Your probably not a gun nut if..


May 15, 2003, 12:48 PM
The phrase "going to the range" and you think golf.

"Packing" makes you think of lunch.

You refer to a "Glock" as a "Police Revolver".

Have any more?:D

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May 15, 2003, 12:55 PM
...keeping your powder dry means closing the lid on the Johnsons & Johnsons.

"...and ready to rock" means your guitar is plugged in.

"45" is a record speed and "45 Colt" must be one of Mr Ed's singles.

You are trying to sleep and are counting sheep but no rabbits, rams, ...

May 15, 2003, 01:02 PM
You smell Hoppes #9 on someone and say "what's that smell?"...

You can sit thru any action flick without shaking your head ruefully...

You have never looked at yourself in front of a mirror to see if you printed or to see what it looks like to be looking down the barrel of your gun... :D


May 15, 2003, 01:05 PM
When someone says: (1) "Mozambique" and you think of the country first; (2) "headshot" and you think of photography; and (3) "hammer" and you think of the tool. Also, if someone asks you how to bed something, and you start relating pick up lines rather than explain about how to prepare the stock.

Also, there's a gun battle in a movie with a woman in it and you look at her first, and not the guns.

If you've never been told to shut up during a movie because you were nitpicking the inaccuracies concerning weapons/tactics/effects.

May 15, 2003, 01:09 PM
You think that "rock and roll" is only some kind of brash music.

You think that a "SIG" is a cigarette.

You don't feel your blood pressure spike when the news runs a story about the dangers of "assault weapons".

You refer to the NRA as "the gun lobby".

You refer to Handgun Control, Inc as "a gun safety advocacy group". ( :rolleyes: )

You think that the "centimeter" is only referencing something found on a ruler. (Which it is...sort of... :scrutiny: )

You think that "ACP" has something to do with the "Advancement of Colored People" (perhaps this should also be, "you know your a Democrat if"...)

You don't cringe when actors throw their Benellis, Desert Eagles, MP5s, SPASs, SIGs, Glocks, etc... on the ground when they run out of ammo. (Remember the Matrix... :uhoh: )

May 15, 2003, 01:09 PM voted for feinswein. lament the passing of the rosie show because it hit all the issues noone else had the brass ones to discuss. think michael moore is 'brilliant' for his advocacy of non-fiction. think every gangbanger has a desert eagle and is anxiously awaiting buying a new s&w 500 magnum on the streets for a piddly price of $500.

i could go on and on with this kind of thread, you know. but i'll let a few other step in and say their piece. :D

May 15, 2003, 01:14 PM
Weaver is the chick from Aliens
Beretta is a TV show.
A magazine is something you read when you're sitting on the can.
A clip is something your sister puts in her hair and a box-ish device with a spring that contains ammunition and feeds a firearm.

May 15, 2003, 01:16 PM
... you think the Bass Pro Shop is just a fishing store.

... gunshots in the rural county is 'trouble.'

... you can't understand why someone would have more than one gun.

... you're a democrat? :D

Brian Maffei
May 15, 2003, 01:21 PM
When you see a gun on TV/Movie, you DON'T try to name the make and model.

May 15, 2003, 01:23 PM
... you think it's cool then they hold a gun sideways while shooting
... you think people really do fly back into the air when hit by a pistol
... you aren't aware that "assault weapon" and "automatic weapon" are different things
... you think that black rifles are more evil than wood-stocked rifles
... you think bullets and casings are like "Gun DNA"
... you think every rifle with a scope is a "Sniper Rifle"

May 15, 2003, 01:26 PM
You believe shooting a car will make it explode.


May 15, 2003, 01:26 PM
1) When you have no idea what any of the following mean: FMJ, JHP, LRN, SWC, WC, LHP, XTP, BTHP, or HSHOK.

2) Jam to you means some form of cooked, smashed fruit that comes in a jar.

