I’m Just Not Sure What to Make of This…

This picture just showed up in an e-mail from Jack Thompson.

There was no explanation, other than the subject line:

First feeder bands from Hurricane Ike hit Miami!

Color me confused. Is the man growing a sense of humor? Learning PhotoShop?

Maybe it’s symbolism: the pole represents his law license. The hurricane is the Florida Bar and he’s trying to hang on…

UPDATE: So it appears that Thompson may be preparing for a second career (you never know when you might need one of those)… as a weatherman.

In a followup e-mail Thompson claims that US news organizations are underreporting the upcoming Hurricane Ike because it’s not as sexy as the recent Gustav, which threatened both New Orleans and the Republican National Convention. Even his BFFs at Fox are guilty, says Thompson (now is that any way to get air time?).

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193 comments

  1. Shadow Darkman Anti-Thesis of Jack Thompson says:

    There has been more.

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  2. Shadow Darkman Anti-Thesis of Jack Thompson says:

    Uh, no. You fail.

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  3. Shadow Darkman Anti-Thesis of Jack Thompson says:

    Uh, what?

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  4. Adamas Draconis says:

    Damn, thats the ULTIMATE record for one thread isn’t it? (Other then Jack himself)

     

    Hunting the shadows of the troubled dreams.

  5. Shadow Darkman Anti-Thesis of Jack Thompson says:

    Second ULTIMATE Fail in this thread.

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  6. DavCube ( User Karma: 0 ) says:

    He lost it when he was wringing his hands in glee at the act of sending gay porn to the court docket…

  7. sortableturnip says:

    If you could make one of him lying down with that guy in a bunny costume over him, the one who scared the kid to tears…that would be classic!

  8. sortableturnip says:

    He’s got the whole world in his hands…

    He’s got the whole world in his hands…

    He’s got the whole wide world in his hands…

    He’s got the whole world in his hands…

     

    Everyone sing along!

  9. beemoh says:

    Well, his mouth’s open, and his hands are in the right position- all we need to do is move his arms a bit…

  10. Shadow Darkman Anti-Thesis of Jack Thompson says:

    Mentioning the naked gay porn made me think of Rule 34, and if I am the first to think of it, Rule 35 applies automatically.

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  11. Shadow Darkman Anti-Thesis of Jack Thompson says:

    Wrong! That man WINS T3H I|\|T3R|\|3T$.

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  12. Shadow Darkman Anti-Thesis of Jack Thompson says:

    What the fuck did I just say, dumbass? *facepalm* ULTIMATE Fail.

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  13. Jackalman says:

    Or a new, elaborate plan to take over the world, ban all videogames and turn us all into mindless non-player zombies with weird cow-shaped hats!!??

  14. HalfShadow says:

    No no. You’re looking at it wrong.

    He’s not actually hanging off the bar, he’s trying to keep it from beating him unconscious and then raping him to death.

  15. JustChris says:

    Thompson’s a scrub in the true sense of the word. He uses the same tactics over and over again, and when they prove ineffective, he blames someone else for it.

  16. E. Zachary Knight says:

    Your lucky to get a response at all. I emailed hima sincere question about why he felt that parents were so powerless to control the medi entering their home, he ignored me. When I pressed him in the comments of an article here last year, he simply replied that my question was me trying to be smart.

    Go figure.

    E. Zachary Knight
    http://www.editorialgames.com
    Oklahoma City Chapter of the ECA
    MySpace Page: http://www.myspace.com/okceca
    Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1325674091


    E. Zachary Knight
    Divine Knight Gaming
    Oklahoma Game Development
    Rusty Outlook
    Random Tower
    My Patreon

  17. Shadow Darkman Anti-Thesis of Jack Thompson says:

    Gonna say this straight from the get-go, before someone does it.

    He who cites Rules 1 and 2 gets an automatic ULTIMATE Fail.

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  18. Zach Fleming says:

    But I sent him an email today this morning, talking about his attack on the video game community, and he responds with I’m not harrasing anyone but you are, dont do it again.

    I think the guy has lost his mind.

  19. NonCharon says:

     

    I work in law enforcement and my old boss was an attorney.  She unfortunately treated her subordinates in the department like she treated opposing attornies.  She would simply crush any dissent by any means necessary.  Finally they sent in some independent evaluators and she was forced out of the department.  Now she is back to practicing regular law and said the experience of being forced out of our department saved her life.  The stress and unpleasantness made her re-evaluate things and calm down.   

