Clown gangs- real hoax or just clowning around?

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Clown gangs- real hoax or just clowning around?

Postby Corgimom » Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:36 pm

We have all seen the clown reports for the last few weeks. In recent weeks, people in at least seven states have reported scary or suspicious encounters with people dressed like clowns. Maybe we can track what is coming out and see where it goes as a big picture.

Police searching for person in clown mask after Pennsylvania teen stabbed to death
http://fox8.com/2016/09/27/police-searc ... 2Famp%252F

People report being chased by clowns in 2 Ohio cities
http://www.wfmj.com/story/33275942/peop ... hio-cities

Three armed men dressed as clowns arrested in Belmont County
http://www.yourohiovalley.com/story/332 ... ont-county

Ohio Teen made up Clown Attach
http://933fmthewolf.iheart.com/articles ... -15164984/
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Re: Clown gangs- real hoax or just clowning around?

Postby Feydakin » Mon Oct 03, 2016 9:05 pm

It's real. I've seen at least a dozen legit news reports about it just in the past couple of weeks. The latest is a guy that was shot in the head while dressed as a scary clown. Some weird shit going on...
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Postby Corgimom » Mon Oct 03, 2016 10:54 pm

Right- a fair amount does seem to be real. Just post the links here as you see them. I have a feeling there is a bigger picture.
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Postby Corgimom » Mon Oct 03, 2016 11:08 pm

9-1-1 caller reports clown in Weathersfield
http://www.wfmj.com/story/33299297/9-1- ... thersfield
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Postby Feydakin » Tue Oct 04, 2016 1:30 pm

There was actually a shelter in place order for Merrimack College in New Hampshire for a report of an armed clown on campus...
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Postby NaranjaRa » Tue Oct 04, 2016 2:25 pm

we're hearing about 3 dudes going from town to town here on the eastern shore of MD. supposedly with machetes, supposedly robbing people.

dude, i hate to admit it, or fall into the rumor-pit, but honestly....

this shit freaks me out. ever since i read Stephen King's "IT", clowns & me don't work.
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Postby ink » Tue Oct 04, 2016 4:21 pm

this mess is happening all over.. heard something in Texas, in DC and its starting to pop up around my city. thats messed up, these ppl are itching to get scratched
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Postby Corgimom » Tue Oct 04, 2016 11:11 pm

Fake news reported that weapons-wielding clowns from the U.S. invaded Canada and murdered 23 victims.
http://www.snopes.com/scary-clowns-kill ... in-canada/
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A fake news story reported that a man in a clown suit was shot in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
http://www.snopes.com/man-dressed-as-clown-shot/
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Postby Lena » Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:59 am

I have to admit, I totally thought this was only happening in small towns, specifically in the mid-west and north-east.

Welp. I was wrong.

Source: http://kron4.com/2016/10/04/oakland-unified-school-district-receiving-creepy-clown-threats/

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OAKLAND (KRON) — The Oakland Unified School District announced Tuesday its schools have been the target of “creepy clown” threats on social media. The messages are threatening violence against specific schools inside the school district. These threats are similar to ones that have been made nationwide and in Fairfield. The school district says OUSD police and other law enforcement agencies are investigating. “The security of our students and staff is our top priority,” said OUSD Police Chief Jeff Godown. “We will be monitoring the situation closely and providing extra patrols to the schools named in the rumors and all schools in general.” The “creepy clown” threats are believed to be hoaxes, but OUSD police and staff say they will be extra-vigilant. Extra patrols have been called to the schools threatened. Police say some apps that could possibly pose a risk for cyberbullying include Tinder, Yik Yak, Ask.fm and Calculator Hide. The threats made nationwide have not been credible.
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Postby Rivoc » Wed Oct 05, 2016 6:17 am

Part of me wanted to believe the whole thing was a publicity stunt for either Rob Zombies upcoming horror flick, or the new It movie. I really hope terror clowns doesnt continue to be a trend. its going to lead to more innocent people getting hurt, whether going to an honest clown job trying to get by, or an idiot terrorizing because its a thing now. Its just dumb and needs to stop.
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Postby ink » Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:01 pm

yo, just wait until halloween.. i cant even imagine
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Re: Clown gangs- real hoax or just clowning around?

