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2013-03-18 08:00:45 PM  
I, too, have felt the urge to do that.
 
2013-03-18 08:49:32 PM  

Lollipop165: I, too, have felt the urge to do that.


Oh, hell yes
 
2013-03-18 08:59:21 PM  
I had a little neighborhood gaggle of kids like that back when I worked the overnight shift. I would desperately be trying to sleep around sundown and those monsters would play outside my damned window, because apparently that was the most awesome spot they could find on the block. Never thought to shoot them with a BB gun but I did yell at them to get offa my damn yard a few times.

and then the ice cream truck would arrive...
 
2013-03-18 09:13:29 PM  
Old farmer Heberlee use to shoot salt rounds from a shotgun at us if we were caught in his orchards. Stuff hurt like hell.
 
2013-03-18 09:23:31 PM  

Confabulat: I had a little neighborhood gaggle of kids like that back when I worked the overnight shift. I would desperately be trying to sleep around sundown and those monsters would play outside my damned window, because apparently that was the most awesome spot they could find on the block. Never thought to shoot them with a BB gun but I did yell at them to get offa my damn yard a few times.

and then the ice cream truck would arrive...


I buy a bag of 200 foam earplugs for $13 delivered, via eBay.  Lasts a couple years. Sleep through anything.
 
2013-03-18 09:36:53 PM  

Confabulat:

and then the ice cream truck would arrive...


The only regret I have with the upcoming warm weather...that frickin' jingle they broadcast from the loudspeaker drives me batshiat. I seriously consider tossing a grenade out the window when that farker rolls by.

In other news, I need to cut down on the caffeine.
 
2013-03-18 09:51:05 PM  

gopher321: Confabulat:

and then the ice cream truck would arrive...

The only regret I have with the upcoming warm weather...that frickin' jingle they broadcast from the loudspeaker drives me batshiat. I seriously consider tossing a grenade out the window when that farker rolls by.

In other news, I need to cut down on the caffeine.


The ones that used to drive through a former neighborhood all seemed to play the same damned tune, "Turkey In The Straw". It was made worse by the fact that most of the recordings were old & worn, so the tune sounded weird & out of sync.
 
2013-03-18 10:01:25 PM  

Bathia_Mapes: gopher321: Confabulat:

and then the ice cream truck would arrive...

The only regret I have with the upcoming warm weather...that frickin' jingle they broadcast from the loudspeaker drives me batshiat. I seriously consider tossing a grenade out the window when that farker rolls by.

In other news, I need to cut down on the caffeine.

The ones that used to drive through a former neighborhood all seemed to play the same damned tune, "Turkey In The Straw". It was made worse by the fact that most of the recordings were old & worn, so the tune sounded weird & out of sync.


I can hear it now, in all it's discordant, repetitive glory. I came to hate that tune over the course of one Summer.
More accurately, over the course of a week one Summer when I was recovering from an injury and had to hear it... Twice. Every. Stinking. Day.
 
2013-03-18 10:08:40 PM  

CaptSacto: Lollipop165: I, too, have felt the urge to do that.

Oh, hell yes


I haven't,I live near an elementary school,but those motherfarkers in the apartment above my bedroom? I wouldn't be sad if they killed each other.
 
2013-03-18 10:33:25 PM  
I enjoy living in a small 22 unit HOA, where the majority of owners have them as second homes.
 
2013-03-18 11:06:38 PM  
Are those beanbag rounds cops use available to the general public?
 
2013-03-18 11:09:36 PM  
Twenty-one-year-old Joshua O'Dell

A bit young to be a curmudgeon.
 
2013-03-18 11:10:10 PM  
But it's still okay to shoot the quiet ones, right?
 
2013-03-18 11:11:59 PM  
What about airsoft guns?
 
2013-03-18 11:16:08 PM  
I had a friend who lived in low rent shiathousing downtown. He was often awake until 9 a.m. before he could sleep, then he'd sleep until 5p.m. One day a parade rolled past his window. All these happy children, smiling people and parade floats and there is this guy yelling at them from his third storey window, tossing garbage at them preparing to throw faeces too. His breakdowns were epic and hilarious. Another time I saw him swing a CRT by the cord and smash it into his keyboard. I was shocked how well attached that cord was. He then headbutted the thermostat and smashed it to pieces.

