Beggars, homeless & junkies, Vancouver

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    Be Firm

    by FlirtyFlorida Written Aug 21, 2004

    Along the streets of downtown Vancouver, you will see TONS of beggers and homeless people. See, I'm a nice person, so when they would try and stop me for money, I would tell them no I don't carry any, and they would be so polite and say things like "thank you anyway" or "have a nice day" or even "God Bless You"....So it kinda makes you feel bad!

    Note: I suggest ignoring them if you don't intend on giving them anything, or if you are a softy :)

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    If your looking for trouble...

    by travfish Written Aug 26, 2002

    If your looking for trouble youll find it. If your not, understand the size of Vancouver brings big city trouble with it. Stay with people you trust and know. I spent two weeks here with no trouble but I drove through areas you wouldnt feel the need to stop at and not to blame crime on the homeless but as an indicator of other problems Vancouver has a surprisingly high number.

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