It's been a hell of a week!, er WEEKS, MONTHS! VERY OT

From: Jim Leonard <>
Date: Thu Feb 3 23:16:18 2005

Jay West wrote:
> You wrote....
>> A better-worded version of my question is "What is appealing about
>> collecting guns?" I'm not passing judgement, just trying to understand.
> Actually, I don't really "collect" guns. I just like shooting them, and
> some guns shoot differently. Sometimes you want to plink at tin cans
> along the river. Sometimes you want to see if you can hit a half-dollar
> at 100 yards. Sometimes you just want to empty a 100 shot clip in 60
> seconds for the thrill of it.
> Actually though, having a lot of guns is kinda like having a lot of
> computers. One model introduced this new graphics technology, one model
> is fun because of the blinking lights. Another is fun cause it has a
> neato compiler on it. Nothing different really than the motivation for
> guns.

Thanks, this was exactly what I was looking for. While I personally would
never own a gun, I can now say I understand the motivation. (Don't you wish
all people were as open-minded? ;-)
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