We're back with another installment of best reader comments, as selected by Patch editors.
Don't haze me, bro!
— mfriedrich, commenting on a story about scaring coyotes away from residential areas by "hazing" them
It is sad that two men lost their lives, but it is not the responsibility of the restaurant to prevent what happens in the parking lot. ... If the surviving family prevails in this suit, we might as well close down all restaurants so nothing like this happens at one again.
Put a saddle and cowboy hat on [the dinosaur statue]. ... Problem solved!
— Wschrimp's solution to complaints that a jumbo clashes with the Mission-era theme of San Juan Capistrano’s historical district
Where is she going to apply next, Hooters? She knew the dress code.
— Bill Fisher, criticizing a for allegedly not letting her wear a head scarf
If this article was about [a company] telling employees they cannot wear a crucifix or a Star of David, you would be having a Shiite fit.
— Marc Schroeder, defending the same Muslim woman's lawsuit
In 2009 there were four suicides (out of 119 total deaths) in 92688. ... What would it cost to place suicide prevention barriers on every bridge providing suicide potential? Why stop there? Why not barricade all streets so no one would be able to commit suicide by jumping in front of a car? Where do you draw the line? Barriers should be erected to prevent people of reasonable mind from inadvertently or accidentally hurting themselves—and even that is open to interpretation and has budget limits.
— Charles, commenting on the latest in Rancho Santa Margarita