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  Thread: Other Forum Issues
Post: RE: Other Forum Issues

My apologies for having the chutzpah to express an opinion that varies from yours. I solemnly vow to try harder to not repeat that transgression.
  ookpik Forum Issues 397 232,843 02-19-2016, 01:38 PM
  Thread: Other Forum Issues
Post: RE: Other Forum Issues

Canard Wrote: (02-19-2016, 12:40 PM) -- if I go out and take 15 photos of construction along the Light Rail line which I'd like to share on the forum -- Don't take this the wrong way, but just beca...
  ookpik Forum Issues 397 232,843 02-19-2016, 01:22 PM
  Thread: Other Forum Issues
Post: RE: Other Forum Issues

Spokes Wrote: (02-19-2016, 09:43 AM) -- I'm trying something to try and condense some of the threads.  They were getting far too long with some repeated images. -- It is a bit annoying when people ...
  ookpik Forum Issues 397 232,843 02-19-2016, 10:44 AM
  Thread: Other Forum Issues
Post: RE: Other Forum Issues

Canard Wrote: (02-18-2016, 09:28 PM) -- It seems as though something has changed in that I am only able to attach a maximum of 3 images per post.  I used to be able to attach 5 images per post before...
  ookpik Forum Issues 397 232,843 02-19-2016, 08:38 AM
  Thread: ION - Waterloo Region's Light Rail Transit
Post: RE: ION - Waterloo Region's Light Rail Transit

Canard Wrote: (02-17-2016, 06:59 PM) -- LOL, what? They just announced they sold 35 to Air Canada. -- In Canada, to a Canadian audience. The linked article is about the Singapore Airshow. That's in S...
  ookpik Transportation and Infrastructure 16,879 8,855,355 02-17-2016, 07:49 PM
  Thread: ION - Waterloo Region's Light Rail Transit
Post: RE: ION - Waterloo Region's Light Rail Transit

BBD's announcement may also have been an attempt to make a positive statement in the face of Airbus, Boeing announce $3-billion airplane deals at Singapore Airshow (http://www.theglobeandmail.com/repo...
  ookpik Transportation and Infrastructure 16,879 8,855,355 02-17-2016, 06:05 PM
  Thread: High-Speed Rail (HSR) - Toronto/Pearson/Kitchener/London
Post: RE: High-Speed Rail (HSR) - Toronto/Pearson/Kitche...

How Toronto got a ‘world-class,’ gold-plated, half-billion-dollar empty train (http://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/editorials/how-toronto-got-a-world-class-gold-plated-half-billion-dollar-empty-tra...
  ookpik Transportation and Infrastructure 407 333,254 02-11-2016, 02:18 PM
  Thread: Parking in Waterloo Region
Post: RE: Parking in Waterloo Region

mpd618 Wrote: (02-10-2016, 10:45 PM) -- BuildingScout Wrote: (02-10-2016, 06:31 PM) -- I'm actually in favour of the construction taking place right now. That area is such a mess that we might as we...
  ookpik Transportation and Infrastructure 707 681,536 02-10-2016, 11:30 PM
  Thread: Parking in Waterloo Region
Post: RE: Parking in Waterloo Region

Markster Wrote: (02-10-2016, 05:57 PM) -- ookpik Wrote: (02-10-2016, 05:36 PM) -- And who got bribed (or otherwise "induced") to approve it? -- Ah, it's been a while since the last casual accusation...
  ookpik Transportation and Infrastructure 707 681,536 02-10-2016, 06:17 PM
  Thread: Caroline St Private Residences | 22 fl | Complete
Post: RE: 155 Uptown | 67 m | 19 fl | Proposed

jgsz Wrote: (02-10-2016, 04:05 PM) -- insider Wrote: (02-10-2016, 02:17 PM) -- I love how my username looks in italics. Magnificent. -- Pretty bold, eh? ;-) -- And also a bit bent ;)
  ookpik Urban Areas 242 202,064 02-10-2016, 05:37 PM
  Thread: Parking in Waterloo Region
Post: RE: Parking in Waterloo Region

Section ThirtyOne Wrote: (02-10-2016, 03:56 PM) -- Have you been there recently? Since the excavation for the new building on Willis Way began, it is frequently jammed to capacity. Also since one sid...
  ookpik Transportation and Infrastructure 707 681,536 02-10-2016, 05:36 PM
  Thread: Light Rail Vehicles - LRT, ICTS, Monorail, and more
Post: RE: Light Rail Vehicles - LRT, ICTS, Monorail, and...