I too wear ear plugs evernight when I sleep. Mostly because I work an odd shift so I sleep from 5a.m. until noon and the apartment building can be loud.
 
2013-03-18 11:16:45 PM  
Thanks Obama
 
2013-03-18 11:17:29 PM  
Caudle lifted her daughter's shirt Monday and showed the damage: two red lines along the side of Kaylee's belly.

umm, your kid scraped across something.
 
2013-03-18 11:23:44 PM  

shifty lookin bleeder: Thanks Obama


B-b-b-but Bush!

/one cliché deserves another
 
2013-03-18 11:24:22 PM  
i291.photobucket.com

/chill, winston
 
2013-03-18 11:33:45 PM  
lh6.googleusercontent.com
 
2013-03-18 11:34:25 PM  

The Ghost of Tom Ace: [lh6.googleusercontent.com image 762x770]


Well that didn't work out as planned.
 
2013-03-18 11:37:27 PM  

Gyrfalcon: Are those beanbag rounds cops use available to the general public?


I have seen them advertised - but I've never seen salt, and I can't really believe people are doing that much hand-loading.  Smacks of rural myth.

Love the fin-stabilized rubber rocket.  (Rubber rocket - heh heh)
 
2013-03-18 11:40:18 PM  
Also, we used shoot the crap out of each other with BB guns, so we would never have noticed old man McGruber doing it.
 
2013-03-18 11:45:22 PM  
There are about 5 noisy bastards in my neighborhood that I, and every other neighbor, would like to pop with a BB gun if not for just one weekend of outdoor silence.
 
2013-03-18 11:49:45 PM  
The solution is obvious. Arm the kids with BB guns too.
 
2013-03-18 11:54:09 PM  
Does this apply to the neighbor dog that likes to bark somewhere around 12:30am, and then again around 4:45-5:10 or so? Cause I've about had it.

/My dogs don't do that shiat
//Maybe I can give the neighbor a shock collar for the dog, but I keep the remote
 
2013-03-19 12:01:36 AM  

Suckmaster Burstingfoam: The solution is obvious. Arm the kids with BB guns too.


A BB for a BB gives the whole world balls.
 
2013-03-19 12:01:36 AM  

buzzcut73: Does this apply to the neighbor dog that likes to bark somewhere around 12:30am, and then again around 4:45-5:10 or so? Cause I've about had it.

/My dogs don't do that shiat
//Maybe I can give the neighbor a shock collar for the dog, but I keep the remote

I have that problem with two neighbor dogs who squeak-bark all farking night.
Id like to get about a 4000 watt speaker that screamed out about 300 decibels at a frequency only a dog can hear. Then some software that could detect those dogs barking. Every time the dog barks the speaker barks back. Nobody would have to know cept me and the dogs who suddenly either quit barking or went deaf and insane.
 
2013-03-19 12:03:57 AM  

mikaloyd: buzzcut73: Does this apply to the neighbor dog that likes to bark somewhere around 12:30am, and then again around 4:45-5:10 or so? Cause I've about had it.

/My dogs don't do that shiat
//Maybe I can give the neighbor a shock collar for the dog, but I keep the remote
I have that problem with two neighbor dogs who squeak-bark all farking night.
Id like to get about a 4000 watt speaker that screamed out about 300 decibels at a frequency only a dog can hear. Then some software that could detect those dogs barking. Every time the dog barks the speaker barks back. Nobody would have to know cept me and the dogs who suddenly either quit barking or went deaf and insane.


If you build something like this, I'll be your first customer.
 
2013-03-19 12:04:40 AM  
You'll get yours, Black Bart.
 
2013-03-19 12:04:48 AM  

buzzcut73: Does this apply to the neighbor dog that likes to bark somewhere around 12:30am, and then again around 4:45-5:10 or so? Cause I've about had it.

/My dogs don't do that shiat
//Maybe I can give the neighbor a shock collar for the dog, but I keep the remote


Works best if you put the collar on the neighbor. When his dog starts barking you light him up!
 
