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Voting closed: May 16, 2006, 06:31:46 PM

Topic: Canadian, Eh?  (Read 37435 times)

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Re: Canadian, Eh?
« Reply #15 on: April 28, 2006, 02:59:41 AM »
Per liter or gallon?
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Re: Canadian, Eh?
« Reply #16 on: April 28, 2006, 03:01:51 AM »
Per Litre.
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Re: Canadian, Eh?
« Reply #17 on: April 28, 2006, 06:18:28 AM »
Petrol is $1.30 AUS here, by the way we think that is really expensive!
I think the brits pay more than a quid per litre (2 pints? lol) of unleaded and diesel is almost un-affordable/-available. In Austria it is approx. ~1€ per litre of diesel, unleaded and super petrol are even more expensive. The germans top us by another 20 euro-cents due to their eco-taxes on fossil fuels.
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Re: Canadian, Eh?
« Reply #18 on: April 28, 2006, 06:58:20 AM »
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. In Austria it is approx. ~1€ per litre of diesel,
1,15 actually.... gas and disel are both so wicked exopensive now... :(

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Re: Canadian, Eh?
« Reply #19 on: April 28, 2006, 10:34:25 AM »
$1.02 per litre here (Ontario, Canada), which is $3.86 per gallon.

Not bad when comparing to the other prices listed here...

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Re: Canadian, Eh?
« Reply #20 on: April 28, 2006, 04:30:13 PM »
Every other country uses liters. We Americans just happen to be to lazy to switch to the metric system. Our gas is still cheaper than some of the European countries mainly because of taxes I think. Only like $.20 USD federal I think. Then like every state has a tax on gas also. Either something has to be done about gas prices. They don't look like they'll be going down anytime soon. Hydrogen powered vehicles and nuclear power plants to crank electricity (and H when possible). That may be the way of the future unless fusion power pulls through.

Does anyone know about the current status of the investigations by the U.S. government into record profits of the oil companies?
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Re: Canadian, Eh?
« Reply #21 on: April 29, 2006, 12:54:49 PM »
Does anyone know about the current status of the investigations by the U.S. government into record profits of the oil companies?

Yeah.  It's a pile of ****.  ;D

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Re: Canadian, Eh?
« Reply #22 on: April 29, 2006, 04:10:51 PM »
Going back to the theme of the thread, I cannot understand why the Poles haven't voted. ???

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Re: Canadian, Eh?
« Reply #23 on: April 29, 2006, 07:16:23 PM »
Going back to the theme of the thread, I cannot understand why the Poles haven't voted. ???

Better now?

I was reluctant to vote as results will have nothing to do with the real site statistics.
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Re: Canadian, Eh?
« Reply #24 on: April 30, 2006, 05:28:08 PM »
Why? I was just seeing who's form where, but mainly comparing the difference between Canadians and Americans...
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Re: Canadian, Eh?
« Reply #25 on: April 30, 2006, 06:18:18 PM »
You will know what are numbers of people that voted, not of people that visited the site. And results of every voluntary vote are skewed, as group voting is not identical with the group researched.

That's very basic sociological/statistical knowledge. Selection of representative group for research is very difficult. In the case of forums it is possible (at least in theory) to calculate statistics not for selected group of users, but for whole population. Such results are always most precise, but also usually too expensive to do.
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Re: Canadian, Eh?
« Reply #26 on: April 30, 2006, 08:10:37 PM »
What about that geovisitors link that used to be around the site? Didn't that show a map with flags for visitors so you could see where they came from?
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Re: Canadian, Eh?
« Reply #27 on: April 30, 2006, 08:19:32 PM »
Yeah, I got rid of it to make the forums run even faster. I can always add it if people want it back though.
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Re: Canadian, Eh?
« Reply #28 on: May 01, 2006, 04:43:19 PM »
I thought it was a cool thing to see where people were from and how people were spread out.

Hey Mitch do you have the ability to see statistics about where people are from? If you do/can get it easily it would be cool if you posted it.
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Re: Canadian, Eh?
« Reply #29 on: May 01, 2006, 10:51:37 PM »
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