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JoePa has died at age 85

Discussion in 'Archive: Your Jedi Council Community' started by TahiriVeilaSolo69, Jan 22, 2012.

  1. TahiriVeilaSolo69

    TahiriVeilaSolo69 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Didn't see this thread anywhere.

    http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/sports/Former-Penn-State-Coach-Joe-Paterno-Has-Died-at-85-137848538.html

    @};-
     
  2. Eeth-my-Koth

    Eeth-my-Koth Jedi Grand Master star 9

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  3. timmoishere

    timmoishere Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    What a rough couple of months for him. But I knew this was coming sooner or later.
     
  4. Eeth-my-Koth

    Eeth-my-Koth Jedi Grand Master star 9

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    Good prediction timmo.
    WE ALL DIE SOONER OR LATER! :rolleyes:
     
  5. duende

    duende Jedi Master star 5

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    JOEPA - DEAD

    SOPA - NOT DEAD, IN COMA
     
  6. harpua

    harpua Chosen One star 9

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    [link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTOlXnseNeg]oompapa oompapa oompapa oompapaaaaaa-ah... [/link]
     
  7. Im_just_guessing

    Im_just_guessing Jedi Knight star 7

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    Is it for real this time? Or will it be quickly retracted like yesterday?
     
  8. Juliet316

    Juliet316 JCC Game Winner star 10 VIP - Game Winner

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    It's legit this time. ESPN is running with it non stop on ESPNews and ESPN2.
     
  9. AaylaSecurOWNED

    AaylaSecurOWNED Jedi Master star 6

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    This is that guy who covered up the child rapes, right?
     
  10. Axle-Starweilder

    Axle-Starweilder Jedi Master star 6

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    yes. he must've died of a broke heart.
     
  11. duende

    duende Jedi Master star 5

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    maybe his butthole sealed itself and he died of poo-backup complications. sort of like in tetris when you make a bad mistake and the blocks start stacking up faster and faster and then it's game over.
     
  12. LAJ_FETT

    LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Lucasfilm Ltd Mod star 9 Staff Member Administrator

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    I've seen it on Fox News as well. They said it was lung cancer.
     
  13. Juliet316

    Juliet316 JCC Game Winner star 10 VIP - Game Winner

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    At the very least, if the grand jury report is anything to go by, he kicked it up to his superiors without going to the police and they covered it up.
     
  14. Armenian_Jedi

    Armenian_Jedi Jedi Master star 7

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    No. This is the guy who heard about child rapes and went and told the administration like he was supposed to so they could start an investigation into the matter.


     
  15. FatFrank

    FatFrank Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I'm sure the kids are grateful for his effort.
     
  16. Armenian_Jedi

    Armenian_Jedi Jedi Master star 7

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    ooooooh you sure showed me.
     
  17. JoinTheSchwarz

    JoinTheSchwarz JC Head Admin & Community Manager star 9 Staff Member Administrator

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    Varouj, why do you support child rape?


    EDIT: [link=http://www.theonion.com/articles/joe-paterno-dies-in-hospital-doctors-promise-to-te,27125/]The Onion[/link] with the LOL
     
  18. Rogue_Ten

    Rogue_Ten Chosen One star 7

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    actually yeah that was some pretty high-level ownage
     
  19. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent Chosen One star 10

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    On November 7, Pennsylvania state police Commissioner Frank Noonan said that while Paterno was not in any legal difficulty, "somebody has to question about what I would consider the moral requirements for a human being that knows of sexual things that are taking place with a child. I think you have the moral responsibility, anyone. Not whether you're a football coach or a university president or the guy sweeping the building. I think you have a moral responsibility to call us."

    So he did not cover it up, but he did not pursue the matter either. His story is one of burying his head in the sand while atrocities occur. The entire story is just bad all around and a tragedy on all sides. I would side with those that claim he did not do enough.

    This is a situation on the part of Paterno where the law does not equate to morality.
     
  20. Eeth-my-Koth

    Eeth-my-Koth Jedi Grand Master star 9

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    [face_laugh] *2
     
  21. Armenian_Jedi

    Armenian_Jedi Jedi Master star 7

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    Pursue the matter? He didn't witness anything. It was hear say. What you do in that situation is alert the administration and let them conduct an investigation. An investigation that they can conduct far more thoroughly than one guy can...

     
  22. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent Chosen One star 10

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    After you report it you ask those you reported to every day. You bug them. If they do not provide answers literally within days you go to te police and let them investigate. He simply fell short one very important step.

    He got cancer and died from it. If that is not enough karmatic punishment for everyone then I don't know what is. As I said it is a tragedy from every angle.
     
  23. Armenian_Jedi

    Armenian_Jedi Jedi Master star 7

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    lol he died of cancer at 85. Must have been karma.
     
  24. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent Chosen One star 10

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    8 or 85 cancer is bad. The age is not so much the point. It is easy to sit back in judgement. I could say "put yourself in his shoes" and you might say "OMG! I would be all over th police!" I am not in on every detail. But just on what is presented he should have gone to the police and this should have been a story long before.

    He did enough legally, he did not do enough morally. He is not evil.
     
  25. Armenian_Jedi

    Armenian_Jedi Jedi Master star 7

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    Go to the police because someone told you they saw something? Really? Don't you think ANY normal person would look at that guy and say, "You saw it happen? Call the cops."


    The dude who saw it is the ****. Joe Paterno had to react off a rumor. Let's all call the cops whenever we hear rumors. Because that makes sense.


    Language.