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Date: 08/13/10 09:45 AM

91 Responses to USA-Canada Conversion Chart For Kids [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 9:46 am
    Link: USA-Canada Conversion Chart For Kids - Wait, are Canadians saying that their children are better than American kids? Canada, you have some explaining to do.
  2. Profile photo of auburnjunky
    auburnjunky Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 9:51 am
    Canada is less whiny about child safety then we are it seems.

    Bravo Canada!
  3. Profile photo of Vindictive
    Vindictive Female 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 9:52 am
    agree with auburnjunky.
  4. Profile photo of alltowner
    alltowner Male 40-49
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    August 13, 2010 at 9:56 am
    actually the thing was made in olympia washington, guess that means that americans are admitting their inferiority in the playground
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    a1butcher Male 40-49
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    August 13, 2010 at 9:58 am
    Canadian kids..1
    USA kids ...0
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    Sakamura Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 10:00 am
    Mmm, well, Washington is now in Canada ... or it`s the opposite.

    USA, you want to destroy our kids by giving us games unsuitable to our childrens for 6 months? USA, you got some explaining to do! *waves fist*
  7. Profile photo of GeniusSolar
    GeniusSolar Male 13-17
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    August 13, 2010 at 10:05 am
    Only cause it`s true.
    And I`m an American.
  8. Profile photo of HamilTaco
    HamilTaco Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 10:11 am
    It`s cuz days go by slower in canada right?
  9. Profile photo of auburnjunky
    auburnjunky Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 10:12 am
    Hope them fit your interest?

    God they get worse and worse.
  10. Profile photo of sirrix
    sirrix Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 10:12 am
    I don`t want to ruin the pathetic flame war going on, but it`s likely a difference in Federal law. Companies in the US may be required to recommend this equipment for ages 2+, while Canadians just hope their kids die so they aren`t a strain on a failing socialized healthcare system. (Just kidding - flame on!)
  11. Profile photo of captaindonut
    captaindonut Male 40-49
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    August 13, 2010 at 10:33 am
    The difference is cause of the metric conversion.
  12. Profile photo of shappy
    shappy Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 10:40 am
    difference in laws
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    psychosax Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 10:40 am
    someone ban lucychen1 please
  14. Profile photo of FireNGlory
    FireNGlory Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 10:40 am
    Lol, how many days are in a metric year?
  15. Profile photo of Seastone
    Seastone Female 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 10:46 am
    We had a Big Toy in elementary school. That was one awesome playground. Ours didn`t have this warning, though.
  16. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    August 13, 2010 at 11:13 am
    canadians mature qucker. must be all the thalidamide.
  17. Profile photo of oxyl
    oxyl Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 11:22 am
    no explanation needed. Canadian kids are better and not so fat.
  18. Profile photo of MEZA
    MEZA Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 11:26 am
    U.S.A. > Canada

  19. Profile photo of FUFtheKlown
    FUFtheKlown Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 11:27 am
    How do you tell time in metric?
  20. Profile photo of Sieging
    Sieging Male 13-17
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    August 13, 2010 at 11:29 am
    When I read `BigToys` I thought of something else.
    I`ll leave now.
  21. Profile photo of meepmaker
    meepmaker Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 11:33 am
    Well then.
  22. Profile photo of Altaru
    Altaru Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 11:47 am
    no explanation needed. Canadian kids are better and not so fat.
    That doesn`t make any sense. If that were the case, the MAX ages would be different, not the MIN ages.

