich towards him, which he sniffs at and then promptly loses interest and turns and lumbers away.
Now, I was sitting on the ground, but I am sure that animal was over 6 feet tall at the shoulder and he had a rack on him big enough to scoop my entire being into the air should he have chosen to.
Damn near pooped my drawers {#Lol}

 
 

They're weird critters.  My grandparents used to have a cabin near Grand Teton Nat'l Park, and I spent a lot of time there while growing up.  The moose liked to eat the rubber spline that held the screens into the windows, so every once in a while you'd walk past a window and be eye-to-eye with the thing.
 
My dad and I drove behind a cow once while she ran up the road at 25-30mph, completely unconcerned about us while her strides kept time with the music on the truck's stereo.

Welly

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Posted: Jan 7, 2010 - 2:40pm

 ptooey wrote:

Cows gots no antlers.

Moose Facts


And, yeah, they're frickin' enormous.
 
True story:

Many moons ago, when we were poor students, hubby was doing a practicum with IBM in Calgary one summer, and I took the Greyhound out to see him for a weekend. The competely packed bus stopped for a meal break in Roger's Pass and I took a sandwich out into a field next to the highway to sit in the sun and get some space.
So I'm sitting there cross legged on the ground in the grass. I got my sandwich in my hand and my walkman headphones on and I'm reading a book.All is mellow.
Well, you know how sometimes you just get the feeling that someone is looking at you? I look up and there is a frickin'  giant moose not 4 feet from me with his head down and sniffing towards my sandwich.
Immediately my mind goes into overdrive thinking what the hell am I supposed to do with a moose? Do I run? Do I play dead? What the....? Aaargh!
So I gently toss my sandwich towards him, which he sniffs at and then promptly loses interest and turns and lumbers away.
Now, I was sitting on the ground, but I am sure that animal was over 6 feet tall at the shoulder and he had a rack on him big enough to scoop my entire being into the air should he have chosen to.
Damn near pooped my drawers {#Lol}
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Posted: Jan 7, 2010 - 2:39pm

 Welly wrote:

We have to do the passive agressive thing. We just don't have the resources to duke it out with yaz.
 

No resources? Hell, you have all the smoked salmon, power trio rock bands and Albertan oil sands we want. Unless you sell them to the Chinese instead, you rotters!
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Posted: Jan 7, 2010 - 2:39pm

 Welly wrote:

We have to do the passive agressive thing. We just don't have the resources to duke it out with yaz.
 
just send some mooses



ptooey

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Posted: Jan 7, 2010 - 2:33pm

 Monkeysdad wrote:


Awesome. I had no idea. Had one lumber through our campsite in Norway years back, full speed!, the ground shook....but it wasn't that big, but I think it was female(less rack) are females smaller?

 
Cows gots no antlers.

Moose Facts


And, yeah, they're frickin' enormous.

Welly

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Posted: Jan 7, 2010 - 2:33pm

 dionysius wrote:
I've just realized that all the cold north winds, snow and winter storm systems we have in the US are imports from Canada! So, I think a big, scarcastic "Well, thank you, Canada!" is in order.

 
We have to do the passive agressive thing. We just don't have the resources to duke it out with yaz.

dionysius

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Posted: Jan 7, 2010 - 2:28pm

I've just realized that all the cold north winds, snow and winter storm systems we have in the US are imports from Canada! So, I think a big, sarcastic "Well, thank you, Canada!" is in order.


sirdroseph

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Posted: Jan 7, 2010 - 2:26pm

 Monkeysdad wrote:


Awesome. I had no idea. Had one lumber through our campsite in Norway years back, full speed!, the ground shook....but it wasn't that big, but I think it was female(less rack) are females smaller?

 

Now, now don't make fun, some people actually prefer smaller breasts on their women!{#Yes}{#Lol}
Monkeysdad

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Posted: Jan 7, 2010 - 2:22pm

 Welly wrote:

You know what's funny? They really are that frickin huge.
 

Awesome. I had no idea. Had one lumber through our campsite in Norway years back, full speed!, the ground shook....but it wasn't that big, but I think it was female(less rack) are females smaller?
Welly

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Posted: Jan 7, 2010 - 1:42pm

 JrzyTmata wrote:


ok. we did it.

 
You know what's funny? They really are that frickin huge.

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