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Old Yesterday, 06:40 AM   #161
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Originally Posted by PhantomWolf View Post
Not really. I expect that most of the people that use them like them because having the gun go boom boom really fast causes a large spike in their adrenaline and endorphin levels as they waste $16+ in small metal projectiles.
It's entertainment. It's not a waste if they feel good about it.
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Old Yesterday, 08:03 AM   #162
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Originally Posted by thaiboxerken View Post
While fantasizing about the targets being people. It's a fetish.
Knowing that this forum encourages evidence based arguments and claims, I was wondering how you came to this conclusion.

How does target shooting as a means to train murderers compare to non-firearm martial arts and other contact sports in which the practitioner trains to beat a person to death with their own hands? Is it a fetish or something else?

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Old Yesterday, 11:31 AM   #163
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Originally Posted by P.J. Denyer View Post
How accurate do you have to be to hit a crowd?
Seems like a family sedan-sized group would be ideal for that purpose.
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Old Yesterday, 12:06 PM   #164
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
It's entertainment. It's not a waste if they feel good about it.
Or maybe it's a cry for help.
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Old Yesterday, 12:27 PM   #165
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Originally Posted by WilliamSeger View Post
Or maybe it's a cry for help.
No more so than any martial art practiced for sport.
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Old Yesterday, 12:55 PM   #166
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
No more so than any martial art practiced for sport.
Nonsense, and irrelevant anyway.
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Old Yesterday, 07:54 PM   #167
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Originally Posted by Ranb View Post
Knowing that this forum encourages evidence based arguments and claims, I was wondering how you came to this conclusion.
I'm using the same evidence standards at the NRA.

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How does target shooting as a means to train murderers compare to non-firearm martial arts and other contact sports in which the practitioner trains to beat a person to death with their own hands? Is it a fetish or something else?
Because shooting targets is done to increase the ability to shoot people. Martial artists don't have "the deadly" hands except in movies.
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Old Yesterday, 08:02 PM   #168
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Originally Posted by WilliamSeger View Post
Nonsense, and irrelevant anyway.
Every kind of sense, and supremely relevant to the line of attack thaiboxerken has undertaken.
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Old Yesterday, 08:03 PM   #169
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Originally Posted by thaiboxerken View Post
I'm using the same evidence standards at the NRA.



Because shooting targets is done to increase the ability to shoot people. Martial artists don't have "the deadly" hands except in movies.
How do you explain Olympic biathletes?
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Old Yesterday, 08:11 PM   #170
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
How do you explain Olympic biathletes?
Fetishists.
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Old Yesterday, 10:24 PM   #171
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Originally Posted by thaiboxerken View Post
I'm using the same evidence standards at the NRA.
I'm expecting one hell of a lot better than NRA standards even from you. Why not raise your standards to something that is not so disgusting?

Originally Posted by thaiboxerken View Post
Because shooting targets is done to increase the ability to shoot people.
I'm not planning on shooting anyone; why do you insult me like that?

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Martial artists don't have "the deadly" hands except in movies.
I know what movie violence is. I'm also not so naive as to believe that a person can't be beaten to death by another with their bare hands. Why are you trying to make us believe that you're not training to be a better killer when you kickbox?
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Old Yesterday, 10:28 PM   #172
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Maybe I am, but that doesn't matter. No one is calling to ban marksmanship. You can train to kill with guns all you want.

I'm just calling for people to not have easy access to weapons of mass murder.
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Old Yesterday, 11:03 PM   #173
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Wow another ban that will do nothing. I listened to the radio on my way home today and most people calling in don't even know what a bump stock is, nor that it has (to my knowledge) been used in exactly one "mass" shooting, ever.

"Wow I was so surprised to hear Trump talk about bump stock banning, gee he's doing something!" No he is not don't be an idiot.

As much as I've changed my opinion about guns, this is just more stupidity to placate the dipsticks. I have not changed my opinion on meaningless or stupid laws.

Also, I said recently "to be clear, I do not think owning a gun should be a right". I'm not actually sure how I feel about that, and I don't pretend to have answers for all of this.

The only way this changes is if gun enthusiasts one day agree that the gun thing isn't worth it, and I don't see that happening in my lifetime.
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Originally Posted by thaiboxerken View Post
I'm using the same evidence standards at the NRA.



Because shooting targets is done to increase the ability to shoot people. Martial artists don't have "the deadly" hands except in movies.
More than one Kendoka owns a live blade or blades. Would you consider them to be murderers-in-practice?
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Originally Posted by BStrong View Post
More than one Kendoka owns a live blade or blades. Would you consider them to be murderers-in-practice?
Yes. Maybe they should have restrictions on carrying swords.
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