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Siege in the city

Discussion in 'General Discussion Forum' started by lsz, Dec 15, 2014.

  1. lsz

    lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Jesus....

    It is about 1/2 a k from my work. Those poor people
     
  2. Sillybus

    Sillybus Well-Known Member

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    Absolutely rediculous that things like this are happening in our country. Thoughts are with everyone involved in the situation today.
     
  3. lsz

    lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    We have been told to lock our doors etc...which is a massive over reaction if you ask me
     
  4. Mals

    Mals Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Isz - I work down at King Street Wharf and we've been advised to stay inside. We are a long way from Martin Place.
     
  5. lsz

    lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I had to pop out quickly and it was pretty quiet for 12 in the city
     
  6. Sillybus

    Sillybus Well-Known Member

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    Better safe than sorry mate
     
  7. bob dylan

    bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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  8. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

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    We are not too far, maybe 400 m or so and access to our floor is locked and we cannot leave. I didn't have breakfast and didn't bring in lunch!!!!

    Anyway I can't see this ending well. Poor people in the shop.
     
  9. globaleagle

    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    wow.


    Hope all is resolved peacefully soon.
     
  10. mozgrame

    mozgrame Well-Known Member

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    I hope this ends well for all, though it seems unlikely. The world we live in stinks.

    Thoughts and prays to everyone affected by this. Please try to keep safe everyone.
     
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  11. Clint

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    ditto
     
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  12. lsz

    lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    We are the same now, but there is talk we can go soon
     
  13. globaleagle

    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    order pizza!
     
  14. Berkeley_Eagle

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    2 hostages died Rip
    Amazing that this grub was on bail in the first place
     
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  15. lsz

    lsz Well-Known Member Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Garts what time did you end up getting out?
     
  16. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Well thankfully it wasn't the terrorist attack that everyone was getting all worked up about. Just some complete and utter nutjob. Still little consolation for the families of the victims. How he was allowed out on bail is mind boggling given his history.
     
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  17. Garts

    Garts Well-Known Member

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    I left around 1pm as I had a lift and told work I wanted to take it otherwise transport home would be a nightmare.
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    Thankfully it was not a terrorist attack to the degree that everyone initially thought but imo it is still a form of terrorism. Some are saying IS had nothing to do with it but I disagree. Whilst he may have had no connection to IS they had been asking followers to commit these kinds of acts in Aus, US, UK etc. That helped drive it.

    But yeah, how he was allowed out is baffling.
     

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