International 'nutter runs amok' shootings thread (inspired by America) Page 30

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  • Flightrisker 5 Aug 2012 19:56:45 18,139 posts
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    6 victims dead (plus the shooter). Awful.

    What's it gonna take America?
  • nickthegun 5 Aug 2012 19:59:45 63,435 posts
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    Perhaps you should go over and lecture them personally.
  • mal 5 Aug 2012 20:00:55 23,719 posts
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    Can someone remove the 'inspired by America' line from the title, if all we do in this thread is discuss American shootings.
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 5 Aug 2012 20:05:45 41,732 posts
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    Well how about one from my neck of the woods then? Four teenagers shot in Merseyside

    No deaths mind you.
  • mal 5 Aug 2012 20:21:10 23,719 posts
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    More like it :)

    It seems I was mistaken, looking back at the first page, in thinking that this thread was originally created as a catch-all for non-US shootings. Presumably it was renamed at some point, giving us the current title, but I assume that was to allow European shootings as well, not exclude US ones. I apologise.
  • Flightrisker 5 Aug 2012 20:22:33 18,139 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    Perhaps you should go over and lecture them personally.
    Good one...
  • ecu 5 Aug 2012 20:26:49 77,756 posts
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    Solution: Mandatory guns for everyone. If everyone is armed to the teeth, nobody will shoot each other. It's just common sense.
  • nickthegun 5 Aug 2012 20:26:52 63,435 posts
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    Thanks. Someone from the internet really has needed to tell them whats what for a long, long time.
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 5 Aug 2012 20:28:27 41,732 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    Thanks. Someone from the internet really has needed to tell them whats what for a long, long time.
    AMERICA! NO. No. No. No.

    OK? OK.
  • nickthegun 5 Aug 2012 20:31:58 63,435 posts
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    Also, while youre there, someone should also probably tell them that sikhs are not muslims.
  • Khanivor 5 Aug 2012 20:41:17 41,711 posts
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    Well if only the Sikh's carried ceremonial M4s as opposed to daggers then I'm sure this tragedy could have been prevented.
  • Feanor 5 Aug 2012 21:18:59 14,197 posts
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    Apparently it was a lone white guy, and he was killed by a cop.

    The odds that it was some militant teabagger out to kill muslims are pretty high.
  • Deleted user 5 August 2012 21:31:00
    Ignorance seems high with this one. Shame :(
  • ecu 5 Aug 2012 21:40:50 77,756 posts
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    A witness told officers the shooter was a white male, with a heavy build, bald head and wearing a sleeveless T-shirt.
  • Khanivor 5 Aug 2012 21:45:45 41,711 posts
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    Maybe it was a mental bear confusing the temple with a Chik Fil a?
  • Deleted user 5 August 2012 23:07:39
    @Flightrisker

    The very fact the first responder was armed, unlike say, the UK, is what ended this latest incident. Outside of a major UK city it'd take time to get anyone armed on the scene and there would be more fatalities.
  • FWB 5 Aug 2012 23:13:53 48,078 posts
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    That's because we don't need armed reponders popping up in 2mins because we don't shoot each other in the face every 10min.
  • senso-ji 5 Aug 2012 23:15:32 6,364 posts
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    In the UK armed police are always first to the scene if firearms are involved, whether it's a shooting spree or robbery.

    Anyway, awful news :(
  • Syrette 5 Aug 2012 23:19:15 45,288 posts
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    FWB wrote:
    That's because we don't need armed reponders popping up in 2mins because we don't shoot each other in the face every 10min.
    Yeah, we just stab each other instead.
  • Khanivor 5 Aug 2012 23:25:11 41,711 posts
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    At least my news won't be talking about poofs and chickens no more.
  • dsmx 6 Aug 2012 09:06:06 7,942 posts
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    Yeah in the UK we use knives as guns are too quick. You can't savour all the little emotions.
  • Flightrisker 7 Aug 2012 11:50:05 18,139 posts
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    DisneyJon wrote:
    @Flightrisker

    The very fact the first responder was armed, unlike say, the UK, is what ended this latest incident. Outside of a major UK city it'd take time to get anyone armed on the scene and there would be more fatalities.
    I really hope this is a joke argument, tell me this is a joke argument....
  • Deleted user 13 August 2012 19:22:36
    A shooting in Texas A&M University, gunman taken into custody. 
  • ecu 13 Aug 2012 19:24:31 77,756 posts
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    So this is a weekly event in America now?
  • Deleted user 13 August 2012 19:29:40
    Trying to find a link, it was on BBC tv news just now, no mention on website though.
  • Deleted user 13 August 2012 19:35:31
    http://rt.com/usa/news/texas-campus-shooting-casualties-590/
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