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Despite the outcry, the majority of July's best-selling games weren't violent

By midian182 · 39 replies
Aug 14, 2019 at 8:25 AM
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  1. ShagnWagn

    ShagnWagn TS Guru Posts: 764   +594

    phear my rubber band gun!

    I'm sure the police sandbag guns are "designed to kill"... Need I go on? /rolleyes

    Next we will hear leftists trying to pry bow and arrows from our hands. Javelins will be next. Rocks to follow!

    Know what the real problem is? People and our sinful nature. Until that is fixed, it will continue on. http://www.goodpersontest.com/
     
  2. Evernessince

    Evernessince TS Evangelist Posts: 4,090   +3,638

    Yes and other people enjoy Russian Roulette and making bombs. Using a dangerous weapon in a recreational activity doesn't suddenly make it non-lethal or change it's intended purpose. If you really only wanted to shoot targets there are paintball guns which are non-lethal. Otherwise target practice is practice for shooting live creatures. That has always been their primary purpose. Recreational activities develop around them just like every weapon before them. It's a guy thing for sure.
     
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  3. wiyosaya

    wiyosaya TS Evangelist Posts: 4,123   +2,415

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  4. gusticles41

    gusticles41 TS Evangelist Posts: 433   +509

    Well thanks for proving my point from another thread about jumping to confiscation, when no one is calling for confiscation.

    You can sit around and blame sinful nature while others try to actually implement policies that save lives. As others in this thread have stated, limiting sales of assault rifles will not be the ultimate fix for the problem. But keeping high powered weapons out of the psycho's hands WILL save lives.

    And yeah, please do go on but try to stay on the topic of assault rifles. Not non-lethal forms of guns.
     
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  5. wiyosaya

    wiyosaya TS Evangelist Posts: 4,123   +2,415

    Wow! This is a reach. I find it strikingly similar to all the other reaching on this site and elsewhere.

    My advice: Quit before you get further behind.
     
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  6. ShagnWagn

    ShagnWagn TS Guru Posts: 764   +594

    So us "reaching" is because your wisdom is far above ours? How proud! It shows your persona when you talk down on others because they don't share your same opinion. You mean like you reaching in and wanting to control everyone else's lives? I guess you don't understand freedom. Feel free to apply your stipulations to yourself. You are probably one of the liberals that enforced the law someone can't park in their own grass for even an hour. Because ya know... more government is better!

    You might want to look at yourself in the mirror, as we all should.

    My advice: Quit before you get further behind.
     
  7. gusticles41

    gusticles41 TS Evangelist Posts: 433   +509

    It's like there's no conversation to be had. You're generalizing, and it's painful.

    Can you believe there are left-leaning people, like myself, who support responsible gun ownership?!
     
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  8. m4a4

    m4a4 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,473   +1,046

    Anything can be used as a weapon to mass kill other humans if planned out. Don't pretend that the tool is choosing to kill.

    And reasonable and logical? Ha! Restrict or take away guns, and the violence doesn't magically disappear (as implied above). What logic.
    Or the use of vague terms to peddle an agenda to those who don't know better isn't reasonable.

    Also, I could care less about the topic of the 2nd amendment. I'm pointing out flaws in the argument. The one magical point I singled out still hasn't been properly addressed.

    Oh, and my favourite part of asking about that "reasonable and logical" "liberal agenda": Define "assault rifle" and "high powered weapon". You can't use those vague buzzterms until they're properly defined.
     
    Last edited: Aug 14, 2019 at 6:01 PM
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  9. gusticles41

    gusticles41 TS Evangelist Posts: 433   +509

    Y'all gotta stop with this "take away guns" thing.

    Just think about this again - 9 dead, 27 injured in 30 seconds. As a gun owner and advocate myself, I cannot lie to myself and say things like "well anything can be used as a weapon". Yeah, just about anything can be a weapon. But it's too easy to legally obtain an Assault Rifle, and/or modify guns to be as deadly as a military grade weapon.

    And if you want me to argue that an Assault Rifle isn't technically one unless it's fully automatic, spare me. We all know how easy it is to modify something that shoots the same rounds. Hence the 9/27 in 30s stat.
     
  10. m4a4

    m4a4 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,473   +1,046

    Doesn't matter, it's disingenuous to use those vague terms to make things sound worse than they actually are.
     
  11. ShagnWagn

    ShagnWagn TS Guru Posts: 764   +594

    I did not say *you* were a liberal. I was pointing that this is what the liberal side wants, which is fact. If you agree with those points, then you align with that part of the liberal opinion. Obviously it's generalizing since I am not pointing at you. I do not claim to be on either "side" as well, as there are points on both sides I support. You can't paint me into a box as most people try to, and it blows their mind if they can't.
     
  12. gusticles41

    gusticles41 TS Evangelist Posts: 433   +509

    Worse than they actually are? Our mass killings are nothing short of a crisis that no one wants to reach a bipartisan stance on. This isn't an argument about definitions of words. Call them pewpewshooters, idc. The things that several crazy white dudes have used to murder masses of people on multiple occasions.

    Here's a fun joke - The US currently classifies the Dayton shooter's weapon as a "pistol" beacuse of a barrel modification. Give me a break. It's an AR-15 with a 100 round drum that shoots .223. THESE are the types of loopholes I would love to see fixed. A simple background check for a criminal record is not nearly good enough.

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news...may-have-exploited-legal-loophole/1927566001/
     
  13. Cubi Dorf

    Cubi Dorf TS Booster Posts: 149   +51

    Americans politics fighting is annoying. You will not change minds. There is no winner. Everyone is loser.
     
  14. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 11,509   +5,073

    We wouldn't have to preach, if you would bother to interpret for your self. Nowhere does it suggest cherry picking worthy.
     
  15. Markoni35

    Markoni35 TS Addict Posts: 245   +113

    Hello Kitty is a game where you nail pussies, right?
    In the year 2019 that doesn't sound politically correct.
     

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