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Rhodes

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It's difficult to counteract this claim by Lewis Avenue, Rhodes.


Rooty Hill

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What's the name of the street you live in?
Yes.
No, the name of your street?
Watt.
I said, the name of your street.
Yes, Watt.
Don't worry. Just give me the name of your suburb.
Rooty Hill.
I think you need to change your medication.


Roseville

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Options for your response to our Roseville address:
Really?
It must be someone's idea of a joke!
I feel so sorry for you!
Will they change the name for you?


Rozelle

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Why have a sign pointing to Elle Street when there's no Elle Street in Rozelle, or in Sydney even? The nearest Elle Street appears to be in a Brisbane suburb, Cashmere, so following the sign will be rather long walking today. There is an Ellen Street in Rozelle though. Oh, I understand now. It's not pointing to Ellen or Elle Street. The name is Toelle Street.


Ryde

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What address are you staying at in Ryde?
I don't know the house number.
Well, the name of the street?
Yes.


Silverwater

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A different view of Silverwater Road – from underneath


Telopea

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Telopea problem solved: how to get from Robert Street to Robert Street. Actually, the signs are correct, but how can that be?


Tregear

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The old road into Tregear Reserve heads off into the distance for half a kilometre, so I know that it must be taking me to something significant.
(See next photo)


Tregear

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Of course, I could be wrong.
(See previous photo)


Turrella

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The sign reads: "Martin St Turrella. A forgotten street. It existed before the East Hills rail line. Rockdale Municipal Council and local residents remember and preserve it."

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