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Friends long weekend away descends into power struggles, car pooling drama and fights about budgets & accommodation

JUST STAY HOME: It was meant to be a relaxing weekend away with friends at a Hunter Valley Airbnb, but it's turned into a bitter standoff, with heated debates and serious doubts over the future of the friend group. The...
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“My good friend Tom dropped me off here on his boat,” claims woman who actually got the ferry from Circular Quay

HELLO SAILOR: A Sydney woman is being called out for lying to friends about how she got to Double Bay. "My friend Tom is so nice to me, he just dropped me off his boat at the beach nearby," claimed...
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Father who regularly pays $350 for a bag, refusing to pay $22 for an Easter showbag

CHARLES IN CHARGE: A Sydney father who regularly spends a quarter of his weekly salary on eight balls, says showbags are way too expensive. Today Josh Laird refused to buy his young son Henry a $22 showbag at this year's...
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INSTANT ICK: Eastern suburbs woman forced to flee Hinge date after he showed up on a share bike

GHOSTED: A Bellevue Hill has told of the shocking moment her Hinge date arrived on a clunky green Lime bike, prompting her to make a swift exit. "He didn't even see me I don't think," Sally Gibbons told DBT. "I...
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The Golden Sheaf introduce mandatory dress code for males: white sneakers, beige chinos and a white linen shirt

CARBON COPY: In a bold move to ensure fashion consistency among its male patrons, a popular Double Bay pub is implementing a mandatory dress code: white sneakers, beige chinos, and a white linen shirt. "We want to maintain The Golden...
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Wentworth Courier newspaper now being delivered directly to recycling bins

One of Australia’s most useless local newspapers has announced that from next week it will be delivered directly to recycling bins around Sydney’s east. “Our own research shows very few people actually pick up the Wentworth Courier,” concedes the paper’s...
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“It’s so nice to leave the city and get out into the countryside,” says Bondi Junction man walking a lap of Centennial Park

"It also helps justify my man bun," he says. RURAL RETREAT: In a daring quest for tranquility and a taste of the great outdoors, a Bondi Junction couple has escaped the hustle and bustle of the city by going for...
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Premier surprised people are leaving Sydney in droves, despite the closest thing to a half decent night club being a 6am run club

DAWN DISCO: The NSW Premier says he doesn't understand the mass exodus away from Sydney, despite the city's extreme cost of living and crippled night-time economy thanks to the lockout laws. Sydney's night clubs are slowly being replaced by run...
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KEEPING UP APPEARANCES: Westfield Bondi shopper using Kookai bag to conceal items she just bought at Kmart

FASHION FAUX PAS: The eastern suburbs fashion scene is in shock tonight, after a Westfield Bondi Junction shopper was caught red-handed using a Kookai shopping bag to disguise items she bought at discount retailer Kmart. A DBT reporter was on...
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Calls for inquiry into how Sydney is among the world’s most expensive cities, but you can’t even buy a decent coffee after 4pm

COFFEE CRISIS: Caffeine enthusiasts are calling on the NSW government to launch a full inquiry into the glaring lack of decent coffee options after 4pm. "It's an absolute embarrassment to our city which is known for its quality barista coffee...
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