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My neighbourhood

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Ski Mask, Jul 16, 2003.

  1. Ski Mask

    Ski Mask 12oz Loyalist

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    My neighbourhood

    Discussion started by Ski Mask - Jul 16, 2003

    large file, be warned:
    http://vpd.harbour.com/DTES/PickingUpTheBe...t-Broadband.wmv

    take a look at this shamless grab for funding by the cops in my neck of the woods. Its not TOO far off the mark, but its still a bit of an overstatement. I walk by the spot the bartender feels "threatened just walking to work everyday"all the time, and so long as you arent waving around a expensive jewelry or telling the dealers to fuck off, you won't really get bothered. Maybe somebody will go "rock?" as you pass, but thats about it.

    I have seen some pretty gnar fights though....


    and the "open drug market" is only slightly smaller after the "massive crackdown" of late. its moved half a block, and scatered to a few other spots, but it hasnt got any smaller overall. go cops!
     
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  2. .highborn

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    .highborn - Replied Jul 16, 2003

    well maybe being offered drugs isnt comfortable for normal people.......
     
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  3. nick5542

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    nick5542 - Replied Jul 16, 2003

    i wanted to read this but im so tired i couldnt pay attention to more than like 2 words. ill check it tomorrow, if its still around.:D
     
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  4. Rectum

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    Rectum - Replied Jul 16, 2003

    where is it??
     
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  5. TresOne

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    TresOne - Replied Jul 16, 2003

    GasTown?
     
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    Rectum - Replied Jul 16, 2003

    all the fights in that movie were fucken pussy
     
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  7. Dick Quickwood

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    Dick Quickwood - Replied Jul 16, 2003

    fuck em
     
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  8. Born Loser

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    Thats my motherfuckin set niggah...better rekonize
     
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  9. BROWNer

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    BROWNer - Replied Jul 16, 2003

    i used to tell dealers to fuck off dude. right down on hastings where i lived
    they got told daily. once they recognize you if you live in the area and get the
    picture you're not down for their shit, they'll leave you be. until the next group of
    dealers sets up shop anyhow..
     
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    effyoo - Replied Jul 16, 2003

    I've been down there a bunch of times on various trips to Van and personally I've never felt "threatened", but I can see why older people feel that way. Its the feeling of lawlessness or that nothing can be done if something happens that scares people.

    I believe that the problem may be too far gone to do anything. Like they said in the video, all they are doing is displacing the dealers. They just move down the block. If they put a cop on every corner it will just push them to other neighborhoods.
     
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    i11igul - Replied Jul 16, 2003

    glad i live in the 'burbs
     
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    Weapon X - Replied Jul 16, 2003

    150 people buying and selling drugs on one corner? damn.


    they said nothing about the murder rate. who's gary campbell?
     
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    NOUM - Replied Jul 16, 2003

    Word.

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  14. Ski Mask

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    Ski Mask - Replied Jul 16, 2003

    its Larry not Gary, he's our ex-coroner turned mayor. He's also the guy the TV series "DaVinci's Inquest" is based on.

    And 150 people is no joke, it was wild. Watching that used to be my morning entertainment while waiting for the bus. And it wasn't just drugs...you could go pick up a 9mm for under a $100 if you wanted. Along with about anything else you could want...
     
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    Poop Man Bob - Replied Jul 16, 2003

    Jesus.
    I just watched the video. All they're doing, as you mentioned, is moving the market elsewhere .. not eliminating it.
     
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