3) The only thing you know of that comes in grains is sugar and sand.

4) When you hear the words "Long Range" you think of two or three years.

5) You never wonder why the actors in action movies never run out of bullets nor do you ever catch yourself counting their number of shots before changing clips.

May 15, 2003, 01:27 PM
Your probably not a gun nut if..
You know the difference between "your" and "you're." :p

-0- (ejimacated gun nut)

May 15, 2003, 01:32 PM
-The sight of a gun makes you afraid.
-believe that one must need a gun to own one.
-the first time you ever see one outside of a movie is when one is pointed at you in a crime.

May 15, 2003, 01:59 PM
-You call a magazine a clip
-You call cartridges bullets
-IF you've EVER said 'shotgun bullet'

May 15, 2003, 02:16 PM
......your only definition of "printing" is with some form of paper.:scrutiny:

May 15, 2003, 03:13 PM
...A Colt .45 refers to a 40 oz.-er of fine malt liquor, stuck between the St. Ides and the Olde English 800.

...Caliber is an assessment of quality.

..."Lock,stock and barrel" is the same as "The whole kit and kaboodle".

...You think buck fever comes from deer ticks.

...A "Flash in the pan" is the same as a "One-hit wonder".

...That "Going off half-cocked" is what handguns do to children. Without being touched. All by themselves. Malicously.

..You think that the scrutiny of the media is all that's necessary to restrain the gubmint.

...You bring a knife to a gunfight.

May 15, 2003, 04:20 PM
I wouldn't know.:D I'm a gun nut.

May 15, 2003, 04:47 PM
You think carrying a gun is legal only in Texas.
Yes I know someone who thought that.:rolleyes:

May 15, 2003, 07:18 PM
Dev null,

I don't think many people picked up on your comment, but it didnt go unappreciated here!

YOUR a real fun guy... lol

May 15, 2003, 07:43 PM
Dev_nul said
You know the difference between "your" and "you're."

You are as bad as my wife:neener:

Englesh neva wuz me strog soot.

Neither was paying attention to how I wrote.:rolleyes:

Mark D
May 15, 2003, 07:54 PM
-You think MOA is some tribe in the South Pacific.

May 15, 2003, 08:13 PM
-earplugs are for mother-in-laws
-earmuffs are for when its cold and mother-in-laws
-payload, refers to how much junk your p/u can haul.
-grouping is how the family poses for a photo
-in the black means your debt free
-stock means inventory
-no. 9 refers to a green at the golf course
-light 'em up, means have a smoke
-clays, means Play-Doh
-bbl, means a wooden or metal container
-a keg is what beer comes in
-gas-check, means looking at the fuel gauge
-CCW must be a type of music before you were born
-sling-shot, is what David did to Goliath
-COM is a port on a pc
-COF must be another port, but you have no idea where.
-Oakleys, are baby oak trees
-Bushnell, isn't that an Irish Whiskey?
-Weaver, someone that uses a loom
-Tasco, wasn't that a discount chain that went out of business?
-10/22, someone doesn't know how to properly write time.
-'06, refers to a year
-B 27, BINGO!! We have a winner
-1911, gotta be another year, somebody in the family was born in
-Trap, something you catch critters in
-S/C, somebody can't spell South Carolina
-Skeet field, dang southern folk slang for a skeeter's taking over the yard.
-Marbles, what you played with as a kid
-hull, part of a ship

May 15, 2003, 10:03 PM
your anything less then my friend. Today at school our teacher told him he couldnt have any guns on his paper, he ranted and turned it in with the guns still on his paper:D

George Hill
May 15, 2003, 10:17 PM
You spell Senator Tom Dash-Hole's name correctly.
You like Michael Moore's movie and he deserved that Oscar!

May 15, 2003, 10:27 PM
You think the 5 o'clock news it the utmost authority on .308 shotguns.

You believe anything over 2 guns is a militia arsenal.

