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THUNDER HANDS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:37 AM
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Poll question: The Average American Owns 1.7 Guns - How Many Do You Own?
Me: none.

Sorry, polls are turned off at Level 3.

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Celeborn Skywalker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:38 AM
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1. I own a 12 gauge shotgun and a .22 rifle. n/t
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Goldom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:39 AM
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2. 1 - An antique Chinese rifle
not in working condition, I would assume, though I can't say as I've ever tried.
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Nicholas D Wolfwood Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:39 AM
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3. I'd love to see how many the median American owns.
I'm guessing none.
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Bill McBlueState Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:42 AM
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9. beat me to it
It's nice that there are still DUers with a grasp on things like statistics and science. After the tsunami conspiracy threads, I had to wonder. :)
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MrBenchley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:51 AM
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12. 60% have no guns....
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Richardo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:40 AM
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4. None. In Texas. That technically makes me a eunuch.
Edited on Tue Jan-04-05 10:45 AM by Richardo
:eyes:
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Nicholas D Wolfwood Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:52 AM
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13. Actually, I think that makes you easy prey.
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Bertha Venation Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:57 AM
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39. You ain't right, Richardo.
:bounce:
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spinbaby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:40 AM
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5. Technically they're my husband's
but we own a wide assortment of assault rifles and handguns. Seriously.
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smbolisnch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:42 AM
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10. My husband has 2.
I HATE them. He keeps them unloaded and locked up at least.
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derby378 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:40 AM
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6. One-half?
I own my great-grandfather's 12-gauge, but it's pretty much shot out. I could refurbish it, sure, but the gunsmith said it would be more cost than it's worth. "Hang it up and enjoy it," he says. I think I will.
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Shrek Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:41 AM
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7. Two shotguns and a rifle for hunting
Plus a small handgun for recreation and a large one for home defense.

Also my son has a shotgun for hunting so I guess that makes for a total household count of six.
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northzax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:41 AM
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8. 1.6, damn, I'm always just below average.
damn you mom and dad.
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GOPBasher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:47 AM
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11. LOL
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WMliberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 02:02 PM
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47. uh oh, 1.6 guns and SERIOUS Freudian issues!
Resist the urge to supplant your father as the paterfamilias!
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northzax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 02:08 PM
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50. I wouldn't say Freudian
a bit more tilted towards purely Oedipal, actually :)
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MissBrooks Donating Member (614 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:53 AM
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14. I come from gun people....
And still own a few that I use for target practice.

It's a competitive sport that I enjoy. I also practice archery.

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comradebillyboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:53 AM
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15. i own 4 pistols and 4 rifles
Edited on Tue Jan-04-05 10:55 AM by comradebillyboy
PISTOLS:
a ruger .22
a smith&wesson .32 special
a 9mm makarov
a springfied armory xd-40 (.40 cal)
i am going to ask my wife to get me a 1911 style .45 for our anneversary

RIFLES
2 .22 rifles
1 ww2 french army rifle (obtained in viet nam)
1 ar-15

i am considering taking up trap shooting. any recommendations on a decent shotgun fot the occasional shooter?

i am thinking of starting a gun club where i teach. a goodly number of the teachers are gun nuts

error error, i voted six but i have 8, brain fart
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goodboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 12:08 PM
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43. How do you like your XD? I've got the subcompact 9mm, and I've
put about 5000 rounds through it, not one jam or misfire.

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RagingInMiami Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:53 AM
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16. Three
A Colt .45 automatic, a Ruger .38 revolver (a 38 special) and a tiny Beretta .25 automatic.

Then again, I live in Miami, where everybody packs.
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short bus president Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:00 AM
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19. Three, as well.
A Taurus 9mm (Beretta knockoff), a S&W J-frame 5-shot .357 revolver (kick-ass little snubby - painful to shoot for very long), and a Ruger Single Six .22 single-action "cowboy gun," which is the best thing in the world for cheap and enjoyable target shooting. Still haven't tried to spin it around my finger prior to holstering it, tho. :D

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truebrit71 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:58 AM
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17. None. I have no need for a penis extension.
.
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rfranklin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:02 AM
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22. You mean you have a full twelve inches?
Personally, I could use a little help.
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BiggJawn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:32 AM
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30. I do.
But I can't scare burglars or fight Fascism with it, so I own firearms....
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truebrit71 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:33 AM
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32. Only when I fold it in half...
... ;-)
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goodboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 12:06 PM
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42. LMFAO./ nt
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kodi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 06:38 PM
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84. you ever try to clean out a nest of poisonous snakes with your penis?
i tried it.

once.

now i use a shotgun.

for some folks, a fire arm is a useful tool for dealing with their environment.
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Seabiscuit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-05-05 01:58 AM
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96. Ditto. 12.5" is more than enough.
I'd never drive an H2 either.

