As long as I lived there, I never was part of the "Rider Nation." This is likely because I could never pass the immigration test. It involves drinking a case of 'Pil all to yourself, putting a watermelon helmet on your head, painting your vehicle green, and doing burn outs in a wheat field with your Sunfire to spell out "RIDER PRIDE." Once you do this and get your papers, you then get to enjoy the benefits of citizenship, which is bascailly paying ridiculous prices to watch the Riders in Commonwealth Stadium (usually losing).
The following images are my annotated top five reasons to avoid being in Calgary this weekend.
The mascot in Saskatchewan is a gopher. Gophers are the scourge of the Prairies since they wreak havoc on crops and dig holes all over the place which can injure people and livestock. Kids shoot these pests for fun. Yet they chose to have this vermin as their mascot. Apparently, having a giant gopher dancing around the legislative chamber floor is an acceptable part of the parliamentary process in SK.
More people are injured in Saskatchewan from watermelon carving incidents than any other thing in Saskatchewan. Five seconds after this photo was taken, this man was halfway there to an appendectomy.
The scary thing about this fellow is that he did this to himself, trying to crush a can on his head.
traumatic brain injury. The terms mild brain injury, mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), mild head injury (MHI), and minor head trauma and concussion may be used interchangeably.