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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:04:59

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.

True, but the BBC have done sort of follow-up articles on stuff like this before. You're probably right though, this incident is far too localised. On top of that, most follow-ups are on stuff that was successfully... or they're in London. The BBC are a major worldwide media outlet, but they do delve into the depths of British local life too, if only a little. People are talking about TV news now, which I find very unlikely, unless you're watching local Norfolk news.

Anyway, it's none of our concern. The hardest part is over, and it's destined to be another part of Newgrounds history to use against people who have only recently signed up and aren't in the know.

You know it will happen!

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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:05:14

Fucking Christ...


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:06:25

At 3/17/09 05:56 PM, Scarab wrote: Hahaha, oh, I'm going to Hell, especially after my last post.

its okay to make jokes about it because the crisis was averted.

so now that the day is saved, its okay to be tasteless.


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:07:11

At 3/17/09 05:35 PM, marcusp3 wrote:
Yes, he did have petrol
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/norfo lk/7949532.stm

So he did intend to harm someone. Well done Newgrounds, you guys potentially saved some lives. =)


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:07:48

At 3/17/09 06:07 PM, Gagsy wrote:
At 3/17/09 05:35 PM, marcusp3 wrote:
Yes, he did have petrol
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/norfo lk/7949532.stm
So he did intend to harm someone. Well done Newgrounds, you guys potentially saved some lives. =)

Apparently so, I spoke to a person and this was serious.

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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:07:57

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?

No.

Doubt it'll even get on east anglian (norfolk area) tv.


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:09:11

At 3/17/09 06:02 PM, aninjaman wrote: 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.

Actually, just because it's not a big deal in America doesn't mean it won't be big in the UK.

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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:09:12

Newgrounds finds a way to avert a crisis and make a huge joke out of it.

I love this site.


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:09:19

At 3/17/09 06:07 PM, BananaBreadMuffin wrote:
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?
No.

Doubt it'll even get on east anglian (norfolk area) tv.

I live around there, so I'll keep a look out on the news for you. Really don't think it'll get much attention though. Oh, and I watch GMTV in the morning for a few minutes as they do the news, so it may appear then.

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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:09:34

At 3/17/09 06:07 PM, BananaBreadMuffin wrote: Doubt it'll even get on east anglian (norfolk area) tv.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/norfo lk/default.stm Maybe, top story.

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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:11:16

Awesome, the news outlets are picking it up. I wonder which one of us is the "member of the public?"

Also, I'm just gonna post this TL;DR writeup on every page. :P


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:13:38

How do you think it's going to pan out from here, guys? I bet sirtom will regret this, for a long time.

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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:13:51

School sucks nowadays.

He should've just put the can down, and skipped the day.

Game Over.

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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:15:27

At 3/17/09 06:11 PM, Rig wrote: Awesome, the news outlets are picking it up. I wonder which one of us is the "member of the public?"

They really should have said "Members" instead of member. If they want to not name names then that's fine, but they should at least keep the story accurate. More than one person called the cops.


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:15:36

At 3/17/09 06:14 PM, TB1ZZL3 wrote: Summary for dumbasses:

Sirtom93 was gonna pull a school massacre, and NG pwned him.

New page, new link.


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:16:21

Haha, oh wow. Well I guess well done to deckhead and Rig for doing the honourable thing. I bet Norfolk police where confused when a Canadian (you are canadian Rig?) called them about a possible arson.


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:17:00

Has anything like this happened before on the forums?


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:17:31

HOLY CRAP HE ACTUALLY DID IT!

LOL

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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:17:52

How do you say his parents are feeling?

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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:20:17

Now I fucking hate Sirtom93.

Just wanted to see if this story was worthy of being on the main news headlines page on the BBC website(no btw), and reading the headlines I discovered a very sad horrible story of animal cruelty, which I cried to while reading it. While I am aware that Sirtom didn't kill this animal, it's his fault for being such a little prick and trying to blow up people that my eyes were on this page in the first place!


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:20:52

At 3/17/09 06:16 PM, solardave wrote: Haha, oh wow. Well I guess well done to deckhead and Rig for doing the honourable thing. I bet Norfolk police where confused when a Canadian (you are canadian Rig?) called them about a possible arson.

The guy took it all in stride - very professional, he was.


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:21:15

''Sometimes I just wanna burn it down. Burn the whole school, down to the ground!''

This is it.


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:22:51

The youth's home address has been searched and a computer has been seized which is currently being analysed.

spelling....
also, that is a fate worse then a night in jail >.<


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:23:59

At 3/17/09 06:23 PM, Sanjay wrote: I'm late on seeing this thread, but all i can say is, great job guys! I haven't gone through the entire thread yet, but if there is any links to this news, I'd like to read them.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/norfo lk/7949532.stm

http://www.eveningnews24.co.uk/content/n ews/story.aspx?brand=ENOnline&category=N ewsSplash&tBrand=ENOnline&tCategory=News Splash&itemid=NOED17%20Mar%202009%2020:1 2:57:950


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:25:30

At 3/17/09 06:23 PM, SCUD14 wrote:
At 3/17/09 06:23 PM, Sanjay wrote: I'm late on seeing this thread, but all i can say is, great job guys! I haven't gone through the entire thread yet, but if there is any links to this news, I'd like to read them.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/norfo lk/7949532.stm

http://www.eveningnews24.co.uk/content/n ews/story.aspx?brand=ENOnline&category=N ewsSplash&tBrand=ENOnline&tCategory=News Splash&itemid=NOED17%20Mar%202009%2020:1 2:57:950

Second link fails. Also http://uk.news.yahoo.com/21/20090317/tuk -boy-caught-with-weapon-at-school-6323e8 0.html


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:26:01

At 3/17/09 12:32 PM, Luis wrote: Sometimes i wonder if i put myself at unnecessary risk going to different parts of the world meeting random people from the internet... maybe we can have metal detectors and fingerprinting at the next london thing

Bring me with you, I'll be your guises bodyguard!


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:26:26

Tell the Evening News more about this incident: Contact the newsdesk on 01603 772443 or email eveningnews@archant.co.ukTell the Evening News more about this incident: Contact the newsdesk on 01603 772443 or email eveningnews@archant.co.uk

So...who's gonna tell them? ;P


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:26:35

SHIT cops are going to be scanning this thread & site!
quick guys, hide your e-Weed!!


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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:26:55

BT Also has this one on their 'Headlines' section. Enjoy yourselves, but be responsible, kids.


If in any way you disagree with this post, understand that you're a cunt.

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Response to This is it. 2009-03-17 18:28:09

Is NG actually being left out for a legal reason or because the media don't see it as important? Or is it because Tom and Wade didn't want it to be known. I was just curious that all of the articles say "a website"


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