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(New York Daily News)   NYPD to deploy new, portable high-tech devices that can scan people walking down the street for concealed weapons   (nydailynews.com) divider line 37
    More: Scary, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, N.Y.P.D., New York Civil Liberties Union, London Metropolitan Police, concealed weapons, Waldorf-Astoria, assault weapons, false positives  
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2013-01-23 03:49:27 PM  
5 votes:
Sales of a new product to skyrocket. Its a piece of metal in a gun shape. Used to harass the fark out of the police scanners and the more skilled individuals can place it into unsuspecting peoples pockets or purses.

/Oh the bump and stuff(opposite of the bump and pull) on the subway is going to be that much more fun.
2013-01-23 03:12:18 PM  
4 votes:
Pic of said hi-tech devices:

s9.postimage.org
2013-01-23 02:47:18 PM  
4 votes:
Those tinfoil hats aren't looking so crazy now, eh folks?
2013-01-23 05:20:29 PM  
3 votes:
We've already got random searches in public transportation.  If we're going to go full-on dystopian I hope we go that route, then at least then we get a free grope out of the deal.

FUNFACT!  This is where the phrase "To cop a feel" came from.

FUNNER FACT!  Sometimes I like taking educated guesses about etymology.
2013-01-23 03:56:39 PM  
3 votes:

drjekel_mrhyde: I hope the pics are put out to the public
/Can't wait to see what people are sticking up their but, being New Yorkers and all


I dunno man, you have to walk a lot in NYC. It's no so easy with things up your butt, take my word for it.
2013-01-23 03:47:57 PM  
3 votes:
When I read something in a gun thread that is in all caps I automatically translate it in my head to I HAVE NOTHING WORTHWHILE TO ADD TO THE DISCUSSION BUT FEEL VERY STRONGLY ABOUT THIS.  I also picture people in the politics threads as kittens chasing balls of yarn.  It helps me get through the day.
2013-01-23 03:44:46 PM  
3 votes:
majorleaguesoccertalk.com
2013-01-23 03:39:57 PM  
3 votes:
This is why I will immediately begin taping the phrase "fark the NYPD" in aluminum foil on my ass prior to leaving the house.
2013-01-23 03:57:30 PM  
2 votes:

Weaver95: Ivo Shandor: Weaver95: that's ok, I wasn't using my freedom anyways. I wonder if you can sterilize people with this thing? crank it up, zap sperm from 10 meters out and go cruising around the streets with it.

It appears to be a passive device, like a thermal imaging camera but looking at a different section of the electromagnetic spectrum. The privacy concerns are valid, but the only health risk is an indirect one from high-velocity lead poisoning.

well that takes all the fun out of it.  I wonder if there's a way to manufacture underwear that'd scramble the scanner?


Most high freq scanners won't penetrate metal mesh, or tin foil...


Did I really just use my tinfoil hat kung fu in a practical manner?... In regard to the government trying to scan me? Holy shiat, maybe I'm not crazy!
2013-01-23 03:56:42 PM  
2 votes:

drjekel_mrhyde: I hope the pics are put out to the public
/Can't wait to see what people are sticking up their but, being New Yorkers and all


Congratulations and stay strong, admitting one is curious is the first step to coming out of the closet.
2013-01-23 03:49:22 PM  
2 votes:
guns
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legal
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LEGAL!
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LEGAL!!
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LEEEEEGAAAALLL!!!
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MY RIGHT AS A 'MERIKUH!!!!
img1.dressycostumes.com
HELP, MY RIGHTS ARE BEING VIOLATED!!!!
2013-01-23 03:47:41 PM  
2 votes:
get your ass to mars
2013-01-23 03:47:18 PM  
2 votes:
assets.nydailynews.com

I love how they use a black guy in the demo. Racist much?
2013-01-23 03:43:59 PM  
2 votes:
www.wired.com

/see you at the party Richter.
2013-01-23 02:46:42 PM  
2 votes:
BUT IF IT SAVES JUST ONE LIFE IT WILL BE WORTH IT AM I RIGHT GUYS?
2013-01-24 12:27:57 AM  
1 votes:
Many moons ago, pre-TSA, someone from work was going on a business trip. Some of the guys in the shop thought it would be amusing to cut a handgun silhouette from thin sheetmetal and slip it into the side of his briefcase where it would go undetected until laid on the carryon x-ray scanner. Everyone, including airport security (LAX) was (were?) highly amused.

/Have a meeting with NYPD in the morning, so I'll be getting a kick thinking about this the entire time.
2013-01-23 07:55:18 PM  
1 votes:

skullkrusher: take_flight: I wish they would break NYC off from the rest of NY already...it's embarrassing.

agreed

/from the other direction


I recommend we combine NYC with San Francisco, break it off and float it out to the middle of the Pacific, then nuke it from orbit.
2013-01-23 06:31:45 PM  
1 votes:

jtown: [assets.nydailynews.com image 635x301]

I love how they use a black guy in the demo. Racist much?


