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Packers Cheerleader responds to cyber-bullying

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Muhast, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. CanadianCowboysFan

    CanadianCowboysFan Lightning Rod

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    No more effective than if she can just called them to take it down, or made a speaking youtube video.

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    No, there is no proof of this. They said themselves that they are inundated with requests coming in and can't keep up. There is really zero proof, IMO, that a call or a youtube speaking video would have had the same effect.

    However, there is quantifiable proof that the approach the young lady used was, in fact, very effective.
  3. TheDallasDon

    TheDallasDon AegonTheConqueror-Now bend the knee

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    This bullying stuff is getting out of hand IMO.........whh don't we just take away the First Amendment so everyone is happy

    I really don't like the PC movement
  4. CanadianCowboysFan

    CanadianCowboysFan Lightning Rod

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    I disagree. Just because one way worked does not mean the other would not have had the same effect.

    One has to wonder though why someone would call the Bears over someone else being ripped. I guess there are a lot of people with way too much time on their hands.
  5. ScipioCowboy

    ScipioCowboy More than meets the eye.

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    Whose first amendment rights are being violated here?
  6. TheDallasDon

    TheDallasDon AegonTheConqueror-Now bend the knee

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    But i didn't say they were, so not sure what ur getting at
  7. ScipioCowboy

    ScipioCowboy More than meets the eye.

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    I don't see how this is a first amendment issue.
  8. VietCowboy

    VietCowboy Be Realistic. Demand the Impossible.

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    That wasn't what I was trying to point out in my post. I was trying to point out the fact that using Facebook's determination to remove a post as your stick for cyberbullying is faulty. The example I used I believe is a clear case of cyberbullying. If you use your measuring stick of "Facebook says it is not cyberbullying and doing nothing, that's good enough for me that it is not cyberbullying" then I think that's faulty.

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    I agree. It does not mean that the other ways could not have worked but what it does mean is that we know for a fact that her method did work. There is no question of that. The other ways you describe, maybe they would have worked but we don't know that they would have worked.

    Her methods were effective.
  10. MonsterD

    MonsterD Quota outta absentia

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    Perfect example, on Yahoo.com there is a headline to a story about Sarah Jessica Parker wearing a coat and it says "Cookie monster wants his jacket back". Cyber bullying? To a degree I would have to say yes.
  11. Blitzen32

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    Yup. We're drawing lines in the sand here to protect this cheerleader's ego.

    Michael Irvin and Santa Claus should make videos like this to get Philly fans banned from watching home games live. They were treated way worse directly.

    This girl was mocked for proudly representing an organization that Bears' fans hate. I would not have personally said those things about her bc it goes against my personal morals, but I'm disgusted that she's using "cyber bullying" as a means to get a bad photo of her taken down just because some people said mean stuff about her and she couldn't resist going out of her way to checking it out.
  12. Muhast

    Muhast Newo

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    One thing I'd like to point out to people about the Packers cheerleaders. They aren't the Cowboys or any of the other teams professionals. They are literally Highschool and local college cheerleaders who volunteer to cheer for the team.
  13. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    I don't see what the big deal is... I don't agree with those fans, but don't think it's a big deal.

    Being bullied is one way that teaches you how to deal with adversity in life. Yes, in some extreme cases the bullied people go "Columbine" but for the most part I don't think it has a lasting negative effect on most people.

  14. WV Cowboy

    WV Cowboy Waitin' on the 6th

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  15. davidyee

    davidyee Maple Leaf

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    Bullying in its most basic format is an expression of insecurity where the bully only feels viable when he/she experts power and domination over another.

    In an environment where they feel a lack of control they compensate by seeking the defenceless and regaining self confidence by stripping dignity from others.

    Bullying is mean, debasing and in many cases devastating for years on the victims.

    As I witness the behavior from co-workers, kids I coach, kids my wife teaches and sports parents in stands its been obvious to me has how messed up bullies are.

    I wish bullying on no one. I hope people who condone or excuse the behavior will see how wrong it is and immediately denounce it.
  16. BringBackThatOleTimeBoys

    BringBackThatOleTimeBoys Benched

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    The pioneers of the internet saw it as a tool for a rapid and civil exchange of ideas, but way too often it has become a haven for behavior that would never be tolerated face-to-face.....what is the difference between drunken behavior and much of the internet behavior we frequently see? ;)

    If spammers were door salesmen, many of them would end up in the ICU - same could be said for many trollers, except most would be too cowardly to personally taunt someone. Interestingly, a number of forums has put a nominal fee for their members and strangely, trollers just disappeared.

    I don't know what the future of the internet will be, but some of the advocates of absolute free speech enjoy making the internet into an asylum, free of the restrain common in civilization. It's a magical place that enables trollers and flamers as somebodies....in a public settting they would justifiably be shunned.

    Just a few miles from Cowboy's Stadium recently, the person (Violentacrez) reputed to be the World's most notorious troller was exposed. For five years on Reddit, he spend his spare time pushing every button imaginable: racists, sexist, rape, jail-bait, anti-semantic...had 600 subforums: "CreepShots" enticing members to post pictures of minor girls with pictures up their skirts and the like. :mad:

    Most (maybe all) of what he did may have been legal, but once he was outed, he was fired from his job and had death threats. Arlington PD took his trollbait he did incest on a stepdaughter seriously and investigated him. His interview on CNN (it's on YouTube as "CNN: REDDIT TROLL SPEAKS OUT"), he was basically sorry he was caught, but not so much for the thousands he infuriated. Has (had) only a few weeks of savings and a wife that needs expensive medication. He ruined his life. I hope more cautionary tales come out like this for those that abuse the internet.

  17. davidyee

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    ...been a thought of mine on what would happen to Internet posters if their behavior was exposed to their parents, grandparents, employers, co-workers, church leaders, neighbour's, etc.

    Would their bravado be on such open display? There something to be said for the civility of public life.
  18. DallasCowpoke

    DallasCowpoke Fierce Allegiance

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    You're assuming he's actually been able to find an "uncompensated" women to copulate with.

  19. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    What a stunning comment.
  20. CowboyMcCoy

    CowboyMcCoy Business is a Boomin

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    She's not ugly, but it seems she might be too stupid to talk about it? Why the signs? I don't understand why she doesn't articulate her thoughts about it vocally.

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