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98. Yup, according to this poll
Even if you shot your gun at an attacker with the intent to kill but missed, causing the attacker to flee, you have not used the gun in self defense. A completely dishonest poll trying to skew the debate. Happily, it's a weak and transparent attempt.
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  -For all of you who own, and/or support GUNS... Terwilliger  Oct-31-03 11:03 AM   #0 
  - No,  PurpHaze69   Oct-31-03 11:07 AM   #1 
  - I agree  RadioFlyer   Oct-31-03 12:19 PM   #69 
  - Don't Poo-Poo "effective deterrence"...  BiggJawn   Oct-31-03 11:09 AM   #2 
  - Is that like Bush promising "shock and awe" to Saddam??  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:13 AM   #5 
     - I will be polite  Wellong   Oct-31-03 01:03 PM   #81 
        - you are evasive  Terwilliger   Nov-01-03 12:36 PM   #196 
           - I'm evasive  Wellong   Nov-03-03 07:55 AM   #203 
  - No, but years ago when I lived out 'the country'  JewelDigger   Oct-31-03 11:09 AM   #3 
  - I hear ya.  PurpHaze69   Oct-31-03 11:11 AM   #4 
  - because you will prevail if the situation arises...  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:17 AM   #8 
  - Are you being sarcastic?  PurpHaze69   Oct-31-03 11:24 AM   #15 
     - you hope...and that's the point of having the gun  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:36 AM   #38 
        - they left their doors unlocked because everyone knew everyone had guns  kodi   Oct-31-03 12:05 PM   #62 
        - everyone had guns?  Terwilliger   Nov-01-03 12:34 PM   #194 
        - You can call the cops  Wellong   Oct-31-03 12:45 PM   #77 
           - really...  DoNotRefill   Oct-31-03 02:09 PM   #101 
              - To be fair to the cops  Wellong   Oct-31-03 02:12 PM   #104 
  - I hope you don't have children  cally   Oct-31-03 11:33 AM   #34 
     - I don't have children,  PurpHaze69   Oct-31-03 11:41 AM   #42 
     - Well, my Dad had guns too  cally   Oct-31-03 11:45 AM   #45 
     - Did your dad take the gun out  PurpHaze69   Oct-31-03 11:47 AM   #47 
     - Yes, he did  cally   Oct-31-03 12:04 PM   # 
     - So what would you rather have  PurpHaze69   Oct-31-03 11:50 AM   #52 
     - Learning respect...  RadioFlyer   Oct-31-03 12:26 PM   #70 
     - There are safe ways to do it  Xithras   Oct-31-03 12:36 PM   #73 
  - I wouldn't say that you're not justified in this crazy world...  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:16 AM   #7 
  - That's not what you said a couple days ago  Superfly   Oct-31-03 11:20 AM   #11 
     - I'm sorry if you don't do sarcasm  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:44 AM   #44 
        - you answered your own question  drdigi420   Oct-31-03 12:29 PM   #71 
        - Bravo! Standing O!  lastliberalintexas   Oct-31-03 04:39 PM   #115 
        - Probably the smartest and most true words on this entire thread  1a2b3c   Oct-31-03 07:03 PM   #133 
        - I haven't read all the posts yet, but  Speed8098   Oct-31-03 07:21 PM   #138 
        - no problem digi  Terwilliger   Nov-01-03 12:26 PM   #190 
        - Guns vs. drugs  sgr2   Oct-31-03 02:11 PM   #102 
           - LOL!!!  DoNotRefill   Oct-31-03 02:51 PM   #110 
           - LOL!  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 04:53 PM   #118 
  - Sane people are prepared  Wcross   Nov-01-03 03:51 PM   #199 
  - Chased away 3 punks  Superfly   Oct-31-03 11:13 AM   #6 
  - wonder why they broke in?  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:18 AM   #9 
  - Our out to commit crimes, would be my guess.  Superfly   Oct-31-03 11:21 AM   #13 
  - like Bush?  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:26 AM   #19 
     - Yeah, their reason was to commit a crime!  Superfly   Oct-31-03 11:27 AM   #20 
     - so why did they break in?  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:29 AM   #24 
        - I don't know  Superfly   Oct-31-03 11:31 AM   #28 
        - They wanted to rape your dog is my guess fly!  Wcross   Nov-01-03 04:18 PM   #201 
        - What's 'vague' about breaking and entering?  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 11:43 AM   #43 
        - so's lying to a grand jury and misinforming people in a SOTU address...  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:46 AM   #46 
           - Appeal to ridicule.  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 11:48 AM   #49 
           - and a 'non-answer' response  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:52 AM   #53 
