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Old 08-19-2013, 08:13 PM   #4701
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That's because volume and clearance processing. AFAIK US only will transport mail to 3 clearing locations in Canada and the UK on the other hand dont' give a damn once the mail left their country.

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blows my mind how a package from the UK [1 continent away!] arrives faster than something from the States

brb ordered from UK -> comes in 5 days
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Plus the US is more strict because of certain events recently of course.

Should just start ordering more from the UK lol

But that conversion rate....
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Old 08-19-2013, 08:28 PM   #4703
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Go to broadway locksmith on west broadway just before cambie (IIRC)

they were able to cut quite a few strange keys for me for a cheap price
went to these guys. the first cut key didn't work, went back and told them what was wrong, second time works like a charm. excellent customer service
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Old 08-19-2013, 11:15 PM   #4705
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Anybody have a square folding table, between 24 and 30 inches in length that I can borrow?

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Old 08-19-2013, 11:43 PM   #4706
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blows my mind how a package from the UK [1 continent away!] arrives faster than something from the States

brb ordered from UK -> comes in 5 days
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i get packages from HK/Japan in a couple of days, packages from europe within a week/week n a half
packages from the US anywhere from 2-5 weeks
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Old 08-20-2013, 01:25 AM   #4707
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Anyone know what model those new electronic dart machines that are popping all around Richmond are? Looking to see if they are affordable.

If not, could anyone recommend me some nicer looking electronic dart machines?
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all those people he had just passed mustve been like "what a idiot." lol!!


this is funny as helllllll!!!!!

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I don't know if anyone drives around the cambie and broadway area. But there has been a few times where I see a few police officers hiding behind the starbucks on cambie. I believe they try to catch people who turn right onto cambie southbound from broadway. I do not see any "no right turn" signs so I can't figure out what they are trying to catch. Anybody have any ideas?
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:18 PM   #4712
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I don't know if anyone drives around the cambie and broadway area. But there has been a few times where I see a few police officers hiding behind the starbucks on cambie. I believe they try to catch people who turn right onto cambie southbound from broadway. I do not see any "no right turn" signs so I can't figure out what they are trying to catch. Anybody have any ideas?
Cell phone check probably.
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Old 08-20-2013, 11:17 PM   #4713
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sounds like cell phone check

monday at about 3 saw a smartcall pulled over and another car. all by one officer lol
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Old 08-21-2013, 12:47 AM   #4714
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Anyone have experience with transferring ticketmaster tickets?

I want tickets to a concert that's sold out. I'm buying more than one ticket so I'll be giving a person off craigslist a large amount of cash. I don't want to get screwed -- is there any way for them to transfer me the ticket that ensures they're 1) Valid, and 2) they won't be able to take them back once I pay for them?

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Old 08-21-2013, 08:03 AM   #4715
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Perhaps try to meet at a ticketmaster location to verify authenticity?
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Old 08-21-2013, 04:32 PM   #4716
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Aside from Things engraved, where can I buy flasks?
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Old 08-21-2013, 04:33 PM   #4717
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House of Knives, maybe department stores like The Bay or Sears. Also maybe Homesense.

Night market has em too.
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Old 08-21-2013, 04:38 PM   #4718
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Yep, most department stores will have flasks. I got mine at the now defunt Zellers.

Honestly...you rarely use the thing. I've had mine for 2 years? used it less than 5 times? The opening to pour is a pain, you need a funnel.
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Old 08-21-2013, 04:55 PM   #4720
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got mine at duty free coming back from the states. Cost me $10 but I rarely use it.

Agree that it is a pain in the ass to fill and needing a funnel.
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Old 08-21-2013, 07:29 PM   #4721
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i've seen some at xscargo before for $10-12. might wanna check if they have stock at your nearest one.
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Yep, most department stores will have flasks. I got mine at the now defunt Zellers.

Honestly...you rarely use the thing. I've had mine for 2 years? used it less than 5 times? The opening to pour is a pain, you need a funnel.
I need it to replace my loaner flask from last year's snowboard season

It got good use last year.
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Old 08-21-2013, 08:29 PM   #4723
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