Neckbeard Blows Away Mom Over Broken Gaming Headset

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  1. Riptide_NVN

    Riptide_NVN [H]ard|Gawd

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    All this baloney over gun control. Threads off the rails.

    Just hang the guy from a lamp post. /thread
     
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  2. viper1152012

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    33, play games on my desktop, live with parents.

    Have a bachelors, working on masters in a 2 year track. Rent in Seattle is stupid and parking spots are gold...

    I would be on the streets other wise.

    Thanks mom and dad for being compassionate humans.
     
  3. mullet

    mullet [H]ard|Gawd

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    There is no way on gods earth I would live with my parents till I was in my 30's. I moved out when I was 17 and joined the military shortly after. That was the time I lived in, nobody stayed home past 22 MAX.

    Long live GEN X!!!!
     
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  4. phawkins633

    phawkins633 n00bie

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    So.....you live at your parents house?
     
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  6. Makaveli@BETA

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    This example is a normal one.

    However the guy in this story has probably never left home.
     
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  8. Gigus Fire

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    I see a lot of people going for useless degrees and getting pissed that they can't be wealthy or even get a decent job. It's pretty good advice to look at the market place for jobs before you decide on a certain degree path. It's much better advice than telling someone to just major in whatever they like and it'll work out in the end without any clear goals.

    If you don't believe that long term planning is the key for financial success, well then there's not much else to talk about.
    How the hell am i dishonest? You asked me to come up with a plan that will help out 30-50% of the people. This would only work out in a communistic or socialistic society where salaries are set by the government. In a capitalistic society, there are winners and losers. The more losers the greater the winners get. It's a simple supply and demand algorithm where if the supply of a certain group of workers increase then the demand will go down and the entire group will suffer.

    I don't understand why i have to explain this elementary baby shit to you if it's common sense.
    Again this is simple supply and demand. After the 80s the US worker was competing globally (thanks in part to politicians, but this was inevitable). The only way to compete globally is to try and get parity with how other low skilled workers were getting paid across the globe. Even high skilled jobs were getting gutted and companies started importing in cheaper labor (H1Bs for example) to make more profits.

    But you know, even with all of this going on, many people even up until now just starting out are still able to make a living and save money. It's just a matter of lifestyles.
    Because they are at fault. Maybe one out of 10 of the younger generation has the capacity to succeed in this marketplace because they understand they shouldn't go in debt, they should cut down their expenses and save up as much money as possible, they don't care for instant gratification, they can work to accomplish something and earn it.

    I'm in my late 30s. Luckily i didn't grow up with the special snowflake generation who never failed in school and were always taught they could succeed at anything. Failure is actually a great learning tool, it's how you cope with it and get back on your feet to try again which makes a successful person.

    Do you know how many other people i grew up with who didn't do well in school, just were lazy about planning things out? Who spent 100$+ a week on a bar tab? While i was able to save up and buy a house at the age of 30? If i could do it, why couldn't others? Should i make excuses for them?
    There's always opportunities to advance. In my line of work, if you want to advance, you have to switch companies. There's very little advancement path within the same place, sometimes you have to be willing to move across country to get the position you want.

    If you're willing to do that, opportunities exist everywhere.
    CA is a shithole. High taxes and lots of problems. What do you get in return?

    The growth potential is still a lot higher in those areas. Even if they're stagnating now, it doesn't mean they're always going to. Lower cost of living is worth a lot more than 10k extra in salary.
    Yes, people hate it when their property goes up in value. Boo hoo. Don't be ridiculous.
     
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  9. xorbe

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    So Ceres is the little town just south of my hometown. It's definitely a poorer area, and where I go for cheap cash car repairs. However the houses on the perp's street are pretty decent looking, in fact that house is very nice for the area. Sounds like a really bad case of man child. Son is 28, father is 81?
     
  10. Travolta

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    Not even a checkpoint save?
     
  11. Patton187

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    Well look through the likes list to find the folks living at home
     
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  12. Nolan7689

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    Bullshit. Union Trades typically pay well (or at least within the CoL) and have retirement. Granted there is always the fight against nonunion so desperate for a job they can’t stand together and demand to be paid a real wage.

    I say bullshit but I do know I’m lucky in my area and trade. We still are strong union and don’t have to worry as much about nonunion...yet. And other locals make less and have less work than us because of the scabs. They end up traveling the country usually job to job. Often earning higher wages which does little to offset the cost of paying to live in two states at once.

    Auto repair is very weak union wise my dad has done it his whole life and it took him a long time to reach a fair (ironworker union) employer that pays him well. Working dealerships and small shops just the higher ups make money.

    Welders and pipe fitters though can make good money almost anywhere they go. They might still hate their job but they shouldn’t struggle.
     
  13. Aireoth

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    Ladies and gentlemen, the real problem is here, btw that number is 7.6 billion.

    Mesyn, dave and piper all have some points, but no one even looked at the equation. In 1983 there was 4.6 billion people, all trying to have it all, all in the rat race.

