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Narf Donating Member (302 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-29-04 06:33 PM
Response to Reply #86
122. If signs are so effective why don't the police carry them instead of guns?
Imagine that...a cop responds to a 911 call of a maniac with a gun in the workplace, confronts the lunatic, and WAVES A SIGN AT HIM reminding him that guns in the workplace are illegal!
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  -Stop guns with signs Narf  Mar-29-04 09:06 AM   #0 
  - Will a sign actually prevent a criminal from bringing a gun in?  Narf   Mar-29-04 09:09 AM   #1 
  - probably not, but it's their private property  truthspeaker   Mar-29-04 09:11 AM   #2 
     - They most certainly have the right...  Narf   Mar-29-04 09:17 AM   #4 
     - Not really  Tommy_21   Mar-29-04 06:54 PM   #132 
  - Great, another case of business's rights being  lunabush   Mar-29-04 09:11 AM   #3 
  - How are the rights of the business owner being infringed?  Narf   Mar-29-04 09:19 AM   #5 
  - I disagree here.  FatSlob   Mar-29-04 09:23 AM   #6 
  - and the questions remain  iverglas   Mar-29-04 12:29 PM   #21 
     - You are quite wrong.  FatSlob   Mar-29-04 01:32 PM   #26 
        - well actually  iverglas   Mar-29-04 02:21 PM   #27 
           - Read the previous post.  FatSlob   Mar-29-04 02:28 PM   #28 
           - nah, I think I'll just natter  iverglas   Mar-29-04 03:04 PM   #54 
              - Now YOU'RE the comedian...  RoeBear   Mar-29-04 03:56 PM   #81 
                 - frankly  iverglas   Mar-29-04 04:07 PM   #91 
                    - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-29-04 04:11 PM   #95 
                    - and another demonstration  iverglas   Mar-29-04 04:20 PM   #101 
                       - You said it...  RoeBear   Mar-29-04 04:41 PM   #107 
                          - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-29-04 05:02 PM   #108 
                             - What do you call someone  demsrule4life   Mar-29-04 05:06 PM   #109 
                             - I dunno  iverglas   Mar-29-04 05:16 PM   #110 
                                - But you cant use the word all  demsrule4life   Mar-29-04 05:25 PM   #111 
                                - gosh, thanks for that sage advice  iverglas   Mar-29-04 05:27 PM   #113 
                                - Ah, I get it  Columbia   Mar-29-04 06:39 PM   #124 
                                   - ah yes, and there it blows again  iverglas   Mar-29-04 07:17 PM   #136 
                                      - Then why in the world...  RoeBear   Mar-29-04 10:31 PM   #142 
                                      - Mmmkay...  Columbia   Mar-30-04 01:58 AM   #143 
                                         - there seem to be a lot of closet ESLers around here  iverglas   Mar-30-04 08:23 AM   #145 
                                         - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-30-04 08:46 AM   #149 
                                         - You said it  Columbia   Mar-30-04 02:51 PM   #155 
                                         - yes sirree, I did say it  iverglas   Mar-30-04 04:34 PM   #157 
                             - What a pleasant way to call me a liar...  RoeBear   Mar-29-04 05:49 PM   #115 
                    - They don't carry a gun for YOUR safety, it's for theirs!  Narf   Mar-29-04 06:56 PM   #133 
           - Nothing has changed in regards to property rights  Fescue4u   Mar-29-04 03:19 PM   #61 
           - Some points...  natasha1   Mar-30-04 06:03 PM   #165 
  - Not just business  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 09:33 AM   #8 
  - Like I said, discussed before  lunabush   Mar-29-04 09:37 AM   #9 
  - This Ohioan  liberalhistorian   Mar-29-04 09:28 AM   #7 
  - Would a "NO GUNS" sign in the parking lot have stopped this scum?  Narf   Mar-29-04 09:41 AM   #10 
     - Yes, I understand what you're saying,  liberalhistorian   Mar-29-04 09:59 AM   #11 
        - Gun control is a very broad term.  Narf   Mar-29-04 10:16 AM   #12 
           - What training have you had  TX-RAT   Mar-29-04 10:23 AM   #13 
              - I agree...training standards are very lax.  Narf   Mar-29-04 10:32 AM   #14 
                 - How about a mental evaluation?  TX-RAT   Mar-29-04 10:45 AM   #15 
                    - How about actually demonstrating special need?  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 10:46 AM   #16 
