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Animals As Leaders Has Guitars Stolen

Update: The band has since recovered the stolen vehicle and one of the guitars.

Animals as Leaders has checked in with the following announcement about having guitars and other equipment stolen:

"Hey guys. We've got some pretty terrible news to report. Upon returning home to our house in LA we discovered that we'd been robbed while were out on tour. The thieves were able to get away with Javier's Chevy Blazer and all of the equipment we didn't have on tour with us. 10 guitars in total. This includes many of our one of a kind custom instruments (Stranberg, Rick Toone ) as well as amplifiers, PA equipment and personal items.

"This is beyond devastating. We know so many of you have been beyond supportive with Javier's legal troubles. We may need more of your help now to potentially find some of these one of a kind instruments that may pop up on Ebay, Craigslist, pawn shops, used music stores etc.

"We're adding an album containing photos and detailed descriptions of the stolen gear to our profile. Please take a look and keep your eyes open for anything that looks close to this stuff. I truly think that with your help we have an exponentially better chance of tracking some of this down.

"If anyone has any information about any of this gear, please contact us at animalsgear@gmail.com. Please, keep it to messages containing leads on the stolen gear. Thanks!"

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1. wheatleybix writes:

Ah man, AAL have really had a rough time recently :(

# Jun 17, 2012 @ 12:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. brandedcfh420 writes:

it has to be someone they know.

# Jun 17, 2012 @ 1:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. ZMA writes:

Fvcked up.

# Jun 18, 2012 @ 3:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. -Metal_Rapture- writes:

Branded bro, I hate to say but every time I see you and your posts you remind me of Dwight from the office lol.

# Jun 18, 2012 @ 3:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. brandedcfh420 writes:

no idea who that is as i dont watch tv that much....is it a good thing or bad thing i remind you of him?

# Jun 18, 2012 @ 3:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Fuck_A_Name writes:

^sort of good, hes f***ing hilarious but hes f***in out of his mind

so yeah, basically branded 101

# Jun 18, 2012 @ 9:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Fuck_A_Name writes:

oh yeah and what the f*** is up with all the problems AAL has been having lately. you would think a band made up of high-end yet no-ego musicians would be doin alright touring wise. wtf

# Jun 18, 2012 @ 9:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. brandedcfh420 writes:

well alright then!!!! haahahahahaha....!!

# Jun 19, 2012 @ 7:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Blindgreed1 writes:

Dwight performed his own circumcision so yeah... Totally fvcking metal. \m/\m/

# Jun 19, 2012 @ 12:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. brandedcfh420 writes:

repukelican: you joined just to say that stupid crap? also, A7X sucks!!!!!!!

# Jun 19, 2012 @ 3:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Blindgreed1 writes:

@ REPUBLICANa7xfan: I remember when I had my first beer.

# Jun 19, 2012 @ 4:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Fuck_A_Name writes:

^the last time I heard that I laughed so hard I fell off my dinosaur!

# Jun 19, 2012 @ 11:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. chet the bringer of death writes:

agree with post 2, reeks of an inside job.

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 1:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. brandedcfh420 writes:

cmon, talk better smack about me...ax7 still sucks donkey b@lls and will forever suck!!!!

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 10:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Drum_Junkie writes:

Strike another win for IP logging...

Back on topic... Glad to hear that the LAPD actually did some good and recovered the car and a guitar.

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 10:37 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Blindgreed1 writes:

A7X blows dogs for quarters and their fans are dumber than a bag of hammers. Who creates two clones just to agree with themselves? Fvcking ra-tards, that's who. Go jerk your gherkin to the latest kiddie metal somewhere else. You give fa**ots a bad name.

@DJ: Nothing worse than losing your gear on the road man.

@branded: Kids these days...

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 11:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. brandedcfh420 writes:

this kid is trying to insult me but shows how absolutely retarded he is with his posts. "ip logged" is a great button indeed. im sure the lil twat will come on and say "o it was my lil brother or sister"...oh the fun we have showing faceless trolls and their outright retardation............yea BG, they think they are just so "brootal and troo" with the utterly fake a$$ closet homo music they listen to these days!!