    Now there is 7.6, and the list of third world countries shrinks, global trade enables mobility, and you still have everyone in the rat race. The pie is still the same, but more people are eating from it. You are going to make less in the future, or have to work harder and be smarter than the next guy. This is competition.

    Where dave and lcpiper are aboslutely correct is people need to learn to live within their means, and that those means will change based on economic forces larger than all of us. Stay stable, set a course, and plan to be old, because its going to happen.
     
  14. viper1152012

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    I don't think there is a right way to find a career, people seem to take different routes.
    I know 2 people who went I to union trades and are doing well and 3 who got degrees in different fields and 2 of them, like myself, used their parents houses to base for a while.

    I have no problem living with my parents knowing them will need to live with me later.

    I will happily build them a small house on my future property, they did take care of me fairly well.

    My degrees are in health and will get me a pretty good job so it doesn't NEED to be a STEM to make money, but hey if you excel at it do it.
     
  15. Dekoth-E-

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    ORLY?

    July 2014 and November 2015 federal decisions. On July 16, 2014, federal judge Cormac J. Carney of the United States District Court ruled that California's death penalty system is unconstitutional because it is arbitrary and plagued with delay. The state has not executed a prisoner since 2006.

    Saying CA has the Death penalty is taking a very liberal use of the term. What I said had nothing to do with politics.
     
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  16. Saki630

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    I came here to learn more about the story. However the comment section is divided in 2 classes: those that are disgusted he is living with his parents vs. those that can understand why he might be living at home and look past this detail.

    I want to know why there is so much hatred that he is living at home.
     
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  17. 1_rick

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    It should be self-evident that with 3 billion more people and most of them's standard of living having gone up, that the pie is growing too. The false belief that "the pie is still the same, but more people are eating from it" comes from the idiotic beliefs of Marx and those like him.

    If the pie were the same size but nearly twice as many people were eating from it, everyone's standard of living would have to go down, significantly (other than a tiny, tiny minority.)
     
  18. tetris42

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    American media is conditioning us to hate people who have trouble economically.
     
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  19. tetris42

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    The pie is indeed growing, but it's coming at the cost of extracting resources from the future. That's why there's increased deforestation, waning ocean health, more species extinctions, peaked in production of oil from conventional sources (not unconventional though), in general it accelerates consumption of finite resources and causes us to deplete renewable ones faster than they can be maintained. Plus the pie is still a little lopsided, since 95% of the gains since the recession have gone to the top 1%. So you're basically looking at the health of the 5% of the pie for everyone else. Still growing!
     
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  20. heatlesssun

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    "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of enlightment, it was the age of foolishness." I turn 50 this year and my mother 91. The world has changed vastly in my lifetime, far more in hers and yet not at all. A world full of hope but gripped with fear. A world that has for all recorded history has seen amazing good yet endless despair. The ingredients of the pie are at best unknown and the baking hasn't started.
     
  21. Azphira

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    They never heard of multi-generational households.
     
  22. mullet

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    It is not hatred from the forum, it is merely odd to see a grown man still living at home, not to mention he killed his mother in a most horrific way over such trivial a reason.

    I think the one with the true hatred was the man child that killed his helpless mother over nothing. That puts him in a class all to his own cuckoo millennial freak.
     
  23. kirbyrj

    kirbyrj Why oh why didn't I take the BLUE pill?

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    American media also likes to condition us to blame everyone else, for the financial problems that people have created themselves.
     
  24. tetris42

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    I'd say its mission is complete in completely eliminating a middle ground between being financially responsible AND holding those accountable who actively sabotage things for the majority of the populace financially. It's either blame everyone else now or accept responsibility, absolutely nothing else in play whatsoever, especially when talking about macro trends affecting hundreds of millions of people.
     
  25. davethehedgehog

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    Human beings aren't the only ones eating from this "pie". Do you think the living standards of coral, for example, have increased, or decreased as the "pie" has grown? Fish stocks? My own opinion of this stupid analogy is that the pie is huge, so huge that we mistook not seeing the edges of it for it growing. However the crust of the pie is now in sight, we just weren't paying attention before. Big parts of the pie can't be re-baked once we've eaten them, some can, some can't. The pie will never be the same again.

    p.s. I personally don't think people hate this dude living with his parents, but it is unusual. When someone kills someone in this brutal manner, people naturally gravitate to the unusual as either potential cause or symptoms. I'm 100% certain there are giant cuckoo chick, man-babies out there living with their parents perfectly pleasantly without blowing their heads off. That's a fact. The general opinion is that it's weird, whether you care about that or not is up to you.
     
  26. Azphira

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    Unless massive amounts of matter is escaping earth's bounds, there is plenty of pie.
     
  27. Smashing Young Man

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    Do hunh? The media is working much harder at getting us to hate those who are financially successful. Nowadays it is assumed that if you are wealthy, you tossed newborn babes into an active volcano to achieve it.

