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View Room Comments for Thursday, Nov. 29 2012

Thursday, November 29, 2012   by: The Soap BoxWelcome to the SooToday.com View Room. This editorial feature is for you to post comments. To comment on a specific news story please post your comment directly under the news story.
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bounder 11/29/2012 6:21:30 AM Report

No duck=boring!
Grump 11/29/2012 6:58:30 AM Report

Bounder get some for your tub and then you can have all the little playthings you like so much. Good morning everyone, have a great day, Nanag if you would like a good explanation for neo-cons read the article here on Federal Tories have Ford's back. They don't give a rat's butt that this man is showing the world how dumb we must be for electing this group of hard heads. At the best they are making a mess of this country and running us into huge debt along with the clown show.
nanag 11/29/2012 7:28:09 AM Report

Good morning everyone

Thanks Grump.. I need all the help I can get trying to understand and follow some of the things I read on here.

I hate to admit it but I kinda miss the dumb duck drivel.

Maybe it is just my care giver mode kicking in and wondering if the duck is okay. Maybe he has been de-feathered and is being basted in a L'orange sauce somewhere
statusquo 11/29/2012 7:45:03 AM Report

I have the duck!

I will not harm him but I want $200.00 in unmarked ,small bills.
NO COPS! You call the cops and he's dinner!
I'll give instructions for the money drop off later.
Grump 11/29/2012 7:47:44 AM Report

Status Make dinner I just called the Cops!
celest5 11/29/2012 7:52:09 AM Report

You guys are funny, I usually don`t post in this room, thanks for the laughs.
nanag 11/29/2012 8:11:39 AM Report

Bahahahah
flyhawk25 11/29/2012 8:31:47 AM Report

SQ...I'll wait until the weekend.
Then if you give me a hundred bucks I'll take him off your hands.
right wing 11/29/2012 8:32:31 AM Report

I just got back with the unmarked bills...stats don't wring his neck.
I'd gladly pay double as "the duck" does such a great job of irritating the hell out of Grump.
CLT 11/29/2012 8:33:22 AM Report

Hope someone from the PUC was watching the Sootoday poll from the last couple of days. Not sure where they are in the process, but the results certainly indicate there is a problem.
right wing 11/29/2012 8:37:42 AM Report

nanag

Regarding your question to eversons last night on where she got her "stats".
From outer space, it's where she gets all of her messages.

Grump 11/29/2012 8:54:43 AM Report

Status If you round up Steely and rw you could start your own little neo-con roadshow. If that fails you could simply cook the lot but take note that all that crap will likely spoil the duck. LMAO
right wing 11/29/2012 8:57:09 AM Report

"She is a little disillusioned."

Shakespeare

I hope you explained to your daughter that it is for the most part just raillery.
Grace 11/29/2012 8:58:06 AM Report

Happy Quacking Thursday!
RW this one is for you...http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/28/us-obama-romney-idUSBRE8AR0SK20121128

everson 11/29/2012 8:59:11 AM Report

Nanag is on my side rw. rw perhaps look within yourself to see what is wrong with you. Don't shoot the messenger.
right wing 11/29/2012 9:07:26 AM Report

"side"?

I suggest you go back and read eversons, she wanted to know where you got your 1% statistic on folks that struggle with weight problems.
right wing 11/29/2012 9:10:02 AM Report

eversons...you'll be looking for yesterday all day so I did it for you.


nanag 11/28/2012 10:12:25 PM Report

Everson

how the he*l did you come up with this statistic ...
.."Yes rw some and a very very very small population Of about 1 percent are fat because of medical reasons the rest is just complacency on their health "???
everson 11/29/2012 9:10:04 AM Report

Nanag I got the stats from "Weight of the Nation" documentary. As I watch people walking in the mall I noticed most children are on the chunky side while their parents are also over the median weight range. Those parents who are on the slender side have slender children. If you have blinders on you don't notice this. My neighbours brother was a gym teacher and I remember him telling me that more and more highschool chilren are sedentary and are more interested in having their noses in their phones.
right wing 11/29/2012 9:18:45 AM Report

"Seeking to make good on his post-election pledge to reach across the political aisle, Obama told a November 14 news conference he wanted to "sit down and talk" to Romney to hear his ideas and see whether they could work together.

