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Campbell River?

April 23, 2018, 6:46 p.m.
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Posted by: Brocklanders

What do the locals call it for short?

Riv, Cammy, C-Riv?

CR.

April 24, 2018, 7:34 a.m.
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Posted by: switch

Posted by: Brocklanders

What do the locals call it for short?

Riv, Cammy, C-Riv?

They call it Campbell River as they are not pretentious.

Had to sleep on this one.... Still don't get it.

The Sledneck guy says " hey bro you headed up to Pemb for a rip?" I don't get the pretentious part.

April 24, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
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Posted by: Brocklanders

Posted by: switch

Posted by: Brocklanders

What do the locals call it for short?

Riv, Cammy, C-Riv?

They call it Campbell River as they are not pretentious.

Had to sleep on this one.... Still don't get it.

The Sledneck guy says " hey bro you headed up to Pemb for a rip?" I don't get the pretentious part.

Calling it by the full name seems more pretentious.  CR or the River sounds more local to me.  Small towns almost always give themselves a nickname.

April 24, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
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Well, I never heard of one.  People from there will say they are "river rats", but that's the extent of it.

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April 25, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
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Posted by: Endur-Bro

I'd choose Campbell River over Victoria to Nanaimo region most days of the week.

Same. Mt Washingtn and Mt Cain for day trip skiing, Cumberland just down a (very fast) highway for world class mountain biking plus Snowden trails for local xc.

April 25, 2018, 10:41 a.m.
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Posted by: grambo

Mt Cain

Mmmmmmmmmmmmm.............

April 25, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
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Posted by: Endur-Bro

I'd choose Campbell River over Victoria to Nanaimo region most days of the week.

Its a pretty glorious place to be honest.

May 2, 2018, 12:06 p.m.
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I love Campbell River. Cousins live there and my parents did for a number of years. Make sure you buy or at least make friends with someone with a boat, unreal fishing. I'd move there if I could make money.

May 2, 2018, 5:10 p.m.
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youre a machinist are you not? t-mar and north island machine works is looking for people.

Posted by: T-mack

I love Campbell River. Cousins live there and my parents did for a number of years. Make sure you buy or at least make friends with someone with a boat, unreal fishing. I'd move there if I could make money.

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