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    Canadians will love the irony

    Isn't it funny that this:



    Is now worth more than this:




    Any Canadians that remember the old Canadian Tire money jokes will known what I mean.

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    But our gas still costs less.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    I'm still amazed every time I use Canadian Tire money to buy something, and they give me more back!!

    But yes, it is nice to finally getting some benefit from the exchange rate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
    But our gas still costs less.
    Your gas has always been the cheapest on the planet. But there's only about $0.10 difference and the gap is closing everyday. If your buck keeps dropping like it's doing, pretty soon our gas prices will be on par.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeuser View Post
    Your gas has always been the cheapest on the planet. But there's only about $0.10 difference and the gap is closing everyday. If your buck keeps dropping like it's doing, pretty soon our gas prices will be on par.
    Not true. Mexico, right next door used to be far far cheaper than gas in the U.S.

    Not sure how it is now, but would not surprise me at all if it is still a fair pop cheaper.

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    what's the canadian tire money story?

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    $4 per gallon soon
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    Your exact opposite is the Televangelist.

    Other personalities you would probably get along with are the Capitalist Pig, the Smartass, and the Sociopath.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeuser View Post
    Your gas has always been the cheapest on the planet. But there's only about $0.10 difference and the gap is closing everyday. If your buck keeps dropping like it's doing, pretty soon our gas prices will be on par.
    Never heard of Venezuela have you?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeuser View Post
    Isn't it funny that this:



    Is now worth more than this:




    Any Canadians that remember the old Canadian Tire money jokes will known what I mean.
    Oh Joy...you needed to be able to buy more maple syrup anyway?
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    Proof that Canada is better than the US:

    Canadian Tire apparently has everything under the sun, including its own currency.

    America's Tire only has ****ty, mismatched, exploding tires.

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    Proof that Canada is better than the US:

    Canadian Tire apparently has everything under the sun, including its own currency.

    America's Tire only has ****ty, mismatched, exploding tires.
    But USA gets all the RE-tire ees....from both US and Canada. Most of them move to Florida.
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    Florida is not helping the US' case.

    "The nuts all roll down to Florida..."

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    Quote Originally Posted by veganboyjosh View Post
    what's the canadian tire money story?
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_Tire_Money

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    I have about $3 worth of Canadian Tire money in my wallet. They're pretty much the only bills I carry around since I pay with debit for most of my purchases. BTW, some of the older CDN Tire bills from decades ago are worth big bucks. I assume they are trading on ebay.

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    I actually have a Canadian Tire CC, and you get so many points towards purchases. Sweeet!

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    I have a bunch of real canadian money in my wallet (in LA).

    I always get enough for cab fare and airport snacks for the next trip before I leave.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeuser View Post
    Your gas has always been the cheapest on the planet. But there's only about $0.10 difference and the gap is closing everyday. If your buck keeps dropping like it's doing, pretty soon our gas prices will be on par.
    This makes me very sad. I won't make comments that will risk the thread being moved to P & R, but I'm very irate with the people most responsible.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    Quote Originally Posted by veganboyjosh View Post
    what's the canadian tire money story?
    It's an irritating loyalty program. If you pay cash at a Canadian Tire store (an automotive and hardware retail chain) they give you a small rebate in Canadian tire money you can only spend at the store. Keeps you coming back

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    I had a guy the other day buy two auto parts from me....agree to pay the 148.00 dollar shipping charge to CA and reply that is still cheaper than I can get it here.....

    The joke is not over....

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    Why do Canadian's need tires? Everyone there travels by dog sled and snowmobile right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeuser View Post
    Isn't it funny that this:



    Is now worth more than this:




    Any Canadians that remember the old Canadian Tire money jokes will known what I mean.
    From Wikipedia: "...Canadian Tire "money" (CTM) is a loyalty program by Canadian Tire. It consists of coupons, issued by the company, which resemble real currency (although the coupons are considerably smaller than Bank of Canada notes)..."

    Geez, you actually carry them around? In your wallet?


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    Wait, so they're like McDonald's Bucks I used to get as a little kid as a stocking stuffer? But just taken to a whole new level?
    In the words of Einstein
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    Quote Originally Posted by FlatTop View Post
    Geez, you actually carry them around? In your wallet?
    Some people do. Most of us stash them somewhere and forget about them. If a junk bond trader bought up all the Canadian Tire money he could get his hands on, he'd have the leverage to take over the company.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cooker View Post
    If a junk bond trader bought up all the Canadian Tire money he could get his hands on, he'd have the leverage to take over the company.
    Or possibly the entire Canadian economy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by squegeeboo View Post
    Wait, so they're like McDonald's Bucks I used to get as a little kid as a stocking stuffer? But just taken to a whole new level?
    NO, they are better. Canadian tires taste better than BigMacs and are better for you.
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