Feb 29th, 2008
The Fen Tiger: fact, fiction or a hoax?
Fact, fiction or a hoax? The Fens is a mostly empty area of Eastern England and has many windmills. As a spooky place to be during the night, there are many...
How clever cyclist can get round train ban.
How a clever cyclist managed to get his bicycle through a railway station's ticket barriers.... The Times April 20, 2006 It's a wrap: how the clever cyclist can get round train ban By Ben Webster, Transport Correspondent
Hello Again and glad to back on board. On a lighter note from my previous tirades, I was wondering if any one here has been to Costa Rica. We have flight reservations for next month and plan to look around for a few weeks. If you have been there,...
Olny srmat poelpe can
Olny srmat poelpe can. cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was radeing. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the...
head hurtin' quotes
"Whenever I watch TV and see those poor starving kids all over the world, I can't help but cry. I mean I'd love to be skinny like that but not with all those flies and death and stuff." -- Mariah Carey Question: "If you could live forever, would you...
Any garden experts around?
I was to dig out some grass on my front yard and plant shrubs trees etc. I would need about 3 or 4 yards of soil trucked in. Across the street from me they have just excavated to build a new house. There is a huge heap of dirt. Hardpan dug up that I'm...
Apr 17th, 2006 by Zan
and in other news today.....
English is a marvelously flexible language, much to the chagrin of headline writers everywhere. If any of these headlines seem reasonable, try reading them again... Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says Police Begin Campaign to Run Down...
Apr 17th, 2006 by gd
Fuel and the like
Well my sister went to iceland a while a go, and found out everything thing needs to be imported how does power, fuel etc get around in canada? I suppose I just want at laugh, if anything happens in britian the weather gets blamed and everything...
Apr 17th, 2006 by Jersay
Thinking of going on Oversea Mission
Now as a soldier in the Canadian military, I can't go on an overseas mission or any contract across Canada I believe until I get training complete done next year. However, by next summer I should have the basic qualifications complete to go overseas on...
Happy Easter Everyone!
Happy Easter all, may your day be filled with love...... ....and chocolate!!!!!
The philosophy exam: urban myth??
Many years ago too numerous to contemplate a friend of mine was a first year student in a Canadian university. As some first year students do, he became quite full of himself, took up smoking a pipe, wearing a knit tie with a work shirt and blue jeans...
How to tell a believer from a non-believer?
I used to profess irreligion, and later professed faith. Yet in reality, it wasn't a big change since it was really nothing more than redefinition. for instance, when I professed not to believe in God, I was effectively saying that I did not believe...
Time for a Laugh
Dave Barry in one of his older columns reprinted today... :P
Apr 15th, 2006 by Zan
are YOU a psycho?
I want to know from you guys, who got this answer right ok? Read this question, come up with an answer, and then scroll down to the bottom for the result. This is not a trick question. It is as it reads. No one I know has got it right...
Apr 14th, 2006 by Jersay
6 years on: U.N Aid Workers Final Words
The UN has released details of a dramatic final email sent by one of its workers in West Timor just hours before he was hacked to death by rampaging pro-Indonesian militiamen. The message, written by American Carlos Caceres, one of three UN staff to be...
A big cat has been spotted in my town.
I live in Bolton, Lancashire, and a big, black cat has been spotted in the town. Obviously, it's been dubbed "The Beast of Bolton." ------------------------------ From today's Bolton Evening News - Have you seen the Beast of Bolton? By Saiqa...
Loopy! The 5ft cycle lane too small to ride in.
Loopy! The 5ft cycle lane too small to ride in 13th April 2006 Uneasy rider: Cyclists try to negotiate the bizarre miniature cycle route in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The big...
Apr 14th, 2006 by Finder
English language nears 1 million word milestone.
The English language is about to reach the 1 million word milestone, according to the estimates by some experts. Although other people say different things. BRITISH English (maybe not American English, which may have a smaller vocabulary) uses SIX...
Happy Birthday ITN!
Yep, today I am one full year on Canadian Content, with the exception of a couple of "brief" exiles. :lol: Happy Birthday ITN! I'm one year old again. :D
(by I think not)
Happy Easter Everyone!!
For those who observe the fundamental truths of this holiday enjoy the grace bestowed upon you! Everyone else....enjoy the chocolate!
What do city slickers do for fun.
So what do you city slickers do for fun? Well I moved to Cow Country six months ago and wow what a difference when it comes to entertainment. No Halifax Water Front or Fishermen's warf here. However we have cool events like A Baked Beans and Brown...
Apr 13th, 2006 by tracy
Lighter Note: Who would you want to date from Hollywood
So on a lighter note instead of my usual dreary look on life as socialism battles the fanaticalism of every form of right-wing mumbo jumbo. I want to ask people. Now from hollywood, there are extremely hot looking ladies and men, doesn't mean they are...
