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Jack Thompson Under Fire

Discussion in 'News & Articles' started by hal, Oct 20, 2005.

  1. hal

    hal Dictator Staff Member

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    To continue with the saga of Jack Thompson, self-appointed guardian of gaming morality, Arstechnica reports that the bumbling attorney-at-law has been asked by the National Institute on Media & Family to cease and desist utilizing the organization's name in his wacky public antics.
    To further compound things, it seems that Thompson is now under investigation by the Florida Bar Association. Already under reprimand by the FBA for his actions in 1998, angry Penny-Arcade readers have flooded the Bar's office with complaints and demands for a review of his license.

    Keep talking, Jack. Keep talking. (thanks /.)
     
  2. Muckbean

    Muckbean Fancy a smoke?

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    In my eyes he is a star, just how manny people said loser in that thread.:lol:
     
  3. Jackal

    Jackal Crapass

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    A bit of last weeks news, but better late than never!

    This guy is a complete wako. He is shunned by everyone, laughed at by the whole world, and yet he continues. I think his 15 miniutes are drawing to an end.
     
  4. hal

    hal Dictator Staff Member

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    Last week's news? what the hell are you talking about? All of this has happened over the last two days, and Artechnica broke the news about the FBA investigation last night.

    We've covered the rest of the story all week long in case you've missed it somehow. :eek:
     
  5. FluXs

    FluXs old skool

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    R O F L
     
  6. JaFO

    JaFO bugs are features too ...

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    It'd be a shame if he'd dissappear completely, because 'they' might get someone competent to replace him ...

    Better the devil you know ... ;)
     
  7. 8-4-7-2

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  8. RaptoR

    RaptoR been here far too long

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    The open letter is old news, this item is about the cease and desist, and FBA investivation which are both new.
     
  9. Nemephosis

    Nemephosis Earning my Infrequent Flier miles

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    YOU F*CKED WITH THE WRONG PEOPLE, JACK.

    This is too damn sweet.
     
  10. 8-4-7-2

    8-4-7-2 New Member

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    ROFL. Check this page on the PA forums:
    http://www.penny-arcade.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=201729&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=1300&sid=20fcf44056d3c261972084adeeb9dd2b

     
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  11. Nemephosis

    Nemephosis Earning my Infrequent Flier miles

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    The obvious course of action is to have him disbarred. (I think that is the word I am looking for.)

    edit: Yeah, it is exactly the word I am looking for.
     
  12. Jackal

    Jackal Crapass

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    Oh. My bad.
     
  13. Angel_Mapper

    Angel_Mapper Goooooooats

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  14. Nemephosis

    Nemephosis Earning my Infrequent Flier miles

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    Mostly I think Jack is just a raving idiot, but two things seriously pissed me off.

    1. "What's next, the necromancy community?" That was the first one. :mad:

    2. This was the biggest one. Calling Penny Arcade an extortionist factory. The people who helped raise a half million dollars for charities and children. The people who made the donation Jack Thompson was not a big enough or responsible enough man to make. And this son of a bitch calls them extortionists?

    I wouldn't be surprised if the PD he sent the fax to just ignored it and claimed they didn't receive it, thinking him as big of an idiot as the rest of us do.
     
  15. T2A`

    T2A` I'm dead.

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    Foot soldier of God!

    [​IMG]

    :lol:
     
  16. Desp2/ROG

    Desp2/ROG New Member

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    Yeah I have been looking over lots of this info on many sites about this guy. Good that somebody who is on the side of commen sense is actually looking into it. If he does not get disbarred at least the idea that some people actually had to think about it is more than enough imo.
     
  17. Yoshiro

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    I think Mr. Thompson is learning about the power of the interweb about now.
     
  18. BlAcK_PlAgUe22

    BlAcK_PlAgUe22 I ooze.

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    I thought I read somewhere that he didn't even send it to the PD, just addressed it to them and set it to the media.
     
  19. dub

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    Ahhhh
    *dub's grin spreads accross his face*

    And it was Jackoff Thompson that said something to the extent of "you don't know who your messing with"
    I'm affraid he didn't seem to realise when he slandered gamers in general he knew that he was dissing a couple of million people, all at once.
     
  20. Nemephosis

    Nemephosis Earning my Infrequent Flier miles

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    Oh he knew. What he DIDN'T know was that we weren't all children, and that we get angered when attacked for no real reason.

    This is what happens, Jack. Apparently YOU are the one who doesn't know who he is dealing with, and YOU are the one that is going to end up sorry over this whole thing.
     

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