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Re: Ferguson

Postby Stickymayhem » Thu Nov 27, 2014 3:56 pm #46423

The reason the cops have more equipment is because not only are there far fewer police than soldiers, but it's far harder to subdue people effectively than kill them effectively. Riot equipment is needed because they are at great personal risk in such close quarters against a mob they aren't allowed to severely injure. Multiple forms of non-lethal weaponry are needed to counter-act the various methods people use to get around them like gas masks and body armour. It's silly to use their equipment as some kind of evidence they are corrupt or a totalitarian force. During the streams everyone yelling "LOOKS LIKE THE COPS ARE PLAYING WITH THEIR NEW TOYS" was really irritating. Now that gas masks are common place something with a wide ranging brute force is pretty much the only reliable and relatively safe option.

Also crowd control is a fucking nightmare. Someone in a crowd of a hundred people can fire on a police officer with total ease, especially if they are aiming at random cops as they are likely to be. Meanwhile those cops can't use any kind of the same force in retaliation because firing into a crowd is moronic. The literal only option in the case of riots like this is pre-emptive crowd control to keep everyone safer.

I'm as left as the next internet fuckwit but honestly the police did the best they could. Yes there is corruption and incompetence like in pretty much any system of more than a couple hundred people but treating police forces as the collective big bad guy is really stupid and not a solution. As far as I can tell there really isn't a solution. So much awful shit is piling up and ready to fail in the next 50 years that anything could happen and we can barely do anything to stop it. Aside from demonstrating some kind of collective anguish these riots don't actually serve any purpose. They are a release of pent up aimless, furious cultural frustration.
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Re: Ferguson

Postby Spacezenegger » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:37 pm #46439

nsos wrote:
paprika wrote:
Ricotez wrote:The goal of these riots is not to loot business, or to cause violence. The goal of these riots is to create change, to let the world know that these people are completely sick of the way the entire judicial system is biased against them. I'm sorry if they inconvenience you, maybe you'll finally pay some attention to these people's issues now.

im too much of a child to have a remotely serious discussion



i understand you have a reputation as le epik coder trole xD to uphold though

How do you even respond to such liberal ignorance? If I were to say the opposite of what Ricotez said was true I'd be labeled as a racist and ignored.

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Re: Ferguson

Postby Maccus » Thu Nov 27, 2014 6:27 pm #46453

Ricotez wrote:The goal of these riots is not to loot business, or to cause violence. The goal of these riots is to create change, to let the world know that these people are completely sick of the way the entire judicial system is biased against them. I'm sorry if they inconvenience you, maybe you'll finally pay some attention to these people's issues now.


This is by far the most retarded thing I've ever read. Do you think the guy smashing up a store to steal a TV cares about change? Do you honestly?
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Re: Ferguson

Postby paprika » Thu Nov 27, 2014 6:31 pm #46455

Maccus it's a political statement stfu we are fed up with this government stop blowing this for us
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Re: Ferguson

Postby Malkevin » Thu Nov 27, 2014 7:39 pm #46469

Ricotez wrote:What a lot of media conveniently left out are the images of protesters protecting businesses (you know, the job of the police, which they couldn't get to because they were too busy putting on more equipment than most soldiers have on them in warzones), and cleaning up the mess they created..

Which images?
You mean that video of the white women protecting the Papa Johns, she probably worked at, from two black savages?
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Re: Ferguson

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Re: Ferguson

Postby nsos » Thu Nov 27, 2014 8:22 pm #46478

Spacezenegger wrote:
nsos wrote:
paprika wrote:
Ricotez wrote:The goal of these riots is not to loot business, or to cause violence. The goal of these riots is to create change, to let the world know that these people are completely sick of the way the entire judicial system is biased against them. I'm sorry if they inconvenience you, maybe you'll finally pay some attention to these people's issues now.

im too much of a child to have a remotely serious discussion



i understand you have a reputation as le epik coder trole xD to uphold though

How do you even respond to such liberal ignorance? If I were to say the opposite of what Ricotez said was true I'd be labeled as a racist and ignored.


i dont think anyone here would label you a racist for having a differing opinions; this isn't actually tumblr and we can discuss differing viewpoints without being retarded.

