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Offline Sturmkatze

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Dueling
« on: May 01, 2008, 11:49:14 PM »
So, if dueling were legal, would you? With who? With what weapons? I sure bet that if dueling WERE legal people would be a damn site politer in this country (world).

Rudeness rules the day and no one seems to care. In the work place, more and more it seems, employers are once again starting to believe their egos that we're all their personal slaves or serfs. >:( Am I alone in my beliefs here?
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Re: Dueling
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2008, 10:04:28 AM »
I am not so sure about dueling but I like the concept. My boss can out shoot me in quick-draw any day.

My father has always said that there should be one day a year that you are allowed to go shoot someone.
Everyone would be a hell of a lot better towards each other then.  I still think he has a point.   :police:

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Re: Dueling
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2008, 01:05:20 AM »
Well, I would certainly embrace having that option.  Nowadays, those that are the powers that be, tend to regard themselves as untouchable, with noone to answer to but themselves, and everyone else are just out of luck.  The possibility of being challenged in a serious manner, would surely take away a great bit of arrogance out of their treatmant of others.  A little reminder to them that words do indeed have meaning and should be spoken with care. --No political correctness, just self policing of consideration.
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Re: Dueling
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2008, 09:13:57 PM »
Hell yes!  Smallswords or pistols... I still have one damn good eye!
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Re: Dueling
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2008, 11:38:51 PM »
Most people wouldn't do it. Or they'd stop it as soon as it started as people are too PC today.  ---/
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Re: Dueling
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2008, 11:03:43 AM »
Well you know, that's part of the problem.... they like having the anonymity of position, with none of the resposibility/accountability that should be part & parcel of dealing with the unfortunate bastards that have to live with these supercilious decrees that they dole out.  If there were some hazard about having to actually confront some of results of their actions, you can damn well bet that they'd be more careful and actually consider what it takes to follow through on such decrees.  In other words, have a REAL backbone!
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Re: Dueling
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2009, 03:25:18 PM »
"For all registered blood donors with an unsatisfied passion for dueling, Paraguay should be top of your list of places to go. It is a ?fact? that dueling is indeed legal in Paraguay, as long as both parties are registered blood donors. "

Do we have any lawyers form Paraguay here to confirm this?  Come to think of it, would a country with legal dueling have any lawyers left?  ;)

We should probably require both parties to sign a full organ donor card and update their wills in order to help those in medical need and save some of the legal drain on society.  

Almost forgot that dueling is strictly forbidden in the military:  http://usmilitary.about.com/library/milinfo/mcm/bl114.htm
« Last Edit: November 13, 2009, 03:32:15 PM by Karl Helweg »
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Re: Dueling
« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2009, 11:24:34 AM »
I think dueling should be reinstated for sure!  There are trivial things we all let go but seriously, some of the stuff people get away with now is unreal!  I think swords would be better than guns, makes it that much more personal - and brutal. But that's my opinion :) 
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