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Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:10 PM

Whoops> Fla. teen who bought gun illegally accidentally shot off his penis and testicle. Got regret

A teenager is recovering after police say he shot himself in the penis and testicle while cleaning a gun he just bought…. Smeriglio told police he bought the gun last month at a party.

In light of all the gun talk these days, it seems appropriate to point out how very badly things can go when a firearm falls into the wrong hands.
http://thepoliticalcarnival.net/2013/01/13/police-fla-teen-who-bought-gun-illegally-accidentally-shot-off-his-penis-and-testicle-got-regret/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

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Reply Whoops> Fla. teen who bought gun illegally accidentally shot off his penis and testicle. Got regret (Original post)
sasha031 Jan 2013 OP
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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:12 PM

1. He'll need a bigger gun now

yup

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Response to jpak (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:13 PM

3. Yup, he sure will jpak

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Response to jpak (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:44 PM

19. Well, crap. That made me laugh

out loud (inappropriately, I might add, for where I happen to be at the moment).

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Response to jpak (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:55 PM

58. this is totally sad. I can't find amusement. we are a sad nation and our kids

are mimicking the greater stupid. I hope he gets better. This is a very terrible bit of news.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:13 PM

2. The problem isn't the guns, the problem is the stupid is sooo great! n/t

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #2)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:17 PM

8. Forget background checks - we need sanity checks and IQ tests.

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Response to Initech (Reply #8)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:23 PM

11. People with high IQs have nothing to do with guns. Sounds good to me. nt

 

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Response to Comrade_McKenzie (Reply #11)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 04:28 PM

146. That statement eliminates you from the subset of people...

...that you identify as those who "have nothing to do with guns".


Senator John Kerry

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Response to Initech (Reply #8)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:46 PM

21. Exactly!!! We need to start at the root cause, which is stupid! n/t

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #21)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:02 PM

24. "Stupid" is kind of the root cause of a lot of our problems.

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Response to Initech (Reply #24)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:07 PM

26. It is, isn't it ... which is why I did this poll the other night ...

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #26)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 08:54 AM

136. You should do a follow up poll.

"Do you think you are stupid"

See how the results vary.

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Response to NCTraveler (Reply #136)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 09:00 AM

139. It crossed my mind ... generally it's always the other guy that's the stupid one ... I bet

would be the response.

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #2)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:26 PM

82. Then as long as stupid exists,

guns should not exist.

I don't think your logic works for either side of the gun control issue.

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Response to defacto7 (Reply #82)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:32 PM

90. Probably not ... n/t

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #2)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 01:21 AM

118. Completely fucking wrong.

The problem is the guns PLUS stupid. Or carelessness. Or having your attention distracted for just a second. Or being drunk. Or not knowing what you're doing.

There's a reason there are 30,000 Americans killed by guns every year. It's the FUCKING GUNS.

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Response to Zoeisright (Reply #118)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 08:58 AM

137. Yep!!! Agree!!! n/t

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:15 PM

4. If only the victim had a gun

 

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #4)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:45 PM

20. If his penis had a gun, it could have defended itself!

 

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Reply #20)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:47 PM

22. Every man needs a cocked penis armed and ready for self defense! n/t

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #22)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:35 PM

94. In the cocked and armed penis club, he's already a member!

 

I'm going to hell...

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Reply #94)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:38 PM

95. LOL - The highway to hell is gonna have lots of lanes! We're all going! n/t

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #22)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 01:02 AM

112. I guess it could put out an eye

or maybe distract an attacking dog.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Reply #20)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 02:50 AM

127. Fine, so long as you keep guns away from the nuts. ;) nt

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #4)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:09 PM

31. The deceased victim was only an unarmed (no hand) symbol.

Something like that. Sad, anyway.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:16 PM

5. Prolly blew Smeriglio all over the place.

If you have a name like Smeriglio it's almost certain to become a mess on the wall.

ewww.

sry.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:16 PM

6. Ouch! Bet he doesn't

have the balls to do that again.

Seriously, though...why was this kid cleaning a loaded weapon?

