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Brighton and Hove's secret drug addicts

The Argus: Hundreds of affluent professionals in Brighton and Hove are battling serious drug addiction Hundreds of affluent professionals in Brighton and Hove are battling serious drug addiction

When hearing the words ‘drug addict’, for most people certain stereotypes come to mind.

But it appears the stereotypes often associated with people battling a drug addiction couldn’t, in many cases, be further from the truth.

Experts claim that many people in respectable jobs, including teachers and nurses, are living in the city and across Sussex as ‘functioning addicts’ and hiding the truth from their colleagues, friends and family.

In 2012, nearly one in five drug addicts helped by the charity CRI in Brighton and Hove was a professional person – with 263 treated in total.

Pete Davies organises Brighton’s annual Recovery Walk and runs the Cascade Creative Recovery group for former addicts.

Last year he helped scores of professionals overcome serious addiction.

He said: “The stereotype is that all addicts are down and outers – but that’s not the case.

“In Brighton the problem runs much deeper than that. Drugs are everywhere here, right in the heart of suburbia.

“I know successful businessmen with heroin addictions, teachers too. I even know a policeman with a secret cocaine problem that is taking over his life.

“People just wouldn’t believe that someone in a good job might have a hidden drug problem – but in this city, addiction does not discriminate.”

Hidden problem

Mr Davies, a former addict himself, said many professionals in Brighton and Hove were keeping their problems hidden from their unsuspecting family and colleagues.

He said: “Shame is a great motivator for people to stay in addiction. You’d think it would work the other way round but it doesn’t.

“Most people, especially in high-powered jobs, would rather manage it on their own than risk the sack or their family finding out.”

David – not his real name – from Brighton is a recovering addict who previously worked in a middle management position.

Extended lunch

Despite battling a serious long-term cocaine addiction, he managed to stay in his job for five years before resigning to concentrate on overcoming his problems.

He told The Argus: “I was taking extended lunch breaks to go and meet my dealer and do drugs. I would come back every afternoon in a complete state but everybody seemed to turn a blind eye.

“Hardly anyone suspected I was a drug addict. To be honest, I don’t think it even occurred to them.

“I worked that bit harder to distract attention from myself, but eventually it got to the stage where it was becoming obvious and I had to leave.”

Functioning addicts

Daniel Gerrard, director of the rehab advice guide Addictionhelper, said Brighton and Hove was a “hotspot” for functioning addicts.

Statistically, his organisation receives more calls from nurses and teachers than all the other professions in the city put together.

Through a special intervention programme Addictionhelper, also works with a number of lawyers and a university lecturer.

He said: “We deal with some high-powered people in Brighton who have been secretly addicted to heroin for 20 years. Many of these are in high-stress jobs.

“Even though heroin is such a destructive drug, some addicts can live a fairly normal life.”

Heroin dose

In fact, Mr Gerrard said many addicted professionals actually needed a regular shot of heroin to keep them on an even keel.

He said: “They will manage their doses with care so they appear normal during the day.

“In many cases, they actually need heroin to appear stable and normal.

“No one around them suspects what is going on.

“These are people who still have a degree of control over their lives – but they are unable to escape their addiction.”

Serious addiction

Andy Winter, chief executive of the Brighton Housing Trust, runs the largest drug and alcohol treatment services in the city.

He said many drug-addicted professionals had “struggled to let go” of their younger days and now found themselves mired in serious addiction.

He said: “Often you’ll find that they took drugs at university with their friends where it didn’t seem like a problem.

“Then in their 20s, they carried on, while other people stopped doing them.

“By the time they reach their 30s, they are often doing them in large quantities, on their own, perhaps hidden from friends and colleagues. Sometimes they have moved on to harder drugs.

“Their addiction begins to take over their life.”

Professional settings

Mr Winter said there was “certainly an issue” with medical workers in Brighton and Hove struggling with drug addiction.

He said: “The health services are not always the best in dealing with the addictions of their staff, especially smaller private firms.

“It’s not just doctors and nurses though – there’s a problem with a number of professional settings in this city.”

