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Old 07-20-2012, 10:38 PM   #106
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Considering all the preparation he took and the fact he had so much body armor, he definitely wanted to be taken alive. I would think that an act done with so much preparation, senselessly but in a specific area was meant to send a message of some sort. Probably some crazy convoluted one as this guy seemed to think he was The Joker but he was making a point of some sort. Apparently he was just spraying bullets, it wasn't like Columbine (where the shooters had a vendetta and although they WERE spraying bullets, they also went after specific kids), here everyone had a chance of being a target.

I mean... Overall, to me, it sounds just from what I've pieced together, it sounds like the dude had some weird fantasy of being a movie villain and The Joker is known for taking innocents as part of his plots.

Again, I dunno much and its all speculation.
From NCSkins link it appears he wanted to set a trap that required participation, when a more realistically way would be to just use a timer. It does feel like he was living out some sort of fantasy. But you cant help but feel like the dude is crazy like a serial killer and not a mass murderer. Just doesnt make sense.
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Old 07-21-2012, 08:06 AM   #107
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so, norway isn't as gun happy as we are, but they still had a massacre.

if you ban guns, do you really think murderous nutjobs are going to care about breaking gun laws, when, you know, they're planning on killing people?

I don't understand why a deer rifle or what have you needs a 100 round clip or anything like that, but a gun ban isn't retroactive, there'll still be a billionty existing weapons floating around.
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Old 07-21-2012, 11:18 AM   #108
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You'll love it, I really don't understand how people can't like this movie (referring to the 18 critics on rottentomato.com; who now have death threats against them).

This movie goes by fast, hell I wish it was 3 or 4 hours long like it was originally supposed to be. Bane is incredible. The action is great. The effects are great. If you can see it in IMAX, DO IT! It's worth the $15, trust me.
Death threats over an opinion of a movie?

I guess it's not too hard to see why this incident happened when there are so many maniacs out there.
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Death threats over an opinion of a movie?

I guess it's not too hard to see why this incident happened when there are so many maniacs out there.
Bill Maher had a comment very close to this on twitter yesterday and it's just as good a point now as it was then. I seriously can't understand the vitriol directed at someone for having an opinion on a movie about anything, much less some middle aged dude in a bat costume prancing from rooftop to rooftop.
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Old 07-21-2012, 12:49 PM   #110
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They should hook this guy up to the electric chair and make it a pay per view event. I'd throw down a few dollars to watch him fry.
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Old 07-21-2012, 01:13 PM   #111
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Bill Maher had a comment very close to this on twitter yesterday and it's just as good a point now as it was then. I seriously can't understand the vitriol directed at someone for having an opinion on a movie about anything, much less some middle aged dude in a bat costume prancing from rooftop to rooftop.
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so, norway isn't as gun happy as we are, but they still had a massacre.

if you ban guns, do you really think murderous nutjobs are going to care about breaking gun laws, when, you know, they're planning on killing people?

I don't understand why a deer rifle or what have you needs a 100 round clip or anything like that, but a gun ban isn't retroactive, there'll still be a billionty existing weapons floating around.
Norway hasn't had as many shootings as we have. Look up the annual numbers.

Just because a ban isn't retroactive, isn't an excuse to ignore the problem. Like you said there needs to be a better job of restricting certain types of weapons and ammo.
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Old 07-21-2012, 04:42 PM   #113
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I'm going to manufacture a new line of baseball bat.
I'll call it the Assault Bat.
Maybe someone will buy one and kill his neighbor with it.
OMG!
Bats are evil.
The media will sensationalize the name and create a bunch of hype and ignorant libs will eat it up.
Ban all baseball bats!
What kills people quicker and more efficiently? Guns.

Your above argument is so ridiculous.
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Old 07-21-2012, 06:28 PM   #114
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What kills people quicker and more efficiently? Guns.

Your above argument is so ridiculous.

Bombs.


So is yours.


Can we get back to talking about the tragedy? Somebody start a "gun control" thread in the Debating with the Enemy section.
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What kills people quicker and more efficiently? Guns.

Your above argument is so ridiculous.
Oh please.....you anti gun weiners crack me up.
Tim McVeigh killed 168 people in one instance without using a single firearm.
You want to ban fertilizer and cargo vans?
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Old 07-21-2012, 08:08 PM   #116
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What kills people quicker and more efficiently? Guns.

Your above argument is so ridiculous.
While his post may have been a bit.....provocative, a similar logic was applied to the original Assault Weapons Ban in 94' and and fed to an uniformed American people by...then President Bill Clinton. It was a ridiculous proposition then and it remains today.
However, I made some pretty good money as a result of it....so guess it was not all bad.
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What kills people quicker and more efficiently? Guns.

Your above argument is so ridiculous.
I used to be anti-gun for awhile but over the years have changed my opinion. But trust me, if someone wants to kill someone, they're going to find a way. Gun or no gun. When people snap or are just pure nuts, the extremes they go to to cause harm to others is unbelievable.

Look at 9/11, killed thousands of people and not caused by gun violence.
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Old 07-21-2012, 10:42 PM   #118
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Good point!
Some quality YouTube time in the bomb making dept, a side trip to Ace Hardware for some fertilizer, and you have OKC FBI building coming down.....
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Banning assault weapons won't keep all psychos from getting them. But it will make it harder for them to get them. Don't we want to make it harder for a psycho to get an assault weapon?

Also, banning assault weapons will not eliminate all of the ones in circulation. But each year into the future, as weapons degrade as all machines do, it will be harder for psychos to get their hands on them. Again, don't we want it to be difficult for psychos to get weapons?
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Old 07-22-2012, 08:40 AM   #120
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Banning "Assault Weapons" is a useless proposition and without benefit to anyone......
It has been popularized by political pundits solely to placate a US population that knows no better.
We need to adopt actions that make sense.....
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