    I think it`s saying that Canadian kids get smarter faster...
  23. Profile photo of cobrakiller
    cobrakiller Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 11:55 am
    why? whats up with the age differnce canada? oh and oxyl, ive seen some chubby little canadians.
  24. Profile photo of Radic393
    Radic393 Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 12:06 pm
    The lower age difference is likely due to the different laws in each country concerning safety. The max age is completely arbitrary and chosen because toy companies use age groups when marketing their products.
  25. Profile photo of razordragon
    razordragon Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 12:10 pm
    Canadian years are different.
  26. Profile photo of AmberCherry
    AmberCherry Female 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 12:13 pm
    It`s because of the weather. Canadian kids are heartier and more resilient due to years of managing in horrid conditions.
  27. Profile photo of plahblah
    plahblah Female 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 12:15 pm
    I agree with Radic393, most likely some difference in safety rules.
  28. Profile photo of MercuryCrest
    MercuryCrest Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 12:18 pm
    I blame the metric system.
  29. Profile photo of acanatane
    acanatane Female 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 12:20 pm
    im gonna go with the age difference having something to do with health and safety law differences between the two.....but ye candian kids prob are smarter too
  30. Profile photo of Crucible
    Crucible Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 12:27 pm
    Canadian children develop sooner
  31. Profile photo of startech
    startech Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 12:30 pm
    Simple answer: the sign is stupid because it was written by a stupid American (see the address at the bottom of the sign? it`s an American one!)
  32. Profile photo of polar_bear
    polar_bear Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 12:32 pm
    maybe cuz Americans aren`t so good with decimal places? lol
  33. Profile photo of Jui37
    Jui37 Female 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 12:32 pm
    @razordragon-I hope you were kidding, bcz lol!
  34. Profile photo of hansonrocks
    hansonrocks Female 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 12:35 pm
    Reaponsibility is a choice? What??
  35. Profile photo of techgeek07
    techgeek07 Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 12:40 pm
    it must be the bacon
  36. Profile photo of astrogirl
    astrogirl Female 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 12:41 pm
    That`s exactly what we are saying ... stupid 1.5 year old kids can`t handle our play centers
  37. Profile photo of EricWRN
    EricWRN Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 12:43 pm
    i think it`s saying canadian babies aren`t worth as much so they`re approved for dangerous equipment at a younger age
  38. Profile photo of shadowtube
    shadowtube Male 13-17
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    August 13, 2010 at 1:16 pm
    If you think about how many people die in the country from gun deaths, yes we (canada) are better. you got 11,300 some per year, we have 500 some per year, no other country have I seen have even more than 1000 let alone 11,000! Japan: 300 some. China: 100-400 some.
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    Skyira Female 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 1:19 pm
    LMAO @FireNGlory.
  40. Profile photo of bklynusa
    bklynusa Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 1:50 pm
    Made in the U.S.A.
    If you`re Canadian...it`s a trap!!!
  41. Profile photo of T-Marley
    T-Marley Male 70 & Over
    602 posts
    August 13, 2010 at 1:57 pm
    Shadow that is a useless statistic. Different countries track a gun related homicide differently. America tracks any gun related death as such even if later it is viewed as self-defense. In many countries, they go back and take justified killing (mm tasty) with a firearm off of the books if it is determined to be so. Also you are looking at countries that have very low gun ownership. I mean in some places you have to leave your own guns at hunting clubs locked up. In these countries you have fewer gun related deaths because you have fewer guns. Doesn`t mean that someone won`t beat you to death, or hit you with a car, or stab you, it just means you aren`t going to get shot.
  42. Profile photo of 0zzyFan
    0zzyFan Male 13-17
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    August 13, 2010 at 1:58 pm
    Sorry, I`ll fix this.
  43. Profile photo of Luniz82
    Luniz82 Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 2:03 pm
    In china you get alot more stabbing deaths. Crazy people running into kindergartens stabbing as many kids as he can. Death by gun is not the only way to measure a homicide.
  44. Profile photo of Siyanor
    Siyanor Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 2:42 pm
    Uh, shadow, total stats mean nothing. The US is #1 in tons of mortality stats, but that`s because of a HIGH POPULATION, not a high death rate. The per capita rates are much, much lower.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 3:30 pm
    awesome, at least they know the weight limits
  46. Profile photo of tsiemens
    tsiemens Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 3:46 pm
    Canadian kids are smarter..... they aren`t taught that their country will always prevail and be the most influential in the world
  47. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
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    August 13, 2010 at 3:53 pm
    Uh, shadow, total stats mean nothing. The US is #1 in tons of mortality stats, but that`s because of a HIGH POPULATION, not a high death rate. The per capita rates are much, much lower.

    Not for being shot.

    That`s mainly due to how common guns are in the USA, though, with relatively little control.

    The overall homicide rate per capita in the USA (note that this doesn`t include the many accidental deaths that are inevitable with lots of guns around) is a lot higher than in other rich countries. About 3 times as high as Canada or UK, for example.

