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Postby Art Vandelay » Tue May 30, 2006 7:23 pm

PlayingWithFire wrote:For the life of me I don't understand how a pistol and a shotgun aren't enough to rob somebody with only a pocket knife... I guess we'll never know.


Most people that commit crimes like this probably have the guns more for show than anything else. If they'd done something similar before the victim probably didn't put up much of a fight, they probably weren't prepared for somebody who was ready to fight back.
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Postby Madison » Tue May 30, 2006 8:16 pm

Cool story. ;-D

Nice to hear that the Marine is safe and sound, and glad to hear the ciminals are either dead or caught. ;-D
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Postby PlayingWithFire » Tue May 30, 2006 8:17 pm

Art Vandelay wrote:
PlayingWithFire wrote:For the life of me I don't understand how a pistol and a shotgun aren't enough to rob somebody with only a pocket knife... I guess we'll never know.


Most people that commit crimes like this probably have the guns more for show than anything else. If they'd done something similar before the victim probably didn't put up much of a fight, they probably weren't prepared for somebody who was ready to fight back.


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Postby JTWood » Tue May 30, 2006 10:26 pm

Holy monkey parts, Batman! 8-o

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Seriously. Great post. Great story. Glad to hear he's alright, but it is sad to hear about the girl. At 17, she still had plenty of chances to turn things around. Just goes to show you that you can pay for bad choices at any age.
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Postby knapplc » Tue May 30, 2006 10:37 pm

acsguitar wrote:
teddy ballgame wrote:Did I hear Chuck Norris? 8-o


Yea there is no way that dude took down all those people.

Vin Diesel and possibly Chuck Norris must have used their cloking powers to beat them down invisibly. Afterwhich I'm sure Vin ate Chuck Norris


Let's put this in perspective:

A Marine>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Chuck Norris>>Cole Hamels>>Vin Diesel



You can have your Chucks and Coles and Vins - give me a Marine any day. ;-D
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Postby Fireball Express » Wed May 31, 2006 1:09 am

Great story! ;-D

I feel no remorse for that girl. She has a brain and free will. If she didn't jump on the Marine's back she would not have been stabbed to death.

I bet if more attackers died when they tried to rob someone that sort of crime would go down or at least they would think twice before they attempted it. I've been reading more and more stories of potential victims using lethal force against attackers and intruders. It's good to see people defending themselves and property by standing up to these thugs.










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Postby Laean » Wed May 31, 2006 1:22 am

Art Vandelay wrote:
PlayingWithFire wrote:For the life of me I don't understand how a pistol and a shotgun aren't enough to rob somebody with only a pocket knife... I guess we'll never know.


Most people that commit crimes like this probably have the guns more for show than anything else. If they'd done something similar before the victim probably didn't put up much of a fight, they probably weren't prepared for somebody who was ready to fight back.


exactly what i was going to say. the two robbers probably aren't cold blooded killers, just dumbass muggers. when the marine fought back, they probably couldn't bring themselves to pull the trigger either due to conscience (unlikely) or cowardice (didn't want to spend life in jail - much more likely).

it's sad that the girl died if she was hot. j/k! !+)
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Postby Omaha Red Sox » Wed May 31, 2006 8:24 am

chadlincoln wrote:it's well within the law to use any means necessary to fend off the attackers in this situation, regardless of military training.


;-D

PlayingWithFire wrote:For the life of me I don't understand how a pistol and a shotgun aren't enough to rob somebody with only a pocket knife... I guess we'll never know.


I was wondering the same thing. The whole 'knife to a gunfight' thing in reverse here.

acsguitar wrote:I rob people with my mind


No, you rob other people of their minds. ;-)

Grouperman941 wrote:Proof there's no such thing as an ex-marine. ;-D


;-D ;-D ;-D ;-D ;-D

Art Vandelay wrote:they probably weren't prepared for somebody who was ready to fight back.


Right on. Citizens should learn to defend themselves. If the majority of everyday citizens could sufficiently defend themselves in an attack, thugs would think twice.

Fireball Express wrote:A gun in every house advocate


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Postby acsguitar » Wed May 31, 2006 11:12 am

knapplc wrote:
acsguitar wrote:
teddy ballgame wrote:Did I hear Chuck Norris? 8-o


Yea there is no way that dude took down all those people.

Vin Diesel and possibly Chuck Norris must have used their cloking powers to beat them down invisibly. Afterwhich I'm sure Vin ate Chuck Norris


Let's put this in perspective:

A Marine>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Chuck Norris>>Cole Hamels>>Vin Diesel



You can have your Chucks and Coles and Vins - give me a Marine any day. ;-D


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Postby Omaha Red Sox » Wed May 31, 2006 11:49 am

acsguitar wrote:
knapplc wrote:
acsguitar wrote:
teddy ballgame wrote:Did I hear Chuck Norris? 8-o


Yea there is no way that dude took down all those people.

Vin Diesel and possibly Chuck Norris must have used their cloking powers to beat them down invisibly. Afterwhich I'm sure Vin ate Chuck Norris


Let's put this in perspective:

A Marine>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Chuck Norris>>Cole Hamels>>Vin Diesel



You can have your Chucks and Coles and Vins - give me a Marine any day. ;-D


Vin Diesel invented the Marines


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