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Issurru:
And I thought that Shepard danced bad....

Also that last shot at the end with Paul and Kathleen was amazing, runner up goes to James and his marvelous poutine.

Is it weird that I, as a Canadian have never had poutine?

Yes, yes it is, you should rectify this. No true Canadian should live without tasting this gooey, delicious, artery blocking, so-bad-for-you-yet-so-good delicacy.

Thank you, LRR, for bringing word of our country's customs. Maybe now the world can understand the strange nature of the Canadian and no longer fear it.

(though it could use more Tim Horton's though)

Never saw the appeal in poutine though. Maybe it's because I don't like gravy, but I can never eat a full cup of one. Fries and syrup are great, though never had them together. I'll make note to try it.

My "delicious-yet-so-bad-for-you" food is more the medium-spice chicken sandwich from California Sandwiches (a Toronto-based Italian sandwich chain), though it's more unhealthy on the standpoint that these sandwiches are about the size of your face. That's why it's best to usually cut it in half and save the rest for later. One half is more than enough for your average lunch. These sandwiches are also about $10 LOL.

Epic as always; and to all you Americans, Colour is spelled COLOUR, there IS a U, get Use to it! Oh and Mum, is Mum, not Mom, that just sounds strange -_-".

From a concerned hobbit of New Zealand (where we speak The Queens English)

PayneTrayne:
Quite possibly my favourite Canada day episode you've done, Canadaman entries not withstanding.

I have to agree. Even though I'm not Canadian, I was raised speaking British English, so people think I come from Canada from my accent. This whole episode made me laugh so hard.

Poutine. It makes me proud to be Canadian. And now thanks to this video I have an excuse for being fat; I'm bulking up for the winters.

vxicepickxv:
While this is good, I think that doing The Whole Story might have been better.

Well now they have next year's Canada Day special lined up...bonus points if they feature Canadaman

Heh, you can tell they were really having fun with this one from the trio of stingers.

Happy Canada Day everyone! I had a great Canada day! Went and saw fireworks and live music!

Extra points for the New York Fries Poutine container. New York Fries is a Canadian fast-food restaurant that specializes in poutine.

Yes, I am aware that "New York Fries" is a stupid name for a Canadian restaurant. They would never start up a "Brantford Fries" in New York City.

That was hilarious.

The mating dance, the sister thing, the poutine marathon.

Souplex:
...That last bit of the video (The last part before the credits that is) made me picture Paul and Kathleen schtupping.
I am now uncomfortable watching further videos by you due to this mental image inevitably popping up.
I demand a proper Canadian "Sourry" or as those of us who speak American say it "Sorry".

They should say "Soury" for cutting filming during the middle of the mating dance! Such fascinating knowledge we've been denied!

OT: Funny and informative! Thanks for the biology lesson.
But why didn't you guys rip on French Canada for this one? I have that one song from the South Park episode Christmas in Canada stuck in my head.

New York Fries was the best poutine you could get? I mean they're not terrible and as far as fast food chains go they have by far the best poutine, but even so there have got to be better options than that. I live in bloody Calgary Alberta, so called 'heart of the west' and about as far removed as you can get from Quebec (Not counting actual measurable distance) and I can get better poutine.

Nothing about French or Quebec? ACTIVATE WOUNDED PRDE IN THREE, TWO, ONE.

All kidding aside, Happy Canada Day to all my fellow Canucks.

By the way, silly question: if Wade Wilson (Deadpool) was part of the Weapon X project, do you think he has or used to have a Canadian visa? Or maybe even Canadian citizenship?

Because as the Marvel-verse taught me, Canada is nothing but a frozen wasteland drowning in a continuous blizzard, punctuated by the occasional cabin and aspen. Oh, and being a Socialist Democracy gives us enough money to fuck with someone's mutant powers and stick metal blades down the back of their hands.

Yay, comics!

That was hilarious. The mating dance made me laugh out loud, and all the other stuff was pretty damn funny as well. Very enjoyable. Canada seems like a pretty sweet country.

Well technically its the americans that remove the U from english.
the rest of it was quite good.

Still i expect a even better "lol, canada" segment in Feed Dump

truly a strange and wonderfull animal the canadian...

OK, so,

I want to become one of you merry bunch. Where do I sign up? I am tired of not being a Canadian. And I am a big fan of your mating dance, eh.

Headdrivehardscrew:
OK, so,

I want to become one of you merry bunch. Where do I sign up? I am tired of not being a Canadian. And I am a big fan of your mating dance, eh.

You can win a citizenship in this great country of ours by simply rolling up the rim of Tim Hortons cups. 1 in every 20 wins a Canadian citizenship and 1 in 3,000 is sacrificed to the great yeti of Saskatchewan(our squarest province).

Issurru:
And I thought that Shepard danced bad....

You must remember, the Mass Effect games were developed by Bioware, a CANADIAN company. And MaleShep was voiced by Mark Meer, also Canadian. They were simply trying to accurately replicate the dance of their people, and how nobody outside the country understands its beauty.

FemShep only slightly escapes this because she is voiced by Jennifer Hale, who, although born in Canada, was raised entirely in the United States, escaping some of the natural mating dance inherent in all Canadians. As such, this is why FemShep can rather easily learn the Argentine tango with Garrus in the Citadel DLC.

Raggedstar:
My "delicious-yet-so-bad-for-you" food is more the medium-spice chicken sandwich from California Sandwiches (a Toronto-based Italian sandwich chain), though it's more unhealthy on the standpoint that these sandwiches are about the size of your face. That's why it's best to usually cut it in half and save the rest for later. One half is more than enough for your average lunch. These sandwiches are also about $10 LOL.

