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Old guy has had enough - Texarkana

Discussion in 'Survival/Preparedness/Self Sufficiency' started by GunnyGene, Nov 12, 2017.

  1. GunnyGene

    GunnyGene Distinguished Poster

    Actually 2 stories with this. First one an 81yo man tells the Sheriff he's gonna get a gun and carry it everywhere after being robbed multiple times - better late than never, I reckon. Lesson here is that not all "bad guys" are guys, but both often show up in groups - Is 6 or 10 rounds really enough? Maybe, but maybe not.

    The second one is more about the girl gang that's been doing the robbing in his neighborhood.

    And a very similar , but unrelated, story from Boaz, TN. This time 3 meth heads. 1 in the morgue.

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  2. "God made man, but Samuel Colt made them equal."
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  3. DEADEYE 1

    DEADEYE 1 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    Every man has a limit or breaking point when he has had enough. I suppose he had over 80 years of taking. I know that when a man retires, he does not want to spend the last years upset because idiots have no RESPECT for elders or their selves.
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  4. Leonidas

    Leonidas The Beast MSGO Supporter

    "Every normal man is tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." H L Mencken
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  5. jakeg823

    jakeg823 Distinguished Poster

    There's a shirt I want with the Jolly Roger on it that says "f*** everything and become a pirate."
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  6. maxhush

    maxhush Distinguished Poster

    NW MS
    Is that you or the avatar talking again? :hmm:
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  7. jakeg823

    jakeg823 Distinguished Poster

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  8. Leonidas

    Leonidas The Beast MSGO Supporter

  9. fordpkup

    fordpkup Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    Remember sleeping with the house unlocked.
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  10. GunnyGene

    GunnyGene Distinguished Poster

    Funny how that works. Back around 1812, the British were calling my great ancestor (Capt. Zach) a pirate. Actually he was just one of the many merchantmen running their blockade. :)
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  11. deadhead

    deadhead Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    All the years I fished for a living in Marathon Fl. never even had a house key, miss it regular.
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  12. Leonidas

    Leonidas The Beast MSGO Supporter

    At the great risk of impressment, perhaps the primary casus belli of that conflict.

    Seems 'spin' is not a new practice, just one with a new name.
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  13. Jarhead5811

    Jarhead5811 Rational Anarchist MSGO Supporter

    I like the idea but I’m from Jackson and we knew better than that, in the 70’s. I still keep everything locked up now that I live in the sticks.
  14. mascott

    mascott Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    It seems to have been perfected by the DemocRatic party
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  15. mascott

    mascott Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    In the 60's, we only threw the latch on the screen door at night. This was in S. Jacktown:eek: but did move out in 1973. Only problems in the 'hood at that time was a long haired hippy down the road who was on drugs pretty bad. His whole family was. I won't name the name but hope he and his family are better now.
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  16. DEADEYE 1

    DEADEYE 1 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    Well I ain,t normal but I have been tempted. Maybe they won,t tempt me on one of my bad days.
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