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Old Apr 27th 2017, 11:44 am   #61
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The same is apparently true in Melbourne, and presumably elsewhere, that heroin is making a big come back over the past couple of years.
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The same is apparently true in Melbourne, and presumably elsewhere, that heroin is making a big come back over the past couple of years.
That's clearly not true. We have expert opinion that says heroin is dead and nobody injects drugs anymore. Especially not in Sydney.
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The same is apparently true in Melbourne, and presumably elsewhere, that heroin is making a big come back over the past couple of years.

Cool. Heroin use is on the rise. When you are rising from virtually nothing left wing publications have a knack of making percentages look dramatic.

I think we can all agree, cannabis and alcohol abuse are in far greater numbers and the impact to society is more widespead.

Why did SBS not higlight such the low proportion of admissions for those substances. Because it wouldn't be news worthy?
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Only in BE, can a question about making a move to Sydney be ambushed, sidetracked, hogtied, kidnapped and end up mutating into various studies in anatomy (veins and rectal cavities galore) and recreational pharmaceutical habits of choice.

I bow low in awe.
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That's clearly not true. We have expert opinion that says heroin is dead and nobody injects drugs anymore. Especially not in Sydney.
People probably don't even fart in Sydney, let alone inject drugs
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Only in BE, can a question about making a move to Sydney be ambushed, sidetracked, hogtied, kidnapped and end up mutating into various studies in anatomy (veins and rectal cavities galore) and recreational pharmaceutical habits of choice.

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Absolutely. I am still wondering how someone who visit's sometimes, actually witnessed this and where was it witnessed. Granted I don't visit the far western suburbs much but nor should someone who visit's sometimes. Sounds like story telling to me.

Last time I was there (a few months ago) I saw two girls openly shooting up on one of the footpaths by the train station.
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Absolutely. I am still wondering how someone who visit's sometimes, actually witnessed this and where was it witnessed. Granted I don't visit the far western suburbs much but nor should someone who visit's sometimes. Sounds like story telling to me.

Last time I was there (a few months ago) I saw two girls openly shooting up on one of the footpaths by the train station.
In Melbourne this kind of behaviour is allegedly prevalent in Richmond, a popular, expensive, inner city suburb. It wouldn't surprise me one bit if the same was true in Darlinghurst, Surry Hills, Potts Point ('the cross') or Redfern...even if you'd never see it in Balmain or Double Bay.
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In Melbourne this kind of behaviour is allegedly prevalent in Richmond, a popular, expensive, inner city suburb. It wouldn't surprise me one bit if the same was true in Darlinghurst, Surry Hills, Potts Point ('the cross') or Redfern...even if you'd never see it in Balmain or Double Bay.
Allegedly.

Now those are suburbs I get to quite a bit. Still no sign of footpath IV use. Plenty of snorted coke though.
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Well I know I don't.
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Well I know I don't.
Yeah. Farting is a public hobby for me. Double Bay is my favourite place to let rip. I love to hear the old jewish ladies giggle.

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I'm really not sure how this became all about drugs. I just drafted a really serious response but, you know what, the thought of Sydney being all about drugs is so laughable I'm not going to get into that. Or think about Beoz farting his way round Double Bay.

Let me tell you about my day. The sun was shining, the sky was blue, I had a rare day off so went and had breakfast in the Royal Botanic Gardens before seeing a couple of exhibitions at the Art Gallery - Warhol and John Olsen. Then I walked round the gardens, said hi to the tree we got married by many years ago, wandered round the outside of the Opera House, checked up on the resident seal (who was having a snooze on the steps), saw some dancers limbering up (saw the Australian Ballet's Faster there last weekend, think they were from that) and watched the sun go down before getting on a train at Circular Quay and being home within 15 minutes.

It's terrible here, I don't recommend anyone moves here.
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I'm really not sure how this became all about drugs. I just drafted a really serious response but, you know what, the thought of Sydney being all about drugs is so laughable I'm not going to get into that. Or think about Beoz farting his way round Double Bay.

Let me tell you about my day. The sun was shining, the sky was blue, I had a rare day off so went and had breakfast in the Royal Botanic Gardens before seeing a couple of exhibitions at the Art Gallery - Warhol and John Olsen. Then I walked round the gardens, said hi to the tree we got married by many years ago, wandered round the outside of the Opera House, checked up on the resident seal (who was having a snooze on the steps), saw some dancers limbering up (saw the Australian Ballet's Faster there last weekend, think they were from that) and watched the sun go down before getting on a train at Circular Quay and being home within 15 minutes.

It's terrible here, I don't recommend anyone moves here.
Oh my, sorry, just had to wipe the drool off my face after reading all of that. Thankfully, we'll be heading over to Sydney in June and again in September. I'll be sure to keep an eye out for that resident seal you mentioned.

Beats looking out for used needles along the footpath any day!
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And I didn't even mention the scone with jam and cream.
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Well of course you don't, you're a woman and everyone knows that women don't fart.
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I'm really not sure how this became all about drugs. I just drafted a really serious response but, you know what, the thought of Sydney being all about drugs is so laughable I'm not going to get into that. Or think about Beoz farting his way round Double Bay.

Let me tell you about my day. The sun was shining, the sky was blue, I had a rare day off so went and had breakfast in the Royal Botanic Gardens before seeing a couple of exhibitions at the Art Gallery - Warhol and John Olsen. Then I walked round the gardens, said hi to the tree we got married by many years ago, wandered round the outside of the Opera House, checked up on the resident seal (who was having a snooze on the steps), saw some dancers limbering up (saw the Australian Ballet's Faster there last weekend, think they were from that) and watched the sun go down before getting on a train at Circular Quay and being home within 15 minutes.

It's terrible here, I don't recommend anyone moves here.
That area of Sydney sucks. Full of tourists. You can do better.
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