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Re: “Cleveland-Made 'Fetch' Dating App Hopes to Bring Dog Lovers Together

How about an app just for horny dogs? Not for the owners, but just for the dogs. My dogs would sign up for something like that.

Posted by Luke Wi on 03/23/2017 at 4:40 AM

Re: “LeBron James Taped a Carpool Karaoke Segment With James Corden

This news depresses me.

Posted by Luke Wi on 03/23/2017 at 4:23 AM

Re: “That "Tiny House Experiment" in Detroit Shoreway Pretty Much Failed

These houses need to sell at a much lower price and profit margin to the owner! I 'm sure many people would like to own and live in these homes but at a reasonable lower price as it should be!

Posted by Barry Cohen on 03/22/2017 at 3:10 PM

Re: “A Brave Never Tells

Today I was reminiscing about my time in Boy Scouts, of course my mind immediately went to the pipestone ceremony at Algonkin/ 7 Ranges. After a google search I stumbled upon this article and felt the need to share my experience. I am a 5th year pipestone holder, Eagle Scout, college graduate, and proudly hold a career as a Firefighter/Paramedic. My father is also an Eagle Scout and 5th year pipestone holder who attended camp Tuscazor in the late 60s.

This is definitely the first time I've ever heard any accusations of physical or sexual abouse surrounding the pipestone program. I am 8 years removed from scouting but have had friends stay active from youth to current leadership. Some have even returned to volunteer in the pipestone program at 7R.

I'm quite dumbfounded by some of these accusations. If anyone involved in the Ceremony as an officiate or candidate ever whinessed abuse of any kind, I assure you it would have been reported and followed up on to assure whatever happened was dealt with accordingly though the counsel, BSA or Law enforcement as nessesary. It's quite obvious to see that people are looking for a scandal and want to find something horrendous. Just look at the "likes and dislikes" above each comment.

As a child I had ADD so you could imagine my fidgeting would have gotten me "corrected" or "roughly handled" as the author and other commenters state. However I can recall no such actions toward me or any other participants. At no time was I concerned for my safety or the safety of my peers, and given my current career, I'm familiar with potential hazards or injury to others. It was meerly a performance much less traumatizing than a Halloween "haunted house" with native Americans instead of ghosts and zombies. I can also assure you that the running/ walking trails of the woods are kept clear. I personally recall removing tree roots or rocks from the trail during OA service projects.
All I can say about the 4th year ceremony, is the Chief's speech was quite vague and preached the importance of "a scout is morraly straight" which is in the scout oath. No hate speech.

I apologize for the lengthy comment but feel it necessary to defend my personal experiences with the pipestone program at 7R. Perhaps there have been other incidents which have gone unreported or brushed under the rug but I personally have never herd or experienced anything of the like. I would encourage my own son or others involved in scouting to participate in the program as it truly helped mold me and guid me towards my goal as an Eagle Sout.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Anonymous922 on 03/22/2017 at 12:53 PM

Re: “GCC Takes Q Deal Opposition to Dan Gilbert's Doorstep in Detroit

Dan Gilbert has countless boxes of Anderson Varejao wigs and other unsold basketball souvenirs.....perhaps donating the junk for a tax write-off - I mean, perhaps giving away the rare and valuable fan favorites to community centers will demonstrate to evil naysayers his incredible and heartfelt commitment to the neighborhoods and children in the city of Cleveland.

Posted by LakeErieSeaGulls on 03/22/2017 at 11:26 AM

Re: “Lakeland's Annual Women-Only Exhibition Shows Off the Region's Creativity

Way to create bias by singling out and excluding men. Way to be equal.

0 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Sarah Nichol on 03/22/2017 at 9:25 AM

Re: “Cleveland Mayoral Candidate Brandon Chrostowski Says He's Called to Lead

"Chrostowski said he has voted for both Senator Rob Portman whom hes grown weary of being told he resembles"

So, we can thank Chrostowski for helping place Betsy DeVos in charge of the Department of Education. And for the funneling of public education resources into unaccountable charter-school scams which she will deliver.

With judgment like that, why not just keep Frank Jackson?

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by MJK on 03/22/2017 at 9:10 AM

Re: “236 Heroin Overdoses in Akron in 3 Weeks; Heroin Being Cut with Elephant Sedative

95% of the worlds Heroin is from Afghanistan...... our troops guard the poppy fields... then it ends up in Mexico (open border) and ends up in the USA. sickening.

