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Old October 27, 2005, 09:12 PM   #1
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Halloween

When going out for Halloween, taking the kids trick or treating etc , do you carry?
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Old October 27, 2005, 09:20 PM   #2
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Yes.

But then, I carry everywhen.

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Old October 27, 2005, 10:18 PM   #3
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Old October 27, 2005, 10:20 PM   #4
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Jesus, yes. If there is any day to carry, one where everyone wears a mask and lives out their craziest fantasies, Halloween is the day. Carry on brother!
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Old October 27, 2005, 10:36 PM   #5
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With all those witches, vampires, werewolves and ghosts out there! Sure...loaded with silvertip hollowpoints But of course, as this makes fun of the true meaning of Halloween which is a Druidic/Satanic holiday, of course I am going to wear a gun with, to say the least, all these cat killing sicko's out there.

Just be careful you don't shoot the neighbor's Jack O Lantern thinking it's a real monster

Of course all the wimps out there will wet their pants to find out someone out there is carrying a gun where children are around trick or treating
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Old October 27, 2005, 10:53 PM   #6
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Of course. Why should I consider not doing something I do all the other days of the year. Not that different of a day after all...
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Old October 27, 2005, 11:06 PM   #7
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In the next couple of years I hope to get a cowboy style revolver.

That year at Halloween I'm going to dress up as a cowboy and open carry. Open carry is legal where I live anyway, BTW, so I wouldn't be breaking any laws by doing it at anytime.

But no one will notice on Halloween.
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Old October 27, 2005, 11:12 PM   #8
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In the next couple of years I hope to get a cowboy style revolver.

That year at Halloween I'm going to dress up as a cowboy and open carry. Open carry is legal where I live anyway, BTW, so I wouldn't be breaking any laws by doing it at anytime.

But no one will notice on Halloween.
HEY THAT'S COOL!!!! Great idea!
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Old October 27, 2005, 11:24 PM   #9
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If I carried no other day it would be that one.

Neighborhood is full of mid teens and young men that are ****** off that they are too old to beg for candy
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Old October 27, 2005, 11:25 PM   #10
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Absolutely! I hate Halloween. Ask the folks in Detroit when the fires start. Some years ago, the SO tipped me off that a satanic cult would be out looking for black animals to sacrifice. My saddlebred mare was solid black and the pasture was alongside the highway. I spent the entire night in the pasture, dressed in a full Ghillie suit with a dept. issue M-16 and a cell phone. It was a very long night, but I'm sure glad nothing happened. Halloween seems to bring out the worst of the worst in the worst.
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Old October 28, 2005, 12:16 AM   #11
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I usually just wear a leather mask and carry a chainsaw.

Never have any problems

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Old October 28, 2005, 12:38 AM   #12
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Just be careful you don't shoot the neighbor's Jack O Lantern thinking it's a real monster

Bart: "Dad, you just killed the zombie Flanders!"

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I don't have kids, and probably won't be trick-or-treating (post-hurricane curfews, damn them!), but if I did, I'd carry -- just like I do all the other time.


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Old October 28, 2005, 12:46 AM   #13
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forget the revolver, throw on the fatigues and just bring M4s and sigs. if it makes you nervous get your flash hider and bolt anodized orange.
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Old October 28, 2005, 01:14 AM   #14
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throw on the fatigues and just bring M4s and sigs. if it makes you nervous get your flash hider and bolt anodized orange.
AWESOME idea! Even more fun than a cowboy.

I could dress up like a communist bloc sodier and carry my SKS even this year.

Damn! Too bad I'm going to be out of town for Halloween.
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Old October 28, 2005, 01:20 AM   #15
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Yeah walk up to someone handing out candy holding an SKS and im sure youll beat all the other kids when it comes to the amount of candy you get.


No body in my house has a CCW yet. So ill either stay home or do something else.
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Old October 28, 2005, 08:27 AM   #16
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I'll probably stick around on Halloween since that happens to be moving day for me, but I would imagine I'll get lots of knocks on the door. Usually I dress up as Solid Snake and I open carry, they just think it's a really realistic costume. j/k
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Old October 28, 2005, 08:50 AM   #17
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BreacherUp! said:
"Jesus, yes. If there is any day to carry, one where everyone wears a mask and lives out their craziest fantasies, Halloween is the day. Carry on brother!"

+1 ... waaay too many freaks out there on that night.
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Old October 28, 2005, 09:17 AM   #18
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Shoot yes I carry!

The neat thing is, you can dress in cowboy boots, jeans, leather vest and flannel shirt, cowboy hat, wear your single action sixshooter right out in the open and no-one pays any attention to it.
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Old October 28, 2005, 09:19 AM   #19
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When carrying my son trick or treating, and when answering the door to give candy, I'm always carrying. Usually have a long gun nearby, also.
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Old October 28, 2005, 09:40 AM   #20
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Michael Meyers - took a chestful of 357s and then one in each eye and kept coming. Thus, carrying is useless on Halloween.
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Old October 28, 2005, 09:40 AM   #21
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Dress your kids up as Rambo and let them carry. The M60 and belts of ammo would fit in as part of the costume. Plus after 10 minutes they would be so tired from hauling it around they will want to go home.

And killing cats, is that a bad thing?
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Old October 28, 2005, 10:00 AM   #22
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Not to be a killjoy, but I'd think twice about dressing as a cowboy and open carry a real gun. Kids that would never even think of touching a a gun on a guy's hip at other times of the year, might make a grab for it, "knowing" that it's a toy gun.
I'd rethink that one.
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Old October 28, 2005, 10:31 AM   #23
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Not to be a killjoy, but I'd think twice about dressing as a cowboy and open carry a real gun. Kids that would never even think of touching a a gun on a guy's hip at other times of the year, might make a grab for it, "knowing" that it's a toy gun.
I'd rethink that one.
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Old October 28, 2005, 11:19 AM   #24
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Actually I wasn't being entirely serious either. Too much coffee in the morning makes me too hyper...
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Old October 28, 2005, 11:45 AM   #25
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I never leave the house without my Kimber.

I've often thought of the "open carry angle" with dressing up too.
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