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(WPXI.com)   Reports that 20 students have been hurt after multiple stabbings at Franklin Regional High School near Pittsburgh   (wpxi.com) divider line 742
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2014-04-09 10:11:53 AM  

Johnny Texas: lilplatinum: The dude in Austin was a trained soldier and killed 16 people..

And wounded 32, not a very good ratio.


A lot more than he would have killed with a knife.  Hard to kill people with those from a clock tower.
 
d23 [TotalFark]
2014-04-09 10:11:56 AM  

GungFu: [edge.liveleak.com image 615x409]

Britain welcomes the US to non-gun related violence. We are all hooligans now.


He'll never never do it again... not until the next time.
 
2014-04-09 10:12:11 AM  

d23: GIS

[encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com image 271x186]

I love the Internet.  I want to marry the Internet.

carry on.


I pronounce you mr and mrs tubgirl
 
2014-04-09 10:12:37 AM  
If only the other students had knives, and all the teachers had knives, this would never have happened.

Replace "knives" with "guns" in the sentence above to see what gun nuts actually believe. It's fun!
 
2014-04-09 10:12:53 AM  

lilplatinum: A lot more than he would have killed with a knife.  Hard to kill people with those from a clock tower.


Throwing knives, duh!
 
2014-04-09 10:13:28 AM  

kdawg7736: stonicus: The problem is clear... SCHOOLS ARE DANGEROUS!!!  Ban schools!!!

LOL. I always thought schools were like minimum-security prison, with graduation a form of release.


The danger of being dying in a murder spree is nothing compared to the brainwashing you'll receive.
 
2014-04-09 10:13:55 AM  
I wonder if they made fun of him constantly because his parents were too poor to even afford a gun.
 
2014-04-09 10:13:57 AM  
Same Franklin?
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2014-04-09 10:14:16 AM  
Wonder if he was taking any of those so called "Black Box"  drugs...  Like all the mass killers?
 
2014-04-09 10:14:38 AM  

IgG4: Obviously if he had been armed with a gun the death toll certainly would have been considerably higher.


Speculative at best.
Its the attackers choice whether to kill and how to arm himself.
There were probably more lethal options at his disposal, but He chose a knife for whatever reason.

/You can't choose what the other guy brings to the assault, only what you bring for your defense.
 
2014-04-09 10:14:48 AM  
So, have they found the plane yet?
 
2014-04-09 10:14:56 AM  
cache.gawkerassets.com

Wanted for questioning.
 
2014-04-09 10:14:58 AM  

Johnny Texas: lilplatinum: A lot more than he would have killed with a knife.  Hard to kill people with those from a clock tower.

Throwing knives, duh!


The only thing to stop bad guys with throwing knives are good guys with ninja stars.
 
2014-04-09 10:14:59 AM  
Starting immediately, only these knives should be allowed.
lh6.googleusercontent.com
 
2014-04-09 10:15:01 AM  

mschwenk: TNel: mschwenk: http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/news/News_Releases/2014/01/band/

"A third of patients with gunshot wounds (33.0 percent) died compared with 7.7 percent of patients with stab wounds. "  Nice source.   Now take into case also they do not list people that were dead on the scene since those people were not taken to the ER.

"Just over three quarters (77.9 percent) of the victims suffered gunshot wounds, and just under a quarter (22.1 percent) suffered stab wounds."

I see cheyypicking is your forte.


I'm not "cheyypicking" my facts.  7% of patients with stab wounds died.  Just because less people got stabbed doesn't mean stabbing is worse.  The percents are independant of each other.  They did not say 7% of victims that died had stab wounds they said 7% of patients with stab wounds died.  You are failing with reading comprehension.  Your cite says the complete opposite of what you want it to say.
 
2014-04-09 10:15:24 AM  

skwerl: Middle school and high school students will only be dismissed to parents. Parents should report to Heritage Elementary for reunification. All parents will need to sign out students before dismissal. As parents arrive at Heritage Elementary, staff members will escort middle school and high school students to the building for reunification. Any high school student who drove to school will not be permitted to drive home without a parent.

