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(Sydney Morning Herald)   Booze kills roughly three times as many people per year than guns. When will it be time to have a discussion about high capacity pint glasses and assault bourbons?   (smh.com.au ) divider line
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2014-06-26 09:01:01 PM  
4 votes:
From my cold, dead hands!
2014-06-27 02:07:21 AM  
3 votes:
The differences are subtle, maybe this will help:

Guns:
img.fark.net

Alcohol:
www.aculyinternet.de
jbc [TotalFark]
2014-06-27 06:19:44 AM  
2 votes:
Why did Jesus turn water into wine instead of Winchesters?
2014-06-27 02:49:22 AM  
2 votes:

thefatbasturd: LazerFish: Emposter: crab66: I like how this is the blanket argument from gun nuts now.


See, something else kills people too! Therefore mass shootings are fine.


Flawless logic.

They have no real argument, so they resort to bullshiat.  Luckily for them, the country is full of gullible idiots.

More people die every year from being trampled by cattle than by skydiving accidents. By their logic, we have no need for parachutes.

Yeah keep telling yourself and your brain dead friends that is the argument being made and you can ignore the actual FACTS that are really being pointed out to you.



More people are killed every year by the ocean than choke on broom handles. Clearly we need to outlaw Potatoes!


Gunnut logic. Flawless.

I hope Obama comes in swinging his big black dick and takes all your guns right before he sends you to a FEMA camp.
2014-06-27 01:25:04 AM  
2 votes:

Pokey.Clyde: There are also warning labels with guns


WARNING: The Surgeon General has determined that purchasing guns you intend to brag about to your friends and/or neighbors is a leading cause of douchebagginess.
2014-06-27 12:45:53 AM  
2 votes:

RangerTaylor: You can take my Buffalo Trace when you pr. . .

naughtyrev: From my cold, dead hands!

Dammit!


Do you really want to ice it down before you drink it? Maybe it should be from your room temperatured hand?
2014-06-27 01:13:06 PM  
1 vote:

stan unusual: That's not a gun.


Darn, you noticed.
2014-06-27 10:33:04 AM  
1 vote:

moeburn: NicktheSmoker: moeburn: I've said it before.  I'm glad handguns are illegal where I live - the best you can get is a bolt action hunting rifle, and even those are pretty damn hard to get.  And yes, we still have handgun deaths and violent crime, but nowhere near as much as you guys have in the USA.

That being said, I would never travel to Afghanistan without a gun.  I would never travel to Somalia without a gun.  And I would never go to your hell hole of a country, the USA, without a gun.

Man, you and pueblonaive should get a room, and jerk each other off. Seems you're the only two morons still talking about dumb shiat.  You even said you still have gun violence, but now you can literally do nothing about it. That sounds awesome. Hope that works out well for you.

I don't even... what?

Okay, I crossed out all the "dumb shiat" and left the actual argument you made.  Yes, we still have gun violence, but if you will notice the second half of that sentence, WE HAVE A LOT LESS THAN YOU!  And "You can literally do nothing about it"?  If you're referring to reducing gun violence - sure we can, from better school programs, community services, outreach programs, better jobs for young people, partial legalization of illicit trades, better welfare programs...  If you're referring to a specific instance when someone pulls a gun on you, no, you're right, you won't have a gun to pull on them.  But considering the chances of A) someone pulling a gun on me, and B) me having the opportunity to actually get my gun out without getting shot in the process, I'd much rather keep handguns illegal than keep one for myself.

But again, if I had to go to the states, a handgun would be the first thing on my list of necessities, because you're all farking nuts and I don't trust any of you.


Its a regular wild west out here partner. Just the other day I was passing by the saloon (on the way to the outhouse obviously) where Jim Bob shot ol' Charlie Mansford dead over a game of cards.

