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(WPXI.com)   Reports that 20 students have been hurt after multiple stabbings at Franklin Regional High School near Pittsburgh   (wpxi.com) divider line 122
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2014-04-09 09:09:02 AM  
20 votes:

nekom: Now they're saying 7 victims sent to hospitals and the suspect in custody is a male student.


Must have spent the night playing Grand Theft Kitchen.
2014-04-09 08:40:53 AM  
17 votes:
This is a call to arms,  we must ban these dangerous Assault Knives.  there is no reason to have a knife that can cut people deep enough to kill them.  everyone should be happy and able to manage with a 1 inch blade, and anything longer should only be available only to licensed professionals who need them for their jobs, people like chefs.who are trained to properly use knives.  Look at the statistics, 90% of people will cut themselves with their own knives by accident, that number jumps to 150% of people if you count children who get their hands on their irresponsible parents knife blocks that aren't locked up with safety devices..
2014-04-09 08:28:34 AM  
17 votes:

kronicfeld: I wonder what a comparative study would reveal about the relative fatality rate of a knife-wielding assailant versus a gun-wielding assailant?

Oh, wait, I don't wonder that at all.


A crazed gunman has to stop to reload but that maniac with a knife never runs out of ammo.  Guns, as our nation's founders intended, are inherently safer by far.
2014-04-09 08:07:25 AM  
14 votes:
If the guards and teachers in the school of this had the gun this would have had the ending in mere seconds so the argument of you has invalidity.
2014-04-09 08:59:04 AM  
11 votes:
The answer is to release wild boars into the local ecosystem so that residents are incentivized to carry firearms.
2014-04-09 09:57:07 AM  
10 votes:
Early reports are that a person ran through the school slashing or puncturing students with a knife or other sharp object.

Running in the halls? That is at least two day's detention right there.
2014-04-09 09:41:31 AM  
8 votes:
20 people stabbed?  So it was a high-capacity knife?
2014-04-09 08:56:50 AM  
8 votes:
Story about how I grew up in a rural community and everyone brought machetes to school and it was never a big deal.
2014-04-09 09:47:04 AM  
7 votes:
Well, at least the kid respected that it was a gun-free zone.
2014-04-09 09:43:41 AM  
6 votes:
They should have had a zero tolerance for knives in the school... that should have kept it from happening.
2014-04-09 09:19:13 AM  
6 votes:

TwoHead: kronicfeld: I wonder what a comparative study would reveal about the relative fatality rate of a knife-wielding assailant versus a gun-wielding assailant?

Oh, wait, I don't wonder that at all.

A crazed gunman has to stop to reload but that maniac with a knife never runs out of ammo.  Guns, as our nation's founders intended, are inherently safer by far.


Think about how long it would take me to reload a tank, and I'd probably need help with operating it. That's even safer. I want a government issued tank.
2014-04-09 10:00:45 AM  
5 votes:
ssfuturama.intya.cz
2014-04-09 09:52:47 AM  
5 votes:
This is a false flag operation by the NRA.
2014-04-09 09:46:53 AM  
5 votes:

CanisNoir: Hack Patooey: 20 people stabbed?  So it was a high-capacity knife?

No, a high-capacity knife would have jammed causing far fewer casualties, he was using the approved limited-capacity knife.


We need to restrict the amount of knife magazines!

i1153.photobucket.com
2014-04-09 09:44:04 AM  
5 votes:
Opens thread.

Sees sadly expected gun wharrgarble masturbation already in full swing, like on every other link to this story elsewhere on the internet.

Observes occasional token mention of addressing mental health issues before using it as a segue back to guns, the real victims here.

Starts drinking before 10AM.

~Fin
2014-04-09 09:10:36 AM  
5 votes:

kronicfeld: The answer is to release wild boars into the local ecosystem so that residents are incentivized to carry firearms.


That would teach them self sufficiency as well. They wouldn't need the free school lunch.
2014-04-09 10:28:22 AM  
4 votes:

topcon: Violent crime has been dropping since the early 90's.  That includes guns, knives, sporks, and everything else.


media.steampowered.com
2014-04-09 10:16:32 AM  
4 votes:
dov5cor25da49.cloudfront.net
2014-04-09 10:14:56 AM  
4 votes:
cache.gawkerassets.com

Wanted for questioning.
2014-04-09 10:07:44 AM  
4 votes:

Hack Patooey: 20 people stabbed?  So it was a high-capacity knife?