Obama said he could envision a future role in public service for Romney but had no specific "assignment" for him."

Grace

Can you imagine that conversation.

Obama: O.K. Mitt I kicked your ass, not sure how but I did.

Romney: That 47% still believe you will fill their tank with gas Mr President.
Dam I should have never made that comment.

Obama: Now about those ideas that you had Mitt on how to save the economy how much would it cost to have you in "public service".
Bobby Nerves 11/29/2012 9:21:07 AM Report

hey status... stop playing with the duck and go back to work!
old-cat33 11/29/2012 9:24:56 AM Report

right wing: Re Drinking water. With all that crap in our drinking water would chlorine eventually rot out the brass fittings in my plumbing or rubber washers?
bounder 11/29/2012 9:33:54 AM Report

Grump
You sir, are a very malicous person to some posters on this site!
right wing 11/29/2012 9:38:32 AM Report

old-cat

No worries there.
right wing 11/29/2012 9:42:55 AM Report

eversons

I am watching the program you spoke of.
It is very good.
Your 1% figure so far is not holding up.
There is definitely a co-relation to environment and the genes you inherit.
They stated that 60% to 70% of those that are overweight is due to the genes they inherit, but this goes hand in hand with what and how much they are eating.

For anybody that wants to watch....

http://tinyurl.com/d7jv8n4
flyhawk25 11/29/2012 9:45:15 AM Report

Actually this president is a lot nicer guy than I am. If I was in his shoes today lunch conversation might sound like this.
Obama:Come on in Mitt. Just leave your shoes over there by the door.
Mitt:Thank you Mr. President. It was nice of you to invite me and Ann.
O:Actually I forgot about her. Hi Ann. I'll get them to put another plate down.
M:Will the first lady be joining us?
O:Heck no.She's shopping over at Target. She says hi.
M:Target? What's that? Hey Ann do we own that?
O:Anyway I just wanted to give you a quick look at what you missed.This place is really cool.I even have a white butler.Ha. Talk about irony eh buddy?
Tomorrow I'm havin' McCain over for lunch but I'm gonna prank him.I'm goin' to Arizona to tell off that bitch governor and make her squirm.
Revenge is a lot of fun Mittster.
Bad Dawg 11/29/2012 9:46:17 AM Report

Did anyone else see the petro gas station on trunk blocked off with vehicles?? I almost didn't make it to the beaver lol
right wing 11/29/2012 9:59:54 AM Report

flyhawk25

That angle might work if Obama had not called and invited Mitt, but Obama did.
Mitt did not grovel his way into the White House and I am sure he has seen it before.
Mitt is being the "nice guy" as he could have told Obama to go flour his nuts.
bounder 11/29/2012 10:11:28 AM Report

I've been studying on the psychological
phenomenon know as projection.
Sigmund Freud explained it as the mental mechanism by which a person attributes to others the very qualities
he/she despises,and cannot confront in themselves.
I've also been learning about passive-agressive behavior.This is lanquage and actions that are abusive but cleverly hidden behind a thin veil of civility.
For example the first two sentences of this post.Amen.
Grace 11/29/2012 10:22:56 AM Report

RW and Fly ...it is quite possible that they both saw the light during the election and for the good of all may take the unpresidented action of "hoping to make a change"

everson 11/29/2012 10:26:37 AM Report

right wing I merely state the truth and truth is sometimes hidden to protect people from the reality of life. I am a realist. Observe and open your eyes.
It is similar to parents who are oblivious to children drinking and taking drugs. Food is a necessary to sustain life but only in moderation. Other than that it becomes a drug with detrimental harms. That you cannot disagree with in ANY form. Sometimes truth hurts.
realitycheck 11/29/2012 10:29:54 AM Report

statusquo

Tisk, tisk.

