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Eleven traits of gun owners

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by NWGlockgal, Jun 10, 2016.

  1. NWGlockgal

    NWGlockgal Oregon Well-Known Member

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  2. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Seems like half the community is divorced or has been at least once revolving around guns.
     
  3. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I thought it would be the 11 traits of gun owners from the Anti's point of view:

    1. Cowboy, waiting for the next showdown
    2. Psycho
    3. Murderer
    4. Racist
    5. Ignorant, stupid plebe (bonus points if a southerner and NASCAR fan)
    6. Bitter clinger (to guns and religion)
    7. Angry
    8. Terrified
    9. Mentally defective
    10. White, Male, Christian, Conservative, Republican
    11. Compensating for small penis (does not apply to women)
     
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  4. PaulB47

    PaulB47 Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    Apocryphal story: Woman, noticing a man carrying a gun, goes up to him and scornfully says, "Why carry a gun? What are you afraid of?"

    Man, nonplussed, responds, "Why would I be afraid? I have a gun."

    :)
     
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  5. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    We've all had a tragic boating accident at some point.
     
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  6. NWGlockgal

    NWGlockgal Oregon Well-Known Member

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    We're very patriotic.
     
  7. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    We should both be committed. It stands true.
    Orchids are growing in our garden this year.

    The OP's posting of the 11 Traits, yup, that about sums it up for us too.
     
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  8. albin25

    albin25 Lewiston Idaho Well-Known Member

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    2 additional traits immediately come to mind;

    - inability to accurately use units of measure at the range...
    ...as in, " My LCP shoots "dime" sized groups at 15 "yards."
    actually means,"dinner plate" at "15 feet".

    -poor transaction memory when speaking to a spousal unit...
    ....as in,"At "$375" for an XYZ, it's an investment I couldn't pass up!"
    actually means, "$1375" for "something I wanted"
     
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  9. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Police in New York can't shoot.

    Nether can gangbangers:D
     
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  10. tac

    tac UK, Oregon and Ontario. Well-Known Member

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    Must be a plausible liar, as in - 'Sure, you remember that ol' thing/rifle/handgun/shotgun - I've had that for years....'

    tac
     
  11. Koda

    Koda Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    12: we all pause reading the article to stare at the click-bait ads on the right side of the page...
     
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  12. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    MUST....NOT....CLICK....MUST...NOT...... Damn I clicked again!
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  13. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    We like dogs and not cats.
     
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  14. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    That, or gotten married and needed the money.:rolleyes:
     
  15. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    The 11 traits were a bit flowery and what should be but not always what is.

    Lots of thugs on youtube showing off, lots of punks littering shooting areas, lots of......

    Most on this site seem to fit the description of the OP though!
     
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  16. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    We are very civic minded!

    As in, "Let's follow those police cars!" "I'm sure if the Sheriff didn't want my help, he wouldn't have given me this CHL!":D
     
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    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  18. thorborg

    thorborg portland oregon Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Definitely something to aspire to, albeit I found it over generalized, leaning towards excessively optimistic idealism. At least I seem to know more than I care, having one gun, and hardly to never fire it. This makes awareness, safety, sharing etc. the last thing on their minds.

    Realistically, it may be tough to count as a majority, gun owners fitting those standards.

    However;

    If you add to the title gun owners owning more than four guns, you may improve the chances of exceeding a majority smoking the same pipe dream.
     
  19. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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  20. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Many gun owners were members of the Boy Scouts/Girl Scouts!

    Or, some other right wing, homophobic, lash up!
     
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