OMG...I'm the one being penalized!?!?!?!

@uath13 (8207)
United States
January 12, 2011 11:32am CST
On another discussion group I came across an odd discussion. The poster had sold one of his friends something that wasn't his in the first place. He then turned around & stole it back. The friend caught him so he returned it to him. Now the poster is was wondering if he could steal it AGAIN? I couldn't help but say the guy needed to be punished. In fact my words were "Your "friend" should take you out behind the woodshed & beat the snot out of you, then your father should do the same. Then perhaps you'd learn some morals!" I may have been a bit harsh but come on.... This guy has no idea what right & wrong is or just plain doesn't care, yet I'm the one who has points deducted & their response deleted. Some people really need a good swift kick in the pants yet this time I feel like the administration gave me one. What's up with society today?
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10 responses
• United States
12 Jan 11
I agree with you being disgusted by this other posters lack of morals. But disagree with the way you expressed it. Violence only breeds more violence. The friend should be punished in a court of law by being sentenced to jail.
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@uath13 (8207)
• United States
12 Jan 11
I'm leaving off the details so as not to upset Mylot administration since it was on another site but the item was small enough the legal system wouldn't bother especially with him being a teenager. This is something that should have been handled at home with a belt.
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@GardenGerty (95673)
• Marion, Kansas
13 Jan 11
He probably learned his petty thievery at home. You are only guilty if you get caught. He will end up stealing something bigger if he does not mend his ways, and then suffer the legal consequences.
@uath13 (8207)
• United States
13 Jan 11
What's worse is how many other teenagers were egging him on.
@dragon54u (31556)
• United States
12 Jan 11
Non-judgmentalism has been taken to ridiculous lengths. You were RIGHT in saying what you said! It's scary how many young people these days have no sense of morality. Part of it is lack of parental influence and part is society in general that promotes a victim outlook to life. I hope the pendulum swings back to sanity soon. The June Cleaver era of the 1950's was by no means ideal but at least most kids were actually raised by their parents and there was a clear sense of right and wrong.
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@uath13 (8207)
• United States
12 Jan 11
I keep seeing more & more of these types & it's starting to bug me. I make sure my kids know better, why aren't other parents being similarly responsable?
@saphrina (31740)
• South Africa
12 Jan 11
Sorry sweetie. But that was a good one. I would love to see that beating, though. I won't say a swift kick in the pants though. Anyway, society is a bunch of retards lately. I see that each day. Ignore them even if you were penalized. Don't sink to their level. TATA.
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@uath13 (8207)
• United States
12 Jan 11
This kid ( he was a teenager ) should have been taught better long ago. I keep seeing more & more of this stuff though, no sense of morality. Try to point that out & your the one that gets in trouble though...
• Philippines
12 Jan 11
Sometimes the rules in a forum is a bit odd. Their right might be wrong and vice versa. Well, what you've posted is a bit off so it really should be deleted but I'm sure about you getting penalized. I think they went over the line with that one.
@uath13 (8207)
• United States
12 Jan 11
Ok, it was a bit harsh but after all the responses saying basically" Yea, go for it!" it needed to be. How else would you go about showing your displeasure in someone's complete lack of morals especially when everyone else on there was supporting them?
• Philippines
13 Jan 11
You could have said it in a way that expresses your displeasure and at the same time conforms to the forum rules. I'm sure there's a way to do that.
@uath13 (8207)
• United States
13 Jan 11
Or just repeatedly until he got the point...WOW!
@marguicha (88172)
• Chile
13 Jan 11
In different places there are different answers for the same doings. In the US it seems to be against the law to spank a child if he is not behaving. In mine, in spite of laws protecting child from abuse, parents can spank the child´s butt if needed. I agree with that but my daughters have never touched anyone of their children. Sometimes I think they should have. And I love my grandchildren.
@uath13 (8207)
• United States
13 Jan 11
yea, we make it difficult to punish our kids & we end up with a bunch of spoiled greedy dishonest kids like this guy.
@marguicha (88172)
• Chile
13 Jan 11
I believe in children´s rights, but I also believe in grown up´s rights. I will NOT dine at a restaurant with brats yelling, unless it clearly says it´s a FAMILY restaurant.
• India
13 Jan 11
I know you did the right thing by making him realize what he did but by doing that you violated Mylot guideline that you cannot say bad things to user's. I know hearing that thing surely makes us angry but we should avoid going against Mylot. You should have taunted him or told him something indirectly but not like that. Just take care of it and try not to do it in the Future.
@uath13 (8207)
• United States
13 Jan 11
It wasn't Mylot. I also didn't want him to think I was joking since EVERYONE else on that site was egging him on. It was actually worth the penalty to get the point across.
@damned_dle (3944)
• Philippines
13 Jan 11
Kinda like burglars suing their victims because they got injured/shot. They are using technicalities now, not morals! Lawyers defending their client even though they are guilty of the charge, but can find a way to get around it. I have been a victim by minor offences on some other forums too, and just like you, I was just speaking my mind base on morals. So what I did is play their own game. I would read every post they(jerks) make and find the smallest fault they made and report them!
@uath13 (8207)
• United States
13 Jan 11
That's exactly the way it feels. I'm not going to spend the time becoming a stalker though. He's not worth the effort.
@GardenGerty (95673)
• Marion, Kansas
13 Jan 11
Even though he admitted to being dishonest and bragged about it, most forums will not penalize him. It was a misdemeanor as you describe it. It would make me want to figure out a way to divulge his secret to his victims. I am sure you were penalized for the tone, not the content. I agree, it hardly seems right.You did stand up for the moral behavior, though.
@uath13 (8207)
• United States
13 Jan 11
Oh if I'd had a way believe me I'd have exposed him. I was especially annoyed how everyone else ( was mostly other teenagers ) was saying "Yea, go for it!". I guess my disgust boiled over a bit.
@missybear (11396)
• United States
13 Jan 11
Do you really wanna know.....it sucks, people are getting more and more rude and crude and mean. I'm glad I turned out pretty cool
@uath13 (8207)
• United States
13 Jan 11
I may have been a bit harsh but after reading it & seeing all the other responses which seemed to support him I couldn't help but come off hard. That kid ( & most of the other responders ) needs some serious discipline.
• United States
12 Jan 11
Steve Harvey just said this in his show a few days ago, and it holds true here; even if you feel completely justified, you never want to retaliate against someone, because its usually the person that retaliates that gets caught. In sports, its usually the guy that throws the second punch in a fight that gets called with the penalty. You know wishing violence is against MyLot TOS, regardless if you felt this is what the person deserved. After hearing the story myself, I don't agree with this guy's moral code either, but wishing harm to him is wrong also. You have been here long enough, and from what I know have enough common sense to know on some level you deserved some sort of penalty for that kind of response.
@uath13 (8207)
• United States
12 Jan 11
That's part of the problem though. If you don't retaliate & they suffer no penalty then they get away with it & can continute to get away with it. That's just empowering dishonest people. Yes my wording was a bit rough. Perhaps I should have said he deserved a good spanking with a belt which is what I would have had if I'd have done something like that at his age. You should see the rest of the responses though. Gez they all but tell him do go ahead & do it.
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