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#1 12 years ago

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/5209632.stm

I had no idea we had things like this in the UK; I've never fired a proper firearm before- I'd probably visit if I lived closer.




Mr_Cheese

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#2 12 years ago

Hehe, I just read that same article before coming on the forums. I had no idea that we had such a thing either. It sounds like a rifle-shooting-the-sport kind of thing though - "One thing that has not been frozen in time is the rifles themselves. They relate to an ordinary rifle in the same way a competition bow would to one of Robin Hood's armoury. They are strange looking contraptions of metal, wood and synthetic materials."




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#3 12 years ago

I didn't know we had an National Rifle Association either!




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#4 12 years ago
Mr_CheeseThey are strange looking contraptions of metal, wood and synthetic materials."

Where's the fun in that...




jumjum

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#5 12 years ago

The author of the article is clearly afraid of firearms, and has no undertanding of them whatsoever.




Fuzzy Bunny

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#6 12 years ago

Why? He seems more bemused by the whole thing. It's pretty balanced; note that he goes out of his way to portray the people as totally normal, there' s no sense of hysteria, and he acknowledges that media are seen to blow gun fear out of proportion.

I love this comment, though:

"Dangerous, antisocial things that should be banned. The sooner we clamp down on caravans and plastic furniture the better!"




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#7 12 years ago

A SHOOTING RANGE? AH FUXS THAT! GUNS ARE BAD! SHOOTING IS BAD!

I'd like to visit something like that when im older, I want to get my gun licsense and get a .45.




MG42Maniac

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#8 12 years ago

The thing is in UK if I was caught walking down the street with a gun I would be in prisoned for like 5 years with no questions asked due to our tough gun laws here. I would however love to visit a gun range like in the MTV show 'Hogan Knows Best' :D and fire off some big guns but I don't know how easy it is do to here as I've never looked into it.




King_Nothing100

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#9 12 years ago

Both guns bans, were utter shite decisions.