OK, this is retarded. There are probably at least 1500+ students who are responsible enough to get themselves to and from school every day and don't have a parent available to carry them back and forth. So now these idiot administrators are going to disrupt the lives of all these parents whose children were completely uninvolved with the incident and make them leave their jobs to come take their kids home? How about the students with licenses that drove their own cars to school? This makes no sense other than idiot brainless administrators following some whacked 'policy' without any regard for the people whose lives they control.


This is likely because kids being let of school early will often not return home immediately and they don't want a bunch of panicky parents thinking their kid is among the wounded if they are not.
 
2014-04-09 10:15:42 AM  
Last line of the CNN article:

"CNN first learned of the stabbings on Twitter. "
 
2014-04-09 10:16:04 AM  
Knives require you to get too close.  I rely on a boar spear!

www.trueswords.com
 
2014-04-09 10:16:05 AM  

naughtyrev: Think about how long it would take me to reload a tank, and I'd probably need help with operating it. That's even safer. I want a government issued tank.


Less than seven seconds.

At last! Something that I am expert on in a Fark thread.
 
2014-04-09 10:16:11 AM  

neversubmit: Hey! That headline isn't funny.


It was submitted with a far more trolltastic headline, but a green is a green.

/Subby
 
2014-04-09 10:16:24 AM  

skwerl: Middle school and high school students will only be dismissed to parents. Parents should report to Heritage Elementary for reunification. All parents will need to sign out students before dismissal. As parents arrive at Heritage Elementary, staff members will escort middle school and high school students to the building for reunification. Any high school student who drove to school will not be permitted to drive home without a parent.

OK, this is retarded. There are probably at least 1500+ students who are responsible enough to get themselves to and from school every day and don't have a parent available to carry them back and forth. So now these idiot administrators are going to disrupt the lives of all these parents whose children were completely uninvolved with the incident and make them leave their jobs to come take their kids home? How about the students with licenses that drove their own cars to school? This makes no sense other than idiot brainless administrators following some whacked 'policy' without any regard for the people whose lives they control.


Maybe these people, unlike yourself, wouldn't find it too inconvenient to go and take care of their child after a traumatic event like this.  But then again those people aren't self absorbed turds that have no idea of what real parenting is.
 
2014-04-09 10:16:32 AM  
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2014-04-09 10:16:39 AM  
I completely understand wanting to get out of a test or avoid not turning in undone homework, but there's a code, man.
 
d23 [TotalFark]
2014-04-09 10:16:47 AM  

justanothersumguy: Wonder if he was taking any of those so called "Black Box"  drugs...  Like all the mass killers?


Somehow I got onto watching some of the old trollerific TV shows during the PMRC era.  If this was happening back then I am sure that somehow Tipper Gore would have blamed it on Prince.

It's always something.
 
2014-04-09 10:17:03 AM  

Frozboz: Kid with a knife = 20 kids with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
Kid with a gun = 20 dead kids


FTFA:

A doctor at Forbes Regional Hospital says seven of the victims suffered life threatening injuries. Dr. Chris Kaufman says two victims were in the operating room and one was awaiting surgery.
 
2014-04-09 10:17:04 AM  

SirDigbyChickenCaesar: ikanreed: Johnny Texas: Frozboz: Kid with a knife = 20 kids with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
Kid with a gun = 20 dead kids

So a kid with a gun suddenly becomes Rambo and only makes kill shots?

You'd be surprised what a weapon designed to maximize lethality does.  Anywhere in the center of mass is "you're almost certain to die if you're not in a hospital in 5 minutes" territory.

Lung filled with blood?  Goodbye.
Nick the heart?  Basically no one has survived this.
Liver?  High risk, toxic internal hemorrhaging.
Any major artery?  You're going to bleed out.

