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madeline_con Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-17-09 08:39 PM
Response to Reply #35
43. The Taliban are armed, so that metaphor missed the mark.
I was talking about the morality police, in charge of who can have what. Sorry I was unclear.
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  -I'm gonna go out and buy me a Henry rifle.... PCIntern  Apr-17-09 07:43 PM   #0 
  - Sooo...you can only shoot folks named "Henry" with it?  flvegan   Apr-17-09 07:44 PM   #1 
  - You're wasting your money.  Birthmark   Apr-17-09 07:45 PM   #2 
  - We can shoot people named Henery?  OffWithTheirHeads   Apr-17-09 07:47 PM   #3 
  - Only if the extra "e" is silent.  Birthmark   Apr-17-09 07:54 PM   #6 
  - I'm not going to shoot the first through the seventh,  Orrex   Apr-17-09 09:42 PM   #55 
  - Wabbit Season!  Bicoastal   Apr-17-09 07:47 PM   #5 
     - DUCK season!!  Birthmark   Apr-17-09 07:55 PM   #7 
        - wabbit season!  dysfunctional press   Apr-17-09 08:16 PM   #23 
           - DUCK season!!  Birthmark   Apr-17-09 08:19 PM   #27 
              - BLAM!  comrade snarky   Apr-17-09 08:29 PM   #33 
                 - That'th dithpicable!!!  Birthmark   Apr-17-09 08:33 PM   #36 
                 - you were supposed to say 'wabbit season!'...  dysfunctional press   Apr-17-09 08:48 PM   #50 
  - You should buy a matching Hank pistol  Orrex   Apr-17-09 07:47 PM   #4 
  - It's an advertisement for a product made in the United States of America.  doctor jazz   Apr-17-09 08:01 PM   #8 
  - Ah, so it's a joke?  Birthmark   Apr-17-09 08:02 PM   #9 
  - Uh...what...is a joke?  doctor jazz   Apr-17-09 08:03 PM   #11 
  - A joke.  Birthmark   Apr-17-09 08:07 PM   #13 
     - Oh. Very funny.  doctor jazz   Apr-17-09 08:09 PM   #15 
        - No point.  Birthmark   Apr-17-09 08:12 PM   #16 
  - Why would it be a joke?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Apr-17-09 10:15 PM   #60 
  - Forget some. Name one.  JetJaguar   Apr-17-09 11:57 PM   #69 
  - You can get 25 or 30 pitchforks for the cost of one Henry rifle.  panader0   Apr-17-09 08:03 PM   #10 
  - Assault pitchforks are banned, only one prong allowed on them now  The Straight Story   Apr-17-09 08:07 PM   #12 
     - Wouldn't that be a spear?  Birthmark   Apr-17-09 08:08 PM   #14 
        - Sarissae for all!  Posteritatis   Apr-17-09 09:54 PM   #57 
  - WOW!  PCIntern   Apr-17-09 08:12 PM   #17 
  - A week of scrotum-based humor...  Birthmark   Apr-17-09 08:13 PM   # 
  - It's Friday, we are all home drunk so we aren't as serious  The Straight Story   Apr-17-09 08:13 PM   #19 
     - You're home?  Birthmark   Apr-17-09 08:15 PM   #20 
        - Well, while you are driving, posting, twittering, and drinking, could you go and  The Straight Story   Apr-17-09 08:17 PM   #25 
           - Who says I'm not breastfeeding, too?  Birthmark   Apr-17-09 08:18 PM   #26 
              - Well, your profile says you are a male....  The Straight Story   Apr-17-09 08:27 PM   #31 
                 - Oh...  Birthmark   Apr-17-09 08:32 PM   #34 
                    - Been there myself, best left for a lounge thread  The Straight Story   Apr-17-09 08:33 PM   #37 
  - Maybe the company just wants to sell rifles.  madeline_con   Apr-17-09 08:13 PM   #18 
  - Please...lighten up, Francis...  PCIntern   Apr-17-09 08:16 PM   #24 
  - It's a good thing.  madeline_con   Apr-17-09 08:27 PM   #32 
     - Wrist-rockets next!!!!  PCIntern   Apr-17-09 08:32 PM   #35 
        - The Taliban are armed, so that metaphor missed the mark.  madeline_con   Apr-17-09 08:39 PM   #43 