Looks like there are 131 DU'ers I'd feel comfortable meeting according to this poll. As for those with 8 or more guns, let's hope, for their welfare, that they're just antique collectors.
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T Town Jake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-05-05 02:11 AM
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97. Cute nonsense tarted up...
...as something wittily profound. Typical.
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scarlet_owl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 10:59 AM
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18. None. I don't need one.
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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:00 AM
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20. averages are generally weird.
i own 0 guns, neighbour owns 10...average of 5 each...means nothing
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WoodrowFan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:01 AM
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21. BB guns count?? (NT)
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Spacemom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:05 AM
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23. My husband has several guns
I'm guessing more than eight. Including some that he's inherited from as far back as his great-grandmother.

I was always afraid of guns until he taught me how to properly handle them.

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Schema Thing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:08 AM
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24. Hah! I just realized that I literally own 1.5 guns
One shotgun, and the blown-apart-in-an-almost-comic-book-fashion barrell of another.

.2 more and I'll be a real Merkin! dangit.
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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:08 AM
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25. 1 bolt action shotgun
not really mine.It's the wife's.
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comradebillyboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:33 AM
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31. bolt action shotguns
are quite unusual. is it single shot or is there a magazine?
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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:54 AM
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37. Both
We have a 4 round clip too
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goodboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 12:14 PM
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44. I've got a mossberg 16 ga. bolt action with a 2 shot clip
it's a nice gun.
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Mark H Donating Member (98 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-05-05 01:54 AM
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95. I love to restore old shotguns.
and have two with bolt action. The .16 Guage has a box (detatchable, like a M-16) magazine that holds three shells, the .410 bore has a tubular magazine. The .410 is often mistaken for a high powered rifle.
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XNASA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:09 AM
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26. As far as everyone else is concerned, I own more than 20!!!!
(In fact, I own none.)
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Left Is Write Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:10 AM
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27. None. Ever.
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imabadman Donating Member (70 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:23 AM
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28. I have a couple of shotguns...
a .22 rifle that I've had since I was 12 and a 9mm Glock.

My wife has a .38 and she has a concealed carry permit. She is my protector :)
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bearfan454 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:29 AM
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29. 4 here
Taurus 9MM
Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum
Mossberg 12 gauge pump
Remington model 700 25-06 deer rifle(my baby)
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SmileyBoy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:39 AM
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33. Not only do I not own a gun, I have never touched a gun in my life.
:)
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fluffernutter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:40 AM
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34. same here.
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Magrittes Pipe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:50 AM
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35. Just the one.
I see no need for any others.
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Annus Horribilis Donating Member (140 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:53 AM
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36. Zero
I have never even touched a gun or picked one up.
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mvd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:54 AM
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38. None
Right now, I don't feel the need. I'd move out of the U.S. first.
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goodboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:59 AM
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40. I've got one of these:
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reformed_military Donating Member (94 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 02:30 PM
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57. Nice
Goodboy,

My next purchase. Lets just say, I am above average.
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goodboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 03:32 PM
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59. you will love this firearm. It breaks down into 4 pieces, it's reliable
light, easily concealable, and you can get this KICK ASS light for it...check it out with the light:


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Lydia Leftcoast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 12:01 PM
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41. I provide the counterbalance for some other person who
owns 3.4 guns.
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marions ghost Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 12:18 PM
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45. I live in a "safe" neighborhood...but
1. someone in my family witnessed a mass shooting while at work
2. a neighbor's kid was allowed by his parents to terrorize the neighborhood with a high-powered hunting rifle and there was nothing that could be done to stop him (as long as he didn't kill anybody)
3. a store owner I knew was shot and killed by a robber
4. a jogger was shot and killed by a stranger near a school here
5. my grandfather died in a hunting accident
--------------

So I'm allergic to guns. You will never convince me that an armed America is a good place to be. So please don't bother.
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WMliberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 02:01 PM
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46. none yet.
I'm a history nerd, I know I'll be buying historical guns when I'm older and have more money.
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CRK7376 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 02:02 PM
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48. Two
vintage WWII rifles.