You think a Tec 9 is the coolest UZI you have ever seen.

May 15, 2003, 10:32 PM
you don't get the humor in this thread

May 15, 2003, 10:58 PM
You think "Full Metal Jacket" is a movie.

A "stovepipe" carries smoke out of a furnace.

A TRG is some sort of exotic British car.

"Center Mass" is some sort of weird Catholic rite.

A "double stack" is something you order at the burger joint

Lake City is some obscure resort town.

"Double-tapping" is a dance move.

"Tupperware" is something you store food in.

A Nova is a badly built American sedan.

You order "Knob Creek" at a bar.

May 15, 2003, 11:06 PM
An mp5 is a machine gun

handguns go off at children.. untouched... maliciously

The second amendment only applies to flintlock muskets, although the first amendment applies to the internet and TV

You believe that a person (at least in CA) is responsible (read old) enough at 18 to vote, join the army, move away from home, be an adult in the eyes of the law, and buy a rifle. Yet they aren't responsible enough for a handgun (or alcohol for that matter) for 3 years after that.

Sorry if that seems a little rantish. Age-ism is a peeve of mine.


May 16, 2003, 09:43 AM
The police call them SWAT teams because the are supposed to 'SWAT' out the bad guys like the pests that they are!

Beretta: Isn't that the name of that TV series and that car made by Chevy?
And a gun company? Well, gee whiz, that gun maker ought to be paying GM and the media company for infringing on other peoples trademarks. Like they had to use some popular name like that after it was already taken like, at least 30 years ago. That 'Beretta' gun company is just without scruples!

An M16's recoil is unmanageable because....well hey, Stephen King said so in one of his novels, and who can argue with someone with book sales like his?

May 16, 2003, 10:04 AM
Hahhahaha.. ModIMark0.. I read that book and loved it, otherwise.

May 16, 2003, 10:21 AM
I HATE the term "gun nut" but I'll play along this time :)

You think a 10-ring is what Bo Derrek leaves in the bathtub.

You think the second amendment says "THOU SHALT NOT TAKE THE NAME OF THE LORD THY GOD IN VAIN"

You think full-auto means it's not a stick shift and comes with cruise control

You think 30-30 is a perscription for glasses

You think Garand is a big piano

You hear the name Stoner and think it's anyone with tin foil on their windows and grow lights in the attic

You think Hillary, Dachele, and Shumer stand up for the little guy

May 16, 2003, 10:27 AM
Don't know, but I do know I'm a gun nut,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,have been told so!
And am PROUD OF IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

:evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:

May 16, 2003, 11:47 AM
Full Metal Jacket is the name of one of those headbanger's bands
A .50 cal bullet passing by you will knock you over
Guns carry immense caches of ammo, maybe as many as a hellacious 30 rounds, and you can shoot them for ever, without reloading!
Only a criminal or apsycho would need an "Assault Rifle"
Your have a prayers chance in hell of running away from the cops while carrying said rifle


May 16, 2003, 01:53 PM
-----if you think a "heater" is something to get warm by.

May 16, 2003, 04:53 PM
....if you think Stallone, Streissand and their ilk are wise people, with well thought out logical political views that everyone should follow.

May 16, 2003, 04:53 PM
{some Eastern bloc ones}

...if you hear someone going to "shoot his SLR" and wonder what he's taking pictures of.

...if you see the initials "WASR" or "WUM" and think it's some radio station back East.

...if you hear the term "red dot" and think it's those things in peoples' eyes when you take their picture.

...if you see the initials "PM" and think, well WHEN this afternoon?

...if you hear the words "muzzle break" and think that someone has a big, mean-??? dog.

...if you hear of someone getting a "Kobra" and think they're some kind of idiot for playing with dangerous snakes.

Captain Scarlet
May 16, 2003, 07:39 PM
you think:

a shotgun doesnt require any skill, you just point and shoot!
you cant miss with a shotgun! :p

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