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2014-04-09 11:03:18 AM  
3 votes:
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2014-04-09 10:20:04 AM  
3 votes:
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2014-04-09 10:11:39 AM  
3 votes:

TwoHead: kronicfeld: I wonder what a comparative study would reveal about the relative fatality rate of a knife-wielding assailant versus a gun-wielding assailant?

Oh, wait, I don't wonder that at all.

A crazed gunman has to stop to reload but that maniac with a knife never runs out of ammo.  Guns, as our nation's founders intended, are inherently safer by far.


You also run faster with a knife.  Source: Counterstrike.
2014-04-09 10:11:28 AM  
3 votes:
The soon to be renamed Shanklin Regional High School.
2014-04-09 10:00:17 AM  
3 votes:
i blame the following, ever watch that show? like 100 people get stabbed every episode. Clearly tv is the problem here, its rampant unrestricted violence is giving kids the idea that they can just go around stabbing people. not cool
2014-04-09 09:57:39 AM  
3 votes:
This thread is gonna be really really fun...

How many deaths would there have been if a gun was used instead of a knife?
/trollface.jpg
d23 [TotalFark]
2014-04-09 09:57:26 AM  
3 votes:

Revek: TommyJReed: This is a call to arms,  we must ban these dangerous Assault Knives.  there is no reason to have a knife that can cut people deep enough to kill them.  everyone should be happy and able to manage with a 1 inch blade, and anything longer should only be available only to licensed professionals who need them for their jobs, people like chefs.who are trained to properly use knives.  Look at the statistics, 90% of people will cut themselves with their own knives by accident, that number jumps to 150% of people if you count children who get their hands on their irresponsible parents knife blocks that aren't locked up with safety devices..

meh


I am glad I don't have access to a gun.  By the time the "let's ban knives" posts are over I would want to use it on myself.
2014-04-09 09:47:12 AM  
3 votes:

naughtyrev: TwoHead: kronicfeld: I wonder what a comparative study would reveal about the relative fatality rate of a knife-wielding assailant versus a gun-wielding assailant?

Oh, wait, I don't wonder that at all.

A crazed gunman has to stop to reload but that maniac with a knife never runs out of ammo.  Guns, as our nation's founders intended, are inherently safer by far.

Think about how long it would take me to reload a tank, and I'd probably need help with operating it. That's even safer. I want a government issued tank.


Fark that, I saw we need silo-based ICBMs.  Think about how long it takes to build those things, and how difficult they are to maintain properly!  Sure, you could use one, but it'd take you so long to reload that bystanders would definitely jump you before you detonated the second nuclear weapon.
2014-04-09 09:44:00 AM  
3 votes:

vpb: And I'll bet that most (if not all) survive.

It's almost as though you have a better chance of surviving if you aren't attacked with something that is designed specifically to kill people.


I'm pretty sure it's the other way around.

Knife stab wounds tend to be lethal while shootings are survivable depending on the ammo, shot placement.
2014-04-09 08:59:09 AM  
3 votes:
If all children were properly diagnosed, supervised and medicated this would never happen
2014-04-09 08:26:22 AM  
3 votes:
This means Lanza's attack didn't really matter.
2014-04-09 12:54:05 PM  
2 votes:

Hal5423: HawgWild: And just where was the good guy with a knife? HUH?!

Dammit!! I was about 200+ comments too late to make this exact joke!


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2014-04-09 12:52:56 PM  
2 votes:
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2014-04-09 12:12:46 PM  
2 votes:

kronicfeld: The answer is to release wild boars into the local ecosystem so that residents are incentivized to carry firearms.


doctorhavok.files.wordpress.com
/garbage-day!
2014-04-09 12:10:14 PM  
2 votes:
I'm sure the school will be on edge the rest of the day.
2014-04-09 11:11:49 AM  
2 votes:
96% of "poor households" have access to a knife.
2014-04-09 10:56:52 AM  
2 votes:
Guys we should be more like the UK
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2014-04-09 10:41:37 AM  
2 votes:
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A knife? Those kids are lucky it wasn't Reese with her spoon.
2014-04-09 10:38:10 AM  
2 votes:

syrynxx: I'd say something funny but there's nothing funny about 20 people being stabbed.


What if this had happened at a clown college?
2014-04-09 10:18:30 AM  
2 votes:

Lord Farkwad: Hack Patooey: 20 people stabbed?  So it was a high-capacity knife?

