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Old September 2, 2008, 01:05 PM   #120
Brian Pfleuger
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Join Date: June 25, 2008
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What seems to be getting lost is that frequently the best thing for that good citizen is to minimize loss of resources. Getting into a gunfight does not meet that goal. You can always escalate if the warninig is not sufficient. However, if you start by shooting, it is awfully hard to go back.
Bingo! +1
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