Topic Obama Closes Background-Check Gun-Law Loophole
01 Sep 2013 13:21
Why would that be relevant? Guns don't start violence and the people who bear them don't necessarily start violence. Guns generally make one more prepared for violence and to respond to violence than being unarmed.
But you've brought up the issue of starting violence. When does violence start? Is it when the person comes at you with a baseball bat or when you respond to that by shooting him? Do you have to wait for him to hit you before you can justify self-defense?
Their function is violence and nothing else - don't give me that crap about target practice. Your example of the baseball bat is obviously the start of violence but I refer you to my example of the motor car. I am still willing to take the chance and if everybody thought like me the world would be a better place. And to that end I have to have the strength of my convictions and not react like some kid in the playground who hits out to get their own way but take a chance on the baseball bat, the motor car, the tyre iron, the knife, the cricket bat, or whatever nasty implement the immature person is willing to attack me with. Let's face it there are situations where no matter how many guns I have I will be defeated so the fail safe idea is also up for grabs. Actually if someone in the UK attacked me with a baseball bat I would have to justify the grounds of whatever means I used to stop him the law says I can use just enough violence to adequately defend myself and shooting him with a gun would not be taken as justifiable. Grow up - westerns make fun viewing but that's it. Woa Trigger.
Topic Have you ever had sex at work?
01 Sep 2013 13:09
Yes after all had left for the day it was a government department that only worked in the mornings. The afternoons were heavenly illicit stolen moments.
Topic relation problems
01 Sep 2013 13:04
I have heard of this situation before and this is an opportunity to woo her again and re-establish the structure of your relationship. It is a chance to do things differently and better. The main thing you will have to do is listen and be patient and things might very well go your way but don't be pushy just be relaxed calm and interested.
Topic Obama Closes Background-Check Gun-Law Loophole
01 Sep 2013 00:01
Bearing guns like any kind of violence is childish. I realise that there could be a situation where my possession of a gun would be desirable however I am willing to take the chance just like I take my life in my hand crossing the road considering the number of lunatics with driving licences. If anyone can quote me a time when starting violence is acceptable. I may rethink this one but so far no-one I know can think of any such example.
Topic Whats your Star Sign?
31 Aug 2013 13:42
I agree with Sheldon off TBBT on this one but for what it's worth Libra.
Topic Do any of you guys
31 Aug 2013 00:45
'' I'm afraid that door is always locked we never go there. Oh that scratching noise well ... we hear it periodically but it goes away after a while. Oh that little opening with the bolt on it that's where we slide in the food but we only do that when we hear whines and snuffles coming under the door. Most of the time things are quiet. But we never go there or open the door.''
Topic I have a dream...
30 Aug 2013 14:25
That's just it. Some confused equality of opportunity with equality of outcome. Thus a presumed right to an equal standard of living regardless of differences in earning ability.
There's no equality of opportunity for all - you can be a dumb prat like most of the Royal Family of the UK and have no financial worries and you can assume the right as you've inherited the privilege and I'm sure that applies to the US equivalent.
Topic What is your definition of 'Kinky".
30 Aug 2013 11:29
This is pretty kinky.
Yeagh! You really got me going you got me so I don't know what I'm doing.
I'm not content to be with you in the daytime Oh yeagh and all of the night.
They seek him here they seek him there.
His clothes are weird but never square.
And he's oh so lovely in his mind and in his body,
He's a well respected man about town.
Topic I have a dream...
30 Aug 2013 11:21
Good grief I though the dream in question was about equal rights (even though it got the dreamer killed for his ideas or have I got the wrong King here?) but this seems to be a debate about consumerism which I suppose does answer the other part of the thread - that is how things have changed. So I suppose the change is that we don't seems interested in some fundamental right so much as in acquisition.
Topic dream fuck
29 Aug 2013 09:12
I've never fantasised over some film star - no moral problem or anything it just doesn't scan somehow but strangers on the metro they are a different matter.
Topic Texting someone who is driving could get you sued and possibly arrested.
29 Aug 2013 08:58
As an ex mobile phone operator I feel that the ultimate responsibility is the recipient's He or she should be nowhere near a mobile phone whilst driving in fact in the UK it is against the law to hold a phone whilst driving anyway so how could it be the sender's fault? If it is legal in the USA to hold a phone whilst driving I am very surprised.
Topic Pepsi or Coke
29 Aug 2013 04:14
There's no accounting for taste. Both are disgusting.
Topic The male physique...
26 Aug 2013 04:52
I'll never be muscled or tall and don't have a problem with it however to my surprise I've seen statements by women saying they like a guy to have a bit of a paunch and sometimes even be slightly grubby like the odd dirty finger nail etc that this is even sexy. Now this doesn't give me a sudden urge to develop these characteristics or anything but I am interested in knowing if any ladies do find this appealing. I forget who said this but it was some young modern female star talking to a girl reporter who agreed with her.
Topic Movie Treats
26 Aug 2013 04:38
Once took a friend to see The School Of Rock and we took cans of lager, ham sandwiches and cakes.
Topic Coolest couple in the world!
26 Aug 2013 04:34
If everybody were this fun, the world would be amazing!!
Topic Great Diners
25 Aug 2013 07:58
Whilst touring the West Coast area of the US with some friends from the Czech Republic they wanted to eat a lot and as cheaply as possible. As I was the native speaker I was delegated the task of finding appropriate places: one place that existed in several locations that they really liked was called The Golden Corral because you paid once and could eat as much as you wanted. I often reminisce about this and wonder what the locals thought of them as, although all of them were 7 foot tall they were quite slim but the amount of food they could put away was truly awesome. Does anyone know if this chain is still around?
Topic First Record You Ever Bought?
25 Aug 2013 07:36
Walk Don't Run by the John Barry Seven it was a hit for the Ventures in the UK too but they had a smoother sound. (John Barry later did a lot of Bond movie themes). The first album I bought was Elvis's first Golden Hits LP (of course I mean Costello). The second was a Chess recording of Chuck Berry and after I heard Johnny B Goode my life changed as I bought a guitar. Chess records have probably been the most influential record label of all time especially in terms of British seminal bands like The Stones or Fleetwood Mac and Free.
Topic Sex toy advice
24 Aug 2013 23:40
Maybe there is a good second hand market on Ebay? :)
Topic Do all/most Guys have a lingerie fetish.
24 Aug 2013 10:44
I made a statement on another posting that all/most guys have a lingerie fetish.
I stand by that statement but some aussie female stated "Actually NOT every bloke has a lingerie fetish".
So do you get turned on by lingerie or not, or is fetish a too strong description to use.
I'll start the ball rolling by saying that yes underwear turns me on. I would have liked to have started a poll but not sure how.
I think that going by the amount of industry that goes into the manufacture of female underwear it is fairly obvious that it has an appeal. However to me fetish connotes stealing knickers off washing lines or masturbating holding someone's high heel shoes etc so I don't feel that most men have such an inclination.
Topic Is there anything I can do to not be so sore after working out?
24 Aug 2013 10:08
I have been working out intensely over the past several weeks. As a result, I'm looking better and feeling sore. My question is, are there things I could do to not be so sore after my workouts. I did legs two days ago and I still feel like jello.
Stop the workouts it's bad for you. Most exercisers seem to die young - there is a village in Italy with the oldest average life span and they all exercise very lightly.
Topic SimplyJohn - 3 free Gold memberships HERE!!
24 Aug 2013 04:31
I will use the first 3 numbers of my RAF identity number 193 it always amuses me to use that as the RAF and I me weren't the best of friends.