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    lots of shooting and killing in my block

    ok all week their being a lot of shooting going on i found out today that two girls where murder last night in my neighborhood and the night before my best friend next door nabore was shoot on the back of the neck and is paralyze form the neck down and has to have a respirator for the rest of his life and 3 nights before that was another murder this is all happening the last 5 days and all this is happening in less than 1/8 of a mile from around my house my best frend told me that if the had the money they wood live orlando,florida and move to another state thank GOD i just got a used AK-74 on Wednesday night this baby magazine is lodeed and ready and so is my AR-15 if any thing happens i am ready and set

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    I would say moving is a wise choice either way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BeefyBeefo View Post
    I would say moving is a wise choice either way.

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    i now but money is so tight

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    A pine box is even tighter...

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    Quote Originally Posted by toolboxluis View Post
    thank GOD i just got a used AK-74 on Wednesday night this baby magazine is lodeed and ready and so is my AR-15 if any thing happens i am ready and set
    set for what? You can't openly brandish these weapons in the street. You live in Orlando, not Khandahar. Mickey would be pissed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BeefyBeefo View Post
    I would say moving is a wise choice either way.

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    i now but money is so tight

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    Looks like you have close to $10,000 worth of guns (AK74 not making list?). That money could be spent on a new place where guns won't be so "needed." A wise man matches his spending to his priorities.

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    Quote Originally Posted by toolboxluis View Post
    i now but money is so tight
    How did you get all of the guns you own? Do you shoot your guns regularly?

    Moving is easier said than done but it appears to be something that you should seriously consider doing.

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    I'm in Ft. lauderdale FL and even though that's a good distance from orlando I hadn't heard of all this happening around the orlando area recently...

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    Moving is easier said than done but it appears to be something that you should seriously consider doing.
    ... As well as working on your spelling and grammar.

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    Moving is easier said than done but it appears to be something that you should seriously consider doing.
    ... As well as working on your spelling and grammar.
    I saw that coming. Glad you beat me to it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by unpecador View Post
    ... As well as working on your spelling and grammar.


    At least he didn't leave the Caps Lock key on.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by toolboxluis View Post
    ok all week their being a lot of shooting going on i found out today that two girls where murder last night in my neighborhood and the night before my best friend next door nabore was shoot on the back of the neck and is paralyze form the neck down and has to have a respirator for the rest of his life and 3 nights before that was another murder this is all happening the last 5 days and all this is happening in less than 1/8 of a mile from around my house my best frend told me that if the had the money they wood live orlando,florida and move to another state thank GOD i just got a used AK-74 on Wednesday night this baby magazine is lodeed and ready and so is my AR-15 if any thing happens i am ready and set
    So how is this relevant on a forum for semi-auto handguns?

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    Second that....

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    Hey toolboxluis do you have anything else to say for yourself ? I realize there may be a language barrier but that obviously hasn't stopped you from making posts.

    You said that there have been multiple shootings and murders that have taken place close to your home and all in a span of 5 days, do you have any info to back that up?

    You said money is tight yet you own multiple guns (estimated at $10,000) and I would imagine you are putting ammo through those guns. Are you still on SSD or are you working again?

    At the very least, how about posting a picture of your AK-74 ? just to show that you're not entirely FOS. I've seen other pictures that you have posted so I know you can.

    I am not calling you a liar but I am skeptical due to your irresponsiveness.
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    Grammar aside. . .

    I don't know where in Orlando he lives, but this is from the police blotter posted for The Orlando Sentinel yesterday: "Detectives on Thursday arrested a homeless man, Gaston Jones, 22, in the murder of two women on Hudson Street and Bolling Drive. Jones faces charges of first-degree murder with a firearm. Deputies said the murder was drug-related." All in all, I think I'd move. And it bears no relevance to the forum at all. Better served in the "Vent".
    Last edited by Scratchshooter40; 09-13-2008 at 06:03 AM. Reason: addt'l info.

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    Quote Originally Posted by toolboxluis View Post
    ok all week their being a lot of shooting going on i found out today that two girls where murder last night in my neighborhood and the night before my best friend next door nabore was shoot on the back of the neck and is paralyze form the neck down and has to have a respirator for the rest of his life and 3 nights before that was another murder this is all happening the last 5 days and all this is happening in less than 1/8 of a mile from around my house my best frend told me that if the had the money they wood live orlando,florida and move to another state thank GOD i just got a used AK-74 on Wednesday night this baby magazine is lodeed and ready and so is my AR-15 if any thing happens i am ready and set
    OK, all week there have been a lot of shootings going on. I found out today that two girls were murdered last night in my neighborhood. The night before, my best friend's next door neighbor was shoot on the back of the neck and is paralyzed from the neck down and has to have a respirator for the rest of his life. Also, 3 nights before that, there was another murder. This has all happned in the last 5 days and all less than 1/8 of a mile from my house. My best friend told me that if he had the money, they would leave Orlando,Florida and move to another state. Thank GOD I just got a used AK-74 on Wednesday night. This baby's magazine is loaded and ready, and so is my AR-15. If anything happens I am ready and set.


