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Planner Justification

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Here at APM we want to make clear that the pretty little colored maps you use to manipulate the public do not fool us. Unfortunately, most Common Councils are so gullible they fall for your “rainbow manipulation” and approve ridiculous streetscape projects that serve no purpose and cost nothing but money. It is our belief that these projects are really used as feeble attempts to justify your jobs and do nothing for public welfare.

As we understand how the planners mind works…If we plant trees and place decorative benches in front of our properties businesses and customers will flock there like mice to peanut butter?

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el Guapo

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Are you accepting new members?
What are the dues?
Who do I see to join?

Here is a recent photo of my children.

"I really hate the Romans!"
 

el Guapo

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Whoops,
He has us there, eventually all city maps will look like P R I D E Flags. It's all part of the Homohegemony. ;)
 

Dan

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I was going to say "troll," until I saw this .sig line ...

"I never received a notice about this meeting!"
Moved to FAC, where it belongs.
 
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APM Dues

Yes, you can join APM.

For planners annual dues are based on your salary divided by your community’s (tax rate*1000). For people of the random public dues are $100 for a lifetime membership.

You can also become AIAP (American Institute of Anti-Planners) certified by filling out a registration form for $110.00. We will then determine if you are eligible for the exam. If eligible, the exam fee is $350. Study sessions are also available for $50.00. Although this is meant to intimidate you and give the exam a false mystique… have no worries. Almost everyone passes the exam as this is really a money making scam designed to enhance our lobbying position in Washington, DC.

The good news is that at the annual AMP Conference (this year held in Joliet, IL) we give all APM members nametags. Those members AIAP certified will have that text placed on their nametag. So, in essence, you will get to walk around the conference like you are so much cooler than the regular AMP members. If interested please go to the AMP website. We also have one division of APM dedicated to Gays and Lesbians.

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Dan

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El Guapo said:
He's one of us. ;)
Hopefully not. Sockpuppeting is NOT a good thing.

Besides, that rant is lame by property rights advocate standards. Now, this is a rant ...
 

prudence

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jtfortin said:
...and from Milwaukee?!?!
Milwaukee has had a number of Socialist Mayors and the region is the birthplace of the Republican Party, so it's only logical that such a worthwhile organization was brewed here as well.

Is there an APM website??
 

Tom R

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apm

Do anti-planners matter? or does anti-matter plan?....I'm confused.
 

SW MI Planner

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Besides, that rant is lame by property rights advocate standards. Now, this is a rant ...
Geez, see what I have to deal with in Michigan? Apparently, we are filled to the brim with zoning nazi's.
 

Tom R

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apm

I know where he's from. I've seen his sign "Trailer for rant."
 
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Tom R said:
Do anti-planners matter? or does anti-matter plan?....I'm confused.
Interesting question posed in your feeble attempt to be funny. Your confusion does not surprise me because after all you are a planner.

We at APM could think of a hundred different questions to confuse you in a public meeting and make you respond, "Uh, I'll have to check into that and report back". We keep a list of them and use them when needed. We call it “Verbal Warfare of the Village Idiot” or VWVI, commonly referred to as 5W6 in our arena based on the Roman numerals V and VI and the letter W. And even if you gave us a credible answer based on your education, experience, and appropriate standards we'd still question it and laugh with doubt. So you see young Tom R., as the great David Ruffin of the Temptations once sang, your life as a planner is mired in a "Ball of Confusion". And that's our goal at APM to 5W6’ya.

You posed the question identified in the quote above. Here is my response.

Are you a smart feller or a fart smeller? Get a clue. I learned the mechanics of reverse descriptive comedy in 2nd grade. Fat, dumb, beer guzzling, and watching Ohio State football games and wishing that you could be a Buckeye for just one day is no way to live your life little boy. I challenge you to come up with something more creative. Now go help that citizen waiting at your counter little Intern.

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gkmo62u

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I thought Tom R. was a Michigan Fan?

Make that guy stop, please, he's worse than muggie.
 

Chet

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gkmo62u said:
Make that guy stop, please, he's worse than muggie.
Absolutely not. With fabulous concepts like 5W6'ing, its a pleasure to be insulted by APM.
 

Tom R

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Re: Re: apm

AntiPlannerMovement said:


Interesting question posed in your feeble attempt to be funny. Your confusion does not surprise me because after all you are a planner.

We at APM could think of a hundred different questions to confuse you in a public meeting and make you respond, "Uh, I'll have to check into that and report back". We keep a list of them and use them when needed. We call it “Verbal Warfare of the Village Idiot” or VWVI, commonly referred to as 5W6 in our arena based on the Roman numerals V and VI and the letter W. And even if you gave us a credible answer based on your education, experience, and appropriate standards we'd still question it and laugh with doubt. So you see young Tom R., as the great David Ruffin of the Temptations once sang, your life as a planner is mired in a "Ball of Confusion". And that's our goal at APM to 5W6’ya.

You posed the question identified in the quote above. Here is my response.

Are you a smart feller or a fart smeller? Get a clue. I learned the mechanics of reverse descriptive comedy in 2nd grade. Fat, dumb, beer guzzling, and watching Ohio State football games and wishing that you could be a Buckeye for just one day is no way to live your life little boy. I challenge you to come up with something more creative. Now go help that citizen waiting at your counter little Intern.

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WOW! I haven't gotten a response like that since my divorce.
Anyway, I think Jimmy Ruffin had more talent and I'm a Penn State Pitt fan. So, there!
 
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