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Canuckistanian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-29-10 07:56 AM
Response to Reply #6
7. It's a necessity
If there were no snowplows, we wouldn't be able to live in "the sticks".

Our taxes pay for snow removal. And all of our snow is removed by (gasp!) UNIONIZED GOVERNMENT WORKERS.
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  -People who live in small towns in very cold areas, such as Canada and near raccoon  Jul-29-10 07:49 AM   #0 
  - why do you think that most canadians were born in July?  ChairmanAgnostic   Jul-29-10 07:50 AM   #1 
  - I live in a small Canadian town  Canuckistanian   Jul-29-10 07:52 AM   #2 
  - They snowplow the roads way out in the sticks? I am surprised.  raccoon   Jul-29-10 07:53 AM   #6 
  - It's a necessity  Canuckistanian   Jul-29-10 07:56 AM   #7 
  - You're not by any chance near Perth, are you?  tanyev   Jul-29-10 08:03 AM   #11 
     - That's exactly where I am  Canuckistanian   Jul-29-10 08:04 AM   #12 
        - Yes, my mother-in-law lives in Perth  tanyev   Jul-29-10 08:10 AM   #18 
  - i usually change my tires before it starts gettin nasty lol  meow mix   Jul-29-10 07:53 AM   #3 
  - yes  melm00se   Jul-29-10 07:53 AM   #4 
  - Why do I ask? Because I've always lived in a very hot climate.  raccoon   Jul-29-10 07:57 AM   #8 
     - I didn't enjoy the cold much  msedano   Jul-29-10 08:07 AM   #17 
     - you acclimate to whatever  melm00se   Jul-29-10 08:55 AM   #30 
     - Having lived west of the Rockies for 43 of my 50 years,  LWolf   Jul-29-10 10:38 AM   #45 
  - Yes, but not every day  zipplewrath   Jul-29-10 07:53 AM   #5 
  - Locals prepare for local weather  izquierdista   Jul-29-10 09:43 AM   #40 
  - We visit Canadian relatives every other Christmas.  tanyev   Jul-29-10 07:58 AM   #9 
  - The concept is snowplows, snowblowers, shovels and studded tires.  sarge43   Jul-29-10 08:01 AM   #10 
  - Spent some time in a tiny town in New Hampshire  Cal Carpenter   Jul-29-10 08:04 AM   #13 
  - At Warp Nine, frost heaves aren't a problem.  sarge43   Jul-29-10 08:07 AM   #16 
  - Even the nastiest Republicans can't cut snow-removal services.  trotsky   Jul-29-10 08:06 AM   #14 
  - Oh yes they can and it's been done in my city here in western WI.  elocs   Jul-29-10 09:03 AM   #32 
  - The plows are out in full force after a snowstorm  carlyhippy   Jul-29-10 08:06 AM   #15 
  - oh yeah, nothing around here is cancelled unless it's one heck of a blizzard  carlyhippy   Jul-29-10 08:34 AM   #22 
  - White-Outs and black ice are our main concerns when  eilen   Jul-29-10 08:24 AM   #19 
  - Toward the end of March, finding a place to put the snow is a big problem. n/t  sarge43   Jul-29-10 08:30 AM   #20 
  - If you're totally unused to that kind of climate, you can be really clueless.  raccoon   Jul-29-10 08:32 AM   #21 
     - "How our experience, or lack of it, shapes the way we look at things..."  sinkingfeeling   Jul-29-10 08:38 AM   #23 
     - My DH has one of those "clam" fish houses, to me it looks like a plastic tarp on a sled  carlyhippy   Jul-29-10 08:39 AM   #24 
     - The ultimate clueless.  sarge43   Jul-29-10 08:39 AM   #25 
     - aren't ice fish somewhat inedible?  ChairmanAgnostic   Jul-29-10 08:42 AM   #26 
     - I guess they thaw them out before eating. :rofl: nt  raccoon   Jul-29-10 08:47 AM   #27 
     - Similarly, I visited TN and  eilen   Jul-29-10 09:01 AM   #31 
     - Ice houses are a religion with some in MN.  MineralMan   Jul-29-10 09:11 AM   #33 
  - I don't live anywhere near Canada, but...  pipi_k   Jul-29-10 08:48 AM   #28 
  - I live on the Iron Range in Minnesota  Bitwit1234   Jul-29-10 08:50 AM   #29 
  - Unpaved county roads get plowed too!  greendog   Jul-29-10 09:15 AM   #34 
  - I live in Northeastern Minnesota. We know how to clear snow here. Not only that, but the snowmobile  Brickbat   Jul-29-10 09:24 AM   #35 
  - I moved from a little seaside town in California to Minnesota  MineralMan   Jul-29-10 09:26 AM   #36 
  - My experience has been those areas have a super snow removal program...  Historic NY   Jul-29-10 09:31 AM   #37 
  - Canada is a small town?  snooper2   Jul-29-10 09:33 AM   #38 
  - Compared to China, it is! I could have worded it better. nt  raccoon   Jul-29-10 10:16 AM   #41 
  - Canadian Police car chases are wild in the winter  Submariner   Jul-29-10 09:40 AM   #39 
  - I'm not on the border, but it gets pretty cold here.  LWolf   Jul-29-10 10:18 AM   #42 
  - I was thinking of a medical emergency. nt  raccoon   Jul-29-10 10:19 AM   #43 
     - Our roads are plowed.  LWolf   Jul-29-10 10:28 AM   #44 
     - Well, I can only speak for NH and VT  Mopar151   Jul-29-10 10:59 AM   #46 
        - Yup. If the rescue services can get people off Mt Washington mid winter,  sarge43   Jul-29-10 11:35 AM   #47 
  - Yes. They plow the roads.  krispos42   Jul-29-10 11:42 AM   #48 

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