- There are not too many dishes to be washed.
- You can understand the Canadian, Newfoundland, Scottish, Irish, British, and French accents.
- You are no longer considered a “nut-job” for being a volunteer dishwasher.
- CNSC staff share their Tuck Tape for repairing your clothing.
- There are chocolate chip cookies or brownies for dessert.
- You don’t fall in a pond and get a “booter” or your jeans wet to way past your waist!
- You can get a ride to town on your day off instead of being stalked by bears while walking.
- The sun is shining, the wind is blowing, and the storms have all passed.
The wind is blowing and there are no mosquitoes.
- You have more freckles on your arms than mosquito bites.
- It’s calm and the mosquito swarm can’t carry you away.
- You can kill two mosquitoes on every swat.
- You have a bug hat and 100% DEET when there are mosquitoes.
- There are fewer mosquitoes inside than outside.
- It’s cold and the mosquitoes are DEAD.
- A researcher asks you to join them in the field.
- A polar bear is sighted.
- The researcher is afraid of bears and lets you run ahead of them (you don’t want to be last).
- The polar bear doesn’t eat you because you are too slow.
- You have a day off and the bears want to pose for photos.
- You don’t have to room with a snorer.
- Researchers take showers! (Though not showering is built in mosquito repellant!)
- The Aurora Borealis is out – and you are up at 1am to see it.
- You can find a place to plug in your laptop.
- Your flight to Winnipeg is confirmed…