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    Rapper "The Game" won't face charges for tweeting Sheriff Dept's phone number in internship ad and causing fans to flood it with hundreds of calls for 3 hours

    On Friday evening, the Twitter feed for the Compton rapper sent out a message appearing to encourage his 580,000 followers to call the posted number for an internship. The tweet gave no indication that the phone number was in fact the official help line for the Sheriff's Department's Compton station. For almost three hours, the station's lines were jammed with hundreds of calls, blocking legitimate requests for help.

    Many callers asked deputies for a "music internship." Others just hung up when they heard law enforcement on the line.

    Initially sheriff's officials publicly said they would seek criminal charges and present a case to prosecutors. But legal experts doubted that the tweet could be proved to be criminal. They said prosecutors would have to show that the rapper sent the message himself, and intended to jam the station's lines.
    More here: Rapper The Game apologizes for tweet - latimes.com

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    He shut down comms. Should have been charged. But he's a celebrity so we can't mess with him.
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    What a joke.
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    I wonder if everyone who had an emergency but couldn't get through could sue his ass.
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    The SO should tweet his number so we can jam those lines telling how much his music sucks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    The SO should tweet his number so we can jam those lines telling how much his music sucks.


    This!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    The SO should tweet his number so we can jam those lines telling how much his music sucks.
    +1!
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    Who the hell is the game? Triple H?
    CHIRP! CHIRP!

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    Quote Originally Posted by IndianaFuzz View Post
    Who the hell is the game? Triple H?
    Preparation H? Loved by assholes everywhere....
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    Quote Originally Posted by IndianaFuzz View Post
    Who the hell is the game? Triple H?
    Quote Originally Posted by Ducky View Post
    Preparation H? Loved by assholes everywhere....


    Hunter Hearst Helmsley , the stage name for a WWE pro wrestler. Triple H for short. His self-given nickname is "The Game". He is indeed referred to as " Preparation H" by his many distracters.
    SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM

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