Date night gone wrong

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Re: Date night gone wrong

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Post by jimlongley » Thu Oct 03, 2013 4:36 pm

EvoGTR wrote:
suthdj wrote:Voted best first post ever.
:iagree: At less you handled everything calmly. :thumbs2:
:iagree:

But I would have told her, after the lecture started, that if it didn't stop, and she was so scared, maybe she had better walk home, and then I would have stopped and held the door for her.
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Re: Date night gone wrong

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Post by ssnstump » Thu Oct 03, 2013 5:05 pm

Yes...Great post. Now I have to clean up the desk...coffee.

I also like the pro gun coexist sticker. would love to find one of those.

Welcome aboard! Better luck with your future dates.
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Re: Date night gone wrong

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Post by Texsquatch » Thu Oct 03, 2013 5:09 pm

Should have asked her how many of her first dates carry a card that proves you passed background checks and have not committed any felonies. I'd love to hear what she's been telling her friends about you.


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Re: Date night gone wrong

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Post by bdickens » Thu Oct 03, 2013 5:20 pm

SewTexas wrote:my daughter took a "world view" class and one of the lessons was about what you could learn about a person from their bumper stickers. We still play that game when we're in traffic....it's actually kinda scary.
One of the reasons why my vehicles are "sterile."

I also don't leave papers, books or any other kind of thing visible that any sort of information can be gleaned from.

When I was stationed at Ft. Bragg, I was tasked out to a detail for the JFK Special Warfare Center. What they needed was NCOs for part of an anti terrorism class for people who were to be deployed in certain hot spots, but not where there were active operations.

We were in teams of two. We were given photographs of our subjects, a description of their car, license plate number, home address and a camera. We were also given signed and notarized waivers allowing us to be doing what we were doing in case we found ourselves confronted by the local constabulary. Our task was to follow these people around for two weeks and find out as much about them as we could.


The picture of a person's life that can be compiled from scraps of information off of papers left lying on car seats, bumper stickers, books, trash in the trash cans, etc is - how shall I say - eye opening.

We found out where people went to school, who their friends were, what units they were in, their hobbies, their children's names and where they went to school. We even managed to get the SSNs of a couple. We even found out stuff that was in their personnel records, including one subject whose records we found out were blacked out.

At the end of the two weeks, they had everyone in the class assemble in a classroom. Then they had us come in and give a presentation on what all we found out about them, including a slide show.

You should have seen the jaws drop.
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Re: Date night gone wrong

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Post by SewTexas » Thu Oct 03, 2013 5:34 pm

bdickens wrote:
SewTexas wrote:my daughter took a "world view" class and one of the lessons was about what you could learn about a person from their bumper stickers. We still play that game when we're in traffic....it's actually kinda scary.
One of the reasons why my vehicles are "sterile."

I also don't leave papers, books or any other kind of thing visible that any sort of information can be gleaned from.

When I was stationed at Ft. Bragg, I was tasked out to a detail for the JFK Special Warfare Center. What they needed was NCOs for part of an anti terrorism class for people who were to be deployed in certain hot spots, but not where there were active operations.

We were in teams of two. We were given photographs of our subjects, a description of their car, license plate number, home address and a camera. We were also given signed and notarized waivers allowing us to be doing what we were doing in case we found ourselves confronted by the local constabulary. Our task was to follow these people around for two weeks and find out as much about them as we could.

The picture of a person's life that can be compiled from scraps of information off of papers left lying on car seats, bumper stickers, books, trash in the trash cans, etc is - how shall I say - eye opening.

We found out where people went to school, who their friends were, what units they were in, their hobbies, their children's names and where they went to school. We even managed to get the SSNs of a couple. We even found out stuff that was in their personnel records, including one subject whose records we found out were blacked out.

At the end of the two weeks, they had everyone in the class assemble in a classroom. Then they had us come in and give a presentation on what all we found out about them, including a slide show.

You should have seen the jaws drop.

the class was fun for my daughter, and then for our family. We have learned how much you can learn just from the back of a car....from some cars you could very easily walk up to a little kid in a playground, or a woman at a grocery store and walk off with them....it's scary....
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Re: Date night gone wrong

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Post by bizarrenormality » Thu Oct 03, 2013 6:59 pm

MeMelYup wrote:Sounds more like date night gone right.
:iagree:

When you consider a first date with a stranger as the opportunity to learn about them, and decide if you want to spend any more time with them, a definite NO is as successful an outcome as a definite YES. I'm the same way for job interviews. Two of the interviews I had this year were like that. I knew within the first half hour it wasn't the right job for me, and I felt lucky to find out before wasting any more of my time or energy.
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Re: Date night gone wrong

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Post by Sparky3131 » Thu Oct 03, 2013 7:48 pm

bizarrenormality wrote:
MeMelYup wrote:Sounds more like date night gone right.
:iagree:

When you consider a first date with a stranger as the opportunity to learn about them, and decide if you want to spend any more time with them, a definite NO is as successful an outcome as a definite YES. I'm the same way for job interviews. Two of the interviews I had this year were like that. I knew within the first half hour it wasn't the right job for me, and I felt lucky to find out before wasting any more of my time or energy.

When I say a date gone wrong, I mean getting outed in a public place carrying my firearm. The rest of it is history.