              - Oh, PUH-leeze!  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 11:56 AM   # 
                 - hey...you could assume that B&E intent is nothing but property crime  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 12:03 PM   #59 
                    - No, you can't assume that.  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 12:07 PM   #64 
                    - Here in the Bay Area  RadioFlyer   Oct-31-03 12:36 PM   #74 
                       - Thank you.  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 12:46 PM   #78 
                          - You're welcome...  RadioFlyer   Oct-31-03 01:38 PM   #96 
           - Ter, that's the biggest Red Herring I've seen this week  slackmaster   Oct-31-03 02:11 PM   #103 
              - It's exactly the same  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 06:14 PM   #125 
                 - No, using force in self-defense is NOT PUNISHMENT!  slackmaster   Nov-01-03 12:09 PM   #188 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-31-03 02:03 PM   #99 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-31-03 06:14 PM   #124 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-31-03 07:31 PM   #145 
     - bored white kids?  1a2b3c   Oct-31-03 07:06 PM   #134 
  - Why should we give a flying **** why they were breaking in?  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 11:21 AM   #14 
  - let's have you talk to your registrar about why you're a Democrat  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:28 AM   #21 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-31-03 11:29 AM   #23 
     - that's the whole point  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:30 AM   #26 
        - Yes, it was their fault.  Superfly   Oct-31-03 11:33 AM   #30 
        - When people act like criminals, they are treated as such.  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 11:35 AM   #37 
        - Hey Terri......  sgr2   Oct-31-03 02:13 PM   #105 
        - You shold be ashamed of yourself for comparing dogs to criminals  slackmaster   Nov-01-03 12:11 PM   #189 
     - How is blaming the attacker...  DoNotRefill   Oct-31-03 11:34 AM   #35 
     - never asking why the attacker attacked?  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:48 AM   #48 
        - That's something to do before the attack...  DoNotRefill   Oct-31-03 12:04 PM   #61 
           - But, but, but...  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 12:09 PM   #67 
           - yes, and afterwards you can go back to ignoring the problem  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 06:24 PM   #129 
     - Who is the victim.  Silverhair   Nov-01-03 11:44 AM   #183 
  - maybe looking for money...  DoNotRefill   Oct-31-03 11:32 AM   # 
     - aren't you clever  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:48 AM   #50 
        - Maybe they  Wellong   Oct-31-03 01:29 PM   #90 
        - Isn't drug addiction...  DoNotRefill   Oct-31-03 05:01 PM   #122 
           - no...the illegality of drugs causes real problems  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 06:15 PM   #126 
              - Tell that to someone whose county is overrun with meth labs.  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 06:26 PM   #132 
                 - I want to make all drugs legal  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 07:28 PM   #140 
                    - you've obviously never been around meth heads. n/t  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 07:34 PM   #148 
  - chased away? you shot them?  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:19 AM   #10 
     - No, I had my revolver in hand  Superfly   Oct-31-03 11:21 AM   #12 
        - so, NO, then  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:28 AM   #22 
           - What?  Superfly   Oct-31-03 11:29 AM   #25 
              - your vote, according to my poll, was NO  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:31 AM   #27 
              - I thought that was obvious  Superfly   Oct-31-03 11:33 AM   #33 
              - Nope, he set it up....  DoNotRefill   Oct-31-03 11:33 AM   #32 
                 - Got it. Missed that part.  Superfly   Oct-31-03 11:34 AM   #36 
                 - it's called a 'specific' question...because that's what it was  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:37 AM   #40 
                    - Given your "specific question"  Superfly   Oct-31-03 11:38 AM   #41 
                    - well, there it is  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:49 AM   # 