i don't fuck with modern liberals as they're part of the inherently flawed "us vs them" two-party system that has done a great job in fucking over a great deal of modern government, so there's that then.

but anyway, i'll try to humor the response, because it would be silly for me to say what i've said and then not actually add to the conversation.

suppose we go back to ricotez's post for example: it would be absolutely short sighted/blind for me or anyone else here to suggest that there weren't obviously a bunch of chucklefucks from both within the ferguson community and from the st louis area that were looting. we can obviously even go so far as to suggest that regardless of the indictment decision there were going to be people who were going to break shit and loot/riot anyway. i will never justify the theft from your own community in the guise of "well now you're listening lmao".

moving on, though: it's certainly not surprising these riots were happening, as i've already stated in a previous post that, for how long it was building up, it was absolutely going to happen: you had a whole black population in ferguson in close proximity and up close and personal with real live representation from the same police department they've been up in arms about even way before the Michael Brown incident. the NG blew it for not getting in there immediately from the start, and thinking that the ferguson PD was remotely equipped to deal with the situation that they were inevitably going to cause.

does it justify looting? fuck no, and again, i've not seen anyone actually suggest that the looting itself, the action of it, was justified, outside of reactionaries on tumblr and the high school aged internet anarchists who are all like "YEAH FUCK PRIVATE PROPERTY I'M VICARIOUSLY USING THIS AS A WAY TO STICK IT TO MY BOSS BECAUSE I WORKED OVERTIME AND HE DIDN'T TELL ME GOOD JOB".

does it justify rioting? idunno. most certainly, there’s people running on instinct (or past experience) and making assumptions who are ust going to take it at face value 'white person killed one of my boys and now i gotta get mad about it' type deal because that's the type of person that the mainstream media and al sharpton's ilk prey on. But just as definitely there’s people who have followed the case closely and believe the verdict is wrong, and they feel like their nonviolent methods or going through the "official" channels have been ignored. they're pissed, it's a pressure cooker, people were going to lash out. it's up to the outside viewer to make their own conclusion if that's okay or not. and most of the responses here have been "it's not, but i understand why."

but i can't say that the same organization tasked with protecting, serving and upholding the peace didn't actually exacerbate the situation. i ca't say that the media both within and outside ferguson didn't stoke the flames up to this moment.

The end of story is that: Wilson walked because, in the minds of the jurors, his behavior didn’t fall outside protocol. We can argue for not on whether or not the jurors were right, or was Wilson justified in refusing to actually detail what happened in the incident report back in august, or is Darren Wilson a good cop (we've already seen multiple news reprots of evens prior to the Michael Brown event that suggest that he had some issues) or whether this may have been avoided altogether (probably, either by Michael Brown not trying to steal shit in the first place or Darren Wilson actually carrying a taser). But the decision is the decision.

Regardless of the decision it would be a good idea for police departments to realize that maybe repeated events like this shows that protocol needs to be examined. That's my stance on the actual incident. That's my "politically correct" stance on the incident anyway, I could write a whole page worth of arguments about why I personally don't buy Darren Wilson's testimony and my opinions on the public's reaction to the decision. I certainly have a lot more to say about how it was handled by the media and the public outside of the situation, and the aftermath, but this post is getting longwinded as it is.


paprika wrote:
nsos wrote:
paprika wrote:
Ricotez wrote:The goal of these riots is not to loot business, or to cause violence. The goal of these riots is to create change, to let the world know that these people are completely sick of the way the entire judicial system is biased against them. I'm sorry if they inconvenience you, maybe you'll finally pay some attention to these people's issues now.

im too much of a child to have a remotely serious discussion



i understand you have a reputation as le epik coder trole xD to uphold though

i understand you have a reputation as a stick up ass retard who gets off discussing things that will never affect him in his retarded suburban home on the forum for a 2d spaceman game you actual retard

and i'm the child?

