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    Don't forget The Transit Hotel on Fort Road,...

    Don't forget The Transit Hotel on Fort Road, which patrons lovingly describe as

    "... the dirtiest, sleaziest, scummiest place I have ever been to. I felt so out of place because I was young, not...
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    Poll: A "one post per 24 hour period" should be...

    A "one post per 24 hour period" should be implemented to prevent prolific posters from dominating forums.
  3. Sadly, other flights still continue. Some of...

    Sadly, other flights still continue.

    Some of the planes that fly over my neighbourhood sound incredibly unsafe, and I cringe at the thought of one of them crashing into my house.

    A complete...
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    So, like, if it's been cancelled, why is it still...

    So, like, if it's been cancelled, why is it still being discussed at the public meetings in the northeast? And why are the greenhouse operators and farmers upset about it?

    I suspect, as usual,...
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    Again - there's a whole economy OUTSIDE of...

    Again - there's a whole economy OUTSIDE of downtown, and the upgrader activity in Fort Saskatchewan is what is driving the outer ring road. It is a very real issue in the northeast of Edmonton with...
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    We need to stop obsessing about the 10 square...

    We need to stop obsessing about the 10 square blocks in a city where most of the people that live in Edmonton haven't been, have no desire to go there, have no need to go there, and wouldn't go there...
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    R.i.p. Inews 880

    Rumours are swirling that Corus is pulling the plug on INEWS880 in favour of an automated oldies format.

    No more kids "reading" the "news" and stumbling over the multi-syllable words! One kid...
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    Oh, dear god, no. Not another "Commerce Place...

    Oh, dear god, no. Not another "Commerce Place Door" fiasco.
  9. Let's hope and pray that they get demolished...

    Let's hope and pray that they get demolished before somebody tries to declare them historic.
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    Poll: Debate hard now, folks. Australia has...

    Debate hard now, folks.

    Australia has (reportedly) passed a law that forbids the denial of "man made global warming".

    The way things are going here, with leftest premiers and a potential...
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    That particular Sobey's was not very good. I...

    That particular Sobey's was not very good. I would drive right past it and go to the Safeway on the other corner.

    Compare it to the brand new Sobey's that opened in Hollick Kenyon.

    That's...
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    Here's the best advice: Use your PVR to watch...

    Here's the best advice:

    Use your PVR to watch programs that actually interest you, when you want to see them - you can forward through the commercials. Use the Internet to inform yourself.
    ...
  13. At least the producers are TRYING to produce...

    At least the producers are TRYING to produce watchable Canadian shows.

    I can't believe that the rest of Canada has a negative opinion of Halifax because of the characters in Trailer Park Boys. ...
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    Meridian Street in front of St. Stephen's Cemetery

    How about this for roads?

    This is Meridian Street, just short of Manning Drive (in front of the cemetery).

    The city graded the road just before it rained - the rest of the road is fine, but...
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    "I told you I was sick!" - on headstones all...

    "I told you I was sick!"

    - on headstones all over the place, I believe it was originally attributed to Erma Bombeck
  16. Interesting. I wonder who he's p*ssed off in...

    Interesting.

    I wonder who he's p*ssed off in the PC Party to be allowed to take the heat for this one.

    I have a feeling that he did something or said something to Steve, and Steve is getting...
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    I notice that he moves left when traffic is...

    I notice that he moves left when traffic is trying to merge. While this technique is the correct way to allow merging traffic to enter the roadway safely, it is a technique rarely practiced here.
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    The first pic (the one with the glass) looks like...

    The first pic (the one with the glass) looks like one of those early sixties office buildings that people can't wait to renovate because it's so ugly.

    I like the second one much better. It...
  19. I'm sorry, it's the other way around. The...

    Not really, governments set the policies that the central banks follow. In the past, governments used to more directly control the banks, this is what lead to the rampant inflation in the 1970's and...
  20. I'm glad to see increasing awareness on the role...

    I'm glad to see increasing awareness on the role of the Central Banks in enabling or destroying an economy.

    Our elected representatives are simply the figureheads representing these bankers who,...
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    No, we watch for Coronation Street and Dragon's...

    No, we watch for Coronation Street and Dragon's Den.:eek:
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    As a side note, my electric bill arrived today. ...

    As a side note, my electric bill arrived today.

    My rate is $0.08 per kilowatt hour.

    However, with the Administration Charge, Delivery Charge, Distribution Charge, Balancing Pool Allocation,...
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    Apparently, your local mail carrier will soon be...

    Apparently, your local mail carrier will soon be carrying both packages and letter mail.:p
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    Yes, that's the one. Highly recommended for...

    Yes, that's the one. Highly recommended for home use!
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    Try the Philips, available at Home Depot. It...

    Try the Philips, available at Home Depot.

    It sells for about $30, and I've been using it in the living room.

    The brightness is the same as a 60 watt incandescent, but the colour is identical to...
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