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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 19:19:06 Reply

At 4/16/13 07:12 PM, Psycho666 wrote: I hate to sound dark, but, I find the chaos created by these kind of events to be extremely interesting. Even though there will be little evidence, or none at all, someone is going to be blamed. This incident is small enough, yet known enough, to create a huge mystery. The bomb was small enough for the entire crime to be carried out by just one extremist element, though people will fantasize about large groups conspiring against them.

I don't think it's fantasy, it's just reality. Normally, we see groups doing bombings like this for whatever reason they may have (usually political). It's just the odds are greater for it to be a group than a single person. Obviously a single person can have a motivation (clearly), but it just isn't as common.


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 19:27:35 Reply

At 4/16/13 06:57 PM, 372 wrote: you suck

Hey dude, I'm just riding on this crazy train, JmdMagic and Ganon-Dorf are the ones who laid down the tracks. Myself and others like Zachary and Ryanson have tried to be more succinct about it, but he was being stubborn, and then everybody else got into talking about it, so whatever, I decided to go more in-depth with my thoughts on the matter. What's so bad about that?

It's not like I read the news about this event and the first thing I thought was "oh boy, I can't wait to get into arguments on the Internet with self-centered brats about kindergarten-level etiquette!" I've already been expressing my grief over what happened and my respect for the amazing people who are out there helping elsewhere, like in real life. In lieu of any more concrete information about what happened, what would you prefer we talk about on here? We're all just stalling for time.

At 4/16/13 07:12 PM, RacistBassist wrote: See tryhards, here's the thing about joking about tragedies like this. Sure, if you make a genuinely funny joke, albeit a bit morbid, I will defend you to no end. However, when all you're doing is elementary school level puns that rely almost entirely on shock factor, you're nothing more than an annoying cunt who wants attention.

Pretty much, yeah. I'd still have my reservations about cracking jokes so soon after the tragedy occurred, but if the joke was actually remotely clever I probably would have just ignored it.

At 4/16/13 07:12 PM, Psycho666 wrote: I won't presume to know anything at all beyond knowing two bombs went off and a lot of people were hurt, but, I think this is our first experience with independent extremism: psychopaths that take it upon themselves to commit acts of terrorism with nobody else involved. That's just an opinion though.

Sadly, this is far from our first experience with that, but it is taking on a new dimension now. Like you said it's too early to make any real educated guesses about who did this, but the future of terrorism is trending towards the kind of thing you're talking about, with young, disenfranchised Muslims in Western countries being radicalized individually through the Internet.

Sad, scary stuff. But again, we don't even know if this was an instance of Islamist terrorism or something else entirely. It could just as easily be some other radical political organization or some far-right or far-left extremist or just a single loon with no ideological goals at all.


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 19:58:52 Reply

The Pressure Cooker still has the Serial Number/Bar Code on it. This could be helpful evidence into catching this guy, but the problem with the News reporting this is that now people in the future will remove the barcodes in the future.


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 20:00:53 Reply

At 4/16/13 07:58 PM, TheKlown wrote: The Pressure Cooker still has the Serial Number/Bar Code on it. This could be helpful evidence into catching this guy, but the problem with the News reporting this is that now people in the future will remove the barcodes in the future.

It's not like tracing stuff with serial numbers is new. Nor is removing them to not be traced. Still, it could be a helpful oversight.


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 20:23:15 Reply

At 4/16/13 07:12 PM, RacistBassist wrote: See tryhards, here's the thing about joking about tragedies like this. Sure, if you make a genuinely funny joke, albeit a bit morbid, I will defend you to no end. However, when all you're doing is elementary school level puns that rely almost entirely on shock factor, you're nothing more than an annoying cunt who wants attention.

Well said, especially when those who made some lame throwaway jokes about the tragedy pretty much did so to sound "edgy" and you have to admit, it is a good way to gain attention which is just sad, like that idiot's "Boston TNT Party" (though I almost smiled a bit when I was typing this...)


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 20:27:55 Reply

You gotta wonder whether or not freedom of information is a good thing.

Sure if a government fucks up and people die as a result of that, or they commit shady deals/acts, then that's something we need to know.

But with the News trying to get all this information, especially after seeing the Press Conference where some reporters almost seemed to demand answers, you have to ask why?

