Yeah. Never look forward to hearing my drunk compatriots singing the anthem in the campsite either; pretty obnoxious I think.
Not as obnoxious as when a group of them feel it necessary to hold a gigantic Canadian flag it the air while you're standing behind them trying to see the show. I'm pretty damn tall, so usually the only thing in my line-of-sight are crowd surfers, chicks on some guy's shoulders, and umbrellas. Every Memorial Day weekend I have to add Canadians to the list. We get it, you're Canadian.
If you fly this flag yours will be the easiest site in the whole campground to find.
Pretty sweet flag you have there. I actually might fly that one, along with a German flag. Sometimes it's not about having a rare flag as much as a rare combination. We usually do a BC flag next to a Nova Scotia flag, but our NS contingent isn't with us this year.
For the love of god, do not do this! You are traveling to the Magical Land of Cheap Booze. No need to spend $2 per can when you could buy beverages of equal quality for 50 cents each! This message goes for all Canadians. All the big Canadian and American domestics are virtually the same, and especially if you aren't a beer drinker you will not notice a difference. And furthermore, you can only legally bring 24 beers into the country so you're going to have to stock up while you're there anyway.
If you insist on having a taste of home here's a little secret: while in the US you can buy Canadian beers for cheaper than you can at home. Not all brands are available, but you can get Canadian (or "Molson" as it's called there,) Kokanee, Labatt, and I'm pretty sure Pilsner. I've also commonly seen Moosehead, Sleeman's, Unibroue, and others.
I suggest you immerse yourself in American culture and buy Bud Lite or Coors Lite while state side. They're standard lagers that don't taste like ass. Plus they're low cal! Although I don't think it's quite as good, Miller High Life (self proclaimed to be "The Champagne of Beers") is a board favorite and will always have a special place in my heart.
While on the topic of beer, I can't drink beer since I'm allergic to it, so I normally drink a cider (like Strongbow) to join in when others are drinking beer. Last time I was in the states I popped into Walmart and didn't see anything cider like in the beer section-- in the states, is this something I'd find only at an actual liquor store? or does Walmrt just not carry it? like I'll still be able to buy it at Safeway, etc. though.
Post by Shaxspear III Esq. on May 15, 2011 10:55:22 GMT -8
Pea is right Souly. Don't bother bringing cheap beer like Pil, across the border. Unless you want to attract all the Saskatchewanians at Sasquatch.
*disclaimer: this isn't a shot at people from the noble province of Saskatchewan. I drink Pil. From my experience in bartending, 90% of the people who ever tried ordering Pil at the bar were from Saskatchewan.