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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:38 PM

At 3/17/09 05:30 PM, The-Darkphoenix wrote: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/norfo lk/7949532.stm

No mention of Newgrounds. :(

That should shut up all the 'prove it!' retards.

I was a minor part of something that could have killed someone! Hooray!

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:39 PM

At 3/17/09 05:30 PM, evil-gn0me wrote: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/norfo lk/7949532.stm
its all there in its glory

I've read every post in this thread, quite a good read dare I say. Couldn't be arsed to bother posting here until I saw that news report. Damn, this is quite something. It probably is just a rather stupid cry for attention, but I suppose the risk was too high to just ignore him. So good on you guys. Found a knife as well :/, I wonder where they found that and where Tom was at the moment. If they go through my room at any one point they would also find matches and a few knives, that doesn't mean those items were going to be used in a school massacre. Cheap journalism.


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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:39 PM

At 3/17/09 05:34 PM, Zerok wrote: Some things

Nice argument. I'd like to see neonflame try to (logically) dismantle it. It'll be a laugh.

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:42 PM

At 3/17/09 05:40 PM, JackPhantasm wrote:
At 3/17/09 05:36 PM, marcusp3 wrote:
Fucking hell, can't you skim it at least? TL;DR has been posted.
I'm sorry I just don't care that much, if you're not smart enough to summarize it in a sentence equal in length to the one you already posted I really have nothing else to say.

Its all summed up on Rig's blog.


KILL ALL SONS A BITCHES.

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:43 PM

At 3/17/09 05:30 PM, The-Darkphoenix wrote: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/norfo lk/7949532.stm

No mention of Newgrounds. :(

Wow, just wow.

I know it's been said dozens of times already in this thread, but well done to deskheadtottie and Rig, you prevented what could have been a serious situation. I mean, he must have been deadly serious if he was in possession of petrol when arrested; it's hardly the sort of thing you just happen to have on your person.

Again, well done lads, take a bow.

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:44 PM

i guess the NG Viking Army needs a new leader.


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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:44 PM

At 3/17/09 05:40 PM, JackPhantasm wrote:
At 3/17/09 05:36 PM, marcusp3 wrote:
Fucking hell, can't you skim it at least? TL;DR has been posted.
I'm sorry I just don't care that much, if you're not smart enough to summarize it in a sentence equal in length to the one you already posted I really have nothing else to say.

A TL;DR has been posted, if you can't be asked to go find it then that's your problem. Now either shut up and go away, or read the damned TL;DR and make posts that are relevant.

This goes for anyone else as well. I'm going to start banning people for psoting ' wut is happeneing here lulz!' from this point on. It's been summed up at least 4 times to my recollection.

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:46 PM

Could we stop refering to him as Tom? It makes it sound like the creator of Newgrounds did it.


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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:49 PM

Sirtom93 , NG user, posted threats to burn down his school. The NG forum users (2 user in particular)
alerted the authorities and the youth was arrested.

That is the TL;DR version for the people on NG who seriously cant be bothered to read like a sensible human being.

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:50 PM

"The constabulary was alerted by a member of the public after a message was posted on a website inferring the criminal damage to Attleborough School."
Members of the public!?!?
Come on! We are a community of highly trained users who needs to spot this shit out! We get called members of the Public? PAH!

Also I'm glad they didn't mention newgrounds. That would have given us some bad rep due to the fact people may think we caused him to do it!

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:50 PM

'Norfolk Police said officers seized a knife, matches and a canister of what is believed to be a flammable liquid. '

Hmm, sounds pretty serious to me. All those who advised doing nothing are looking very silly right now.


Give my thoughts form and make them look insightful.

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:51 PM

I'm sirtom93, twisted sirtom93.

This is it.


Stop looking

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:51 PM

At 3/17/09 05:30 PM, The-Darkphoenix wrote: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/norfo lk/7949532.stm

No mention of Newgrounds. :(

It's also now on Ceefax and in the local paper's website EDP24, which say the same thing as the Beeb.

Example: Evening News 24: Norfolk Edition

According to the Press Association, the story was announced 46 minutes ago.


This is a Prime piece of real estate below.

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:52 PM

i wonder if this will reach Television news.

will anything like Fox or CNN report on it?


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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:52 PM

After looking through the first few pages something sirtom said reminded me about this topic he made a few days earlier about buying petrol. I don't know if it's been posted or if it even matters now but here it is http://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/topic/1038 714


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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:53 PM

At 3/17/09 05:50 PM, Lizzardis wrote: Also I'm glad they didn't mention newgrounds. That would have given us some bad rep due to the fact people may think we caused him to do it!

