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Should ice cream trucks be allowed back in Niskayuna?

No 20% 71 votes
Yes 55% 194 votes
Yes, but with restrictions 24% 84 votes
Total Votes: 349

Note: This is not a scientific poll.

comments


July 16, 2010
9:11 p.m.

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WordWiz78 ( Sean Mearns ) says...

Absolutely. The restrictions should be on parents, not the ice cream truck. If you're not intelligent enough to not allow your preschooler to cross the street without an adult supervising them (and, better yet, by their side holding their hand), you probably shouldn't be breeding, because you're going to get your child killed.

July 17, 2010
12:06 p.m.

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howieonline ( WARD SNIFFEN ) says...

Well said. It should be the responsibility of the parents, but that is far and few between in todays world.

July 17, 2010
4:22 p.m.

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WordWiz78 ( Sean Mearns ) says...

Thanks, howie. I'm just really very tired of the types of parents who refuse to acknowledge their responsibility for their children. They want the schools to take full responsibility for teaching their kids morals. They want the lifeguards at the pool, who have to watch several dozen people at once, to be solely responsible for making sure their child doesn't go into the deep end. They want the ice cream man to make sure their child crosses the street safely. If you don't want to be responsible for your own child's well being, here's a thought: don't have children.

July 18, 2010
9:58 p.m.

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sblaize ( Susan Blaize ) says...

Come to Schenectady and sit and listen when they come into town. After having the truck sitting outside of your home for 10 minutes your ears ring. Make sure they abide by the noise ordinance or your nice quiet evening will be disrupted.

July 19, 2010
10:20 a.m.

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WordWiz78 ( Sean Mearns ) says...

oh, please, sblaize. The trucks operate between noon and 7:30. Is this past your bedtime or something? Invest in an mp3 player and quit your whining.

July 19, 2010
3:33 p.m.

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MEMA ( susan yager ) says...

For the love of god! I have been listening to the ice cream man ever since i can remember and i'm 53!! THE ICE CREAM MAN STAYS!!! the ice cream man is as American as the tunes the truck now plays. sblaize, i too live in Sch'dy and hear all the loud music coming from cars as well. you want a quiet evening moved to the country.

July 20, 2010
3:54 p.m.

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irene58 ( Elizabeth Simek ) says...

Wow, 10 minutes. How do you deal with it?!!!

July 20, 2010
4:30 p.m.

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cfield ( Robert Cohn Assoc Inc. ) says...

Poor SBlaize, Bad Karma to post here huh? See ya soon, HD!(who is moving to the country not to get away from the ice cream trucks, but... well I won't get into that.)

July 20, 2010
10:19 p.m.

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WordWiz78 ( Sean Mearns ) says...

not bad karma to post here, but your argument should have some kind of logical merit

 

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