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too hilarious! americans scared, wishing for guns, after being asked a question by 2 albertans!

http://gawker.com/...g-mild-confrontation


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macherry wrote:
too hilarious! americans scared, wishing for guns, after being asked a question by 2 albertans!

http://gawker.com/...g-mild-confrontation

Damn hoodlums.


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Holy crap, there just aren't enough facepalms to cover this one.


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macherry wrote:
too hilarious! americans scared, wishing for guns, after being asked a question by 2 albertans!

http://gawker.com/...g-mild-confrontation

i can understand.

overly friendly people always bring my guard up, as well.

it's a natural reaction...everyone at work already knows never to touch me.


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pinktricam wrote:
macherry wrote:
too hilarious! americans scared, wishing for guns, after being asked a question by 2 albertans!

http://gawker.com/...g-mild-confrontation

i can understand.

I'm sure you can.


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it's a natural reaction...everyone at work already knows never to touch me.
Probably not for the reasons you think.


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The gun nut wrote:
I thank the Lord Jesus Christ they did not pull a weapon of some sort, but rather concluded it was in their best interest to leave us alone.

What is it with Jesus and guns in America? There is a direct correlation to Religious Nuttery and Gun Nuttery... Seems directly proportional... Just look at pinkie... He even takes pics of all his guns, like they are his kids, and if Jesus were actually real, he would be embarassed to have pinkie telling everybody that "he and Jesus were tight".


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pinktricam wrote:
macherry wrote:
too hilarious! americans scared, wishing for guns, after being asked a question by 2 albertans!

http://gawker.com/...g-mild-confrontation

i can understand.

overly friendly people always bring my guard up, as well.

it's a natural reaction...everyone at work already knows never to touch me.


Uh the bible says that you're supposed to be kind and friendly to everyone you meet so . . .


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chadnsc wrote:
pinktricam wrote:
macherry wrote:
too hilarious! americans scared, wishing for guns, after being asked a question by 2 albertans!

http://gawker.com/...g-mild-confrontation

i can understand.

overly friendly people always bring my guard up, as well.

it's a natural reaction...everyone at work already knows never to touch me.


Uh the bible says that you're supposed to be kind and friendly to everyone you meet so . . .

That may be what is says, BUT that's not what it means... It's all in the iterpretation, brutha.


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rrrADAM wrote:
The gun nut wrote:
I thank the Lord Jesus Christ they did not pull a weapon of some sort, but rather concluded it was in their best interest to leave us alone.

What is it with Jesus and guns in America? There is a direct correlation to Religious Nuttery and Gun Nuttery... Seems directly proportional... Just look at pinkie... He even takes pics of all his guns, like they are his kids, and if Jesus were actually real, he would be embarassed to have pinkie telling everybody that "he and Jesus were tight".

Um... crucifix, blood, death, hmm... a story who's entire focus is around a truly loving father who tortures and kills his only son...

I can't begin to imagine where all those American gun nut Christians could have gotten it from?

2,000 years of fetishizing death and the implements of death.

Nah, no connection.

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cracklover wrote:
rrrADAM wrote:
The gun nut wrote:
I thank the Lord Jesus Christ they did not pull a weapon of some sort, but rather concluded it was in their best interest to leave us alone.

What is it with Jesus and guns in America? There is a direct correlation to Religious Nuttery and Gun Nuttery... Seems directly proportional... Just look at pinkie... He even takes pics of all his guns, like they are his kids, and if Jesus were actually real, he would be embarassed to have pinkie telling everybody that "he and Jesus were tight".

Um... crucifix, blood, death, hmm... a story who's entire focus is around a truly loving father who tortures and kills his only son...

Know the Word before you spew it!

People, namely the Romans, tortured and killed his only son. Much different then God torturing and killing his only Son.


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DougMartin wrote:
cracklover wrote:
rrrADAM wrote:
The gun nut wrote:
I thank the Lord Jesus Christ they did not pull a weapon of some sort, but rather concluded it was in their best interest to leave us alone.

What is it with Jesus and guns in America? There is a direct correlation to Religious Nuttery and Gun Nuttery... Seems directly proportional... Just look at pinkie... He even takes pics of all his guns, like they are his kids, and if Jesus were actually real, he would be embarassed to have pinkie telling everybody that "he and Jesus were tight".

Um... crucifix, blood, death, hmm... a story who's entire focus is around a truly loving father who tortures and kills his only son...

Know the Word before you spew it!