get slaughtered you armchair politician piece of garbage :^)


yeah bruh you sure did show me with your hot projections

nothing you've posted to me or in this thread in general has changed my opinion that you're a fucking moron more concerned with being an epik memer that puts on his "i'm too cool and contrarian to be bothered with not being a shitposting retard" when other people get tired of his shtick regardless of it being a discussion about RL issues or your changes to a 2d spacemen game

and you must understand how much of an actual moron you just be to be called a shitposting retard by me

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Re: Ferguson

Postby Apsis » Thu Nov 27, 2014 8:28 pm #46481

I don't even need to look at a thread on here to know whats going to be said anymore

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Re: Ferguson

Postby nsos » Thu Nov 27, 2014 8:42 pm #46483

get out while you still can

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Re: Ferguson

Postby Incomptinence » Thu Nov 27, 2014 9:48 pm #46491

You know if law and order is so great, maybe police should be subject to it also.

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Re: Ferguson

Postby Maccus » Thu Nov 27, 2014 10:01 pm #46497

Has Kot showed up yet to try to say Anarchism is better
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Re: Ferguson

Postby LA MAYONESA » Fri Nov 28, 2014 4:39 am #46574

no sense of self?

more like all sense of gay

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Re: Ferguson

Postby MisterPerson » Fri Nov 28, 2014 9:16 am #46621

Incomptinence wrote:You know if law and order is so great, maybe police should be subject to it also.


If only a grand jury of the officer's peers would come together, hear all the evidence from both sides, and determine if a case should be pursued against the officer.
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Re: Ferguson

Postby Vekter » Sat Nov 29, 2014 9:51 am #46873

If we can't talk about this without being assholes or throwing ad hominem attacks every other post we won't talk about it at all.
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Re: Ferguson

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Re: Ferguson

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Re: Ferguson

Postby XSI » Mon Dec 01, 2014 5:29 pm #47397

Quoting a blog from a 14 year old girl(Who has since then been doxxed and is receiving death threats and lots of harassing phone calls from SJWs)

There once was a thug named Brown
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Re: Ferguson

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Re: Ferguson

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Funny how getting death threats online is so mundane now.

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Re: Ferguson

Postby nsos » Mon Dec 01, 2014 10:20 pm #47458

i remember being surprised the first time i got one on another website and wondering why it took so long

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Re: Ferguson

Postby cedarbridge » Tue Dec 02, 2014 5:17 am #47527

That's actually a pretty clever limerick for a 14 year old.

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Re: Ferguson

Postby Timbrewolf » Tue Dec 02, 2014 6:54 am #47544

Any demonstration that devolves into violence only makes everyone look stupid.

I believe the message in the hearts of the demonstrators could've been affected through a cultural movement. The creation of art objects, music, film. Peaceful demonstrations like sit-ins, vigils, etc. Driving home the point of our shared history and condition. That no matter what color we are we're all still the same human animal, with the same wants and fears.

But the hate was too immediate, too much anger. That's why we all watched a city tear itself apart and only reinforce the idea that you don't want these people as your neighbors. They only accomplished the exact opposite of what they set out to do. The message America got was "If you don't give us what we want we will tear shit apart."

And that's a fucking gigantic injustice and a shame because it's a picture only the worst in both groups want. There are racist blacks who want whites to be afraid of them. There are racist whites who want others to be scared of blacks just the same. Fear is the ultimate power. Both sides are hoping this fear will spur more people into joining them, thinking like they do. And those guys are the only guys who won.

Both sides of the worst argument in the history of humankind won Ferguson.

Unless I'm wrong? Did anyone see all this unfold and think, "Finally we'll never see a young black american get gunned down again"? Did anyone think "Finally we'll never rush to racism as the first reason for a cop to act in a situation like this"? I sure as shit didn't see any positive outcome of this whole fiasco, and I would say that I was only counting the days until it happened again...

...but we already have moved on to the case of Tamir Rice being shot for your choice of:

A) Being black in America
B) Reaching for a weapon
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Re: Ferguson

Postby FredNodoor » Tue Dec 02, 2014 1:48 pm #47585

An0n3 wrote:Any demonstration that devolves into violence only makes everyone look stupid.

I believe the message in the hearts of the demonstrators could've been affected through a cultural movement. The creation of art objects, music, film. Peaceful demonstrations like sit-ins, vigils, etc. Driving home the point of our shared history and condition. That no matter what color we are we're all still the same human animal, with the same wants and fears.