    Maybe Jack needs to be disbarred to save his life.  He couldn’t let go of his "quest" and now that its being taken from him by force it might be less of a burden to him. Hopefully he continues to take himself less seriously. 

  20. JustChris says:

    He’s probably sending you a sample of his "JT Picture Retort Bundle". The whole bundle includes pictures of kangaroos, atomic bombs, and naked gay porn.

  21. Zevorick says:

    Wasn’t there an incident where a Hurricane disrupted a court date of his since some important people would not bare the horrendous weather to get to the courthouse? I could be wrong there, but that would make the most sense. A clear jab at them is not really out of character.

  22. Loudspeaker says:

    I think the man has finally snapped…

    "Volume helps to get a point across but sharp teeth are better."

  23. Tarosan says:

    Oh god no not /b… that’s where the WORST of the internet hangs out.

    When Life gives you lemons, you find a new god.

  24. jadedcritic says:

    Meh – it’s pretty harmless.  I question the wisdom of posting it at all.  I know, we’ve all heard the arguments as to why Jack’s legal antics constitute news, but until whatever this means is unearthed, I’d say him goofing off in emails is not news.

  25. Chuma says:

    It seems his days of trolling have finally come to the ultimate conclusion…

    He’s become a poster on /b/

  26. Shoehorn O'Plenty says:

    Was there anyone else in the address list of recipients? Maybe he just selected or clicked the wrong mailing list by mistake and instead of friends and family sent it to his "media alert" list 🙂

  27. GryphonOsiris says:

    Yep, has has officially lost it.

     

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  28. Geoff ( User Karma: 0 ) says:

    Ummmm…guess he’s bored since there hasn’t been any massacres for him to chase recently.

  29. DavCube ( User Karma: 0 ) says:

    What in… why is…. buhh??

    *saves picture anyway*

    ….what? It’s far too good to pass up.

  30. nightwng2000 says:

    Good to see you letting loose a little stress there, John Bruce.  It’ll do ya a world of good.  (Yes, I can be cordial when I want to be.)

    Well, one can only hope.

    Of course, we’re looking at the beginning of Hanna up here in Wilmington.

    Nightwng2000

    NW2K Software

    Nightwng2000 has also updated his MySpace page: http://www.myspace.com/nightwing2000 Nightwng2000 is now admin to the group "Parents For Education, Not Legislation" on MySpace as http://groups.myspace.com/pfenl

  31. ObiBen says:

    I like how the trees in the background are not moving at all. Jack must be bored out of his mind and getting even crazier.

  32. oto kirlama says:

    Gallagher can araç kiralama say all he wants, but I strongly rent a car believe it’s due to his crappy leadership and E3 being a joke. ESA’s Board of Directors need to find a way to get out rent a car of this horrid contract with this Bush cronie before there’s no one left on the Board.

    Btw, I think Atari and Midway will drop out too, but mostly travesti because  these guys have done nothing ttnet vitamin or little and need to start saving costs.

     

  33. Anonymous says:

    Call me crazy, but I think Jack should pursue a career in comedy. He has a natural nack for it to me, even if he’s not really trying, cause it has often made me laugh about how serious he is about something. He can say absolutely ANYTHING with a straight face, it seems.

    And this picture just seems to aid this idea XD

  34. TJLK says:

    I think his second career might be worse than his current.  No… not a weatherman but politics.  I mean if he gets disbarred how could he possibly still give video games some grief?  Politics.

    It isn’t that odd of an idea either.  Jack Kevorkian is running for congress as an Independent in Michigan’s 9th district.

  35. kurisu7885 (can't log in) says:

    If it happened to anyone else he could care less, but it’s happening to him, so anything short fo worldwide coverage is under reporting.

  36. Shadow Darkman Anti-Thesis of Jack Thompson says:

    Same lies as when Katrina hit, I’ll bet you five.

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  37. Chuma says:

    Gustav was also a category 4 storm when it hit land and could have picked up speed instead of dying out.  It made a fair bit of air time this side of the Atlantic too as we were waiting to see if it was going to be as devastating as Katrina and if so how Bush was gonna handle THIS one.

  38. Andrew Eisen says:

    Welcome friends and neighbors to another fun-filled edition of…

    What’s Jack Thompson Talking About?

    According to GP’s story:

    "…Thompson claims that US news organizations are underreporting the upcoming Hurricane Ike…"

    So, what’s Jack Thompson talking about?

