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1 hour ago, coastal.view said:

yep

i knew that

which is why i posted that info

 

there are very few places in the entire world

that are more or less safe from the sun

and rupert is one of them

 

sucks for companies that sell sun screen up there though

 

ps... my superficial knowledge of a vast variety of topics could fill a large library with very thin books :frantic:

As my daughter says...a walking encyclopedia of useless facts. B)

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2 minutes ago, RUPERTKBD said:

One thing about living in a town where it rains a lot....I haven't once had to shovel the rain out of my driveway....

I'd actually consider moving there. The only problem for me would be the feeling of isolation.

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4 minutes ago, RUPERTKBD said:

One thing about living in a town where it rains a lot....I haven't once had to shovel the rain out of my driveway....

for sure

and don't forget about the additional benefit

of being able to fill your tub

just by opening the bathroom window

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2 minutes ago, coastal.view said:

for sure

and don't forget about the additional benefit

of being able to fill your tub

just by opening the bathroom window

That used to be a benefit....

 

....but we got running water back in '09......

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4 minutes ago, The Lock said:

I'd actually consider moving there. The only problem for me would be the feeling of isolation.

I guess it would depend on where you were coming from. I don't feel isolated at all.

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Just now, RUPERTKBD said:

I guess it would depend on where you were coming from. I don't feel isolated at all.

Prince George. lol

 

Not too far. I've actually been there once or twice.

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Just now, The Lock said:

Prince George. lol

 

Not too far. I've actually been there once or twice.

I grew up in PG. Graduated from PGSS in '79. Still have a sister who lives there....

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2 minutes ago, RUPERTKBD said:

I grew up in PG. Graduated from PGSS in '79. Still have a sister who lives there....

Nice. I graduated from KRSS in 2001.

 

I keep getting asked if I'm tough... :ph34r:

 

Edit: Wow. I literally put in my birthyear as my graduation year. Fixed.

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Just now, The Lock said:

Nice. I graduated from KRSS in 83.

 

I keep getting asked if I'm tough... :ph34r:

I lived out on the Hart for a while. Didn't seem any tougher than the area around Fort George Park, where I grew up....

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Just now, RUPERTKBD said:

I lived out on the Hart for a while. Didn't seem any tougher than the area around Fort George Park, where I grew up....

(I edited my post by the way. I derped. lol)

 

Yeah I can see Fort George Park area being fairly tough depending on which area around it. I think there just happens to be a perception of the school I went. lol

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2 minutes ago, The Lock said:

(I edited my post by the way. I derped. lol)

 

Yeah I can see Fort George Park area being fairly tough depending on which area around it. I think there just happens to be a perception of the school I went. lol

Yeah. I played volleyball and basketball out there a couple of times. I could see it...

 

Played hockey out at the ElksCenter quite a few times as well.

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1 hour ago, coastal.view said:

yep

i knew that

which is why i posted that info

 

there are very few places in the entire world

that are more or less safe from the sun

and rupert is one of them

 

sucks for companies that sell sun screen up there though

 

ps... my superficial knowledge of a vast variety of topics could fill a large library with very thin books :frantic:

 

47 minutes ago, spur1 said:

As my daughter says...a walking encyclopedia of useless facts. B)

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Saw this on twitter.....

 

 

Beijing’s population is 21.5 million. 100 new cases in past 5 days. Closing schools, testing everyone & locking down.

 

BC has pop 5.1 million & 50 cases over the past 5 days. Response? Only test 971 people, still no masks  in schools & look to next phase of opening the economy.

 

 

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1 minute ago, kingofsurrey said:

Saw this on twitter.....

 

 

Beijing’s population is 21.5 million. 100 new cases in past 5 days. Closing schools, testing everyone & locking down.

 

BC has pop 5.1 million & 50 cases over the past 5 days. Response? Only test 971 people, still no masks  in schools & look to next phase of opening the economy.

 

 

It's China.  100 new cases is probably more like 10,000 new cases.

 

Lol.

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3 minutes ago, kingofsurrey said:

Saw this on twitter.....

 

 

Beijing’s population is 21.5 million. 100 new cases in past 5 days. Closing schools, testing everyone & locking down.

 

BC has pop 5.1 million & 50 cases over the past 5 days. Response? Only test 971 people, still no masks  in schools & look to next phase of opening the economy.

 

 

If you think Beijing only has 100 new cases in the past 5 days, I've got the Fraser street Bridge to sell you.:P

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday reportedly said he won’t stop economic reopening efforts as the state recorded its highest daily increase in coronavirus cases in a single day.

 

“We’re not shutting down, we’re gonna go forward,” he said at a press conference, according to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. “We’re gonna continue to protect the most vulnerable.”

The Sunshine State on Tuesday tallied 2,783 new instances of the coronavirus — the fourth time in six days a record number of cases was met

 

https://nypost.com/2020/06/16/florida-gov-says-state-will-keep-reopening-amid-coronavirus-surge/

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3 minutes ago, kingofsurrey said:

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday reportedly said he won’t stop economic reopening efforts as the state recorded its highest daily increase in coronavirus cases in a single day.

 

“We’re not shutting down, we’re gonna go forward,” he said at a press conference, according to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. “We’re gonna continue to protect the most vulnerable.”

The Sunshine State on Tuesday tallied 2,783 new instances of the coronavirus — the fourth time in six days a record number of cases was met

 

https://nypost.com/2020/06/16/florida-gov-says-state-will-keep-reopening-amid-coronavirus-surge/

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43 minutes ago, kingofsurrey said:

Saw this on twitter.....

 

 

Beijing’s population is 21.5 million. 100 new cases in past 5 days. Closing schools, testing everyone & locking down.

 

BC has pop 5.1 million & 50 cases over the past 5 days. Response? Only test 971 people, still no masks  in schools & look to next phase of opening the economy.

 

 

Yea China claimed they had gotten rid of the virus a month ago, everything coming out of there is hogwash anyways.  100 new cases, I call BS on that number.

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16 hours ago, chon derry said:

No such thing as bad weather there's only bad rain coats :ph34r: btw my 23 years as a  hwys driver between rupert , terrace the section holds a canadian  24  hour snowfall record 12ft         shames mountain. 02IMG_0684.jpg

Looks like abominable snowman is about to pick up that house with one hand.

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