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Dangerous, disgusting mess

Dangerous, disgusting mess

Postby ferri » Mar 14th, 2017, 8:43 am

I just finished reading this article. Wow. It sounds like there is a big problem and it's probably going to get worse. I feel sorry for anyone that has to deal with this.

http://www.castanet.net/edition/news-st ... htm#191553
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Re: Dangerous, disgusting mess

Postby the truth » Mar 14th, 2017, 8:54 am

feces, urine, vandalism , dirty needles, assaults ,on and on it goes , these people do not give a f :cuss: about anything except there next high
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Re: Dangerous, disgusting mess

Postby dirtybiker » Mar 14th, 2017, 8:59 am

Hard to get past the line "honourable humanitarian efforts to better our community|

How's that working for you ?
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Re: Dangerous, disgusting mess

Postby youjustcomplain » Mar 14th, 2017, 9:04 am

the truth wrote:feces, urine, vandalism , dirty needles, assaults ,on and on it goes , these people do not give a f :cuss: about anything except there next high


Addiction is pretty wicked isn't it? Many homeless people have become slaves to it. As a society, cleaning up poop and needles isn't ok. We need to challenge the problem; addiction.
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Re: Dangerous, disgusting mess

Postby zzontar » Mar 14th, 2017, 9:08 am

There used to be a homeless guy on the westside with his dog who died a few years ago. As far as I heard or could tell, he never left a mess or asked for a handout, and was liked my many. Too bad he wasn't still around to teach these punks some life-lessons.
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Re: Dangerous, disgusting mess

Postby the truth » Mar 14th, 2017, 9:13 am

zzontar wrote:There used to be a homeless guy on the westside with his dog who died a few years ago. As far as I heard or could tell, he never left a mess or asked for a handout, and was liked my many. Too bad he wasn't still around to teach these punks some life-lessons.


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Re: Dangerous, disgusting mess

Postby the truth » Mar 14th, 2017, 9:31 am

dirtybiker wrote:Hard to get past the line "honourable humanitarian efforts to better our community|

How's that working for you ?


tell the junkies that,
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Re: Dangerous, disgusting mess

Postby Fancy » Mar 14th, 2017, 9:44 am

At least downtown Kelowna has a group that can be called to deal with the mess. It shouldn't be left up to employees because there have been needles found in blankets outside businesses (never mind the bodily functions that even Lysol can't eliminate). The current people who are making the mess could care less about learning how to clean up after themselves and wouldn't use a garbage can for its intended purpose.

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Re: Dangerous, disgusting mess

Postby zerograv » Mar 14th, 2017, 10:22 am

I especially like the group that hangs out at the 97 UBCO bus stop at the westbank transit exchange. Nothing like sitting around all day and drinking listerine and bumming smokes from anyone they can. They are there EVERY DAY! it's especially nice to see elderly people standing in the rain or snow (or soon to be heat) because these bums are taking the seats and smoking in the shelters...... :-X
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Re: Dangerous, disgusting mess

Postby Poindexter » Mar 14th, 2017, 10:25 am

zzontar wrote:There used to be a homeless guy on the westside with his dog who died a few years ago. As far as I heard or could tell, he never left a mess or asked for a handout, and was liked my many. Too bad he wasn't still around to teach these punks some life-lessons.


Like how not to soil their own bed.
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Re: Dangerous, disgusting mess

Postby the truth » Mar 14th, 2017, 11:16 am

the truth wrote:feces, urine, vandalism , dirty needles, assaults ,on and on it goes , these people do not give a f :cuss: about anything except there next high



this is what they do, when we are hard at work http://www.castanet.net/edition/news-st ... htm#191577
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Re: Dangerous, disgusting mess

Postby JayByrd » Mar 14th, 2017, 12:09 pm

the truth wrote:
this is what they do, when we are hard at work http://www.castanet.net/edition/news-st ... htm#191577


I'll keep an eye out for a guy with a 48 incher in his shopping cart.
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Re: Dangerous, disgusting mess

Postby What_the » Mar 14th, 2017, 12:19 pm

You treat people like animals, kick them when they're down and actually want them to die and you're actually surprised when they behave like animals and don't give a rat's arse about society or you?!?

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Re: Dangerous, disgusting mess

Postby Mtn Biker » Mar 14th, 2017, 12:23 pm

youjustcomplain wrote:
Addiction is pretty wicked isn't it? Many homeless people have become slaves to it. As a society, cleaning up poop and needles isn't ok. We need to challenge the problem; addiction.


You would be wrong. The problem is not addiction; addiction is a symptom of the problem. The problem is the untreated trauma the addict has faced in their life and for why they cope by medicating. Deal with the trauma and the addition will go away. It's science and lots of evidence to support it. Start by reading some Gabor Mate, he sees it for what it is.

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Re: Dangerous, disgusting mess

Postby kristobal » Mar 14th, 2017, 12:34 pm

Is it really that bad? Probably this kind of behaviour exists around homeless shelters in most of the cities in Canada. With so much opportunities, choices and social programs everywhere in Canada it is unfortunate to have this happening. I will be moving in Kelowna in few months and i am little concern now
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