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12/10/06 1:44 AM
Comment by debratikus
The city made all the benches uncomfortable to discourage homeless people from sleeping on them.
12/10/06 1:57 PM
Yeah, I noticed that most of the "sculpted" benches have big ridges that would dig into your side, while the furniture-like ones are often divided by arm-rests.
4/30/07 2:31 PM
Comment by chris
Having seen the title of this on my recommended list for the past few days a question has been nagging at the back of my brain. If the foot is missing how can it be on the pigeon?
6/7/07 1:45 PM
Comment by Lori
Chris: That's why *I'm* here! I thought to find something deep here..... Alas.....
6/7/07 2:02 PM
I suppose, for the sake of argument, the pigeons could have someone else's missing foot on them. If the foot were big enough, you could fit it on every single one of them at once.
9/8/07 1:40 AM
Comment by Doug
We saw this phenomenon in San Francisco too. We saw one pigeon with no toes at all! S/He was just walking around on two stumps. Very, very weird! Let me get this straight. The people in charge of Operation "Homeless...
9/8/07 2:58 PM
It's not to control the population, it's to keep 'em out of certain areas.
9/8/07 6:15 PM
Comment by Lori
Doug: Now I'm fighting this mental picture of a pigeon with little crutches tucked under it's wings....
9/29/07 9:58 AM
Comment by SuBe
...and pigeon wheelchairs...is that with battery charged controls or must another pigeon push the maimed one? I can see it now...pigeon wheelchair races to fund replacement feet for the pigeons! Ooooo the mental pictures you have congered up...
9/26/06 11:41 PM
I submitted my poem in September of 2002, and got this letter on the 23rd of that month: Dear Poet: Thank you for submitting your poem to the 2002 Poetry on Buses competition. I did receive it and have printed it out. The panel will read all the poems...
9/27/06 6:30 PM
Friday, January 10th, 2003 10:08a - Best Bus Exchange of the Day Angry Woman: I'm not mad at the wheelchair people. I'm just mad at myself for letting them make me late. Man Sitting Next to Her: See, you're not thinking with your third eye. You're...
10/7/06 10:48 PM
I always thought it was pigeon fights. Battles Rumbles Tough pigeons, staking out territory "Whatchoo doing in Westlake, smallfry?" "Yeah, go back to Union Station where you belong!" "Man, that's gull territory. I ain't goin' near that place." Even...
10/9/06 6:40 PM
Kallaloo is at 3820 S Ferdinand St in the Columbia City section of the Seattle Metropolitan Area. My wife and I went there for our 1st Anniversary, and it was great! We had the goat curry, which was the first time I had eaten goat. Goat has a...