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Old 05-08-07, 01:14 PM
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Originally Posted by StrangeCheez View Post
Maybe it's just me, but I think embarrassment is a more effective punishment. Jail time would use up tax money. Public humiliation costs nothing, and will probably keep her from being a repeat offender. More than jail would I guess.
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Originally Posted by Nate From Ohio View Post
I think the sign idea is a good idea, especially if it is a busy weekend day. The more people the more embarassing, the less likely that individual will do that crime again, at least in my opinion.
It's been my experience that a lot of folks don't give a rat's ass what anybody thinks about them, particularly someone that they don't know. For some, I'd agree that it is a more productive punishment, but for others? Not so much.
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