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BlakGard

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clayton

Subj: Re: I'm a teen too... [SPOILERS]
Posted: Thu Apr 05, 2007 at 02:16:17 am EDT
Reply Subj: Re: I'm a teen too... [SPOILERS]
Posted: Thu Apr 05, 2007 at 01:58:50 am EDT

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> > I call bullshit on that. If I'm in target practice and I go bonkers and shoot some poor sap in the head, its not the fault of whatever I saw that inadvertantly freaked me out or the instructors for giving me a gun because that was the whole point of the excerise. No one in the room was expecting Armory to freak out to the extent that she did.
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> Oh that's completely ridiculous. They put these raw untrained kids into a major combat simulation together, not knowing anything about their powers and its the kids fault?
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Raw and untrained or not, Armory still saw it as a good idea to take down Ultimo singlehandedly. And yes, they had researched her powers and she had claimed that the weapon had a safety.

> Give me a f**cking break. If it was the kids fault, why in the world would the powers that be cover it up?

Because kids screwing up at the cost of the lives of innocents with powers they fell ass backwards into was what spawned all of this. Its bad PR.

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> because they would be shut down and shut down fast, thats why.
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> and why would they be shut down?
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> BECAUSE ITS THEIR RESPONIBILITY TO MAKE SURE SHIT LIKE THIS DOESNT HAPPEN.
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The scandal here isnt that the kid died, but that he died in a stanfordeque manner IN STANFORD.
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Plus, what did the heroes do after the incident? they took away her powers and kicked her out. Good for them. Thats more responsibility than has been seen in the Marvel Universe in a Long Long time.
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> > > I call bullshit on that. If I'm in target practice and I go
> > > bonkers and shoot some poor sap in the head, its not the fault of
> > > whatever I saw that inadvertantly freaked me out or the
> > > instructors for giving me a gun because that was the whole point
> > > of the excerise. No one in the room was expecting Armory to freak
> > > out to the extent that she did.

Call bullshit all you want, had this happened in the real world, the people in charge would likely be held criminally negligent. At this point in her training, she shouldn't have been allowed anywhere near target practice, especially against REAL PEOPLE.

> > Oh that's completely ridiculous. They put these raw untrained kids
> > into a major combat simulation together, not knowing anything about
> > their powers and its the kids fault?
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> Raw and untrained or not, Armory still saw it as a good idea to take
> down Ultimo singlehandedly. And yes, they had researched her powers
> and she had claimed that the weapon had a safety.

Armory should have never ever ever ever EVER EVER EVER EVER been placed in a position where she would come up with the idea to take down anyone, singlehandedly or not. Not at this stage in her training. You don't send raw and untrained people to do things like this.

This was about 100 times worse than the event that sparked the Civil War, even if the death count was lower, because they're supposed to be preventing precisely this sort of thing.

> > Give me a f**cking break. If it was the kids fault, why in the
> > world would the powers that be cover it up?
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> Because kids screwing up at the cost of the lives of innocents with
> powers they fell ass backwards into was what spawned all of this.
> Its bad PR.

You're aware that PR is an unadulterated evil thing, right? What you're proposing is lying to save face.

> > because they would be shut down and shut down fast, thats why.
> >
> > and why would they be shut down?
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> > BECAUSE ITS THEIR RESPONIBILITY TO MAKE SURE SHIT LIKE THIS DOESNT
> > HAPPEN.
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> The scandal here isnt that the kid died, but that he died in a
> stanfordeque manner IN STANFORD.

Wrong. The scandal here is that the trained people screwed up.

> Plus, what did the heroes do after the incident? they took away her
> powers and kicked her out. Good for them. Thats more responsibility
> than has been seen in the Marvel Universe in a Long Long time.

Nevermind that she did nothing wrong.
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