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Fri Oct 26, 2018, 01:25 PM

Is anyone advancing a theory as to why the bombs didn't go off?

Was the Magabomber inept or was it just deliberate scare tactic?

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Reply Is anyone advancing a theory as to why the bombs didn't go off? (Original post)
sagesnow Oct 2018 OP
sfwriter Oct 2018 #1
Cattledog Oct 2018 #13
a kennedy Oct 2018 #19
pwb Oct 2018 #2
Wintryjade Oct 2018 #3
ck4829 Oct 2018 #4
marylandblue Oct 2018 #10
marylandblue Oct 2018 #5
Cattledog Oct 2018 #14
marylandblue Oct 2018 #15
Tommy_Carcetti Oct 2018 #6
sagesnow Oct 2018 #9
radical noodle Oct 2018 #7
TwistOneUp Oct 2018 #8
peekaloo Oct 2018 #11
tavernier Oct 2018 #12
spanone Oct 2018 #16
shanny Oct 2018 #17
JCMach1 Oct 2018 #18

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Response to sfwriter (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 02:05 PM

13. Yep, it's like I pointed a loaded gun at you but didn't pull the trigger.

He will die in jail.

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Response to Cattledog (Reply #13)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 02:49 PM

19. he might be looking forward to it actually......shelter, 3 meals a day, no bills,

as it sounds like he was living in that van wasnít he?? .....jail will be a nice alternative to the van.

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Response to sagesnow (Original post)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 01:28 PM

2. I have one? He is a dumb fuck republican?

Shit for brains.

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Response to sagesnow (Original post)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 01:28 PM

3. I have been waiting to hear the same.

 

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Response to sagesnow (Original post)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 01:28 PM

4. There's a wide range of sensitivity to a pipe bomb

You can make it so that if you tilt it the right way it will go off.

I imagine it can go the other way, I hear these bombs were functional and filled with shrapnel, I'm going to guess he was too careful rather than inept.

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Response to ck4829 (Reply #4)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 01:30 PM

10. He attached a clock to one, which is ridiculous

So even though it had real explosives, it wasn't made to go off.

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Response to sagesnow (Original post)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 01:28 PM

5. I think it was ineptitude

Real terrorists don't advertise their intentions on white vans.

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Response to marylandblue (Reply #5)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 02:06 PM

14. So, he's not a "real terrorist"??????

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Response to Cattledog (Reply #14)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 02:12 PM

15. Poor choice of words, but I couldn't think of better

"Successful" didn't seem appropriate since that means you killed someone. "Careful?" But it's a dangerous profession, so how careful can you be?

But basically I mean the guys who can blow people up and have a reasonable chance of getting away with it. Obviously we are not dealing with that type of terrorist.

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Response to sagesnow (Original post)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 01:28 PM

6. Dunning Kruger. nt

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #6)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 01:30 PM

9. Had to look that one up.

But I bet you are on to something. Here the Wikipedia link to the definition:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunning%E2%80%93Kruger_effect

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Response to sagesnow (Original post)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 01:28 PM

7. Read some of his stuff

He seems pretty ignorant. He probably just didn't do it right.

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Response to sagesnow (Original post)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 01:29 PM

8. He's a Trump voter. He's an idiot. 'Nuff said. nt

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Response to sagesnow (Original post)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 01:30 PM

11. lacked a component similar to Viagra thereby rendering him/the bombs impotent.

just a guess

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Response to sagesnow (Original post)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 01:34 PM

12. Imagine if they all had,

perhaps killing some of the targets or mail carriers.

I donít think even then Rump would change his rhetoric.

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Response to sagesnow (Original post)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 02:14 PM

16. God likes democrats?

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Response to sagesnow (Original post)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 02:29 PM

17. because the maker is as stupid as his idol nt

 

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Response to sagesnow (Original post)

Fri Oct 26, 2018, 02:33 PM

18. I bet they caught him through the purchase of multiple circuit boards

that's why the media said NOTHING about the circuit boards...

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