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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby ^Rhino! » Mon Jul 21, 2014 2:44 pm

some seeing eye wrote:The areas of native peoples was in flux and flexy. The Northern Paiutes covered the Black Rock Desert and more. The Pyramid Lake Paiutes have their place, amen. But there are always many more native peoples that were never named and never had a home.

What would happen of native peoples hunted festies? That would solve appropriation real quick!

Cool info on dog soldiers! Thx!


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I've always thought that the Paiutes, the Cheyenne, the Dine, and the Hopi had it down right. They didn't own the land, the land owned THEM. Sort of like a cat on a much larger scale.
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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby Ratty » Mon Jul 21, 2014 3:40 pm

WOW! Could you give me the 'Reader's Digest' version of this post. Reading the long one would be 15 boring minutes of my life that I would never get back.
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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Jul 21, 2014 3:56 pm

It's another of those uplifting triumphs of the human spirit that Reader's Digest excels in. I'm waiting for the Smoking Gun version, myself.
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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby some seeing eye » Mon Jul 21, 2014 3:59 pm

Thx Mr Rhino. The USA relations to native peoples have been sad to worse. But Canada does not even recognize at a government level many tribes. Cool to see in Australia some people-level honoring of native people, a change, but way more to go.

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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby Eric » Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:20 pm

some seeing eye wrote:But Canada does not even recognize at a government level many tribes.


Sadly, neither does the US.
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Postby some seeing eye » Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:33 pm

Thx Mr Eric for the link. Yes, I recently learned that for my region. They should teach that stuff in schools.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Jul 21, 2014 5:02 pm

I knew that, too. But...
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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Jul 21, 2014 5:03 pm

Considering how lovely one becomes by selling a ticket, I think I'm going to start a new perfume to cash in on that sex appeal.
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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby BBadger » Tue Jul 22, 2014 1:11 am

I guess despite all these playa weddings I should be thankful that at least people aren't begging for tickets to attend a baby shower.
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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby VultureChow » Tue Jul 22, 2014 3:45 am

BBadger wrote:I guess despite all these playa weddings I should be thankful that at least people aren't begging for tickets to attend a baby shower.


An invitation to the conception, though, might get a few bites.
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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby Captain Goddammit » Tue Jul 22, 2014 5:05 am

Especially as a participant.
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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby Lonesomebri » Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:33 am

1 against 7, and the 7 are lucky to walk away with their lives, I thought Dopey, Sleepy, Doc, etc would have put up a better fight.
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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby jneilvindy » Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:54 pm

I just typed up a huge reply in the guns thread and went to submit and it was locked!

Curse you Trilo! :P
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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby JayBobBoy » Tue Jul 22, 2014 1:00 pm

There sure are a lot of early sale tickets being offered...Hmmm
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Postby unjonharley » Tue Jul 22, 2014 1:47 pm

No tickets for sale on the local Craig's list.. dozon wants
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Postby unjonharley » Tue Jul 22, 2014 1:49 pm

JayBobBoy wrote:There sure are a lot of early sale tickets being offered...Hmmm

Wounder if those ticket can go back through S.T.E.P.?
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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby GreyCoyote » Tue Jul 22, 2014 1:50 pm

The correct answer was "make arrangements to leave it with a local gunsmith for cleaning and then pick it up in a week". That way you dont violate the closure order, no cops are involved whatsoever, and you get back a professionally cleaned and oiled weapon ready for zombie duty.

Damn those pesky thread locks anyway... :mrgreen:
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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby Jovankat » Tue Jul 22, 2014 2:25 pm

Nah all the boring but completely and utter necessary stuff doesn't actually count because it's not arty or glamourous :roll:
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Postby jneilvindy » Tue Jul 22, 2014 2:27 pm

GreyCoyote wrote:The correct answer was "make arrangements to leave it with a local gunsmith for cleaning and then pick it up in a week". That way you dont violate the closure order, no cops are involved whatsoever, and you get back a professionally cleaned and oiled weapon ready for zombie duty.

Damn those pesky thread locks anyway... :mrgreen:


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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby Captain Goddammit » Tue Jul 22, 2014 5:25 pm

I can't believe that lady got chastised for wishing she had her gun when that guy jumped her and her friends.
Dude deserved to be shot.
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Postby GreyCoyote » Tue Jul 22, 2014 5:31 pm

Captain Goddammit wrote:I can't believe that lady got chastised for wishing she had her gun when that guy jumped her and her friends.
Dude deserved to be shot.


Oh no-no-no! You dont understand! The poor assailant was simply misunderstood! He had a bad childhood! He was a product of his environment! Clearly a disenfranchised youth!

You should have more tolerance. Have you no heart, you MONSTER!!!

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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby Jovankat » Tue Jul 22, 2014 7:14 pm

I think that thread is one of the most foreign things I've ever read. The idea of carrying a gun is down right weird for me.
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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby Lonesomebri » Tue Jul 22, 2014 7:30 pm

Captain Goddammit wrote:I can't believe that...

7 originally involved, 3 to the hospital, 3 other heroes to subdue, or are they counted in the original 7? Not sure the total here.... No one is. And what was the perp convicted of? I mean, charges were filed, right? This event happened, right? Totally believable and not exaggerated in any way, the dudes here are sure anyway. Why no protection then, when they have the permit and it's a way of life, you know, when it counted? Why the faith that no one will aggressively ask for a phone number at the Burn? Oh well, like shooting fish in a barrel.
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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby jneilvindy » Tue Jul 22, 2014 7:49 pm

Lonesomebri wrote:
Captain Goddammit wrote:I can't believe that...

7 originally involved, 3 to the hospital, 3 other heroes to subdue, or are they counted in the original 7? Not sure the total here.... No one is. And what was the perp convicted of? I mean, charges were filed, right? This event happened, right? Totally believable and not exaggerated in any way, the dudes here are sure anyway. Why no protection then, when they have the permit and it's a way of life, you know, when it counted? Why the faith that no one will aggressively ask for a phone number at the Burn? Oh well, like shooting fish in a barrel.


I don't believe the OP wished to carry a gun around the festive.
My impression was she was asking if once she arrived if the gun was in a secure safe was that allowed.
As soon as she realized no guns allowed at all on the grounds she immediately began looking into alternatives.

Thread drift then ensued :shock:

An interesting legal question for sure. One I have faith will be given some thought now that it's been brought up.

I'd be willing to guess the guns to resident's percentages are interesting in the state of Nevada... one might think a tad high as a guesstimate :)
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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby AntiM » Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:30 am

I suck with handguns, but a shotgun? You betcha. Would I take it anywhere outside the home as defense? Nope. Unless I was defending myself against milk jugs. I kill the hell out of those bastards.

Bear mace. Not some wimpy little can for a lady's purse, but real bear mace. Not always legal, but more effective without killing someone.
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Postby jneilvindy » Wed Jul 23, 2014 6:24 am

TL:DR

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Re: PAGE TWO

Postby ^Rhino! » Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:01 am

AntiM wrote:I suck with handguns, but a shotgun? You betcha. Would I take it anywhere outside the home as defense? Nope. Unless I was defending myself against milk jugs. I kill the hell out of those bastards.

Bear mace. Not some wimpy little can for a lady's purse, but real bear mace. Not always legal, but more effective without killing someone.



You, you MILK JUG MURDERER, YOU! How many poor defenseless 1/2 gallon and gallon jugs no longer get to reach their full potential as containers for used motor oil?????
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Postby AntiM » Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:30 am

Blam blam blam, they dance on air.
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