I went back to 2010 in the archives and read that line that you took out of context.
Now that I re-read my comment in the full context and remember what I meant by it, I stand by my statement that it was not racist or an insult to the "first lady" in any manner.
Unless comparing ones strength to a gorilla is insulting or racist...I'm sure the lefties will come up with an angle.

Right Wing:
OK, give us the full context. All you have done here is insult your own intelligence as well as that of the rest of us. You are as bad as Clinton when it comes to "fessing up."
flyhawk25 11/29/2012 10:40:10 AM Report

Grace...to be more serious.
The US does not have much choice - compromise or risk a mess.
In fairness to the GOP they are right about entitlements. The country cannot sustain them.
The issue is which ones and how much gets cut.
I'd start with mortgage interest write-offs.Home ownership is not a right - you have to earn it.
Defense spending is nuts.They really cannot afford to be the world's cops.
From the other side - profit is not evil.The tax laws are out of wack and bail-outs are an artificial fix. Either believe in a free market or get into something else.
That's a start.
Just look at our income tax rates in comparison.
Unfortunately lobbyists wield far too much power.
America muddled along for over a hundred years without them and prospered. Do it again.
Enough for openers.
flyhawk25 11/29/2012 10:45:05 AM Report

Quick point...to use the first lady in the context of a gorilla is a racist reference no matter how it is parsed.
Howard Cosell got summarily dumped by a network for saying "Look at that monkey run" on Monday Night Football.
Black player - "monkey".
Black first lady - "gorilla girl".
Both racist.
Grump 11/29/2012 10:50:34 AM Report

Bounder Three suggestions. One get a sense of humour. Two or get a life. Three or get lost. If you take a shot at someone on here then don't forget to try and DUCK. Now have a nice day
Snobank 11/29/2012 11:02:18 AM Report

Darn it fly, don't go talking compromise and common sense. It will be seen as weakness.
Bad Dawg 11/29/2012 11:23:10 AM Report

don't forget.... "nappy haired hoes"
Grump 11/29/2012 11:33:09 AM Report

Well to Obama's credit this is not the first time he has reached out to one of his foes with good results. I also know that this is contrary to the neo-con book of rules. That's not their book of bendable rules or the book that they believe are the rules that they should be allowed to break.
bounder 11/29/2012 11:38:54 AM Report

PERSONAlITIES
Rude people rude because of the environment that encouraged rudness.
Kind people are kind because of their
environment that let them manifest and encouraged that behavior.
It's not until we make a personal choice to change, that a change will be made.Amen.
theprotector 11/29/2012 11:50:23 AM Report

hey right wing have not heard of genetic predispostion?
Man oh man
Brianne 11/29/2012 12:00:04 PM Report

I love it when i hear people talking that are taking a "psychology course".

They all try to assess everyone and everything..... and just have to share in the new wisdom they've gained. All the while , they are just realizing "who they are" and what their actions mean to the world around them.

If anyone is being "rude " here it's you bounder. Most on here are point blank in your face kind of people. And it's your own interpretation from who you are and what you have dealt with in your past, etc. as to how to take it.

Most days it's a jousting match to taunt and tease, trying to outdo the other person ( all in fun ) Heck, they all get together for lunch !

If you are offending by that, then maybe you should look more deep inside yourself and try to find out why it offends you and why someone's statement got you upset.

Carry on with your course and you'll find out a lot about yourself !
bounder 11/29/2012 12:02:35 PM Report

Sorry, not doing the course, done three years, McGill,cheaper there.You are so wrong.
Brianne 11/29/2012 12:12:28 PM Report

Ok, I took this statement "I've been studying on the psychological
phenomenon know as projection." as you being of taking a course ! Sheesh
bounder 11/29/2012 12:17:19 PM Report

That would be reading between the lines,I'm still studying privately and choose to do so.Amen to that..
Brianne 11/29/2012 1:21:19 PM Report

bounder.... not playing your game :p
Prevost 11/29/2012 2:18:50 PM Report

How about multiple personalities? Take everson/AsIseeit/sybil. A perfect case right in front of us!!