                    - Bingo!  RoeBear   Mar-29-04 01:01 PM   #24 
                    - Or that you're not just a flabby Republican humhole  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 02:34 PM   #32 
                       - Are you saying that we should deny people  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 02:41 PM   #36 
                       - I'm saying that nobody ought to have a pistol permit  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 02:55 PM   #48 
                          - What would be a damn good reason?  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 02:57 PM   #49 
                          - Gee, feeb, ask Jackney Sneeb...  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 03:21 PM   #64 
                             - Please.  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 03:29 PM   #71 
                                - You posted a link to a website you claim to endorse...  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 03:49 PM   #76 
                                   - I didn't claim to endorse anything.  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 03:54 PM   #80 
                                      - If you want to pretend otherwise....  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 03:58 PM   #83 
                                         - Who's pretending?  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 04:00 PM   #87 
                                         - You dragged it in from far right field and told us you liked it better  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 04:14 PM   #96 
                                         - I clearly said I liked the quiz better.  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 04:25 PM   #104 
                          - Like the lady in Michigan...  RoeBear   Mar-29-04 03:07 PM   #56 
                             - You mean the one in Munro's fantasy that you posted?  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 03:28 PM   #70 
                                - Oh I'm sorry...  RoeBear   Mar-29-04 03:50 PM   #77 
                                   - Gee, roe...before it was rape, now it's murder  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 03:59 PM   #85 
                       - So now you're calling me a:  RoeBear   Mar-29-04 03:05 PM   #55 
                       - Roe, who's the one trying to pass right wing horseshit  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 03:23 PM   #66 
                       - Humhole?  FatSlob   Mar-29-04 06:48 PM   #128 
                          - Humhole? That's a pantload of hooey!  Narf   Mar-29-04 07:04 PM   #135 
                          - Fat Slob....it's hilarious  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 07:25 PM   #138 
                             - Well it is a lot more civilized  FatSlob   Mar-30-04 08:18 AM   #144 
                                - Only to those who think weapons are toys  MrBenchley   Mar-30-04 08:48 AM   #150 
                                   - "pimp"  FatSlob   Mar-30-04 12:19 PM   #154 
                    - Need as discussed previously?  MrSandman   Mar-29-04 08:34 PM   #139 
                    - I have a degree in psychology  slackmaster   Mar-29-04 10:49 AM   #17 
                    - State Standards  TX-RAT   Mar-29-04 11:15 AM   #19 
                       - I can certainly see where that would be a good thing.  Narf   Mar-29-04 12:17 PM   #20 
                       - Psychologists I know who administer that screening  lunabush   Mar-29-04 04:02 PM   #88 
                          - One more reason not to require permits at all.  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 04:26 PM   #105 
                             - No, my point would be that I don't trust the asshole in the lane next to  lunabush   Mar-29-04 05:25 PM   #112 
                                - Following rules about copyright and  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 05:39 PM   #114 
                                   - My point is that most people are idiots  lunabush   Mar-29-04 06:27 PM   #118 
                                      - Actually, most people don't vote,  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 06:46 PM   #126 
                                         - Well once again I can see we'll both have snappy and pat answers  lunabush   Mar-29-04 07:02 PM   #134 
