Your gun or your television?
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One can always catch their favorite program online via the internet , at a bar , or even at ...
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Take my last firearm.
Take my only television.
July 28th, 2009 04:15 PM
This is a no brainer.
One can always catch their favorite program online via the internet, at a bar, or even at a buddys house.
Get rid of my gun though, no thanks.
I can't borrow that in a time of immediate need from the internet, the local bar, or a buddies house.
Which reminds me I have a 50" Theaterview bigscreen in my storage room sitting doing nothing the past 10 months.
Maybe I should Craigslist it and use the proceeds to buy another gun.
"Killers who are not deterred by laws against murder are not going to be deterred by laws against guns. " - Robert A. Levy
"A license to carry a concealed weapon does not make you a free-lance policeman." - Florida Div. of Licensing
July 28th, 2009 04:18 PM
I saw the poll on the main page, and I guess I misunderstood what it was asking.
I thought it meant, which would I take?
July 28th, 2009 04:21 PM
Wife watches it some. I have not watched a whole program in yrs. Not sports or anything.
Carry 24-7 or guess right.
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July 28th, 2009 04:37 PM
I'm with you guys. Other options if there is a show on, from library to a friend. TV not that great anyways, pick up a book, take a walk. Once you loose your last firearm, no replacement. I guess the outcome of the pole should have been obvious.
I know someone who gave up cable to pay for CC permit.
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July 28th, 2009 06:46 PM
My wife and I dropped cable tv many moons ago due to all the repeats, media propaganda, and general filth Hollyweird has deemed "trendy" these days.
Of course we'll keep our firearms. What are we supposed do if we decided to keep the idiot box and our home is invaded by mutant dweebs, throw the tv at them... Geez.
And Jesus said, "If you don't have a sword, sell your cloak and buy one." (Luke 22:36)
I am a peaceful man. But I am not a pacifist.
July 28th, 2009 07:05 PM
LOL! I don't even have a television, but if I did, it would be the first to go! Can I even vote without a television? Do I need a TV? I might have one someday...but that would lead to a cable bill and other things I don't need to get into now.
July 28th, 2009 09:36 PM
No brainer in my book, get rid of the TV. A TV won't save your life or give you peace of mind. A TV is also a lot cheaper to replace than a gun.
July 28th, 2009 10:08 PM
I've never owned a tv that would bring (used) even one tenth the price of "my last firearm", so who would even want to buy my tv?
My tv stays on Fox News 90% of the time...the rest is distributed between Wednesday Night at the Range (Outdoor Channel), Texas Rangers Baseball (the wife is the baseball fan) and the local weather when something is going on. I would hate to give up the "white noise" at night since I wake up all hours of the night to catch bits and pieces of the Fox News stuff I like to hear (mainly Beck...he's da' man). But, like most others on this forum, I probably spend the majority of what used to be "TV time" sitting in front of this stupid computer, endlessly babbling about guns and solving all the world's problems
I'll keep the gun!
July 29th, 2009 02:46 PM
I could have written that word for word.
Originally Posted by Pikachu711
July 29th, 2009 02:48 PM
Ummm... this is D.C. .com not TMZ.com.
I dont even have to view the results. Tv's are gunna lose.
July 29th, 2009 02:56 PM
Only a Liberal would sell the gun and keep the TV.......sheeesh.
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July 29th, 2009 03:31 PM
You mean only a liberal would TAKE your gun and leave you your TV.
Originally Posted by JoJoGunn
For as the lightning comes from the east and flashes to the west, so also will the coming of the son of man be. Mathew 24:27
July 29th, 2009 03:42 PM
I know I'll be able
I know I'll be able to buy anouther tv. But its getting more difficult to buy a weapon.
July 29th, 2009 05:37 PM
What QKShooter said!!!
Originally Posted by QKShooter
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Be a mentor to the youth of our communities.
Show them the way to shoot for the moon.
If they miss, push them to reach out for a star.
If any gang banger punks try to divert their attention...
show them the light as well.
July 29th, 2009 10:11 PM
TV would go. Id rather stare at my guns
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