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Orrex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-14-11 12:40 AM
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10. THEM!
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  -5.6 million guns sold through April 30th. On track for 16 million in 2011 Logical  May-14-11 12:32 AM   #0 
  - Perhaps you could lessen the fight by abandoning the term "anti's"  Orrex   May-14-11 12:33 AM   #1 
  - Would you care to suggest a better term that is also short and sweet?  eqfan592   May-14-11 12:34 AM   #2 
  - I'll need to think about it a bit  Orrex   May-14-11 12:37 AM   #5 
     - Well, I am anti-GOP, anti-NRA, anti-war, anti-death penalty. Being called those would not bother me.  Logical   May-14-11 12:39 AM   #7 
     - Sure, but...  Orrex   May-14-11 12:41 AM   #12 
        - Well, since we are on the GUN forum I think everyone knows what anti means......  Logical   May-14-11 12:44 AM   #14 
           - I appreciate your receptiveness!  Orrex   May-14-11 12:49 AM   #18 
              - True, many different views. Could get complicated. n-t  Logical   May-14-11 12:52 AM   #21 
              - You do make a valid point here.  eqfan592   May-14-11 12:53 AM   #22 
     - I try to remember to use "proponents of increased gun control" but it's a mouthful  Euromutt   May-14-11 07:56 PM   #45 
  - Well, I am not sure any term would make them happy. I am open to suggestions. But...  Logical   May-14-11 12:36 AM   #4 
  - I think part of it is because "anti" brings up a mental picture like this for some...  eqfan592   May-14-11 12:40 AM   #8 
  - THEM!  Orrex   May-14-11 12:40 AM   #10 
  - Is that a picture from the Japan nuke plants? n-t  Logical   May-14-11 12:41 AM   #11 
     - LOL!  eqfan592   May-14-11 12:43 AM   #13 
  - See my post above  Orrex   May-14-11 12:40 AM   #9 
  - Who's THEM? I thought we were US here. nt  valerief   May-14-11 02:53 AM   #25 
     - "Them!" is the title of a 1954 film  Euromutt   May-14-11 07:39 PM   #44 
        - There were a few movies I watched growing up in the 50's...  badtoworse   May-14-11 09:17 PM   #53 
           - The '78 version scared me silly..  X_Digger   May-14-11 10:19 PM   #54 
              - "The Thing" was also remade (1982)  badtoworse   May-14-11 10:57 PM   #55 
  - + a gazillion  valerief   May-14-11 02:52 AM   #24 
  - OK, how would you label yourself?  cleanhippie   May-14-11 09:13 AM   #30 
     - No. I won't play your game. I don't have to. And I'm not your enemy.  valerief   May-14-11 05:12 PM   #40 
        - A punch can kill. It's quite easy, actually. n/t  PavePusher   May-14-11 06:11 PM   #41 
        - Not as often as a bullet and gun. nt  valerief   May-14-11 08:14 PM   #46 
        - Considering the nature of most of your posts, I would surmise that you think it IS a game.  cleanhippie   May-14-11 07:13 PM   #42 
        - And I will ask again, how are you going to remove 90 million hand guns from the USA? n-t  Logical   May-14-11 07:27 PM   #43 
        - Stop selling them willy nilly. nt  valerief   May-14-11 08:15 PM   #47 
           - And who in congress do you know who is wanting to ban gun sales?  Logical   May-14-11 08:48 PM   #49 
        - If you "won't play the game," you don't get to complain when you don't win it  Euromutt   May-14-11 09:02 PM   #51 
  - Perhaps we could lessen the fight by blaming everything  rl6214   May-14-11 09:01 PM   #50 
  - I couldn't agree more.  eqfan592   May-14-11 12:36 AM   #3 
  - Yay America!  Vinnie From Indy   May-14-11 12:39 AM   #6 
  - That doesn't cover all the sales.  napoleon_in_rags   May-14-11 12:45 AM   #15 
  - But sales such as those...  eqfan592   May-14-11 12:47 AM   #16 
  - But in this case, it represents a growth in the number of armed citizens.  napoleon_in_rags   May-14-11 12:50 AM   #19 
     - Ahh, good point!  eqfan592   May-14-11 12:51 AM   #20 
  - True, still, the background checks show a constant growth. n-t  Logical   May-14-11 12:47 AM   #17 
  - That's just sick.  Zoeisright   May-14-11 01:57 AM   #23 
  - The big difference being  hack89   May-14-11 08:31 AM   #26 
  - +1000  Logical   May-14-11 08:36 AM   #28 
  - LOL......I love these type of replies....  Logical   May-14-11 08:35 AM   #27 
  - There is only one solution to something you're scared of...  ileus   May-14-11 11:01 AM   #38 
  - Sick? Why do you consider exercising a right to be "sick"?  cleanhippie   May-14-11 09:15 AM   #31 
  - Congratulations!  DonP   May-14-11 09:11 PM   #52 
  - That's a big number.  onehandle   May-14-11 08:51 AM   #29 
  - That also does not include those with a CHL acceptable to the BATFE  oneshooter   May-14-11 10:32 AM   #32 
  - True, Kansas just made that change also. Good point! n-t  Logical   May-14-11 10:35 AM   #33 
  - Is there a list of state CHL's that the BATF find acceptable somewhere? NT  eqfan592   May-14-11 10:38 AM   #34 
  - Ask and ye shall receive..  X_Digger   May-14-11 11:07 AM   #39 
     - I gotta get me a Utah non-resident permit some time (n/t)  Euromutt   May-15-11 12:52 AM   #57 
  - Sales from importers to C&R FFL holders, and from the CMP aren't included either  slackmaster   May-14-11 10:50 AM   #35 
  - And that doesn't count the one I bought off my BIL earlier this year.  ileus   May-14-11 11:00 AM   #36 
  - Dang, 40,000 too many  DissedByBush   May-14-11 11:01 AM   #37 
  - I don't mind be called "anti" -- been called much worse because I'm opposed to guns in public.  Hoyt   May-14-11 08:36 PM   #48 
  - I wonder if rapists support a woman's right to carry a gun in public.  lawodevolution   May-14-11 11:04 PM   #56 
  - From "Lord of War"  holdencaufield   May-15-11 02:45 AM   #58 
  - My fiance and I did our part this year...  armueller2001   May-15-11 12:27 PM   #59 
 

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