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Hello I'm fishead soup. I'm from Canada.
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Welcome, fishead soup! Where abouts in Canada?
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Grimsby near Toronto
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Hi Fishead Soup,

Nice to have you on the site.

I don't know Grimsby. What is near there? I'm from Penetanguishene, north of Barrie. I usually just tell people "north of Toronto", otherwise there's way too much explaining to do.
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It's not your fault your from Ontario, blame your parents

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We would have been better off if my father had taken the job in Australia. The place we ended up settling down in Ontario turned out being really hick.
Lots of people with framed Robert Bateman prints on their wall and geeky teenagers that like Rush. No culture at all.
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like Rush. No culture at all.
Come on, Geddy Lee is all about culture!
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Geddy Lee, I met him on my last trip to Bangkok. He's now a Katoey working in Patpong. He's still working on getting enough money to get his Adams apple removed. Maybe that will help out his horrid voice.
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The place we ended up settling down in Ontario turned out being really hick...
What place in Ontario isn't? I'm glad I escaped at 18 when I went off to a city for university. But now that I'm homesick, I can endure the hickness during summer vacation and revel in picking berries and buying fresh corn on the side of the road, etc. etc.

At least no one in my family has or ever had a mullet! (No offence to anyone who currently sports one. I suspect there might be still some walking around in Quebec.)
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I was in Ontario long before the mullets came. In fact I can still remember that feathered back look and parted through the middle. The mullet came in at the time of Teenage head the band. By the time the eighties rolled into the ninties every hick in the sticks had a mullet. A friend of mine once said the mullet is the patriotic haircut of a Canadian. Kind of like taking the Canadian beaver and putting it on the top of your head.

Ontarios just infested with hicks. Althought its nice to go back and have a back yard barbeque and swim in someone elses pool.
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No, no. Swimming in a lake (in my case "the lake") is much much better. If the geese are not in town, that is.

Shudder to think of any kind of patriotic haircut. The feathered "birthday Barbie" style might be the female mullet. Just as atrocious. Actually, everything from the 80s was atrocious. No sense blaming Canadians for that.

But every place has their version of hicks. Surely, say Alabama, has equally fashion-impaired hicks. Even California must have some, and I'm sure even France and Sweden and Japan have their own sets of hicks. Not just Ontario.

Oh my god, am I sitting here defending hicks? How did that happen?
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During most of the eighties my high school was well entrenched in the seventies. We had the red lumbermans jackets the Kodiac boots. A kind of working mans seventies for people who did not work. If that wasn't hick enough for you we had people who used to catch chickens for a living and they smelt of chicken ****.

If you looked even remotely New Wave or Punk people would shout. Nice head

Now thats hick.
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Oh, that's so funny.

When I was in high school the "skaters" used to get beat up just because of their haircuts. Very few people in my highschool didn't think watching junior C hockey at the rink on Friday was the best thing on earth. I'm not sure if you lived near a forested, farming type area, where bush parties were the thing to do in summer, but I remember going to a party where the bonfire was not too farm from a pigpen. Literally.

Recently, though, most kids have coloured hair and there is even a skate park in town. I'm not sure where the progressive ideas came from, but the hickness is wearing down. There is hope!
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Hate to say it little sage but there are probably more mullets in Ontario than Quebec. We have some sense of style at least over here
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Hate to say it little sage but there are probably more mullets in Ontario than Quebec. We have some sense of style at least over here
Yes, people from Montreal and Quebec City probably have more style than anywhere in all of North America, I have to admit. I think we can safely blame the mullets on the hockey people of every province, I think they mostly come from the backwoods. Maybe it's for better fitting the helmets.
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I believe the helmets were made mandatory for just this reason. Everyone moved on from the mullets but they didn't. Being Canadian, we felt bad telling them they looked ridiculous so we all made up some safety nonsense and told them they should wear helmets.
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Yes, people from Montreal and Quebec City probably have more style than anywhere in all of North America, I have to admit. I think we can safely blame the mullets on the hockey people of every province, I think they mostly come from the backwoods. Maybe it's for better fitting the helmets.
I've met tons of guys who claim to have lived for years in Toronto and couldn't get **** they finally come to Quebec For a weekend and they get some action.

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When I was in high school I was into Punk. This meant every time I left the house I was taking my life into my own hands. Every trip downtown I had to watch out for pickup trucks full of local Yocals
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My cousin, too. She was the only person in town with a purple mohawk in the early 80s (and possibly since) and consequently developped a really quick reflex with the instinctive defense mechanism...

Compliments to you for surviving!
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