Calgarypuck Forums - The Unofficial Calgary Flames Fan Community
Old 08-25-2019, 11:14 AM   #21
LouCypher
Powerplay Quarterback
 
LouCypher's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada!
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by OMG!WTF! View Post
Take a photo maybe. That would help the police and probably get rid of the guy at the same time.
Wish I had, things happened so fast he was halfway down the block within seconds. I have a hip injury im rehabing no real condition to chase after him either.

Sent from my SM-G965W using Tapatalk
LouCypher is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2019, 11:17 AM   #22
Scorch
Powerplay Quarterback
 
Scorch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by PepsiFree View Post
Iím not sure itís much of a public safety issue, definitely not one that you should take it upon yourself to declare when youíve already informed the police.

Itís not like the guy is hard to find. Pretty sure I saw him last night (unless there were multiple dudes riding a bike around barking ďcigarette?Ē at people yesterday near that gas station). Didnít throw anything. Didnít seem to pose a threat to anyone.

Spreading the information on the internet will not help get him off the street. Thatís my two cents at least. Let the police deal with it.
And discussing the Flames on ice performance on this forum wonít make them play better. So whatís the point in discussing anything?

I, for one, appreciate knowing this so Iíd avoid that shell station
Scorch is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following 8 Users Say Thank You to Scorch For This Useful Post:
Old 08-25-2019, 11:20 AM   #23
TheSutterDynasty
Powerplay Quarterback
 
TheSutterDynasty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by PepsiFree View Post
Iím not sure itís much of a public safety issue, definitely not one that you should take it upon yourself to declare when youíve already informed the police.

Itís not like the guy is hard to find. Pretty sure I saw him last night (unless there were multiple dudes riding a bike around barking ďcigarette?Ē at people yesterday near that gas station). Didnít throw anything. Didnít seem to pose a threat to anyone.

Spreading the information on the internet will not help get him off the street. Thatís my two cents at least. Let the police deal with it.
Terrible take.
__________________
fan noun: an ardent admirer or enthusiast
TheSutterDynasty is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to TheSutterDynasty For This Useful Post:
Old 08-25-2019, 11:36 AM   #24
Scroopy Noopers
Pent-up
 
Scroopy Noopers's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2018
Location: Ontario, unfortunately.
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by PepsiFree View Post
Iím not sure itís much of a public safety issue, definitely not one that you should take it upon yourself to declare when youíve already informed the police.

Itís not like the guy is hard to find. Pretty sure I saw him last night (unless there were multiple dudes riding a bike around barking ďcigarette?Ē at people yesterday near that gas station). Didnít throw anything. Didnít seem to pose a threat to anyone.

Spreading the information on the internet will not help get him off the street. Thatís my two cents at least. Let the police deal with it.
So you know of the guy, and heís in the area frequently... but you donít believe people in that area should know about it?
Scroopy Noopers is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Scroopy Noopers For This Useful Post:
Old 08-25-2019, 11:58 AM   #25
PepsiFree
Participant
Participant
 
PepsiFree's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Scroopy Noopers View Post
So you know of the guy, and heís in the area frequently... but you donít believe people in that area should know about it?
Thatís not what I said, I said it would not help get him off the street.

Itís helpful to be aware of something, I just think itís dramatic to call it a public safety issue, in the sense that it can cause adverse reactions. You do not have to avoid the area to be safe, for example, and I find this sort of thing can encourage people to take justice into their own hands, which is not safe.
PepsiFree is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2019, 02:01 PM   #26
Locke
ness Monster
 
Locke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Income Tax Central
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by PepsiFree View Post
Thatís not what I said, I said it would not help get him off the street.

