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Old 01-22-2013, 08:01 PM
 
Location: The "original 36" of SA
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The new Primo bus system is great, I would love to see more of these.
As would I, but I wish we could stop "value engineering" these projects to death. We have a great opportunity to do something wonderful with Hemisfair, but I'm afraid of what the end result for the park could look like.
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:32 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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People that don't drink and drive.
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:39 PM
 
Location: North Central S.A.
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Less dependent on cars...more walking, riding bikes. However, since we are such a large, spread out city, this will never happen.
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Old 01-22-2013, 09:09 PM
 
Location: San Antonio. Tx 78209
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Yeeeeah... We've got some tin-foil hat wearing weirdos here, that's for sure.

Read em' and weep kids: Why Fluoridation Is Important

Would the lack of fluoridation in San Antonio be why this city is at epidemic levels of tooth decay in children and young adults? [Mod cut: this info is not substantial in this debate]

I was a product of fluoridated water growing up in Chicago: Not one cavity in my life.




BN
San Antonio water does have fluoride.

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Old 01-22-2013, 10:19 PM
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Location: Ohio
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I think we've established that about half of the posters in the thread are not familiar with the film "Dr. Strangelove." There must be a mineshaft gap.

Maybe what's missing are some more old movie nights at Alamo Drafthouse?
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:52 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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What is San Antonio lacking? An Ikea of course! lololol *ducking*
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Old 01-23-2013, 06:51 AM
 
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The city lacks a greater higher education presence in the core.
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:06 AM
 
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San Antonio water does have fluoride.
I realize this, but it didn't for years. This is a recent thing for the city.



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Old 01-23-2013, 10:03 AM
 
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I did not realize we have only had fluoridated water since 2000.

Conspiracy nuts are the reason! San Antonio must have been filled to the brim with them before and I suspect a strong remnant still exists...

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Fluoridation has been fought for decades by people who worried about its effects, including conspiracy theorists who feared it was a plot to make people submissive to government power.

After rejections in 1966 and 1985, San Antonio voters approved fluoridation of drinking water by a margin of 52 percent to 48 percent in November 2000. SAWS and BexarMet began adding fluoride to the city’s water supply in August 2002.
Fluoride recommendation to change - San Antonio Express-News

Also through Bo's inference and my google skils I was able to find out that M2 was quoting a movie. The problem is Dr. Strangelove is from '64 and the character there was mocking the tinfoiled theorist of that era but we still had that same exact type in '85 and again in 2000 they almost made up half of the voting city.
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Old 01-23-2013, 12:05 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, Texas
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Who drinks S.A. tap water? Most adults don't; children surely don't.
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