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  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    MySpace has gotten quite a bad reputation. It was put off as a "dates-r-us" for pedophiles at one point, at another it was seen as a distraction to minors, but now it seems like MySpace got a crown for the pile of dirt on their doorstep. Police departments all around America are confirming that criminal gangs (mostly local) are recruiting on social networking sites, especially MySpace. What's worse still is that gang fights will start on the internet, and then people will take them to the street. Some gangs will even post a form of propaganda, just for the purpose of getting children to join their gangs. In response to this story, some social networking sites have already declared that anything illegal or gang-related is immediately deleted and cause for an on-the-spot ban.

    Source: The Inquirer
     
  2. Ketxxx

    Ketxxx Heedless Psychic

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    Wow... this really goes to show how unintelligent and impressionable most americans are :rolleyes:
     
  3. mysticjon New Member

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    hey man i agree with you...but all americans are not the same, most are...and these religious fanatics imposing there "belief(s)" on other countries and ruining every culture they meet upon. But these gangs are just stupid..and quiet sad to start stuff online and then take it to the streets lol....unfortunately these gangs are nothing but mere failure of civilized people
     
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    I hear that.. bloody muslims and whatnot run riot here in the UK and fuck things like christmas up going around saying it "offends" them, they protest, whine and bitch, get handed everything above actual UK citizens and their still not happy. Fucking piles of shit. I wish guns were legal in the UK, I'd cure the immigrants problem single handedly.
     
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    :rockout:Ketxxx for prime minister:rockout:, but yeah the whole gang culture thing is a bit childish at the least, i wont rant on but some people need to get a major grip on things.
     
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    Yeah...lets recruit kids we may never see...to join our gang that may never meet...and fight people we will never see...

    I understand that there are probobly fights that actually occur, and it is a serious thing...but really, a gang that recruits on myspace is like a clan that recruits on a gungame server...there going nowhere.
     
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    Yeah, religious fanatics and idiots only live in America.... UK is so great... We never left the UK to start our own country... Because the UK never sucked and never oppressed anybody.

    Yeah... once again, most of us are idiots... Thats why were the worlds superpower, because everybody just wants to be ignorant just like us.

    Nobody gets it... most people !!!!EVERYWHERE!!!!! are unintelligent and impressionable.
     
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    Its not americans destorying this country its the damn illegal immigrants
     
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    haha, I need not say more about the above



    lol this is a great topic
     
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    Yes,...we need to make the Jedi a REAL religion just like in the UK. Then we wont be so "impressionable" and UN-intelligent.:wtf:
    Were we unintelligent back in in WWII we ran the Germans out of your country for you?:shadedshu
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    Mebbe but it took you two years to come,while britain which is 100 times smaller than the usa held out on its own.

    The american culture is based on take take take.
     
  12. Gam'ster

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    I can see were this thread is going:ohwell:. but can we have some post's on the topic as gang culture is all over and so is myspace....so i assume that the situation in the US is the same as europe etc..., US vs Uk threads tend to get ppl banned and are quite pointless.
     
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    To all the UK'ers on this board. Almost everyone in the US views the UK as our friends and allies.

    We like you! We are not your enemy.
    The US fought England during the revolutionarry war. That has nothing to do with what is happening today.

    If the UK needs help we are here to do that. You too, have always lent a helping hand in what was going on in the world.

    The US is not. "take take take". It treats those who value freedom and democracy very well and pours money into all areas of the world to help. The people of the US donate more to charities worldwide than any other country.

    Try not to let your local media color your perception of the people here. We do care.
     
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    Yeah, Myspace...and Gangs...I could see it helping coordinate events, but not really increase actual members, as they cant initiate people over the net. unless they send viruses...lol
     
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    Well were i live atm, myspace, beebo, facebook.....etc are being blamed for a lot of teenage suicides, 13 in the last 12 months. A few of the victims knew eachother but the police are having a hard time proving a connection between others but... the net is beeing blamed for it. But gang culture is certanly a part of it.
     
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    Oh im sure it is, its another medium to communicate and im sure events that occur on such networks change peoples emotional state and i am sure there are many suicides that could be reasonably linked.
     
