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Old 07-12-2017, 02:55 PM
 
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Yes, it is an election year so not even rats are safe in NYC.


BdeB just cannot find enough ways to spend money. NYC Will Spend $32 Million To Expand War On Rats: Gothamist
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:01 PM
 
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Yes, it is an election year so not even rats are safe in NYC.


BdeB just cannot find enough ways to spend money. NYC Will Spend $32 Million To Expand War On Rats: Gothamist
Am here to say that no amount of money can stop people from being filthy. Just yesterday morning, saw Hispanic male (presumably Dominican based on mannerisms and features) in an expensive car on the expressway in the Bronx eat his breakfast and then take his paper bag and throw it out of his window instead of waiting to find a garbage can. Just disgusting. Am sure he keeps his car nice and clean, but is a slob with everything else. These are the sort of people that filthy up the streets in areas like the Grand Concourse and care nothing about their community, as long as they are driving an expensive vehicle and have on flashy clothes.
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:06 PM
 
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Am here to say that no amount of money can stop people from being filthy
And I'm here to say that no amount of money will get rid of the rats. Rats & Roaches will easily outlive all NYers even after the 5 boroughs have been wiped out in a post-nuclear and inundation holocaust
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:08 PM
 
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And I'm here to say that no amount of money will get rid of the rats. Rats & Roaches will easily outlive all NYers even after the 5 boroughs have been wiped out in a post-nuclear and inundation holocaust
Am in agreement. Should spend $32 million to eradicate the slobs that throw their trash everyone like the guy in the car I saw yesterday. Would get rid of *lots of trash*.
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:11 PM
 
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Am in agreement. Should spend $32 million to eradicate the slobs that throw their trash everyone like the guy in the car I saw yesterday. Would get rid *lots of trash*.
If they were smart they would assign small teams of NYPD to enforce littering laws and issue summons. It would be a cashflow positive exercise and clean up the streets. Of course DeBozo would never greenlight such a thing, because those poor slobs are victims of society and don't need to be victimized any further. Poor things
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:15 PM
 
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If they were smart they would assign small teams of NYPD to enforce littering laws and issue summons. It would be a cashflow positive exercise and clean up the streets. Of course DeBozo would never greenlight such a thing, because those poor slobs are victims of society and don't need to be victimized any further. Poor things
Could probably raise a cool million in the South Bronx alone. Have never seen so much garbage fly in the air when windy as if the garbage cans don't exist. Finished with your food? Throw the Chinese take-out container on the floor and walk away. Plastic bags, wrappers and the like swirling around. Hard enough walking around there as it is. Can only think of East Harlem being filthier.
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:15 PM
 
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Rat population exploded in the city when two things happened; buildings were banned from burning trash, and rubbish collection went to plastic bags instead of metal or at least rodent proof trash cans with tight fitting lids.


Large parts of the UES/Yorkville have a serious rat problem that is only getting worse. Why wouldn't it? Every other night or in the case of commercial rubbish six nights a week there are bags full of garbage on the curbs. Those plastic bags are no match for rat's teeth.


Co-worker who lives in the East 80's has rats nesting the tree bed in front of his building. Showed us pictures (cell phone) and those holes are *HUGE*, so can imagine the size of rats living in the place.


The deal was that when city stopped people from burning trash that collections would increase to every other day. But that still means one (or more days) per week trash must be stored somewhere on the property. Again it is mostly always in plastic bags.


City then compounded the problem by allowing plastic bags instead of metal cans. This allowed DSNY to move to two man trucks and helped deal with the long complaint of NYC residents about all the noise (often overnight or early morning) from sanitation banging those metal cans.
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:19 PM
 
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One saving grace of the SAS UES line is that it does not have ventilation grates like the lines running on Lexington, Broadway, CPW, etc.... Rats just come marching out of those grates from the subway as if they were Napoleon.


Still now that that line is active it is only a matter of time before you get rats on the SAS from 72nd going northwards. In which case the buildings along Second Avenue had better watch out! *LOL*
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:25 PM
 
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It doesn't matter what the city does, or how much money they spend....As long as people continue to live like pigs and treat this city as a trash dump we will have rodents and bugs. I mean people use the train tracks as a trash can....they have to stop service to then clean the tracks. If people wouldn't do that we wouldn't have all the rats on the tracks and service stopped for track cleaning but the people who do this don't care. They are disguising pigs who only care about themselves.
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:29 PM
 
Location: New York, NY
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One saving grace of the SAS UES line is that it does not have ventilation grates like the lines running on Lexington, Broadway, CPW, etc.... Rats just come marching out of those grates from the subway as if they were Napoleon.


Still now that that line is active it is only a matter of time before you get rats on the SAS from 72nd going northwards. In which case the buildings along Second Avenue had better watch out! *LOL*
Oh it's just a matter of time. Once the next phase of the SAS is expanded north to East Harlem, can guarantee that the rats will come a marchin' on down.
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