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Posted: 6/1/2003 9:06:57 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/1/2003 9:10:05 PM EDT by Adam_White]
[url]http://apnews.excite.com/article/20030601/D7RD8HAG1.html[/url] What is the media’s obsession with dramatic descriptions of firearms? The pictures in these article show a few guys with M4s, the rest with their normal sidearm. Yet EVERY caption uses the adjective, “heavily armed.” Other descriptions such as, “heavily armored,” “uniformed,” “overweight,” “stern,” “thoughtful,” or many other would have applied. What is with the obsession?
Link Posted: 6/1/2003 9:19:23 PM EDT
Bad editing. The captions should read:
Heavily, armed officers...
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Link Posted: 6/1/2003 9:27:03 PM EDT
Man, Cherokee Co has a bunch of fat bastards working for them. They all look like they just quit their jobs working at the mall and got jobs with the county.
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Link Posted: 6/2/2003 4:25:15 AM EDT
I define "heavily armed" as carrying a mortar or another component of a squad served weapon. In the press' case, it sounds ominous. It also reminds me of the scene in the movie "Commando" when Arnold starts piling on the weapons when he lands on the island.
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 4:59:30 AM EDT
because guns are bad.
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 5:21:58 AM EDT
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 5:26:00 AM EDT
Caption for that photo "That's a nice ass you got there ,sarge."[LOLabove]
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 5:28:47 AM EDT
That guy looks like an egg with arms and legs. HTF do his pants stay up without suspenders? Velcro?
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 5:31:48 AM EDT
Damn, them boys be eatin some badass donuts...!
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 5:44:03 AM EDT
Originally Posted By PONY_DRIVER: That guy looks like an egg with arms and legs. HTF do his pants stay up without suspenders? Velcro?
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[rofl] Heck I should be lol, I would fit right in there them boys....
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 6:02:22 AM EDT
I hate the term 'heavily armed'. 'A heavily armed gunman robbed the 7-11. I suppose a lightly armed gunman robbed the drugstore next door? Sorta like 'Live Nude Dancers'. Does the club a block away feature DEAD nude dancers? Media Hype.
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 6:56:30 AM EDT
Originally Posted By TimJ: [IMG]http://imgfarm.com/images/ap/ERIC_RUDOLPH.sff_SCMC104_20030601145052.jpg[/IMG]
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It's all a matter of economics. Many local PDs have found that buying donuts and McD's in bulk works out to be much cheaper than kevlar. It's eco-friendly "body armor" *and* it supports the local economy. [:D]
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 7:04:19 AM EDT
No, just heavy. They're all fat.
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 7:30:19 AM EDT
When did Fat Bastard make sergeant?
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 10:19:31 AM EDT
The two guys in black aren't that damned big... but the sergeant is obese. What are you guys? Fresh out of the Ranger Regiment to make this sort of call? Hehe Alex
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Link Posted: 6/2/2003 1:53:18 PM EDT
good lord. they done ate the evidence. fatties
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 2:13:58 PM EDT
what a fat fuck. police depts should have a "fat boy program" like the military.
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 3:45:07 PM EDT
Originally Posted By GAcop: Caption for that photo "That's a nice ass you got there ,sarge."[LOLabove]
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Best laugh I've had all day!!!!!!!!!
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