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Blue_Tires Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-04-08 02:18 PM
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1. history of mental illness? yeah, i think so...
thanks to the police for stating the obvious...even though, in light of what happened on that bus, i think the victims in this story are feeling lucky...

i don't know what is causing all these people to snap lately...
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  -Yikes, nasty incident in Vancouver's gay district (Pride day here was yesterday) HEyHEY  Aug-04-08 02:13 PM   #0 
  - history of mental illness? yeah, i think so...  Blue_Tires   Aug-04-08 02:18 PM   #1 
  - That's actually a good question  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 02:25 PM   #6 
  - What Is It With Canadians Lately? Eh?  Parche   Aug-04-08 02:18 PM   #2 
  - Right, a couple psychos are a judgment on us all. (nt)  Posteritatis   Aug-04-08 02:22 PM   #4 
     - Let's get him !  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 02:25 PM   #7 
     - This Texan knows how you feel, Posteritatis... n/t  Callous Taoboys   Aug-04-08 03:25 PM   #35 
  - I don't think "middle eastern" says anything about race.  2KS2KHonda   Aug-04-08 02:19 PM   #3 
  - Race/ethnicity.....same effect in this case.  marmar   Aug-04-08 02:24 PM   #5 
  - What's the "effect"? To prejudice people against Caucasians?...a possibility since they  2KS2KHonda   Aug-04-08 02:29 PM   #10 
     - There was NO reason to identify the man as Middle Eastern, based on the info in that story.....  marmar   Aug-04-08 02:32 PM   #13 
     - If this guy was white, would they have reported his race? Nope.  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 02:34 PM   #15 
     - But they didn't report his race. That's what I was trying to explain to you.  2KS2KHonda   Aug-04-08 02:44 PM   #23 
        - They have reported what is the perception of his race  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 02:47 PM   #26 
           - Someone who keeps arguing over semantics, as in the poster you're replying to......  marmar   Aug-04-08 02:51 PM   #29 
              - ya, I know  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 02:52 PM   #30 
              - Well, some people don't grasp the actual meaning of words.  2KS2KHonda   Aug-04-08 03:02 PM   #31 
                 - "What can I say?"  marmar   Aug-04-08 03:06 PM   #32 
                 - Email from my friend  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 07:23 PM   #41 
                 - this isn't an argument about words.... it's an argument about common misconceptions  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 04:30 PM   #37 
     - Would you make an argument that isn't stupid, please?  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 02:35 PM   #16 
        - You're right. I need to tailor my arguments for 18th century mentalities.  2KS2KHonda   Aug-04-08 02:43 PM   #22 
           - you do, or, in this case there's no point in making them  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 02:47 PM   #27 
              - Well, now that I see what your hobby from the profile is, I understand.  2KS2KHonda   Aug-04-08 03:22 PM   #34 
  - Well, you know he isn't going to be chinese, don't you?  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 02:27 PM   #8 
     - There is only one race in China?  2KS2KHonda   Aug-04-08 02:30 PM   #11 
        - No, I meant you know he's not going to be from mainland China  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 02:33 PM   #14 
  - Maxwell's gotten loose!  PassingFair   Aug-04-08 02:27 PM   #9 
  - I always liked that song even if I have absolutely no idea what the fuck they were singing about.  2KS2KHonda   Aug-04-08 02:32 PM   #12 
  - Weird.  JVS   Aug-04-08 02:36 PM   #17 
  - I wasn't saying it is....  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 02:38 PM   #18 
  - yeah. I caught that after posting. I saw in the article.  JVS   Aug-04-08 02:39 PM   #19 
     - Yeah... so shut up!  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 02:39 PM   #20 
        - Cool people edit and bury the dispute.  JVS   Aug-04-08 02:42 PM   #21 
           - I wanna keep it going.  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 02:44 PM   #24 
              - Bruges? Belgium, pfeh!  JVS   Aug-04-08 02:46 PM   #25 
                 - I'm out soon.  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 02:48 PM   #28 
  - Two violent crimes making the news in the same week?  Posteritatis   Aug-04-08 03:18 PM   #33 
     - dude, chill out  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 04:28 PM   #36 
        - No  Posteritatis   Aug-04-08 04:36 PM   #38 
           - Because JVS is kidding - that's why  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 05:00 PM   #39 
           - dupe  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 05:00 PM   #40 
  - here it is reported properly by CBC  HEyHEY   Aug-04-08 07:29 PM   #42 
     - Wow that's scary  insleeforprez   Aug-04-08 08:15 PM   #43 

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