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People News Chris Avellone grows a pair and fights back against being cancelled

Discussion in 'News & Content Feedback' started by DarkUnderlord, Jun 26, 2021.

  1. Grotesque ±¼ ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Patron

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    If that is the case and Avellone really believes a jury will unanimously exonerate him, then he deserve his future canceled for being such a slurping moron.
    It seems he learned NOTHING from Chauvin's trial and I bet he's progressive enough (aka out of touch) that thinks that dude had a fair trial!

    I really don't know if this dissonant Avellone schmuck deserves anyone rooting for him anymore.
    Does this fucker knows in what fuckin reality he lives in?

    Good luck finding impartial jurors in sunny California!

    I already see with my mind's eye Karissa's defense saturating the juror pool with all sorts of pink haired wackos with pussy hats tatooed on their forehead!
    Good luck fucko!

    If it comes to a jury trial, I give him zero chance of winning.
    Literally ZERO.

    нуль!

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  2. Roguey Codex Staff Sawyerite

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    I trust his lawyers know what they're doing and he's not doing anything to contradict them given their credentials

    The other one's only been practicing law since last November which is a bit concerning, but she did well in law school so as I've said, unless it's deliberate sabotage or Chris is ignoring their advice but they still like his money too much to quit, there's a well-reasoned strategy behind what they're doing.
     
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  3. mondblut Arcane

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    I don't remember nation-wide riots in the name of karissa's violated sobriety and jacqui collins' third wheeling exit strategy. Do you have any links?

    Contrary to the rumors, commiefornia is not a monolithic entity. The hinterland is still largely red, and LA is considered a less "progressive" place than SF. Moreover, Orange country is basically 50/50.
     
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  4. passerby Augur

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    I agree, that the only angle that makes sense is that it could spook her and she will be open to settle.
    Women are more risk averse after all, she had nothing to loose by shitting on him on twitter, repeating it on a trial carries some risk for her, even if small.

    If it'd come to trial, it's like 90% she will be found not guilty ( an estimate pulled out of my ass, expressing how I feel about MCA's chances on jury trial ).
     
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  5. Grotesque ±¼ ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Patron

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    do you think that the far left BLM/ANTIFA rioters don't also strongly adhere to the "believe all women" mantra or have any respect for the notion of "better leave the guilty free than an innocent in prison" ?

    and just one juror is enough to make him lose the trial in which case this will be interpreted by all the activists and presented on twitter as proof he's a rapist.
    you have more chances to win the lottery than not having a political activist in your jury pool nowadays.

    And what's with all this optimism?
    Chauvin had a freakin BLM activist in the jury, where the scrutiny should've been extreme for such an important trial.
    The #metoo hysteria is just as popular as Floyd's "deliberate, malicious murder".

    And you think Avellone will receive top notch scrutiny to not have a tainted jury?
    Sequestered jury? lol
    The fist thing the jurors will do is to google his name, they will not even wait to leave the court building.
    How many times his legal team can reject a juror proposal?


    If the lawyer isn't a hardcore Planescape:Torment fanboy that would give his life for Avellone and fill his walls at home with pin pictures and knitting wool strings, then don't be so sure they "know what they're doin' ".
    They receive their paycheck whatever the verdict.

    They could regard Avellone as yet another John Doe who wanted to seek justice in the #metoo era, another source of amusement, a fun story for sharing between lawyers when they get together at their favorite bar, on a Friday night:

    "And I said to him... get this... you should get a jury trial !".
    "Bwahahahahahahah!"

    "He liked casual sex a lot... well... that was the denial phase..."
    "Bless his soul... he has lot's of money though... I heard he once had a sugar daddy called Feargus.
    "Bad breakup. But lots of money!"


    "He's still adamant he's not gay... but we all know the truth."




     
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  6. DarkUnderlord Professional Throne Sitter

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    Can we look on the bright side? A twitter user who posted upwards of 10 tweets per day has deleted all her tweets and practically left the platform. The less people twitting on twitter, the better off we all are. That's a win in anyone's language.
     
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  7. Roguey Codex Staff Sawyerite

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    What you're suggesting is intentional sabotage as opposed to incompetence. Incompetence is unlikely.
     
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  8. Roguey Codex Staff Sawyerite

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    To whom are you referring? Both women being sued are still on twitter, they just locked their accounts.
     
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  9. Grotesque ±¼ ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Patron

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    I'm suggesting that if the lawyers didn't strongly oppose a jury trial, then they're as much as out of touch with the present day realities of a ever increasing ideological divided and over politicized society.

    But maybe Avelone really pushed the idea of a jury trial because he's an incurable romantic where he wants to bombastically be found worthy of his claim by a jury of his peers.
    And being found unanimously worthy by his peers and not by a "corrupt" judge, he thinks this will give him more legitimacy onwards in clearing his tainted name.

    And in this case, lawyers didn't tried too hard to cure him of his romanticism and just asked him to show them the pile of money!
     
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  10. Grotesque ±¼ ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Patron

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    Your suggestion that Avellone will have a fair trial because he's too low key and there's no blackmail/peril of large scale mayhem and riots, is entirely false.


    Ideologs will always search for "test cases" to which they seek to impale their flag in their never ending propaganda war.

