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  1. #181
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alysser View Post
    Oh come on, we all KNOW red solo cups are better
    There ya' go - thinking about beer again..........
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alysser View Post
    Oh come on, we all KNOW red solo cups are better
    That's when you curl your pinky under bottom, to keep the cup from falling thru you fingers!

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    Yet another shooting..........this time someone opened fire outside the Empire State building - reporting at least 5-10 shot. Not really much info yet.

    More fuel for the fire for this thread. It will never end.
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    The clock of life is wound but once and no man has the power
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    Now is the only time you have, so live it with a will -
    Don't wait until tomorrow - the hands may then be still.
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    Quote Originally Posted by catlady1945 View Post

    I guess the shooter wasn't aware that a pick-up truck is even more lethal.
    Not exactly a joking matter, or appropriate comment - is it???
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    Quote Originally Posted by pomtzu View Post
    Not exactly a joking matter, or appropriate comment - is it???

    Oh I don't know. Sometimes it's better to laugh than go mad .This is a crazy crazy world we live in.
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  6. I see nothing inappropriate about it. In fact, it is what I am thinking.

    And especially as we have had a page or so of people joking about a death by coffee mug!

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    I just didn't find an implication to the OK City bombing, as a laughing matter. Must just be my stuffy old age speaking. The coffee mug references were just plain silly and it did lighten the "discussion" a bit too. Of course - JMHO.

    ETA: My apology - and I stand corrected. A pick up truck was NOT used in the OK City bombing. So I guess the pick up truck reference was acceptable and funny afterall.
    Last edited by pomtzu; 08-24-2012 at 11:30 AM.
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    To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.
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    The clock of life is wound but once and no man has the power
    To know just when the hands will stop - on what day, or what hour.
    Now is the only time you have, so live it with a will -
    Don't wait until tomorrow - the hands may then be still.
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  8. Quote Originally Posted by pomtzu View Post
    I just didn't find an implication to the OK City bombing, as a laughing matter. Must just be my stuffy old age speaking. The coffee mug references were just plain silly and it did lighten the "discussion" a bit too. Of course - JMHO.

    ETA: My apology - and I stand corrected. A pick up truck was NOT used in the OK City bombing. So I guess the pick up truck reference was acceptable and funny afterall.
    It was a Ryder box truck. I was working for Ryder at the time and was in the Kansas City office when the FBI came to look at the rental records. One of the reasons they were able to so quickly aprehend the bad guys was that Ryder has an identifying number put on many of the pieces of the truck - axles, engine block, etc. So when the truck blew up it was still possible to identify the truck and from there to who rented it.

    My husband also worked for Ryder at the time. Shortly afterward he was on a plane wearing a shirt with the company logo on it. Another passenger lit into him...how could he wear that shirt! Yelling at him. Apparently being the employee of a company from which a terrorist rents a truck is shameful....

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    I wish I had my gun with me out in the back yard with the dogs last night! Two big guys were in my neighbor across the streets back yard. Her husband was not home. Layla spotted them and started barking, they started running. Some quick calls and several neighbors shining spotlights and they came running back through, jumped in the back of a pick up truck and took off. The vehicle description was given to the city cop sitting in a parking lot three tenths of a mile up the road. That is a waste of time, we live in the township.
    Would I have chased them if I had my gun? No. What would I have done if they ran up to me? Whatever they want I suppose, seeing as I was unarmed. I wonder if they were selling Avon at 10:30 at night and figured since the husband wasn't home (his truck wasn't in the driveway) they'd go to the back door? If we wouldn't have scared them, would my dearest friend across the street not be alive today? Only if she couldn't get to her gun before they got upstairs to her room.
    This is why I have a gun on my dresser. Seems I'm not very smart or it would have been in my hand out in the yard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alysser View Post
    Brilliantly stated in a simple way. I agree, 100%.

    Gun control is ineffective on people who commit mass slayings. They have nothing to loss, just don't care, etc. They apparently don't care much about the lives they've ruined much less the gun laws they broke. I don't think people really have use for automatic weapons either, but it is your constitutional right to have them yet even that is being taken away. I do believe in the right to bear arms because I believe the principles of which this country was founded on. My point is, the gun is NOT the issue, and someone could argue that with me until they are blue in the face, but I will never believe it is. The gun doesn't shoot itself. Maybe it shouldn't be so easy to get these weapons, maybe you don't need 'em, but you do have a right to own them and that shouldn't be taken away because of psycho paths who wouldn't follow the laws and would find a different way to get them anyway.
    I agree with this 110%.

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    Quote Originally Posted by catlady1945 View Post
    "NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two people were killed and at least eight were wounded in a shooting outside the landmark Empire State Building in New York City on Friday, a New York police source said".

    I guess the shooter wasn't aware that a pick-up truck is even more lethal.
    The sad part is all the wounded were apparently wounded by the bullets of police officers. We'll see, when it all is investigated fully, what the truth turns out to be.
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  12. Quote Originally Posted by Karen View Post
    The sad part is all the wounded were apparently wounded by the bullets of police officers. We'll see, when it all is investigated fully, what the truth turns out to be.
    Every time I hear some jamoke say, after the latest shooting..."if only someone in the school/classroom/hair salon/movie theater, etc. etc. had a gun!" Here we see trained professionals who create collateral damage. When will people understand it is not like the movies...a clean shot to the head of the bad man?????. No one else is hurt and everyone is back in the next episode without so much as a limp!!!

  13. Woman Kills Husband Mistaking Him for Intruder

    Opps! Don't you hate when that happens??

    http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012...-intruder?lite

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    If the woman isn't charged, I can picture where this going.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwina's Secretary View Post
    Opps! Don't you hate when that happens??

    http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012...-intruder?lite
    Don't blame this on the gun, she could have just as easily bashed his head in with a baseball bat or something!
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