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  1. Sticky: I recall expressing concerns in 2nd year...

    Faster than light, don't go left or right. A spur from University Station would have shaved 5 kms off of the line (33% less track) and connected multiple high density communities along it's route....
  2. Sticky: Faster than light, don't go left or right. A spur...

    Faster than light, don't go left or right. A spur from University Station would have shaved 5 kms off of the line (33% less track) and connected multiple high density communities along it's route....
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    Howís the market doing for turnouts in the new...

    Howís the market doing for turnouts in the new location? I kinda felt the way you guys do and thought it was a mistake to move it off 104th.
  4. Agreed. Kinda has the ďAustin TexasĒ thing going...

    Agreed. Kinda has the ďAustin TexasĒ thing going for it.
  5. It's really not that much more expensive to be...

    It's really not that much more expensive to be honest with you. I moved in May, and here's some cost comparisons

    Studio Apartment on the Water: 1540 vs my 2 Bedroom in Downtown Edmonton: 2000
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    I disagree with you guys. It has a pretty cool...

    I disagree with you guys. It has a pretty cool and funky vibe to it. But then again Iím a sucker for bright and cheerful colours.
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    This is correct. I'm not a Liberal supporter by...

    This is correct. I'm not a Liberal supporter by any stretch, but this was their one good economical move they made.
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    I don't suspect oil will ever rise about 80...

    I don't suspect oil will ever rise about 80 dollars for Brent for years. And as with most technological innovations, an S-curve applies. Slow gradual adoption of a new technology, then affordability...
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    I stand corrected on my wording considering we...

    I stand corrected on my wording considering we live in a socialist society and yes, all post-secondary education is subsidized by different levels of government. That said, you seem to have some...
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    I'm trying to find where you got that 61 million...

    I'm trying to find where you got that 61 million dollars for the quad from but don't seem to fund any public funds allocated to it. As far as I can see, the money you're speaking of went directly...
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    This is a dead horse thatís been beaten to a...

    Well, if by "people are willing to pay for a lifestyle" you include the demands that the city build multiple, million dollar parks downtown, then sure. Churchill Square (multiple times), Louise...
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    Not really making an argument, I'm stating my...

    Downtown Edmonton is no Yaletown & as such the value proposition of the compromises required versus the benefits gained is directly impacted. Downtown Edmonton is not now, nor will it ever be,...
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    You included the Norquest Quad? That's a private...

    Well, if by "people are willing to pay for a lifestyle" you include the demands that the city build multiple, million dollar parks downtown, then sure. Churchill Square (multiple times), Louise...
  14. It kinda seems like the message boardís attitude...

    Agree, this isn’t the worst building around but the overall quality of the design has declined relative to the first renders. Current version is very busy and kind of tacky, and will almost certainly...
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    One could argue thatís the case for most cities....

    You seem to think this "us" doesn't include me, as if I forgot about myself.

    Can you enjoy all of those things centrally? Sure. I manage, after all. But a community garden is a poor substitute...
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    I donít really have a problem with underutilized...

    I donít really have a problem with underutilized land as per the debates above. There should however, be better standards for the care and upkeep of these lots, perhaps minimum standards regarding...
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    Noodle donít you own several condos? If you feel...

    Noodle donít you own several condos? If you feel that way why donít you cash out and migrate your capital into detached homes? Not being sarcastic just asking.
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    Iíd personally buy the detached home first and...

    But in comparison to a house with a yard in the same city its a terrible deal. I will concede the point that it is much lower in price than similar condos in cities with higher real estate values,...
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    In comparison to other major cities? Thatís...

    In comparison to other major cities? Thatís actually a fairly affordable condo.

    Not to mention it puts a middle class coupleís household capital expenditures at under 40% over their combined...
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    Everyoneís entitled to their own opinion, I for...

    Everyoneís entitled to their own opinion, I for one would prefer more buildings that bring in middle class people to downtown. Itís good to have affordable units in my opinion. And the towers arenít...
  21. Your new office will be better, stronger, faster.

    Your new office will be better, stronger, faster.
  22. Expected time to completion? Thatíll really look...

    Expected time to completion? Thatíll really look great.
  23. Sticky: Lol. Sucks for the businesses now, but itíll...

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_L7-5D2uVxTo/SvJjMuAjzCI/AAAAAAAAAGg/CCjetiSaKX8/s400/awgeez3.jpg[/QUOTE]

    Lol.

    Sucks for the businesses now, but itíll be better for them later.
  24. Damn right Glen you can ride shotgun in the ol'...

    I'll do one better and bring my old rusty 1998 Dodge 3/4 ton diesel with Corb Lund's Cabin Fever​ stuck in the CD player.[/QUOTE]

    We should party.[/QUOTE]
    Lets prove to the rest of the world we...
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    I read it in the journal off of sky rise cities...

    I read it in the journal off of sky rise cities as well. They better get hustling.
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