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 Post subject: Re: America..why won't you just ban the fucking gun?
PostPosted: Wed October 04, 2017 6:07 pm 
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I don't really see it other than that carnage passage, and that's a maybe. It all seems pretty accurate and a reasonable way to describe the events

You could take out all of those words or substitute them with less dramatically descriptive words and the story would remain the same and the point would get across.

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"Investigators trying to determine what sparked the biggest mass shooting in modern U.S. history have found the attack to be the work of a sophisticated planner with the means and desire to kill innocent people.

But on the second full day after Stephen Paddock opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers, authorities still were trying to understand what his motive was.

Several new details emerged Tuesday about Paddock — a 64-year-old retired accountant — and how he worked to avoid law enforcement as he killed 59 people and injured hundreds more.

As he fired his guns from a suite on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Paddock used video cameras to keep an eye out for police, according to Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo."


That's no more accurate than the original. If anything, it's less accurate.


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philpritchard wrote:
Strat wrote:
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I don't really see it other than that carnage passage, and that's a maybe. It all seems pretty accurate and a reasonable way to describe the events

You could take out all of those words or substitute them with less dramatically descriptive words and the story would remain the same and the point would get across.

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"Investigators trying to determine what sparked the biggest mass shooting in modern U.S. history have found the attack to be the work of a sophisticated planner with the means and desire to kill innocent people.

But on the second full day after Stephen Paddock opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers, authorities still were trying to understand what his motive was.

Several new details emerged Tuesday about Paddock — a 64-year-old retired accountant — and how he worked to avoid law enforcement as he killed 59 people and injured hundreds more.

As he fired his guns from a suite on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Paddock used video cameras to keep an eye out for police, according to Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo."


That's no more accurate than the original. If anything, it's less accurate.


It's the same damn story

Whatever.


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 Post subject: Re: America..why won't you just ban the fucking gun?
PostPosted: Wed October 04, 2017 6:08 pm 
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Whatever. Im over it.

its not a hot take to say that the news sensationalizes it all.


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PostPosted: Wed October 04, 2017 6:13 pm 
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How is biggest better than deadliest? It's less descriptive. Was it biggest because of the caliber of guns used, because of the number of assailants? What makes it biggest? Deadliest doesn't leave any of those questions.


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Strat wrote:
its not a hot take to say that the news sensationalizes it all.

Sure, what you cited just isn't an example of that.


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Strat wrote:
Whatever. Im over it.

its not a hot take to say that the news sensationalizes it all.


Not at all. But I mean... you replaced the word "deadliest" with "biggest". "Deadliest" may seem on the surface like sensationalizing, but it's more descriptive and accurate than "biggest".

I think these kinds of things are more of a concern when they come at the expense of accuracy, and, while I agree it happens far too often in the media, I don't think that's really the case here. There are stories where that kind of language is appropriate.


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"Racist pigs are trying to rip open the mystery of what sparked the most gore-soaked mass shooting in modern U.S. history have found the savage massacre to be the work of a demented psychopath with the lust to inflict merciless carnage.

But on the second full day after Stephen Paddock smashed out the windows of a high-floor suite on the Las Vegas Strip and rained bloody death on a crowd of virginal angels, racist pigs still were trying to dissect what drove him to such horrific evil.

Several terrifying details emerged Tuesday about Paddock — a 64-year-old white shitlord — and how he worked ruthlessly to thwart racist pigs as he relentlessly slaughtered scores of people and potentially killed hundreds more.

As he unleashed round after round of hot, speeding death during an 11-minute spree from a suite on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Paddock used video cameras to keep an eye out for racist pigs assualting his hotel room, according to racist pig Joe Lombardo."

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Dicks out for Harambe!

Also, the "false flag crisis actor" fucking faggot retards can go eat a fucking bullet themselves. It's already spreading like metastasis on Facebook.


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Dicks out for Harambe!

Also, the "false flag crisis actor" fucking faggot retards can go eat a fucking bullet themselves. It's already spreading like metastasis on Facebook.

Is this the girl that is on every tv talk show talking about another shooter on the ground and how the gov't is lying to us?


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This shit is rampant on the internet and the media aloke right now and it's fucking sick and disgusting, not even just fucking stupid.

If there was a group of people that deserved to be locked in a room and showered with automatic gunfire until every one of them was dead, its these fucking cunts. I just had to vent about this.


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Strat wrote:
Jammer XCI wrote:
Dicks out for Harambe!

Also, the "false flag crisis actor" fucking faggot retards can go eat a fucking bullet themselves. It's already spreading like metastasis on Facebook.

Is this the girl that is on every tv talk show talking about another shooter on the ground and how the gov't is lying to us?

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Dscans wrote:
Is this the first mass shooting with, basically, an automatic weapon? If so, is it evidence that the laws that make it so difficult to obtain/modify such a weapon kinda worked?


Its tricky, guns laws in the US won’t stop many criminals from “common murder”, that such a concept would exist shows you how f*cked we are here, but in this case I think it would be fair to say you would be right in stating those laws have limited this type of mass killing event.

The idea that a random citizen would ever need even one of the dozens of guns this guy had makes no sense to me. We are well past the point where any we regulated militia could fight the government and it is past time to prohibit the mass manufacture and sale of these weapons.


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If the mass murder of elementary school children didn’t spur a change in gun laws, nothing will. This is the country we live in now, and the clock is already ticking to the next mass murder. Nothing will change.

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If the mass murder of elementary school children didn’t spur a change in gun laws, nothing will. This is the country we live in now, and the clock is already ticking to the next mass murder. Nothing will change.

Yep... Too little too late and the country is too polarized.

Another civil war will occur before any real change takes place.

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If the mass murder of elementary school children didn’t spur a change in gun laws, nothing will. This is the country we live in now, and the clock is already ticking to the next mass murder. Nothing will change.

Yep... Too little too late and the country is too polarized.

Another civil war will occur before any real change takes place.

When the nukes come, the guns won't matter anyway.

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Iholdthepain wrote:
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If the mass murder of elementary school children didn’t spur a change in gun laws, nothing will. This is the country we live in now, and the clock is already ticking to the next mass murder. Nothing will change.

Yep... Too little too late and the country is too polarized.

Another civil war will occur before any real change takes place.


How many armed potential fifth columnists are there in red states vs blue states?

Can I vote no on Civil War II?


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simple schoolboy wrote:
Iholdthepain wrote:
meatwad wrote:
If the mass murder of elementary school children didn’t spur a change in gun laws, nothing will. This is the country we live in now, and the clock is already ticking to the next mass murder. Nothing will change.

Yep... Too little too late and the country is too polarized.

Another civil war will occur before any real change takes place.


How many armed potential fifth columnists are there in red states vs blue states?

Can I vote no on Civil War II?


Not punching people who look like “them” is basically a no vote.


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