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Response to rateyes (Reply #6)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:25 PM

12. He was cleaning the bullets out of it.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:16 PM

7. Well he now has a couple extra holes to go with the empty space

between his ears OUCH!!

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:20 PM

9. Talk about a do-it-yourself neuter job

OUCH! There's one guy who won't be able to father kids.

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Response to meow2u3 (Reply #9)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:28 PM

84. he's got one nut left

if sarah palin supposedly can uncut her tubes ( I guess you really can now) anythings possible... (thats pure rumor)

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Response to PatrynXX (Reply #84)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:28 PM

86. If that's the case, he screwed up

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:20 PM

10. And let the jokes begin!

Because it is entirely okay to joke if a man gets his penis blown off.

I'm going to go on an exhaustive google search of all the jokes that people make when a woman gets shot in the uterus, vagina, etc. I'll get back to you when I find one.

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #10)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:29 PM

13. If the woman shoots herself in the vagina, they will be plenty.

Got a couple rolling around in my head right now.

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #10)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:06 PM

25. Sweetheart, the joke is the circumstances in which he lost his dick. Not that he lost it.

 

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Response to jerseyjack (Reply #25)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:08 PM

29. Sure, sweetie. I'll remember that. nt

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #10)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:09 PM

30. If somebody had cut his penis off

I'd agree with you.

But if somebody does something stupid, and they are the one to pay for it, I've got no problems with that or with jokes being made about it. I personally love the Darwin Awards for the same reason.

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Response to mythology (Reply #30)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:14 AM

107. Yeah, I fucking hate the darwin awards. One of the douchiest things ever. n/t

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #10)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:11 PM

33. Personally I think it's horrible. I agree with you.

I keep thinking about how I'd feel if this were my child, and then I see some of the posts in this thread and it makes me literally feel sick.

I don't know what's wrong with some people. Truly.

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Response to yardwork (Reply #33)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:14 PM

36. Thanks, Yardwork, This poor teenager's life is ruined.

He will never enjoy what the rest of us take for granted.
Most women (and men) will look upon him with disgust.
He will never be whole again.

He deserves it because he bought a gun? That makes it funny?

Or is it because men who buy guns are (famously) said to do so to overcome a feeling of inadequacy with their penis size?

Or is it funny because mangled male genitals are funny?

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #36)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:33 PM

44. He's a kid. A poor kid who made a horrible

Mistake and will pay for it for the rest of his life. I would be worried about him committing suicide.

Damn macho gun culture.

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Response to Ilsa (Reply #44)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:11 AM

105. Indeed. I keep seeing the sneering "stupid" comments. It certainly wasn't smart, but kids entering

early adulthood make mistakes. This is one he paid for dearly. I wish we wouldn't have to strut around proclaiming our superiority over children. It reminds me of the whole "darwin awards" thing that was once really popular around here. Thank god it died out. We've found a new replacement cruel meme. The "stupid" meme. I guess if the guy was an asshole who waterboarded innocent people for fun I'd find some redemption in him blowing off his jimmy. This just seems cruel.

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #36)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 07:37 AM

132. He's lucky his carelessness

only wound up hurting himself. I'm not making jokes about it, I just have zero sympathy.

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #36)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 04:43 PM

147. I agree.

It is tragical. Not as tragical as if he'd killed himself, or worse, someone else, but those of us who want gun control want it because we're sick and tired of people getting hurt and killed by guns, no matter how it happens.

And the jokes about his privates are in vety bad taste, I think. That kind of injury will have much more far-reaching consequences than if he'd shot off some of his fingers, for example.

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #10)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:50 PM

56. In order for your comparison to be valid, the woman would have had to inflict the injury on herself.

I don't think anyone would be snarking if this gun cleaner's block-n-tackle was the victim of another shooter. It's the fact that he did it to himself is what some are finding ironic.

It's all down to context.

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Response to MADem (Reply #56)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:53 PM

57. So if a woman injured her genitals

while douching or masturbating, I could make a joke about it and expect lots of people would laugh and it would not be hidden and me excoriated for misogyny?

