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Investigation Into Stunt at Niagara Casino

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Casino Hotels' started by breanna61, Aug 27, 2021.

  1. breanna61

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    I couldn’t watch it all either.
     
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    The Niagara Falls Review quotes Niagara Casinos President Richard Taylor who says they have launched an investigation into the stunt.

    He says the actions of the individuals were incredibly dangerous and that behavior is not condoned.

    I wonder how he feels about sending his employees up to those exact same spots to do maintenance? I bet it's no longer incredibly dangerous and is very much condoned.
     
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    Sad he didn't fall.
     
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    Man I miss visiting Niagara Falls! I only went once, but it was awesome. I remember waving to this casino.

    Why are people so stupiddddd.
     
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    That's a little different considering training, safety regulations, proper equipment, I could go on.

    The public "sneaking to the rooftop" to pull stupid stunts like this is dangerous and idiotic.
     
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    All that high tech gear and they use a rock to keep the access door open? SMH. It didn’t seem very windy up there, which struck me as very odd.

    About once a month I’ll see a headline about someone taking a selfie and falling off a cliff, bridge..whatever to their death. The lengths that some people go to to get social media attention boggles my mind.
     
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    Last week in Aruba, someone sat on a railing a couple stories up outside a restaurant in a Shopping Center to take a selfie and fell backwards to their death smh :(
     
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    Yeah, not really. At last not to his statement. As the film shows they were on maintenance cat walks the entire time. If their maintenance staff is union I'm betting that quote ends up in negotiations next contract.
     
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    Uhhhh workers would have fall arrest equipment; these morons did not.
     
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    Yep. Morons. Explains it exactly.
     
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    Looks like we have a few more candidates for the 2021 Darwin Awards. :kill: If you check out their YouTube page, it looks like they've been doing these crazy stunts for awhile now. Needless to say, karma will catch up to them sooner or later. :whistle:
     
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    For what it's worth, that's a capital "I" and not a lowercase "l" in the write-up. ;)
     
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    It is now; they edited it. Originally it was a capital L
     
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    Yes, I saw that also this morning!
     
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    This may sound harsh but stupid is as stupid does. These people will eventually seriously hurt or kill themselves.

    I am surprised though that those hatches and doors to the roof don't have some door sensor on them to notify security that they have been opened.
     
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    In all my years in construction, I've never seen access to roofs on commercial buildings left unsecured. Latches and doors are locked and tied into security consoles and any breach will set off an alarm.

    At the very least they are locked and the keys in the hands of an RME.

    Maybe this particular shenanigan was the result of an inside endeavor.
     
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    I will say that it was an adrenaline rush :eek:. I just had to watch it all. But, yes, not smart at all.!
     
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    That’s pretty cool that they leave those doors open and allow that access there. I’ve never had luck finding an opportunity like that in Vegas.