2013-03-19 12:05:37 AM  

CaptSacto: Lollipop165: I, too, have felt the urge to do that.

Oh, hell yes


Yep. The difference between a normal person and a sociopath is that all-important executive function, the bit that says, "sure, I'd like to shoot the noisy little bastards, but they're just playing and it's a trivial thing, really - it's not that big a deal." The asshat laughing in the back of the police car while the mother's berating him for shooting a young girl with a BB gun does not seem to have a useful executive function. So, I suspect that, later, he's probably going to get his ass kicked once he gets out of jail.
 
2013-03-19 12:07:45 AM  
hell, as a kid, my friends and I would wage war on each other with BB guns. Paint Ball is for pussies!

good times...
 
2013-03-19 12:07:52 AM  
"Oh Hell, then there goes the country down the drain." -- Joe Arpaio
 
2013-03-19 12:08:09 AM  

Bathia_Mapes: gopher321: Confabulat:

and then the ice cream truck would arrive...

The only regret I have with the upcoming warm weather...that frickin' jingle they broadcast from the loudspeaker drives me batshiat. I seriously consider tossing a grenade out the window when that farker rolls by.

In other news, I need to cut down on the caffeine.

The ones that used to drive through a former neighborhood all seemed to play the same damned tune, "Turkey In The Straw". It was made worse by the fact that most of the recordings were old & worn, so the tune sounded weird & out of sync.


The one around here has started up again. It plays the first few bars of Music Box Dancer, over, and over, and over, and over...

As for the kids, I don't mind their playing and only yelled at them once when they thought my front yard was a good place to ride their bikes. I asked them to stop and they stopped. Not hard to do and no guns needed. Gun is reserved for the farker with the ice cream truck.

/one of these days the Music Box Dancer will be no more
//one of these days...
 
2013-03-19 12:09:30 AM  

noitsnot: Gyrfalcon: Are those beanbag rounds cops use available to the general public?

I have seen them advertised - but I've never seen salt, and I can't really believe people are doing that much hand-loading.  Smacks of rural myth.

Love the fin-stabilized rubber rocket.  (Rubber rocket - heh heh)


Back in the day the rock salt was a hand load. You only had to get hit with that once to get the idea that what you were doing was pissing someone off and you didn't do that again. We need to bring those days back.
/my lawn, get off it!
 
2013-03-19 12:10:19 AM  

FormlessOne: CaptSacto: Lollipop165: I, too, have felt the urge to do that.

Oh, hell yes

Yep. The difference between a normal person and a sociopath is that all-important executive function, the bit that says, "sure, I'd like to shoot the noisy little bastards, but they're just playing and it's a trivial thing, really - it's not that big a deal." The asshat laughing in the back of the police car while the mother's berating him for shooting a young girl with a BB gun does not seem to have a useful executive function. So, I suspect that, later, he's probably going to get his ass kicked once he gets out of jail.


I'd say he got sick and tired of it. If he plead temporary insanity, I'd go with not guilty. But that's just me.
 
2013-03-19 12:10:32 AM  
mikaloyd:
I have that problem with two neighbor dogs who squeak-bark all farking night.
Id like to get about a 4000 watt speaker that screamed out about 300 decibels at a frequency only a dog can hear. Then some software that could detect those dogs barking. Every time the dog barks the speaker barks back. Nobody would have to know cept me and the dogs who suddenly either quit barking or went deaf and insane.


ArmednHammered:

//Maybe I can give the neighbor a shock collar for the dog, but I keep the remote

Works best if you put the collar on the neighbor. When his dog starts barking you light him up!


Now we're on to something...a device that does both would be perfect!
 
2013-03-19 12:10:50 AM  
The 'Stand your Ground' law in Florida doesn't cover for that too?
 
2013-03-19 12:11:00 AM  
Airhorn usually works. Scares the hell out of them and they scatter like cockroaches.
 
2013-03-19 12:22:40 AM  
Filthy vermin.  If people would just eat the children they have and not make any more, all the world's problems would go away.
 
2013-03-19 12:23:15 AM  

ultraholland: Caudle lifted her daughter's shirt Monday and showed the damage: two red lines along the side of Kaylee's belly.

umm, your kid scraped across something.


