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Old 28-01-2014, 17:07   #451
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Her exact words when I showed her the SOG Spirit knife, "Wow, that's great! It'll be perfect when we can't have a gun. I can use that."

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We should meet, then you can say you know someone that doesn't.

In fact, I don't know anyone within 50 miles that does.....


Ok. Do you feel like your situation is the national norm? And, more to the point, you dodged the question asked. Is that to be considered "barricading yourself in"? Do you think everyone that lives like that is constantly cowering in fear? Or going on with their lives as normal, just with the door locked?
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Ok. Do you feel like your situation is the national norm? And, more to the point, you dodged the question asked. Is that to be considered "barricading yourself in"? Do you think everyone that lives like that is constantly cowering in fear? Or going on with their lives as normal, just with the door locked?
That wasn't the point you made, you said a very absolutist "everyone I know", just slightly exaggerated.....

I don't even lock my door.
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Its interesting to self-examine what kind of thinker we are as we engage in this discussion.

William Perry's scheme summarized

I am seeing a lot of Dualism!

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I don't even lock my door.
My neighbors would like to know your address.
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If you lock the door to your house at night and have a few motion lights and maybe an old shotgun in the back of the closet, have you "barricaded yourself in"? Everyone I know lives like this, it's part of life. No reason it has to get in the way of having fun, or even take up more than a moment or two of your time and thought every day. I spend way more time arguing basic security with folks like you than I do actually maintaining that security. If we all just did it without talking about or pretending that the world is some kind of idyllic place that it is not, we'd all be better off. Not sure why you are so averse to making even the teensiest effort in the name of security, but to each their own. Clearly it's not that important to you, but some of us have children and families aboard. Why does locking the door have to mean you are "in terror"? That's just a childish attempt to be insulting and demeaning to those who care more about this than you do.



If you thought that wasn't my point, then clearly you missed the point.
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Mine, too! If you really feel it's safe, go ahead and post it!
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This thread has clearly outlived its usefulness and is seriously pushing the "be nice rules" to the limit IMHO

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I'm surprised its lasted so long.. last few thread's I've posted in next time I looked it was closed.. and I was being nice..
Mod's were obviously in shock..
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Not much faith in your safety there! Afraid you'll have to begin locking your door if you post it? Basic security beginning to make sense? Even you aren't so unaware of it that you'll post your address on a public forum...
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Actually, I don't recall anywhere where I said you should never take safety precautions
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Gentlemen, once again we have pages of bickering and stuff which does no good to the forum, yourselves, or the victims of this. I am going to close it for now and see if it opens again after a review.

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