The machine doesn't work on white people.
2013-01-23 04:51:46 PM  
1 votes:

LasersHurt: Bit'O'Gristle: nazi machines

See this is what I mean, how do you people even get out of bed in the morning. It's like everything is Nazis forever. Anything is everything. A 1 on the scale is a 100.


/well..how do i get out of bed? first thing, i generally roll off your mom first..then....
2013-01-23 04:32:17 PM  
1 votes:

MylesHeartVodak: [my.stauffersafety.com image 147x260]

/hot


...and HEAVY.
2013-01-23 04:31:28 PM  
1 votes:
my.stauffersafety.com

/hot
2013-01-23 04:18:41 PM  
1 votes:

Abe Vigoda's Ghost: assets.nydailynews.com

Oh yeah, that's pretty stealthy.


Made me think of this:

mst3kaday.files.wordpress.com
2013-01-23 04:12:46 PM  
1 votes:
I'm going to have to support the NWA's position on this one...
2013-01-23 03:59:07 PM  
1 votes:

Nem Wan: NYPD has something like 35,000 officers. That's bigger than the population of a lot of small towns. There should be an independent 50-member force that arrests NYPD officers for violating people's rights.


Do you really think NYC can afford all that overtime?
2013-01-23 03:58:50 PM  
1 votes:
assets.nydailynews.com

Oh yeah, that's pretty stealthy.
2013-01-23 03:54:46 PM  
1 votes:
I hope the pics are put out to the public
/Can't wait to see what people are sticking up their but, being New Yorkers and all
2013-01-23 03:54:44 PM  
1 votes:
images2.wikia.nocookie.net
2013-01-23 03:53:41 PM  
1 votes:

Ivo Shandor: Weaver95: that's ok, I wasn't using my freedom anyways. I wonder if you can sterilize people with this thing? crank it up, zap sperm from 10 meters out and go cruising around the streets with it.

It appears to be a passive device, like a thermal imaging camera but looking at a different section of the electromagnetic spectrum. The privacy concerns are valid, but the only health risk is an indirect one from high-velocity lead poisoning.


well that takes all the fun out of it.  I wonder if there's a way to manufacture underwear that'd scramble the scanner?
2013-01-23 03:50:32 PM  
1 votes:
Everyone should start carrying L shaped metal plates
2013-01-23 03:50:31 PM  
1 votes:
We should have invaded New York instead of Iraq.

"SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED"
2013-01-23 03:48:38 PM  
1 votes:
Well, glad that by the time I'm old enough for a metal hip they'll be using mostly polymers.

Albeit "gunned down by the cops due to misunderstanding over joint replacement" would be a much cooler obituary than something boring like "old guy dies of cancer", so actually...
2013-01-23 03:47:22 PM  
1 votes:
Why exactly is NYC so authoritarian? How can you elect Guiliani and Bloomberg back to back? At least a place like San Francisco, which has some zany laws, is still a chill liberal city that doesn't treat it's citizens like prisoners. I mean, is that racist stop and frisk program still happening? Can you still get arrested for marijuana possession? Can a New Yorker explain what the deal is? Reminds me of France, a supposed liberal land that has some messed up, draconian laws (ie weird detainment rules and a strong anti-drug stance).
2013-01-23 03:46:06 PM  
1 votes:
that's ok, I wasn't using my freedom anyways.  I wonder if you can sterilize people with this thing?  crank it up, zap sperm from 10 meters out and go cruising around the streets with it.
2013-01-23 03:44:40 PM  
1 votes:
Well I feel safer now.
2013-01-23 03:43:14 PM  
1 votes:

WalkingCarpet: In other news, false arrests and harassment of innocent civilians to increase by a brazillion percent.


Innocent? Innocent of what?
2013-01-23 03:41:53 PM  
1 votes:

Ennuipoet: This is why I will immediately begin taping the phrase "fark the NYPD" in aluminum foil on my ass prior to leaving the house.


Well, I for one am proud of your commitment to combatting homophobia in such a manner. Even if I don't really like Party Rock.
2013-01-23 02:48:07 PM  
1 votes:

King Something: AbbeySomeone: What are the health risks associated with this type of device?

Greatly increased risk of Sudden Non-White Death Syndrome, for one.

And for another, press releases that read something like this:
"The device indicated that the subject may have been carrying a high-power firearm. The risk to our officers was too great, so they had to eliminate the perceived threat before it could become a real threat."
whenever the NYPD puts a litterer or a jaywalker down like a rabid dog.


Well, if they're not white, doesn't that mean that it's only 3/5ths a tragedy?

/historical joke is antique.
 
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