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Old 12-31-2010, 02:04 PM  
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As a criminal myself who carries a gun at all times, I have often thought of trading my gat for a bite of someones hot dog, or even my own hot dog. Guns, turns out, are not a currency a hot dog vendor will often accept.
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Old 01-03-2011, 02:32 PM  
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200 for an assault rifle? Crook or not, I think I can get more at a pawn shop unless the serial numbers were removed.
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Old 01-03-2011, 03:45 PM  
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200 for an assault rifle? Crook or not, I think I can get more at a pawn shop unless the serial numbers were removed.
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Old 01-04-2011, 11:23 AM  
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200 for an assault rifle? Crook or not, I think I can get more at a pawn shop unless the serial numbers were removed.
Pawn shops ask questions, usually.
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Old 01-05-2011, 11:36 AM  
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Pawn shops ask questions, usually.
That's true, and I think the program was aimed at taking illegal guns off the street.
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Old 01-06-2011, 08:17 AM  
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That's true, and I think the program was aimed at taking illegal guns off the street.
That was probably the goal, but as I posted before, only unuseable guns ...broken,rusted, whatever... and guns owned by people that either didn't want them or didn't know what to use them for, were probably the only ones obtained by this offer. "Illegal" guns were probably not remotely involved. Half the people that sold theirs that were of any value at all probably got rid of them because they thought they needed to be registered and were therefore "illegal". But as most of us know, guns don't need to be registered in Texas.
I hope they do it again, I have an old broken, rusted shotgun that was given me, that I'd like to get out of my safe.
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Old 01-06-2011, 09:26 AM  
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I have a busted .22 I would trade for groceries.
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Old 01-06-2011, 10:13 AM  
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Illegal gun. That's stupid. Like an Illegal hammer.
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Old 01-06-2011, 12:35 PM  
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There are a lot of regulations for guns, not so much for hammers, but "Illegal" is a pretty stupid term when it comes to inanimate objects, it is the person doing an illegal act that gives the gun that status. So, I agree with filixXJ.
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Old 01-11-2011, 02:35 PM  
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At least they arent just giving cash...

Thats the only positive I can see in this feel-good waste of time and money.
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