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not scary enough, needs to be black

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2014-04-09 10:16:05 AM  
2 votes:

naughtyrev: Think about how long it would take me to reload a tank, and I'd probably need help with operating it. That's even safer. I want a government issued tank.


Less than seven seconds.

At last! Something that I am expert on in a Fark thread.
d23 [TotalFark]
2014-04-09 10:07:01 AM  
2 votes:

stonicus: The problem is clear... SCHOOLS ARE DANGEROUS!!!  Ban schools!!!


the Right is working on that...

//trollerific
2014-04-09 10:05:52 AM  
2 votes:
The problem is clear... SCHOOLS ARE DANGEROUS!!!  Ban schools!!!
2014-04-09 10:03:33 AM  
2 votes:

Johnny Texas: ikanreed: You have to know that guns are better oriented for killing, so why do you pretend?

I never said that they weren't but it's a bit ridiculous to say that 20 shot people = 20 dead people.   The dude at Fort Hood was a trained soldier and only killed 3 people with 35 shots fired.


Hey!  No empirical evidence in a gun thread, thank you very much.
2014-04-09 09:59:42 AM  
2 votes:
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2014-04-09 09:57:58 AM  
2 votes:
I think we're all entitled to a detailed explanation of Obama's whereabouts during this attack.
d23 [TotalFark]
2014-04-09 09:56:34 AM  
2 votes:
GIS

encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com

I love the Internet.  I want to marry the Internet.

carry on.
2014-04-09 09:49:06 AM  
2 votes:
It's almost as if there is a deeper societal problem than that of the availability of weapons.
2014-04-09 08:12:22 AM  
2 votes:
I wonder what a comparative study would reveal about the relative fatality rate of a knife-wielding assailant versus a gun-wielding assailant?

Oh, wait, I don't wonder that at all.
2014-04-09 03:56:51 PM  
1 votes:

Xcott: Naesen: My favorite quote from this whole scenario was "20 children were wounded with four flown out by helicopter, but none with life threatening injuries." This was from WTOP. How stupid do you think your readership is? You don't stick a kid on a helicopter because he broke a bone, got stabbed but not too bad, or given themselves a mild concussion. You stick em on a helicopter when a local hospital is incapable of proper treatment and that the kid will most likely die by the time a ground transport gets them to the hospital that can.


Where I live, we have three hospitals in a 10-minute drive, one just a few blocks from our house.  But the nearest pediatric ICU is in a hospital 90 minutes away.  If there's any reason a kid needs to go to the ICU, it's an automatic helicopter ride.


It might also be worth mentioning that this is Pittsburgh area.  A lot of things wind up sort of accidentally isolated by bridges and tunnels and the road system that was put together by a dyslexic mountain goat cruising on shrooms.  Sometimes a chopper is going to be your best throughroute.
2014-04-09 02:35:30 PM  
1 votes:
God, somebody could probably 3D print a knife.
2014-04-09 01:47:49 PM  
1 votes:

Callous: neversubmit: Callous: Damn Wolf Blitzer says some really stupid things.


He is almost as stupid as Donald Trump.

 He actually asked a doctor he was interviewing if the stab wounds to the chest were considered more serious than a stab wound "to the right hand or left hand". The doctor was on via phone and I swear he fought back laughing at him.


whenfallsthecoliseum.com

oblig
2014-04-09 01:29:22 PM  
1 votes:
I bet the kid was just tired of hearing "Mike, Mike guess what day it is?"

/I see all of the oblig hurp and durp is been covered in 2 pages.
//slashies
///more slashies
2014-04-09 01:24:41 PM  
1 votes:

probesport: Bullseyed: That isn't how it works in real life.

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I un friend you.....
2014-04-09 01:19:23 PM  
1 votes:

thefatbasturd: Baz744: thefatbasturd: Gun, knife, it doesn't matter.

Gun, knife; it matters because guns have a much higher lethality rate than knives. Guns are objectively more dangerous than knives. To deny this conclusively proves you are stupid or evil.

thefatbasturd: Face it. If you are focusing all your fear and energy on whatever tool a school assailant is using, you are part of the problem.

No. People concerned about firearms safety are in no way part of the problem. Stupid or evil people who deny that guns are objectively more dangerous than nearly all other commonly used instruments of murder, however, are part of the problem.