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #57)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:02 PM

61. No--with a gun. While cleaning it. Stop moving the goalposts.

You "could" make a joke about anything you'd like. You take your chances, as I am sure you realize.

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Response to MADem (Reply #61)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:31 PM

89. You said: "to be valid, the woman would have had to inflict the injury on herself" nt

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #89)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:59 PM

144. C'mon now, Bo... you know the context is irresponsible gun ownership. and right now, people are not

incredibly sympathetic over people who fuck up and misfire their guns. People were laughing about a woman who screwed up going through her purse while driving and fired her gun too. Because they were both fools who didn't take precautions when handling their guns. Better they learn by hurting themselves rather than innocents. Not great, but better.

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #89)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:13 AM

148. Obviously, in the same manner as the hapless male.

Otherwise, it's not an apt comparison. The topic here IS guns, after all, not wayward hands.

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #10)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:11 PM

68. it would be funny if they did it themselves like in the OP, not if somebody else

did it to them.

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #10)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:31 PM

88. don't look up ouch gif

if you look up ouch gif on google and have the safe search off you'll find a few vagina's sewn shut etc....

only way you'll be seeing this is on the fake snuff folks like chokechamber. which isn't quite my forte..

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Response to seaglass (Reply #130)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 07:21 AM

131. I'm not giving any men a pass and I didn't attack any women.

What I said was that no one would make such a joke about a women shooting themselves.

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #131)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 07:40 AM

133. Did you not read

about that soccer mom who was made famous by wearing a sidearm to her child's soccer game? Her husband shot her and them himself. Now their kid has my sympathy but the mom who thought parading around with a gun at a soccer game was peachy and wounds up getting shot? No sympathy for her at all.

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Response to leftynyc (Reply #133)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 07:42 AM

134. No I didn't read about that and I don't know the details.

But I think I would still have sympathy for anyone as long as they weren't trying to hurt someone.

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #134)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 07:55 AM

135. I have no sympathy for gun nuts

I have absolutely no problem with those who want shotguns for hunting or a handgun to protect themselves and their homes. It's the ones who worship at the feet of the NRA and think there should be NO LIMITS to the second amendment. They're dangerous and their lunacy gets people hurt and killed.

Here's the story if you want to read it:

http://articles.cnn.com/2009-10-08/justice/gun.soccer.mom.dead_1_deleo-neighbor-second-amendment?_s=PM:CRIME

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #131)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 11:53 AM

142. I'm certain that they would.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:31 PM

14. i'm sure it was worth it..

FREEDOM!!1

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:33 PM

15. If I'm the parent, and apparently he is underage, that's one gun party that's going learn of product

liability and won't likely be happening again. If it was sold in a home...if it was sold by someone who has a home...if it was illegally obtained in order to sell ... etc. Worked in a retail convenience story in college decades ago, and we were highly trained as to how to ID and the consequences of selling alcohol or tobacco to minors ... serious consequences for the owner...could be shut down.

These days I see signs that if you look to be under 40, you are going to be asked for your ID. It's time to put teeth into the weaponry industry.





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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:35 PM

16. Better to have shot yourself in the other head.

 

Really no point in going on now.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:36 PM

17. His Phallic Replacement Device - which is all a handgun is in civilian hands - is now gonna have

to fill in for real to replace his missing member. Hope he gets to feeling better, and doesn't play with guns any more.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:40 PM

18. The only way to stop a bad guy

with no testicles is a good guy with no testicles.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 09:50 PM

23. The NRA opposes the safety feature

That indicates if a bullet is in the chamber. It wouldn't have helped this kid, but there's no good reason not to add it to all future gun sales, since literally thousands of Americans are killed or injured every single year because they were sure it wasn't loaded.

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Response to Nevernose (Reply #23)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:38 AM

110. Why on earth would they oppose something like that?

I don't know much about guns (and hate them, really) but, it just seems like it would be a selling point for anyone interested in buying a gun to keep in the home ... the more safety features the better?

That poor boy. This is horrible and beyond sad.