    This is way off topic, really. This is a kiddy`s playground, not an armoury.
  48. Profile photo of Hwyman
    Hwyman Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 4:16 pm
    Well. first off.
    It wasnt a Canadian who wrote that. If you would pay a little more attention and learn the states of America you would notice that it was an American who wrote it. It was marketed by a company in Washington. you know the state under the province of British Columbia. pull out an atlas or use the idiot proof google..
  49. Profile photo of storm99
    storm99 Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 4:30 pm
    Guns don`t kill people...people with guns kill people.
  50. Profile photo of meogE
    meogE Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 4:41 pm
    Angilion, correct me if I`m wrong but doesn`t every male in Switzerland have to serve in the army for so many years then get to keep his gun. Given, these aren`t hand guns and I don`t know about their gun control, but that makes it sound like their guns per capita would be pretty high.
  51. Profile photo of adam432823
    adam432823 Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 4:44 pm
    Canada is on the metric system right? Maybe 1.5 metric years equals 2 standard years.
  52. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
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    August 13, 2010 at 4:55 pm
    Angilion, correct me if I`m wrong but doesn`t every male in Switzerland have to serve in the army for so many years then get to keep his gun.

    It`s one year with compulsory annual training afterwards and the gun is at home. Swiss men are also forbidden to leave Switzerland for periods of more than a few months without formal permission from the army.

    This lack of freedom is, of course, completely sexist as well.

    Given, these aren`t hand guns and I don`t know about their gun control, but that makes it sound like their guns per capita would be pretty high.

    The gun in every home is a *military* weapon, to be used only if Switzerland goes to war. It isn`t a personal weapon. You can`t just use it as you please - the ammunition must be accounted for. Military discipline applies.

    High guns per capita, yes, but not with "relatively little control".
  53. Profile photo of Valynn
    Valynn Female 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 4:57 pm
    Dear adam432823,

    No.
  54. Profile photo of stewaa99
    stewaa99 Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 5:24 pm
    This probably is because of a difference in consumer safety regulations.
  55. Profile photo of stewaa99
    stewaa99 Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 5:25 pm
    Oh yeah, Canadians are retards.
  56. Profile photo of Smileyguy1
    Smileyguy1 Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 5:37 pm
    @stewaa99

    Aren`t you due for your electrotherapy session?
  57. Profile photo of BunnyNaku
    BunnyNaku Female 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 5:43 pm
    :o
  58. Profile photo of ShadowVamp
    ShadowVamp Female 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 6:13 pm
    @adam432823: The metric system is a system of measuring distance, mass, and volume, not time. A solar year is 365 days no matter what.
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    Ace_Mazta Male 13-17
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    August 13, 2010 at 6:26 pm
    a;lsdijfas;lidfj [oies
  60. Profile photo of NoxasRisen
    NoxasRisen Male 13-17
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    August 13, 2010 at 6:31 pm
    I think we have enough issues with our other border country, thank you.
  61. Profile photo of TYROCKS
    TYROCKS Male 13-17
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    August 13, 2010 at 6:37 pm
    Canadian kids kick all the US kids all asses all day. Deal with it, Canada pwns - e.g. Olympics, bitches.
  62. Profile photo of Sinclair
    Sinclair Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 6:38 pm
    Olympia WA is the adress down below ; isn`t that in the U. S. ?
  63. Profile photo of xxPinkxx
    xxPinkxx Female 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 7:18 pm
    LOL so weird. gotta be a typo.
  64. Profile photo of wtdog
    wtdog Female 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 7:34 pm
    It`s probably just a difference in law between the US and Canada...
  65. Profile photo of henryhendrix
    henryhendrix Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 7:43 pm
    Sinclair - I think you missed something...
  66. Profile photo of SlothOfDoom
    SlothOfDoom Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 8:19 pm
    The American kids under 2 kept trying to eat the slide.
  67. Profile photo of ladycroft218
    ladycroft218 Female 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 9:30 pm
    Sinclair: lol I was just going to say.
    I do believe that it says it was made in the US on the bottom so we`re not the ones saying we`re better....
  68. Profile photo of Ruffiana
    Ruffiana Male 30-39
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    August 13, 2010 at 9:52 pm
    drating metric system!
  69. Profile photo of YoungOola
    YoungOola Male 13-17
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    August 13, 2010 at 9:57 pm
    Metric system, gotta be.
  70. Profile photo of GuardinGnome
    GuardinGnome Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 10:00 pm
    I`ve been smoking a drinking since I was 1.2.
    Suck it BigToys industries.
  71. Profile photo of duffytoler
    duffytoler Male 40-49
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    August 13, 2010 at 10:46 pm
    >>drating metric system!

