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Old 15.02.2013, 08:14
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Oops. Note: Not my photoshopping. Actual Nike ad.


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Old 15.02.2013, 08:17
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Oops.

That didn't last long
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Old 15.02.2013, 08:33
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What? It is tragic for both families. The oops is on Nike. Amazing that they used such wording in an advertisement, particularly when it appears Pistorius has history with guns. I guess they have another one with a different celeb that says "my body is my weapon" so the theme is kind of disturbing.
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Old 15.02.2013, 13:13
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

NBC News is reporting he has been accused of premeditated murder...quite possibly not an accident after all
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Old 15.02.2013, 13:24
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NBC News is reporting he has been accused of premeditated murder...quite possibly not an accident after all
I guess he doesn't have a sound legal footing then. Looks like he won't walk away easily from this one.
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Old 15.02.2013, 13:29
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Any other shit valentine jokes people have to get out of their system? Maybe you could post them in the worst jokes thread instead of here.
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

Bloodied cricket bat is key evidence, paper claims

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The well-respected City Press newspaper reported that a cricket bat covered in blood was found at Pistorius's home and is the central piece of evidence against him. Citing sources close to the investigation, the paper said Steenkamp's skull was crushed and police requested that Pistorius undergo drug tests...

"Steenkamp was wearing her nightie at the time. When the police inspected Oscar's bedroom, they found her overnight bag and iPad on the floor. A holster for a 9mm pistol was found on Oscar's side of the bed."

The eNews Channel Africa presented a narrative in which CCTV footage showed that Steenkamp arrived at the house at 6pm on Wednesday. It said neighbours claimed they heard arguments, and investigators believed the couple were together in bed at one point.

It was thought that Steenkamp moved to the bathroom and was shot through the closed door, possibly at close range, the channel reported.
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

But police denies any leaks.
"A police spokeswoman could not explain how the claims emerged but did not deny them. "We are not commenting on anything in the newspapers today as the case is still before the court," she said. "They are insinuating they got the information from the police. They did not.""
In some strange way I still hope he is innocent.
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In some strange way I still hope he is innocent.
Yeah me too...
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Old 19.02.2013, 15:54
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

Either the BBC's reporting is slipping or he can't get his story straight:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21503370

First he's got his artifical legs on and then he doesn't. Not making him sound like a credible witness.
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Why do you hope he's innocent?? The innocent person in this tragedy is DEAD!

I'd be somewhat disappointed to see him get away with murder on the basis of diminished reponsibility or because somehow however unlikely he proves he killed her by accident or because he thought she was an intruder!

Yes he's an inspiration to many people around the world, he's an icon yet he can still be a murderer.

Edit: He might still be innocent in which case he's really ought to consider what the hell he's doing with so many weapons in his apartment as killing your girlfriend after mistaking her for an intruder is really ridiculous if it's true!

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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

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Either the BBC's reporting is slipping or he can't get his story straight:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21503370

First he's got his artifical legs on and then he doesn't. Not making him sound like a credible witness.
According to the article, the Prosecution is saying that he took the time to put his legs on before he shot through the door. Presumably they are trying to establish a timeline that illustrates enough time for premeditation.

His version is that he had heard a noise earlier in the evening, then later didn't have his legs on, felt vulnerable, thought that she was still in bed, and then shot through the door when he heard someone in the bathroom.
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Old 19.02.2013, 16:20
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According to the article, the Prosecution is saying that he took the time to put his legs on before he shot through the door. Presumably they are trying to establish a timeline that illustrates enough time for premeditation.

His version is that he had heard a noise earlier in the evening, then later didn't have his legs on, felt vulnerable, thought that she was still in bed, and then shot through the door when he heard someone in the bathroom.
So before he armed himself, he legged himself?
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So before he armed himself, he legged himself?
Cruel

Anyway without more details it's not possible to ascertain for sure. I mean the whole thing doesn't add up, he gets up goes to the balcony then of course he's gonna put his prosthetics on unless he sometimes uses crutches. And then depends on the layout of the apartment / house, if the gf goes to the bathroom after he goes to the balcony a reasonable person would first ask "Are you in the bathroom <insert pet name>?", not just load up the gun and shoot the poor girl down just in case she might be an intruder locking himself in the bathroom!
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Old 19.02.2013, 16:28
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According to the article, the Prosecution is saying that he took the time to put his legs on before he shot through the door. Presumably they are trying to establish a timeline that illustrates enough time for premeditation.
Sounds kind of odd to me. I saw a clip of a CNN interview with him from a few years back. It took very little time for him to put on his legs. IMHO, hardly enough to move a timeline one way or the other regarding premeditation. Still, if the story keeps changing that's a bad sign.
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Re: Oscar Pistorius arrested

His story:
Woke up in a middle of the night after hearing someone in the bathroom.
Thinking his girlfriend was still sleeping next to him, told her to call the cops.
But, she didn't reply.
Assuming it was a burglar, he then proceeded with busting a few caps through the bathroom door.

Sound somewhat believable, though a bit extreme in his response.
Perhaps, as a disabled person, he felt vulnerable.
But let's see further evidence that may come up from the investigation.
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Then he had to break down the door to get into her...... who locks a bathroom, (let alone closes the door) at their lovers house, at 3am when they pee?

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Anyway without more details it's not possible to ascertain for sure. I mean the whole thing doesn't add up, he gets up goes to the balcony then of course he's gonna put his prosthetics on unless he sometimes uses crutches. And then depends on the layout of the apartment / house, if the gf goes to the bathroom after he goes to the balcony a reasonable person would first ask "Are you in the bathroom <insert pet name>?", not just load up the gun and shoot the poor girl down just in case she might be an intruder locking himself in the bathroom!
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Then he had to break down the door to get into her...... who locks a bathroom, (let alone closes the door) at their lovers house, at 3am when they pee?
Maybe, it was number 2.
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Then he had to break down the door to get into her...... who locks a bathroom, (let alone closes the door) at their lovers house, at 3am when they pee?
With the cricket bat.

Early analysis says he's going down.
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Something is afoot I fear.
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