I tried to go to Canada but got stuck in Minneapolis

Published by Darron Toy on


I made some new merch designs (ノ ̄ω ̄)ノ (○゜ε^○) Do you like ’em? I don’t know, I think they’re pretty cool. -3- Link in bio. Hey, friends who live in Canada! What do you think of… Canada? What do I think of Canada hmm… Let’s see… uhh… Well, when the snow melts, you get to witness the minefield of dog poop that people didn’t pick up.>:0 It’s cold, but I like the cold because you can keep layering until you’re warm, but in the heat you can only get so naked. And then- and then you just have a sunburn on your butt. 🙁 Every summer I leave Arizona to visit my family in Canada because we like seeing them and they’re really great and yeah, we also don’t like to live in a VOLCANO We normally have a non-stop flight, but this one particular trip we decided to do a layover to save some money. I think it was July 2012, so I was like… …Fourteen. A couple days before our flight, my mom realized that my brother Jax and my passports were EXPIRED. Well, this is either gonna go over well, or it isn’t. Haha… ah it was SO MUCH WORSE. We got to the flight check-in and they said, “Hey… these passports are expired.” Obviously. But it was only by a little bit so the guy was nice and said, “Mkay, I’m gonna let you all through and inform your layover about what’s happening, but get those renewed soon.” So we were like yay crisis averted! BUT WAIT There’s still 95% of the video left! That’s because we were WRONG. We landed in Minneapolis, and the people said “Hey, these passports are expired.” Obviously. “Oh yeah, we’re sorry about that, the man at the Phoenix Airport let us off with a warning and said he contacted you about everything and-” [KICKED OUT] “Well, crap, I think we’re actually stuck in Minneapolis.” “I guess this is our new home now, get used to it kids.” So it was my scared mom and her two EXPIRED children stranded in this obscure city. We went to a pharmacy which for some reason also takes passport photos But we had to wait until the passport place opened the next morning. Mom was having an aneurysm panic attack But didn’t want us to worry so she was like: “Hey kiddos time for an adventure!” Addddventure [STAMP] Ti- (COPYRIGHTED) She took us to the Mall of America which is the biggest, craziest mall in America with 4 floors of shops, entertainment, a mirror maze, bowling, roller coasters, aquarium I’ve never seen anything like it. There were so many things to do; how could we choose what to do first? Roller coasters in a mall, four floors, a kid’s paradise? PEOPLE GET MARRIED IN THAT MALL!!! We ate at the food court for 20 minutes and left because it was closing for the night… We found a hotel and slept in our clothes even though we had our luggage. I remember on the light rail I said to mom “You know.. I really like it here!” like the oblivious child I was not knowing the weight of the actual circumstances Having a grand old time listening to a High School Musical playlist on an iPod and playing with my stuffed animals. I frickin’ loved stuffed animals. As a kid I COULDN’T sleep without them My favorites were Raoole the Mouse and Ringo the Raccoon. I’ve had ’em for years. Anyway, luckily, Minneapolis is one of the few places that has one day turnaround for passports. For the cost of an arm, a leg and your entire savings…… So in the morning we had to check out of the hotel, run to the passport place, and make it to the airport in time for our new flight. It’s gonna be a tight schedule… but it was doable. We were on our way to get the passports when in the middle of transit I realized… “Mom…” “Uh…” “I forgot my stuffed animals in the hotel.” [Another Aneurysm] “But- but- no, it’s alright, I don’t- I don’t need ’em; it’s okay, really, it’s not a big deal!” I left Raoole and Ringo in the hotel and Mom was already having a mental stress breakdown and I was not at all wanting to contribute to any more of that, but mom, being the kick-butt awesome parent she is, defeatedly pulled out her phone. “Hello, yes, we just checked out this morning. Would you check Room 421 to see if there’s two stuffed animals in there?” “Um, ma’am, there’s someone currently occupying that room… ?” And that was super weird to hear because we literally just left the hotel; how did someone already fill up the room? Turns out we just called the wrong hotel, so we got transferred to the right one and they said they’d hold them for us to quickly pick up. So now the schedule was: Arrive at the passport place right as it opens at 8:00 a.m., Get passports, Run back to the hotel to grab Raoole and Ringo, rush to the airport before our 1:00 p.m. flight, and I’d also like to point out that the last shuttle to the airport leaves at 12 p.m. so if we miss that shuttle, we’re screwed! Remember, things were different back in the days of 2012 B.U. “Before Uber.” Back then, the idea of paying to jump in a car with an unlicensed stranger wasn’t very popular… {(Duh…)} At the passport place, we walked up to the desk and the first thing they said was: “So both parents are present, correct?” “Uh, actually, he’s 1,645 miles away… ” [Aneurysm Count: 3 ] “Nononono-!” There was a solution! We could get in contact with dad, send him a form to fill out, get