/murica
2014-06-27 08:46:25 AM  
1 vote:
I am tired of all these politicians who are clearly on the payroll of Alcoholics Anonymous. It's time we stripped their veil of anonymity and made them publicize their campaign contributions. Maybe then we can enact some common-sense alcohol control laws.
2014-06-27 07:43:43 AM  
1 vote:

jso2897: Now, when you put alcohol and guns together, you've really got something.
[i18.photobucket.com image 300x187]


Guns that shoot alcohol.

www.collectorsquest.com

Pew pew!
2014-06-27 05:55:56 AM  
1 vote:
That's why I hire security that have concealed booze permits.
Need a good guy with booze.
2014-06-27 04:37:20 AM  
1 vote:
Now, when you put alcohol and guns together, you've really got something.
i18.photobucket.com
2014-06-27 03:21:41 AM  
1 vote:
Booze doesn't kill people. People kill people.
2014-06-27 03:21:39 AM  
1 vote:

Nina_Hartley's_Ass: I got no problem with any of that.

And GUN NUTS:

Keep on comparing guns to alcohol, swimming pools, knives and anything else you can think of. It's a really convincing argument and in no way makes you look like desperate idiots.


The comparison is valid.

Anti-gun drunks are hypocrites. There is no other purpose for alcohol than to use as a drug, and it actually is responsible for three times more deaths than guns each year, along with a shiat-load of violence and crimes.

The only reason people shiat their pants about guns is because guns make a loud noise and are often included as a movie/TV plot device. Nearly everyone I know has been affected by alcohol abuse at some time in their lives, and very few know anybody who has ever been shot.

If the goal is saving lives -- which is what drunken anti-gun nuts claim -- put down the bottle before you tell me what to do.
2014-06-27 02:58:12 AM  
1 vote:

crab66: You can't prevent all drunk driving so why have any laws?

Gunnut logic.


Look, all we want is *reasonable* regulations on alcohol.

First, stop showing billions of dollars of ads aimed at young people, telling them they can only be happy if they're drunks.

Second, a simple background check at bars and liquor stores to prevent repeat offenders and the mentally ill from being able to buy alcohol.

Third, mandatory alcohol classes before you're allowed to drink. Show people under the influence vomiting, getting violent, and losing motor control. Show aging, liver-damaged drunks with bellies filled with ammonia, drooling because it's melting their brain.

But Noooo -- Big Alcohol owns legislatures everywhere and stops each and every reasonable step to stop those 88,000 deaths.
2014-06-27 02:08:51 AM  
1 vote:

TuteTibiImperes: Pokey.Clyde: TuteTibiImperes: Very few places have laws against carrying firearms in public.

Bullshiat. Whether a state allows open-carry and/or concealed-carry, there are plenty of rules and laws that determine who, what, when, where, why, and how one can or cannot carry a firearm in public.

/but keep farking that chicken, tute

Most places require that you take a short class and do a background check to get CCW permit.  It's not as if the regulations are tough.

Effectively anyone without a felony record can get one.


Move those goalposts often?  You said very few places have laws against carrying firearms in public. I told you that you were wrong, that in fact, all places have laws against carrying in public if you don't meet certain criteria. What the hell does how tough it is to get a CCW have to do with whether or not there are laws governing carrying a firearm in public? I'll tell you...not a damn thing.

/your chicken is sore and tired. Let it go to bed for the night.
2014-06-27 01:55:21 AM  
1 vote:

JoieD'Zen: Lenny_da_Hog: It's pretty obvious that alcohol use is just compensation for your small penis.

I don't have a penis unless I borrow one if you know what I mean and I think you do.


I think I do.

I have a few left in mason jars, preserved in alcohol, for only $50 each. PM me.
2014-06-27 01:52:07 AM  
1 vote:
FTA: Nearly one in 10 of the deaths that befell working-age adults was traceable to alcohol.

Therefore over nine in 10 of the deaths were traceable to other than alcohol, or not alcohol, to simplify matters.
Therefore not drinking is nine times more deadly than drinking. So keep a steady drip going all day, just to be safe.
2014-06-27 01:46:26 AM  
1 vote:
It's pretty obvious that alcohol use is just compensation for your small penis.
2014-06-27 01:27:03 AM  
1 vote:

Emposter: crab66: I like how this is the blanket argument from gun nuts now.


See, something else kills people too! Therefore mass shootings are fine.


Flawless logic.

They have no real argument, so they resort to bullshiat.  Luckily for them, the country is full of gullible idiots.


