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24 Sep 2021, 9:14 pm

Attacks like this are on the rise...



Police can't do much about it because they got nothing to lose. :skull:



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24 Sep 2021, 9:34 pm

Was it actually hot? How exactly do you keep the contents of the bucket hot while searching for a suitable target? :lol:


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24 Sep 2021, 9:35 pm

funeralxempire wrote:
Was it actually hot? How exactly do you keep the contents of the bucket hot while searching for a suitable target? :lol:


Mabye it was a hot day...



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24 Sep 2021, 9:50 pm

I don't know about hot diarrhea in particular, but we've got tons of this going on in Seattle, it's been out of control for a while and the city won't do anything about it, I'm a little surprised we haven't seen vigilante action yet.


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24 Sep 2021, 9:53 pm

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I don't know about hot diarrhea in particular, but we've got tons of this going on in Seattle, it's been out of control for a while and the city won't do anything about it, I'm a little surprised we haven't seen vigilante action yet.


Yeah what's to stop physical retaliation against these people? Find the gutter where sewage man sleeps and go Batman on him.



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24 Sep 2021, 10:02 pm

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Was it actually hot? How exactly do you keep the contents of the bucket hot while searching for a suitable target? :lol:

If the homeless person was feverish and it was fresh poop.


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24 Sep 2021, 10:12 pm

Misslizard wrote:
funeralxempire wrote:
Was it actually hot? How exactly do you keep the contents of the bucket hot while searching for a suitable target? :lol:

If the homeless person was feverish and it was fresh poop.


Bring back looney bins...strap em down and give em a shot of thorazine. :skull:



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24 Sep 2021, 10:20 pm

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Yeah what's to stop physical retaliation against these people? Find the gutter where sewage man sleeps and go Batman on him.


Where I live, they're virtually a protected class, you'd be much more likely to catch a charge defending yourself from them than they would be for attacking you. A few years ago when I had my restaurant open, I had a homeless guy steal the tip jar off the counter, and as I was chasing him, my brain was literally running the scenario in my head: I'm going to catch this guy (skinny black guy), and it's going to get physical, and someone is going to videotape it just as I'm beating the sh*t out of this guy or worse if he pulls a weapon, and even if I get the money back it's not going to be worth it when the locals boycott me over it. So I stopped and went back to the restaurant and paid my employee's tips out of my own pocket that day and got a metal tip box that bolted to the counter, didn't even bother with the police.


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24 Sep 2021, 10:20 pm

Dox47 wrote:
I don't know about hot diarrhea in particular, but we've got tons of this going on in Seattle, it's been out of control for a while and the city won't do anything about it, I'm a little surprised we haven't seen vigilante action yet.


Plus unless you have a 6-figure salary, your only option there is to live among them.


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24 Sep 2021, 10:21 pm

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Was it actually hot? How exactly do you keep the contents of the bucket hot while searching for a suitable target? :lol:


Big, steaming puddle?


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24 Sep 2021, 10:23 pm

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funeralxempire wrote:
Was it actually hot? How exactly do you keep the contents of the bucket hot while searching for a suitable target? :lol:

If the homeless person was feverish and it was fresh poop.


I'd imagine that would only give a limited window before it just becomes an attack with lukewarm poop.


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25 Sep 2021, 5:05 am

Dox47 wrote:
Axeman wrote:
Yeah what's to stop physical retaliation against these people? Find the gutter where sewage man sleeps and go Batman on him.


Where I live, they're virtually a protected class, you'd be much more likely to catch a charge defending yourself from them than they would be for attacking you. A few years ago when I had my restaurant open, I had a homeless guy steal the tip jar off the counter, and as I was chasing him, my brain was literally running the scenario in my head: I'm going to catch this guy (skinny black guy), and it's going to get physical, and someone is going to videotape it just as I'm beating the sh*t out of this guy or worse if he pulls a weapon, and even if I get the money back it's not going to be worth it when the locals boycott me over it. So I stopped and went back to the restaurant and paid my employee's tips out of my own pocket that day and got a metal tip box that bolted to the counter, didn't even bother with the police.


That guy did it because he had literally nothing to lose. The police probably wouldn't even charge him. They don't even investigate porch pirates for example. And jail would probably improve his situation.



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25 Sep 2021, 8:20 am

funeralxempire wrote:
Misslizard wrote:
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Was it actually hot? How exactly do you keep the contents of the bucket hot while searching for a suitable target? :lol:

If the homeless person was feverish and it was fresh poop.


I'd imagine that would only give a limited window before it just becomes an attack with lukewarm poop.

Insulated bucket.Keeps feces warm for tossing on unsuspecting passerby.


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25 Sep 2021, 9:45 am

Punishments only work if the punished stands to lose something they care about, usually money, freedom, or status. These people have no money, no status, and might actually benefit from a short jail stay.



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25 Sep 2021, 10:23 am

/\Three squares a day, a hot shower, cot, and a toilet.
And medicine for diarrhea.


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25 Sep 2021, 3:27 pm

I hate to suggest the answer to anything is spending money or restricting freedom, but ... society should invest in mental health facilities to accommodate the violent mentally ill instead of allowing them to continue living on the streets. We've made a choice to allow these things because it is cheaper than solving the problem, but that equation forgets about all adjacent costs that follow, like the costs to a victim's mental health, or the cash cost to a restaurant that has to replace stolen tips.


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