An Obituary Written because of an Anonymous Internet Comment

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Bill Loguidice
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This is why I am not a fan of anonymity on the Internet: http://www.tampabay.com/news/obituaries/hit-and-run-victim-was-quiet-and... . It makes certain people feel empowered to be bigger a-holes than they would ever be if people knew a statement or comment was really from them.

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Thank you for sharing that!

Thank you for sharing that!

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Bill Loguidice wrote: This is
Bill Loguidice wrote:

This is why I am not a fan of anonymity on the Internet: http://www.tampabay.com/news/obituaries/hit-and-run-victim-was-quiet-and... . It makes certain people feel empowered to be bigger a-holes than they would ever be if people knew a statement or comment was really from them.

I sorta skipped this the first time I saw it (didnt read the link) i did today. That is so sad on so many levels. What people will say when they know nobody can see/know they say it. I can be quite loud/abrasive and opinionated.. but never about people. Yopu read that and wish you could have talked to the guy. So many talk about catching the driver (that would be great), but the writing makes me want to know the guy who isnt here anymore. Writing is a powerfull tool, I wish I had some command of it, but I do not. Whoever wrote that made me feel something for sombody I never met, and unforntaly never will. I'm glad people that never knew him feel somthing for him becuase of it, but so sad it wasnt while he was alive. It does sound like he may have not wanted any attention, so it may not have been somthing he would have liked, but who knows. Maybe I see a little of myslef in him.. I'm quite glad to just "work" and be with my normal routine... work/friends etc.. Raises (as so many pointed out... ya 10 years is along time) and such interest me very little as long as I'm ok.

Wow it was good writing, it made me feel so many things, about the guy, the people who knew him, and waht we all want in life, and how it can be so different. Hehe it made me type all this, and I feel like more... but I think this is a area we all keep inside most of the time.

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I can hardly believe I just

I can hardly believe I just read that. How can people be so talented at not feeling ANYTHING? Is it a point of pride to present yourself so far above morals and emotions? Then again, it shouldn't be surprising to me considering what I see everyday on the internet. It's horrendous even in the gaming realms and it gets worse as time goes by.

I read today, the following post on gamefaqs on the Halo Reach board. The post is by the topic creator and his topic is titled: "It's a shame Bungie has such a superioty complex and won't admit their mistakes and fix their broken game"

The Post:
--"why can't they just put the ****ing rocket in hemmorage instead of taking AWAY the tank..
-- and why does it take weeks to do?
--why can't they separate playlists? is it THAT hard??
--why can't they make proper maps/spawns? god damn!
--why can't they make grenades less...uhhh whats the word less INSTAKILL???

god damn rant over
*** you bungie, *** you"

Would this man say this to Jason Jones if he met him face to face? I doubt it. In addition to becoming utterly soulless the Youtube Husk Generation is becoming increasingly vapid, numb, and especially unappreciative as consumers. It's very upsetting to me.

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