But the hate was too immediate, too much anger. That's why we all watched a city tear itself apart and only reinforce the idea that you don't want these people as your neighbors. They only accomplished the exact opposite of what they set out to do. The message America got was "If you don't give us what we want we will tear shit apart."

And that's a fucking gigantic injustice and a shame because it's a picture only the worst in both groups want. There are racist blacks who want whites to be afraid of them. There are racist whites who want others to be scared of blacks just the same. Fear is the ultimate power. Both sides are hoping this fear will spur more people into joining them, thinking like they do. And those guys are the only guys who won.

Both sides of the worst argument in the history of humankind won Ferguson.

Unless I'm wrong? Did anyone see all this unfold and think, "Finally we'll never see a young black american get gunned down again"? Did anyone think "Finally we'll never rush to racism as the first reason for a cop to act in a situation like this"? I sure as shit didn't see any positive outcome of this whole fiasco, and I would say that I was only counting the days until it happened again...

...but we already have moved on to the case of Tamir Rice being shot for your choice of:

A) Being black in America
B) Reaching for a weapon


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Re: Ferguson

Postby leibniz » Tue Dec 02, 2014 2:20 pm #47587

If they really wanted to riot, they should be burning relevant government buildings, not shops and random cars.
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Re: Ferguson

Postby Timbrewolf » Tue Dec 02, 2014 5:25 pm #47640

FredNodoor wrote:Race Card in this day and age is a powerful card to play, you can stir anything with the shout of "RACIST!". It drives away the facts and truths, devolving testimonies and evidence into opinions and arguments about if someone is racist or not.


I think it's losing its potency. It's becoming harder and harder for the average person to believe a "good person" could be racist. It's easy to forget interracial marriage was illegal in the South only 47 years ago. That this shit was a tangible physical thing you could reach out and touch. You could read the law and see it right there, racism incarnate. The proof, the line that someone steps over and becomes racist, is all fucked up and loopy.

We're living now in an era with very little if any systemic racism and primarily social racism. And you can't fucking march against that. You need to get into individual's hearts and minds to fight that. There's no rule in the police handbook or our law that says to treat suspects differently based on the color of their skin. That's something that's in the individual officer's minds. Marching against the police office isn't going to accomplish anything. Marching on the government buildings isn't going to accomplish anything. They're not the ones responsible for it.

It's muddier now. It's very difficult if not impossible to prove. Calling someone racist has less of a punch at the same time that I think racism is on the rise again. Our ability to cloister ourselves up with only people who think like we do, and for others like us to find us is better than ever. In the 80's and 90's someone who thought one way but had nobody around to agree with might begin to think they're wrong or all alone and stop thinking or acting out that way.

But not now. Now even if nobody around you supports you you can go online and get support and reinforcement from people who think exactly like you do from the four corners of the earth. And then the two of you meet a third person who was on the fence about something, and you can convince them. You have group you can welcome them into now. Pretty soon you can be part of a network of people who think and act just like you do, even though you're the only one like that for hundreds of miles.

That can be used for good and bad but I think it's far more commonly used to reinforce terrible negative attitudes than good ones. From the KKK to LE REDDIT ARMIE.
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Re: Ferguson

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Re: Ferguson

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Re: Ferguson

Postby Malkevin » Wed Dec 03, 2014 12:18 am #47719

An0n3 wrote:
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FredNodoor wrote:Race Card in this day and age is a powerful card to play, you can stir anything with the shout of "RACIST!". It drives away the facts and truths, devolving testimonies and evidence into opinions and arguments about if someone is racist or not.


I think it's losing its potency. It's becoming harder and harder for the average person to believe a "good person" could be racist. It's easy to forget interracial marriage was illegal in the South only 47 years ago. That this shit was a tangible physical thing you could reach out and touch. You could read the law and see it right there, racism incarnate. The proof, the line that someone steps over and becomes racist, is all fucked up and loopy.

