Is Victoria really a nice place to live?
Yeah

United States

#190 May 4, 2013
Yeah you tell him! Other people from far away may start to get the idea that we are all one big happy dysfunctional family of Victorians. We can't have that! That just won't do.

Since: Apr 13

Victoria, Canada

#191 May 5, 2013
Im An AntiVictorian Cliq wrote:
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I am proud to attach my star to the Anti Victorian faction, clique. Reform Victoria and by default reform the rest of BC. The anti dullness and anti being jerked around by higher decision making idiots, minded people should unite into a political force for change. At least some change is nice. You will never fully know which person standing or sitting next to you in a public or private space is an Anti Victorian faction. Is Brexx and others in the Pro Victorian faction going to carry out an anti Anti Victorian witch hunt like they were hunting for Communists? Who are we? There are definitely more than one of us everywhere.
Go for it! You could call yourselves ULP - United Losers Party.
What reforms would you bring in?$20 an hour for pouring coffee and flipping burgers? A free house for everybody?

What I would bring in is a free one-way bus ticket for anybody who doesn't like it here.
Cult Cool Aid

Canada

#192 May 6, 2013
Brexx wrote:
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Go for it! You could call yourselves ULP - United Losers Party.
What reforms would you bring in?$20 an hour for pouring coffee and flipping burgers? A free house for everybody?
What I would bring in is a free one-way bus ticket for anybody who doesn't like it here.
Your Victoria, BC abusive, slave, cheap wage jobs and high living costs means most your people have a greatly reduced capacity to save money, invest, buy a car, buy a house, go on vacations, etc. You have to accept a ticket from people like Brexx and his allies to get out of town on the "Loser Cruiser", bus. We Calgarian and Edmontonians, Albertans are oil, gas rich and powerful. If we need to get out of any town, we do so in our own expensive high end brand vehicles, in style. You BCers could be like us wealthy Albertans, but you chose to be broke ass and second or third rate, due to a self inflated sense of environmental, socialist morals.
Save Us AB and SK

Victoria, Canada

#193 May 6, 2013
Cult Cool Aid wrote:
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Your Victoria, BC abusive, slave, cheap wage jobs and high living costs means most your people have a greatly reduced capacity to save money, invest, buy a car, buy a house, go on vacations, etc. You have to accept a ticket from people like Brexx and his allies to get out of town on the "Loser Cruiser", bus. We Calgarian and Edmontonians, Albertans are oil, gas rich and powerful. If we need to get out of any town, we do so in our own expensive high end brand vehicles, in style. You BCers could be like us wealthy Albertans, but you chose to be broke ass and second or third rate, due to a self inflated sense of environmental, socialist morals.
Yes! If some factions of BC people ask you, could Alberta and Saskatchewan invade and annex BC? BC needs a total systemic, cultural, political, economic regime change. All the BC political parties, Liberals, NDP, Green, Conservatives, former Social Credit are all incapable and lacking because they are culturally from BC. There are some Victorians and other BCers who would be more than happy to be your 5th column of collaborators. We'll work with your forces to keep our other blocked BC brothers and sisters contained. Yeah, that's right, we swear allegiance to our new Albertan and Saskatchewan overlords of British Columbia. Save us from ourselves.

Since: Apr 13

Victoria, Canada

#194 May 7, 2013
Cult Cool Aid wrote:
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Your Victoria, BC abusive, slave, cheap wage jobs and high living costs means most your people have a greatly reduced capacity to save money, invest, buy a car, buy a house, go on vacations, etc. You have to accept a ticket from people like Brexx and his allies to get out of town on the "Loser Cruiser", bus. We Calgarian and Edmontonians, Albertans are oil, gas rich and powerful. If we need to get out of any town, we do so in our own expensive high end brand vehicles, in style. You BCers could be like us wealthy Albertans, but you chose to be broke ass and second or third rate, due to a self inflated sense of environmental, socialist morals.
I was born and raised in Sask and worked for many years in Alberta. You can't BS me.
Imagination

Fremont, CA

#195 May 7, 2013
I like the fact that Texas USA and Alberta Canada are very similar to each other culturally. We are the land of common sense. California USA and British Columbia Canada are both environmentalist, socialist paradises, with fantasies of pie in the sky. It is always the right wing types and regimes that are effective and the left wing socialist types and regimes that are ineffective. This goes for anywhere.
Phoenix

Victoria, Canada

#196 May 8, 2013
Ah the extremist right-winger...have you ever considered this study before spouting off useless rhetorical comments that amount to nothing.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/articl...

