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Prince, son of wealthy Republican campaign donor, steps down as CEO from scandal-ridden security firm, formerly known as Blackwater

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30 points · 9 years ago

I think you mean, "The Company Formerly Known As..."

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Original Poster9 points · 9 years ago

This is why Reddit needs an edit submission facility. No sooner had I posted it than I realized I should have included a 'the' before 'scandal-ridden' to heighten the effect.

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If you realise your mistake immediately after posting, deleting and resubmitting it is a good choice for now.

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I thought it read fine. Nice sub.

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Original Poster1 point · 9 years ago


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O ( + >

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2 points · 9 years ago · edited 9 years ago

Do you mean "The Artist Formerly Known As..."

This title just had me all-around confused.

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-3 points · 9 years ago

Pro tip: To avoid looking silly, just copy & paste the headline that ABC wrote. They are usually better at this kind of thing than most Redditors.

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7 points · 9 years ago

To each, his own. I prefer the witty, meme-filled, provocative headlines written by fellow redditors to the dry bland headlines of MSM puts out. Both groups have their hits and misses though.

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Original Poster4 points · 9 years ago · edited 9 years ago

I'm sorry bazoople but you've completely missed the point of my headline. The original ABC headline doesn't begin to connect with Redditors in the way I want to.

Pro tip: To avoid looking silly don't set yourself up as a pro and then offer duff advice.

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yah, his advice was all fudd

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2 points · 9 years ago

Pro tip: The guy with 27 karma points shouldn't try to tell the guy with 4990 karma points how to title their subs. There's also this

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Pro tip: Don't give pro tips.

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12 points · 9 years ago · edited 9 years ago

may this fucker rot in a prison some day.

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14 points · 9 years ago

an Iraqi prison.

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1 point · 9 years ago

a privately-run Iraqi prison.

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9 points · 9 years ago

Oh, that Prince.

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3 points · 9 years ago

he already raped the US and the rest of the world - mission accomplished

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My girlfriend is from Holland, MI (which is where Eric Prince is from), and dated a Prince in Junior High. She says he was an arrogant prick.

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Isn't everyone an arrogant prick in junior high?

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6 points · 9 years ago


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Philip Morris is now Altria.

Prince Mom was behind Prop. 8.

Dobson just resigned from Focus on the Family.


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1 point · 9 years ago


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Does anybody know how to pronounce that? Or is it like the other Prince's other name?

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