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    More nonsense from the Sheeple in Canada:

    Lego my toy gun
    Toronto man's hobby draws armed officers


    If you were wondering what happens to 29-year-old men who still play with Lego, take Jeremy Bell as an example.

    The partner at digital marketing company Teehan+Lax was surrounded by heavily armed tactical officers, cuffed and held against the wall of his Richmond St. W. office -- until, that is, the cops found the gun he had been holding in front of the window about 90 minutes earlier was a pile of blocks.

    The BrickGun Semi-Automatic gun (purchased online from BrickGun, "designers and builders of the world's most realistic custom Lego weapon models") arrived at Bell's office Wednesday.

    The lifetime Lego fan finished assembling his toy -- complete with build-it-yourself magazine -- at 5:40 p.m.

    It was in one piece for about 10 minutes before it fell apart, he recalled yesterday.

    But the tenant in an apartment about six metres across the way didn't see that last part. And so the tenant called the cops.

    Pressed up against the wall, his hands thrown in cuffs, Bell directed the cops to the pieces of fake gun sitting in a box by the window. Moments later, he was free.

    "At least you have a story to tell now," he quoted one cop as saying.

    The neighbour who called the cops tweeted an apology to Bell on Twitter and posted a note in his apartment window, Bell said.

    "He's like, 'Sorry, dude, it looked real,' " Bell said.

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    So even if it was a real gun, police have a right to arrest you because it ruffled some liberal morons feathers. All it took was seeing him/us IN A WINDOW doing nothing illegal. Another reason noisy neighbors should be treated like criminals just like a stocker.
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    Hmmmm can anyone say "1984" Big Brother is watching you...
    Laws that forbid the carrying of arms... disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes... Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man. Thomas Jefferson

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    For me "Big Brother" lives right across the street, and will not hesitate to call the Cops if I do anything politically incorrect. What a knob!

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    zack991 wrote:
    So even if it was a real gun, police have a right to arrest you because it ruffled some liberal morons feathers. All it took was seeing him/us IN A WINDOW doing nothing illegal. Another reason noisy neighbors should be treated like criminals just like a stocker.
    If you live in Canada, the answer is YES!

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    OCDO should consider expanding north of the border.

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    So even if it was a real gun, police have a right to arrest you because it ruffled some liberal morons feathers. All it took was seeing him/us IN A WINDOW doing nothing illegal. Another reason noisy neighbors should be treated like criminals just like a stocker.
    Notice that the news article is from Canada?

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    Well, another nutty story from the Northern Autonomous Territories. But really they don't mind. They have their Molson. They have their (somewhat) legal pot. They have their "free" Obama-style care and of course they have the border which they can cross to get REAL medical care; at least unless and until the Ubamanistas screw our medical care system up as badly as theirs (and don't any you youngsters in Canada write in claiming what great medical care YOU have. Wait until you are OLDER and find out how you will be treated as an inconvenience and/or excessive expense.)

    Really this is too much. Next time I visit Huber Heights Ohio I am going to OC in the Tim Horton's on Brandt Pike and see what happens.

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    1984 has truly arrived here for those that aren't completely convinced. My example in OnStar which is in vehicles. I don't even want to talk about it.
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    I refuse to buy any vehicle which has OnStar or even a GPS device for that metter. There is just so much that can be used against you by the gov't

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    No Kidding! That commercial which uses control of the vehicle by the service in order to stop a carjacking / car theft just scares the living crap out of me! To me it justifies repairing an older vehicle for a LONG time... But I am sure the EPA will help to get us all into newer computer/GOVT controlled vehicles. Yeah it sounds paranoid, but if it's true then is paranoia wrong? Control and GOVT intervention is just that, no matter how it's done.

    And considering that the neighbor must have been doing snooping in order to see that gun shaped LEGO pile, it just proves that the act of people spying on everyone around them and Narc-ing to the powers that be is another form of control. Thank you Sheep and your wanting to be babysat.

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    If someone is worried about the onstar thing, most car audio shops can disable it.

