"Yeah, I had the idea when I read the comics because a lot of real world locations were used in the books. Because of that, my interest was piqued in Toronto's coolness... and then there's also Nirvana the Band the Show."
"A Scott Pilgrim tour might be one of the coolest ideas I've ever heard. If you seriously do this and want some company, or someone to go halves hotel/rental car. you let me know. I've never actually tried a banya/jimmijab, but i'd be…"
"Well if you do ever get around to planning a trip, keep me in the loop. I'll be in latin america for a few months this winter, but once I return I'd be happy to give a tour of Toronto and its different spas. (-:"
"I tried a jimjilbang yesterday. It's called Seoul Zimzilbang, in Toronto. The wet areas are gender segregated, so the hot tub, cold tub and steam room are all nude zones. You are given a t-shirt and shorts to wear in the…"
"I'm going to be in Kansas City Mo for vacation with my husband. We live about 100 miles from there. Does anyone know of a Spa there that they could recommend. I want a place I can get a scrub -has many pools to soak in - steam…"
"I've been to two banyas. My favourite of the two is called Steamul Sauna, in Mississauga, Ontario (west of Toronto). They have two Russian saunas, one at 85C and one at 100C, a dry, Finnish sauna, and a Turkish steam room.…"
"Just don't be like one of those guys that makes things worse for himself by wearing swim trunks in the spa. Seriously. We're all guys here. No need to be embarrassed or ashamed of how you look. You'd miss out on a fully relaxing and…"
"Drew, there's really no rule book out there. The first time I went to a banya, I was a bit hesitant myself. Sweatlodge is a great place to try it out. Everyone was really helpful. I think the regulars knew it was my first time, and gave me…"
"I have been to a place called Red Square in Chicago (formerly called Division St. baths), which, from what I have heard, is very similar to the Sweatlodge, except Red Square has a separate woman's facility as well. Mostly Russian was spoken…"
"When a university holds a "discussion" on issues like oncampus rape and gender issues, remember that it's probably more of a lecture. By countering the argument all you did was give them the patsy to justify their argument and a…"
"Company evaluation at $223 billion, um that's 26 times over last years sales and Alibaba doesn't keep any of that money. It's a pay-pal business model with revenues far less than US rivals. According to BBC, Alibaba's revenues…"
"Thanks for starting this John Muir - I've been enjoying listening to all the responses.
It's also making me curious if there are contemporary (or semi-contemporary, I guess) songs floating around today that most folks don't realize…"