                    - Hate to tell you this...  DoNotRefill   Oct-31-03 11:49 AM   #51 
                       - no, I'm sorry, that's gun-loonie logic  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:56 AM   #55 
                          - Straw men and red herrings everywhere, man!!!  DoNotRefill   Oct-31-03 12:07 PM   # 
                          - and you have no argument  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 12:15 PM   #68 
                             - Your sir are crazy  Wellong   Oct-31-03 01:07 PM   #82 
                             - What an utter crock of shit  Clark Can WIN   Oct-31-03 01:30 PM   #92 
                             - Uh huh....  DoNotRefill   Oct-31-03 01:33 PM   #93 
                             - LMAO!  slackmaster   Oct-31-03 02:18 PM   #106 
                          - What would you have me do?  RadioFlyer   Oct-31-03 01:08 PM   #83 
                          - Gun loonie logic?  Wellong   Oct-31-03 01:15 PM   #87 
                          - There sure is a lot of gun loony this  leanings   Oct-31-03 01:30 PM   #91 
                             - I'm not the one that freaks out any time a new regulation is announced  Terwilliger   Nov-01-03 12:33 PM   #193 
                                - True  Padraig18   Nov-01-03 12:40 PM   #197 
  - you saw my post  Booger   Oct-31-03 11:26 AM   #16 
  - I have no idea to what you are referring  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:32 AM   #29 
  - There was also the time  Superfly   Oct-31-03 11:26 AM   #17 
  - you have had some unfortunate circumstances...  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:33 AM   #31 
     - Happened on the same weekend, too.  Superfly   Oct-31-03 11:36 AM   #39 
  - Dupe  Superfly   Oct-31-03 11:26 AM   #18 
  - you bet i did .  kodi   Oct-31-03 11:55 AM   #54 
  - ok....but you didn't vote YES then  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 11:57 AM   #56 
     - look, the mere presence of a firearm is a deterrent, you need not fire it  kodi   Oct-31-03 11:59 AM   #57 
        - then that analogy works for the cold-war and George W. too, right?  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 12:04 PM   #60 
           - yes it does, and yes you should, because the world is a violent place  kodi   Oct-31-03 12:09 PM   #66 
           - Dude...  DoNotRefill   Oct-31-03 01:38 PM   #97 
              - why should i apologise for being willing to protect myself.  kodi   Oct-31-03 04:56 PM   #120 
                 - Kodi....  DoNotRefill   Oct-31-03 05:01 PM   #123 
                    - sorry, i thought it was. forgive me.  kodi   Oct-31-03 07:42 PM   #151 
                       - no problem...  DoNotRefill   Oct-31-03 11:36 PM   #173 
  - God, no!  Blue-Jay   Oct-31-03 12:01 PM   #58 
  - No. I don't own a gun  Clark Can WIN   Oct-31-03 12:07 PM   #63 
  - I use my gun everyday.  Fescue4u   Oct-31-03 12:07 PM   #65 
  - YES  Xithras   Oct-31-03 12:32 PM   #72 
  - Wow, Xithras  RadioFlyer   Oct-31-03 01:15 PM   #85 
  - My wife  Xithras   Oct-31-03 04:43 PM   #116 
     - I can understand...  RadioFlyer   Oct-31-03 10:39 PM   #166 
     - Can't find  RadioFlyer   Oct-31-03 10:42 PM   #168 
     - Xithras  Wcross   Nov-01-03 04:45 PM   #202 
  - I just wanted to say good for you  Clark Can WIN   Oct-31-03 01:17 PM   #88 
  - Thats unfortunate  Wellong   Oct-31-03 01:37 PM   #94 
  - i agree...  fujiyama   Oct-31-03 02:21 PM   #108 
     - Head shots  Wellong   Oct-31-03 02:42 PM   #109 
        - Yep!  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 04:18 PM   #111 
        - Which is why I only fired once  Xithras   Oct-31-03 04:34 PM   #112 
        - You showed uncommon cool AND good sense!  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 04:55 PM   #119 
        - Thank you  RadioFlyer   Oct-31-03 10:51 PM   #169 
        - That's true...  fujiyama   Nov-01-03 12:05 AM   #174 
  - terwillidingerliner or whatever, sure did get quiet in here.  1a2b3c   Oct-31-03 07:23 PM   #139 
  - Did you have any trouble with the law?  Yupster   Nov-03-03 08:39 AM   #204 
  - Gun Vote  MLEESS   Oct-31-03 12:42 PM   #75 
  - Your question is bogus  Wellong   Oct-31-03 12:44 PM   #76 
  - Nope.  leanings   Oct-31-03 12:51 PM   #79 
  - Does Viet Nam count?  Johnyawl   Oct-31-03 12:52 PM   #80 
  - according to this "poll"...  DoNotRefill   Oct-31-03 01:37 PM   #95 
  - I answered No but must protest the choices  slackmaster   Oct-31-03 01:11 PM   #84 
  - This thread  Muddleoftheroad   Oct-31-03 01:15 PM   #86 
