Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

August 22, 2008 -

Utah's KSL-5 reports that a 27-year-old man who led state police on a 100 MPH chase before causing a fiery accident said that such risky driving had always worked for him in video games.

Daniel Savino survived the crash with just a bad case of road rash but now faces a laundry list of criminal charges:

As for motive, Savino told troopers this was his own video game adventure.

 

"I don't know whether he was trying to act out a scene in a video game or what he was trying to do, but he said it always worked for him in video games," Roden said.


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Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

Gallagher can araç kiralama say all he wants, but I strongly rent a car believe it's due to his crappy leadership and E3 being a joke. ESA's Board of Directors need to find a way to get out rent a car of this horrid contract with this Bush cronie before there's no one left on the Board.

Btw, I think Atari and Midway will drop out too, but mostly travesti because  these guys have done nothing ttnet vitamin or little and need to start saving costs.

 

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

 170 coments?  I'm guessing Jack and his roadies graced this thread.

"Even if it was online gaming that somehow inspired him to kill his parents, he must have realised at some point that they wouldn't drop any good loot." - GP member, Doomsong

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

the real jack and a couple fake jacks i believe, yes

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

I shouldn't have called them roadies.  They're really more like paparazzi.

"Even if it was online gaming that somehow inspired him to kill his parents, he must have realised at some point that they wouldn't drop any good loot." - GP member, Doomsong

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

That JT "follower"/diarrhea is either:

A)A worthless troll (very likely)

B)The REAL JT (probably not)

or C)A Larouche cult member (My guess)

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

lol @ C, i wonder what that guy's been up to lately?

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

Guess we need to bring back registering to post. pity.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

Yep.

-Entertainment isn't the reason the world sucks. It's the reason we know the world sucks. For information on games and psychology, look up: Jonathan Freedman(2002)Block & Crain(2007)Grand Theft Childhood, by Harvard researchers Larry Kutner&Cheryl Olson

Reality/////////////////////////////////////Fantasy. Seems like a pretty thick line to me...

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

Also, I did not see a 'Attorney at Law' (yeah right), or 'American Hero' (keeping dreaming Jack, that's all you can do) In any of the postings.

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Re: Suspect Lies on Video Games for Fiery Motorcycle Crash

Actually you're wrong and you know it, just like the Metropolitian Moron of Miami is always wrong about video games. It's been proven that anti-video game fools like Thompson have been lying.

There is no proof that "violent" video games or any video game cause harm. After all, video games are protected by the First Amendment, and if you’re going to infringe on a Constitutional right like freedom of speech based on the claim that the speech in question is “dangerous”, then you better damn well show absolute proof of that. It’s NEVER been done.

If there is a danger so clear and so threatening to the American people that causes these self-righteous politicians to step on the First Amendment, wouldn’t any rational thinking person have to believe that the danger would have to be so obvious and clear that there would be no argument against it? Especially since you’re directly contradicting a Constitutional amendment.

We, the American people, have not been given any valid reason to believe that this abridging of our freedom of speech is necessary. There just simply isn’t any evidence at all of any danger from “violent” video games. This “protection” from “violent” video games isn’t needed or wanted for that matter, but please feel free to use everyone’s tax dollars for protection from things like a 10-foot storm surge from a Category 3 or greater hurricane or the fuselage of a 747 airplane entering the workplace or the home. 

Here's a quote that best describes Thompson and the mainstream media, from a deleted scene from the school shooting episode of the TV show One Tree Hill, by Brooke Davis(played by Sophia Bush) after a news reporter asked her how she was feeling while the standoff was still going on:

“You should be ashamed of yourself. There are kids inside our school fearing for their lives right now, terrified that someone’s going to put a gun in their face and pull the trigger, and you want to know how I’m feeling?! Our pain is not a commodity for you, it’s not a newsbite to boost your ratings, because tomorrow, or the next day, or the next week when we go back to school, changed forever by a day that will never leave us, where are you going to be? At the next tragedy, thrusting your microphone in the face of the next fractured person, asking them how they feel? Lady, that is not journalism. You are not contributing anything to society. You’re buzzards circling the carnage, but you prey on the living. That is how I’m feeling, but something tells me that you’re not going to hear that.”

