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(Tacoma News Tribune)   "My boyfriend keeps a plastic squirt gun under the seat of his car. If someone messes with him in traffic, he'll show it to them. Could it get him in trouble?"   (thenewstribune.com) divider line 111
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2012-11-05 11:53:54 PM
That is the sign that you date idiots.
 
2012-11-05 11:54:46 PM
Do you consider dead to be trouble?
 
2012-11-05 11:57:18 PM
Only if you think someone pulling a real gun or a felony menacing conviction is trouble. Otherwise have fun you scamps
 
2012-11-06 12:09:09 AM
Brandishing a weapon is a felony, I think.

Brandishing a fake weapon is probably still a felony, and feloniously stupid.
 
2012-11-06 12:10:09 AM
Not in Oklahoma.
 
2012-11-06 12:32:42 AM

IronTom: Brandishing a weapon is a felony, I think.

Brandishing a fake weapon is probably still a felony, and feloniously stupid.


Whether or not the weapon is real MIGHT matter in a courtroom setting, but it is absolutely a great way to get yourself shot by police, or god knows who else.

Is it wrong to think that maybe she ought to just let him keep doing it, in the hopes that he will never get a chance to breed?
 
2012-11-06 12:41:26 AM

basemetal: That is the sign that you date idiots.


i212.photobucket.com
Well, there's your problem.
 
2012-11-06 12:47:33 AM

IronTom: Brandishing a weapon is a felony, I think.



Not if you have to.
 
2012-11-06 12:53:34 AM
Some road rager sees it and pulls out a real gun.

And then there's the cops.

So, no, not at all, internet person. No way in hell pointing a fake gun from your car at targets outside of it could ever possibly result in problems to anyone.
 
2012-11-06 01:07:32 AM

IronTom: Brandishing a weapon is a felony, I think.

Brandishing a fake weapon is probably still a felony, and feloniously stupid.


Gross misdemeanor, in Washington State.
 
2012-11-06 01:59:34 AM
Thats why one carries a nice hammer, and just lets the idiots go that cut one off.
Why a hammer ? well, its a nice tool to have, to, um, help with lug nuts and such ...
 
2012-11-06 02:30:44 AM
Well, does it LOOK like a real weapon? Is it a Nerf squirt gun that looks fake? Then probably not. Is it one of those realistic-looking squirt guns that looks exactly like an AK-47 and has your dumbass boyfriend taken the orange plastic dealy out of the muzzle? Then yes definitely and also he'll get shot 93 times by the cops when they pull him over after they get the 911 call that some fool is driving down Main Street with an AK-47.

So the answer is maybe.
 
2012-11-06 02:30:50 AM
I guess the horn isn't good enough anymore. I'm gonna starting riding a horse carrying a bow and arrows to work. No farks will be given right?
 
2012-11-06 02:31:12 AM
It's red, but otherwise looks like the real thing.

Do they make real red handguns?
 
2012-11-06 02:33:14 AM

fusillade762: It's red, but otherwise looks like the real thing.

Do they make real red handguns?


Well, I know for a fact that they make 22 cal pink pistols, so... most likely an example
 
2012-11-06 02:35:36 AM
I show them my cock.
 
2012-11-06 02:35:56 AM

alienated: Thats why one carries a nice hammer, and just lets the idiots go that cut one off.
Why a hammer ? well, its a nice tool to have, to, um, help with lug nuts and such ...


I myself prefer a 16" long wrench.
 
2012-11-06 02:36:13 AM

p4p3rm4t3: I guess the horn isn't good enough anymore. I'm gonna starting riding a horse carrying a bow and arrows to work. No farks will be given right?


If you're riding a horse, you'll want a lance.
 
2012-11-06 02:36:58 AM
weknowmemes.com
 
2012-11-06 02:38:13 AM
Really now. What's the worst a squirt gun going to do? Wet someone with urine?

Let's stop all this faux rage over brandishing. The guy has a TOY.
 
2012-11-06 02:39:12 AM
i.imgur.com

i keep a stick of this under my seat
 
2012-11-06 02:40:46 AM

HotWingAgenda: alienated: Thats why one carries a nice hammer, and just lets the idiots go that cut one off.
Why a hammer ? well, its a nice tool to have, to, um, help with lug nuts and such ...

I myself prefer a 16" long wrench.


