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Could "Knockout Game" be spreading to DC?
WTTG-TV Fox 5 ^ | November 21, 2013 | Karen Gray Houston

Posted on 11/21/2013 9:22:35 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

WASHINGTON, DC - Police say they are investigating the two women punched in the head in Columbia Heights on Thursday and Friday as simple assaults. But the victims wonder if they were targets of the Knockout game.

It's a game being played by teens in some cities where groups of people attack innocent victims, with the intention of knocking them out with one sucker punch.

The most recent assault in the District occurred Thursday night. Phoebe Connolly, in town from Vermont, was riding her bike up 11th Street NW near Cardozo High School. She encountered a group of several teens standing on their bikes in the street.

When she tried to ride by, one of them punched her in the nose. A friend told Connolly it sounded like the Knockout game. Connolly googled and discovered another woman had been a victim Thursday night on 14th Street in Columbia Heights.

Fox 5 spoke to that woman, who doesn't want to be identified....

(Excerpt) Read more at myfoxdc.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: blackrage; blacks; crime; diversity; knockoutgame; ophra
A not-so-cold war.
1 posted on 11/21/2013 9:22:36 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

God forbid the media report any relevant demographic information regarding the ‘teens’ in any story related to the, um, ‘game’. Nope, no whitewash here! Not covering up a thing!


2 posted on 11/21/2013 9:24:21 PM PST by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: coloradan

A black “activist” on Fox said it’s racist to even talk about this.


3 posted on 11/21/2013 9:29:12 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

carry bear spray and have it in hand if any group of black boys approach .


4 posted on 11/21/2013 9:29:19 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: chessplayer

I saw that , what a pathetic POS


5 posted on 11/21/2013 9:29:54 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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“Phoebe Connolly, in town from Vermont, was riding her bike up”

is there any other state than Vermont that would have a girl named phoebe, and who rides a bike on vacation.


6 posted on 11/21/2013 9:30:13 PM PST by willywill
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They need to stop calling it a game.


7 posted on 11/21/2013 9:30:19 PM PST by Veggie Todd (I don't always talk to Obama voters, but when I do I ask for Large Fries.)
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To: LeoWindhorse

Racist! /s


8 posted on 11/21/2013 9:32:56 PM PST by matt04
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To: Veggie Todd

and they need to stop calling them “a group of teens”


9 posted on 11/21/2013 9:38:07 PM PST by esoxmagnum (Turtles don't win fights, they just turtle up. Victory belongs to the aggressor, not the turtle.)
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To: chessplayer

> A black “activist” on Fox said it’s racist to even talk about this.

It wouldn’t be if they were white teens...


10 posted on 11/21/2013 9:39:01 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: LeoWindhorse

"Bear Spray."

11 posted on 11/21/2013 9:40:08 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: LeoWindhorse

I guess we can just refer to the gangs as Jarrett’s Payback Teams


12 posted on 11/21/2013 9:41:09 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: willywill

Well, Phoebe Cates is from New York (so that’s pretty close anyway) , but we can be assured that these “teens” bear absolutely NO resemblance to the characters in “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” ! /s;)


13 posted on 11/21/2013 9:42:45 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: chessplayer

Given that “racism” means prejudicially deciding different actions based solely on the color of someone’s skin, I think that ‘activist’ should look in the mirror when he calls others racist.


14 posted on 11/21/2013 9:43:30 PM PST by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Turnabout is fair play. “Polar bears” can be hazardous to your health.


16 posted on 11/21/2013 9:47:52 PM PST by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: LeoWindhorse

carry bear spray and have it in hand if any group of black boys approach
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That Wasp foam is pretty decent also...Course won’t be too long before ‘they’ ban stuff like that for personal use.
Or catch someone in the eye and they will be suing because you may have ‘hurt’ them.

But, like they say, keep calling it a game and it legitimizes it.

