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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 22:19:28 Reply

At 8/9/11 10:02 PM, Jon wrote: 3 dead in Birmingham in the past 10 minutes. Fuck. Is that really the price you have to pay for defending your community and standing up to these youths? Members of the community have now died during a brawl and where the fuck were the police officers? The community did it because the police couldn't.

Birmingham is full of riot vans and officers everywhere. Reports are coming out very slowly tonight. Not sure whether to believe it's emptying out or we're just not getting info.

How's elsewhere?

That's extremely unfortunate.I was hoping you all would get out of this relatively easy but when casualties start mounting I fear this will create subsequent waves of furious rioting. I'm hoping this doesn't get out of hand.

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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 22:28:10 Reply

Sky News is talking about the global image this is creating and its not looking too good.


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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 22:31:46 Reply

Isn't it possible this is mostly emigrants who don't give a fuck and think they're in their country?

Don't mean to sound hateful or racist, just saying it happens...


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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 22:34:16 Reply

At 8/9/11 10:31 PM, Slint wrote: Isn't it possible this is mostly emigrants who don't give a fuck and think they're in their country?

Don't mean to sound hateful or racist, just saying it happens...

You can't just make up reasons for it happening it's not a story ffs. It's just opportunistic chavs knicking stuff


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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 22:34:29 Reply

Boarded up my doors and windows. Currently dismantling the stairs. I have enough food to last about a 2 weeks.

But serously I am getting pissed now. Literally no message behind whats going on. Sure makes me proud to be English.... The only people seem to be making a differnce are the Sikhs. Liverpool rioters are attacking firefighters now. Stay classy England :)

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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 22:35:43 Reply

At 8/9/11 10:19 PM, liljim wrote:
At 8/9/11 10:16 PM, Timmy wrote:
I blame the lack of dentistry
Next time I'm in Philly, I'm bringing a drill with me. And TAKING IT TO YOUR FACE.

Crap. I knew I was in trouble when I saw I had accidentally posted RIGHT after you... :(


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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 22:37:51 Reply

At 8/9/11 10:31 PM, Slint wrote: Isn't it possible this is mostly emigrants who don't give a fuck and think they're in their country?

Don't mean to sound hateful or racist, just saying it happens...

No no, as another poster highlighted minority's and community's are rallying around and protecting their Neighbourhoods. Its just lawlessness, thugs of all colours going out to cause pain and hurt to business owners because the think they're 'sticking it to the man'.


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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 22:39:36 Reply

So as of now, are things even worse today than the day before? How is London?


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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 22:41:39 Reply

At 8/9/11 10:39 PM, WadeFulp wrote: So as of now, are things even worse today than the day before? How is London?

London not as bad, Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool worse.

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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 22:43:16 Reply

At 8/9/11 10:39 PM, WadeFulp wrote: So as of now, are things even worse today than the day before? How is London?

Today is not as bad. London seems to be quiet due to the high police presence (From 6,000 officers last night to 16,000 tonight) but other citys are becoming violent tonight. A man was beaten and ran over after trying to stop rioters. Some communities are coming together and protecting their area though such as Turkish and Kurdish shop owners outside their shops with Baseball Bats and Crowbars


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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 22:43:42 Reply

At 8/9/11 10:28 PM, Lunaful wrote: Sky News is talking about the global image this is creating and its not looking too good.

Major News Channels such as BBC and Sky have been doing a terrible job. Their "breaking" news has been in some cases HOURS behind the initial incident happened and taking footage from freelance photographers as well as independent news circuits.

Nearly all the information I have been gathering has been from the community banding together.


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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 22:43:44 Reply

At 8/9/11 10:28 PM, Lunaful wrote: Sky News is talking about the global image this is creating and its not looking too good.

Wouldn't doubt that. However, I think more people are concerned with wanting to silence the riots rather than their image

I just can't believe this madness has been going on for fucking days.


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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 22:44:51 Reply

I just can't believe this madness has been going on for fucking days.

three fucking days*

Argh.


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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 22:46:05 Reply

At 8/9/11 10:43 PM, Jon wrote: Major News Channels such as BBC and Sky have been doing a terrible job.

I've been watching SangatTV. Pretty up to date. Two people have died now. From the Sikh community I think.