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    opusd2 wrote:
    No Kidding! That commercial which uses control of the vehicle by the service in order to stop a carjacking / car theft just scares the living crap out of me! To me it justifies repairing an older vehicle for a LONG time... But I am sure the EPA will help to get us all into newer computer/GOVT controlled vehicles. Yeah it sounds paranoid, but if it's true then is paranoia wrong? Control and GOVT intervention is just that, no matter how it's done.

    And considering that the neighbor must have been doing snooping in order to see that gun shaped LEGO pile, it just proves that the act of people spying on everyone around them and Narc-ing to the powers that be is another form of control. Thank you Sheep and your wanting to be babysat.
    Actually that is exactly how Reinhard Heydrich built up the reputation of the Gestapo. The RSHA didn't really need all that many Gestapo agents, they monitored a network of informants and analyzed the intelligence provided for the most part. The black car and the knock in the night would not be possible without nosey blabbermouths, and Heydrich knew how to motivate them.

    I have studied Reinhard Heydrich extensively. He was perhaps the most effective counter-intelligence and State security chief who ever lived. When he was taken out in Prague he was slated to become the Governor of Paris, in which case the Underground would likely have been wiped out and D-Day might well have failed. (I am no fan of Heydrich personally; he was arguably a worse and more virulent Nazi than Hitler himself:what In view of this, and in view of the fact that the Canadians fought like hell so that a tyranny like that would not sieze them and the world, I find it appalling that Canada today is being run by Heydrich Lite.

    This is why I never thought Gladys Kravitz was all that funny.

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    Ah, the good old days, when boys had real toys that were fun:

    Mattel Tommy Burst

    Shootin' Shell 45 cap gun

    No longer available anywhere in the 'free' world.

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    Thanks for posting those vids. I wish I still had my shootin 45. I helped Dillon take out many bad guys with it.

    As I recall , my set had a bowie knife and sheath on it.

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    Hey Repeater,

    About those good old toy guns, do you or anyone on this site remember those solid aluminum copies of famous pistols from the early '50s. They were cast from molds made from real guns, hence perfect in every detail. They were so realistic that even then they couldn't be shipped to New York.

    As I recall they were sold by the Lytle Novelty Co. in California and cost $2. As a small boy I had several, including a Luger, a Cobra and a Single Action Army.

    If perchance anyone knows of a source for these, perhaps an antique collector, please post here. I would like to take a stroll down memory lane to those better, more-innocent times.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Lord, do I remember that detective set. That was one realistic looking revolver, and the "Shooti'n Shells"? Boy they would make the Consumer Safety folks go :what:for sure. Man it was great being a kid back when this was a free country.

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    jayspapa wrote:
    Thanks for posting those vids. I wish I still had my shootin 45. I helped Dillon take out many bad guys with it.

    As I recall , my set had a bowie knife and sheath on it.
    I enjoyed the 1960s. Here's another violent toy from Ideal that wouldn't survive today, other than as a video game:





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    Geoff wrote:
    I refuse to buy any vehicle which has OnStar or even a GPS device for that metter. There is just so much that can be used against you by the gov't

    geoff

    There are just as many tattle-tale devices in every vehicle made these days. I have let my onstar subscription expire, but it has come in handy on more than one occasion for me. I could have a realtime diagnostic done on my vehicle if a Check Engine light was on, they would diagnose the issue, and make a service appointment for me while driving and give the diagnostic code before I ever got to the dealers shop.
    if I was a fugitive, I am sure the govt entities after me would track me using my onstar. So, I'll just use a different vehicle for my getaway. I could also use their tracking system against them to send them on a wild goose chase if I wanted to.

    Than you should never drive any vehicle newer than a 1994 model year.
    If you get in a wreck, the insurance company can access the vehicles operating parameters from the onboard computer with a quick download. (I believe it requires a warrant though) It will tell them the speed you were traveling rightbefore impact, if you had your seatbelts on, throttle position, braking, if your headlights were activated and every other thing they need to know. This has been common in vehicles for well over a decade and it has been used to find out the truth after a wreck. But it can also be used against you.

