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TheLovecraftian Relationship Status: Seeking boyfriend-free girl
Aug 31st 2019 at 9:41:24 PM

It would amuse me to no end if whatever plan Blaine has going on eventually goes off the rails precisely because of that little apparent lie.

sgamer82 from Meridian, ID
Aug 31st 2019 at 9:42:57 PM

I wonder if he's thinking something like "Christian by default is still Christian, right?"

Plus, remember how in Eragon everyone cries "a single tear"? Yeah, just try that with One Piece and see if it works
CEOIII C-E-O-3, H-N-I-C from Franklin, PA Relationship Status: In my bunk
C-E-O-3, H-N-I-C
Sep 1st 2019 at 7:39:35 AM

How tall are these two? Should Blaine be towering over Toedad?

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Yinyang107 from the True North Relationship Status: Tongue-tied
Sep 1st 2019 at 10:42:18 AM

[up]Toedad was a fair bit shorter than the guards last strip too.

Maybe someday, they'll see a hero is just a man who knows he is free. R.I.P. "Grammie" Ruth Watson, 1927-2014
TheLovecraftian Relationship Status: Seeking boyfriend-free girl
CEOIII C-E-O-3, H-N-I-C from Franklin, PA Relationship Status: In my bunk
C-E-O-3, H-N-I-C
Sep 1st 2019 at 9:13:25 PM

And thus is born the Legion of Dumb.

[up] I like my name better.

Edited by CEOIII on Sep 1st 2019 at 12:14:00 PM

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TheLovecraftian Relationship Status: Seeking boyfriend-free girl
Sep 1st 2019 at 9:14:55 PM

Hey, I'm just following the alt text.

Sep 1st 2019 at 9:16:25 PM

I'm pretty sure Becky is over eighteen, that means toedad would be arrested if he ever came near her again as she's legally an adult and what he did was abduction.

CEOIII C-E-O-3, H-N-I-C from Franklin, PA Relationship Status: In my bunk
C-E-O-3, H-N-I-C
Sep 1st 2019 at 11:29:07 PM

And, as we all know, people out on bond always obey the law and never reoffend.

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FuzzyBoots from Outlying borough of Pittsburgh (there's a lot of Relationship Status: And they all lived happily ever after <3
Sep 2nd 2019 at 6:56:18 AM

Bond is an interesting question these days. I understand the concept, allowing people willing to potentially forfeit some significant asset in return for promising good behavior instead of having to stay in jail when they haven't actually been convicted. On the other hand, most people can't pay bill unless they're rich (or their family risks significant losses by putting their house up as bond), and much like the parole setup, it's all too easy for them to get nabbed for some minor crime that generally everyone overlooks, and everything is wiped out. I don't think that the actual putting up assets does much to deter people. I feel like, if we consider someone to be enough not at risk to run, we should just let them back in the populace with their word as their bond. If we can't trust that, then we shouldn't be letting them out in the first place.

Adannor from effin' belarus Relationship Status: YOU'RE TEARING ME APART LISA
Sep 2nd 2019 at 6:59:43 AM

In such an ideal world where that trust actually holds any validity and cops aren't crap at their job, the bond in those cases would be only a token amount.

In dirty reality, "if we can't trust their word" means nobody goes out on bond at all.

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Kayeka World's biggest wannabe from Amsterdam Relationship Status: Brony
World's biggest wannabe
Sep 2nd 2019 at 7:13:36 AM

Other countries don't use bail bonds. Either you're a flight risk, or you are not. It's kind of annoying to see the USA pull this crap when there's obviously so many problems attached to it.

Edited by Kayeka on Sep 2nd 2019 at 4:14:11 PM

People say I have a problem with authority. I say that authority has a problem with me.
Spindriver Fanatical Dabbler from UK
Fanatical Dabbler
Sep 2nd 2019 at 10:31:50 AM

Britain has a bail system, but we scrapped the monetary part (which the US had carried over when they based their legal system on ours) back in 1976. (Funnily enough, I hadn't registered that until I looked it up just now. Amazing how many assumptions we carry from our childhoods.) There are a whole bunch of rules and restrictions, though. I notice that Alaska, California, and New Jersey are also dropping the cash part.

But the point here is that, whatever the details, charging straight off after the person your original offence was against is almost always an idiot-level dick move that will get you slung straight back in the slammer if it's noticed. Ross is an idiot and a dick; Blaine is obviously up to something more devious and is using him — and may intend to cheerfully let him take the fall for things in the end.

= Spindriver =
Noaqiyeum The it-thingy from the October Country Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
The it-thingy
Sep 2nd 2019 at 12:33:28 PM

[up] I like the phrase “an idiot and a dick” for being pretty much the exact opposite of “a gentleman and a scholar”.

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CountofBleck I COME IN WITH THE GOONS! from A world of lies and deception Relationship Status: TV Tropes ruined my love life
rmctagg09 The Wanderer from Brooklyn, NY Relationship Status: I won't say I'm in love
The Wanderer
Noaqiyeum The it-thingy from the October Country Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
Adannor from effin' belarus Relationship Status: YOU'RE TEARING ME APART LISA
Sep 2nd 2019 at 10:01:02 PM

Wow he's going full on in religious fanatism.

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CEOIII C-E-O-3, H-N-I-C from Franklin, PA Relationship Status: In my bunk
C-E-O-3, H-N-I-C
Sep 2nd 2019 at 11:08:54 PM

When it comes to religion, George Carlin couldn't have been any more on target if he were the child of Clint Barton and Oliver Queen.

Edited by CEOIII on Sep 2nd 2019 at 2:09:18 PM

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DrunkenNordmann from Exile
Sep 2nd 2019 at 11:46:34 PM

While both of them are terrible excuses for human beings, the dynamic of this team-up fascinates me.

Edited by DrunkenNordmann on Sep 3rd 2019 at 9:10:40 PM

"Satire is meant to ridicule power. If you are laughing at people who are hurting, it's not satire, it's bullying."
Adannor from effin' belarus Relationship Status: YOU'RE TEARING ME APART LISA
Sep 3rd 2019 at 12:16:36 AM

Tbh, even putting aside what the toe is actually trying to do, that sort of blind faith seems crazy in itself. Like, the expectation that God is going to come down and do your laundry on demand without you having to do or plan anything out.

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DrunkenNordmann from Exile
Sep 3rd 2019 at 12:29:58 AM

[up]Welcome to American evangelism.

"Satire is meant to ridicule power. If you are laughing at people who are hurting, it's not satire, it's bullying."
FuzzyBoots from Outlying borough of Pittsburgh (there's a lot of Relationship Status: And they all lived happily ever after <3
Sep 3rd 2019 at 4:23:14 AM

[up][up] It's a fine line. On one hand, we're told that with the faith of just a mustard seed, we can move mountains, but on the other hand, Jesus specifically calls out doing stunts to prove your faith. Personally, I always felt that God generally lends a helping hand, and miracles will only happen if it's something he truly desires. Most times, if I fail, that's on me.

sgamer82 from Meridian, ID
Sep 3rd 2019 at 6:19:03 AM

They're moron and the dick
They're moron and the dick
One is an asshole, the other's just thick
They're swine before the pearls
They'll endanger both their girls
They're moron, they're moron and the dick dick dick dick dick dick dick dick
Ross: God!

Plus, remember how in Eragon everyone cries "a single tear"? Yeah, just try that with One Piece and see if it works
CountofBleck I COME IN WITH THE GOONS! from A world of lies and deception Relationship Status: TV Tropes ruined my love life
I COME IN WITH THE GOONS!

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