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Response to Nevernose (Reply #23)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 01:14 AM

116. Provide a link for that claim, please

There are plenty of things the NRA sucks at, but as far as I've read, they've never opposed the use of mechanical safeties or loaded-chamber indicators.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:07 PM

27. Darwin Award Winner of the Year.

 

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Response to jerseyjack (Reply #27)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:21 AM

108. Sorry, no. He survived.

 

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:07 PM

28. if only his penis had a gun

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:10 PM

32. It doesn't pay to go off half-cocked.

Safety first, you know.

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Response to TheCowsCameHome (Reply #32)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:17 PM

39. And now he's walking around half cocked

Was the thought that 1st popped into my mind when reading the title.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:13 PM

34. This gives 'Blow Job' a whole new meaning.

 

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Response to BVictor1 (Reply #34)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:18 PM

70. Or busting a nut

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:14 PM

35. I could make a really saucy joke right here

But of course I'm not going to do that.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:15 PM

37. This is supposed to be funny? Some of the comments here are beyond tacky. As is the blog source.

Geez.

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Response to pinto (Reply #37)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:09 AM

103. Yep.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:17 PM

38. Well hopefully it will make it harder for him to breed more low IQ twits.

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Response to Katashi_itto (Reply #38)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:36 PM

45. I wonder if you think your screen name actually means something in Japanese.

It doesn't.

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #45)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:39 PM

46. If it's any consolation. Neither does yours.

But I do enjoy the arrogance of your statement... It almost has a zen-like self-aggrandizement.

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Response to Katashi_itto (Reply #46)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:42 PM

48. sore ha mae kara shitteiru yo.

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #48)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:02 PM

62. Really poorly worded, barely makes, if any, sense.

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Response to Katashi_itto (Reply #62)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:26 PM

81. LOL.

I've been a professional translator of J>E for over 20 years. Your assessment of my Japanese proficiency is a riot.

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #81)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:28 PM

85. Oh Gosh !! How convenient!

Snicker

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #45)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:56 PM

59. The kids say it's a character in the anime Bleach. Does that make sense? nt

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Response to MADem (Reply #59)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:00 PM

60. I don't think it is though.

But yeah, it is likely to be some kind of otaku-ish thing like that.

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Response to MADem (Reply #63)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:10 PM

66. Bizarre, never even heard of the character. I was just using the family name on my mothers side. :P

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Response to MADem (Reply #63)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:24 PM

73. Not a character from Bleach

What you found was a made-up fan profile of a character they imagined. Probably from our very same DU'er right here.

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #73)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:25 PM

77. Well, I have no idea--I'm a bit old for that shit! nt

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Response to MADem (Reply #59)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:05 PM

64. ok if it's anime makes it sort of ok..."yo" is used on songs and such, so some sort of Anime

character might use that.

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Response to Katashi_itto (Reply #64)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:22 PM

72. I think you mean to speak to Bonobo re: the "yo" business--he was the one that wrote that

Roman alphabet Japanese-ish phrase, not me.

I just asked the kids and they said "Anime character on Bleach?" so I typed that ...!!!! Then I googled and up came the pic.

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Response to MADem (Reply #72)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:24 PM

76. Not "Japanese-ish", Japanese. nt

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #76)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:26 PM

80. Well, it's "soundex" Japanese. You're using the wrong alphabet. nt

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Response to MADem (Reply #80)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:27 PM

83. それは前から知っているよ

それは前から知っているよ -you see it turns to "moji bake" in the heading but works in the body, I think.

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #83)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:33 PM

91. It is a slew of numbers in the subject line--I feel like I'm at Bletchley Park! nt

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Response to MADem (Reply #72)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:25 PM

79. yep, your right, I was trying to figure out what Bonobo was

babbling about and mixed up the posts, sorry

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Response to Katashi_itto (Reply #79)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:29 PM

87. Kimi mitai na hito ni iwareru no ha meccha omoroi. nt

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #87)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:39 PM

96. Someone is really trying hard to prove themselves...think I struck a nerve :)

Even tries to insult me in Japanese.


Gosh I am so broken up!