I mean giving that information to the public could be harmful, if the culprits caught wind that someone so much as fitting their description is given they'd flee the country immediately, where they may have stayed put somewhere across the state originally. Now I'm not saying they would, I'd assume they'd be smart and/or paranoid enough not to stick around, but sometimes you got to leave the public in the Dark, to get things done in the Dark.

I mean watching some of the report almost seemed like they were giving guidelines, one reporter/pundit talked about using some chemical that apparently wasn't even in these bombs, so now some future nut job could be on the lookout for that chemical to use.

Hell the information of how to make bombs themselves would be a knowledge best left out of the hands of the public lest we end up in another scenario such as this.

I mean knowledge is power afterall

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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 20:44:09 Reply

At 4/16/13 02:58 PM, Dromedary wrote: http://publicshaming.tumblr.com/post/48093470152/two-explosi ves-went-off-at-the-boston-marathon-on

love the american public

Don't people realize this could of been domestic???? This is not a time for even more hatred.

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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 20:58:33 Reply

At 4/16/13 02:58 PM, Dromedary wrote: http://publicshaming.tumblr.com/post/48093470152/two-explosi ves-went-off-at-the-boston-marathon-on

love the american public

I actually lol'd at the "THANKS, OBAMA!" crowd. These people must be trolling, no way all of these posts are real.


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 21:10:28 Reply

And just when you thought you couldn't respect Canada any less...you browse through the posts at the tail end of this thread.

I don't step up on my soap box to spout some amateur sociopolitical nonsense when you guys have a moose massacre or have a maple syrup shortage, eh?


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 21:14:42 Reply

At 4/16/13 09:10 PM, Timmy wrote: I don't step up on my soap box to spout some amateur sociopolitical nonsense when you guys have a moose massacre or have a maple syrup shortage, eh?

You wouldn't dare poke fun at the Yukon Moosacre of '97 in real life, you coward.


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 21:15:40 Reply

At 4/16/13 09:14 PM, Dr-Worm wrote:
At 4/16/13 09:10 PM, Timmy wrote: I don't step up on my soap box to spout some amateur sociopolitical nonsense when you guys have a moose massacre or have a maple syrup shortage, eh?
You wouldn't dare poke fun at the Yukon Moosacre of '97 in real life, you coward.

Damnit - "Moosacre"

I really missed an opportunity there.


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 21:25:35 Reply

At 4/15/13 11:43 PM, Idiot-Finder wrote:
At 4/15/13 08:12 PM, YomToxic wrote:
At 4/15/13 08:09 PM, Idiot-Finder wrote:
At 4/15/13 08:00 PM, YomToxic wrote: So, why are christfags and fundies celebrating?
Link?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4Mx5qbgeNo&feature=player_em bedded

Some comments down there about a load, gay people, rebels, and shit.
You do realize that's YouTube and the comments sections generally breeds idiots who knew that as long they're behind the screen, they can spew out crap right?

If they are real, I wouldn't be surprised if it's those WBC Youth members since they are generally unhinged.

You're straight on the mark this time.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/apr/16/westboro-bap tist-church-thanks-god-boston-bombs-vo/

... I still dont get what this'll earn them. A few firebombs? More hate?

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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 21:35:02 Reply

At 4/16/13 09:14 PM, Dr-Worm wrote:
At 4/16/13 09:10 PM, Timmy wrote: I don't step up on my soap box to spout some amateur sociopolitical nonsense when you guys have a moose massacre or have a maple syrup shortage, eh?
You wouldn't dare poke fun at the Yukon Moosacre of '97 in real life, you coward.

To be fair, they were bathing in a river where gold is panned, do you want dirty creatures dirtying up the gold?


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 21:40:34 Reply

At 4/16/13 09:35 PM, Idiot-Finder wrote:
At 4/16/13 09:14 PM, Dr-Worm wrote:
At 4/16/13 09:10 PM, Timmy wrote: I don't step up on my soap box to spout some amateur sociopolitical nonsense when you guys have a moose massacre or have a maple syrup shortage, eh?
You wouldn't dare poke fun at the Yukon Moosacre of '97 in real life, you coward.
To be fair, they were bathing in a river where gold is panned, do you want dirty creatures dirtying up the gold?

