Havent heard much from him since he was disbarred. What about you guys?
Is Jack Thompson going to start trolling again?
No one listens to him anymore now that he's been disbarred. I'm sure the crazy parents organizations will still try and make a fuss but they've distanced themselves from Jack Thompson. Maybe they'll get others to be spokespeople like Leland Yee but Jack is done.
I don't really see the problem with his "activism". Sure, he spreads a ridiculously bad image about video games being some sort of training for killing, but it's not like anyone who isn't retarded will believe him. So he can talk shit all he wants as long as he isn't hurting anyone. I'll just buy my GTA V and enjoy it thank you very much.
My whole thing is we give him way too much credit and collectively give him way too much time out of our day. I don't want to see article after article about him on gaming blogs about every misinformed thing he says in public about GTA5.
Just because he's disbarred doesn't make him unable to create a stink.
Not until he runs for the Republican nomination.
even though hilary clinton is one of the biggest critics of video games in general.
on topic: doubt that we'll here from him condsidering that he got his law license suspended/removed and 2k sued him slander.
Video Games are multi-million dollar corporations. The way to stop Fox News from sprouting negativity is to sponsor them. Thats right buy ad revenue, then they can't talk shit. It's sad but thats why they never talk bad about any EA game , if you'd noticed. They backed away from Mass Effect.
And according to wikipedia:
"On September 19, 2009, Thompson announced that he intended to resume practicing law as of October 1, 2009, claiming that he was "never disbarred" because all of the orders resulting in his disbarment were legal nullities. He dared The Florida Bar to get a court order to stop him.
However since no one has heard from him since he announced that, my guess is that it all went nowhere.
I don't think it's trolling if you really believe the things you say- although you could argue he may not really and merely does what he does for points in whatever hes trying to win. The way he does his thing, though, I think he really believes the things he says. Maybe he exaggerates a little to get people to listen to him, but I think he's sincere.
And yes, he will (I'm speculating here of course) at least have something to say even if it's not as widely known or talked about as he used to be.
@Slayeric said:So sort of like the old saying "if a tree falls on-top of Jack Thompson in a forest, and there is no one around, does he scream?"
Here's a thought. If he does say something, lets all collectively ignore it. Problem solved!
Perhaps, but I'd laugh.
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