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(CBC)   News: Children on weekend bus road trip text parents about wintery road conditions. FARK: Parents immediately call 911 instead of the 11 adult chaperones on the bus   (cbc.ca) divider line 81
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2013-02-20 09:44:15 AM
You can hear the "whomp whomp whomp" of the overhead blades from here!
 
2013-02-20 12:46:57 PM
we are not helping kids, the need to be raised free range, toss a few into the wild and see who makes it back. build the next generation of leaders.
 
2013-02-20 12:48:14 PM
Probably because they've seen this
i38.photobucket.com
 
2013-02-20 12:54:01 PM
Parents have become complete farking retards. Having kids imparts some mental deficiency now. Calling 911 because of some snow in Canada? Congratulations, you've hit a new low in idiocy.

Parents, remember how when you were a kid your parents didn't do this shiat? See how you're still alive? That's not because of some extraordinary luck on your part.
 
2013-02-20 12:54:13 PM
"They were concerned for the safety of the youth because they had been getting cell phone calls from youth saying that the roads were fairly hazardous and they were concerned for their children's safety," he said.

Call me old-fashioned, but I don't think youths should be having children.
 
2013-02-20 12:54:41 PM
So Canadians can't handle driving in a little snow, eh?
 
2013-02-20 12:54:59 PM
In high school I was on a charter bus that was being driven by someone who wasn't approved for commercial driving outside of New York (this was a trip back to Virginia) whose bus apparently wouldn't have passed inspection which it was already overdue for by a week. We had 2 tires blow out when we barely got out of NYC and spent 8 hours at a sheriff's station. I don't think anyone, even the the most immature of 9th graders on that trip, "freaked out" enough to want to call their parents. We just had one chaperone jump start a phone tree while we all hung out in the drunk tank reading Seventeen Magazine.

/css
 
2013-02-20 12:56:38 PM
The wheels on the bus went slip, slip, slip.
 
2013-02-20 12:57:16 PM
I have to remind myself to stop doing things for my 5 year old. It's hard not to want to intervene when he has a problem.
Field trips are uncomfortable at first, but then I remember how much fun it was to be "bad" when I used to go on field trips without my parents. I don't want to take that away from him. Also, the odds of something fatal happening to him are probably lower than something happening to me, so I just tell him to have fun. It's not like I own the little guy.
 
2013-02-20 12:59:13 PM
Did no one tell those parents or kids that it snows in Canada? Sometimes twice a year?
 
2013-02-20 01:01:47 PM
I wonder how many of these parents have seen Finding Nemo with their kids without realizing the main message was aimed at them, the parents.
 
2013-02-20 01:04:27 PM

Keeve: I wonder how many of these parents have seen Finding Nemo with their kids without realizing the main message was aimed at them, the parents.


The message, to them is: keep your kids close by or risk probable death. Especially if they are handycapped.
 
2013-02-20 01:05:07 PM
spelling good gives me happyness
 
2013-02-20 01:05:59 PM

fruitloop: So Canadians can't handle driving in a little snow, eh?


Yes - the over-reaction of a few helicopter parents is an indictment of the entire nation.

Nice typing, by the way. I'm assuming you're fat-fingered (morbidly obese) and eating with one hand - being a yank & all.
 
2013-02-20 01:06:43 PM
Getting hit by our third snowstorm in ten days just across the Strait from N.B., so I'm getting a kick out of these replies...

/freezing rain with this one, too.
 
2013-02-20 01:07:01 PM
first mistake: giving kids cell phones.
 
2013-02-20 01:07:18 PM

Crewmannumber6: Probably because they've seen this
[i38.photobucket.com image 343x475]



What a movie.
 
2013-02-20 01:07:44 PM
I saw the CBC link and thought just great, now Canadians are acting like idiot parents. Then I saw it was Quebec and sighed relief that no real Canadians were involved.
 
2013-02-20 01:13:23 PM

hitmanric: I saw the CBC link and thought just great, now Canadians are acting like idiot parents. Then I saw it was Quebec and sighed relief that no real Canadians were involved.


Alas... they were returning from Quebec.. they're from New Brunswick.
 
2013-02-20 01:14:25 PM

oldfarthenry: Yes - the over-reaction of a few helicopter parents is an indictment of the entire nation.

Nice typing, by the way. I'm assuming you're fat-fingered (morbidly obese) and eating with one hand - being a yank & all.


Yes, the over-reaction of a few Fark posters is an indictment of the entire nation - of which they may not even be residents.

Nice bashing yourself in the head, by the way.  I'm assuming you're an idiot - being you, and all.
 
2013-02-20 01:15:04 PM
My precious snowflake!

/no, literally...
 
