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2005-04-10 10:28:53 AM  
i guess they got tired of drawing(sp) their weapons on french canadians only to have them say 'i surrender' with no gunfire.... i guess this way they can at least shoot them for fun.....

police looking forward to using their weapons, have the terrorists already won?

/got nuttin
 
2005-04-10 11:09:05 AM  
Tasers at the Calgary Stampede? Cattle prods?
 
2005-04-10 02:40:05 PM  
Tasers in canada? considering the cops there can't shoot, they'll end up tasering each others more than the criminals, I'm afraid
 
2005-04-10 05:42:27 PM  
Cops have guns in Canada.
 
2005-04-10 05:44:09 PM  
This is a shocking development.
 
2005-04-10 05:45:58 PM  
They need em for the drunken snow cows.
 
2005-04-10 05:47:30 PM  
Well the reg cops kinda need them here...

http://www.foundrymusic.com/braincandy/displaymedia.cfm/id/9650

As only the SWAT/ETF teams have them...
 
2005-04-10 05:49:18 PM  
Cyc66

Cops have guns in Canada.

Hmmmmmmmmm, if they're called "pigs" in the U.S. (the only "real" America) are they called "bacon" in Canada.

Got nothin' really, but why are they buying 500+ of these things, can't just have enough for the duty cars? At less than a million population, how many cops do they have anyway?
 
2005-04-10 05:49:29 PM  
I wish I had bought Taser stock back in 2003. I would be one rich mofo and then I could point and laugh at the rest of you.
 
2005-04-10 05:50:00 PM  
Well it's better then being shot with bullets.
 
2005-04-10 05:50:16 PM  
I'd taser it.
 
2005-04-10 05:51:54 PM  
With all these left-wing countries desperately trying to out-liberalize each other just to "spite" America, it'll be amusing to watch their cultures collapse upon themselves when the fringe elements of their society march unopposed through the streets.

/drunk
 
2005-04-10 05:52:36 PM  
Okay, so maybe it's new that Calgary popo have them, but they're all over the place in other cities.

WTF?
 
2005-04-10 05:53:04 PM  
Well really... who isn't here?
 
2005-04-10 05:53:28 PM  
in this post 9/11 world our police force needs tasers to keep one step ahead of the terrorists.
 
2005-04-10 05:58:36 PM  
I agree with Gilliam , better a shock , than bullets .

Just sayin'
 
2005-04-10 05:58:48 PM  


"TASERS???? You guys are a bunch of pussies, you know that?"
 
2005-04-10 06:02:16 PM  
ilyag: /drunk


don't forget stupid
 
2005-04-10 06:07:37 PM  
What happened to the link "HAHA Prince Charles marries his horse HAHA HAHA"? It just disappeared.

Also, I want a taser to use on Canadians.
 
2005-04-10 06:07:45 PM  
Most Canadian police already have tasers.
 
2005-04-10 06:09:54 PM  
mathmatix
i guess they got tired of drawing(sp) their weapons on french canadians only to have them say 'i surrender' with no gunfire...

Francophones are pretty thin on the ground out in Calgary. Actually, outside of Calgary proper people in general are pretty thin on the ground. Only thing worse than flying over the Prairies is driving through them, and thanks to WestJet I've never had to do that.
 
2005-04-10 06:13:55 PM  
Old and Busted: Frustrated liberals seeking Canadian citizenship to escape the hypocrisy and insanity. New hotness: The Netherlands? Scandinavia? Who knows?
 
2005-04-10 06:14:33 PM  
moeburn
Most Canadian police already have tasers.

Evidently, not in Calgary.
 
2005-04-10 06:18:12 PM  
Wraithbane

Yeah, that would be why there's a news article about it. It just doesn't explain the fark headline.
 
2005-04-10 06:20:17 PM  
Canadian moochers have to be tasered just to stop them from feeding their dole check into the 5-liner machines.

Actully the morons would line up if you told them the government was giving away "free" tasing.

Maybe they need the tasers just to discern whether the slobs are alive or dead, if there is a difference.
 
2005-04-10 06:24:13 PM  
A little TOO eager, I'd say. Since Tasers are classed as 'non-lethal', I can envision some of the more gung-ho cops clamoring for 'opportunities' to try out their new 'toys'.

/suggestions include anti-Canuck flame-bait trolls
 
2005-04-10 06:25:03 PM  
Gump Stump
It just doesn't explain the fark headline.

Cliche warning! Cliche warning! Cliche warning!....


