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Bad NEWS

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Lentsnh, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. Apr 6, 2009 at 6:22 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    No not that kind;)

    But has anyone else noticed the terrible and depressing news lately?

    Suicides, Mass Shootings, Murder, etc.
     
  2. Apr 6, 2009 at 6:24 PM
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    Seems to me that the news is ALWAYS bad. Ever notice how on the nightly news the "good" story gets saved for last, and even then its like 30 seconds long? I suppose good news doesn't sell very well.
     
  3. Apr 6, 2009 at 6:25 PM
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    yeah i know a kid at my school just died along with two others in a horrible car wreck saturday night

    all over the news
     
  4. Apr 6, 2009 at 6:27 PM
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    Bad news about other people attracts attention...and in this age of instant information-They need that many MORE stories about interesting stuff to fill up air time.

    Notice how their are subject matter experts about everything now...and they all get on talk a ton about it...Not really news...but people watch...
     
  5. Apr 6, 2009 at 6:27 PM
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    i heard about it.

    damn pisa shit street racers............someone else dying on their bullshit terms!!:mad:
     
  6. Apr 6, 2009 at 6:29 PM
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    Yeah thats true. Well what doesnt seem right is that instead of talking about it and moving on... they talk about it FOREVER!! It gets annoying
     
  7. Apr 6, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    same here
    kid died going coming school like 2-3 days before his birthday
     
  8. Apr 6, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    Thats sucks bro:( Im sorry to hear about it

    Last week My dad told me that a guy that was 19 was on Wire Rd. (a long country road)--They are still investigating what caused the wreck-- But my dad said that rolled multiple times into a ditch landing on the drivers side. He actually died on the first roll:(. No sealtbelt
     
  9. Apr 6, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    yeah i know dude i was at work when it happened at 7 and i left work at 10 and they had highway 49 closed north and southbound till 2 in the morning i didnt get home till 2:30 in the morning

    when the wreckers went by with the vehicles on them went by it was the worst thing i have ever seen in my life
     
  10. Apr 6, 2009 at 6:40 PM
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    yep....and bad thing is, they havent found the one of the fuckers that was racing. im sorry, but i have zero remorse for what happens to a dipshit that is street racing and kills someone. he's lucky i didnt get ahold of him!:mad:
     
  11. Apr 6, 2009 at 9:01 PM
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    I was thinking the same thing about all the mass shootings and other murders.

    And out here all the killer trees we have around here (since the first of the year, there have been several people die after hitting trees). Plus the people who think they can ignore traffic signs/signals and some innocent person dies as a result.

    We can also add STUPID parents to the list... how the HE!! do you let a 17 month old starve to death... he weighed LESS THAN 9 pounds and hadn't been to the doc since shortly after his birth. But there was plenty of food in the house for the dogs.
     
  12. Apr 7, 2009 at 6:33 AM
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    Yeah....There were a few new mother of the year candidates the past few days too- 19 year old breast feeding her child while driving drunk...The mother who took out 136K in student loans in her kids name and gambled it away...

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  13. Apr 7, 2009 at 6:39 AM
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    How about the local story out of panama city where the girl was fighting with her ex BF over child custody. She called the cops saying he was into child pornography and that he had pictures on there shared home PC. She asked the cops to search the PC for child porn to support her custody case. What they found were videos of her having sex with their dog. She was then arrested for beastialty. Dumb ass.
     
  14. Apr 7, 2009 at 6:51 AM
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    If it bleeds it leads.. Always has, always will in the news biz..

    Does it suck?? Yes.. Is it biased.. Hell yeah!
     
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    Even across the world. In Italy an earthquake has killed up to 200 so far. That number will only increase. Sad to hear.
     
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    Wow...I missed that one...I tend to not see a lot of local news. That chick is dumb...It's sad to see what people will do ::shakes head::
     
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