9/11

Submitted by: fancylad 9 years ago in
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A tribute to all 2,973 people who died that day.
There are 250 comments:
Female 5,222
I clicked "surprise me" from a cute kitten video.. and IAB throws this at me.. thanx for the depression guys :P
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Male 4,004
Idiot.
v v v
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Male 3,619
Hahahaaha, omg that building just got owned!
*Phooffwrtrttrrr* crassshhh...
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Male 4,393

CherryDuck
Female, 18-29, Australia
23 Posts Saturday, September 13, 2008 12:19:45 AM
god bless all those who died. 9/11 was a sobering event for the whole world. It doesn`t matter who did it, just that we are for those that it did happen to.

true, god buess all :(

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Female 368
not top seem rude, just curious: was it really 2,000 people that died?

wonderful tribute video, i just thought there were more casualties

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Male 42
GothicQueen I believe I am in love
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Male 231
America`s pain can only be truly felt through Jewel`s music.

What a load of crap!

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Female 44
we are there for those it happened too *
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Female 44
god bless all those who died. 9/11 was a sobering event for the whole world. It doesn`t matter who did it, just that we are for those that it did happen to.
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Female 5
people in this world have become so heartless.
the reactions by people have proven it. people densely telling people who have lost family members to just get over it, Americans yelling at other foreign countries, and them yelling at us. This is suppose to be about the people who died, it doesn`t matter what country they came from. They suffered greatly, beyond any suffering that many of us (hopefully) will ever know and died, and we are arguing about who`s country`s disasters are "better." its ridiculous
and its times like these i lose faith in humanity
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Female 149
Ashez86, some 13th century Saadi for ya...

"Human beings are the limbs of one body
All people have been made of one humanity
When the calamity of time afflicts one limb
The other limbs cannot remain at rest.
If you have no sympathy for the troubles of others
You are not worthy to be called by the name of "man".

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Female 960
"but iroj i still hate you. you can just f*ck off"

-sigh- Oh, you`re so adorable, Gothic (and what a fitting name, too!) wasting an emotion on some nameless, faceless poster who has a different opinion than yours. I can`t even fathom the depths of your hatred for those you actually *know*! My goodness! Its so deep and dark...my untortured mind can`t even comprehend!

So, because of that, I will not "f*ck off". I`m quite content right here, lovely. ;]

"Notice I never named names...*cough* Iroj *cough*"

I know, I know...my name is just so sweet you can`t help BUT to say it. Don`t hide your feelings, for hate is the force of attraction, it is simply love with its back-turned. ^_~

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Female 19
To batmanners,
If you didn`t say it (and I dont feel like going back to check) then that particular statement wasn`t directed at you. Notice I never named names...*cough* Iroj *cough*
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Female 4,225
The guy bellow me, I am labeling a troll
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Male 397
hehehe
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Female 246
Ditto rgandi, it is totally disrespectful. I would never insult another country when it is mourning a day when people -died-.
And people need to realize that this is not a "which country is better" or "lets see how many stereotypes we can associate with this country" competition. Geez
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Female 4,225
Hate to double post but, it says materials not actual troopss on wikipedia
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Female 4,225
I`m a Junior, we`ll probably learn about WWII later this year in US history.


I want to take english and anthropology in college, and some history classes will be nice. Early Middle Ages for the most part, that`s the period that I am most interested in, early to late medievil.

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Male 14,331
lol yes I was General in WW2 lol. Look up the Lend-Lease program and please go to college.
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Female 4,225
No I do not, at least not WWII, or at least modern world history.

Were you directly involved before it?> Like sending troops? That`s what I mean

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Female 139
no matter how long ago or how many people died, this was still a horrible day for not only the U.S. but for the world
it has changed the world forever


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Male 14,331
You don`t know history obviously we aided Britain way before Pearl Harbor giving them ammo, weapons, planes and even volunteer pilots which helped keep Germany from invading.
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Female 4,225
McGovern, you forget wht you attcjed in the first place, you were provoked by the Japanesse people becase they titally bombed you and the Europeans- the Brits got their butts save because of it, so yes

Batmanners. you`re part of the Canadian military? Really? *salute* Say, you Liveral or Conservative?

Christ, it`s a manslaughter in here! Both sides are at each other`s throats with very little mod help to quite it down

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Male 9
Listen- I understand that we have mourned and are still mourning. I still am, Please- this shouldn`t be something to be fighting over. Don`t we have enough in the world? Seriously- Not the place to have a discussion about 9-11 and hating on each other.
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Male 14,331
Your real intelligent robin you`d be speaking German if we let countrys sort out there OWN problems.
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Male 126
Americans are so stupid, seriously get over it, its not even as if loads of people died.. not even 3,000... ALSO it was ages ago AND you`ve been in war and killed more inocents then died in 911.. AND YOU ARE NOT THE POLICE OF THE WORLD!!! seriously let countrys sort out there OWN problems!
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Male 84
you couldnt say "terrorist douchebags" but you had to say Islam. clearly people are going to connotate Islam with douchebags.
but w/e...
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Male 4,004
So this video only reminds the people 9/11 actually maters to, the people who lost someone, that they lost someone, not only that, it goes a step further and shows them, repeatedly, the moment of their death. So the inconsiderate prick who made this should be ashamed of himself for pretending to care for those lost and those affected by 9/11.

I`m done, so don`t bother replying, I won`t be checking....there`s newer posts to argue with me on now.

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Male 4,004
" and the Islam douchebags had been hating you for a long time"

Once again, read the whole sentence. If I wanted to generalize I would have said "muslims are douchebags", but I specified by saying that the Islams who had been hating for a long time were, in fact, douchebags.

I have nothing against "other" religions. I just have something against theism in general, but that did not show in my comment.

Back to the subject. My main argument was and still is that this video was disgusting to those who did lose someone that day. It went way out of hand and out of topic when idiots took stuff I said and turned in into something worse, so I used it against them. ANYWAY, it`s going no where.

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Male 84
yea i mean its not a competition to see whose country suffered more, its not a prestige thing. people died and they deserve to be respected. idc how many years it takes for us to get over it. if it takes 100 years, then prepare for 100 tribute videos.
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Female 4,376
and also batmanners i apologize/. i didn`t understand what you meant in the post i was commenting on. but i also mmourn and respect the lives lost in other tragedies. but spetmeber 11th is a day to mourn for september 11th, just like april 16th is the day to mourn for the holocaust and august 6th the day to remember hiroshima and so forth. so i get angry when people are bringing up all these tragedies that were "so much more terrible". all we are doing is respecting those that died on that day. nothing more and nothing less

but iroj i still hate you. you can just f*ck off

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Male 84
*Continuation*
ignorant comment really pissed me off. dont ever generalize like that again. you wanna make an attack on people, you say specifically who. but dont you dare generalize a whole religion. i could go on and on about islam and its views of peace but i wont because ill get too emotional. osama bin ladens a piece of poo and no one i know idolizes him. yea sure, maybe those radicals in afghanistan, but outside of that, no one thinks of him as a hero. So dont you dare go off calling my religion a douchebag.
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Male 84
Yeah batmanners you said that. You also said this:
"Easy, I just look at the country of origin of the poster; "Female, 18-29, Eastern US" Tells me all I need to know."

"I shall honor that request when you mourn for the 140,000 people who died during the nuking of Hiroshima and the 80,000 in Nagasaki.
Hypocrite." (reply to someone saying that they should be allowed to mourn for the 3000 that died that day)

"Ugh.
I hate 9/11 tribute videos.
I didn`t really care then and I don`t care now"

"Just because something happens to America doesn`t make it the focal point of the whole world`s concerns. drating drama queens."

and this one pissed me off the most:

"the Islam douchebags"

screw you, im a muslim and im proud to be one. im also one of the most patriotic americans you`ll see here. in my homeroom last year in high school, i was only 1 of 4 kids who stood up EVERY DAY for the pledge of allegiance.
that ign

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Female 4,376
but onethingi have to say that makes this so sickening (just likewith the holocaust) is the fact they were given false hope. I can`t say for the ones that hit the towers but i know the plane that crashed in the PA field that was taken down by the passengers...they were given FALSE hope.

the animals lied to them, saying that if they sat quiet anddid what they were told they would live. And if the terrorists said that on there is a big chance the other terrorists said it too.

They were led to believe everything would be alright and they would see their families again. And then they looked out thweir windows and saw that they were about to crash into the WTC. Gone. The End. What was going theough their heads? Knowing it was their last moments.... and for you all to say "get over it" it sickens me

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Male 4,004
Just going to fix my reputation a bit because some people can`t be bothered to read a whole sentence.

HiFuMi
Female, 18-29, Western US
"To those of you who are telling people to "get over it"

I said : "Not saying "get over it", I`m saying accept that it didn`t affect you if it really didn`t."

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Ashez86
Female, 18-29, Eastern US

"All of you who are making comments about how America deserved it"

I said : "I`m not saying the U.S. deserved it and I`m not saying I find it funny either."

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All right.

