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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    Can I ask why? (Genuine question)
    Hubby forgot to put the car seat in properly so I got the bus home. Just left my luggage for him to pick up later.

    Plus the walk to the bus stop was closer than the car park. I did get offered a taxi voucher but declined. The bus was easier. P
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rose&Aurelia View Post
    Hubby forgot to put the car seat in properly so I got the bus home. Just left my luggage for him to pick up later.

    Plus the walk to the bus stop was closer than the car park. I did get offered a taxi voucher but declined. The bus was easier. P
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    Default *trigger warning* baby found down drain

    Quote Originally Posted by Meld85 View Post
    Daniel??? As in Daniel Morcombe???
    My guess is Azariah. As in Azaria Chamberlain.

    ETA: I do realise Azaria Chamberlain was a girl. Her name is in reference to "associated with one of the most infamous child death cases in Australian history." Which was in the news article. Azariah is unisex and if we're talking biblical, it's masculine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    With respect, you criticise others opinions and call them vile, but say your opinions should not be questioned?

    When the news broke, the media and police did not know who the child was and who he belonged to. Much like using the media to ask for information on a kidnapped child I suspect.



    Well a child down a drain is unique, but mothers that abuse their children, either passively (like this story) or actively is far from rare, and that's speaking from a professional POV. You would be shocked what parents do to their children. And yes some are mothers.

    I'm a bit shocked you say child abuse doesn't need social change yet say that no one cares about DV. The argument is inconsistent and lacks substance and really is a Strawman. Other opinions are just as valid as yours.
    Ok, you are so off the mark with this attack on me delirium. I said, as a general comment that I think the way the media covered this story and the public's reaction to this 'evil woman' was vile.

    I AM aware of the extent of child abuse and commented in my earlier post that there are horror stories all over the place but there's a reason they are not splashed all over the media. These cases need to be handled sensitively by professionals who know how to actually help rather than just scream out their hatred for the perpetrators.

    I did not, ever say child abuse in general doesn't need social change. Please point out where I said that! Talk about putting words in my mouth. i also didn't say no one cares about DV. I can't believe how wrong you got that. Go back and read my posts in context with the other posts I had responded to and try to see the general points I was making. Your post directed at me was totally unfair and quite mean actually.

    I wasn't mean to anybody and actually had PM's of support from people surprised at the responses I received. I realise people maybe need an outlet for their feelings regarding what happened to this baby and maybe I was a but if a target for that yesterday but my points were general points of my opinion and yes, they were logical and no, not at all straw men. How mean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Whirligig View Post
    If she didn't name him, a FACS worker would. As this bub grows up and tries to make sense of his story, it might be a small comfort that his birth mother named him. His name may be the only thing he ever gets from her.
    I dunno.. If I knew my mum dumped me in a drain to die when I was born and then had the privilege to name me.. I would be changing my name. Has she shown any remorse does anyone know? Poor baby I hope he will have a good life still and hopefully the dad steps up to help now that he knows.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ellewood View Post
    Ok, you are so off the mark with this attack on me delirium. I said, as a general comment that I think the way the media covered this story and the public's reaction to this 'evil woman' was vile.

    I AM aware of the extent of child abuse and commented in my earlier post that there are horror stories all over the place but there's a reason they are not splashed all over the media. These cases need to be handled sensitively by professionals who know how to actually help rather than just scream out their hatred for the perpetrators.

    I did not, ever say child abuse in general doesn't need social change. Please point out where I said that! Talk about putting words in my mouth. i also didn't say no one cares about DV. I can't believe how wrong you got that. Go back and read my posts in context with the other posts I had responded to and try to see the general points I was making. Your post directed at me was totally unfair and quite mean actually.

    I wasn't mean to anybody and actually had PM's of support from people surprised at the responses I received. I realise people maybe need an outlet for their feelings regarding what happened to this baby and maybe I was a but if a target for that yesterday but my points were general points of my opinion and yes, they were logical and no, not at all straw men. How mean.
    I wasn't attacking you, I don't know why you are reigniting this. Pointing out people are sending you PM's in support is just immature. That would be like me saying I got way more likes than you so I'm right and you are wrong. Who cares?

    I'm not going to argue with you further. You made several points which are there in black and white. Shifting the focus to me persecuting you is both unfair and high school. Stop making yourself the victim. The thread has moved along. I have nothing personal against you at all. Just leave it and agree to disagree. You are the one making it more than it needs to be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lauzy View Post
    My guess is Azariah. As in Azaria Chamberlain.
    I thought that they baby was a boy.....Azaria was a girl....

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    I wasn't attacking you, I don't know why you are reigniting this. Pointing out people are sending you PM's in support is just immature. That would be like me saying I got way more likes than you so I'm right and you are wrong. Who cares?

    I'm not going to argue with you further. You made several points which are there in black and white. Shifting the focus to me persecuting you is both unfair and high school. Stop making yourself the victim. The thread has moved along. I have nothing personal against you at all. Just leave it and agree to disagree. You are the one making it more than it needs to be.
    im im allowed to defend myself. So you are allowed to personally insult me and I'm not allowed to defend myself?? By the way, I've been busy and only got back to but hub this afternoon, I'm not reigniting it!

    Ok so now I'm immature. It's not the first time you've personally attacked me delirium so maybe I'm just fed up with the constant picking by you and your mates. This forum is just awful. I'm just in shock at how mean it can be. I'm leaving. Hope you're all happy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by purpleflowers View Post
    I thought that they baby was a boy.....Azaria was a girl....

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    Can't the name be unisex? My DD has a unisex name.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lauzy View Post
    Can't the name be unisex? My DD has a unisex name.
    Yes it can ....

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