No, then we could be the website that saved a high school.

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:53 PM

At 3/17/09 05:51 PM, SCUD14 wrote: I'm sirtom93, twisted sirtom93.

Epic win.

That is all.

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:53 PM

Knowing the way the BBC do these smaller articles, they might very well update themselves when they have more information on how sirtom93 goes on. Reading even that small article honestly makes me even more thankful to guys like Mr. W. Fulp, Rig and deckheadtottie, among all the others that helped, not just the mods. On top of that, I'm thinking about sirtom93 will continue his life now. Maybe I'm too serious or whatever... I like to think we look after each other here, once you get past the macho nature of some of us anyway.

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:55 PM

At 3/17/09 04:59 PM, deckheadtottie wrote:
TL;DR Sirtom is now in police custody because he threatened to burn down his school. Rig and I (and my top secret informer) are Internet Superheroes.

*Gasps*
My heroes!

Sooopahrigggg!

This is it.

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:56 PM

At 3/17/09 05:53 PM, aninjaman wrote:
At 3/17/09 05:50 PM, Lizzardis wrote: Also I'm glad they didn't mention newgrounds. That would have given us some bad rep due to the fact people may think we caused him to do it!
No, then we could be the website that saved a high school.

It'd be nice to think thats what would happen.


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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:56 PM

At 3/17/09 05:32 PM, Civilnotice wrote: No mention of Newgrounds. :(

I think it's for the best that NG's name stays out of this one, to be honest. NG doesn't have the best track record for stuff like this, and the last thing any of the admins (or anyone else for that matter) need is another shitstorm over what NG may-or-may-not- have caused.

Just be quietly proud of your fellow NGers, and happy with the fact that this damn forum actually did something properly useful for once.

Or be quietly bitter about the lack of recognition; as long as you're quiet about it. ;P
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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:56 PM

At 3/17/09 05:51 PM, SCUD14 wrote: I'm sirtom93, twisted sirtom93.

Hahaha, oh, I'm going to Hell, especially after my last post.

I might not have laughed had I not seen a picture of sirtom93 beforehand, but seeing as I can associate it all... oh dear.

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:57 PM

At 3/17/09 05:53 PM, Scarab wrote: Knowing the way the BBC do these smaller articles, they might very well update themselves when they have more information on how sirtom93 goes on.

They wont. Only because you saw the whole thing happen does it seem like big news. Really its small.
Distrubed kid makes threat-----> gets arrested with weapons-----> goes to thearpy.
No world changing events there.

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:58 PM

At 3/17/09 05:52 PM, homor wrote: i wonder if this will reach Television news.

will anything like Fox or CNN report on it?

If someone watches ITV, I'll do BBC? Quick, it's almost on.

Sigh, I could have been doing my psychology report.

This is a Prime piece of real estate below.

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:58 PM

Wowowow. There's a news article!

The youth's home address has been searched and a computer has been seized which is currently being analysed. Lol, I wonder how much porn they'll find.


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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 05:59 PM

At 3/17/09 05:56 PM, Sheizenhammer wrote:
At 3/17/09 05:32 PM, Civilnotice wrote: No mention of Newgrounds. :(
I think it's for the best that NG's name stays out of this one, to be honest. NG doesn't have the best track record for stuff like this, and the last thing any of the admins (or anyone else for that matter) need is another shitstorm over what NG may-or-may-not- have caused.

Even with our track record, people quickly forget until the next big thing comes up. Maybe this will help us finally go back up the ladder. Until Fox News gets their hands on it, of course.


My PSN ID is xscoot. Crazy, huh?

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 06:01 PM

At 3/17/09 05:57 PM, aninjaman wrote: They wont. Only because you saw the whole thing happen does it seem like big news. Really its small.
Distrubed kid makes threat-----> gets arrested with weapons-----> goes to thearpy.
No world changing events there.

Actually, this could have been the closest thing to a school attack in Britain. A very big thing if you ask me, especially amidst the recent, unfortunate school shootings.

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 06:02 PM

At 3/17/09 06:01 PM, SeaBoundRhino wrote: Actually, this could have been the closest thing to a school attack in Britain.

Really? America won't even care until at least 10 people get shot. Even then everyone forgets by the time a new episode of American Idol is on.

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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 06:02 PM

I think we can learn a valuble lesson:

Hey future dumbass, if you're going on a rampage, why post it on NG you attention whore? You're gonna get caught.


Keepin' Calm and Chiving On
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Response to This is it. Mar. 17th, 2009 @ 06:02 PM

If he did burn down the school people might of died, But worse he could of ruined there lives.

Once again I thank all the mods and wades.