Yeah, this is fishy. Especially since she was supposedly shot while running away. I don't see support for "aggravated battery" here.
 
2013-03-19 12:26:04 AM  
My old neighbor had a family that lived below her, but she was a farking biatch about any noise. She would go from apt to apt putting her ear to the door to find out who was making noise. She also told my old roomie that the slippers she wears make too much noise. Her solution to any noise was to act like an 18 yo and play louder music back. She would yell at anyone making noise but I was the only one who would tell her off...esp since Id work the night shift and sleep during the day...well one day the family was making noise. By her idea of making noise they were eating dinner and clanking dishes...so she got mad at them and played really music from 10pm to 5am and I was sick of it and called the nypd on her. She got fined and a summon and a letter against her by the apt company. Apparently that does not happen that often and she won't look in my direction but no more music and weight throwing! Enough was enough and I work on aircrafts so I'm really good at tuning out loud noises...
  ugh thinking about her makes me want to rageeee
 
2013-03-19 12:26:21 AM  
So there are kids that actually go outside and play, and we complain?
 
2013-03-19 12:27:38 AM  

AndreMA: ultraholland: Caudle lifted her daughter's shirt Monday and showed the damage: two red lines along the side of Kaylee's belly.

umm, your kid scraped across something.

Yeah, this is fishy. Especially since she was supposedly shot while running away. I don't see support for "aggravated battery" here.


They will just nail him with discharging a firearm.
 
2013-03-19 12:28:05 AM  

gopher321: Confabulat:

 

and then the ice cream truck would arrive...

The only regret I have with the upcoming warm weather...that frickin' jingle they broadcast from the loudspeaker drives me batshiat. I seriously consider tossing a grenade out the window when that farker rolls by.

In other news, I need to cut down on the caffeine.


where are you getting your grenades these days?

encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com

One of these aught to do it.
 
2013-03-19 12:32:08 AM  
So rock salt still ok?
 
2013-03-19 12:33:57 AM  
Train horns work best, for example one time Little Mexico moved in next door to me. Every friday he gets paid its Corona and party time, I called the cops once after he wouldn't turn it down, they gave him a warning and blah blah never came back. I had a buddy park his crown vic in my yard.

Few dozen blasts later, the party stopped outside completely, amazing what a VERY LOUD horn does to a group of people who are probably a bunch of illegals anyway.

/my buddy bought an old police crown vic just to put train horns on it
//wear earplugs before you sound the thing off, its farking loud
 
2013-03-19 12:34:01 AM  
children are supposed to scream and play and run amuck, that's their job. IMHO this is one of those times Police should not only be allowed but encouraged to beat the shiat out of BB gun boy.
 
2013-03-19 12:34:40 AM  

wiwille: So rock salt still ok?


If you can find a way to fire it effectively without gunpowder, maybe.
 
2013-03-19 12:36:46 AM  

ArmednHammered: noitsnot: Gyrfalcon: Are those beanbag rounds cops use available to the general public?

I have seen them advertised - but I've never seen salt, and I can't really believe people are doing that much hand-loading.  Smacks of rural myth.

Love the fin-stabilized rubber rocket.  (Rubber rocket - heh heh)

Back in the day the rock salt was a hand load. You only had to get hit with that once to get the idea that what you were doing was pissing someone off and you didn't do that again. We need to bring those days back.
/my lawn, get off it!


This^
I got blasted with rock salt one night because I was cutting across a neighbors ranch after I had been told repeatedly not to. He had a low wall of about 3 feet with poles set with barbed wire. He waited until I had crossed over onto his property and lit up my butt and legs.
Damn that stuff burned.
 
2013-03-19 12:37:30 AM  
The ironic thing is, if any one of those kids tripped and broke their ankles, the home owner would be liable for several hundreds of thousands of dollars of damages.

So.... There's that.  The legal system sucks.
 
2013-03-19 12:39:31 AM  

Kenny B: Airhorn usually works. Scares the hell out of them and they scatter like cockroaches.


It works even better in a cubicle environment...when everyone is quietly working.

I know from experience.
 
