Is Jack Thompson going to start trolling again?

#1 Posted by AnimalFather (800 posts) -

Havent heard much from him since he was disbarred. What about you guys?

#2 Posted by Dany (7886 posts) -

Nope, we won't.

#3 Posted by DeeGee (2096 posts) -

He's done.

#4 Posted by VisariLoyalist (2991 posts) -

no but there sure as hell is gonna be some uproar around saints row the third man. Fox news headline: "pervert game teaches kids to kill for points"

#5 Posted by VanillaPlant (136 posts) -

Not until he runs for the Republican nomination.

#6 Posted by mosespippy (3728 posts) -

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.

#7 Posted by Zidd (1832 posts) -

Hes not even a lawyer anymore. I say hes done.

#8 Posted by JasonR86 (9366 posts) -

Without a doubt, when GTA5 comes out or is about to come out, Thompson will be back. Will hear about it if anyone decides to put up his garbage on their site/channel which is likely a big 'if' considering his reputation.

#9 Posted by Jayzilla (2538 posts) -

Doesn't matter. I put that guy on my ignore list a few years back.

#10 Posted by Hailinel (22695 posts) -

As others have said, it won't matter. Thompson was disbarred and his professional and legal reputation is in ruins. No one with any authority takes him seriously anymore.

#11 Posted by Dany (7886 posts) -

He is nothing. He was disbarred. Disbarred.

#12 Posted by Mr_Skeleton (5117 posts) -

He got disbarred so no.

#13 Posted by Slayeric (251 posts) -

Here's a thought. If he does say something, lets all collectively ignore it. Problem solved!

#14 Posted by Tylea002 (2291 posts) -

He's the playable character.

@Slayeric said:

Here's a thought. If he does say something, lets all collectively ignore it. Problem solved!

In serious, this guy knows his shit.

#15 Posted by pornstorestiffi (4905 posts) -
@Slayeric said:

Here's a thought. If he does say something, lets all collectively ignore it. Problem solved!

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?"
#16 Edited by TheDudeOfGaming (6077 posts) -

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.

#17 Posted by Slayeric (251 posts) -

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.

#18 Posted by Th3_James (2575 posts) -

@DeeGee said:

He's done.

#19 Posted by TooWalrus (12970 posts) -

Legally, he can't. Back when he was a lawyer, people listened to him, but now he's just a reject... I wonder what he's been up to.

#20 Posted by Slayeric (251 posts) -

@TooWalrus: It's that kind of thinking that will give him a soapbox to stand on. haha

#21 Posted by spartanlolz92 (511 posts) -

@VanillaPlant said:

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.

#22 Posted by Juicebox (485 posts) -

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.

#23 Posted by MasturbatingestBear (1174 posts) -

Hopefully he does. Remember all of the amazing quotes he gave the Hotspot? Like Male on Male Sexual Content.

#24 Posted by soiledsanchez (75 posts) -

no idea, but i never called even when he was a lawyer damn sure wont care now since hes been disbarred for a long while

#25 Posted by wolf_blitzer85 (5235 posts) -

I hope he pops up a little bit. His escapades were rather entertaining.

#26 Posted by Contro (2040 posts) -

Time will tell. If he's hasn't been gagged, I think it's likely he will pass comment.

#27 Posted by WillMcNastyTheHiFiJamSolution (4 posts) -

That stupid nutty diluted fuck. He should be shot by Niko and all the other protagonist in the GTA series.

#28 Posted by Sodacake (15 posts) -

I thought one of the terms of the most recent court case with Thompson and Take Two was that he wasn't allowed to open his dumb-ass mouth about their games from now on?

#29 Posted by Sodacake (15 posts) -

@WillMcNastyTheHiFiJamSolution said:

That stupid nutty diluted fuck. He should be shot by Niko and all the other protagonist in the GTA series.

He kinda was shot by Niko. The lawyer in whose office you murder is based on Thompson.

#30 Posted by Michaelblack18 (223 posts) -

im so glad he done, espcially after that whole mess where he blamed the virginia tech shootings on video games when the kid was really mentally unstable his whole life and something simpley made him snap.

#31 Posted by SlightConfuse (3963 posts) -

considering he is disbared, NO

#32 Edited by TeamJersey (337 posts) -

http://www.gamepolitics.com/2009/09/25/one-year-ago-today

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.

#33 Posted by CornBREDX (4454 posts) -

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.

#34 Posted by Gabriel (4050 posts) -

Don't worry guys when he wins his 40 Million dollar facebook case he'll have more time to concentrate on GTA V

#35 Posted by mazik765 (2315 posts) -

God, I hope so.

#36 Posted by FreakAche (2938 posts) -

Didn't he do something crazy since he was disbarred though? I thought I remembered him writing a threatening e-mail to Gabe Newell or something ridiculous like that.

#37 Posted by MikkaQ (10224 posts) -

@pornstorestiffi said:

@Slayeric said:

Here's a thought. If he does say something, lets all collectively ignore it. Problem solved!

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?"

Perhaps, but I'd laugh.

#38 Posted by Winternet (7936 posts) -

I sure hope so. Once in a while I miss him and go back and listen to some hotspot episodes. The industry has changed, let me tell you.

#39 Posted by bybeach (4599 posts) -

I miss fappin Jack...

:(

#40 Posted by natetodamax (19136 posts) -

Nope, the Jack Thompson era is over.

#41 Posted by valrog (3671 posts) -

Can someone fill me in? Why did he get disbarred? Also, Rockstar should make Manhunt 3 as a tribute to Thompson xD

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