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Canterbury Temperature Conversion Chart
Canterbury Temperature Conversion Chart
(A Canterbury twist on a classic)
This is a Canterbury variation on a classic. I have seen a Canadian version as well, and I'm sure it could be adapted to any region or country but this version is particularly good. (through my eye at least!)

20 Degrees above 0
Aucklanders try to turn on the heat
Cantabs plant gardens

15 Degrees above 0
Hamiltonians shiver uncontrollably
Cantabs sunbathe

10 Degrees above 0
Italian cars wont start
Cantabs drive with the windows down

0 Degrees
Distilled water freezes
Avon river water gets thick

5 Degrees below 0
People in Rotorua wear coats, gloves and wooly hats
Cantabs throw on a sweatshirt

10 Degrees below 0
Auckland landlords finally turn up the heat
Cantabs have the last cook-out before it gets cold

15 Degrees below 0
People in Kaitaia cease to exist
Cantabs lick the flagpole

20 Degrees below 0
Aucklanders fly to Sydney
Cantabs get out the winter coats

40 Degrees below 0
Wellington disintegrates
Canterbury Girl Guides begin to sell biscuits

60 Degrees below 0
Penguins begin to evacuate Antarctica
Canterbury Boy Scouts postpone "Winter Survival"
classes until it gets cold enough

80 Degrees below 0
Mt Ruapehu freezes
Cantabs rent some videos

100 Degrees below 0
Santa Claus abandons the North Pole
Lincoln students get frustrated when they can't thaw
the keg

297 Degrees below 0
Microbial life survives on dairy products
Canterbury cows complain of farmers with cold hands

460 Degrees below 0
All atomic motion stops
Cantabs start saying...."Cold 'nuff for ya?"

500 Degrees below 0
Hell freezes over
The Canterbury Crusaders lose the Super 12


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It's all true!

That Coke ad where they are playing rugby on ice was actually filmed at a Crusaders training session too!

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