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hillrat

Trad climber
reno, nv
Feb 13, 2013 - 01:57pm PT
Why pay attention? It's more fun to throw around some attention-grabbing b.s., like calling people fukin idiots. Good for you for owning a gun or two! I wish you luck with the hunting, it can be rewarding.

Seriously though, your point gets lost when you start calling names. It brings out the elitist attitude in you and puts it on display for the world. It nullifies any valid point you might have had. Why would anyone give a sh#t about someone's opinion when all they're going to do when you find your opinions differ is start calling you derogatory names and calling your intelligence into question? Is that really an effective method of having your opinion considered, ya think?
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 13, 2013 - 02:00pm PT
Well said HillRat,,But it will fall on deaf ears, im afraid...
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Feb 13, 2013 - 02:09pm PT
Hillrat, I tried that. I used to support my claims with statistics, spend time checking the sources, etc. Then I realized most of the people involved in these discussions are fuking idiots... so...
hillrat

Trad climber
reno, nv
Feb 13, 2013 - 02:12pm PT
You want REAL economic collapse? Let them keep their cars, take away the fuel. Better yet, throw in a major geologic/meteorologic event. We've seen it happen, here, recently, in this country. Criminals took advantage, decent citizens became victims. Nobody will ever really know how many crimes were committed, nor how many were thwarted by justified use of firearms.

You've got points to make, fine. But for you to argue that someone is an idiot because they don't embrace stricter gun control? Really? That's your definition? Kinda narrow.

Arm all teachers: Bad, bad idea.
Allow those who are capable and sane to carry? Maybe. I haven't seen a rise in crime or accidents for that matter in the rest of the general public sector from allowing concealed carry in general. When and where and who would probably need close scrutiny.

You really think I don't recognize how interwoven vehicles are in our society? Come on... I'm a f*#kin mechanic. I have a degree in that sh#t. Your idea that there's simply no comparison between cars and guns is not true. There are valid points to be made. It's like when I compared my ex to a stripper once and she went batxhit crazy because she saw no similarity between them. I guess ymmv.


I'm wrong every day. Life is constantly changing and evolving, along with what I know, what I think I know, and what life's going to teach me tomorrow. My attitudes on guns have changed over time, and indeed the GF and I have differing opinions which we're willing to at least discuss rationally. We don't call each other fukin idiots.

But like I said, whatever works for ya.

Edit: to be less of a prick
hillrat

Trad climber
reno, nv
Feb 13, 2013 - 02:15pm PT
All right, all right. I'm gettin all worked up over this stupid thread again. Look, I don't really want to start calling people names and all that b.s.

So if I offend, I'll work on that.

Anyway, the sun's out and there are better things to do.

You are right that people base their opinions as much on emotion as statistics, which are often contradictory.
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Feb 13, 2013 - 02:25pm PT
You didn't have time to look back a page or two before assuming I was on the extreme opposite side of the argument... assuming that I opposed gun ownership and thought everyone who owned one was a fuking idiot...

...but you had time to do a screen capture from another thread and upload it?




So, you want to assume you know what my opinion is without reading my opinions?

"Is that really an effective method of having your opinion considered, ya think?"

I'm pretty sure I haven't called you a fuking idiot yet hillrat, because I read what you write and consider most of it fairly intelligent. Ron, Ron, and Chaz on the other hand, they can be fuking idiots and I have no hesitation pointing out when they are.
the Fet

climber
Tu-Tok-A-Nu-La
Feb 13, 2013 - 02:31pm PT
mechrist, you are coming across like Bluering. Is that what you really want? LOL. I understand your frustration, but you catch more flies with sugar than vinegar, and the flies that don't like sugar are too fuking stupid to deal with anyway.
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Feb 13, 2013 - 02:47pm PT
Thanks for the heads up on the tone Fet. Blurring is the king of fuking idiots. Coming off like that douche nozzle is the last thing I want. I guess that is what happens when I allot 5% of my brain to posting on ST while working.

peas
hillrat

Trad climber
reno, nv
Feb 13, 2013 - 04:16pm PT
3109 posts. Im just not that bored. Sorry i didnt catch your opinion as being moderate. Guess thats life in the forum. Keep at it with the statistics and the research.Dont be surprised when people refute the numbers. Just try to remember there are other legitimate uses for guns besides gangbangin, redneckin, and murder.

mechrist: not Bluering
Chaz

Trad climber
greater Boss Angeles area
Feb 13, 2013 - 04:28pm PT
Weschrist writes:

"Ron, Ron, and Chaz on the other hand, they can be fuking idiots and I have no hesitation pointing out when they are."



Yeah, but you have no answer to my agruements. If you did, you'd respond with something more intilligent than your tiresome "fuking idiots" schoolyard rhetoric.
Dave Kos

Social climber
Temecula
Feb 13, 2013 - 04:51pm PT
Maybe you didn't know, but you don't need a license, registration, or insurance to legally own and drive a car on private property.


Now there's a argument that demands an answer!
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 13, 2013 - 05:30pm PT
On the TV channels around here,, every day and night, the NHP runs ads warning of folks not to be distracted while driving, and cell phone usage/texting..EVERY NIGHT and day these ads are run, and they DONT run any ads of avoiding guns, or any of the like. So one can only assume the NHP is far more concerned over teeny boppers texting than with any guns issues.
crankster

Trad climber
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Feb 13, 2013 - 07:05pm PT
Ron, you ignorant slut, does the NHP stand for the Nevada Highway Patrol??????
Why would they run ads about gun control??????
Please, go to the fridge and look in that jar labeled "my brain". Put it back in!!!!!
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 13, 2013 - 07:10pm PT
No one runs adds pleading to avoid guns or any of the like is MY point,, crank..
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Feb 13, 2013 - 09:33pm PT
ya know, dat thar NHP iz a gubmint agensee. day woent wana enstagate nutin leyk a revolution or nutin by bannin are guns, now wud day?
monolith

climber
SF bay area
Feb 13, 2013 - 09:44pm PT
NHP = Nevada HIGHWAY Patrol.

CARS run on HIGHWAYS.
CARS is their focus.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 13, 2013 - 09:45pm PT
cars/cell phones are DANGEROUS and KILL more people every year than guns. GET IT?

Do mankind a favor,, sell yur buick...
monolith

climber
SF bay area
Feb 13, 2013 - 09:47pm PT
Heart disease kills more than guns and cars.

The NHP doesn't run ads against heart disease either, so they must think heart disease is not a problem in this country, by yer logic.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 13, 2013 - 09:51pm PT
yes but nearly EVERYBODY doesnt have heart disease,, but phones and cars?

IF you truly care, youll lobby to ban those. MASS transit only. A TRIFECTA WIN!..Reduce green house gasses, reduce the use of fossil fuels dramatically, and save da urth...

monolith

climber
SF bay area
Feb 13, 2013 - 09:53pm PT
You'll find sheriffs department run gun safety classes, while highway patrols push car safety.

Now we're talking logic.

NHP, snort, snort.
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