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #45)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:42 PM

97. WTF?

Bad day?

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Response to joshcryer (Reply #97)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:52 PM

98. No, but it's kinda like this to me.

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #98)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:01 AM

99. Eh, just seemed like a name to me.

Katashi Ishizuka + Ogami Ittō or something.

If it bothers you that much, sorry. Just seemed over the top and random to me. Nicknames aren't exactly like tattoos. I'd be just as perplexed if someone tried to randomly educate you on bonobos for your nickname or something.

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Response to joshcryer (Reply #99)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:04 AM

101. If you speak a language, when a name seems wrong, it is a bit grating.

It sounded a bit like Japanese, but not quite right. I wasn't sure if the poster was trying to say a word in Japanese or not. It could have been a learning opportunity that someone actually interested in Japanese might seize on in order to not appear foolish.

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Response to Bonobo (Reply #98)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 01:44 AM

149. Bruce Lee--Be Water, My Friend.

That's kind of a lousy example, that particular word!



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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:20 PM

40. I don't think it's funny. nt

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:28 PM

41. Illegal guns

Buying illegal guns?!?! The ball on this kid!!!

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:32 PM

42. Teenager...

... neuters himself. With a fucking gun. In Florida. Accidentally. Sick sick people who glorifies guns.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:33 PM

43. Yikes

Oops. I posted before going to the source-silly and childish, much like my post.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:41 PM

47. that's what you get for dicking around with things you don't understand. nt

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:43 PM

49. If only his...

... penis had been armed so it could protect itself!

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:43 PM

50. He bought it at a party? Like a Tupperware party?

Only, for guns?

I'm a very boring host.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:44 PM

51. I wonder

if he was really cleaning it, or stuffing it in his waistband 'gangsta' style, trying to be a tough guy. The original article said that he first lied to police, saying someone on the street had shot him. So I am kinda suspicious of the cleaning story.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:44 PM

52. Two things...

What caliber was the weapon.... .22? .44?

Why did this moran allow his picture in the paper?

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:44 PM

53. He should have worn his kevlar jockey shorts -- for gun nuts who clean loaded guns. nt

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:47 PM

54. Poor kid.

High price to pay for his stupidity.

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Response to Beacool (Reply #54)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:07 AM

102. Really. it's pretty awful.

It's why a good parent is always frazzled.

Always pointing out how stupid so many things are to careless kids.

"THINK!" Is the best daily nag a parent can scream.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:47 PM

55. How long now has Hollywood been glorifying killing and firearms?

 

It has been proven that the masses are most susceptible to being brainwashed by things like celebrity, trends, coolness and hype, especially teenagers.


Progressive, Populist, Cynic, and Libertarian for the people.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:09 PM

65. He won't have the balls to do THAT again.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:11 PM

67. "Bought a gun illegally." No sympathy. Also: LOL! nt

 

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:12 PM

69. ahem Your move creep

I guess he never watched robocop..

ouch??

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:19 PM

71. There's never a dearth of entries for the Darwin Awards eom

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:24 PM

74. ouch

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #74)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 01:26 AM

119. That is the only thing that came to my mind too

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:24 PM

75. And One In the Chamber . . .

Last edited Mon Jan 14, 2013, 09:12 AM - Edit history (2)

For those of you who aren't familiar with semi-automatics I'd like to point out that this is an all-too-common--and tragic--firearm error.

Here's how it can happen: A novice gun owner loads a magazine full of rounds into the gun, shoots off a couple of rounds--or simply chambers a round by working the action of the firearm, loading a round into the chamber--and then decides to remove the magazine.

Since the novice and/or untrained gun owner "knows" he has just removed all the bullets from the firearm, he may then decide it's safe to handle, point the gun somewhere he shouldn't and pull the trigger. BLAM!!! He's forgotten about that unseen bullet still sitting in the chamber ready to be fired out the barrel of his gun.

