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Voluntarily Missing

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Waterbearer, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. Waterbearer

    Waterbearer Member

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    I'm planing on going voluntarily missing; I just want to get away and start over. I'm an adult, and therefore have the ability to go missing if I want to. Any sugestions on how I should go about going missing? If you were to go missing, how would you do it?
     
  2. columbus

    columbus Conservative Catholic from Hell

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    I would start by not announcing it on the internet.
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  3. Waterbearer

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    Why not? It would be better, the police would see it and call off any search that will take place.
     
  4. Saint Frankenstein

    Saint Frankenstein ᛘᛁᛏᚾᛁᚴᚼᛏ᛫ᛋᚢᚾ
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    It's probably illegal and you'll freak out a bunch of people who care about you and who will probably have the cops look for you, diverting their attention away from cases that actually require it. That's highly selfish and unethical.
     
  5. Waterbearer

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    Ethics? What's that? Just a bunch of man made ideas that really mean nothing. And going missing is not illegal. I'm over 18, therefore I have the right to go where I choose and do not have to tell anyone where I'm going if I do not want to.
     
  6. columbus

    columbus Conservative Catholic from Hell

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    So man up and tell the people you are getting rid of. Not a bunch of people who don't care and won't notice that you're gone, much less bother the police.
    Tom
     
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  7. Waterbearer

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    Didn't say anyone on here was going to tell the police. What I did say was that if the police searched my computer they would no I left on my own free will, and did not wish to notify anyone that I am going away.
     
  8. Shadow Wolf

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    There is no real disappearing anymore. Anywhere you go, you are on camera. At least let someone know you are taking off (you don't have to mention where) so the police aren't out looking for a missing person who isn't actually missing.
    Honestly, it doesn't sound like you've thought this through enough if you are asking for advice on the internet about it. You should already have a place in mind, know what kind of work you're going to look for, and consider that we do live in a panoptic society where it is pretty much impossible to completely go missing without anyone being able to find you.
     
  9. Saint Frankenstein

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    I can tell already that this isn't going to turn out well for you.
     
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    That will still start an unnecessary police search.
     
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    Why do you wish to go missing?
     
  12. Brickjectivity

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    Lets see here...if you go missing you are going to need a lot of quarters for the bubblegum machine, so save up some quarters. Remember to pack a lunch in case you get hungry, and maybe pack some extra underwear. Bring a can opener, some matches, a small signal mirror and some silk to barter with the natives.
     
  13. fantome profane

    fantome profane Have you read the Mueller Report?
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    It would be smart to leave a note so the Police don't start looking for you. Ethics aside, if the do start looking for you they will very likely find you, and you don't want that hassle.

    Other than that if you are an adult and if you don't have children I say go ahead. Good luck.


     
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    I think you would have to be selfish if you didn't tell those who are close to you, such as family.
     
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  15. LuisDantas

    LuisDantas Aura of atheification
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    Some parameters needed. For starters, how long and how through is that experiment supposed to be?

    It could be anything from a weekend at the woods up to refusing to ever again appear under your own name or anywhere where you might be recognized.

    Any emergency channels available? Is care being taken to avoid unnecessary alarm? Are any legal pendencies are being taken of?
     
  16. David1967

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    So what kind of disappearing are you talking about? Different town to start over ,or into the wilderness. Another town is easy. Into the wild? You better have skills. In fact I suggest you watch the movie "Into the wild" first. Didn't end well for that young man. May I ask why you want to disappear?
     
  17. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Greased up & ready for action!
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    No, the internet is the perfect place to announce it.
    Because no one who matters would know.
     
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    May I suggest the Everglades? :crocodile:
     
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