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So I walk into a gun shop Saturday...

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Dyjital, Dec 14, 2014.

  1. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    and there are some college aged students in there buying an AR15 with ammo and magazines.

    What disturbed me was that all of them were fluent in Arabic and one was wearing camo pants.

    While I'm not one to judge.... I can't help myself on this one. Background check came back clean. Be darned if I can't remember his address he said at one point.

    I mentioned to employees "better keep their faces in memory incase something becomes of this."

    If DHS wants us to treat everyone as a suspect of anything let's start there...
     
  2. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    Ah, nothing to worry about, no self respecting terrorist would buy an AR..... only AK'S......:eek:
     
  3. John Gault

    John Gault clackamas county Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Was at a local gun store by the Bomber couple months ago and overheard a conversation at the counter where a gentleman of non English as primary language was attempting to purchase a Full Auto Rifle over the counter. Apparently not familiar with the custom of FFL paperwork and a waiting period. Maybe I was profiling but ................. I heard the counter salesman explaining the procedure on my way out.
     
  4. Nick Burkhardt

    Nick Burkhardt NE Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    So the guy had a Green card or was a US citizen and had a clean background. What on earth is the country coming to?
     
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    Nick Burkhardt NE Oregon Well-Known Member

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    notazombie Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    Pretty easy to have a clean background check if you've only been in the country for 15 minutes.
     
  8. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    Yup.

    Then again allow me to clarify something. Remember I try not to judge but this is why I was a little on edge.
    1: I live in a college town. Student visas are everywhere. (Remember that's how a lot of them get into the country back on 9-11-01)
    2: they were all college age. Maybe the oldest was 24 ish. Fresh off the plane.
    3: I give them the legit benefit because who goes to Oregon State and spends that much $$ just to jihad.

    It was just odd the way all of them were behaving in the shop.
     
  9. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Student Visa won't get you an approved background check. Green Card or US citizen will. A Student Visa is a temporary permission to be the country NOT residency status.
     
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  10. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    Didn't know that. Learned something new today.
     
  11. rick benjamin

    rick benjamin USA, Or, Damascus Secure the drama Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    A person has a green card and passes the background check may buy a gun.

    I sold a car to a middle-eastern guy. He brought his family, friends.
    From my North American point of view, they acted oddly.
    Every one of them gave that car the 3rd degree.
    Jabbering in their language.
    I think they live as in a communal environment.
    One of them finally bought the car.
    A few months later, I was sued because the car in a wreck, was never transferred.

    From that incident and others I experienced, I tend not to trust middle eastern ethnicities.
     
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  12. RicInOR

    RicInOR Washington County Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Funny that. I was in a gun shop on Sunday. Helping a friends wife buy him a rifle for Christmas - 50th Anniversary model Ruger 10/22.

    Had to explain to her why they wanted run her information for the background check on a gun which is a gift.
    I don't think he is a prohibited, but then again, he was a Navy man. Just cause my father was a Navy man, as were several of my uncles and my daughter was a Navy woman - those funny Navy speakers, can't understand any of it. Ladder - uh those are stairs, the ladder is in the garage. Deck- no the deck is outside my back door, these are floors, Cover ?! Really not a hat? They should speak 'Merican! Dern-it.
     
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  13. CoastRange57

    CoastRange57 Western Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Persons who want to blend in as much as possible and not be noticed, or be subject to "suspicion".

    And being an American citizen or on a good visa does not mean shot anyway, they could be just as twisted as the rag head waving the AK around. There are multiple scenarios and postulations about how large numbers of terrorists could be in the US already, and active in cells, both in public and recruiting in prisons as well. Some of the theories are pretty wild, some are pretty believable.

    I think your noticing and commenting is appropriate and good.
     
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  14. rick benjamin

    rick benjamin USA, Or, Damascus Secure the drama Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    Cealing - Overhead
    Door - Hatch
    Bathroom - Head
    Left - Port
    Right - Starboard
     
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  15. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    HAHAHAHAHAHA I finally got to my computer & used the headphones!!!!!!! HAAAAAAlarious!!!!!!!!:D

    I do wish that all videos were CC though!!!!!:oops:
     
  16. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    If they were speaking,in MY GS (if I had one) in any language I couldn't understand,they would be asked to leave.
    I have know idea what the person is talking about in a store full of guns? Nope
    Same goes for the car deal.Speak english or don't waste my time.
    Nothing to do with anything but I don't know what you are planing and it is rude.
    MY opinion
     
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    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    How much is 'that much' if you are sponsored by a Saudi oil family?
    A day's wages?
     
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  18. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    It is rude, plain and simple.
     
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  19. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    You got busted because they didn't transfer title?
     
  20. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    We don't profile in Idaho.
    Nothing to profile.
     
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