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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

Christina Grimmie, who came in third place on NBC's The Voice, was shot to death last night at an autograph session following a concert:

http://www.cnn.com/2016/06/11/entert...hot/index.html
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Gay club in Orlando, Florida. Shots fired, reports of possibly 20 shot and may be a bomb on site as well.

http://www.bbc.com/news/36510272

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Old 12.06.2016, 11:12
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

More madness in Orlando..

Florida Pulse gay nightclub attacked in Orlando

A shooting has been reported at a nightclub in the Florida city of Orlando, and the attacker is said to have taken hostages.
The incident happened at the Pulse Club, a gay nightclub in the city. It posted on its Facebook page: "Everyone get out of pulse and keep running".
Video footage being shared on social media showed wounded people being treated at the scene.
No official details of the incident have yet been given.
One man who says he was inside the club at the time and posted videos of the scene, said on his Facebook page that shots had been fired inside the club and people were "screaming that people are dead".
"They are just pulling people out in stretchers loading them up," Anthony Torres wrote.
Local TV reporter Stewart Moore tweeted that he had been told by a source that more than 20 people had been shot.
He said the attacker was still inside the nightclub with hostages, and was feared to be wearing a bomb.
Photos on social media show dozens of emergency vehicles at the scene.

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Old 12.06.2016, 15:16
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At least 20 dead and 42 injured.

http://www.bbc.com/news/36510272
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Old 12.06.2016, 17:51
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At least 20 dead and 42 injured.

http://www.bbc.com/news/36510272
Make that 50 dead, 53 injured so far. The worst shooting rampage in US history. And the Republicans want a staunch pro-gun advocate as their nominee for the White House. I bet Trump will say, "Oh, but it was terrorism, that's different". Yeah, terrorism committed by a US national, in America, with guns that are legally available to just about anyone.

Theres only one solution to prevent these gun deaths, but nobody brave or sensible enough in the US to take the decision.
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In one report I read, but unfortunately haven't been able to find again, a bouncer was said to have thought very fast. He broke down a wall or partition which separated a "staff only" section from the public. In doing so, he enabled many guests to flee from the premises unhurt.

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Old 12.06.2016, 18:45
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

One of my kid and his wife lives in Orlando ,plus his older brother his wife and 3 grand kids are visiting him .Waking up to this news was very scary for me ,

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Old 12.06.2016, 19:50
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One of my kid and his wife lives in Orlando ,plus his older brother his wife and 3 grand kids are visiting him .Waking up to this news was very scary for me ,
Scary indeed, although I'm guessing your sons and their wives and children don't frequent gay clubs in Orlando.
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Old 12.06.2016, 19:51
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One of my kid and his wife lives in Orlando ,plus his older brother his wife and 3 grand kids are visiting him .Waking up to this news was very scary for me ,

Hope you have heard from them all in the meantime.
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Scary indeed, although I'm guessing your sons and their wives and children don't frequent gay clubs in Orlando.
Could be, though, depending on how old the children are. And they may have gay friends, and just go out with them for a drink. And they may have friends and family with gay friends and family...
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Old 12.06.2016, 20:02
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And they may have gay friends, and just go out with them for a drink.
At 2:00 a.m.? Possible, I suppose, but improbable.

I'm guessing you've never been in a gay nightclub.
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Old 12.06.2016, 20:13
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Scary indeed, although I'm guessing your sons and their wives and children don't frequent gay clubs in Orlando.

Well 22 you blew this one I did not know it was a gay bar at the time I woke up .Could have been "Lego Land"
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Old 12.06.2016, 20:16
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Hope you have heard from them all in the meantime.

Yes I phoned ,he didn`t now what happened
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Old 12.06.2016, 20:32
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Well 22 you blew this one
Slightly inappropriate...
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Old 12.06.2016, 21:00
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50 people dead in gay club shooting in Florida

50 killed in Florida nightclub, shooter pledged ISIS allegiance



What is wrong with people?
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Old 12.06.2016, 21:30
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At 2:00 a.m.? Possible, I suppose, but improbable.

I'm guessing you've never been in a gay nightclub.
One woman said her daughter was there with her nieces.

Another person was there with his boyfriend - and his sister.

Not improbable at all.
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Old 12.06.2016, 21:42
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One woman said her daughter was there with her nieces.

Another person was there with his boyfriend - and his sister.

Not improbable at all.
I've heard tell that people's daughters and their nieces can actually be gay. As for the woman accompanying he brother and his boyfriend, I'm guessing -- clutching at straws -- that her brother is gay, and that's why they were at this particular club.

This isn't really the point of this thread, but again guessing wildly, I reckon that Cannut's adult, married sons are probably not gay, nor are their wives, and the young children of the older brother (young enough to be travelling with their parents to Orlando) probably wouldn't have made it past the bouncers into the nightclub.

Sexuality wasn't the point of my post. The point was that yes, horrible things happen, but the likelihood of those things happening to someone close to you is very small, especially when a defining parameter such as the location of this attack comes into play.
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Old 12.06.2016, 21:52
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brain washing / susceptibility

Note to self, be more tolerant of fellow man
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Note to self, be more tolerant of fellow man
You mean "be more tolerant". "Fellow man" excludes "fellow woman".
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"Fellow man" excludes "fellow woman".
Yep, but "follow human" excludes "fellow huwoman".
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