it notarized, which means to legalize by a notary, which means a person licensed by the government approves it, which- Okay, we don’t have time for this!! We had to prove the paper is legal, but there’s a problem to that solution. It’s 8 a.m. in Minneapolis but 6 a.m. in Arizona, which means notarizing places… …aren’t open. [ANOTHER ANEURYSM] Now, my mom knows a lot of people and one of her best friends is actually an accountant, which means she can get it notarized when she goes into work and get it sent back super quickly. Which what are the odds of that? “Mom, we should buy a lottery ticket if we actually get to Canada.” So, quick!! Woke dad, got the form filled, called the friend, did the thing, got the thing back, and somehow, everything was accepted! And we weren’t expired children anymore! And off we were running down the city to get back to the hotel to grab Raoole and Ringo. m’kay, I’m gonna insert a tiny story detail; we left our luggage at the hotel so we wouldn’t have to be dragging it everywhere, which means we would have had to get back to the hotel anyway, but it’s much more intense to think that grabbing the stuffed animals was an extra step we didn’t have time for so, shhh we’re gonna continue! We were sprinting to catch the light rail, Jax and I were running ahead, and for some reason, mom’s knee started hurting and she started slowing down “Are you okay?!” and she was just like “Go, go, I’ll catch up, just get to the train! Go, go without me!!” We made it. We Sonic’d into the hotel, grabbed Raoole and Ringo (and the luggage we were already coming back for), reached the shuttle before it left, and finally fell into the airport! (Underwhelmed) yaayaaaay yay….. Sitting at our gate, waiting for the plane to swoop us off to Canadaland with their moose and their poutine and Niagara Falls Canada Nerd: Well technically, Niagara Falls is made up of three different waterfalls and the U.S. actually owns two of them. But I guess Horseshoe Falls is the biggest and most popular so- Mom suddenly realized that she forgot my dad’s letter at the passport showing that both parents consent to us, the innocent helpless pathetic children, crossing the border. In the past, security always asks as to show that consent paper, so mom couldn’t even have a relaxing plane ride, being stressed out of her mind that we would land and still couldn’t pass the border. After all that!! She didn’t tell us she was worried because she was already doing a frickin’ dang good job of hiding the weight of what was going on, so she held it in the entire flight. But she told us afterwards and we gave her a slow clap. She deserved more, but we were kids. (That’s all we had.) We approached the security, booth gave him our shiny new passports; they looked at my mom, my brother, and me… “Have a fun time in Canada!” They didn’t ask that time!!!! My mom, every time she tells this story always, says “They always ask, they always ask; they didn’t ask this time!” “How the frick even-” “THEY ALWAYS ASK!!!!!” And that was that; we got to Canada. That’s it. Ginger Pale: Wow that was a lot of effort to come here. Dom: Yeah, I mean Canada is all right, but you guys have that Mall of America. Ginger Pale: Okay, yeah, sure, cool, but I mean we have West Edmonton Mall, which has an indoor waterpark and a theme park!! Dom: Wait, really, tha- that exists? [Smacks lips] Dom: Well, I guess that automatically puts us on top then. Ginger Pale: We were always on top, Dom. We are America’s hat. Woo, yeah! Canada! I had to ask my mom the timeline of events during the whole thing because I was young and don’t remember anything but eating in Mall of America and forgetting my stuffed animals. Big thanks to Domics and Ginger Pale for being Canadian and also helping with lines. They’re great buds! This is hopefully the last time I mention this in an end card, but I’m still interested in finding other animators. I talked about it in the apples video, but this is the last time I’m bringing it up, I promise (I think). I’m still looking for animators to help me with scenes because I want the videos to be more animated. The videos I did in the past on my own are pretty bland looking… And I want to be able to have more quality animation in videos without taking six months to finish something. I know people are against me… asking for help on videos because my channel has that homemade “It’s just a normal person doing YouTube for fun” feeling. I’m not professional at anything But a normal person can’t make seven-minute fully animated videos every couple of weeks on their own. Some people might prefer one or two videos a year that are done only by me and I get that, but I like posting videos more frequently not only because it helps the channel and me stay alive, but a lot of people enjoy more videos, and I’m able to support really talented animators I’m working with. That’s my take on this situation, and you don’t have to agree with me at all. But I’m really trying my best to think of you and me and everyone. Kay thanks, send a portfolio to [email protected] if you’re interested, info in the description, have a good rest of your week, and here’s Ginger Pale being Canadian. Ginger Pale: Moose, maple syrup, eh, health care… poutine…


