Posted 02/12/2014 10:32:14 EST
I live in Brookline, and I'd like to ban the fool that came up with the ban in the first place. Paper bags are useless in bad weather and they take up more space on the T. The store I work at still more »
Posted 12/08/2013 09:21:08 EST
IIRC, the syndrome only became widely known (named) in the 90s.
Posted 11/27/2013 10:30:03 EST
On top of that, in Brookline you have the plastic bag ban (T minus 3 days...). I'm curious if there's going to be an upswing in complaints about dog doo when the plastic bags go away for good.
Posted 11/09/2013 11:24:49 EST
OpenMBTA has realtime tracking.
Posted 10/14/2013 11:56:38 EDT
And a BDC comment thread finally falls to Godwin's Law.
Posted 10/13/2013 10:28:02 EDT
I was going to say, how could the failure of a -backup- (which ideally shouldn't be shouldering much load normally) bring everything down? Unless it wasn't set up correctly to begin with and/or the t more »
Posted 08/07/2013 11:33:29 EDT
How was he not arrested? IIRC kidnapping is a federal crime.
Posted 07/26/2013 05:43:49 EDT
If the crook is watching the victim, the extra digit/code at the end may not work--or it may work, but make the situation worse as the crook assumes all PINs are four digits and gets suspicious at the more »
Posted 07/26/2013 10:18:13 EDT
@cookie: I was also thinking about the multiple-cards angle. In theory, if a robber was forcing a victim to clear out their own account they would demand the maximum cash per transaction (which would more »
Posted 06/17/2013 04:41:30 EDT
@Magneto: A lot of the 'training programs' offered through DUA train to the bare minimum required to get some jobs, which in the real world isn't enough. I've heard of a few courses for specialized f more »
Posted 04/18/2013 09:22:29 EDT
That's horsepuckey. What should it matter where the assault happened, it happened and it was done by STUDENTS who later bragged about it. I heard someone say on a news story rwelated to this case tha more »
Posted 04/10/2013 09:10:17 EDT
I don't think PBS is saying that it did 'license' the costumes (which is an odd concept when one realizes that you can find patterns easily if you know where to look). The Elmo in the article photo d more »
Posted 03/24/2013 09:18:32 EDT
All the other times he had gone to see the dogs, they were calm because the owner and other people they knew were there. As soon as that gate is locked and people leave, all bets are off if someone s more »
Posted 03/22/2013 08:44:50 EDT
"That's on you if you miss the last bus or subway". I was almost in that position myself a few years ago when I worked in Cambridge. The reason was not me, but rather my boss who took some sort of s more »
Posted 03/20/2013 03:06:18 EDT
Opening all the doors on the green line means not collecting all the fares due....whcih is what got the T into this mess. Drivers, STOP waving people on if it's too crowded, and if a train's farebox i more »
Posted 03/18/2013 11:36:27 EDT
Reusable bags are great unless you're a cashier or bagger in a grocery store and get handed one that smells like someone took a dump in it. Those things aren't that hard to clean, people. DO IT.
Posted 03/07/2013 09:43:58 EST
Some jailbreaking instructions are so specific (order of steps, etc) that it is a possibility if you forge ahead without reading directions. Some carrier-installed bloatware may have hooks in the OS more »
Posted 03/05/2013 06:57:21 EST
I could have sworn we just went through this. Here's a way to increase revenue: MAKE SURE ALL FARES ARE COLLECTED. I still see drivers on buses and the Green Line wave people on without paying if it' more »
Posted 01/27/2013 11:30:24 EST
Good point about the plastic cups. So instead of one bottle per 20 ounces of water, the town now has 3-4 cups (probably at least 3x the overall amount of plastic) in the trash/recycle bin to deal wit more »
Posted 01/27/2013 08:55:16 EST
I always knew the ban was a STUPID idea. It's ridiculous to expect a convenience store to not sell bottled water.
Posted 01/12/2013 11:29:42 EST
I found that Twinkies themselves had a strange 'metallic' taste the last few years; nothing like the ones I used to get as a kid. I'd be curious to find out what ingredient's responsible for that tas more »
Posted 01/12/2013 11:20:41 EST
@acrawfield: I agree. I'd prefer getting a shot and dealing with the (less severe) side effects than the actual disease. I'm baffled by the people who think that the best 'defense' against flu/chick more »
Posted 12/31/2012 10:10:21 EST
'Build up savings'. What about those of us who have no savings? more »
Posted 12/20/2012 08:11:30 EST
Here's an idea: get rid of pennies altogether, and just round up to the nearest 5 cents which a number of countries already do.
Posted 12/19/2012 05:34:28 EST
Not THAT socially inept.
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