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MSSQL2000 OBJECT_ID()  IN SP VS QUERY

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I have a line in a stored procedure (MSSQL2000):
IF EXISTS (SELECT * FROM sysobjects WHERE ID = OBJECT_ID('#UMServiceTypeAmount')) DROP TABLE #UMServiceTypeAmount

I am going through the stored procedure line by line to learn what it does. From what I understand it creates a temp table in tempDB. I created a Query and this line does not work running under a particular database (not tempdb but test).  I guess I was just wondering why it doesn't run in the query and how to make it work in the query window?

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IF EXISTS (SELECT * FROM sysobjects WHERE ID = OBJECT_ID('tempdb..#UMServiceTypeAmount')) DROP TABLE #UMServiceTypeAmount
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