Since: Apr 13

Victoria, Canada

#197 May 8, 2013
Imagination wrote:
I like the fact that Texas USA and Alberta Canada are very similar to each other culturally. We are the land of common sense. California USA and British Columbia Canada are both environmentalist, socialist paradises, with fantasies of pie in the sky. It is always the right wing types and regimes that are effective and the left wing socialist types and regimes that are ineffective. This goes for anywhere.
The eco-freaks and socialists are loud and fairly numerous in BC, but are by no means the majority. The left wing party here has only been in power for three terms in the entire history of the province.
Tabloid News

Victoria, Canada

#198 May 8, 2013
Phoenix wrote:
Ah the extremist right-winger...have you ever considered this study before spouting off useless rhetorical comments that amount to nothing.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/articl...
That article web site is tabloid news, however I do enjoy the hottie pictures on the right side of the page. That is one undull web site. That article makes conservative right wingers out to be inbred trolls, like from that 1970's Jack Nicholson movie "Deliverance". Some river rafters from the city run into some sicko pervert hill billies from West Virginia Appalachians and get abused and ass raped repeatedly. Stephen Harper is a right wing Conservative from Calgary Alberta and him and his crew are leading Canada wonderfully. We should throw out the constitution and make him Prime Minister for life. Every Canadian province and city should have a mini Harper.
Dr Evil

United States

#199 May 8, 2013
Tabloid News wrote:
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That article web site is tabloid news, however I do enjoy the hottie pictures on the right side of the page. That is one undull web site. That article makes conservative right wingers out to be inbred trolls, like from that 1970's Jack Nicholson movie "Deliverance". Some river rafters from the city run into some sicko pervert hill billies from West Virginia Appalachians and get abused and ass raped repeatedly. Stephen Harper is a right wing Conservative from Calgary Alberta and him and his crew are leading Canada wonderfully. We should throw out the constitution and make him Prime Minister for life. Every Canadian province and city should have a mini Harper.
I like the idea of many mini Harpers all over. Are these mini Harpers going to look like Mike Myers, Vern Troyer, Austin Powers, Mini-Me? Stephen Harper has too much hair. He'll have to go bald from genetics or too much stress.

Since: Apr 13

Victoria, Canada

#200 May 9, 2013
Harper is the best PM we have had in my lifetime. His conservative party holds 21 of the 36 seats in BC.
its conditional

Fremont, CA

#201 May 10, 2013
Victoria is nice to live depending on conditions. Being wealthy, influential, powerful, and not beholden to anyone else is one of those conditions. If you are trying to raise family, obtain higher social status, buy a home, a car, a vacation elsewhere, living on Vancouver Island and the BC capital will not aid you in achieving your goals. It will hinder your goal achievement.

Since: Apr 13

Victoria, Canada

#202 May 11, 2013
its conditional wrote:
Victoria is nice to live depending on conditions. Being wealthy, influential, powerful, and not beholden to anyone else is one of those conditions. If you are trying to raise family, obtain higher social status, buy a home, a car, a vacation elsewhere, living on Vancouver Island and the BC capital will not aid you in achieving your goals. It will hinder your goal achievement.
I have bought and paid for a house in Victoria, raised a family here, have always owned a vehicle or two, and I am not wealthy, influential, or powerful.
I See Things Too

United States

#203 May 11, 2013
Brexx wrote:
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I have bought and paid for a house in Victoria, raised a family here, have always owned a vehicle or two, and I am not wealthy, influential, or powerful.
You left out the parts from the Texan that commented on obtaining more social status, vacations elsewhere, goal achievement. Are you agreeing that these things are harder to come by living long term in Victoria? You stepped right into it. You are finally cornered into admitting it, Victoria defender!

