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Maybe this is a anti-obesity program. Use internet less, stay home less, go out more and enjoy the sunshine.
What sunshine? It's snowing and -30*C here.
Also, people should decide that for themselves, no one should be able to tell people what to do with their free time.
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What sunshine? It's snowing and -30*C here.
Interesting. The weather report for Montreal says it's -9 with a few clouds.
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Interesting. The weather report for Montreal says it's -9 with a few clouds.
It was -18*C in the morning (-30*C with wind, also sometimes labelled as "feels like ..."), also it was snowing, I'm quite sure of that.

The sunshine comment clearly applies to the day (as there is no sun at night - which I hope you were aware of).
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post #264 of 306
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What sunshine? It's snowing and -30*C here.
Also, people should decide that for themselves, no one should be able to tell people what to do with their free time.
Yeah. Winter is here so we can hibernate. In the summer, we let our computers hibernate.
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It was -18*C in the morning (-30*C with wind, also sometimes labelled as "feels like ..."), also it was snowing, I'm quite sure of that.
So, a more accurate statement would have been "It was snowing and felt like -30 earlier today", then?

Don't mind me, I'm never all that serious.
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So, a more accurate statement would have been "It was snowing and felt like -30 earlier today", then?

Don't mind me, I'm never all that serious.
Well, yes if you want to get technical.
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What sunshine? It's snowing and -30*C here.
Also, people should decide that for themselves, no one should be able to tell people what to do with their free time.
Either way Canadians should be up in arms and start a revolution over this. If you guys let this slip by then companies will believe they can do whatever they want.
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There is nothing idiotic about his sentiments. Just because it doesn't suit you doesn't mean he is wrong.

I don't think my national healthcare tax should apply to smokers either. They're not very happy about that either though.
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There is nothing idiotic about his sentiments. Just because it doesn't suit you doesn't mean he is wrong.

I don't think my national healthcare tax should apply to smokers either. They're not very happy about that either though.

I disagree: he is wrong and he's saying it only to get more money. The argument he/crtc keeps using about "internet congestion" simply DOES NOT EXIST. Bandwidth costs pennies (even if that) not 2 dollar+ that they want per gb.
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I disagree: he is wrong and he's saying it only to get more money. The argument he/crtc keeps using about "internet congestion" simply DOES NOT EXIST. Bandwidth costs pennies (even if that) not 2 dollar+ that they want per gb.
I agree with his point about non-users not subsidizing heavy users. If you use a lot, you should pay for it. I would whole heartedly support a system where you paid 20c per GB or something.
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