2013-03-19 12:39:59 AM  

Sweet Zombi Jesus: AndreMA: ultraholland: Caudle lifted her daughter's shirt Monday and showed the damage: two red lines along the side of Kaylee's belly.

umm, your kid scraped across something.

Yeah, this is fishy. Especially since she was supposedly shot while running away. I don't see support for "aggravated battery" here.

They will just nail him with discharging a firearm.


Simple discharge of a firearm isn't illegal in Florida.   It makes sense, otherwise you wouldn't be able to legally "stand your ground".
 
2013-03-19 12:43:03 AM  

Sweet Zombi Jesus: AndreMA: ultraholland: Caudle lifted her daughter's shirt Monday and showed the damage: two red lines along the side of Kaylee's belly.

umm, your kid scraped across something.

Yeah, this is fishy. Especially since she was supposedly shot while running away. I don't see support for "aggravated battery" here.

They will just nail him with discharging a firearm.


Is a BB gun considered a firearm? Or is that one of those 'it depends' type questions?
 
2013-03-19 12:45:41 AM  

KrispyKritter: children are supposed to scream and play and run amuck, that's their job. IMHO this is one of those times Police should not only be allowed but encouraged to beat the shiat out of BB gun boy.


So the "lines on her BELLY" that she received while running AWAY, testimony would lead you to convict?  You are a completely useless human.  I bet you have already served on a jury as well.
 
2013-03-19 12:47:35 AM  
i1121.photobucket.com
 
2013-03-19 12:48:17 AM  
Isn't 21 a bit young to be saying "get off my lawn"?
 
2013-03-19 12:48:44 AM  
I'm not an Internet though guy... But as a father of 3 daughters I can sincerely say this guy would have paid dearly.

Hopefully he still will.
 
2013-03-19 12:52:42 AM  

IronOcelot: ArmednHammered: noitsnot: Gyrfalcon: Are those beanbag rounds cops use available to the general public?

I have seen them advertised - but I've never seen salt, and I can't really believe people are doing that much hand-loading.  Smacks of rural myth.

Love the fin-stabilized rubber rocket.  (Rubber rocket - heh heh)

Back in the day the rock salt was a hand load. You only had to get hit with that once to get the idea that what you were doing was pissing someone off and you didn't do that again. We need to bring those days back.
/my lawn, get off it!

This^
I got blasted with rock salt one night because I was cutting across a neighbors ranch after I had been told repeatedly not to. He had a low wall of about 3 feet with poles set with barbed wire. He waited until I had crossed over onto his property and lit up my butt and legs.
Damn that stuff burned.


And I bet you got your but kicked when you got home for pissing off the neighbor, I know I did. That's how we learned to respect other peoples property. Today kids destroy property with impunity because unless you get them on film in 3D, from 12 different angles, complete with Michael Bay lens flare, the police won't do squat and the little bastards know it.
 
2013-03-19 01:02:39 AM  
digboston.com

:(

/vet
 
2013-03-19 01:04:40 AM  

CaptSacto: Bathia_Mapes: gopher321: Confabulat:

and then the ice cream truck would arrive...

The only regret I have with the upcoming warm weather...that frickin' jingle they broadcast from the loudspeaker drives me batshiat. I seriously consider tossing a grenade out the window when that farker rolls by.

In other news, I need to cut down on the caffeine.

The ones that used to drive through a former neighborhood all seemed to play the same damned tune, "Turkey In The Straw". It was made worse by the fact that most of the recordings were old & worn, so the tune sounded weird & out of sync.

I can hear it now, in all it's discordant, repetitive glory. I came to hate that tune over the course of one Summer.
More accurately, over the course of a week one Summer when I was recovering from an injury and had to hear it... Twice. Every. Stinking. Day.


And yet you managed not to go completely insane? Or did you?
 
2013-03-19 01:06:56 AM  
 Solve the problem out of earshot range and far enough away that you won't get a knock on the door or teargas through the window.

www.50bmgstore.com


Notice to ATF/FBI/local sheriff: this is a photo from the web of a 0.75" long origami miniature model  enlarged to show detail. Don't bother coming knocking on my tent.
 
