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      02-27-2019, 10:37 AM   #23
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Fair and objective hearings don't take place in secret.
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      02-27-2019, 10:57 AM   #24
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And this is a prime example of how "freedom of speech" has simply gone too far.
I am all for the constitution. But I also have enough "common sense" to comprehend how "times have changed drastically" since it was written eons ago.

Where do the lines get drawn??? Children are "extremely impressionable". Any sort of "dare or challenge to commit violence" conceived on the web or in print, should be a punishable offense and crime, period.
As a parent, this sort of bullshit urks TF out of me!
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      02-27-2019, 11:43 AM   #25
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Weeds out the dumb ones.
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Weeds out the dumb ones.
Birth control challenge is might be a good one.
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      02-27-2019, 03:32 PM   #27
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Looks like my ex wife and yes I would want to kill myself every day. Jokes aside it's quite disturbing to see this on what should be a safe platform for children. I miss the days where information wasn't so easily accessible from our phones, iPads, etc.
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I just had a barny with my wife over this... Yes, it's scary; but it's all hype and the only real answer is to educate your kids far earlier than you think is necessary.

Like airplane crashes or shark attacks, you're hearing about this because it's sensational; not because it's common. Here are some numbers:

About 3 or 4 children worldwide have been linked to hurting themselves with the momo challenge over the past six months.
Today, about five or 6,000 million unique videos will be watched on youtube.

About 3 our 4 people will die on the road TODAY as a result of car accidents in Australia. Another 10 odd in California and another 10 in Texas.
There are about 20 million people in Australia, 30 million in Texas and 40 million in Cali.

You can cherry pick statistics to say what you want, but I think we can agree the chances of your kids getting caught up in the momo craze because of some random video on youtube is pretty bloody small.

Given those statistics, here's my advice for practically ensuring your kids won't be exposed to the momo challenge: Let them loose on youtube completely unrestricted for the next 24 hours. ... and how to give them the best chance of being exposed: Let them sit next to you all day while you listen/watch/browse the news and talk among your social groups on facebook.

Now... all that said; if they won't do something stupid because of the momo challenge, at some point they will do something stupid because of the Birdcage challenge, the Keke Challenge, the ILS Challenge, the Tide Pods Challenge, the Planking thing, the Investing in Bitcoin thing (that one got me, and I'm 37) or the Nigerian Prince, IRS pre-payment or donate to PETA scam (just to be clear, there's nobody pretending to be PETA that I know of - if you donate to PETA, you've been scammed).

You can't shield them. You can only educate them, and accept that they will do stupid stuff from time to time; you can only hope to minimize that, encourage them to stop and ask themselves if it's a good idea, and teach your kids (/self/wife/parents) about recognizing and avoiding Escalation of commitment.

I let my kids who are six and three loose on youtube with about the same amount of supervision that my wife gives our kids a the local park.

Her trust in the children in a public place scares the shit out of me, and my trust in them on the Internet scares the shit out of her.
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This isn't even close to the creepiest thing I've ever seen. There are some fucked up folks out there though.
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I just had a barny with my wife over this... Yes, it's scary; but it's all hype and the only real answer is to educate your kids far earlier than you think is necessary.

Like airplane crashes or shark attacks, you're hearing about this because it's sensational; not because it's common. Here are some numbers:

About 3 or 4 children worldwide have been linked to hurting themselves with the momo challenge over the past six months.
Today, about five or 6,000 million unique videos will be watched on youtube.

About 3 our 4 people will die on the road TODAY as a result of car accidents in Australia. Another 10 odd in California and another 10 in Texas.
There are about 20 million people in Australia, 30 million in Texas and 40 million in Cali.

You can cherry pick statistics to say what you want, but I think we can agree the chances of your kids getting caught up in the momo craze because of some random video on youtube is pretty bloody small.

Given those statistics, here's my advice for practically ensuring your kids won't be exposed to the momo challenge: Let them loose on youtube completely unrestricted for the next 24 hours. ... and how to give them the best chance of being exposed: Let them sit next to you all day while you listen/watch/browse the news and talk among your social groups on facebook.