100 Comments

Jaiden Animations · April 8, 2018 at 7:36 pm

btw the ari merch is a joke I’m not selling that bootleg logan maverick design lol I’d get sued, don’t expect to find it in the shop.

👌🏼 but it makes for a bomb twitter banner I’ll tell ya that 👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼 #arigang 👌🏼👌🏼

Bazzer Bazzington · August 18, 2019 at 9:40 am

0:25 “but then you get a sunburn on your butt” a butt burn?

Drew Carson · August 18, 2019 at 12:25 pm

Dog poo is true winter is cold and summer is freaking hot

Fire ninja Dragon · August 18, 2019 at 12:57 pm

Canada the best i was born in phililppinesq now i’m in canda

Carlosandmicthell Gaming · August 18, 2019 at 3:12 pm

Like your vids

Ngan Tran · August 18, 2019 at 3:33 pm

….I LIVE IN MINNESOTA btw Mall Of America IS SOO AWESOME

XxDemonsOrAngles GamerxX · August 18, 2019 at 4:09 pm

Jayden I go to the mall every day soooo

Space Pirate · August 18, 2019 at 6:51 pm

In Canada Civil War is just a Civil Conversation

TheShyPotatø · August 18, 2019 at 7:30 pm

It’s oof really

Aimwork in · August 18, 2019 at 8:43 pm

Ok..now that I see this I can tell a lot about your doubts and insecurities considering the issues your mom had. It's crazy how much it can influence us

Shannon Gorman · August 18, 2019 at 9:40 pm

I love in Minnesota

The winter is terrible

GamerGirl5688 · August 18, 2019 at 11:08 pm

Your just some e x p i r e d c h i l d r e n

Luke Podmers · August 19, 2019 at 2:03 am

I live in Minneapolis!

I’ve gotten used to it.

Pablo Contreras · August 19, 2019 at 3:17 am

3:45 I actually had a room at a hotel in Spain which was 420. . . Yeaaah. We changed the room.

EPA echo_loud3r · August 19, 2019 at 3:43 am

I live like 1 hour away from mall of America

Amy Saldana · August 19, 2019 at 12:46 pm

Minnesota is the best i live in Minnesota.

