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flyingfish Donating Member (260 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-13-03 06:02 PM
Response to Reply #21
22. No one can stop crime in every situation
The best defense is your brain.
Avoid situations and places where you are more likely to be attacked.

And travelling with a dog or keeping on in your car while you shop(when its not too hot or the windows are down of course) can help.
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  -Since my robbery, everyone's telling me to buy a gun, should I? liberalhistorian  Aug-13-03 05:18 PM   #0 
  - If you are willing to go to a police traing program and spend the time  jody   Aug-13-03 05:22 PM   #1 
  - Are you ready to shoot someone?  Feanorcurufinwe   Aug-13-03 05:22 PM   #2 
  - Non Letheal Protection  rusk2003   Aug-14-03 12:53 AM   #55 
     - But the efficiency of these things  Walter_Bowman   Aug-14-03 03:09 PM   #64 
  - From a pro gunner  Township75   Aug-13-03 05:27 PM   #3 
  - Good advice, learn first, then decide  Feanorcurufinwe   Aug-13-03 05:28 PM   #4 
  - I think Ohio is getting ready to pass the concealed  liberalhistorian   Aug-13-03 05:32 PM   #6 
     - Actually, the Repuke Gov Taft is against it...  Township75   Aug-13-03 05:35 PM   #9 
     - After this, I'm really not sure if I'm going to remain  liberalhistorian   Aug-13-03 05:39 PM   #11 
     - CCW laws have no positive or negative effect on crime  flyingfish   Aug-13-03 05:59 PM   # 
  - In many places carrying a loaded handgun in a car . . .  lfairban   Aug-13-03 05:31 PM   #5 
  - That's a very good point.  liberalhistorian   Aug-13-03 05:33 PM   #7 
  - If you have a CCW permit...  Cthulu_2004   Aug-13-03 06:21 PM   #39 
  - And those statistics are nonsense, simply because  Walter_Bowman   Aug-15-03 07:32 AM   #69 
  - Me being a pro gun person I think...  DarkPhenyx   Aug-13-03 05:35 PM   #8 
  - Welcome to the club  Spoonman   Aug-13-03 05:37 PM   #10 
  - I have only rarely been around firearms, so I would definitely  liberalhistorian   Aug-13-03 05:42 PM   #12 
  - Do you want to kill someone?  greenwow   Aug-13-03 05:43 PM   #13 
  - But what if the psychopath who mugged me had shot ME?  liberalhistorian   Aug-13-03 05:52 PM   #14 
  - Not only that....  Cthulu_2004   Aug-13-03 06:11 PM   #32 
  - guns are  JitterbugPerfume   Aug-13-03 05:52 PM   #15 
     - As the old saying goes  demsrule4life   Aug-13-03 05:59 PM   #19 
     - If that living, breathing person were trying to kill me or my son  liberalhistorian   Aug-13-03 06:06 PM   #24 
     - I've never been comfortable  iverglas   Aug-14-03 02:44 AM   #57 
     - That's a crock of shit  slackmaster   Aug-13-03 06:11 PM   #31 
     - Go to this current DU thread and tell me you would not have used a gun  jody   Aug-13-03 07:40 PM   #52 
  - Get mace or some other chemical weapon  flyingfish   Aug-13-03 05:54 PM   #16 
  - uh huh...  Cthulu_2004   Aug-13-03 06:16 PM   #35 
  - Let me ask you two questions....  MrBenchley   Aug-13-03 05:58 PM   #17 
  - For once I will agree with you  demsrule4life   Aug-13-03 06:08 PM   #26 
  - Oh, believe me, I have become, and will continue to be,  liberalhistorian   Aug-13-03 06:12 PM   #34 
  - I'm not sure if it would have made a difference, I was sitting in my  liberalhistorian   Aug-13-03 06:08 PM   #27 
  - It's something to consider  MrBenchley   Aug-13-03 06:27 PM   #42 
  - Mr Benchley that was an awesome response!  RoeBear   Aug-15-03 08:14 AM   #70 
  - Thank you  MrBenchley   Aug-15-03 08:30 AM   #73 
  - I agree with you on part two (wow!)  Walter_Bowman   Aug-15-03 08:17 AM   #71 
  - Buy a dog....  uberotto   Aug-13-03 05:59 PM   #18 
  - I probably should have read the entire post...  uberotto   Aug-13-03 06:00 PM   #20 