He added that the pervasive drug culture in Brighton and Hove made it “particularly difficult” for people to get clean for good.

But the figures from CRI also revealed that hundreds of working people are struggling with substance abuse problems in other parts of the county.

Affluent areas

Last year, 16% of the addicts treated by the drug charity in East Sussex were professional people – 195 in total.

In more affluent West Sussex, where 23% of addicts were in work, 292 professionals were treated.

But Mike Pattinson, head of drug charity CRI, said he feared the number of people getting help was just the tip of the iceberg.

He said: “In almost every job in Brighton you are likely to be working with someone struggling with a drug problem. Many of the people we help are working while addicted to heroin.

“Often, people are blind to what their colleagues are doing – perhaps they just think they are constantly hungover.

“The important message is that there are places where people can get help to overcome their problems.”

Drugs at work

Many addicts in Brighton and Hove are able to hold down respectable jobs despite a constant need for drugs.

One bank worker who eventually managed to get clean told The Argus about his daily struggle with his addiction.
The married father-of-two said: “I did drugs everywhere, especially at work.

“Every break I’d smoke skunk in a phone box across the street from work or walk around the block to smoke a joint. 

“When I progressed to my cocaine addiction most of my breaks were spent in the disabled toilet hitting the hand dryer every three minutes drowning out the sound of me sniffing my brain out. 

'Sweaty mess'

“I was a red eyed sweaty mess five days a week but somehow my productivity didn’t suffer too much otherwise I wouldn’t still be here at the same employment.

“Fellow colleagues had their suspicions and some definitely knew what was going on.  Many times I’d be off my face on ecstasy pills at 8.30am sweating like a maniac, red in the face and panicking.

“Having been up all night doing cocaine too, I would be literally barking, growling and dribbling at my desk.  It did scare a few of my older colleagues but yet again I got away with it. 

“Maybe that’s the benefit of working with so many diverse people – such behaviour goes generally unnoticed by management. Only the little workers notice and no one listens to them anyway.”

Experts want to see more help for addicted workers

Most experts agree there should be more targeted help for working people struggling with drug addiction.

Andy Winter, chief executive of the Brighton Housing Trust, runs the largest drug and alcohol treatment services in the city.

He said: “A lot of attention is rightly focused on people who are homeless, struggling and addicted to drugs. But we need to make sure that professionals can also access the help they need.

“Most services are only open during the working day so it makes it difficult for professional people to get help.

“This issue certainly needs much more attention.”

Change in attitude

Mr Winter also said there needed to be “a real change in attitude” from firms who might automatically sack a worker if it was found they were struggling with substance abuse.

Only then, he argued, would people feel comfortable coming clean about their problems.

He said: “A lot of work has been done to put HR practices right – but there is still much more to do.

“I think there is certainly an issue there, particularly within smaller firms.”

Michael Mergler, deputy service director of substance misuse services at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, said there were services available to professional people who needed them.

The Argus: Los Albertos football team

He said: “The approach we have is working. People who have come through this themselves are helping addicts to recover.

“We need to make sure services are available to the people who need them so we do open at different times of the day so working people can get help.”

Some experts claim one way of helping addicts recover is to get them involved in sport.

In Brighton, the football team Los Albertos is made up of recovering addicts.

If you are struggling with drug addiction, call CRI on 01273 607575 or visit www.addictionhelper.com.

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1:46pm Mon 14 Jan 13

Morpheus says...

This reads like a charity looking for work to me.
This reads like a charity looking for work to me. Morpheus
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1:58pm Mon 14 Jan 13

Fercri Sakes says...

Great article. Too often people seem to pigeonhole drug addicts as homeless thieves - similar to how many commentators here call all protestors 'unemployed soap dodgers'.

The real world isn't black and white, and some people need to become more informed than they are. And with more articles like this hopefully the ignorance levels that some people seem to show will change for the better.
Great article. Too often people seem to pigeonhole drug addicts as homeless thieves - similar to how many commentators here call all protestors 'unemployed soap dodgers'. The real world isn't black and white, and some people need to become more informed than they are. And with more articles like this hopefully the ignorance levels that some people seem to show will change for the better. Fercri Sakes
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2:02pm Mon 14 Jan 13

funkyyoyo says...

there all shoving it up there noses! judges,police officers, council workers,no news there really
there all shoving it up there noses! judges,police officers, council workers,no news there really funkyyoyo
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2:11pm Mon 14 Jan 13

jools99 says...

