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IRISHDODGER

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It's a terrible place.
I enjoyed my visit there. Got to see Barenaked Ladies at the Skydome. Canadian musicians don’t get as much love as they deserve. Love Tom Cochrane, Sass Jordan, Gordon Lightfoot (RIP), Corb Lund. Always enjoyed Loverboy in their prime back in the 80s. Mike Reno is fat now but dude can still sing.
 

Irish#1

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There’s a simple solution to this and to honest I can’t believe any of you don’t see it. Just make driving illegal. No one has a car so there are no cars to steal. Then, homeowners can put their boots inside or outside without repercussions.
 

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There’s a simple solution to this and to honest I can’t believe any of you don’t see it. Just make driving illegal. No one has a car so there are no cars to steal. Then, homeowners can put their boots inside or outside without repercussions.


Not so fast my friend! If no one has cars, what happens to the value of boots?!?!??!?!
 

TorontoGold

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I enjoyed my visit there. Got to see Barenaked Ladies at the Skydome. Canadian musicians don’t get as much love as they deserve. Love Tom Cochrane, Sass Jordan, Gordon Lightfoot (RIP), Corb Lund. Always enjoyed Loverboy in their prime back in the 80s. Mike Reno is fat now but dude can still sing.
Meant more so standing with me is a terrible place. The city is among my favorites in the world.
 

Irish#1

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I enjoyed my visit there. Got to see Barenaked Ladies at the Skydome. Canadian musicians don’t get as much love as they deserve. Love Tom Cochrane, Sass Jordan, Gordon Lightfoot (RIP), Corb Lund. Always enjoyed Loverboy in their prime back in the 80s. Mike Reno is fat now but dude can still sing.
Can't believe you didn't mention the greatest musical group to ever come out of Canada.................The Guess Who.
 

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Like what the actual fuck. This lady should be killed. End of the story. That child suffered. That to me is the worst crime that you can commit. Ugh


Saw this today, hit me good. Life in prison is too good for that woman. Her bullshit excuse doesn't fly one bit. If she planned on walking out of the child's life she could have left that child with the police, or a hospital, just about any human being would have been better than leaving her to starve and die of thirst for 10 days. Simply unthinkable, it makes me angry and sad for that poor child.
 

Blazers46

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If I were a criminal, I would break into somebody’s house and rob them of everything and when the police come, I would just tell them that I live there, and that I am improperly being evicted to have the homeowner arrested.
 

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Squatter's rights are insane but it's actually a pretty complex situation. Imagine you're renting a place and the landlord shows up with the cops and says "this person is a squatter and trespassing and you need to arrest them." And you're like "no, here is a lease." And the owner is like "that's fake and not my signature." Who does the cop believe? Should they be allowed to put you in cuffs if you have some proof you're living there?

The squatter's rights exist so that the police don't have to adjudicate stuff like this in real time with limited information. They say "ok well this person appears to have some legitimate claim to the property so you'll need to have the court sort it out and then we'll do whatever the court says."

Here's the problem -- it can take a month or more to even get a hearing to resolve the situation. In the day of everything being digitized, it should be really easy to record all legal leases with your local government and also to record where your place of residence is. If you don't have that, then see ya. But NYC has nothing close to that is overly protective of "tenants" in all disputes because of how historically terrible slumlords have been in NYC.

The bigger issue with squatters rights is with things like AirBNB in California and places where the law is even more absurd and it's just flat out impossible to evict people in a timely fashion who are "renters" or have some other claim to residence.
 

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There's WikiHows on squatting and taking possession of property via adverse possession. I want to say there was a TikTok out there of a guy detailing how he took possession of a house from an owner, or at least getting extended squatting rights. Basically he created a fake tenant lease first and did some other underhanded stuff after. That shits wild.
 

Blazers46

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Squatter's rights are insane but it's actually a pretty complex situation. Imagine you're renting a place and the landlord shows up with the cops and says "this person is a squatter and trespassing and you need to arrest them." And you're like "no, here is a lease." And the owner is like "that's fake and not my signature." Who does the cop believe? Should they be allowed to put you in cuffs if you have some proof you're living there?

The squatter's rights exist so that the police don't have to adjudicate stuff like this in real time with limited information. They say "ok well this person appears to have some legitimate claim to the property so you'll need to have the court sort it out and then we'll do whatever the court says."

Here's the problem -- it can take a month or more to even get a hearing to resolve the situation. In the day of everything being digitized, it should be really easy to record all legal leases with your local government and also to record where your place of residence is. If you don't have that, then see ya. But NYC has nothing close to that is overly protective of "tenants" in all disputes because of how historically terrible slumlords have been in NYC.

The bigger issue with squatters rights is with things like AirBNB in California and places where the law is even more absurd and it's just flat out impossible to evict people in a timely fashion who are "renters" or have some other claim to residence.
During the pandemic I had renters sign month to month and lowered their rent 25% for the inconvenience because people stopped paying because they could.
 
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