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Who is the most infamous school shooter, after E/D ?
 Seung Hui Cho
 Adam Lanza
 Pekka Eric Auvinen
 Matti Saari
 Kip Kinkel
 Charles Whitman
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PostSubject: Second most infamous school shooter   Thu Mar 23, 2017 4:54 pm

Please explain why the shooter is second most infamous
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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:14 pm

I am not sure I would say Kip Kinkel.
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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Thu Mar 23, 2017 8:07 pm

As far as infamous, I would say Charles Whitman.

Whitman has been referenced in almost every school shooting since 1966.

He was almost like a forerunner to a lot of the school shootings since his time.

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There is even a movie made of it.

The Deadly Tower 1975

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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:16 am

I chose Lanza just because I feel that there was so much media about it. I think generally speaking people would know Lanza a bit more than some of the others listed. I think plenty of people know what you are talking about when you say Virginia Tech for example but I don't think as many would know if you just mentioned Cho. I think Adam's name is pretty recognizable.

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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:02 pm

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As far as infamous, I would say Charles Whitman.

Whitman has been referenced in almost every school shooting since 1966.

He was almost like a forerunner to a lot of the school shootings since his time.

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There is even a movie made of it.

The Deadly Tower 1975

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In which shootings Charles was referenced. Can you link some of the articles where they mention Charles?
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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:21 pm

I think Brenda Spencer would be more famous than quite a few on the list.

Thomas Hamilton too (certainly over here anyway).
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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:24 pm

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As far as infamous, I would say Charles Whitman.

Whitman has been referenced in almost every school shooting since 1966.

He was almost like a forerunner to a lot of the school shootings since his time.

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There is even a movie made of it.

The Deadly Tower 1975

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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:38 pm

Just do a google search and you will mind many references, like this:

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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:06 pm

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Just do a google search and you will mind many references, like this:

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Yes,thats high amount of attention for a 50 year old shooting, but Adam also got covered a lot: His life was told, his father,friends got interviewed.
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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Wed May 03, 2017 8:12 pm

Seung Hui Cho makes the most sense. While Eric and Dylan are arguably the most infamous, Cho was the most lethal American school shooter.
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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Sun May 07, 2017 3:08 pm



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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Sun May 07, 2017 4:27 pm

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Tj lanes on this list but no robert hawkins ?
Robert hawkins was a mall shooter.
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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Sun May 07, 2017 4:32 pm

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Tj lanes on this list but no robert hawkins ?
Robert hawkins was a mall shooter.
I feel stupid.
I didn't read it properly, my bad.
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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Sun May 07, 2017 4:35 pm

Cho would have been my first choice as he has a lot of victims.
But for most infamous it's gotta be adam lanza sandy hook caused a lot of damage.
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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Mon May 08, 2017 8:37 am

Despite the far more shocking attack perpetrated by Lanza, I'd say that Cho is better known. If nothing else, Cho doesn't have the conspiracy theory hanging over his head and casting doubt on his actions.
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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Mon May 08, 2017 10:40 am

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Despite the far more shocking attack perpetrated by Lanza, I'd say that Cho is better known. If nothing else, Cho doesn't have the conspiracy theory hanging over his head and casting doubt on his actions.
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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Fri May 12, 2017 1:13 am

I WOULD ARGUE THAT CHARLES WHITMAN IS THE 2ND NOST INFAMOUS. REFERENCES TO SHOOTING PEOPLE FROM A CLOCKTOWER HAS BECOME A COMMON REFERENCE, AND I CONSIDER THE FACT THAT HE IS REFRENCED WITHOUT NAMING HIM OR HIS LOCATION A SIGNIFIER OF HOW INFAMOUS HIS ATTACK IS. I APOLOGIZE FOR WRITING IN ALL CAPS MY KEYBOARD IS ALL FUCKED UP.

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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Fri May 12, 2017 6:42 pm

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I chose Lanza just because I feel that there was so much media about it.  I think generally speaking people would know Lanza a bit more than some of the others listed.  I think plenty of people know what you are talking about when you say Virginia Tech for example but I don't think as many would know if you just mentioned Cho.  I think Adam's name is pretty recognizable.

I think the fact that he had an unusual and foreign name makes him more memorable, since it makes him stand out from all the Caucasian school shooters with common first names like Adam, Eric, Dylan, Marc, Charles and etc.

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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Sun May 14, 2017 11:58 am

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I chose Lanza just because I feel that there was so much media about it.  I think generally speaking people would know Lanza a bit more than some of the others listed.  I think plenty of people know what you are talking about when you say Virginia Tech for example but I don't think as many would know if you just mentioned Cho.  I think Adam's name is pretty recognizable.

I think the fact that he had an unusual and foreign name makes him more memorable, since it makes him stand out from all the Caucasian school shooters with common first names like Adam, Eric, Dylan, Marc, Charles and etc.  

My names Marc and it's really not that commen as all my post al my teachers and stuff always have it spelt mark
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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Sun May 14, 2017 9:38 pm

Cho for sure, I was thinking maybe Charles but not enough people know who he is oddly, and it could be debated if it really is a 'school shooting'.
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PostSubject: Re: Second most infamous school shooter   Wed May 17, 2017 5:09 pm

Charles Whitman before 2012, but definitely Adam now. I don't think many people attach Cho's name to Virginia Tech, whereas I'd say that if someone knows of Sandy Hook, there is a good chance they will know Adam's name.
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