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    Help Me With A Rebuttal To This Comment

    Had another on a seperate forum say this:

    "So it's cool that you guys are into guns for collecting, marksmanship, hunting and whatnot, but if you feel you need one for protection, did it dawn on you that you might also need a bullet proof vest?


    This fella beleives that it's silly for me to carry a gun around for protection since I've never needed it before AND this is from a guy who just recently went through an armed robbery on him. I know him pesronally and this guys only guns he has are toy guns...like a BB gun and super soakers and this dude was in the military.

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    Well then I guess we don't need health insurance or fire extinguishers, or fire alarms, or locks on doors, or ...

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    I have life insurance too but I've never needed it.

    Seriously, with his military background and the armed robbery there probably isn't anything you can do. If he has learned yet then he isn't going to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frogbones View Post
    Had another on a seperate forum say this:

    "So it's cool that you guys are into guns for collecting, marksmanship, hunting and whatnot, but if you feel you need one for protection, did it dawn on you that you might also need a bullet proof vest?


    This fella beleives that it's silly for me to carry a gun around for protection since I've never needed it before AND this is from a guy who just recently went through an armed robbery on him. I know him pesronally and this guys only guns he has are toy guns...like a BB gun and super soakers and this dude was in the military.
    geez, did you ask him to remove his seat belts in his car? are just his airbags adequate? does he have fire insurance on his house? health insurance? own any fire extinguishers?
    seeing as how he was involved in a robbery.....he kinda thick-skulled or what?
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    Sounds like he hasn't grown up yet - let him stick with his super soakers.
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    Ask him if you can take out his airbags in his car since he has never needed them before. You can sell them and get a couple guns!
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    this is my normal reply to morons....Don't worry about me, worry about yourself!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frogbones View Post
    Had another on a seperate forum say this:

    ...did it dawn on you that you might also need a bullet proof vest?....
    Wearing of firearms for defensive purposes is separate from the vest issue.

    That said it is fair to say that wearing a vest is probably a good idea but also not likely practical for most people.
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    To thick to get it. Maybe a smack to the side of the head will help.

    As the old saying goes. I rather have it and not need it then to need it and not have it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by portable75 View Post
    this is my normal reply to morons....Don't worry about me, worry about yourself!
    Nice one. +1 I'd also ask him if he knows where I can buy a "bullet proof vest".
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    Quote Originally Posted by portable75 View Post
    this is my normal reply to morons....Don't worry about me, worry about yourself!
    Excellent !!!
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    Tell him to go ahead and wear a vest. I, however, intend to shoot back.

    If he wants to just catch bullets, thats his prerogative.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frogbones View Post
    Had another on a seperate forum say this:
    ...did it dawn on you that you might also need a bullet proof vest?
    So I only need to be worried about being shot in my chest? What about my head?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frogbones View Post
    "So it's cool that you guys are into guns for collecting, marksmanship, hunting and whatnot, but if you feel you need one for protection, did it dawn on you that you might also need a bullet proof vest?
    No. I can survive being shot, or the odds favor it, perhaps I should say. I live by the Rule of Stupids. I train so that if need be, I will be able to put more lead into the other guy while moving out of his line of fire.

    I have a vest. I don't go to the places it would be required anymore.

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    Tell him that the gun is sufficient

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