M-1 Garand and a Lee-Enfield SMLE IV.303
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Longgrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 02:04 PM
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49. Unless cap guns and squirt guns count...
None. I've only handled a real gun once in my life and it was only for show.
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Rabrrrrrr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 02:08 PM
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51. More than 8 for me
And I like every one of them.
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KamaAina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 02:17 PM
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52. What on Earth do they do with all the .7s?
What is the sound of seven-tenths of a gun firing?
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KamaAina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 02:21 PM
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55. I've got it! The .7s are the ones they got at Wal-Mart!
a little slow this morning...
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Cuban_Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 02:18 PM
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53. Lots more than that.
Lots more...
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Susang Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 05:09 PM
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65. How do your reconcile your Catholicism with gun ownership?
I'm really not trying to be inflammatory. But since you've posted many times that you are Catholic and I grew up Catholic (no longer practicing, but attended 12 years of Catholic school), I was wondering how you can own multiple guns and yet believe in the pacifism that is at the core of the Church's teachings? :shrug:
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Rabrrrrrr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 05:21 PM
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69. Pacifism at the core of the Catholic Church?
I don't think so.

Quakers, Amish, and Mennonites, yes.

But that's pretty much it in terms of church denominations that have pacifism at the core, and even those aren't quite founded on pacifism.

But I think you might find many members of those faith traditions that also own guns.

I'm curious why you think that gun ownership and pacifism are mutually exclusive.
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Susang Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 05:29 PM
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72. What is the core of the Catholic church?
I'm curious as to what *you* think it is.
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maveric Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 02:20 PM
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54. None now but I'm planning on arming myself.
Us liberals/dems may need guns in the upcoming future.
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n2mark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 02:26 PM
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56. I don't own one, never will
but I have a sledge hammer at the side of my bed, My luck I would shoot myself and the intruder would get away. At least I can take the hammer and hit him where it hurts. I hope but I would probably freeze, and my dogs would sleep through the whole thing.
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48pan Donating Member (957 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 02:33 PM
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58. I've Got Lots of Guns
Paraordinance tactical .45
Colt Gold Cup .45
Ruger Security 6
S&W 686
S&W 41
Walther PP (prewar)
Firestar 9mm
Ruger p89
Ruger MkII Gvt. Model
Ruger MkII Bull Barrel 10"
S&W 17
S&W 52
Springfield 1903
Springfield Garand
3 Shotguns
Remington mod 70 .22
SKS
AR15

I kill paper and clay every week.
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yardwork Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 03:38 PM
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60. This is a skewed sample
Gun owners, by and large, don't hang out in the Lounge. They hang out in other parts of DU.
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cestpaspossible Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 05:03 PM
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64. But work out the average
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yardwork Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 07:55 PM
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87. The results show that 64% of us respondents have zero guns
Among the 46% of us respondents who do own guns, the category with the largest number of votes is "one gun," followed closely by "more than eight guns."

We can conclude from this terribly skewed, self-selected, self-reporting sample that the majority of people who responded to this poll in the DU Lounge in the short time period in which the poll has been up own zero guns. Among those who do own guns, most own one gun, but a lot of gun owners own more than eight.

What does this tell us? Ab-so-lute-ly nothing, but it's fun and about as reliable as the usual poll reports in the newspaper or on TV, and a heck of a lot more reliable than "poll" results that end up in our mailbox sent by some interest group with money to raise.
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cestpaspossible Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:53 PM
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91. OK, I'll do it for you - 1.54
At this point, there are 189 votes. If we make the conservative estimate that all those who voted 'more than 8' only have 9 guns, there are a total of 285 guns or in other words, based on the sample, the average DUer has 1.54 guns, just slightly below the national average of 1.7 reported by the original poster.
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bigwillq Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 03:39 PM
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61. None
My house never had a gun
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sparky_in_ma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 04:52 PM
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62. More than 20
I like target shooting, and collect black powder guns.
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Texasgal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 04:54 PM
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63. None.. I do not believe in guns
I do however believe that we should have the right to posse them.
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Susang Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 05:16 PM
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66. No guns for me
My neighborhood has more than enough to make up the deficit my lack of ownership would create in the national average. ;-)

Plus, it's kind of hard to own a gun when you live across the street from a church. It's kind of hard to do a lot of things when you live across the street from a church, the guilt can get to be overwhelming!
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Rabrrrrrr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 05:25 PM
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71. Why let the church stop you?
I'm a church going type, I own guns. I've even taken my guns to church (left them in the truck, of course) when I've gone to the church directly after hunting.

