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(09:17 PM) vodka  -  hi hun I need some ppl that can play games !! Sorry but " This member has chosen not to be contactable by the board Messenger "
(23/06/2018 - 11:51 AM) C-Rida  -  The experience was overall entertaining :)
(23/06/2018 - 11:50 AM) C-Rida  -  Went to my very first Ice Hockey match on Friday night, U.S.A Vs Canada.
(20/06/2018 - 08:41 AM) Green Bastard  -  Good start to Season 6. Hey ya rowdies! Saying hello and hope you're doing well.
(15/06/2018 - 11:39 AM) Green Bastard  -  Another week has flown by. I swear the older you get the faster it goes...Hope you're doing well in your part of this big beautiful blue marvel in the Universe. party-drinkers1.gif
(09/06/2018 - 01:37 PM) Green Bastard  -  Sounds good my friend and go ahead and do that thanks.
(08/06/2018 - 12:33 PM) C-Rida  -  And i put the list in the forums
(08/06/2018 - 12:33 PM) C-Rida  -  I hear that my friend. 11 days to go :)
(08/06/2018 - 12:06 PM) Green Bastard  -  Hey C-Rida, Wentworth Season 6 is fast approaching!
(08/06/2018 - 12:02 PM) Green Bastard  -  It doesn't really matter to me because I rarely, if ever, play. Just want to make sure everyone else is good to go.
(03/06/2018 - 11:12 PM) Green Bastard  -  I checked all the ones listed and I get nothing.
(03/06/2018 - 11:09 PM) Green Bastard  -  Which ones are the ones that don't work? Can I get a list please?
(03/06/2018 - 04:28 PM) C-Rida  -  The Candy Crush Games I don't want to play, work :) It's the ones I want to play that don't LOL
(02/06/2018 - 11:41 PM) Green Bastard  -  I don't know what it is but the Candy Crush games are not loading and are not playable by me. Regular or fullscreen it doesn't matter.
(02/06/2018 - 11:38 PM) Green Bastard  -  I sincerely hope Apo is doing okay. I haven't seen him online here since early April.....
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(02/06/2018 - 02:12 PM) vodka  -  work ok hun any games you want just pm me i have well over 50,000 of them xxx
(02/06/2018 - 10:26 AM) Green Bastard  -  Awesome, thanks Vodka. I installed them now and have to run off to work and a fundraiser after so let me know how they worked out. Good to see you and chat soon.
(02/06/2018 - 01:49 AM) vodka  -  just added 11 tested and working versions ok xxx enjoy !
(02/06/2018 - 12:33 AM) vodka  -  you have to add All the Candy Crush Games as there is only 1 gamedata folder for them all xxx
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(02/06/2018 - 12:00 AM) Green Bastard  -  They suck. You go to bed at night hearing all the noises from the machines in your head and it's hard to fall asleep. lol
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> Ufc Fighter Forrest Griffin Tweets Rape Joke.
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UFC fighter Forrest Griffin tweets rape joke, puts electronic foot in mouth.

Matt Carson Nov 9, 2011

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Former UFC light heavyweight champ, Ultimate Fighter season one winner and author, Forrest Griffin made the news yesterday by taking to twitter and subjecting his followers to a tasteless joke about rape.

“Rape is the new missionary” – Forrest Griffin

Let that one marinate for a second.

Just because it’s your job to get punched in the head for a living doesn’t give you a pass to make ridiculously offensive comments whenever you feel like it.

Like it or not, young kids idolize these fighters as modern day gladiators, and now that you can follow someone’s every bowel movement through sites like Twitter and Facebook, these young fans are getting exposed to comments like this. That at an impressionable age can be very dangerous.

To understand why we are even talking about Forrest Griffin, we need to look at where he came from. A former patrol officer for the Georgia police, Forrest was catapulted to fame in 2005 after his epic fight against Stephan Bonnar during the finale of the UFC’s first ever season of the Ultimate Fighter. Griffin rode his wave of fame and authored two books that were punctuated with his irreverence, dry wit and unique outlook on the world. More recently Griffin’s star has faded after a series of lackluster performances inside the octagon, which might be at the root of his “lashing out” over twitter.

The timing of this inappropriate e-outburst couldn’t be worse for Forrest’s bosses or the UFC. Griffin just received an award from his employers for being one of the “Most Creative” tweeters in the organization as the UFC held it’s first ever Twitter incentive program this fall.

The UFC’s president Dana White has always taken a hands off approach when it comes to it’s stable of fighters and their interactions with the media, “Everybody makes mistakes and everybody does things that are wrong sometimes. ... We do the best we can do. How do you really think that we could possibly police 375 fighters and try to control everything they say?”

Everybody does indeed make mistakes, but when you are financially incentivizing your employees to interact directly with media and fans over social media, you need to make sure you have some control over what they are saying. At the end of the day, when these situations crop up, invariably it always blows back onto the UFC.

The tweet in question was posted on November 8th and has since been deleted by Griffin, but as the fighter tweeted just two days before this incident,

“I love twitter cus by the time you want to take "it" back "it's" out there forever kinda like nude pics”

This isn’t the first time Griffin has been in hot water because of his “sense of humour” let’s just hope in the future, especially after the birth of his daughter, he learns to keep his inappropriate ramblings to himself. Also, the UFC needs to start muzzling some of its more outspoken fighters. Even though they promote their fights based on fighter’s personalities, if they ever hope to one day be ‘mainstream’ they need to start keeping a tighter lid on things.
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