People, namely the Romans, tortured and killed his only son. Much different then God torturing and killing his only Son.

Face psalm!

Jesus was like,'Daddy, why?'

God was awl 'STFU, take it like a man and you can come up here and be mah right hand bitch!'


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DougMartin wrote:
cracklover wrote:
rrrADAM wrote:
The gun nut wrote:
I thank the Lord Jesus Christ they did not pull a weapon of some sort, but rather concluded it was in their best interest to leave us alone.

What is it with Jesus and guns in America? There is a direct correlation to Religious Nuttery and Gun Nuttery... Seems directly proportional... Just look at pinkie... He even takes pics of all his guns, like they are his kids, and if Jesus were actually real, he would be embarassed to have pinkie telling everybody that "he and Jesus were tight".

Um... crucifix, blood, death, hmm... a story who's entire focus is around a truly loving father who tortures and kills his only son...

Know the Word before you spew it!

People, namely the Romans, tortured and killed his only son. Much different then God torturing and killing his only Son.

I just spewed my water all over my keyboard. Amazingly funny.


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DougMartin wrote:
cracklover wrote:
rrrADAM wrote:
The gun nut wrote:
I thank the Lord Jesus Christ they did not pull a weapon of some sort, but rather concluded it was in their best interest to leave us alone.

What is it with Jesus and guns in America? There is a direct correlation to Religious Nuttery and Gun Nuttery... Seems directly proportional... Just look at pinkie... He even takes pics of all his guns, like they are his kids, and if Jesus were actually real, he would be embarassed to have pinkie telling everybody that "he and Jesus were tight".

Um... crucifix, blood, death, hmm... a story who's entire focus is around a truly loving father who tortures and kills his only son...

Know the Word before you spew it!

People, namely the Romans, tortured and killed his only son. Much different then God torturing and killing his only Son.

It was His will.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dzuxyq3ltls


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DougMartin wrote:
cracklover wrote:
rrrADAM wrote:
The gun nut wrote:
I thank the Lord Jesus Christ they did not pull a weapon of some sort, but rather concluded it was in their best interest to leave us alone.

What is it with Jesus and guns in America? There is a direct correlation to Religious Nuttery and Gun Nuttery... Seems directly proportional... Just look at pinkie... He even takes pics of all his guns, like they are his kids, and if Jesus were actually real, he would be embarassed to have pinkie telling everybody that "he and Jesus were tight".

Um... crucifix, blood, death, hmm... a story who's entire focus is around a truly loving father who tortures and kills his only son...

Know the Word before you spew it!

People, namely the Romans, tortured and killed his only son. Much different then God torturing and killing his only Son.


Yea... Um, OK... That all came as a suprise to God, and it wasn;t his plan to sacrifice his son/himself so we could all be saved.

What was that you wrote: Know the Word before you spew it!


As I said in another repy to you...
"It is better to be thought of as an idiot that to..."

You are typing in all CAPS dude.


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That was pretty good, biner. Laugh


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Canadians are scary.

Ma's Canadian and she scares the carp out of me.


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carabiner96 wrote:
DougMartin wrote:
cracklover wrote:
rrrADAM wrote:
The gun nut wrote:
I thank the Lord Jesus Christ they did not pull a weapon of some sort, but rather concluded it was in their best interest to leave us alone.

What is it with Jesus and guns in America? There is a direct correlation to Religious Nuttery and Gun Nuttery... Seems directly proportional... Just look at pinkie... He even takes pics of all his guns, like they are his kids, and if Jesus were actually real, he would be embarassed to have pinkie telling everybody that "he and Jesus were tight".

Um... crucifix, blood, death, hmm... a story who's entire focus is around a truly loving father who tortures and kills his only son...

Know the Word before you spew it!

People, namely the Romans, tortured and killed his only son. Much different then God torturing and killing his only Son.

Face psalm!

Jesus was like,'Daddy, why?'

God was awl 'STFU, take it like a man and you can come up here and be mah right hand bitch!'

bible studies 101


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macherry wrote:
carabiner96 wrote:
DougMartin wrote:
cracklover wrote:
rrrADAM wrote:
The gun nut wrote:
I thank the Lord Jesus Christ they did not pull a weapon of some sort, but rather concluded it was in their best interest to leave us alone.

What is it with Jesus and guns in America? There is a direct correlation to Religious Nuttery and Gun Nuttery... Seems directly proportional... Just look at pinkie... He even takes pics of all his guns, like they are his kids, and if Jesus were actually real, he would be embarassed to have pinkie telling everybody that "he and Jesus were tight".

