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Cyclist Sensationalism

Re: Cyclist Sensationalism

Postby brosy » Aug 28th, 2017, 11:14 am

Yep I agree with most people here. Castanet you're idiots and biker get off your lazy *bleep* and pick them up yourself. Stop expecting the city to do everything for you. What the hell is wrong with people nowadays

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Re: Cyclist Sensationalism

Postby Fancy » Aug 28th, 2017, 11:15 am

brosy wrote:Yep I agree with most people here. Castanet you're idiots and biker get off your lazy *bleep* and pick him up yourself. Stop expecting the city to do everything for you

And carry them in what? I don't carry garbage bags when I go for a walk. Maybe he didn't have anything to put the blades in.
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Re: Cyclist Sensationalism

Postby Queen K » Aug 28th, 2017, 11:18 am

Even if they were placed carefully off the bike path somewhere deemed safer than say, "in the bike path."

But we can't change history and we all know what we would have done. I'll bet it was an accidental dumping of blades by not having them secured in the back of a pick up truck.
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Re: Cyclist Sensationalism

Postby brosy » Aug 28th, 2017, 11:19 am

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Re: Cyclist Sensationalism

Postby Queen K » Aug 28th, 2017, 11:20 am

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Re: Cyclist Sensationalism

Postby Fancy » Aug 28th, 2017, 11:27 am

Queen K wrote:Even if they were placed carefully off the bike path somewhere deemed safer than say, "in the bike path."

But we can't change history and we all know what we would have done. I'll bet it was an accidental dumping of blades by not having them secured in the back of a pick up truck.

Thanks Queen K :) I agree it was an accident and even placing them in a noticeable pile would have been better so people have a chance to avoid them. Could always go back later to dispose of them properly.

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Re: Cyclist Sensationalism

Postby Rwede » Aug 28th, 2017, 11:56 am

Snowflake freaks out, calls the authorities!

That would have been a better headline for this non-story.

Some contractor had a box of Olfas split open in his truck box, and they slid out on that corner.

End of story.

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Re: Cyclist Sensationalism

Postby spooker » Aug 28th, 2017, 2:16 pm

Fancy wrote:Brush them off the lane? Really? That's worse. Do people walk their dogs along there?


Do I really have to specify that "brush them off the lane" would mean putting them in the seam between the asphalt and the dirt? They could be readily seen by anyone coming to clean them up but not be a direct hazard to other cyclists ... and no, I don't expect there are a lot of dog walkers along here since cars love to come barreling down Sexsmith and the ground slopes off into a ditch quickly ...

No, let me brush them into the ditch after calling them out as a conspiracy to hurt cyclists and no one can find the evidence to backup the claim and I look like an idiot ...
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Re: Cyclist Sensationalism

Postby GordonH » Aug 28th, 2017, 2:48 pm

Someone who happens to have a magnetic nail sweeper, would easily be able pickup knife blades. Then safely dispose of them.

I still believe they just fell off a truck coming down the hill, no intent to hurt or damage anyone's tires.
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Re: Cyclist Sensationalism

Postby BGrigg07 » Aug 28th, 2017, 3:12 pm

spooker wrote:
BGrigg07 wrote:Did you actually read the article? “City of Kelowna you need to clean this, this is clearly a sabotage. This is a criminal act, someone is trying to injure cyclists here” tells me he didn't do anything but complain about it. No assuming required...


Anything derived by conjecture is "an assumption" ... you're connecting dots without knowing anything about the person ... while I'd conclude he's young based on his CV and work experience, his positions and public work show that he's not an idiot in any sense of the word ...

Oh, please... That's completely weak. Considering that the article also stated that the City said they would send someone, also tells me that he didn't bother to pick them up.

Given that he claimed sabotage and a criminal act, shows who is doing the assuming here!

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Re: Cyclist Sensationalism

Postby Mtn Biker » Aug 28th, 2017, 4:22 pm

Kind of sad that this type of story generates 2 pages of comments and yet a person is pummeled by two others, taken to hospital and no discussion. Says a lot about Kelowna and its priorities. Cyclists before thugs.

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Re: Cyclist Sensationalism

Postby MAPearce » Aug 28th, 2017, 4:44 pm

Here's the problem with the world today ... Pansy assed lefty , conspiracy theorists like this "guy" who first came upon the "carnage" had to run his mouth about how it was SO much more than a package of knife blades that fell out of the back of a drywall boarders truck is going to get ANY supportive comments.

Good grief people .....

I'd be willing to bet that the guy who lost them would GLADLY go back and get them to save the 60 bucks a 40 pack of those Olfa blades cost .....

This proves my point ...

Do I really have to specify that "brush them off the lane" would mean putting them in the seam between the asphalt and the dirt? They could be readily seen by anyone coming to clean them up but not be a direct hazard to other cyclists ... and no, I don't expect there are a lot of dog walkers along here since cars love to come barreling down Sexsmith and the ground slopes off into a ditch quickly ...

No, let me brush them into the ditch after calling them out as a conspiracy to hurt cyclists and no one can find the evidence to backup the claim and I look like an idiot ..


Where were you when Momma taught you how to handle a kitchen knife ?? Pick them UP and keep em...

I'd have thought I'd hit the jackpot if I found em...
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Re: Cyclist Sensationalism

Postby Green-light » Aug 28th, 2017, 4:47 pm

This was CLEARLY NOT sabotage.
What this is, CLEARLY IS another disgruntled spandex princess that missed the ball.
Missed the ball.
Sugarplum fairy balls are gross.
Our mayor is a bent-over, pushed over plastic wall flower not worthy of his seat.
Another fully embarrassing display by our so called leader.

Utterly pathetic that this pansy-arse wants the city to clean up what mess he left behind.
If he walked away from this life endangering hazard without picking up the blades and disposing of them, then he not only left them behind, but is at least as guilty if not more guilty than the person who used to own the blades.

As for what the bike riding pansy should have done about it. How about pick them up and carry them in one hand while walking your bike with the other hand directly to the nearest disposal bin, basket or box. Place deadly flat blades in the receptacle and ride away knowing you've saved a whale, a seal and elephant and all we know of humanity. We can only wish to have had such saviors before the dodo went MIA.

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Re: Cyclist Sensationalism

Postby Rwede » Aug 28th, 2017, 4:48 pm

Mtn Biker wrote:Kind of sad that this type of story generates 2 pages of comments and yet a person is pummeled by two others, taken to hospital and no discussion. Says a lot about Kelowna and its priorities. Cyclists before thugs.


Was the guy beaten up the same guy that lost the Olfa blades?
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Re: Cyclist Sensationalism

Postby Green-light » Aug 28th, 2017, 5:00 pm

"Vinny, where's those OLFA blades I handed to you?"
"I don't know. I think I lost 'em, Boss."
"You WHAT? Let's go for a walk, Vinny. Out behind the Art Gallery here."

"Tony, you know what to do. Make Vinny remember to NEVER LOSE THE OLFA BLADES!"

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