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    That's the real issue that all the 'Swedes' I...

    That's the real issue that all the 'Swedes' I have around me fail to account for. All they look at is the mortality rate.
  2. Thread: Happy 2021!

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    Still have never beat Laval, tho... ;)

    Still have never beat Laval, tho... ;)
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    David Dube awarded Order of Canada

    https://globalnews.ca/news/7548394/order-of-canada-saskatchewan/
  4. Thread: Happy 2021!

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    Happy 2021!

    Happy new year everyone! May it bring health and happiness to all of you.

    Should be better than 2020, which is admittedly a pretty low bar to set.

    And, well... since I've not seen that...
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    The quantity of nonsense that comes from that...

    The quantity of nonsense that comes from that keyboard is astounding. I may disagree with Peter and others (and I do) but the level of discussion remains appreciably high.

    This, though... demagogy...
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    There's an edit button at the bottom of your post...

    There's an edit button at the bottom of your post if you want to add a few CRs.

    Also, regarding the democratic North Korea... You can bet they would praise their glorious leader. :D
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    No. Like getting thrown in jail, or worse,...

    No. Like getting thrown in jail, or worse, because you somehow displeased someone in power.

    Like not being granted due process or fair trials. Or trials at all.

    Like being forced to 'attend'...
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    Dictatorial? Sigh. I think someone here should...

    Dictatorial?

    Sigh. I think someone here should take trip to Cuba. Or North Korea. Even China.

    Just to experience what a dictature really is.

    At least you didn't swear this time...
  9. That's likely GaŽl. And unrelated to them...

    That's likely GaŽl. And unrelated to them Queenies. LOL
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    PEPS Section 108 (or, 10, as it was known as at...

    PEPS
    Section 108 (or, 10, as it was known as at the time)
    Row Q
    Seat 24

    Wearing a Queen's jersey and a Calgary hat. :evil:
  11. Look at the marketing positives! Classic Bird...

    Look at the marketing positives!

    Classic Bird fight!

    Big Birds vs Red Birds
    Aka Queen's vs McGill

    A new form of an old classic was just presented to us on a silver platter.
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    Sad but some things like that are simply...

    Sad but some things like that are simply impossible to predict.

    /S
  13. Alright, let's name the Red Generics Neither...

    Alright, let's name the Red Generics

    Neither the first nor the last bland thing that will come out of political correctness. Bury a (tainted) tradition and replace it with nothing.

    Hard to get...
  14. Talk about a refreshing attitude! I love it

    Talk about a refreshing attitude! I love it
  15. Appreciated. I'll take it. That's more than most....

    Appreciated. I'll take it. That's more than most. lol

    Still a bad way to go but hey... They will do what they will do.
  16. Could simply be they have unannounced ones. Some...

    Could simply be they have unannounced ones. Some schools choose to hold on to the information and do a big class announcement later on. I think it's a bad way to go, but they somehow, inexplicably,...
  17. Exactly why I used the 'common sense' expression.

    Exactly why I used the 'common sense' expression.
  18. Seems like common sense to bring local players...

    Seems like common sense to bring local players home but I must say uOttawa are doing a great job at it.
  19. Nous autres on a Pepe, Pepe. Eux-autres yont pas...

    Nous autres on a Pepe, Pepe. Eux-autres yont pas Pepe! :D

    Dad is rightfully proud, and I hope the fans bring the chant back for his son if he becomes a dominant force.
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    While ok to disagree in principle, I struggle in...

    While ok to disagree in principle, I struggle in seeing how to reconcile the call for more ease on restrictions with the very real, current situation where hospital beds are filling at an alarming...
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    It absolutely does. Because he later said this...

    It absolutely does.

    Because he later said this in a congressional hearing :


    ...
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    You should include the date of that quote......

    You should include the date of that quote... March 26th? Pretty sure his opinion has changed since.
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    Agreed. With the dramatic upwards curve of covid...

    Agreed. With the dramatic upwards curve of covid indicators, this year is done.

    Football might have been slightly ahead of the public closures, but shutting down was inevitable in the end.
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    Why don't you guys keep the virus mudslinging to...

    Why don't you guys keep the virus mudslinging to the other thread. Plenty of room for that there.
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    With that talk of Gestapo and Fascism, it's very...

