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i've got to share this with y'all.
story just moved on the houston chronicle chron.com about a guy who was fighting with his wife. when the cops moved in he started waving a cue at them till he said he was going show them "how bad he was". he lunged, they shot.
cops - 1
idiot - 0
they say he will live and get better but i doubt he'll get smarter. we've all felt powerful with a pool cue in our hand at one time or another but not against cops with guns. just little balls.
dan...the airlines will all add this newstory to their files.
i hope they didnt hurt the Cue /ccboard/images/icons/smile.gif
09-15-2002, 10:37 PM
I once had a wild-eyed guy start to swing a cue at me in a roughneck bar known for having frequent brawls, but that I was not a regular customer of. I stepped in, grabbed his long hair, bent him over and took him for a walk until some others grabbed him and took over for me. I didn't have to hit him, he was quite compliant in the position I had him.
If I was going to choose a weapon to use on an airliner, I would prefer just the butt half a cue over a whole one as it would be easier to swing it between the seats and not hit the overhead luggage racks etc.
Tom you are a very Violent person, and you say im Violent!
Hi Tom, you can have your butt of the cue. I choose to keep a set of billiard balls and a pair of socks in my carry on. Can anyone do the math?
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote: TheShot:</font><hr> Hi Tom, you can have your butt of the cue. I choose to keep a set of billiard balls and a pair of socks in my carry on. Can anyone do the math? <hr></blockquote>
now, there, you are the first person i've ever heard of doin that besides myself. i've gotten the balls in the socks a couple of time but have not had to use them. almost too lethal.
Hi Dan, in a way it is kind of scary we can come up with such a simple yet lethal weapon, and not be terrorists. It makes me wonder how creative "they" can be to get weapons aboard.
PS I will take my sock and ball and take on any box cutter.
I was once staking a guy in Ca, LA at a bar that Keith Mccreidy used to hang out at called, "Lucky John's". I didn't like the game and didn't want to stake my friend and told the guy if he thought he played so good, I would get my boyfriend and he could play him instead so at least it would be a fair game. The guy knew my boyfriend and knew that was to tough a game and thought I was being to mouthy and told me to stay out of it. I thought that since it was my own money that was at risk, and I know (for the most part) a good or bad game when I see or hear one, I told him to forget about playing my friend and my boyfriend was on the way down to play. The guy went after me with his cue. My friend that I was staking had to jump between us to calm the guy down. The guy had to be at least 1.5 inches taller and a good 100 pounds more than me. He also played a big one pocket tournament a month later and ended up spitting on the guy for not playing him. This guy seemed to have problems anyway so I didn't take to personally.
09-16-2002, 06:41 AM
Nothing like an idiot going to a gun fight with a cue.
09-16-2002, 08:34 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote: TheShot:</font><hr> . . . PS I will take my sock and ball and take on any box cutter. <hr></blockquote>Not to mention full Coke cans, from the service cart. . . .
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