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2012-12-22 11:31:40 AM  
They shut down 4 of the 6 schools and found no evidence of any danger and 1 for a low risk incident.  Also fark you for making me read a Sun article.

Canada takes things seriously when it comes to threats and we stop and investigate.  Crazy notion eh?
 
vpb [TotalFark]
2012-12-22 12:26:40 PM  

Methadone Girls: They shut down 4 of the 6 schools and found no evidence of any danger and 1 for a low risk incident.  Also fark you for making me read a Sun article.

Canada takes things seriously when it comes to threats and we stop and investigate.  Crazy notion eh?


Well, you don't have as many of them either.  If we shut down schools every time some tea bagger or gun nut threatened to start killing people they would be closed permanently.
 
2012-12-22 12:52:34 PM  

Methadone Girls: Canada takes things seriously when it comes to threats and we stop and investigate. Crazy notion eh?


When I was a kid we would have NEVER had school if that's all it took to shut it down. Of course that was before telephones so we would have had to mail in the threats.
 
2012-12-22 06:21:10 PM  

flucto: When I was a kid we would have NEVER had school if that's all it took to shut it down. Of course that was before telephones so we would have had to mail in the threats.


Knowing Canada Post, the schools would have received December bomb threats sometime around mid-July.
 
2012-12-22 06:48:37 PM  

Methadone Girls: They shut down 4 of the 6 schools and found no evidence of any danger and 1 for a low risk incident.  Also fark you for making me read a Sun article.

Canada takes things seriously when it comes to threats and we stop and investigate.  Crazy notion eh?


Well, were the people who called it in atleast very polite? I hear you can take them seriously depending on if they say Please, Sir/Ma'am, Thank you, and Aboot a lot.

Also if they talk about mounties or moose.
 
2012-12-22 07:22:56 PM  

vpb: Methadone Girls: They shut down 4 of the 6 schools and found no evidence of any danger and 1 for a low risk incident.  Also fark you for making me read a Sun article.

Canada takes things seriously when it comes to threats and we stop and investigate.  Crazy notion eh?

Well, you don't have as many of them either.  If we shut down schools every time some tea bagger or gun nut threatened to start killing people they would be closed permanently.


when was the last time a "tea bagger" threatened to start killing people?
 
2012-12-22 07:24:14 PM  

vpb: Methadone Girls: They shut down 4 of the 6 schools and found no evidence of any danger and 1 for a low risk incident.  Also fark you for making me read a Sun article.

Canada takes things seriously when it comes to threats and we stop and investigate.  Crazy notion eh?

Well, you don't have as many of them either.  If we shut down schools every time some OWS person to start killing people they would be closed permanently.


ftfy.
 
2012-12-22 07:28:17 PM  

tenpoundsofcheese: when was the last time a "tea bagger" threatened to start killing people?


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2012-12-22 08:33:47 PM  
No one got shot and they found a couple of guns.

Pfft.

AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM!!!
 
2012-12-22 09:08:06 PM  

BronyMedic: tenpoundsofcheese: when was the last time a "tea bagger" threatened to start killing people?

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nice picture.
now can you answer the question?

or do wet your pants whenever you see a gun?  do you get scared at Civil War reenactments too?
 
2012-12-22 09:30:55 PM  
This silliness isn't going to stop until we have armed TSA officers in every public school, is it?
 
2012-12-22 09:32:25 PM  
Alberta. Canada's Texas.
 
2012-12-22 09:33:39 PM  
The Mayans have won.
 
2012-12-22 09:36:30 PM  
That's only like 2 Schools US.
 
2012-12-22 09:36:40 PM  

Man On Pink Corner: This silliness isn't going to stop until we have armed TSA officers in every public school, is it?


Pff. Those six 'threats' were just teens wanting the last day of school before Christmas vacation off. RCMP investigates these to a) be sure, and b) dissuade teens from ever getting similar 'ideas'. It wasn't the end of the world.
 
2012-12-22 09:37:17 PM  
When I was in 7th grade an 11th grader was found with a handgun and told to take it home and be back in time for his next class or else. It was Catholic school in the early 60's, so he did as he was told and was back in plenty of time.

Maybe the answer is to bring back nuns.

*shudders*

Never mind.
 
2012-12-22 09:37:25 PM  
Well, to be fair eh, they didn't go off, and kill anybody. And statistically, we are required to kill at least 140 people a year with guns so the list works right and we can go, "holy crap, look at the US number!!!!!".

/hoser
//me, not you eh?
 