More people die every year from being trampled by cattle than by skydiving accidents. By their logic, we have no need for parachutes.
2014-06-27 01:04:37 AM  
1 vote:
Pretty soon, people will want to be MARRYING BEER
When will it end
2014-06-27 01:01:36 AM  
1 vote:

TuteTibiImperes: I don't have to worry about a guy on the street trying to rob me with a bottle of schnapps.  If a kid finds his dad case of Coors he isn't going to kill himself or his friend with it.  A maniac can't use a fifth of rum to kill dozens of unsuspecting people.


Exactly! Alcohol ONLY hurts the people who use it and has no effect whatsoever on family members and/or complete strangers. Well, unless those people drink that booze and then climb behind the wheel of their SUV and mow down your entire family as you walk down the street. Or, I suppose, if they get drunk and violent and stab you in the face for eyeballin' their woman. Or if your parent/spouse/whoever likes to get hammered and then use you as a punching bag. Other than that though, alcohol abuse is pretty much victimless, unlike those scary guns that constantly thirst for the blood of the innocent.
2014-06-27 12:52:46 AM  
1 vote:

ladyfortuna: violentsalvation:
This is a booze thread, anybody drinking anything interesting?

Dunno if it counts as 'interesting' but: 1.5 pint mason jar, fill 1/3 with ice, give it a few fingers of Captain Morgan, about four ounces of Simply Orange OJ (all other OJ is gross), then fill the remainder with carbonated water. It's simple, but refreshing, and the size of the jar = I don't have to get up for a refill for a long time.


I like your style, Ma'am

/cheers!
2014-06-27 12:47:16 AM  
1 vote:

Gecko Gingrich: Many states don't prohibit "open container". Ever been to Mardi Gras?

Many states allow minors to drink under adult supervision. Even been to a Mass?


That isn't wine, it's the literal blood of Jesus Christ.
It's called "Transubstantiation" and it's a totally real thing if you're a freaking idiot.
2014-06-27 12:47:16 AM  
1 vote:
Living is killing more and more people every day!

To date, life has a proven 100% mortality rate!

The more people that are born, the more keep dying!

WHEN ARE WE GOING TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT THIS PEOPLE!?!?!?
2014-06-27 12:46:12 AM  
1 vote:

Bill_Wick's_Friend: There are warning labels on liquor in the USA.

You can't carry an open beer around in the USA.

Minors, even under supervision, are prohibited from using liquor in the USA.

I can keep going. I can think of many many ways in which liquor is regulated in the USA with the purpose of minimizing the harm alcohol does to society. Similar measures with regards to guns are decried as draconian gun-grabbing anti-constitutional totalitarianism by the NRA crowd.


Yeah, funny thing.  It's almost as if we have don't have a Constitutional amendment that guarantees the right to get smashed, or something.
2014-06-27 12:44:10 AM  
1 vote:
This is why everyone should carry booze with them at all times.
2014-06-27 12:40:17 AM  
1 vote:

images.smh.com.au

Binge drinking is a huge killer in the US, blamed for claiming 88,000 lives a year. Photo: Jennifer Soo


Did she take this picture after drinking a whole bottle of red and half a bottle of white wine?  It looks that way.
2014-06-27 12:25:23 AM  
1 vote:

violentsalvation: TuteTibiImperes: A maniac can't use a fifth of rum to kill dozens of unsuspecting people.

Maybe if he quietly chains the doors shut and turns the fifth into a molotov.

I'm sick of farking gun threads.

This is a booze thread, anybody drinking anything interesting?


Angry Orchard Traditional Dry hard cider

/I drink my apple a day
//ok... several apples
2014-06-26 10:34:27 PM  
1 vote:

Bill_Wick's_Friend: You can't carry an open beer around in the USA.


Louisiana?
2014-06-26 09:14:28 PM  
1 vote:
There are warning labels on liquor in the USA.

You can't carry an open beer around in the USA.

Minors, even under supervision, are prohibited from using liquor in the USA.

I can keep going. I can think of many many ways in which liquor is regulated in the USA with the purpose of minimizing the harm alcohol does to society. Similar measures with regards to guns are decried as draconian gun-grabbing anti-constitutional totalitarianism by the NRA crowd.
 
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