    That was one of the things people found appealing about Trump: he is unapologetically wealthy. "I'm rich and it's frickin' great!"
     
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    I see the exact opposite of that. They're conditioning the people who have economic troubles to blame someone or something else for their problems that is outside of their sphere of influence. In other words telling them "It's not your fault it's "the government" it's "the patriarchy" And so on. People like being told that it's not their fault, it makes everything so much better, Until recently most turned to their chosen religion to get absolved of their sins so they don't have to feel responsible and make actual amends. Now as many people started to shed their superstition (and that in itself is a good thing) a lot of them still need that fix of being rehabilitated from their poor choices. So "it's god's plan" gets replaced by a boogeyman. But it's still the same stupid thinking that gets people off the hook for their own inaction or poor life choices.
     
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    We're getting more efficient at exploiting natural resources and producing things. Thanks to advances in technology. Sure you get more pie until it lasts, but it will run out much faster as well. The question is long term sustainability. Until we can turn our economy to rely solely on resources that are renewable and don't cause unmanageable pollution we're in big trouble, it's just not obvious to the people governed by common sense only.

    And the population grows fastest in the poorest and least educated regions. They certainly don't improve their living standards. Your living standard might have gone up, as well as those living in the first world. But first world countries don't increase their population exponentially, many european countries are actually shrinking in population.
     
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  30. Zarathustra[H]

    Zarathustra[H] Pick your own.....you deserve it.

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    The example you give is pretty silly.

    Criminals in the U.S. don't have major allied powers air-lifting them weapons and supplies that they can't get locally.

    Real life examples of real gun control have proven that yes, it DOES make it very difficult for criminals and those whop are not supposed to have guns to get them. In Australia after their increased gun control in the 90's found that the supply on illegal markets quickly started drying up. Sure, criminals with resources could still get guns, but because of the supply going away, the price on the black market for these things went through the roof resulting in that your average criminal on the street simply couldn't afford them.

    The ONLY reason gun control has not worked in the U.S. is this: It is not federal.

    When you can easily carry guns across state lines and city limits, no measure of gun control will ever work unless it covers 100% of the country.

    Maybe by your example then we shouldl just make murder legal, because people do it anyway, right?


    I'm not even going to comment on this.
     
  31. viper1152012

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    Did they ever mention what they were arguing about....girls, interrupted internet, politics?
     
  32. nutzo

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    I know people who constantly complain about how expensive everything is, and how they are always broke.
    Yet, they drive leased BMW's, have the latest iPhone, shop at Whole Foods, and eat out at restaurants I would never go to because I consider them too expensive.
    They also have gardeners to take care of the yard and someone to take care of the pool.

    I have money because I buy modest cars that I drive for many years, have an older cell phone, buy food that's on sale, and rarely eat out. I also take care of my own yard.
     
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  33. tetris42

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    His K/D ratio.
     
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    Hope then they went out of state for college.
     
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    1 - Private college with a good scholarship.
    2 - State college, Stem degree (much less PC garbage in the engineering departments since the PC Progressives are to lazy or not smart enough handle the workload)

    3 - The best 2 programs in the degree my kid is looking at will either be the same private college, or a local state college. Somewhat worried by the PC garbage in the local state college, but hopefully 18 years of a proper upbringing will be enough.
     
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  36. 1_rick

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    Just as one example, the only place there's increasing deforestation is in places that aren't managing it. Wisconsin, to give just one example, stripped away much of its forest cover decades ago to make paper products, and yet now, thanks to aggressive reforestation, has more tree cover than it did 50 or so years ago. (this is from memory of a roadsign exhibit from like 10 years ago.)

    I would expect the Chinese, no friends to the environment, to gradually change their attitude if and as the populace demands it.
     
  37. tetris42

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    Well guess what, the majority of the world isn't managing it, including America once you look at Alaska. Anecdotal evidence is almost meaningless when you're looking at massive global changes. Here's a map showing overall forest coverage:

    http://www.globalforestwatch.org/map/

    Here's some more analysis of the data:

    http://www.wri.org/blog/2014/02/9-maps-explain-worlds-forests

    The short version is we're losing roughly 3x as much forest as we regrow and the pattern is continuing. Even in the Southern US, where's there's lots of replanting, we're still losing old growth forest. That's just one example too, ocean health has also suffered greatly. The point is we're ravaging the environment in slow motion because it benefits the economy in the short to medium term and that accounts for a huge part of that pie you were talking about. You have to look at the totals. Even in areas we've improved, like air quality, we also exported a ton of our manufacturing to China and guess how great their air is? The pie is still expanding, but we're basically borrowing from the future.
     
  38. chockomonkey

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    While I don't disagree that he is mentally ill, I'd say your suggestion here would put pretty much every liberal into the "mentally ill" category because none of them ever own their own issues and blame everyone and anyone else.
     
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    How many star citizen ships do you have?
     
  40. viper1152012

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    Hahaha, god I almost pulled the trigger on one when the game first launched but it was tooooooo much money and I couldn't see him completing it
     
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