    This was the case in the post Bolshevik revolution where anonyms became over-night enemy of the people in the class purge that followed.
    It's not far fetched to believe that Avellone could be portrayed in media as lil' Cosby II if a certain critical mass is reached.
    And then he will find out he raped 60+ women as more and more will come forward.

    All of a sudden, the theory of which "Avellone wrote all those nasty & controversial quests because he's a sick sexual abuser" as someone already said on twitter, will make great headlines.
     
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  11. Saark Arcane Patron

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    Jury selection is still a thing though, and I'm sure any decent lawyer worth his salt can assess and get rid of typical SJW types during selection.

    Since his case is mostly about a matter of fact, and not law, a jury is much more likely to decide in favor of the wronged person - in this case that would be Avellone. Someone with proper knowledge of the law will almost never make it through Jury selection however (at least the few lawyer friends I have always get struck down immediately when they say they're lawyers) as you want the dumbest and most uneducated and biased Jury imaginable. In this case you want the redneck red-voting CA resident that might already subscribe to the "Social Media is Fake News" agenda or has an easy time siding against a woman making baseless claims and accusations online. Seing how the trial is set to be held in Orange County, which is still pretty much 50:50 in terms of political stance, I don't find it hard to believe that requesting a Jury Trial is actually helping his case. Finding unlawful behavior in these social media cases and statements is difficult, but it doesn't take much for the Jury to be convinced that statements were stated as fact, when they couldn't have been or were straightup lies, which is what a libel case relies on pretty heavily.
     
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  12. Roguey Codex Staff Sawyerite

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    While Chris lives in Orange, the trial is taking place in Los Angeles county. As I keep saying, I'm sure they have sound reasons for filing it there.
     
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  13. Absinthe Arcane

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    A jury trial is probably preferred because it's much easier to convince a jury that Chris Avellone has been maliciously wronged through deliberate falsehoods than a judge who can adopt a stringently narrow interpretation of what constitutes a statement of fact (For example, is "Chris Avellone is a sexual predator" a statement of fact or a matter of opinion? This exact question will come up in the trial.) and what constitutes malice. Really, in any sort of personal injury trial (libel/defamation of character is a type of personal injury trial), juries are usually preferred since they're more willing than judges to accept that wrongdoing has occurred.
     
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  14. darkpatriot Arcane

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    It varies from state to state, but usually only some kind of majority or super majority decision is required for civil cases. As long as a certain specified percentage of the jury rules a certain way.

    According to this California court website "In a civil case, the judge will tell you how many jurors must agree in order to reach a verdict."

    https://www.courts.ca.gov/2240.htm#panel2245

    So, California only requires some kind of majority verdict for Civil Cases. Although, I have no idea what the majority percentage is for California or if it varies based on the type of civil suit. But it doesn't look like MCA will need a unanimous jury to win.
     
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    Alright, I accept my rant was hasty. This has now inclined into a premier analysis by rpg nerds of a leading example of the crisis of the West.

    On his employability, surely his inbox is being flooded by small projects offering him writing contracts under a pseudonym?
     
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  16. DarkUnderlord Professional Throne Sitter

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    I'm gonna be honest. I'm not that familiar with twitter terminology and what a locked account is.

    But it makes it harder for people to read their bullshit, right?
     
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    Ask Infinitron. I've seen him sneer about people being "ratio'd" and other twatter tranny terminology.
     
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  18. Tacgnol Shitlord Patron

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    I'm also somewhat confused by the operation of Twitter these days. As far as I'm aware your account can be in one of three states, fully open, follower only or locked/private.

    Hopefully they do the world a favour and stay in the latter long after the case.
     
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  19. Krice Arcane Developer

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    It's not that simple. The industry is heavily influenced by USA and that country is like a big pile of crap slowly draining on other countries as well. Somehow anything that happens in US is worth imitating which is so funny it's not even funny anymore. If it was only US everyone else would just laugh at how dumb you guys are. Because you are so dumb it hurts. Everything you do is against all logic that ever existed.
     
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    As mentioned previously, I doubt they want it to get that far. Their ideal resolution is probably that the defendants agree to a settlement before that.

    Chris would probably be happy with some sort of public apology.
     
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  21. Harthwain Cipher

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    O rly?

    Battle Brothers is German. Solasta: Crown of the Magister and The Dungeon of Nahuibek are both French. Death Stranding is Japanese. Divinity: Original Sin series and Baldur's Gate 3 are Belgian. The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077 are Polish. Kingdom Come: Deliverance and ARMA are Czech. Total War series is made by British, Minecraft and Europa Universalis/Hearts of Iron/Crusader Kings are Swedish, Disco Elysium comes from Estonia...

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  22. Tramboi Prophet Patron

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    But Karissa seems crazy enough not to yield.
     
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    He has a point, though, in a cultural way. Lots of younger people in European game studios are very influenced by the modern Twitter US culture.
     
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  24. cosmin haraga Novice

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    my penny
    to me it looks like entrapment, the ugly girl revenge thing.
    the k girl practically set him up from the beginning, maybe she was mad for being ignored by a somewhat known playboy. it happens.
    she was living their relation as j girl's best friend. we all know the type : the one that whispers in your girlfriend's ear all the crazy female tests and finding ways you failed ...
    or maybe I'm just bitter over torment 2
     
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