Itís helpful to be aware of something, I just think itís dramatic to call it a public safety issue, in the sense that it can cause adverse reactions. You do not have to avoid the area to be safe, for example, and I find this sort of thing can encourage people to take justice into their own hands, which is not safe.
A random dude is throwing rocks at passers-by. What would you call it?
__________________
- "Somebody may beat me, but they're going to have to bleed to do it."
- Steve Prefontaine
This Post Has Been Distilled for the Eradication of Seemingly Incurable Sadness.
Locke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2019, 02:18 PM   #27
SportsJunky
Uncle Chester
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Exp:
Default

A nic fit.
__________________
Be better.
SportsJunky is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to SportsJunky For This Useful Post:
Old 08-25-2019, 03:11 PM   #28
stampsx2
First Line Centre
 
stampsx2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Calgary
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Scorch View Post
And discussing the Flames on ice performance on this forum won’t make them play better. So what’s the point in discussing anything?

I, for one, appreciate knowing this so I’d avoid that shell station
Yes! Good point.
stampsx2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2019, 03:15 PM   #29
stampsx2
First Line Centre
 
stampsx2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Calgary
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by PepsiFree View Post
Iím not sure itís much of a public safety issue, definitely not one that you should take it upon yourself to declare when youíve already informed the police.

Itís not like the guy is hard to find. Pretty sure I saw him last night (unless there were multiple dudes riding a bike around barking ďcigarette?Ē at people yesterday near that gas station). Didnít throw anything. Didnít seem to pose a threat to anyone.

Spreading the information on the internet will not help get him off the street. Thatís my two cents at least. Let the police deal with it.
Itís never the criminals fault. Always the victims. A common and unfortunate trend in todayís world.
stampsx2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2019, 03:36 PM   #30
topfiverecords
Franchise Player
 
topfiverecords's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: randomrectangleland
Exp:
Default

In other news: Bubble Wrap Sales Skyrocketing!
topfiverecords is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2019, 03:49 PM   #31
PepsiFree
Participant
Participant
 
PepsiFree's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Exp:
Default

I honestly did not expect “let the police handle it” and the basic idea of “innocent until proven guilty” would be controversial. My bad.

I guess he’s a convicted criminal now because of one guy’s story which doesn’t even add up enough for anyone to make a clear judgement.

Like what are y’all going to do if you see a scraggly guy on a bike near chinook? Call the police? And say what? “A guy on the Internet said he threw a rock at him.”? Or you’re just going to... confront him? Honest question. How should we go about getting this guy off the street?
PepsiFree is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to PepsiFree For This Useful Post:
Old 08-25-2019, 03:54 PM   #32
81MC
Powerplay Quarterback
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Exp:
Default

Man, you know it’s dead when a PSA thread becomes an argument about social justice and wrongful conviction.
__________________
Quote:
Accused of assaulting a fish! Funniest thing I have ever heard.
81MC is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to 81MC For This Useful Post:
Old 08-25-2019, 04:19 PM   #33
LouCypher
Powerplay Quarterback
 
LouCypher's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada!
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by PepsiFree View Post
I honestly did not expect ďlet the police handle itĒ and the basic idea of ďinnocent until proven guiltyĒ would be controversial. My bad.

I guess heís a convicted criminal now because of one guyís story which doesnít even add up enough for anyone to make a clear judgement.

Like what are yíall going to do if you see a scraggly guy on a bike near chinook? Call the police? And say what? ďA guy on the Internet said he threw a rock at him.Ē? Or youíre just going to... confront him? Honest question. How should we go about getting this guy off the street?
No one suggested that people need to take it upon themselves to go find the guy. Just asking if anyone has seen someone or had something similar happen. Obviously you dont care to be of any help to anyone which is fine. Its is already aggravating enough to deal with this on your regularly routine walk to work. Its a free country ill help out and warn people as I please. You dont need to be making a bad situatio worse by being a complete ###### about it.