    Unfortunately, I have no idea.  I haven’t seen Thompson’s press release so if he has a specific grievance beyond "it’s underreported" I don’t know what it is.

    What I do know is that Hurricane Ike is all over the news and has feature stories at:

    -National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

    -The Weather Channel

    -Fox News

    -Reuters

    -CNN

    Hell, the Miami Herald has had a weather map with oodles of info on its front page all day.  So, it’s not like it’s not being reported.  But is it being under reported?  Let’s do a Google search:

    Hurricane Ike: 841,000 hits

    Hurricane Gustav: 11,000,000 hits

    Okay, so Gustav has certainly garnered more ink.  Is it a conspiracy, news reporters playing favorites, or is it because Gustav has:

    -been around a week longer

    -made landfall five days ago

    -killed 120 people

     

    Andrew Eisen

  39. DavCube ( User Karma: 0 ) says:

    Dude, in my experience, just don’t email him at all. Just don’t. This goes to everybody here.

    He doesn’t read them. He just thinks they’re harrassing death threats. He doesn’t give a crap what you say.

  40. Oz says:

    Potential members of this stable:

    Sting: Acting like he’s everybody’s mother, i.e. his current character

    Kurt Angle: Do the whole character he did during his feud with Eddie Gurerro

    Booker T: Bringing his King Booker attitude back (not the gimmick de to trademark concerns)

    Sonjay Dutt: Hey, its not like he’s got anything better to do gimmick wise

    Shark Boy: That would just be plain out funny

    AJ Styles: Do a complete reversal like Val Venis during RTC (as its well known AJ is a hardcore gamer)

    Jeff Jarrett: Its the only way you could get him to do a heel turn considering how much symathy he has (which he deserves) its going to be hard for him to be accepted as a heel (which is what he does better than any else)

  41. Adamas Draconis says:

    I’s say about twice a week on average, unless someone’s saying "Video games made me do it!" or he sends something to Dennis. then it skyrockets.

     

    Hunting the shadows of the troubled dreams.

  42. Shadow Darkman Anti-Thesis of Jack Thompson says:

    What’s the "E" stand for, then? j/w

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  43. GryphonOsiris says:

    Thanks, fixed

     

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    Reviews on the best, worst, and controversial issues of Videogames.
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  44. JustChris says:

    Wait…don’t you need to be properly trained to become a meteorologist? I don’t know how much help a law degree does in getting into this job.

  45. JackDon'tKnowJack says:

    Wow. I always knew that there was no limit to what Jack’ll do in order to get a little attention (negative or positive) but this is a whole new level. What’s next? Photos of Jack wearing his underwear on his head?  

  46. GRIZZAM PRIME says:

    HA! That is awesome, JT you have made my friggin’ day!!! THANK YOU!!

     

     

    -Remember kids, personal responsibility is for losers! For information on games and psychology, look up: Jonathan Freedman(2002)Block & Crain(2007) Just to name a few…

  47. Anonymous says:

    Sorry to be ridiculously anal about this, but you have a typo in your signature that has always bugged me.  Shouldn’t it be "The Good, the Bad, and THE Videogame"?  You’re missing a "the".

  48. nightwng2000 says:

    So, let me get this straight:

    John Bruce is ticked that a hurricane named after a popular abuser isn’t getting enough attention, while a hurricane named after an outstanding, incredibly beautiful, GP Forum moderator and poster is getting too much attention?

    John Bruce really needs to get his priorities straight.  😛

    nightwng2000

    NW2K Software

    Nightwng2000 has also updated his MySpace page: http://www.myspace.com/nightwing2000 Nightwng2000 is now admin to the group "Parents For Education, Not Legislation" on MySpace as http://groups.myspace.com/pfenl

  49. Killian Kalthorne says:

    The way I see it is that Jack is the crazy Bible-thumper uncle that the family always invites to reunions but never speaks of him in public.  Love him or hate him, you cannot deny he has a certain style. 

  50. DarkTetsuya says:

    I…. just don’t have anything to add, really. Between the epic ‘shops, repeated JT spam, and the whole pic to begin with, there really isn’t anything else I could add… 🙁

    — "Jack and listen are two words that don’t go together…just like Jack and sanity, Jack and truth, Jack and proof, Jack and win…" — sortableturnip | http://www.orangeloungeradio.com/

  51. DarkTetsuya says:

    ‘And now, here’s Jack Thompson with the weather, Jack?’