Wouldn't want to have to deport them, better kill them all and let the meat go to waste, no less.


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 22:08:28 Reply

At 4/16/13 04:06 PM, FBIpolux wrote:
At 4/16/13 02:58 PM, Dromedary wrote: http://publicshaming.tumblr.com/post/48093470152/two-explosi ves-went-off-at-the-boston-marathon-on

love the american public
Hahaha, and this, people, is what the whole world believes United Statians are all like.

Believe what they will. Still Doesn't Make it true.

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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 22:25:05 Reply

At 4/16/13 02:58 PM, Dromedary wrote: http://publicshaming.tumblr.com/post/48093470152/two-explosi ves-went-off-at-the-boston-marathon-on

love the american public

Looks like people trolling on a serious issue, that or people really are dumb.


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 22:55:53 Reply

At 4/16/13 10:10 PM, Travis wrote:
At 4/16/13 09:10 PM, Timmy wrote:
I find this hilarious myself...

You idiots who love to bash America do realize that you spend your time on an American made website correct?

I'm Canadian. Are you calling me an idiot?


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 23:26:39 Reply

At 4/16/13 09:25 PM, YomToxic wrote:

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/apr/16/westboro-bap tist-church-thanks-god-boston-bombs-vo/

... I still dont get what this'll earn them. A few firebombs? More hate?

They do this all the time, one of the biggest attention whores in history. It's ironic how they were pro-civil rights back in the day but at the same time went on to became a massive hate group.


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 23:40:21 Reply

at least they were already running

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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-16 23:41:40 Reply

i almost went to the marathon yesterday but i didnt have enough money for gas and parking, its a good thing im poor


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-17 00:14:48 Reply

At 4/15/13 10:41 PM, satanbrain wrote: This is a security failure. The area should have been better protected.

Some things come out of the blue that you can't prepare for. No one could have predicted this and sent "in case of terrorist attack" security

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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-17 00:20:46 Reply

At 4/16/13 09:25 PM, YomToxic wrote: ... I still dont get what this'll earn them. A few firebombs? More hate?

Lots and lots of money from the lawsuits they're deliberately trying to draw, which they will always win because of the First Amendment. They're con artists, this is what they do for a living.


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-17 00:22:44 Reply

At 4/17/13 12:14 AM, T3XT wrote:
At 4/15/13 10:41 PM, satanbrain wrote: This is a security failure. The area should have been better protected.
Some things come out of the blue that you can't prepare for. No one could have predicted this and sent "in case of terrorist attack" security

I agree. The bomb exploded out of the hotel next to it. They couldn't possibly cover that area in full.


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-17 00:54:33 Reply

At 4/17/13 12:22 AM, triplenoob wrote: I agree. The bomb exploded out of the hotel next to it. They couldn't possibly cover that area in full.

What does the US intelligence community exist for if not to know about it?


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-17 01:04:07 Reply

i'm really disappointed in the blanket statements made against entire countries in this thread.

come on, really.

i'd much rather you say tox is a cunt than say Canada deserves little respect.
and tox, you're a cunt.

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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-17 01:18:30 Reply

I recommend you all watch this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3VFSB3rJQ8

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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-17 01:25:36 Reply

At 4/17/13 01:18 AM, Sequenced wrote: I recommend you all watch this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3VFSB3rJQ8

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i dont see how that could even be considered related.

it was an easy joke on winning a marathon by using a car, in the process he obviously hit some people


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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-17 01:26:14 Reply

it just makes we wonder what kind of sick crazy person would have bombs go off while they were crossing the finish line, its pretty sadistic.

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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-17 03:01:07 Reply

I'm from Europe and I still don't understand why this terrorist attack has gotten so much attention worldwide.

Do you know why and how many people died in Somalia last Sunday?
Multiple bombings killed more than 50 people in Iraq who were going to vote yesterday..

I understand it's horrible for Americans but it's a far stretch to call it a Global Tragedy when worse stuff happens all over the world almost everyday.

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Response to Explosions in Boston Marathon 2013-04-17 03:13:37 Reply

WHo gives a shit about stupid little sand niggurs?

They can kill all the women and children they want, better off dead than a fucking mussie, thats what I say.


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