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Dan'um Style

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1903 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: humor tip

Got this in a email from a friend who works at Caterpillar

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added 6/16/2009
Sorry Ryan …. did not intend to make your daughter squeamish….
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graphic content …
BIG bullet hole is foot in photos below.
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RULE #1: Always handle a firearm as if loaded and always point it in a safe direction.
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Here is one reason to follow RULE #1:
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-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain


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Sawdustonmyshoulder

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#1 posted 1903 days ago

Now let’s see if SawStop comes up with a device to solve this little dilemma.

Let me guess… he was stepping on a snake’s head and shot the snake in head. Right? If he was from Mississippi (I am from MS), I would say this was the case.

Yeah, OUCH!!!!

-- Makin' Sawdust!!!

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 1903 days ago

And all these years I thought “shooting yourself in the foot” was just a figure of speech!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Demowen

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#3 posted 1903 days ago

I just showed this to my girlfriend and she freaked out… Wow…

-- Let the favor of the Lord our God be on us; establish the work of our hands- establish the work of our hands! Psalm 90:17

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Dan'um Style

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#4 posted 1903 days ago

Email came from Springfield Illinois … didn’t ask who it belonged to. Not my friends foot … he’s too old … looks like a younger foot … but I’m don’t look at too many feet, so it’s hard to tell >grin<

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Abbott

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#5 posted 1903 days ago

Looks like a .357 or larger caliber wound. Kids can’t live with them, can’t shoot them in the foot…Oh, wait …

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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Dan'um Style

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#6 posted 1903 days ago

Saw one-thing-good in the photos …....................... doesn’t look like he’s going to loose his toe nail

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#7 posted 1903 days ago

It’s been around a while, I’ve gotten it several times from friends. Shoot yourself in the foot comes from carrying a single action six shooter with one under the hammer. If it gets bumped, it can go off!! Real cowboys only carried 5 rounds with the hammer down on an empty chamber. That way they never have to learn to limp:-))

I knew a fellow who was a logger and an active sort of guy. He was out practice quick draw one Sat. Shot himself through the knee with a .22 rimfire. Fortunately it didn’t do too much damage. He had a cast on to immobilize it. He sat around the house on Sun. He sat around the house on Monday. He sat around the house on Tuesday. By Wednesday, he was getting a little antsy being an active sort of fellow not used to sitting around the house:-)) If you can’t see this going, well you ain’t got no imagination at all!! Yup, he figured since he couldn’t do anything else, he may as well practice quick draw. Shot his cast & knee right through the same hole as before:-)) They had to re-cast him. He told me he decided to give it up.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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JimKing201

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#8 posted 1902 days ago

I can understand this. Them shoes are real ugly…......

-- Got Wood?

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chaim

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#9 posted 1902 days ago

My son recently asked me why I don’t carry my glock with one in the chamber. I showed him the pics… He now understands why you don’t carry a loaded gun around! I explained that it’s even worse when you do it to someone else unintentionally!
Thanks for sharing,
Chaim

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rtb

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#10 posted 1899 days ago

This fool is lucky, it appears to only be soft tissue damage not bone. From the bottom of the foot he appears to be young which illustrates why old men are usually wiser, we’ve learned to listen better.

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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SCOTSMAN

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#11 posted 1899 days ago

Damned Guns we are very glad we got rid of them here in the UK.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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Mike Morris

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#12 posted 1899 days ago

Another sad example:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhIJOVD8hwY

I love how he wanted to continue the presentation by grabbing for the assault riffle, as people take cover under their desks.

Credibility pretty much went out the window the second he pulled the trigger…I’m sure his work buddies had a field day.

All joking aside, I hope he nor anyone else was seriously hurt. It just goes to show that you can never be too careful.

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Napaman

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#13 posted 1899 days ago

wow…he wanted to go on and show them another gun after that??? crazy…at that point someone needed to clear the room calmly…or remove him…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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hairy

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#14 posted 1899 days ago

I kinda thought the knucklehead would be wanting some medical attention, instead of posing for pics.
Where’s the blood?
It looks phony to me.

-- the last of Barret's Privateers...

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Gene Howe

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#15 posted 1899 days ago

OW!
Reminds me of that fella that shot himself in the heart with the nail gun.
Idiots abound!

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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