It ain't news, it's Fark!

/You already get entertainment, you want accuracy too????
 
2005-04-10 06:25:06 PM  
.....and if the citizens use the Tazers on the police......Canadian Bacon.
 
2005-04-10 06:29:06 PM  
It's that time again!

CANADA AMERICA FLAMEWAR FORM

I am from (select one):

[ ] Canada
[ ] the United States of America

I think that the country not selected above is inferior for the following reasons:

[ ] Their leader is incompetent
[ ] Their healthcare system is fundamentally flawed
[ ] They are stupid, lazy, ignorant, selfish, racist, etc.
[ ] They are arrogant, loudmouthed idiots
[ ] The women in my country are beautiful
[ ] The women in their country are ugly
[ ] The people in my country are great
[ ] Their country has a history of brutalizing the aborigional population
[ ] The French had a large influence in the creation of their country
[ ] There is a lot of crime in their country
[ ] I do not like celebreties/television shows from their country
[ ] People in their country excessively hunt cute animals
[ ] I met someone from that country and I did not like him/her
[ ] They have no honor/honour (select one)
[ ] My country's _______________ is better than theirs
[ ] Other generalization: ___________________________________

In conclusion:

[ ] My country is better
[ ] Their country should be more like my country
[ ] They should quit acting like children with their patriotism
[ ] Random rhetorical picture
[ ] Their world view is wrong
[ ] We should bomb their awful country
[ ] STFU & GBTW
 
2005-04-10 06:35:29 PM  
BZZZZZZZT!!!!
 
2005-04-10 06:39:47 PM  
Hell, Vancouver cops have had tasers for years, and they've proven they're very adept at using them on anyone, anywhere, anytime.

N.
 
2005-04-10 06:44:39 PM  
Thanks Danno

CANADA AMERICA FLAMEWAR FORM

I am from (select one):

[ ] Canada
[X] the United States of America

I think that the country not selected above is inferior for the following reasons:

[X] Their leader is incompetent
[X] Their healthcare system is fundamentally flawed
[X] They are stupid, lazy, ignorant, selfish, racist, etc.
[X] They are arrogant, loudmouthed idiots
[X] The women in my country are beautiful
[ ] The women in their country are ugly
[X] The people in my country are great
[ ] Their country has a history of brutalizing the aborigional population
[X] The French had a large influence in the creation of their country
[ ] There is a lot of crime in their country
[X] I do not like celebreties/television shows from their country
[ ] People in their country excessively hunt cute animals
[ ] I met someone from that country and I did not like him/her
[ ] They have no honor/honour (select one)
[X] My country's _______________ is better than theirs
[ ] Other generalization: ___________________________________

In conclusion:

[X] My country is better
[X] Their country should be more like my country
[ ] They should quit acting like children with their patriotism
[ ] Random rhetorical picture
[ ] Their world view is wrong
[ ] We should bomb their awful country
[ ] STFU & GBTW
 
2005-04-10 06:57:10 PM  
With all these left-wing countries desperately trying to out-liberalize each other just to "spite" America...

um, yeah. especially with the spate of taser-related deaths we've had lately. real liberal.
 
2005-04-10 07:15:52 PM  
Let me do one of these forms for each country, for your convenience, so you don't have to bother:

For the Canadians (me!), I am from (select one):

[X] Canada
[ ] the United States of America

I think that the country not selected above is inferior for the following reasons:

[X] Their leader is [criminally] incompetent
[X] Their healthcare system is fundamentally flawed
[X] [Some of them] are stupid, lazy, ignorant, selfish, racist, etc.
[X] Some of them are arrogant, loudmouthed idiots
[X] The women in my country are beautiful
[ ] The women in their country are ugly
[X] The people in my country are great
[X] Their country has a history of brutalizing the aborigional population
[X] The French had a large influence in the creation of their country
[X] There is a lot of crime in their country
[ ] I do not like celebreties/television shows from their country
[ ] People in their country excessively hunt cute animals
[X] I met someone from that country and I did not like him/her
[ ] They have no honor/honour (select one)
[ ] My country's _______________ is better than theirs
[ ] Other generalization: ___________________________________

In conclusion:

[ ] My country is better
[ ] Their country should be more like my country
[X] They should quit acting like children with their patriotism
[ ] Random rhetorical picture
[ ] Their world view is wrong
[ ] We should bomb their awful country
[ ] STFU & GBTW

For the Americans, I am from (select one):