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 11:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. hewhoshallnotbenamed writes:

@Blindgreed1
when did they get promoted? i thought they blew donkeys for nickels?

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 11:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Blindgreed1 writes:

@ hewhoshall: I stand corrected. LMAO! \m/\m/

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 11:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. silvermountains writes:

dang, that's rough. hope that they find there sh!t

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 12:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. hellrat writes:

I have two donkeys that the lil' 7xVaggieFold is welcome to gargle for nickels on the dollar (they're of French lineage, so they'd prolly be into it)...but the frothy mouthed little guzzler has to PAY for the opportunity to satisfy his craving for burro choad

Them nickels'll add up quick with such a ravenous client, and them jackasses need to earn their keep anyhow

hey Silver, you going to Agalloch on the 17th in D?...come on bro, Black Forest Hobbit Metal!! \m/

Glad these dudes got the van back...guitars, drums, mics aside, ya can't have a frikken Metal band without a goddamned van :)

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 12:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. brandedcfh420 writes:

hahahhaha, i live in my own house with my wife....o man, its so fun to get the retarded children mad cause they go on rants that are absolutely hiliarious...cmon lil boy, give us something good...anything else from the lil pre-k section??? hahahahaha...........

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 12:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Blindgreed1 writes:

First of all sh!t breath, I'd gladly piss all over A7X and extend an open invitation to any of them the next time they're in town. Secondly, we live by a higher standard on this website fvckstain. The whole "living behind your computer in your mom's basement" sh!t doesn't fly here. Now wipe the man milk off your chin, get your arse back to summer school and learn the difference between "their" and "there". If you need some pointers I'll send my 14 year old for tutoring and an eventual arse kicking just for good measure. Now STFU and GTFO of my thread b!tch.

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 12:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. brandedcfh420 writes:

my wife loves me more than life itself....well, being new doesnt mean sh1t. you came in and made an absolute moronic dumba$$ of yourself and everyone sees it with ip logged...also, im not at the pc all day, taking a break from other things going on around here...anything else??

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 12:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Blindgreed1 writes:

Yeah, it's pretty obvious that you're new here by the way you agreed with your own clones dumb-fvck. It's also obvious that you enjoy a mouth full of c@ck by the balls bouncing off your chin. You goin somewhere with this Rocky Dennis?

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 12:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. R10 writes:

Classic response,BG! Awaiting hellrats comment. How the hell did an article about stolen vans,equipment,turn into a thread about AX7? Anyeays,glad AAL recovered thier van,and a giutar. Super talented band,btw.

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 12:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. brandedcfh420 writes:

repukey: yea i do...

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 12:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. brandedcfh420 writes:

i absolutely despise all democratic and republican politicians....i stay unaffiliated from those anti-american pieces of whale sh1t.....i refuse to join any political party because they are all contolled by secret back room masters and politicians are just pet monkeys on a leash.........

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 12:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. brandedcfh420 writes:

i was responding to your post 41

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 12:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Blindgreed1 writes:

Political views have very little to do with what goes on here. And backpedaling isn't becomming on anyone, of course neither is your boyfriend. Word on the street is he fakes it and spits on your back.

You can't come in here guns a blazing and then back out with your arse in the air. Where I get my material is of no consequence to this discussion. You came, you steppen in sh!t and now you're trying to save face. Good luck with that.

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 12:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. brandedcfh420 writes:

dude, you def need to wake up then...our country has been sold to every other country by those politicians in office....btw, just asking, how old are you?

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 12:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. brandedcfh420 writes:

haahahahhaha, if you think you will be heard one day then you have a sh1tload of learning to do about how the political process works...republican party is just as pathetic as the dems. they are both against this country's working people and have shipped jobs overseas and given the illegals americans jobs in this country with the excuse "they are doing jobs americans dont want to do". typical anti-american bought off piece of dogsh1t politician regardless of dem or repub.

