Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Mr. Nobody. And say hello to my wife, Mrs. Nobody. InSights Training offers some great knife training classes. TwitchALot, get your hands out of your pockets. Don't rely on tools and tricks to solve the problem for you. The only way we can solve problems is to use our minds; the tools just give us options. As was mentioned earlier, you felt for whatever reasons that you might have to get yourself involved in a fight, and had already put your hands on the lethal weapon you carried with you. It would be a challenge to explain why you felt that a fight was imminent, but rather avail yourself of what you described as an extremely long opportunity to remove yourself from it, you not only hung around, but prepared yourself to employ a deadly weapon to use in it. I'm not suggesting you were wrong, or would be found wrong had that happened. I am suggesting you'd have a really tough time explaining it. And over what? Hot sauce? John Farnam describes how most fights young people "find" themselves getting in can be avoided by following a few simple rules: Don't go to stupid places, with stupid people, doing stupid things. Those folks might be your friends. But you're not their mother. How far are you willing to go to protect them from stupid decisions? If they won't heed a stern, "We need to leave, now" . . . well . . . people sometimes should be afforded the opportunity to get what they beg for.