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Post  WingingIt74 Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:35 am

to shoot my boys with Nerf guns lol!
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Post  SuperDave Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:08 am

Seems to me shooting animate objects like boys, a poor example for a father even in jest. Why do I find it so funny... 3213304551

How will you teach them the dangers of shooting if you see it as "funny" now??

Do you have any training in weapons safety?
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Post  Godsey3.0 Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:12 am

I think you are taking it too far Dave. He is just playing around with his kids. Training in weapons safety is not entirely necessary. Just takes common sense. My father taught me well and he never had any training. It is also VERY easy to differentiate Toys from Weapons. Do not make it seem like he is doing a bad thing.


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Post  Kim Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:13 am

WingingIt74 wrote:to shoot my boys with Nerf guns lol!

Possibly for the same reason that a well-aimed spitball from a plastic Bic Pen body was SO funny "back-in-the-day"!
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Post  Kim Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:15 am

SuperDave wrote:Seems to me shooting animate objects like boys, a poor example for a father even in jest. Why do I find it so funny... 3213304551

How will you teach them the dangers of shooting if you see it as "funny" now??

Do you have any training in weapons safety?

When at rest...I ALWAYS employed the safety on my Bic Pen ! Had my own holster for it too...
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Post  WingingIt74 Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:26 am

I do make my boys wear safety glasses, if it make you feel better Dave...
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Post  SuperDave Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:31 am

Banter (I hope)from Kim.

Tell me Kim, a can you shoot someone with a BIC ball-point?

I'm so GLAD you kept it in a pocket-protector!
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Post  WingingIt74 Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:40 am

SuperDave wrote:Banter (I hope)from Kim.

Tell me Kim, a can you shoot someone with a BIC ball-point?

I'm so GLAD you kept it in a pocket-protector!

You forgot the body, BIC ball-point body as a tube for the spit balls...
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Post  WingingIt74 Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:48 am

SuperDave wrote:Banter (I hope)from Kim.

Tell me Kim, a can you shoot someone with a BIC ball-point?

I'm so GLAD you kept it in a pocket-protector!

I have shot a pen... when it was loaded in a crossbow Smile
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Post  SuperDave Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:50 am

Wing:

That's good precaution, sure.

But a time will come when you'll need to teach them the serious side of guns.

Witness the all too frequent school shootings most recently in Ohio. Another here in Washington ocurred when a kid brought a gun to shool in a back pack where the weapon accidentally fired and critically injured an eight year-old girl. She is expected to recover but will require several extensive and expensive surguries.

Who will pay for those?

Joke as you will but this is becoming a national epedemic.

BTW, if it makes YOU feel any better I am a member of the NRA had have been for many years and it it ISN"T because I want firearms banned.
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Post  WingingIt74 Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:52 am

Dave.... you need to chill man. Take it for what it is, having fun with my boys. No need to get the NRA involved...
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Post  Kim Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:55 am

WingingIt74 wrote:
SuperDave wrote:Banter (I hope)from Kim.

Tell me Kim, a can you shoot someone with a BIC ball-point?

I'm so GLAD you kept it in a pocket-protector!

I have shot a pen... when it was loaded in a crossbow Smile

There's also the more technically-oriented 'Armor Piercing' version, where you employ a "click-pen" with it's top removed. Use a finger nail to compress the point and ink tube into the lower body, carefully aim (often with a 'Lobbing' technique as with mortars), then release the ordinance!
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Post  WingingIt74 Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:56 am

I use to wrestle with my dad all the time. One time on vacation, one of us thought it would be fun to add a rubber knife into the horseplay. That was so much fun and is one of my fondest childhood memories, because I was having fun with my dad.
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Post  SuperDave Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:57 am

WingingIt74 wrote:


I have shot a pen... when it was loaded in a crossbow Smile

At what?
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Post  Kim Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:57 am

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SuperDave wrote:Banter (I hope)from Kim.



I have shot a pen... when it was loaded in a crossbow Smile

Thought those things were called "Bolts" ?!
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Post  WingingIt74 Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:58 am

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I have shot a pen... when it was loaded in a crossbow Smile

Thought those things were called "Bolts" ?!

They are, but I wanted to see if it would work when I was younger Smile
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Post  SuperDave Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:01 pm

Wing:

Just didn't want you to think a was a "anti-gunner". Why do I find it so funny... 3929217648
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Post  Kim Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:03 pm

WingingIt74 wrote:I use to wrestle with my dad all the time. One time on vacation, one of us thought it would be fun to add a rubber knife into the horseplay. That was so much fun and is one of my fondest childhood memories, because I was having fun with my dad.

I am instantly reminded of the scene in "300" where Leonidas spares with his young son before going off to do battle with the Persians !!! Good Man-Building Stuff !!!
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Post  Kim Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:05 pm

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I have shot a pen... when it was loaded in a crossbow Smile

Thought those things were called "Bolts" ?!

They are, but I wanted to see if it would work when I was younger Smile

Oh...well, of course...if you don't try, how would you ever know ??!!!!
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Post  Mark Boesen Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:22 pm

I always wrestled with my kid, we still do, only problem is he's now 17 and can kick my butt, I always seem to end up with a pulled muscle or sore neck or something.

It's interesting...growing up in the 50's & 60's guns were part of our culture and we had a real respect for REAL guns. Now days guns are almost taboo and kids don't really know how deadly they are.
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Post  dckrsn Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:24 pm

"I have shot a pen... when it was loaded in a crossbow."

Jeez Travis, can't you just sign like a normal person? bounce
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Post  Kim Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:28 pm

Mark Boesen wrote:I always wrestled with my kid, we still do, only problem is he's now 17 and can kick my butt, I always seem to end up with a pulled muscle or sore neck or something.

It's interesting...growing up in the 50's & 60's guns were part of our culture and we had a real respect for REAL guns. Now days guns are almost taboo and kids don't really know how deadly they are.

Dr. Laura said that if your took two little boys, and raised them in the wilderness, devoid of contact with the outside world, they would INVENT war ! It's in our programming...deny it and you eventually create a nation of slaves.

The key was, and is, discipline and parentage by an alpha male. Remove the alpha male, and you have, well, our current situation...
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Post  SuperDave Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:37 pm

"The key was, and is, discipline and parentage by an alpha male. Remove the alpha male, and you have, well, our current situation..." - KIMSTER

Couldn't say it any better than that!

SD - Alpha Male (ask my family)
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Post  SuperDave Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:52 pm

Rumor has it the Kim is armour for 007 (James Bond) in Kim's "other life". Very Happy

"There's also the more technically-oriented 'Armor Piercing' version, where you employ a "click-pen" with it's top removed. Use a finger nail to compress the point and ink tube into the lower body, carefully aim (often with a 'Lobbing' technique as with mortars), then release the ordinance!" - KIMSTER
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Post  Godsey3.0 Sun Mar 04, 2012 1:06 pm

I have always been taught to treat a gun like it is loaded. Never point it at something/someone. Unless of course you want it dead.
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