Deathbringer: why are you so quiet?? hahaahahha

BG: funny he calls you the "loser" while he has shown absolute failure in his short time here!!!

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 1:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. brandedcfh420 writes:

no i thought your post 10 was absolutely retarded. you popped in and posted that when it had absolutely nothing to do with the thread to begin with. then you showed how much of an absolute dumbfk you are by posting under different names with the same ip, and once it was shown that you are posting and then answering your own posts you began to change you attitude and now you are trying to put the flames out...well, we all can tell you that its a bit too late after showing your idiotic mentality as well as immaturity with your multiple personality posts...

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 1:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. brandedcfh420 writes:

anyways, im about to go eat lunch with my wife at her job, ill leave you to BG to keep shredding you into pieces........

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 1:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. hellrat writes:

Well c0cksnatch, you clearly should stick with blowing livestock, as your comments suggest that you are unfortunately about as clever and perceptive as that beloved steely dan ya like to giddee up on :)

You have shamelessly and unquestionably swallowed (yer good at that aren't ya) the quite blatant facade of idealist illusion that Partisan Politics in this fine country has been so successfully marketing to dipsh!ts like you for over 200 years....now, do you understand what I just said, sack licker? YOU make a difference? Ha! that's fvcking rich

My offer stands, and ol' Fabrice and Jean-Jacques are lookin forward to the pleasure of your visit...and hell, if you can behave yourself like a good b!tch cur dog while you're here, I may just adopt ya, and let you start turnin a few tricks of yer own...I din't mind a little barnyard pimpin' :)

Whaddya say Vaggiefolds?

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 1:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. hellrat writes:

THAT's all ya got? pfffft....just as I figgered eh?

It hurts my heart to make this humble suggestion, as I am highly altruistic (philanthropy is my strong suit), but it would quite obviously be in the best interest of the greater collective for you to find a a rope and a closet and make proper use of the two in short order

You did claim to be selfless that way didn't ya? Well have at it buster... hell, we'll even dance while ya swing :)

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 1:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. Blindgreed1 writes:

Sorry, I was busy... Don't you tell me what to do you little sack huffer.

I think HR is the most understimated poster we have on staff. NOBODY has ever given him a clean slate to start on and they ALWAYS end up looking duuuumb for it. \m/\m/

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 2:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. brandedcfh420 writes:

I thought the kid was deleting his acct and never coming back. My wife is at work and I went and ate lunch with her. Also, shea is spelled she....Go back to school and re-learn English, as you have a hard time spelling simple words.

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 2:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. hellrat writes:

Ah shucks brother Blind, now I's all embarrassed...besides, its nothin special, it just comes natural....I grew up on a floodplain, and never have minded tossin a few sandbags whenever the bullsh!it flows too deeply ;)

oh (s)he'll be back Brand...poor little vaginal scrote seems to suffer a masochistic bent

NP---Circle of Tyrants---To Mega Therion

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 2:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. brandedcfh420 writes:

repuke: cmon, give me better smack. you can do it. also, toss me an email i can reach ya at and ill prove im married and living in my own place...or will that be too much for you to be proven wrong on all accts?!!?!?!?

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 3:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. brandedcfh420 writes:

o and yes that is my real pic taken at ozzfest 2007.

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 3:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. brandedcfh420 writes:

then give me something better and ill stop. your posts are those of a 3rd grader. you claim to be 19 but show absolute immaturity with your posts.

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 3:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. deathbringer writes:

Come on guys, don't feed the trolls...

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 3:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. chet the bringer of death writes:

LOL
75 posts in a day on an animals as leader thread, i had to check in to see
wtf was going on.
dude, you made 3 memberships to win a a cyberwar?
bravo.

