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Almost ccw incident today

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by bennyl, Jul 25, 2015.

  1. bennyl

    bennyl portland Active Member

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    Today I was heading to the airport, therefore I didn't mean to bring my ccw... I had my sister drop me off at bus stop so that I could take the train to pdx. I was waiting and it wasn't very busy. I noticed two guys across the street walking over to me. One was Hispanic and another Caucasian both smoking cigarettes in their 30s. I had my galaxy s6 out and was wearing nice "futures", they came over and said "nice shoes" I replied with thanks. Then he said "give me your shoes" I was kind of shocked but I stood up and pulled out my kershaw knife and yelled "help! Get the bubblegum back!" To my surprise even when I was outnumbered they ran away pulling their sagging pants as a lady in a white van pulled up and asked if I was okay. That was the end of it. My first and only confrontation in my life. I wonder what would have happened if I decided to bring my sw shield... but not likely because I wouldn't even be able to carry it in Kentucky. And no I did not report it to the police because I don't feel it waseems necessary, but I think I should share my story with the community. Overall I was surprised how calm I handled the situation even though I yelled. Does anyone have any stories about their ccw?
     
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  2. bennyl

    bennyl portland Active Member

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    "Get the f back" not bubblegum lol.
     
  3. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    "Futures"??
    I'll have to google that.
     
  4. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    Sorry but, yeach! Anyway glad you're o.k. after you're encounter with those punks.
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  5. bennyl

    bennyl portland Active Member

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    Haha yes. Futures. My brother has a sneaker collection and gave them to me for christmas, after all I got him his first ar15 ;).
     
  6. boogerhook

    boogerhook Seattle Well-Known Member

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    The movie "Trading Places" explains it well ;-)
     
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  7. No_Regerts

    No_Regerts United States Well-Known Member

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    You should have just given him the shoes. Then pull your knife and take his shoes. Those things are hideous!
     
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  8. albin25

    albin25 Lewiston Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Ouch, my eyes!:s0001:
    I'd have asked if they were willing to trade shoes.

    Are you sure they weren't just asking you out on a date?
     
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  9. bennyl

    bennyl portland Active Member

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    Hahahahaha. Even so... it's really comfy. :D
     
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  10. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    you really wear something like that???

    they were going to rob you of them???

    :s0113: :s0140:

    guess I'm out of touch.:s0064:
     
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  11. bennyl

    bennyl portland Active Member

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    I've had the same sort of story from my cousin. His shoes weren't that "cute" neither. Happens when you encounter low lives in NE Portland.
     
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  12. No_Regerts

    No_Regerts United States Well-Known Member

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    If you wear work boots, most dirtbags will leave you alone. Afterall, they wouldn't need any work wear.
     
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  13. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    Good eye Benny and good situational awareness.

    Know who is around you and always have an exit strategy if needed.

    Though I disagree about calling the police. At least make a statement over the phone so it's on record of an "attempted robbery" or whatever they classify it as.
     
  14. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    I would have just given them my shoes.....................

    One up the a$$ of the first guy. Then the other up the a$$ of the second guy! :s0012:
     
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  15. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    "Yea, they'll match your "necktie"". lol
    nice
    Maybe next time you could take a picture of them for the cops.. you know, with the camera you were holding in your hand at the time.
     
  16. v0lcom13sn0w

    v0lcom13sn0w Keizer, or Well-Known Member

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    first,glad u are ok. second too bad u couldnt have pulled a dirty harry on them. "i gots ta know!"
     
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  17. Spray-n-pray

    Spray-n-pray Battle Ground Moderator Staff Member

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    Quoted for truth.

    How do you starve a lowlife to death? Hide his food stamps under his workboots!

    As for the OP, I'm glad it worked out well for you. It's amazing how a little resolve deters scumbags from taking advantage of what they think is an easy target. Good work.
     
  18. Velzey

    Velzey Estacada, Oregon Gunsmith Gunsmith Bronze Vendor Bronze Supporter

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    So they didn't have any visible weapon?

    And what MAX station was it at? They have cameras!
     
  19. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    This sums it up pretty well.

    And you must realize. Clint and I look the same [Only I'm bigger, meaner and more handsome].

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  20. No_Regerts

    No_Regerts United States Well-Known Member

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    Que Gran Torino quotes!