Skip to comments.Evidence that guns deter: “Knockout game” attacker asks victim if he is armed before hitting him
Posted on 08/10/2014 10:59:14 AM PDT by richardb72
The Florida Times-Union points to how guns deter in an attack on a man on Neptune Beach:
"The victim told police that he believed the boys were playing the knockout game. He said he was approached on the beach by one of the boys who asked him if he had a Glock. The man was punched after admitting that he was unarmed.
"Fearing that the boy would continue to hit him until he was unconscious, the man grabbed at a folding knife that he had tucked into his waistband and pretended to have a gun. The boys fled, and the man enlisted the help of his neighbor to search for the boys."
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So one should reply “No” if armed?
And conversely, should one reply yes if unarmed?
Nope, I have a CZ75....
The next time someone asks if you are armed, you say “Yes.”
No, son, I don't have a Glock.
...Bang!....It's a Beretta.
...Bang!....It's a Beretta.
Good one. Alternatively: "No, but will a Beretta do? Bang!"
In the spirit of the “game”, I’m now thinking “Maybe”.
My answer would be: “To the teeth”. Next question.
Actually one should reply with “Are you a law enforcement officer? Because I do not answer questions from law enforcement without the presence of my attorney.”
So if it is an undercover cop, it establishes the fact that you wish to remain silent. If it is a street thug, it will confuse him.
Fleeing thug: "Don' call me BOY!"
The next time someone asks if you are armed, you say Guess ;’)
Open carry would solve the problem. I’ll need to go shopping for a Speedo holster.
Should have hit the thug with with shurikens that had the tips soaked in the poison from a red back frog.
Then whacked him with nunchucks and ended him with a fee jabs of a katana...
You can fit all that in a bathing suit, right?
I say keep em guessing.
Beautiful pistol but too big for my hand. So I use a Browning Hi-Power.
Now I’ve found my HP is too valuable to shoot (Made in Belgium, 1968) so I picked me up a SAR version of the CZ 75. Polymer frame, thinner than the Cz and feels like a BHP! 9MM.
I love the CZ but am still kicking myself in the arse for not grabbing a factory refurbed alloy Browning HP for $350.
They were all gone in a week!
Ray, when something asks if you are a god, the answer is yes.
When a punk asks if you have a glock, you say better than a glock, or do you feel lucky punk...well, do ya.
Assuming you are armed, and it is a one-to-one confrontation like this, there is a wild card that you might pull before your gun. It will light up his brain like a Christmas tree because of its unexpected nature, and could very well give him a powerful “flight” stimulus.
In an aggressive manner, use the ‘n’ word.
“What did you say to me, ‘n’?”
For a lot of black people, a white person using the ‘n’ word like that is a sign of exceptional danger. It is not a time to be offended, it is a time for them to run for their life, because the assumption is that the white person is homicidally dangerous.
While most people have been strongly conditioned to never use that word in public, it is far better, if possible, to use it instead of your gun.
Come on the correct answer is "Do you feel lucky, Punk?"
LOL - you're right - they might assume you're in the mob...
I lied,they were $495
That's one method to distract and confuse. Mine would be to begin screaming at them "You won't get me! I'm not going down! I've killed two and what's another two!!". Act unhinged, draw attention from others in the area. The punks will withdraw. If not, then pull your knife and use it if they come closer.
I can fit a Springfield XDS .45 in a De Santis `sticky’ holster in the pocket of my shorts.
40” waist and I’m 200 lbs. but I think a smaller guy could swing it.
Wear suspenders, under a tee-shirt if you don’t want to look Amish, because it is heavy, unless you want that drooping trousers, `homeboy’ `whigger’ effect.
You can hammer 3/8” brass grommets into the waistband of your bluejeans, or a belt (you may have to flatten the belts attachment points first with a hammer on concrete), and use `cowboy suspenders’ with round spring-loaded hardware.
Or a lot simpler, Perry suspenders (Walmart) that clip onto your belt.
With your hand on the Springfield you can answer, “Maybe.”
I’d have taken the classic line from “Pulp Fiction” and asked him “where do I dump all the dead naggers?” (thank you South Park).
“Did you notice a sign out in front of my house that said “Dead N@gger Storage”?
I was amazed that something like that got past all the Professional Victims, let alone the spineless studio execs. It was a howler.
My leather jacket and my biker vest both have built in conceal carry pockets. I had trouble carrying my M&P 45 in the vest until I bought some closure extenders.
Pull the old Inspector Clouseau bit. If they ask if I have a Glock, respond in the negative. Should they then start something, shoot them with your non-Glock weapon. When they say “I thought you said you didn’t have a Glock”, then state, “It’s not a Glock” and walk away.
“do you really want to find out?”
older blacks may think that way. younger ones will not and will proceed to engage.
you’re here! finally! i’ve been waiting for you mofos all damn day!
Psychology. You got it. Don't act like the stereotype white guy they're expecting and really throw them off their game. It could save you from an altercation. Example: Barbara Billingsley in "Airplane!" movie as JiveLady. Or it could get you killed. But at least you'll have the element of surprise and can strike first if you think you'll die!
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