2013-02-20 01:16:04 PM

Master Sphincter: I have to remind myself to stop doing things for my 5 year old. It's hard not to want to intervene when he has a problem.
Field trips are uncomfortable at first, but then I remember how much fun it was to be "bad" when I used to go on field trips without my parents. I don't want to take that away from him. Also, the odds of something fatal happening to him are probably lower than something happening to me, so I just tell him to have fun. It's not like I own the little guy.


Actually you do own him.  Or at least my parents used to tell me that they owned me until I was financially responsible for myself and I would do what they said, or else.  They also used to tell me that they owned me and could sell me to the gypsies if I didn't behave.
They were always going to sell me to the gypsies.  That worked until I was about 8 years old and started thinking that the gypsies were probably very nice people and I would live a happy (but dirty) life with them in their covered wagon.
 
2013-02-20 01:17:14 PM

oldfarthenry: fruitloop: So Canadians can't handle driving in a little snow, eh?

Yes - the over-reaction of a few helicopter parents is an indictment of the entire nation.

Nice typing, by the way. I'm assuming you're fat-fingered (morbidly obese) and eating with one hand - being a yank & all.


Man it's cool Henry, I think he was just bein' facetious!

What a silly story though. A bunch of kids panic because they don't think they're safe. I think I remember some kids back in my youth that were like that. I'm thankful kids like that didn't have cell phones back then.
 
2013-02-20 01:23:11 PM

WippitGuud: hitmanric: I saw the CBC link and thought just great, now Canadians are acting like idiot parents. Then I saw it was Quebec and sighed relief that no real Canadians were involved.

Alas... they were returning from Quebec.. they're from New Brunswick.


Odds are they may still have been french. At least not Quebec french.

/Manitoba french
//merde
 
2013-02-20 01:24:19 PM
Shiat, If the school bus didn't slip into a ditch at least twice a year it was a down winter season.  Our bus driver was a retired farmer, dude could drive through everything...almost.
 
2013-02-20 01:24:46 PM

GalFriday: Master Sphincter: I have to remind myself to stop doing things for my 5 year old. It's hard not to want to intervene when he has a problem.
Field trips are uncomfortable at first, but then I remember how much fun it was to be "bad" when I used to go on field trips without my parents. I don't want to take that away from him. Also, the odds of something fatal happening to him are probably lower than something happening to me, so I just tell him to have fun. It's not like I own the little guy.

Actually you do own him.


I tell myself that I am just helping him get fat enough, strong enough and not so-stupid enough to repeat the cycle of life.

I'd give him a vasectomy in his sleep if I knew how
 
2013-02-20 01:25:39 PM
You have a generation of parents that were taught to fear everything. Who relied on parents protecting them from everything from a scraped knee because they were running on a playground surface that was to hard, to every passing car in their neihgborhood being a deviant sexual predator.
And now they are raising another generation of frighten humans.
This isn't a Canadian problem. Its happening everywhere.
 
2013-02-20 01:26:24 PM
New Brunswick is Canada's only bilingual province.

\the more you know
 
2013-02-20 01:27:46 PM

hitmanric: /Manitoba french
//merde


Always thought St Boniface was the weirdest place for a bunch of French people to decide to settle. Mind you, I said the same about anyone living in Winnipeg.

/used to live in Winnipeg.
 
2013-02-20 01:28:21 PM
Rimouski
Miramichi

Thems don't sound like no normal American Canadian names.
 
2013-02-20 01:30:10 PM

SMB2811: Parents have become complete farking retards. Having kids imparts some mental deficiency now. Calling 911 because of some snow in Canada? Congratulations, you've hit a new low in idiocy.

Parents, remember how when you were a kid your parents didn't do this shiat? See how you're still alive? That's not because of some extraordinary luck on your part.


Hello, parent here.  [adjusts pants on head]

I, for one, would have at least asked my kid "Well, have you talked to the bus driver and chaperones about it?" before freaking the fark out and calling the cops.  In my family we calmly confront the person we have a problem with and work it out right away to prevent it from escalating into a big passive-aggressive mess.

/Although, to be honest, my kids probably would have found the situation cool and adventurous, and started calling each other ancient Norse names and pretending they were embarking on some epic quest into a fantastical icy landscape instead of sending me panicky text messages in the first place.
 
2013-02-20 01:33:03 PM
Oh my goodness!!! It snows in Canada... in the winter??? Truly emergency services were utilized correctly in this situation.
 
2013-02-20 01:34:03 PM

Fark Rye For Many Whores: Rimouski
Miramichi
Thems don't sound like no normal American Canadian names.


Considering they're both First Nations words... they're very Americanadian.
 
2013-02-20 01:34:58 PM
"I know what it's like to lose a child. I did lose one when he was six and a half years old and to me these children that I bring there are like my own children," Daigle added.

I would not be reassured by that if I was the parent of another kid.
 
