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I like to look in to see what locals are talking about.  It's a pretty good gauge most days.  It's the MJ TALKS! Facebook page.

Today, for example, I see the locals are complaining about their garbage not being picked up.

There's some useful information on this page from time to time but, quite often, you find a lot of belly aching about local issues - from potholes and traffic trouble to picket lines and politics.

The other day, a friend of mine pointed out the fact there are over 7900 members of this Facebook page.  That's remarkable.  Assuming they're all Moose Javians, that's close to 25% of the local population.

But then, to the point, he said,  "We only had 3162 people who voted in the recent by-election.  What does that tell ya?," he asked.  

I shrugged my shoulders and he said, "It tells me these people are keyboard warriors who just hide like they're some kind of avatar."

I didn't know what he meant.  But, I've found the word "genius" is a synonym of the word "avatar".

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