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There are many laws in the UK that are making it a bit of a scary place. I hope the US doesn't get much worse than it already is. Losing personal freedom sucks ass. I'd rather be at risk. Getting hurt and fighting back is way better than having oppressive government stuff.

Also, when did the UK originally ban guns?
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yeah it was ridiculous, they said that the game was modded by al queda to train terrorists as on certain maps its insurgents vs. SAS:

http://gamepolitics.livejournal.com/285129.html
ok men, When you get to the town square, sit at the flag until we capture the control point, if you are killed, take an effort to figure out by what, and respond with the corresponding kit, and you guys, don't just all be snipers again, we can't win a map like that.
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There are many laws in the UK that are making it a bit of a scary place. I hope the US doesn't get much worse than it already is. Losing personal freedom sucks ass. I'd rather be at risk. Getting hurt and fighting back is way better than having oppressive government stuff.

Also, when did the UK originally ban guns?
About '96 I think it was. After the Dunblane shooting.

Completely agree about the way the UK is heading. No one is happy with it yet it appears that no one will listen.

Someone smuggle me and the missus into the US
    
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I am defo getting Fallout 3.
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Hilarious!!
Also cant wait for Fallout3
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Were guns very uncommon over there? I just read about the Dunblane shooting, and it was certainly horrible, but didn't seem to merit a complete ban. That man certainly could have killed quite a few people with some knives. Perhaps even more than he did with the guns, since nobody would hear gunshots (assuming he trapped everyone in a room with one entrance) and call for help. A lack of guns certainly will prevent some deaths since they are very effective killing weapons, but at the end of the day, people will always kill each other with something. I wonder what will come after knives.
Edited by Desidero - 5/31/08 at 11:31am
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Desidero you have to understand the just how absurd things have gotten there:

A&E doctors are calling for a ban on long pointed kitchen knives to reduce deaths from stabbing.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/4581871.stm
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Desidero you have to understand the just how absurd things have gotten there:

A&E doctors are calling for a ban on long pointed kitchen knives to reduce deaths from stabbing.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/4581871.stm
Although the source is 3 years out of date, it still kinda rings true.

The absurd thing is that you have 'feral' kids running around the streets getting away with more or less everything, yet the authorities will fine you for having your bin lid slightly open.
    
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Here's the problem - it isn't stupidity.

Al-Qaeda Lifts Propaganda From Spoof News Website
http://www.prisonplanet.com/articles...spoof_news.htm

That article refers to this one
Al-CIAda Sock Puppet Zawahiri Claims Iran Behind 9/11 Conspiracy Theories
http://www.prisonplanet.com/articles...ock_puppet.htm

It isn't stupidity - at least not on their part. It's about generating fear. Such efforts backfire on occasion, especially when there is an internet full of people freely able to punch holes in the official story.
yep. they don't seem very good at doing their job.
    
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Were guns very uncommon over there? I just read about the Dunblane shooting, and it was certainly horrible, but didn't seem to merit a complete ban. That man certainly could have killed quite a few people with some knives. Perhaps even more than he did with the guns, since nobody would hear gunshots (assuming he trapped everyone in a room with one entrance) and call for help. A lack of guns certainly will prevent some deaths since they are very effective killing weapons, but at the end of the day, people will always kill each other with something. I wonder what will come after knives.
compasses? kids seem pretty lethal with them in school
    
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