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The Final Dakar
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Mar 20, 2018, 12:25 PM
 
Pretty scary shit. Bombs of increasing complexity blowing people up. Latest was mistimed/handled and went off at a fed ex facility.

Not sure why but this gives me D.C. sniper vibes
     
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Mar 20, 2018, 01:34 PM
 
     
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Mar 20, 2018, 03:21 PM
 
Except the most recent one which pelted two white kids with nails.
     
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Mar 20, 2018, 03:27 PM
 
Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
Except the most recent one which pelted two white kids with nails.
Was that the one left on the side of the road with a trip wire like an IED?

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Mar 20, 2018, 03:47 PM
 
Yes, see link above. A serial bomber for sure. Unless different method means two bombers?
     
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Mar 21, 2018, 05:29 AM
 
News reports this morning that police tracked-down the suspect and the person has died in an explosion during the stand-off.
     
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Mar 21, 2018, 05:52 AM
 
Would be curious to see how he/she died. I hope the person was shot dead.
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Mar 21, 2018, 11:17 AM
 
White dude in his twenties. How cliche.
     
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Mar 21, 2018, 11:39 AM
 
My sources tell me he had Antifa and Isis paraphernalia in his home, freaking libtards.

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Mar 21, 2018, 11:48 AM
 
I assume suicide.

I swear I read cops opened fire after the explosion. What the hell is the point of that?
     
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Mar 21, 2018, 03:00 PM
 
Originally Posted by sek929 View Post
My sources tell me he had Antifa and Isis paraphernalia in his home, freaking libtards.
NOW it feels like home.
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Mar 21, 2018, 04:40 PM
 
Originally Posted by The Final Dakar View Post
I assume suicide.

I swear I read cops opened fire after the explosion. What the hell is the point of that?
In case more bombs were inbound? I can understand it.
     
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Mar 21, 2018, 04:55 PM
 
More bombs in bound from his exploded corpse?
     
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Mar 21, 2018, 05:09 PM
 
from his buddies, or a chain explosion?
     
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Mar 21, 2018, 05:27 PM
 
Originally Posted by sek929 View Post
My sources tell me he had Antifa and Isis paraphernalia in his home, freaking libtards.
Look, I'm a millionaire and my wivezzzzzzz have huge knockers. You have to believe what I say. Yesterday I bought a $25,000 set of speakers.
     
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Mar 21, 2018, 07:20 PM
 
His persona was fun when he just had money, sex, a penchant for audio and dabbled in the occult.

I missed the slide to the alt-right, not being a reader of the Political Lounge. I was surprised to see he’d gone off the deep end and was spouting the dumb bullshit. .
     
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Mar 21, 2018, 08:58 PM
 
Well, it is interesting to note how the police thought about him before they knew who he was. I was reading how experts thought he must have been ex-military who is well-versed in bomb making, etc. In fact, he was a 23 year old, no military experience, person who worked in a semiconductor business before.
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Mar 21, 2018, 10:48 PM
 
Originally Posted by Laminar View Post
Look, I'm a millionaire and my wivezzzzzzz have huge knockers. You have to believe what I say. Yesterday I bought a $25,000 set of speakers.
Exactly.

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Mar 22, 2018, 05:18 AM
 
Originally Posted by mindwaves View Post
Well, it is interesting to note how the police thought about him before they knew who he was. I was reading how experts thought he must have been ex-military who is well-versed in bomb making, etc. In fact, he was a 23 year old, no military experience, person who worked in a semiconductor business before.
why profiling works.
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Mar 22, 2018, 05:31 AM
 
I've watched a lot of NCIS and one of the first things that Gibbs does is ask Ducky, a profiler who always gives a detailed analysis of the killer and his motives. In fact, in one case, Ducky, through his profiling prowess and numerous psychology classes taken, was able to guess the password of one such killer. The password was the name of the killer's music CDs and I believe he guessed it on his first try!
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Mar 22, 2018, 05:15 PM
 
Originally Posted by mindwaves View Post
I've watched a lot of NCIS and one of the first things that Gibbs does is ask Ducky, a profiler who always gives a detailed analysis of the killer and his motives. In fact, in one case, Ducky, through his profiling prowess and numerous psychology classes taken, was able to guess the password of one such killer. The password was the name of the killer's music CDs and I believe he guessed it on his first try!
Criminal Minds had an episode exactly like that. I believe it was "Enter Sandman."

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Mar 22, 2018, 06:08 PM
 
Originally Posted by mindwaves View Post
Well, it is interesting to note how the police thought about him before they knew who he was. I was reading how experts thought he must have been ex-military who is well-versed in bomb making, etc. In fact, he was a 23 year old, no military experience, person who worked in a semiconductor business before.
I wonder who came up with that profile. Most “ex-military” people are “well-versed” in a plethora of paperwork, chain of command silliness, and (usually) most of their military job - almost none of which actually involves creating explosive devices. Even people who USE explosives (demolitions, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, etc.) aren’t usually trained in creating explosive materials.

In my 23+ years on active duty, I was only rarely even trained on firearms use (essentially “Don’t Hurt Yourself With This Gun 101”). The concept that “military people” are all a combination of Rambo and Macgiver is both ludicrous and insulting.

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