I know ministers who have guns, and who hunt with them. And some who just target practice with them.
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Susang Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 05:51 PM
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73. You're trying to pick a fight with me, aren't you?
Well I'm not going to let you! :P
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Rabrrrrrr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 05:57 PM
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76. Nope, not at all!
Just curious!

No fight picking whatsoever.

:hi:
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jukes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 05:16 PM
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67. oops, voted 4
actually six. damn, keep losing track of them...
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politicat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 05:19 PM
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68. we have one, 22 something but I know little about it.
I'm a recurve bow girl. Silent, deadly, takes skill. The firearm is Mr. Pcat's, a gift from the redneck side o' the fambly for his 16th birthday as a mark of manhood.

I know it's been fired, but not in the last ten years.

Pcat
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blondeatlast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 05:23 PM
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70. None. nt
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u4ic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 05:53 PM
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74. None
they terrify me. :scared:
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 05:56 PM
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75. I haven't any NRA-approved guns, and it's larger than 1.7, truly!
All the NRA repukes; add all theirs up and it wouldn't be larrger than 1.7...

:wow:
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Bat Boy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 05:58 PM
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77. Never felt the need to own one.
I really don't think I'll ever own one.

I don't buy the "I have a gun now I'm safe from all harm" idea. Strikes me as bullshit.
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Renew Deal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 05:59 PM
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78. OK, why are you baiting the gungeon?
;)
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slutticus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 06:02 PM
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79. Just a sawed-off.
So 1/2.


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doc03 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 06:21 PM
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80. Not enough!
Edited on Tue Jan-04-05 06:28 PM by doc03
Ruger Blackhawk .357 Mag
Ruger single six .22/.22 Mag
Ruger Old Army .457 cap and ball
Remington 870 12 Ga. slug gun for deer
Remington 870 12 Ga. Wingmaster
Remington Model 6 30/06

I got a letter from the NRA today. Would you believe it may be my last chance to join them before the gun grabbing liberals take my guns. I get one of these every few weeks. While I am a firm believer in gun rights the NRA makes me sick. I used to be a member but it has turned in to a arm of the Republican party. I sent it back with bullshit written on the letter and said buy the fucking stamp assholes.
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Bok_Tukalo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 06:27 PM
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81. Gun???
This is my weapon
This is my gun
This is for fighting
This is for fun
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Guaranteed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 06:38 PM
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83. LOL
Rifle, man. Rifle.
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Bok_Tukalo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 07:37 PM
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85. Rifle?
They must have changed the lyrics since I was in.
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Guaranteed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 09:05 PM
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90. In Full Metal Jacket they say
"This is my rifle,
This is my gun."

:shrug:
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sakabatou Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 06:34 PM
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82. I have two
None of them work as they are only models.
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Dorian Gray Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 07:43 PM
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86. I don't own a gun
and I never will own a gun. One, I'm a city dweller, so there is no need for one in my life. Two, I'm scared shitless of the things, so I don't think I could even hold one without breaking into a cold sweat.
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MrSlayer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 07:59 PM
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88. 4 - 1 shotgun, 1 rifle, 2 handguns.
Best defense is a good offense.
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Lone_Star_Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 08:01 PM
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89. I inherited 12 firearms
Most of the guns I have are collectibles but there are a couple 12 gage shotguns and a S&W Tactical 9mm. What can I say, it was a strange inheritance. :shrug:
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Allenberg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-04-05 11:58 PM
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92. Not too many
.38, .22 Magnum Rifle, 12 guage, and an aught 6.
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Baja Margie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-05-05 12:52 AM
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93. I don't have a pistola.
:shrug:
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ornotna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-05-05 01:06 AM
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94. Just one - Sig Sauer P-230
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roguevalley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-05-05 03:42 AM
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98. Actually, its three. An Alaska Statehood commerative rifle that
you can never shoot, an Italian flint lock rifle from the Napoleonic wars and a shotgun from my uncle.
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