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Dad tries unique punishment for vandalizing son

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by poindexter, Dec 17, 2008.

  1. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member



    Kid vandalized his high school. Dad makes him wear the above sign and walk the streets for five hours (in addition to community service).

    Do you like the punishment? Dislike? Have at it. I especially like hearing the parenting viewpoints from those who have no kids.
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  2. txsportsscribe

    txsportsscribe Active Member

    good for dad
  3. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    I will buy that father a drink. Perhaps several drinks. Father of the year, as far as I'm concerned.
  4. Notepad

    Notepad Member

    Why isn't his old man at work?
  5. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    I thought the dad was going to get the son a teacher who would sleep with him.
  6. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    .. But, but, what about the kid's self-esteem?

    Seriously, good for dad. And I think the court system should do it more often for crimes of that nature. One reason the Puritans had the stocks was so that the criminal could be humiliated (as well as have food thrown at him, which qualified as entertainment in the Puritan world).
  7. Rumpleforeskin

    Rumpleforeskin Active Member

    Not one of the pretty ones either.
  8. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    Good for the dad if he thought that was the best way to get through to his kid. Humiliation, in general, however, is not a productive way to redress bad behavior, criminal or not, young or old.
  9. pseudo

    pseudo Active Member

    Guessing he thought this was important enough to make time for.
  10. beanpole

    beanpole Member

    Personally, I don't think that anyone should vandalize their children. :)
  11. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Mission accomplished!

  12. Ashy Larry

    Ashy Larry Active Member

    He works for FOX news? Well that changes everything....now I think he's an asshole.

    Seriously, good for this guy.....but, I'm sure his original plan was to embarrass his son by having a few hundred people to see him carrying the sign, now millions know about it.
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