What keeps the police busy in Hudson, Ohio, Part 5

Posted on Sunday 18 September 2011 at 11:40 pm in category: Police Reports
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just when I thought the police reports in the Hudson Hub were losing some of their luster, this gem showed up in the September 18th edition:

From the Hudson Hub, Sept. 18th 2011

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What keeps the police busy in Hudson, Ohio, Part 4

Posted on Saturday 10 September 2011 at 1:53 pm in category: Police Reports
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From the Hudson Hub, September 11th, 2011:

Sick raccoon

Hudson police doesn't waste any time messing with sick raccoons. Snare it & shoot the damn thing!

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What keeps the police busy in Hudson, Ohio, Part 3

Posted on Sunday 04 September 2011 at 3:20 pm in category: Police Reports
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From the Hudson Hub, September 4th, 2011:

Disabled Vehicle

They even tried to jumpstart it...

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Righthanded popcorn maffia...

Posted on Wednesday 31 August 2011 at 7:56 pm in category: Whatever
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A while ago I wrote something about how hard it can be sometimes to be left handed in a right handed world.

That was before I visited the Nashville, Tennessee office of the company I work for. This office has all the necessary office equipment, including a popcorn maker. Unfortunately, the scoop to put the popcorn in the little paper bags is the worst example of a tool that is only for right handed people that I've ever seen:

Popcorn scooper

Are there left handed popcorn scoopers?

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Shoemaker, stick to your last

Posted on Monday 29 August 2011 at 10:55 am in category: Whatever, Nerds
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A shoemakers last - een schoenmakers leest

Do you have a Google+ account? I do. Of course I had to get in on the hype, and made sure I had an invitation, just like I did with Google Wave, a couple of years ago. Unfortunately, Google Wave died pretty quick, but that really had some revolutionary stuff in it. It was cool.

Google+ is actually not that cool, I think. It looks good, there is some awesome ideas in it that Facebook will undoubtedly copy without any shame (they've already copied the best feature), and then it will die too. Over the past few years, I've joined just about any social network out there as soon as it was available. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, FourSquareOrkut (which is Google too, by the way), StumbleUpon (I still use that), ICQ, MySpace, and of course Hyves, which was (or is) very popular in The Netherlands, but is now losing it to Facebook as well.

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Usability Issue

Posted on Monday 22 August 2011 at 11:51 am in category: USA, Whatever
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Here's something that has been bothering me for a while now. I've been to the parking garage of Akron General Hospital quite a few times, and everytime I drive in there, I see this sign:

North Parking Deck

As you can see, the parking deck has nice color coded floors, so you can remember where you parked easily. The buttons in the elevator inside do not have these color codes, which is stupid in itself, but I can live with that. Somebody has given the basement floor the color green, the ground floor the color blue, first floor is orange, and the second floor is red. A committee has probably looked at it and approved it. 

The real problem is this: wouldn't it make way more sense to give the 'Basement Floor' the color blue, so you can remember Blue - B - Basement, and the 'Ground Floor' the color green (Green - G - Ground)? Of course, I'm not even talking about people that are colorblind, but they probably should use the handicapped parking spots anyway. I do not know if everyone has this problem, but I do. When I get in the elevator, I always push the 'G' button, because I remember being on the green floor, and then I end up looking for my car on the wrong floor...

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What keeps the police busy in Hudson, Ohio, Part 2

Posted on Monday 22 August 2011 at 10:46 am in category: Whatever
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This is starting to become a returning subject here, so it now even gets its own category.

Weve all threatened our kids that we're going to call the police if they don't do their chores. But a 12 year old, really? And the police actually shows up for that kind of stuff?

Form the Hudson Hub, August 21st, 2011

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