I am sure the same candor would be used if one were to pick out a ‘protected species’ and whack them with a bat or pool cue. Could call that ‘Big Whack Attack game’ or with pistol and call it the ‘One shot game’.


17 posted on 11/21/2013 9:47:54 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 --Too bad Abortion and birth control advocates didn't have parents who agreed with them.)
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To: LeoWindhorse

“carry bear spray and have it in hand if any group of black boys approach”

How did you know I nicknamed my pistol Bear Spray?


18 posted on 11/21/2013 9:54:53 PM PST by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

who makes that holster!
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19 posted on 11/21/2013 9:56:15 PM PST by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: willywill

““Phoebe Connolly, in town from Vermont, was riding her bike up””

They had her on FNC last night. After listening to her, I am almost glad she got hit. She is a liberal moron who “forgave” her attacker!


20 posted on 11/21/2013 9:57:59 PM PST by vette6387
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To: BigCinBigD

Buffalo Holster Company is what it says.


21 posted on 11/21/2013 9:58:19 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m with you.


22 posted on 11/21/2013 10:36:34 PM PST by Gator113 ( Ted Cruz, Sarah Palin and Mike Lee speak for me, most everyone else is just noise.)
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To: jsanders2001
I had a nephew that was attacked by 5-6 ethnics in Cambridge Mass a year back, the boy was an accountant, came out of an eatery after Celtics game; barely seen them coming, didn't even get a good look at their faces; except that they were blk. They beat his head off the cobblestones and he was in hospital for a few weeks with a double skull fracture. He came up caribou hunting last fall and I told him it will never happen again in his life, don't let the anger eat him up. I was shot at by ethnics many years back, watching those orange flashes from 15 yards, bullets wizzin by, me unarmed. I've been armed ever since, just waiting to pay Trayvon back, but that doesn't really do you any good. We don't live within 200 miles of any ethnics here in Alaska, no crime anyway; so I'll never get to relive that experience with a different outcome, kind of crazy.

From what I see, those knockout guys don't confront a person, they run up from behind. Wait until some White guy has a gun out and kills a few of them; they you'll hear about it for sure. Also, my nephew said in many places back east, pistols are illegal, nobody has a 1911 on their belt. That's hard to even fathom in Alaska?

23 posted on 11/21/2013 11:06:30 PM PST by Eska
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To: vette6387

She may have been thinking, “They won’t hurt me. I have an Obama sticker on my bike.” Ditto the NYC Democrat congresswoman who was knocked down and robbed in SE DC the other day.


24 posted on 11/21/2013 11:07:40 PM PST by Rainier1789 (My Constitution has a 2nd and 10th Amendment)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hmmm! Why don’t more people in Washington, D.C. get concealed carry permits and carry guns?


25 posted on 11/21/2013 11:14:20 PM PST by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: Rainier1789
I don't advocate any violence but the only way its going to change finally is for libtards to get a dose of reality hitting them over the head....

or one of their loved ones killed or severely disabled....

you know they take any white kids flimsy talk about violence and they conjure up a huge Littleton massacre and put him away for all kinds of things when the kid never actually did anything...

yet these animals attacking innocents and they call it a "game" as in, checkers or chess.....

26 posted on 11/21/2013 11:25:41 PM PST by cherry (.in the time of universal deceit, telling the truth is revolutionary.....)
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To: LeoWindhorse

I’ll stick with a handgun and a 300+ lumen flashlight.


27 posted on 11/21/2013 11:25:44 PM PST by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: Standing Wolf

Very funny.


28 posted on 11/21/2013 11:26:01 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: Eska
Some states do, some don't. Majority of states east of the Mississippi have concealed carry. NY & north not so much except VT, without looking.

They're predators. They look for the weak and unprepared. They like to have 3 to 1 superiority and they're confident the vic is unarmed.

29 posted on 11/21/2013 11:36:58 PM PST by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: jsanders2001

That’s it.


30 posted on 11/21/2013 11:39:17 PM PST by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: LeoWindhorse
Bear spray? LOL. Try a knife I have trained with for many years and a 9mm.