    LOL!
  72. Profile photo of stephg08
    stephg08 Female 18-29
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    August 13, 2010 at 11:14 pm
    canada`s just usa`s mature sibbling. lol
  73. Profile photo of bowlinguy
    bowlinguy Male 13-17
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    August 13, 2010 at 11:38 pm
    Don`t blame the metric system... blame the fact that you can`t have any fun in the US because some retard s going to sue you for any damn reason they can think of. that poo doesnt happen in Canada
  74. Profile photo of Gortrok
    Gortrok Male 18-29
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    August 14, 2010 at 6:20 am
    It`s got nothing to do with the metric system. It`s only because that playground is designed to a certain safety requirement. Canadian safety advisories are more lenient, so they would allow younger children onto the equipment, whereas US advisors require higher levels of safety for younger children.
  75. Profile photo of Homegrown71
    Homegrown71 Male 18-29
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    August 14, 2010 at 6:55 am
    I don`t ever really get into decimals when it comes to age but ya ok Canada...good on ya
  76. Profile photo of Chibi_Ichigo
    Chibi_Ichigo Female 18-29
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    August 14, 2010 at 7:22 am
    :O That company is in Washington so maybe they are trying to kill off all the Canadian kidlets! Dun dun dunnn... "Those Canadians won`t sue... They`re too polite." Little did they know....
  77. Profile photo of zombieland
    zombieland Male 18-29
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    August 14, 2010 at 7:30 am
    yea.....see we just dont freak out when our kids get a few bumps or bruises..if fact its good for them
  78. Profile photo of caper454
    caper454 Female 70 & Over
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    August 14, 2010 at 7:42 am
    Damn... you`re onto us!
  79. Profile photo of dave32891
    dave32891 Male 18-29
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    August 14, 2010 at 8:24 am
    apparently Canadian kids develop their toy playing skills much faster than American kids
  80. Profile photo of T-Marley
    T-Marley Male 70 & Over
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    August 14, 2010 at 10:57 am
    Angie

    What kind of weapon is it? I want more than *military*.
  81. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
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    August 14, 2010 at 3:44 pm
    [quote">Angie

    What kind of weapon is it? I want more than *military*.[/quote">

    Why care, unless you`re planning to invade Switzerland and want to know what to plan for?

    My point is that the weapons are held by soldiers under military discipline, as opposed to civilians. It doesn`t matter what the weapon is, because the point in question was the degree of gun control. In Switzerland, the gun belongs to the army, the bullets belong to the army, the bullets are in a sealed container and subject to examination for tampering.

    Apparently the standard gun is a SIG SG 550.

    Link
  82. Profile photo of Linkenberger
    Linkenberger Male 18-29
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    August 14, 2010 at 10:56 pm
    14 gold medals. An explanation is not needed.
  83. Profile photo of xtreme_dude
    xtreme_dude Male 18-29
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    August 15, 2010 at 1:31 am
    So kids in USA grow .5 years faster than canadian kids?
  84. Profile photo of Shokz
    Shokz Male 18-29
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    August 15, 2010 at 4:53 am
    "So kids in USA grow .5 years faster than canadian kids?" - It`s the other way round >.<
  85. Profile photo of MayjorPain
    MayjorPain Male 18-29
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    August 15, 2010 at 5:39 am



    Hey Canada... F*ck you!
  86. Profile photo of Maps
    Maps Male 18-29
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    August 15, 2010 at 11:52 am
    Obviously it`s some sort of consumer safety requirement that is different in the US than it is in Canada. But what I can`t understand is why they don`t just go with the country it is in. Is it directly on the border?
  87. Profile photo of xtreme_dude
    xtreme_dude Male 18-29
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    August 15, 2010 at 1:26 pm
    @Shokz Damn, I didn`t even notice that I did that.
  88. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
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    August 15, 2010 at 3:59 pm
    Obviously it`s some sort of consumer safety requirement that is different in the US than it is in Canada. But what I can`t understand is why they don`t just go with the country it is in. Is it directly on the border?

    Maybe it moves - could be part of some kind of travelling funfair.
  89. Profile photo of Kernel
    Kernel Male 18-29
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    August 16, 2010 at 1:39 am
    Canadian children are entitled to half a year more fun than their US counterparts. It`s in their constitution.

    Don`t bother looking, it`s there trust me.
  90. Profile photo of Jayno
    Jayno Male 18-29
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    August 16, 2010 at 5:51 am
    Kinda like drinking in CAN/USA... seems like we get to have fun at a younger age.
  91. Profile photo of raster
    raster Male 40-49
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    September 4, 2010 at 10:43 pm
    Natural selection doesn`t work as well in Canada. They have to give it an extra 6 months.

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