2012-12-22 09:37:49 PM  
do you even need a gun to make a gun threat anymore?
 
2012-12-22 09:39:14 PM  

tenpoundsofcheese: BronyMedic: tenpoundsofcheese: when was the last time a "tea bagger" threatened to start killing people?

[restoretheconstitution.files.wordpress.com image 278x400]

nice picture.
now can you answer the question?

or do wet your pants whenever you see a gun?  do you get scared at Civil War reenactments too?


Didn't you get the Fark memo?

Conservative label+Liberal made up right wing stereotype= fact

The Tea Party rallies I've been to locally were a lot more peaceful and cleaner than the OWS rally I also visited. I also saw no signs inciting shootings, violence, and racism at one and nothing but that at the other, can you guess which one was which?

Back to your regular Fark programming.
 
2012-12-22 09:40:47 PM  
Guess what the new "phone in a bomb threat to get out of school" line is.

"Phone in a school shooting"

/They're minors so you can't charge them with terrorism.
 
2012-12-22 09:41:41 PM  
Dang tea baggers of Canada. Next will be the TSA in the schools, preparing your kids for a lifetime of unlawful fondling.
Who calls in threat on the last couple of days of school anyways? We think it could be one of them people who fails at math and would rather be at home with the scared sheep.

/Seriously, there are some very disturbed tea baggers in Canada. Some are on FoxNews North(suntv news).
//At this moment the RCMP computer geek squad is looking at this thread for threats to um um um, , what threat is there in Canada, other than hitting a moose while you drive unsuspiciously at 60Mph?
 
2012-12-22 09:42:49 PM  

Methadone Girls: They shut down 4 of the 6 schools and found no evidence of any danger and 1 for a low risk incident.  Also fark you for making me read a Sun article.

Canada takes things seriously when it comes to threats and we stop and investigate.  Crazy notion eh?


Yeah we just shut that shiat right down. It's a great way for high school kids to take the morning off.

The real question is, did the cops find any evidence that these threats were backed up with anything real?
 
2012-12-22 09:42:57 PM  

DeusMeh: do you even need a gun to make a gun threat anymore?


Gun shaped pizza slices are also accepted Link
 
2012-12-22 09:43:51 PM  
headline should have read Canada just saved 156 children from being killed
 
2012-12-22 09:49:56 PM  

Life_is_a_carnivore: Alberta. Canada's Texas.


Not exactly, Alberta has won 6 Stanley Cups, Texas only has one.

/What was the question?
//Sweet Jesus I need the NHL back
 
2012-12-22 09:50:40 PM  
When I was in 3rd or 4th grade (so, '93-'95), we had a full on bomb threat. We all filed outside, waited while some police searched the building for about a half hour, and then went back inside and finished our day.

I honestly don't know if that's a good or stupid thing.
 
2012-12-22 09:54:24 PM  
It's almost as if Canadians know what had happened in our country.

GET OUT OF OUR HEADS!
 
2012-12-22 09:55:39 PM  
I have a gub.
 
2012-12-22 09:55:55 PM  

Renegade Pervert: Life_is_a_carnivore: Alberta. Canada's Texas.

Not exactly, Alberta has won 6 Stanley Cups, Texas only has one.

/What was the question?
//Sweet Jesus I need the NHL back


We have a hockey team??

/kidding
//the Stars' cup was probably still won by Canadians, eh?
 
2012-12-22 09:57:13 PM  
Great, now Obama is going to invade Canada and take their guns as well.
 
2012-12-22 09:58:14 PM  

Renegade Pervert: Life_is_a_carnivore: Alberta. Canada's Texas.

Not exactly, Alberta has won 6 Stanley Cups, Texas only has one.

/What was the question?
//Sweet Jesus I need the NHL back



I refuse to acknowledge the Dallas Cup win

/Sabres fan
 
2012-12-22 10:01:51 PM  

vpb: Well, you don't have as many of them either. If we shut down schools every time some tea bagger or gun nut threatened to start killing people they would be closed permanently.


You're a moron. The Tea Party is not a threat to anyone or anything except the liberal agenda. Which is why you're behaving as if they're some sort of group ready to shoot...

And just to demonstrate how completely stupid you are? Whom do you think wants to put armed guards or teachers at schools to protect kids... the Tea Party or Occupy Wall Street? Think hard now.
 
2012-12-22 10:03:49 PM  

Man On Pink Corner: This silliness isn't going to stop until we have armed TSA officers in every public school, is it?


Good Lord NOT the TSA. Retired police, military or firefighters first. Have some sense!
 
