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Posted: 2/8/2006 12:05:45 PM EST
I've been watching a lot of discussions here in the general discussion, and im lost. You guys talk in codes.

So before i get too involved, I'd like to ask what are a few things I should look out for? A few do's and donts?

Thanks,

TigerEyes
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:08:58 PM EST
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:09:14 PM EST
Watch out for questions with the possible answer of 87

Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:10:14 PM EST
Boating is dangerous
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:10:33 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/8/2006 12:10:48 PM EST by Lakeguy]
Dont ask which one to get...............You always get BOTH
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:11:21 PM EST
Don't tell any one that you had something to do with a horses cock, no matter how inocent it is.


(NOT ME BY THE WAY)
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:11:27 PM EST
Don't make your FIRST post in General Discussion. I already smell a troll.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:11:43 PM EST
Beware of dupe nazi's
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:12:37 PM EST
stfu.....noob.

j/k
Welcome brother.

So you gonna get one of them new Sigs?
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:13:41 PM EST
Welcome.

This might help you translate some of the "code" - LINK



Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:13:59 PM EST
It's a tough world in here Son, wear your Flak Jacket.

Welcome
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:15:10 PM EST
DO... speak respectfully at first, don't come in here guns a'blazin'

DON'T... post things from your "reliable source in South Florida"

DO... join the NRA

DON'T... whine when your rights are taken away when you could have done something cheap to ensure them

DO... read the CoC

DON'T... violate the CoC

DO... post draw down, full power shot, and Air$oft threads

DON'T... whine when we laugh at you heartily for posting them, though.

DO... join the team

DON'T... freeload too long
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:15:17 PM EST
IBTL = "in before the lock", as in I'm posting in this thread before a mod locks it. Usually a response to a board code violation.

Now you don't have to ask about that one, at least.

Welcome!
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:16:38 PM EST

Originally Posted By krpind:
stfu.....noob.

j/k
Welcome brother.hem


i think that would be "sister"

and yes, as soon as i am financially able, i will be buying a sig.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:17:33 PM EST
Don't insult Glock.

Don't insult the holy 1911.

It will just bring you pain.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:17:50 PM EST

Originally Posted By tigereyes:

Originally Posted By krpind:
stfu.....noob.

j/k
Welcome brother.

So you gonna get one of them new Sigs?



i think that would be "sister"

and yes, as soon as i am financially able, i will be buying a sig.



Oh SHIT.

IBTL.

Sorry I gonna need some popcorn for this.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:19:11 PM EST
Dont make stupid Liberal poltically correct comments.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:19:25 PM EST
Always say at the start of you're post , my friend the Navy Seal told me
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:20:09 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/8/2006 12:21:37 PM EST by fight4yourrights]
You can actually make hamburgers from ground beef......



When spinning a tale of , be sure to use lot's of tactical details, like "I pulled my compensated Glock 19 loaded with Winchester STX Ranger hollowpoints, custom filled with mercury and tipped with wax, from my Blackhawk carbon fiber holster........."
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:20:15 PM EST
Ohhhh crap, add this to my list:

DO... have a username that is sexless

DON'T... tell any of our Arfcom horndogs you are a GIRL!!!

Get thee to the women's forum STAT - and not because I think you need to be there, but because you should be exposed to the ladies first (much more normal than the average guy) and THEN venture out GD...
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:20:18 PM EST

Originally Posted By macman37:
DO... speak respectfully at first, don't come in here guns a'blazin'

DON'T... post things from your "reliable source in South Florida"

DO... join the NRA

DON'T... whine when your rights are taken away when you could have done something cheap to ensure them

DO... read the CoC

DON'T... violate the CoC

DO... post draw down, full power shot, and Air$oft threads

DON'T... whine when we laugh at you heartily for posting them, though.

DO... join the team

DON'T... freeload too long



DO..post pics
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:20:47 PM EST
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:22:22 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/8/2006 12:25:40 PM EST by Chokey]
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:22:45 PM EST
Email Ed Avila Sr about the difference between MARPAT and ACUs. He'd love to hear from you about it.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:23:26 PM EST

Originally Posted By TalonArms_M:
Don't refer to magazines as "clips".




Or flash suppressors as flash hiders
Or use the term "assault weapon"
Or call a rifle an assault rifle unless it is select fire.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:24:10 PM EST
Do enjoy yourself, this board is very entertaining.

Sometimes it is even informative.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:28:15 PM EST
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:28:22 PM EST
dont worry about spelling one of the resident grammar and spelling nazi's will chime and fix it for you.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:31:19 PM EST
Don't piss off the BeeKeeper
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:33:06 PM EST
do ask which one is better: .45 or 9mm
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:34:32 PM EST

Originally Posted By lawdog:
Don't piss off the BeeKeeper



I would say that's pretty damned good advice.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:36:20 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/8/2006 12:37:41 PM EST by tigereyes]

.45 or 9mm!


