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Old 10-24-2012, 08:58 PM
 
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I say time to grow up. Don't mess with people. This type crap is called Bullying....and it makes you look lame. No one supports the bully's now....the tide has turned.
Honestly, I never saw it that way. So basically every time you joke around and just having a good time is bullying?

Lately people are becoming monks and not think every joke is to hurt you.
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Old 10-25-2012, 05:09 AM
 
Location: Colorado (PA at heart)
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Honestly, I never saw it that way. So basically every time you joke around and just having a good time is bullying?
No, not every time. But when you cross and line and push it too far, yes.

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Lately people are becoming monks and not think every joke is to hurt you.
No, you just need to learn the difference between "joke" and "bullying".

Grow. The. Eff. Up.

I was trying to give you some benefit of the doubt since you're only 17 but seriously, you're almost an adult - start acting it or you're going to have more problems like this in the future as everyone else around you matures and you continue to behave like a child.
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Old 10-25-2012, 08:16 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh
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Honestly, I never saw it that way. So basically every time you joke around and just having a good time is bullying?
It sounds like you were the only one having a good time, and at someone else's expense. A good life lesson is that people hate being the butt of jokes, and yes, it can be bullying to be picked on and laughed at. The guy who punched you didn't think it was just good fun, and it sounds like your friends didn't, either.
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Old 10-25-2012, 08:34 AM
 
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I didn't assault that J**. I already stated how I wasn't even thinking about fighting him. He challenged me and that's how it started.
Actually HOW it started is with YOU not with him. You did something to him which I'm thinking was added to a long list of things you have done to him that you thought was a "prank" and he finally got tired of it and got out his big ole can of whipped your butt.

HE DID NOT START IT YOU DID!!!!!!!!!!

Accept it and quit acting like you are in 3rd grade already, you are 17 time to at least try to grow up and mature.
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Old 10-25-2012, 09:45 AM
 
Location: Back in the gym...Yo Adrian!
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You need to know who your friends are before you start pulling pranks on them. Who can take a joke and who can't, and what would be crossing the line. If he was the one who got his eyebrows shaved and he had a job interview the next day I can see why he'd kick your ass. If, he was the type of guy who would do the same thing to others and everything was cool between you, then you can say he overreacted. Moral of the story: get to know the people who you consider friends, and then make sure you know them well enough to play pranks on them.
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:19 AM
 
Location: Sunny Bay Area, CA
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What is this owning crap? LOL I mean, I know what it means but it's so funny to me. "He owned me" like, he bought you from the highest bidder. I can't help it, it's too funny. Kids these days!
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:21 AM
 
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if you pull a prank, you need to expect an arm punch or some kind of hit back. You overstepped when you got into a fight after YOU pulled the prank. You pull the prank, then the dude's gonna hit you, expect it, esp. if it's a big prank. If he keeps hitting/starts going too far, laugh loudly while running away/blocking and laughingly be like "OK! OK! We're even! Now we're even!" You shouldn't be getting in fights after the prank

and you should NEVER be taunting anyone. Taunting someone is looking for a fight and a real dick move. Real men don't LOOK for fights.
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:28 AM
 
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''Kid, you have time to take it back, I will own you easily without even trying, you hear that so you better back off''.
Sorry if I'm re-iterating the same point, but YOU started something. Why does HE have to take anything back? You should just expect to get hit a bit after the prank. You do NOT get in a fight after a prank. If someone over-reacts, do like I said, and if he keeps retaliating you and your friends as a group should cool him down, which you should plan for as a contingency in the first place
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:47 AM
 
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So...

You wound him up (not for the first time), he told you to back off, you felt confident so didn't, he smacked you and made you look an arse and now some of your friends look like they think you deserved it?

Diddums......
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:56 AM
 
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So, OP, does the unanimous contempt offered by the older and wiser posters perhaps give you any insight into how skewed and immature your outlook and actions are? Or are you just going to go trolling elsewhere for pats on the head?
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