  - Bogus poll - utter garbage - not a big suprise though  Clark Can WIN   Oct-31-03 01:19 PM   #89 
  - Yup, according to this poll  Blitz   Oct-31-03 01:42 PM   #98 
  - Leave it to Terrwiliger to start a thread.....  sgr2   Oct-31-03 02:05 PM   #100 
  - Same here, sgr2!  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 04:59 PM   #121 
  - So Bush was justified  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 07:29 PM   #142 
     - Explain your logic  sgr2   Oct-31-03 07:45 PM   #152 
  - No, I've never aimed or shot at a person...  Dr Fate   Oct-31-03 02:21 PM   #107 
  - Nope, I also have car insurance  spindoctor   Oct-31-03 04:34 PM   #113 
  - I have never had to use it in self defense.  Zynx   Oct-31-03 04:36 PM   #114 
  - What a dishonest premise for a poll  Man_in_the_Moon   Oct-31-03 04:48 PM   #117 
  - the question is totally legitimate  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 06:21 PM   #128 
     - To defuse propaganda  Muddleoftheroad   Oct-31-03 08:40 PM   #158 
  - Lawdy, the usual suspects are out in force!!!  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 06:18 PM   #127 
  - More gun supporters than you care to admit  Muddleoftheroad   Oct-31-03 06:24 PM   #130 
  - same people show up  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 07:19 PM   #136 
     - Of course they say the same things.  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 07:29 PM   #143 
        - you always speak for someone else?  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 07:33 PM   #147 
           - Pfft.  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 07:35 PM   #149 
           - Classic  Muddleoftheroad   Oct-31-03 08:37 PM   #157 
  - Must be  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 06:24 PM   #131 
  - what is this 'kumbaya' shit?  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 07:21 PM   #137 
     - I like it  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 07:28 PM   #141 
        - it's predictable that the left hates guns?  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 07:30 PM   #144 
           - Yup, it's predictable.  Padraig18   Oct-31-03 07:36 PM   #150 
           - When did  Wellong   Oct-31-03 10:17 PM   #160 
           - It's not.  Padraig18   Nov-01-03 03:59 AM   #177 
              - We know its not  Wellong   Nov-01-03 09:52 AM   #179 
           - Have you heard of ANY RW's that are anti-gun? n/t  Silverhair   Nov-01-03 11:55 AM   #185 
  - Sounds like you don't like the results  Fescue4u   Oct-31-03 07:18 PM   #135 
  - hmmmm...just what the hell is this?  Terwilliger   Oct-31-03 07:32 PM   #146 
     - LOL  sgr2   Oct-31-03 07:48 PM   #155 
        - 50%!  Wellong   Oct-31-03 10:19 PM   #162 
  - You have failed  Wellong   Oct-31-03 10:16 PM   #159 
  - I've never owned a gun  Blitz   Oct-31-03 07:46 PM   #153 
  - I suspect  Wellong   Oct-31-03 10:22 PM   #164 
  - I was thinking pretty much the same thing  Blitz   Oct-31-03 10:39 PM   #167 
  - Surveys and Polls  RadioFlyer   Oct-31-03 11:02 PM   #171 
  - What's interesting about that...  fujiyama   Nov-01-03 12:14 AM   #175 
     - Ya know what?  Padraig18   Nov-01-03 08:03 AM   #178 
     - Wal-Mart  Wellong   Nov-01-03 09:57 AM   #180 
        - Thanks!  Padraig18   Nov-01-03 11:53 AM   #184 
     - Well, from my perspective  Blitz   Nov-01-03 10:24 AM   #181 
  - Actually,  Zorra   Oct-31-03 07:47 PM   #154 
  - Self defense!?!?! Hardly  Wellong   Oct-31-03 10:23 PM   #165 
  - oh man...  dobak   Oct-31-03 08:14 PM   #156 
  - It's the complete and utter absence of logic  Clark Can WIN   Nov-01-03 11:03 AM   #182 
     - logic? from gunnies?  Terwilliger   Nov-01-03 12:29 PM   #192 
        - Please define "gunnies"  slackmaster   Nov-01-03 12:35 PM   #195 
        - Give me a break back...  RadioFlyer   Nov-01-03 03:03 PM   #198 
  - I used to hunt wabbits  Ksec   Oct-31-03 10:17 PM   #161 
  - Nope  mmonk   Oct-31-03 10:20 PM   #163 
  - Congratulations Terwilliger  Blitz   Oct-31-03 11:02 PM   #170 
  - No kidding!  RadioFlyer   Oct-31-03 11:07 PM   #172 
  - Shot anyone  solinvictus   Nov-01-03 12:21 AM   #176 
  - I have never fired a weapon in anger  IndianaGreen   Nov-01-03 11:57 AM   #186 
  - Guns for self defense work IF YOU KNOW HOW TO USE THEM  Hippo_Tron   Nov-01-03 12:06 PM   #187 
  - I guess that guy was being attacked by his lawyer  Terwilliger   Nov-01-03 12:27 PM   #191 
  - No  Khagu   Nov-01-03 04:03 PM   #200 
 

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