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6943 clicks; posted to Main » on 14 May 2022 at 10:02 AM (2 days ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2 days ago  
17 people shot, 10 arrests, and 9 guns recovered. Wow, that's some polite society!
 
2 days ago  
Gotta have something to practice on.

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2 days ago  
How else are we to tell time? Our flashing VCRs?
 
2 days ago  

Thoreny: How else are we to tell time? Our flashing VCRs?


vcr?  is that a newer, more insidious form of crt to fear?
 
2 days ago  

Private_Citizen: 17 people shot, 10 arrests, and 9 guns recovered. Wow, that's some polite society!


Weird thing to celebrate, but ok. I guess if you guys used a scoreboard it would be too obvious.
 
2 days ago  
I dunno what clock you mean when there were several shooters involved and nobody died.
That's just a Thursday afternoon.
 
2 days ago  

davynelson: I dunno what clock you mean when there were several shooters involved and nobody died.
That's just a Thursday afternoon.


What do you mean, 17 people were shot and nobody died?
*searches for other articles*
Oh. It was a Bucks-Celtics game. The Celtics ran roughshod over the Bucks to force a 7th game. I can understand why disgruntled Bucks would not only open fire, but also be unable to shoot effectively...

/Ha.
 
2 days ago  

davynelson: I dunno what clock you mean when there were several shooters involved and nobody died.
That's just a Thursday afternoon.


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2 days ago  
I thought it was a time clock card machine.
Mornin' Ralph; Mornin' Sam. (Ralph Wolf & Sam Sheepdog)
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2 days ago  

AquaTatanka: Thoreny: How else are we to tell time? Our flashing VCRs?

vcr?  is that a newer, more insidious form of crt to fear?


Only by beta macks.
 
2 days ago  
Police say they've arrested ten people in the case, recovering nine guns from the scene.


We're going to have to check in with the official scorer.   This seems less like a "mass shooting" and more "gunfight at the OK Corral" material
 
2 days ago  

Private_Citizen: 17 people shot, 10 arrests, and 9 guns recovered. Wow, that's some polite society!


Okay, but no one died.  Clearly, firearms instruction is not up to par in Milwaukee.
 
2 days ago  

Magorn: Police say they've arrested ten people in the case, recovering nine guns from the scene.


We're going to have to check in with the official scorer.   This seems less like a "mass shooting" and more "gunfight at the OK Corral" material


Side note, I saw Tombstone for the first time last week
 
2 days ago  
These urban youths are just celebrating their culture. Its not your place to judge!
 
2 days ago  
"If we had a war, we could send all of these angry and mentally unstable people to the front line, and they could be shooting each other and the enemy.  It would bring a lot of stability to the situation back home.  It's too bad we don't have conscription anymore to help out with things like that."

- Brian Boitano
 
2 days ago  
Wisconsin really needs to employ armed teens from Illinois full time to keep their streets safe.
 
2 days ago  
I'd like to take this opportunity to debut my latest bracelet offering.  PayPal only, please.

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(What Would Yosemite Sam Do?)
 
2 days ago  
A SNAKE!
 
2 days ago  
Jobs! Someone has to reset the clock. It's a full time job.
 
2 days ago  
In Chicago we call this "the weekend"
 
2 days ago  
This is just a preview of what is to come. It is going to get a hell of a lot worse once the SC overturns Roe v. Wade, gay marriage, LGTBQ rights, and interracial marriage.
 
2 days ago  
More of an egg timer at this point.
 
2 days ago  
Because we've stopped distinguishing between the kinds of shootings that the meme was invented for and larger-scale gang violence?
 
2 days ago  
Didn't we also just have an article about the courts or something allowing access to semi automatic fire arms to younger people? Really should just throw out the clock at this point since America is so good at shooting itself in the foot all the time while someone makes a profit off our suffering.
 
2 days ago  

Private_Citizen: 17 people shot, 10 arrests. Wow, that's some polite society!


Hopefully they'll all lose their carry permits once the dust settles on this tragedy.
 