2013-03-19 01:11:45 AM  

Lenny.Bostoch: Solve the problem out of earshot range and far enough away that you won't get a knock on the door or teargas through the window.

[www.50bmgstore.com image 409x260]


Notice to ATF/FBI/local sheriff: this is a photo from the web of a 0.75" long origami miniature model  enlarged to show detail. Don't bother coming knocking on my tent.


It's actually really obviously CGI...
 
2013-03-19 01:19:38 AM  

DigitalCoffee: Sweet Zombi Jesus: AndreMA: ultraholland: Caudle lifted her daughter's shirt Monday and showed the damage: two red lines along the side of Kaylee's belly.

umm, your kid scraped across something.

Yeah, this is fishy. Especially since she was supposedly shot while running away. I don't see support for "aggravated battery" here.

They will just nail him with discharging a firearm.

Is a BB gun considered a firearm? Or is that one of those 'it depends' type questions?


If I remember correctly and I could be wrong I heard second hand that someone was charge with discharging a firearm for firing a BB gun in their back yard.
 
2013-03-19 01:21:25 AM  

Lenny.Bostoch: Solve the problem out of earshot range and far enough away that you won't get a knock on the door or teargas through the window.

[www.50bmgstore.com image 409x260]


Notice to ATF/FBI/local sheriff: this is a photo from the web of a 0.75" long origami miniature model  enlarged to show detail. Don't bother coming knocking on my tent.


Oh look at that pistol grip this is clearly an assault weapon.
 
2013-03-19 01:24:22 AM  
It's obvious that we need to ban assault BB guns.
 
2013-03-19 01:30:22 AM  

mizchief: Meh, better than getting hit with shotguns filled with rock salt.


Better for the person who fired it at least. You do that and get caught, you are looking at serious time. I always find it funny how some yokel types seem to think this is ok. We hear all about what a responsibility firearm ownership is and how responsible owners are careful, but these guys will go and shoot at a kid to "teach them a lesson". But it's totally ok, because it is loaded with something that is, usually, not lethal! ... unless they happened to stick in the wrong round, or there is a problem with the manufacture of it, or they are too close or something.

It really infuriates me as a gun owner because shiat like that leads to the perception of gun owners being morons who think guns are the solution to all problems. It also stands counter to all the safety lessons parents give kids. They sit there and tell them "Never point a gun at anything you aren't ready to destroy, especially a person," only for some dumb fark to do just that.

Also pretty stupid because if the person you shoot at is armed, they are 100% justified in shooting back and they will probably be doing it with lead.
 
2013-03-19 01:35:06 AM  

sycraft: mizchief: Meh, better than getting hit with shotguns filled with rock salt.

Better for the person who fired it at least. You do that and get caught, you are looking at serious time. I always find it funny how some yokel types seem to think this is ok. We hear all about what a responsibility firearm ownership is and how responsible owners are careful, but these guys will go and shoot at a kid to "teach them a lesson". But it's totally ok, because it is loaded with something that is, usually, not lethal! ... unless they happened to stick in the wrong round, or there is a problem with the manufacture of it, or they are too close or something.

It really infuriates me as a gun owner because shiat like that leads to the perception of gun owners being morons who think guns are the solution to all problems. It also stands counter to all the safety lessons parents give kids. They sit there and tell them "Never point a gun at anything you aren't ready to destroy, especially a person," only for some dumb fark to do just that.

Also pretty stupid because if the person you shoot at is armed, they are 100% justified in shooting back and they will probably be doing it with lead.


Thanks, Eddie Eagle.
 
2013-03-19 01:46:26 AM  

Frank N Stein: It's obvious that we need to ban assault BB guns.




Only if they are black and have a barrel shroud.
 
2013-03-19 02:21:05 AM  

Thanks for the Meme-ries: /chill, winston


Winner.
 
2013-03-19 02:43:54 AM  

wiwille: So rock salt still ok?


Sure, as long as you can deal with the possibility of a chunk of salt penetrating the kid's spinal cord, a lung,the temporal bone or some other rather important bit. I hear prison isn't really that bad, as long as you aren't in for hurting a child.. oh, wait...
/"Safe"" and "not usually fatal" are different things. One is legal, one is not.
 