[ ] Canada
[X] the United States of America

I think that the country not selected above is inferior for the following reasons:

[X] Their leader is incompetent [and has sold out]
[X] Their healthcare system is fundamentally flawed
[X] [Some of them] are stupid, lazy, ignorant, selfish, racist, etc.
[X] [Some of them] are arrogant, loudmouthed idiots
[X] The women in my country are beautiful
[ ] The women in their country are ugly
[X] The people in my country are great
[X] Their country has a history of brutalizing the aborigional population
[X] The French had a large influence in the creation of their country
[ ] There is a lot of crime in their country
[X] I do not like celebreties/television shows from their country
[ ] People in their country excessively hunt cute animals
[X] I met someone from that country and I did not like him/her
[ ] They have no honor/honour (select one)
[ ] My country's _______________ is better than theirs
[ ] Other generalization: ___________________________________

In conclusion:

[ ] My country is better
[ ] Their country should be more like my country
[X] They should quit acting like children with their patriotism
[ ] Random rhetorical picture
[ ] Their world view is wrong
[ ] We should bomb their awful country
[ ] STFU & GBTW

Have a nice day!
 
2005-04-10 07:26:59 PM  
"Our members have wanted them for a long time," said Howard Burns, vice-president of administration for the Calgary Police Association.

 
2005-04-10 07:40:35 PM  


/RCMP at the UBC APEC meeting. Not their high point.
 
2005-04-10 07:48:38 PM  
2005-04-10 07:40:35 PM Marshall Banana

You're right. That photo is just a nice shot of the RCMP doing good work, not a high point, but good work nonetheless.

They could spray far more hippies at once if they wanted to.

See that sign in the background? "Capitalism Sucks" I believe it says? Yes, that's right, those protestors are agaisnt the system that put a keyboard under your fingers.

Have a nice day!
 
2005-04-10 07:52:09 PM  




STOP. Tazer time!
 
2005-04-10 07:52:12 PM  
Since when cattle prod is not a taser?

I am from (select one):

[X] Canada
[ ] the United States of America

I think that the country not selected above is inferior for the following reasons:

[X] Their leader is incompetent
[X] Their healthcare system is fundamentally flawed
[X] They are stupid, lazy, ignorant, selfish, racist, etc.
[X] They are arrogant, loudmouthed idiots
[X] The women in my country are beautiful
[ ] The women in their country are ugly
[X] The people in my country are great
[X] Their country has a history of brutalizing the aborigional population
[ ] The French had a large influence in the creation of their country
[X] There is a lot of crime in their country
[ ] I do not like celebreties/television shows from their country
[X] People in their country excessively hunt cute animals
[X] I met someone from that country and I did not like him/her
[ ] They have no honor/honour (select one)
[X] My country's National Hockey Team is better than theirs
[ ] Other generalization: ___________________________________

In conclusion:

[X] My country is better
[X] Their country should be more like my country
[X] They should quit acting like children with their patriotism
[X] Random rhetorical picture
[X] Their world view is wrong
[X] We should bomb their awful country
[X] STFU & GBTW
 
2005-04-10 07:52:37 PM  
you_varmints:
See that sign in the background? "Capitalism Sucks" I believe it says? Yes, that's right, those protestors are agaisnt the system that put a keyboard under your fingers.
Have a nice day!


So you advocate violence against anyone who says things you disagree with?
 
2005-04-10 07:53:22 PM  
The cops in Toronto Tasered some guy with a gun last fall.

He was a stressed out guy, not actually a bad guy, but a guy whos life seemed to go all wrong.

Issue faced by the cops at the time was that he was near a school. Killing him would be easy, but the cops knew the situation (he wanted to kill himself, not the kids) so this cop walks up to him while talking, the guy is just standing there with the gun, then the cops pulls out this taser and zaps him. Shaka shaka shaka...all fall down.

Nobody hurt. I know I know, if we weren't such big left wing wussies up here our cops just would have shot him dead.

What's that I hear..."culture of life"?

Anyways, it was on the news.

Good for Taser Inc. I trust the police, tasers will save lifes.

rob
 
2005-04-10 08:00:32 PM  
 
2005-04-10 08:03:31 PM  
Augmented...
I am from (select one):

[X] Canada
[ ] the United States of America

If you answered Canada Have you ever spend more than 1 week in the USA?
[x] Yes
[ ] No

If you answered USA Have you ever spend more than 1 week in the Canada?
[ ] Yes
[ ] No

If you answered No to the above, blow off you're ignorant. Otherwise Continue

I have actually lived in both places.
[x] Yes
[ ] No, but I listen to heresay coz I'm stupid.

