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Old 14.08.2021, 20:02
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surely the day will
come when guns 'of any sort' will be removed and banned from any form of civilian or public use.
Germany did that back in the '30s.

And that ended well.

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Old 14.08.2021, 20:05
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It's not that easy to tell the difference, especially from a distance:



I've heard 'fireworks' before when camping abroad on more that one occasion but when I've got out of my tent, it definitely wasn't fireworks.
I can tell the difference, espcially with Swiss super-sonic ammo.

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Old 14.08.2021, 20:31
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Germany did that back in the '30s.

And that ended well.

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How would the outcome have been any different if the German public had had guns?
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Old 14.08.2021, 21:31
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Re: Party last night. Shots fired.

is it just my twisted sick mind or this topic title sounds like an opening line in a tinder chat or that situation "buddies,mates, I want to brag now" ??
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Old 14.08.2021, 21:45
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How would the outcome have been any different if the German public had had guns?
Alas, we will never know.

But certainly different.

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Old 14.08.2021, 22:07
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polizei-schweiz.ch reports two incidents in Basel from last night involving fights and knifes - but no gunshots.

That's Baselstadt though. We're Baselland. But I've bookmarked the site, thanks!

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is it just my twisted sick mind or this topic title sounds like an opening line in a tinder chat or that situation "buddies,mates, I want to brag now" ??
You mean like "Oh man, that great party we had last night..."

Anyway, pretty sure it was firecrackers or suchlike. I talked with someone else who lives nearby.
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Old 14.08.2021, 23:27
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Alas, we will never know.

But certainly different.

Tom
We know how the Warsaw ghetto ended, the Jews fought back there.
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We know how the Warsaw ghetto ended, the Jews fought back there.
We also know how the Warsaw Uprising ended in 1944. The Poles found out the Red Army was following a different script.
Perhaps “fire crackers in Binningen” should be moved to First World Problems ...
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Old 15.08.2021, 12:32
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Alas, we will never know.

But certainly different.

Tom
I disagree.

Most of the people seemed pro-National Socialist. There was very little resistance -especially compared with the Italian resistance against Mussolini.

It's not as if the Nazis were an occupying force in German like they were in France.

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We also know how the Warsaw Uprising ended in 1944. The Poles found out the Red Army was following a different script.
Perhaps “fire crackers in Binningen” should be moved to First World Problems ...
That applies to most topics on here, overall.

I wager pretty much every Afghan who'se worried about the Taliban couldn't be bothered by stuff like children playing on the football field after 10pm these days.
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Old 15.08.2021, 16:11
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...Perhaps “fire crackers in Binningen” should be moved to First World Problems ...
Eh? Just recounting events for general interest.
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Eh? Just recounting events for general interest.
Nothing personal, just another "helpful" suggestion nobody's interested in...
... and? Was it a shooting or not?
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Old 15.08.2021, 17:32
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Nothing personal, just another "helpful" suggestion nobody's interested in...
... and? Was it a shooting or not?
Wasn't helpful either, and probably not a shooting. As I said several posts ago.
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Old 15.08.2021, 17:41
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Wasn't helpful either, and probably not a shooting. As I said several posts ago.
Perhaps change the title of the thread as it is a bit an anticlimax when you read it.
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