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Message 1754599 - Posted: 7 Jan 2016, 14:48:18 UTC

Here is a rather unfortunate but I suspect all-too-typical an example:


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Hi Bob, This is Alan next door. I’m sorry buddy, but I have a confession to make to you. I've been riddled with guilt these past few months and have been trying to pluck up the courage to tell you to your face, but I am at least now telling in text as I can’t live with myself a moment longer without you knowing.
The truth is, I have been sharing your wife, day and night when you're not around. In fact, probably more than you, particularly in the mornings after you've left for work. I haven’t been getting it at home recently, but that's no excuse I know.The temptation was just too much....I can no longer live with the guilt and I hope you will accept my sincerest apologies and forgive me.
I promise that it won't happen again.
Regards, Alan.



THE ACTIONS
Bob, feeling anguished and betrayed, immediately went into his bedroom, grabbed his gun and, without a word, shot his wife, killing her instantly.
He returned to the lounge where he poured himself a stiff drink and sat down on the sofa. He took out his phone to respond to the neighbour's text and saw he had another message:-

THE REPLY
Hi Bob,
This is Alan next door again. Sorry about the slight typo on my last text, I expect you worked it out anyway, but as I’m sure you noticed, my predictive text changed ‘WiFi’ To ‘Wife’..
Technology hey?!? Hope you saw the funny side of that.
Regards, Alan.




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Only in the USA?!
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Message 1754665 - Posted: 7 Jan 2016, 20:38:27 UTC

Gee just think what may have happened
if wifey had her own gun eh?


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Message 1754742 - Posted: 8 Jan 2016, 0:39:40 UTC - in response to Message 1754665.  

Gee just think what may have happened
if wifey had her own gun eh?...



Do you mean the one who was called Steenkamp?


Perhaps most people simply should not have guns to hand.

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Message 1754857 - Posted: 8 Jan 2016, 14:52:56 UTC
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You're screwed up and we're screwed up. Everyone, every country, and every culture is screwed up.

So?

Those not you. Do not believe in your Cultural Superiority, or Exceptionalism.

Why do you continue your Superiority Rants?

It makes no sense.
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Message 1754894 - Posted: 8 Jan 2016, 17:05:14 UTC - in response to Message 1754857.  

You're screwed up and we're screwed up.

Clyde you are admitting that your'e screwed up, ROTFLMAO
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Message 1754916 - Posted: 8 Jan 2016, 19:11:19 UTC

Let's See. Big Day of Exec Orders byThe King of Tyranny. Then Big Night of Meeting in Town Hall. All 'bout Gunn Conntroll.

And Night of Meeting, A Non-White Man, with A Stolen Gun(A Copper's) uses this Gun Controlled Weapon to A S S as Inate a Copper, while in His P O Lice Car.

http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/08/us/philadelphia-police-officer-shot/index.html

This 'In Da Name of IS Lam' Sh oo ter, Failed in His Attempt, and Injured Cop per, Exited Car, Fired at Su spect, and In Short Order, this 'All e giance to A llah' Gun Controlled Kill er is Captured.

Guess Copper had Allah on his Side.

And O'Blabby aka Weepin'Hustlin'Hussein is Slapped Down Again by His Own IdeaOlogy.

In The Name of Yep. Yup.


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Message 1755350 - Posted: 10 Jan 2016, 15:25:02 UTC - in response to Message 1754894.  
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You're screwed up and we're screwed up.

Clyde you are admitting that your'e screwed up, ROTFLMAO

Those understanding, and admitting their Limitations. Are Intelligent, Experienced and Mature.

betreger...

What is your problem?

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Message 1755668 - Posted: 11 Jan 2016, 23:35:02 UTC

I know, what if no one in that scenario had a gun?


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Message 1755678 - Posted: 12 Jan 2016, 0:05:11 UTC

While Holding a Blood Soaked Spear, Iceman Comments:
I know, what if no one in that scenario had a gun?


What 'if' No One Held a Spear?

What 'if' No One Had Hands, Arms, Legs, A Brain?

I See, Less Killing Due to 'Lack' of 'Proper' 'Tools' equals...?

Yeah, As Long As Some One, 'is' Not The 'Some' 'One' Dying.

Lower 'Numbers' Always Brings About A Contented Happy People.

It is GOoD to Yep and Better to Yup.


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Message 1755749 - Posted: 12 Jan 2016, 5:11:35 UTC - in response to Message 1755678.  

Good one Gooba, now you can work full time on my Avatar...




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Message 1758393 - Posted: 22 Jan 2016, 23:37:59 UTC

Oh dear, America's issues working it's way further North.

