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Forum: Archive Jan 26 '13, 5:58pm
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Posted By DannyTorrance
Well, given that we seem to be down to two and a...

Well, given that we seem to be down to two and a half players, with no response from the Game Openings thread recruitment call, and Miguelto's decision that PbP wasn't for him, I've decided to go...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 24 '13, 11:13pm
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
Auto-correct: the second true enemy of freedom.

Auto-correct: the second true enemy of freedom.
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 24 '13, 11:12pm
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
I think you're forgetting the ever-present threat...

I think you're forgetting the ever-present threat of the armed Park Rangers. If "Yogi Bear" taught me anything, it's that they are the true enemies of freedom.
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 24 '13, 11:09pm
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
http://media-cache-ec4.pinterest.com/upload/125257...

http://media-cache-ec4.pinterest.com/upload/12525705184010953_RdWWe55A_c.jpg

Wonder Woman frowns on your shenanigans.
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 19 '13, 4:54am
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
I think perhaps in those cases open carry might...

I think perhaps in those cases open carry might be precisely what's called for. I mean, if we're assuming the weapon is to be used as a deterrent, letting it be known that you're armed might prevent...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 18 '13, 4:53am
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
I think we've already cycled through the argument...

I think we've already cycled through the argument several times already in this thread that there is also the added point of being part of a well-regulated militia as part of that Amendment, and that...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 18 '13, 4:26am
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
Who rules BarterTown? Seriously, though, I...

Who rules BarterTown?

Seriously, though, I read an article in a recent edition of my sad little city newspaper in which the writer actually used the words "...our God-given right to bear arms."...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 18 '13, 4:23am
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
Seconded.

Seconded.
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 18 '13, 2:57am
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Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
Once the law (or in this case, Amendment) is...

Once the law (or in this case, Amendment) is passed, what has been outlawed by definition no longer a "right". It's more in the area of a notion or a desire. For instance: slavery? Not a right....
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 18 '13, 2:07am
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
I think Prohibition, short-lived though it might...

I think Prohibition, short-lived though it might have been, proves your assumption to be incorrect. An Amendment can most certainly alter your rights.
Forum: Non Sequitur Jan 17 '13, 10:45pm
Replies: 1,001
Views: 40,261
Posted By DannyTorrance
986.) Regardless of how many dice come up with...

986.) Regardless of how many dice come up with the same number, I am not allowed to yell "SUPER YAHTZEE!" when playing Shadowrun.
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 17 '13, 8:40pm
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
I'll be equally honest with you, then: I don't...

I'll be equally honest with you, then: I don't post any articles or excerpts of articles that don't have credible references and external links to those references which I can verify (which, in the...
Forum: Non Sequitur Jan 17 '13, 8:01pm
Replies: 1,001
Views: 40,261
Posted By DannyTorrance
984(?): I am not allowed to combine my Craft and...

984(?): I am not allowed to combine my Craft and First Aid skills to create a human centipede from my captured enemies.
Forum: Non Sequitur Jan 17 '13, 4:20pm
Replies: 1,001
Views: 40,261
Posted By DannyTorrance
What if I change the internet settings on my...

What if I change the internet settings on my computer to "accept cookies"?
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 17 '13, 3:31pm
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
"But...but...but...FREEDOM!" (In all...

"But...but...but...FREEDOM!"

(In all honesty, sounds like a great idea. Just anticipating the backlash that follows anything "mandatory".)
Forum: Non Sequitur Jan 17 '13, 3:30pm
Replies: 1,001
Views: 40,261
Posted By DannyTorrance
I would like mine PMed. That way I can make sure...

I would like mine PMed. That way I can make sure it's still hot when I get it.

Hopefully the chocolate chips won't be so gooey as to seize up the MW servers.
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 17 '13, 3:25pm
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
Very good points. Sorry to point out something...

Very good points. Sorry to point out something you'd already brought up...still, as you said, it bears repeating.
Good luck getting a modern day Militia Act passed: as much resistance as we've seen...
Forum: Archive Jan 17 '13, 3:18pm
Replies: 51
Views: 554
Posted By DannyTorrance
The merchant's expression changes to one of...

The merchant's expression changes to one of unconcealed avarice as the memory of a melody plays sweetly in his mind. She nods in agreement, and one by one the notes of the song go silent, shredding...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 17 '13, 2:51pm
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
The cited passage does say that the militia...

The cited passage does say that the militia consisted of the demographic group you describe, yes. That does not mean that the group was not still required to be organized, which it explicitly states...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 17 '13, 7:01am
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
[citation needed]

[citation needed]
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 17 '13, 7:00am
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
If by Joe Shmoe you mean some guy off the street...

If by Joe Shmoe you mean some guy off the street without any sort of affiliations to any organized group, then no. I think the passage I cited emphasizes the point I made earlier that "militia"...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 17 '13, 4:56am
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
Let me ask you this, then: when the Constitution...

Let me ask you this, then: when the Constitution describes a "well-regulated militia", which part of well-regulated are you claiming that your "maximum freedoms" plan incorporates? So far all you've...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 17 '13, 3:54am
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
Well, at least you're honest about your...

Well, at least you're honest about your priorities. There's something to be said for that.



Whether or not the army is voluntary or not isn't the point: the Constitution states the whole...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 17 '13, 3:16am
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
This system would be awesome if the mental health...

This system would be awesome if the mental health system in the US were actually effective enough to diagnose everyone. But let's be honest, that is not the case. The fact that a doctor hasn't had an...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 16 '13, 8:02pm
Replies: 760
Views: 13,460
Posted By DannyTorrance
Well, since most gun owners assert that they're...

Well, since most gun owners assert that they're vital for defense, let's slap it onto the defense budget. God knows the government always makes sure that is well-funded.
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