Something should be done to help these people but ensuring that anonymity is maintained, as many are role models for our children and taking drugs is not setting a good example.

Surely the performance at work of people with a drug problem cannot go unnoticed by their management colleagues, unless, of course, they also have the same problem.
Something should be done to help these people but ensuring that anonymity is maintained, as many are role models for our children and taking drugs is not setting a good example. Surely the performance at work of people with a drug problem cannot go unnoticed by their management colleagues, unless, of course, they also have the same problem. jools99
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2:23pm Mon 14 Jan 13

Serf says...

Fercri Sakes wrote:
Great article. Too often people seem to pigeonhole drug addicts as homeless thieves - similar to how many commentators here call all protestors 'unemployed soap dodgers'.

The real world isn't black and white, and some people need to become more informed than they are. And with more articles like this hopefully the ignorance levels that some people seem to show will change for the better.
Well said
[quote][p][bold]Fercri Sakes[/bold] wrote: Great article. Too often people seem to pigeonhole drug addicts as homeless thieves - similar to how many commentators here call all protestors 'unemployed soap dodgers'. The real world isn't black and white, and some people need to become more informed than they are. And with more articles like this hopefully the ignorance levels that some people seem to show will change for the better.[/p][/quote]Well said Serf
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2:48pm Mon 14 Jan 13

BiggerH says...

I'd be interested to know what criteria were used to define 'professional' in this article?
I'd be interested to know what criteria were used to define 'professional' in this article? BiggerH
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3:10pm Mon 14 Jan 13

Mayan Turkey says...

Criminals are strongly opposed to decriminalising drugs, oh, and David Cameron.

Just to think of the staggering number of crimes against innocent people that could be avoided if politicians stopped supporting criminal gangs. These politicians seem so desperate to protect drug dealers income. Estimates of well over £6 billion is lost due to drug-related crime. If controlled and taxed it would instead generate massive tax revenue whilst curtailing gangs that now run parts of the country.
Criminals are strongly opposed to decriminalising drugs, oh, and David Cameron. Just to think of the staggering number of crimes against innocent people that could be avoided if politicians stopped supporting criminal gangs. These politicians seem so desperate to protect drug dealers income. Estimates of well over £6 billion is lost due to drug-related crime. If controlled and taxed it would instead generate massive tax revenue whilst curtailing gangs that now run parts of the country. Mayan Turkey
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5:02pm Mon 14 Jan 13

smith jack says...

Brighton has become a city for the rich , myself i moved away recently due to the relentless increases in rent , parking and every other living expense!, this story dose not surprise me at all as sometime we turn to drugs to numb the pain of life and how to deal with it , Brighton is a city in decline and it will imploded on itself if the council do something about greedy landlords and parking charges , Even the much loved gay community have fled and gone north to Manchester!
Brighton has become a city for the rich , myself i moved away recently due to the relentless increases in rent , parking and every other living expense!, this story dose not surprise me at all as sometime we turn to drugs to numb the pain of life and how to deal with it , Brighton is a city in decline and it will imploded on itself if the council do something about greedy landlords and parking charges , Even the much loved gay community have fled and gone north to Manchester! smith jack
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5:03pm Mon 14 Jan 13

martyt says...

all junkies are scum , whether they wear a suit or a track suit ,lock them up and clean them up ,no smack head started on smack they started on the stuff that is seen as ok to use just a bit of weekend fun and less harmful as drink or tobacco yep of course it is
all junkies are scum , whether they wear a suit or a track suit ,lock them up and clean them up ,no smack head started on smack they started on the stuff that is seen as ok to use just a bit of weekend fun and less harmful as drink or tobacco yep of course it is martyt
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5:24pm Mon 14 Jan 13

PorkBoat says...