We're living now in an era with very little if any systemic racism and primarily social racism. And you can't fucking march against that. You need to get into individual's hearts and minds to fight that. There's no rule in the police handbook or our law that says to treat suspects differently based on the color of their skin. That's something that's in the individual officer's minds. Marching against the police office isn't going to accomplish anything. Marching on the government buildings isn't going to accomplish anything. They're not the ones responsible for it.

It's muddier now. It's very difficult if not impossible to prove. Calling someone racist has less of a punch at the same time that I think racism is on the rise again. Our ability to cloister ourselves up with only people who think like we do, and for others like us to find us is better than ever. In the 80's and 90's someone who thought one way but had nobody around to agree with might begin to think they're wrong or all alone and stop thinking or acting out that way.

But not now. Now even if nobody around you supports you you can go online and get support and reinforcement from people who think exactly like you do from the four corners of the earth. And then the two of you meet a third person who was on the fence about something, and you can convince them. You have group you can welcome them into now. Pretty soon you can be part of a network of people who think and act just like you do, even though you're the only one like that for hundreds of miles.

That can be used for good and bad but I think it's far more commonly used to reinforce terrible negative attitudes than good ones. From the KKK to LE REDDIT ARMIE.

Yep... and acting like a stereotype is really not the way to win those hearts and minds


And to be honest I've never found the internet to be a great place to find people with racist views, most of the people I've met online are generally heavily liberal.
Unless of course by racist you mean someone that wears denim overalls, and lives in a trailer with a rusted out husk of what used to be a 1950s Ford Pickup, and blame the jews for everything. Then theres Stormfront.
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Re: Ferguson

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Re: Ferguson

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Nathanael Greene has made a woman of Bryce Pax!

Valerie Sinnet says, "Nathaniel Greene charged the brig with a fucking HONK."

[Common] Assists-the-Crew hisses, "Walker Quinn s-s-s-ss-stole the HoP's-s-s-ss-s door"

OOC: HotelBravoLima: I literally can't be removed from power.

This line gets me every time:
I demand this ban be lifted right now. ~Bibliodewangus

What you hear walking past people:
Erin Wake whispers, "You should ready up on Badger and boink with me..."

"I think you guys are just tired of drinking hitler and now you want diet hitler.
I've got all that great hitler flavor but only half the hitler calories." - Anon3

You seem to be under the mistaken assumption that PR matters. ~MisterPerson

DEAD: Ichigo Momomiya says, "Coravin's just an ass."

Linus Johnson says, "Hey you know I got this game Skyrim last week"
Linus Johnson says, "I have a level 19 ranger and its so fun"
Weston Zadovsky says, "did he just"
Weston Zadovsky says, "fucking hell"

The emergency shuttle has been called. It will arrive in 10 minutes.
Nature of emergency:
Coravin, just Coravin.

Beryl Nyuphoran says, "Fucking get out."
Coravin Vattes asks, "Please?"
Beryl Nyuphoran says, "Please get the fuck outta my lab."
Coravin Vattes exclaims, "Okay!"
[Common] Beryl Nyuphoran {RD} asks, "WHO GAVE CORAVIN ALL ACCESS?"

Lindsay Donk stammers, "L-Luc-ck w-was-s-s s-s-such-h a beaut-tifu p-p-p-pr-r-rom-m q-q-q-queen"

Ty Andrews curls up in a ball on the floor and purrs.

by oranges » Sun Feb 15, 2015 7:15 pm
Get out bluespace, you've not been relevant since you lost the elections

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Re: Ferguson

Postby cedarbridge » Wed Dec 03, 2014 1:46 am #47753

Cipher3 wrote:Photoshopped. Also I'm obligated to note that the store robbery was unrelated.


Is there an original somewhere I can compare this to?

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Re: Ferguson

Postby Cipher3 » Wed Dec 03, 2014 3:07 am #47777

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Spoiler:
Nathanael Greene begins to reshape Bryce Pax's genitals to look more feminine.
Nathanael Greene has made a woman of Bryce Pax!

Valerie Sinnet says, "Nathaniel Greene charged the brig with a fucking HONK."

[Common] Assists-the-Crew hisses, "Walker Quinn s-s-s-ss-stole the HoP's-s-s-ss-s door"

OOC: HotelBravoLima: I literally can't be removed from power.

