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Robb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-24-10 10:50 AM
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44. I've never fired anything that wasn't propelled by a cord or air
...But I perhaps paradoxically wholeheartedly support those who do.

And if they want to drop off a little elk meat from time to time, well, I won't stop that either. :D
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  -Have you shot or do you own a gun? Pryderi  Mar-24-10 10:02 AM   #0 
  - I don't own a rifle, but I've shot one before. n/t  deutsey   Mar-24-10 10:04 AM   #1 
  - No, and I Never Plan To. n/t  abluelady   Mar-24-10 10:04 AM   #2 
  - Daisy Air Rifle, Cap Guns, Paintball  mikelgb   Mar-24-10 10:05 AM   #3 
  - There is really no room for distinction, is there?  Wickerman   Mar-24-10 10:05 AM   #4 
  - I own my grandpa's shotgun but have never shot it.  Pryderi   Mar-24-10 10:07 AM   #5 
  - I don't own a rifle, but when I was in high school, I had a boyfriend who  Lydia Leftcoast   Mar-24-10 10:07 AM   #6 
  - I haven't shot either one in over 20 years, but I did like target shooting.  Pryderi   Mar-24-10 10:09 AM   #7 
  - Last time this was asked in GD..  X_Digger   Mar-24-10 10:10 AM   #8 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-24-10 10:12 AM   #13 
  - Actually, that's pretty consistent..  X_Digger   Mar-24-10 10:14 AM   #17 
  - I had some crazy white guy chase me down in the dark in the most racist county in GA.  xultar   Mar-24-10 10:15 AM   #19 
  - +1  Deep13   Mar-24-10 10:24 AM   #34 
  - I know for a fact  terrell9584   Mar-24-10 10:50 AM   # 
  - +10000  Dappleganger   Mar-24-10 11:01 AM   #52 
  - Sadly the "traditional of gun control" goes back to the same time period.  Statistical   Mar-24-10 01:29 PM   #85 
  - which county is that??? n/t  ProdigalJunkMail   Mar-24-10 10:58 AM   #51 
  - Actually, the early gun control laws were passed to keep black people  old mark   Mar-24-10 12:44 PM   #70 
     - Well and other minorities.  Statistical   Mar-24-10 01:32 PM   #86 
        - You are correct. I have seen old Hearst papers from the West urging  old mark   Mar-24-10 04:00 PM   #92 
           - Gun Control is simply Control  Statistical   Mar-24-10 08:40 PM   #111 
  - Are you implying that all gun owners are rightwing NRA trolls?  hex29a   Mar-24-10 10:16 AM   #20 
  - Seems the purist on both the left and right have a lockstep or leave attitude.  xultar   Mar-24-10 10:17 AM   #23 
     - Welcome to the world of the liberal gun owner.  Caliman73   Mar-24-10 01:12 PM   #80 
  - I'm not a RW NRA type.  Deep13   Mar-24-10 10:21 AM   #29 
     - I think there is a moderate gun organization out there...  Jeff In Milwaukee   Mar-24-10 10:31 AM   #40 
        - Unfortunately, most shooting clubs require NRA membership.  Deep13   Mar-24-10 10:37 AM   #41 
        - Check the state parks....  Jeff In Milwaukee   Mar-24-10 12:25 PM   #60 
           - I'll check around. nt  Deep13   Mar-24-10 12:35 PM   #66 
        - It's the American Hunter & shooters Assoc. they endorse Obama  barbiegeek   Mar-24-10 12:33 PM   #64 
           - They are an astroturf gun control group.  Statistical   Mar-24-10 01:26 PM   #83 
  - Who the hell voted "Not Sure"? nt  old mark   Mar-25-10 04:09 AM   #120 
  - Federally licensed collector of curio and relic firearms  slackmaster   Mar-24-10 10:10 AM   #9 
  - No. I feel a lot safer now that I activated my alarm system  ecstatic   Mar-24-10 10:11 AM   #10 
  - Alarm: from Latin arme = to arms.  Statistical   Mar-24-10 01:34 PM   #87 
  - shooting at stuff is fun  anarch   Mar-24-10 10:12 AM   #11 
  - It is. I swear to god it is.  Iggo   Mar-24-10 03:58 PM   #91 
  - Need a Not Yet option.  xultar   Mar-24-10 10:12 AM   #12 
  - done.  Pryderi   Mar-24-10 10:14 AM   #14 
