Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay) Concert shooting

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Re: Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay) Concert shooting

Post by Netpackrat » Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:33 am

Well, that's not going to do anything to quell the number of conspiracy theories.
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Re: Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay) Concert shooting

Post by kapikui » Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:21 am

Steamforger wrote:I have a hard time buying off on a group of shooters walking right out of a building with almost as many cameras as people.
Given that nearly everyone now carries a rather decent video camera with them at all times, I'd say significantly more cameras than people.

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Post by Cybrludite » Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:25 am

Termite wrote:Watching a video of a bumpfire AR, it looks like accuracy is very poor at any kind of distance. Of course, when shooting into a huge packed crowd, accuracy isn't needed........................... :roll:

He was just launching bullets.
Yup. His target was about a city block or so, packed with the population of a small town.
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Re: Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay) Concert shooting

Post by Netpackrat » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:00 am

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Post by HTRN » Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:09 am

John Ringo has a theory that it was due to psychotropic meds, specifically Cymbalta, which has a history of inducing psychotic behavior in a some patients prescribed it - his wife Miriams reaction to it, which he talked about on the book of faces, sounds like what youd ecpect from a typical spree killer..
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Re: Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay) Concert shooting

Post by Kommander » Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:19 am

Well that could explain the motive but not really answer the other dozen or so unanswered questions about the shooting.

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Post by 308Mike » Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:22 am

HTRN wrote:John Ringo has a theory that it was due to psychotropic meds, specifically Cymbalta, which has a history of inducing psychotic behavior in a some patients prescribed it - his wife Miriams reaction to it, which he talked about on the book of faces, sounds like what youd ecpect from a typical spree killer..
I had to stop taking Cymbalta because I was having bizarre and very strange nightmares, besides knocking me out for hours at a time. I can see how that shit could end up twisting someone's mind (IF they continued taking it in the face of such adverse reactions).
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Re: Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay) Concert shooting

Post by HTRN » Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:45 am

308Mike wrote:(IF they continued taking it in the face of such adverse reactions).
Thats the thing, it essentially warps the way you think, like deciding that murdering a bunch of convicted sex offenders is a really good idea.

Btw, if upu start looking at some of the past spree killers, especially the "quiet ones", a numeber of them were on strong psychoactive meds for non violent issues like depression. Charles Whitman, the infamous tower shooter, suffered the double whammy of meds and a brain tumor, which might explain his slide from model citizen and Marine, to antisocial gambler, that got him court martialed, to spree killer.
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Re: Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay) Concert shooting

Post by Netpackrat » Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:57 am

HTRN wrote:John Ringo has a theory that it was due to psychotropic meds, specifically Cymbalta, which has a history of inducing psychotic behavior in a some patients prescribed it - his wife Miriams reaction to it, which he talked about on the book of faces, sounds like what youd ecpect from a typical spree killer..
Yeah, Cybr posted the link up the thread a ways. It seems to make more sense than any of the other explanations, especially the more fanciful ones. Another gun forum that I occasionally look at is going full retard with the conspiracy theories... I made a post with Weird Al's "Foil" video embedded. Haven't been back to check on their reaction yet. :lol:
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