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Old 06-29-2018, 07:30 AM   #1
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A news reporter Tweeted
"“There is nothing more terrifying than hearing multiple people get shot while you’re under your desk and then hear the gunman reload,” Mr. Davis wrote.

I can't decide whether to feel sorry for this man are not.

As a man I feel a responsibility to defend and protect those around me. I know fighting a man armed with a shotgun, when you only have a handgun is poor odds at best but hiding under a desk while he reloads ?

Arm your selves men. The world is full of evil people who dream of doing harm to the weak, don't be weak.

Their are 4 good men in my office building. Each has a gun on his belt, a handgun in his desk and a long gun leaning in the corner.
I had a salesman ask what in the world we were afraid of..... I said not a dam thing
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Old 06-29-2018, 07:33 AM   #2
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Old 06-29-2018, 07:34 AM   #3
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I have some mixed feelings on this quote that has been all over the place since this tragedy took place but what it boils down to, at least for me, is I know what I will be doing should I ever be in that position. I wont be praying under a desk hoping he doesnt come my way.
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Old 06-29-2018, 07:34 AM   #4
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Old 06-29-2018, 07:36 AM   #5
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I have some mixed feelings on this quote that has been all over the place since this tragedy took place but what it boils down to, at least for me, is I know what I will be doing should I ever be in that position. I wont be praying under a desk hoping he doesnt come my way.
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Old 06-29-2018, 07:38 AM   #6
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Old 06-29-2018, 07:41 AM   #7
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I have some mixed feelings on this quote that has been all over the place since this tragedy took place but what it boils down to, at least for me, is I know what I will be doing should I ever be in that position. I wont be praying under a desk hoping he doesnt come my way.
I also agree. My employer will not allow visible weapons or long guns on campus, but I have my belt gun and an extra magazine. I will not become a victim.
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Old 06-29-2018, 07:41 AM   #8
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I wish I had the option to carry at work.....hail, some locations I can't even keep one in my truck.
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Old 06-29-2018, 07:45 AM   #9
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I agree with you, Buff. If you aren't shooting, you better be reloading. If he is reloading, you better be shooting.
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Old 06-29-2018, 07:47 AM   #10
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Old 06-29-2018, 07:49 AM   #11
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Old 06-29-2018, 07:56 AM   #12
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Old 06-29-2018, 07:56 AM   #13
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I wish I had the option to carry at work.....hail, some locations I can't even keep one in my truck.
Word.

Frowned upon in the office.
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:16 AM   #14
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I wish I had the option to carry at work.....hail, some locations I can't even keep one in my truck.
What do you do for work? The state passed a law that employers can't keep their employees from carrying in their vehicle to work, except in a few circumstances like at a refinery. Unless you work in one of the places listed, it doesn't matter what your employer thinks about a gun in your truck.
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:21 AM   #15
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What do you do for work? The state passed a law that employers can't keep their employees from carrying in their vehicle to work, except in a few circumstances like at a refinery. Unless you work in one of the places listed, it doesn't matter what your employer thinks about a gun in your truck.
Won't do you much good in the truck.
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:22 AM   #16
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What do you do for work? The state passed a law that employers can't keep their employees from carrying in their vehicle to work, except in a few circumstances like at a refinery. Unless you work in one of the places listed, it doesn't matter what your employer thinks about a gun in your truck.
How does a gun in your truck help? Since Texas passed open carry, my office decided to not allow handguns (concealed or not). Sucks, but you follow the law or don’t.
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:22 AM   #17
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:23 AM   #18
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Word.

Frowned upon in the office.
It was frowned upon in the news paper office also.
I bet when that fellow was under his desk waiting his turn to get shot, he sure thought that was a stupid rule.
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:23 AM   #19
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Plant worker, so not an option.


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Old 06-29-2018, 08:38 AM   #20
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A news reporter Tweeted
"“There is nothing more terrifying than hearing multiple people get shot while you’re under your desk and then hear the gunman reload,” Mr. Davis wrote.

I can't decide whether to feel sorry for this man are not.

As a man I feel a responsibility to defend and protect those around me. I know fighting a man armed with a shotgun, when you only have a handgun is poor odds at best but hiding under a desk while he reloads ?

Arm your selves men. The world is full of evil people who dream of doing harm to the weak, don't be weak.

Their are 4 good men in my office building. Each has a gun on his belt, a handgun in his desk and a long gun leaning in the corner.
I had a salesman ask what in the world we were afraid of..... I said not a dam thing
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:41 AM   #21
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:44 AM   #22
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The only person that can protect you is yourself. That is how it has always been and how it always should be.
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:47 AM   #23
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I think and believe if I heard him reload I'd a been in motion to lay some smackown on that donkey
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:49 AM   #24
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Prime example of why I now carry every day and everywhere.
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:52 AM   #25
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Agreed.
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:53 AM   #26
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:55 AM   #27
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:58 AM   #28
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Old 06-29-2018, 09:07 AM   #29
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What do you do for work? The state passed a law that employers can't keep their employees from carrying in their vehicle to work, except in a few circumstances like at a refinery. Unless you work in one of the places listed, it doesn't matter what your employer thinks about a gun in your truck.
* I'm a circumstance

At least we have top tier security at the gates.......bahahahahahaah....thats ***** funny
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Old 06-29-2018, 12:19 PM   #30
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rather be tried by 12 than carried by 6 !!
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Old 06-29-2018, 12:45 PM   #31
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Can't carry in my office either. 28 years and I just can't risk getting fired at this stage but I can say he would have felt the cold steel of my Griptilian blade rammed between the first and second cervical vertebrae while he was reloading.