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 4:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. hellrat writes:

Shoot chet, we ain't had a nice little rodeo like this since the last time the ol' Vaggie Folds was around :)

And yes, please do come on by the "country store" here lil' Venger, I'd be glad to show you Fabrice & JJ's accomodating quarters...now gather up them nickels boy, we don't take kindly to beggars now ya hear?

Say, you were just in my dear ol' AZ and you didn't bother to pay a visit to my good brother in Tuck Son?...insolent yet cowardly fvcking sniveller...you see? that why you are a c0cksnatch...you WOULD be a d!ck if ya had any fvcking balls, but you don't; you have them 'Folds...yep, a regular flapping and dribbling fvcking pvssy :)

Anyway, if ya haven't gotten under control by the time you come by the rancho, I'd be happy to help ya out...I reckon I wouldn't much mind crammin a whole box of Tampax down that cavernous yapper of yours...heck, I'm lookin forward to the experiment ;)

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 4:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. Drum_Junkie writes:

Hey, DB
If you end up deleting the troll posts, this thread will still be pretty comical with just the one-sided smacktalk. LMAO
...waiting for the ban hammer....

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 4:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. deathbringer writes:

Indeed, DJ. It's like he never even existed. Bet his mamma and daddy wished they could do the same.

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 4:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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48. Blindgreed1 writes:

Damn... My #69 post was good smack and landed at 69 by happenstance. That never... Happens? Lol.

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 5:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. Drum_Junkie writes:

HA!!!

BG, HR and Branded now sound like three kids with tourettes and ADHD. ;)
It was fun while it lasted, I guess.

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 5:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. brandedcfh420 writes:

duh duh duh....stutter....wheres my meds!?!?!?!??!

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 5:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. hellrat writes:

^ha! no kidding...tick-tick, err, son of a b****! goddamnnit!! tick-tick, errr... :)

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 5:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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52. Blindgreed1 writes:

SQUIRREL!!!

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 5:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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53. Blindgreed1 writes:

FAN's a d!ck. That is all. XD

# Jun 20, 2012 @ 5:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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54. Shwizzy writes:

i really wish i got to see the comments Blindgreed, Hellrat and Branded were ripping apart. looks like it was a slaughter-fest

# Jun 21, 2012 @ 6:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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55. Fuck_A_Name writes:

I am a d*** indeed, I always go hard as a motherf***er on these p***ies BG.

# Jun 21, 2012 @ 6:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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56. Blindgreed1 writes:

:-) That's my boy! \m/\m/

Thanks Shwizzy, we do our best to bring above average insults to the table when needed.

# Jun 21, 2012 @ 6:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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57. brandedcfh420 writes:

If the kid had actually done a recon of the site he would have noticed ip logged. ignorance is bliss........

# Jun 21, 2012 @ 7:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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58. Fuck_A_Name writes:

Recon day 1: I see that blindgreed talks sh** to newbs, and branded yells at everything. they have yet to notice my invisible internet presence, soon they will feel the wrath of my comments

recon day 2: It seems that whenever an argument arises, Hellrat arrives to bolster his allies in time of combat...I should prepare fake identites to make my numbers seem larger to help my arguments

Recon day 3: What is this Ip logged button? I dont think I should press it, it might be a trap...

Recon day 4: Some idiot with the ironic hipster name "f***_a_name" (haha we get it haha f***ing loser) put some comment attempting to be funny, I dont think he will be a problem, hes not even good at being funny. Also, noticed a user named Deathbringer talking in a few threads, he shouldnt be much of a threat to my plan. Almost ready....

# Jun 21, 2012 @ 8:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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59. brandedcfh420 writes:

Very good report trooper!! Now report for K.P.

# Jun 21, 2012 @ 9:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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60. Blindgreed1 writes:

Fvck Deathbringer... Fvcking n00b. arsehole comes in here acting like he ownes the place... Wait. LMFAO!

# Jun 22, 2012 @ 11:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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61. kallah writes:

Oh god. Doesn't know when to give up. Shame I missed the rest.

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