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(10-06-2018, 08:23 PM)jamincan Wrote: It's a shame so many people avoid the park, because it's a real gem.
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(10-07-2018, 09:09 AM)jeffster Wrote:
(10-06-2018, 10:01 PM)ijmorlan Wrote: Nobody goes there anymore — it’s too busy.

NICE!

Another issue is that nickels aren't worth a dime anymore...

Sadly, I can’t take credit. Something like this is normally credited to Yogi Berra, although apparently it goes back decades before he said it:

https://quoteinvestigator.com/2014/08/29/too-crowded/
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Kitchener City Hall in the early morning.

   

   
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(10-06-2018, 08:23 PM)jamincan Wrote: It's a shame so many people avoid the park, because it's a real gem.

It is indeed.  For the life of me, I don't know why some people are so insistent on spreading misinformation about the conditions in the park--it even goes as far as some of our current ward candidates.
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(10-10-2018, 03:57 PM)danbrotherston Wrote:
(10-06-2018, 08:23 PM)jamincan Wrote: It's a shame so many people avoid the park, because it's a real gem.

It is indeed.  For the life of me, I don't know why some people are so insistent on spreading misinformation about the conditions in the park--it even goes as far as some of our current ward candidates.

I love Victoria Park, but what "misinformation"?
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(10-10-2018, 06:39 PM)panamaniac Wrote:
(10-10-2018, 03:57 PM)danbrotherston Wrote: It is indeed.  For the life of me, I don't know why some people are so insistent on spreading misinformation about the conditions in the park--it even goes as far as some of our current ward candidates.

I love Victoria Park, but what "misinformation"?

According to some, the pathways are paved in used needles.

I exaggerate for effect, but dead serious when I say I have never once seen a used needle in the park, and I'm not entirely unobservant.

So there's clearly a disconnect.  Needles are not everywhere in the park, or even most places, or prevalent.  Yet some routinely state that there are needles everywhere and to quote a Ward 9 Candidate "you cannot go to the park without seeing needles".
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(10-10-2018, 08:46 PM)danbrotherston Wrote: I exaggerate for effect, but dead serious when I say I have never once seen a used needle in the park, and I'm not entirely unobservant.

So there's clearly a disconnect.  Needles are not everywhere in the park, or even most places, or prevalent.  Yet some routinely state that there are needles everywhere and to quote a Ward 9 Candidate "you cannot go to the park without seeing needles".

I also haven't seen one, and I'm there almost every day. Admittedly I haven't looked for one near the public washrooms, but for sure they are not everywhere.

I don't think my preferred candidate would say that ...
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I used to live at Queen and Courtland, I spent a ton of time in the park. There were no needles.

Also, great shots of city hall!
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(10-10-2018, 03:57 PM)danbrotherston Wrote:
(10-06-2018, 08:23 PM)jamincan Wrote: It's a shame so many people avoid the park, because it's a real gem.

It is indeed.  For the life of me, I don't know why some people are so insistent on spreading misinformation about the conditions in the park--it even goes as far as some of our current ward candidates.

There's also a certain person that plants needles then blames it on drug users.
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(10-10-2018, 10:06 PM)clasher Wrote:
(10-10-2018, 03:57 PM)danbrotherston Wrote: It is indeed.  For the life of me, I don't know why some people are so insistent on spreading misinformation about the conditions in the park--it even goes as far as some of our current ward candidates.

There's also a certain person that plants needles then blames it on drug users.

If that is real information, I trust the police are aware.
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