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Old December 7, 2005, 07:10 PM   #26
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UNARMED???

What is this strange thing that you speak of???
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Old December 7, 2005, 08:36 PM   #27
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mathman....I don't know about you, but I think a gun is gonna beat my brain in a straight up fight any day. Unless of course you can think people to death.......
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Old December 7, 2005, 08:48 PM   #28
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Ftom14cat: Maybe mathman's a jedi... you'd never know, because he may have his concealed jedi permit... gotta keep the criminals guessing!

Seriously though, I think it's possible for someone to use their brain to diffuse most situations before force is ever employed... once force is employed you can use your brain to escape in some situations, but a tool such as a knife or a gun is certainly going to do a lot for your odds... your brain should be your first line of defense though.
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Old December 8, 2005, 03:41 AM   #29
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Anyone pack a gun but not a cellphone?
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Old December 8, 2005, 03:56 AM   #30
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I went out for about 4 hours without a gun and I lived to tell the tale!

Your contemptuous sarcasm seems to know no bounds.

Apart from lampooning those among us who find they don't feel quite comfortable to go without arms now that they're used to bearing them, was there any NON-sarcastic point to be made by starting this thread?


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Old December 13, 2005, 09:52 AM   #31
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mathman....I don't know about you, but I think a gun is gonna beat my brain in a straight up fight any day. Unless of course you can think people to death.......
Actually, I was referring to avoiding situations as much as possible. I realize that I can't always avoid every bad situation, but since I live in this God forbidden sorry excuse for a state, I gotta tell myself that I don't always need a gun with me...either that, or I have to start breaking the law and carry a gun.
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Old December 13, 2005, 10:31 AM   #32
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Anyone pack a gun but not a cellphone?
I did, for years. Don't get any cell service out here anyhow. But I do have a cell phone these days & check messages when I go into town, once or twice a week.

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I Was Unarmed...and Lived To Tell About It!
Years ago, I saw a man so drunk he could barely stand up on his own, precariously balanced and swaying back and forth as he peed down into the first sheer drop at the very edge of the Grand Canyon.

He lived to tell about that, too.

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Old December 13, 2005, 10:38 AM   #33
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Hey, Wild, I sometimes go unarmed through an entire day. Gets the ole heart pumping, eh?

As exhilirating as that is, I have to admit I'm glad when I finally get home and feel safe again. Gun in every room, you know, and three in the garage. Like right now, I find comfort in the fake CD drive in my computer. Press a button, and it pops out not a CD platter but a hidden Makarov, just in case I need to download some rounds into a BG.

Anyway, be safe and don't make going unarmed a habit. Bad habits are hard to break.
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Old December 13, 2005, 12:24 PM   #34
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Model 25...in Iraq with no gun??? That Stinks. I'm a recent CCW permit holder and I don't carry 24/7 yet (waiting for after X-mas to buy a smaller gun), but I do feel naked without at least my gerber folder.
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Old December 13, 2005, 01:29 PM   #35
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Apart from lampooning those among us who find they don't feel quite comfortable to go without arms now that they're used to bearing them, was there any NON-sarcastic point to be made by starting this thread?
How thinned skinned folks get when their cherished beliefs are lampooned?

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Old December 13, 2005, 07:59 PM   #36
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I find comfort in the fake CD drive in my computer. Press a button, and it pops out not a CD platter but a hidden Makarov, just in case I need to download some rounds into a BG.
Dude, where can I get one of those?!
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