Agreed. a Crescent wrench is always a nice thing to have about. Ditto for a Magnesium allow Ridgid pipe wrench, you know, because they are lighter and easier to swing. Great for zombie skulls too- make sure the jaws are steel though- some zombies will have plates in the head
 
2012-11-06 02:42:01 AM
I have one of these I built from a Marushin kit in the 80s

www.tokyo-model.com.hk

images51.fotki.com

Looks totally real (except the frame is made of plastic). The bullets unscrew and you put caps in them so it even cycles when fired, though nothing comes out of the barrel. If I ever wanted to really fark with someone I'd use it. I can't imagine a circumstance where I would though. I think the last time it was fired was during a high school drama skit. 

I used to have a Browning Hi-Power one, too, but someone stole it.
 
2012-11-06 02:42:06 AM

AverageAmericanGuy: Really now. What's the worst a squirt gun going to do? Wet someone with urine?


Um, before I end up on yet another watchlist- you can fill the things with more than water... like drain cleaner. Or so I have heard
 
2012-11-06 02:43:22 AM
All red, or just the plug. Cuz cops might not see the difference at night
 
2012-11-06 02:44:16 AM
A vanity plate I'd spotted on an LA freeway many years ago: HAVE GUN.

Since this was in the Hollywood area, it's possible it may have been a car which belonged to someone associated with (or simply a fan of) the western TV series Have Gun, Will Travel.

But I still gave him a wide berth, just in case.
 
2012-11-06 02:44:27 AM
The guy's gonna get killed/arrested over this?

www.areyouscreening.com

What the fark is wrong with you America?
 
2012-11-06 02:44:41 AM
Happy Motoring !
Seriously- just let the a-holes go man, its not worth the expenditure of time or potential hospital stay to deal with a road rage person. Unless you have a monster truck, or a tank, then- just run them over.

/dont do that
 
2012-11-06 02:46:51 AM
Watch out, the guy has an UZI!!!

www.oempromo.com

farking idiots....
 
2012-11-06 02:49:38 AM

alienated: AverageAmericanGuy: Really now. What's the worst a squirt gun going to do? Wet someone with urine?

Um, before I end up on yet another watchlist- you can fill the things with more than water... like drain cleaner. Or so I have heard


Yeah, you could fark up their paint job! Unless you're moving too fast, in which case it will just blow back down the side of your car.
shiat, do I know too much?
 
2012-11-06 02:57:24 AM
was the party okay though?


a good party is nothing to miss out on ya know
 
2012-11-06 02:58:40 AM

Meh... I keep one of these in the back seat.

www.phillshaw.co.uk

THERE ARE NO PHONES RINGING DAMMIT!!!
 
2012-11-06 03:00:10 AM
Pretty funny story about a guy who used one on some dicks

Link
 
2012-11-06 03:01:07 AM

fusillade762: I have one of these I built from a Marushin kit in the 80s

[www.tokyo-model.com.hk image 600x340]

[images51.fotki.com image 800x600]

Looks totally real (except the frame is made of plastic). The bullets unscrew and you put caps in them so it even cycles when fired, though nothing comes out of the barrel. If I ever wanted to really fark with someone I'd use it. I can't imagine a circumstance where I would though. I think the last time it was fired was during a high school drama skit. 

I used to have a Browning Hi-Power one, too, but someone stole it.




I had the Broomhandle Mauser. If memory serves they got sued by a few firearm manufacturers for not asking permission on copyrighted designs. One of those in kit form is worth a fortune now. If I only would have known...
 
2012-11-06 03:09:15 AM
That will likely get you shot by a real gun here in Arizona where everybody carries one because everyone else carries one. There's really not to many consequences or restrictions outside of discharging them publicly. I hate guns in theory but of course I have to have one.

The paranoia is rampant 'round these parts.
 
2012-11-06 03:12:09 AM

alienated: Thats why one carries a nice hammer, and just lets the idiots go that cut one off.
Why a hammer ? well, its a nice tool to have, to, um, help with lug nuts and such ...


Hot Shot Wasp Spray. Totally legal, range 25 feet, with a sweeping motion will put 1-4 bad guys into critical care.

A hammer or even a "club" steering wheel lock can be considered a potential weapon.

Both of the above courtesy of a Santa Ana cop I know.
 
2012-11-06 03:14:05 AM

rocky_howard: Watch out, the guy has an UZI!!!



farking idiots....


I can imagine the conversation...

"Dad, today you said I am a man. Why this toy and not a real one?"
 
