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Ocean 98.5′s Pumpkin Hall of Fame

Posted on by Rob Michaels

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We here at Ocean 98.5 take our pumpkin carving pretty seriously… and we know you do too!! Share your jack o’ lanterns on our Facebook page and we’ll add them to our Pumpkin Hall of Fame below!! Happy carving!!!

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Victoria’s Guide to 2014 Halloween Events

Posted on by Rob Michaels

IMG_0925Somebody once said….Victoria is the town of Newlyweds and Nearlydead. Well they forgot the Undead…muhuhaha….

Just look at this list of about a kajillion Halloween-themed events that are happening around Greater Victoria over the next couple weeks! From Ghostly Walks to Halloween runs, fun in the pumpkin patch, chills in the corn maze and screams in the haunted houses, this city has fun in the name of All Hallows’ Eve, covered.

This guide was posted by Tourism Victoria and we’ve added a few of our own favourite events and (Mel’s) photos:

Check out the guide to Victoria Halloween Events

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So Thissssss Happened – Snake in a Car

Posted on by Mel Z

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Used cars are known to come with the odd surprise, but a couple in Langley got a a very unusual and definitely unwanted surprise this week with their new Volvo.

As they were hopping in the car to head to work on Monday morning in their “New-To-You” Volvo that they’d recently bought — This happened:  His wife opened the door to get in the passenger side…and she spotted an unwelcome squatter.

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The Addams Family Hits The Stage

Posted on by Forbes & Marshall

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Street Math: A Women Walking 10 Hours = 100+Comments

Posted on by Mel Z

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Do you think women being catcalled while walking down the street is a thing of the past, a scene from a 80′s movie?

This video shows what a camera caught when this woman walked around the streets of New York City for 10 hours. She was wearing a t-shirt and jeans and said nothing while she walked, the video says it all.

Watch the Video of A Woman Walking in New York

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Who Carved This Pumpkin?

Posted on by Mel Z

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So WHO carved this pumpkin?

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Forbes N’ Marshall’s Car Tunes for Kids!

Posted on by Forbes & Marshall

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Hey kids, ever been driving to school in the morning and really needed to hear your favorite song? Well, we’ve got you covered.

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It’s All Bout Da Bass! : Manly Version

Posted on by Forbes & Marshall

When you have a catchy song that captures our imagination especially one that makes statement of self acceptance, you are going to have your imiatators. Never thought this would sound so good coming for a guy but Avi Kaplan hits it out of the park.

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Team Building Exercises with the Canucks

Posted on by Rob Michaels

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I saw this on YouTube and had to share it with you. The Canucks have some pretty cool team building exercises that you and your co-workers could do while enjoying Ocean 98.5′s No Repeat Workday.

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Have a Very Frozen Halloween

Posted on by Mel Z

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So, what are we going to be for Halloween this year?  Oh! Elsa from Frozen? That’s a good one!!

Here’s Jimmy Kimmel’s Halloween tips dealing with a constant stream of Elsa’s at your door this Halloween:

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The Bright Side of Ray Lambe

Posted on by Forbes & Marshall

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You are bound to run into some challenges when you give away stuff on the radio. When we first started handing out free trips years ago, the provincial government actually blocked our number because so many workers were trying to get through.

Then there are the mis-dials. About a week ago we got a tip that a couple from Washington state were peppered everyday with repeated wrong numbers as their friends and countrymen tried to get on that stand by list.

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It was a Wet & Wild Weekend with the Community Cruiser! Check out what we were up to!

Posted on by Dez

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We had a fantastic weekend even though it was a bit on the wet side, we went to a few exciting events! Check out our photos!

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WATCH: Up Close & Personal With Taylor Swift

Posted on by Ryan The Promo Guy

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Taylor Swift’s new album 1989 is available everywhere today, and to celebrate, our Taylor Kaye sat down with Taylor Swift at the City Studios to talk all about the album and more!

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Triangle Mountain “Horror House”

Posted on by Forbes & Marshall

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Last week I was driving Noah to a friends house on Triangle Mountain and took a wrong turn. As I was about to back up and retrace my route, I caught a glimpse of a graveyard. Then a large gate decorated with skulls that would be perfect adorning the entrance to a tomb. I slammed on my brakes and locked eyes with a guy grasping an extension cord. That was Mike.

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