STOFSK/CHRIS ACQUITED!!!

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Re: STOFSK/CHRIS ACQUITED!!!

Post by salm » 2009-03-19 08:05pm

YAY!!! :D

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Post by Vympel » 2009-03-19 08:12pm

Hey guys,

I got the call from Simon as I was driving to Stanford from SF that Chris has been acquitted. It's total bullshit they kept him waiting for about 6 weeks (give or take) when acquittal was virtually assured, but thank god. Anyways, hopefully Chris will be online himself soon.

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Re: STOFSK/CHRIS ACQUITED!!!

Post by Academia Nut » 2009-03-19 08:20pm

Hooray, perhaps now I can actually meet him online! It feels really weird that he's been locked away so long that I never actually made contact with him. Just another travesty I suppose that there was no chance to ever really make contact.

Of course, now I just hope we don't flood him with so many well wishes we overwhelm him.
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Post by The Vortex Empire » 2009-03-19 08:23pm

Hooray! That this ever happened is bullshit, but it's finally over.

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Post by Knife » 2009-03-19 09:21pm

Ubiquitous wrote:AWESOME news. However, even in this moment of joy I feel real sadness and anger for what happened to Chris, because this was a disgraceful miscarriage of justice.

I look forward to Chris posting here once more: a free and innocent man.

Not only that but the poor guy also lost a father out of this. Here is to a healthy recovery and a normal life.
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Post by White Haven » 2009-03-19 09:55pm

That's fucking good news...it was likely since the last update, but this whole sham hasn't left me any faith in the Australian 'justice' system, so I was somewhat dreading an eleventh-hour Murphy intervention.

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Post by Alyrium Denryle » 2009-03-19 10:16pm

Sweet!

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Post by Alyeska » 2009-03-19 10:20pm

This is very good news. Best wishes Stofsk. You have earned a well deserved vacation, please do take it easy.
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Post by Enigma » 2009-03-19 10:33pm

Everybody now! Hip Hip HURRAH! Hip Hip HURRAH!!(Or hooray or huzzah)

Maybe a preemptive request to reactivate his account if it has been inactive?
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Post by Sea Skimmer » 2009-03-19 11:12pm

Best damn news in a long time
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Post by Old Plympto » 2009-03-19 11:38pm

Wonderful news. I am very happy for Stofsk. I can't wait to see the Qui-Gon in shades under umbrella avatar back here.

Nuts. None of the smileys we have are celebratory enough.
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Post by Darth Wong » 2009-03-19 11:39pm

Holy shit. It's hard to believe that it actually finally happened. Congratulations, Chris!
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Post by Enigma » 2009-03-19 11:53pm

Old Plympto wrote:Wonderful news. I am very happy for Stofsk. I can't wait to see the Qui-Gon in shades under umbrella avatar back here.

Nuts. None of the smileys we have are celebratory enough.
Weird though, good news that Stofsk is free but bad news that his av is based on Liam Neeson who just recently lost his wife.
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Post by Kuja » 2009-03-20 12:03am

Justice, too long delayed.
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Post by Darth Raptor » 2009-03-20 12:07am

I can't even imagine the relief, and I do hope that some manner of reparations are on the way.

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Post by Zor » 2009-03-20 12:08am

You have my congradulations. :D

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Post by Darth Lucifer » 2009-03-20 12:13am

I was in a real shitty mood until I read this. Fucking great news indeed.

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Post by CaptJodan » 2009-03-20 12:15am

Congratulations are indeed in order. This is long, long overdue, and should never have happened in the first place. I hope he takes a good long time to recover.
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Post by jegs2 » 2009-03-20 12:20am

Congratulations are in order! :D
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Post by CmdrWilkens » 2009-03-20 12:24am

As has been said absolutely excellent news...and now comes the next hard part, dealing with the aftermath. I'd like to think that up until the investigation took a turn Chris was on the right track towards dealign with his dad's death and this is one gigantic 2.5 year hiatus on the road to recovery. The obvious plus is the love and support of his mom and family, events like these tend to forge amazingly strong bonds and it is my fervent hope that they can all work through this mess and move forward with their lives.
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Post by Invictus ChiKen » 2009-03-20 12:28am

This is awesome news! :D

Three cheers for Chris and the people that worked so hard to help him! :D
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Post by Losonti Tokash » 2009-03-20 12:30am

Fucking brilliant.

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Post by Connor MacLeod » 2009-03-20 12:31am

Best news I've heard all day. I can't wait for him to come back. Congrats Stofsk.

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Post by Peptuck » 2009-03-20 12:33am

Justice is sweet indeed. This news fills my heart with happiness!
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Post by Chris OFarrell » 2009-03-20 12:43am

YES YES YES FUCKING YES :mrgreen:

I'm so glad to hear this. I've been waiting this news all day.

Here's a big 'fuck you' to the Victorian Police, the idiot Jury and the DPP people who decided to proceed.

And here's a big 'awesome' to the 3 appeal judges, the DPP guy who conceded the case honstly and all Chris's friends.

I'm just sorry I've been a complete prick in failing to write him or stay in touch despite continually reminding myself.

Anyway.

This time I *am* going to remember to send some cash his way. I think they are still going to have a huge legal bill to clean up after this mess, I doubt the Victorian Government is going to send a fucking cent his way :finger:
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