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Male 4,004
"Oh, Batmanners is 18-29 from Canada. That must mean he plays hockey, loves maple syrup, says `eh` after every sentence, & wheres a maple leaf on his shirt.""

1: Plays hockey, On my XBOX, yes
2: Loves Maple Syrup, Yes I do, my grampa has a sugar shack.
3: End every sentence with "eh", this is something I adopted after I learned Canadians were stereotyped as saying it from that "My name is Joe, and I am Canadian" commercial. so I say it every once in a while.
4: Where`s a Maple Flag on his shirt...I`ll assume the University double Major meant "wears"
And I do in fact wear a Canadian Flag on my shirt every day. I am in the military, we wear the flag on our left shoulder.

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Male 84
"People who are stereotyping all Americans in here as uncaring to the rest of the world`s tragedies are ignorant."

i know what you mean, starr and it really pisses me off when they do that. im one of the nicest guys you`ll ever meet and im always there for people and i hardly ever get mad and it pisses the crap out of me when they generalize all americans as heartless ignorant pricks. i just wanna meet them face to face. now i know words over the internet are pointless but im serious, they make me want to rip there heads off >:O

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Male 2,553
i was expecting a joke, or flame.
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Male 14,331
Japan in WW2 is an entirely different subject while the bomb was horrible I also think it had to be done. If you look at what Japan did to China you`d see why in the Olympics Japan didn`t get much appluse.
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Female 400
I went to Japan, was in Hiroshima and went to the peace museum and yeah, I cried.

People who are stereotyping all Americans in here as uncaring to the rest of the world`s tragedies are ignorant.

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Female 17
One more thing.

"Easy, I just look at the country of origin of the poster; "Female, 18-29, Eastern US" Tells me all I need to know."

What a huge display of ignorance that quote is. Tell me why this tells you all you need to know? Here, I will make it easier for you- Im a 21yr old female from S. Carolina who`s a double major in HISTORY & biology & plans to attend Veterinary school.

Okay, go- Explain to me why that means I do not care about the atomic attack on Japan. Any explanation you can throw at me will be wrong-because I DO care. In fact, in my history studies I took a 3 week trip with my University to study Japanese history.

To say that I must not care about that because of my location, age, & sex is blatantly bias & incorrect stereotyping. It`s like saying "Oh, Batmanners is 18-29 from Canada. That must mean he plays hockey, loves maple syrup, says `eh` after every sentence, & wheres a maple leaf on his shirt."

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Female 17
a continuation from the bottom of my last post-

...deserved the same respect.

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Female 17
Batmanners- I DO mourn for those who died in Japan. I mourn for those who died in the tsunamis in India, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia, the earthquakes in India, the genocide in the Middle East & Darfar & the Holocaust in Germany.

How DARE you call me a hypocrite when what I was doing in that post was defending the respect & honor of those who have died, so unjustly. Those who do not care about that, or those who can shrug it off- I do not understand how you can have such a uncaring regard towards human life & the living hell that people were in trapped in those buildings, burning alive, jumping to their death.

What in the world would ever make you think that when I said that it`s about the lives lost, no regard to nationality (that includes the Middle Easterners who died that day too), that I wouldnt care about the great tragedies in the past (& present) of other countries? My WHOLE point was that if could have happened in ANY country and the victims would deserve t

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Female 5,139
Iroj: one post, for that day, from IAB... and its too much?
one tribute to the lives lost, and its "over the top"

how many more arguments are going to go on in this post anyway, im not even american and i feel like im the only one here that understands what that day is about, remeberance, not argueing about whether we should remembered or not. From now on im gonna keep my opinions to myself when stuff like this happens, because thats NOT what it is about!

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Female 400
Get it? Could I have made it any plainer?
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Female 400
People don`t so much cry over the lives lost but because of the attack on this country which in fact is an attack on all Americans. The attack was meant to be a symbol by the people who carried it out.

WTC has been subject of terrorist attacks before because it is a symbol of our economy and capitalism. Two plans hitting these buildings and bringing them down was a symbol.

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Female 149
"becuase you thought too highly of your government and is ignorant"

Anybody else see the beautiful beautiful irony in that?

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Male 77
fine,
have any of you cried over the people who died under hurricane katrina? almost 2000 people died in that.
I didn`t see any post about it remembering those who died on august 23rd under this storm.

you americans are just mad and scared over this becuase you thought too highly of your government and is ignorant

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Male 14,331
"If it had happened in Toronto, Montreal or Vancouver, or whatever other city, it would not have been as dramatic, nor would it have received as much coverage as 9/11 did. It might have been mentionned on CNN`s little scroll."

That`s one of the dumbest things I`ve ever heard if an organized attack happened on Canada it would be all over the news and which country do you think would be the first to send help.

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Female 149
"Not saying I personally think about the bombings on those days, but then again, I don`t single out anything and take a moment out of my life to be a drama queen over something that happened to my country."

Well... you don`t have to. And I might even agree with you that people don`t need to be "drama queens" about that which didn`t affect them personally.

But YOU broke out the issue of whether she mourns over Hiroshima and Nagasaki as a point, used that as a judgement for whether or not she`s a hypocrite.

So which is it that bothers you- drama queen or hypocrite? And if it`s the first, why bring anything about other massacres up at all? If it`s the second, well, you have yet to provide any real example of her hypocrisy.

Get your story straight and maybe you won`t need to throw around a bunch of garbage about age/gender/region of origin to make a point.

And no, I will not eat you.

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Male 84
up*
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Male 84
wow amazing how many people are disrespcting this day to see whose country suffered the most. you want your countries massacre to get fame? make it a goddamn national holdiay and quit your bitching. otherwise shut the hell u
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Male 4,004
"Now how do you know that the individual doesn`t take a moment for remembrance on THAT anniversary?"

Easy, I just look at the country of origin of the poster; "Female, 18-29, Eastern US" Tells me all I need to know.

Not saying I personally think about the bombings on those days, but then again, I don`t single out anything and take a moment out of my life to be a drama queen over something that happened to my country.

Other than November 11th, when I reminisce about all the casualties of WW2, British, German, French, Jewish, Japanese, Italian, American, the list goes on, not just Canadian ones.

So eat me.

It`s hard to agree with someone who`s right, I know...

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Female 149
""Think about the 3000 innocent PEOPLE(nationality doesnt matter) who died that day."

I shall honor that request when you mourn for the 140,000 people who died during the nuking of Hiroshima and the 80,000 in Nagasaki.

Hypocrite."

Now how do you know that the individual doesn`t take a moment for remembrance on THAT anniversary?

Shouldn`t make assumptions like that.

Or I can just call you a hypocrite for failing to mourn the Nanking massacre of 1937-38 when the Japanese slaughtered at least 200,000 Chinese...

We can play the one-up game all day, but ya know... that`s probably more of an insult to the dead than most of the other stupid comments that`ve been made here.

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Female 149
And anyways, it`s news to me how many people died in the St Helens eruption. Has it occurred to you that it`s well known in America because, well, it happened in America and people tend to remember things that, oh, coated their streets with ash for weeks?

Those bastards, getting all excited over something like that. How dare they.

So now you think we`re trying to start some sort of "our volcanos are more important than yours, nya nya nya" pissing match?

LAWL

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Male 4,004
"Think about the 3000 innocent PEOPLE(nationality doesnt matter) who died that day."

I shall honor that request when you mourn for the 140,000 people who died during the nuking of Hiroshima and the 80,000 in Nagasaki.

Hypocrite.

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Female 149
continued from below:
I thought Pompeii was pretty big.


The comment box is confused about the 1000 characters allowed, I`ve realized...

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Female 149
"I think the reason so many non-americans get pissed off at this is that it demeans everyone else who lost their lives.

The "never forget" attitude only has any value if you actually remember anything that happened to anyone else. Otherwise, it`s not a tribute, it`s an insult..."

So unless we can cover and remember every tragedy worldwide, we can`t mourn our own, because other people in other places are demeaned by us caring about our own?

Ridiculous. If you think it demeans you for someone else to have a memorial for their own people, maybe you need a little demeaning to trim that ego down to a reasonable level.

"The only reason Princess Di was on the news so much, is because she was popular in America. "

So... when American events are on American news that`s offensive to you because we don`t cover enough international events, but when we DO cover international events you blow it off?

And how is the St Helens eruption disgustingly famous? I t

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Male 4,546
I think the reason so many non-americans get pissed off at this is that it demeans everyone else who lost their lives.

It`s disgusting for example, that Mt. St. Helen`s eruption is the most famous eruption because it killed 8 Americans, and not Mt. Pinatumbo, that killed thousands, was heard a third of the way around the world, and the shockwave circled the earth 3 times.

The "never forget" attitude only has any value if you actually remember anything that happened to anyone else. Otherwise, it`s not a tribute, it`s an insult to everyone else who lost their lives but didn`t get media coverage, and they have every right to tell you to shut the hell up.

And quite frankly, you don`t even know what`s going on *while it`s happening*.

P.s. The only reason Princess Di was on the news so much, is because she was popular in America.