    I have made the attempt to edit this post by making some grammatical and spelling corrections and used this wonderful thing we call sentences in order to make this post less painful to read. I am not a miracle worker though.

    Like everyone said, you'd got a ton of cash invested in guns and obviously have to feed them. Move. I'm sorry your neighborhood is going to crap, but it appears to me that if you got rid of some of your possessions, you'd be able to fund a move. Your priorities are not in the right order. Getting more guns, especially something like an AK (when you have an AR that can serve the same purpose) that serves no use to you out on the street, is just plain dumb. What are you going to do, walk around with your AK everywhere you go? I suggest you read this thread by another member, spacedoggy. Had to sell collections but lesson learned He and his wife have health problems and cash is short. So what did he do? He sold his guns to pay for his health care. He is an example of a man who has his priorities straight; health and family's well being over possessions.

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    +1 Todd

    'Nuff said.

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    It depends on the neighborhood folks... "Orlando-bashing"... Sheesh. I just moved from Windermere, FL, a few miles from Tiger's house. to Longwood, FL, a few miles from Chris Demarco's house... Both considered "Orlando" in the big picture.

    The shootings, rapes, drugs, etc... are centered mostly in Paramore, and Pine Hills, FL, just outside downtown. Every big city has it's Paramore and Pine Hills...

    Most Paramore/Pine Hills residents do not own their homes, so that makes moving easier. That said, the rents there are a bit below everywhere else... And government subsidized housing is hard to come by in nice neighborhoods... Those who DO own in Paramore, usually are the 3rd, 4th, 5th generation owners of these homes, which are quite unsellable. So moving for them is tough. They do NOT have a mortgage, cannot afford a mortgage. Most do not work. And if they do, it is below poverty, or below the table.

    Most of the gun owners in Paramore did not buy their guns from the local range and/or FFL. Most of the pet owners in Paramore have their "pets" tied up in the front half of the house, so as not to destroy what's left of the back. These pets are most commonly named "Turbo", "Diesel", or "Mako"... or "Ganja".

    The vast majority of "Orlando" resides outside of Paramore and Pine Hills. I haven't heard a siren in my neighborhood in years. Kids ride bikes up and down the street to the local park to play baseball, soccer, and swim in the pool... There are walking trails thoughout the community, and people use them at night. Not one rape, murder, or other violent crime in as long as I can remember...

    If you're going to slam your neighborhood, and bitch about the crime, make sure you specify the NEIGHBORHOOD... Not the whole damn city...

    I like this city.

    40,000,000 tourists a year agree... although I avoid THOSE areas too! I just like the fact that those 40,000,000 visitors pay my taxes every year... I don't have to.

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    the only risan why we are thigh in money is because my pick up engine blow up a few weeks ago so we took the money that we where saving to move out ($3000) and get a mini van and NO i don't own $10,000 in guns
    the last few years i only spend $3500 for my MY 3 AR-15 and my other guns and i traded for the AK-74 and for my FNP-9 so i did not have to spend money and my other guns i got used so i got a great deal so payed less

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    Quote Originally Posted by unpecador View Post
    Hey toolboxluis do you have anything else to say for yourself ? I realize there may be a language barrier but that obviously hasn't stopped you from making posts.

    You said that there have been multiple shootings and murders that have taken place close to your home and all in a span of 5 days, do you have any info to back that up?

    You said money is tight yet you own multiple guns (estimated at $10,000) and I would imagine you are putting ammo through those guns. Are you still on SSD or are you working again?

    At the very least, how about posting a picture of your AK-74 ? just to show that you're not entirely FOS. I've seen other pictures that you have posted so I know you can.

    I am not calling you a liar but I am skeptical due to your irresponsiveness.
    when i work i do photography on the side and save my money but work is very far and few in between
    the only risan why we are thigh in money is because my pick up engine blow up a few weeks ago so we took the money that we where saving to move out ($3000) and get a mini van and NO i don't own $10,000 in guns
    the last few years i only spend $3500 for my MY 3 AR-15 and my other guns
    i traded for the AK-74 and for my FNP-9 so i did not have to spend money and my other guns i got used so i got a great deal so payed less

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    Quote Originally Posted by unpecador View Post
    How did you get all of the guns you own? Do you shoot your guns regularly?

    Moving is easier said than done but it appears to be something that you should seriously consider doing.
    i only gone to the range 4 times this year only shoot my wifes .22

    the only risan why we are thigh in money is because my pick up engine blow up a few weeks ago so we took the money that we where saving to move out ($3000) and get a mini van and NO i don't own $10,000 in guns
    the last few years i only spend $3500 for my MY 3 AR-15 and my other guns and i traded for the AK-74 and for my FNP-9 so i did not have to spend money and my other guns i got used so i got a great deal so payed less

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