    With that talk of Gestapo and Fascism, it's very tempting to move this thread to the pub.
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    It did not remind me of anything because my only...

    It did not remind me of anything because my only reaction was 'were still in a country where rule of law is a thing, that's not happening'.

    Overreacting is not my cup of tea, people have been...
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    Took a while but we're there. Godwin's law,...

    Took a while but we're there. Godwin's law, always right.
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    No data is not the same as knowing it has no...

    No data is not the same as knowing it has no effect.
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    Small unis can thrive with online classes....

    Small unis can thrive with online classes. Otherwise, yeah, they might not get through it
  30. My point was more to the effect that their...

    My point was more to the effect that their 'offers' don't really offer much at all. There are not enough schollies for everyone, let alone recruits. Especially in OUA where they put limits on what...
  31. I see a bunch of those lately, especially out of...

    I see a bunch of those lately, especially out of Concordia. Makes me laugh every time.

    We're trying to mimic what they do down south. For scholarship offers. Without scholarships to give away.
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    I mostly agree with this. Cases have been...

    I mostly agree with this. Cases have been steadily creeping up, with no signs of going back down.

    Realistically, we can expect more government-issued interdictions that would have put a stop to...
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    A few months back it was accepted that 3 willing...

    A few months back it was accepted that 3 willing schools would be enough for them to have a reduced season.

    Then Montreal realized they couldn't participate and made it so that if they couldn't...
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    Probably accurate. #BlameMontreal

    Probably accurate. #BlameMontreal
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    Much of the debt is to ourselves as the Bank of...

    Much of the debt is to ourselves as the Bank of Canada has been buying federal bonds, aka starting the money printing presses.

    The only real impact is a slight devaluation of the dollar, and,...
  36. :D :D :D

    :D :D :D
  37. We live in such a stoopid world at times

    We live in such a stoopid world at times
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    Another proof that CIS silliness knows no bounds.

    Another proof that CIS silliness knows no bounds.
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    Yeah, New Zealand is a nice experiment. They...

    Yeah, New Zealand is a nice experiment.

    They had zero cases for over 100 days. Then a couple and they shutdown again to make sure it stopped there.

    Of course, their geographic reality is vastly...
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    "October" is now September 14th. They're...

    "October" is now September 14th.

    They're backing up as much as they can without losing face.

    Still makes no sense (considering civil football is allowed) but it won't last all that long.
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    Oh that changes things. Season wasn't expected to...

    Oh that changes things. Season wasn't expected to start before then anyway.
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    That's what I've heard. Concerns HS, have not...

    That's what I've heard. Concerns HS, have not heard a thing about cegeps and universities yet.

    This would be way over the top. Mental health issues are bound to follow if they turn schools into...
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    And now, fresh news, apparently education...

    And now, fresh news, apparently education minister Roberge has determined that there would be no school sports this fall.

    If confirmed this would be the end of the story. You can go against RSEQ,...
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    On the matter of civil vs school sports... ...

    On the matter of civil vs school sports...

    RSEQ is pushing hard for season cancellation but schools are fighting back.

    This, for now, is HS specific but it could expand to other levels.

    Some...
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    Working from home falls in the silver linings...

    Working from home falls in the silver linings category in my book :D

    It forced the society to make it available and I seriously hope I never lose it.
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    Agreed. I figure the PEPS could easily hold...

    Agreed. I figure the PEPS could easily hold 1500-2000 persons without compromising anything.
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    Gave it a try. That's kinda unreadable... 3...

    Gave it a try. That's kinda unreadable... 3 pages down and the author has yet to make a point beyond philosophical mumbo jumbo.

    Probably a good text but that was all the attention I cared to...
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    Alright! Good formula. Now make it happen!

    Alright! Good formula. Now make it happen!
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    I'm not privy to the details but it could take...

    I'm not privy to the details but it could take many forms.

    Something like Canada Cup. Or something like that thing Guelph did a few years back where they played many teams for shorter periods...
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    The only question for the CIS is whether they'll...

    The only question for the CIS is whether they'll consider it an allowed exception to the rules. Because a few lines would be crossed by the event. Coaching out of season, games, what have you.

    Of...
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