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#85417 May 9, 2013
Timmy wrote:
The "The B*tch that lives in Apt. 2B" was abruptly cancelled mid-season. That is why you can't find it. THe network does not plan to air the finshed, but un-aired episodes.
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I thought that was some funny as sh*t show, eh? plus the B babe was beyond hottie...lol....funny show, too bad....I'm afraid, when i get a bit older, i will be part of the, "They're Taking All Our Stuff" Crowd....lol....

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#85418 May 9, 2013
Toj wrote:
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I guess since the captures were so awful I really dislike blaming the victims..
Mimi Seattle wrote:
That said, placing any blame on the victims for what this guy(s?) intentionally, with deliberation, malice, and forethought did....
Toj wrote:
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I agree. I get tired of the victims being blamed.
Toj wrote:
I'm not stoppin anyone from discussing anything. Including myself from voice my opinion that it's unnecessary to blame the victim.
Why do the 2 of you insist that we are blaming the victim?

If I am not wearing my seatbelt and some drunk runs a red light and I t-bone him and get launched thru my windshield, is it blaming the victim to point out that my stupid decision to not wear my seatbelt put me at greater risk than if I had worn my seatbelt and avoided becoming a human cannonball?

If I withdraw $500 from the ATM and start walking down the street counting out the cash as I walk and someone runs up and snatches it from my hand, is it blaming me to point out that the smart thing would have been to put your money away nd not flaunt it?

I cetainly don't think its blaming the victim.
Toj wrote:
I think this is an excellent time for parents of young kids and young adults to remind them not to get into a car unless they are positively sure of the people they ride with and it is a prearranged ride.
Mimi Seattle wrote:
I'm not saying it wasn't dumb...
Of course they knew better. Of course it was drilled into their heads. But, sometimes kids (adults too) do stupid shit that they know better, they make choices that they've been taught are bad choices
Mister Tonka wrote:
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she got in a stranger's van willingly. It was stupid....That's pointing out that when you do stupid things and put yourself in un-necessary danger, bad things are more likely to happen.
Mister Tonka wrote:
Better judgement could have prevented this whole thing.
So you both agree that getting in the car with a stranger is not a wise decison. You agree that it was dumb. Then why are only me and sub being accused of blaming the victim? You're saying the same damn thing we are.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#85419 May 9, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
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Why do the 2 of you insist that we are blaming the victim?
If I am not wearing my seatbelt and some drunk runs a red light and I t-bone him and get launched thru my windshield, is it blaming the victim to point out that my stupid decision to not wear my seatbelt put me at greater risk than if I had worn my seatbelt and avoided becoming a human cannonball?
If I withdraw $500 from the ATM and start walking down the street counting out the cash as I walk and someone runs up and snatches it from my hand, is it blaming me to point out that the smart thing would have been to put your money away nd not flaunt it?
I cetainly don't think its blaming the victim.
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So you both agree that getting in the car with a stranger is not a wise decison. You agree that it was dumb. Then why are only me and sub being accused of blaming the victim? You're saying the same damn thing we are.
I'm not saying you are blaming the victim. Maybe I shouldn't have said "blame." What I mean is that given their age(s) and what we know about brain development and rational decision making amongst adolescents, even well-informed ones who have been taught (repeatedly) and know better, that I won't put any of the culpability for what happened on them.

Especially considering that Douchebag was purposely, with malice and forethought specifically looking for a kid(s) who would let her (their) guard(s) down for just that split second so that he could take advantage of the situation and proceed with his nefarious (I love the word "nefarious" and there is so little opportunity to use it) plans. <shrug>

Does this make sense? Is what I'm saying any clearer? I don't mean that sarcastically, I'm stupid busy again and workign on like five things at once, so I'm not sure how articulate I'm being.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#85420 May 10, 2013

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

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#85421 May 10, 2013

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#85422 May 10, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
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Why do the 2 of you insist that we are blaming the victim?
If I am not wearing my seatbelt and some drunk runs a red light and I t-bone him and get launched thru my windshield, is it blaming the victim to point out that my stupid decision to not wear my seatbelt put me at greater risk than if I had worn my seatbelt and avoided becoming a human cannonball?
If I withdraw $500 from the ATM and start walking down the street counting out the cash as I walk and someone runs up and snatches it from my hand, is it blaming me to point out that the smart thing would have been to put your money away nd not flaunt it?
I cetainly don't think its blaming the victim.
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So you both agree that getting in the car with a stranger is not a wise decison. You agree that it was dumb. Then why are only me and sub being accused of blaming the victim? You're saying the same damn thing we are.
Once again, I said: "I specifically pointed out:'I'm not saying you're heaping blame (b/c you don't seem that you are); but that's my thought process on it.' I'm telling you, people don't listen at school, they hear what they want to hear, want the feel good everybody is great. Tonka, stupid is rampant."

What I hear is people who say "Well the victim did this and that and if they didn't do that they wouldn't be in that position. I would never do that. Therefore, I'll always be safe."

I really believe that's a lot of people's thought process. People look for things to make sure it can't happen to them. All I'm saying is it could happen TO ANYONE. Ever do something you look back on and think to yourself: Geez, where was my BRAIN that day?

