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Old Jan 6th 2019, 8:11 pm
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Colour is the most important consideration.
In purchase considerations. I didn't buy a new gun yesterday because they only had a two-tone version and not the all black version.
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Old Jan 6th 2019, 10:25 pm
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This is how Washington State defines things (if anyone cares):-
(27) "Assault weapon" means:
26 (a) A semiautomatic rifle that has the capacity to accept a
27 detachable magazine and has one or more of the following:
28 (i) A pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action
29 of the weapon;
30 (ii) A thumbhole stock;
31 (iii) A folding or telescoping stock;
32 (iv) A second handgrip or a protruding grip that can be held by
33 the nontrigger hand;
34 (v) A flash suppressor, muzzle break, muzzle compensator, or
35 threaded barrel designed to accommodate a flash suppressor, muzzle
36 break, or muzzle compensator;
37 (vi) A grenade launcher or flare launcher;
38 (b) A semiautomatic pistol, or a semiautomatic, centerfire, or
39 rimfire rifle with a fixed magazine, that has the capacity to accept
40 more than ten rounds of ammunition;
p. 5 SB 5050
1 (c) A semiautomatic pistol that has the capacity to accept a
2 detachable magazine and has one or more of the following:
3 (i) Any feature capable of functioning as a protruding grip that
4 can be held by the nontrigger hand;
5 (ii) A threaded barrel, capable of accepting a flash suppressor,
6 forward handgrip, or silencer;
7 (iii) A shroud attached to the barrel, or that partially or
8 completely encircles the barrel, allowing the bearer to hold the
9 firearm with the nontrigger hand without being burned, but excluding
10 a slide that encloses the barrel; or
11 (iv) The capacity to accept a detachable magazine at any location
12 outside of the pistol grip;
13 (d) A semiautomatic, centerfire, or rimfire rifle that has an
14 overall length of less than thirty inches;
15 (e) A semiautomatic shotgun that has both of the following:
16 (i) A pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action
17 of the weapon, thumbhole stock, or vertical handgrip;
18 (ii) A folding or telescoping stock; or
19 (iii) An ability to accept a detachable magazine;
20 (f) A shotgun with a revolving cylinder; or
21 (g) A conversion kit, part, or combination of parts, from which
22 an assault weapon can be assembled if those parts are in the
23 possession or under the control of the same person.
24 "Assault weapon" does not include antique firearms, any firearm
25 that has been made permanently inoperable, or any firearm that is
26 manually operated by bolt, pump, lever, or slide action.
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Dunno how many there have been in the past 5 months since the last post, but it shouldn't be hard to find out, if anyone cares.
https://globalnews.ca/news/5340854/v...mass-shooting/
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Dunno how many there have been in the past 5 months since the last post, but it shouldn't be hard to find out, if anyone cares.
https://globalnews.ca/news/5340854/v...mass-shooting/
Person described as a "disgruntled employee". So of course, being "disgruntled", he opened fire and killed 12 people.

And people still say there's nothing wrong here, that would make someone do that.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-48481814
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Old Jun 1st 2019, 1:43 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Person described as a "disgruntled employee". So of course, being "disgruntled", he opened fire and killed 12 people.

And people still say there's nothing wrong here, that would make someone do that.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-48481814
Thoughts and prayers. Nothing to be done. Fault on both sides.
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Thoughts and prayers. Nothing to be done. Fault on both sides.
There are some disgruntled people in my office for sure. Are we next?
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Dunno how many there have been in the past 5 months since the last post, but it shouldn't be hard to find out, if anyone cares.
https://globalnews.ca/news/5340854/v...mass-shooting/
150.
https://www.gunviolencearchive.org/
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There are some disgruntled people in my office for sure. Are we next?
Do they still publish news of shootings in Chicago or has that become none newsworthy now ?
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Do they still publish news of shootings in Chicago or has that become none newsworthy now ?
Data as of 5 days ago for homicides.

