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I am thinking that some of you guys that posted in this thread have no kids. You all seem to have a similar attitude... "kids these days", and some colder things like
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Thank you natural selection.
I would like to strangle you while you blatted for your daddy to come save you... do you suppose he would like to see you dead at the foot of your bed. How is that for natural selection? This isn't a goldfish in the potty little boy.
Think about the parents, the sister, the family. It's not the same aI couldn't even finish the article much less think something so cold hearted... Grow the hell up.

The fact of the matter is the kid needed help. He needed help long before that dispute with his parents took place. This is a tragedy that happened to some one in real life, not a TV show or a game. I ripple effect is just hitting the whole family, the feeling comes in waves. Each one more powerful than the last, and more overwhelming.
People need to learn from these situations not make ignorant comments. This is a terrible thing...
Well said, i feel for the family.
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The Wii isn't THAT great of a console, come on now.

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I litteraly almost cried seeing this. This really upset me deeply and I don't know why because I've seen the people on Myspace do it. Then again this kid didn't do it to be emo I guess. And that's probably why this hurt me how it did.
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Unless he left a note saying it was because of the Wii, why even surmise such a thing?
because the world hates video games and think they're the work of the devil?

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he was probably like one of those american kids who make a bid deal about everything and shout alot and are spoilt to the point of insanity.

ever watched the video of the kid on youtube? "NINTENDOO SIXTY FOOOOOOOUUUURRR!!!!". He was probably shouting "NINTEEENDOOO WIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII".
erm thats kind of stereotypical don't you think? Although I do know kids that get everything...

lol nintendo kid @ youtube
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One less unstable guy i have to worry about potentially shooting up my local mall on the same day I decide to go get some new shoes.

I can't help but wonder what Foot Locker's rule is on carrying Mp5s or p90's in the store?
    
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kidz kidz? aha, whether the age or not, the person acts on his or her own accumulation, video game, a person working day by day for 10 years as an a accountant ppl go crazy and respond on the easiest moments. SUICIDE. Not a good thing but I could see myself doing something like that and being denied ohh yea i would get pissed I to, but certain circumstances can prove a point. EDIT: Tip Your Pizza Man.
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kidz kidz? aha, whether the age or not, the person acts on his or her own accumulation, video game, a person working day by day for 10 years as an a accountant ppl go crazy and respond on the easiest moments. SUICIDE. Not a good thing but I could see myself doing something like that and being denied ohh yea i would get pissed I to, but certain circumstances can prove a point.
Correct because you are thinking rationaly. This child evidently had underlying issues. And the fact that his parents didn't see it scares me.
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Yet another kid going an hero on us because of a console.
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One less unstable guy i have to worry about potentially shooting up my local mall on the same day I decide to go get some new shoes.

I can't help but wonder what Foot Locker's rule is on carrying Mp5s or p90's in the store?
Some of the comments on here make me sick. You people need to learn some compassion or expect more school/mall shootings.

I feel sorry for the family. The kid obviously suffered from some form of depression.
    
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The kid obviously suffered from some form of depression.
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