Originally Posted by Kochman
That doesn't even make sense, Spats.
And, no, "want" isn't enough.
Spats responses do make sense. Take a moment to examine them.
Whether other people realize you are shooting is not pertinent to the courtesy involved in limiting the amount of noise one makes.
Again, a suppressor is analogous to an automobile muffler. The people around whom I drive are generally aware that I am driving, but courtesy and prudence demand that they not have to hear me coming from four blocks away.