2013-03-19 02:55:31 AM  
So, flamethrowers are right out.
 
2013-03-19 05:08:14 AM  

thisisarepeat: KrispyKritter: children are supposed to scream and play and run amuck, that's their job. IMHO this is one of those times Police should not only be allowed but encouraged to beat the shiat out of BB gun boy.

So the "lines on her BELLY" that she received while running AWAY, testimony would lead you to convict?  You are a completely useless human.  I bet you have already served on a jury as well.


I'm waiting for a judicial response that reconciles these statements.
 
2013-03-19 06:17:05 AM  

StoPPeRmobile: Frank N Stein: It's obvious that we need to ban assault BB guns.

Only if they are black and have a barrel shroud.


So is gold plated with a diamond encrusted ivory handle ok?
 
2013-03-19 07:07:04 AM  

fjnorton: Old farmer Heberlee use to shoot salt rounds from a shotgun at us if we were caught in his orchards. Stuff hurt like hell.


When I was a kid my dad had a neighbor whose dog would get into our garbage on trash day every few months.  He'd try to chase it away, but it was a Rottie and fairly aggressive.  So he'd call the neighbor and bellow, "come get your G-D dog!" and the neighbor would bellow back, "It's not my dog!  My dog is sitting right here!"

This went on for years.  And every farking trash day, my dad would sit by the window and look out for that dog.  When the dog would show up, he'd call the neighbor and the neighbor would say, "It's not MY dog!"  Because we lived in the city limits (no shooting), he'd try to devise some way to chase the dog---brooms, shovels, a wrist rocket and a can of coke...all to no avail.  He was obsessed.

Finally one year Dad had enough and shot that beast in the a$$ with some rock salt.  It went yipping home, and the neighbor called.  "What in the hell did you do to my dog?"

"It's not your dog!", Dad shot back.

Ahhh, good times.  I miss my dad every day.
 
2013-03-19 07:25:02 AM  
So there are kids that actually go outside and play, and we complain?

This.

My neighbor got a trampoline for his 3 kids.  I enjoy hearing them laugh and bounce and have good clean fun.  Other neighborhood kids join in.  It's nice.
 
2013-03-19 07:39:46 AM  

Godfrey Daniels: So there are kids that actually go outside and play, and we complain?

This.

My neighbor got a trampoline for his 3 kids.  I enjoy hearing them laugh and bounce and have good clean fun.  Other neighborhood kids join in.  It's nice.


I too have a neighbor with trampoline and kids.  If they would use it during the day, it would be fine.  Instead, one halloween, the two girls started about 9pm and screamed their heads off (the I need help screams) for over two hours while bouncing on the trampoline.  Those parents are idiots.
 
2013-03-19 07:41:43 AM  

Attila the Mom: fjnorton: Old farmer Heberlee use to shoot salt rounds from a shotgun at us if we were caught in his orchards. Stuff hurt like hell.

When I was a kid my dad had a neighbor whose dog would get into our garbage on trash day every few months.  He'd try to chase it away, but it was a Rottie and fairly aggressive.  So he'd call the neighbor and bellow, "come get your G-D dog!" and the neighbor would bellow back, "It's not my dog!  My dog is sitting right here!"

This went on for years.  And every farking trash day, my dad would sit by the window and look out for that dog.  When the dog would show up, he'd call the neighbor and the neighbor would say, "It's not MY dog!"  Because we lived in the city limits (no shooting), he'd try to devise some way to chase the dog---brooms, shovels, a wrist rocket and a can of coke...all to no avail.  He was obsessed.

Finally one year Dad had enough and shot that beast in the a$$ with some rock salt.  It went yipping home, and the neighbor called.  "What in the hell did you do to my dog?"

"It's not your dog!", Dad shot back.

Ahhh, good times.  I miss my dad every day.


Pour about a tablespoon of ammonia in the garbage bag before you tie it up and nothing will bother it.....at least in my experience.
 
2013-03-19 08:16:59 AM  
When I was in the 6th grade, I was walking home from school one day when some Jr. high boys coming from a different direction started picking on me and pushing me around.  The old road they had to take was about one house over from where we lived.  After the 2nd day of their torment, I ran all the way home to make sure I got home before they did.  I got my Daisy pump action bb gun, climbed up in the huge sycamore tree and waited.

