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    I just made the jump to LED lamps because they...

    I just made the jump to LED lamps because they had some Philips ones on clearance at Home Depot. They're warm white and I like the light they emit, but I guess I'll see how they last. I've specified...
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    Sad but true when a repair costs as much as a new...

    Sad but true when a repair costs as much as a new replacement appliance. On the other hand, if you fix it you're keeping it out of the landfill and the same repair becomes a lot more affordable if...
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    You might want to also look at...

    You might want to also look at http://www.svcclanguages.org/mandarin/

    They're a student group at the U of A that puts on free adult second language courses. I do not have any experience with them...
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    I think you're joking, but: ...

    I think you're joking, but:

    http://i58.tinypic.com/295puo0.jpg
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    I use the paper version of this but the GPS map...

    I use the paper version of this but the GPS map version is supposed to be really good:
    www.backroadmapbooks.com

    You could also try openstreetmap.org. There is apparently a way to convert their...
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    I'd also recommend the Observatory on Whyte. They...

    I'd also recommend the Observatory on Whyte. They have nice stuff and they offer to replace your lenses for free if they get scratched up (that offer is good for 2 years if I recall correctly).
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    You can get a paper copy of the City of Edmonton...

    You can get a paper copy of the City of Edmonton Cycling Map at a few places around town (e.g., libraries):
    http://www.edmonton.ca/transportation/cycling_walking/bicycle-map.aspx
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    I don't know a contractor but if you choose to do...

    I don't know a contractor but if you choose to do the job yourself, the dirt you are looking for is "Topsoil".

    By far the cheapest place I found when I needed some topsoil last year was Park...
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    Yeah, I edited my original post because when I...

    Yeah, I edited my original post because when I clicked on "Nearby Stations" in your link, it didn't show the same thing as mine. It takes the date you have selected into account, so since "City...
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    The old data is still available, it's just from a...

    The old data is still available, it's just from a different weather station than the one in the link above. "EDMONTON CITY CENTRE A" goes back to 1937.

    Also try clicking on the "Nearby Stations...
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    Try downloading a user agent spoofing add-on for...

    Try downloading a user agent spoofing add-on for Firefox (e.g., https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/user-agent-switcher/) and switch your user agent to be Internet Explorer. That's really...
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    gigcity.ca is a decent concert listing as well. ...

    gigcity.ca is a decent concert listing as well.

    As far as suitable venues, Blue Chair Cafe (bluechair.ca) came to mind when I checked out your video.

    Welcome to Edmonton when you get here!
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    Seconding Linux: you should at least try it...

    Seconding Linux: you should at least try it before purchasing the latest and "greatest" from Windows or Apple. I find it's more than adequate for anything I ever want to do on my home computer. It...
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    Windows Movie Maker is free and not too bad.

    Windows Movie Maker is free and not too bad.
  15. Here is a decent explanation of Canadian...

    Here is a decent explanation of Canadian photography laws, although it is tailored to Ontario.

    My understanding of the law is that it hinges on an "expectation of privacy". You can take a...
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    I agree, this place is great. I go there...

    YES!! the only reason why I travel into millwoods, best donairs i ever had, huge and messy goodness mmmmm.[/QUOTE]

    I agree, this place is great. I go there regularly after playing sports in...
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    Sticky: Another letter...

    Another letter from the Calgary Herald, and apparently the paper has confirmed it is not a joke. :confused:

    #nosehillgentleman jokes are all over twitter though.
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    The Edmonton Journal link in OP returns a "Not...

    The Edmonton Journal link in OP returns a "Not Found" for me so in case anyone doesn't know, here is the Edmonton Bicycle Commuters website:
    www.edmontonbikes.ca

    I can't sing their praises loud...
  19. I bet if you asked some of the shadier looking...

    I bet if you asked some of the shadier looking carnies, they could hook you up ;)



    I noticed that too. They then go on to say:

    "Unreported crime", eh? Maybe Stockwell day is behind the site?
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    Re-opening might be tough. From what I have read,...

    Re-opening might be tough. From what I have read, most of the Edmonton mines were entered via vertical shafts that branched out into mine tunnels around 25m to 30m below grade. A "slope" entry (where...
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    Cool thread. NickV's posts inspired me to do some...

    Cool thread. NickV's posts inspired me to do some research about the mines too. I live right by McNally and spend a lot of time in the valley around there, and I have a theory that a lot of the...
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