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…You ever had nightmares about the Witches Hut…

 

...You owned several pairs of garbage mitts….

 

…You’ve had nightmares about eating at Sal’s….

 

…You ever saw Kick Axe perform in your school gym…

 

…You knew where the Incinarena was…

 

…You had regular warm-up spots for a winter walking trek to “Sev” to get slurpees…

 

…You owned either a black and white sleeve Citi FM shirt, or a blue and red Citi FM gym bag….

 

…You refereed to any gym bag as an Adidas bag, and you know the acronym for Adidas…

 

…You thought that the kids who went to Flip-Side must be “gay” but you watched the show anyway hoping to see someone you knew…

 

…You’ve seen Phantom of The Paradise more then twice…

 

..You would recognize Chris Burke Gaffney, Danny Kramer, or Kenny Shields walking down the street…

 

…You laughed when Ralph Brock changed his first name to Dieter…

 

…Most of your graduating class has moved to Vancouver or Calgary

 

..You hated that skinny guy with the long black stringy hair at Comic World…

 

…You feel bad that you laughed at the Library lady with the beard…

 

…You made out with a date parked at “garbage hill”…

 

…You can remember the first movie you saw at Towne Cinema 8 (mine was “The Outsiders”)…

 

..You picked up a girl at Wheelies before you were old enough to drive…

 

..You regularly received free tickets to Winnipeg Warriors hockey games, but seldom went…

 

..You remember plugging quarters into the jukebox at Shakey’s Pizza…

 

 

 

 

Jeff Foxworthy on Manitoba;
 
You might live in Manitoba if;
 
You consider it a sport to gather your food by drilling through 36 inches of ice and sitting there all day hoping the food will swim by
 
You're proud that your region makes the national news 96 nights each year because Winnipeg is the coldest spot in the nation
 
Your local Dairy Queen is closed from September through May
 
You instinctively walk like a penguin for six months out of the year
 
Your dad's suntan stops at a line curving around the middle of his forehead
 
You have worn shorts and a parka at the same time
 
You have had a lengthy telephone conversation with someone who dialed a wrong number
 
Vacation means going South past Emerson for the weekend
 
You measure distance in hours
 
You know several people who have hit a deer more then once
 
You often switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same day and back again
 
You can drive 65 mph through 2 feet of snow suring a raging blizzard without flinching
 
You design your kid's Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit
 
Driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with snow
 
You know all four seasons; almost winter, winter, still winter, and road construction
 
Your idea of creative landscaping is a statue of a deer next to your blue spruce
 
Down south to you means Grand Forks
 
Your July 1st picnic was moved indoors due to frost
 
You have more miles on your snow blower then your car
 
You find 0 degrees a "little chilly" but its still t-shirt weather
 
You actually understand these jokes and send the link to a friend
 
 
















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