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The thing we now can't talk about

Postby Brah » Wed, 18 Feb 2015 6:50 pm

That was talked about a few weeks back.


........


Well I'm not gonna say anything....
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Re: The thing we now can't talk about

Postby nakatago » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 5:36 am

Alright... What did Wd40 do this time?

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Re: The thing we now can't talk about

Postby Brah » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 9:22 am

Not him, unless he got nabbed for talking about it.
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Re: The thing we now can't talk about

Postby Wd40 » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:28 am

Haha

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Re: The thing we now can't talk about

Postby nakatago » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:34 am

Wd40 wrote:Haha



Spill.

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Re: The thing we now can't talk about

Postby JR8 » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:10 pm

:???:

Anyone care to suggest what it is, even very cryptically if needs be?
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Re: The thing we now can't talk about

Postby Brah » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 4:33 pm

It's to do with the "S" word, and there was already an 9-page thread on this before it became a dangerous thing to discuss.
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Re: The thing we now can't talk about

Postby zzm9980 » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 5:21 pm

Why are we being silly and beating around the push?

He's talking about the TRS editors picked up for Sedition due to publishing an article accusing a Filipino family (foreigners oh noes) of instigating the Thaipusan (sp?) drummer incident.

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Re: The thing we now can't talk about

Postby Wd40 » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 5:42 pm


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Re: The thing we now can't talk about

Postby nakatago » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 5:49 pm

Brah wrote:It's to do with the "S" word, and there was already an 9-page thread on this before it became a dangerous thing to discuss.



If it weren't for zzm's post, I would have said "snuffleupagus."

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Re: The thing we now can't talk about

Postby JR8 » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 6:03 pm

Oh THAT... I didn't recall the discussion being 'shut down' here*, or the Notice from the AGC. So, thanks!



* Not that that matters now...
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Re: The thing we now can't talk about

Postby nakatago » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 6:23 pm

JR8 wrote:Oh THAT... I didn't recall the discussion being 'shut down' here*, or the Notice from the AGC. So, thanks!



* Not that that matters now...



Well, Big Bird is always mentioning him but as soon anyone takes a look, he's not there.

Someone had to shut down that nonsense.

If I see that Snuffleupagus, then I'll believe it.

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Re: The thing we now can't talk about

Postby x9200 » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 7:41 pm

Is this concept of avoiding public comments to prevent possible interference with the court's proceedings something typical of Singapore or it is also present, for example, in the UK legal system?

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Re: The thing we now can't talk about

Postby JR8 » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 8:06 pm

x9200 wrote:Is this concept of avoiding public comments to prevent possible interference with the court's proceedings something typical of Singapore or it is also present, for example, in the UK legal system?


Yes a curious one, I was wondering that too, but then got distracted onto other matters.

AFAIK people discuss cases before a trial has begun, and even during a trial. Yes a juror might read news comments during that trial but the media can't be stopped.

A judge will caution a jury, roughly: 'I would remind the members of the jury NOT to read media reports of this trial whilst it is ongoing'. That's as far as it goes: It can't go further barring locking up the jury each night for possibly weeks or months.

A bigger issue would be a juror speaking to the media during a trial. But I don't recall of hearing that happen. The consequences of that happening would be serious for all parties involved, and rightly so IMO. Any jury seems to contain the full spectrum of opinion, so identifying the source of a specific opinion would be none too hard a task...
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Re: The thing we now can't talk about

Postby curiousgeorge » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:05 pm

I thought we were talking about you-know-who's prostate


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