Since: Apr 13

Victoria, Canada

#204 May 12, 2013
I See Things Too wrote:
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You left out the parts from the Texan that commented on obtaining more social status, vacations elsewhere, goal achievement. Are you agreeing that these things are harder to come by living long term in Victoria? You stepped right into it. You are finally cornered into admitting it, Victoria defender!
I have achieved my goals, gone on vacations elsewhere, and I'm not interested in more social status.
New BC Capital City

Victoria, Canada

#205 May 13, 2013
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/blogs/dailybrew/vict...

I think I just wet my own pants with excitement at reading the Yahoo News article about moving the BC capital city away from Victoria. Even the article said Victoria BC is limited in more ways than one. I will going along with the move and be right along for the ride. Many Victorians will be too.

Since: Apr 13

Victoria, Canada

#206 May 14, 2013
New BC Capital City wrote:
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/blogs /dailybrew/victoria-lose-statu s-british-columbia-capital-203 855693.html
I think I just wet my own pants with excitement at reading the Yahoo News article about moving the BC capital city away from Victoria. Even the article said Victoria BC is limited in more ways than one. I will going along with the move and be right along for the ride. Many Victorians will be too.
Never going to happen.
Excellent BC Election

United States

#208 May 15, 2013
Only the BC Librals and Conservatives will make us rich. I kept track of the 2013 BC provincial elections and it is a good thing Green, NDP, Independents didn't take the rest of BC outside of Victoria and Vancouver Island. They are about as useful and effective as a solar powered flashlight. How is that being environmental for you Greenies and NDP? Victoria and Vancouver Island mostly votes Green and NDP, the two groups who never play with the wealthy industries and countries like China, India, Brazil and others. You are going to get left behind as the rest of BC and Canada get with the industrial $$$$ program and their people start having fatter bank accounts and toys. If you become any more irrelevant by always backing the wrong side, Canada and BC may have to literally cut Victoria and Vancouver Island loose into the Pacific Ocean like Atlantis. Canada doesn't need an anchor to impede its economic prospects. Even Shell is starting to explore Nova Scotia's offshore oil. Vancouver Island and Victoria is still sitting on top of a sizeable reserve capped off since 1968. Pop the cap and start making lots of money.

Since: Apr 13

Victoria, Canada

#209 May 15, 2013
Yes! Great election result. The polls said the Dippers would win, but we dodged that bullet. The lefties lose once again in BC.
Money Talks BS Walks

Victoria, Canada

#210 May 16, 2013
Excellent BC Election wrote:
Only the BC Librals and Conservatives will make us rich. I kept track of the 2013 BC provincial elections and it is a good thing Green, NDP, Independents didn't take the rest of BC outside of Victoria and Vancouver Island. They are about as useful and effective as a solar powered flashlight. How is that being environmental for you Greenies and NDP? Victoria and Vancouver Island mostly votes Green and NDP, the two groups who never play with the wealthy industries and countries like China, India, Brazil and others. You are going to get left behind as the rest of BC and Canada get with the industrial $$$$ program and their people start having fatter bank accounts and toys. If you become any more irrelevant by always backing the wrong side, Canada and BC may have to literally cut Victoria and Vancouver Island loose into the Pacific Ocean like Atlantis. Canada doesn't need an anchor to impede its economic prospects. Even Shell is starting to explore Nova Scotia's offshore oil. Vancouver Island and Victoria is still sitting on top of a sizeable reserve capped off since 1968. Pop the cap and start making lots of money.
Most NDPers and Greens are nut jobs. Anyone who would walk away and turn down Billions, Trillions from China, India, Brazil and other world countries who still have money is brained damaged. The entire BC coast is full of oil and gas left untapped since the Federal Liberal government of Pierre Trudeau capped off the offshore oil in 1967 or 1968. Sure, I don't want an oil spill, but all those billions are such a juicy snack that it is worth the risk with some safety in place. We can't let Newfoundland and Nova Scotia get ahead of BC and have them laugh at us for going poor, have to become a have not province. You vote for NDP, Independents, and Green and then complain the ruling BC Liberals don't give you any economic consideration for development? Why should anyone be "rewarded" for non support and rebelliousness? The limited stunted Victoria/Vancouver Island economy is your punishment hell for going against prosperity and money.

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