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Old 03-18-2012, 01:09 PM   #16
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you guys are idiots if u dont think its dumb to post up a pic of the victim 10 years ago and ask if he looks threatening

that said, obviously hope the guy get what he deserves
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Old 03-18-2012, 01:10 PM   #17
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link to what? i dont see them say he had a shotgun anywhere
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This man will die in cold blood. I wish him the slowest of deaths.
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Old 03-18-2012, 01:20 PM   #19
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you guys are idiots if u dont think its dumb to post up a pic of the victim 10 years ago and ask if he looks threatening

that said, obviously hope the guy get what he deserves

first of all, 10 years ago he is a first grader. so you are telling me that he looks 7 years old in the picture i posted? just shut the fvck up, i picked one of the first pictures i found with the two guys side by side off google images.

http://www.google.com/search?client=...Dci AK9-eGkDw

this is what you get with a google image search. he looks like a kid in every single picture.


i bet you are one of those guys who quickly crosses to the other side of the street when you see a young black man walking down the side walk towards you.

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Old 03-18-2012, 01:29 PM   #20
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first of all, 10 years ago he is a first grader. so you are telling me that he looks 7 years old in the picture i posted? just shut the fvck up, i picked one of the first pictures i found with the two guys side by side off google images.

http://www.google.com/search?client=...Dci AK9-eGkDw

this is what you get with a google image search. he looks like a kid in every single picture.


i bet you are one of those guys who quickly crosses to the other side of the street when you see a young black man walking down the side walk towards you.


lol youre so dumb ...

just cause i point out that its obviously dumb to show a pic of a kid as an adolescent (i know a guy whos 6 year old plays pee wee football and he doesnt look much younger than him) as opposed to him now being 17, and ask if he looks threatening. if u dont get that youre just an idiot. and then you gotta come with the retarded statement about me being scared of blacks. Im from brooklyn, not whereever ur from
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lol youre so dumb ...

just cause i point out that its obviously dumb to show a pic of a kid as an adolescent (i know a guy whos 6 year old plays pee wee football and he doesnt look much younger than him) as opposed to him now being 17, and ask if he looks threatening. if u dont get that youre just an idiot. and then you gotta come with the retarded statement about me being scared of blacks. Im from brooklyn, not whereever ur from


shut your stupid face, click on my google image search, and find me some pictures where trayvon does not look like a child. you dont think it might be possible that maybe he looked young?
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the police are still calling it self defense... yeah im sure pillsbury doughboy over here was in a lot of danger from this kid



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shut your stupid face, click on my google image search, and find me some pictures where trayvon does not look like a child. you dont think it might be possible that maybe he looked young?

Those are all pictures from when he was like 12.

This is a more recent picture of the victim:

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Jesus, those audio tapes are eerie as fvck... terrible shit.
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and he hasn't been arrested? The dude was arrested for battery on a police a while back, I'm pretty sure it's illegal for felons to carry pistols... not to mention kill innocent fvcking children
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I find this back-and-forth about who may or may not be intimidating at a certain age to be completely aside from the point.

For those who are quite familiar with the story, has there been any information released as to how Zimmerman ultimately came in contact with Martin? I've followed up on a couple of links but so far I haven't come across a clear answer of how their paths ultimately crossed. The Zimmerman phone call ends with him following Martin, as he was told he didn't have to do. Did Zimmerman eventually catch up to him and engage? I assume as such, but I know better than to always assume things in cases like this.

Further, I undoubtedly believed the screams heard on the phone call were that of Martin, until I read a few comments from folks who believed the screams were actually coming from Zimmerman. Reading further, that's still a hang up with police, correct? They think it might be Zimmerman yelling for help? Is there a way they'll be able to tell who it is yelling, definitively?

If that's indeed Martin yelling, I have a hard time wrapping my head around the idea that a random neighborhood watch volunteer can become suspicious of anyone he feels, pursue them, then ultimately become a part of a scuffle that leads to the shooting death of an innocent victim. Yes, a very large issue is the fact that Zimmerman's initial suspicion may have stemmed from the fact that Martin's black. However, race aside, what Zimmerman did appears to be wrong on thirty seven thousand different levels.

I'm quite curious to hear what happened between the end of Zimmerman's call and the final gunshot. From all the surrounding information, we seem to be able to fill in the blanks, but I know sometimes things don't always add up how we think they do, so I suppose I'll hang on for more.

I'm just trying to put a picture together. If I'm walking in a neighborhood of a relative (that is to say, a neighborhood that I'm not completely familiar with) and I see a man staring at me talking on the phone, very likely about me, what would I do? If he then pursued me, then what would I do? If he tried to then physically detain me, would I counter-act? If he told me the police were on their way, would I get salty and defensive? I'm struggling to see a way how Zimmerman somehow does not receive any blame here.

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and he hasn't been arrested? The dude was arrested for battery on a police a while back, I'm pretty sure it's illegal for felons to carry pistols... not to mention kill innocent fvcking children

i have read that he was studying criminal defense... hoping to be a cop someday. he will make a fine cop considering how good he is at shooting innocent black teens.
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I find this back-and-forth about who may or may not be intimidating at a certain age to be completely aside from the point.

For those who are quite familiar with the story, has there been any information released as to how Zimmerman ultimately came in contact with Martin? I've followed up on a couple of links but so far I haven't come across a clear answer of how their paths ultimately crossed. The Zimmerman phone call ends with him following Martin, as he was told he didn't have to do. Did Zimmerman eventually catch up to him and engage? I assume as such, but I know better than to always assume things in cases like this.

Further, I undoubtedly believed the screams heard on the phone call were that of Martin, until I read a few comments from folks who believed the screams were actually coming from Zimmerman. Reading further, that's still a hang up with police, correct? They think it might be Zimmerman yelling for help? Is there a way they'll be able to tell who it is yelling, definitively?

If that's indeed Martin yelling, I have a hard time wrapping my head around the idea that a random neighborhood watch volunteer can become suspicious of anyone he feels, pursue them, then ultimately become a part of a scuffle that leads to the shooting death of an innocent victim. Yes, a very large issue is the fact that Zimmerman's initial suspicion may have stemmed from the fact that Martin's black. However, race aside, what Zimmerman did appears to be wrong on thirty seven thousand different levels.

why would a dude with a pistol be screaming for help? the kid had no weapons, was smaller then the shooter.... I don't see why he would be screaming for help, those screams were from a dying man
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I find this back-and-forth about who may or may not be intimidating at a certain age to be completely aside from the point.
agreed. im sorry that i was involved with derailing this thread. should have just ignored the troll.
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Further, I undoubtedly believed the screams heard on the phone call were that of Martin, until I read a few comments from folks who believed the screams were actually coming from Zimmerman. Reading further, that's still a hang up with police, correct? They think it might be Zimmerman yelling for help? Is there a way they'll be able to tell who it is yelling, definitively?

i think it was almost certainly martin yelling. first there is one gunshot, then the screaming gets really loud. after the second gunshot the screaming instantly stops. the theory that zimmerman was yelling for help doesnt make a lot of sense considering the timeline with the two gunshots.

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agreed. im sorry that i was involved with derailing this thread. should have just ignored the troll.


i think it was almost certainly martin yelling. first there is one gunshot, then the screaming gets really loud. after the second gunshot the screaming instantly stops. the theory that zimmerman was yelling for help doesnt make a lot of sense considering the timeline with the two gunshots.


so dumb
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