This is doubly true because the people most likely to support compassionate, progressive mental health policy cross over heavily with the people concerned about firearms safety; while the people who support draconian or judgmental responses to assorted abnormal behaviors which may be predictive in these cases (thereby encouraging affected individuals to hide their abnormalities rather than seek support to address them) cross over heavily with the stupid and evil people who say guns are no more dangerous than pillows.

Moreover, those who support generous public funding of mental health support cross over heavily with the first group; those who believe public funding for anything other than the military and police constitutes tyranny cross over heavily with the second group.

Enhanced gun safety laws may or may not be part of the solution to the problem of mass violence in schools and public places. But those who favor them are far less likely to be part of the problem than are the stupid and evil people who maintain that guns are no more dangerous than pillows/knives/milk/a bag of walnuts.

Wall of anti-gun rhetoric, opinion about correlation between pro-mental health beliefs and pro-gun control beliefs stated as fact, and personal attacks. Yep. You are not part of the problem at ALL.

You act like there is absolutely no gun control already. T ...


Funny, you don't hear about people getting mowed down with Thompsons anymore in this country. Or blown up with grenades. Or about mortar attacks against churches (granted, you have to go back a ways to find that one, and that one was actually a militia). Remember the roaring 20's and the days of prohibition? Those days weren't a joke, nor were they misrepresented in the history books.

Funny how after the NFA was passed....you started seeing stories about Chicago typewriters being used to clear a speakeasy disappear. All of a sudden the tools of overwhelming force preferred by gangland thugs were a huge liability. They could still get them, they weren't banned. But now they could be tracked back to them.

Gun control DOES work. So long as it's control. Case in point? From the passage of the NFA to the passage of FOPA in 1986 (which effectively relegated select fire weapons to luxuries) you can find 2, count them, 2 instances of NFA controlled weapons being used in crimes. Both of those crimes don't really count because they were committed by LEOs and to this day LEOs still have access to weapons banned under FOPA.

So, to that end, you have no farking idea what you're talking about.
2014-04-09 01:08:54 PM  
1 votes:
maybe the math teacher posted season 3 game of thrones spoilers on the board.
2014-04-09 01:06:12 PM  
1 votes:

Ned Stark: Mrtraveler01: Ned Stark: The Bestest: AngryDragon: I don't really consider "panic prone, fumble-fingered coward" to be countering an argument, but OK.  Thanks for proving my point though.

Wasn't referring to that (or any particular argument) specifically. I was commenting on the trend I see in every. gun. thread and on every talk show when guns come up.

The average "vigilant defender of the 2nd Amendment" has the optics of a paranoid loon, even if they start out with saying something rational. I'm not at all saying they ARE paranoid loons, but yeah, that's the perception.

The gun nut set is not all or even majority paranoid loon, but almost all paranoid loons are, by their nature, going to be gun nuts.

Such cases.

Doesn't help that the most vocal ones are the paranoid ones.

Oh? We seem to have pretty decisively won the issue. It certainly hasn't hurt.


Nah, Congress is just spineless when it comes to dealing with the NRA.
2014-04-09 12:58:29 PM  
1 votes:

NightOwl2255: Kit Fister: some people will use any excuse to argue for banning guns, I guess.

Comparing all people that believe in sensible gun control to the few that actually want to ban guns is like comparing all Christians to members of the WBC.


Bolded is the official position of the Democrat party, CNN and MSNBC, so...
2014-04-09 12:55:22 PM  
1 votes:

d23: bongmiester: TheShavingofOccam123: devilEther: This is a false flag operation by the NRA.

I don't think so. I think this is a real knife attack and the NRA just dodged a bullet.

Wait, wut?

countdown to the NRA claiming that this could have been prevented if teachers and students were packing heat ...

I love how the exact same group of people biatch about teachers being "overpaid," and yet they want them to carry and they want them to add yet another high-paying skill to their resume.  At some point any good teachers you have left become brain surgeons or rocket scientists because that's the level you have to be in order to do the job well.


When I was in elementary school, there was a science teacher (not just a regular teacher) who said that CD players work by vibrating the CD and those vibrations travel down the cord to your headphones and that is how you hear the sound.

The fact that we let morons be teachers is the problem. Basically everyone who fails out of their theater/English/history/etc degree becomes a teacher.
2014-04-09 12:48:13 PM  
1 votes:

Kit Fister: LasersHurt: Kit Fister: some people will use any excuse to argue for banning guns, I guess.

Are you high? The thread is like 85% arguing AGAINST banning guns, pre-emptively.

No, I just read the first page and a bunch of reddit posts and got so frustrated with people getting a hardon about it that i commented before thinking.