Know your place, shut your mouth, grow up, and get a life. Thompson will have to when he gets disbarred in the foreseeable future.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

YOURE WRONG AS ALWAYS, I WILL BE ALWAYS RIGHT AND BETTER THAN YOU!!!,And please fix your caps lock

(uncontrollable laughter, as the post you were referring to has no use of the Caps Lock whatsoever)

岩「…Ace beats Jack」

岩「…I can see why Hasselbeck's worried about fake guns killing fake people. afterall, she's a fake journalist on a fake news channel」

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

Um, I'm having difficulty spoting just where Beardog was abusing caps lock.  The one accusing of caps lock abuse on the other hand has a sentence in all caps.  This wouldn't so much be a case of the pot calling the kettle black as much as it would be the pot calling the fire truck black.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

You're a faker and everyone knows it...now go away diarrhea...

Sortableturnip's Law: As an online discussion of video game violence grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Jack Thompson approaches 1

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"And oh, im not a fake JT, im the real deal, you dolts."

No. No you're not. You already lost this battle.

GO. AWAY.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

Nah, *this* one I'm calling a fake-Jack.  Far more punctuation and capitalization errors than even JT usually manages, and I haven't noticed him to dredge into obscenities often.

Lurk moar, n00b.

Re: Suspect Lies on Video Games for Fiery Motorcycle Crash

1)Are you mildly retarded, son? If you had bothered to even read the response and not just copypasta in another one of your worthless responses, you would see that there is no caps lock in it, window-licker.

2)Prove I'm wrong, assclown. Show an independent study from someone that doesn't have a vested interest in the results "proving" them "right". You won't find any.

3)I highly doubt Maddox watches One Tree Hill, ironically a TV show about basketball-playing half-brothers.

4)Go ahead and tell your worthless self that you're "better" than everyone else. Pride goeth before a fall.

5)If you're really the Metropolitian Moron of Miami, answer this: Is it true that last year at your birthday party, you had to set up mirrors to make it look like a crowd? Must be awfully lonely when you pray for "stupid enemies" instead of friends.

Practice what you preach, jabroni: Grow up and get a life.

To the Mindless Thompson Followers

if you're not busy repeating the same shit about your mindless death cult supposedly "restoring" America's morality, let me ask; WHY are you actively supporting an incompetent attorney who packs all 9 symptoms of narcissistic personality disorder, orgasms to acts of mass murder and child abuse, and is facing permanent disbarment after being found guilty of nearly 30 charges of fraud, decait, lying to the court, intimidation... being himself? that is the exact opposite of right or moral, and you're a crappy liar if you try to say otherwise.

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Jack Thompson has his full name registered here...  That wasn't him.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

I am thinking this sick twisted moron was playing a video game, These death machines should be immediately taken off the market, I dont see why Sony and Rockstar has been sued for their pathetic mishaps for their video games, i bet this young man was practicing GTA4, and i know it, And i am right.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

He's not the real Jack, just some fanboy tard that uses any excuse to hate Sony :D

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

If Jack Thompson is a piece of $hit, then you must be his diarrhea...

Sortableturnip's Law: As an online discussion of video game violence grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Jack Thompson approaches 1

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

I think he's being sarcastic.  Almost all his posts seem like they could be sarcastic.

Re: Suspect Lies on Video Games for Fiery Motorcycle Crash

Actually you're wrong and you know it, just like the Metropolitian Moron of Miami is always wrong about video games. It's been proven that anti-video game fools like Thompson have been lying.

There is no proof that "violent" video games or any video game cause harm. After all, video games are protected by the First Amendment, and if you’re going to infringe on a Constitutional right like freedom of speech based on the claim that the speech in question is “dangerous”, then you better damn well show absolute proof of that. It’s NEVER been done.

If there is a danger so clear and so threatening to the American people that causes these self-righteous politicians to step on the First Amendment, wouldn’t any rational thinking person have to believe that the danger would have to be so obvious and clear that there would be no argument against it? Especially since you’re directly contradicting a Constitutional amendment.

We, the American people, have not been given any valid reason to believe that this abridging of our freedom of speech is necessary. There just simply isn’t any evidence at all of any danger from “violent” video games. This “protection” from “violent” video games isn’t needed or wanted for that matter, but please feel free to use everyone’s tax dollars for protection from things like a 10-foot storm surge from a Category 3 or greater hurricane or the fuselage of a 747 airplane entering the workplace or the home. 