2012-12-22 10:04:35 PM  

randomjsa: vpb: Well, you don't have as many of them either. If we shut down schools every time some tea bagger or gun nut threatened to start killing people they would be closed permanently.

You're a moron. The Tea Party is not a threat to anyone or anything except the liberal agenda. Which is why you're behaving as if they're some sort of group ready to shoot...

And just to demonstrate how completely stupid you are? Whom do you think wants to put armed guards or teachers at schools to protect kids... the Tea Party or Occupy Wall Street? Think hard now.


I haven't been here terribly long, but I do recognize you when you post, and... Well, you seem to have gone really off the deep end after Obama won re-election. I don't recall you ever getting as nasty as you have been in threads lately.
 
2012-12-22 10:06:07 PM  
Does anyone remember a time when kids didn't shoot up their schools, people didn't feel the need to demand the police and government handle every aspect of everything, and we stood up to bullies who tried to rule us through fear?

What's more, we've stopped giving a shiat about each other, so the whack job who is clearly crazy who even tells someone that they're going to do something bad (and the Secret Service did a study of school shooters and the like, finding out that people knew well in advance something was going to happen and in most cases what was going to happen) just either gets ignored because people don't want to get involved, or the people are unwilling to ruin the person's life.

Lets face it. If we stopped being a nation that ignored each other and started actually giving a shiat, how much of this crap would stop?

It doesn't take a gun to stop some of the violence and misbehavior, just people paying attention and willing to actually DO something to intervene.

As a rugged individualist, I like the fact that around here I have neighbors I know, trust, talk to, and whom I know would help out if need be. Sure they're nosey and anything you do is All over the neighborhood five minutes after it happens. But when the local white trash kid of someone started dealing, we had him busted and out within a day of his starting that shiat.

Guess what I'm trying to say is that if we each actually cared for one another and did more to build community, the rate of this crap would go way down, too.
 
2012-12-22 10:07:09 PM  
The Obama fear campaign is almost complete.
By the end of 2013 he'll have UN officers kicking in doors and stealing guns from law abiding citizens!!
 
2012-12-22 10:07:57 PM  

randomjsa: vpb: Well, you don't have as many of them either. If we shut down schools every time some tea bagger or gun nut threatened to start killing people they would be closed permanently.

You're a moron. The Tea Party is not a threat to anyone or anything except the liberal agenda. Which is why you're behaving as if they're some sort of group ready to shoot...

And just to demonstrate how completely stupid you are? Whom do you think wants to put armed guards or teachers at schools to protect kids... the Tea Party or Occupy Wall Street? Think hard now.


I'd say the Magnificent 7 or the Wild Bunch. Did I win the banana clips?!!!
 
2012-12-22 10:09:04 PM  

randomjsa: vpb: Well, you don't have as many of them either. If we shut down schools every time some tea bagger or gun nut threatened to start killing people they would be closed permanently.

You're a moron. The Tea Party is not a threat to anyone or anything except the liberal agenda. Which is why you're behaving as if they're some sort of group ready to shoot...

And just to demonstrate how completely stupid you are? Whom do you think wants to put armed guards or teachers at schools to protect kids... the Tea Party or Occupy Wall Street? Think hard now.


What's amusing is that almost every kid at the school where my office is says they feel safer and like having the two police officers in the building, and would feel safer if they had people permanently there to patrol and keep an eye on things. Crazy, I know.
 
2012-12-22 10:09:29 PM  

drayno76: The Obama fear campaign is almost complete.
By the end of 2013 he'll have UN officers kicking in doors and stealing guns from law abiding citizens!!


And then he will use the Medicare extermination squads to execute them

/amidoinitrite?
 
2012-12-22 10:09:58 PM  

Mutt Farkinov: Renegade Pervert: Life_is_a_carnivore: Alberta. Canada's Texas.

Not exactly, Alberta has won 6 Stanley Cups, Texas only has one.

/What was the question?
//Sweet Jesus I need the NHL back

We have a hockey team??

/kidding
//the Stars' cup was probably still won by Canadians, eh?


Take it, I still celebrate the Blue Jays World Series wins even though they were stacked with Americans.

One of the sports stations up here is playing the 92 world series on Christmas day. I might ditch my family obligations.

I'm a sad sad man.

Life_is_a_carnivore: Renegade Pervert: Life_is_a_carnivore: Alberta. Canada's Texas.

Not exactly, Alberta has won 6 Stanley Cups, Texas only has one.

