The Vancouver Scrum

On the move!

Agh! You’re still here? My new site and weblog, is now up and running; new posts are building up over there, never to be mirrored here. Go! What are you waiting for? All the stuff worth keeping has been migrated over to the new server, and I don’t anticipate making any more posts here.

Bloggers and webmasters: Update your links! Simply replace with in your blogrolls or bookmarks to point to the new site. Old posts will remain on this server for as long as the people at Blogger/Google allow them to remain; unfortunately, I’m not going to bother to come up with any way of converting permalinks on this blog to their corresponding posts on the new site. Yes, I plead laziness. I also realize the irony of switching away from Blogger just it starts to add features that the demanding blog nerds insist upon.

Thanks for reading and linking, and see you over at!

—Ian King, December 13, 2004

Thursday, November 14, 2002

What the hell happened?!??

Okay, that was the title of the book that chronicled the Georgia Straight's first 30 years. It also seems to be what Vancouver Sun editorial writer -- and former Straight editor -- Charles Campbell (no relation to mayoral front-runner Larry Campbell) is wondering about this year's civic election.

Elsewhere, ran a straw poll asking readers, "What do you think is the best way to increase voter turnout for municipal elections?" The vast majority say that providing free snacks at poll booths is the way. I agree, as long as the snacks are not provided by any political party.
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