History YMMV / Dateline

13th Jan '17 7:22:34 PM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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** Played straight with some of the more memorable predators, like Michael Wilusz (genericwhitemale), and Michael Warrecker (can_i_rape_you_anally).
9th Jan '17 5:42:57 AM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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** On the other hand, the questionable ethics surrounding uding entrapment led Creator/CharlieBrooker to claim that it made him feel sorry for the child rapists.

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** On the other hand, the questionable ethics surrounding uding entrapment led Creator/CharlieBrooker to claim that it made him feel sorry for the child rapists.
9th Jan '17 5:42:27 AM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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** On the other hand, the questionable ethics surrouding entrapment led Creator/CharlieBrooker to claim that it made him feel sorry for the child rapists.

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** On the other hand, the questionable ethics surrouding surrounding uding entrapment led Creator/CharlieBrooker to claim that it made him feel sorry for the child rapists.



** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdD7moRwN0M&feature=youtu.be One of the predators]] was caught twice '''''in 24 hours''''', using the same account both times.

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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdD7moRwN0M&feature=youtu.be One of the predators]] was caught twice '''''in '''''within 24 hours''''', using the same account both times.
21st Dec '16 3:14:07 PM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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* MemeticMutation: "Why don't you have a seat over there?"

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* MemeticMutation: MemeticMutation:
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"Why don't you have a seat right over there?"there?"
** One pedophile's incredibly creepy delivery of ''"Yeah..."''
21st Dec '16 3:14:19 AM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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* {{Squick}}: Putting aside the obvious squickiness that comes with the {{paedo hunt}}, there was once a man who planned for a girl to perform a sex act ''[[BestialityIsDepraved on a cat.]]''
19th Dec '16 4:16:54 PM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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* CrossesTheLineTwice: The paedophile with the screen name "can_i_rape_you_anally". Now imagine that name being read in Chris Hansen's flat voice and NOT at least smirk.
11th Dec '16 8:48:59 AM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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** [[NewMediaAreEvil Or letting their kids use online chatrooms.]]



** [[NewMediaAreEvil Or letting their kids use online chatrooms.]]
11th Dec '16 8:48:09 AM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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* [[VillainHasAPoint Pedophile Has A Point]]: One of the predators (with the screen name [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil can_i_rape_you_anally]]) says that on the Internet, you can pretend to be any age you want. However, that doesn't absolve him from being one of the scariest predators on the show.
8th Dec '16 2:34:22 PM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: Former Subway's spokesman, Jared Fogle, appearing in the show as a commentator on the predator hunt, this was before he was ousted as a pedophile himself, made even more cringeworthy when all he does is laughing at the child molesters and saying how stupid they are for falling in the traps.

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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: Former Subway's spokesman, Jared Fogle, appearing in the show as a commentator on the predator hunt, this was before he was ousted as a pedophile himself, made even more cringeworthy when [[HarsherInHindsight all he does is laughing laugh at the child molesters and saying says how stupid they are for falling in the traps. traps.]]



** On the other hand, the questionable ethics surrouding entrapment led Charlie Brooker to claim that it made him feel sorry for the child rapists.

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** On the other hand, the questionable ethics surrouding entrapment led Charlie Brooker Creator/CharlieBrooker to claim that it made him feel sorry for the child rapists.



** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdD7moRwN0M&feature=youtu.be One of the predators]] was caught twice in 24 hours, using the same account both times.

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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdD7moRwN0M&feature=youtu.be One of the predators]] was caught twice in '''''in 24 hours, hours''''', using the same account both times.
21st Nov '16 4:07:50 PM Squirrel_cat2000
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** The saddest part is that there are some genuinely nice guys who talk to them, which would normally earn our sympathy. Until we are reminded, or we learn from factual evidence as to how intent they are as a predator, shattering any sympathy for them.

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** The saddest part is that there are some genuinely nice guys who talk to them, which would normally earn our sympathy. Until we are reminded, or we learn from factual evidence as to how intent they are as a predator, shattering any sympathy for them.them (most of the time).
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