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Old 11-12-2013, 11:00 PM   #1
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Hey, does anybody have an extra handgun they're looking to sell? I'm going to be writing novels and need to learn how to operate a firearm. I tried to buy one at the store, waited ten days, and for some reason my order got delayed. They said it is likely due to my common last name. So, law states I can buy a gun from a person that's not a dealer without doing the background check. Otherwise, I have to wait possibly up to a year for the gun I purchased to get off the delay list. Anybody have a gun they wouldn't mind dispensing with so I can learn about operating a firearm?



I'd really appreciate it,
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One year delay? I'm not touching that one with a ten foot pole.

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One year delay? I'm not touching that one with a ten foot pole.
haha no, they said it could take a week, month, or a year. I have no misdemeanors or felonies. They said it was due to my common last name. But yeah, I can't just pretend my characters know what they're doing!
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Im with you Winds!

Not touching this with a ten foot pole! We are not stupid here on the FTF. So in my personal opinion go shopping elsewhere.
As Marmaduke would say RHOT RO! I smell a serious problem here!

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You can give your social security number to expedite the NICS check.

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If you're honest about learning how any firearm works... Go to Youtube... and if a legit dealer has not been able to help you obtain ....well then that just sucks for you.
...and no, I am also not interested in any overseas transactions involving the "Crown Prince of Nannibiah" either.

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haha no, they said it could take a week, month, or a year. I have no misdemeanors or felonies. They said it was due to my common last name. But yeah, I can't just pretend my characters know what they're doing!
Find a friend who has a gun who will take you shooting or who would be willing to show you how a gun works. It's just a red flag when someone's first post is such as yours. Sorry.
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Find a friend who has a gun who will take you shooting or who would be willing to show you how a gun works. It's just a red flag when someone's first post is such as yours. Sorry.

He's probably writing a book on gun control and how easy you can get a gun. Silly liberals background checks are for YOU!
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Yeah, there's no such thing as a year-long delay. More likely it'll be a few days. Why the rush? You don't write a book in a week anyway…….go look up stuff on the 'net in the meantime.

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smells fishy to me

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