Really? A restaurant that specializes in Italian sandwiches, and its called 'Californian Sandwiches'? As a Californian, I am confused by this. What else is on the sandwich, I mean, the most common ingredient I find in so-called 'Californian' sandwiches is avocados, 'cuz we grow plenty of those here, along with a bunch of other crops.

I mean, California isn't even known for having Italian influences, that would be some of the Northeastern states like New York or New Jersey.

ShogunGino:

Raggedstar:
My "delicious-yet-so-bad-for-you" food is more the medium-spice chicken sandwich from California Sandwiches (a Toronto-based Italian sandwich chain), though it's more unhealthy on the standpoint that these sandwiches are about the size of your face. That's why it's best to usually cut it in half and save the rest for later. One half is more than enough for your average lunch. These sandwiches are also about $10 LOL.

Really? A restaurant that specializes in Italian sandwiches, and its called 'Californian Sandwiches'? As a Californian, I am confused by this. What else is on the sandwich, I mean, the most common ingredient I find in so-called 'Californian' sandwiches is avocados, 'cuz we grow plenty of those here, along with a bunch of other crops.

I mean, California isn't even known for having Italian influences, that would be some of the Northeastern states like New York or New Jersey.

I think it might be more of a name than anything literal (though they don't advertise "Californian sandwiches". Just in the name). The first shop opened in 1960s Toronto (still exists today and I think the same family still owns it), so I don't know if there's any meaning behind the name. From your description of Californian cuisine, it's for sure more Italian than anything.

I wonder how Americans would react if someone made a comparable video using equally ridiculous stereotypes about the American. MURICA!!!!

Raggedstar:

ShogunGino:
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I think it might be more of a name than anything literal (though they don't advertise "Californian sandwiches". Just in the name). The first shop opened in 1960s Toronto (still exists today and I think the same family still owns it), so I don't know if there's any meaning behind the name. From your description of Californian cuisine, it's for sure more Italian than anything.

Uh, sorry, but not really. Avocados aren't an Italian crop, they originate from Latin America, and that's where they mostly come from: South America, Mexico, and some of the southern United States(which used to be part of Mexico).

Italian crops are things like tomatoes, zucchini, mushrooms, olives, and eggplant.

I mean, if I opened a 'Canadian Sandwiches' shop, and no poutine sandwiches, you'd probably get mighty pissed before saying 'sorry' a bunch of times and attempting the Canadian mating dance with one of the waitresses. /stereotype

Speaking as an American, Canada has day? I thought only really countries got days.

Watching the stinger after my first viewing, makes my second viewing for the Canada-relations scene much funnier. As you see where the scene is cut.

I just realized Canada and I share the same birthday :P Whaddya know?

On of the main things that brings us all together... our weather!

bdcjacko:
Speaking as an American, Canada has day? I thought only really countries got days.

Just so you know Canada is the only country ever to get it's independence by asking nicely. So ya, it's a real country, and believe it or not the US couldn't survive without Canada as a trading partner. You get more than 70% of your natural resources from Canada. But as someone from a "real country" I'm sure you already knew that.

The_Tron:

bdcjacko:
Speaking as an American, Canada has day? I thought only really countries got days.

Just so you know Canada is the only country ever to get it's independence by asking nicely. So ya, it's a real country, and believe it or not the US couldn't survive without Canada as a trading partner. You get more than 70% of your natural resources from Canada. But as someone from a "real country" I'm sure you already knew that.

I didn't know Canada was so insecure.

You Canadians sure are a weird lot, eh?

The Canadian Mating Dance is exactly what I imagine the traditional dance of the Whitest People Possible would be. (Yeah, yeah, I know, Canada's percentage of white people is about the same as the U.S. and the actual Whitest People Possible are probably Scandinavian, but I can't make those jokes to the vikings, right? Let me have this.)

Anyway, great vid, guys. Give Ryan North my regards.

ShogunGino:

Raggedstar:

ShogunGino:
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I think it might be more of a name than anything literal (though they don't advertise "Californian sandwiches". Just in the name). The first shop opened in 1960s Toronto (still exists today and I think the same family still owns it), so I don't know if there's any meaning behind the name. From your description of Californian cuisine, it's for sure more Italian than anything.

Uh, sorry, but not really. Avocados aren't an Italian crop, they originate from Latin America, and that's where they mostly come from: South America, Mexico, and some of the southern United States(which used to be part of Mexico).

Italian crops are things like tomatoes, zucchini, mushrooms, olives, and eggplant.

I mean, if I opened a 'Canadian Sandwiches' shop, and no poutine sandwiches, you'd probably get mighty pissed before saying 'sorry' a bunch of times and attempting the Canadian mating dance with one of the waitresses. /stereotype

I think we have a misunderstanding. I meant to say that the sandwich shop for sure is more Italian judging by your description of Californian cuisine. The "California" in the name is most likely just a name (as in it sound cool or something) and not a description. They don't sell "authentic California cuisine" and are famous as an Italian food shop. Hell, the first shop was in Toronto's Little Italy and the family that owns it is Italian.

bdcjacko:

The_Tron:

bdcjacko:
Speaking as an American, Canada has day? I thought only really countries got days.

Just so you know Canada is the only country ever to get it's independence by asking nicely. So ya, it's a real country, and believe it or not the US couldn't survive without Canada as a trading partner. You get more than 70% of your natural resources from Canada. But as someone from a "real country" I'm sure you already knew that.

I didn't know Canada was so insecure.

Don't take what I'm saying as a representative of the whole country. Besides I don't think it's being insecure pointing out facts to someone who's clearly trying to be irritating for the sake of provoking a foul response.

Happy Canada Day!! The translation chunk made me smile because that's a UK complaint about American spelling - I didn't realise Canada used -our as well, cool :) Oh, and Kathleen's ad lib anatomy knowledge made me smile :P

Poutine with syrup sounds... dreadful.

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