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    Quote Originally Posted by Bneterasedmynam View Post
    Well first you would have to tell me how either would be able to be stopped by a classroom of kids.
    They don't have to stop him, they have to escape him. A gunman can theoretically stand in the doorway and attack everyone from there. A strongman can't attack a whole class from the doorway. Once he's busy tossing the first kid, there's a higher likelihood of escape for the remaining children. It's reduced casualties. Yes dead is dead, but less dead is better.


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    On a side note, you do realize the rabbit hole this discussion is jumping down right??
    Yep.
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    Yes. Which is likely why I don't get it.
    Pretty much.
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    Tangential question for those of you who collect guns:
    Do firearms have the whole planned in obsolescence thing like computers and cars? Like, will a firearm likely cease functioning ten years after it was made, or can they be easily maintained into perpetuity?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheMightyMcClaw View Post
    Tangential question for those of you who collect guns:
    Do firearms have the whole planned in obsolescence thing like computers and cars? Like, will a firearm likely cease functioning ten years after it was made, or can they be easily maintained into perpetuity?
    Obsolete? http://www.techradar.com/us/news/com...lescope-476221
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheMightyMcClaw View Post
    Tangential question for those of you who collect guns:
    Do firearms have the whole planned in obsolescence thing like computers and cars? Like, will a firearm likely cease functioning ten years after it was made, or can they be easily maintained into perpetuity?
    You mean the NEW planned obsolescence generated to make consumers spend more money?

    Are you trying to make an argument about innovation vs "planned" obsolescence?

    Yes, I am serious because this can be answered multiple ways! I think I know what you are trying to imply, but I am not sure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by huge View Post
    They don't have to stop him, they have to escape him. A gunman can theoretically stand in the doorway and attack everyone from there. A strongman can't attack a whole class from the doorway. Once he's busy tossing the first kid, there's a higher likelihood of escape for the remaining children. It's reduced casualties. Yes dead is dead, but less dead is better.



    Yep.
    Have you seen how fast those guys can toss kegs?? Seriously though the only point of that was to show you that anything can be demonized and fear mongered. The real question is where do you draw the line on weapon bans?? How far is too far?? A police state is pretty safe, but most people don't want to live in one.
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    Obsolescence has a different meaning than obsolete. That's why I am asking him to clarify!
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    Pedant:
    Obsolescence has a different meaning than obsolete. That's why I am asking him to clarify!
    I thought we were doing ad absurdum. Oh, well...
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    I thought we were doing ad absurdum. Oh, well...
    Once he clarifies his position, we can go back to the regularly scheduled absurd-ism.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bneterasedmynam View Post
    My point is flying right over your head isn't it?? The argument you are making is the same one I can make, just to a different extent of stupidity.
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    ::sigh:: you did read the whole thread right?? My whole point was that it is a stupid argument.
    The whole point was that its a stupid argument, but its not stupid in the way you think it is. You're laughing at a straw man but its really a non sequiter.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bneterasedmynam View Post
    On a side note, you do realize the rabbit hole this discussion is jumping down right??
    Said the guy who brought up a rampaging strongman killing kids.
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