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(Washington Post)   Washington DC man orders flat screen television from Amazon, gets assault rifle instead   ( divider line
    More: Scary, Washington DC, Amazon, assault weapons, Westinghouse  
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10934 clicks; posted to Main » on 09 Aug 2012 at 12:25 PM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-08-09 09:26:38 AM  
5 votes:
So, you take that down to any big box store, whip it out and get several free tvs.

What is the problem?
2012-08-09 03:50:19 PM  
4 votes:
I can imagine the incredible dilemma this douche was in. He has this wonderful antigun story to tell but he must admit to all his douche friends that he owns a T V. The paradox has occured the Mayan's where right.
2012-08-09 11:36:54 AM  
4 votes:

thomps: give a man a tv, and he has one tv. give a man a gun and he has tvs for a lifetime.

Unless his name is Elvis.
2012-08-09 11:24:23 AM  
4 votes:
give a man a tv, and he has one tv. give a man a gun and he has tvs for a lifetime.
2012-08-09 09:29:56 AM  
4 votes:
"I definitely knew it was a mistake," he said.

LOL. No slipping anything past this guy!
2012-08-09 10:05:26 AM  
3 votes:

Barfmaker: dittybopper: a decent social rifle

Social rifle?

Sad and demented. But social.
2012-08-09 12:35:21 PM  
2 votes:
But what was the gun's resolution?
2012-08-09 12:29:54 PM  
2 votes:
I thought they shut down Fast and Furious.
2012-08-09 12:25:25 PM  
2 votes:

dittybopper: Barfmaker: dittybopper: a decent social rifle

Social rifle?

Think about it.

Well, a deer rifle is for hunting deer, so a social rifle is obviously for hunting socialists.
2012-08-09 03:40:55 PM  
1 vote:

Dimensio: MycroftHolmes: spawn73: VTGremlin: If I got a SIG instead of a TV I'd consider it the best day ever. And probably never tell a soul.

But the guy who didn't get the SIG he ordered would tell, and they'd figure it out (because it's a riffle, they wouldn´t just shrug their shoulders and mail another one).

How would they figure it out? The pansies label got accidentally transferred to the other shipment in transit, there would be no way to backtrace it.

An unfortunate condition; with no means of backtracing, a determination of who dun goofed is impossible.

Never be the same, consequences will be
2012-08-09 02:21:25 PM  
1 vote:

Tat'dGreaser: You can't just make up words

Then where did they all come from?
2012-08-09 01:32:03 PM  
1 vote:

Deucednuisance: Everybody voicing an opinion on this matter that has a J.D or better, raise your hand.

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2012-08-09 01:06:48 PM  
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This is my social rifle, this is my social gun.

This is for social fighting, this is for social fun.

got nuthin'
2012-08-09 12:57:22 PM  
1 vote:

scruffy1: A friend and I once stopped by the local sporting good store to buy a few thousand rounds of .22 ammo. We were going to go target shooting and they had a sale, 20 bucks for the 1000 or something like that. We get to the counter and some lady customer that was standing at it looked at us as if we were preparing to stage WWIII. Yeah some people....

If that had happened in Texas, the lady customer would only have been questioning your taste in ammo.
2012-08-09 12:52:43 PM  
1 vote:
Which one of you farkers posted this in the comments at the end of TFA?

"I'm impressed by the sheer volume of pretentious snobbery crammed into these few lines of text. Excellent job, Seth Horvitz and whoever on the Post serves as your cultural impact coordinator (calling the Brady Campaign for some reason was a nice touch, but you oddly omitted what I can only assume was your tearful, high-pitched call to the Post). But I also find it unlikely that you simply sat around eating comfortably and gazing at each other through your hipster glasses with the gun just sitting there; odds are you spent most of the evening on the other side of the room in a pillow fort just in case it leapt off the table and tried to kill everyone there all by itself, like guns do all the time."
2012-08-09 12:48:34 PM  
1 vote:
Good thing he jumped back as he touched it. There's just no way of knowing what will trigger an assault rifle like that to fire.
2012-08-09 12:44:58 PM  
1 vote:
North African and Mediterranean whats that.... a large helping of poverty and a bowl of sand?

I like how the first thing the guy does, who is afraid of guns and is about to call the Brady Center, is put his finger on the trigger.

More proof that the gun grabbers are a danger to people when around firearms.
2012-08-09 12:43:43 PM  
1 vote:


because you downloaded all his tunes without paying and now he's on welfare with nothing to eat and nothing to do.
2012-08-09 12:31:18 PM  
1 vote:
For what reason has Mr. Horvitz not yet been arrested for unlawful possession of an "assault weapon" in the District of Columbia?
2012-08-09 12:31:05 PM  
1 vote:
Get a $1500 rifle instead of a $350 TV? Where do I sign up?
2012-08-09 12:27:42 PM  
1 vote:
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2012-08-09 10:40:50 AM  
1 vote:

TheYeti: Everyone drink every time someone in the media misuses "assault rifle."

no, just no. I've got to be able to drive home
2012-08-09 10:38:30 AM  
1 vote:
The group enjoyed a potluck dinner with a North African and Mediterranean theme - the evening's conversation enlivened by the surprise parcel. Horvitz, his wife and their friends stared at the gun, regarding it as a museum piece from an exotic culture.

These people sound like colossal douchebags. It's an empty gun.
2012-08-09 10:37:55 AM  
1 vote:
NBC's probably jealous of the gun's Neilson ratings.
2012-08-09 10:22:20 AM  
1 vote:
Man, the NRA is getting crafty with their desire for every citizen to be armed.
2012-08-09 10:14:11 AM  
1 vote:
The group enjoyed a potluck dinner with a North African and Mediterranean theme - the evening's conversation enlivened by the surprise parcel. Horvitz, his wife and their friends stared at the gun, regarding it as a museum piece from an exotic culture.

Farking intellectuals.

It was a farked up order. Not some newly discovered ancient talisman forged by forgotten gods.
2012-08-09 08:20:56 AM  
1 vote:

dittybopper: a decent social rifle

Social rifle?
2012-08-09 08:02:58 AM  
1 vote:
That pic looks like it was taken in his pantry.

That's a terrible place to put a SIG716. It's an even worse place to put a television.
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