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2013-01-10 12:16:19 PM
Question: How safe is it to put a gun to your head and pull the trigger.
Answer: Not very

Sounds like he made his point.
 
2013-01-10 12:16:31 PM
The cylinder on mine rotates counter clockwise while pointing the business end away from my head.

This fellow clearly needed to do more research.

/goes to the range twice a year to practice safe handling as much as much as I do to practice accurate shooting.
 
2013-01-10 12:16:46 PM

GranoblasticMan: FTA:
Witness told officers that Shaw, his uncle, grandparents and some friends were on the back patio talking when he showed them a .38-caliber revolver, police said.

Shaw told them that he kept one round out of the firing chamber to prevent an accidental shooting, according to police.

Somebody forgot (or didn't know) that revolvers advance to the next chamber before firing.


As demonstrated in the last big gun control thread, I don't know much about guns, but I knew that.

/Also know to treat every gun as loaded and ready to fire
//Only point it at the ground or something you want to kill

Solid State Vittles: Revolver huh? Bet his brains were here, there, and everywhere.

Nice.

 
2013-01-10 12:16:59 PM

KidneyStone: brimed03: Both dad and son killed by guns.
Smith&Wesson really have it out for this family. That, or Darwin sacrificed creativity for eliminating that particular genetic line quickly.

/whaddya want to bet junior got the gun for "self protection" as a result of the father's death?

Alexander Shaw's father, Richard Shaw, was shot to death June 18 in a home invasion robbery at 7014 Orpine Drive N., police said. A co-defendant, Charles C. Stone, 28, was charged on Aug. 10.

Hmmm, that makes me think that the father was a codefendant but a little googling shows he was the victim. 8 days after his wife died of cancer. And now 6 months later the son is dead.

This is clearly a conspiracy performed by the travel industry in order to force people to travel to funerals!


i thought it might be a cover-up of a suicide. lost both parents in pretty traumatic ways. and lives in florida...
 
2013-01-10 12:17:00 PM
Really? I'm the Weeners this?

www.jonathanrosenbaum.com

/Fark, I am dissapoint.
 
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2013-01-10 12:17:30 PM

Carn: david_gaithersburg: d23: Is this what the NRA means when they say it would be safer for EVERYONE to have a gun?

The biggest idiots and most careless will simply shoot themselves?

.
Well it would eliminate the progressive wing of the Democratic Party pretty quick.

LOL



Ah, another fine example of Republican humor.
Care to explain the joke and how, exactly, you considered it funny?
 
2013-01-10 12:17:54 PM

Smoky Dragon Dish: Really? I'm the Weeners this?

[www.jonathanrosenbaum.com image 462x352]

/Fark, I am dissapoint.


WTF, this doesn't deserve a weiner!
 
2013-01-10 12:18:59 PM

Pincy: damndirtyape: Pincy: I think we should encourage all gun nuts to prove just how safe their guns are.

I do, every day for the last 20+ years. Never shot anyone including myself nor ever had a negligent discharge.

Really, you point a gun at your head and pull the trigger every day for the last 20+ years?


Clearly not.
 
2013-01-10 12:19:44 PM
It's ridiculous just how often this scenario happens.  I read in an article only a couple of years ago how a guy shot himself in the head while showing his girlfriend how safe the weapon was.

To be that stupid.  If someone I loved died this way, I'd go to their funeral in mourning and in anger.  I'd be saddened by the loss, but very angry at them for being so farking stupid.
 
2013-01-10 12:20:14 PM

Bf+: Carn: david_gaithersburg: d23: Is this what the NRA means when they say it would be safer for EVERYONE to have a gun?

The biggest idiots and most careless will simply shoot themselves?

.
Well it would eliminate the progressive wing of the Democratic Party pretty quick.

LOL


Ah, another fine example of Republican humor.
Care to explain the joke and how, exactly, you considered it funny?


.
Please allow me to buy you an "assault weapon". We'll limit the magazine to one bullet.
 
2013-01-10 12:21:09 PM

Bf+: Carn: david_gaithersburg: d23: Is this what the NRA means when they say it would be safer for EVERYONE to have a gun?

The biggest idiots and most careless will simply shoot themselves?

.
Well it would eliminate the progressive wing of the Democratic Party pretty quick.

LOL


Ah, another fine example of Republican humor.
Care to explain the joke and how, exactly, you considered it funny?


It's like in high school when some dumbass would crack an unfunny joke and the only person who laughed was his dumbass only friend...and the rest of the class looked on in bemusement while the hot girls snickered at each other.
 
