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Red_Dragon

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Posted: Jul 16, 2024 - 3:43pm

 islander wrote:

too soon?



always
islander

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Posted: Jul 16, 2024 - 3:35pm

too soon?
Red_Dragon

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Posted: Jul 11, 2024 - 3:44pm

Only in 'MERICA!
Red_Dragon

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Posted: May 9, 2024 - 6:16am

gee, I wonder why
islander

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Posted: Feb 25, 2024 - 6:34am

 Lazy8 wrote:

WHAT? You mean a photographer looking for a provocative picture got a kid to pose for one? Shocking. Wonder how many times s/he had to ask.

See that yellow tag thru the trigger guard? Means the gun has been checked by the event inspectors and has no firing pin (or has otherwise been disabled), but yeah—I taught my kids better.

And you see the bottom photo, captioned as "Attendees try out laser sights at the Holosun booth"? Nothing but proper trigger discipline on view, even tho those rigs not only don't have firing pins, they don't even have barrels.

And those aren't laser sights. Wonder what else they got wrong...


Pretty much the whole point. I recall being very sternly lectured about never pointing a gun at a person. Also a gun is not a toy, and when I was young I had a LOT of supervision when I held a gun (because kids can be stupid with their mushy forming brains and all). This is the NRA national convention. These are all the supposedly 'responsible' gun owners.  They know (or should know) that they are under a spotlight. If they do this here, one must also wonder when they are alone 'what else they got wrong'. 
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Posted: Feb 24, 2024 - 6:46pm

 islander wrote:
https://www.reuters.com/pictures/scenes-annual-nra-convention-2023-04-14/

Lead picture is a child pointing a gun at the camera, finger on trigger.  This is the fing NRA convention!?!?! 
Treat every gun as if it is loaded. 
Don't point a gun at anything you don't intend to shoot.
Don't put your finger on the trigger until you are ready to shoot.

This is supposed to be mantra. These people are cosplaying. This is why there is a problem with shootings in this country. Most of the news stories on this are from foreign sources, they are all wondering WTF is wrong with us, Their concerns are legitimate.

WHAT?? You mean a photographer looking for a provocative picture got a kid to pose for one? Shocking. Wonder how many times s/he had to ask.

See that yellow tag thru the trigger guard? Means the gun has been checked by the event inspectors and has no firing pin (or has otherwise been disabled), but yeah—I taught my kids better.

And you see the bottom photo, captioned as "Attendees try out laser sights at the Holosun booth"? Nothing but proper trigger discipline on view, even tho those rigs not only don't have firing pins, they don't even have barrels.

And those aren't laser sights. Wonder what else they got wrong...
haresfur

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Posted: Feb 24, 2024 - 12:23pm

 rgio wrote:

Are they wondering how those obsessed appear to want nothing to do with anyone outside of the US?



Except to shoot them. The US military is a training ground for domestic terrorists (Not all military...)
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Posted: Feb 24, 2024 - 10:08am

 rgio wrote:

Are they wondering how those obsessed appear to want nothing to do with anyone outside of the US?


or those obsessed with guns have absolutely no intention of joining the armed services in order to REALLY protect the nation from its adversaries.
westslope

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Posted: Feb 24, 2024 - 9:22am

 rgio wrote:

Are they wondering how those obsessed appear to want nothing to do with anyone outside of the US?


No.  But I see the point.

rgio

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Posted: Feb 24, 2024 - 8:57am

 westslope wrote:

I know from experience that outsiders sometimes wonder/question if America's unhealthy obsession with guns is somehow connected to more dubious (and bloody) foreign policy choices.


Are they wondering how those obsessed appear to want nothing to do with anyone outside of the US?

westslope

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Posted: Feb 24, 2024 - 8:54am

I know from experience that outsiders sometimes wonder/question if America's unhealthy obsession with guns is somehow connected to more dubious (and bloody) foreign policy choices.
rgio

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Posted: Feb 24, 2024 - 8:42am

 islander wrote:
https://www.reuters.com/pictures/scenes-annual-nra-convention-2023-04-14/

Lead picture is a child pointing a gun at the camera, finger on trigger.  This is the fing NRA convention!?!?! 
Treat every gun as if it is loaded. 
Don't point a gun at anything you don't intend to shoot.
Don't put your finger on the trigger until you are ready to shoot.

This is supposed to be mantra. These people are cosplaying. This is why there is a problem with shootings in this country. Most of the news stories on this are from foreign sources, they are all wondering WTF is wrong with us, Their concerns are legitimate.

100%

Equally troubling is the overwhelmingly popular weaponry... assault rifles.  Test our new laser scope on top of this AR15.  Hey young man, see if this smaller weapon fits.  

Mental health is an issue in this country. So are reason and honesty.



islander

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Posted: Feb 24, 2024 - 7:54am

https://www.reuters.com/pictures/scenes-annual-nra-convention-2023-04-14/

Lead picture is a child pointing a gun at the camera, finger on trigger.  This is the fing NRA convention!?!?! 
Treat every gun as if it is loaded. 
Don't point a gun at anything you don't intend to shoot.
Don't put your finger on the trigger until you are ready to shoot.

This is supposed to be mantra. These people are cosplaying. This is why there is a problem with shootings in this country. Most of the news stories on this are from foreign sources, they are all wondering WTF is wrong with us, Their concerns are legitimate.
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Posted: Feb 24, 2024 - 7:03am

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Posted: Nov 26, 2023 - 10:45am

 Proclivities wrote:

...and two dogs and a push-cart?  What was the cart for?


His guns.
Proclivities

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Posted: Nov 26, 2023 - 10:05am

 islander wrote:


He went for a jog with a gun and a camera... 

...and two dogs and a push-cart?  What was the cart for?
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Posted: Nov 26, 2023 - 9:57am

 islander wrote:


He went for a jog with a gun and a camera... 


my point exactly
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