I think she is a bit schizo. No she isn't. Yes she is. No she isn't. Yes she is!!
25miller 11/29/2012 2:53:25 PM Report

A couple was Christmas shopping at the mall on Christmas Eve and the mall was packed. As the wife walked through the mall she was surprised to look up and see her husband was nowhere around. She was quite upset because they had a lot to do. Because she was so worried, she called him on her mobile phone to ask him where he was. In a calm voice, the husband said, "Honey, you remember the jewelry store we went into about 5 years ago where you fell in love with that diamond necklace that we could not afford and I told you that I would get it for you one day?" The wife choked up and started to cry and said, "Yes, I remember that jewelry store." He said, "Well, I'm in the bar right next to it."
Pink Peony 11/29/2012 2:59:17 PM Report

Schizophrenia has nothing to do with having a split personality whatsoever. It involves auditory and/or visual hallucinations. Many who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia were severely abused as young children by a parent or both parents. People with schizophrenia live a life of torment. It's actually very sad.
celest5 11/29/2012 3:02:57 PM Report

Bounder

I think I may get the gist of that theory, have no further comment though.
Brianne 11/29/2012 3:18:25 PM Report

Question for anyone that cares to answer.

I got my cable fixed now that i have a digital box, but....... lost 5 of the channels i had before, of course, which were ones that i watched all the time. Now to get them i'd have to pay an extra $30 a month to get them back on my package deal.

How is Bell ? I see they have a great deal on a package, with internet, tv , phone for $78 a month for the first 6 months....... would it be worth it to switch ?
mallet 11/29/2012 3:35:12 PM Report

Brianne...

Not too sure what you are paying for now, but those deals look good but you have to take them for a certain period of time and although you only pay a small amount to start the rest makes up for the providers shortfall at the beginning.. I had a look at a mobile phone deal, but when the length of contract and price after the first 3 months decided against it...

Pink Peony 11/29/2012 4:00:40 PM Report

Brianne, I was just looking at that too! What I don't like about Bell are the contracts. Shaw won't give me a digital box because I only have basic cable. BUT for the past 4 years, because of their screw-up, I also had channels in the 30's, 40's and 50's. I lost those channels. I've been tossing around the idea of getting rid of cable tv and just watching things online. My tv can be used as a computer screen too. I'm also tossing the idea around to get rid of my shaw phone line and get a skype phone number for much less than what shaw charges. By going that route, I will only have to pay for internet from shaw and I could avoid a contract with bell. Sigh, what to do, what to do.
Prrrrrrr 11/29/2012 4:17:52 PM Report

Brianne...If you want to keep your sanity STAY AWAY FROM BELL! They are horrific!!!
Brianne 11/29/2012 4:20:31 PM Report

Mallet, i pay $110 a month with shaw for half the number of channels that shaw gives me.


Pink, are you sure about the digital box, cause i had to get one to watch half the channels i have on basic. I dunno, i just switched my package to the personal tv, and one $10 package to get the channels i watch all the time, but now i have less channels and pay $10 a month more.

But , yes, that 2 year contract through bell...... not sure i want to do that, although their packages are great :(
Brianne 11/29/2012 4:26:23 PM Report

opps , meant that what bell has
EricThe SHERIFF 11/29/2012 4:33:13 PM Report

Re: Satellite TV.

With most companys, you can get more than one receiver. You can have , say, up to three receivers in different houses(work, office home)that's what you tell the company, and split the contract cost 3 ways.
mallet 11/29/2012 4:36:31 PM Report

Brianne....

I have bell, basically because they were the only people who had phone service in this area at that time, and were the only satellite system that I could get at the same time without having 2 or three different bills to pay. As to channels I have the basic package with timeshifting and six therms which gives me more than I can watch at any one time and costs me 73 bucks. What I do not have is the movie packages, but for 5 bucks I can watch a "New" film from my armchair without having to drive to town for a cinema.. My internet provider now is Tbaytel as Bell has not upgraded out here above dialup...which is the eqivalent of Post office mail...
Pink Peony 11/29/2012 4:37:06 PM Report

Brianne, I didn't lose any of my basic cable channels....channels up to 27 plus ch. 70.
Brianne 11/29/2012 4:38:06 PM Report

Pink, the thing is, if you only get internet, you are paying almost as much for that as you are the whole package.