2013-01-10 12:21:15 PM
Absolutely classic.
There must be an entire section of Hell populated exclusively by guys who did this.
 
2013-01-10 12:21:54 PM

Bf+: Carn: david_gaithersburg: d23: Is this what the NRA means when they say it would be safer for EVERYONE to have a gun?

The biggest idiots and most careless will simply shoot themselves?

.
Well it would eliminate the progressive wing of the Democratic Party pretty quick.

LOL


Ah, another fine example of Republican humor.
Care to explain the joke and how, exactly, you considered it funny?


I was actually mocking his Republican humor. Guess I forgot the strikethrough. "libs dumb me so smrt! hahaha"
 
2013-01-10 12:22:39 PM

Cythraul: It's ridiculous just how often this scenario happens.  I read in an article only a couple of years ago how a guy shot himself in the head while showing his girlfriend how safe the weapon was.

To be that stupid.  If someone I loved died this way, I'd go to their funeral in mourning and in anger.  I'd be saddened by the loss, but very angry at them for being so farking stupid.


In nature, stupid is self-correcting. Since we are civilized we do our best to keep stupid alive and well.
 
2013-01-10 12:22:58 PM
This is clearly one of the stupidest things anyone could do.

At least once a week there is some news story about some idiot showing off how well they trust that their gun is not loaded, only to find themselves dead an instant later.

When will people realize that guns are not toys? They are also always (let me repeat) ALWAYS loaded!!
 
2013-01-10 12:24:04 PM
Sigh.

i.ytimg.com
 
2013-01-10 12:24:33 PM

Smoky Dragon Dish: Really? I'm the Weeners this?

[www.jonathanrosenbaum.com image 462x352]

/Fark, I am dissapoint.


Yes, you are the Weeners this.

/weeners
 
2013-01-10 12:25:09 PM
#6:
cdn.motinetwork.net
 
2013-01-10 12:25:25 PM

Bf+: Carn: david_gaithersburg: d23: Is this what the NRA means when they say it would be safer for EVERYONE to have a gun?

The biggest idiots and most careless will simply shoot themselves?
.
Well it would eliminate the progressive wing of the Democratic Party pretty quick.

LOL

Ah, another fine example of Republican humor.
Care to explain the joke and how, exactly, you considered it funny?


Oh thank goodness I thought it was only me. I was sitting at my desk puzzling over it like a zen koan. "But... But the Mainstream MSM media told me that all Democrats hate guns! How would they find one and point it at their own heads? And what's a progressive Democrat? Is that one that's more Democraty or less? I'm so confused!"
 
2013-01-10 12:25:28 PM
Read the last line in TFA.

Mama has to be beside herself.
 
2013-01-10 12:26:13 PM

durbnpoisn: This is clearly one of the stupidest things anyone could do.

At least once a week there is some news story about some idiot showing off how well they trust that their gun is not loaded, only to find themselves dead an instant later.

When will people realize that guns are not toys? They are also always (let me repeat) ALWAYS loaded!!


When a lot of idiots stop with the "guns are just a tool" nonsense. Can we go back to everyone being advocates for gun safety? It's a weapon, know and respect that, and learn safe handling.
 
2013-01-10 12:26:26 PM

H31N0US: Bf+: Carn: david_gaithersburg: d23: Is this what the NRA means when they say it would be safer for EVERYONE to have a gun?

The biggest idiots and most careless will simply shoot themselves?

.
Well it would eliminate the progressive wing of the Democratic Party pretty quick.

LOL


Ah, another fine example of Republican humor.
Care to explain the joke and how, exactly, you considered it funny?

It's like in high school when some dumbass would crack an unfunny joke and the only person who laughed was his dumbass only friend...and the rest of the class looked on in bemusement while the hot girls snickered at each other.


Republican "humor"

3.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-01-10 12:26:32 PM

d23: Is this what the NRA means when they say it would be safer for EVERYONE to have a gun?

The biggest idiots and most careless will simply shoot themselves?


The NRA may thereby have a point. A full metal jacketed point.
 
2013-01-10 12:26:36 PM

david_gaithersburg: d23: Is this what the NRA means when they say it would be safer for EVERYONE to have a gun?

The biggest idiots and most careless will simply shoot themselves?

.
Well it would eliminate the progressive wing of the Democratic Party pretty quick.


(loud, obnoxious retard laugh)
 
2013-01-10 12:27:33 PM

MaudlinMutantMollusk: [i49.tinypic.com image 240x180]


if only facebook could post gifs.  i should say, if only i could post gifs to facebook, really.
 
2013-01-10 12:29:33 PM

Kibbler: Chicago's search for a new guitarist continues.


