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It's really important that people understand Monty knows exactly where the car is. In the 100 doors version, he will ALWAYS open 98 doors with zonks. He will not open the door he knows the car is behind.

Another way to explain it. You pick a door. Monty makes this offer: you can open your chosen door or give that choice up and you can open and keep what' behind the other 99 closed doors. You know there's a 99% chance the car is behind the 99 unchosen doors. You would have to be more than drunk to stick with your single door when you could switch to opening the other 99 doors and keeping what's behind those doors. Monty also knows you're not drunk and stupid and you will switch to the 99 doors when offered. And he also wants to keep the show moving along so he helpfully presses a button that opens 98 zonk doors. He leaves you the honor of opening the remaining door. Oh. And then he makes the offer? Want to switch?

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#unclaimed C'mon guys. It's over. All signs point to he's a fraud, just like a dozen others before him.

http://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/dna-test-proves-vietnam-man-is-not-missing-army-sergeant-1.282643
A man who claimed in a controversial documentary that he was U.S. Special Forces soldier lost during the Vietnam War is an imposter, according to the missing soldier’s family, which cited DNA test results.
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Now that the family has conducted their own independent DNA analysis on the man in the movie, we know for a fact the man in the movie is not John Hartley Robertson.

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Google on "aetherius rational wiki" to find out what a hilarious fraud George King, founder of the aetherius society, was.

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Free talk this Friday Oct 18, Toronto

Did a Canadian filmmaker find a left behind Vietnam vet or did credulous Toronto media give new life to an old scam?

#unclaimed #mia #torontostar #macleans #toronto  

https://www.facebook.com/events/246590105490349/
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#legoland considers adults potential threats unless they're with children. Great way to stoke a climate of fear, #lego . This uncle to 6 nieces and nephews will never buy another brick of lego ever again until this discriminatory policy is changed. #vaughan #ontario  
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I'm guessing Fat Jack's favorite couch surfer Harley Brown also has a letter from a Nigerian prince in his back pocket promising him a 20% cut of $20 million in gold to help him fund his presidential bid? And will it be an open primary? Because if it is, I sure as hell hope the gay population turns out in force to vote that sexy leather bear into office.

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Given the man in the movie failed an mtDNA test, a fingerprint test, and now a nDNA test conducted independently by the family, it's pretty obvious whatever happened to JHR, it's not the story given by the man in the movie claiming to be JHR. Oh yeah, he also claimed to be another MIA American before claiming to be JHR. Hmmm.

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Update: the family recently raised funds for a dna test on the man in the movie (known as Ngoc). They compared his DNA to a family member of the late JHR. There was no match. The man, as green berets who investigated his claim years ago have said, he's a hoaxer. The missionary in the film and the film maker were hoodwinked by a known scammer.

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The family recently funded a DNA test of the man in the movie and compared it with a relative. There was no match. The man in the movie is not JHR. He's just a viet scammer. Sorry.

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Legoland Vaughan turned away a kindly elderly man and his adult daughter thinking they posed a threat!
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amazing what you can do with lego. been to one of the traveling museum of that piece of.. toy and sen some nice pieces. better than what most call "art". 
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Karl is Canadian but please don't hold that against him. He's a technical writer and host of two podcasts:

1) The Conspiracy Skeptic (www.yrad.com/cs)
2) Seoul Survivors (www.gokorea.info)

Karl is an occasional contributor to The Long Run Blog, a blog about skepticism and finance/money.

Karl currently lives in Toronto and works as a Director of Communications and Social CRM guru to pay the bills. In some circles he is known as "the Bad Boy of Social CRM", a title he gave himself and no one but Karl actually uses to describe him. So, feel free to mock him openly.

From 2000-2003, Karl worked for a dot.com in Seattle that once had a bigger market value than the combined GDP of any three Central African nations you care to mention. Before the NASDAQ crashed, he was a paper dot.com millionaire.

From 2003 to 2008 Karl taught English in Seoul, South Korea. He wanted to take a little break from the computer world after the dot.com implosion. Karl eventually got his fill of Asia, rice, and banana milk and returned to his old career.

Previous to his dot.com experience, Karl was a computer entertainment columnist for a major Canadian daily newspaper and authored four non-fiction books about the Internet. He's written for the CBC, Toronto's Eye Magazine, the Washington Post Syndicate.

Karl is currently Director of Communications at TouchBistrio.com.
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The service at this location continues to disappoint.
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
Been driving by this place for months. Thought I'd give them a shot. First sign of trouble was their posted prices were wrong. Okay, only a dollar more. Well, they burned one of my pizzas (seriously what pizza maker manages that). And after 20 minutes they're just putting the other one into the oven. Ugh. Won't be back. Try Halifax Donairs further up Fairview for a better cheaper pie.
Public - 3 months ago
reviewed 3 months ago
They're an authorized repair outlet for Whirlpool appliances. I'm not sure what QA procedure you have to pass to be authorized by Whirlpool but I suspect it's not much. I booked a Sunday appointment. Got a very specific Noon to 5 pm slot. Waited around all day. No one came. No one tried to contact me to tell me they wouldn't be able to make it out. Wasted a day. You might well too. Avoid.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
This place is closed. It is now a burrito place.
Food: Poor - FairDecor: Poor - FairService: Poor - Fair
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
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Aug 18 2015 4:30 pm saw their truck 113 nearly run a woman down crossing King at Spadina. If their service people are so careless behind the wheel, I fear the care they'd take in my home or business.
Public - 11 months ago
reviewed 11 months ago
Remember the glory days of the themed restaurant? Planet Hollywood? Rainforest Cafe? Supermodel Cafe? Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede? Yeah, me neither. Barely. The formula seemed to be put some memorabilia in a glass case and then charge $15 for a burger and potato chips. That's $15 in 1998. The Works takes you back to the glory days of the themed restaurant without over selling it. You're kind of taken back to an era, dare I say glory days, when North Americans made stuff in factories. You put on a shop apron, checked your red checked lunch pail in a locker, and got to work on the line building cars because Americans needed cars and well no one else was making cars so they'll buy these cars. Doesn't matter if they work. I'm talking 1974. They even got the soundtrack right. Oh my. That was the best part. The glory days (there I go again using that term) of Detroit Motor City straight up AOR rock 'n' roll. W4. Before it went Country-Western. JJ and the morning crew. Arthur Penhallow. Baby. I'd come back just for the music and the reminder of the glory days when I was relevant. And their $15 burgers are at least good. Though no one knew what chipotle was in 1974. You can never go back, as they say. Do watch the chipotle. It's a mite zingy.
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Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago