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I was arrested in Amsterdam!




I was arrested in Amsterdam for smoking in the streets!!! I am so angry right now. Should I hire a lawyer?
A lawyer would probably cost more then the fine.
It's illegal. You got nicked, tough. Pay the fine and be more subtle in future.
It's illegal. You got nicked, tough. Pay the fine and be more subtle in future.

Good advice Woody. When in Rome, you have to obey the laws of the Romans.

MoAli,

I have smoked (discreetly of course) on the streets of NYC for many years. Never been busted.
It's illegal. You got nicked, tough. Pay the fine and be more subtle in future.

Good advice Woody. When in Rome, you have to obey the laws of the Romans.

MoAli,

I have smoked (discreetly of course) on the streets of NYC for many years. Never been busted.

That's cause you look like a cop.
Hmm no!! you lucky you wernt in edinburgh,as you would have has fingerprints/dna taken & end up being locked up for hours on end.
Just ciggs? If not, I'd say you got what you asked for. Zero sympathy here.
Hmm no!! you lucky you wernt in edinburgh,as you would have has fingerprints/dna taken & end up being locked up for hours on end.

mental note: never go to edinburgh
It isn't all about smoking weed. Edinburgh is a wonderful, beautiful city with nice people. If you ever have a chance you should visit this city.

I'm sure it is and will find out for myself when I make a first visit there in May

:-)
We'll I think thats a load of crap. I live here and have never known of anyone getting nicked for smoking a joint in public.
Hmm no!! you lucky you wernt in edinburgh,as you would have has fingerprints/dna taken & end up being locked up for hours on end.

mental note: never go to edinburgh

Koopa,

It isn't all about smoking weed. Edinburgh is a wonderful, beautiful city with nice people. If you ever have a chance you should visit this city.
It's illegal. You got nicked, tough. Pay the fine and be more subtle in future.

dam right!
Agreed. This does not happen. You have a troll.
Agreed. This does not happen. You have a troll.

As I sat on a bench in front of the Leidseplein Bulldog a "street person" sat down on the pavement and began to roll a joint on a piece of newspaper. Two polite who were passing by said something to him and pointed at the coffeeshop....he ignored them. A bit more forceably the one polite repeated himself and touched the newspaper with his toe...still he was ignored. Finally, being tired of being ignored the cops started to reach for this person's stash. Only then did he "move along". Seems hard to get arrested for pot in Amsterdam...I agree TROLL.

Peace
enforcement is up to the situation I think.

If you're being a horses ass then they will pay a little more attention to you.
I smell........a troll!
Contact Muckypup, he will soon be in Amsterdam again...I don't think that he can practice law there but that will not stop him from accepting your money.


Peace
Hmm no!! you lucky you wernt in edinburgh,as you would have has fingerprints/dna taken & end up being locked up for hours on end.

mental note: never go to edinburgh


Weed aside you would prob like it here!!! edinburgh is an old city like amsterdam.
Unless you got really sassy with the Police this did NOT happen.

And I am an idiot for replying to a troll's thread.
Unless you got really sassy with the Police this did NOT happen.

And I am an idiot for replying to a troll's thread.



LOL ok you little mouthpeice,wtf would you know anyways!! ps i 2 wasnt going to reply to a goblins rant but your egotism was doing my head in,& btw i got stopped @ my front door with handfull of x-mas cards if you must know!!! not thats its f all to do with you.
Mr guest do you have a name??? are you to scared to come out from behind your rock & give yourself a handle!!! lol just like i thought your a faceless coward,ps go do your homework & leave us adults to talk theres a good boy.
Hmm no!! you lucky you wernt in edinburgh,as you would have has fingerprints/dna taken & end up being locked up for hours on end.

mental note: never go to edinburgh

Koopa,

It isn't all about smoking weed. Edinburgh is a wonderful, beautiful city with nice people. If you ever have a chance you should visit this city.

Guest: It was a joke. You don't know me, you don't know my motivations, so please do not "lump" my motivations for visiting Europe in with the generalizations YOU MAKE about tourists in YOUR mind.

Regards,
Koopa
I'm actually glad you got arrested. I think it's wrong to smoke weed in outside of coffeeshops and perhaps a park. If the Dutch don't do it, then tourists shouldn't either.
The Dutch - teenagers, mostly - do smoke outside, but I think they usually do it quite discrete. I don't like people smoking weed outside, it's like getting drunk - something you do in a pub, club, or at home, not on a bench on the Leidseplein.
any true drunk knows that the bench drinking scene at frederiksplein is far superior to the leidseplein scene. theyve got lady drunks and everything over there.
I have seen alot of non-discrete smoking amongst local youths in Den Hague but in the Dam, rarely almost never. I believe a segment of the local population believes very strongly in enforcing the 'only in Coffeeshops ' rule however.
Well said birdman m8!! personally i dont smoke outdoors,even in the summertime when we have a bbq or are sitting on the beach or in the park for that matter as they are ALWAYS old ppl & kids about!!.
The Dutch - teenagers, mostly - do smoke outside, but I think they usually do it quite discrete. I don't like people smoking weed outside, it's like getting drunk - something you do in a pub, club, or at home, not on a bench on the Leidseplein.



Anne i watched something about the housing estates outside amsterdam & you saw gangs of teens hanging around & some were smoking dope!! & i hear its the teens that pinch all the bikes/scooters & so on to sell um,lol they were even a webcam set-up by some "FED UP" neighbour due to the ammount of ppl being drawn to his estate/street to buy drugs & sell stolen stuff (mainly bikes) & so on,i will try & find that camera for you anne!! lol i dono if its still on-line as it was a couple of years ago when i saw it.
I actually asked some police about this on one of my first trips and was told that if you arent in a crowded spot (see Leidseplein story) or generally being a jerk and if no one is complaining, they won't bother with you.


Peace
Well said birdman m8!! personally i dont smoke outdoors,even in the summertime when we have a bbq or are sitting on the beach or in the park for that matter as they are ALWAYS old ppl & kids about!!.

I guess I view it a bit differently because most of the locals I'm friends with do smoke around town. My local buddy Paul walked right up to a dutch cop in a marked cop car with a big joint and asked the cop for a light in dutch. The cop just held the lighter out and lit it. Paul put the bomber in his mouth, leaned in to use the officers lit lighter and we all walked off smoking while walking down the street.

Personally, I feel that MJ comes from the earth in a natural plant form and tends to make me feel more connected to nature. One of the nicest things to do is walk around a park high. I'll take fresh air and sunlight on my face while blitzed anyday of the week. Actually, its what I miss most living in the western half of the world. We are all stuck smoking in a reclusive manner stateside. A bunch of great people fraternizing in living rooms and basement apartments, trying to keep big brother from watching.
Well said birdman m8!! personally i dont smoke outdoors,even in the summertime when we have a bbq or are sitting on the beach or in the park for that matter as they are ALWAYS old ppl & kids about!!.

I guess I view it a bit differently because most of the locals I'm friends with do smoke around town. My local buddy Paul walked right up to a dutch cop in a marked cop car with a big joint and asked the cop for a light in dutch. The cop just held the lighter out and lit it. Paul put the bomber in his mouth, leaned in to use the officers lit lighter and we all walked off smoking while walking down the street.

Personally, I feel that MJ comes from the earth in a natural plant form and tends to make me feel more connected to nature. One of the nicest things to do is walk around a park high. I'll take fresh air and sunlight on my face while blitzed anyday of the week. Actually, its what I miss most living in the western half of the world. We are all stuck smoking in a reclusive manner stateside. A bunch of great people fraternizing in living rooms and basement apartments, trying to keep big brother from watching.

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Regards,
Koopa
I was too arrested!!! I was harassing other people on the streets high and drunk at 4 am with 8 grams of weed on me at the time.
hahahhaha sounds like they let you off too easy.
ah,,, the truth comes out!!!, no offense man, but being a DUMB-ASS figures into this equation, yes?
Can one too arrested?

:-)
Can one too arrested?

:-)

Yes ... just ask Rodney King!


Peace, Des.
Can one too arrested?

:-)

Yes ... just ask Rodney King!


Peace, Des.

Fair point. Or I guess.

:-)
Can one too arrested?

:-)

Yes ... just ask Rodney King!


Peace, Des.

Or Reginald Denning
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