Thats the kind of reactionary person I want to have a gun!
2014-04-09 12:45:27 PM  
1 votes:

brokendownyota: Frozboz: Kid with a knife = 20 kids with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
Kid with a gun = 20 dead kids


Right, that's why people shot by cops, who are supposedly professionals and thus trained and proficient in firearms manipulation and shot placement, never, EVER survive.

Guns = killmachines.  No wounding shots, ever.  Especially when used by wigged out, untrained, pre-pubescents who's only exposure to pulling the trigger involved clicking a mouse while badmouthing others on the internet.

/pants-on-head retarded statement is retarded
//unless that was a troll
///in which case, well done.


Would have been with you in this, but there is zero correlation between video games and violence, so you can go fark yourself.
2014-04-09 12:43:49 PM  
1 votes:

TNel: Johnny Texas: Frozboz: Kid with a knife = 20 kids with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
Kid with a gun = 20 dead kids

So a kid with a gun suddenly becomes Rambo and only makes kill shots?

No but bulletts tend to punch nice sized holes in people that if they don't die from the hit, bleeding out is a very real happening, or they get hit in very important organs.

Knive wounds can be severe depending on the location but the thing a knife wound has going for it is that it's usually a clean slice that can be sewed/glued shut.


So your level of expertise is what, comic books?

That isn't how it works in real life.
2014-04-09 12:41:12 PM  
1 votes:

Frozboz: Kid with a knife = 20 kids with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
Kid with a gun = 20 dead kids


I guess the doctors at the hospital are just lying about the conditions of the injured then? I'm sure you know better than they do. I mean, you read about it on the internet. That totally trumps firsthand knowledge and a medical degree.
2014-04-09 12:39:41 PM  
1 votes:

FullMetalPanda: vpb: And I'll bet that most (if not all) survive.

It's almost as though you have a better chance of surviving if you aren't attacked with something that is designed specifically to kill people.

I'm pretty sure it's the other way around.

Knife stab wounds tend to be lethal while shootings are survivable depending on the ammo, shot placement.


This is a leftist nutjob thread about guns. Facts aren't allowed here.
2014-04-09 12:38:28 PM  
1 votes:
My favorite quote from this whole scenario was "20 children were wounded with four flown out by helicopter, but none with life threatening injuries." This was from WTOP. How stupid do you think your readership is? You don't stick a kid on a helicopter because he broke a bone, got stabbed but not too bad, or given themselves a mild concussion. You stick em on a helicopter when a local hospital is incapable of proper treatment and that the kid will most likely die by the time a ground transport gets them to the hospital that can. That, by definition, is an exceptionally life threatening injury.

farking doublespeak.
2014-04-09 12:18:45 PM  
1 votes:
These knives were made by companies trying to make as much money as possible selling weapons.  This must stop.
2014-04-09 12:08:25 PM  
1 votes:

drew46n2: Makes perfect sense!

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You're forgetting the part in the middle where there are coultures chock full of blades and no stabbings, slashings, etc in the school.

upload.wikimedia.org

Weapons aren't the cause of the problem, they're just there. If they weren't it would be something else, like bombs or gasoline.
2014-04-09 12:04:59 PM  
1 votes:

Nix Nightbird: Facetious_Speciest: Nix Nightbird

Here's the difference: If a guy comes at me with a naginata, or any other kind of bladed weapon, I have a FAR better chance to dodge, block the attack, and close with my attacker to take him down.

If a guy walks in the door with a gun, I'm not blocking or dodging shiat. I'm very likely not going to get close enough to enter melee combat with the attacker.

I would also very much prefer to be attacked with a naginata than a firearm. That being said, don't be surprised if you get 21' ruled.

I can also RUN AWAY from a guy with a naginata. He would have to run to catch me and kill me. The guy with a gun can stand there and pick me off.

Again, I'd prefer mass attackers to be armed with melee weapons. Most definitely.


Well fortunately I have pumped-up kicks so I can run, run faster than his bullets
2014-04-09 11:56:16 AM  
1 votes:

AngryPanda: Alright, I'm calling a moratorium on the "let's ban assault ____" jokes on this thread. It stopped being funny 7 3/4 pages ago.


I think you just don't understand how hilarious it is
2014-04-09 11:54:42 AM  
1 votes:
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2014-04-09 11:42:28 AM  
1 votes:

bigsteve3OOO: Things that I dont like I want the government to ban.
Things I do like I want the government to require.
because I love freedom.  This is why I vote democrat.


