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18 Things You Learn When You Date Someone From Saskatchewan

Their idea of a romantic date is going out for rink burgers.

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1. They're shocked that you can visit an IKEA more than once a year, and that it doesn't require an eight-hour drive.

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2. Meanwhile, you were shocked to find out they actually went downhill skiing in Saskatchewan.

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3. Their idea of a romantic date is going out for rink burgers.

4. And their idea of a romantic getaway almost always involves camping.

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5. But when you suggest some outdoor sexytime, they remind you about the terrifying fifth season: Tick season.

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6. If you first met them in Saskatchewan, it was probably at the campsites at Craven.

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7. Their pet name for you (and everyone else) is "bud."

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8. Every time you catch them crying during a movie, they claim it's just "really dusty air."


9. You learned that if jewelry from Hillberg & Berk was involved, things were getting serious.

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10. You catch yourself saying "gitch" or "gotch" instead of "underwear."

Canadian sexting: arguing about whether it's gotch or gitch that you don't got on.

"Did your family call them gitch or gotch?" "My family called them underwear." "No offense you to, I love you, but you had a bad childhood."

11. When you met their family, it was probably in a town named after a body part.

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12. And you bonded with their family over how the grids need some work.

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13. You've never seen them as happy as they were when they found out that Deadpool is from Regina.

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14. And you're pretty sure they're more invested in Tatiana Maslany's success than even Tatiana Maslany is.

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15. You know all the words to "The Last Saskatchewan Pirate" because it's played at every Saskatchewan wedding you go to.

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16. They insist that going for a drink doesn't always mean drinking Pilsner — Great Western is just as good.

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17. And when you're out for a rip, their idea of a mixed drink is a beer and clam.

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18. And lastly, if you're ever chilly, they'll happily lend you their Roughriders bunnyhug.