Souriquois: that sucks man Mar 1, 2021 18:13:05 GMT -4
soul49: I have some family friends in Texas that are currently cooking their food on the outside BBQ grill. Feb 19, 2021 17:48:58 GMT -4
soul49: Other east coast states are experiencing the winter storm, but because they're connected to the national grid, they're not getting blackouts like Texas. Feb 19, 2021 17:45:40 GMT -4 *
soul49: But because "muh free market", the Texas government thought it was a better idea to privatize energy than get government involved for regulation. Feb 19, 2021 17:44:43 GMT -4
soul49: It also shuts up the pleas for secession from Texas Feb 19, 2021 17:43:26 GMT -4
soul49: Yeah... I feel bad for the Texans who didn't vote for these idiot leaders, but this is an example why an interconnected grid helps. Feb 19, 2021 17:43:12 GMT -4
Souriquois: I just laugh because of Trump's "shithole countries" comment because South Africa had a similar energy crisis as Texas, same causes (outdated grid and refusal to raise rates) Feb 17, 2021 19:28:31 GMT -4 *
Souriquois: is it wrong that I am now laughing at the fact that the USA is now having rolling blackouts? Feb 17, 2021 19:27:26 GMT -4 *
Souriquois: Pretty much Feb 12, 2021 17:27:51 GMT -4
soul49: Got it, so kinda like Mexican Spanish with Nahuatl loan words? Feb 11, 2021 23:28:26 GMT -4
Souriquois: Quebecois French has a lot of loan words from indigenous languages Feb 11, 2021 22:37:02 GMT -4 *
soul49: Especially considering I'm more likely to speak with a Canadian or even a New Orleans French speaker than someone from Paris. Feb 11, 2021 2:45:20 GMT -4
soul49: Speaking of Europe, how big is the difference between Quebecois French and France French? I've been trying to learn some French lately, but curious of the differences. Feb 11, 2021 2:44:46 GMT -4
soul49: The first case of the South African variant just showed up in my city. Yay.... Feb 11, 2021 2:43:19 GMT -4
soul49: I know at least the Brits have been temporarily banned for a little here in US. (not that we're in a good place ourselves) Feb 11, 2021 2:42:41 GMT -4
soul49: Europeans are still allowed there? Feb 11, 2021 2:41:54 GMT -4
Souriquois: go into it with one last night Feb 10, 2021 12:04:48 GMT -4
Souriquois: Well COVID didn't work for keeping annoying ass righteous Europeans out of Canada Feb 10, 2021 12:04:41 GMT -4
Souriquois: but then again y'all's leftists are centrists by our standards Feb 9, 2021 12:13:55 GMT -4
Souriquois: yeah Canadian conservatives won't be acceptable as conservative anywhere in the US lol Feb 9, 2021 12:13:17 GMT -4