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Female 17
HiFuMe- We are in exactly the same boat. I have never before written on an IAB forum before today when i posted here earlier. I felt that this was worth it.

All of you who are making comments about how America deserved it, or how things like this happen in other countries all the time, or how if it happened somewhere else it wouldnt be that big of deal..... NONE OF THAT MATTERS!

Look, the point is not where it happened or why. Its not whether the country deserved it or not. Its not about the headlines it made or what would have happened if it happened in Canada, or anywhere else. Because none of that would change the fact that all of these innocent lives were taken! The county it happened it doesnt matter. It could have happened anywhere & it should deserve to be remembered the same. This isnt about politics, not in a MEMORIAL sense. Forget the country, forget that it was America.

Think about the 3000 innocent PEOPLE(nationality doesnt matter) who died that day.

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Male 270
im with ya on that HifuMi
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Female 19
Hello all,
I`ve been coming to this site for a while now and never felt the need to post but this one deserves a reply.

To those of you who are telling people to "get over it" you should really try to empathize with those still mourning. Maybe you have this `amazing` ability to "get over" the death of a loved one but that doesn`t make anyone elses pain any less important. Even if you didn`t loose someone that day dont trivialize others feelings with your heartless comments.

For many of us in the US this was our first experience of an attack on our home turf and it will be remembered and memorialized for years to come.

This day also makes me think of all the soldiers and Iraqi civilians loosing their lives each day. So really for many of us its not just a day to remember the attacks but also a day to think about all the atrocities still happening and to demand an end to the war.

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Male 4,004
I forgot to add to that last comment.

I do think the people that lost someone they cared about in the attack have a right to care to this day. The others are completely unaffected. Per example : The CN tower gets blown up, people die, no one I know. I don`t care, other than the fact I wanted to go to the top one day. I would want my government to exact revenge on behalf of my nation, which your government has, and then some.

Not saying "get over it", I`m saying accept that it didn`t affect you if it really didn`t.

My heart goes out to those who lost someone on that day.

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Female 960
"I am getting a death threat for caring as much for 9/11 as I care about the Tokyo subway bombings or the Madrid train bombings. ."

I told you, these drama queens can`t get their panties untwisted when someone doesn`t whimper when 9-11 is mentioned.

Hey guys, look, someone was there and witnessed the incident and they decided to MOVE ON WITH THEIR LIVES. What a novel idea! Bucky...you`re pretty much the only adult about this whole situation that had some sort of connection to the attack.

-applauds-

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Male 813
If we had a day for every tragedy that happened in the last seven years, we would run out of days to put them. Honestly, some of you need to get over it and stop thinking Americans are the center of the universe.
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Male 4,004
"seriously if only murder was legal....i know i say i`m against it but some people really push my limits..."

I am getting a death threat for caring as much for 9/11 as I care about the Tokyo subway bombings or the Madrid train bombings. You`re smart.

I`m not saying the U.S. deserved it and I`m not saying I find it funny either.

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Male 4,004
"Well what if it happened in one of your important cities... Canada has cities right?"

If it had happened in Toronto, Montreal or Vancouver, or whatever other city, it would not have been as dramatic, nor would it have received as much coverage as 9/11 did. It might have been mentionned on CNN`s little scroll.

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Female 4,376
well batman we hate you too

so there you go


seriously if only murder was legal....i know i say i`m against it but some people really push my limits...

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Male 221
"Well what if it happened in one of your important cities..."

There was a terrorist attack on Glasgow Airport, some guy kicked the crap out of the two terrorists while they were on fire.

And back OT:
Again, im bracing for flames, but i`m pretty sure if you look back in the history books, America was pretty much asking for something like this. It was just a matter of time until one of the countries did something about it.

I saw it as a chance to change your ways, but, oh well nevermind.

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Female 216
I have avoided all things 9/11 today until now.

I witnessed this tradgey in person & lost a family member in the towers. Her body was never found.

I took today to shut myself out from things 9/11 related, including things friends passed onto me in myspace or facebook.

I did not sit home and mourn, but I went out and enjoyed life to the fullest today. I have mourned for the past 6 years on this day and this year I decided to move on.

I have not forgotten what happened that day, nor will I ever but this year I had to. I cannot keep reliving the emotions and feelings that went throught me that day.

As I watch this video, I cry because a flood of feelings come back. It`s still difficult to this day to believe what happened, but it happened and there`s no going back to change things.

You only have one life on this earth, and I plan on living it to it`s fullest. It`s time for me to let go, time for me to move on.

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Male 713
What about Pearl Harbor you little bastards
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Male 838
Happened 7 years ago... And still, seeing that pisses me right the h*ll off again. God, cowards make me mad.
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Male 372
I understand everyones point here, just putting that out there. However i would say that along side mourning that this is perhaps a good opportunity to contemplate on why the attack happened. The whole "learn from your past or you`re doomed to repeat it" thing comes to mind. All i`m saying (and i`m certainly not suggesting the attacks were deserved) is that people should think about how these things can be prevented in a way that doesnt destroy countless more lives and maybe to look at the state of the world and think of how we could change it so people dont feel the need to commit mass suicide-murders. And thats why we shouldnt "just forget" or "get over" these events.
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Female 17
Come on people.

It doesn`t matter what you think of America or what you think caused 9-11 or anything like that.

People died. Innocent people who were doing their jobs on a normal day. People that had families and loved ones. Yes, it was 7 years ago, and yes people die and tragedies happen everyday in countries around the world, but this happened too. That is what this is about, all the dead and those who suffered, and still do as an effect of 9-11.

Have some respect, not for America, but for those who perished. How can you be so uncaring towards the loss of nearly 3000 lives?

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Female 960
:[ Sorry prime.
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Male 756
I`ll be the first one to admit that I can post some pretty ridiculous replies to posts sometimes, but the complete apathy that some people are showing on this thread makes me sick.

Posts like "who cares" or "get over it" are heartless and show your lack of respect for those who were murdered that day. That`s like going up to some random person grieving in a cemetery and saying "get over it, it`s been 7 years". I`d love to see any of you sh*ts walk up to a victim`s child and say some of the crap you`ve said. The same kids who now don`t have a father/mother to watch them grow up because some sick f*ck with a point to prove flew a plane into their office and killed them in cold blood. Seriously, think about that a second. And if you still think you can justify what you said, you don`t deserve to be on this Earth.

If you really don`t care, you didn`t have to post at all. But posting that you don`t give a crap on a memorial thread is low as hell. <

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Male 7,933
...Iroj, no personal attacks. Anything else im ok with, but no personal attacks
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Female 466
"fancylad", you hit the nail on the head!!!!!!!!!
and to those who post,in general,why don`t we just forget????
It`s reasons that all the people in your past "didn`t forget",and why you have the freedom to voice your opinion FREELY,for the WORLD to see,without being punished for it!!!
How do you "just forget" any major catastrophe,or undeserved violence at the hands and/or brainwashed minds, by supposed "Human Beings", past or present?? To those of you who are quite young, you will in the future CARE..When you have children of your own,and realize this is the world they are now inheriting. Just as violent,as every Century before. Only how bad is it gonna get when you turn my age??? May not see it now,BUT,remember "I told you so"...
(call me crazy now...you`ll see!)
NEVER FORGET!!!!


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Male 2,582
How the f*ck is this a tribute to those who died? Showing someone falling to their deaths? Poorly done.
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Male 1,078
psh.
it was all a conspiracy.
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Female 1,095
I used to not care about 9/11 but each year as the date approaches I think about those people who were in those buildings and it just depresses me to imagine how afraid they were.
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Female 960
Fat cheerleaders need love too.

I should know...all the fat cheerleaders in my school all somehow got knocked-up. SOMEONE is doing the luvin`.

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Male 7,933
"Just because something happens to America doesn`t make it the focal point of the whole world`s concerns. drating drama queens."

Well what if it happened in one of your important cities... Canada has cities right?

Seriously, some of you are starting to sound like fat cheerleaders.

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Male 369
bleh build a godamn bridge and get over it for the love of boobs, 7 years old not everyone cares stop trying to make us care it wont work
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Female 960
Oh my god, Batmanners, how DARE you have an different opinion and not weeping over this?

You, sir, are heartless and...uhm -scrolls back to see other flames-

Oh, and I bet you think no one should think about this either!? Dratting troll. OF COURSE the whole WORLD should focus on an attack on America where only 3000 people died. Didn`t you know its the worst thing ever? PEOPLE LOST THEIR LIVES!! I mean, its not like tens of thousands of other innocent people haven`t died before or after this...but still.

Troll. -winkwink-

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Male 4,004
Ugh.

I hate 9/11 tribute videos.

I didn`t really care then and I don`t care now. A lot of countries didn`t like America before then (this just in : they still don`t), and the Islam douchebags had been hating you for a long time.

I am sure it sucked for the people who knew someone who died, or lost their job due to the attacks, but otherwise STFU about it. It happened, it was dealt with (very badly handled, but handled nonetheless).

Just because something happens to America doesn`t make it the focal point of the whole world`s concerns. drating drama queens.