Here's a quote that best describes Thompson and the mainstream media, from a deleted scene from the school shooting episode of the TV show One Tree Hill, by Brooke Davis(played by Sophia Bush) after a news reporter asked her how she was feeling while the standoff was still going on:

“You should be ashamed of yourself. There are kids inside our school fearing for their lives right now, terrified that someone’s going to put a gun in their face and pull the trigger, and you want to know how I’m feeling?! Our pain is not a commodity for you, it’s not a newsbite to boost your ratings, because tomorrow, or the next day, or the next week when we go back to school, changed forever by a day that will never leave us, where are you going to be? At the next tragedy, thrusting your microphone in the face of the next fractured person, asking them how they feel? Lady, that is not journalism. You are not contributing anything to society. You’re buzzards circling the carnage, but you prey on the living. That is how I’m feeling, but something tells me that you’re not going to hear that.”

Know your place, shut your mouth, grow up, and get a life. Thompson will have to when he gets disbarred in the foreseeable future.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

Wow, just wow.

If dem videogames were like real life NO ONE WOULD PLAY THEM.

Dur. That guy sounds like he needs some middle school under his belt at least before he goes around blaming unreal circumstances for his problems.

Too bad the motorcycle had to pay for his dumb actions...

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

I wish that people would stop accepting that video games are to blame for things, and start putting responcibility on the individual. The problem in this case isn't that he did it in a video game. The problem is that he didn't know the difference between fantasy and reality.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

Jack, just shut up. If your an Attorney/Lawyer, you should act like one! Insulting, Harassing, and making up false claims is (In my opinion) no way an Attorney/Lawyer should act like.

 

So again, Shut Up

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3 Jack postings on the same article?

Me thinks this an imposter, the real JT provides lenghty insights of the instability that resides in his pathetic mind. As far as I've seen, this is some punkass kid is trying to add fuel to the fire, otherwise Dennis would erased his postings hours ago.

For FUCKING SAKES, stop pretending to be a JACK-ASS - which I am going to use figuritively for both JT and the pretenders....

Besides....., it seems more as elaborate joke on the guy's part to mention his crime was inspired by a video game, otherwise the news would have been more wound up about it. Dunno.....

Here, I will a dead baby if joke if you stop talking about it;

 

- How many babies does it take to paint a wall red?

A: Depends on how hard you throw 'em...

OKAAAY.........? Maybe that was in bad taste, but to prove a point of how people are so easily provoked. Sorry.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

JT's still trying to "prove" that he's right, isn't that laughable, guys?

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

When Life gives you lemons, you find a new god. (Jack)

When Life gives you lemons, you find a new god.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

For Jack, its:

When life gives you lemons, you make lawsuts...

Sortableturnip's Law: As an online discussion of video game violence grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Jack Thompson approaches 1

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

He'll be needing a new god by the time his disbarment happens.


When Life gives you lemons, you find a new god.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

shit is he lucky... but damn if that fucker gets all of us motorcycle riders in deep shit...

anyway... guys really lucky, but I seriously doubt he has little bits of road rash... I had a decent amount of RR when I went down at 65. Doing 100, and on a rocket, and without a helmet, probably a lot more.

Btw, yo kid, you acting as JT, get a frakking life.

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Is it me or am I the only one that believes this person is either A) trying to get out of a ticket.  B) needs to belong in a mental home because their common sense is 0!

Seriously do people wake up one day and go hey lets go join the army, and just run around and when I get shot and killed I'll drop a gernade and then respawn! (Call of Duty 4)

It is enough and time for people to stop with the lack of common sense and finally realize it would be a bad idea if they did that in Real life. There are consquences for what they do and also that if they do know it wouldn't be a great idea but do it anyways cause they know they'll just blame video games and get off.

They should start putting each and every one of them in a home that way it'll send to the public if you do act out a video game you will be consider stupid and be a threat to society and yourself. That you should not be allowed in public.  5 years in a mental home I think would be great!

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Is JT projecting or has he just lost it completely?

 

Actually, did he ever have it?