Postby Zombie » Thu Oct 06, 2016 7:58 am

i am never coming to america I fucking hate clowns.. shit gives me the creeps..
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Re: Clown gangs- real hoax or just clowning around?

Postby BigMush » Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:56 am

Never been into guns, but going to america would make me horny for a shotgun with all them clows hanging around tbh
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Postby Rivoc » Fri Oct 07, 2016 4:22 am

BigMush wrote:Never been into guns, but going to america would make me horny for a shotgun with all them clows hanging around tbh


Word. As Ink said..... Im really afraid for children on halloween, when its ok to dress up like a clown. dont mess with children or their fun...... just dont.
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Re: Clown gangs- real hoax or just clowning around?

Postby Jay75 » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:03 am

This is just so messed up, I have a feeling it will escalate like a fad for a while
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Re: Clown gangs- real hoax or just clowning around?

Postby Zombie » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:43 am

Fuckers have started this shit over here now jumping out at kids at school..
I have no issue taking a fucker out with my bat if they try that shit
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Postby NaranjaRa » Fri Oct 07, 2016 3:18 pm

yeah at this point a fool who goes out dressed as anything remotely Bozo-esque is just asking for preemptive hurtins. /62
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Postby Corgimom » Sat Oct 08, 2016 12:43 pm

Zombie wrote:Fuckers have started this shit over here now jumping out at kids at school..
I have no issue taking a fucker out with my bat if they try that shit

And there we have the line in the sand between the gun happy USA and the rest of the world.

I have little doubts there will be shooting this year as parents are arming up to protect kids against clowns. The problem is mix darkness, a little libation, a few dumb folk caring guns and you don't have to be psychic to see where this goes.
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Re: Clown gangs- real hoax or just clowning around?

Postby ink » Sat Oct 08, 2016 2:11 pm

now throw in some halloween in 3 weeks and boom! recipe for a lynch mob. idk.. what kind of trendy, fad is going around but this could get real dangerous for alot of ppl
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Re: Clown gangs- real hoax or just clowning around?

Postby Feydakin » Sat Oct 08, 2016 10:50 pm

Protip: Don't dress as a clown for Halloween... or really ever. I'm going as Negan so I can have an excuse to carry a bat with me.
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Re: Clown gangs- real hoax or just clowning around?

Postby Zombie » Sun Oct 09, 2016 8:24 am

Halloween has changed alot over the years here.. its not for the kids anymore.. last time i took 'em out was 2 years ago and its not that time of year where you get exited to dress up and go collects a shit tone of candy.. it was empty, nobody really participated and its now fireworks and screaming.. but whatever, times changed and people can dress up in whatever they like .. y'know time and place and all that.. but I agree that something will happen.. lines will be crossed. I've been subtly aware of a purge like fascination this time of year.. not like in a killing spree kind of way but mobs of ghouls provoking fear around communities. I just hope my kickass pumpkin carvings will keep them at bay.
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Re: Clown gangs- real hoax or just clowning around?

Postby Feydakin » Sun Oct 09, 2016 4:00 pm

Traditional Halloween is still in full effect here and in my hometown... There are some towns around that will change the times so it's still light outside, make a curfew, and some that even change the date so it falls on the nearest weekend. For the most part though, especially in rural NH, they hold to tradition. There's something to be said for that...
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Postby Corgimom » Mon Oct 10, 2016 12:22 am

I will do what I always do- black hooded robe, big walking stick with a skull top, fire in firebowl- candy and fruit with a chance to make smores for the kids, hot cider and rum for adults. I did consider going as a hillbilly and strapping my shotgun on my back but I think that would be over kill.
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