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Male 740
its not because their death was more "public."

its because they were innocent victims of a murder which took place basically because the killers didnt think our way of living is correct

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Male 142
God the people jumping out of the buildings is the worst part for me.

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Female 960
Oh Pom, sweetie, if my panties were in a twist, I would be posting like the rest of the people: HOMG U R SO HEARTLESS!!!11!1!11! PPL DIED!!!! HOW DARE YOU SAY NO ONE SHOULD REMEMBER!

But, here I am, calmly explaining my point of view while people flip out.

Oh oh...and Pom: "But there have been so many bigger tragedies". -wink-

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Female 1,134
I just want a day where I am happy and not have to be reminded about a huge @$$ conflict in the past, I didn`t call anyone heartless I just wanted a day where I can forget about the bad past we have

Sorry if you misunderstood :(

Sorry anyone if your the victims of 911

Xoxoxo

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Male 214
Then don`t get your unpatriotic,egotistical panties in a bunch either?
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Male 214
I always thought that it was respectful to take a minute to think about everyone who has died on days like this anyway!! Don`t use that this overshadows them as an excuse.
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Female 960
Hm, if people would take the time to actually read my posts rather than getting their patriotic panties in a twist, they`d see many times I`ve stated that it SHOULD be remembered, but at the level we`re doing it seems a bit over the top.

But hey, what can I say, I like being taken out of context, considering I`m being blasted for basically nothing.

:D

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Male 214
*Hands calender to Iroj.. circles today`s date with red sharpie*

That is why people are looking back you inconsiderate fool. Do you bitch about people mourning Pearl Harbor or D-Day?? O and I am sure everyone thinks about the men and woman dying in Iraq you twit.

If I hear that stupid argument about "But there have been so much bigger tragedies" one more time. Well I don`t know what I will do! Because is that not saying that we should not remember the events that took place purely because bigger tragedies have happened?Stupid stupid stupid!

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Female 134
Well I liked it. So there
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Male 1,766
It wasnt just americans who died that day http://www.tayloredge.com/myideas/archiv...
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Male 7,933
"Haha, awwwh you guys who are getting all bent out of shape someone doesn`t sniffle everytime its mention that `Amurika dun got attack by dem terrorists!!!` are funny."

They arent crying because their tears, are completely spent, and rightfully so, on the death of Princess Diana.

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Male 7,933
"sorry, but you can use iraq for just about any argument against america."

Your over 18 big boy, no need to stay here.


Pilanus, because none of those other 150k had the economic impact that those 3000 had.

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Female 960
Haha, awwwh you guys who are getting all bent out of shape someone doesn`t sniffle everytime its mention that `Amurika dun got attack by dem terrorists!!!` are funny.

Its even funnier when you start to cuss and make threats over the internet. ;]

" do you think that the people that we truely love who have died want us to see us cry?

i mean seriously? "

Yes Skyira...because if we don`t, then we`re heartless unAmericans!

Besides, it seems like EVERYONE has an uncle or an aunt or a best friend or a cousin or knew someone that knew someone that had coffee with that person who walked their dog who died in the tower.

See? We`re ALL affected!

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Male 674
Not trying to sound heartless or anything, because i feel that what happened was a trajedy.

However, there were more than 3000 people that dies that day. there were 153,000. and then 150,000 on september 12 and September 13th and 14th and 15th and so on.

I want to know WHY THE HELL DO 3000 PEOPLE GET THE ENTIRE WORLDS ATTENTION, AND AN ENDLESS NUMBER OF TRIBUTES, WHEN ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND PEOPLE DIE EVERY DAY?! THESE ARE MOTHERS FATHERS, BROTHERS SISTERS, AUNTS, UNCLES, HUSBANDS, WIVES, BEST FRIENDS, ONLY FRIENDS, NEIGHBORS, AND MORE, WHY THE HELL DO THESE PEOPLE NOT DESERVE THE SAME RESPECT, SIMPLY BECAUSE THEY DID NOT DIE IN A BUILDING COLLAPSE OR A PLANE CRASH?


There is no justification for immortalizing 3000 ordinary men and women, who just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time, simply because their death was more public.

I`m not saying we should forget those that died in the September 11th attacks, but we should empathize equally for everyone`s

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Male 761
like the aid you gave to iraq?

sorry, but you can use iraq for just about any argument against america.

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Female 48
OK there`s a lot of "why do people still care" going on in this little discussion and hopefully I can give you some insight besides the lots of people died aspect. I don`t want that to be taken as a brush off and that is a huge loss but there is another reason which no one has mentioned yet so bear with me.
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Female 48
Understandably it`s harder to grasp why it`s SUCH a major event for Americans if you weren`t living in America at the time and previous to it. I was 18 when 9/11 happened and so my entire self aware life I lived in peace as did most others. At the time we had been living in years of a great economy, no televised wars to speak of, and basically we were self absorbed (more so than now) in a USA bubble of happiness. When 9/11 happened, those planes not only crashed into buildings but they completely changed how we thought the world was. In a sense, we lost our innocence. So when we look back, not only do we do it for those who lost their lives but also for the loss in each of us. It`s always said you don`t know how good you had it until you lose it. We`re remembering what it was, why we lost it and how we can make it better not only for ourselves but for the world this time.
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Ant0n

Male, 18-29, Midwest US
Thursday, September 11, 2008 6:38:55 PM

idontknow951

Thursday, September 11, 2008 5:47:25 PM

The reason WHY people remember 9/11 is because it isn`t just an attack on the US, its an attack on the entire world.
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when did US became an entire world?

+ + + + + + + +

When the entire world depends on our foreign aid.

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Male 761
idontknow951
Thursday, September 11, 2008 5:47:25 PM
The reason WHY people remember 9/11 is because it isn`t just an attack on the US, its an attack on the entire world.
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when did US became an entire world?

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Male 1,089
this is why the iraq war should not only go on. but make a war on radical islam in general. it should be expanded, a draft sent out, get the jews with us, and whoever else wants to come and go to war on islam. fight fight fight! save france
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Male 23
This day holds a special part of my heart as I am in the brotherhood of firefighters. Today myself and my fellow brothers remember those 343 brave men and women who went into the WTC buildings to try and save others from the inevitable fate. As we say in Canada for those lost in wars; "Lest We Forget."
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Male 161
It`s usually mourned by many on the East coast who had relatives, friends, etc in or nearby the buildings. It still affects many as first responders are gettign lung cancer or respiratory problems, I honestly people who say that they don`t care that your friends and family die and get over it. You honestly didn`t have people you know die. Close to 3,000 people died, Why be so insensitive?
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Male 1,089
agreed idontknow951.
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Male 907
The reason WHY people remember 9/11 is because it isn`t just an attack on the US, its an attack on the entire world.
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Female 7
Ok now i was at work when this happened. I lived in Queens,NY and let me tell you, you can see it from there. The reason i remember this day is for all the people who lost there lives for no reason. They were innocent. I can literally watch this for only 20 seconds before i cry because i have 9/11 syndrome.It feels like a deep sadness. I knew soo many people who were either there or in the building(thankfully they all made it). My mom was there when the first building fell and someone saved her by grabbing her wrist and took her to a building to hide inside. Its really upsetting to me b/c i remember i kept trying to call her and it wouldn`t go through. I was terrified and i still had to work.I remember when i got out of work the feeling in the air was... i don`t know it was scary and it was very quiet, too quiet.The Twin Towers are exspecially close to my heart b/c im from NYC. I can`t even think about all the other ppl who lost there lives. Its just too much
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Female 4,376
Why is everyone making swuch a huge deal out of us mouring for 9/11? I truly don`t understand why it`s so difficult to grasp the fact that just because we mourn for 9/11 means we don`t mourn for other great tragedies?

Are we only allowed to mourn the lives of peolewho died in one tragedy and not another?

Beacause I have respect for anyone who has died at the hands of someone else. Whether it was the murder of matthew shepard, The thousands of 9/11 Victims, the millions who died in the holocaust, and even the people who were just murdered out of cold blood yesterday and today that we don`t even know about.

I`m sorry fi you little chidren and heartless immature adults even, can`t get this through their thick skulls.

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Female 681
i was only in the 2nd grade when this happened
this is really really sad..
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Male 7,933
None of your opinions matter... It wont bring back Princess Diana...

And Siora, yes opinions are welcome. But expect to have people attack it. And you are then welcome to defend your point

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Male 221
Thanks Davy, nice to see personal opinions matter here :)
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Male 12,138
vvv "Sorry if you don`t like my opinion, flame me if you like, call me a troll."

Siora, it`s too easy to call someone a troll, meaning anyone who disagrees with your point of view. I don`t call you trolling, I say you`re expressing your personal opinion, which is all welcomed here. Trolls are idiots like PostModern on page one who`s only contribution was "LAWL, Stupid Americans!".

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Female 15,763
Siora, the reason that we have more remembrances in America for 9/11 is because it was the first time since Pearl Harbor that the country was attacked on its home turf, because it`s so recent, and because it was so incredibly unexpected by the public.
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Male 221
Okay, I know what i`m gonna get, but to be honest I agree with Iroj, she makes a point and people don`t seem to like points that are not the same as theirs.