martyt wrote:
all junkies are scum , whether they wear a suit or a track suit ,lock them up and clean them up ,no smack head started on smack they started on the stuff that is seen as ok to use just a bit of weekend fun and less harmful as drink or tobacco yep of course it is
Do you work at being a **** or does it come naturally to you?
[quote][p][bold]martyt[/bold] wrote: all junkies are scum , whether they wear a suit or a track suit ,lock them up and clean them up ,no smack head started on smack they started on the stuff that is seen as ok to use just a bit of weekend fun and less harmful as drink or tobacco yep of course it is[/p][/quote]Do you work at being a **** or does it come naturally to you? PorkBoat
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6:13pm Mon 14 Jan 13

justanotherhit says...

Some worthwhile points adequately made in the article , less true in the comments section . Is Addiction Helper really a not for profit transparent guide to available services or is this an explicit example of targeting a lucrative market with all the veneer of the good Samaritan ? Is it also fair to introduce the 12 steps to the unitiated with a subjectively worded polar opposite ?
It seems ill considered if not misperceived ...
Some worthwhile points adequately made in the article , less true in the comments section . Is Addiction Helper really a not for profit transparent guide to available services or is this an explicit example of targeting a lucrative market with all the veneer of the good Samaritan ? Is it also fair to introduce the 12 steps to the unitiated with a subjectively worded polar opposite ? It seems ill considered if not misperceived ... justanotherhit
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6:32pm Mon 14 Jan 13

clubrob6 says...

smith jack wrote:
Brighton has become a city for the rich , myself i moved away recently due to the relentless increases in rent , parking and every other living expense!, this story dose not surprise me at all as sometime we turn to drugs to numb the pain of life and how to deal with it , Brighton is a city in decline and it will imploded on itself if the council do something about greedy landlords and parking charges , Even the much loved gay community have fled and gone north to Manchester!
I strongly agree with the last comment,a large percentage of the gay community in brighton and hove have fled,a lot are still in the local area but the local gay scene is a very unsafe place to be at nighti for one think its a lot to do with drugs as the so called gay village is on the way home to loads of housing estates for people leaving areas like west street off their face.Unfortunately the gay village has gone back to how it used to be years ago VERY UNSAFE due to poor policing as they only concentrate on west street.
[quote][p][bold]smith jack[/bold] wrote: Brighton has become a city for the rich , myself i moved away recently due to the relentless increases in rent , parking and every other living expense!, this story dose not surprise me at all as sometime we turn to drugs to numb the pain of life and how to deal with it , Brighton is a city in decline and it will imploded on itself if the council do something about greedy landlords and parking charges , Even the much loved gay community have fled and gone north to Manchester![/p][/quote]I strongly agree with the last comment,a large percentage of the gay community in brighton and hove have fled,a lot are still in the local area but the local gay scene is a very unsafe place to be at night[st james street area]i for one think its a lot to do with drugs as the so called gay village is on the way home to loads of housing estates for people leaving areas like west street off their face.Unfortunately the gay village has gone back to how it used to be years ago VERY UNSAFE due to poor policing as they only concentrate on west street. clubrob6
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7:20pm Mon 14 Jan 13

martyt says...

PorkBoat wrote:
martyt wrote:
all junkies are scum , whether they wear a suit or a track suit ,lock them up and clean them up ,no smack head started on smack they started on the stuff that is seen as ok to use just a bit of weekend fun and less harmful as drink or tobacco yep of course it is
Do you work at being a **** or does it come naturally to you?
have a hit a raw note with a junkie scum bag ,go on take too much and save the tax payer some money junkie !
[quote][p][bold]PorkBoat[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]martyt[/bold] wrote: all junkies are scum , whether they wear a suit or a track suit ,lock them up and clean them up ,no smack head started on smack they started on the stuff that is seen as ok to use just a bit of weekend fun and less harmful as drink or tobacco yep of course it is[/p][/quote]Do you work at being a **** or does it come naturally to you?[/p][/quote]have a hit a raw note with a junkie scum bag ,go on take too much and save the tax payer some money junkie ! martyt
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7:27pm Mon 14 Jan 13

