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This video has shown up this evening. It claims to be Lada Gaga arriving in Moncton.
The first thing that you notice is that the airport is completely empty. This would indicate that she would not have come on a commercial flight. A quick search of Twitter showed no tweets of people seeing her in any other airport today, which means that she would have come in on a private aircraft.
Another clue is that it would seem odd to have the camera rolling ahead of discovering that it was a celebrity sighting. Also note the prominent placement of the video author’s name.
Here’s video #2, which doesn’t really have too much in it:
Why would someone drive with the windows down on a cool Moncton autumn day?
If she was checking out the site, why would she walk down the dirt road? Wouldn’t concert site organizers be escorting her all around?
Also: The Times Transcript interviewed the manager of the airport who said that celebrities don’t use the main airport terminal.
Update: One of the video’s authors posted this as a confession that it is a hoax. It was created by two employees from La Mine D’Or, a local jewelry store to promote a Children’s Wish event.
Is it just me, or are those “follow me on Facebook and Twitter” icons taking up more and more screen real estate these days? Just so I don’t feel out of the loop, I made some as large as this WordPress theme would allow:
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It’s already been well established that Fredericton has a problem with bad drivers. City Hall is unable to find a solution, so I am providing my own. Nothing spreads faster than a scary chain e-mail, so copy & paste this and send it to everyone you know, especially minivan and SUV owners:
Warning from the Fredericton Police Dept:
It has come to our attention that a gang from Halifax is initiating new members in the Fredericton area. Part of their initiation is to shoot at random vehicles that are doing the following:
- Stopping in merge lanes
- Stopping in the middle of roundabouts
- Blocking traffic while waiting to get into Tim Horton’s
- Blocking intersections during rush hour
- Not stopping for pedestrians
The Fredericton Police would like to reassure the public that they are safe as long as they don’t do any of the things listed above. We would also like to remind you that the gang that steals kidneys from people who bike on the sidewalks is still active.
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On July 6th 2009, CTV Atlantic used this as their “viewer photo of the day” for the weather report:
Yes, that’s exactly what you think it is, a bunch of kids dancing around a dead whale that washed up onto the beach.
You’ve seen all those cute lists on Facebook about how precious babies are. Unfortunately, they don’t stay small and precious forever. So here’s a sequel to those lists:
Things you’ll learn once that cute baby turns into a toddler
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Here we have a story about a retired politician hitting a bear with his motorbike. Let’s see how 2 Toronto newspapers handle the story:
Now, let’s see how the Toronto Star does:
So there you have it, according to the Toronto Star, standing in the middle of the road is considered attacking. Next time I’m driving in downtown Fredericton, I’ll have to keep my eye out for squirrel attacks.
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We get a fair amount of fax spam at work. They range from travel scams to orange safety vests and steel buildings. I found this one to be particularly funny: (the red text is mine)