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Old 02-08-2012, 07:49 PM   #1
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So apparently there were some sniper nests in the arena during the Super Bowl. Thoughts?

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/pictures-surface-of-a-sniper-nest-at-the-super-bowl-are-they-real/

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Does that really surprise you? A game like the Super Bowl would be a prime target for terrorists.

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Doesn't surprise me, but I know there are a lot of people that have issues with it and haven't heard about it.

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Not unexpected in very large public venues that would be a high profile target. Am I the only one that looks around and thinks "Yeah, I'd put one over there, and one up there....." ??

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Well that ought to stop the end zone celebrations

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Well I was thinking if they can bring their WTH can't I bring mine!

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Snipers have been at a lot of games over the last five years.
I wouldn't worry about it to much. From what I understand State cops got it pushed through to fight "terrorist" activity. But usually the guy in the nest is just getting free box seats.

I would be careful with the beers though. Little to much to drink & security shows up etc. Etc. etc. Especially if your on one of the many watch list. You never know you just might be a target of opportunity.

What I was wondering was the caliber of the rifle.308, .338? Seems like that might have a high probability of collateral damages?
Shooting though reenforced glass would rule out a lot of ammo, correct?

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Snipers have been at a lot of games over the last five years.
I wouldn't worry about it to much. From what I understand State cops got it pushed through to fight "terrorist" activity. But usually the guy in the nest is just getting free box seats.

I would be careful with the beers though. Little to much to drink & security shows up etc. Etc. etc. Especially if your on one of the many watch list. You never know you just might be a target of opportunity.

What I was wondering was the caliber of the rifle.308, .338? Seems like that might have a high probability of collateral damages?
Shooting though reenforced glass would rule out a lot of ammo, correct?
I was thinking about that as well. The shooter would definitely hit someone else IMO and I think the rifle is a .338.
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Well I was thinking if they can bring their WTH can't I bring mine!
In IN you CAN bring yours!
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Not unexpected in very large public venues that would be a high profile target. Am I the only one that looks around and thinks "Yeah, I'd put one over there, and one up there....." ??
Nope, your not...i guess we are just a "special" kinda crazy.
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