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    Down with myspace!!
     
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    Lol, Jedi is actually officially realised by the government as a religion in the UK. It's the 4th most popular apparantly :p
     
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    I live here in L.A. California:(....Los Angeles used to a pretty cool place, up until 1995. Then this hip-hop/bald headed/prison gang subculture arose and it's turned this city and the surrounding suburbs into absolutely horrid places to live.:confused: I work as a bouncer in a bar...I know it's not church, but I ve seen the transition from just the occasional drunk A-hole starting trouble to groups of five or six baldheaded shitbags really causing a mess.:eek: These incidinces usally start with "where u from?" I've seen more than several 5 on 1 fights, a shooting and several mini riots involving at least 80 individuals, people have pulled guns on me, I've been stabbed, watched idiots drop guns in the parking lot...The list could go on! AND THE POLICE DO NOTHING!!! Our governments know there is a problem and do nothing!!!:wtf:...I think that our officials are so financially removed from mainstream society that they don't realize how seriously dangerous our cities have become. They acknowledge there is a problem (I guess around election time!!!)then sweep it under the rug and stop looking at it in hopes it will disappear.:shadedshu What the hell are we supposed to do? I guess I could play God and shoot them myself...BUT...One can't do that either because those same useless cops who do NOTHING to those guys would probably arrest me!:eek: Even more pathetic is the fact that this IS NOT A GHETTO NEIGHBORHOOD!! There is not a ghetto near this place!:twitch: It doesn't really suprise me that those bags of crap would use the internet or rather "Myspace" as a way to communicate....I hate those guy's and everything they represent...Loathing describes it best:mad:...Other than turning them into fertilizer or using them for cannon fodder or lab experiments, I see no use for their existence...I wish they would do society a favor, quit occupying space, using up valuable resources and just kill themselves so they could at last make a positve contribution to mankind by turning into oil in a few million years.:rockout:
     
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    theres a simple policy that shuts these people up: its called equality.

    If 80% of the population choose to celebrate a certain day in their homes, REGARDLESS of religion (santa has nothing to do with religion.) NO ONE can say a thing about it.

    I bet if white people went to their homeland and demanded anything public about their religion was offensive, we'd just end up in jail.

    If people complain about public religion thats not theirs, demand they cease any public displays of their own first - this includes clothing and all religious material and displays. No head coverings for muslims, no beards for the amish. it might OFFEND someone, so they'd better be NON OFFENSIVE themselves before we do anything to help them.

    Minorities always want 'equal' - by equal they mean 'us 10% of the population want 50% of everything'

    Police cant stop them, because they're too afraid of being called racist etc. Just actually enforce EQUALITY on everyone, allow no hypocrisy and things will even out.
     
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    solution for gangs is obvious, give cops the right to shoot on sight no questions asked and send the National Guard into the hood. Put a few tank rounds into there low riders and see how quickly they stop
     
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    Take take take??,..are you including the $86+ BILLION in foreign aid we give out annually?
    And this amount is about to expand to an even more obscene amount due to a certain US senator Joe Biden. Another 1% of my countries GNP is about to go to these countries that cant
    survive without US aid,...then the citizens of these G/D countries can bad mouth the US:shadedshu
    And if you are bringing up country size (and you did) then the 2 years you spoke of are really not that impressive when you consider the the size of the UK compared to Germany.
    Take take take my huge American ass.
     
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    Like there isn't carzy people that live in the UK:roll:

    Sure we have our problems, but we are a super power in the world. Which would mean one thing, that not all of us are crazy gang bangers.
     
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    I'm really getting tired of the constant American bashing. It is not going to be tolerated anymore. It is insulting to other members, and perpetuation of an untrue stereotype.
     
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    actually mate it wasn't the Muslims whinging it was the stupid Political Correctness that has corrupted our society. I know of four muslims, three jewish and one hindu and they all where celebrating Christmas. not for Christ but for the time that it now represents - the time of family, giving and caring.


    on topic this sucks but lets be honest, it was only time before this happened. the Internet is a tool for education and destruction.
     

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