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Tuggeranong truants

By matt31221 29 April 2012 31

So last Friday during school hours I was walking to my car via the Gazebo down behind La Porchetta next to the Tuggeranong Hyperdome and noticed some teenagers in hoodies and ‘homie’ gear sitting around the Gazebo yelling some sort of abuse at a couple as they walked past.  Well it was my turn as I got closer and the kids started to maliciously insult me – I was quite taken aback and briefly considered the possibility of giving them all the flogging of their lives but the thought has quickly replaced with the more sober realization that I could face jail time and condemnation if I pursued such a course of action.  So I did what I believe to be the right thing and ignore them.  I believe that the truants may not be so lucky with other strangers and that they are putting themselves in great danger.

So what is it with some Canberra teens these days?  Have they no respect for polite strangers and society in general?  This kind of behavior seems to be more frequent these days.  Have YOU encountered unsolicited abuse from teenagers?  What did you do,  what should be done about this?

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Stevian 8:59 pm 30 Apr 12

VYBerlinaV8_is_back said :

maniac said :

When something like that happened to me I stood up to them. I told them I am calling the police, took out my phone and started dialling. The kids all apologised and refused to make eye contact. Victory!

I had a similar experience, but when of them told me to “get f***ed”, I said “I’d love you, but your mum’s busy”. The kid stood stock still for about 5 seconds, then walked away.

Hope the kid’s mum wasn’t a hooker. Then I might feel a bit guilty.

He’s probably still trying to work it out

Evil_Kitten 8:21 pm 30 Apr 12

Are you nerdy looking? This never happens to me cos I look cool.

matt31221 7:46 pm 30 Apr 12

danggers16 said :

ok ok why bring this to the internet ? and not the police and say you were harassed .. grow up and grow a back bone .. also WELCOME TO TUGGERANONG HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Funny you mentioned that.

I actually did give the police a quick call and was informed they would send someone when available but he also said that it happens all the time at the gazebo and there is not much that can be done. I am confused as to what you mean by ‘grow up and grow a back bone’. I believe that not engaging them was the grown up thing to do. If I was to flog the shizen out of the ring leader in (although I wanted to so bad, the way they all laughed and it reinforced the other teenagers belief that it is okay to insult strangers for no reason and there is no consequence for it) there was a very high chance that I could hit him too hard in the temple whilst repeatedly punching him, killing him – or whilst being knocked out he could fall back and hit his head the wrong way and also be killed. Even in self defense this scenario is unacceptable for obvious reasons. Or they could have been carrying knifes and kickboxing don’t work against knifes.

So it is you that needs to grow up, ‘ha ha ha ha’.

Deref 4:05 pm 30 Apr 12

Leave the little ratbags alone.

Go and give their parents a good flogging.

VYBerlinaV8_is_back 3:50 pm 30 Apr 12

Duffbowl said :

VYBerlinaV8_is_back said :

maniac said :

When something like that happened to me I stood up to them. I told them I am calling the police, took out my phone and started dialling. The kids all apologised and refused to make eye contact. Victory!

I had a similar experience, but when of them told me to “get f***ed”, I said “I’d love you, but your mum’s busy”. The kid stood stock still for about 5 seconds, then walked away.

Hope the kid’s mum wasn’t a hooker. Then I might feel a bit guilty.

Only if you didn’t pay her.

I never pay for water or sex, because they’re both available for free.

danggers16 3:45 pm 30 Apr 12

ok ok why bring this to the internet ? and not the police and say you were harassed .. grow up and grow a back bone .. also WELCOME TO TUGGERANONG HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Duffbowl 3:29 pm 30 Apr 12

VYBerlinaV8_is_back said :

maniac said :

When something like that happened to me I stood up to them. I told them I am calling the police, took out my phone and started dialling. The kids all apologised and refused to make eye contact. Victory!

I had a similar experience, but when of them told me to “get f***ed”, I said “I’d love you, but your mum’s busy”. The kid stood stock still for about 5 seconds, then walked away.

Hope the kid’s mum wasn’t a hooker. Then I might feel a bit guilty.

Only if you didn’t pay her.

VYBerlinaV8_is_back 3:27 pm 30 Apr 12

macekcry said :

maybe you deserved it

What – deserved some young punks to mouth off for no reason? Yeah, ok…

macekcry 3:15 pm 30 Apr 12

maybe you deserved it

VYBerlinaV8_is_back 3:13 pm 30 Apr 12

maniac said :

When something like that happened to me I stood up to them. I told them I am calling the police, took out my phone and started dialling. The kids all apologised and refused to make eye contact. Victory!

I had a similar experience, but when of them told me to “get f***ed”, I said “I’d love you, but your mum’s busy”. The kid stood stock still for about 5 seconds, then walked away.

Hope the kid’s mum wasn’t a hooker. Then I might feel a bit guilty.

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