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Old 27-10-2010, 08:21   #31
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Rou-coo has some good points. Except the point of firing back is not to outshoot an automatic weapon, but to provide deterence. No one wants to be in a two way fire-fight, not even a pirate. That lone shot from a .22 handgun, or shotgun can kill you just as dead as an RPG. The whole idea of having a "weapon" makeshift or otherwise is to prevent you from being perceived as a "soft" target, and encourage them to pick someone else to attack.
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Sink the pirate vessels and let the pirate trash sink along with their boats...
END OF STORY
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Commercial shipping getting a bit more pro-active can only be a good thing - as need to degrade the Pirates capabilities by removing personnel, don't underestimate the skills involved from their side - yer don't move from potato patch to high seas pirate overnight. (probably a Pirate Forum somewhere with questions like "what's the best cutlass / ak47 style" and lots of "Go now" vs "prepare properly" debate ).
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Do you really think these bad lads will stop being pirates and go back to working the fields (or whatever they would usually do) because their usual targets are harder to knock over or do you think they will just find a softer target?

They will just have to do more of them for the same financial reward.

The Chandlers haven't work out very well for them have they...
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An artist unveils his mural of "Custer's Last Thought" at the local Western art museum.

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The artist replies, "It's simple. Custer's last thought must have been 'Holy Mackerel! Where did all these f**king Indians come from?'"
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And it hasnt worked out very well for the Chandlers has it
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Commercial shipping getting a bit more pro-active can only be a good thing - as need to degrade the Pirates capabilities by removing personnel, don't underestimate the skills involved from their side - yer don't move from potato patch to high seas pirate overnight. (probably a Pirate Forum somewhere with questions like "what's the best cutlass / ak47 style" and lots of "Go now" vs "prepare properly" debate ).
Another award goes to DOJ.......again.

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And it hasnt worked out very well for the Chandlers has it
No it certainly has not....but the point is, if there were no money in it they would not do it.....I dont believe Governments should allow privet company's to free there ships with ransom money either....to me this is also common sence....it does nothing but condone the activity.
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ROTFLMAO..............
To the contrary, I believe he's trying to say that Christians are gun toting/violent people.
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A lightning strike is more likely to happen than a pirate attack.

Has anyone in this forum ever been hijacked by pirates?...nope.

Hit by lightning?...plenty of people.
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I'm not going to get into the debate about guns onboard but does anyone know where I can get an AK47 or M16 in Malaysia? If not how about a 12 gauge shot gun? I would need ammo too.
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I'm not going to get into the debate about guns onboard but does anyone know where I can get an AK47 or M16 in Malaysia? If not how about a 12 gauge shot gun? I would need ammo too.
Ask these guys, I'm sure they can help
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To the contrary, I believe he's trying to say that Christians are gun toting/violent people.
I'm sure some are

I was more pointing out that mention the word pirate on these boards and it takes nanoseconds for "some" to suggest firearms, petrol bombs and violence in general as the answer.
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