  - No,  Spoonman   Aug-13-03 06:08 PM   #28 
  - Dog factor is always key  flyingfish   Aug-13-03 06:00 PM   #21 
  - No one can stop crime in every situation  flyingfish   Aug-13-03 06:02 PM   #22 
  - How is s/he...  Cthulu_2004   Aug-13-03 06:17 PM   #37 
  - I was mugged while sitting in my car right after work, so a dog  liberalhistorian   Aug-13-03 06:04 PM   #23 
  - Well...  Cthulu_2004   Aug-13-03 06:18 PM   #38 
  - Yea,  Spoonman   Aug-13-03 06:07 PM   #25 
  - Have you considered martial arts?  murphymom   Aug-13-03 06:08 PM   #29 
  - Another perspective not yet mentioned  slackmaster   Aug-13-03 06:09 PM   #30 
  - Sounds like the attitude worked more than the gun  flyingfish   Aug-13-03 06:12 PM   #33 
  - But without the gun would he have had the attitude?  liberalhistorian   Aug-13-03 06:16 PM   #36 
  - Yes he would  demsrule4life   Aug-13-03 06:27 PM   #41 
  - Yes, it's possible his robbery was a fluke  slackmaster   Aug-13-03 07:24 PM   #49 
  - in some people's worlds, there are no coincidences  iverglas   Aug-13-03 06:52 PM   #48 
     - That post is way below your usual intellectual standard  slackmaster   Aug-13-03 07:32 PM   #50 
  - My take  Iluvleiberman   Aug-13-03 06:26 PM   #40 
  - assuming this ain't a set-up  iverglas   Aug-13-03 06:28 PM   #43 
  - BULL!  Iluvleiberman   Aug-13-03 06:32 PM   #45 
  - thank you very much  iverglas   Aug-13-03 06:41 PM   #47 
     - Yup....  Cthulu_2004   Aug-13-03 07:33 PM   #51 
        - so terribly clever  iverglas   Aug-14-03 02:08 AM   #56 
           - LOL!!!!  Cthulu_2004   Aug-14-03 10:31 AM   #60 
              - "proof" by idiotic assertion  iverglas   Aug-14-03 10:59 AM   #61 
                 - you keep making absurd statements...  Cthulu_2004   Aug-14-03 03:14 PM   #65 
                    - try again  iverglas   Aug-16-03 03:08 AM   #79 
                       - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-16-03 11:56 AM   #81 
  - p.s.  iverglas   Aug-13-03 06:38 PM   #46 
  - Sent you my opinion in PM (nt)  Walter_Bowman   Aug-13-03 06:30 PM   #44 
  - Some good advice here  avtho   Aug-13-03 07:45 PM   #53 
  - The ability to get a gun  DocSavage   Aug-13-03 08:10 PM   #54 
  - Would having a gun have stopped this?  Spentastic   Aug-14-03 04:34 AM   #58 
  - The risks involved with weapons in the house is easily avoidable  Walter_Bowman   Aug-14-03 05:03 AM   #59 
     - I'm not here to troll or stir up trouble...........  cslinger   Aug-14-03 02:42 PM   #62 
        - gun rights should be absolute  Walter_Bowman   Aug-14-03 03:19 PM   #66 
        - Well said, Chris.  op6203   Aug-15-03 10:40 AM   #75 
  - Cslinger Great Post  AZTOY   Aug-14-03 02:52 PM   #63 
  - I've only browsed through the reponses here...  D__S   Aug-14-03 07:56 PM   #67 
  - Reasoned rational replies or just a load of crap?  shatoga   Aug-15-03 06:18 AM   #68 
  - I don't like that advice.  RoeBear   Aug-15-03 08:24 AM   #72 
     - Reasons  shatoga   Aug-15-03 09:10 AM   #74 
     - True about the shot loads  op6203   Aug-15-03 12:21 PM   #76 
        - If you pause the Taser...  RoeBear   Aug-15-03 01:31 PM   #77 
           - I haven't seen it, but I guess it's possible....  op6203   Aug-15-03 03:24 PM   #78 
              - This shows a startling lack of familiarity of how tasers work.  Cthulu_2004   Aug-16-03 12:04 PM   #82 
                 - WHAT!!??  op6203   Aug-18-03 03:04 PM   #83 
                    - I've never used that model....  Cthulu_2004   Aug-18-03 05:08 PM   #84 
                       - That's what I've been told...  op6203   Aug-18-03 05:59 PM   #85 
  - www.aware.org  Mairead   Aug-16-03 08:00 AM   #80 
  - Yes! Absolutely! Protect yourself/ nobody will do it for you  shatoga   Aug-29-03 05:41 PM   #86 
 

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