Why we shouldn't ban guns...

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Mokele » Sun May 29, 2011 1:10 am UTC

Bah, you people need to look at this from a cold, emotionless, reptilian point of view.

Like this:
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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Sunshine! » Sun May 29, 2011 6:34 am UTC

Guys, guys. Sadly, I can invalidate half of your arguments so easily it's not even funny. See below:

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You just can't counter an argument like that with a dog.

See exhibit 2 for proof:

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby broken_escalator » Sun May 29, 2011 8:27 am UTC

Zamfir wrote:So, back on topic
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Who can argue against that?

Reinforcing your argument:
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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Bufo_periglenes » Sun May 29, 2011 8:42 am UTC

I would like to complain about the use of fuzzy logic in this thread.

To wit:
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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby OBrien » Sun May 29, 2011 10:42 am UTC

I really think we shouldn't be getting cross here
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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Coffee » Sun May 29, 2011 11:04 am UTC

Indeed; there really isn't anything to be getting upset over.
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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Dark Avorian » Sun May 29, 2011 3:57 pm UTC

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Kang » Sun May 29, 2011 5:39 pm UTC

These days they just recruit whoever they can get, it seems.
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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Bufo_periglenes » Mon May 30, 2011 2:08 am UTC

OBrien wrote:I really think we shouldn't be getting cross here

Coffee wrote:Indeed; there really isn't anything to be getting upset over.


O rly?
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They really do take anyone these days:
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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Eseell » Mon May 30, 2011 5:15 am UTC

Whoa. Be cool.
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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby poxic » Mon May 30, 2011 5:36 am UTC

Is cold good enough?

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby dontthrowpooh » Mon May 30, 2011 5:40 am UTC

Hasn't this gotten off topic?
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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby poxic » Mon May 30, 2011 5:44 am UTC

... Ya think?

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby _Axle_ » Mon May 30, 2011 5:51 am UTC

You all just keep dragging this topic along


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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby SecondTalon » Mon May 30, 2011 6:32 am UTC

Look, we're all ignoring the bigger picture. Yes, guns are used in crimes, but a lot of crimes are drug related.

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Ulc » Mon May 30, 2011 6:35 am UTC

I love this thread, and will be watching it!

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby M.C. » Mon May 30, 2011 12:08 pm UTC

This fervent debate is making me thirsty.
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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Zamfir » Mon May 30, 2011 12:26 pm UTC

And then you need this
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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby dontthrowpooh » Mon May 30, 2011 8:05 pm UTC

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Menacing Spike » Mon May 30, 2011 8:13 pm UTC

dontthrowpooh wrote:
Spoiler:
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You sir should learn more about rational discourse.

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby dontthrowpooh » Mon May 30, 2011 8:31 pm UTC

Please tell me more?
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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Menacing Spike » Mon May 30, 2011 9:14 pm UTC

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My point stands.

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby AvatarIII » Mon May 30, 2011 9:24 pm UTC

samusaran253 wrote:Studies show that you're more likely to get mugged in London than NYC. Studies also show that home invasions are more common in the UK.


this is the first time i have come into this thread, and just want to comment on this first bit, so i'll just say, as a Brit, i am happy that we don't have guns here because, if like you say burglery and mugings are more comming in the uk, murders, and random, or accidental killings are most certainly lower because of unavailability of guns, and i'd much rather get mugged or burgled, than shot, and killed

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby poxic » Mon May 30, 2011 9:28 pm UTC

Menacing Spike wrote:a valid point

Nevertheless:

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby dontthrowpooh » Tue May 31, 2011 3:11 am UTC

Well your point is undermined by my willingness to laugh at the absurd and not delve into the flaws of the meme. Enjoy it like art, sit back and just let it take you.
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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby SecondTalon » Tue May 31, 2011 4:50 am UTC

AvatarIII wrote:
samusaran253 wrote:Studies show that you're more likely to get mugged in London than NYC. Studies also show that home invasions are more common in the UK.


this is the first time i have come into this thread, and just want to comment on this first bit, so i'll just say, as a Brit, i am happy that we don't have guns here because, if like you say burglery and mugings are more comming in the uk, murders, and random, or accidental killings are most certainly lower because of unavailability of guns, and i'd much rather get mugged or burgled, than shot, and killed

Please try and keep up with the current debate rather than quoting the OP which has long since lost any relevance.

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Chuff » Tue May 31, 2011 5:12 am UTC

Yeah, don't you know how internets work?
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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby AvatarIII » Tue May 31, 2011 8:37 am UTC

SecondTalon wrote:
AvatarIII wrote:
samusaran253 wrote:Studies show that you're more likely to get mugged in London than NYC. Studies also show that home invasions are more common in the UK.


this is the first time i have come into this thread, and just want to comment on this first bit, so i'll just say, as a Brit, i am happy that we don't have guns here because, if like you say burglery and mugings are more comming in the uk, murders, and random, or accidental killings are most certainly lower because of unavailability of guns, and i'd much rather get mugged or burgled, than shot, and killed

Please try and keep up with the current debate rather than quoting the OP which has long since lost any relevance.

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but the thread has turned into a string of images with no relevance to the OP, so i appreciate the irony and all, but what's the point in this thread continuing to exist? or at least exist with the OP and OT intact.

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Magnanimous » Tue May 31, 2011 8:58 am UTC

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby AvatarIII » Tue May 31, 2011 9:02 am UTC

Magnanimous wrote:Image


new-ish but this is the first time i've seen a thread degrade into something like this,

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Felstaff » Tue May 31, 2011 9:18 am UTC

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Zamfir » Tue May 31, 2011 9:51 am UTC

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And clearly also relevant:
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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby a_fuzzyduck » Tue May 31, 2011 12:05 pm UTC

AvatarIII wrote:new-ish but this is the first time i've seen a thread upgrade into something like this,


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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby OBrien » Tue May 31, 2011 12:20 pm UTC

I think people should stop ducking away from the issues here!
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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby HumbiS » Tue May 31, 2011 4:51 pm UTC

The danger is here

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Zamfir » Tue May 31, 2011 5:29 pm UTC

OBrien wrote:I think people should stop ducking away from the issues here!
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This is brilliant. I am now going to buy a kitten just to do this trick, then throw it away when it gets to big.

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby broken_escalator » Tue May 31, 2011 5:38 pm UTC

I'd be careful of throwing cats away. They take great offense to that.

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Re: Why we shouldn't ban guns...

Postby Robot_Raptor » Tue May 31, 2011 5:44 pm UTC

OBrien wrote:I think people should stop ducking away from the issues here!
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Ducking away from the issue at hand!?!

I for one am deeply offended!
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