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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Colonel Flagg, Mar 25, 2019.

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  1. Colonel Flagg

    Colonel Flagg

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    On tonight's 4Corners it showed the ChCh gunman as a member of Aussie Stock forums.

    ferretbiter was his membership name
     
  2. bellenuit

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    He hasn't posted since 2011. All his posts are stock/finance related except for this one in which he introduced himself to ASF:

    Hello guys and gals,
    My name is ferretbiter, 20 years old, personal trainer/group exercise instructor/fitness instructor from grafton NSW ( don't worry if you have never heard of it, no-one has).

    Recently came into contact with a bit of capital due to the passing away of my father.
    Really don't want to lose the money as he paid for it with 30+ years of his life.

    Have dabbled in mutual funds for 1 year now, been trading stocks for around about 5months, first 4 stocks returned 15-25% profit.Last 3 stocks lets just not talk about.:banghead:
    There's only one thing I know about stock trading and investing, and that is: I know absolutely nothing.

    But I'm willing to learn and have a long time to do it.
    Though sooner is better then later :p:.

    P.S. Anyone looking for some nutrition/fitness advice, fire away
     
  3. Colonel Flagg

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    The quote ABC picked out :)

     
  4. Smurf1976

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    Was it just matter of fact reporting? As in they said he was a member of ASF, went to xyz gym, liked eating apple pie and wore Nike shoes?

    Or was being a member of this forum portrayed negatively in any way?

    Last thing we need is anyone trying to draw a link between share investing and mass shootings etc?
     
  5. greggles

    greggles I'll be back!

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    The ABC has put it on YouTube already.



    Start watching from 17:10.
     
  6. PZ99

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    They obviously lifted data from his computer.
     
  7. So_Cynical

    So_Cynical The Contrarian Averager

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    Wow i actually remember that.
     
  8. SirRumpole

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    There is no such thing as bad publicity ?
     
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    moXJO menace to society

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    Didn't he hit it big with an investment?
    Bit(something)?
     
  10. moXJO

    moXJO menace to society

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    Joe did you scrub his posts, or the feds tell you to scrub them?
     
  11. Joe Blow

    Joe Blow Administrator Staff Member

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    I haven't been contacted by anyone in relation to ferretbiter's posts. Not even the media. The posts are all still there completely intact. None have been removed.

    I wasn't aware of who ferretbiter was until this evening when I saw this thread.
     
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    moXJO menace to society

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    I remember this post.
    A waste of a young man, a waste of 50 lives. Destroyed families and god knows how much pain for the community. All for what?
    Just outright stupidity.
    Fcuken frustrating.
     
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    It's a bit unfair they didn't even contact you prior to airing the story then.

    And how on earth could anyone connect his posts from 8 years ago with white supremacy ?
     
  14. Macquack

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    "That person" appeared quite intelligent. He had mapped out seven possible career options. However, he chose career number 8, kill 50 innocent people and if I am lucky enough not to get shot, then rot in jail for the rest of my natural life. Did he brainwash himself?
     
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    countless people do commit suicide or even murder suicide killing their own family and babies as they believe it is the last option by any twisted reasoning.
    He might have seen that as the last option.
    I do not think he is an idiot, maybe by hiding issues be it islam, biased feminism unbalance and man hating, under a relentless barrage of media propaganda, and with no legitimate way to express, we are pushing young males into radicalism and such horror.
    Take any paper explaining the rise of islamist radicals among disaffected migrant youths in Europe, replace these by disaffected young white males in the west and you will find eerie parallels.
    We need to regroup as nations (a word which the left hates so much), stop tribalism and we could see some solution to radicalisation be it jihadists (I doubt but at least less of them) and white supremacists, and the west could even move forward.A ray of hope ....
     
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    can't believe it
     
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    How the heck does 4 Corners get this information? I understand that the police would know but how does the media get access to it?
     
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    Wysiwyg Everyone wants money

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    Good question. It is reasonable to think any inflammatory commentators are being investigated unbeknownst.
     
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    That is a very good question. Unless another member reported to the police that ferretbiter identified himself I can't see any other way they would get it apart from a police leak, which would be illegal I think.
     
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    Miss Hale, you are being watched!
     
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