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#11181 MapleLeafpoker

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 11:13 AM

View PostBabying, on 03 December 2018 - 10:43 AM, said:

This all started because my younger daughter made a wish. That our vacation didn't end. We still laugh about it today

She made that wish as you guys were leaving Vegas right, the year we were all together?

I make that wish every time I'm about to leave Vegas, it hasn't worked for me yet.

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 11:24 AM

View PostMapleLeafpoker, on 03 December 2018 - 11:13 AM, said:



She made that wish as you guys were leaving Vegas right, the year we were all together?

I make that wish every time I'm about to leave Vegas, it hasn't worked for me yet.

Lol yes

Keep making that wish. It will happen

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 05:59 PM

I'm thinking the cop who was shot probably deserved it and should never be a cop based on his history. How does a guy with his record keep the job ?

https://torontosun.c...obox=1543885526

The shooting followed a heated argument between Parker and Donovan about the reconstructionist work being done at an impaired driving collision, according to sources.

Parker, who was supposed to be guarding the scene during the reconstruction, had left the scene for a bathroom break but his absence was perceived as extraordinarily long. When he radioed that he was returning to duty, he was told: “Don’t bother.” Parker became infuriated and conflict escalated, sources said.

Parker has a history of violence against prisoners with three convictions under the Police Act, during his career. He was docked 120 hours in 2015 after pleading guilty to discreditable conduct and unnecessary use of force against a prisoner.

In 2012, he lost 60 hours pay after conducting his own investigation into a commanding officer who had been cleared of wrongdoing from a previous incident.


The previous year, Parker was found guilty of using unnecessary force and in 2008, he was docked 90 days pay for arresting a cyclist without cause.

In 2007, Parker lost a week’s pay after he was found guilty in a disciplinary hearing for pepper spraying a handcuffed and restrained a robbery suspect in the backseat of a cruiser in June 2005.

In appeal documents obtained by the Toronto Sun, Parker “used open hand distraction techniques” — one to three slaps about the head to force the non-compliant suspect to sit down.

Parker claimed he “used pepper spray on the suspect while he was outside the cruiser and unrestrained.”

The suspect said Parker “continued hitting him, got him handcuffed and peppersprayed him after he got in the cruiser.”


Parker “made no mention of the pepperspray” in either his arrest report or in his notebook, but “claimed it was not a deliberate omission; that he was tired and simply forgot,” the appeal stated.

“The Hearing Officer found Const. Parker’s evidence on several aspects of the events to be misleading, inconsistent or untruthful,” stated the decision upholding his conviction.
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Posted 05 December 2018 - 06:17 PM

win or lose tonight, I love this Raptors team. they are just really fun to watch...and I cant wait to see them in the playoffs

Masai!!!

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Posted 05 December 2018 - 06:25 PM

 MapleLeafpoker, on 05 December 2018 - 06:17 PM, said:

win or lose tonight, I love this Raptors team. they are just really fun to watch...and I cant wait to see them in the playoffs

Masai!!!

hit some open 3 point shots please
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Posted 11 December 2018 - 06:57 PM

most of you who are in the AHL have been to my condo and seen the mall so have a feel for my neighbourhood. With the subway coming they are planning a massive redevelopment of the mall property. 45 new apartment towers in total.

Docs Hint at Massive Scarborough Town Centre Redevelopment

Recently, Oxford Properties, owners of the Scarborough Town Centre mall, submitted Site Plan Approval (SPA) documents to the City for a relatively benign project. The proposal is to demolish the existing Cineplex cinemas at the southeast corner of the mall to make way for the new Scarborough Centre subway station and transit hub, while constructing a new cinema building on the northeast corner of the mall, adjacent to the former Sears space, which will itself be renovated and subdivided to accommodate new retail tenants. Upon further inspection, however, the submitted documents reveal that this small intervention is Phase 1 of a much larger master plan currently in the works for the mall property.

The Scarborough Town Centre master plan is perhaps one of the most ambitious redevelopment schemes Toronto has ever seen. By our count, the master plan proposes a whopping 36 residential towers ranging in height from 20 storeys up to 65 storeys. Each of the towers sits on a podium typically rising 6 storeys, while 9 other mid-rises at heights of 8 to 15 storeys are also proposed. Included in the plan is a generous amount of parkade structures, a new finer-grained street grid, and a myriad of public and private parks and open spaces. The plan preserves the existing mall in its entirety but will replace all of the surface parking surrounding it.

The design team for the master plan is comprised of ABBARCH Architecture, Quadrangle, and Urban Strategies. The plan is divided into four main character areas: a retail core centred around the existing mall; an urban core, comprising a high-density residential node around the new subway station; a high-density park-side neighbourhood along the north edge of the site; and a more varied 'residential village' along the western edge of the site.

The scheme focuses on creating a more pedestrian and cyclist-friendly environment throughout the hostile vehicle-dominated property. A fine-grained network of streets, pedestrian promenades, and open spaces will facilitate movement between the different elements of the master plan.

The greatest density is concentrated in the southeast corner of the site around the new transit hub, with towers of 45-65 storeys in height. To the north of Progress Avenue, a linear public park runs east-west across the site, to the north of which is a row of high-rise residential development in the 40-storey range which will act as a buffer between Highway 401 and the new public park. The western edge of the site is more varied in height, with mid-rise adjacent to the mall and bordering on Brimley Drive, and high-rises ranging from 25-40 storeys in height in between. Smaller parks and POPS are sprinklered throughout the site to provide more neighbourhood-oriented green spaces.