And only the last of those is a high likliehood of happening with a knife.  You have to know that guns are better oriented for killing, so why do you pretend?


Based on 2007 data firearm fatalities were at around 32% which included suicides which alters the number obviously
Penetrating trauma rates? 27%


My wife likes to use that term for some reason.

/ Hi-ohhhhh!
// Try the fish
 
2014-04-09 10:17:15 AM  
www.trekp.com
 
2014-04-09 10:18:03 AM  

lilplatinum: AngryDragon: 25 times so far in one city this year.

Liar.


You're right, I was wrong.

It was 25 in 2012.  10 so far this year.
 
2014-04-09 10:18:16 AM  

d23: Females are more ruthless and a lot more dangerous, but their attacks are psychological, and the mass murder happens over weeks and years, not minutes.


Spiked wine and a boar?

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then there are the young whippersnappers:
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But really when I dismissed the idea of a woman doing it, it wasn't because the weapon was a knife. If it was a woman and the weapon was a knife one person will have been attacked and they'd be dead.
 
2014-04-09 10:18:30 AM  

Lord Farkwad: Hack Patooey: 20 people stabbed?  So it was a high-capacity knife?

[img.fark.net image 540x540]


not scary enough, needs to be black

www.tigeredge.com
 
2014-04-09 10:20:04 AM  
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2014-04-09 10:20:17 AM  
That knife probably had a camo-colored blade and a rubberized grip. That's the real problem.
We need to ban "assault" knives with scarey attachments.
 
2014-04-09 10:20:19 AM  

The Stealth Hippopotamus: But really when I dismissed the idea of a woman doing it, it wasn't because the weapon was a knife. If it was a woman and the weapon was a knife one person will have been attacked and they'd be dead.


With 25 stab wounds.  Closer to 50 if there are also individually wrapped chocolates in her purse.
 
2014-04-09 10:20:29 AM  

AngryDragon: But the guns are the problem.


Guns aren't the problem.
People with guns are the problem.
We just need to make sure that people don't have guns.
 
2014-04-09 10:21:23 AM  

HaywoodJablonski: Before we get all crazy, we need to figure out what kind of knife it was. Butter? Ginsu? Maybe one of those scary looking ones with built-in brass knuckles?



image.rockynational.com
 
2014-04-09 10:22:13 AM  
Sounds like a klingon to me...

Four thousand throats may be cut in one night by a running man.
 
2014-04-09 10:22:41 AM  

AngryDragon: lilplatinum: AngryDragon: 25 times so far in one city this year.

Liar.

You're right, I was wrong.

It was 25 in 2012.  10 so far this year.


Well it is freaking detroit.  If you live in the ghetto you should have a gun for protection.  Does Detroit have a castle law/Stand your ground law?
 
2014-04-09 10:22:54 AM  
In order for someone to stab that many people, there was some serious anger issues.   Knives are much more personal than guns.  I hope everyone lives.
 
2014-04-09 10:24:01 AM  
But the weapon was a bayonet!
 
2014-04-09 10:24:23 AM  

TommyJReed: This is a call to arms,  we must ban these dangerous Assault Knives.  there is no reason to have a knife that can cut people deep enough to kill them.  everyone should be happy and able to manage with a 1 inch blade, and anything longer should only be available only to licensed professionals who need them for their jobs, people like chefs.who are trained to properly use knives.  Look at the statistics, 90% of people will cut themselves with their own knives by accident, that number jumps to 150% of people if you count children who get their hands on their irresponsible parents knife blocks that aren't locked up with safety devices..


Substitute that with guns, and we are in complete agreement. (no, you're not trolling. I can spot a true gun nut).

Knifes with locking blades have no purpose at a school either btw., but your argument of "then only criminals will have guns" or, "criminals with an intend to kill will find a way".

Well woops, looks like noone is dead, invalidating your argument.
 
2014-04-09 10:25:11 AM  

TNel: AngryDragon: lilplatinum: AngryDragon: 25 times so far in one city this year.