           - No, I got it on the first go-round...  PCIntern   Apr-17-09 08:44 PM   #47 
              - 'K :)  madeline_con   Apr-17-09 09:08 PM   #52 
  - But they are making the point..."It's time to stock up on armaments."  rgbecker   Apr-17-09 08:23 PM   #30 
     - We had a more rural population in the 30's.  madeline_con   Apr-17-09 08:34 PM   #38 
     - It's probably code for the racist right-wing gun nuts out there.  alarimer   Apr-17-09 09:58 PM   #58 
     - Did they say "It's time to stock up on armaments." in the ad?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Apr-17-09 10:18 PM   #62 
  - that's what danny glover carried in 'silverado'.  dysfunctional press   Apr-17-09 08:15 PM   #21 
  - Jeff Goldblum you bastard!  Orrex   Apr-17-09 09:41 PM   #54 
  - If they are the Henry rifle like the ones in Silverado, they prolly shoot a 45/70  cliffordu   Apr-17-09 08:16 PM   #22 
  - .44 rimfire  anaxarchos   Apr-17-09 10:13 PM   #59 
     - Nice rifles one and all.....  cliffordu   Apr-17-09 10:41 PM   #65 
        - I had a Marlin 30/30 lever...  anaxarchos   Apr-17-09 11:08 PM   #67 
  - Henry rifles are some precision American products.  dbt   Apr-17-09 08:20 PM   #28 
  - I have respect for arms and armaments...  PCIntern   Apr-17-09 08:23 PM   #29 
  - I've only seen one of these ads. It appeared last night on MSNBC during,  snappyturtle   Apr-17-09 08:36 PM   #39 
  - Um, if it was a call to arms for rednecks, then why advertise during KO's show?  The Straight Story   Apr-17-09 08:37 PM   #41 
     - For the same reason that many of 'us'  PCIntern   Apr-17-09 08:43 PM   #45 
     - I am as pro-gun as a person can be  The Straight Story   Apr-17-09 08:47 PM   #48 
     - True but that's how it came across to me. I was aghast...so maybe  snappyturtle   Apr-17-09 08:43 PM   #46 
  - Henry rifles are a replica of the  doc03   Apr-17-09 08:36 PM   #40 
  - Wow...you guys are out in droves tonight...  PCIntern   Apr-17-09 08:41 PM   #44 
     - Well it is new to me to see  doc03   Apr-17-09 09:07 PM   #51 
     - I have seen gun ads on TV every week for the last 10 years.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Apr-17-09 10:25 PM   #64 
        - but doesn't it make sense to you that those who  PCIntern   Apr-18-09 03:55 AM   #70 
           - I haven't seen any gun ads other than those targeted ones.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Apr-18-09 05:00 PM   #74 
  - Cool, haven't seen a gun ad on TV.. and I'm in TX!!  X_Digger   Apr-17-09 08:38 PM   #42 
  - What I really want to know...  asdjrocky   Apr-17-09 08:47 PM   #49 
  - It all depends whether you're willing to use one as a bludgeon against the others  Orrex   Apr-17-09 09:41 PM   #53 
     - Yeah, I agree.  asdjrocky   Apr-18-09 10:44 AM   #73 
  - Dons guns.  -..__...   Apr-17-09 09:50 PM   #56 
  - There is only one Henry Rifle (at least in the Wild West)...  anaxarchos   Apr-17-09 10:18 PM   # 
  - Well, some potential buyers (some in this thread) have examined  Wiley50   Apr-17-09 11:55 PM   #68 
  - Deleted - repeat  anaxarchos   Apr-17-09 10:18 PM   #61 
  - Those sure are scary looking we should ban them.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Apr-17-09 10:23 PM   #63 
  - I'm way more upset about the"card check" ads by the Chamber of Commerce  XOKCowboy   Apr-17-09 10:46 PM   #66 
  - Probably. The Henry repeating rifle dates to the early 1860's...  benEzra   Apr-18-09 07:34 AM   #71 
  - endorsed by the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial something or the other  peekaloo   Apr-18-09 07:58 AM   #72 
 

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