    Has a nice ring to it, I think. 😛

    — "Jack and listen are two words that don’t go together…just like Jack and sanity, Jack and truth, Jack and proof, Jack and win…" — sortableturnip | http://www.orangeloungeradio.com/

  52. sortableturnip says:

    You need to put a warning well before the pic…I almost spewed soda all over my keyboard!

    Keep them coming!!!

  53. DavCube ( User Karma: 0 ) says:

    So THAT’S where that’s from. I only heard of it from references on, like, webcomics and stuff.

  54. BunchaKneejerks says:

    Mr Thompson, if you would like a higher resolution version for yourself I would be more than happy to provide it. I;ll even spell lawyer correctly and everything 🙂

  55. Kojiro ( User Karma: 0 ) says:

    I think it’s cute how schizophrenic he is with his emails.  This is not the first, nor the last, crypic half-thought of an email he has sent that required a follow up. 

    You gotta admit though, it’s funny to see a guy who takes himself so seriously posing for a picture like that.  It made me laugh.

  56. Icehawk says:

    Never was all that fond of Denny’s so would not miss it,  guess I would have to stop shopping at Wallymart though.

    Also a thought.  Which do you think is the bigger blowhard,  TS Ike or JBT? 

  57. Sai says:

    The wind’s not even blowing in the same direction, Jack.

    So he’s upset there’s no reports about the hurricane in Florida? I mean come on, Florida gets decimated by hurricanes at least two times a year, it should just be a given by now.

    Maybe he will become a weatherman, and claim the hurricane trained on murder simulators.

  58. black manta says:

    If Jack is indeed practicing to be a TV weatherman, I can imagine it’ll be just like Ollie Williams on Family Guy…

    "And now here’s Ollie Willams with the weather.  Ollie?"

    "IT’S GON’ RAIN!!!"

    "Thank you, Ollie." 

  59. Anonymous says:

    O_o here’s what i sent


    Let me begin with a few thoughts of my own.

    Over the past few years, you have continued to harass us “video game thugs” because of your unorthodox views and your ideals that video games are at fault for killings and what not.

    Does that really make any sense Mr. Thompson? If I were to play a video game such as Grand Theft Auto often, would that turn me into a killer? No, it doesn’t make any sense. I would ask you to stop your video game attacks because 1. Its not working 2. Its making you look more and more unprofessional 3. Its infringement of freedom of speech and 4. Its not worth it.

    Your harassment of gaming communities and companies is getting old and should end. Do something that’s more worthy like be a criminal prosecutor rather than some lawyer who wants to end video games. Is that how you want to be remembered? The guy tried to censor everything? I wouldn’t.

    I ask you, do you do this to get attention, for religion, or because in your eyes, it’s the right thing to do?

    Stop using video games as excuses. People kill people Mr. Thompson, not video games. Games do not have subliminal messages in them nor do they try to influence people to kill. They are just a new form of entertainment, that has different variations, from realistic simulations to simply solving puzzles. If I were you I would go after drug problems in the USA. Not many people deal with that but maybe you can.

    Also, don’t even think about threatening me with leagal action as I’m only expressing my opinion to you and pointing out the facts.

     

    Sincerely, a video gamer

     

    P.S. Get a life.

  60. Hello Jack, this is sanity, anyone home? says:

     

    Everyone let’s look on the bright side.  Maybe he has finally realized that soon he won’t be a lawyer any more and is just trying to find another job.  Jack, crazy lying old guys don’t make good meteorologists, it requires looking at data and evidence, and let’s be honest that isn’t something you are vary good at.  I thought about it for a while and came up with some suggestions for jobs that might be good for you, although most of them you might be under qualified:

    1.  dishwasher at denny’s

    2.  crazy homeless guy who yells at people on the street

    3. crazy homeless guy who hands out pamphlets

    4. greeter at walmart

  61. GryphonOsiris says:

    Well Jack, looks like our time of not taking you seriously has certainly come to a middle….

     

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  62. Zach fleming says:

    Dude he’s so crazy! I know I already posted that he lost his mind but this is just weirder and weirder, mayby i broke his mind when i sent him that email today XD

  63. sortableturnip says:

    Tom: And now to our weatherman Ollie Williams for the Blackie-Weather Forecast, Ollie?
    Olie: IT’S RAININ’ SIDEWAYS!
    Tom: Don’t you have an umbrella?
    Olie: USED TO!
    Tom: Where is it now?
    Olie: INSIDE OUT TWO MILES AWAY!
    Tom: Is there anything we can do for you?
    Olie: BRING ME SOME SOUP!
    Tom: What kind?
    Olie: CHUNKY!