  - Thanks.  xultar   Mar-24-10 10:17 AM   #22 
  - Crap, I would have liked that option -- I voted too quickly.  Brickbat   Mar-24-10 10:14 AM   #18 
     - Sorry.  Pryderi   Mar-24-10 10:28 AM   #38 
        - No problem. Interesting poll.  Brickbat   Mar-24-10 10:45 AM   #42 
  - i studied wildlife biology  mrs_p   Mar-24-10 10:14 AM   #15 
  - According to some in this thread you are a NRA right winger and you've made DU suck  xultar   Mar-24-10 10:16 AM   #21 
  - Yes, but I feel no need  tosh   Mar-24-10 10:14 AM   #16 
  - Own, often shoot rifles and handguns. ...  Deep13   Mar-24-10 10:19 AM   #24 
  - Society is against me! People show me little respect! I have an axe to grind! I beat women!  951-Riverside   Mar-24-10 10:19 AM   #25 
  - I can out-shoot my sharpshooter cop brother.  Blue-Jay   Mar-24-10 10:19 AM   #26 
  - Own and fire both AND...  arbusto_baboso   Mar-24-10 10:19 AM   #27 
  - Yes. Plus machine gun, flame-thrower, rocket launcher, in the Marine Crotch.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-24-10 10:19 AM   #28 
  - Marine Crotch!  Ernesto   Mar-24-10 10:56 AM   #50 
  - I think there are holes in the Venn diagram encompassed by these choices  caraher   Mar-24-10 10:21 AM   #30 
  - *sigh* I only have 10 options.  Pryderi   Mar-24-10 10:23 AM   #32 
  - +1 for using "Venn diagram" in a non-statistical forum.  Statistical   Mar-24-10 01:36 PM   #88 
  - ... and several concentric circles. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Mar-24-10 04:23 PM   #94 
  - I've done some skeet shooting...  SidDithers   Mar-24-10 10:22 AM   #31 
  - I haven't shot skeet, but I enjoy the challenge of target shooting. I've not shot at  Pryderi   Mar-24-10 10:24 AM   #33 
  - Same here. Critters are too cute to shoot at.  Deep13   Mar-24-10 10:26 AM   #35 
     - I hunt pastrami.  immoderate   Mar-25-10 05:15 AM   #123 
  - Skeet? But white people don't know what skeet is.  MattBaggins   Mar-24-10 10:56 AM   #49 
  - I have fired a rifle (once) and a handgun (once). I have never owned  Arkansas Granny   Mar-24-10 10:26 AM   #36 
  - I've never shot nor owned a gun, but I'm contemplating getting one. n/t  tammywammy   Mar-24-10 10:27 AM   #37 
  - I once fired a 22 cal. rifle once..  AsahinaKimi   Mar-24-10 10:31 AM   #39 
  - How about these?  Deep13   Mar-24-10 10:47 AM   #43 
  - Those are nice but...  AsahinaKimi   Mar-24-10 11:45 AM   #56 
     - Yeah, you've posted them before. That one on the bottom...  Deep13   Mar-24-10 12:15 PM   #58 
        - its called a Naginata  AsahinaKimi   Mar-24-10 12:23 PM   #59 
           - O-o-o-h! It's a pole-arm.  Deep13   Mar-24-10 12:34 PM   #65 
              - Most Katana's were a bit heavy  AsahinaKimi   Mar-24-10 01:00 PM   #77 
  - Once the greatest things about guns.  proteus_lives   Mar-24-10 12:50 PM   #72 
  - I've never fired anything that wasn't propelled by a cord or air  Robb   Mar-24-10 10:50 AM   #44 
  - I don't own one currently but will probably get one in the years to come.  bamacrat   Mar-24-10 10:50 AM   #45 
  - Own 17 rifles, shotguns, and hand guns  PufPuf23   Mar-24-10 10:52 AM   #46 
  - Other: NOYB  MattBaggins   Mar-24-10 10:52 AM   #47 
  - I've shot a few different weapons, but never owned one. nt  Romulox   Mar-24-10 10:54 AM   #48 
  - I own 7  jefflrrp   Mar-24-10 11:02 AM   #53 
  - Kubaton?  Dappleganger   Mar-24-10 11:07 AM   #54 
  - I did when I was in the Army. Never wanted or needed one after that.  Touchdown   Mar-24-10 11:10 AM   #55 
  - yes; a member of our high school D&D club was a Civil War reenacter and gun collector  eShirl   Mar-24-10 11:54 AM   #57 
  - I had a Smith & Wesson Model 6 .357 Magnum.  daggahead   Mar-24-10 12:27 PM   #61 
  - I did some target shooting with my dad a few years ago.  EFerrari   Mar-24-10 12:28 PM   #62 