Now... all that said; if they won't do something stupid because of the momo challenge, at some point they will do something stupid because of the Birdcage challenge, the Keke Challenge, the ILS Challenge, the Tide Pods Challenge, the Planking thing, the Investing in Bitcoin thing (that one got me, and I'm 37) or the Nigerian Prince, IRS pre-payment or donate to PETA scam (just to be clear, there's nobody pretending to be PETA that I know of - if you donate to PETA, you've been scammed).

You can't shield them. You can only educate them, and accept that they will do stupid stuff from time to time; you can only hope to minimize that, encourage them to stop and ask themselves if it's a good idea, and teach your kids (/self/wife/parents) about recognizing and avoiding Escalation of commitment.

I let my kids who are six and three loose on youtube with about the same amount of supervision that my wife gives our kids a the local park.

Her trust in the children in a public place scares the shit out of me, and my trust in them on the Internet scares the shit out of her.
How much is 6,000 million? Sounds like a lot.
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How much is 6,000 million? Sounds like a lot.
Argh, I have to learn to proofread. It's worse than that, I said "five to 6,000 million" - I meant, roughly 5,000,000,000 to 6,000,000,000 unique videos.

Which is a lot ... since there are 7,530,000,000 people in the world, that's almost one unique video watched on youtube per person per day!

If you're American, 6,000,000,000 (six thousand million) is one billion.

But when I grew up (in Australia) I was taught a billion was one million million, not one thousand million.... hence why I prefer to use the term "one thousand million" rather than "one billion".
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Yeah, it's the latter.
FTA:

There's 'bait' in videos and games that asks youngsters to contact momo via snapchat or whatsapp (or whatever).

Once messaged, police say, Momo may respond with disturbing images and instructions, including directions for self-harm. Momo may also make threats about what could happen if the directions are not followed, saying they will harm the child’s family or place a curse on them.

“While the threat of a curse may sound silly to an adult, it could be a very frightening prospect for a young child and they may feel under pressure to carry out acts to protect themselves or family from further harm,” Det.-Sgt. Elaine McCormill said in a statement.


The actual picture is of a sculpture made by a Japanese special effects company that was shown in some art exhibition called "The Gallery of the Netherland III" . "Ghost Gallery III" is an art exhibition held in Ginza "Gen Gallery (vanilla gallery)" from August 15 to August 27, 2016.

But it's made out to be some mystical creature that will hunt you down and hurt your family if you don't do what you're told.

Edit: but the creepiest image I've seen is this skin condition.



It's evil. Even when you know it's just a lotus flower seed pod photo-shopped onto someone's shoulder, it's still hard to look at.

Ehhhh...

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      02-27-2019, 10:44 PM   #33
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... and that's why I never considered veterinary science or medicine when I went to school.

Excuse me while I go and throw up.
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None of those photos are worse than photos of the X7 grilles
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How much is 6,000 million? Sounds like a lot.
Argh, I have to learn to proofread. It's worse than that, I said "five to 6,000 million" - I meant, roughly 5,000,000,000 to 6,000,000,000 unique videos.

Which is a lot ... since there are 7,530,000,000 people in the world, that's almost one unique video watched on youtube per person per day!

If you're American, 6,000,000,000 (six thousand million) is one billion.

But when I grew up (in Australia) I was taught a billion was one million million, not one thousand million.... hence why I prefer to use the term "one thousand million" rather than "one billion".
Haha. Yes, I believe the Brits do this as well. Express billions in thousand millions.
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It's the internet...expect weird shit to show up all the time. I mean, half the shit that is posted on here is weirder than Momo.
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Agreed. Put them on death row for creating it.
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internet is so fucking toxic...
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And this is a prime example of how "freedom of speech" has simply gone too far.
I am all for the constitution. But I also have enough "common sense" to comprehend how "times have changed drastically" since it was written eons ago.
THAT is the scariest thing that I've ever seen. Disgustingly un-American.... I guess that's your right to feel that way and freely speak it.



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haha. Exactly.


This is non-news - sensationalist fodder for the sheeple... There's nothing to see here.
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