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Old 10-21-2015, 12:13 PM   #91
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The intimidation issue is a bastard. The authorities are damned if they do and damned if they don't on that one. In the US and in the UK there has been, historically and unfortunately continuing into the present in many areas, a tendency not to act until serious or fatal violence erupts and there's a victim to carry out. Case after case of victims, mainly but not exclusively female, reporting intimidation and threat...
This does not happen in the UK. The gun problem is solved there, hence there is no intimidation.
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Old 10-21-2015, 12:26 PM   #92
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There are guns. And there is intimidation. There are also lots of other weapons.

The argument for gun control is not that it will stop murders, but that gun murders and accidental gun deaths will be reduced.
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Old 10-21-2015, 12:42 PM   #93
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It's gotta be a ton less intimidation, like a tenth or so of what it is in the US?
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Old 10-21-2015, 01:03 PM   #94
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I see a lot of asbos issued for possession of a knife, in the UK news. Confidence the victim isn't armed with a gun seems to have convinced assailants a knife is sufficient.
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Old 10-21-2015, 04:25 PM   #95
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That sounds as though the biggest problem is "gun murders by Black-on-Black",
(or Hispanic-on-Hispanic, or just a "local" issue.)
That is on YOU not me. Stop projecting your bullshit in my direction.
The rest of your crap was handled well by Bruce & UT.

At what point will you realize that you are wrong? We all can see you DESPERATELY WANT to be right, but you aren't.
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Old 10-21-2015, 04:28 PM   #96
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Your objection to UT's (over)use of ghetto, is probably because you don't deal with them very often... UT and I do. We know that's where the action is. There's an occasional shooting in the 'burbs/boondocks, but the almost daily action is in one of the low-rent areas of Philly, Camden, Chester, etc... the ghettos. It's not color, there's plenty of white, yellow and black folks there, it's residents are there for economic and/or mental health reasons.
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Old 10-21-2015, 04:53 PM   #97
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Old 10-21-2015, 05:28 PM   #98
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I specifically told people in the directions, who visiting me from over the Barry bridge, I don't care if your bladder is bursting, DO NOT stop at the Boots & Bonnets. Which is at the first stop sign after the bridge, in Chester. I would repeat the urban legend of a Chester cop stopping in to check for violations, walking in, making a quick tour inside looking for underage or out of control drinkers, then unable to open the door to leave because a dead body was against the door outside. Got their attention.
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Old 10-21-2015, 05:56 PM   #99
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At what point will you realize that you are wrong?
This question applies to all of us.

Half of what I believe is bullshit. I just don't know which half.
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Old 11-02-2015, 10:42 PM   #100
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Dumb people are everywhere.



You can plainly see they were painted red, so the are harmless training bullets for an automatic assault rifle.
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Old 11-02-2015, 11:59 PM   #101
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I squeeze the trigger and the little light comes on.
Then the bullet starts spinning, but it never fires.

What's wrong, are they all duds ?
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Old 11-03-2015, 06:34 AM   #102
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No, they're all screwdriver bits, one regular, one Philips, and two torx.
I'm sure glad it was carefully researched.
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Old 11-03-2015, 06:38 AM   #103
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bruce is right. Those are screwdriver bits. Which passed me right by when I first saw that pic.
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Old 11-03-2015, 08:58 AM   #104
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No hubcaps were lost during the filming.
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