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Old Mar 30th 2021, 6:39 pm
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Some of the conversations between pilots and ATC the other day when the space debris came back to earth. Pretty cool videos of it too.

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Old Mar 30th 2021, 11:03 pm
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Some reason someone decided to go and set Masonic halls on fire this morning, 2 in North Vancouver area and 1 in Vancouver, people saw him setting the one in Vancouver and called police, and the man was arrested not long after the 3rd fire. (assumption being it was the same person, seems too much of a coincidence not to be the same person or some sort of planned thing with others.)

https://www.vancouverisawesome.com/v...arsons-3588585

Video taken by someone calling police at the 3rd fire in Vancouver, looks like the suspect got into a tussle with a plains clothed cop?

https://www.reddit.com/r/vancouver/c...s_man_walking/



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Old Mar 31st 2021, 2:29 am
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42 year old man arrested, and police charging him with arson.

One of the buildings in North Vancouver, was very old, dating back to the early 1900s so a historic loss as well.

The other N. Van one was in Lynn Valley, where the stabbings happened last Saturday, so a double tragedy for them.
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April fool's!

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Old Apr 5th 2021, 6:44 pm
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I have never in 15 some odd years taken a domestic flight in Canada.
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Marilyn Monroe without makeup.
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Marilyn Monroe without makeup.
A natural beauty
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Beauty shines from within... more.. https://purpleclover.littlethings.co...item/undefined
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dealing with the government is so frustrating sometimes, ffs employees handling disability issues should be trained to fully understand their policies and procedures and give correct answers. The ministry that handles disability never seems to know what they are doing, at least the people giving out the information on the phone, so frustrating.

If only they would go back to people being assigned specific workers so you can talk to the same person each time but nope, just random people on the phone who may or may not give you correct information which then delays things by a week because 3 different phone agents gave the incorrect information so the issue that needs to be resolved is now 2 weeks in and nothing has been done because incorrect information was given to us by 3 different phone agents.

So frustrating.
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Today's lesson, brought to you by the letters G and T:

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Today's lesson, brought to you by the letters G and T:
Lucky bugger, I have to wait until 4PM on weekdays before I can meet with Johnnie Walker.
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Lucky bugger, I have to wait until 4PM on weekdays before I can meet with Johnnie Walker.
Oops, no bitters in the first one; I must be a bit non compos mentis today.
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dealing with the government is so frustrating sometimes, ffs employees handling disability issues should be trained to fully understand their policies and procedures and give correct answers. The ministry that handles disability never seems to know what they are doing, at least the people giving out the information on the phone, so frustrating.

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So frustrating.
That's why I will only deal with people via email/letter - that way you have a physical trail and can show proof of what you were told..
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That's why I will only deal with people via email/letter - that way you have a physical trail and can show proof of what you were told..

I would love to do that with the ministry, but they haven't reached that level of technology yet... I am sure its on purpose for there isn't a paper trail, easier to deal with poor people by blaming them which is what the ministry often does even if you do everything their workers say, but nope its always your fault never their fault.

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Today's lesson, brought to you by the letters G and T:

never had g&t with cucumber in. Looks like I’ll be trying a new ‘salad’
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