August 22nd, 2008 10:56 PM
Originally Posted by AUTOMAG
I race Downhill Mountain bikes. I'm pretty good at what i do. I live in a bike friendly area.
People recognize me....(bragging off)
I thoroughly disapprove of duels.
If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand
and lead him to a quiet place and kill him.
August 23rd, 2008 01:35 AM
As a former police officer, I can't tell you how many robberies started in a parking lot with some sort of approach like, "do you have a match," or do you have change for a 5?" I do not let people approach me. Not long ago while on vacation in Tahoe, A guy tried to approach me as I was getting the door for my wife in a parking lot. I moved so the car was between me and the guy. I told him to stop where he was. We had a short conversation and he left. Better safe than sorry.
August 23rd, 2008 05:35 PM
Uh Oh, guilty.
Originally Posted by Ram Rod
There are times I visit WallyWorld at 5am, I keep situationally aware. My biggest fear turned out to be a group of folks that work there... Glad I don't!
Admittedly, I probably would scream like the above.
Originally Posted by Paymeister
And RR, it would take me longer to calm down too.
August 23rd, 2008 10:24 PM
Last line needs a little clarification if I remember correctly:
Originally Posted by ExSoldier
- and I don't mean just from her body.
August 25th, 2008 01:59 PM
one good thing is you won't fall for that again, and nothing bad happened this time...
--people ask why I carry, and I show them this picture. I think it says it all.--
NRA Certified Instructor--many disciplines
September 9th, 2008 08:35 PM
I think you did about as good as a person could (regardless of semi-fame). IMHO, we live in a civil society, and BG have the advantage
Initiative +1 on rolls for those who have ever played a RPG.
So until your fame grows, and you have bodyguards to take care of the situation, what else could you do but learn.
September 9th, 2008 08:52 PM
I've got two of them....
It's plastic and it looks nothing like any sort of weapon with which people are familiar. It look innocuous and I flat guarantee that a potential BG won't see it as a threat until he's flat on his .... back. Then you own him. I have two of them. Great for places I don't normally carry a firearm, like when I take my daughter to the county fair or chaperone a school field trip. It's a slightly "large-ish" key fob. I think that use of such an impact weapon would be far superior to any chemical spray.
Originally Posted by sass20485
Former Army Infantry Captain; 25 yrs as an NRA Certified Instructor; Avid practitioner of the martial art: KLIK-PAO.
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