Um... crucifix, blood, death, hmm... a story who's entire focus is around a truly loving father who tortures and kills his only son...

Know the Word before you spew it!

People, namely the Romans, tortured and killed his only son. Much different then God torturing and killing his only Son.

Face psalm!

Jesus was like,'Daddy, why?'

God was awl 'STFU, take it like a man and you can come up here and be mah right hand bitch!'

bible studies 101

Not even. I was brought up Jewish*, and even I know this shit.

GO

*Which reminds me, I thought it was supposed to be us that killed Jesus. When did your Sunday schools start giving credit to the Romans? Sheesh, next you're going to be saying we're not good with money.


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chadnsc wrote:
Canadians are scary.

Ma's Canadian and she scares the carp out of me.



Damn, you gotta be careful around them Canadians. Sounds painful.

GO


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cracklover wrote:
chadnsc wrote:
Canadians are scary.

Ma's Canadian and she scares the carp out of me.



Damn, you gotta be careful around them Canadians. Sounds painful.

GO


That was funny as hell cracklover!
Oh god, I laughed so hard a fish shot out of my ass!


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True story, the only time I've been accosted by a street person was in Calgary. Had me reaching for my BB gun.


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cracklover wrote:
chadnsc wrote:
Canadians are scary.

Ma's Canadian and she scares the carp out of me.

[image]http://i50.tinypic.com/2yuetfk.jpg[/image]

Damn, you gotta be careful around them Canadians. Sounds painful.

GO

be afraid


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True story, the only time I've been accosted by a street person was in Calgary. Had me reaching for my BB gun.

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cracklover wrote:
chadnsc wrote:
Canadians are scary.

Ma's Canadian and she scares the carp out of me.



Damn, you gotta be careful around them Canadians. Sounds painful.

GO

Actually, it more painful when it's shat out tail first.


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Here is the cop's letter, as published in the Calgary Herald on Wednesday, with a picture of bike riders, and some early comments:

Nose Hill Park confrontation makes visitors feel unsafe

It got some negative reaction right away.

And here is the follow-up in Thursday's paper, with another picture of bike riders, and more readers' comments at the bottom of the page:

Paranoid Kalamazoo cop ridiculed over need to bear arms in CaParanoid Kalamazoo cop ridiculed over need to bear arms in Calgary park

A lot of Calgarians think this guy is weird and dangerous, and we hope he stays at home next time.


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A lot of Calgarians think this guy is weird and dangerous, and we hope he stays at home next time.

I used to bartend and wait tables back in the day in South FL. I kinda felt that way aboot Canadians, too....no offense, of course.


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A lot of Calgarians think this guy is weird and dangerous, and we hope he stays at home next time.

I used to bartend and wait tables back in the day in South FL. I kinda felt that way aboot Canadians, too....no offense, of course.

felt what way!?!?!


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pinktricam wrote:
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A lot of Calgarians think this guy is weird and dangerous, and we hope he stays at home next time.

I used to bartend and wait tables back in the day in South FL. I kinda felt that way aboot Canadians, too....no offense, of course.

Hey! You don't get off that easy!

Back in the day, I visited the USA on business occasionally. I often had free time on weekends, and on Friday evenings we'd visit a bar or two.

I gotta tell you that the cultural differences between my manners and the barkeep's often left me wondering what I did wrong. I often felt insulted or dis-respected somehow, and I had no way of understanding how.

But many of my friends think that, when Americans visit a foreign country, they usually expect American culture from the locals, and when they don't find it there, they often impose their own standards, or else go home to explain how ignorant the natives are.

So the cop's reaction to the locals, in that park in Calgary, was typical of Americans abroad.

It's "provincialism" turned backward. That's defined in Dictionary.com def #3, "narrow or illiberal; parochial"


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I gotta tell you that the cultural differences between my manners and the barkeep's often left me wondering what I did wrong. I often felt insulted or dis-respected somehow, and I had no way of understanding how.
If that bothered you, then you would get a total complex shopping in (northern) Germany!


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pinktricam wrote:
dan2see wrote:
A lot of Calgarians think this guy is weird and dangerous, and we hope he stays at home next time.