PorkBoat says...

martyt wrote:
PorkBoat wrote:
martyt wrote:
all junkies are scum , whether they wear a suit or a track suit ,lock them up and clean them up ,no smack head started on smack they started on the stuff that is seen as ok to use just a bit of weekend fun and less harmful as drink or tobacco yep of course it is
Do you work at being a **** or does it come naturally to you?
have a hit a raw note with a junkie scum bag ,go on take too much and save the tax payer some money junkie !
I see, it just comes naturally to you, then.
[quote][p][bold]martyt[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]PorkBoat[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]martyt[/bold] wrote: all junkies are scum , whether they wear a suit or a track suit ,lock them up and clean them up ,no smack head started on smack they started on the stuff that is seen as ok to use just a bit of weekend fun and less harmful as drink or tobacco yep of course it is[/p][/quote]Do you work at being a **** or does it come naturally to you?[/p][/quote]have a hit a raw note with a junkie scum bag ,go on take too much and save the tax payer some money junkie ![/p][/quote]I see, it just comes naturally to you, then. PorkBoat
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7:32pm Mon 14 Jan 13

peachesncream says...

People who take drugs are weak-willed. If they have a drug problem they are not performing at work and so are, literally, not up to the job and should leave and get cleaned up. In these times of high unemployment there are many people who would be much more capable of doing the jobs these junkies are failing to perform in. They should be ashamed of themselves for taking drugs and for depriving more capable people of work. Junkies are selfish and have a "me me me" attitude to life.

Taking drugs is indefensible. Junkies are not victims, it's the people around them who become victims of the shortcomings and behaviour of the junkies.
People who take drugs are weak-willed. If they have a drug problem they are not performing at work and so are, literally, not up to the job and should leave and get cleaned up. In these times of high unemployment there are many people who would be much more capable of doing the jobs these junkies are failing to perform in. They should be ashamed of themselves for taking drugs and for depriving more capable people of work. Junkies are selfish and have a "me me me" attitude to life. Taking drugs is indefensible. Junkies are not victims, it's the people around them who become victims of the shortcomings and behaviour of the junkies. peachesncream
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7:32pm Mon 14 Jan 13

martyt says...

PorkBoat wrote:
martyt wrote:
PorkBoat wrote:
martyt wrote:
all junkies are scum , whether they wear a suit or a track suit ,lock them up and clean them up ,no smack head started on smack they started on the stuff that is seen as ok to use just a bit of weekend fun and less harmful as drink or tobacco yep of course it is
Do you work at being a **** or does it come naturally to you?
have a hit a raw note with a junkie scum bag ,go on take too much and save the tax payer some money junkie !
I see, it just comes naturally to you, then.
the only lower form of life to a junkie is a paedophile
[quote][p][bold]PorkBoat[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]martyt[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]PorkBoat[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]martyt[/bold] wrote: all junkies are scum , whether they wear a suit or a track suit ,lock them up and clean them up ,no smack head started on smack they started on the stuff that is seen as ok to use just a bit of weekend fun and less harmful as drink or tobacco yep of course it is[/p][/quote]Do you work at being a **** or does it come naturally to you?[/p][/quote]have a hit a raw note with a junkie scum bag ,go on take too much and save the tax payer some money junkie ![/p][/quote]I see, it just comes naturally to you, then.[/p][/quote]the only lower form of life to a junkie is a paedophile martyt
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7:42pm Mon 14 Jan 13

Thetruth666 says...

martyt You are either of very low IQ or a very poor troll. As for your last comment the lowest form of life is the person who would wish death on a total stranger.
martyt You are either of very low IQ or a very poor troll. As for your last comment the lowest form of life is the person who would wish death on a total stranger. Thetruth666
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7:47pm Mon 14 Jan 13

rayellerton says...