Obligatory XKCD cartoon on standards: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/standards.png
  ookpik Transportation and Infrastructure 384 294,120 02-10-2016, 01:16 PM
  Thread: Caroline St Private Residences | 22 fl | Complete
Post: RE: 155 Uptown | 67 m | 19 fl | Proposed

You mean the hoof beats I've been hearing in the neighbourhood is the sound of people who "appreciate a life of luxury and prestige [in] a new level of luxury... at the exquisite 22-storey landmark co...
  ookpik Urban Areas 242 202,064 02-10-2016, 01:08 PM
  Thread: Caroline St Private Residences | 22 fl | Complete
Post: RE: 155 Uptown | 67 m | 19 fl | Proposed

For you only, an exclusive, private, VIP-only invite to their exclusive, private, VIP-only event (http://carolinest.com/?utm_source=carolinestreetvip-com&utm_medium=vip&utm_campaign=carolinestreetvip-...
  ookpik Urban Areas 242 202,064 02-10-2016, 09:23 AM
  Thread: General Business Updates and News
Post: RE: General Business Updates and News

That seems highly YMMV. According to VAT refund rules it doesn't have to be in the box but it does have to be new, unused and available for inspection. I found out the hard way with an expensiv...
  ookpik Waterloo Region Economy 539 489,539 02-07-2016, 01:10 PM
  Thread: Startup District
Post: RE: Startup District

Meet the University of Waterloo dropouts living the digital dream (http://www.thestar.com/news/insight/2016/02/07/meet-the-university-of-waterloo-dropouts-living-the-digital-dream.html)  Quote: --...
  ookpik Waterloo Region Economy 136 106,460 02-07-2016, 10:42 AM
  Thread: General Business Updates and News
Post: RE: General Business Updates and News

tomh009 Wrote: (02-06-2016, 11:31 PM) -- One option is http://www.koffer24.com, who will ship to Canada, and you can buy without VAT, saving about 20% from the listed prices. -- Thanks for the link...
  ookpik Waterloo Region Economy 539 489,539 02-07-2016, 09:52 AM
  Thread: General Business Updates and News
Post: RE: General Business Updates and News

tomh009 Wrote: (02-06-2016, 02:12 PM) -- Oh, and the luggage is very good! -- I should hope so considering the $500+ prices. Any idea where one can get their stuff at a discount? Do they have a...
  ookpik Waterloo Region Economy 539 489,539 02-06-2016, 03:52 PM
  Thread: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours
Post: RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours

Lens Wrote: (02-05-2016, 02:44 PM) -- Shot in the dark that it's a redev. of the Tannery site including the old hide house building with a major anchor tenant. Maybe Tesla is investing in the area? -...
  ookpik Urban Areas 4,937 3,125,301 02-06-2016, 12:03 PM
  Thread: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF
Post: RE: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF

Dr Google and nurse Wiki to the rescue: Mobile lounge (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_lounge)
  ookpik Transportation and Infrastructure 1,288 945,359 02-05-2016, 01:38 PM
  Thread: Walking in Waterloo Region
Post: RE: Walking in Waterloo Region

ijmorlan Wrote: (02-04-2016, 06:01 PM) -- MidTowner Wrote: (02-04-2016, 09:20 AM) -- On Union, some motorists seem to already be in the practice yielding their right of way to trail users. That’s ma...
  ookpik Transportation and Infrastructure 1,335 1,012,851 02-05-2016, 01:34 PM
  Thread: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF
Post: RE: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF

Canard Wrote: (02-05-2016, 09:21 AM) -- I paid $300 ($150 each way) for my ticket YYZ-HND redeemed in Economy with aeroplan... Which I already thought was too much. $600 is criminal! -- Aeroplan re...
  ookpik Transportation and Infrastructure 1,288 945,359 02-05-2016, 12:04 PM
  Thread: King-Victoria Transit Hub
Post: RE: King and Victoria Intermodal Station

D40LF Wrote: (02-03-2016, 05:48 PM) -- BrianT Wrote: (02-02-2016, 09:57 PM) -- This is an interesting vision for the Intermodal Transit Hub. http://masrioarchitects.ca/thesis-urban-design-and-develo...
  ookpik Transportation and Infrastructure 1,073 747,517 02-05-2016, 10:30 AM
  Thread: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF
Post: RE: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF

SammyOES Wrote: (02-04-2016, 05:52 PM) -- I generally find Air Canada one of the better North American airlines in terms of service.  But North American airlines are terrible compared to most of the ...
  ookpik Transportation and Infrastructure 1,288 945,359 02-04-2016, 11:29 PM
  Thread: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF
Post: RE: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF

jamincan Wrote: (02-04-2016, 05:33 PM) -- Is Air Canada that bad on international flights? I've only been happy on my transatlantic flights with them. Lufthansa, on the other hand, was terrible. -- ...
  ookpik Transportation and Infrastructure 1,288 945,359 02-04-2016, 05:50 PM
  Thread: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF
Post: RE: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF

MidTowner Wrote: (02-04-2016, 12:05 PM) -- It's not hard to imagine someone preferring not to fly Air Canada, but odd if that person would take an Air Canada budget flight to connect to that non-Air ...
  ookpik Transportation and Infrastructure 1,288 945,359 02-04-2016, 01:00 PM

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