PS. I learned how to handle firearms in the Marine Corps. The M-16A1 assault rifle and .45 Colt automatic were standard-issue at the time I was serving. Both weapons can hold a bullet in the chamber, ready to be fired, once the magazine has been removed.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:25 PM

78. What a moron!

 

This kid is certainly a perfect candidate for this year's Darwin Awards, and makes a perfect argument for stricter gun control. On the bright side, at least he can't reproduce.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:33 PM

92. Legal Handgun Owners Do It Too

Michigan man shoots himself through the penis while adjusting gun

A Michigan man is recovering after shooting himself through the crotch while adjusting his .40-caliber Glock, reports The Detroit Free Press.

According to police in the Detroit suburb of Birmingham, it could have been worse.

“You think about it — your femoral artery runs down there,” Deputy Chief Mark Clemence said. “He could have shot it off. It could have been a lot worse. It’s a big bullet; you’re not talking a small bullet.”


The victim was starting a job with his an air-conditioning company when the incident ocurred. He was taken to a nearby hospital and, according to WDIV-TV, underwent surgery.

But there still might be injury to add to the insult: though the man does have a permit to carry the gun, Clemence said local prosecutors will decide whether to charge the man with reckless discharge of a firearm.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/06/16/michigan-man-shoots-himself-through-the-crotch-while-adjusting-gun/

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:34 PM

93. Guns don't castrate people

Um.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:01 AM

100. Good

 

A tough way to learn a lesson, but hopefully a lesson was taught...by a gun...with a dip-shit owner

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:11 AM

104. Oh, Florida

You so cray.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:12 AM

106. Almost got a Darwin Award (you don't have to die to get it)

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:31 AM

109. If only the kid had had a gun to defend himself,

this NEVER would have happened.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:57 AM

111. Kick & recommend - amazing

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 01:02 AM

113. Good heavens. >_<

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 01:12 AM

114. How sad for this young boy. nt

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 01:13 AM

115. If this were your kid I wonder if you'd be making the same jokes

I'm deeply ashamed of many of you.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 01:16 AM

117. Thank the Gods that a 4 month old article could fire up the gun haters!!!!

Penis and testicle, shot off? Damn, you got a front page story.

For idiots. Rejoicing the injury of some kid? Priceless...for some, I guess.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 01:26 AM

120. There's so many guns out there

all the talk about gun-safety and education and responsible ownership doesn't fairly or fully address the fact that guns are too plentiful and easy to get, with the predictable result that a lot people accidentally shoot themselves and others.



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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 01:36 AM

121. That's horrible. I hope no one is laughing at this.

I can't look, but I suspect people are laughing at this horrible accident.

This place has changed soooooo much, and not for the better.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 01:50 AM

122. Poor kid

But why was he cleaning a gun with his dick? Don't they teach youj not to do that in gun safety classes?

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 01:51 AM

123. I've never owned a gun in my life

and even I know you don't aim the damn things at your junk.

On edit: Unless, of course, you hate your junk.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 02:21 AM

124. It wasn't an accident, that's just how they circumcise people in Florida.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 02:28 AM

125. People have made the same lame jokes three or four times in this thread

:yawn:

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Response to Lydia Leftcoast (Reply #125)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:59 PM

143. when I need my daily dose of disgust, I come to DU and posts

like the ones you are talking about - people laughing at suffering and pain. These people make me sick sick sick.

yeh, we're so much better than the teabaggers, sure.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 02:42 AM

126. Er...was there enough left of Mr. Happy to sew back on?

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 02:54 AM

128. Wow

Degenerates R Us

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 03:54 AM

129. Well That's One Way To Give Up A Nut

eom

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 08:58 AM

138. I hate stories where kids...

make mistakes that will hurt them for the rest of their lives. Such a bad way for a "leering experience" to occur.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 09:09 AM

140. Karma.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 09:19 AM

141. I can't laugh at this.

And it's just plain sad. An 18 year old should know better but really if you aren't taught gun safety are you going to use it yourself?

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 01:01 PM

145. All teenager are stupid to some extent or another

in that all of them make stupid mistakes. Most of them outgrow that age without having paid too much of a price. But this one will be paying for his mistake forever. It's a very sad story and I feel horrible for him. Not funny.

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