If you want to call long distance free, use gmail, they have a free internet phone feature and can call anywhere for free, just need a headset and microphone !
Pink Peony 11/29/2012 4:42:07 PM Report

I used to use gmail...I don't now. I like the idea of getting a number from skype. I think it's only $7 a month...a LOT cheaper than Shaw or anybody else for that matter.
Brianne 11/29/2012 4:43:26 PM Report

I think what happened with my service Pink, was that i was getting a&e and showcase...... and i wasn't supposed to, hence me getting a digital box as i couldn't get them anymore, now i had to change my whole package to be able to get those two stations back again :(

Mallet, at least one company stepped up for the outlying areas ! And you live in God's country..... I'd take that in a minute over tv anyday :)
nanag 11/29/2012 5:12:18 PM Report

Holy Crap cans Andy

I just get home from a very long hard day at work and sit down to be entertained by the shenanigans on here and see that Everson thinks I am on her /his side

WTF...

LET ME MAKE THIS VERY CLEAR.... I AM NOT ON YOUR SIDE EVERSON. I see a lot of sick people in a day/wk/mth and I can tell you that your little statistic about over weight people is a crock of s**t. Do not think for a minute that I agree with or believe or condone ANYTHING that you say or do
I can't believe how that pis**d me off..whew I need a cup of tea now :D
right wing 11/29/2012 5:15:44 PM Report

realitycheck

I don't care what you believe about it.
I know what I meant and that is all that matters to me.

trevone 11/29/2012 5:16:18 PM Report

I believe also that eversons is eating for 2 or is it 3?
right wing 11/29/2012 5:19:12 PM Report

flyhawk25

That is the problem with those of you that are truly racist anything that you perceive to be (racist) is in your little lefty minds...and simply because you say so.

Same goes for you as I posted to realitycheck.

Next.
right wing 11/29/2012 5:21:51 PM Report

eversons

I gave it a try but I knew it was impossible to actually discuss anything with you.
You are still wrong with your claim that those that struggle with weight due to health reasons are only 1% of the overweight population.

Next.
right wing 11/29/2012 5:24:27 PM Report

"I'd start with mortgage interest write-offs.Home ownership is not a right - you have to earn it."

To dam bad the Democrats could never learn that one.
Fannie and Freddie ring a bell.
BIG BROTHER 11/29/2012 5:28:24 PM Report

Good to see Palestine was granted Statehood status at the UN today, as voted on by member states . Seems to me, the never ending 'Peace Talks' have produced nothing. Possibly a new direction is what is required.
right wing 11/29/2012 5:33:40 PM Report

nanag

Relax and enjoy your tea, I had your back.
nanag 11/29/2012 5:39:48 PM Report

Right Wing

Thank you so much sir, I appreciate that.. now I can take a deep breath and relax
right wing 11/29/2012 5:43:07 PM Report

Statehood status?
Not exactly....

"Sixty five years to the day after the UN voted for the partition of Mandatory Palestine – a move the Jews accepted and the Arabs rejected -- the same body overwhelmingly voted Thursday to grant the Palestinian delegation there the upgraded status of non-member observer state."

Peace.
Good luck with statements in speeches like this one that followed the vote.

"Abbas said that the Palestinians will accept no less than "the independence of the State of Palestine, with east Jerusalem as its capital"
flyhawk25 11/29/2012 5:51:33 PM Report

Ahhh...sister suzie sunshine just dropped back in.
Must have had a bad day pushing pure water and hosing crap out of pipes.
Talk about negative vibes dude.
Don't you agree with anyone or celebrate anything?
Almost makes me wish the duck was back.
right wing 11/29/2012 6:01:49 PM Report

Had a great day Barney.
Dude? Vibe?
Stuck in the 70's are we.
Kind of creepy that you try and
"vibe" my way but hey whatever does it for ya.
Try taking your feet out of your
electric foot bath, it might change your "vibes"?






nanag 11/29/2012 6:06:44 PM Report

mmmmm
foot bath now that sounds fab
nanag 11/29/2012 6:25:07 PM Report

interesting word of the week from Red Room
I learn something new nearly everyday on here :D
right wing 11/29/2012 6:26:24 PM Report

From the Good News reports....