I love your videos :3

brick builds and songs! · August 19, 2019 at 3:54 pm

Make a hat called USA hat of Canada 🙂

Alejandro Otero · August 19, 2019 at 5:09 pm

bueno, es básicamente lo mismo

I luv BTSSS · August 19, 2019 at 6:23 pm

I haven’t saw a married couple yet I might…………. WHEN I GET FRIGIN MARRIED

Zach Mikkelson · August 19, 2019 at 7:43 pm

who else lives in Minnesota

EnderWolfPlayz · August 19, 2019 at 9:32 pm

Lol noob I drove to Canada from Maryland so… yeah

Kyle laury · August 19, 2019 at 9:43 pm

W8 horse shoe falls is the most popular? I did not know dat

American Assassin · August 19, 2019 at 11:37 pm

As a Minnesotan, I recommend going to the Mall Of America because their is a variety of shops and restaurants. The places I recommend:
Lego Store
Rainforest Cafe
Sea Life Aquarium
If you like manga, check out Barnes and Noble because they have a giant selection
Build-a-Bear (I like plushies)
Nickelodeon Universe
The American Girl Doll Store (It has two floors and dressing rooms)
Downsides:
Last time I went, Rainforest Cafe was so popular the line was leading out of the restaurant and we were told by a worker we could make a reservation which we wouldn't get until three hours later so we left
The stores are a Death Trap for someone with claustrophobia, just last week I went with my cousin-who is from a state over- and we got separated in the crowd at Hot Topic and I was having a panic attack because 1: I have claustrophobia 2: I JUST LOST MY COUSIN IN A GIANT MALL AND WITH THE CROWD SHE COULD HAVE EASILY GOTTEN KIDNAPPED
Lines at checkout are often slow so make sure your phone's battery is good because you'll want something to pass time
The aquarium's facts are mainly aimed towards kids so it's very simple in its wording
It is obviously super loud so if you are in a group, do not get separated or at least plan a place to meet up if you do get separated bc it's loud in the halls and the workers in smaller shops are not fans of you standing around a store to call someone
You will meet a lot of rude or at least super pissed off people, someone shoved me and demanded I apologized when all I was doing was standing in the checkout
So yeah, come down if you have a chance, this is just my opinion on the place

D3rpy Jogos · August 20, 2019 at 12:49 am

No one: me coming to old jaiden videos to give likes on the videos 😀

boom 8754 · August 20, 2019 at 1:05 am

I live in Canada…it’s great

Grumpy snail comics · August 20, 2019 at 2:24 am

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Sudeshna Choudhury · August 20, 2019 at 4:01 am

Canada rules 🇨🇦

StarTheKitten12 · August 20, 2019 at 4:34 am

I hope you had fun at MSP!

The Scoutiest of Scouty Scouts · August 20, 2019 at 11:45 am

frick

xdgrayboy vk · August 20, 2019 at 12:35 pm

I live in canada

Kirb dabirb · August 20, 2019 at 1:53 pm

8:22 "we are americans hat"

Well then, i can also say that Spain is the hat of Portugal….

Wait……

Tess 36 · August 20, 2019 at 1:53 pm

I live in Canada

Brenna Mah · August 20, 2019 at 2:03 pm

I am Canadia

Jin_ DoesStuff · August 20, 2019 at 2:52 pm

[A N O T H E R A N U E R Y S M]

thezombiecreeper · August 20, 2019 at 3:03 pm

Oh and can Ringo the raccoon play the drums?

blaiseboy · August 20, 2019 at 3:26 pm

I live in Minneapolis did you like it

Fred the Bug · August 20, 2019 at 3:42 pm

IM CANADIAN

I'm nice

Gacha Kat!ツ · August 20, 2019 at 4:49 pm

Wow im the only one watching this a year after 😂

LotusPlayz :P · August 20, 2019 at 5:51 pm

lives in Minnesota

Seaaaaaa lifeeeeeee attttttttt theeeeee maaaaaall ooooooof aamericaaaaaaaaaa

FandomTrashDrawz · August 20, 2019 at 8:02 pm

Canada is not America’s hat… America is Canada’s door mat.(I realize that sounds weird coming from an American)

