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All miracles pale in comparison to the joy of ruining a writer’s life.

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Walking on water. Turning water into wine. Sex. All these miracles pale in comparison to the joy of ruining a writer’s life with a single comment.

To be the most vicious and aggressive commenter of all time, follow my steps. There’s nothing better than putting arrogant “writers” in their place. One day, you might even take my title for “Writer’s Worst Nightmare.”

First, if the writer is talking about an extremely vulnerable experience in their lives, like losing a sibling, make them suffer for their vulnerability. …


A child pornography scandal gave him 15 and a half years in prison

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When I was a kid, I remember Jared from Subway, who, in commercials, claimed he lost over 200 pounds just by eating Subway sandwiches and constantly presented before and after photos of his progress. He even showed his jeans of when he weighed more than 400 pounds as a comparison to his then much slimmer weight.

While my brother and I knew that you do much more than eat Subway sandwiches to lose 200 pounds, the effects still stuck with us — Subway became our go-to “healthy” fast-food restaurant. …


He drove under the influence, but found redemption later

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From Leech44 on Wikipedia Commons

Legendary hockey player, Craig MacTavish, in 1985, walked out of jail. He had served a one year sentence for vehicular manslaughter, and at the end of the day, MacTavish expressed significant remorse for killing someone while driving under the influence. He pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and driving under the influence of alcohol on January 25, 1984.

“It’s not over and not behind me,” Boston Bruins forward said of the event.

MacTavish killed a 26-year-old woman named Kim Radley in Newfield, Maine, when he crashed into her during a car accident. …

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