Yes it was a horrible tragedy, but there has been MUCH bigger tragedies in human history, where are the rememberances for those? As Iroj said, we`d have one every day.

Sorry if you don`t like my opinion, flame me if you like, call me a troll. But honestly, A. I don`t care and B. If you can`t accept others opinions and decide to shout up against them, doesn`t that technically make you a troll too?

Sio out.

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Male 60
Time and time again when i watch this, its so hard to grasp the reality of it all...it seems so unreal and nightmarish.
It was amazing how people truly showed themselves as Americans in those following weeks...
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Female 102
Anyonewho says this isnt important, is lookin to fight. So pay no mind to those heartless people.
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Female 15,763
Thanks, Davy. I was hoping someone would get it.
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Male 357
had i watched it long enough i would have started balling
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Male 12,138
I`ll raise a drink to your post Opie, seeing as you don`t drink.

Well said.

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Female 15,763
My god, I remember hearing those conversations on news broadcasts.

"The side fell down-"
"No, the entire BUILDING fell down."

I was just a little 5th grader, I had no idea what was going on.

Just wanted to say that I don`t see what`s wrong with mourning for one more than one event. Our only worries don`t have to be on the worst times in human history all the time, we can still remember the other things that have happened. Especially on the anniversaries of those things.

It was the biggest American tragedy that happened in my life, so forgive me if it`s still important to me. It hits home. The Bombings in Europe shortly after this event affected the people in Europe more than it did in America for that same reason.

So please stop acting like you`re better than someone who feels for this day.

Yeah?

Thanks.

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Female 102
*cry* Im so....like,in disbelief. In my school, they showed the 2 towers, a firey explosion, and an angel praying over the buildings. I feel so bad for everyone.

I almost couldnt watch the planes. How swiftly they were moving, like a cartoon.How they all lost there lives. We were on the SAME plane 1 week before. I will pray for everyone who endured such pain,but smile cause the people tried to break open the door to the driver. I,WE will never forget

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Male 12,138
vvv "I was 16 in photoshop class when I saw the first tower tumble on live tv."

You yanks get photoshop class? Sh*t, over here in Euroland all we get in school is crap such as physics, chemistry, english and geography. We`re missing out.

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Male 336
What next should we not remember those who died at pearl harbor, or tear down the wall with the names of all those who died in Vietnam, or better yet forget about the people dying in Iraq right now. Yes people die every day and its nothing new but have a heart for those people who`s lives were destroyed that day. Some kids lost both there parents in that attack, you think those kids will ever forget that day; or parents losing a child. No ones asking you to spend ur whole day doing anything that relates to that attack but don`t criticize the rest of us for still mourning, and feeling sorrow for what happened that day.
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Male 336
Iroj
there is nothing wrong with remembering the people that died that day. hundreds of innocent civilians died that day by an evil regime of terrorist and hundreds more died trying to sift through the rubble to try to save someones life. like those who died on Flight 93 making sure the terrorists did not succeed on crashing that plane into a public venue. and the reason people get so bent out of shape over you saying u don`t care about it is because they still do. and you shouldn`t get on them for caring about it. and its not a damn fad it isn`t like we look at it every day and say remember, its one day out of the year and no one expects you remember it but for a short time of the day.
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Female 1,407
I was 16 in photoshop class when I saw the first tower tumble on live tv. I`ll never forget how I first thought it was a movie or something. It was surreal.
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Female 4,225
Oh you poor souls, don’t you understand? Dav Yeh Mid and the gods of Boredom are the only true gods and if you don’t believe in them you’ll be doomed to eternal boredom.


Oh and yes, I made an article on uncyclopedia on Iaboredeu,

Davy and nerd- *facepalm*


Iroj is a troll

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Male 2
Iroj, shut the f**k up! Yeah, people die, but most NORMAL people mourn over it. Mourning a death shows that you loved whoever died. If you didn`t care, and just said F**k it, you would be a sick person.
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Male 14,331
Iroj you bring shame to the human race and with an attitude like yours you will die alone because no one will be able to stand your consideration for only yourself. Also the Femmy boy hair cut is so 2004.
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Male 201
Today, I went to my American school in Brazil and nothing was done whatsoever. By third period, I had enough. I went down to our flagpoles and lowered the flags to half-mast. Then I talked to my principal and told him that I was disappointed. I wound up depressed at the end of the day... but at the same time: I`m still proud of my country. Let freedom ring!
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Male 12,138
To be fair Dom, I wasn`t talking about Iroj when I was talking about trolls, more the wankers like PostModern earlier on the thread. Iroj is highly opinionated, and she pisses some people off (god knows, I`ve had run-ins with her myself in the past) but she`s an IAB regular. I would define a troll as someone who posts for the sole purpose of pissing people off and getting a rise. Iroj expresses her opinion, but I don`t believe she`s what I would define as a troll.

If you guys wanna zing her, then please go ahead- This is what the forums are about after all!

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Male 4,867
Davy, Iroj makes me mad and sad

IAB the crap outta her

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Male 12,138
IAB loves you too, Alice.
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Female 5,139
"Thursday, September 11, 2008 2:47:05 PM
Fellow IABers,

We Mods were having a discussion about some of the obvious trolls on this thread, and whether or not to delete them. We decided not to, instead we`d let them hang out dry, and let the IAB regulars eat `em alive. To delete their posts would be to hide their douchebaggery.

So well done on keeping the comments mature, on-topic, and above all for shooting down these wankers in the way they deserve. Bravo."

i love IAB :-D

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Female 5,139
I don`t get why you think people arnt just as upset when other tragedies happen...what the hell is wrong with you D: do you have a brain!? ... so basically your saying that in 2005 noone was saddened by the war, and noone prayed for all of the lives lost since then... we still have rememberance day every year on november 11th, to show respect to the soldiers who fought in the first world war... and ive never heard ANYONE say "oh this is so last decade" when rememberance day comes about...
SHOW SOME RESPECT for drats sake.
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Female 960
Ahaha. Name calling on the internet is so cute. Its interesting how pixelated words from a faceless stranger can cause so much emotion.
Now, I really am late for dinner plans.

Feel free to blast my heartless, unAmeruikan troll opinions while I am away.

Byyyye! :D


Oh, not to jump on the HOMG I LOST A FAMILY MEMBER T_T bandwagon, but I did lose a family member that day, my mother`s sister.

It sucks, but you know, thats life. People die every day. Eventually you wake up and just go on with your life.

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Female 5,139
"Remember, of course, but honestly, don`t act all butt-hurt because someone doesn`t feel the need to devote their whole day to remembering a bunch of people who died."

.....

who said you must devote your whole day to a "bunch of people who died" try SHOWING RESPECT for christs sake, and dont talk about it like its nothing, when you lose a member of your family to such a tragedy, come back and repeat all of this... you need to show consideration to the thousands of people who suffered that day... its called respect, try it sometime...seriously.

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Female 960
Yes Alice, seriously.

2002: It was cool, everyone was banded together for once in America`s history.

2003: Still cool and tear-jerker worth

2004: Okay, a little repetitive but understandable.


2005: Seriously? Don`t we have other things to worry about? Like the tens of thousands dying in the war?

2006: Five years. Understandable.

2007; ...Seriously? SERIOUSLY!? We`re still acting like nothing worse has happened since then?

2008: Well, I had completely forgot until I logged onto IAB

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Male 4,867
Iroj, is it ur time of the month or are u always an incnsiderate bitch

take my advice and shut the drat up befire you make yourself look even worse

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Female 5,139
"But, then again, I don`t agree with the popular opinion, so I am a troll."

Welcome to IAB, bitch. :)

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Female 5,139
"Thursday, September 11, 2008 1:35:34 PM
-eyeroll- 9-11 tributes went out of style in 2004."

......SERIOUSLY?!

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Female 960
The thing is, people are taking my stance as something laughable. People DID die, families were torn apart. What makes me roll my eyes and groan is the fact people flip out over this event, as though no where else in the world has there been a more recent, or more violent mass murder, or someone else has their family torn apart by death.

Thats what I mean by `get over it`. Remember, of course, but honestly, don`t act all butt-hurt because someone doesn`t feel the need to devote their whole day to remembering a bunch of people who died. If that was the case, we`d devote every second of every day to people who died.

But, then again, I don`t agree with the popular opinion, so I am a troll.

PS. I like the name Troj...very clever. I might start using that. ;]

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Male 4,867
i remember 9/11 i got home from school and just saw on the news the buildings collapsing and the horror. i was in year 4 in england, i didn`t know what thw WTC was so i didn`t relly understand it, but i knew something big and bad had just happened

No-one can watch this and then say their own government engineerd it, thats just plain wrong.

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Male 485
Haha atomic, that`s a great story. You should work for Big Tobacco on a theory of how smoking saves lives. But really, that is pretty interesting.
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Male 12,138
Fellow IABers,

We Mods were having a discussion about some of the obvious trolls on this thread, and whether or not to delete them. We decided not to, instead we`d let them hang out dry, and let the IAB regulars eat `em alive. To delete their posts would be to hide their douchebaggery.