Your syllable counts are off for your haiku. You need to clean that up.
2014-04-09 11:40:58 AM  
1 votes:
Things that I dont like I want the government to ban.
Things I do like I want the government to require.
because I love freedom.  This is why I vote democrat.
2014-04-09 11:38:51 AM  
1 votes:
I know!!


Outlaw Knives!!

Problem solved!


People don't kill people, Knives kill people!!
2014-04-09 11:38:22 AM  
1 votes:
We're all done here.

i58.tinypic.com
2014-04-09 11:36:46 AM  
1 votes:

NightOwl2255: brokendownyota: Tell me more about how every single gunshot wound is immediately fatal.

Yet at Sandy Hook, there were next to no wounded people, they all died. A drive by spraying 9mm bullets at people 50 feet away is not the same as getting shot by a .223 in the head or chest from a few feet away.


Also, little kids have fewer hit-points.
2014-04-09 11:32:28 AM  
1 votes:

naughtyrev: Think about how long it would take me to reload a tank, and I'd probably need help with operating it. That's even safer. I want a government issued tank.


i59.tinypic.com
2014-04-09 11:29:11 AM  
1 votes:

The Bestest: probesport: dkimball: Oh boy..here we go with guns/knives...

Anyway, how many people got killed by this knife attack?

There are reports of up to 11 people dead.

source?


No source, it's just what I'm reporting.
2014-04-09 11:28:54 AM  
1 votes:
If the security guard was armed with a firearm, there would have likely been far fewer injured students - just one knife wielding maniac on the slab.

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2014-04-09 11:25:44 AM  
1 votes:

dkimball: Oh boy..here we go with guns/knives...

Anyway, how many people got killed by this knife attack?


There are reports of up to 11 people dead.
2014-04-09 11:11:54 AM  
1 votes:

TwoHead: A crazed gunman has to stop to reload but that maniac with a knife never runs out of ammo.


Yeah, but sometimes you do run out of filled soul gems to recharge it's enchantment.

/why yes, I am playing way too much Skyrim lately
2014-04-09 11:08:14 AM  
1 votes:

FnkyTwn: You're conveniently leaving out rehab time. While guns might kill people, rehabilitation from knife wounds takes a considerable amount of time and effort on the part of the victim, which isn't the case when a gun is used effectively. There's lots of travel time and gas isn't cheap these days (thanks Obama), and then there's all the emotional trauma you get to deal with as a survivor of a knife attack, which is again something you don't have to experience with guns. So in the end it really is a toss-up.


Oh yeah? Well how about financial impact, eh??? Let's consider that, shall we?

Death by gun: $10,000 funeral
Injury by knife: $375,000 hospital costs

Hmm... you may have a point after all.
2014-04-09 11:07:30 AM  
1 votes:

FullMetalPanda: I'm not going to let you damn knife grabbers take away my knives!!!  I just bought the 126 knife set from the home shopping network!!!    For 49.95 plus shipping!  Take that knife grabbers!


I grab knives for fun

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2014-04-09 11:07:20 AM  
1 votes:
If he had one of these, this never would have happened....img.fark.net
2014-04-09 10:58:58 AM  
1 votes:
I'm not surprised to see the KNIFE NABBERS are in full effect in this thread.  When will you learn that the only thing to stop a bad guy with a cleaver is a good guy with a kirpan?
2014-04-09 10:56:56 AM  
1 votes:
See! Gun control works! Instead of crazed schizophrenics running through schools shooting people, we have crazed schizophrenics running through schools stabbing people! Check and mate gun nuts!
2014-04-09 10:51:07 AM  
1 votes:
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2014-04-09 10:49:28 AM  
1 votes:

TNel: Glitchwerks: Actually, I've always wondered why people never make spears in zombie apocalypse movies/television shows/etc.

Spears would be easy to make, and keep you out of arm's reach of zombies. You could use them to push back groups, and you would have less chance of getting yourself covered with blood and other squishy zombie matter when you kill them.

In the Walking Dead they always use knives and stuff. Just seems stupid. They could even use the spears to easily poke those "sleeping" zombies to make sure they're dead. Those are the zombies who always tend to kill off a disposable member of the group, so they seem especially dangerous.

I never get that.  All they need is a long branch and then sharpen it.  You are then 6 feet from them instead of being 2 inches.