The New York Times
Thursday, November 29, 2012

For a blissful 36 hours beginning on Sunday night, there was no gun or knife violence reported in New York City. Officials couldn't remember the last time that happened.

Pretty sad when that is the good news.
right wing 11/29/2012 6:27:01 PM Report

Well come on nanag, share.
nanag 11/29/2012 6:47:47 PM Report

biblioklept..apparently means someone who steals books...goodness I think I may be a biblioklept cuz I ummmm kept a book that ummmm wasn't mine
right wing 11/29/2012 6:50:10 PM Report

Watch out for the Library Police....
nanag 11/29/2012 6:52:10 PM Report

I know eh? (she says peeking thru the curtain to ascertain swat team not lurking outside)
Grump 11/29/2012 6:53:33 PM Report

Well the good news is that Queen St will be open at 4.00 pm tomorrow. The bad news is that it will only be two lanes open for several more weeks. Now my understanding is that the P.U.C. ,Bell, Shaw and the Gas co. can all take credit for holding up that project. There apparently was little to no co-operation or organization and the word is that 7 weeks were lost over their performance.
Pink Peony 11/29/2012 7:19:55 PM Report

Does anybody use Vianet for their internet and phone? If so, how do you find the service?
Bobby Nerves 11/29/2012 7:24:03 PM Report

nanag, search for kleptomania and you'll find the answer.
flyhawk25 11/29/2012 7:25:54 PM Report

I don't know beans about construction of roads.But I thought that somebody somewhere was in charge of co-ordinating all the variables in that mess.
From the point of view of a person left to the 'experts' it certainly screams for detailed answers.
What is disconcerting is that my street is scheduled for a similar upgrade in 2013.
It seems that somebody needs to get his/her butt kicked in public or at the very least a detailed explanation how 'six weeks' turned into much longer.
Let's start with - who was in charge?
nanag 11/29/2012 7:34:04 PM Report

Well..
just to set the record straight ..so to speak..Nanag is NOT a klepto :)
it was just a wee book from grade school many many years ago
how do I continue with this black smirtch on my good name? ohh the horror :(
Bobby Nerves 11/29/2012 7:40:35 PM Report

nanag, further, if you visit alt.binaries.books* or a.b.ebooks, you'll discover few kleptomaniacs, or as stated above, a biblioklept.

In the scene, there are few hackers dedicated exclusively to hack libraries, amazon.com and other sites like that and post thousand of books to the scene. Browse a.b.ebooks.technical and you'll see some material there. Just google it, cause you'll need a proggie in order to access the newsgroups.
Bobby Nerves 11/29/2012 7:48:37 PM Report

Hi PP, I don't know about, vianet.

Here is the machine I'd mentioned to you.

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x98145_make-yogurt-with-yogourmet-yogurt-m_people

Should you be interested, search on eBay and Amazon, often they have good deals and you may grab one for 30 dollars or so.
Bobby Nerves 11/29/2012 7:56:51 PM Report


Not to worry, nanag. I had to pay a two dollar fine for being late in returning a cooking book to the library.

Wicket 11/29/2012 8:45:40 PM Report

Had two very large trees removed from our back yard many years ago, main trunk line for Bell, servicing much of the east end, ran through the branches. Phone Bell, they do not like to be pro-active, said phone them for repairs if the line came down. Ya, right, we can get right on that, no cell phones at the time. Fortunately nothing happened.
Perhaps the street contractor could have done the same and then when any lines were broken, services cut off and all the customers called the service companies demanding rebates, they would smarten up. Although, I guess if the gas line was broken, it would cause a really dangerous situation.
Although, when they did our street a few years ago, the workers came door to door to let us know when the water would be off and we never did lose power.
Flyhawk, it will be OK, not a main street, we got through it a-ok.
mallet 11/29/2012 8:53:41 PM Report

Big Bro...