  - My grandfathers. NEVER USED IT  benld74   Mar-24-10 12:32 PM   #63 
  - Have shot and do not own  supernova   Mar-24-10 12:37 PM   #67 
  - Don't have one, don't want one, don't want one near me. n/t  calico1   Mar-24-10 12:38 PM   #68 
  - All three, for about 45 years. I have yet to commit my first felony with any of them.  old mark   Mar-24-10 12:41 PM   #69 
  - Don't own, never have. Shot many many times.  Iggo   Mar-24-10 12:47 PM   #71 
  - All three. Farm Boy here. No handguns growing up, little use for them on a farm.  NYC_SKP   Mar-24-10 12:52 PM   #73 
  - Do video games count?  LoKnLoD   Mar-24-10 12:52 PM   #74 
  - Don't self spank. My first thought was what about paint ball guns? I've shot plenty of men that way.  Bucky   Mar-24-10 04:35 PM   #102 
  - Have them.  proReality   Mar-24-10 12:52 PM   #75 
  - Yes.  Edweird   Mar-24-10 12:59 PM   #76 
  - Owned a shotgun for home defense, never fired it. Sold it a few years ago.  superduperfarleft   Mar-24-10 01:06 PM   #78 
  - No.  madamesilverspurs   Mar-24-10 01:08 PM   #79 
  - Do staple guns count?  Kablooie   Mar-24-10 01:23 PM   #81 
  - Have you been shot by your own gun?  branders seine   Mar-24-10 01:24 PM   #82 
  - Expert, M-16  Orsino   Mar-24-10 01:28 PM   #84 
  - I fired off the meteor that wiped out the dinosaurs.  hunter   Mar-24-10 01:38 PM   #89 
  - Earned my Shotgun merit badge at Camp Gardner Dam in Boy Scouts.  TheMightyFavog   Mar-24-10 01:43 PM   #90 
  - Just a dumb draftee proud to earn my bolo badge with the lowest passing score  Brother Buzz   Mar-24-10 04:21 PM   #93 
  - No, with an exception  Love Bug   Mar-24-10 04:26 PM   #95 
  - Now why would I answer a question like that here?  lonestarnot   Mar-24-10 04:27 PM   #96 
  - Because everyone else is.  Bucky   Mar-24-10 04:32 PM   #100 
     - Oh, I see.  lonestarnot   Mar-24-10 04:43 PM   #103 
        - What, are the black copters going to come for you if you answer?  Political Heretic   Mar-24-10 05:24 PM   #108 
           - hmmmmmf.  lonestarnot   Mar-24-10 05:58 PM   #109 
              - hahaha just messing with ya :)  Political Heretic   Mar-24-10 07:07 PM   #110 
  - Haven't owned a gun ever, but used a shotgun of my father once when I was a teenager. n/t  pampango   Mar-24-10 04:30 PM   #97 
  - Yup, two rifles  Artie Bucco   Mar-24-10 04:31 PM   #98 
  - Never owned a gun.  Scurrilous   Mar-24-10 04:32 PM   #99 
  - I was a cop about 25 years ago and owned a gun.  Vinca   Mar-24-10 04:35 PM   #101 
  - I have never owned a gun. I shot one once,  LWolf   Mar-24-10 05:07 PM   #104 
  - There is a big difference between "have you shot" and "do you own" a gun  uppityperson   Mar-24-10 05:13 PM   #105 
  - Let's see, Colt 22 single action, Colt 45 both single and automatic,  county worker   Mar-24-10 05:19 PM   #106 
  - Shot guns before, don't currently own, plan to own a shotgun  Political Heretic   Mar-24-10 05:23 PM   #107 
  - I have guns but locked them up and bought a dog when I had kids.  MrSlayer   Mar-24-10 08:42 PM   #112 
  - we have several guns in our home  demtenjeep   Mar-24-10 08:43 PM   #113 
  - I owned a .30-.30 when I was a kid. I took hunters safety, but I was not really into hunting.  ZombieHorde   Mar-24-10 08:47 PM   #114 
  - I shot a gun once  Qanisqineq   Mar-24-10 08:53 PM   #115 
  - I used to shoot competitively  Rhythm   Mar-24-10 09:01 PM   #116 
  - Used to own a Beretta 92FS, but sold it several months back.  NightHawk63   Mar-24-10 09:10 PM   #117 
  - I've shot a gun once to practice my attempt at skeet.  Shell Beau   Mar-24-10 09:12 PM   #118 
  - I think a 22, once...  mrtjbrown   Mar-24-10 09:12 PM   #119 
  - Have shot, but don't and will not own  quaker bill   Mar-25-10 04:26 AM   #121 
  - Why are we asking this?  Fruittree   Mar-25-10 04:39 AM   #122 
 

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