I used to bartend and wait tables back in the day in South FL. I kinda felt that way aboot Canadians, too....no offense, of course.
I have a feeling they weren't itching to shoot some locals


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carabiner96 wrote:
pinktricam wrote:
dan2see wrote:
A lot of Calgarians think this guy is weird and dangerous, and we hope he stays at home next time.

I used to bartend and wait tables back in the day in South FL. I kinda felt that way aboot Canadians, too....no offense, of course.
I have a feeling they weren't itching to shoot some locals


That or ram a fish up their butt.

Wait a minute, that's how pinky knows that pooping out a fish hurts more tail first.

This explains a lot about why pinky is the way he is. Pinky did some Canadian touch in you the no no place with a fish?


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macherry wrote:
pinktricam wrote:
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A lot of Calgarians think this guy is weird and dangerous, and we hope he stays at home next time.

I used to bartend and wait tables back in the day in South FL. I kinda felt that way aboot Canadians, too....no offense, of course.

felt what way!?!?!

That we're weird and dangerous......have you been to the Stampede yet?


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Laugh Alright you guys! Your comments remind me that humour is an effective way to resolve conflict.
I donno maybe it's my morning coffee, and the summer sunshine, thats making me smile.
So here's another one: Laugh

But on the negative side, the most bizarre aspect of this visitor's encounter is his statement that he wants to bring his gun, to a nature park, with beautiful scenery and enticing atmosphere. He'd bring a gun, so he could shoot the locals in our park ! Crazy Mad

He wants to use deadly force, to counter his discomfort at meeting local hikers, in a public park.

He calls that self-defense.
I call that, the most aggressive, offensive behaviour possible.
And we didn't ask for it.
He wants to bring his anti-social attitude to us.
Mr. Wawra, please don't visit Canada again! Keep your crap at home!


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sbaclimber wrote:
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I gotta tell you that the cultural differences between my manners and the barkeep's often left me wondering what I did wrong. I often felt insulted or dis-respected somehow, and I had no way of understanding how.
If that bothered you, then you would get a total complex shopping in (northern) Germany!

Try France or Argentina. They're even more chauvinistic.


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rmsusa wrote:
sbaclimber wrote:
dan2see wrote:
I gotta tell you that the cultural differences between my manners and the barkeep's often left me wondering what I did wrong. I often felt insulted or dis-respected somehow, and I had no way of understanding how.
If that bothered you, then you would get a total complex shopping in (northern) Germany!

Try France or Argentina. They're even more chauvinistic.
I believe you!
In N. Germany they're just not exactly "warm" people. I at least never had the feeling it was something personal.Smile


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sbaclimber wrote:
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sbaclimber wrote:
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I gotta tell you that the cultural differences between my manners and the barkeep's often left me wondering what I did wrong. I often felt insulted or dis-respected somehow, and I had no way of understanding how.
If that bothered you, then you would get a total complex shopping in (northern) Germany!

Try France or Argentina. They're even more chauvinistic.
I believe you!
In N. Germany they're just not exactly "warm" people. I at least never had the feeling it was something personal.Smile

Hey! You guys can't get off that easy, either!

This incident has sparked a lot of outrage in all the Canadian forums, social networks, and other media. Even the news, on national TV.

We all know it can be difficult to find warm, welcoming hospitality in many locales. But that's not the issue. I'll quote myself (I'm my best source):

dan2see wrote:
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But on the negative side, the most bizarre aspect of this visitor's encounter is his statement that he wants to bring his gun, to a nature park, with beautiful scenery and enticing atmosphere. He'd bring a gun, so he could shoot the locals in our park ! Crazy Mad

He wants to use deadly force, to counter his discomfort at meeting local hikers, in a public park.

He calls that self-defense.
I call that, the most aggressive, offensive behaviour possible.
And we didn't ask for it.
He wants to bring his anti-social attitude to us.
Mr. Wawra, please don't visit Canada again! Keep your crap at home!


(This post was edited by dan2see on Aug 11, 2012, 8:56 AM)


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rmsusa wrote:
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dan2see wrote:
I gotta tell you that the cultural differences between my manners and the barkeep's often left me wondering what I did wrong. I often felt insulted or dis-respected somehow, and I had no way of understanding how.
If that bothered you, then you would get a total complex shopping in (northern) Germany!

Try France or Argentina. They're even more chauvinistic.
I believe you!
In N. Germany they're just not exactly "warm" people. I at least never had the feeling it was something personal.Smile

Parisians are the worst of all, followed by the Milanese. Don't EVER go just walk into a store in Paris or Italy and expect them to treat you with kindness or respect. Even the high-end stores, heck, especially the high-end stores (if you were anyone important, you would've had your assistant phone the owner or manager in advance). It's not unusual for store clerks in Italy huff and scoff when you ask for their help.


