Boston PD prevents local Pokemon TCG Tournament Massacre

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  1. chavosaur
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    chavosaur Austin Trujillo

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    Pokemon is all fun and games right? Until you piss off the wrong person that is.

    The altercation began between two entrants on facebook.
    Stumbo posted the threat Aug. 19 on a Facebook group called "Mayhem Pokémon Crew," with a photo of the shotgun and the rifle on the back of their car.

    He captioned the photo: "Kevin Norton and I are ready for worlds Boston here we come!!!"

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    When a group member wished them good luck, Norton replied, "With killing the competition?"

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  2. loco365

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    Jesus that is legimately terrifying. Thank god nobody was hurt.
     
  3. endoverend

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    Probably shouldn't start posting about your plans to shoot up a highly populated event on facebook :unsure:
     
  4. RustInPeace

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    I read about this earlier today, so thankful they got the guys. They're complete idiots for sharing their plot on social media. I can't think of a reason why they'd do this, other than the fact it's a big event, so let's go shoot some people. All these mass shootings are called that because of the locations, two guys wanting to be famous I guess.

    I do wonder if this had any effect on a possible announcement for the next main series Pokemon game, since everyone expected an announcement from Junichi Masuda, and nothing but Pokken came of it. Or, just no announcement would be made, period.
     
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  5. DJPlace

    DJPlace P!ssed OFF Pyscho of GBA!!

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    bunch of fuck tards if you ask me.
     
  6. StriderVM

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    I still assume good faith.... I mean a really really bad joke.

    This is basically no different saying "I have a bomb" to a bag inspector at an airport. It may not be true, but you're gonna get in big trouble for it.
     
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  7. Ritsuki

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    The sad thing is that, again, you can be sure that nothing willl be done to prevent people from buying guns and ammo that easily... How many mass shootings before someone actually do something ? Having a gun should not be a right but a duty. It's not a freaking toy ffs
     
  8. ferofax

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    It's a good thing evolution did not grant them the right genes to realize that. Seriously, I don't care what people think - guys like these need to be taken off the gene pool immediately and with extreme prejudice.
     
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    What the actual fuck...

    Seriously, some people need to be away from the society.
     
  10. TecXero

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    Wow, that's disturbing. I wonder what their logic was. I'm glad no one was hurt.
     
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    A death penalty for not actually killing anybody...?
     
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    A death penalty for almost killing everybody. You don't go around packing a LOTTA HEAT if you have no intention of using it. And intention to kill is what's dangerous - you could have a spoon in your hands but you'll still use that spoon to try and kill people because of the intentions behind it. With intent, everything becomes dangerous.
     
  13. Monado_III

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    they probably had every intent too.
     
  14. gman666

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    This is sick and disturbing.. There are children attending these types of events! What a bunch of low life pieces of shit!
     
  15. Reisyukaku

    Reisyukaku Onii-sama~

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    I never got into the competitive pokemon stuff, so i only just heard this event was a thing the other day when i went to subway (with my team rocket shirt on) and the subway girl asked me if i was going too, lol. Then this happens.
    Also Hynes convention center is where Anime Boston is held every year, so if i go again next year, there will be cops everwhere (both between this and the recent bombing) .-.
     
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  16. Blaze163

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    How many papercuts from Pokemon cards would it take to slit their throats for the sake of irony?
     
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    People posting their plan to do something stupid on social media is nothing new. I'm just glad nothing bad happened.
     
  18. vayanui8

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    The fact that they announced this makes me think theres a possibility they just wanted to go viral with a really really bad joke, but I have a feeling they were just some really fucked up idiots.
     
  19. Blaze163

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    Much like the Pokemon world, some things are just evoutionary dead ends. These kids are basically the equivalent of Dunsparce; a pointless dumb creature that will never evolve, learn anyting worthwhile or contribute anything of consequence that we'll quickly forget about the moment the novelty wears off.
     
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    Hey, don't insult poor Dunsparce comparing him to these trashbags. But I agree with everything else you said about this people.
     
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