                                            - I don't know about all the carry permit advocates  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 08:52 PM   #140 
                                               - Yeah, I know what you mean  lunabush   Mar-29-04 10:10 PM   #141 
                    - What would be the criteria?  Narf   Mar-29-04 10:51 AM   #18 
                    - the suggestion has been tried  iverglas   Mar-29-04 12:43 PM   #22 
                       - Very good post.  Narf   Mar-29-04 12:54 PM   #23 
                       - excellent example  TX-RAT   Mar-29-04 01:19 PM   #25 
  - We Have Signs Like That Where I Work  CO Liberal   Mar-29-04 02:28 PM   #29 
  - HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHAHAHAH  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 02:30 PM   #30 
  - Are you serious?  FatSlob   Mar-29-04 02:33 PM   #31 
  - I Wouldn't Feel Any Safer....  CO Liberal   Mar-29-04 02:35 PM   #33 
     - What does that have to do with someone not  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 02:38 PM   #34 
        - Just as You Say Signs Don't Make Us Safer....  CO Liberal   Mar-29-04 02:42 PM   #37 
           - I still don't see what that has to do  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 02:43 PM   #38 
           - The Sign Is Posted Mainly For Legal Purposes  CO Liberal   Mar-29-04 02:47 PM   #41 
              - So a sign isn't enough,  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 02:58 PM   #51 
                 - If the signs are made of...  RoeBear   Mar-29-04 03:44 PM   #73 
                    - I should hope if they're made of armor  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 03:46 PM   #74 
           - But it is wonderful to see the contempt for the law  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 02:49 PM   #42 
           - What contempt for the law have I shown? (nt)  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 02:53 PM   #46 
           - Guns don't make US safer, but MY gun makes ME safer...  Narf   Mar-29-04 02:51 PM   #44 
              - And Makes ME Feel Less Safe  CO Liberal   Mar-29-04 03:00 PM   #52 
              - I'll be sure not to bring my gun to your house...  Narf   Mar-29-04 06:24 PM   #116 
              - Feel?  FatSlob   Mar-30-04 08:24 AM   #146 
              - "and that's the bottom line"  iverglas   Mar-29-04 06:25 PM   #117 
                 - It's always been about me first, but not f**k you at all.  Narf   Mar-29-04 06:27 PM   #119 
                 - And here I thought we pro-gun types  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 06:49 PM   #129 
                    - Anti-gun types have the right to defend themselves too, of course.  Narf   Mar-29-04 07:20 PM   #137 
                    - would that be  iverglas   Mar-30-04 08:38 AM   #148 
                       - Wow  FeebMaster   Mar-30-04 10:50 AM   #152 
                          - well, ya can't say I didn't try  iverglas   Mar-30-04 04:25 PM   #156 
                             - Oh, another  FeebMaster   Mar-30-04 04:43 PM   #158 
                                - Feeb, you keep bringing these sites up as hot shit  MrBenchley   Mar-30-04 05:12 PM   #159 
                                - Keep bringing up these sites?  FeebMaster   Mar-30-04 05:26 PM   #160 
                                - this and that  iverglas   Mar-30-04 05:46 PM   #162 
                                   - Amazing, isn't it?  MrBenchley   Mar-30-04 05:55 PM   #163 
                                   - Yes,  FeebMaster   Mar-30-04 06:06 PM   #166 
                                   - That and this.  FeebMaster   Mar-30-04 06:01 PM   #164 
                                      - "You know what they say about assuming." TOO funny  MrBenchley   Mar-30-04 06:08 PM   #167 
                                      - I don't know.  FeebMaster   Mar-30-04 06:13 PM   #168 
                                         - I doubt you'll ever get a straight answer to your question  slackmaster   Mar-30-04 06:18 PM   #171 
                                      - goodness  iverglas   Mar-30-04 06:13 PM   #169 
                                         - I'm going to have to disagree with Marx.  FeebMaster   Mar-30-04 06:18 PM   #170 
  - Lockheed Martin in Meridian MS also has a no gun  demsrule4life   Mar-29-04 02:41 PM   #35 
  - Did they post a sign? (nt)  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 02:44 PM   #39 