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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 22:47:59 Reply

At 8/9/11 10:34 PM, Slawter wrote:
At 8/9/11 10:31 PM, Slint wrote: Isn't it possible this is mostly emigrants who don't give a fuck and think they're in their country?

Don't mean to sound hateful or racist, just saying it happens...
You can't just make up reasons for it happening it's not a story ffs. It's just opportunistic chavs knicking stuff

Who's making up reasons? I'm asking if a possibility might be true, I'm not making up shit.
It actually happens in here, unfortunately.


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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 23:02:19 Reply

Two died in the riots in birmingham.

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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 23:05:51 Reply

At 8/9/11 10:47 PM, Slint wrote:
At 8/9/11 10:34 PM, Slawter wrote:
At 8/9/11 10:31 PM, Slint wrote: Isn't it possible this is mostly emigrants who don't give a fuck and think they're in their country?

Don't mean to sound hateful or racist, just saying it happens...
You can't just make up reasons for it happening it's not a story ffs. It's just opportunistic chavs knicking stuff
Who's making up reasons? I'm asking if a possibility might be true, I'm not making up shit.
It actually happens in here, unfortunately.

The answer is no.So far throughout this mess, there hasn't been any particular minority stirring shit up.Its mostly a mixture of whites, blacks, and Asians.Its basically disenchanted low income youths who are venting and looting for stuff that they otherwise could not get because of the opportunities that the riots have opened up.

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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 23:06:20 Reply

For each innocent person dead we kill a rioter.


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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 23:06:45 Reply

also a live feed of a good news source. right now its not really intersting as they arnt talking English. But only news channel reporting on the deaths.

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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 23:19:57 Reply

good to know people can't hold out on the parodies.


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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 23:21:08 Reply

watch Sangat now reporting on the deaths. heart breaking.

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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 23:40:47 Reply

"Youth of the Middle East rise for Freedom, Youth of the UK rise for a 42" TV"

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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 23:47:55 Reply

http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/57 6576 It was a good game an admin must have blammed it since final score is 3.22.


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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 23:58:11 Reply

At 8/9/11 11:21 PM, PubicTears wrote: watch Sangat now reporting on the deaths. heart breaking.

Is there daylight over there already? Or is this not live?


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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-09 23:59:08 Reply

At 8/9/11 11:47 PM, J-Rex wrote: http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/57 6576 It was a good game an admin must have blammed it since final score is 3.22.

No, it is more likely that the author removed it.

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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-10 00:12:13 Reply

At 8/9/11 10:44 PM, Narcissy wrote:
I just can't believe this madness has been going on for fucking days.
three fucking days*

Argh.

It it was here in the US it'd already be over, hundreds of rioters would be arrested, and dozens more would be removed from the streets in body bags (and it wouldn't be the police who killed them).
It will take forever for Britain to recover from this embarrassment.


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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-10 00:47:57 Reply

At 8/9/11 11:58 PM, WadeFulp wrote:
At 8/9/11 11:21 PM, PubicTears wrote: watch Sangat now reporting on the deaths. heart breaking.
Is there daylight over there already? Or is this not live?

it's 5:45am atm, light outside. Sun started to come up about 5:15am I think, here's a picture of how light it is outside (pic took 1 min ago) if you want to compare

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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-10 00:55:13 Reply

What's the deathtoll? Last I heard it was 2 and counting on Sangat or Sagat?


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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-10 03:41:34 Reply

I'm unsure if there'll be any troublings in the Sussex area, more specifically the Brighton and Hove area? My mother's in Denmark and she'd appreciate that I am remained alive. I'm also planning to go back to my place (i'm temporarily staying at my mother's) to hide any valuables, as well as find and bring a phone charger (it's a wire).

If there is anything going on in East Sussex or surrounding areas, could someone post about it please?

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Response to London Riots 08/08/2011 2011-08-10 03:51:09 Reply

If there is anything going on in East Sussex or surrounding areas, could someone post about it please?

http://www.eastsussexonline.com/news/219 92660085873529/sussex_national_news_lond on_riots_home_sec_flying_home.asp

It says nine injured police officers and 100 arrests I don't think it would be a good idea to go home.


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