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Old 10-21-2015, 07:07 AM
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As a matter of fact my first name happens to be very common in Finland, though it is not Pekka.
Let's see, what other Finnish guy's names do I know...

Kari?
Juha or Juho?
Kalle?
Jussi?
Eero?

ok, fine, I give up. Flarknargan. that's a good Nordic (in this case, Icelandic) name. you're Flarknargan Nazbaque
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Old 10-21-2015, 09:15 AM
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Let's see, what other Finnish guy's names do I know...

Kari?
Juha or Juho?
Kalle?
Jussi?
Eero?

ok, fine, I give up. Flarknargan. that's a good Nordic (in this case, Icelandic) name. you're Flarknargan Nazbaque
Amusingly enough you guessed my father's first name, Juha. My second name happens to be Juhani which is a variant of that. As for my first name I should say that its variants are common in a lot of European countries.
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nah, Flarknargan, I already got it
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That is part of it for sure, and Mulcair's totally reasonable and rational stance on the Niqab "issue" didn't help the NDP in Quebec- but that doesn't fully explain why they were leading at the beginning (which was long after the 2011 rebellion) and fell so far behind by the end.
Perhaps they thought Trudeau had a better chance to win. It doesn't matter what they thought they were going to do a couple of months ago. The reason why they fell off was because Quebec went red instead of orange. Why they went red is another matter though.
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Perhaps they thought Trudeau had a better chance to win. It doesn't matter what they thought they were going to do a couple of months ago. The reason why they fell off was because Quebec went red instead of orange. Why they went red is another matter though.
Its the hair...
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Its the hair...
It is very nice hair though.
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nah, Flarknargan, I already got it
No it's... waiiiit a minute... yks, are you teasing me?
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It is very nice hair though.
Much nicer than his dad's.
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Much nicer than his dad's.
Well, they say good hair skips a generation so his grandfather must have had really awesome hair.
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This post is just a confirmation that I cannot confirm or deny the state of Justin Trudeau's grandfather's hair.
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Perhaps they thought Trudeau had a better chance to win. It doesn't matter what they thought they were going to do a couple of months ago. The reason why they fell off was because Quebec went red instead of orange. Why they went red is another matter though.
Because he has a French name?
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So they went red because they knew that pissing off a Trudeau would end badly for them? Basically, the French surrendered en masse?

Which, really isn't too much of a stretch I suppose.
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So they went red because they knew that pissing off a Trudeau would end badly for them? Basically, the French surrendered en masse?

Which, really isn't too much of a stretch I suppose.
I can't entirely speak to it, but I'm reasonably sure that they didn't elect the son of the guy that declared martial law in Quebec to put down a seperatist terrorist group because their surname is French.
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It's clearly because of the hair. That's the only reasonable explanation for it.

I honestly can't say why there was such a big shift from orange to red. In my riding, we had an NDP candidate who won last election, and did very well for us. But this time through, it was a Liberal who got elected - whose son, funnily enough, I went to high school with. I haven't heard a good explanation for why we switched so quickly.
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