Your soul is a tasty refreshing treat to ones such as I

chick chick chick chick chickeeeeen lay a little egg for meeeeee!

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

Ok, this guy cant tell the difference between REALITY and FANTASY.

Automatic grounds to sterilize him.  We dont need this guy producing off-spring.  He's proven, he's to stupid.  Most likely he'll vote republican in November....

 

 

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

Too late. He already has a son.

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I AM DOOMED TO HAUNT JACK THOMPSON'S DREAMS UNTIL HIS CRUSADE AGAINST VIDEO GAMES ENDS.



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I AM DOOMED TO HAUNT JACK THOMPSON'S DREAMS UNTIL HIS CRUSADE AGAINST VIDEO GAMES ENDS.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

A fine example of Darwinism at work.

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"Always worked for him in video games"? Sounds like an idiot who was quoted out of context to me.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

Let me spare Jack Thompson, Fox News and everyone else some time here......

 

27 YEAR OLD MAN

 

Case closed!

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

Yeah ive not understood how this doesnt completely destroy JTs argument, but hes still on here posting.

 

27... not..a...kid...

e.g. strong age limits/ fines/ sale laws for minors etc wouldnt have affected a damn thing.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

At 27, I'm not sure he wasn't simply taking the piss.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

 Jog on Jack, jog on!

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

It is easier to blame someone or something else than taking personal responsibility for one's actions and there are always someone wiling to capitalize on such failings of moral character.  The criminal blames video games instead taking responsibility, and Jack Thompson and his ilk are there to capitalize on it.  Lets blame Dungeons and Dragons Marilyn Manson, and so forth and so on instead of the people who acted out.  Lets just remove personal accountability from our lives, right Jack?

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I saw this story on CNN yesterday afternoon and knew it was gonna be on GP really soon.

Personally, anyone with half a brain would realise tht it doesn't work in reality. I'm more on the side of this being some kind of sarcastic comment. I mean, even though I know people who own these things, and they do like games, most of them are smart enough to know that games don't have real physics. Not to mention that most who do ride have the special gear so they wouldn't get so torn up if they do end up getting well aquainted with the ground. I'm suprised this bonehead survived getting thrown 1000yds (what CNN said, not sure if this was some kind of mistake) without a helmet and not even a shirt. Must show you how thick his head is though.

I typically see hundreds of these idiots driving around on those bikes on the major highways here in Orlando. They do really stupid things, cut off cars at 100mph, hit full breaks in front of cars for no appearant reason (they nearly made be hit them using that, note that the speed limit on the road was 65mph). Popping wheelies, just trying to look like some kind of dare devil or something. It's more like watching how Darwin award candidates commute to university/work than anything else. If anything, this guy should get his licnese revoked perminetly (as an example to these other "Dare devils"), get at least a year in jail (for attempting to evade police), and knowing these bikes don't need to be insured in most states, pay for a BRAND NEW vehicle for the woman.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

Well, there was that guy who tried to wind surf as Fay was coming in land with its 65+MPH winds...

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My career is just fine and my life is great.  What is more, I have been right about the copycatting phenomenon for a decade now.

I'm right; you're wrong.  I'm on top of the world.  The Bar can go to Hell for all I care.  Jack Thompson

 

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

no. there's no way this guy is JT. this is some troll on the net. i understand that JT isn't really that intelligent, but honestly. nobody who went through law school could possibly be stupid enough to say "im right, you're wrong" and expect anybody to listen.

i must have missed something, because i can't believe anybody intelligent would think that this troll is JT.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

Yes you have missed something:- the last few years of Jack doing posts EXACTLY like this.  Sorry you can't believe a grown man who has been practicing law can act like the worst 10 year old child on a forum, but I'm going to have to crush your dreams that the world isn't full of idiots.  This very probably IS JT.  Infact, the more you have to say "this is just a troll" the more likely it is that it is him.

Re: Suspect Blames Fiery Motorcycle Chase on Video Games

I know its gonna be one of the "I have this feeling" arguments, but I honestly think that the current JT in this topic is an imposter/troll. Theres a certian sense of arrogance that comes with Jack's posts, this guy sounds like he's spouting cookie-cutter mumbo-jumbo to piss us off.

That and JT usually spells his name correctly in the "Submitted by" box.

 
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