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Old 09-05-2011, 04:13 AM   #41
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^^^^^ I agree when I was younger if I got in trouble the punishment could range from chores to an woopin, in some cases it was a woopin chores and running. But I deserved it, it was fair. With all theses jackasses stickin the noses in it kids arnt getting what we use to get hence there becoming spoiled little brats. A while back I was in walmart with my mom and there was this kid looked to be about 13 or 14 yelling at his mother for not getting something stupid I don't remember what it was but all I could think was someones doesnt beat there kid, if I did that at that age my old man wouldn't have hesitated he would have wooped me right on the spot.
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Old 09-16-2011, 08:17 PM   #42
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I guess the passenger really did go a little medieval on his @55,but seriously,I think that the passenger is a scumbag to use a lethal weapon on anyone just throwing rocks let alone a boy.
Excuse me a rock can kill whether it's thrown by a boy or a man. I think the guys should have grabbed them and called the cops.
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A crossbow is a little extreme. One member says he shoots a crossbow, and guess what? I'll bet he probably hunts deer with it.

Yes rocks can kill, but is it LIKELY to? maybe bricks from an overpass sure, but standing on a street corner slinging gravel size rocks? (if that was the case) There is a difference between trying to stone someone to death, and being a jackass throwing a few at passing cars for giggles and grins.

One person I agreed with was whoever said a fusillade from a paintball gun would have been more appropriate. Heck I would even go so far as to say a fusillade from multiple paintball guns from multiple passengers.

And then chase the little bastard around the corner and pop his butt some more!!
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Old 09-16-2011, 09:25 PM   #44
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It was probably some P.O.S. pistol crossbow picked up for 14.99 off E-bay that would actually be more dangerous if it had been thrown at the kid. His injuries weren't life threatening so I would have to assume it wasn't a hunting crossbow. But, news sells when it's violent so the newsies had to make a big deal out of the fact that it was a crossbow. If the passenger had pegged the little stone throwing maggot with a rock it wouldn't have even been newsworthy for their blog. They should have stopped the car and served up the a$$ whipping the little punk so richly deserves.

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And I can pretty confidently say that it wasn't meant to kill him.
I shoot a Stryker Crossbow. It shoots a heavy arrow at 405 fps. The fastest of any crossbow. The scope has three dots for ranges, 20 - 40 & 60 yards. They are spot on and deadly.

Not meant for defense against kids with rocks but I can certainly understand thinking about it.
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