Liar.

You're right, I was wrong.

It was 25 in 2012.  10 so far this year.

Well it is freaking detroit.  If you live in the ghetto you should have a gun for protection.  Does Detroit have a castle law/Stand your ground law?


Both actually.  Detroit Police Chief loves those laws.

Spoiler: He's black, go figure.
 
2014-04-09 10:25:23 AM  

lilplatinum: Johnny Texas: lilplatinum: The dude in Austin was a trained soldier and killed 16 people..

And wounded 32, not a very good ratio.

A lot more than he would have killed with a knife.  Hard to kill people with those from a clock tower.


What, exactly, do you hope to accomplish with a comment like that?  Do you think you're actually proving something?  Is it really just to get replies? Or is it to 'win'?

You can't win.  The only winning move is not to play.
 
2014-04-09 10:25:44 AM  
Violent crime has been dropping since the early 90's.  That includes guns, knives, sporks, and everything else.

FBI statistics.

Deal with it.  (Or keep on ranting, whatever.)

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2014/02/18/fbi_crime_report_sh o ws_violent_crime_down_rape_up.html

http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/29/justice/us-violent-crime/
 
2014-04-09 10:25:58 AM  
labman: "Four thousand throats may be cut in one night by a running man."

"qaStaHvIS wa' ram loS SaD Hugh SIjlaH qetbogh loD."
 
2014-04-09 10:26:02 AM  

Hack Patooey: 20 people stabbed?  So it was a high-capacity knife?


From the article, quite a few were trambled as people tried to get away from this dude.
 
2014-04-09 10:26:15 AM  

kronicfeld: I wonder what a comparative study would reveal about the relative fatality rate of a knife-wielding assailant versus a gun-wielding assailant?

Oh, wait, I don't wonder that at all.


 The circle jerk has begun.
 
2014-04-09 10:26:24 AM  

skwerl: Middle school and high school students will only be dismissed to parents. Parents should report to Heritage Elementary for reunification. All parents will need to sign out students before dismissal. As parents arrive at Heritage Elementary, staff members will escort middle school and high school students to the building for reunification. Any high school student who drove to school will not be permitted to drive home without a parent.

OK, this is retarded. There are probably at least 1500+ students who are responsible enough to get themselves to and from school every day and don't have a parent available to carry them back and forth. So now these idiot administrators are going to disrupt the lives of all these parents whose children were completely uninvolved with the incident and make them leave their jobs to come take their kids home? How about the students with licenses that drove their own cars to school? This makes no sense other than idiot brainless administrators following some whacked 'policy' without any regard for the people whose lives they control.


If you work for a place that wouldn't let you go pick up your kid after someone went running through the halls stabbing other students, maybe you need to work for a better place? It would in no way be a "disruption" to me, and my job and my wife's job would let us go in a moment's notice.

Either you don't know what having kids is all about, or you need to burn down the place that you work.

www.centerforworklife.com

content7.flixster.com
 
2014-04-09 10:26:27 AM  
img.fark.net
 
2014-04-09 10:26:46 AM  

JerseyTim: Story about how I grew up in a rural community and everyone brought machetes to school and it was never a big deal.


No, it's: "Now this is a story all about how" etc
 
2014-04-09 10:26:56 AM  

BravadoGT: Knives require you to get too close.  I rely on a boar spear!

[www.trueswords.com image 500x500]


Actually, I've always wondered why people never make spears in zombie apocalypse movies/television shows/etc.

Spears would be easy to make, and keep you out of arm's reach of zombies.  You could use them to push back groups, and you would have less chance of getting yourself covered with blood and other squishy zombie matter when you kill them.

In the Walking Dead they always use knives and stuff.  Just seems stupid.  They could even use the spears to easily poke those "sleeping" zombies to make sure they're dead.  Those are the zombies who always tend to kill off a disposable member of the group, so they seem especially dangerous.
 
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