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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by canadianzed, Jan 30, 2008.


  1. I grew up in 19 Lisgar Ave in the 70's. Primed 'baccy 3 years...
     
  2. Old-Soul
    Joined: Jun 16, 2007
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    There is a Canadian Hambers user-group for antone who hasn't joined yet!
     
  3. He's from Montreal... could be a judgement call!

    Lorne Greene maybe?
     
  4. Ontario55
    Joined: Jul 11, 2008
    Posts: 73

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    A neighbor of Dr Ferrie ??
     
  5. ardyboy
    Joined: Mar 5, 2008
    Posts: 664

    ardyboy

    Niagara Falls
    slowly I turn
     

  6. kelowna, too!
     
  7. Yep right next door. He was my family doc.
     
  8. Ontario55
    Joined: Jul 11, 2008
    Posts: 73

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    I lived on Venison St West, walked the train tracks , under the overhead bridge , past the jigger shack on my way to Maple Lane for Gr 7 and 8
    I was quite close to your house when I was on those tracks
    Remember the Legion when it would have been across the street from you on Lisgar ?
    Bill Hilliker would have been your neighbor
    Tillsonburg Dairies ?
    Peewee Variety store ?
     
  9. Just South of Winnipeg in Ste Agathe. Any Winnipeg people know of an old truck wrecker somewhere by Aimes auto wrecking ? Apparently the guy a few 47-53 chevy trucks for parts believe his first name is Richard.
     
  10. Beautiful Melville, Sask., smack dab in the middle of Riderville!!!
     
  11. Didn't the Hillikers have a furniture store? Jeez I remember all those places! Buying smokes at the PeeWee when I was kid for my folks and Mojo's for 3 a penny. Catching frogs in the "eddy" at the lake. Times have changed! We used to ride our bikes over the "cliffs" at the PUC and the feed mill. Small World.
     
  12. al-uminum
    Joined: Nov 19, 2008
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    al-uminum
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    Sicamous B.C.
    Yes that's the way it's spelled.
     
  13. Fishtail8
    Joined: Jul 18, 2007
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    Just great.... Melville and the Riders have shown up...:D I'll say that my visits to Tisdale have been most memorable tho.
     
  14. Easy there, fish..........Melville ain't all that bad!
     
  15. A-Wall
    Joined: Aug 6, 2008
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    Windsor Ontario
     
  16. Sault Ste. Marie, ON

    Hub of the Great Lakes, and lake effect snow! 20-30 cm tonight if the front is right...or wrong.

    At least the shop is insulated and heated.
     
  17. What about Stu Hilborn who went to California from Orillia Ontario Canada. Some think he was a furnace repairman since there is a big similarity in Furnace fuel pumps and Hilborn pumps. I read about Stu H in an early Hot Rod mag (1948?)a fellow showed me at Manotick Boat Works a few years ago. I never knew it before. Walter Chryslers family lived in that town to before going to Kanasas. James May wrote a great history on that subject.
     
  18. willysguy
    Joined: Oct 2, 2007
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    from Canada

    Just north of Winterpeg.
     
  19. The Big M
    Joined: Dec 22, 2005
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    Sweet. The Tractor Factor is in full effect. :D

    <--- Transplanted Saskatchewanite. Saskatchewanian? Whatever...
     
  20. Strathroy Ont. it just won't stop frigin' snowing!
     
  21. I lived at 19 Hyman Street in the 50's and picked lot's of t'backey in those days to.
    Great town to grow up in.
    HemiDeuce.
     
  22. Ontario55
    Joined: Jul 11, 2008
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    A neighbor of Keith Somers who lived on Tillson Ave
    I knew the Wilkinsons and Gibsons
    I'm sure both the Wilkinsons are deceased as is Don Gibson
    Mrs Gibson still walks every day with her daughter Mary
    You weren't too far rom the Campus then
    Andy Kesteloot aka the Good Humour man with his bell ringing truck
    Bring back some memories ??
    Ontario55
     
  23. Fishtail8
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    I thought I read that he was born in Alberta? Either way, he's a Canadian export.

    And for the record I have nothing against Saskatchewan either, that Qu'Appelle Valley is veryyyy nice!
     
  24. Fishtail, I could be wrong. I am going from memory. It was in a 1948 Hot Rod reprint the little ones and it was 15 years ago probably when the guy showed it to me. I was thinking Fuel engine man Dale Armstrong was the Alberton.
    The one that really blew my mind was John Kenneth Gailbreath, the great American economist is actualy from Milton Ontario and graduated from the Agricultural school still there.
     
  25. mrrich
    Joined: Jul 22, 2008
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    from seattle

    I have been watching a Canadian tv show called Trailer Park Boys. Is that show popular up there? Pure genius Those guys are role models.
     
  26. Was popular. The final season has ended.
     
  27. 4HawkRod
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    Kitchener Ontario

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    and my second home

    Sandals Antigua

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  28. PAUCHO
    Joined: Nov 19, 2006
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    Check this out !.....I took these pictures today from my house in Vancouver !....I could have stayed in Winnipeg and saved $500,000.00 !.....

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  29. WelderSeries
    Joined: Sep 20, 2007
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    my back yard looks the exact same, except it's pouring rain now on top of all the snow! :(
     

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