PandaGaming9254 · August 20, 2019 at 8:10 pm

I’m in Canada 🙂

84con4tor S · August 20, 2019 at 10:13 pm

Room 421 so close to 420

gachapima23 · August 20, 2019 at 10:55 pm

Jaiden I drew you and the odd 1s out

Marco Dalumpines · August 21, 2019 at 12:55 am

Canada is AWSOME i just dont like the cold (2019 anyone?)

Tess Applegate · August 21, 2019 at 1:05 am

I live in Canada too

Llama Flavored · August 21, 2019 at 2:00 am

I was born in Minneapolis represent

thomas krol · August 21, 2019 at 4:07 am

when i went there that mirror maze is still open

Joel Bulger · August 21, 2019 at 4:29 am

Aww you have an awesome parents be bless

Nuno Sá Osório · August 21, 2019 at 5:12 am

I never laughed so hard at one of your videos before. The man in the hotel bed just killed me.

Denise Prescott · August 21, 2019 at 5:15 am

i love the mall of a america!

ZacTheZombladerOfStuffAndIdkXD AndILikeMemesXD · August 21, 2019 at 1:51 pm

If your 14 there then How comes you and Jax looks like your 11 yrs old

Sloane Jacobs · August 21, 2019 at 4:41 pm

I live in Minnesota, and in the winter everyone hates it! But I can’t believe Jaiden actually went to MN!

Taels is disappointed in your recent decisions · August 21, 2019 at 5:41 pm

Raoole forshadowing

Glen Mitchell · August 21, 2019 at 6:50 pm

Jaiden was Expired to society once!!!

horrorkesh · August 21, 2019 at 8:33 pm

Yes Arizona is like a volcano

News News Incident · August 21, 2019 at 9:57 pm

Cool! I live 30 minutes away from Minneapolis

BasicallyI'mDuck · August 21, 2019 at 10:45 pm

Shakopee gang

Ethan Bryan · August 22, 2019 at 12:37 am

1:14 jaiden points too 0:56 around 0:42

Comment if I’m wrong and also tell me

B.M_ShadowSoul Or ShadowSoul_Jacob · August 22, 2019 at 1:06 am

What province?

GReaSy GiRlz · August 22, 2019 at 1:21 am

I live in MN and I’m so so so happy you went! I love the mall of America and I’m so excited that you went!

AwesomeMaxPlayZ · August 22, 2019 at 2:07 am

I live in Minnesota

Hilda and Sheepy · August 22, 2019 at 2:56 am

It nice in Canada

Jump on Yaya · August 22, 2019 at 3:11 am

canada is a maga hat?

Ryan Ramjattan · August 22, 2019 at 3:40 am

Canada rules!! Its cold in the winter but in the summer… It gets up to 18 in the spring!! That alone is BOILING

Giana Busiel · August 22, 2019 at 9:37 am

STORYTIME!
I actually had an experience very similar to this. 6 year old me, my baby brother, and my mom were going to Seattle, and we had a layover in Denver. All was going well, until we heard from the intercom that OUR. PLANE. BROKE. DOWN. So, my poor mom was stuck with two screaming children in the middle of an airport. And I still have PTSD about that today.
Thank you for your time.

Raul and Nico Reyes · August 22, 2019 at 12:35 pm

:v ur mouse is named raool??????????? I’m Raul but spelled differently

Rayziar · August 22, 2019 at 2:09 pm

Minnesota is a underrated state, not mentioned alot, nice story. And I live in Minnesota.

I am a people · August 22, 2019 at 2:54 pm

I have been to mall of America before it’s pretty cool

21324354657 · August 22, 2019 at 5:36 pm

Hi I'm from canada

Camila Tenorio · August 22, 2019 at 5:50 pm

8:33 look it’s Rebbeca Parmans AKA Let Me Explain Studios art!!!

butt face magy · August 22, 2019 at 7:06 pm

frick.

