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  • Damn, talk about serious job stress.
  • If someone got pranked and killed themselves over it, that says a lot more about the person's mental stability than it does the pranksters.
  • Damn, ever since I saw this story first pop up in the queue I hoped it was just a terrible joke.
  • AdolfOliverPanties: If someone got pranked and killed themselves over it, that says a lot more about the person's mental stability than it does the pranksters.


    That doesn't absolve the pranksters of being douchebags though.
  • The My Little Pony Killer: AdolfOliverPanties: If someone got pranked and killed themselves over it, that says a lot more about the person's mental stability than it does the pranksters.

    That doesn't absolve the pranksters of being douchebags though.


    Never heard them. Are they any worse than any of the other morning douchebags though?
  • AdolfOliverPanties: The My Little Pony Killer: AdolfOliverPanties: If someone got pranked and killed themselves over it, that says a lot more about the person's mental stability than it does the pranksters.

    That doesn't absolve the pranksters of being douchebags though.

    Never heard them. Are they any worse than any of the other morning douchebags though?


    Their prank directly led to somebody making the choice to end their life. If you can't figure it out from there, there's not much I can do to help you.
  • Remember when Nancy Grace drove a women to take her life?  Good times.
  • The My Little Pony Killer: AdolfOliverPanties: The My Little Pony Killer: AdolfOliverPanties: If someone got pranked and killed themselves over it, that says a lot more about the person's mental stability than it does the pranksters.

    That doesn't absolve the pranksters of being douchebags though.

    Never heard them. Are they any worse than any of the other morning douchebags though?

    Their prank directly led to somebody making the choice to end their life. If you can't figure it out from there, there's not much I can do to help you.


    I don't know, man. That's a stretch. Some people are one minor speeding ticket or rejected date proposal away from killing themselves.
  • Hmmmm....wondering if the radio pranksters will be indicted for manslaughter.

    /not snark, srsly
  • AdolfOliverPanties: The My Little Pony Killer: AdolfOliverPanties: If someone got pranked and killed themselves over it, that says a lot more about the person's mental stability than it does the pranksters.

    That doesn't absolve the pranksters of being douchebags though.

    Never heard them. Are they any worse than any of the other morning douchebags though?


    Well, they're Australian.
  • Since news broke of Saldanha's death, the radio personalities, Michael Christian and Mel Greig of 2Day FM, have both deleted their Twitter accounts after tweeting about the success of the prank throughout the week.

    Slammed much?
  • AdolfOliverPanties: If someone got pranked and killed themselves over it, that says a lot more about the person's mental stability than it does the pranksters.


    Yes and no. If the person was already nearly-suicidal, it may have pushed them over the edge. It's still the pranksters fault for being douchenozzels to a sweet person, but the problem with pranksters is they don't tend to think about the people they might be hurting, using the "it's all in good fun" defense.
  • The My Little Pony Killer: AdolfOliverPanties: The My Little Pony Killer: AdolfOliverPanties: If someone got pranked and killed themselves over it, that says a lot more about the person's mental stability than it does the pranksters.

    That doesn't absolve the pranksters of being douchebags though.

    Never heard them. Are they any worse than any of the other morning douchebags though?

    Their prank directly led to somebody making the choice to end their life. If you can't figure it out from there, there's not much I can do to help you.


    Are you a wizard?
  • Anyone beside me thinking this is a prank being played on the pranksters?
  • The My Little Pony Killer: AdolfOliverPanties: The My Little Pony Killer: AdolfOliverPanties: If someone got pranked and killed themselves over it, that says a lot more about the person's mental stability than it does the pranksters.

    That doesn't absolve the pranksters of being douchebags though.

    Never heard them. Are they any worse than any of the other morning douchebags though?

    Their prank directly led to somebody making the choice to end their life. If you can't figure it out from there, there's not much I can do to help you.


    They didn't force or push her to take her life. She made that choice. She could've just said "yea I farked up, time to move on." But she chose a more permanent solution instead.

    Does it suck? Yea, but it's not the DJs fault that she decided the only solution was suicide when it clearly wasn't.
  • gilgigamesh: The My Little Pony Killer: AdolfOliverPanties: The My Little Pony Killer: AdolfOliverPanties: If someone got pranked and killed themselves over it, that says a lot more about the person's mental stability than it does the pranksters.

    That doesn't absolve the pranksters of being douchebags though.

    Never heard them. Are they any worse than any of the other morning douchebags though?

    Their prank directly led to somebody making the choice to end their life. If you can't figure it out from there, there's not much I can do to help you.

    I don't know, man. That's a stretch. Some people are one minor speeding ticket or rejected date proposal away from killing themselves.


    This. People who kill themselves are by definition unstable. Any relatively minor bit of douchebaggery might be enough to set them off.
  • And we thought that the Clintons were the only royal family running around killing people having people die of apparent suicides.
  • what's the worse that could happen


    Why do people do this?
  • gilgigamesh: The My Little Pony Killer: AdolfOliverPanties: The My Little Pony Killer: AdolfOliverPanties: If someone got pranked and killed themselves over it, that says a lot more about the person's mental stability than it does the pranksters.

    That doesn't absolve the pranksters of being douchebags though.

    Never heard them. Are they any worse than any of the other morning douchebags though?

    Their prank directly led to somebody making the choice to end their life. If you can't figure it out from there, there's not much I can do to help you.

    I don't know, man. That's a stretch. Some people are one minor speeding ticket or rejected date proposal away from killing themselves.


    She probably thought she was going to lose her job as soon as the attention was off her, I know a few people personally, up against a wall of debt and obligations, who'd consider suicide if they lost their job right now. That was a shiatty "prank", really just a way to get a scoop on a story, you don't fark with someone's livelihood to make a joke, imo.
  • The Duke of Edinburgh gets away with it again.
  • gilgigamesh: The My Little Pony Killer: AdolfOliverPanties: The My Little Pony Killer: AdolfOliverPanties: If someone got pranked and killed themselves over it, that says a lot more about the person's mental stability than it does the pranksters.

    That doesn't absolve the pranksters of being douchebags though.

    Never heard them. Are they any worse than any of the other morning douchebags though?

    Their prank directly led to somebody making the choice to end their life. If you can't figure it out from there, there's not much I can do to help you.

    I don't know, man. That's a stretch. Some people are one minor speeding ticket or rejected date proposal away from killing themselves.


    If your prank can plausibly lead to someone getting fired, I'd say that discretion is the better course of action. Granted, the nurse in question didn't get fired, but I'd be surprised if she didn't suddenly find herself fighting to keep her job as a result of this, which is almost certainly more stress than a minor speeding ticket or a rejected date, especially when you add all the attention that she undoubtedly got subjected to by rabid fans of the Royals.

    Under those circumstances, I don't think that the DJs can or should be held legally responsible, nor even morally culpable, but I certainly think that the deserve to be shamed for their prank and that they ought to -- assuming they have a spec of decency -- feel horrible about the outcome and the fact that they contributed to it.

    I certainly wouldn't weep for them if they lost their own jobs over all of this. It might be an object lesson to other DJs about the limits of these kinds of stunts.
  • BigNumber12: what's the worse that could happen


    Why do people do this?


    Oh, because language is evolving. I always forget that.
  • david_gaithersburg: And we thought that the Clintons were the only royal family running around killing people having people die of apparent suicides.


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