For the parking structures, the design team has placed them at the centre of each block so as to hide them from view and to provide active uses at street level. The property also has significant changes in grade, which will be navigated with the inclusion of below-grade parking where appropriate and where it does not negatively impact the public realm.

Regarding Phase 1, the former Sears space will be chopped up into at least 18 new retail units spread over the three levels, incorporating small, medium, and large-sized retailers, while the separate Cineplex building will measure over 10,400 m² in area. Between the new Cineplex and the mall, a raised exterior pedestrian walkway will connect the two, representing a small step in the new public realm network of the master plan.

Phase 1 represents a tiny part of the future redevelopment of Scarborough Town Centre, one which hints at an explosion of density that could potentially crop up in the not-so-distant future. Everything is still very conceptual at this stage, but the ambition to transform the disparate suburban fabric of Scarborough Centre into an urban environment is very much apparent.
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Posted 12 December 2018 - 08:58 AM

Just waiting to get confirmed for skip the dishes

Otto and I are going to have a delivery off. He is on uber eats. Who makes the most money takes both for one day

My girls are coming with me and my wife is going with Otto



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Posted 12 December 2018 - 09:06 AM

View PostBabying, on 12 December 2018 - 08:58 AM, said:

Just waiting to get confirmed for skip the dishes

Otto and I are going to have a delivery off. He is on uber eats. Who makes the most money takes both for one day

My girls are coming with me and my wife is going with Otto

I did Uber eats for fun over a year ago..I rather stab myself in the eye..But good luck..

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Posted 12 December 2018 - 10:52 AM

 serge, on 12 December 2018 - 09:06 AM, said:



I did Uber eats for fun over a year ago..I rather stab myself in the eye..But good luck..

lol

Otto has been doing uber eats and likes it. I just wanted to have a delivery off with him to see who does better

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Posted 12 December 2018 - 11:00 AM

View PostBabying, on 12 December 2018 - 10:52 AM, said:

Otto has been doing uber eats and likes it. I just wanted to have a delivery off with him to see who does better

I guess for him it might be ok...Mcdonalds is the worst..I dont know if its different but making $4 for a delivery, when those people NEVER tip is why I didnt do it very long.
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Posted 12 December 2018 - 11:23 AM

 serge, on 12 December 2018 - 11:00 AM, said:



I guess for him it might be ok...Mcdonalds is the worst..I dont know if its different but making $4 for a delivery, when those people NEVER tip is why I didnt do it very long.

Lol after delivering Chinese food for many years I know. People donít tip

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Posted 12 December 2018 - 09:52 PM

View PostMapleLeafpoker, on 05 December 2018 - 06:17 PM, said:

win or lose tonight, I love this Raptors team. they are just really fun to watch...and I cant wait to see them in the playoffs

Masai!!!

WOW

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Posted Yesterday, 03:58 AM

View PostBabying, on 12 December 2018 - 09:52 PM, said:

WOW

not a bad win last night
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Posted Yesterday, 06:43 AM

View PostBabying, on 12 December 2018 - 11:23 AM, said:

Lol after delivering Chinese food for many years I know. People don't tip
I worked for a pizza place is the small suburb town when I was 17. 95% of the deliveries were to 50+ year old middle class families. 95% of those tipped well. It was the 5%/5% that were just a joke. Giving them the paper change then slowly taking the coin change out of my pocket just waiting for them to say keep it. Nope, count it out to the penny.

Our special was a large 1 topping for $5.99 (this was 1996) which was $6.41 after tax. I would say at least 50% of the time I would get a $10 and told the keep the change.

After gas (which was under $1/gallon back then) I was making around $20/hour most nights, well over that on Fri and Sat nights.

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Posted Yesterday, 06:46 AM

One other point from last night game. Draymond showed why he is one dirty player

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Posted Yesterday, 06:52 AM

 fryer98, on 13 December 2018 - 06:43 AM, said:


I worked for a pizza place is the small suburb town when I was 17. 95% of the deliveries were to 50+ year old middle class families. 95% of those tipped well. It was the 5%/5% that were just a joke. Giving them the paper change then slowly taking the coin change out of my pocket just waiting for them to say keep it. Nope, count it out to the penny.

Our special was a large 1 topping for $5.99 (this was 1996) which was $6.41 after tax. I would say at least 50% of the time I would get a $10 and told the keep the change.

After gas (which was under $1/gallon back then) I was making around $20/hour most nights, well over that on Fri and Sat nights.

The area I delivered in was Jane/Wilson thus also the Jane//Finch area. I did see a pizza guy get knife for his pizza one night. Poor guy just holding his arm after it happen.

My tips if any were gross. Cost of the food $19.75. They give me $20 and say keep the change. Happen a lot

It is the main reason why I can never ever stiff anyone. I feel like I am part of the fast food delivery union for life I also feel like my driving skills were learned on the job.

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Posted Yesterday, 07:04 AM

I was delivering in a small town in the burbs that might have a single car break in per year and that's the worst crime of the year.

I also always tip well, partially due to having that job and partially due to not being a dick. :icon_smile:




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