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Emma's First Protest

Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand Pickets and Protests' started by Alanzo, Mar 23, 2009.

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  1. Alanzo

    Alanzo Bardo Tulpa

    I'll never forget this video of Emma's, taken as she makes her way with her daughter to the first Anonymous protest outside the Melbourne Org where she was a staff member for so long, working her guts out to beat "Deadline Earth".

    Way to go, Emma!

    From February 2008:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=IE&hl=en-GB&v=e11TtX0WW
     
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2009
  2. DCAnon

    DCAnon Silver Meritorious Patron

    Ah, the early days. :D Back when we thought we'd get arrested right off the bat and that OSA was hacking all our computers. Heehee. :happydance: I remember not sleeping at all the entire night, listening to raidchan radio and watching enturbulation.org for updates on what was going on in Australia and NZ. I even remember when all the indymedia black PR attempts came out lying about violence at the Aussie raids that we quickly debunked since the pictures were from a Texas protest of something completely unrelated several years before. We didn't even know if anyone would actually show up at these weird "irl raids" or if it would just fizzle out and fail.

    Then I saw this from the Aussies. The very very first picture posted of any Anonymous Chanology raid and I knew it was on.

    [​IMG]
     
  3. Div6

    Div6 Crusader

    Indeed. I went to that first raid as an "independent". Saw old Scilon friends as well as all of the wonderful young people. I talked openly to both sides.

    My goldenrod was issued the next day. "We have to protect the group, you know."

    And so the game was on. Scientology makes enemies. THAT is the PRODUCT of Scientology.
     
  4. quietheart

    quietheart Patron Meritorious

    Glad to know I wasn't the only one up all night the night before, you just summed up everything I felt :nervous: :omg: :unsure: :ohmy: :happydance: :whistling: .
     
  5. Wisened One

    Wisened One Crusader

    I've never been to a Raid/Protest..wait, yes we were, as spectators of it for a few minutes while in our vehicle, tho. We still felt nervous just driving by, lol!

    But to actually participate in one? :nervous:
     
  6. Zinjifar

    Zinjifar Silver Meritorious Sponsor

    You'd love it :)

    My first barely coherent picket report:
    http://www.solitarytrees.net/pickets/prmix98a.htm

    Zinj
     
  7. DCAnon

    DCAnon Silver Meritorious Patron

    You really would love it. :D Nothing scary about a street part, take the plunge!
     
  8. Alanzo

    Alanzo Bardo Tulpa

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  10. Emma

    Emma Con te partirĂ² Administrator

    That was quite a moment for me. I got home and wrote this post:

    Thanks for reminding me Alanzo Pants.
     
  11. KnightVision

    KnightVision Gold Meritorious Patron

    Right on Emma- So cool for you to overcome this.

    And thanks for removing your post about any relation between me and the member who showed up here as 'knight owl'. I am using 'Knight Owl' on Lermanet but have no relation to the retard who stole my user name there and posted here using it.

    KV
     
  12. klidov

    klidov Silver Meritorious Patron

    this put such a smile on my face!!!!
     
  13. Wisened One

    Wisened One Crusader

    :ohmy: Well HEY, KV! :hug: How the f are you? :p
     
  14. lionheart

    lionheart Gold Meritorious Patron

    Yay! Let's hear it for the magnificent Anonymous protests! :happydance:
     
  15. CornPie

    CornPie Patron Meritorious

    After the CoS goes down, I wonder how I'm going to feel if I didn't protest.