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Re: Date night gone wrong

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Post by nyj » Thu Oct 03, 2013 9:40 pm

Should have left her there.


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Re: Date night gone wrong

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Post by CHLLady » Thu Oct 03, 2013 10:24 pm

bdickens wrote:
SewTexas wrote:my daughter took a "world view" class and one of the lessons was about what you could learn about a person from their bumper stickers. We still play that game when we're in traffic....it's actually kinda scary.
One of the reasons why my vehicles are "sterile."

I also don't leave papers, books or any other kind of thing visible that any sort of information can be gleaned from.

When I was stationed at Ft. Bragg, I was tasked out to a detail for the JFK Special Warfare Center. What they needed was NCOs for part of an anti terrorism class for people who were to be deployed in certain hot spots, but not where there were active operations.

We were in teams of two. We were given photographs of our subjects, a description of their car, license plate number, home address and a camera. We were also given signed and notarized waivers allowing us to be doing what we were doing in case we found ourselves confronted by the local constabulary. Our task was to follow these people around for two weeks and find out as much about them as we could.


The picture of a person's life that can be compiled from scraps of information off of papers left lying on car seats, bumper stickers, books, trash in the trash cans, etc is - how shall I say - eye opening.

We found out where people went to school, who their friends were, what units they were in, their hobbies, their children's names and where they went to school. We even managed to get the SSNs of a couple. We even found out stuff that was in their personnel records, including one subject whose records we found out were blacked out.

At the end of the two weeks, they had everyone in the class assemble in a classroom. Then they had us come in and give a presentation on what all we found out about them, including a slide show.

You should have seen the jaws drop.
Tracy, sounds like fun on a long trip! Much better than counting the Mini Coopers. Lol. Hubby spotted a sticker on i20 that said, "I'd rather be n California!" with Texas plates. Hubby got irate and started yelling, luckily we were in the fast lane passing him. I can't make gestures, but I thought about it. Lol.

Hey, your class exercise sounds great. I bet it was an eye opener! I shred everything in my huge crosscut machine we keep next to the garbage can. I also have a locking mailbox. I keep things out of sight in the vehicle also. I'm paranoid. Lol.

OP, your mama has got to be proud of you :thumbs2: Good luck in the future!

Texsquatch has it 100% right! :smilelol5:
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Re: Date night gone wrong

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Post by TexasGal » Fri Oct 04, 2013 1:02 am

Typical of liberals; All emotion and no reason. This gets my vote too for best first post.

Glad to have you join us. I can't wait to read about your future dating experiences :biggrinjester:

Here's a tip on finding the perfect date: Spend more time at the range. Many more women are showing up there to practice and lots of them are single. Instead of getting a barrage of libtard nonsense on the way home, you could be discussing your favorite carry guns. :thumbs2:
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Re: Date night gone wrong

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Post by RHenriksen » Fri Oct 04, 2013 8:13 am

Friends don't set friends up with Maryland liberals.
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Re: Date night gone wrong

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Post by sdmahoney » Fri Oct 04, 2013 8:39 am

nyj wrote:Should have left her there.

I disagree. There is no point in making yourself out to be the bad guy through your actions, only to justify her hysteria regarding "gun nuts". I think he did the honorable thing, and ensured none of his actions warranted her response to discovering his pistol. Remember, his friends set him up, so there is still some connection to this person, even if indirect.

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Re: Date night gone wrong

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Post by SQLGeek » Fri Oct 04, 2013 9:07 am

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All in the interest of full disclosure, right? "rlol" :rolll :smilelol5:
Exactly! :biggrinjester:
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Re: Date night gone wrong

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Post by Gunner4640 » Fri Oct 04, 2013 9:22 am

:iagree: with everyone best first post ever. Too bad she acted that way :fire
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Re: Date night gone wrong

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Post by BigBangSmallBucks » Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:37 am

Sparky3131 wrote:Hello, this is my first post in the forum

I’m a recently divorced 25 year old male, I needed a night out and all my friends had been trying to set me up with a pretty software engineer they knew. I finally gave in and took her to dinner in Galveston. As always I was carrying my Kimber Pro Carry II in my SuperTuck IWB holster at my 5 o'clock with a spare mag at my 8. After a great dinner we decided to go for ice cream before I took her home. As were standing in line she bumped into my 5 with her hand and quickly recognized it for what it was. Instead of quietly asking what was going on, she announced loudly to the whole ice cream shop "You have a gun, why do you have a gun?" I calmly told her that we were leaving and we exited the Ice cream shop. When we got to the truck I explained that I had my CHL and that I was legally carrying a firearm for defense purposes and that she just told everyone and their mom that I was carrying. She was horrified and demanded I take her home, which I did promptly. The whole way to her house she told me all about how no one should be able to carry a gun, and so on. I listened politely, not adding much to the conversation. I just told her that I was exercising my rights as a US citizen and a Texas resident. When we got to the house she just hopped out and started walking to the house and I haven’t heard from her since. (not that I’m worried about it)It was then I noticed the "COEXIST" and Obama/Biden stickers on her Lexus. Guess I should have been more observant. :banghead:
That's my absolute worst nightmare. I never know how to go about carrying on dates with someone new and if I should try to hide my weapon in the event that the date gets "frisky".

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