It wasn't long before they came walking down the road and I started letting them have it in the legs.  They didn't know where it was coming from and I got off about 3 or 4 shots before they figured out someone was shooting at them and took off.  This went on for about a week and they all decided to find another way to go home.

Revenge was good.... it was fun too.  I never shot another person with a bb gun in anger after that day.
 
2013-03-19 08:18:05 AM  
Bah, kids are such wimps these days, probably because their parents are giving them names like Kaylee.  Anyway, when I was young we'd run around screaming and what-not but we were the ones shooting each other with BB guns.

"Ow!!  No fair, that was more than 3 pumps!"
 
2013-03-19 09:05:35 AM  
precious snowflakes....
 
2013-03-19 09:07:26 AM  

Bathia_Mapes: gopher321: Confabulat:

and then the ice cream truck would arrive...

The only regret I have with the upcoming warm weather...that frickin' jingle they broadcast from the loudspeaker drives me batshiat. I seriously consider tossing a grenade out the window when that farker rolls by.

In other news, I need to cut down on the caffeine.

The ones that used to drive through a former neighborhood all seemed to play the same damned tune, "Turkey In The Straw". It was made worse by the fact that most of the recordings were old & worn, so the tune sounded weird & out of sync.


I'd rather hear Turkey in the Straw then the ragtime theme from "The Sting".
 
2013-03-19 09:12:57 AM  

DominoFrost: The 'Stand your Ground' law in Florida doesn't cover for that too?


He would've been fine if only he used a real gun instead of a BB gun...
 
2013-03-19 09:57:54 AM  

KrispyKritter: children are supposed to scream and play and run amuck, that's their job. IMHO this is one of those times Police should not only be allowed but encouraged to beat the shiat out of BB gun boy.


Bullshiat. Children need to be taught discipline and their job is to learn and become useful members of society. You don't do that, you get the world in the state that it is in today.
 
2013-03-19 10:53:51 AM  

sycraft: mizchief: Meh, better than getting hit with shotguns filled with rock salt.

Better for the person who fired it at least. You do that and get caught, you are looking at serious time. I always find it funny how some yokel types seem to think this is ok. We hear all about what a responsibility firearm ownership is and how responsible owners are careful, but these guys will go and shoot at a kid to "teach them a lesson". But it's totally ok, because it is loaded with something that is, usually, not lethal! ... unless they happened to stick in the wrong round, or there is a problem with the manufacture of it, or they are too close or something.

It really infuriates me as a gun owner because shiat like that leads to the perception of gun owners being morons who think guns are the solution to all problems. It also stands counter to all the safety lessons parents give kids. They sit there and tell them "Never point a gun at anything you aren't ready to destroy, especially a person," only for some dumb fark to do just that.

Also pretty stupid because if the person you shoot at is armed, they are 100% justified in shooting back and they will probably be doing it with lead.


Because it doesn't really happen.  These are all made up stories being based on some TV shows from way back when.  In reality, this would end in jail time for Jed Clampit 'n his shootin' iron (and somebody losing an eye).
 
2013-03-19 11:03:22 AM  
What?  I can't shoot the neighborhood kids now?

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GBB
2013-03-19 11:37:24 AM  
TFA: Bourenina lives next door to the Caudles and said the kids might run around, but they're respectful and would've quieted down if asked.
"All (O'Dell) had to say was 'Hey, can you not play in my property?' "


Well sure, unless they don't.  And they didn't.  So he went after them with a BB gun.  Now your daughter is hiding in her bedroom.  You know what that's called?   "Lesson: Learned"   What do you think is going to happen the next time someone asks her to quiet down?
 
2013-03-19 02:04:23 PM  

CeroX: StoPPeRmobile: Frank N Stein: It's obvious that we need to ban assault BB guns.

Only if they are black and have a barrel shroud.

So is gold plated with a diamond encrusted ivory handle ok?


Not sure you would have wanted to use that if you ever find yourself in court.
 
2013-03-19 04:48:52 PM  
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