Perpetuating the stereotype...
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October 13th, 2011 10:28 PM
Perpetuating the stereotype...
That show "The Mentalist" is playing on the telly while the wife and I surf the net. I don't normally watch the show, but tonight's episode focuses on a stereotypical "Gun Nut"... A heavily armed guy on the verge of snapping for ideological reasons. They even arrest this guy for carrying concealed, and find out he has a carry permit and have to release him. Then the good guys have to find a reason to arrest him because he's such a danger to society. Of course, this all goes down California.
October 13th, 2011 10:28 PM
October 13th, 2011 10:42 PM
I made an attempt to like that program.Sadly, he is just another metro sexual character, like the men on the new Hawaii Five -O
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October 13th, 2011 10:53 PM
Yeah, it doesn't look like anything I could get into. However, that new show "Person of Interest" is pretty good stuff.
October 13th, 2011 11:05 PM
Just your typical liberal Hollywierd all guns are bad and cause people to instantly run around killing everything in sight mentality.
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October 13th, 2011 11:20 PM
No kidding... I find that more than a little hypocritical since ~85% of movies and TV shows feature firearms at some point.
Originally Posted by msgt/ret
If they can make an argument that guns cause violence, I can make an argument that it's their fault!
October 13th, 2011 11:35 PM
You all missed the best part, they searched his home, then the BG went on a shooting rampage with a full auto submachinegun but, he did not kill anyone. Why, how, what; because when they searched his home they replaced all of his ammo with blanks. Freaking retarded (my wife and #2 daughter make we listen) how could you not notice the strange crimp at the end of the cartridge instead of a bullet; plus, I dont think any auto will cycle using blanks unless the weapon is fitted with a BFA. blablabla...
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October 14th, 2011 12:12 AM
They can do about anything on TV or in the movies. Quite a lot of it isn't exactly legal!
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October 14th, 2011 12:16 AM
I bet he was Christian too.
October 14th, 2011 12:18 AM
There is a reason that it is called Hollyweird.
When you have weird people writing weird scripts with weird actors in weird places, you have to expect weird things.
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October 14th, 2011 12:44 AM
If you want a show that at least for a moment portrayed gun owner in a positive light, the premiere episode of Prime Suspect. The lead, a female cop in NYC, had a safe full of guns in her apartment. Her boyfriend's ex was "negotiating" letting the BF's kid stay there and was a way out super-safety nut. Got all up in arms about guns in the house and all.
Cut to scene of Jane hauling a bunch of long guns, in soft cases, to her dad's home for temporary storage in one of his safes (well, I though I saw two safes in his place.)
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October 14th, 2011 01:01 AM
Last season final he shot and killed man he throught was Red John ,the man who killed he killed his wife and daughter.He did not have a permit to carry .It turned out the man was a serial rapes and maybe a murderer but he was not Red John.Hollywood can be real hypocrites,
October 14th, 2011 01:54 AM
That's just too much weirdness for me. I knew there was a good reason for never watching TV.
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October 14th, 2011 06:27 AM
If it weren't for sports, I would never watch TV anymore.
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October 14th, 2011 06:50 AM
We only have the TV in our bedroom (one in Guest room for guests) I read more than watch TV, most people put the TV on when they are home! Would drive me nuts (more nuts?)
October 14th, 2011 08:18 AM
I have DirectTV and they brag about the "hundreds" of channels they offer, but 1/2 of them are usually playing some kind of infomercial.
I do love my Versus & Outdoor channels though! Lock and load Mondays are SWEET!
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