Canadian school shooting
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Message 1758841 - Posted: 23 Jan 2016, 23:11:38 UTC - in response to Message 1758393.  

Oh dear, America's issues working it's way further North.

Canadian school shooting

This is so heartbreaking. Its in an area of Canada where there are more guns because families have them for hunting. Not sure yet what the details of this case is, but as a teacher I am well aware that one day, an angry teenager may get access to a gun and I will be in the position of having to protect my students. I will probably end up dead and leave my sons without a mother.

We have to practice drills for an armed shooting in the school.

Guns should not be so easily available. I don't feel safe, and I don't think my children are safe.

This gun obsession has to stop.
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Message 1758897 - Posted: 24 Jan 2016, 2:14:17 UTC - in response to Message 1758841.  

Oh dear, America's issues working it's way further North.

Canadian school shooting

This is so heartbreaking. Its in an area of Canada where there are more guns because families have them for hunting. Not sure yet what the details of this case is, but as a teacher I am well aware that one day, an angry teenager may get access to a gun and I will be in the position of having to protect my students. I will probably end up dead and leave my sons without a mother.

We have to practice drills for an armed shooting in the school.

Guns should not be so easily available. I don't feel safe, and I don't think my children are safe.

This gun obsession has to stop.

If not guns it will be knives, bombs or something else.

If you really want it to stop then you need to change culture into tolerance of others. Unfortunately, the God of Abraham teaches the opposite.

but realize tolerance means you don't get upset with misogynistic put downs
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Message 1758921 - Posted: 24 Jan 2016, 2:50:18 UTC - in response to Message 1758897.  

Unfortunately, the God of Abraham teaches the opposite.

It may have been bred into our species long before we were homo sapiens.
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Message 1758951 - Posted: 24 Jan 2016, 5:17:34 UTC - in response to Message 1758921.  

Unfortunately, the God of Abraham teaches the opposite.

It may have been bred into our species long before we were homo sapiens.

Yes, I think so. Competition for resources / reproduction. It seems only in Sci-Fi worlds like Star Trek where resources are free (replicators) that there is little conflict between humans. Tearing that portion of our brain stem out isn't going to be easy and may not be desirable long term.
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Message 1759040 - Posted: 24 Jan 2016, 16:19:16 UTC - in response to Message 1758897.  


If not guns it will be knives, bombs or something else.

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Bombs aren't easy to get. Someone wielding a knife is not going to hurt so many people. I know, I've been in schools where students have bought in knives. Had those students had guns I probably wouldn't be here today. You simply cannot equate knives and guns.
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Message 1759045 - Posted: 24 Jan 2016, 16:35:14 UTC - in response to Message 1759040.  


If not guns it will be knives, bombs or something else.

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Bombs aren't easy to get.

They teach it in high school Chemistry.
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Message 1759047 - Posted: 24 Jan 2016, 16:41:52 UTC - in response to Message 1759045.  


If not guns it will be knives, bombs or something else.

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Bombs aren't easy to get.

They teach it in high school Chemistry.

Maybe on US curriculum, but I've taught high school chemistry for over 10 years and bomb making has never come up. Besides, making a bomb would take effort. Angry teenagers and effort don't usually go hand in hand.
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Message 1759050 - Posted: 24 Jan 2016, 16:53:25 UTC - in response to Message 1759047.  
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If not guns it will be knives, bombs or something else.

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Bombs aren't easy to get.

They teach it in high school Chemistry.

Maybe on US curriculum, but I've taught high school chemistry for over 10 years and bomb making has never come up. Besides, making a bomb would take effort. Angry teenagers and effort don't usually go hand in hand.

http://gizmodo.com/5831942/how-the-hell-did-a-17-year-old-get-the-materials-to-make-bombs
<ed>So your high school chem classes never discussed exothermic reactions?
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Message 1759054 - Posted: 24 Jan 2016, 17:12:34 UTC - in response to Message 1759047.  
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If not guns it will be knives, bombs or something else.

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Bombs aren't easy to get.

They teach it in high school Chemistry.

Maybe on US curriculum, but I've taught high school chemistry for over 10 years and bomb making has never come up. Besides, making a bomb would take effort. Angry teenagers and effort don't usually go hand in hand.

Es99...

Many decades ago. We teenagers (AKA Stupid Humans), would make explosives, from easily obtained (then) items. We would place it in a bottle, and attempt (sometimes successfully) to 'explode' it. It was a lot of fun.

Back then. The adults would yell at us. Saying they would tell our parents. Not the Police.

Times have changed.
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