2 days ago  
This is the consequence of a society obsessed with gun ownership. This will continue.
 
2 days ago  
Gangs and bad aim.  That's stormtrooper level accuracy.
 
2 days ago  
Yes we do subby, but we do our measurements in Planck-times now (5.39 × 10-44 )
 
2 days ago  

Flincher: This is just a preview of what is to come. It is going to get a hell of a lot worse once the SC overturns Roe v. Wade


I don't think you're supposed to say that out loud.
 
2 days ago  
The whole thing about making something ubiquitous, and readily available to all is that it will also be available to "those people", who aren't respectable and good, like you and other people who look like you.
 
2 days ago  
The 2nd amendment is a curse upon this country.
 
2 days ago  
americans are too stupid and irresponsible to own guns. take them all away. for farks sake. savages
 
2 days ago  

qorkfiend: Magorn: Police say they've arrested ten people in the case, recovering nine guns from the scene.


We're going to have to check in with the official scorer.   This seems less like a "mass shooting" and more "gunfight at the OK Corral" material

Side note, I saw Tombstone for the first time last week


Do you have a huckleberry in your life?
 
2 days ago  
This is just run-of-the-mill "urban" crime and therefore the fault of the Democrats.
This shooting has nothing to do with guns.
 
2 days ago  

AquaTatanka: Thoreny: How else are we to tell time? Our flashing VCRs?

vcr?  is that a newer, more insidious form of crt to fear?


A VCR without a CRT was pretty useless.
 
2 days ago  
A shot clock speeds up the game?
 
2 days ago  
We don't.
We never did.
Some jerk thought it was funny, and other jerks thought they could twist it to their own political advantage.
But it was never real, or a thing.
 
2 days ago  

Magorn: Police say they've arrested ten people in the case, recovering nine guns from the scene.


We're going to have to check in with the official scorer.   This seems less like a "mass shooting" and more "gunfight at the OK Corral" material


Yeah, more like mass shoot out
 
2 days ago  
The mass shooting happened nearly two hours after three people were shot near MLK & Highland.
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2 days ago  
To be fair, it did happen near the "Deer district", so maybe they were just misguided hunters?
 
2 days ago  
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of, well, whoever's around.
 
2 days ago  

Karma Chameleon: The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of, well, whoever's around.


But never with priest or supreme court justice blood, even though they're the tyrants.
 
2 days ago  

Autoerotic Defenestration: The mass shooting happened nearly two hours after three people were shot near MLK & Highland.
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Funny thing about that.

MLK Drive in Milwaukee was once known as 3rd Street. When MLK Drive was originally created, the city fathers refused to rename the section of 3rd through downtown, including the area where this happened.

It was just in January of this year that the city finally finished the job and renamed the portion of the street crossing Highland from 3rd Street to MLK Drive.
 
2 days ago  
But the guns, are they OK?
 
2 days ago  

knobmaker: Private_Citizen: 17 people shot, 10 arrests, and 9 guns recovered. Wow, that's some polite society!

Okay, but no one died.  Clearly, firearms instruction is not up to par in Milwaukee.


The rule of thumb for shootings is when illegal guns are involved, the ratio of dead people to shots fired is low.

When legal guns are involved, there is usually a higher ratio of dead people to shots fired.

You can watch for this in future stories to see if I'm right.
 
2 days ago  
 10 people involved, no real precision in the shots, very little scoring...   It sure sounds like the Bucks / Celtics game :P

/jk
 
2 days ago  
10 people with 9 guns? This isn't a mass shooting it's gang related. Trust me if you had organized 9 people all trying to do a random mass shooting the casualties would be a much much higher number.
 
2 days ago  

Thoreny: How else are we to tell time? Our flashing VCRs?


Get with the times geezer

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2 days ago  

GrymReeper: But the guns, are they OK?


No

Obviously, the sights are miscalibrated
 
2 days ago  

FloriduhGuy: To be fair, it did happen near the "Deer district", so maybe they were just misguided hunters?


They were just trying to spend a few bucks.
 
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