Talk:Nicknames of Vancouver

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Proposals for addition[edit]

  • This nickname has been popping up in local media over the last few years:
  • No Fun City[1]- a name arising from controversial regulatory frameworks for liquor licenses and live music venues in the city.

More examples of use: [1], Reuters article on lessons learned from 2010 olympics

Thoughts? The Interior 19:58, 6 September 2010 (UTC)

I've heard of it, but it could be a label for any city that is considered a bore or has a dull night-life, I've heard the tern No Fun City applied to other cities as well. -- œ 16:39, 17 September 2010 (UTC)
  • Vangroovy [2] - If Vancouver is said to have a lax attitude towards drugs (see Vansterdam,above), then combining "hippie" era slang for positive vibes is a natural.
Good reference, and Google search show quite a few hits. Would rewrite entry for tone though, don't like the conditional. The Interior (talk) 19:57, 23 September 2010 (UTC)