So well done on keeping the comments mature, on-topic, and above all for shooting down these wankers in the way they deserve. Bravo.

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Female 960
Funny, so I`m considered a troll because I can`t stop the urge to roll my eyes every time people act like no one has died before or after the events on 9-11. I am also considered a troll because I voice this opinion.

So, before I go out for a bit...here is another tragedy I feel needs to be brought to light.

9-11-2004 NEVAR FORGET

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Female 5,139
and if your wondering why im so angry at what she said, she said this on chat...

Iroj: "Hahaha. I love arguing with the overly sensitive, patriotic morons. "Amur-ika was attacked seven years ago today. -sniffle-"

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Female 5,139
Iroj, i really can`t believe that someone could be so inconsiderate of people feelings...
it didnt affect me personally, but nearly 3,000 people died that day, in america... how can you be so cold?
how can you sit there argueing about such a sensative subject? i dont understand... just think about what the drat your saying... really...families were destroyed, and all you do is sit there saying "oh it happened 7 years ago get over it" .... im shocked.
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Male 485
Troj, i agree not everyone has to have some kinda blind bond to America where they get riled up about terrorists everytime 9/11 is mentioned. Take me, for example. However, you are ignorant and an ass for saying that it isn`t a sad event. 9/11 was a tragedy, there`s no other way of looking at it. Thousands of lives lost is not a joking matter.
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Female 340
FreshMint, do you have any more answers than the rest of us do?
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Female 340
So which school of attack should we look at seriously? Those that are telling us to `get over it already` or those claiming we don`t show enough respect for other slaughters such as the holocaust/WW2, WW1, Rwanda, and present day Iraq and Afghanistan? One sounds pretty heartless, the other one is stereotyping and getting angry at people they know nothing about.

It`s only been seven years since it happened. Extremely short amount of time, when you look at perspective. After all, the holocaust of the Jews had only ended 63 years ago. Would you go to anyone with a Jewish heritage and tell them to "just get over it already"? Probably not... It would be the height of disrespect.

As for the other argument: You don`t know what we hold memorials for, or what we don`t. Therefore you really are in no position to judge us.

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Male 214
Ok, so if you aren`t affected then it is wrong to mourn? I don`t think people are getting bent out of shape because someone isn`t mourning. Probably more along the lines on if you don`t care or you feel like being a drating troll feel free to just not click the link or leave a comment. Out of respect for those who might care on 9/11.
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Male 180
I think what really bother me is that nobody knows why these peoples died, and nobody seems to care about that.

Bin Laden, ... ok. Why? Who else is on the list, and why would they have done it.

All of that just don`t have any answer. It is almost hyprocrite (despite good) to claim for memory when you still cant explain why it happened.

So why?

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Male 1,085
I remember that day.

I was a 5th grader going to my social studies class, and all the teachers had this sad face. I nor anyone else had any idea why the teachers were upset. So we walked into the classroom, and my teacher told us all that we don`t need our books or anything, cause history was in the making, and she turned on the TV. Everyone was shocked in the room, and I started to cry in shock/sadness...

After school I came home and my mom was already home, for the fact that her work let them leave early due to the attacks. My mom was upset cause her best friend was in the tower, on the 34th floor. But at the time of the attacks, she was outside, in the courtyard smoking a cigarette. My mom was so great full, and I thought that it was the only time a cigarette could save someone. It was one of the most awful and horrific days of my life.

I will NEVER forget 9/11.

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Male 372
Well out here in B.C we flew our flags at half mast which i thought was considerate and respectful, and the events of the day were truly tragic. But lest we forget the other events that this day represtents including the bloody coup that was led by the facist Pinochet and supported by the U.S government against the democratically elected Allende in Chile. And the Ethiopian New Year. (heard about that one from an Ethiopian fellow at the boarder, drew a lot of angry looks when he mentioned he`d be celebrating on that date.)
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Female 960
Haha, awwwh you guys who are getting all bent out of shape someone doesn`t sniffle everytime its mention that `Amurika dun got attack by dem terrorists!!!` are funny.

Its even funnier when you start to cuss and make threats over the internet. ;]

" do you think that the people that we truely love who have died want us to see us cry?

i mean seriously? "

Yes Skyira...because if we don`t, then we`re heartless unAmericans!

Besides, it seems like EVERYONE has an uncle or an aunt or a best friend or a cousin or knew someone that knew someone that had coffee with that person who walked their dog who died in the tower.

See? We`re ALL affected!

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Male 242
Iroj
shut the drat up
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@Iroj
You may want to check out this.
http://www.i-am-bored.com/bored_link.cfm...
Mourning death isn`t a fad tell that to someone in NY today and your egotistical prissy a ss will get lynched.
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Female 1,134
come on....leave the dead alone, im not sounding like a prick or anything but seriously, people die and yes they may be our love ones but do you think that the people that we truely love who have died want us to see us cry?

i mean seriously?

we are born, we live, we laugh, we populate, we are happy, and then we die and hopefuly the people we leave behind would enjoy there life as much as we do,

and furthermore heres something that IAB posted that might of touch us,

http://www.i-am-bored.com/bored_link.cfm?link_id=24636

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Male 188
"Well you have to understand that 9/11 was a major blow. there were, what, 4 planes that were hijacked? i mean before that, yea sure you had your occasional nutcase but nothing to this degree. Now you have 4 planes hijacked, 3 reaching there destination, and 1 that was valiantly overtaken by the passengers and crashed into some field. Our twin towers which stood for the american economy was destroyed. our pentagon, which stood for our defense, was hit. and another which was supposedly headed for the white house, wouldve stood for our country. it was a major psychological blow. not only did it say that we werent as tough or immune to anything as we had thought.it also shows that we have enemies,which wasnt news or anything, but it was still a major blow.Keepinmindthiswasthefirstattackfromaforeign countryonhomesoilsincePearlharbor.soyeah,obviouslyweregonnatakethis serious."

i say it good thing then teach the american that there not invincible but it still sad for people who l

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Male 20
To not remember those who died on this day 7 years ago is just ignorant. Noone asking anyone to care, or to do anything, just remember. Noone in my family died in this attack but i still take time to remember those who lost loved ones, Mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters.. i remember exactly what i was doing the day this happened, and it`s scary that i remember it so clearly and i will do for the rest of my life. We all have our own memorials, the Irish have their remembrance for what the IRA did, England has the 7/7 bombings to remember, Madrid has the rail bombings to remember. The world remembers the victims of the great wars. This video made me feel sad. God bless them all. America, i respect you, not for your government or your power, but because you are all humans like everyone on the planet, one love, there needs to be more of it.
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Female 960
Get your panties out of a knot, RG, people lose their family members every day. Big deal.

People die. It just so happened SEVEN years ago, a bunch of people die.

They`re dead now. Hundreds of thousands more have died since then in car crashes, murders, old age, and freak accidents.

I mean, seriously, at this point SEVEN YEARS later we`re beating a dead horse.

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Male 84
out of style? bitch this isnt some type of fashion poo that you carry around to make your ugly ass look any prettier. this is a real life thing and this might be going a bit over the line, but i wish your parents died in there so maybe you could understand the pain it feels when some dumb ignorant prick like you says stuff like that.
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Male 84
damn straight, Pat. you tell them.
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Female 960
-eyeroll- 9-11 tributes went out of style in 2004.
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Male 756
Who cares, "figman"? Oh, idk, maybe all the kids who will cry themselves to sleep tonight on the 7th anniversary of their father/mother`s death you prick.

Do all you people crawl out of the same hole? Because how someone cannot even show an ounce of respect to the thousands that died that day is beyond my comprehension. And they were not all American either, the victims came from nearly 100 countries. So no, this is not an "American tragedy", it is one that affected the entire globe.

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Male 84
you guys are so ignorant. just because we actually care about something that happened in the US you guys go on a friggin rampage. clearly you havent heard of the US`s holocaust memorial. its not like we forgot completely about it. We do, and thats why we made a memorial. sorry if we dont announce something that happened in europe. cuz im sure every year, you guys have a ceremony and everything.
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Male 84
umm i do.
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Female 4,225
V Apperently, they care more about this than the Holocoust
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Male 23
who cares about this anymore?
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Male 216
"we saw what we thought was debris and we realized it was people jumping." hahahahaha
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Female 4,225
Gun, you Americans are force-fed too.
Post- how rude

I`mgoing to let you Americans cry it out.

NBut what I don`t understand is, how come you people don`t do these things for the Holocoust? To remember it?

I`ve been living in the Statesb fo
r two years, and after all this stuff I hear about American patriotism, I fealt almost ashamed when there wasn;t any ceromony, any memporial.

I`m pretty sure even the high schools have the Nov. 11 memorial.

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Male 84
You and Me both, freshmint, you and me both. :)
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Female 850
P.S; The reason PostModern is the way he is, he was obviosly force-fed canadian bacon. witch then, took over his brain. Giving him nooooo sense of feeling.
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Male 180
rgandi1 "Its not their fault, its the governments"

So...? Just hope US troops will be back home soon.