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squierbypetzl wrote:
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Parisians are the worst of all, followed by the Milanese. ...

No, Americans get that prize!


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dan2see wrote:
squierbypetzl wrote:
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Parisians are the worst of all, followed by the Milanese. ...

No, Americans get that prize!

You're way off base here. Americans who work service industry jobs are generally extremely nice, perhaps to a fault ("the customer is always right").

Service jobs in Paris are held exclusively by assholes. Parisians would be the first to agree with this statement.

I can't speak for Milan, except to say that driving through that city is like taking part in Death Race 2000.


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ubu wrote:
dan2see wrote:
squierbypetzl wrote:
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Parisians are the worst of all, followed by the Milanese. ...

No, Americans get that prize!

You're way off base here. Americans who work service industry jobs are generally extremely nice, perhaps to a fault ("the customer is always right").

Service jobs in Paris are held exclusively by assholes. Parisians would be the first to agree with this statement.

I can't speak for Milan, except to say that driving through that city is like taking part in Death Race 2000.

No, you still don't get it!

dan2see wrote:
... the most bizarre aspect of this visitor's encounter is his statement that he wants to bring his gun, to a nature park, with beautiful scenery and enticing atmosphere. He'd bring a gun, so he could shoot the locals in our park ! Crazy Mad

He wants to use deadly force (his off-duty gun), to counter his discomfort at meeting local hikers, in a public park.

He calls that self-defense.
I call that, the most aggressive, offensive behaviour possible.
And we didn't ask for it.
He wants to bring his anti-social attitude to us.
Mr. Wawra, please don't visit Canada again! Keep your crap at home!


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dan2see wrote:
ubu wrote:
dan2see wrote:
squierbypetzl wrote:
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Parisians are the worst of all, followed by the Milanese. ...

No, Americans get that prize!

You're way off base here. Americans who work service industry jobs are generally extremely nice, perhaps to a fault ("the customer is always right").

Service jobs in Paris are held exclusively by assholes. Parisians would be the first to agree with this statement.

I can't speak for Milan, except to say that driving through that city is like taking part in Death Race 2000.

No, you still don't get it!

dan2see wrote:
... the most bizarre aspect of this visitor's encounter is his statement that he wants to bring his gun, to a nature park, with beautiful scenery and enticing atmosphere. He'd bring a gun, so he could shoot the locals in our park ! Crazy Mad

He wants to use deadly force (his off-duty gun), to counter his discomfort at meeting local hikers, in a public park.

He calls that self-defense.
I call that, the most aggressive, offensive behaviour possible.
And we didn't ask for it.
He wants to bring his anti-social attitude to us.
Mr. Wawra, please don't visit Canada again! Keep your crap at home!

I agree, this guy would make a crappy waiter.


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ubu wrote:
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I agree, this guy would make a crappy waiter.

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cracklover wrote:
Sheesh, next you're going to be saying we're not good with money.

Oh vay, you are not good with money when you say "sheesh"


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Toast_in_the_Machine wrote:
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Sheesh, next you're going to be saying we're not good with money.

Oh vay, you are not good with money when you say "sheesh"

??? Did you mean oy vey? And what does saying sheesh say about me (aside from that I'm kind of an old fart)?

GO


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dan2see wrote:
pinktricam wrote:
dan2see wrote:
A lot of Calgarians think this guy is weird and dangerous, and we hope he stays at home next time.

I used to bartend and wait tables back in the day in South FL. I kinda felt that way aboot Canadians, too....no offense, of course.

Hey! You don't get off that easy!

Back in the day, I visited the USA on business occasionally. I often had free time on weekends, and on Friday evenings we'd visit a bar or two.

I gotta tell you that the cultural differences between my manners and the barkeep's often left me wondering what I did wrong. I often felt insulted or dis-respected somehow, and I had no way of understanding how.

Let's just say you folks north of the border expext top-notch service, but don't proportionately appreciate it.

Apparently, a 10% gratuity is appropriate...even if I just expedited the best night of your feckin' vacay!


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With a name like Walt Wawra, and being from Kalamazoo, I am guessing he's felt threaten and bullied most of his life.


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The real difference between the US and Canada:




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America definitely has Puritan roots.

So much for separation of Church and State.


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