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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 02-07-2007, 09:16 AM   #1
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Call 911, put down my shotgun, and pull the dogs off the poor bastard.

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First he'd fall over the pile of kids toys littered everywhere, spraining his ankle and cracking his head open.

Then I'd pound him for about 10 minutes.

Whatever is left the dogs can eat. Otherwise into the composter.
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#1 pepper spray
#2 get family and dogs out of the place
#3 call police
#4 knock on neighbor's door for help
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In the words of the southern sheriff: "BLAM!!! HALT!!!"
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I'd tell him/her to say "hello to my little friend" !
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In the words of the southern sheriff: "BLAM!!! HALT!!!"


Isnt there a second or third "BLAM!" before the "Halt"?
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If the intruder is stupid enough to enter while my Rottie is snarling and growling at them they will be shot, center mass, two times. Since we do not have a hardline phone it will take a few seconds to retrieve my cell phone and call the po-po, so the poor, dumb SOB will probably bleed out on my light beige carpet.
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I'd tell him/her to say "hello to my little friend" !
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By the time he walked up the three flights of stairs he'd be so winded I could probably just knock him over the railing into the bay and he'd become shark bait.
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While looking over barrell of your S&W - You Ask "Are You Ready For Early Retirement? - Well Are You Punk?"

S&W Model 27, 357 Magnun, Nickel Plated, Walnut Grips. Loaded and close at hand!

12 gauge Remington shotgun. Loaded and close at hand, also!

A steady hand.....A gentle squeeze! 8)

Our family ALWAYS has had firearms in the house, and all family members (from grade school age on up) have been trained in there use and handling. As kids, we were given our first gun....usually a .22 rifle, when we were in about 3rd grade. I was also trained NEVER to point a gun at someone unless I fully intended to blow there worthless *ss off the face of the fricking earth!!! I guess ya can take Billy outta da hills....but ya ain't never gonna take the hills outta this Billy!!!

Our house has an alarm, so if they're dumb enough to continue in, then their dumb enough to die for their stupidity!!!

We were always told to make sure that the son of a bitch intruder was far enough into the house before you shoot his his worthless *ss, so that he wouldn't accidently fall back outside of the house. You want to make sure the police can CLEARLY see that he was indeed and intruder IN your house, and NOT just standing on the porch looking in!!!

Could I shoot another human being? HELL yes!! I would have NO qualms at all!!! Especially since I really don't like most humans all that well anyway!

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I'd tell him/her to say "hello to my little friend" !
You're gonna whip out your d*ck?
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No problem here in MS. State law allows use of force to defend self and they don't have to be inside the house.
So stay out of the house, off the porch and off the property.
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You're gonna whip out your d*ck?
Dang and I almost went there.

Could be an an interesting maneuver...guy breaks in, sees some guy with his pants down...decides that discretion is the better part of valor and takes off...
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Remind me not to break in any of you guys homes!
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Especially frayne's... :P
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Actually I believe the last credible stat I saw showed that you're far more likely to completely empty a gun and miss on every shot from six feet away than you are to successfully shoot an intruder.

Thats gotta be an awkward moment. You're there with an empty gun. He's there with full underpants. Now what?
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I have an ADT home security system that we turn on every night, and we have panic button remotes, contacts the police. We had one false alarm, the siren is ear piercing and the police were there amazingly fast.
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I have a fake ADT sign I bought on ebay.

I imagine that nets me about 85% of the value with no false alarms.

Isnt this game sort of another case of "just look less inviting than your neighbors" / only have to outrun the other guy when the bear's chasing you ?
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