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/...htmlstory.html

For shootings

https://www.chicagotribune.com/data/...htmlstory.html
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Do they still publish news of shootings in Chicago or has that become none newsworthy now ?
Oh it's still published, here anyway. 43 shot and 7 killed over the Menorial Day weekend, for example.

Other cities have their own death toll to keep up with I expect.

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/...527-story.html

Easter weekend was a mere 5 killed and 24 shot.
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i just checked back. 152.
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Raping women and forcing them to keep the kids is OK because it's pro-life.

Allowing people to arm themselves, including mental cases is OK because it's pro-life no, wait....it's....****ing lunacy.

America is totally beyond me at the present, I'd be terrified to live there.
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Oh it's still published, here anyway. 43 shot and 7 killed over the Menorial Day weekend, for example.

Other cities have their own death toll to keep up with I expect.

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/...527-story.html

Easter weekend was a mere 5 killed and 24 shot.
Strange as to how all the most dangerous cities in this country have Democrat Mayors. Mayor Garcetti of Los Angeles also a Democrat presides over a city that has gun crime (if not comparable to Chicago at least) is nevertheless serious enough in it's own right plus the largest homeless population on the west coast. San Francisco has one multi-million or billionaire for every eleven thousand residents, very much liberal for the most part yet you cant even walk along Market Street without stepping on someone's feces and crime in the Tenderloin district is as bad as anywhere.

Maybe these cities need the "Trumpian touch" Declared war zones, curfews imposed, widespread raids across the crime infested neighbourhoods, confiscation of all firearms as we know that 99 percent of them in these areas are illegal anyway and a roundup of all gang bangers with outstanding warrants against them and there must be literally hundreds. Couldn't happen of course. The gutless city leaders are too scared of being accused to being compared to the Gestapo by the likes of Al Sharpton and the ACLU plus CNN and MSNBC throwing their two pennys worth in so the killings will go on and the civic leaders tut tutting at their city council meetings. Same could be said for the homeless problem. , Camps built to house them, food, clothing and medical care given and detoxification enforced if needed but that wont happen either. In our society it is more democratic to live and die on the streets than be forcibly removed to such awful places as camps.

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Raping women and forcing them to keep the kids is OK because it's pro-life.

Allowing people to arm themselves, including mental cases is OK because it's pro-life no, wait....it's....****ing lunacy.

America is totally beyond me at the present, I'd be terrified to live there.
Oh don't worry yourself unduly. Some of us believe it or not rise to see the morning sun and the setting of the sun in the evening day in, day out, year in, year out. No certified lunatic with a record on file ever walked into a gun store and was knowingly sold a firearm. Many shootings are done by people who bought them legally and up to the time of the shooting had no criminal record and that is where the real problem lies.

How are things in Dubai ? Women allowed to wear clothes of their own choosing? No arranged marriages between old geezers and teenage girls I take it? I've heard Dubai is a pretty nice place to live. The only place I ever was in that part of the world was a few hours shore leave in Aden and the biggest stink hole in the creation of mankind.

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Oh don't worry yourself unduly. Some of us believe it or not rise to see the morning sun and the setting of the sun in the evening day in, day out, year in, year out. No certified lunatic with a record on file ever walked into a gun store and was knowingly sold a firearm. Many shootings are done by people who bought them legally and up to the time of the shooting had no criminal record and that is where the real problem lies.

How are things in Dubai ? Women allowed to wear clothes of their own choosing? No arranged marriages between old geezers and teenage girls I take it? I've heard Dubai is a pretty nice place to live. The only place I ever was in that part of the world was a few hours shore leave in Aden and the biggest stink hole in the creation of man.
**** me. You're a nasty little person aren't you?

Take the guns away and even the sanest of sane can't be armed. They can be forced to keep a child they were raped to conceive but at least they'll get lots of maternity cover when it's born, right?
This place (and the region as a whole) is a country mile from perfect, but yeah, the mrs took the car for a service this morning, not sure what she was wearing but as it's Ramadan we show a little more respect than normal, so it was probably a t-shirt and jeans.

I hope you make it back to Yemen soon, there's a huge war and you'd probably enjoy seeing that, all those dead kids. Yay!
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