did i do the right thing

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  1. capiefogman

    capiefogman
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    2 days ago i traded a 22 rife for a old 30-30 that was in hard shape will to day at the coffe shop the guys was saying about some guns that went missing out of this older ladys cottage . when they were saying what guns were stolen i knew i had one . well i came right home and got the 3030 and went to here sons house i told him the hole story how i got this gun showed him the reseat that i got from this guy and give him his moms gun back he thank me very much
    and told me that no charges would be laid .then he said well one of seven .then he asked me if i new were this fellow live well i said yes and he asked me to take him there i was going there anyway to get mine back so he came with me and sure enough there was 3 more i got mine back and the guy with me got his moms 3 back then he told were he got them from. now this fellow is going to the police to tell them were to go look for the i did think they were stolen he gave me a recite i don,t know what will happen but i felt that i did the right thing some people said i should have just give the gun to the ladys son and told him nothing more do you guys think i did the right thing
    capiefogman
     
  2. matt_w

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    :drunk::drunk::drunk::drunk::drunk::drunk::drunk:
     
  3. Dyjital

    Dyjital
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    Spelling, sentence structure and proper punctuation is always good.



    You ask if you did the right thing? Only you can answer that. Can you live with your conscience? If you believe you did the right then you did.
     
  4. ZachS

    ZachS
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    Since you're Canadian, you should have made sure to say "please" when you took the guns back from the thief.
     
  5. nwo

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    Wow. Your post is awfully difficult to read.

    I "think" you did the right thing, if I read your post correctly?
     
  6. wayoutwest

    wayoutwest
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    Really

    OP, I struggled to read that several times, it sounds like you did the right thing, but IHMO, I would have gotten law enforcement involved earlier and given them the address of the person that you traded with and let them sort it out
     
  7. ORBrit

    ORBrit
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    Should have called the police right away.

    Next time maybe you can trade your .22 rifle for some upper case letters, and punctuation.
     
  8. wayoutwest

    wayoutwest
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    Cleaned it up some....

     
  9. YFZsandrider

    YFZsandrider
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    My head hurts. :rollingeyes:
     
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    Very hard to to understand but if I understood correctly IMO you did the right thing.

    Now go report your 22 missing so you can get it back!
     
  11. PBinWA

    PBinWA
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    I bet all you guys who had a hard time reading that would have had an even harder time hearing it with a thick Nova Scotia accent. ;)

    Glad you were able to clean up your mess capie. If the RCMP had been involved you can bet everyone would have been in trouble.
     
  12. Redcap

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    Spelling and punctuation go a long way.
     
  13. usrifle

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    Yes, you did the right thing! Good for you. :thumbup:
    You can bet that if any of the guy's giving you a hard time were the ones who had THEIR guns stolen, grammer, spelling and puntuation would not have mattered.
    Good job!
    usrifle
     
  14. MarkSBG

    MarkSBG
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    Thanks to all who put forward their opinion, but the OP has requested that this thread be closed. It will be re-opened if he requests.
     
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