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View Poll Results: If an intruder entered your home what would you do?
Shoot 62 39.74%
Wish I had a firearm so I could shoot 20 12.82%
Call police and hide (outside if you're feeling lucky...) 27 17.31%
Hand over my valuables and hope the intruder goes away 9 5.77%
Don't know 7 4.49%
While looking over barrel of S&W-Ask "Have You Given Much Thought To Early Retirement? - Well Have Ya Punk?" 18 11.54%
Try Out Moves Just Learned in &quotiscovering Karate" class 2 1.28%
Sneak Up On Him And Yell In His Ear 0 0%
Sneak Up On Him And Kiss Him On His Ear 0 0%
Ask Dog To Show Him Out 7 4.49%
Shake spouse awake and say "Greg, Greg, I hear something" 2 1.28%
Walk Up To Him And Say In A Wide-eyed Intimidatingly Scary Mysterious Foreign Accent - Heh, Want To Pull My Finger, Mister? 1 0.64%
Show Him Your Pumpkins 1 0.64%
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Old 01-31-2008, 07:45 AM   #141
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I may have said it earlier in this thread but i'm not gonna look.

In many instances armed homeowners empty out their gun at an intruder from a distance of ~6' without hitting them. Granted the police have a lot more practice and a lot more training. But its a lot harder to hit something with a pellet fired at high speed from a short barrel.

Having taught marksmanship to 8 year olds armed with .22's, I can attest that a good aim can be very challenging to attain.

GOD BLESS!!!

Agreed. That's why a shotgun with buckshot is what most people should be using in those situations.
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Ladies, Ladies, Ladies, it is not nice to mock GOD or the use of GOD BLESS. Here a few examples from Mocking God

THE MAN WHO BUILT THE TITANIC:

After the construction of Titanic, a reporter asked him how safe the Titanic would be. With an ironic tone he said: "Not even God can sink it"

The result: I think you all know what happened to the Titanic.

MARILYN MONROE:

She was visited by Billy Graham during a presentation of a show. He is a preacher and evangelist and the Spirit of God had sent him to preach to her.

After hearing what the Preacher had to say, she said: "I don't need your Jesus"

A week later, she was found dead in her apartment.

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As a person who worked with a large dog who weighed about 110 lbs, when I would be confronted with violence at work my reply to them was "I do not think that my very little friend would like that." Needless to say that I would have very little problems, the conversation(s) would cease immediately and the person or persons with the issue(s) would leave as fast as their little feet would take them.

As for those who's childish wish is that Wags would try to break into their house tonight - it is NOT going to happen because you do NOT have anything that I need or want. PEACE.



Have a good day ladies.

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Shoot him in both legs and let the dogs chase him around the house/yard until the police arive.
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Goonie, your dad had the right idea. Security pros suggest an loaded PUMP shotgun with no shell chambered, until necessary.

That "CHICK - CHICK" sound of a round being racked is usually enough.
18.5" Mossberg Pump 12gauge with in easy reach of where I sleep. Currently not loaded, I figured the "CHICK - CHICK" sound would be all I need. With no children at home I'm still evaluating the loaded, none in the chamber approach. I also figure my nude out of shape body holding the pump gun should be a good defense also. Intruder would probably fall down laughing.

I wonder if there is a market for a small electronic box that makes the "CHICK - CHICK" sound. You could include fake ADT signs and probably cover most break-in situations.

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The big dog knocks him down and sits on him while the little dog farts in his face until he is incapacitated. And you thought bacon and beer was just for humans.

Of course if he thinks the Pats have a good football team - I might let him go.

Now we need a good UTube song to go with a rescued thread.

heh heh heh - Thoughts??
Unclemick how about Old George W's and Dickey Cheney's theme song by the GREAT David Frizzell - I'm Gonna Hire a Wino to Decorate Our Home


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......I hope you all are absolutely sure you don't shoot first and regret later.
There are only 2 people with keys to the dead-bolted steel doors on our house. If someone enters without a key, they're either going to have to try to kick in the door or break a window to climb in. If they do either, there would be NO doubt that they are definitely an intruder, so there would be no regret whatsoever!

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Up until a few years before his passing, my Dad had a loaded sawed-off shotgun beside the bed, in case an intruder paid us a visit. With an 18" barrel all he'd need to do is point it in the general direction of the intruder....and squeeze off a shot. Darn near guaranteed not to miss at close range.
Sure, but you've got a heck of a lot of spackling and painting to do after that, and carpet replacement due to the urine.
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If someone broke into my house tonight I would throw my arms around him and say, "Oh God Bless You, you have been sent to by the Almighty and it has fallen to me to tell you that Jesus loves you, he does."

God Bless!

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I wonder if there is a market for a small electronic box that makes the "CHICK - CHICK" sound. You could include fake ADT signs and probably cover most break-in situations.
Be sure to add in a couple of large "Proud Member of the NRA" window stickers...
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Ladies, Ladies, Ladies, it is not nice to mock GOD or the use of GOD BLESS.

GOD BLESS
Grammatically speaking, your statement "GOD BLESS" is incorrect. Your sentence needs a direct object. It bugs me--keeps me waiting in suspense for the completion of the sentence.

I do find cute your links to U Tube performances, although I admit I've never looked at a single one of them. Someday, when I am home sick again, I might view them.
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Hey those fake ADT signs and stickers are a good deal. I got two sets on ebay for $25 a couple of years ago. And no false alarms or monthly fees!

Its not about looking like you cant be robbed. Its about making yourself look like more trouble than one of your neighbors. That whole not outrunning the bear, just the other guy thing.



GB!!! (can I just use the initials to save disk space?)

Oh. My. God. George Bush's initials are the same as "God Bless"!
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GB!!! (can I just use the initials to save disk space?)
No, use GBI for "GOD BLESS IT"!

GB is for Green Bay, as in Green Bay Packers.
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I do find cute your links to U Tube performances...
I think Wags is the most fascinating Jesus guy I have ever had the pleasure of "meeting".

And now, let's give it up for the great George Harrison!



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Grammatically speaking, your statement "GOD BLESS" is incorrect. Your sentence needs a direct object. It bugs me--keeps me waiting in suspense for the completion of the sentence.
Perhaps incorrect, but poetic. Read ""God bless you, all my suffering children."

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Ah...poetry--something lost on me most times.

Anyway, maybe another option when an intruder comes into the house is to read him/her some poems, something along the lines of Vogon poetry.
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Perhaps incorrect, but poetic. Read ""God bless you, all my suffering children."

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After the Pug eats bacon scraps and cuts a few - they will be suffering and ready to go - straight to jail and see the light there.

Which reminds of two things:

The electric co showed up and put in a right angle meter so it could be read from outside the yard. Of the three gas/water/electric - guess which one was a good looking chick. Stupid dogs.
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How many people would like Wags to try and break into their house tonight?

Uh...God bless!!

Not only would that be extremely funny but it would it would be great material for a whole new thread!

Uh...GOD BLESS
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