The Return Of The Skyscrappers

Skyscrapper imitator Al "Scarface" Capone

Skyscrapper imitator Al “Scarface” Capone

Well lookie here. Golly Wally. Catch who is back on The Bulldog.

Why the Skyscrappers who are to urban planning what Al Capone was to his enemies.

The Skyscrappers haunt That’s a pretentious lot of people who think they know everything there is to know about how Ottawa should be built. And anyone who disagrees with them is a NIMBY and an idiot.

We should all defer to their expertise in idiocy.

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The Skyscrappers Return

Well lookie who’s back.

The icy members of (or the Skyscrappers as we call them) who actually created a forum on their holy platform where they trashed yours truly, printed lies about your agent and libeled the aforementioned scribbler. No wonder the weather turned cold. The Scrappers have emerged from their burrows.

Such an honour because being a target of the Scrappers means The Bulldog is on the side of goodness and light.

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I Hate The Bulldog: Reader

bulldogThis is a submission from new Bulldog commenter Andrew.

We’ve noticed an increase in the number of page views from recently so maybe this is where this comment is from. The Skyscrappers are noted for writing drivel like this so perhaps that explains the quality of comment.

The spelling and grammar has been markedly cleaned up on this comment:

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Bulldog Ottawa’s 2012 Most Popular Posts


Discussion, pro and con, of the Skyscrappers, a rogue group of urban pundits, took up three of the top 10 most-popular posts on Bulldog Ottawa.

This is the time of year when we reflect on what has happened in the past and what might be in store for the future.

Bulldog Ottawa is still a work in progress, probably always will be, but the indications are that it will prosper in a media landscape that is devouring many much larger publications. That might be the problem with the media today. Its costs are too big for the revenue available.

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Without Skyscrappers, Gets Smart

It’s too bad that much of the has declined into a bunch of trolls because it had the possibility of becoming a bright, intelligent forum for urban thought.

Now it is most famous for its abusive rump of participants, the Skyscappers, who have damaged the forum beyond repair. Again I would say that the people serious about urban conversation should form their own site to start over.

Still every now and then a mushroom grows on the compost heap. This email from long-time reader JC Dube:

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