I'm going to take previous advise and say BOTH!
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:39:48 PM EST
Glocks do this
<------------



Originally Posted By fight4yourrights:
You can actually make hamburgers from ground beef......



When spinning a tale of , be sure to use lot's of tactical details, like "I pulled my compensated Glock 19 loaded with Winchester STX Ranger hollowpoints, custom filled with mercury and tipped with wax, from my Blackhawk carbon fiber holster........."




Yeah, right. I gotta call
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:41:05 PM EST
Well, you just missed the big Chuck threads.
Read the sticky threads, they might answer a lot of questions before you ask them.
The Ammo Oracle is almost Holy Writ.
Army SEALs and the guy at the beef jerky table are not ballistic authorities.
There is no "d" in DrFrige.
Check out the Hometown Forums after the Wimmenz Forum. We've got a pretty strong TX contingent.
Watch for teh ghey airsofters.
l33t photoshop skillz and Wiggles = fun.
Finally, "Can ye smell it?"
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:41:33 PM EST

Originally Posted By tigereyes:

.45 or 9mm!


I'm going to take previous advise and say BOTH!





9mm will just bounce off

the 1911 is the best weapon of any kind that will ever be invented.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:41:42 PM EST

Originally Posted By ORinTX:
Don't insult Glock.


It will just bring you pain.
when it kabooms



don't fill your posts with lots of misspellings

do remember that everyone and everything is fair game
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:42:04 PM EST

Originally Posted By tigereyes:

.45 or 9mm!


I'm going to take previous advise and say BOTH!



Good call.

What's your take on bread and MARPAT.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:42:27 PM EST
Don't tell us you play with dolls.

AB
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:44:07 PM EST
Don't put Mohammed in your avatar.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:46:42 PM EST
Welcome to the site.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:51:10 PM EST
I am not new to guns, the AR or the internet, but I love this board. I am always lurking and dammit I will join this weekend. and then post some pics of the guns and gear. You will learn to really like this place. But keep the fact you are a girl to yourself, otherwise folks will ask what color panties you are wearing and what not. So, what color where they again?
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:52:58 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/8/2006 12:54:04 PM EST by XD_Fan]

Originally Posted By tigereyes:

.45 or 9mm!


I'm going to take previous advise and say BOTH!



Remember there is always an exception to every rule. In this case both would be wrong because you just gored someones sacred cow of a caliber that was mentioned. Don't you know 10mm will kill anything.

ETA: 8 pages, a huge flame war and a lock.

IBTL
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:53:01 PM EST
get somebody to explain the rules to dinner pics before you post one! Im still clueless!!
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:54:21 PM EST
Haven't seen a "What was the gun in 'Heat?'" in a while....
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:56:20 PM EST
Oh, and I highly recommend that "Ye Smell it!"
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:57:53 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/8/2006 12:59:45 PM EST by GabbasaurusRex]

Originally Posted By XD_Fan:
8 pages, a huge flame war and a lock.

IBTL


No way. 6 pages, 14 "this thread is worthless without pics" comments, and then a lock.

ETA: Fellow member of estrogen persuasion here. My only advice is when guys get into poo-flinging wars to just ignore it. Or jump in the thread and make smartass comments like I do.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 1:01:27 PM EST

Originally Posted By GabbasaurusRex:

No way. 6 pages, 14 "this thread is worthless without pics" comments, and then a lock.



This thread is worthless without pics
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 1:03:28 PM EST

Originally Posted By Beltfedleadhead:
Oh, and I highly recommend that "Ye Smell it!"




I hope not, otherwise she better wash it.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 1:05:57 PM EST

Originally Posted By bblake00:
Don't tell any one that you had something to do with a horses cock, no matter how inocent it is.


(NOT ME BY THE WAY)

hahahahaha VERY true


(not me either btw)

And Chuck Norris is a fag!
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 1:06:28 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/8/2006 1:08:50 PM EST by bblake00]
One more thing...

If you stick it in his pooper don't post pics.


Our retnas thank you in advance...
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 1:06:34 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/8/2006 1:07:51 PM EST by napalm]

Originally Posted By GabbasaurusRex:

Originally Posted By XD_Fan:
8 pages, a huge flame war and a lock.

IBTL


No way. 6 pages, 14 "this thread is worthless without pics" comments, and then a lock.

ETA: Fellow member of estrogen persuasion here. My only advice is when guys get into poo-flinging wars to just ignore it. Or jump in the thread and make smartass comments like I do.





You forgot the 7 "how you doin' " comments.

DON'T run around telling everyone you're a girl

DO post in the Woman Shooter Forum.

DON'T venture into Arfcom Chat unless you have a sense of humor, a thick skin, and a strong stomach.

DO kiss up to MrsGloftoe as much as possible.

DON'T ask Gabbasaurus Rex for advice about 'bikini' waxing.

DO learn to use BoardCode(tm).

DON'T feed the trolls.

DO learn the finer points of sammich making and pie serving.
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