Hell, why do they never wear armor? EVERYONE wears protection in the modern world for everything all the time. Butchers have chain gloves, cyclists have helmets, welders have masks. You'd think if they ran serious risk of being eaten, they'd all dress like it with durable, bite proof clothing.

The whole idea of a zombie apocalypse is silly. The original night of the living dead was just that: a single night. After that, Fayette County's indigenous hoopies struck back all the way to the Primantti's dahtahn with beer and deer rifles.
2014-04-09 10:48:54 AM  
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TNel: TNel: If it takes you more than a minute to pass that "test" you might want to reconsider buying a gun.

And you only need 70% of them right to pass btw.


You should always keep the barrel pointed in a safe direction. ..

false... no wait, true.. no no wait, false.. mmmm sometimes? Wait wait, safe for who?
2014-04-09 10:42:16 AM  
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kronicfeld: I wonder what a comparative study would reveal about the relative fatality rate of a knife-wielding assailant versus a gun-wielding assailant?

Oh, wait, I don't wonder that at all.


img.fark.net
Aint you never heard of no 21 foot rule?
2014-04-09 10:39:40 AM  
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Oh, the shark babe...
2014-04-09 10:39:01 AM  
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d23: wgb423: The Stealth Hippopotamus

2014-04-09 09:46:27 AM


Did anyone here really think it was a chick?


Yes.  It was literally the first thing I thought of.  Clearly you don't know any chicks that hail from a little US Territory south of Florida.

Oh come on.  The first school mass murder by a female will be something like "18 Students severely wounded by massive oral 'You've got thunderthighs' attack."

Females are more ruthless and a lot more dangerous, but their attacks are psychological, and the mass murder happens over weeks and years, not minutes.


They don't like Mondays either.
2014-04-09 10:34:42 AM  
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Looks like all the derp is accounted for.

Every spring a kid goes off, like clockwork.

I wonder if blowjobs for everybody wouldn't fix this.
2014-04-09 10:34:42 AM  
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HawgWild: And just where was the good guy with a knife? HUH?!


www.simonprior.com
The outback, most likely.


/mate
2014-04-09 10:32:28 AM  
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TheYeti: It's almost as if there is a deeper societal problem than that of the availability of weapons.


I think everyone is lonely and technology has made us this way. People are meaner to each other and don't care about others. Most people just try to dominate conversations and bring people down a notch.
2014-04-09 10:20:29 AM  
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AngryDragon: But the guns are the problem.


Guns aren't the problem.
People with guns are the problem.
We just need to make sure that people don't have guns.
2014-04-09 10:20:17 AM  
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That knife probably had a camo-colored blade and a rubberized grip. That's the real problem.
We need to ban "assault" knives with scarey attachments.
2014-04-09 10:18:16 AM  
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d23: Females are more ruthless and a lot more dangerous, but their attacks are psychological, and the mass murder happens over weeks and years, not minutes.


Spiked wine and a boar?

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then there are the young whippersnappers:
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But really when I dismissed the idea of a woman doing it, it wasn't because the weapon was a knife. If it was a woman and the weapon was a knife one person will have been attacked and they'd be dead.
2014-04-09 10:17:15 AM  
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www.trekp.com
2014-04-09 10:15:42 AM  
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Last line of the CNN article:

"CNN first learned of the stabbings on Twitter. "
2014-04-09 10:14:16 AM  
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Wonder if he was taking any of those so called "Black Box"  drugs...  Like all the mass killers?
2014-04-09 10:13:57 AM  
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Same Franklin?
img4.wikia.nocookie.net
2014-04-09 10:13:55 AM  
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I wonder if they made fun of him constantly because his parents were too poor to even afford a gun.
2014-04-09 10:12:11 AM  
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d23: GIS

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I love the Internet.  I want to marry the Internet.

carry on.


I pronounce you mr and mrs tubgirl
2014-04-09 10:08:10 AM  
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d23:
Females are more ruthless and a lot more dangerous, but their attacks are psychological, and the mass murder happens over weeks and years, not minutes.

i.imgur.com

FEEEEMAAALES!
2014-04-09 10:03:57 AM  
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Ugh. Next school shooter is gonna have a gun AND a knife probably. And this 11 days before Columbines anniversary. I fear for the rest of April.
2014-04-09 10:03:26 AM  
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Just for the record of this the administrator who provided the greening of the story changed the headline of this which was at first the trollifically ridiculous heading about how OM MAGOODNESS KNIVES ARE SO AS DANGEROUS AS THE GUNS because that is what people who have the brain disease have belief of.
2014-04-09 10:03:16 AM  
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In before the "we must ban knives" crowd....wait nevermind.

