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Busted.
« on: June 19, 2008, 02:49:47 PM »
http://www.thestar.com/News/GTA/article/446143

hahah - this is funny. Guy was pretty ballsy to be explaining the whole deal to prospective customers.

The 407 is the only tollway in Toronto - an old buddy of mine drove an SUV and he used to just drive up on the berms around the toll cameras and drive offroad around them and back onto the road beyond them. They've since added guardrails to stop that:


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Re: Busted.
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2008, 03:14:27 PM »
Looks to me like those guardrails don't extend that far. It's just a little farther to go offroad now.
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Re: Busted.
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2008, 05:17:02 PM »
I used to be pretty cavalier about curbs and roads and such when I had my old truck.
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Re: Busted.
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2008, 04:13:00 PM »
Time for them to play the "disgruntled contractor" card ...
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Re: Busted.
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2008, 06:02:51 PM »
This is precisely why so much of the open source community has been clambering for electronic voting machine software to be open source; not to mention everyone in the damn country wanting a paper record.

Of course, this is also precisely why the Repubs didn't demand Diebold be open source, or create a paper trail.
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Re: Busted.
« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2008, 06:29:49 PM »
If the machines had been certified in CA (thank you Debra Bowen!) I had planned to refuse to use one.

I feel like I should be in favor of technology because of what I do for a living, but it's got to be done properly or it isn't worth doing.
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Re: Busted.
« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2008, 11:07:59 AM »
What I don't get is why this issue keeps getting hushed back down every time it's brought up.

The implications are beyond staggering. They're pitched-forward gobsmacking.


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Re: Busted.
« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2010, 09:04:01 PM »
Man, it is SAD what some kids will do to impress a 14-year-old Canadian girlfriend.  Or Jodie Foster.

I mean, for one thing, she's 14.  For another thing, you're not going to actually go meet her.  And finally, you're supposed to just LIE and say you had sex with a Canadian girl over the summer.

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