This line gets me every time:
I demand this ban be lifted right now. ~Bibliodewangus

What you hear walking past people:
Erin Wake whispers, "You should ready up on Badger and boink with me..."

"I think you guys are just tired of drinking hitler and now you want diet hitler.
I've got all that great hitler flavor but only half the hitler calories." - Anon3

You seem to be under the mistaken assumption that PR matters. ~MisterPerson

DEAD: Ichigo Momomiya says, "Coravin's just an ass."

Linus Johnson says, "Hey you know I got this game Skyrim last week"
Linus Johnson says, "I have a level 19 ranger and its so fun"
Weston Zadovsky says, "did he just"
Weston Zadovsky says, "fucking hell"

The emergency shuttle has been called. It will arrive in 10 minutes.
Nature of emergency:
Coravin, just Coravin.

Beryl Nyuphoran says, "Fucking get out."
Coravin Vattes asks, "Please?"
Beryl Nyuphoran says, "Please get the fuck outta my lab."
Coravin Vattes exclaims, "Okay!"
[Common] Beryl Nyuphoran {RD} asks, "WHO GAVE CORAVIN ALL ACCESS?"

Lindsay Donk stammers, "L-Luc-ck w-was-s-s s-s-such-h a beaut-tifu p-p-p-pr-r-rom-m q-q-q-queen"

Ty Andrews curls up in a ball on the floor and purrs.

by oranges » Sun Feb 15, 2015 7:15 pm
Get out bluespace, you've not been relevant since you lost the elections

That said, I think there are a shitton of degenerates here and I'd probably gas the lot of you if I had the chance. ~Loonikus


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How not to get your ass kicked by the police

Postby TheWiznard » Wed Dec 03, 2014 7:24 pm #47960

go to bed bro, she's not thinking about you.

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Re: Ferguson

Postby vonharden » Wed Dec 03, 2014 7:36 pm #47962

Ferguson does not represent an advancement for black people, it is an embarrassment, and anyone who thinks hash tag hands up don't shoot is even warranted is the worst kind of person. the kid was a bully, plain and simple, and believe what you want from movies and literature, police are actually trained to go for the center mass and not a tiny target like a leg or an arm. This isn't even arguable since none of us can really know what the cop was going through. how cool do you think you would be if your life was directly threatened?

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Re: Ferguson

Postby Steelpoint » Thu Dec 04, 2014 4:52 am #48072

Also shooting someone in the leg is arguable more likely to be fatal than shooting someone in centre mass.

Your leg is just a long bone, muscle and the femoral artery. If a bullet goes through that large artery your going to very quickly bleed out. (The femoral artery connects directly to the aorta, so your heart is just pumping high levels of blood out of your body).

Meanwhile your chest/stomach is much larger and has more mass. Meaning if you do get shot in your centre mass your less likely to have a vital organ/artery/vein be struck.

That's another reason why people are trained to hit centre mass, its easier but less likely to be fatal.
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Re: Ferguson

Postby paprika » Thu Dec 04, 2014 7:05 am #48094

Shoot someone in the hip to cripple them for life! The more you know!
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Re: Ferguson

Postby ColonicAcid » Thu Dec 04, 2014 9:04 pm #48232

just tactically suck their dick to disarm the situation ejsus christ rookies.
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Re: Ferguson

Postby danno » Thu Dec 04, 2014 10:06 pm #48245

who is fergus?
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I don't even play ss13 anymore, pretty much due to dannos stupid bullshit

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Re: Ferguson

Postby Malkevin » Thu Dec 04, 2014 10:33 pm #48252

Father of the Nord that founded Ferguson, who named it after himself.
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Re: Ferguson

Postby oranges » Thu Dec 04, 2014 11:12 pm #48262

Now this is shitposting

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Re: Ferguson

Postby ColonicAcid » Thu Dec 04, 2014 11:19 pm #48263

now this is podposting.
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Re: Ferguson

Postby fleure » Fri Dec 05, 2014 9:11 am #48347

So what do you guys think about Eric Garner's death ruling?
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