Ex-Army Sniper Takes Out Neighbor’s Home Intruder From Bedroom Window FAKE NEWS

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Re: Ex-Army Sniper Takes Out Neighbor’s Home Intruder From Bedroom Window

Postby WTR » Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:00 pm

What would a retired sniper be doing with a M 24?

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Re: Ex-Army Sniper Takes Out Neighbor’s Home Intruder From Bedroom Window

Postby C-dub » Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:07 pm

WTR wrote:What would a retired sniper be doing with a M 24?

Keeping the neighborhood clear from varmints.
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Re: Ex-Army Sniper Takes Out Neighbor’s Home Intruder From Bedroom Window FAKE NEWS

Postby rtschl » Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:26 pm

:grumble Shucks.
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Re: Ex-Army Sniper Takes Out Neighbor’s Home Intruder From Bedroom Window

Postby Bitter Clinger » Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:16 am

WTR wrote:What would a retired sniper be doing with a M 24?


It's just an optimized Remington 700. You can buy them on GunBroker.
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Re: Ex-Army Sniper Takes Out Neighbor’s Home Intruder From Bedroom Window FAKE NEWS

Postby WTR » Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:37 am

I realize you can duplicate one, just not posse an actual M-24.

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Re: Ex-Army Sniper Takes Out Neighbor’s Home Intruder From Bedroom Window FAKE NEWS

Postby thatguyoverthere » Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:42 am

Wolfgang wrote:This from the disclaimer page of the website:
"Disclaimer: ...All news articles contained within The Seattle Tribune are fictional ... "


Well, dang it. It would have been a great news article if it were REAL. :mad5

So we've all been hearing a lot about "fake news" in the real (?) news lately, but I guess I did not realize that it was such an evolved industry as this.

I don't get it. Somebody explain it to me, seriously. What's the purpose? Somebody goes to a lot of expense and trouble to operate these fake news businesses. For what? Money? Aren't there better and more honorable and easier ways to make money? And no, I'm not upset that I got snookered (well, not too much anyway). I just really don't understand the purpose of it. :headscratch

Showing my age I suppose... :roll:

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Re: Ex-Army Sniper Takes Out Neighbor’s Home Intruder From Bedroom Window FAKE NEWS

Postby Liberty » Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:55 am

thatguyoverthere wrote:
I don't get it. Somebody explain it to me, seriously.
Its about collecting web traffic which generates advertising revenue.

Outlandish believable headlines get lots of click.
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Re: Ex-Army Sniper Takes Out Neighbor’s Home Intruder From Bedroom Window FAKE NEWS

Postby Bitter Clinger » Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:38 am

WTR wrote:I realize you can duplicate one, just not posse an actual M-24.


Go to GunBroker, search on M-24. You will be surprised. But they ain't cheap! :cheers2:
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Re: Ex-Army Sniper Takes Out Neighbor’s Home Intruder From Bedroom Window FAKE NEWS

Postby Soccerdad1995 » Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:14 pm

Other fake news sources include the following. Be careful out there!

CNN
MSNBC
ABC
CBS
NBC
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Re: Ex-Army Sniper Takes Out Neighbor’s Home Intruder From Bedroom Window FAKE NEWS

Postby Oldgringo » Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:43 pm

Soccerdad1995 wrote:Other fake news sources include the following. Be careful out there!

CNN
MSNBC
ABC
CBS
NBC


"Fake News" is nothing short of BALDFACE LIES!


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