I think that the country not selected above is inferior for the following reasons:

[X] Their leader is incompetent
[X] But so is ours.
[X] Their healthcare system is fundamentally flawed
[ ] They are stupid, lazy, ignorant, selfish, racist, etc.
[ ] They are arrogant, loudmouthed idiots
[X] The women in my country are beautiful
[ ] The women in their country are ugly
[X] The people in my country are great
[X] Their country has a history of brutalizing the aborigional population
[X] But so does mine...
[X] The French had a large influence in the creation of their country
[X] There is a lot more crime in their country
[ ] I do not like celebreties/television shows from their country
[X] People in their country excessively hunt cute animals
[X] I eat meat...including that of cute animals.
[X] I met someone from that country and I did not like him/her
[X] They did not like me either...
[ ] They have no honor/honour (select one)
[X] My country's National Hockey Team is better than theirs
[ ] Other generalization: ___________________________________

In conclusion:

[X] My country is better for me
[X] Their country should be more like my country, or not.
[X] Both leaders should quit acting like children with their patriotism
[ ] Random rhetorical picture
[X] Both Leaders world view is not always right.
[ ] We should bomb their awful country
[ ] STFU & GBTW

[x] Both nations are doomed to be vassels of China due to the idiocy of the leadership and the poor public skule system.
 
2005-04-10 08:13:57 PM  
Bravo, rob! However, the point of the form is so that mindless pundits can generalize the entire population of a country in one fell swoop, while at the same time participating in a circle-jerk of patriotism. Some of your changes are too reasonable.

Remember, on FARK, the world is black and white. You can ignore facts as long as you tell a good story.

"Patriotism is a virtue of the vicious" - Oscar Wilde
 
2005-04-10 08:17:41 PM  
Why the hell would Canadian police need tazers? Is littering on the rise? Are the anti-globalization protestors assaulting police with unkind words and phrases?
 
2005-04-10 08:39:11 PM  
More power to abuse!

Yay!
 
2005-04-10 09:36:57 PM  
I am from (select one):

[ ] Canada
[x] the United States of America

I like Canada
 
2005-04-10 10:22:58 PM  
quote///Taser International, the manufacturer of the stun guns, has stated that most of the deaths were actually the result of drug overdoses, ///

and don't forget the tazer damaging their already stressed heart. tazers are not to be used on people who are on drugs. that equals death.

Marshall Banana: /RCMP at the UBC APEC meeting. Not their high point.

cops in canada have fire extiguisher sized pepper spray. which they spray at 'peaceful' protesters, not caring how much damage they do. then the fuzz arrest the protestors, illegally strip search them (even though vancouver has made it legal by some magical law that would never be upheld by an honest judge), and then release them without charges. what a country. guilty until proven innocent,, no judge nessessary.

wouldn't the world be safer with no cops, as the cops see the courts as a block to beating the hell outa people.
in canaduh, cops can not be fired for assault causing death, injury or general harrassment. and they really don't need pointers from texas state troopers.
 
2005-04-10 10:54:41 PM  
And we, the canadians, are keenly looking forward to being tazered.

hit me with your tazer stick. hit me. hit me.
hit me slow and hit me quick- hit me! hit me!
 
2005-04-10 11:25:48 PM  
[ ] Canada
[ ] the United States of America
[x] Hawaii

I think that the country not selected above is inferior for the following reasons:

[x] Their leader is incompetent
[x] Their healthcare system is fundamentally flawed
[x] They are stupid, lazy, ignorant, selfish, racist, etc.
[x] They are arrogant, loudmouthed idiots
[x] The women in my country are beautiful
[x] The women in their country are ugly
[x] The people in my country are great
[x] Their country has a history of brutalizing the aborigional population
[x] The French had a large influence in the creation of their country
[x] There is a lot of crime in their country
[x] I do not like celebreties/television shows from their country
[x] People in their country excessively hunt cute animals
[x] I met someone from that country and I did not like him/her
[x] They have no honor/honour (select one)
[x] My country's __BOOBIES_______ is better than theirs
[x] Other generalization: __They are haoles, kill them all______

In conclusion:

[x] My country is better
[x] Their country should be more like my country
[x] They should quit acting like children with their patriotism
[x] Random rhetorical picture
[x] Their world view is wrong
[x] We should bomb their awful country
[x] STFU & GBTW
 
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