  64. BunchaKneejerks says:

    jack8 copy by you.

    Last one, anymore and I may end up pissing off the mods 🙂

    Thanks to everyone for all the kind words about my ‘shops.

  65. Erik ( User Karma: 0 ) says:

    Ha!  Hey Jack, maybe you should try to post your off topic press release a dozen more times.  The first dozen times you failed, but the next dozen… well you will fail again.  But we all will, as always, be endlessly amused by your failings!

  66. sortableturnip says:

    What did you do, send him an unsolvable riddle?  Maybe a little subliminal messaging in the text?

     

    WHAT DID YOU DO?!?!?!?!?

     

     

  67. Anonymous ( User Karma: 0 ) says:

    I don’t think Jack belongs to that bunch of westboro nuts, he’s just got a boner for video games like he had for rap in the early 90’s.

  68. The Other Shadow says:

    DAMN YOU, WAFFLES!!! YOU WILL TELL ME HOW TO GET SHADOW BACK OR I PROMISE I WILL INFORM JACK OF YOUR VIDEO-GAME-SIMULATED MURDER OF SHADOW DARKMAN!!! 

  69. Shadow Darkman Anti-Thesis of Jack Thompson says:

    OH SHIT!!! YOU IDIOT!!! YOU JUST BROKE RULE 37 AND DIVIDED BY…

    [Shadow Darkman Anti-Thesis Of Jack Thompson has been disconnected.]

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  70. Shadow Darkman Anti-Thesis of Jack Thompson says:

    Rules 12 and 36, dude.

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  71. Anonymous says:

    I was gonna say…  If Jack actually had Photoshopped that, it came out looking better’n Dennis’s last attempt (11-year old girl gets family out of car).  And the thought of Jack being better than anyone at anything just shatters my mind.

  72. Shadow Darkman Anti-Thesis of Jack Thompson says:

    Was IFTL on GH? I only know it was on Rock Band PS3.

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  73. Tarosan says:

    It seems JT wants to become a weatherman… oh well as soon as a major storm hits and he goes after it, we’ll all win cause the weasel will drown! "loud evil laugh"

    When Life gives you lemons, you find a new god.

  74. Angry Pixel says:

    Yes Jack, there are terrible hurricanes in the south east area of the United States.  They happen every year so having in depth coverage of every single one is nuts.  Dealing with hurricanes is something you signed on to when you moved to Florida.  Where I live I have to deal with yearly floods, blizzards, and tornadoes.  You don’t see all of them with in depth news coverage even if they cause terrible damage.  You know why?  They are a yearly occurance.  Pick your natural disaster and learn to live with it because every area of the country has one.

  75. kurisu7885 (can't log in) says:

    Yet you still penned a piece of videogame legislation in Illinois that diverted funds from the state helping Katrina victims and rebuilding efforts.

  76. Afirejar says:

      The point of the news release is that the media are grossly underreporting Ike because there is no political angle.

    It’s mind-boggling, that you still haven’t noticed what this site is about. (Hint: You might want to look at the name.)

  77. Anonymous says:

    kkkkkkkkkkk

    So… Are you saying you’re in the KKK now, Jack?  Or did your keyboard just get stuck?

     

     

  78. DavCube ( User Karma: 0 ) says:

    Here’s the thing though, Mr. Thompson… weathermen ACROSS THE COUNTRY don’t even know if it will danger the US. Not just the guy you saw. What, you’re thinking all weathermen across the country are in on the ‘conspiracy’ against you now? What does that make now?

    Weathermen
    ECA/GP/Dennis
    Game Industry/ESRB
    Gays
    Non-Christians
    The Bush Family
    T2/RS/Blank Rome
    FBI
    Florida Bar

    And for a reason such as ‘not sexy enough?’ And you’re trying to NOT make yourself look strange?

    And no. You’re losing your lisence. The trial is over. You’re not going to get them to overrule the punishment DURING your ‘sentencing.’ (Forgive me if i’m using an incorrect legal term. I’m working for a math major, not trying to be a lawyer. And i’ll bet i’ll make more money than you ever did in your dung heap that you call a career.)