If anyone tries the knockout game on me, they die.

PS Been mugged twice. Or rather, two punks have tried to mug me. Did not go the way they expected...

31 posted on 11/22/2013 12:29:07 AM PST by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It would be so cool if you could have a hat that detects fast moving objects and flips a shield covered with short spikes over your face. Put some padding on the inside to cushion the blow. An airbag with spikes.


32 posted on 11/22/2013 2:22:23 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (What happened to my tagline??)
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To: Eska
From what I see, those knockout guys don't confront a person, they run up from behind. Wait until some White guy has a gun out and kills a few of them; they you'll hear about it for sure.

Actually, the usual MO is to casually approach on the sidewalk as if just walking the other direction, then swing without warning.

IOW, it's a surprise attack and the only way to prevent it by armed action is to shoot before the attack starts, which would be considered utterly unjustified in every state in the country. Or be fast enough to dodge the swing, draw and fire. Which is I suppose possible.

The most likely outcome of this story is that some white person will shoot a black guy he/she thinks is planning such an attack. Possibly accurately, maybe not.

It will be claimed the black guy was utterly innocent, and it might even be true. Mass moaning and wailing over "walking while black" will follow.

33 posted on 11/22/2013 4:34:17 AM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is taking place where victims have been disarmed!!


34 posted on 11/22/2013 4:39:12 AM PST by ontap
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To: ontap

Being armed is not relly a defense. The numerous videos clearly show the attacks come from concealment (behind) and are so sudden there is no time for reaction


35 posted on 11/22/2013 4:42:30 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Could "Knockout Game" be spreading to DC?"

I would pay good money to watch if it spreads to the White House and the Capital Building...!

36 posted on 11/22/2013 4:44:04 AM PST by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: bert

The defense comes in the perp knowing if he fails to get the knockout he might die!!!


37 posted on 11/22/2013 4:54:31 AM PST by ontap
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To: vette6387

Yes. She is a stupid, smug white person who was riding a bike, by herself, at 10 o’clock at night in THAT PART OF TOWN (well, really, anywhere in DC at that time of night).


38 posted on 11/22/2013 4:55:28 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

39 posted on 11/22/2013 5:22:00 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: Sherman Logan
the usual MO is to casually approach on the sidewalk as if just walking the other direction

Stay out of range...

40 posted on 11/22/2013 5:27:03 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: MrB
Stay out of range...

How do you do that and stay on a sidewalk?

41 posted on 11/22/2013 5:40:03 AM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: Sherman Logan

Be a “racist” and cross the street.


42 posted on 11/22/2013 5:40:53 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
encountered a group of several teens

This is your key to secure your (already loaded and cocked) handgun and prepare to defend yourself.

If they act like civilized human beings you can nod or give the greeting of the day. If not, you can do society as many favors as are in your magazine....

43 posted on 11/22/2013 6:08:02 AM PST by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I see a way to sucker-punch state-controlled media over this.

Somebody should create a staged video showing an old white guy playing the knockout game on an unsuspecting Trayvon, then post it on YouTube and wait for it to go viral and get national attention.

At that point the people involved should come forward and demonstrate that it was a fake video, and then ask the question "Why did state-controlled media ignore the knockout game when it was just Trayvons attacking white people?"

44 posted on 11/22/2013 6:08:21 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

You’re a damn genius!!!


45 posted on 11/22/2013 6:29:29 AM PST by misanthrope (Liberalism; it is not unthinking ignorance, it is malignant evil.)
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To: LeoWindhorse

A Glock 32 with a full magazine is my choice.


46 posted on 11/22/2013 6:36:38 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: bert

Situational awareness is taught by me ad naseum to my kids. If you don’t pay attention to your surroundings you are a victim in waiting.


47 posted on 11/22/2013 6:39:10 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Thanks.


48 posted on 11/22/2013 6:41:26 AM PST by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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