Apr 13th, 2006 by #juan
West Coast Insomniacs!
I think it is a matter of being located somewhere in the Pacific Time Zone. Here I am ealier this morning at 7:30 (EST) and none other than Cosmo, #juan and WC are on Canadian Content. That would make it 4:30am out West. 8O I say again 8O ...
(by I think not)
Apr 13th, 2006 by Jay
Best place you've ever been??
I still want my travel section dammit!! Oh well.....where's the best place you've ever been? Its a toughie for me cos I've been to so many awesome countries......I guess my faves would be Paris, London, Pompeii, Hawaii and the Great Barrier Reef....
Apr 13th, 2006 by Jay
Should we be remorseful for dead bikers
Should we be remorseful for the dead bikers? I think so, they were human beings, they had families, and we don't know if they committed a crime in their lives, and its a sad story even if they are a biker or not, what makes a difference?
Relationships and politics.
Question for ya... When you are/were dating, how important was having the same political viewpoint when choosing a potential life mate? Where would you rate political viewpoints as an important quality in choosing a mate? Have you ever dumped...
Your opinion of bill 147
Hey guys, it's my first time here I just want to know what your opinions are on bill 147. Wether you were for or against it and then maybe a little explaination why. It would help me greatly, thanks
Scam on older women!!!
This new scam is being pulled mainly on older women. What happens is that when you stop for a red light a young, nude good looking young man comes up and pretends to be washing your windshield. While he is doing this another person opens your back...
Apr 11th, 2006 by Jay
Since the recent biker related murders in Ontario, something has been puzzling me. Are biker gangs outlawed? Could somebody answer this question for me?
Apr 11th, 2006 by #juan
Hangover Scale...How Hungover Are You?
What do we know about hangovers? The Six Stages of Hangovers From Colleen Graham, How Hungover are You? I received this a few years ago via email and have since come across two or three versions, this being the cleanest. Please let me know if...
Apr 11th, 2006 by Jay
Police chase one-legged granny.
The Telegraph. When police finally arrested a motorist who had ignored red lights, overtaken on dangerous bends and driven over pavements - but never exceeded the speed limit - they found that the...
Apr 11th, 2006 by Nuggler
I have a request
I have a request for everyone. Could you please not write such large posts? My first reason for asking this is that I become extremely annoyed if the post is more than 2 paragraphs and then I lose interest. I enjoy being here at Canadian Content, but my...
Apr 10th, 2006 by Said1
NetFile 2005 (Free tax prep software)
There is a careware option available now. All your options for netfile 2005 are listed at this link... they are by price.
Apr 9th, 2006 by Jersay
Becoming a Writer: Its hard damn it
Well not only am I a Canadian soldier, since my sister keeps saying that she is a better story writer than I, even though she has never completed one of them except the one that we completed together 8 years ago called Short Stories and Poems that appears...
Apr 9th, 2006 by Jersay
Absence for FiveParadox
I think I have come to a decision. I am going to be stepping away from Canadian Content for anywhere between three or four weeks. The conduct of debates and discussions has degenerated from the point where it once was, to where one has to think twice...
Apr 9th, 2006 by #juan
Depleted uranium nuclear war already here boom goodbye
Nearly 700,000 American Gulf War Veterans returned to the US from a war that lasted just a few weeks. Today more than 240,000 of those soldiers are on permanent medical disability, and over 11,000 are dead. In a US government study on post-Gulf War babies...
CORTEZZZ HAS A NEW MAILBOX
to the member who send me a personal message a few days ago i cant access that message-- as user name CORTEZ--is inactive or will be-- and i dont have the password anymore so please if you are reading this-- friend or foe re-send your meassge to...
Apr 9th, 2006 by Kreskin
These people should be publicly executed
The 5-year old kid was starved to death and treated worse than a dog. Those effin bastard grand parents. Nothing bothers me more than seeing kids abused by scum like that.
What's With All the Aussies?
I've noticed a recent influx of Australians onto this board. Are you trying to soften us up and infiltrate us so you can take over our country? Will we soon be downing pints of Castlemaine XXXX and chomping on vegemite sandwiches? What's the deal...
Apr 8th, 2006 by Zan
Slap Your Co-Worker Day Tomorrow
Slap Your Co-Worker Day is coming!! Tomorrow is the official Slap Your Irritating Co-workers Holiday: Do you have a co-worker who talks nonstop about nothing, working your last nerve with tedious and boring details that you don't care about? Do...
The Guerrilla Gardeners gang "terrorises" London.
The Times April 08, 2006 Blooming street craze that leaves authorities seeing green By Will Pavia IT IS the latest gang to explode in the concrete canyons of South London, bringing not...
Which Canadian television channel do you watch the most? -CBC -Global -CTV -Other