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Pretend to be an ''anti'' ... could you?

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by P95Carry, Dec 18, 2003.

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  1. P95Carry

    P95Carry Moderator Emeritus

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    Not sure why this came to mind .. and doubt I would ever want to try it - but ... on reflection I realize that ... nope ... I could NOT succeed. All my RKBA and 2A stuff would somehow come to the fore.

    Could you? Pretend?? Even as a ''wind-up''?
     
  2. cracked butt

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    Easy- turn off brain, open mouth.
     
  3. nico

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    I think it'd be easier for me to be a vegan, or maybe to claw my eyes out:D
     
  4. Combat-wombat

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    Well, to be an anti, you'd somehow have to swap your brain with that of a chipmunk. hmm...
     
  5. Preacherman

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    Just think of a gun as being a socialist liberal... that ought to do it! :D
     
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    No. Fortunately, my wife and I surround ourselves with people that are either Pro-2A and if they're not , at least, respect our views on the subject.
     
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    I have attended meetings where guns where evil. I have asked for a big stack of anti handouts on campus, or malls. When the panic of Glocks and X-ray machines hit many years ago , and asked If a "Glock would go off in a X-ray machine":scrutiny: I replied "Yeah sure if some knucklehead pulls the trigger while passing through machine". :rolleyes: For some reason my reply did not connect with any gray matter of Sally Sheeple.

    I just wanted to see what the shee...enemy was up to, oh and some kids were in need of paper for confetti...lots and lots of confetti. :)

    I hide in plain site real well. I can nod my head real well, betweeen my backpack and my friend's backpack, and that *ahem* empty box I needed/wanted ...did I mention lots and lots and lots of confetti? It was a really big party for a day care...hey it was for the children. :p
     
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    hehehe! Nice Steve ... I think your humor ''zany'' factor even exceeds mine!!:p :D
     
  9. ACP230

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    My Molon Labe hat would give me away.
     
  10. greg700

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    Sure, I bet most of us could, if we adopted the right perspective.

    After all, we already know all the anti-2A arguments by heart.

    I think the trick would be to think of it as a social-experiment. I.e. can you make these people even more anti by spewing nonsense. It would be fun, and at the end of the night you could tell them that you deliberately failed to present a single rational argument and they hung on your every word anyway :)
     
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    Greg .... yeah that just might work .. for some. :p

    Me? I am no actor ... and I would crack up and explode into laughter - long before completing my mission of deception!!:D I doubt I could hold together!
     
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    Hey Chris,
    I don't even need "tacky pills". :D I was not the only one present for free eats and soft drinks. Somebody *ahem* got a group together to attend...we had an agenda, we did what had to be done. They were "so proud of the turnout ...as judged by paperwork and eats".

    Hey if a college person gets a free meal, frees up money for ammo. Never took an Econ class...makes sense to me. ;)

    Explains my email addy huh? :p
     
  13. P95Carry

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    There's a ''rebel'' in all of us i reckon Steve .. and mine has gotten worse with age .. not better!!:p :D
     
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    Guns are only for killing. They are bad. Real bad. They need to be banned. Then, banned again just to be sure. Especially the mean looking black ones. Why does anyone need a gun? The police will protect us. The prison system guarrantees criminals are rehabilitated when they are released. If you are afraid, just get a loud whistle. If you have a gun, they can take it from you and shoot you. Really. Guns are bad.

    Can't we all just get along?
     
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    free gun locks...

    Ok, we have established that I'm an rebel. I do stuff real simple to counter the anti's, like the above and my infamous "trigger lock on the fire extinguisher".

    You know those free gun locks that were being handed out so those evil guns wouldn't work? I just happened to hear a bunch were being given out at a local K-Mart, goody I rushed on down. Yep we have anti's on a corner with a tent , lemonade and "real LONG cable type" gun locks...I made out like a bandit.

    I needed these locks. I had the tools and set up, I also had some new shooters. So these being the cable type, I converted to a handgun size Otis type pull through cleaning tool. :D The ladies liked the different colors, and so it only worked with patches, most didn't have cleaning stuff, they liked the pull through Otis system I demonstrated, they have to get started somewhere/somehow...and ladies really like little gifts and momentos.

    Chivalry is not dead, chilvary is a blue, red, green, yellow, or purple (purple the most wanted color btw) pull through cable, when you get instuctions and pass your CCW qual. :D

    Good thing I hide in plain site well...probably on a anti wanted poster somewhere...:p

    Funny, that K-Mart never rec'd any monies of mine...and won't...it is out of business now...;)
     
  16. goon

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    I doubt it.
    I usually don't tell people immediately that I am a gunowner, but they figure it out just by the way I act.
    I can't say how, they just do.
    And lately, the comments about chewing my accounting book to shreds with my Kalashnikov have also drawn some attention.
    I try to be low key, but it just doesn't work.
     
  17. Drjones

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    I could parrot their lines, but that's about it.

    I'm not a communist, and fortunately, I've been endowed with a brain.

    As such, I would make for a poor liberal and anti-gun person.
     
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    Many of the antis are quite smart, especially those in charge. We'd be wise not to underestimate them or to get too distracted by bragging about our brain size.
     
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    I couldn't do it with a straight face; I prefer to debate these morons face to face, and when they find out that their version of "the truth" has no basis in reality, they suddenly remember they were supposed to be somewhere else at that particular time.
     
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    Oh yeah. Definitely. I can talk the talk if I want to.

    I've pretended to be a radical and slipped into a few quasi-commie circles just for fun a few times. (In case you're wondering they're not very happy these days.) It's pretty funny to see these guys whine and squirm.

    And their literature makes good kindling.
     
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    For a college class I had to write on both sides of an issue. For Anti I came up with some decent arguments but nothing that couldnt be struck down. Its hard to adopt a stance when you know the antitheses of every point you make.
     
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    hehe, I've "pretended" to be an anti, while spitting out pro-2A stats. As you can imagine, it wasnt easy to pull off. I eventaully got busted when my then-GF started laughing. I wish she coulda contained her laughter a little longer, I was starting to get somewhere...
     
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    Sure

    Highschool level debate/critical thinking classes teach you how to take on a position that you may not believe in, research it, and present arguments supporting it. I would hope that memebers here are up to such a challenge.
     
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    Pretend to be an "anti?"

    Sure, once I had to do it for a high school class . . . for example, I argued that there's no good reason a woman needs a gun to fend off an assault by a rapist - I mean, she's likely to survive, so other than a few bruises and wounded pride, after (maybe) a trip to the abortion doctor and a shot of penicillin, she'll recover. (This was pre-AIDS) If she were to shoot and kill the poor misguided soul who attacked her - well, he'd be dead, and there would be no hope of of his being rehabilitated and becoming a productive member of society, so we'd ALL be the poorer for this.

    Funny, the (female) teacher who gave me this assignment really wasn't looking for this sort of argument, and really wasn't too pleased that I had ready bleats . . . errr, I mean answers . . . to her questions. Go figure. :rolleyes:

    (FOR THE RECORD - I actually believe the hypothetical woman described above should shoot her assailant. Repeatedly. With something big.)
     
  25. fiVe

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    Shucks, no. That would feel like taking a bath with your socks on.
     
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