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  • in reply to: BMW auto detailing near Dublin? #1127000

    pez
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    BMW? do it at home, with some steel wool and a sledge.

    Apparently you don’t realize that a BMW is a special little snowflake and not just anyone can wash and vacuum it. Oddly enough, my parents’ neighbor runs his Aston Martin through the Moo Moos on Sawmill and everything seems OK.

    in reply to: Uber to End Surge Pricing, Allow Tips #1125874

    pez
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    <div class=”d4p-bbt-quote-title”>pez wrote:</div>

    <div class=”d4p-bbt-quote-title”>vestanpance wrote:</div><br>
    I’ve never tipped using uber. If I can tip through the app maybe, but if it requires me to have cash on me that’s not going to happen.

    I’ve also never seen (nor do I know how to) my rider rating. But I still get picked up whenever i need to be.

    If you are curious, you can go to the help menu in the app and choose account. You’ll see an option for ‘I’d like to know my rating’, which will show it.

    thanks, 4.73 stars… guess I’m ok not tipping after all

    I’ve still got a 5 and I would rarely tip because I thought it was part of the app payment. Still consider my best tip as letting the driver know that driving 60 in a 35 MPH zone through Worthington was not a great idea. One would certainly hope that these companies were monitoring their analytics to discourage this behavior.

    in reply to: Uber to End Surge Pricing, Allow Tips #1125520

    pez
    Participant

    I’ve never tipped using uber. If I can tip through the app maybe, but if it requires me to have cash on me that’s not going to happen.

    I’ve also never seen (nor do I know how to) my rider rating. But I still get picked up whenever i need to be.

    If you are curious, you can go to the help menu in the app and choose account. You’ll see an option for ‘I’d like to know my rating’, which will show it.

    in reply to: Columbus $15 Minimum Wage #1123795

    pez
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    I say Columbus adopts a minimum wage that is equal to the state min wage + $2/hr, and that goes up to a $15 cap. That would put it at $10-something now, and it wouldn’t hit $15 until the state’s minimum hit $13, at that point it would stay at $15 until the state or federal minimum passed $15.

    Appears that the statewide minimum wage was set by the 2006 constitutional amendment without a provision for allowing municipalities to alter it for private employers.

    in reply to: Sawmill Projects? #1118220

    pez
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    I believe it is going to be a Penn Station Subs

    http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/business/2016/01/25/restaurant-trampoline-park-open-in-mill-run.html

    Penn Station, Panda Express, Five Guys and Curry Up are what was originally planned for there. Not sure on the current status.

    in reply to: 777 N 4th St #1117639

    pez
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    LCO1 is The Lykens Company.

    in reply to: Does Cols 311 Website even work? #1117244

    pez
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    311 has been good for bulk trash pickup and code enforcement. Reporting anything in regards to streets, traffic or sidewalk issues is absolutely a waste of time. Seems to me that 311 is good for services that had their shit together, but for everyone else, it’s a non-starter. In regards to traffic issues, I’ve even sent multiple emails to the department heads with a cc: to council members and never received a response from anyone. Maybe our esteemed mayor and council should start holding themselves and the people who work for them accountable.

    in reply to: BrewDog US Expansion #1114132

    pez
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    the poster on r/columbusbeer responds to criticism

    Hi everyone – this is Jonathan. I don’t have a reddit account, so I asked my friend to post this reply on my behalf.

    Jonathan – It’s easier to sign up for a Reddit account than it is to ask someone to post for you.

    in reply to: Patrick J's – closing #1113672

    pez
    Participant

    I believe Patrick Js was originally a KFC.

    I spent over an hour researching the history of the building, which apparently was built in 1968. My thought was that while it did have some Kentucky Fried Chicken elements, it wasn’t close enough to have been a KFC. After a long, long time of looking at pictures of defunct fast food, I finally searched for “Kentucky Fried Chicken 2711 N High” and found this on the Library Website (spelling error credit to the Dispatch):

    TWO MEN HOLD SEVERAL PEOPLE AT GUNPOINT BEFORE FLEEING FROM THE COLONEL SANDERS KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN STROE AT 2711 N HIGH ST WITH AN UNDETERMINED AMOUNT OF CASH

    Publication: Columbus Dispatch Date: Thursday, October 17, 1974 Page: 16 A

    Alas, indeed it was a KFC.

    in reply to: Port Columbus (CMH) Airport News & Updates #1106317

    pez
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    I feel bad for folks visiting who don’t have friends/family in the city. No easy public transit to downtown from the airport.

    https://www.columbusunderground.com/cota-to-add-downtown-airport-bus-line-in-2016

    in reply to: Columbus Dispatch – Print Publications Sold #1102157

    pez
    Participant

    <div class=”d4p-bbt-quote-title”>jackoh wrote:</div>
    What is the difference between public relations and advertising?

    Advertising is paid. Public Relations is earned (unpaid).

    If a business purchases an ad, that’s advertising.

    If a business sends out a press release about an announcement in the hopes of being written about, that’s public relations.

    For more details: http://bfy.tw/2p51

    ;)

    While it’s OK to reprint press releases, it’s probably a best practice for any ‘source of record’ to note on the byline that it’s a press release.

    in reply to: What happened at the corner of Henderson & Olentangy RR? #1101256

    pez
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    hey kids…..am pretty sure the Refectory was never a refectory nor convent! It was built as-and remained- Bethel Road United Methodist Church in the late 1800′s (?!?)..right up until the late 60′s- when the ‘new’ Bethel Road Methodist Church opened a couple of clicks west (same side of road) in about 1968 or so. Then it sat derelict for some years, and almost got burned down…until it was finally turned into a restaurant. (I was president of the MYF there in 1962)

    That is my understand as well. There is some history in the building on their website mybethel.org.

    in reply to: Questions for Andrew Ginther on Mayoral Race? #1098196

    pez
    Participant

    With the focus on downtown and a few select neighborhoods, it seems that petty crime, safety and traffic violations are on the rise in the ignored neighborhoods. Speaking to city council members, 311, Columbus Police and other city officials have proven ineffective to the point that it’s obvious the problems are being actively annoyed. So, while I attach blame for this partially to Ginther, my question would be to both of them as to how they would handle it.

    in reply to: Construction @ Henderson and Reed? #1096208

    pez
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    in reply to: Legalization of Marijuana in Ohio – News & Discussion #1089376

    pez
    Participant

    ….Perhaps if the cartel system goes into effect it will finally force lawmakers to propose better alternatives.

    This amendment specifically prevents the legislature from passing any laws that would further loosen marijuana laws (sec 28). They cannot change the number of growers, they cannot change the amount allowed for personal growing, they cannot change the licensing requirements, etc. This amendment embodies how marijuana will be in Ohio forever unless it’s repealed by voters and makes some very wealthy folks a handy profit.

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