Lol. Funny and yet tragic.
 
2013-01-10 12:29:40 PM

ChipNASA: OMG....let's just go over this one.more.time.... Learned it in Basic Training......

DO NOT EVER POINT A WEAPON, LOADED OR UNLOADED (cause you never know) AT ANYTHING YOU DON'T INTEND TO KILL.
/ done


Good advice, but really, if you bother to check, you generally know. Guns aren't magical devices capable of materializing ammo in previously empty chambers. Well, outside of most action movies, anyway.

/ammo continuity is rarely observed.
 
2013-01-10 12:29:55 PM

blatz514: Smoky Dragon Dish: Really? I'm the Weeners this?

[www.jonathanrosenbaum.com image 462x352]

/Fark, I am dissapoint.

Yes, you are the Weeners this.

/weeners


It doesn't make sense. It wasn't the Boobies.
 
2013-01-10 12:30:14 PM

lordjupiter: Same thing would've happened if he put a hammer up to his head.


Or tried to drive a car.
 
2013-01-10 12:31:18 PM

squirrelflavoredyogurt: lordjupiter: Same thing would've happened if he put a hammer up to his head.

Or tried to drive a car.


Think of all the dead children at all those Little League games, what with all those dangerous baseball bats everywhere.
 
2013-01-10 12:32:24 PM

Smoky Dragon Dish: blatz514: Smoky Dragon Dish: Really? I'm the Weeners this?

[www.jonathanrosenbaum.com image 462x352]

/Fark, I am dissapoint.

Yes, you are the Weeners this.

/weeners

It doesn't make sense. It wasn't the Boobies.


The boobies one killed me about 6 months ago.
 
2013-01-10 12:33:51 PM
Shaw told them that he kept one round out of the firing chamber to prevent an accidental shooting, according to police.


Great! Now all we need is for some idiot at a nuke missile launching site to demonstrate to the "new guy" that the silos won't discharge if there is a missile in them.

"Here let me show you. Now let's see, silo number 5 has a missile in it and if I do remember correctly, you push this button right here!"
 
2013-01-10 12:33:52 PM

Valiente: ChipNASA: OMG....let's just go over this one.more.time.... Learned it in Basic Training......

DO NOT EVER POINT A WEAPON, LOADED OR UNLOADED (cause you never know) AT ANYTHING YOU DON'T INTEND TO KILL.
/ done

Good advice, but really, if you bother to check, you generally know. Guns aren't magical devices capable of materializing ammo in previously empty chambers. Well, outside of most action movies, anyway.

/ammo continuity is rarely observed.


Then by all means, please put an empty gun to your head every day and pull the trigger.
 
2013-01-10 12:33:59 PM

Cythraul: It's ridiculous just how often this scenario happens.  I read in an article only a couple of years ago how a guy shot himself in the head while showing his girlfriend how safe the weapon was.

To be that stupid.  If someone I loved died this way, I'd go to their funeral in mourning and in anger.  I'd be saddened by the loss, but very angry at them for being so farking stupid.


I would be angry at myself, for loving someone with the sound judgement of a retarded koala. It would be like falling for the love-child of Charlie Sheen and Lohan.
 
2013-01-10 12:34:30 PM
FTA: Shaw told them that he kept one round out of the firing chamber to prevent an accidental shooting, according to police. Witnesses then said Shaw tried to prove the gun was safe by placing it to his head and pulling the trigger, which is when the gun fired, fatally wounding him, police said.

In this case a gun has helped the entire species by weeding out somebody far too stupid to be allowed to breed.
 
2013-01-10 12:35:11 PM

blatz514: Smoky Dragon Dish: blatz514: Smoky Dragon Dish: Really? I'm the Weeners this?

[www.jonathanrosenbaum.com image 462x352]

/Fark, I am dissapoint.

Yes, you are the Weeners this.

/weeners

It doesn't make sense. It wasn't the Boobies.

The boobies one killed me about 6 months ago.


That just tells you how often I use the words "first" and "post" in the same post.
 
2013-01-10 12:35:15 PM
My gun-nutters are sending me stories about a couple towns in the news who are trying to get everybody to own a gun, and one about a mom who recently shot up an intruder while protecting her kids... think this story might be a counter to why not everyone should have a gun?
 
2013-01-10 12:35:51 PM

david_gaithersburg: Well it would eliminate the progressive wing of the Democratic Party pretty quick.


I will be you $100 right now that is he is registered with a national party he is a Republican.
 
