My house today

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  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,740 Senior Member
    Thanks to all of you for your support, In the aftermath of this I tend to beat myself up as to what could/should I have done better, your responses reaffirm that I did ok.

    Jay asked I answered.........I believe my answer to be spot on as well.

    Jay is a friend who's panties aren't wound so tight.

    It is up to him to decide if my input has merrit
  • jaywaptijaywapti Senior Member Posts: 4,487 Senior Member
    [QUOTE=TrueTone911;385453In the end if anything you thought about or read hear causes you to react differently should the situation present itself again, you are better for it. Each scenario being so different and thankfully rare, these rules may not apply next time. That's why I think home defense is such a tricky game. [/QUOTE]

    :that: :agree: Since I first posted this, I have gone back and re-read each and every post many times, while I might not agree with some there is something to be learned from all of you If I learned one thing, if it ever happens again I will call 911 first. Personally I hope it never does and that none of you ever have to go through something like this.

    The great thing about this forum, no matter what the subject ( even the .270) there is something to be learned.

    Thanks again for all your responses and concern.

    JAY
    THE DEFINITION OF GUN CONTROL IS HITTING THE TARGET WITH YOUR FIRST SHOT
  • Gene LGene L Senior Member Posts: 10,037 Senior Member
    He kinda stated it on page 2, post 51.

    http://forums.gunsandammo.com/showthread.php?21112-My-house-today&p=385183&viewfull=1#post385183

    I'd say he'd have called 911 and stayed inside.

    Sam's skin is about one micron thick. Don't hurt his feelings with facts.
    Not too many problems you can't fix
    With a 1911 and a 30-06
  • TrueTone911TrueTone911 Senior Member Posts: 6,045 Senior Member
    Gene L wrote: »
    Sam's skin is about one micron thick. Don't hurt his feelings with facts.

    Thin skin...

    Isn't that why older gentleman wear sweaters even in the peak of summer's heat? ;-)


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  • samzheresamzhere Banned Posts: 10,923 Senior Member
    He kinda stated it on page 2, post 51.

    http://forums.gunsandammo.com/showthread.php?21112-My-house-today&p=385183&viewfull=1#post385183

    I'd say he'd have called 911 and stayed inside.

    I did miss that one, sorry. He did state that he'd have called 911 instead. You're right. My bad.

    Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read. - Groucho Marx
  • samzheresamzhere Banned Posts: 10,923 Senior Member
    Gene L wrote: »
    Sam's skin is about one micron thick. Don't hurt his feelings with facts.

    Well, Gene, I don't brook insults. Maybe lying down and letting cyberslimers roll over me is the expected behavior but not for me. Sorry. I did miss the comment he'd made. It was slightly oblique and I didn't evaluate it precisely as I should have, poring over each word in these posts with the finetooth comb thingie.

    Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read. - Groucho Marx
  • BufordBuford Senior Member Posts: 6,650 Senior Member
    samzhere wrote: »

    We're supposed to castigate you and make sidebar comments which imply that you lied and made up the whole thing, or are bragging... you know, "cold as ice" nerves and similar, that you didn't get rattled is supposed to be blowing your own horn and stuff.

    Still on the woe is me.
    Just look at the flowers Lizzie, just look at the flowers.
  • Gene LGene L Senior Member Posts: 10,037 Senior Member
    Thin skin and an elephant memory for woe is me. I haven't yet seen a post that implied the OP is bragging or making up stuff. If you have, I'd love to see it but otherwise, I put it down to a misplaced or questionable interpretation of posts.
    Not too many problems you can't fix
    With a 1911 and a 30-06
  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,740 Senior Member
    samzhere wrote: »
    I did miss that one, sorry. He did state that he'd have called 911 instead. You're right. My bad.

    reading comprehension is not a forte of yours

    Jay I'm the odd man out on this one.

    In this situation things worked out.
    why..... because it was a kid not intent on doing any harm.

    I think not calling 911 right away and exiting the house were mistakes that could have gone very badly for you if there was another far worse intent

    Jen not doing as planned could have been very bad as well


    Because if you're gonna criticize his actions

    I re read it and find all I did was give Jay two points to think about.

    Thanks to all of you for your support, In the aftermath of this I tend to beat myself up as to what could/should I have done better, your responses reaffirm that I did ok.
  • samzheresamzhere Banned Posts: 10,923 Senior Member
    Gene L wrote: »
    Thin skin and an elephant memory for woe is me. I haven't yet seen a post that implied the OP is bragging or making up stuff. If you have, I'd love to see it but otherwise, I put it down to a misplaced or questionable interpretation of posts.

    Of course there are no posts in this thread to that effect. Duh. I was simply joking that the last time someone else posted an account of a real world incident where that person actually had a firearm and pointed or aimed or otherwise non-shooting used it in a self defense scenario, that person was castigated, and I was kidding that such slams were soon to come here, too. Is all.

    Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read. - Groucho Marx
  • samzheresamzhere Banned Posts: 10,923 Senior Member
    Weatherby wrote: »
    reading comprehension is not a forte of yours

    It actually is, but only where it pays money or where it is essential. Casual forum chat, not so much. I'm way too busy to pore meticulously over every word in the forums I visit. Those are for fun.

    Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read. - Groucho Marx
  • breamfisherbreamfisher Senior Member Posts: 13,046 Senior Member
    Buford wrote: »
    Still on the woe is me.
    Nah, he's over it. He keeps on bringing it up, but he's over it. It's far from his mind. Until he brings it up. But it's behind him. He's over it.






    But he remembers the last time it happened, and will tell you about it.
    Overkill is underrated.
  • jbp-ohiojbp-ohio Senior Member Posts: 9,450 Senior Member
    Weatherby wrote: »
    reading comprehension is not a forte of yours

    Jay I'm the odd man out on this one.

    In this situation things worked out.
    why..... because it was a kid not intent on doing any harm.

    I think not calling 911 right away and exiting the house were mistakes that could have gone very badly for you if there was another far worse intent

    Jen not doing as planned could have been very bad as well


    Because if you're gonna criticize his actions

    I re read it and find all I did was give Jay two points to think about.

    Thanks to all of you for your support, In the aftermath of this I tend to beat myself up as to what could/should I have done better, your responses reaffirm that I did ok.

    :agree:

    What if there were two people out there? three??
    "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not." Thomas Jefferson
  • Big ChiefBig Chief Senior Member Posts: 32,976 Senior Member
    I like Sam and I like Gene as different as they are from each other. Didn't say we could stand each other fer very long :jester:

    Could anyone imagine them two being stuck together fer eternity together like in that Frenchman's play No Exit....:yikes: :devil:

    Yes Sam I know, the existentialist Jean Paul Sartre ............
    It's only true if it's on this forum where opinions are facts and facts are opinions
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  • samzheresamzhere Banned Posts: 10,923 Senior Member
    Nah, he's over it. He keeps on bringing it up, but he's over it. It's far from his mind. Until he brings it up. But it's behind him. He's over it.

    But he remembers the last time it happened, and will tell you about it.

    Only if it's in the subject matter. I guess I started this in the thread because I was making light of the story, joking about how certain trolls were ready to leap. And true to your trollish behavior, you did jump. So very typical of a goggle-eyed cartoon image, very like a troll in appearance. How fitting.

    And yeah, I do remember things that happen to me. You do not? How quaint.

    Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read. - Groucho Marx
  • breamfisherbreamfisher Senior Member Posts: 13,046 Senior Member
    You just seem to keep saying you're over being chastised for relaying what has happened to you, but then bring up the supposed chastizing to tell others to be careful lest they be chastized, all the while proclaiming you're over it. Repeatedly.

    But please, continue to tell us how you're over it and not bothered by it.
    Overkill is underrated.
  • BufordBuford Senior Member Posts: 6,650 Senior Member
    Sam sure can up a thread.
    Just look at the flowers Lizzie, just look at the flowers.
  • coolgunguycoolgunguy Senior Member Posts: 6,345 Senior Member
    samzhere wrote: »
    Only if it's in the subject matter. I guess I started this in the thread because I was making light of the story, joking about how certain trolls were ready to leap. And true to your trollish behavior, you did jump. So very typical of a goggle-eyed cartoon image, very like a troll in appearance. How fitting.

    And yeah, I do remember things that happen to me. You do not? How quaint.


    Not to dogpile, but "Methinks thou doth protest too much".


    Sam, you put "Steely eyed" in three consecutive posts, then claimed injury in another few. I don't want to point fingers, but you're not seeming icy cool right now...
    "Bipartisan" usually means that a bigger than normal deception is happening.
    George Carlin
  • JeeperJeeper Senior Member Posts: 2,952 Senior Member
    Back to the OP, OUTSTANDING job.

    Not everyone is afraid to protect their own property, especially in gun friendly states like Fl, and Texas.

    This entire "hide inside and call 911" attitude is foreign to some of us, and the only thing I would have done differently is to ask the wife to call 911 for me, and to have let my dog out when I came out.

    What would have happened if there were 2 or 3 of them, or they had bad intentions? I suspect they would have had a VERY bad night.

    Luis
    Wielding the Hammer of Thor first requires you to lift and carry the Hammer of Thor. - Bigslug
  • BAMAAKBAMAAK Senior Member Posts: 4,259 Senior Member
    If someone were out side my bathroom window, I may have shot them given both bathrooms are on the second floor.

    I've done the same thing, gone outside with a gun, probably not the smartest thing really but you can't call 911 every time you think you hear something. Especially in the country.

    Smart to arm you're wife with both a gun and phone IMO.

    How long before Sam starts calling those who challenge him "his catamites"
    "He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm."

    -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German writer and politician
  • knitepoetknitepoet Senior Member Posts: 18,656 Senior Member
    BAMAAK wrote: »
    How long before Sam starts calling those who challenge him "his catamites"
    Hopefully he has enough "boy toys" for his perversion by now :yikes:
    Seven Habits of Highly Effective Pirates, Rule #37: There is no “overkill”. There is only “open fire” and “I need to reload”.


  • Big ChiefBig Chief Senior Member Posts: 32,976 Senior Member
    I say exile the Catamites to the Dolomites :banned: :punch:
    It's only true if it's on this forum where opinions are facts and facts are opinions
    Words of wisdom from Big Chief: Flush twice, it's a long way to the Mess Hall
    I'd rather have my sister work in a whorehouse than own another Taurus!
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