    I’ll say this much: "You’ll get no sympathy from me."

    David "DavCube" Gagnon, Sane Human Being, and You’re Not

  79. kkkkkkkkkkk says:

    The news release was not the least bit off topic, you idiot.  It was about Hurricane Ike, and one of your posters here is suggesting that I am making light of the danger posed by hurricanes.  I went through Hurricane Andrew with my family, which include a 2-week-old son.  The point of the news release is that the media are grossly underreporting Ike because there is no political angle.  Why don’t you get a real job, ezk?  Jack Thompson

  80. Shadow Darkman Anti-Thesis of Jack Thompson says:

    BunchaKneejerks WINS T3H I|\|T3R|\|3T$!11!!!!11!!!!

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  81. BlackIce says:

    Guns N’ Roses have re-dedicated ‘Estranged’ to J.B Thompson. Go listen to it, and you’ll see why. They are also considering doing the same to ‘Get in the Ring’.

  82. kurisu7885 (can't log in) says:

    Nah, I doubt it’s symbolic of that. He believes he’ll still be able to practice law after the next few weeks.

  83. DavCube ( User Karma: 0 ) says:

    Oh yeah, that. Oh, there’s the Department of Defense of some state as well…
    And damn near every judge in several states…

  84. Ken ( User Karma: 0 ) says:

    Looks to me like the lamppost is his career, and Jack’s holding onto it for dear life while the Florida bar aka. the hurricane is trying to rip him away from it, and hopefully splatter him all over Miami.

  85. Monkey Diapers says:

    How do I get on Jack’s mailing list? I’m tired of getting the latest Jack-offerings second hand…

     

    Didjya see what I did there? Didjya? Didjya?

  86. kurisu7885 (can't log in) says:

    Hmm, maybe we should also ask the charities that could have used that 10k you offered, or the Penny Arcade guys who were nice and donated on your behalf, right before you tried(and failed) to sue them.

  87. HarmlessBunny says:

    Actually I watch G4, you spend most of the time ranting like a fool. They make fun of you (in Adam Spessler’s case, ripped you appart!), and we laugh. Once again Jace Hall…was more of Jace carrying the humor, while you dryly thought you were making jokes.  🙂

    Keep on your quest for remaining in the media eye!

     

  88. hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh says:
    I have quite an active sense of humor.  Ask the folks at G4 and Jace Hall.  The Jack Thompson is a Humorless Moron approach is the official ECA line, so what does one expect.  However, you do have about one more minute, Dennis, to remove the Jack Thompson is a homosexual post.
     
    Immediate News Release – Noon, Sept. 5, 2008
     

    *SNIP*

    EZK: Removed the same off topic press release and also removed said comment. Planned to anyway when I read it.

     

  89. sortableturnip says:

    Fixed!

     

    GP: I’d prefer that people stick to the comments policy and not post things like that. Thanks. And thanks to EZK for his good modding of comments 

  90. HarmlessBunny says:

    So your sense of humor is news worthy now, Jack? Hmmmm Jace Hall…you were kinda dull, actually Jace carried more of the humor with his expressions, than you did with anything that sprouted up in your mouth. Flat joke delievery at best….. G4 you are unintentionally hilarious when you make appearances there. NBC you were hilarious when the news anchor took shots at you. 🙂

    Yes this is a real news site about GAMING and how POLITICS are affecting the gaming industry and game consumers. Not about what you ate for breakfast. Jack, your ego is plastered enough times on jaablog…we don’t need two sites now 🙂 Happened to looooove your little tidbit about your law license to be continue in great shape. Poor Jack, in denial… don’t worry, you still have a future as a future Best Buy door greeter…

    So how goes your crusade? Who is after you today? Weathermen, Bush Administration, Homosexuals, Florida Bar, US Marshalls, FBI, Federal Courts, Supreme Courts, every Judge, Black Rome, Tew Cardenas, the former Clinton Administration, Janet Reno, Shock Radio Jocks, Norm Kent, Take Two, EA, ESA, ESRB, Microsoft, Gamepolitics.com, G4 Attack of the Show, NBC, blogs in general, and people who just don’t like you (believe me, you have a ton of those!) ? Which is it Jack, or did I miss one?