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Male 848
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Male 84
thats not up to the soldiers to decide. You can blame the government for what they do. They get orders and they dont debate whether or not they can do it or not. they just do it. Its not their fault, its the governments.
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davymid

Male, 18-29, Europe
Thursday, September 11, 2008 12:26:21 PM

Nice first post, Annie!

+ + + + +

Agreed.

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Male 180
rgandi1 "thats because they`re military personnel, and with all due respect, althought it would be really sad, soldiers are expected to die"

And die for what cause exactly? Misconception, soldiers are not cannon flesh. Most of the country in the world use the army for humanitarian causes, not for war.

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Male 84
@freshmint, thats because they`re military personnel, and with all due respect, althought it would be really sad, soldiers are expected to die. its sad, but its expected. The people in the twin towers were civilians, not military personnel. they didnt have guns. they didnt have training, they didnt have intel.
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Male 180
rgandi1 "thats the worst"

No the worst is that nobody can pretend to know why that day 2`793 humans lost their lifes...

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Female 400
Wow, my hair is on end. I really didn`t take what happened too seriously when I first heard because it was kept hushed (I went to school in the city, no Manhattan though, Queens) but when my dad picked me up early and we were on our way home I couldn`t believe what I saw. A mass black cloud filling the sky while we were on the Grand Central back home.

Until then I didn`t realize how big this was and then the next day lots of paper was all over my streets. It was so in front of me, it was so scary.

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Male 180
AnnieLemon "while horribly sad its just not on the same scale"

Are you auctionning for the greatest pain? I am sorry but most of the people in the twins died quickly and (physically) painlessly.

What you are ranking is the emotionnal impact on the crowd. If tomorrow 3000 US soldier dies in Iraq in one assault, I bet peoples will be down the street asking for troops to come home. Over a couple of years, most of peoples wake up, go to work, and don`t even think about it.

Same pain, different emotional impact. Completely different concept.

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Male 84
@freshmint, i never said it was. the worst is being on that plane seeing yourself about to hit the world trade center
the worst is being one of those families that lost a loved one that day, trying to phone your loved one to see if theyre ok, and not getting a call back from them, but instead from someone saying theyve recovered their body.
the worst is getting past the fast your husband/wife/spouse is dead and then having to tell your kids that mommy/daddy isnt comming home.

thats the worst.

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Male 180
GeN_Ex "...I`m 16, and I remember watching it the day it happened. I also understand it started a war that we (by `we` I mean America and the UK) are still fighting, although now it seems our occupation is purely for oil."

Not here to talk about `oil war` or `conspiracy` or anything.

You just think that the US (and eventually) the UK were impacted by the 9/11 -which is typical. And you are wrong.

This is why I say that today`s teenagers can`t understand what happened that day. More or less half of their life they have been told what happened, but have not much idea how it was before around the world.

No insult or offense there, you just can`t have a wide understanding of the world at 10-15 yo. Not to say especially in the US...

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Male 12,138
Nice first post, Annie!
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Male 275
`Today`s teenager can`t understand what happened that day, neither how it changed the world forever`

...I`m 16, and I remember watching it the day it happened. I also understand it started a war that we (by `we` I mean America and the UK) are still fighting, although now it seems our occupation is purely for oil.

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Male 180
@chris1337... Me?
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Male 180
@rgandi1 - The worst isn`t the fall... It isn`t.
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Female 17
In almost every culture throughout history, the killing of women and children in war or battle of any kind is seen as one of the most horrible acts someone can commit. Warriors are supposed to fight warriors, soldiers should fight only soldiers.

And i aggree with you baternal that 9/11 gets "publicity" is because it was so much more visually traumatic.

In iraq, you dont hear about 2000 people losing thier lives in one go. You hear of one incedent today, and another the next. tsunami was a big deal, but so is every hurricane, tornato, earthquake, and avalanche that takes human life. Are we expected to mourn pompeii for the rest of our lives? And the london tube bombings killed 52 and 700 were injured. while horribly sad its just not on the same scale.

But as I said, 9/11 was visually traumatic. Nothing tugs at your heart quite like watching a steel building catch on fire, and collapse, crushing the civilians below, while others jump from impossible hights to escape the

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Male 180
You,are an idiot.
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Male 180
Never forget, never stop questionning. Lost lifes deserves truth, and peace of mind.

Today`s teenager can`t understand what happened that day, neither how it changed the world forever - patriotism is a crowd control method using strong emotions to overcome reason.

Read, learn, never forget, keep questionning, don`t let anyone use your emotions.

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Male 144
That gave me shivers. We had 1 minutes silence at school for this today (5 hours too early i might add)
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Male 84
yea i agree, yellowsquare. like imagine how bad things must`ve been in there for them to muster up enough courage and decide to jump hundreds to thousands of feet :(
RIP all who passed away that day.
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Female 263
i live in new york, this was a scary day for me.
i was only like, 10.
:/
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Female 1,545
The footage of the people jumping out of the buildings gets me the most. I feel sick watching it.
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Male 84
yeah beternal, i think it was a mistake.
everyone knew it was a mistake to go into iraq. there are countless rallies in america for us to withdraw troops. i know because ive been to at least 10 of them myself.
Like i said before, the reason this is so big for us is because not only were we attacked by cowardly "hit and run" terrorists, but they hit us at home, where it hurts. its the first time we`ve been attacked on home soil since pearl harbor. People mourned for years over pearl harbor and even set up a memorial and to this day its still remembered. 7 years is relatively nothing when you look at history. so dont expect anyone to get over it anytime soon.
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Female 710
Oh god, every time I watch these videos I get really scared and get the same feeling I got when I woke up to my mum yelling at me and telling me a plane had crashed into a building. I was 6 I think.
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Female 340
I can understand what you`re saying, beternal. I think we *should* have some memorial for the tsunami... for hurricane Katrina... for Iraqi casualties... for the london Tube victims... for the Spanish subway bombing victims... We can`t forget about them, either.

I think this one was a HUGE moment, historically, however. It brought foreign terrorism to our doorstep, and thousands died as a result.

I don`t agree with the Iraq war. I want troops out, so that Iraqi people can rebuild, and hopefully survive. I cried over Myanmar this past year, because they deserved aid, they needed it, and their government let their people die in excruciating pain.

All in all, we can`t forget about them either. But that should NOT cast a shadow on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, either.

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Female 1,545
I like how a lot of the 13-17 year olds (with special emphasis the non-American ones) are the irreverent non-nice individuals on this board. You, kids, were in 1st-4th grade when this happened, and I`m pretty sure you had little to zero understanding of what happened that day. And still to this day don`t understand the emotion that comes with the anniversary of the attacks.

*You*, kiddies, can get over your egocentrism.

"but if anyone talks down about this they all stand in line together. as someone patriotic to his own country, its quite remarkable"

There are times when I would sooner secede from the Union and denounce my fellow countrymen than call them my equals. But it`s times like these that I stand in line with everyone else.

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Female 145
I never lost anyone in 9/11. But it still hit me. I was getting ready for school when my dad asked me to come see the tv. I`m sorry I did not hit me then. I passed it off as just another stupid thing someone had done. When I got to school that was all we concentrated on. Our little small town school was so quiet that day. I feel your pain. And I have always felt the US as a part of my home. Right now I am crying. RIP
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@beternal
It`s the country that was affecteds choice. Far fewer people died in the Londons tube not that it isn`t horibble but I cant help it if your country is heartless about it. As for terrorism not being in Iraq what would you call all those IEDs and car bombs.
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Male 180
chad , my uncle died in 9/11 you prick
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Male 788
ITS A CONSPIRACY!!!!

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Male 2,586
Ok, putting myself in the middle here (probably a mistake)...

I can understand it was a tragedy, I can underatand that 2000 people lost their lives and I respect that. And I DO agree that there should be a commemoration.

So I totally understand all you Americans (in particular) - me being half american, I CAN underatand.

But the bit that gets me is that there are millions that DON`T get that remembrance.

Including:

-Those that died in the Asian Tsunami. I hear every year about 9/11 - but hardly anything about the tsunami, and FAR more people died!

-Those that ARE dying in Iraq. We all know it`s got p!ss to do with terrorism - the people dying haven`t done squat to America, and 99% of those people are innocents. Call them casualties of war, friendly fire, collateral damage - whatever - they still don`t deserve to die.

-On par... the WORLD hears about 9/11... but the same thing happened in the London tube - why aren`t they getting the same publicity?

You see?...

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Male 756
This is not a day for debate, politics or conspiracy theories, it`s a day to remember the thousands who lost their lives and to pray that nothing like this ever happens again. My prayers are with the families, including the many from my own town who lost loved ones that morning. The sight of classmates not knowing where their parents/relatives were or if they were even still alive is something that will forever be burned into my memory.

And Chad, please heed GothicQueen`s advice. Thanks.

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Male 740
post, you`re a jackass
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Male 254
after watching a video like that i don`t know how anyone can find it in themselves to start attacking people.