2013-02-20 01:35:10 PM

8Fingers: You have a generation of parents that were taught to fear everything. Who relied on parents protecting them from everything from a scraped knee because they were running on a playground surface that was to hard, to every passing car in their neihgborhood being a deviant sexual predator.
And now they are raising another generation of frighten humans.
This isn't a Canadian problem. Its happening everywhere.


www.globalnerdy.com
 
2013-02-20 01:43:13 PM
Thos damn Americans and their snowflakes. Oh... Canada...
 
2013-02-20 01:46:21 PM

HortusMatris: SMB2811: Parents have become complete farking retards. Having kids imparts some mental deficiency now. Calling 911 because of some snow in Canada? Congratulations, you've hit a new low in idiocy.

Parents, remember how when you were a kid your parents didn't do this shiat? See how you're still alive? That's not because of some extraordinary luck on your part.

Hello, parent here.  [adjusts pants on head]

I, for one, would have at least asked my kid "Well, have you talked to the bus driver and chaperones about it?" before freaking the fark out and calling the cops.  In my family we calmly confront the person we have a problem with and work it out right away to prevent it from escalating into a big passive-aggressive mess.

/Although, to be honest, my kids probably would have found the situation cool and adventurous, and started calling each other ancient Norse names and pretending they were embarking on some epic quest into a fantastical icy landscape instead of sending me panicky text messages in the first place.


You sound like a cool parent!
 
2013-02-20 01:49:27 PM

GalFriday: Master Sphincter: I have to remind myself to stop doing things for my 5 year old. It's hard not to want to intervene when he has a problem.
Field trips are uncomfortable at first, but then I remember how much fun it was to be "bad" when I used to go on field trips without my parents. I don't want to take that away from him. Also, the odds of something fatal happening to him are probably lower than something happening to me, so I just tell him to have fun. It's not like I own the little guy.

Actually you do own him.  Or at least my parents used to tell me that they owned me until I was financially responsible for myself and I would do what they said, or else.  They also used to tell me that they owned me and could sell me to the gypsies if I didn't behave.
They were always going to sell me to the gypsies.  That worked until I was about 8 years old and started thinking that the gypsies were probably very nice people and I would live a happy (but dirty) life with them in their covered wagon.


Danny. the Champion of the World.
 
2013-02-20 01:58:39 PM

GalFriday: HortusMatris: Hello, parent here.  [adjusts pants on head]

You sound like a cool parent!


I told my friends wearing pants on your head was in style now!

/thanks ;)
 
2013-02-20 02:00:51 PM
www.seattlechildrens.org
 
2013-02-20 02:09:46 PM

bniath: GalFriday: Master Sphincter:

Danny. the Champion of the World.


I don't know what that means.
 
2013-02-20 02:09:59 PM
Snowflakes versus snowflakes
 
2013-02-20 02:20:24 PM
ellenandjim.files.wordpress.com
 
2013-02-20 02:21:42 PM

Obbi: A bunch of kids panic because they don't think they're safe. I think I remember some kids back in my youth that were like that.


I remember them. We would pull together to nurture those guys with supportive names like "spazoid," "pussy," and "gay bait," then give them a wedgie to take their minds off the danger.
 
2013-02-20 02:31:00 PM

HortusMatris: 8Fingers: You have a generation of parents that were taught to fear everything. Who relied on parents protecting them from everything from a scraped knee because they were running on a playground surface that was to hard, to every passing car in their neihgborhood being a deviant sexual predator.
And now they are raising another generation of frighten humans.
This isn't a Canadian problem. Its happening everywhere.


Abe wasn't afraid of the cloud. He was just pissed at it for no good reason other than that it was there. That generation would have kicked the clouds ass! Not cower in fear of it.
 
2013-02-20 02:38:49 PM
I wonder how many of those 12 year-olds have driven a bus through the snow.
 
2013-02-20 02:47:09 PM

Fear the Clam: Obbi: A bunch of kids panic because they don't think they're safe. I think I remember some kids back in my youth that were like that.

I remember them. We would pull together to nurture those guys with supportive names like "spazoid," "pussy," and "gay bait," then give them a wedgie to take their minds off the danger.


And this.
/ would have been the target -- was a worry-wart child
 
2013-02-20 02:48:17 PM

WippitGuud: Considering they're both First Nations words... they're very Americanadian.


I got schooled.
img842.imageshack.us
 
2013-02-20 02:50:44 PM

GalFriday: bniath: GalFriday: Master Sphincter:

Danny. the Champion of the World.

I don't know what that means.


Kids' book/movie
 
2013-02-20 02:51:02 PM

Dirtybird971: Did no one tell those parents or kids that it snows in Canada? Sometimes twice a year?


Is that when it stops for a few days in early August?
 
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