In before the "if a teacher had a gun the would have been stopped instantly" crowd....oops, too late.

In before the "mental health is the problem" crowd..shiat

Gun grabbers, settle your boners down. It's only a matter of time before the U.S. has another mass shooting situation where you will have the opportunity to blame something other than gun loving culture (video games, TV/Movies, music, LIBS!!).
2014-04-09 09:59:58 AM  
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vpb: And I'll bet that most (if not all) survive.

It's almost as though you have a better chance of surviving if you aren't attacked with something that is designed specifically to kill people.


Actually, That doesn't hold true. Survivability rates are usually equal. With an advantage going to the survival of gunshot victims in severe cases.

http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/news/News_Releases/2014/01/band/


10 years ago it was a greater divide. 70% gunshot survival compared to 30% stabbing survival.
2014-04-09 09:59:13 AM  
1 votes:
Gun control works.
d23 [TotalFark]
2014-04-09 09:58:44 AM  
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ultraholland: I think we're all entitled to a detailed explanation of Obama's whereabouts during this attack.


This was all caused by Benghazi.
2014-04-09 09:57:52 AM  
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ikanreed: You have to know that guns are better oriented for killing, so why do you pretend?


I never said that they weren't but it's a bit ridiculous to say that 20 shot people = 20 dead people.   The dude at Fort Hood was a trained soldier and only killed 3 people with 35 shots fired.
2014-04-09 09:57:52 AM  
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HaywoodJablonski: KhamanV: Opens thread.

Sees sadly expected gun wharrgarble masturbation already in full swing, like on every other link to this story elsewhere on the internet.

Observes occasional token mention of addressing mental health issues before using it as a segue back to guns, the real victims here.

Starts drinking before 10AM.

~Fin

So a thread on Fark that devolves into a gun debate drives you to drink? Do you live in Nerfworld?


I just like excuses to drink and threads like this one give me plenty of them.  It's a problem and I should probably seek help before I pickle half my internal organs just on this thread alone, but god damn it, patron tequila is so tasty.
2014-04-09 09:56:12 AM  
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sammyk: syrynxx: I'd say something funny but there's nothing funny about 20 people being stabbed.

That is the first intelligent thing anyone has said in this thread.

Good day to you sir.


You're no fun :(
2014-04-09 09:52:01 AM  
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Hey! That headline isn't funny.
2014-04-09 09:50:38 AM  
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HMS_Blinkin: naughtyrev: TwoHead: kronicfeld: I wonder what a comparative study would reveal about the relative fatality rate of a knife-wielding assailant versus a gun-wielding assailant?

Oh, wait, I don't wonder that at all.

A crazed gunman has to stop to reload but that maniac with a knife never runs out of ammo.  Guns, as our nation's founders intended, are inherently safer by far.

Think about how long it would take me to reload a tank, and I'd probably need help with operating it. That's even safer. I want a government issued tank.

Fark that, I saw we need silo-based ICBMs.  Think about how long it takes to build those things, and how difficult they are to maintain properly!  Sure, you could use one, but it'd take you so long to reload that bystanders would definitely jump you before you detonated the second nuclear weapon.


Plus, have you seen War Games?

Chances are that your partner in the silo is going to puss out anyway.
2014-04-09 09:49:36 AM  
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so, knife porn time?!
2014-04-09 09:48:41 AM  
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Frozboz: Kid with a knife = 20 kids with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
Kid with a gun = 20 dead kids


So a kid with a gun suddenly becomes Rambo and only makes kill shots?
2014-04-09 09:45:39 AM  
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Kid with a knife = 20 kids with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
Kid with a gun = 20 dead kids
2014-04-09 09:44:03 AM  
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Hack Patooey: 20 people stabbed?  So it was a high-capacity knife?


No, a high-capacity knife would have jammed causing far fewer casualties, he was using the approved limited-capacity knife.
2014-04-09 08:50:37 AM  
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And just where was the good guy with a knife? HUH?!
vpb [TotalFark]
2014-04-09 08:31:36 AM  
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And I'll bet that most (if not all) survive.

It's almost as though you have a better chance of surviving if you aren't attacked with something that is designed specifically to kill people.
2014-04-09 08:09:36 AM  
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KDKA reporting "5 or 6" students stabbed, suspect in custody.
 
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