2013-01-10 12:37:14 PM

bentley57: My gun-nutters are sending me stories about a couple towns in the news who are trying to get everybody to own a gun


Let me guess, these are small towns without a lot of minorities.
 
2013-01-10 12:38:42 PM

Slaxl: From the comments i'm going to guess Subby's name is Steven.

Anyway, how hard is it to not shoot yourself? Seems to happen an awful lot. People don't prove that knives aren't sharp by stabbing themselves. Actually scratch that, they do run their finger along the blade then go "ow". So I guess there's no hope for common humanity. As a group we're simply terrible.


"If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying 'End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH', the paint wouldn't even have time to dry."
 
2013-01-10 12:39:45 PM
This poor guy would still be alive if only all the other members of his family had guns.
 
2013-01-10 12:41:13 PM

d23: Is this what the NRA means when they say it would be safer for EVERYONE to have a gun?

The biggest idiots and most careless will simply shoot themselves?


What's wrong with putting the same requirements on gun ownership as with a driving license?  All you'd have to do would be take a gun safety course to learn not to do things like put a gun to your head and pull the trigger, giving the instructor a chance to screen for crazies.
 
2013-01-10 12:41:45 PM

GranoblasticMan: Still, you have to wonder what was going through his mind.

/oblig


A bullet! Well, after he pulled the trigger that is.
 
2013-01-10 12:44:15 PM

SlagginOff: This poor guy would still be alive if only all the other members of his family had guns.



Or if he'd been

2.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-01-10 12:45:04 PM

Carn: Bf+: Carn: david_gaithersburg: d23: Is this what the NRA means when they say it would be safer for EVERYONE to have a gun?

The biggest idiots and most careless will simply shoot themselves?

.
Well it would eliminate the progressive wing of the Democratic Party pretty quick.

LOL


Ah, another fine example of Republican humor.
Care to explain the joke and how, exactly, you considered it funny?

I was actually mocking his Republican humor feeding the troll.


FTFY
 
2013-01-10 12:45:07 PM

Pincy: Valiente: ChipNASA: OMG....let's just go over this one.more.time.... Learned it in Basic Training......

DO NOT EVER POINT A WEAPON, LOADED OR UNLOADED (cause you never know) AT ANYTHING YOU DON'T INTEND TO KILL.
/ done

Good advice, but really, if you bother to check, you generally know. Guns aren't magical devices capable of materializing ammo in previously empty chambers. Well, outside of most action movies, anyway.

/ammo continuity is rarely observed.

Then by all means, please put an empty gun to your head every day and pull the trigger.


That is what we call a false analogy. If you check that the gun is empty, it's pointless to point the gun, like doing a pregnancy test on a woman in labour.

An unchecked gun cannot be verified as being empty. Playing with matches can led to burning. Gun control rhetoric put to one side for the moment, if you can't handle the physics involved, feel free to not check if the gun is loaded. It's a species-wide thumbs-up if people who can't follow a one-point (look for bullets in advancing chamber!) checklist ventilate their skulls.

/my brother-in-law is an ETF instructor and hunter. It ain't rocket surgery, but it does require good habits..
 
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2013-01-10 12:45:17 PM

Carn: Bf+: Carn: david_gaithersburg: d23: Is this what the NRA means when they say it would be safer for EVERYONE to have a gun?

The biggest idiots and most careless will simply shoot themselves?

.
Well it would eliminate the progressive wing of the Democratic Party pretty quick.

LOL


Ah, another fine example of Republican humor.
Care to explain the joke and how, exactly, you considered it funny?

I was actually mocking his Republican humor. Guess I forgot the strikethrough. "libs dumb me so smrt! hahaha"


Ah, I see. I'll rack it up as another casualty of Poe's law.


david_gaithersburg: Please allow me to buy you an "assault weapon". We'll limit the magazine to one bullet.


Wow.
Poe, is that you?
 
2013-01-10 12:45:35 PM

ChipNASA: DO NOT EVER POINT A WEAPON, LOADED OR UNLOADED (cause you never know) AT ANYTHING YOU DON'T INTEND TO KILL.


I had a friend at one time... he wanted to show me his new rifle, so he disappears to his room & comes back pointing it right at me.

He's not a friend anymore.

I dont think he ever did figure out why i was so pissed.
 
2013-01-10 12:46:53 PM

ChipNASA: OMG....let's just go over this one.more.time.... Learned it in Basic Training......

DO NOT EVER POINT A WEAPON, LOADED OR UNLOADED (cause you never know) AT ANYTHING YOU DON'T INTEND TO KILL.
/ done


So... Success then?
 
2013-01-10 12:50:06 PM
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