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rd_kent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-19-09 03:35 PM
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26. Try wrenching some common sense into your head.
Were they in the front yard pointing at cars passing by? Sure, call the cops. Were they in their back yard or inside not bothering anyone and a neighbor saw them and called the cops? See what I mean? Context is EVERYTHING and this "news" story has none. We do not know what they were doing to earn a visit from the cops.
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  -Fake rifle brings all-out police response The Straight Story  Dec-19-09 02:13 PM   #0 
  - A few weeks ago, a guy's LEGO pistol brought out the SWAT team  Orrex   Dec-19-09 02:16 PM   #1 
  - Were these guys DOING something that made someone call police?  rd_kent   Dec-19-09 02:18 PM   #2 
  - Back in about '87 a couple of friends and I were fooling around with a toy gun in my front yard  Orrex   Dec-19-09 02:28 PM   #4 
  - Reminds me of a story...  Moosepoop   Dec-19-09 05:57 PM   #30 
  - Unfortunately in today's world it is better err on the side of caution then  Arctic Dave   Dec-19-09 02:42 PM   #6 
  - Well, I think it's the guys that *DO DO* big deadly shit with guns that brings cop-eyes into the mix  bridgit   Dec-19-09 02:50 PM   #9 
  - The article clearly states that the rifle was being 'brandished'  Cirque du So-What   Dec-19-09 02:59 PM   #12 
  - "brandishing" WTF does that really mean?  rd_kent   Dec-19-09 03:05 PM   #14 
     - waving about in a threatening manner  bridgit   Dec-19-09 03:11 PM   #17 
        - And we know thats what they were doing? Or did a neighbor just see a gun and call police?  rd_kent   Dec-19-09 03:18 PM   #19 
           - you asked the question i answered it, if it offends your eye then pluck it out  bridgit   Dec-19-09 08:31 PM   #31 
  - Try Wrenching Yourself Into The 21st Century.  Paladin   Dec-19-09 03:23 PM   #21 
     - Try wrenching some common sense into your head.  rd_kent   Dec-19-09 03:35 PM   #26 
        - I gave you another link that says this...  uppityperson   Dec-19-09 03:39 PM   #28 
  - Fake healthcare reform offered by the repubs almost brings about  HysteryDiagnosis   Dec-19-09 02:21 PM   #3 
  - Huh?  rd_kent   Dec-19-09 02:29 PM   #5 
     - Their version of healthcare reform (if there was one) would be  HysteryDiagnosis   Dec-19-09 02:44 PM   #7 
        - are you sure you are in the right thread?  uppityperson   Dec-19-09 02:51 PM   #10 
        - Uh, no. Please don't get all uppity on me, I've been outside  HysteryDiagnosis   Dec-19-09 03:02 PM   #13 
           - No problem, just trying to follow along, rather free flowing thoughts  uppityperson   Dec-19-09 03:24 PM   #22 
              - Cool and dry here.... but the incessant rain we have had has  HysteryDiagnosis   Dec-19-09 04:49 PM   #29 
        - Yeah, I guess so. WTF are you talking about?  rd_kent   Dec-19-09 03:05 PM   #15 
           - I'm leaving. I'll let the door hit me in the ass. Too tired to make any  HysteryDiagnosis   Dec-19-09 03:07 PM   #16 
  - Local paper link, pict. This is where Rassam was caught smuggling explosives into USA  uppityperson   Dec-19-09 02:50 PM   #8 
  - Yep, and a Google look-down shows a quick skip all up through the sound and back into open ocean  bridgit   Dec-19-09 03:14 PM   #18 
  - "Google look-down shows a quick skip all up through the sound and back into open ocean" Huh?  uppityperson   Dec-19-09 03:25 PM   #23 
     - Huh Wha? We are talking "PORT ANGELES, Wash" from the OP, right?  bridgit   Dec-19-09 08:38 PM   #32 
        - Are you talking about Ressam?  petronius   Dec-19-09 08:46 PM   #33 
           - Cars, ferry', look: we have people in the sound, on islands, and we think differently...  bridgit   Dec-19-09 09:48 PM   #34 
              - Good grief. Adding that Ressam was caught there was to provide info on the area. Would you prefer I  uppityperson   Dec-20-09 02:15 AM   #35 
                 - So set Rassam free he was clearly an innocent man, he wasn't even *IN* the sound  bridgit   Dec-20-09 12:41 PM   #37 
                    - I see nothing wrong with police responding to this call.  uppityperson   Dec-20-09 04:01 PM   #38 
  - So what? Why should just "having" a gun make the cops come running?  rd_kent   Dec-19-09 03:20 PM   #20 
     - Smith said the people playing with the gun "didn't have a lot of situational awareness."  uppityperson   Dec-19-09 03:26 PM   #24 
        - I'm not saying these guys are not stupid, but what were they doing?  rd_kent   Dec-19-09 03:32 PM   #25 
           - Read the articles, that is all the info I have also.  uppityperson   Dec-19-09 03:36 PM   #27 
  - Life ain't all Some Like It Hot in a world where Dillinger can skip on a bar of soap  bridgit   Dec-19-09 02:57 PM   #11 
  - It's an airsoft toy rifle  cowcommander   Dec-20-09 02:31 AM   #36 

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