If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(Vox)   If you're gonna get shot, it's better to be naked, presumably because it makes for a better Fark headline   (vox.com) divider line 13
    More: Interesting  
•       •       •

2039 clicks; posted to Main » on 01 Aug 2014 at 9:08 PM (20 weeks ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



13 Comments   (+0 »)
   
View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest
 
2014-08-01 08:17:21 PM  
It's better to be like Clark Kent and carry a lucky silver dollar in your shirt pocket so when you get shot in the chest you have an excuse why the bullet didn't hurt you.
 
2014-08-01 09:20:15 PM  

Kevin72: It's better to be like Clark Kent and carry a lucky silver dollar in your shirt pocket so when you get shot in the chest you have an excuse why the bullet didn't hurt you.


When my dad was in the Navy in Vietnam, he had a little strap on his jacket with three loops.  He carried one bullet of each common caliber, a 7.62 round, a .45 round, a think a .30 cal round.  Not sure I gotta find the picture.  Anyway, the reason is obvious but people would still ask him "Why do you keep 3 bullets on your jacket?".  He invariably replied: "You never know - one day it just might stop a bible."


/true story
 
2014-08-01 09:20:56 PM  
I'm pretty sure that "naked" is one of the dozen or so best words you can put in a headline.
 
2014-08-01 09:32:10 PM  
Sometimes being naked is what gets you shot in the first place.

/"wait a minute, it's not what you think..."
 
2014-08-01 09:33:43 PM  
If I were to ever be on the receiving end of a bullet, I would still rather be clothed.

Preferably with a vest, of the ballistic type.
 
2014-08-01 09:45:23 PM  
derpes_simplex:  "You never know - one day it just might stop a bible."

More likely a Koran.
 
2014-08-01 09:45:36 PM  
Does the gun also have to be naked?

talkbacker.com
 
2014-08-01 09:50:17 PM  
Being naked and unarmed should require your shooter to work harder on their self-defense claim anyway.
 
2014-08-01 11:07:12 PM  
Unless the shooter has those extra damage bullets which separate on impact.   There should be extra charges for people who use those.  There is a reason why the Geneva convention only allows metal jacketed bullets.  But Billy Bob the Tea Clown wants to maim and remove limbs from whoever gets in the way.
 
2014-08-01 11:08:24 PM  
Am I the only one that noticed the terrible form in the stock photo?

/non-dominant thumb should be along the frame
//roll the wrist forward
 
2014-08-01 11:58:08 PM  
When bullets were usually large and subsonic it was the threat of deep tissue infection that made being shot while naked preferable to being shot while clothed.  See "A Nude Duel" in the following link:  http://listverse.com/2007/11/08/top-8-remarkable-duels/
 
2014-08-02 12:10:57 AM  
Not surprising.

Pretty much everything's better naked.

Except, of course, for frying bacon.
 
2014-08-02 12:25:58 AM  
News from the Civil War era is so exciting!
 
Displayed 13 of 13 comments

View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest


This thread is closed to new comments.

Continue Farking
Submit a Link »
On Twitter





In Other Media


  1. Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.

  2. When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.

  3. Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.

  4. Click here to submit a link.

Report