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If I was anti air gun...

Discussion in 'General chit chat' started by Pugwash, Feb 7, 2018.

  1. Pugwash

    Pugwash Post apocalypse

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    And it is totally irrelevant what I find distasteful.
     
  2. Pugwash

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    'Whatever people may say about another will have absolutely no impact on anti's'.
    Whether that is specific to airguns or any other debate, do you honestly believe that?
     
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    That whole thread will be declared illegal wrong think soon anyway and we will all have to go to a reeducation center so we stop having the wrong opinions if the authoritarian dictator May gets her way with this new law she is proposing to stop politicians being criticized.

    I thought this was the UK and not North Korea and we were supposed to have Freedom of Speech.
     
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    To the OP - No one here is saying that it is ok and it was you who first used the Widdecombe analogy ... a post on any forum or media platform is the sole opinion of one person and as long as it is not 'illegal' do you really think that politicians really take that much notice. For example, I can't stand Tony Blair and personally feel that he should be brought to justice for potential war crimes ... this is MY opinion, but I don't think that because he might read it here, that he will all of a sudden begin pressing for the introduction of air gun licensing.
     
  5. Pugwash

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    We have. That is what is happening here.
     
  6. PlinknHunt

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    I suggest you take a look at the new laws being passed by Theresa May and also take notice of all the people in this country who have been arrested and sent to jail for having the wrong opinions and hurting feelings over the internet. Freedom of Speech died a long time ago in the UK.
     
  7. Pugwash

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    I agree with most of what you say. I said earlier that it was probably a poor example but it was the one that finally got me going. I don't suggest that Anne Widdecombe even knows of the existence of this forum. It is however very possible that other people who do and trawl for whatever reason, may inform her of content relevant to her. It doesn't have to be an illegal opinion for the person who feels slighted to take up arms against the perceived offender. I.e. us. It may be unlikely but is it really worth the risk to post extremely offensive posts about people who have done nothing to deserve it.
     
  8. Pugwash

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    How come you're still posting on here then?
     
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  9. mike-carter

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    My dear fellow, I shall not endeavour to peruse such forums. What goes on here is not illegal, it shows some humour, some distaste and is a good way to debate.
    I suggest you climb down from your high moral ground and enjoy what occurs here.
     
  10. Pugwash

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    And if PlinknHunt is right your days of freedom are numbered.
     
  11. Pugwash

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    I'm glad you agree I have the high moral ground and who says I'm not enjoying it?
     
  12. Pugwash

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    And just for the record it wasn't me who introduced 'illegality' into proceedings.
     
  13. PlinknHunt

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    Way to take what I said completely out of context.

    Have you been living under a rock? Look at the news and see what is happening in this country.
     
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    so much fuss over a air powered hobby considering the amount of unregistered imported firearms in the UK inc automatic machine guns, you would think they got more to worry about than a air powered toy even a black widow catapult is dangerous, it's typical British high society mentality.
     
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    Pugwash is absolutely correct ! And I for one respect& admire the point he is trying to make.
     
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    Another vote for Pugwash. Remember what the real purpose of the forum is, "airgunforum.co.uk"
     
  17. monsta41

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    maybe you should notice there is a general chit chat subforum and a get it off your chest... this place would be boring as hell if it was limited to only airgun talk
     
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    Can anyone please tell me why this thread came about, it wasn't gun related in the old thread or am I losing the plot:confused:
     
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    Watch and inwardly digest..

     
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    Well a forum is there to express your opinions about anything or anybody but when you're referring to an individual it's probably better to dispense with any unnecessary personal derogatory remarks.It might give those concerned the impression that we're a bunch of ignoramuses.
     
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