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Forum: Social Studies 18 December 2012, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Dropbear
Australia And if I put red hot peppers in someones food as...

And if I put red hot peppers in someones food as a prank and they have an allergic reaction and die?

Also unforseeable. Yay! I'm off scot free toplay my next brilliant jape.

Dropbear
Forum: Social Studies 11 December 2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 124,869
Posted By Dropbear
Australia I should clarify - the 'pranks' have come from a...

I should clarify - the 'pranks' have come from a range of different presenters but all from the same station - 2DayFM. It is the station that needs to make changes - it has created the culture that...
Forum: Social Studies 11 December 2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 124,869
Posted By Dropbear
Australia None of which is appropriate to be a grilling a...

None of which is appropriate to be a grilling a child about online - that the mother was stupid - that doesn't mean the station wasn't.

You keep trying to excuse their behaviour Damian - you are...
Forum: Social Studies 11 December 2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 124,869
Posted By Dropbear
Australia Then there was the time they did a stunt with...

Then there was the time they did a stunt with people who had been separated by the war in Cambodia - flew one of them out from the US to be reunited with the other here in Australia and then said -...
Forum: Social Studies 10 December 2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 124,869
Posted By Dropbear
Australia The 'tried 5 times' story is getting a run here...

The 'tried 5 times' story is getting a run here too. Of course the fact that they did so demonstrates that they knew they needed to get permission. The fact that they went ahead without it shows they...
Forum: Social Studies 10 December 2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 124,869
Posted By Dropbear
Australia She took her own life. To the extent they,...

She took her own life. To the extent they, through failing to gain her consent for the 'prank', added to her distress prior to doing so they should feel guilty.

If I call someone a bad name and...
Forum: Social Studies 10 December 2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 124,869
Posted By Dropbear
Australia And here's the thing - even if they were funny it...

And here's the thing - even if they were funny it would still be appropriate to get permission from those 'pranked' to broadcast first.

The 2Day people did not do so. Probably because they knew...
Forum: Social Studies 08 December 2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 124,869
Posted By Dropbear
Australia The radio station involved has been cautioned...

The radio station involved has been cautioned before about 'pranks' - which included hooking a 14 yr old up to a fake lie detector and asking her about her sex life in 2009.

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