PostModern: watch the south park episode "Scott Tennorman Must Die" and take it into consideration

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Female 105
Great,another 9/11 memorial video. I understand that a lot of innocent lives were lost, but honestly this video looks like it took 5 minuits to make.
I still don`t understand how people can weep over this pooty video, and not take time to think of the hundreds of thousand of people, American or otherwise, who have died in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

We should reflect more upon 9/11 as a changing point in history, a catalyst for so much carnage.

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Female 4,376
go F*ck yourself chad
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Male 171
All i can say is get over it
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Female 4,376
and just for a little tidbit of information when i read about the holocause and se those memorials I do cry. The holocaust was one of the most DISGUSTING horrific crime against humanity. Along with the Rwandan Genocide. But excuse me if I also feel sorrow for those innocent lives lost on september 11th, viciously sacrificed in the name of a so called " righteous god" in my country also. Forgive me if that doesn`t make sense to you
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Female 4,376
for some reason this makes me want to cry. It`s just one of those things forver burned inyour mind. I still remember where i was and what i was doing and what i did the day on that day. I was only 11 years old too. One of the men who lived in my town was on one of those planes.

And it isn`t just Sepetmber 11th that makes me weep for the world but Rwanda, Vietnam, The holocaust, all of those events and more. The only reason Spetmber 11th just strikes a chord with me because I was old to understand what was going on (i was only 4 during the Rwanda Genocide) and I wasn`t even alive for the other 2. And the fact that I`ve been in logan airport many times, i`m from Boston, and just the fact it was so close to home...it`s just a different feeling.


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Male 14,331
I tried my spray didn`t work :(
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Female 1,063
September 11th will never be forgotten and will never be mended either even with war.
And : PostModern
"you americans are epic.
does any of you react like this to the holocast? (by the way that`s when a lot of jews died)
or do you cry about the men and women who died in iraq?
or Rwandan Genocide?
nope.
epic."
Why don`t you visit the museum of tolerance and you will see how much it affected us as `people` and not just mere Americans. Your name should be changed to PostMoron.
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Male 214
Actually, Postmodern I do feel for the holocaust victims and have personally been to Africa doing relief work with some of my best friends. I also have friends who are currently in Iraq. Your ignorance and ability to stereotype is appalling.

Quite obviously we want out of Iraq 4000+ Americans alone not counting the countless amount of Iraqi citizens have died. Of course if your narrow minded thoughts weren`t worse than the country you accuse well than you may realize such things..

God forbid we mourn for something that happened in our country. As a matter of fact do you stop to mourn for the victims of these things?? It would seem not.

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Male 14,331
you bring up the Rwandan Genocide and point fingers at the USA but what have you done?
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Male 77
Fockinator,
i bet if you ask what year 9/11 happened, most (and i say most because some actually do not) would know

but if you ask when iraq war started or when the Rwandan Genocide started (without looking it up) they wouldn`t know.

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Male 12,138
Any other Mods on this thread, please check the Mod forum.
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Male 77
you americans are epic.
do any of you react like this to the holocast? (by the way that`s when a lot of jews died)
or do you cry about the men and women who died in iraq?
or Rwandan Genocide?
nope.
epic.
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Male 52
"does any of you react like this to the holocast? (by the way that`s when a lot of jews died)
or do you cry about the men and women who died in iraq?
or Rwandan Genocide?
nope."
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I like how you assume you know how all Americans feel about those subjects. It shows your "epic" lack of intelligence.

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Female 340
Postmodern, it`s more of an impact when it hits so close to home. I`m anti-war in general, and so hate hearing about casualty reports and who was killed in what war for which reason. I can`t stand it. It isn`t like this is the ONLY thing I mourn over. But it is the anniversary today, and for that reason, I feel that the victims and their families should receive proper respect.

(BTW, my grandmother`s family was tortured in germany when it was found out they might be harboring jewish fugitives. Do NOT start telling me I`m insensitive to the holocaust!)

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Female 340
Kimberly, I agree. The attitude that postmodern showed is exactly what makes me so angry. Once people start becoming desensitized to things like this, we will lose hope for humanity...
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Male 1,361
Sure its sad but im not that sused about forgein stuff, just me my country and my problems,

...said the american

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Male 882
damn. that was already 7 years ago. fells like it was yesterday. rip.
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Female 182
I remember coming home from school (time difference) and seeing the second plane hit and both towers falling on the news. One of the most horrible things I`ll ever remember :( Such a sad waste of innocent lives.
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Female 432
PostModern don`t you have any feelings????
Not only that but it`s people like you who give bad ideas of canadians...gosh grow up!!!

And now from me...I would like to wish the best for all the familys and friends of all the people who died that day and to all IAB ers who knew someone in that tradgedy...RIP to all those people...

And BTW not all canadians don`t care because some of us have family in the US and friends also who died...

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Female 340
freeboxster, I know exactly what you`re talking about. I live in the GMT time zone... At 6.40 am seven years ago, I woke up suddenly and burst into tears. I didn`t realize at the time that it was pretty much the exact moment the first plane hit the world trade centre.

It`s strange when you realize just how much of an impact you can get from something. (I`m canadian) It affected the entire world, and I do sometimes feel very angry when people start forgetting about what happened, or they become more arrogant about things (I`ve heard some people claim that no one would dare attack the mainland USA ever again). It makes me feel as though they`re disrespecting the thousands of people who lost their lives.

I know I`ll never forget. I shed a few tears every september 11th for that reason.

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Male 84
btw that last reply was a reply to realblender
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Male 84
Well you have to understand that 9/11 was a major blow. there were, what, 4 planes that were hijacked? i mean before that, yea sure you had your occasional nutcase but nothing to this degree. Now you have 4 planes hijacked, 3 reaching there destination, and 1 that was valiantly overtaken by the passengers and crashed into some field. Our twin towers which stood for the american economy was destroyed. our pentagon, which stood for our defense, was hit. and another which was supposedly headed for the white house, wouldve stood for our country. it was a major psychological blow. not only did it say that we werent as tough or immune to anything as we had thought. it also shows that we have enemies, which wasnt news or anything, but it was still a major blow. Keep in mind this was the first attack from a foreign country on home soil since Pearl harbor. so yeah, obviously were gonna take this serious.
and of course we`ll stand together on this.
We`re Americans.
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Female 443
Oystah I have the same reaction.

I remember watching some of this live at home before leaving for school - and then listening to local radio coverage on the bus on the way to school. The local radio station had someone watching the news and giving a narration of what he saw that mostly included a lot of "OMG! Look At That!" It is quite frustrating to have someone on the radio tellig you to look at something.

It was a starnge, sad day indeed... school was basically empty. Lots of things were closed.

*sigh*

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Male 761
so who`s gonna be the first one to come up with some conspiracy theory or start some sort of debate over this?
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Male 536
i`m still amazed how personally so many americans see this. with all due respect this means little to me, at least, no more than any other death or tragic event, but i guess living so far away and not knowing anyone connected to it any way does that when we have 24 hour disaster news.
but i like how despite the fact you can almost guarantee that at some point during the day on this website one american will bash another, rednecks or the looney left or the bible belt or some other of their countrymen, but if anyone talks down about this they all stand in line together. as someone patriotic to his own country, its quite remarkable
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Male 74
I wondered why I was feeling so bad today. On the day I was working at the bank when I all of a sudden felt sick, I didn`t know it then but the first jet had hit the twin towers. I went home sick just in time to see the second jet hitting the towers.

It`s worth knowing that none of the "jumpers" were recorded as suicides, they were all forced out of the building by smoke and heat, they didn`t jump.

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Male 84
Forget about PostModern, this is for reviews about those that lost their lives on september 11, 2001. theres nothing in Canada to lose except for trees which is why they`ll never understand.
i saw those towers go down while i was watching TV. most of you were in school and saw the replays on the evening news. i saw it live and that feeling will never leave me which is why words will never express my deep loathing for that ignorant canuck (please excuse my language for any other canadians, youre not all bad)
RIP
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Male 4
PostModern, that was very rude, and obnoxious. We all lost someone in that tragic event, whether we know it or not we all knew someone, or had at least seen someone we knew worked there, and now, we will see them no more. May God Bless all of their familys and friends, and may He bring them Strength in their continuing time of weakness. God Bless Everyone, and God Bless Out Troops.
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Male 223
Fancy - Thanks for posting that.

PostModern - Where do you live? I travel to Canada sometimes. I have something for you.

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Male 366
RIP to all those that died that day
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Male 264
Wow I was only in first grade when this happened.
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Female 4,039
No matter how many times I see any of that footage I get all choked up and every hair on my body stands on end. It is still so unbelievable.

Glad you posted it, Fancy.

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Male 14,331
On that note time to cleanse the area.

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Male 14,331
Ya postmodern your a moron. I hope someone murders your entire family so you can have an understanding of what people went through that day.
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Male 20,822
he`s canadian.
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Female 182
That was tasteless, PostModern. )-|
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Male 77
LAWL.
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Male 20,822
Link: 9/11 [Rate Link] - A tribute to all 2,973 people who died that day.
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