    Get this, it isn't just on cars & trucks!
    My last polaris snowmobile had a fairly large memory in the computerto store therunning parameters that any technician could download onto their "Digital Wrench" computer, and it could recall all running parameters for the last 360 days of operation. This included engine temperature, outside temperature, barometric pressure, altitude, throttle position, speed, Etc Et Etc. Some guys would modify their sleds, blow them up, and expect warranty to cover their mistakes. This parameter mapping put an end to that real quick.

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    zack991 wrote:
    So even if it was a real gun, police have a right to arrest you because it ruffled some liberal morons feathers. All it took was seeing him/us IN A WINDOW doing nothing illegal. Another reason noisy neighbors should be treated like criminals just like a stocker.
    While, I agree with what you are saying, not every person that has hoplophobia is a liberal... the neighbor may not even have had a fear of guns just at that moment was so concerned he felt he needed to call the cops, dumb yes, but that doesn't make him a liberal.

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    tekshogun wrote:
    zack991 wrote:
    So even if it was a real gun, police have a right to arrest you because it ruffled some liberal morons feathers. All it took was seeing him/us IN A WINDOW doing nothing illegal. Another reason noisy neighbors should be treated like criminals just like a stocker.
    While, I agree with what you are saying, not every person that has hoplophobia is a liberal... the neighbor may not even have had a fear of guns just at that moment was so concerned he felt he needed to call the cops, dumb yes, but that doesn't make him a liberal.
    Well, yes there are "hoplophobes", "liberals" and "nosy neighbors". Then you have your weenies.

    You know the kind I'm talking about. The ones who need attention, who need themselves validated with a little pat on the puddin' head for being a "good citizen". They are the types who hold a crowded elevator (in a bank of six elevators) open so someone halfway down the hallway can get in, the ones who pull their cars sideways to block both lanes at a crosswalk so a pedestrian who has not even made it to the corner yet can cross "safely".

    They are the types that, when they hear a co-worker slam the phone down in frustration go immediately to Human Resources and report that they are worried and ask that the slammer be required to undergo "anger management counselling". Or even when they see the neighbor's kids playing with toy guns call "the authorities" with worrries about everything from improper upbringing to kids being allowed access to real firearms.

    IMO this neighbor knew damned well it was a non-gun. He just wanted an authority figure - in this case a police officer - to tell him his personal report card merited a gold star on it.

    There was a time - and not so long ago - when weenies were known for who and what they are. As I said earlier, Gladys Kravitz (the nosy neighbor in Bewitched" is a prime example of this kind of weenie. And now they seem to have taken over the country.

    Well, this type of thing goes on in cycles here in America (The Nothern Autonomous Territories anre another matter). Our last big weenie cycle started during the Ford Administration and peaked under Carter. This one seems to have started halfway through the second term of GW Bush and seems to be peaking (with a vengance) right now. At least here in America (in most places) the cops won't come busting in if your neighbor says that you have a firearm in the house.....yet.

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    Alexcabbie wrote:

    Well, yes there are "hoplophobes",* "liberals" and* "nosy neighbors".*** Then you have your weenies.

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    Nutczak wrote:
    Get this, it isn't just on cars & trucks!
    My last polaris snowmobile had a fairly large memory in the computerto store therunning parameters that any technician could download onto their "Digital Wrench" computer, and it could recall all running parameters for the last 360 days of operation. This included engine temperature, outside temperature, barometric pressure, altitude, throttle position, speed, Etc Et Etc. Some guys would modify their sleds, blow them up, and expect warranty to cover their mistakes. This parameter mapping put an end to that real quick.
    This type of thought is really starting to drive prices of everything up. We all want great service from our local stores and some of us actually patronize those stores. But in that same line think of the recent post where one of us suggested to a buyer to go to the local store and check out all the different types of guns to determine which one they liked the best then go online and order it for less. How is a local store to ever compete with the Internet when they have to supply the service but don't get the sale. Same way with businesses trying to provide a warranty on cars, guns or anything else, they can't cover the abuses of some. Want to know one reason your cell phone bill is so high. Check the number of phones being traded in under warranty due to cracks frm being dropped. Not just the occasional but in many cases the same kid wanting it replaced for the 10th time.

    As I believe it was Pogo who said "We have found the enemy and it is US".

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