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Archive for September, 2007

Provincial Hunting Day

Friday, September 14th, 2007

Today’s bonus code is JERKY and here’s why:

Provincial Hunting Day has been declared been declared in Alberta. Can’t believe it didn’t already exist. It’s happening Sept 22nd which doesn’t give you a lot of time to go out and get a gun (legally) to celebrate Provincial Hunting Day. Guess I’ll have to use my steak knife.

It is interesting to see cultural and social differences around the world. For example, in Russia they have declared Make-a-baby Day to encourage a population boom while we here in Alberta have declared Kill-an-animal Day. Remind me again, is it Albertans or Russians who are lovingly referred to as ‘rednecks’? I’m not judging, just observing.

I have nothing against hunting and living off the land. However, I think calling it a sport is a joke. Yes, it takes skill to track an animal and aim a rifle and hit your intended target – I happily acknowledge that. But until you give the animal a weapon and make it an even playing field can you really call it a sport. I suppose it’s how you defind the word. For me, a sport is an activity that all participants can enjoy win or lose. Somehow, if moose and deer could talk, I don’t think they’d saying running away from bullet that can snuff their existance is “fun.”

Again, nothing wrong with hunting. In fact, if you score an animal on the Sept 22nd and wanna pass some jerky my way I’m all over it.


Things A Man Should NEVER Do After 30

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

Things a man should never do after the age of 30. A list was published by Esquire magazine and we felt it wasn’t quite complete so we asked Rock 106 listeners to add other suggestions.


Watch wrestling.
Coin your own nickname.
Use a wallet that is fastened with Velcro. (No CHAINWALLETS either)
Rank your friends in order of best, second best, and so on.
Hacky sack.
Hang art with tape.
Ask a policeman, “You ever shoot anybody with that thing?”
Take a camera to a nude beach.
Let your father do his taxes. (Unless he’s an accountant and gives you a discount)
Tap on the glass.
Shout out a response to “Are you ready to rock?”
Use the word “collated” on his resume.
Hold a weekly house meeting with roommates.
Name pets after Middle Earth characters from Lord of the Rings.
Jokingly flash gang signs while posing for wedding photos.
Hug amusement-park characters or mascots.
Wear Disney-themed neckties.
Choose 69 as your jersey number.
Eat Oreo cookies in stages.
Propose via stadium Jumbotron.
Call “shotgun” before getting in a car.
Buy a novelty postcard in another country of topless women on a beach and write “Wish you were here” on it.
Keg stands.
Put less than ten dollars’ worth of gas in the tank.
Live with your parents.
Wear baggy pants and have your underwear showing.
Have a ponytail.
Have a mullet.
Date highschool students (actually, stop that at the age of 20).
Wear a ball cap backwards.
Wear a ball cap sideways (again, quit at age 20).
Sleep past noon.
Sign up for Facebook or Myspace websites and check them on a daily basis.

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