AJ Kraiza · August 22, 2019 at 7:17 pm

Your mom is a pro

kylie mike · August 22, 2019 at 8:04 pm

Great

im deathy_cube · August 22, 2019 at 10:27 pm

Your animations of your mother are my life tbh…… Lets just say I hope ventilated a lot when freaking out. 😐

im deathy_cube · August 22, 2019 at 10:33 pm

I swam at the lake Erie on the other side of Niagara falls

Strobe · August 22, 2019 at 11:33 pm

1:58 AAAAAADVENTURE TI-

Don't mind Me · August 23, 2019 at 12:23 am

The Canadian passport dude knew they didn’t have the parent consent paper…

He Just was nice and ignored it

LIKE A CANADIAN

Gacha Wolfie And More · August 23, 2019 at 12:57 am

I live in Minnesota so I been here so many times

Hinox Hunter · August 23, 2019 at 12:58 am

I want to live in Canada when I'm old enough to have my own house. I'm going to the mall to have a look but I'm British so I've got a British accent.

Sprintiez · August 23, 2019 at 2:33 am

NARLY

Bri Wont say · August 23, 2019 at 4:32 am

I think people don't travel much to Minnesota cause it's """""COLD"""""" But people who live in Minnesota saw the tittle and I think MINNEAPOLIS got there attention so many people from Minnesota are watching

Minnesota is not the cold

Yes I had to walk threwa couple blocksmall in a foot of son in tennis shoes and might of gotten frost bit

Hannah Fischer · August 23, 2019 at 5:49 am

I live in Minnesota

THE KNOWLEDGE · August 23, 2019 at 3:27 pm

THE BIGGEST MALL IN THE WORLD IS DUBIA MALL NOT THAT OTHER MALL THAT YOU MENTIONED

okay · August 23, 2019 at 3:29 pm

speaking of canada and minneapolis a plane i was flying from there nearly illegally crossed the border

*Rastel _plays* · August 23, 2019 at 8:10 pm

My gosh I love mall of America:D

Ajax Ricker · August 23, 2019 at 9:05 pm

I live in minnesota

Animallover608 AJ · August 24, 2019 at 12:00 am

I'm in Canada

Faith Sparvier · August 24, 2019 at 12:48 am

All my fellow Canadians

Poutine eh?

Jonathan Swannie · August 24, 2019 at 3:46 am

Jaiden, we could have been in Minneapolis at the same time mind blown

spider Kid324 · August 24, 2019 at 7:08 am

Why is there 4k dislikes Its just jaidens life what the frick

SCP-173 -173 · August 24, 2019 at 9:33 am

1:19 Ryanair landing

Jonathan Darvill · August 24, 2019 at 12:37 pm

I agree with ginger pale, it's 32 degrees here and I'm from north England. I'm dying inside

Selena · August 24, 2019 at 8:42 pm

This video stresses me out every time

Jason Pratt · August 24, 2019 at 9:18 pm

I love the mall of america, ITS AMAZING

Life as Dobby · August 24, 2019 at 10:36 pm

Hey jadain what part of Canada do you go too Canada is so big I like to know in case for some reason we’re in the same Providence

Plush,Nintendo,And RPG Kid · August 24, 2019 at 10:54 pm

I live in NC

[RBX] Shimby · August 25, 2019 at 4:22 am

mall of america – moa
mall of asia – moa???
Nani?

Joel Bjornsson · August 25, 2019 at 4:56 am

Is Ringo named after Ringo Starr

deapool3609 pro · August 25, 2019 at 8:12 am

buen video sigue así 👍👍. saludos desde argentina jeje

Alicia Saez · August 25, 2019 at 1:25 pm

I have to many stuffed animals

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