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Comment Re:HUH?? (Score 1) 233

I'm in a similar income range to the parent and do a few of those things. I've bought some nice nearly new Armani sport coats and great shoes on eBay for next to nothing, and they are barely used. I got a brand new tux last month for $50.

Why spend it if you don't have to?

Comment Re:Does Canada do the same? (Score 1) 241

Canadian customs officers are known for playing 20 questions and generally being bullies. The US customs officials are no angels either, but Canada seems to be rough.

My favorite is France, where you show them your passport, and they let you in. No bullshit.

All programmers are playwrights and all computers are lousy actors.