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Seattle ROTC kid blows his leg apart at football game.

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by enigami, Dec 21, 2006.

  1. FileNotFound

    FileNotFound Well-Known Member

    Dumbasses. Reminds me of the Texans who advocate to not split overcrowded high schools in order to preserve powerful football programs.
  2. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    From one of the comments on the Seattle story:

    I have none of the answers, but this particularly gives me pause.

    There are other comments which suggest that this young man may not be getting many visitors because he's not a very popular young man.

    I'm just saying, maybe it's not all black and white. Almost all of you realize that in situations like this, there's almost always shades of grey.
  3. Canyonero!

    Canyonero! Member

    Does this qualifying as trolling?
  4. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    Yeah, but certainly not enough to earn him any TOY votes.
  5. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    What the fuck is wrong with people?
  6. fishwrapper

    fishwrapper Active Member

    What's wrong with you people? Paging Chief Roberts, Chief Roberts...

    A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms cannons shall not be infringed.
  7. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    And someone on Wikipedia has a bit of fun, adding this to the entry about the school:

    A new tradition was started on October 6th 2006, deemed "ROTC target practice." The school's ceremonial cannon lets loose a volley at a random ROTC student's leg. Afterwards, the town's fine citizens spread cheer and wish him the gift of symmetry, threatening to blow off his other leg too if he raises a fuss about it. This new tradition has been met with the community’s full support.

    The Target Practice Parade is in the process of being planned to commemorate the October 6th incident. This parade will feature burning effigies of the student, his leg, and his family. The parade will throw out KY jelly to the children, and incorporate a hundred goat processional. It is yet to be announced when the parade will take place.


    Wonder how long it lasts.
  8. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    "the town's fine citizens spread cheer and wish him the gift of symmetry"

    That's got to make the short list of lines of the year.
  9. It's black and white.
    The kid nearly lost his leg, and people in that town were angry at him for screwing up a "tradition."
    I think they should play a home and home with that Confederate-flag-waving school in Kentucky.
  10. RAMBO

    RAMBO Member

    I can't believe this
  11. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    Well ... of course. Then ... it's black and white.
  12. OK, show me some deep thinking and explain to me why I should take seriously some commenter who throws up a bunch of irrelevant hooey. What "shade of gray" is there? The event happened. The kid got some heat for nearly losing his leg. The people who gave him that heat are fungi. QED.
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