Posted by Craig Hart on 03/21/2017 at 10:11 PM

Re: “Berea Man Sentenced to More Than 12 Years For Selling Heroin That Led to Overdose Death

It should be 50 years. Take a year off for every other dealer he turns in.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Pos on 03/21/2017 at 8:12 PM

Re: “Tomori‚Äôs in Lakewood Does Thin-Crust Pizza Right

Tomoris Sub is one of the best subs I have ever had!!

Posted by Kurt on 03/21/2017 at 8:07 PM

Re: “GCC Takes Q Deal Opposition to Dan Gilbert's Doorstep in Detroit

Yawn. More troublemakers with time in their hands. Keep to saving souls and stay out of politics. F***ing left wing organizations infiltrate everything.

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by GCCsubversives on 03/21/2017 at 7:44 PM

Re: “Classic Rocker Todd Rundgren to Play House of Blues in May

It will be an unpredictably pleasing show if Todd has "Singring and the Glass Guitar (An Electrified Fairytale)" on the playlist.

Posted by LakeErieSeaGulls on 03/21/2017 at 5:14 PM

Re: “Our Favorite Dumb Bad Yelp Reviews of Cleveland Restaurants

I think you need to look up the definition of good. You may shock yourself on a simple refresher. Any reader would understand the word good...verses fabulous, delicious, a new favorite and must return...etc., but good means just what it relates. Very good meaning above and beyond. We learn these words early. I'm surprised you have not learned them and find them elementary because their use is basic and full of information. Lincoln'St Gettysburg address was made up of simple uncomplicated words and is heralded as one of the greatest speeches of all time. As my Harvard English Prof once explained, "All words are good words when used in the proper context." Did you miss this in school? These words good, fair and bad should flag an intelligent person. "If you prefer, we could write: "The French Onion Soup was good, not fabulous, a bit salty for my tastes, and the prep chef didn't dice the onions correctly, the cheese seemed a tad old and was probably melted in a microwave because the top was not that perfect brown caramelized color. In addition, the bread was at the bottom of the bowl instead of the top...hmmm what does this mean? Why hide the bread? Very unconventional!" Now, I travel and I Yelp. I use Yelp and other sites to find what I desire. Every city has its lingo. Obnoxious or not. I'm not from Cleveland, but I've learned there's a nasty underside and a good above board side. For the most part, it's blue collar. Even the educated ones are probably from a blue collar background and education doesn't take that color off your collar. So, there you have a critical review of your review as a whole...and possibly yourself as well. You article seemed extremely blue.

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Posted by Doni Finch on 03/21/2017 at 4:17 PM

Re: “Cleveland-Made 'Fetch' Dating App Hopes to Bring Dog Lovers Together

- A Dog's Purpose -

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by LakeErieSeaGulls on 03/21/2017 at 1:24 PM

Re: “Cleveland Mayoral Candidate Brandon Chrostowski Says He's Called to Lead

Language aside, he's absolutely right that Frank Jackson needs to go. At least Brandon has some energy, something lacking at city hall in recent years...

6 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by CarrieSeinfeld on 03/20/2017 at 9:52 PM

Re: “Cleveland Mayoral Candidate Brandon Chrostowski Says He's Called to Lead

He will be lucky to end up with 1% of the primary vote.....this guy is a combination of Ricky Pittman and Ken Lanci.

1 like, 3 dislikes
Posted by LakeErieSeaGulls on 03/20/2017 at 5:51 PM

Re: “Annual Wizard World Returns to Cleveland for Comic, Movie, Pop Culture Fans

Cosplayers are often the target of jokes......but are these fans any different than the ones who proudly wear team garb and/or paint their faces in primary uniform colors to support their favorite pro or college club at a regular season or playoff game?

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by LakeErieSeaGulls on 03/20/2017 at 2:53 PM

Re: “Cleveland's St. Patrick's Day Parade Route 2017

It looks like a solid out-and-back road race course.

Posted by LakeErieSeaGulls on 03/20/2017 at 10:58 AM

Re: “That "Tiny House Experiment" in Detroit Shoreway Pretty Much Failed

Why would anyone pay over $100,000 to live in a 600sq ft house that sits directly across the street from multiple run down properties occupied by people with face tattoos?
Wrong location plain and simple.
This 'experiment' failed because it was just another cash grab, not an actual attempt to start a tiny house community.

5 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by PassTheBuck on 03/19/2017 at 5:47 PM

Re: “Band of the Week: Smithfield

I recorded and mixed this album at my studio, The Rukkus Room, in Nashville. I grew up in Strongsville so there's a Cleveland connection to this story. :-)

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Jamie Tate on 03/19/2017 at 4:13 PM

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