  - That I'm not sure of  demsrule4life   Mar-29-04 02:46 PM   #40 
  - I Guess Some Pro-Gunners Can't Read.....  CO Liberal   Mar-29-04 02:53 PM   #45 
  - Still begs the question  demsrule4life   Mar-29-04 02:58 PM   #50 
     - To Buy Groceries  CO Liberal   Mar-29-04 03:02 PM   #53 
     - Cause the defense industry pays damn good?  Narf   Mar-29-04 06:52 PM   #131 
  - A right wing bigot with a gun  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 02:54 PM   #47 
     - The thread is about do signs keep guns out  demsrule4life   Mar-29-04 03:08 PM   #57 
     - YOU Brought Up The Lockheed Shootings, Dems  CO Liberal   Mar-29-04 03:12 PM   #59 
        - Hey, if he wants to publicize bigots and guns  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 03:20 PM   #62 
        - Just remember  demsrule4life   Mar-29-04 03:21 PM   #65 
           - Aren't You Going a Tad Over The Top, Dems????  CO Liberal   Mar-29-04 03:24 PM   #68 
              - Anybody that can make jokes  demsrule4life   Mar-29-04 03:27 PM   #69 
                 - Which Post Are You Talking About, Specifically?  CO Liberal   Mar-29-04 03:31 PM   #72 
                    - Dems is still bent out of shape  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 04:10 PM   #94 
     - BWAHAHAHA!  RoeBear   Mar-29-04 03:47 PM   #75 
        - You mean you think it would have been better  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 03:51 PM   #79 
        - It would of been nice  demsrule4life   Mar-29-04 03:57 PM   #82 
        - So they should have murdered him  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 04:03 PM   #90 
           - Dont remember saying he should be killed "pre-emptively"  demsrule4life   Mar-29-04 04:09 PM   #92 
              - "put one through the back of the head before he caused all that damage."  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 04:17 PM   #98 
        - No I think it would have been better if...  RoeBear   Mar-29-04 03:59 PM   #84 
           - Yeah, there's an idea...NOT  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 04:02 PM   #89 
              - Much better that they die  RoeBear   Mar-29-04 04:10 PM   #93 
              - No, dems...  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 04:18 PM   #99 
                 - You talking to me?  demsrule4life   Mar-29-04 04:22 PM   #103 
                 - Another Vagina reference!  FatSlob   Mar-30-04 08:29 AM   #147 
              - FYI  demsrule4life   Mar-29-04 04:15 PM   #97 
                 - FYI...ask me next what I think of the idea  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 04:19 PM   #100 
                 - Personally I don't  demsrule4life   Mar-29-04 04:28 PM   #106 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-29-04 06:47 PM   #127 
        - What we're talking about makes no difference to some people.  Narf   Mar-29-04 06:28 PM   #120 
  - The sign actually stops someone from bringing in a gun?  Narf   Mar-29-04 02:49 PM   #43 
  - gee, I think that's what I've been asking  iverglas   Mar-29-04 03:20 PM   #63 
  - And do you REALLY feel that...  RoeBear   Mar-29-04 03:10 PM   #58 
  - If you take a look at posts 41 and 51 you'll see  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 03:14 PM   #60 
     - Perhaps a sign AND a picture will stop them from going postal?  Narf   Mar-29-04 06:30 PM   #121 
        - I'm pretty short so I guess no one will have  FeebMaster   Mar-29-04 06:51 PM   #130 
  - You have got to be kidding.  Fescue4u   Mar-29-04 03:24 PM   #67 
     - But there was a sign...DAMN IT...  RoeBear   Mar-29-04 03:51 PM   #78 
        - How Unfair  CO Liberal   Mar-29-04 04:00 PM   #86 
           - Hell, some can't remember what they say from post to post  MrBenchley   Mar-29-04 04:21 PM   #102 
           - If signs are so effective why don't the police carry them instead of guns?  Narf   Mar-29-04 06:33 PM   #122 
              - Half of the cops killed on duty are killed by their driving  demsrule4life   Mar-29-04 06:38 PM   #123 
                 - Good point. And if we gave them "NO GUNS" signs ....  Narf   Mar-29-04 06:44 PM   #125 
  - Wow, another example of freedom.......  Pert_UK   Mar-30-04 09:59 AM   #151 
  - How are people supposed to know the property  FeebMaster   Mar-30-04 10:51 AM   #153 
  - I thought Red Light Cameras were Bad.  Fescue4u   Mar-30-04 05:45 PM   #161 
 

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