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Old 06-29-2018, 12:52 PM   #32
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How does a gun in your truck help? Since Texas passed open carry, my office decided to not allow handguns (concealed or not). Sucks, but you follow the law or don’t.
Good thing company policy isn't law.
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Old 06-29-2018, 12:53 PM   #33
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Its encouraged at our company for every one to carry. I have my .45 here on my desk now. We are a small company so its not a issue. I like that my guys carry in their work vans.
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Old 06-29-2018, 12:55 PM   #34
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Can't carry in my office or I would be.
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Old 06-29-2018, 12:59 PM   #35
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I wish I had the option to carry at work.....hail, some locations I can't even keep one in my truck.
No disrespect intended, and this may not work for you, but I've worked in the oil field all my life, and guns have been banned from sites, at least by the majors, for years. That never stopped me from carrying. I carried during many a meeting, as well as in the field, and nobody knew it except me. I figure my life is worth more than any job.

Marty is spot on ! Arm yourself, the rest of us may need your help !
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Old 06-29-2018, 01:04 PM   #36
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A Ruger LCP in a De Santis pocket holster disappears in your front pocket. A Shield or comparable Glock, Sig, you-name-it does the same in an IWB holster under a golf type shirt. Just saying.....
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Old 06-29-2018, 01:14 PM   #37
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As a teacher, our school resource officer told us that it’s not a matter of “if” but “when”. I hate the thought of being in a school shooting without my gun.
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Old 06-29-2018, 01:16 PM   #38
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Old 06-29-2018, 01:19 PM   #39
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So what happens if I hypothetically keep a gun locked in a drawer at my desk. Some crazy mofo comes in and starts blazing, and hypothetical gun gets pulled out and the shooter is disposed of.

Do you really think they would fire you? Do you not think that if they did let you go, that your story could garner enough interest to get you another job?
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Old 06-29-2018, 01:22 PM   #40
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I don't disagree with any of this, and I do carry an XDS in a 45 and I have a 1911 in a desk drawer. But, it sure is a shame that we have to.

And, more and more, we have to more and more.
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Old 06-29-2018, 01:24 PM   #41
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So what happens if I hypothetically keep a gun locked in a drawer at my desk. Some crazy mofo comes in and starts blazing, and hypothetical gun gets pulled out and the shooter is disposed of.

Do you really think they would fire you? Do you not think that if they did let you go, that your story could garner enough interest to get you another job?
Yes they will. And you will likely have charges filed against you, and you will engage in an expensive court battle while the little cream puff in the ground's parents or significant other eats bon bons.

But you and others will be alive. You gotta weigh it.
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Old 06-29-2018, 01:26 PM   #42
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Yes they will. And you will likely have charges filed against you, and you will engage in an expensive court battle while the little cream puff in the ground's parents or significant other eats bon bons.

But you and others will be alive. You gotta weigh it.
What would the charges be?
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What would the charges be?
30.06 and 30.07, plus a whole wagon full of civil charges.
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Old 06-29-2018, 01:32 PM   #44
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30.06 and 30.07, plus a whole wagon full of civil charges.
Civil suit maybe, but no charges in his scenario.
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Old 06-29-2018, 01:34 PM   #45
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The joys of a family owned business...anyone who enters with intent to harm, will be met with plenty of quality resistance
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Old 06-29-2018, 01:37 PM   #46
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I'll just say this - shooting at a range and shooting when being shot at are very different.

Things go to hades real quick. I'd say if you carry at work then there are two important factors:

1. Fellow employees need to know that once the shooting start they need to hit the floor and stay there until everything is done. Preferably, hit the floor behind cover/concealment but if not then hit the floor and play dead if you're right next to the action.
2. If you carry, you really need some training. Learn how to use cover/concealment, techniques for either engaging the assailant or simply providing covering fire for others to evacuate (there is a time for both) etc. Just because you're a top shot at the range doesn't mean you can effectively engage an assailant. Even a punk kid who can't really shoot well can still be tough to deal with no matter how many action films you've seen.
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Old 06-29-2018, 01:38 PM   #47
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Civil suit maybe, but no charges in his scenario.
You might be right. He did not say there was a 30.06 or 30.07 sign, or a 51% sign.
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You might be right. He did not say there was a 30.06 or 30.07 sign, or a 51% sign.
There's not one ...
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Old 06-29-2018, 01:46 PM   #49
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.........Their are 4 good men in my office building. Each has a gun on his belt, a handgun in his desk and a long gun leaning in the corner.
I had a salesman ask what in the world we were afraid of..... I said Democrats..
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Old 06-29-2018, 01:47 PM   #50
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If you work at a federally designated Key Resource Critical Infrastructure or MARSEC facility do NOT carry at work. You will lose that battle, bank account and your freedom.
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