Bad things happen to good people. No they should not have gotten in the car but given the connections with the perpetrator, they thought it was a safe call. At least 2 of the victims. I thought it was a bit early in the game to start saying what the victims should or should not have done. Of course anyone can give their opinion, I'm not saying people can't voice theirs (since I also believe I have a right to voice mine).

Perhaps I'm not in the mood to look at all the reasons why I wouldn't be in that position. Perhaps I'm looking at it empathetically and more sympathetic than how to make myself feel safer walking on this Earth.

When really bad things happen, what goes through my mind is that some people really suk and should not be on this Earth. But they are.

Since: Oct 12

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#85423 May 10, 2013
What is this on the national news, about the Koch brother's attempting to buy the Chicago Tribune?.....I alway's recall in college, being taught....Control the media and control the message....scary times?......

Since: Jan 10

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#85424 May 10, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
What is this on the national news, about the Koch brother's attempting to buy the Chicago Tribune?.....I alway's recall in college, being taught....Control the media and control the message....scary times?......
The Koch brothers are evil.

And they certainly have the money to buy the Tribune!

Since: Jan 10

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#85425 May 10, 2013
Minnesota is halfway there to having same-sex marriage!:) It passed the house yesterday, goes to the senate on Monday, governor said he'll sign it.

We're #12! We're #12!

Since: Oct 12

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#85426 May 10, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
Minnesota is halfway there to having same-sex marriage!:) It passed the house yesterday, goes to the senate on Monday, governor said he'll sign it.
We're #12! We're #12!
Wish we had it here in Florida....i don't get not extending the same basic rights to everyone.....life's too short....

Since: Aug 08

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#85427 May 10, 2013
Hey if anyone talks to Jay_Lee anymore, tell her I said it's good to see that she's eating well.

Since: Jan 10

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#85428 May 10, 2013
Sublime1 wrote:
Hey if anyone talks to Jay_Lee anymore, tell her I said it's good to see that she's eating well.
Huh? What's that even mean?(I'm confused!)

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#85429 May 10, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
What is this on the national news, about the Koch brother's attempting to buy the Chicago Tribune?.....I alway's recall in college, being taught....Control the media and control the message....scary times?......
Yeah remeber when Rupert Murdoch bought the Sun Times? Ann Landers left so did Mike Royko.But, time wounds all heels and Col McCormick was not a liberal hothead himself.

Since: Aug 08

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#85430 May 10, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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Huh? What's that even mean?(I'm confused!)
Ferrerman went psycho again. Outed the real names of about 15 people on his blog, because once again "people" were being mean to him for no good reason.

I guess someone was using his real name on here. So, not knowing who it was, he just listed the names of a shyte load of people.

Jay Lee apparently took the time to put down her fork to post something on his blog about the blog I had for like 2 days before realizing I wouldn't be able to come up with enough material to keep it going and cancelled it.

In doing so she completely overlooks the psychotic nature of the guy posting real names. I guess she must approve of outing peoples PI. It's just amazing to me the shyte folks will overlook when it comes to him.

So many people, from so many different forums, who don't even know each other, have had mostly nothing but problems with the guy, but he's the innocent victim in their eyes.

Since: Aug 08

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#85432 May 10, 2013
Jay_Lee looks like the female version of Porkie Pig in her picture on her blog. LMFAO

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

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#85433 May 10, 2013
Do you have a link?
Sublime1 wrote:
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Ferrerman went psycho again. Outed the real names of about 15 people on his blog, because once again "people" were being mean to him for no good reason.
I guess someone was using his real name on here. So, not knowing who it was, he just listed the names of a shyte load of people.
Jay Lee apparently took the time to put down her fork to post something on his blog about the blog I had for like 2 days before realizing I wouldn't be able to come up with enough material to keep it going and cancelled it.
In doing so she completely overlooks the psychotic nature of the guy posting real names. I guess she must approve of outing peoples PI. It's just amazing to me the shyte folks will overlook when it comes to him.
So many people, from so many different forums, who don't even know each other, have had mostly nothing but problems with the guy, but he's the innocent victim in their eyes.

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#85435 May 10, 2013
Who is Jay_Lee? And why do we care about someone's blog? Why would some one put people's real names out there?

Since: Jan 10

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#85436 May 10, 2013
Sublime1 wrote:
Jay_Lee looks like the female version of Porkie Pig in her picture on her blog. LMFAO
Oh stop being mean, what'd she do to you? I think she's gorgeous.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

United States

#85437 May 10, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
What is this on the national news, about the Koch brother's attempting to buy the Chicago Tribune?.....I alway's recall in college, being taught....Control the media and control the message....scary times?......
Liberals control the media, that's fine.

Conservatives want to buy one media outlet, PURE MADNESS!!

Since: Aug 08

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#85438 May 10, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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Oh stop being mean, what'd she do to you? I think she's gorgeous.
What did she do to me. Go read her comment. She even made fun of my plaid shirt I had in my blog picture. She want's to make fun of my appearance, I'd say hers is fair game.

The real question is, what did I do to her? I haven't even talked to her in years.

It's also very telling that she conveniently overlooks Ferrerman outing PI and instead chooses to bring up my blog.

Sea cow can go f' herself, as far as I'm concerned. I can change my plaid shirt. She'd need about 100k of work to fix her...

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