Caz hangs up the boots.

johnboy 26 April 2006 27

Over on TSSH, former award winning Canberra blogger Caz has hung up her boots after a campaign of intimidation.

Meanwhile, elsewhere on the internet, the smug self-congraultatory coterie of self-appointed “blog-elite” are lifting their champagne flutes. Not to be forgotten no end of wankers and pricks, who’ve felt the much deserved TSSH lash, are pontificating over their “victory”. (and they can all lift their piss-weak page rankings without help from me)

I think it’s a shame Caz has walked away from the fight. But I accept that, to her, the price of victory over such pathetic foes might not have been worth paying.

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27 Responses to Caz hangs up the boots.
Absent Diane Absent Diane 7:58 am 26 Apr 06

it certaily seems that some people take all this binary code far too seriously….

annie annie 8:35 am 26 Apr 06

It is a shame, but completely understandable. The people responsible for this little campaign have threatened her child. No wonder she wants to step back.

For pete’s sake, morons, get a grip.

vg vg 8:51 am 26 Apr 06

She who lives by the sword……..

Despite what we all may think of SGS, on her website she took the time to present a map showing where he lives. Although what has happened to her, particularly as it relates to kids, is beyond the pale, she can’t honestly say she didnt see something liek this coming with the scope of her vitriol and character assasination

nyssa76 nyssa76 9:17 am 26 Apr 06

That may well be the case but no one deserves to have the life of their child threatened.

Flat out plain and simple.

Absent Diane Absent Diane 9:31 am 26 Apr 06

I have to say I agree with VG…. if you are prepared to attack crazy’s you have to expect some kind of crazy reaction back…..

Nyssa there are no rules in life only reactions and instincts…

nyssa76 nyssa76 9:34 am 26 Apr 06

True. However, vg and I don’t see eye to eye but we don’t go threatening to harm one another’s children.

If people don’t like what Caz has said fine, that’s their perogative. But there is no need to threaten a child.

Slinky the Shocker Slinky the Shocker 9:57 am 26 Apr 06

Sam’s take on it is interesting.

He actually shows more class than all other parties involved, especially after Caz had another go at him on Apr. 20th. Go Sam…
…and go AFP for ripping ‘he who must not be named’ to shreds, as well as the bloggers who support him. Despite not being a huge fan of the snarkblog, this is absolutely fucked!

Binker Binker 9:57 am 26 Apr 06

Don’t get hung up on the kid thing nobody should be subject to threats of violence, child, adult, weak, strong, saint, rockspider, no matter how provocative they may be. Such threats may be expected if nuphy baiting is your hobby but this does not justify it.

Slinky the Shocker Slinky the Shocker 9:59 am 26 Apr 06

And I think this comment on TSSH says it all (attn: not politically correct)

terubo terubo 10:12 am 26 Apr 06

My day has been irrevocably ruined by this devastating news.

Absent Diane Absent Diane 10:13 am 26 Apr 06

but when you are crazy your sense of reality and morals are messed up….. it shouldn’t happen but more times than not its going to…

Slinky I agree that sam has showed a pretty high level of sophistication in his response to it…

Maelinar Maelinar 10:29 am 26 Apr 06

It would appear that Caz has an established history of threats against her child, although the topic is abhorrent, it reeks of cry wolf syndrome.

I would ask the question, why hasn’t the matter been taken up with the police ? A threat against a child, even as a cyber-offence is a crime, and should be dealt with.

If it had been taken up with the police, I’m sure their primary advice would not have been along the lines of retire from your blog immediately. Even then, it wouldn’t be too hard to find the IP address of who the troglodyte was who has posted the comments and commence your investigations from there. I’ve seen all of this being done on years and years of NCIS, LA Law etc…

Congrats to SGS as well, his response was very well penned and displays maturity. She who lives by the sword, dies by the sword.

Unfortunately, everybody now know’s somebody’s Achilles Heel. I would expect a recurrent theme, which kind of makes for an interesting continued life as a blogger wielding a sword.

LurkerGal LurkerGal 10:29 am 26 Apr 06

Well I will miss her. I think what has happened is appalling, and it is very sad that it has come to this.

RandomGit RandomGit 10:51 am 26 Apr 06

It is an attack on Australian values. That being, taking the piss.

vg vg 12:02 pm 26 Apr 06

SGS has come out of this looking most magnanimous. There are threats and there are threats. Without knowing exactly what was said to Caz its hard to work out if it was fair dinkum or not, but its what it means to Caz, not me.

Having said that I stand by what I originally said. Threatening a child is a gutless disgrace, and if anyone stupidly did so to mine I would hunt them down with a fury never seen and make them pay physically and mentally. But with Caz’s vitriolic history and personal barbs the birds are unfortunately coming home to roost.

Whatever we say here it never really extends to the point where we feel the need to go outside this forum to make matters worse. Its pitiful, pathetic and gutless that some has done this to Caz, as everyone is tough at the end of a phone line but (and I’ll go out on a limb here) she brought it on herself

vg vg 12:04 pm 26 Apr 06

Sorry, maybe not brought it on herself, as thats a little too much, but it shouldnt be a shock to her is probably a better way to put it. If you wanna play 1st grade expect a few knocks

andy andy 12:18 pm 26 Apr 06

actually, yes, i quite admired what SGS said about it too. Seemed very reasoned and, well, adult.

jr jr 12:24 pm 26 Apr 06

If my memory serves me correctly there is anti “cyber-stalking” legislation in Victoria.

nyssa76 nyssa76 12:59 pm 26 Apr 06

As someone who has been cyber-stalked – thanks to a nut job who had it in for my husband – (see post on TSSH) I do feel for Caz.

My children were threatened and the person actually attempted to come to my house – I was pregnant at the time.

The idiot was an officer in the Defence Forces – I won’t say which one – and he was “caught” out by a senior officer once my husband complained to his senior officer.

It’s not fun.

So what did my husband do to warrant this? He told the guy to stop “hitting” on 14yos at a mutual friends party.

Gotta love the net sometimes.

vg vg 2:08 pm 26 Apr 06

I’ve had things at my house smashed, as well as having my life directly threatened because of the job I do.

Like I say, there are threats and then there are threats

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