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A warning regarding Austin TX

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Drizzt, Mar 1, 2006.

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  1. Drizzt

    Drizzt Member

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    I'm doing some contract work over at Dell, and I was looking through their safety webpage today (they still haven't figured out what I'm supposed to do), and I noticed a list of the advisories for Dell employees travelling to the different sites. Here is the advisory for Austin Texas.

     
  2. asknight

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    Haha, good advice. All citizens should always be respectful and proper, when possible. :)
     
  3. Kim

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    I think it is funny. Dell tells employees about crime, gangs. But did you know Dell is anti-gun and supports gun control.
     
  4. Taurus 66

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    LOL, I just completed the following city searches for Walmart, KMart, gun shops, and Dell too. All of the pins on every map were west of I-290.
     
  5. Ala Dan

    Ala Dan Member in memoriam

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    I don't plan on any trips to Austin, TX anytime soon thank you very much~!;)
     
  6. 71Commander

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    My next move is to northeaster Tennessee. Texas isn't in my future.

    Maybe they will be a warning in some company advisory about some cranky old man who lived in the north, now residing in Johnson City area. Been know to carry a gun or two on occasion. Don't play well with others.:p
     
  7. auschip

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    Citation? This isn't the old story about Jack Weigand, is it?
     
  8. El Tejon

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    *kicks rocks*

    But the east side of Austin has all the best Mexican restaurants!:( Anytime I see chickens in the middle of the road, I know there have to be great restaurants there.:D

    Guns are prevelant? Well, if I see a wild gun running down the sidewalks of Austin, I'll be sure to notify John (or is that Bubba) Law.

    The only concern I had in Austin were the Attack Grackles and that drunk red head chic at the Iron Cactus that wanted to tell me her life story.
     
  9. beaucoup ammo

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    ..which is Dell's home base, has more gun packin' yups per square foot than SugarLand! As for downtown, I just park my butt at the Four Seasons out on the balcony and watch the bats fly out at sun set while I down Shiner Bocks.

    Come to think of it, I've seen some of the bats packin' as well!:O)

    Take Care
     
  10. Onmilo

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    I lived for three years in Austin.
    Everybody knows the East side isn't the place to be, if you don't, you learn quickly.
    6th street has some great nightlife and it isn't any more dangerous than a hundred military towns I have passed through.
    Keep your wits and practice good commen sense and you won't have any issues.
    Why ANY woman would be cruising a public park in the middle of the night is beyond comprehension to me,,,,,,

    I think somebody got the possible road rage gunfight issue mixed up with another little Texas town called Houston.
     
  11. Brian Williams

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    My BIL works for Dell and he goes Hunting and Fishing a lot. I do not know about the other big-wigs of Dell but he has some nice guns and a nice deer lease.
     
  12. Double Naught Spy

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    The Dell stink seems to be continued rehashing of the issue with the gunsmith. On top of that, Dell doesn't allow employees to carry at work, at least not those who aren't in security.

    While checking for information, I found several links noting that Dell is anti-gun because they won't allow legally carried guns (people with CHLs) in the workplace. I found this interesting as Dell is a company on private land like most other companies in Texas. As such, companies like Dell have the ability to allow concealed or open carry by employees in the work place without the need for having CHLs for those individuals who are not restricted from possessing guns.

    When viewed in this light, it becomes apparent that ANY business located on private property that does not allow open or concealed carry by individuals no restricted from possessing guns would have to be considered anti-gun. Similarly, if said businesses require employees to have a CHL before allowing them to carry, then those businesses are also anti-gun because of mandating the CHL restriction.

    So, how many companies do you know about that allow concealed carry or open carry at work for those individuals who are not legally retricted by law from possessing guns?

    The closest I can come to this is knowing of two in Texas, both being gun businesses (one is a gun range and the other is a gun shop), and they don't just allow employees to carry, but require it as a condition of employment. In Oklahoma, I know of one employer who requires his employees pass the OK CHL requirements (for which he reimburses the employees for the class after successful completion) that he basically uses as the confirmation of lack of restrictions for possessing firearms and then requires his employees to carry while at work as well.
     
  13. TheEgg

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    On a clear day, you can actually see Texas from Austin.
     
  14. Sam Adams

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    I'd be very disappointed if they weren't. Oh, and they're "prevalent" in most other states, too. BFD - the guns don't load, aim and shoot themselves.

    An armed society is a polite society.

    Robert Heinlein
     
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    Blue pimple

    Hey the rest of the towns around Austin Don't refer to Austin as the Blue Pimple on the red A$$ of Texas for nothing.:evil: :evil:
    As to the Dell issue I can tell you that they have a lot of cranialrectalitus at that company and if you want to complete your contract period just do your job and keep your mouth shut unless you want some less than choice assignments. I found in my time there that they are not interested in anything but implementation of the latest management fad from socialist Europe. Meaning yet another useless layer of paperwork in order to get the simplest of repairs to the facility done. I worked for them on contract for two of the longest years of my life and I felt like a wrongly damned soul released from Hell when it was over.

    Enjoy,
    DarthBubba:evil:
     
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    the only Dell i have out here in podunk (Bergheim,Texas) is the one that i shot out in the back ,sittin' on top of the washer and dryer that made me mad:cuss:
    (washer flooded my house)...the only trips to Austin I take is to the Saxet fun show,anyone going to the San Antonio show this weekend?...also Texas thunder indoor range is having thier preopening event Saturday..sounds like a firearm type o weekend!!!
     
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    'bout the only time I see Austin is when I am heading up into the hill country...Fredericksburg or Inks Lake or such...I have always felt that Austin has a very good live music venue...


    Dell makes it sound like there are running gun battles, bar brawls and such all the time...everyone knows thats HOUSTON! :D


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    I'll be in Austin for a wedding the weekend after this one. Looking forward to it. My visits to Texas are always very nice - although I understand that Austin is sort of on the frou-frou side for Tejas.
     
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    I do not know if Dell is actually anti-gun or not. They have denied it and it all seems based on one mans accusations. But this is just one more reason to be an "APPLE PERSON". :D
     
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    Why is it the east side of most cities have always had this characteristic?
    i.e , East St. Louis,New York's Lower East Side, London's East End, East L.A., Montreal's East End
     
  21. Erich

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    Not the east side of 'Burque! Or Tucson, for that matter. :)
     
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    Hey, I'm going there in two weeks. People have guns! Horrors!

    :eek:
     
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    Not "people"... Texans!
    And don't you forget it!

    (don't mess with Texas)

    :)
     
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    If I didn't live in Colorado, I'd live in Texas.
     
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    Ever look around in South Fork, CO? All the license plates are from Texas.
     
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