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    Whoops! Not the best partner for a burglary.

    If you are going to break into a house, THIS is not the guy you want to help you:

    http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/htm...vasion04m.html

    HA! HA! Pretty sad when the most hazardous thing about your job is NOT the homeowner's shotgun.

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    Why do reporters insist upon using the phrase "pistol whipped?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by cbpeck View Post
    Why do reporters insist upon using the phrase "pistol whipped?"
    Because the phrase stuck from the gangster movies of the 30's, 40's & 50's. That and it takes so many more keystrokes to write "struck on various parts of his body by the alleged perpetrator who used the handgun as a club".

    stay safe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skidmark View Post
    Because the phrase stuck from the gangster movies of the 30's, 40's & 50's. That and it takes so many more keystrokes to write "struck on various parts of his body by the alleged perpetrator who used the handgun as a club".

    stay safe.
    Geez. I thought it meant "overly willing to do things someone else want you to because you really like their pistol and you want to make sure your access is not cut off."

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    Quote Originally Posted by eye95 View Post
    Geez. I thought it meant "overly willing to do things someone else want you to because you really like their pistol and you want to make sure your access is not cut off."

    ROTFL!!!
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    They pistol-whipped one of the residents until his girlfriend reached under the bed for a shotgun and passed it to him.
    Why waste the time??? She should have used it herself, esp. since it was within her reach, not his.
    ::grumble:: Some women...
    Last edited by MKEgal; 11-20-2010 at 12:28 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MKEgal View Post
    Why waste the time??? She should have used it herself, esp. since it was within her reach, not his.
    ::grumble:: Some women...
    She was just playing out the stereotype you see from the movies. BG is beating the stuffing outta the hero while his girlfriend puts her hands over her face and screams. When I see this on the TV, I'm usually yelling, "Pick up the shovel and hit him!!" She never does.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eye95 View Post
    When I see this on the TV, I'm usually yelling, "Pick up the shovel and hit him!!"
    I'm usually mumbling other things, some of them unprintable.
    I no longer have any confidence in the moderation or administration of this forum. Nonetheless, the First STILL protects the Second, and the Second protects the First! Together, they protect the rest of our Bill of Rights and other founding documents. If you're going to do anything at all, do it right!

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    Quote Originally Posted by since9 View Post
    I'm usually mumbling other things, some of them unprintable.
    Well my wife jabs me in the ribs everything I say things like that.

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