Welcome to the AbsoluteWrite Water Cooler! Please read The Newbie Guide To Absolute Write

Results 1 to 16 of 16

Thread: Give me attention!!

  1. #1
    Bronies, Bronies Everywhere acockey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    St. Petersburg, FL
    Posts
    446

    Give me attention!!

    This http://gawker.com/5961208/revenge+po...=recirculation

    is an article about this revenge troll Hunter Moore, trying to get more of his 15 minutes. Is it me or are there an increase of people who are saying look at me? And an increase of people who are saying "pay me and people will look at you"? What happened to people being okay with just be teacher/doctor/lawyer/ etc. without a spot light

    Full disclosure, I do run a moderately successful, in it's own, way podcast. I am partly guilty of this.

    Follow-up: Since when do I need a Mommy Blogger to tell me how to be a parent?
    ___________


    Current WIP: V 33000/50,0000 (Alive Again Yay!!!)

    New WIP: Phase-Washed Jeans: 5,000/ 80,000 (Once more into the breach of fantasy)

    Check me out over at EliteCosplay.com... handle HandyAnimeAndy

  2. #2
    I was only joking! Honest! mirandashell's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    England
    Posts
    14,346
    There have always been people shouting 'look at me, look at me.' It's part of the human condition. The big change has been the internet. Not only are attention seekers enabled, there are more people with more opportunity to look.
    I wish I was a glow worm. A glow worm's never glum. Cos how you can be grumpy when the sun shines out your bum?

  3. #3
    practical experience, FTW neilfriske's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Toronto, Canada
    Posts
    105
    I don't know anything about this fellow, but I instantly dislike him.

  4. #4
    I was only joking! Honest! mirandashell's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    England
    Posts
    14,346
    Neil - are you referring to Hunter Moore?
    I wish I was a glow worm. A glow worm's never glum. Cos how you can be grumpy when the sun shines out your bum?

  5. #5
    Out to lunch
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Posts
    6,227
    That lad will end up lynched, sued or in prison. Possibly all three.

  6. #6
    Bronies, Bronies Everywhere acockey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    St. Petersburg, FL
    Posts
    446
    @Priene as I read in the comments section apparently he is protect from legal action because the submitter is the one providing the information on the "revenged" person... but I agree with your sued or dead assesment
    ___________


    Current WIP: V 33000/50,0000 (Alive Again Yay!!!)

    New WIP: Phase-Washed Jeans: 5,000/ 80,000 (Once more into the breach of fantasy)

    Check me out over at EliteCosplay.com... handle HandyAnimeAndy

  7. #7
    Will write for bacon! Vince524's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    In a house
    Posts
    13,307
    If I understand, he's posting pictures of people nekkid who did not give permision for the picture to be posted, nor permission for their personal info to be shared. It's someone's ex giving it? How would that allow him to escape liability?

    I would imagine, if we're talking about an asshat who is willing to do such a thing to his ex, it's not beyond reason that a picture could get posted that the subject never even consented to being taken. While she's asleep and such.

    And why is this buttwad doing this?




  8. #8
    Bronies, Bronies Everywhere acockey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    St. Petersburg, FL
    Posts
    446
    @Vince524 I think you answered your own question with the word buttwad
    ___________


    Current WIP: V 33000/50,0000 (Alive Again Yay!!!)

    New WIP: Phase-Washed Jeans: 5,000/ 80,000 (Once more into the breach of fantasy)

    Check me out over at EliteCosplay.com... handle HandyAnimeAndy

  9. #9
    You can't sit with us! missesdash's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Paris, France
    Posts
    6,863
    The worst thing about Hunter Moore is how many girls love him. He has so many groupies and gets more ass than a toilet seat. One of my favorite authors turned out to be following Hunter Moore's twitter and it made me want to throw away all of his books.

  10. #10
    Bronies, Bronies Everywhere acockey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    St. Petersburg, FL
    Posts
    446
    @missesdash what if that Author had an auto follow back thing going?
    ___________


    Current WIP: V 33000/50,0000 (Alive Again Yay!!!)

    New WIP: Phase-Washed Jeans: 5,000/ 80,000 (Once more into the breach of fantasy)

    Check me out over at EliteCosplay.com... handle HandyAnimeAndy

  11. #11
    practical experience, FTW Seraph's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    524
    figaroooooooooooooo
    Last edited by Seraph; 11-09-2014 at 02:14 AM.
    Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?

  12. #12
    You can't sit with us! missesdash's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Paris, France
    Posts
    6,863
    Quote Originally Posted by acockey View Post
    @missesdash what if that Author had an auto follow back thing going?
    He doesn't.

    Quote Originally Posted by Seraph View Post
    Some people watch Game of Thrones and think the Lannisters are the good guys. If people are very authoritarian they're more likely to side with bullies than the bullied, to stay on power's side, regardless whether the power's a douche. This might have something to do with it.
    It's more your average groupie following. Any guy with a lot of attention has groupies, regardless of whether the attention is negative or positive. A lot of them hoped he'd put them up on the website. Others were/are just suckers for unwashed, unapologetically douchey "bad boys."

    See Bam Margera.

  13. #13
    A woman said to write like a man. Plot Device's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Next to the dirigible docking station
    Posts
    11,942
    Isn't there already a Hunter Moore thread here in P&CE?? My blood is starting to boil with a familiarity which makes me think I've been down this particular road of P&CE outrage before.
    It's NOT the end of steam, it's the end of CHEAP steam.
    http://absolutewrite.com/forums/show...&postcount=757

    Be prepared. (Sandy said so.)

  14. #14
    just think about it Gretad08's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    A really cool place
    Posts
    2,796
    This reminds me of Joe Francis, the Girls Gone Wild guy. My city was graced with his presence just last week, as he showered his douchiness on our courts. Many years ago, they were filming in a local hot spot, and one of the cameramen lifted a girl's shirt. She can be seen trying to pull it down, and saying no, but the footage was included in the video and sold anyway.

    She won her lawsuit, but he won't pay. He was an obnoxious twit in court last week, pleading the 5th about a billion times.

  15. #15
    Joker Groupie Celia Cyanide's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    probably watching DARK KNIGHT
    Posts
    14,071
    I can't understand what he's talking about, because he can't write.
    My feature film WHY AM I IN A BOX? is now online! I wrote, directed, and acted in it.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzglH...ature=youtu.be

    my IMDB page: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2097751/

    My decoupage shoes, now on Etsy:

    https://www.etsy.com/shop/CeliaCyani...shop-info-name

  16. #16
    beerful symmetry Albedo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    SYD
    Posts
    3,036
    Quote Originally Posted by neilfriske View Post
    I don't know anything about this fellow, but I instantly dislike him.
    It's the name Hunter, isn't it. Last-names-as-first-names are Never A Good Idea, people.
    ΑΛΕΞΙΣ
    ㋡ ㋡ ㋡ ㋡ ㋡ ㋡ ㋡ ㋡ ㋡ ㋡ ㋡ ㋡ ㋡ ㋡ ㋡

    48,000/80,000

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Custom Search