ordered a TV but got an assault rifle instead- and called the cops

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    ordered a TV but got an assault rifle instead- and called the cops

    Seth Horvitz says he ordered a flat-screen television from a third party through Amazon.com. He received a package that was left in the hallway outside of his Northeast D.C. apartment Tuesday, but instead of a television, he found a black semi-automatic rifle inside the box.
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    DC man orders television online, receives rifle in mail instead - DC Breaking Local News Weather Sports FOX 5 WTTG

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    WOW!!!! Never heard of that happening before
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    Someone is going to be in a whole HEAP of trouble.
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    Think about the poor guy looking for the mag well on his new Vizio.
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    Wow! Talk about surprises. That's better than having a stripper pop out of your birthday cake.

    This is also the first time that I've ever heard of anything like this happening.
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    I haven't quite figured out the copy and paste on this phone but the last paragraph in that article kind of rubbed me the wrong way. I guess they just couldn't pass up the opportunity..

    Sent from my palm device.. so please excuse any typos.
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    I buy stuff off of amazon all the time! Why not me?!

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    Whoever shipped that rifle is in deep kimshee,
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    I would've wanted so bad to just slip it under the bed and say nothing, but I think he did the only real option. Tough luck to see something like that show up and get taken away.
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    "Eric Holder named as new shipping manager for Amazon...Film at 11."
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    Quote Originally Posted by mprp View Post
    "Eric Holder named as new shipping manager for Amazon...Film at 11."
    So will Fast and Furious now have free shipping on any assault rifles over $25?
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    All i got from Amazon this week was a new air conditioner. i would love to trade with this guy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by blitzburgh View Post
    I haven't quite figured out the copy and paste on this phone but the last paragraph in that article kind of rubbed me the wrong way. I guess they just couldn't pass up the opportunity...
    I read that too. It IS D.C. and those fear-mongering frady-cats won't pass up that kinda opportunity. Wish a SIG like that would show up at MY door.......

    Yeah, a few people are gonna have a bad day over this 'whoopise'........
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    Quote Originally Posted by chiefjason View Post
    So will Fast and Furious now have free shipping on any assault rifles over $25?
    Only to Mexico.
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    I'll bet the guy that lives next door is wondering where his gun went.
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