"People who take drugs are weak-willed" Well peachesandcream..are you aware that alcohol is also a drug? the only reason that it is legal is because so many people use it any government would be committing political suicide by proscribing it, plus it is a valuable tax stream for them. If alcohol was introduced during the last 50 years it also would have been illegal...it is, along with tobacco a far bigger killer that all the illegal drugs put together...
"People who take drugs are weak-willed" Well peachesandcream..are you aware that alcohol is also a drug? the only reason that it is legal is because so many people use it any government would be committing political suicide by proscribing it, plus it is a valuable tax stream for them. If alcohol was introduced during the last 50 years it also would have been illegal...it is, along with tobacco a far bigger killer that all the illegal drugs put together... rayellerton
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7:54pm Mon 14 Jan 13

martyt says...

Thetruth666 wrote:
martyt You are either of very low IQ or a very poor troll. As for your last comment the lowest form of life is the person who would wish death on a total stranger.
and you point junkie is ?,i would be greatly shocked if you IQ was any were as high as mine ,or are you posting from hell ?
[quote][p][bold]Thetruth666[/bold] wrote: martyt You are either of very low IQ or a very poor troll. As for your last comment the lowest form of life is the person who would wish death on a total stranger.[/p][/quote]and you point junkie is ?,i would be greatly shocked if you IQ was any were as high as mine ,or are you posting from hell ? martyt
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7:56pm Mon 14 Jan 13

martyt says...

peachesncream wrote:
People who take drugs are weak-willed. If they have a drug problem they are not performing at work and so are, literally, not up to the job and should leave and get cleaned up. In these times of high unemployment there are many people who would be much more capable of doing the jobs these junkies are failing to perform in. They should be ashamed of themselves for taking drugs and for depriving more capable people of work. Junkies are selfish and have a "me me me" attitude to life.

Taking drugs is indefensible. Junkies are not victims, it's the people around them who become victims of the shortcomings and behaviour of the junkies.
very well said
[quote][p][bold]peachesncream[/bold] wrote: People who take drugs are weak-willed. If they have a drug problem they are not performing at work and so are, literally, not up to the job and should leave and get cleaned up. In these times of high unemployment there are many people who would be much more capable of doing the jobs these junkies are failing to perform in. They should be ashamed of themselves for taking drugs and for depriving more capable people of work. Junkies are selfish and have a "me me me" attitude to life. Taking drugs is indefensible. Junkies are not victims, it's the people around them who become victims of the shortcomings and behaviour of the junkies.[/p][/quote]very well said martyt
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8:02pm Mon 14 Jan 13

justanotherhit says...

Ditto , the last comment . Is it me or did the previous string of comments come from the u bend of a toilet on the Jeremy Kyle show ? Maybe peaches and cream could educate himself failing which he could always establish an honours degree in black and white thinking around drugs and the complexity of addiction . Next ...
Ditto , the last comment . Is it me or did the previous string of comments come from the u bend of a toilet on the Jeremy Kyle show ? Maybe peaches and cream could educate himself failing which he could always establish an honours degree in black and white thinking around drugs and the complexity of addiction . Next ... justanotherhit
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8:23pm Mon 14 Jan 13

Thetruth666 says...

martyt wrote:
Thetruth666 wrote:
martyt You are either of very low IQ or a very poor troll. As for your last comment the lowest form of life is the person who would wish death on a total stranger.
and you point junkie is ?,i would be greatly shocked if you IQ was any were as high as mine ,or are you posting from hell ?
You insult my IQ while writing the above nonsense!"Words or signs having no intelligible meaning: a message that was nonsense until decode" I rest my case.
[quote][p][bold]martyt[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Thetruth666[/bold] wrote: martyt You are either of very low IQ or a very poor troll. As for your last comment the lowest form of life is the person who would wish death on a total stranger.[/p][/quote]and you point junkie is ?,i would be greatly shocked if you IQ was any were as high as mine ,or are you posting from hell ?[/p][/quote]You insult my IQ while writing the above nonsense!"Words or signs having no intelligible meaning: a message that was nonsense until decode" I rest my case. Thetruth666
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8:58pm Mon 14 Jan 13

george smith says...