Sent from my SM-G965W using Tapatalk
LouCypher is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to LouCypher For This Useful Post:
Old 08-25-2019, 04:45 PM   #34
pepper24
Franchise Player
 
pepper24's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Calgary, AB
Exp:
Default

Thanks for sharing. Seeing more of incidents with transient population in my neighbourhood which is close to Chinook Mall. Increase is from opioid epidemic and weak economy.
pepper24 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2019, 05:31 PM   #35
oldschoolcalgary
Franchise Player
 
oldschoolcalgary's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by LouCypher View Post
No one suggested that people need to take it upon themselves to go find the guy. Just asking if anyone has seen someone or had something similar happen. Obviously you dont care to be of any help to anyone which is fine. Its is already aggravating enough to deal with this on your regularly routine walk to work. Its a free country ill help out and warn people as I please. You dont need to be making a bad situatio worse by being a complete ###### about it.

Sent from my SM-G965W using Tapatalk
totally agree...

i have a particular route going to work and see the same guy probably 60% of the time... its not aggressive or anything like that, but if he were, he would definitely cause an issue for people walking down the street.

I have zero issue with ppl mentioning it in a thread, particularly when they have become aggressive ...
oldschoolcalgary is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2019, 09:43 PM   #36
TheSutterDynasty
Powerplay Quarterback
 
TheSutterDynasty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by PepsiFree View Post
I honestly did not expect ďlet the police handle itĒ and the basic idea of ďinnocent until proven guiltyĒ would be controversial. My bad.

I guess heís a convicted criminal now because of one guyís story which doesnít even add up enough for anyone to make a clear judgement.

Like what are yíall going to do if you see a scraggly guy on a bike near chinook? Call the police? And say what? ďA guy on the Internet said he threw a rock at him.Ē? Or youíre just going to... confront him? Honest question. How should we go about getting this guy off the street?
Are you seriously suggesting he made this whole thing up?

He didn't post this thread asking for any help, or suggesting people do anything. It's a PSA and opens up a discussion of some of the issues with the transient population. There was a chance, however small, that he could have been killed or seriously injured due to someone's unprovoked intent to injure.

And you seriously think starting this thread is an overreaction?

What a joke. Stop trolling or trying to stir up controversy. There's no discussion here to have on what you're looking for. Take it elsewhere.
__________________
fan noun: an ardent admirer or enthusiast
TheSutterDynasty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2019, 08:33 AM   #37
Deviaant
Crash and Bang Winger
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Exp:
Default

Is this really any worse than what goes on late night on 17th?

####ty it happened not going to deny that.
Deviaant is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2019, 11:49 AM   #38
PepsiFree
Participant
Participant
 
PepsiFree's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by TheSutterDynasty View Post
Are you seriously suggesting he made this whole thing up?

He didn't post this thread asking for any help, or suggesting people do anything. It's a PSA and opens up a discussion of some of the issues with the transient population. There was a chance, however small, that he could have been killed or seriously injured due to someone's unprovoked intent to injure.

And you seriously think starting this thread is an overreaction?

What a joke. Stop trolling or trying to stir up controversy. There's no discussion here to have on what you're looking for. Take it elsewhere.
Who hurt you?

Get back to me when you want to talk about what I actually did say, the dramatic "I can't believe you're suggesting (insert something that was never suggested)" thing is already old and just makes things go in circles. I've edited my original post for clarification.
PepsiFree is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to PepsiFree For This Useful Post:
Old 08-26-2019, 12:07 PM   #39
OMG!WTF!
#1 Goaltender
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by PepsiFree View Post
Who hurt you?

Get back to me when you want to talk about what I actually did say, the dramatic "I can't believe you're suggesting (insert something that was never suggested)" thing is already old and just makes things go in circles. I've edited my original post for clarification.

Your "clarification" is totally different from what you actually said. If I remember correctly you did say that you questioned whether the original post was truthful and/or verifiable. But your clarification is equally silly. I probably saw the guy and he didn't look like much of a threat....yeah, ok then.
OMG!WTF! is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to OMG!WTF! For This Useful Post:
Old 08-26-2019, 12:43 PM   #40
Bill Bumface
My face is a bum!
 
Bill Bumface's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Exp:
Default

People pick the weirdest stuff to argue over.
Bill Bumface is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Bill Bumface For This Useful Post:
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:04 PM.

Calgary Flames
2017-18




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Calgarypuck 2016