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    Knockout Game

    Wtf is going on with kids these days? I'm not even old enough to be saying that, but this is just sick. I saw it awhile ago on the east coast, never thought I'd hear about it on the ISU campus.

    Victim of 'knockout game' warns others, tells own story - Iowa State Daily: News



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    Re: Knockout Game

    It all started when it became unacceptable to spank kids.


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    Re: Knockout Game

    scary stuff.


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    Re: Knockout Game

    Unbelievable! I thought this thread was about the fun knockout basketball game... times have changed I guess



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    Re: Knockout Game

    I prefer neknominate to the knockout game as my panic du jour.


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    Re: Knockout Game

    It's amazing how much different the kids are today compared to just 15-20 years ago. This is just one of many examples.



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    Re: Knockout Game

    I like how they recommended utilizing the help van. I remember changing a tire in the S lots in a blizzard. The "help" van drove by twice despite me flagging him down. I double Melvin Ejimed him the third time



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    Re: Knockout Game

    The person who attacks is lucky the victim isn't pulling a weapon out. A lot of people have permits to carry now a days.

    ***edit, and I'm not condoning or advocating using the weapon, just that the situation could escalate if someone is attacked. Knockout isn't a game.



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    Re: Knockout Game

    I have a lot of martial arts experience. This video offers some excellent advice.




    Surviving the "Knockout Game" (Gracie Breakdown) - YouTube


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    Re: Knockout Game

    Some of the youth nowadays are just scary. This game makes me think of those kids in Oklahoma that were shooting people because they were bored.



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    Re: Knockout Game

    Wear a helmet if you're going to be out walking that late.



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    Re: Knockout Game

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonesince78 View Post
    It's amazing how much different the kids are today compared to just 15-20 years ago. This is just one of many examples.
    Nothing has changed. Back in my day we just called it stomping the **** out of someone. I'm sure if the internet had been bigger and the media had as much influence as they do now they would have came up with a "cool, buzzworthy, catchphrasey" name for it.

    It's much more "shocking" when it's labelled as a "game" by the media. Of course that just leads to teh perpetuation of the activities and gives the story more cycles, which the media loves.

    People get their *** kicked every day for no reason. There are psychos everywhere. And it will continue forever.


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    Re: Knockout Game

    The only knockout game I played in school was with a basketball...



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    Re: Knockout Game

    So do I say that it's probably a football player?



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    Re: Knockout Game

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonesince78 View Post
    It's amazing how much different the kids are today compared to just 15-20 years ago. This is just one of many examples.
    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone87 View Post
    Some of the youth nowadays are just scary. This game makes me think of those kids in Oklahoma that were shooting people because they were bored.
    Juvenile Arrest Rates

    According to the Dept of Justice, most "juvenile" crimes are trending down in the last 15-20 years.



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