I would really, really, like to agree with you regarding the granting of Non Member Observer status, however much I would like to hope it would bring a negotiated peace to the area I think that has as much chance of flying as a lead balloon. There is too much hate and distrust to ever have a peaceful solution. Men of the cloth on both sides will not agree to live in peace and that is the most important thing to happen first, the Rabbis on one side and the Immans on the other, have to agree, never mind the politicians. they just come and go, but the religous leaders are there for life, and wield more power than many realise, more so the Immans.. You have to remember this area has been fought over for over two millenium, fairly constantly, and it will take more than a U N resolution to stop it quickly.
Retreaded 11/29/2012 8:55:36 PM Report

Brianne...stay away from BELL. We tried them for one day and cancelled everything.It is Novemeber and they are still claiming we have their internet...that we did not retuRn all the equipment (we have proof that we did). They bill us every month for a service that ended early August. We get threatening phone calls about court action if we do not pay up. IT IS A NIGHTMARE.I switched from SHAW for one day based on the so called wonderful package from bell. DON'T DO IT .WE ARE SO HAPPY TO BE BACK WITH shaw AND WE GOT A BETTER PRICE WHEN WE WENT BACK TO THEM.
right wing 11/29/2012 8:57:14 PM Report

Grump

Apparently or fact which is it?
That new math that some folks use is strange but this project was originally slated to go from May 7th to early November.
That was the time allowed before a shovel even went in the ground and any unknowns had been discovered.
That puts the time frame at approx. three weeks behind as far as having the road open to traffic again.
flyhawk25 11/29/2012 9:07:01 PM Report

right wing...bullshit.
Again.
Go fix a drain...
right wing 11/29/2012 9:11:28 PM Report

When we dumped Bell (about a 18 months ago) they sent us all kinds of nice letters and called with super low pricing, I led them on as it was so much fun....them groveling for a bit.
Shaw is the best for pricing, internet speed, service and understanding what is being said to me when I talk to a representative in Winnipeg.
I still have three cell phones with Bell but I have to live with that.
right wing 11/29/2012 9:19:01 PM Report

Wow such an intellectual response flyhawk.
So what is bullshit in your world today fly...don't you agree with anyone or celebrate anything?
Almost makes me wish the duck was back.

Here is the link on the time as it was laid out by the City.
The contractor, AECOM Canada, is listed as are the phone numbers that you can call with a contact name should you have any concerns.
Carl Rumiel, Design and Construction Engineer, City of Sault Ste. Marie is also listed along with his contact number.
Why don't you give one of them a call, explain your seven week math and grunt "bullshit" into the phone.

http://tinyurl.com/cv6zcqk
nanag 11/29/2012 9:37:35 PM Report

I think every one of us who posts on here should get together and go caroling starting Dec. 1st.. We could take a different street corner every night.. what do you say gang? Hello? anybody there? hello? hmmm
right wing 11/29/2012 9:55:35 PM Report

nanag

I'm in...we can sing the lefty song...

Ring, ding-a-ling, ring, another ding-a-ling....
right wing 11/29/2012 10:01:59 PM Report

nanag

I was close but I found it, this is the lefty song....

http://tinyurl.com/2ayzsr
nanag 11/29/2012 10:13:56 PM Report

Right Wing

that is too funny.. not quite what I had in mind tho (smile)
trevone 11/29/2012 10:18:00 PM Report

If Christmas carols cant get flyhawk25 and right wing to be more civil and less stressed maybe sootoday could start some thing like this. Stroking something furry might make them feel better.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/story/2012/11/29/ns-dog-therapy-university.html
Snobank 11/29/2012 10:29:25 PM Report

I agree. Both fly & rw would be a lot nicer to each other if they took more time to each stroke something furry.
nanag 11/29/2012 10:30:15 PM Report

hmmm.. I could say sooooo much to that :)
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