    Don’t worry Jack, you’ll eventually find another lawyer willing to tank their career by co-signing your press-releas..err filings with the SCOFLA. Oh, what was that? You haven’t? Eep. Ummm well Walmart still happens to be looking for an old greeter! I think they give better pay if you happen to be an old has-been and a hack. WAIT! That you are qualified for! Well there is also full time religious nut-jobs waiving a sign in the street. How about crazy old cat man?

    Sadly I would recommend for you a permanent spot on Hollywood Squares, but they only accept C rated celebrities. I think you qualify as a D- ( If that. "Expert" at Fox News can be give to any slack-jawed yokel)

    Cheers Jack, keep shining on you tin-foil hat wearing crazy!

  91. ooooooooooooooooooooooo says:

     

    Jack Thompson writes:

    I’ve always had a sense of humor.  If this site were a real news site, it would have reported the outcroppings of my humor, but that doesn’t go with the official ECA line on Jack Thompson.  Contact Jace Hall for the real read on my comic sensibilities.

    No, that’s not my law license I’m holding onto.  That is and will continue to be, ultimately, in great shape.  It’s actually a basketball pole, featured on ABC World News Tonight awhile back.

    Finally, lose my law license or not (either way I win), we actually have real news going on in the real world that has nothing to do with Strauss Zelnick’s managing to screw up Take-Two.  Here is just some of it:

     *SNIP*
     
    EZK: Removed an off topic "press release" and a repeat of the above comments.

     

  92. Anonymous says:

    I know what to make of it, I think we NOW need to stop covering a certain someone unless it is actually news-worthy.

    Now, I am not complaing about the amount of stories, and I know GP has very little coverage of such as of late, but I do think this site doesn’t need any stories about what this nutcase does in their spare time.  Maybe just post it in the forum thread most of us ignore…

    Speaking of hurricanes, has he gotten a clue that people and government brances like the courts have other things to do then to return his threatening calls/spams/faxes/etc before/during/after such?

  93. jadedcritic says:

    For a minute there, I thought he might have had us going.  Just kinda screwing with us for the fun of it; but this "politics of weather" stuff smells faintly like something he would actually do.  I have to wonder about the conceit of a guy that drops "press releases" on a personal whim. Imagine if everyone could do that, "restaurant ran out of coke, only pepsi, film at 11!"

     

  94. Neeneko says:

    I am half surprised that he is not claiming that the hurricane is god punishing the radical gay florida bar or something.

  95. Eville1 says:

    I choose to look at this as John Thompson making light of tragic events happening all along our southern coastal cities. Just like with the Penny Arcade charity fiasco. This man has no shame.

  96. Anonymous ( User Karma: 0 ) says:

    hahahahahahahahahahaha…  wow…  okay, haha,  that is awesome, and something he would prolly say if in the reverse situation, but not joking.

    He didn’t photoshop that though.  He looks like he actually has his feet proped up, and holding onto the bar.  His shirt is hanging down, and just look at his face, haha.  I never seen his face that red before.  Wait….  okay, maybe I have.  I think we can all learn something from this, JT actually has some pretty strong arms.  I thought he was a skinny little whiny wimp.

     

  97. Arad says:

    I think the picture is him trying to strangle ‘The Bar.’  It should be seen as a death threat.  *sage nod*

  98. Baruch_S says:

    You know, this is probably a trap. He sends us this picture, knowing we’ll all see it, and then he takes what we say out of context to try to make gamers look bad and make it look like we’re mocking him.

  99. kurisu7885 (can't log in) says:

    Saying he was being a jerk is like calling milk spicy. He was practicalyl makign death threats

  100. Steve ( User Karma: 0 ) says:

    This is a man addicted to the spotlight, desperately trying to hold onto attention. His douchebag schtick isn’t working as well these days, so now he’s trying to cozy up to the same people he was being a jerk to months earlier?

    Jack is a sad man. He serves as an example of how not to be.

  101. Tarosan says:

    "thinks about it" That bastard’s making fun of New Orleans… AGAIN.

    When Life gives you lemons, you find a new god.

  102. Tarosan says:

    Oh he’s trying to strangle the bar… I see… I see… the lunatic is still going to lose his right to practice law

    When Life gives you lemons, you find a new god.

  103. Anonymous says:

    Now, y’see Jack, that’s what a lot of Super Heros get wrong, you are supposed to swing the lamp-post not vice-versa 😉

  104. JustChris says:

    It’s true. We don’t need web developers for the existence of blogs, forums, and anywhere else online that you’re entitled to a public opinion.

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