/What was the question?
//Sweet Jesus I need the NHL back


I refuse to acknowledge the Dallas Cup win

/Sabres fan


Eh... sorry for opening up old wounds... Thanks to Hasek I cringe at the word "adductor" now.

/Sens fan.
 
2012-12-22 10:12:11 PM  

tenpoundsofcheese: vpb: Methadone Girls: They shut down 4 of the 6 schools and found no evidence of any danger and 1 for a low risk incident.  Also fark you for making me read a Sun article.

Canada takes things seriously when it comes to threats and we stop and investigate.  Crazy notion eh?

Well, you don't have as many of them either.  If we shut down schools every time some OWS person to start killing people they would be closed permanently.

ftfy.


Yep, fixed it right good, you did.
 
2012-12-22 10:14:02 PM  

Man On Pink Corner: This silliness isn't going to stop until we have armed TSA officers in every public school, is it?


Nobody seems to address the real problem with this solution. Namely that there is nothing preventing the same mentally ill people who are committing these mass murders now from becoming one of those people who is hired to carry guns in the school. The same processes by which the mentally ill are supposed to be screened out of getting jobs in schools and screened out of beign able to obtain guns are the very same processes which will be in place if this idea is implemented.

Unless we first address the issue of mental illness and the treatment of the mentally ill in this country, it won't matter what laws are enacted, mass murders will continue at the same (or at a greater) rate at which they now occur.
 
2012-12-22 10:14:33 PM  
As for the ad at the top, "Tell Congress: Support the 2nd Amendment Sign Petition" really, Drew?
 
2012-12-22 10:15:18 PM  

Kit Fister: randomjsa: vpb: Well, you don't have as many of them either. If we shut down schools every time some tea bagger or gun nut threatened to start killing people they would be closed permanently.

You're a moron. The Tea Party is not a threat to anyone or anything except the liberal agenda. Which is why you're behaving as if they're some sort of group ready to shoot...

And just to demonstrate how completely stupid you are? Whom do you think wants to put armed guards or teachers at schools to protect kids... the Tea Party or Occupy Wall Street? Think hard now.

What's amusing is that almost every kid at the school where my office is says they feel safer and like having the two police officers in the building, and would feel safer if they had people permanently there to patrol and keep an eye on things. Crazy, I know.


Ideally, there really needs to be a three-pronged attack: security in schools, tightening of gun restrictions in general, and vast improvement on the availability of mental health care.
 
2012-12-22 10:15:36 PM  
I refuse to acknowledge the Dallas Cup win

/Sabres fan


Eh... sorry for opening up old wounds... Thanks to Hasek I cringe at the word "adductor" now.


/Sens fan.



I'm used to it. Die hard Sabres fan 32 years now.
I WILL stomp on Brett Hull's foot if I ever meet him though
 
2012-12-22 10:19:10 PM  
We Canadians watch way too much American media.
 
2012-12-22 10:21:22 PM  

Mutt Farkinov: Renegade Pervert: Life_is_a_carnivore: Alberta. Canada's Texas.

Not exactly, Alberta has won 6 Stanley Cups, Texas only has one.

/What was the question?
//Sweet Jesus I need the NHL back

We have a hockey team??

/kidding
//the Stars' cup was probably still won by Canadians, eh?


Canadians make up a little more than 50% of the NHL players, another 25% are Americans, and the rest are from around the world. So, yeah, pretty much. :)
 
2012-12-22 10:24:11 PM  

randomjsa: The Tea Party is not a threat to anyone or anything except the liberal agenda.


What, pray tell, is the "liberal agenda"? And why is the Tea Party a threat to it?

/honestly don't know
//Canadian
 
2012-12-22 10:29:06 PM  

Kit Fister: Does anyone remember a time when kids didn't shoot up their schools, people didn't feel the need to demand the police and government handle every aspect of everything, and we stood up to bullies who tried to rule us through fear?


Heck, when I was a kid, we all carried M60's, and we used grenades instead of those namby-pamby spitballs. Today's kids are coddled.

img39.imageshack.us

/too soon?
 
2012-12-22 10:35:30 PM  

Life_is_a_carnivore: I refuse to acknowledge the Dallas Cup win

/Sabres fan

Eh... sorry for opening up old wounds... Thanks to Hasek I cringe at the word "adductor" now.


/Sens fan.


I'm used to it. Die hard Sabres fan 32 years now.
I WILL stomp on Brett Hull's foot if I ever meet him though


I don't blame you, he's a douche.

Hey, while we have a great rivalry I always got a kick out of this from the ECF in 07, enjoy:

Instigator
 
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