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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Welcome to Saskatchewan!!

If you consider it a sport to gather your food by drilling through 18 inches of ice and sitting there all day hoping that the food will swim by,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

If you're proud that your province makes the national news 96 nights each year because Saskatoon is the coldest spot in the nation,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

If you have ever refused to buy something because it's "too spendy",
You might live in Saskatchewan.

If your local Dairy Queen is closed from November through March,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

If someone in a store offers you assistance, and they don't work there,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

If your dad's suntan stops at a line curving around the middle of his forehead,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

If you have worn shorts and a parka at the same time,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

If your town has an equal number of bars and churches,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

If you know how to say.... Wanuskewin, Qu'appelle, Valparaiso, Waskesiu, Saskatoon
You might live in Saskatchewan.

If you think that ketchup is a little too spicy,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

If vacation means going "up north" for the weekend,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

You measure distance in hours,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

You know several people, who have hit deer more than once,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

You often switch from "Heat" to "A/C" in the same day and back again,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

You can drive 65 mph through 2 feet of snow during a raging blizzard without flinching,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

You see people wearing hunting clothes at social events,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

You install security lights on your house and garage and leave both unlocked,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

You think of the major food groups as beer, fish, and venison,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

You carry jumper cables in your car, and your girlfriend knows how to use them,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

There are 7 empty cars running in the parking lot at any given time,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

You design your kid's Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

Driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with snow,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

You know all 4 seasons: almost winter, winter, still winter, and of course, road construction,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

Your idea of creative landscaping is a plastic deer next  to your blue spruce,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

If "Down South" to you means Regina,
You might live in Saskatchewan.

You find -20C degrees "a little chilly",
You might live in Saskatchewan.


The scary thing is, that while this is kinda funny, most of them are pretty true too!  At least in my experience.

13 comments:

  1. hahaha - that's a good one. You could substitute "Ontario" for most of those too!

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  2. Some of those hit home from living in Alberta- glad I live in southern BC now!

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  3. What fun! I love the "too spendy" and the 4 seasons. But wait, I love other statements too. But, hey, the Halloween costume thing is also said about Colorado!

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  4. omgosh, my husband and i *both* just had to pick ourselves up off the floor from ROTFL!!!!

    those are awesome!

    it started with the DQ one cuz my husband is a mighty DQ fan (he MUST have his blizzards on every trip to america!) and then progressed hilariously from there.

    thank you SO MUCH for this!

    ~lytha

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  5. Hahahaha!

    I was thinking it sounds an awful lot like North Dakota as well.

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  6. Well you had me laughing but to be serious a lot of those are exactly why I don't and won't live in Saskatchewan.

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  7. Very funny - some of the apply to Eastern Washington - especially the one about the potholes.

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  8. Very funny - some of the apply to Eastern Washington - especially the one about the potholes.

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  9. ok i did it, please check out my blog today for "you might live in seattle when.."

    (can you tell how much i miss my home?)

    thanks for giving me an excuse to do this!

    my formatting was a real headache, i wanted to use bullet points but they got all screwed up, thanks to blogger, agh. the html looked fine, but no.

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