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French Firepower

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by freestoneangler, Jan 22, 2015.

  1. freestoneangler

    freestoneangler wa Well-Known Member

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    I had to chuckle when hearing that the French have decided they need considerably more guns and with more firepower... really? What did it take to get them thinking that way do you suppose? :rolleyes:
     
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  2. Classic

    Classic Federal Way WA Well-Known Member

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    The French? Make me laugh. If there aint pssy or booze involved, they aint interested.
    Firepower for them means Blue Pills (Viagra) because they gotta cheat!!
     
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  3. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    In European heaven:

    Cooks are French
    Mechanics are German
    Cops are British
    Bosses are Swiss
    Lovers are Italian

    In European hell:

    Cooks are British
    Mechanics are French
    Cops are German
    Lovers are Swiss
    And bosses are Italians

    Notice they don't mention guns:D
     
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  4. bolus

    bolus Portland Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Just like them to be picky. Here we love everyone's guns. German guns! Russian Guns! Swiss? Why not! Hell, I'll shoot a French gun!
     
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  5. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    Had the pleasure of shooting a French subgun (mat 49 I think) it run just as good as any other.
     
  6. Truenorth

    Truenorth Pacific Northwet Active Member

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    I think the citizens of France could easily stop an attack.
    From parakeets and small tree frogs....I think.

    As long as they only attack 1 or 2 at a time, and very-very slowly.
    In daylight.
    With no, rain, wind, or sun behind them.
    And not on the 3 day weekend.
    Or a holiday. Before 10AM or during lunch from 1 to 3. Coffee breaks, frequent smoke breaks, or nap times.

    on second thought. Never mind, they're completely naked from a tactical standpoint.

    Tree frogs would blend in with the environment, completely disappear and wait.
    The parakeets would dive bomb with the sun directly behind them.
    Thus creating panic and clearing the way for the frogs to block all egress and sweep up at ground level.

    Sorry France.

    Allowing 3 round bolt action rifles only to licensed hunters won't even stop a parakeet and tree frog assault.
     
  7. 66PonyCar

    66PonyCar Tigard, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Which reminds me of this quip:

    The tragedy of Canada is that it could have had British culture, French cuisine and American technology. Instead it got American culture, British cuisine and French technology.
     
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  8. Sstrand

    Sstrand La Grande OR Well-Known Member

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    Maybe the "birthers" should have looked in France for the emperor's birth certificate . . .

    Sheldon
     
  9. soberups

    soberups Newberg Well-Known Member

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    Have you ever seen the French version of the Swiss Army Knife?

    It has 6 corkscrews and a little white flag.
     
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  10. revjen45

    revjen45 Snohomish County Well-Known Member

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    The gun decks of British sail powered warships were painted red to reduce the appearance of blood and guts which might unnerve the crew. Napoleon's cape was red on the inside so the troops would not see it if he were wounded. Now we know why Italian generals wear brown pants.
    WW2 would have been a lot less ugly if France and Italy had been elected to represent threir respective sides.