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Old 9th December 2017, 11:14 AM   #290
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Originally Posted by Darat View Post
That's because you aren't a US citizen - they are so used to having guns that having one pointed at them couldn't cause any reasonable person to panic or be nervous.

Unless they are cops, who panic at the mere thought of the possibility of a gun.


Plus of course the murdered man broke the cardinal rule - he did something, and doing anything including doing nothing can put a cop in fear of his life....

"Do this, don't do that.

Can't you read my mind?"
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