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 Post subject: Ahmed's Clock
PostPosted: Thu September 17, 2015 12:12 am 
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"I built a clock to impress my teacher but when I showed it to her, she thought it was a threat to her," Ahmed told reporters Wednesday. "It was really sad that she took the wrong impression of it."


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Yeah, there's more to this story that Ahmed's not telling and the school can't say.

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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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Ok, I'll say it. That doesn't look like a clock. And if I saw it laying somewhere, without seeing its creator, just sitting somewhere by itself, I would probably think it was a bomb. Sorry, but if I had to tell time with that thing I'd be pissed.

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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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kids are suspended for a lot less.

plus, its a really shitty clock.

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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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I've seen plenty of episodes of 24 that shit is a bomb.


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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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Ths is just today's "rally around something via facebook"

That being said - It is a sad state of affairs that our world has gotten to the point of assuming worst case scenario


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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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Strat wrote:
Ths is just today's "rally around something via facebook"

That being said - It is a sad state of affairs that our world has gotten to the point of assuming worst case scenario


hey why are those kids dressed in black, carrying duffle bags and guns into school bypassing the metal detectors?

oh they are probably just renacting that scene from the Matrix. whats the harm?

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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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Strat wrote:
Ths is just today's "rally around something via facebook"

That being said - It is a sad state of affairs that our world has gotten to the point of assuming worst case scenario


hey why are those kids dressed in black, carrying duffle bags and guns into school bypassing the metal detectors?

oh they are probably just renacting that scene from the Matrix. whats the harm?


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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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It's hard to fault the paranoid worry that it might...might...be a bomb.

It's pretty hard not to fault the approach they took to addressing that.

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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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McParadigm wrote:
It's hard to fault the paranoid worry that it might...might...be a bomb.

It's pretty hard not to fault the approach they took to addressing that.

Question. If it was some suburbia white "christian" kid that brought it, do you think the reaction would have been the same? I tend to think so only because most school shootings in the past where white dudes. This is just a bad combo of the kid's ethnicity/religion and people in schools being overly cautious because of school shootings.

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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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Wasn't he held and questioned without his parents present?


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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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Wasn't he held and questioned without his parents present?

Yes, and before I asked my question I did mean to point out that I agree that the process of what happened to him is very wrong.

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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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E.H. Ruddock wrote:
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Wasn't he held and questioned without his parents present?

Yes, and before I asked my question I did mean to point out that I agree that the process of what happened to him is very wrong.

I was contemplating posting a facebook picture about how when we were young we could stay up late and run around the neighborhood playing games, or walk home from school, or bring in homemade clocks to school and we weren't afraid and we all turned out alright...etc..etc..

The world has changed and I think it is really sad.


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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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You sound like a grandpa.

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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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Kaius wrote:
You sound like a grandpa.



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Yes. Wait, no.

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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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E.H. Ruddock wrote:
McParadigm wrote:
It's hard to fault the paranoid worry that it might...might...be a bomb.

It's pretty hard not to fault the approach they took to addressing that.

Question. If it was some suburbia white "christian" kid that brought it, do you think the reaction would have been the same? I tend to think so only because most school shootings in the past where white dudes. This is just a bad combo of the kid's ethnicity/religion and people in schools being overly cautious because of school shootings.


So the only way this would be a non-story is if it was an Asian kid.


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philpritchard wrote:
E.H. Ruddock wrote:
McParadigm wrote:
It's hard to fault the paranoid worry that it might...might...be a bomb.

It's pretty hard not to fault the approach they took to addressing that.

Question. If it was some suburbia white "christian" kid that brought it, do you think the reaction would have been the same? I tend to think so only because most school shootings in the past where white dudes. This is just a bad combo of the kid's ethnicity/religion and people in schools being overly cautious because of school shootings.


So the only way this would be a non-story is if it was an Asian kid.

I'm just saying, if the story didn't tell me that it was a muslim kid from Sudan, I would still say that looks more like something suspicious than it looks like a clock. I get the school safety side of it, but what they did to him afterwards was a violation of human rights.

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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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E.H. Ruddock wrote:
philpritchard wrote:
E.H. Ruddock wrote:
McParadigm wrote:
It's hard to fault the paranoid worry that it might...might...be a bomb.

It's pretty hard not to fault the approach they took to addressing that.

Question. If it was some suburbia white "christian" kid that brought it, do you think the reaction would have been the same? I tend to think so only because most school shootings in the past where white dudes. This is just a bad combo of the kid's ethnicity/religion and people in schools being overly cautious because of school shootings.


So the only way this would be a non-story is if it was an Asian kid.

I'm just saying, if the story didn't tell me that it was a muslim kid from Sudan, I would still say that looks more like something suspicious than it looks like a clock. I get the school safety side of it, but what they did to him afterwards was a violation of human rights.



I just feel like if they really thought it was a bomb they would have handled it differently. Bomb squad, school on lock down....i dont know. I wasn't in there but confiscating it, keeping it in plce custody, arresting him and interrogating him...

Also, I know you are agree im just continuing with my ramblings kthanks.


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 Post subject: Re: Ahmed's Clock
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Just get a fat kid to lay on it and go about your business, pussies.


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