What to do when you get 'made'

What to do when you get 'made'

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    What to do when you get 'made'

    So recently I went over to a friends house for a BBQ get together. We had all our riding buddies there just hanging out grilling burgers and dogs havin a good ole time. I had my gun concealed in an IWB holster. Well eventually one of my friends brushed up on me and managed to dig his side right into my gun since he was squeezing between me and another friend and the first thing out of his mouth when turns around is "IS THAT A GUN?' very loudly. At that point I had various reactions going through my mind all of them including calling him a frickin idiot! Well as every head swiveled my direction I ended up admitting it and brought it out to the house owner who in fact is military!!! So I'm like sweet! A gun friendly household! He actually ends up bringing out his M4 and showing everyone the goods. Lots of ooh's and aah's. So it turned out pretty good and we were all happy campers lol.
    Hoping the defecation never hits the oscillation

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    I don't get made.
    "There's something in me I can't describe. It's as if I saw a strange darkness before me, into which I must go."
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    What to do if "made"? Chowing down on BBQ sounds like as good a "response" as any. Good call ... lucky you!
    Your best weapon is your brain. Don't leave home without it.
    Thoughts: Justifiable self defense (A.O.J.).
    Explain: How does disarming victims reduce the number of victims?
    Reason over Force: Why the Gun is Civilization (Marko Kloos).
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    I have been carrying since May and no-one knows and no-one cares . People are too stuck on themselfs to notice the world around them .
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    Keep your booger hook off the bang switch until you want to destroy something .

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    What works for me is, "no you fool, it's my colostomy bag but thanks for crushing the poop out of me!" It's easier to get away with that when you're past 70.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike1956 View Post
    I don't get made.
    That you know of. Not everyone is going to tell they made you.
    Retired USAF E-8. Lighten up and enjoy life because:
    Paranoia strikes deep, into your life it will creep. It starts when you're always afraid... Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth

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    Yell, "ah!! Get it off! Get it off!" And start smacking around your holster...

    That or say, "no, I'm just happy to see you."
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    "IS THAT A GUN?"

    "No, it's a pop tart. Don't be silly."
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    Quote Originally Posted by welder516 View Post
    ... no-one knows and no-one cares . People are too stuck on themselfs to notice the world around them .
    Except for folks at "military" gun-toting barbeques, it seems. Bright-eyed, bushy-tailed lot, those folks.

    Ya never know. All it takes is one, and one being "outraged" or surprised enough to loudly "out" a person.
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    Reason over Force: Why the Gun is Civilization (Marko Kloos).
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    Did you use protection when you got made?


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    Quote Originally Posted by ScubaSteve08 View Post
    So recently I went over to a friends house for a BBQ get together. We had all our riding buddies there just hanging out grilling burgers and dogs havin a good ole time. I had my gun concealed in an IWB holster. Well eventually one of my friends brushed up on me and managed to dig his side right into my gun since he was squeezing between me and another friend and the first thing out of his mouth when turns around is "IS THAT A GUN?' very loudly. At that point I had various reactions going through my mind all of them including calling him a frickin idiot! Well as every head swiveled my direction I ended up admitting it and brought it out to the house owner who in fact is military!!! So I'm like sweet! A gun friendly household! He actually ends up bringing out his M4 and showing everyone the goods. Lots of ooh's and aah's. So it turned out pretty good and we were all happy campers lol.
    Very obnoxious to yell something like that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sister View Post
    Did you use protection when you got made?
    Would you care to define "Protection"

    Sorry, couldn't pass that one up.
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    my very close friends know i carry and they are OK with it. some carry themselves and a few is considering getting their permit.

    no stranger has ever said anything to me. i have been carrying for 8 years now.

    in a few occasions girls i know have touched my holstered gun while giving me hugs but none have said anything, either they just didn't notice or they dont care. most of m friends know i own guns, few know i carry. no negative reactions so far.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike1956 View Post
    I don't get made.
    How do you know? If I was there, you probably got made and I didn't say anything about it.
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    Only thing Id be worried about getting "made" is a burger and some baked beans.
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