This is a discussion on Question: Why Wal-Mart as Rite-of-Passage? within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by JonInNY Hi All- I was just curious, why so many people use Wal-Mart as a starting point for their CCW? The answer ...
Do you people know that Wal-Mart has signed on to Mayor Bloomberg and his anti-gun nonsense? I for one will never shop there.
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Hmm, I don't recall where I first carried, long time ago, back when I used to live in PA. Actually, I don't think I made any special plans. I probably just started carrying as soon as I got the CCW, wherever I happened to be going that day was where I went .
I can see why people would choose Walmart though. It's a familiar place that many people feel comfortable in and where no one really pays any special attention to any one specific person.
If you'll notice, one of the stops on Miggy's map is the ammo counter. As far as I know, the Valu-Pack of WWB is still the best price in town here. When I visit WW now, I head straight back to the ammo counter, buy a couple boxes of WWB and back out the front doors (after you've followed Miggy's map completely at least one time, I believe this does not violate the DC code of conduct). As far as the nachos, everybody has to try them at least once.
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I also wonder what the big deal is all about??
When I first started carrying it was when I went into Boston or Brockton, back in 1976. No particular place or date, I just felt the need to have some sort of protection when mixing it up in those swill-holes.
Self-conscious, you bet, but I never carried somewhere as an "experiment".
Maybe it's something in the air? water? latte? that makes people feel that this is necessary?
I guess my 24-Hour walmart down the street is health concious because they have a full fledged SUBWAY! woot!
So when I get to make my first trip, I can eat healthy, and stay safe at the same time
On the note of Walmart crime... I remember about 5 or so seperate incidents happening in the parking lot. Walmarts parking lots are huge, and a 24-hour walmart has some seedy people going into it later at night.
Gotta look a little closer. Last night I looked while shopping, where would I find the nachos... Turns out, our Wal-Mart has a Subway too. And they've got the "traditional" Wal-Mart "edibles" there, Slussie, Nachos, etc. all inside the Subway! (I still skipped the Nachos.... but then, I've been carrying for like 20+ years ).Originally Posted by JimmyC4
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Walmart shooting > search got me 662,000 hits I'm sure that not all those are separate shootings but compared to a Sears shooting search on Google got a 236,000 hits. I did the search because I recalled that for a while there seemed to be a couple of Walmart shootings a week. I could see the antis having a hay day with that bit of trivia.
Dang Janq you beat me to it had not read that far yet seems I outta read the whole thread before posting
Last edited by LongRider; May 20th, 2008 at 11:18 PM. Reason: Dang Janq beat me to it
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