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By Username / Thursday 27 January 2011 03:54 /
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  rickolette  |  0

Nice to meet you Faith, Sally, and Bob! Im Tera, I'd love to be your new BFF! I throw babies off of two story building fir the hell of it! I think were gonna be great friends!

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  ruby84  |  0

Hi! My name is Ruby, I enjoy seeing natural disasters overpower people and send them into panic. I love distraction, explosions and shooting.

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  kriss554  |  3

Hello! Im Ryan. I cut peoples necks open and pull out their hearts. I like the skittle flavored ones the most! Want to come over sometime and see my "thrown off a two story building" dead baby collection?

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  bummervacation  |  10

Hello everyone! I'm Electra and I enjoy playing with wires and small infants. Oh, it's such a joy to watch their little bodies sieze and stiffen as volt after volt passes through their tiny, defenseless, little bodies. Maybe we should all meet up some time!

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You're thinking of one "leg" of the so-called "Macdonald triad." The Macdonald triad consists of three childhood behaviors that are supposedly found in future sociopaths, including serial killers: torturing small animals, firesetting, and persistent bedwetting (enuresis) past the age of five. It captures the imagination because it's so neat and compact, and in particular has gained rather a lot of traction with law enforcement. Unfortunately the correlation is pretty far from perfect, and subsequent papers have tended to disprove Macdonald's research.

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  xxreikoxx  |  31

You haven't watched too many crime drama shows. The DSM-V does talk about this as a symptom of sociopathy, and I agree that this doesn't bode well.

By  longchow  |  8

I hit yes when I moderated this. does that mean I'm part of the reason it made it to the site? jw. and OP, I hope the authorities look into him, just bc it's in a psychology class doesn't mean he shouldn't be investigated... FYL

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  gr82bhere  |  9

Not necessarily.... As small children many people did terrible things to animals just to see what would happen. For example, when I was very young and I caught a frog, I was waving it around to show it off when I accidentally squeezed it so hard it's guts fell out its mouth. For some reason, my four year old brain found this incredibly funny, so I caught more frogs and did this again and again. Now I am a vegetarian and an animal lover. Doing terrible things as children does not neccasarily make you a bad person or a phycopath, it could mean your brain was to immature to process the fact that the animals felt pain too.

By  MrBond007_fml  |  6

so? my dad told me he used to torture animals with his friends for fun as a kid, than went into detail about what he did. my friends thought it was funny and wanted to try a few of them, maybe I should writ an fml. one of the things he did was fill four nut shells with tar and stick it under a cats paws.

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  caramelluv  |  0

why's everyone saying he's sick...he's talking about did dad and writing an fml on how his dad & friends tortured animals and told him about it...how is that sick of the comment writer?

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