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Old January 22nd, 2008, 04:27 PM   #1
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General Catch-All Thread

I'm taking a cue from the Toronto forums, and putting in a thread for people
to make general comments or notes that would not warrant a thread of their own. Hope it is useful!
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Old January 22nd, 2008, 11:28 PM   #2
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Old January 23rd, 2008, 01:23 AM   #4
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I am doing good. How is the wifes and kid???
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Old January 23rd, 2008, 02:07 AM   #6
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Old January 23rd, 2008, 05:36 AM   #7
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Old January 23rd, 2008, 05:57 AM   #8
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That's the spirit!!

anyhow, in the Toronto section, people use this to post favourite videos, etc...
just about anything that really doesn't have a fit in the threads.
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Old January 23rd, 2008, 06:29 AM   #9
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Old January 23rd, 2008, 06:32 AM   #10
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Old January 23rd, 2008, 06:49 AM   #11
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I LOVE that practical gag show from Just for Laughs!! It is SO FUNNY!! That Grim Reaper one was classic, and that riot one was brilliant. I wonder if those guys ever get punched?
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Old January 23rd, 2008, 01:01 PM   #14
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I always thought Jake was cuter..

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A guy (college student, sounded paranoid) called into the local call in show and explained why the mission in Afghanistan is wrong. One of the many wrong sentences he said:

"The FBI trained Osama bin Laden during the first gulf war when the soviets invaded Afghanistan."

So many errors. He started off the conversation with about two minutes of this:

Host: "I know you're there, I can hear you breathing.."
Caller: "Hi.."
Host: "How can I help you?"
Caller: "How can you help me?"
Host: "Yeah. What do you want to discuss?"
Caller: "Oh... um... well.. I don't want anyone coming in here while I'm talking.."
Host: "Is there someone in the house with you?"
Caller: "No, I'm alone. I just don't want anyone in the house..."
Host: "Ok..."
Caller: "Umm..... I called because of those comments, um.. the comments, like, by that guy about umm.. Iraq?"
Host: "Do you mean Afghanistan?"
Caller: "Yes.. umm, we shouldn't be there."
Host: "And why is that?"
Caller: "Well, umm... what is it doing?"

and then he went on, saying wrong things then said the above sentence. After that I just had to turn it off. It was too funny to listen to and the only bathroom is currently occupied, meaning if I did pise myself laughing, I'd have to wait to clean up. :P

And just before this, the host was saying how people usually only call in to whine about things.
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Old January 23rd, 2008, 08:26 PM   #15
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Why do you want to restore that name?
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Old January 24th, 2008, 06:01 PM   #17
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He is a monarchist.
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Old January 24th, 2008, 11:52 PM   #18
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I don't think you have to be a monarchist to want their original names back. Nevertheless, the gov't in '68 when unifying the different branches of the military destroyed the tradition, group spirit, and sense of pride the Royal Canadian Navy and Royal Canadian Air Force enjoyed up until that point. The Royal designation continues in our national police force, the RCMP, and famous regiments in the Canadian army. Imagine if the they dropped the R from CMP? Their current names are Maritime Command and Air Command, which by the way, all their air force ranks became army ranks. Now that doesn't make any sense!

The change back wouldn't disrupt or change the current military structuring and it would only require a motion in Parliament - as quoted by the Library of Parliament last year.

The RCN and RCAF are still legal terms within the gov't as the Royal Proclamation of them in 1910 and 1924 was never revoked. In fact, the usage of Canadian Navy and Canadian Air Force is incorrect without using "Royal", unless it's in lower case. The irony is that the websites of these branches do exactly that.

The navy's centennial is coming up in 2010 and a grassroots petition, which has the support of some MPs, would like to restore the navy's name back to what it should be as part of the celebration.
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Old January 25th, 2008, 02:38 AM   #19
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Pictures of Stéphanie Dion outnumber pictures of Stephanie Harpo on CPC website.
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I've still not heard Dion talk... not a single peep that I can remember! He is the Invisible Man.
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