Daily Archives: March 10, 2021

From TATT to KITT to KARR: The Rise & Fall of Knight Rider…


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Date: March 10, 2021

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“Knight Rider is an American action crime drama television series created and produced by Glen A. Larson. The series originally rand for 90 episodes on NBC from 1982 to 1986.

Knight Rider stars David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight, a high-tech, modern crime fighter assisted by KITT, an advanced, artificially intelligent, self-aware, and nearly indestructible car.

Through the TV movies, spin-offs and sequels Knight Rider and KITT have endured to this day as a beloved icon of 80’s TV.

Knight Rider on NBC.com: https://www.nbc.com/knight-rider-classic​
Knight Rider Legacy: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/1559491.Knight_Rider_Legacy

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MWF Slam-Ba-Lam-Ba-Ding-Dong II – March 10, 2021…

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Date: March 10, 2021

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Match 1: Mick ElGross VS Dave Haven – 82%

Match 2: Ronald Bump & Mike Bent VS Nigel O & Tom O – 78%

Special Match: 6 Man Scramble [First Pin/Submission Wins]

Match 3: ONION VS Bliss Ransom VS Ganymede VS feinmann VS Dylan Sprout VS Cole Sprout – 100%

Match 4: Boxie Hathaway VS JSM – 85%

Main Event:

Match 5: Mason GoreCheese VS Steve Diamond – 78%

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:
To avoid spoilers, you must highlight the text on this table in order to read it.

Win: Dave Haven Loss: Mick ElGross
Win: Nigel O & Tom O Loss: Ronald Bump & Mike Bent
Special Match: 6 Man Scramble Cole Sprout Wins! – Pining his own brother!…DRAMA!
Win: JSM Loss: Boxie Hathaway – No Injury
Main Event Match: Steve Diamond Defeats Mason GoreCheese
SHOW NOTES:

Show Referee: Midnight Bandit

Location: Snake Marsh

Early on, Reisman and Poo-In-Head take to the ring, announcing that the main event match will also be a banishment match…Whomever loses is banished from the MWF!…The two of them cackle and congratulate themselves for plotting to rid the MWF of Steve Diamond!

Moon Walker performed his mega hit “Driller” in the mid show.

In a later interview, Moon Walker expressed, teary eyed, how crushed he was at what Tom O wrote about him revised book about him…

…”Just remember!…Tilly Green may not be my lover…But I know how to BEAT IT!” [followed by a few eccentric gasps, and a musical “He, Ho Hooo!”]…pausing to glare into the camera, before making a dramatic exit with his chimp. Whatever shall we make of this?!!

SHOW RATING:

BEST RANKED MATCH: ONION VS Bliss Ransom VS Ganymede VS feinmann VS Dylan Sprout VS Cole Sprout – 100%

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How We All Became Richard Nixon by Adam Curtis…

Date: March 10, 2021

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“This short film uses the story of Richard Nixon’s paranoia to explore how a similar outlook has been perpetuated on the larger social scale by the new media age. Skimming through the evolution of the mainstream media via television and newspapers, this short film comments on how politics has been paralysed by a media that has taken serious threats and sensationalised them, resulting in political cynicism and disengagement, which in-turn feeds a viscous cycle of nihilism and further sensationalist politics and media.”

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Exploring the Use of Online Forums in those who are Sexually Attracted to Children…


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Date: March 10, 2021

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“Study Information:

Title: Exploring the Use of Online Forums in those who are Sexually Attracted to Children

What is the study purpose? You are invited to participate in an online study aiming to understand the use of online forums by people who are sexually attracted to children. We have no financial interest in conducting this study.

Am I eligible to participate? You are eligible to participate in this study if you are age 18 or older and if you identify as an individual who is sexually attracted to children under the age of 15 years old. As the survey is in English, you should also be confident in your ability to understand the English language.

What does my participation involve? You will be completing an anonymous online survey that will take between 20 to 30 minutes to complete. No personally identifying information will be collected (e.g., IP address). There will be no way for the investigators to link to your specific survey and you will remain anonymous through your participation.

What will I be asked? You will be asked questions about your participation in online forums/support groups aimed at those who are sexually attracted to children. You will not be asked about past or present sexual behaviour.

What are the benefits? Your survey data will contribute to the literature on the role of online forums for people who are sexually attracted to children.

What are the risks? You will be asked to volunteer information regarding aspects of your sexual preferences, experiences within online forums, and about individuals in your personal life who might know about your sexual attraction to children. Some of these questions could make you feel uncomfortable.

Efforts to safeguard and anonymize information have been taken; however, you may want to take additional precautions to protect your anonymity. For example, you might choose to avoid completing the survey in a public space, delete browser history, or use other security measures. The survey has been hosted on Soscisurvey, which allows you to complete the survey if you are using TOR browsers.

You may contact Dr. Michael Seto or the Research Ethics Board at the Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research if you have any concerns. Please remember that by contacting the researchers or the Research Ethics Board, we will be aware of your participation in the study, but we will not be able to connect you to your individual responses.

What will be done with my information? The information you share will be anonymous and will only be used for research purposes. You will be anonymous as no personal identifying information will be gathered. This means that you cannot be connected to your responses to the survey.

Privacy. Your privacy is protected by the server http://www.soscisurvey.de (no storage of IP addresses; use of SSL encryption with a signed certificate; server is secured against unauthorized access according to common standards; access to the server is SSH-encrypted; the questionnaires do not use any cookies). The data you provide is securely held on a server in Germany. There is very little risk associated with storing data in an outside server in Germany; in fact, “in an international comparison, Germany offers a very high level of data protection – both with regard to the obligations of companies as well as with regard to governmental/agency access and interference” (see https://www.soscisurvey.de/en/privacy). Further, the data are subject to legal regulations such as the Federal Data Protection Act, and the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

Please note that you are free to withdraw from the study at any point in time by closing your web browser and incomplete studies will be deleted manually; however, due to anonymization it is not possible to delete data after completing the survey.

The data will be stored on password protected computers belonging to the researchers and will be stored for ten (10) years. The only individuals allowed to access the information will be members of the research team. Once data is collected and analyzed, the results will be shared through presentations, journal articles, or seminars.

How can I withdraw from the study? Your participation in this study is voluntary and you may withdraw at any point in time by exiting your web browser. If you choose to withdraw, your data will be destroyed and not analyzed. Once the study is complete, researchers will not be able to remove your answers because no identifiable information will be included.

How can I get more information? If you have any questions about the study or would like to see the results, you may contact the researchers by email:

Principal Investigator:

Michael Seto, Ph. D., C. Psych,

Director, Forensic Research Unit

The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research

Email: Michael.Seto@theroyal.ca

Study Coordinator:

Kailey Roche, MSc.

Department of Psychology

Carleton University

Email: kaileyroche@cmail.carleton.ca

Please note that if you contact the investigators directly, you will be identifying yourself and it will be known that you have completed the survey. Results for this study are anticipated to be completed by September of 2021 and will be available upon request by email. You can also find a summary of results on the online forums where we previously posted recruitment information.

Certification: This study has been reviewed and approved by the Institute of Mental Health Research REB as study #2021-001. If you have any ethical concerns about the study, or the way it is conducted, please contact the REB office: kristi.wilde@theroyal.ca”

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