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Old 10-03-2015, 04:40 AM   #1031
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Gun safety is important.
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Old 10-03-2015, 01:04 PM   #1032
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I remember reading stories by E.R. doctors in inner cities being suprised just how often men get shot in the penis. Apparently it's a bullet magnet.

Also, there's a well known acronym; S.O.C.M.O.B. It stands for "standing on corner minding my own business" for what most gun shot victims were doing at the time of the incidents.
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Old 10-03-2015, 01:16 PM   #1033
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I remember reading stories by E.R. doctors in inner cities being suprised just how often men get shot in the penis. Apparently it's a bullet magnet.
This is because the Pants Positive Safety perk is not available in real life, but Delusion (I have the Pants Positive Safety perk ) is quite common.
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Old 10-06-2015, 08:35 AM   #1034
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From the Chicago Tribune, not The Onion.

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U.S. Senate candidate admits to sacrificing goat, drinking its blood

"I did sacrifice a goat. I know that's probably a quibble in the mind of most Americans," he said. "I sacrificed an animal to the god of the wilderness. ... Yes, I drank the goat's blood."

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/n...005-story.html
For bonus Evil-Overlord-wannabe points, he named himself "Augustus Sol Invictus".

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Old 10-06-2015, 11:22 AM   #1035
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Well, there's no religious test for running for office...
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Old 10-06-2015, 11:55 AM   #1036
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Well, there's no religious test for running for office...
Technically. Though, technically, atheists can't legally run in many jurisdictions. Yeah, unconstitutional, but that only matters after being fought and declared such officially.
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Old 10-06-2015, 11:57 AM   #1037
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This is because the Pants Positive Safety perk is not available in real life, but Delusion (I have the Pants Positive Safety perk ) is quite common.
Not just self inflicted, but random hit locations from drive bys. There are many racist jokes that could be made about that, but it's still odd.
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Old 10-07-2015, 05:24 AM   #1038
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Technically. Though, technically, atheists can't legally run in many jurisdictions. Yeah, unconstitutional, but that only matters after being fought and declared such officially.
He's not an atheist though, so he's clear on that front.
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Old 10-07-2015, 09:22 PM   #1039
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I remember reading stories by E.R. doctors in inner cities being suprised just how often men get shot in the penis. Apparently it's a bullet magnet.
There could be a couple of selection biases there.

You remember those cases more then the shot in leg ones.

If they are shot in the leg they might be willing to try and deal with that off the books, the penis they really want fixed right.
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Old 10-10-2015, 04:44 AM   #1040
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More pants-negative safety.
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