Drug addicts on the
Jeremy
Kyle show are the scum of the earth, howevere, professional drug addicts are deemed ok. Very green party
Drug addicts on the Jeremy Kyle show are the scum of the earth, howevere, professional drug addicts are deemed ok. Very green party george smith
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9:21pm Mon 14 Jan 13

hubby says...

funkyyoyo wrote:
there all shoving it up there noses! judges,police officers, council workers,no news there really
A mate of mine was on a stag night not too long ago which was attended by a number of police officers.
He said that they were snorting coke like it was going out of fashion.
[quote][p][bold]funkyyoyo[/bold] wrote: there all shoving it up there noses! judges,police officers, council workers,no news there really[/p][/quote]A mate of mine was on a stag night not too long ago which was attended by a number of police officers. He said that they were snorting coke like it was going out of fashion. hubby
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9:28pm Mon 14 Jan 13

martyt says...

Thetruth666 wrote:
martyt wrote:
Thetruth666 wrote:
martyt You are either of very low IQ or a very poor troll. As for your last comment the lowest form of life is the person who would wish death on a total stranger.
and you point junkie is ?,i would be greatly shocked if you IQ was any were as high as mine ,or are you posting from hell ?
You insult my IQ while writing the above nonsense!"Words or signs having no intelligible meaning: a message that was nonsense until decode" I rest my case.
was it to heavy to carry
[quote][p][bold]Thetruth666[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]martyt[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Thetruth666[/bold] wrote: martyt You are either of very low IQ or a very poor troll. As for your last comment the lowest form of life is the person who would wish death on a total stranger.[/p][/quote]and you point junkie is ?,i would be greatly shocked if you IQ was any were as high as mine ,or are you posting from hell ?[/p][/quote]You insult my IQ while writing the above nonsense!"Words or signs having no intelligible meaning: a message that was nonsense until decode" I rest my case.[/p][/quote]was it to heavy to carry martyt
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10:28pm Mon 14 Jan 13

trystero says...

george smith wrote:
Drug addicts on the
Jeremy
Kyle show are the scum of the earth, howevere, professional drug addicts are deemed ok. Very green party
Of course!

I also blame The Greens. For everything.
[quote][p][bold]george smith[/bold] wrote: Drug addicts on the Jeremy Kyle show are the scum of the earth, howevere, professional drug addicts are deemed ok. Very green party[/p][/quote]Of course! I also blame The Greens. For everything. trystero
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12:38am Tue 15 Jan 13

Wooton Basset says...

soon smack heads will be legally able to run faster than the car they are trying to steal and the driver they want to mug.
soon smack heads will be legally able to run faster than the car they are trying to steal and the driver they want to mug. Wooton Basset
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12:10pm Tue 15 Jan 13

Sussex jim says...

The fact that many professionals seem to get through their working day while not in a fit state makes me wonder if their positions are really necessary.
The fact that many professionals seem to get through their working day while not in a fit state makes me wonder if their positions are really necessary. Sussex jim
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1:01pm Tue 15 Jan 13

thevoiceoftruth says...

martyt wrote:
Thetruth666 wrote:
martyt You are either of very low IQ or a very poor troll. As for your last comment the lowest form of life is the person who would wish death on a total stranger.
and you point junkie is ?,i would be greatly shocked if you IQ was any were as high as mine ,or are you posting from hell ?
As you have such poor English language skills, I'm guessing that you are still a child? If I were you, I wouldn't be criticising the IQ of others, as you seem unable to string a coherent sentence together.

No surprise on the story - sadly I've seen a few old friends go down this path. It's really tough battling an addiction and I feel for anyone who is hooked on any drug. Get help!
[quote][p][bold]martyt[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Thetruth666[/bold] wrote: martyt You are either of very low IQ or a very poor troll. As for your last comment the lowest form of life is the person who would wish death on a total stranger.[/p][/quote]and you point junkie is ?,i would be greatly shocked if you IQ was any were as high as mine ,or are you posting from hell ?[/p][/quote]As you have such poor English language skills, I'm guessing that you are still a child? If I were you, I wouldn't be criticising the IQ of others, as you seem unable to string a coherent sentence together. No surprise on the story - sadly I've seen a few old friends go down this path. It's really tough battling an addiction and I feel for anyone who is hooked on any drug. Get help! thevoiceoftruth
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