2012-11-06 03:20:16 AM
i am a great driver, i let people out into traffic and cut other drivers slack when they make bad decisions. but i would love the day some dip shiat pulls a squirt gun on me. LOVE IT
 
2012-11-06 03:22:00 AM

Tsar_Bomba1: fusillade762: I have one of these I built from a Marushin kit in the 80s

[www.tokyo-model.com.hk image 600x340]

[images51.fotki.com image 800x600]

Looks totally real (except the frame is made of plastic). The bullets unscrew and you put caps in them so it even cycles when fired, though nothing comes out of the barrel. If I ever wanted to really fark with someone I'd use it. I can't imagine a circumstance where I would though. I think the last time it was fired was during a high school drama skit. 

I used to have a Browning Hi-Power one, too, but someone stole it.

I had the Broomhandle Mauser. If memory serves they got sued by a few firearm manufacturers for not asking permission on copyrighted designs. One of those in kit form is worth a fortune now. If I only would have known...


This site has a few of the kits (including the 1911). Don't see any Mausers, though.
 
2012-11-06 03:23:53 AM

Just Another OC Homeless Guy: alienated: Thats why one carries a nice hammer, and just lets the idiots go that cut one off.
Why a hammer ? well, its a nice tool to have, to, um, help with lug nuts and such ...

Hot Shot Wasp Spray. Totally legal, range 25 feet, with a sweeping motion will put 1-4 bad guys into critical care.

A hammer or even a "club" steering wheel lock can be considered a potential weapon.

Both of the above courtesy of a Santa Ana cop I know.


Yeah, so can my fork and spoon and knife and napkin with salt and pepper packets from many fast food places. Santa Ana- I will never trust a wind cop.

Anything is a potential weapon, grasshopper. anything. Make it count, but let road rage fools go to their own doom.
 
2012-11-06 03:26:41 AM
Let him pull that plastic on the wrong dude and he'll get a .32 between the eyes.
 
2012-11-06 03:28:20 AM
Tacoma must be a nice place to live where you think you can get away with that.

/Los Angeles
//If you brandish a weapon make sure it's real and you're ready to use it. Better idea yet, don't brandish a weapon at all. We're a little Mutually Assured Destruction down here.
 
2012-11-06 03:31:19 AM

doglover: IronTom: Brandishing a weapon is a felony, I think.



Not if you have to.


You never "have" to brandish a weapon. If you pull it out, it needs to be a situation where you are prepared to actually use it. In my CCW class, they even advised against 'warning' that you are going to shoot, as you could technically get busted for that, they said your best bet is to make sure that you are legally in the right, and then fire. Warning and brandishing are basically assault, since they are threatening bodily harm.

This woman's BF is skating a very thin line here.
 
2012-11-06 03:40:29 AM
Dude probably just told her that to not have to explain that he plays with squirt guns.
 
2012-11-06 03:42:43 AM

Mikey1969: You never "have" to brandish a weapon.


Sure as hell beats using it.
 
2012-11-06 03:48:09 AM

alienated: Thats why one carries a nice hammer, and just lets the idiots go that cut one off.
Why a hammer ? well, its a nice tool to have, to, um, help with lug nuts and such ...

 
Odd because that's exactly what I carry in my car.
 
2012-11-06 03:49:08 AM
Way to go sweetheart, you picked a real winner there.

doglover: Mikey1969: You never "have" to brandish a weapon.

Sure as hell beats using it.


Don't want to use it? Don't pull it out.

The best way to end up getting shot or having to shoot someone is letting people know you have a gun.

It's not a "oooo now I'm going to pull out my magic ticket and shiat is going to go my way" device.

It's a farking firearm. A lethal weapon. And it will garner the appropriate response, perhaps from someone you didn't even see or doesn't understand wtf you are doing.

You don't get it out unless you are about to use it.

/can't farking stand morons and their movie and TV show ideas about how guns work
 
2012-11-06 04:00:33 AM

doglover: Mikey1969: You never "have" to brandish a weapon.

Sure as hell beats using it.


Not really. Brandishing a weapon without the intent(or ability) to use it is an easy way to turn something like road rage into getting killed, possibly even something like beaten to death when the person you threatened gets pissed.

I know that people think that anyone who owns a gun, or carries concealed, is a paranoid freaking who has issues with the size of his penis, but in reality, a good CCW class will teach you that drawing your weapon is the absolute last resort, but that if you draw it, you must be prepared to use it, no hemming and hawing about it. They treat it as serious business.
 
2012-11-06 04:08:26 AM

MurphyMurphy: It's a farking firearm.


Guns are not the only weapon.

Speak softly and carry a big stick works.
 
2012-11-06 04:22:23 AM
Nah, nothing bad will ever come from this. Trust me, I'm a Farker.
 
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