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Feel free to add more Rules !
 
1. You have Canadian Tire money in your kitchen drawers.
 
2. You know what a toque is.
 
3. You actually think it’s normal to get milk in bags as well as cartons and plastic jugs.
 
4. You drink pop, not soda.
 
5. You know that a Mickey and 24's mean, "It’s time to party, eh!!!"
 
6. You don't care about the fuss with Cuba. It's a cheap place to go for your holidays, with good cigars.
 
7. You know that a pike is a type of fish, not part of a highway.
 
8. You drive on a highway, not a freeway.
 
9. You're not offended by the term "HOMO MILK".
 
10. You understand the phrase "Could you pass me a serviette, I just dropped my poutine, on the chesterfield."
 
11. You design your Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit.
 
12. You know that our bike is pronounced "Ef" "Zed" "Zero" "Seven"
 
13. Your local newspaper covers the national news on 2 pages, but requires 6 pages for hockey.
 
14. You know that the four seasons mean: almost winter, winter, still Winter, and road work.
 
15. You know that when it's 25 degrees outside, it's a warm day.
 
16. You understand the Labatt Blue commercials.
 
17. You know how to pronounce and spell "Saskatchewan".
 
18. You perk up when you hear the theme song from 'Hockey Night in Canada'.
 
19. You say grade 12, not 12th grade.
 
20. "Eh?" is a very important part of your vocabulary, and is more polite than "Huh?"
 
21. You eat chocolate bars, not candy bars.
 
22. Canadian bacon and Kraft Dinner are two of your favourite food groups.
 
23. You know where to get good poutine.
 
24. You’ve rolled up the rim to win.
 
 
 

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manuel

25. You end 50% of your sentences with "Sorry". Or you start them like that
26. Sorry, there are only 2 seasons in Canada: Winter and July.

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Kipawa

27. Its a pickerel not a walleye

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mjh937

I may not be Canadian, but I always have time for Tim Horton's.

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basmn

We use vinegar on our fish & chips ????

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marthy

Tabarnack is actually an adjective. (French Part... )
 
Miss poutine, real smoke meat and a good cold Molson Ex!

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bubba

we drink a can of pop vs can of soda
we eat ketchup flavoured chips and our strange spelling
we know what a lefttenant is ;)

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Guru

Here are signs that you are in Canada: flag-canada-10.gif
 
If someone in a Home Depot store offers you assistance and they don't work there,
... you know you are in Canada
 
If you've worn shorts and a parka at the same time,
... you know you are in Canada
 
If you've had a lengthy telephone conversation with someone who dialed a wrong number,
... you know you are in Canada
 
If 'Vacation' means going anywhere south of Detroit for the weekend,
... you know you are in Canada
 
If you measure distance in hours,
... you know you are in Canada
 
If you know several people Who have hit a deer more than once,
... you know you are in Canada
 
If you have switched from 'heat' to 'A/C' in the same day and back again,
... you know you are in Canada
 
If you can drive 90 km/hr through 2 feet of snow during a raging blizzard without flinching,
... you know you are in Canada
 
If you install security lights on your house and garage, but leave both unlocked,
... you know you are in Canada
 
If you carry jumper cables in your car and your wife knows how to use them,
... you know you are in Canada
 
 
If you design your kid's Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit,
... you know you are in Canada
 
If the speed limit on the highway is 100 km, you're going 120 and everybody is passing you,
... you know you are in Canada
 
If driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with snow,
... you know you are in Canada
 
If you know all 4 seasons: Almost winter, winter, still winter and road construction,
... you know you are in Canada
 
If you have more miles on your snow blower than your car,
... you know you are in Canada
 
If you find -2 degrees 'a little chilly',
... you know you are in Canada
 
 

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cavedog

At least 70% of this applies to Minnesota as well, guess I grew up too close to Canada, eh?

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canadianbacon

i know 22.... :)
nothing about ice fishing???
nothing about hockey ?
 

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ravenlord

You know our national sport is not actually hockey, but Lacrosse.

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sorkyah
You know our national sport is not actually hockey, but Lacrosse.
lacrosse is hockey, played with a ball and fishnet on hockey sticks
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ATGATT... ATTATT, two acronyms I live by.
 

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leonnerd

Few more rules from my side:
 
- You don't know a decent place to eat around but 10 Tim Hortons in a 5 Km radius
- You have crossed the border to shop for groceries
- You opted for Maple syrup instead of Aunt Jemima's syrup

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