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".380 caliber Kimber handgun....The gun had a bullet in the chamber and its magazine was fully loaded."

...but was she carrying it in Condition 1 or 0?  Now that would be pretty ballsey.  

ATIS

 

For ref:

Condition 3: Chamber empty, full magazine in place, hammer down. Condition 2: A round chambered, full magazine in place, hammer down. Condition 1: A round chambered, full magazine in place, hammer cocked, safety on. Condition 0: A round chambered, full magazine in place, hammer cocked, safety off.

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On 6/19/2018 at 2:09 PM, icohftb said:

I find it tragic that this dolt was granted an appointment to West Point which in turn denied someone who loves their country the same appointment. 

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I find it tragic that this dolt wasn't given a Code Red at West Point by his classmates.  

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Two different items. The first is a link for how BMI is an inaccurate scale. The other follows the PT Barnum saying "There is a sucker born every minute."

 

https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/body-mass-index-miscalculations

Performance Artist Separates Money From Dupes With $38 Bottles of Miracle 'Hot Dog Water'

 

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Here’s something to give even Goop’s “bio-frequency healing” stickers a run for the money of various rubes: A Canadian man successfully sold slickly marketed bottles of water with hot dogs in them as a miraculous cure-all for whatever ails customers at exorbitant prices.

Per Yahoo News and Insider, at Vancouver’s Car-Free Day festival earlier this month, attendees happily bought $38 bottles of unfiltered Hot Dog Water marketed with bullshit claims it could “help restore the body’s homeostasis after a electrolyte imbalance” as well as help users “lose weight—increase brain function—look younger—increase vitality.”

 

“Self-styled Hot Dog Water CEO Douglas Bevans,” who is actually a tour operator and artist, told Global News that the obviously falsified claims were part of an intentional, good-natured awareness-raising stunt and “really sort of a commentary on product marketing, and especially sort of health-quackery product marketing.” Labels on the bottles segued from a rambling anecdote about the water’s supposed origin in a 50,000-year-old, lava rock-filtered spring to fine print reading “Hot Dog Water in its absurdity hopes to encourage critical thinking related to product marketing and the significant role it can play in our purchasing choices.” 

But some people that failed to catch on to the joke soon found themselves walking away with a bottle of meat-infused H2O and a lot less cash on hand.

 

Per Insider, it seems like Bevans’ snake oil salesman impression was spot on:

Hot Dog Water, unfiltered, promises to be Keto compatible, help you lose weight, increase your brain function, make you look younger, and improve your vitality.

Hot Dog Water CEO Douglas Bevans told Global News, “the protein of the Hot Dog Water helps your body uptake the water content, and the sodium and all the things you’d need post-workout.”

He added, “We’ve created a recipe, having a lot of people put a lot of effort into research and a lot of people with backgrounds in science creating the best version of Hot Dog Water that we could.”

It worked, too. Bevans told Global News that he spent around $1,200 on the stunt before counting $500 in grants, but that sales were strong: “They’ve been drinking it for hours. We have gone through about 60 litres of real hot dog water.” According to the Times Colonist, he also offered other hot dog-infused products like lip balm that attracted a similar customer interest:

“We noticed that some people were rubbing lip balm on their crow’s feet and they were swearing their crow’s feet were disappearing before their eyes,” he said.

One man who rubbed the lip balm on his “dome” sent him photos suggesting it promoted hair growth, Bevans said.

“I think we all feel particularly vulnerable in this era of pseudo-scientific health claims and the targeted marketing of social media,” Bevans told Ad Age via Twitter. “The message is the next time you have the urge to buy the latest quantum toilet paper or Gwyneth’s magical health stickers, take a moment to reflect and ask yourself, is this Hot Dog Water?”

In any case, the only things that seem to stand between Hot Dog Water and potentially limitless profit are ethics, venture capital, and maybe also waterborne pathogens. Those are solvable obstacles, though, as proven by the continued success of the rich idiots responsible for “raw water.”

[Insider/Global News/Times-Colonist]

 

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I was in ATL Tuesday when this happened...it was damn hot there!  This dude had to be rethinking his choice of clothing running around that pavement, climbing on the airplane, and eventually laying down.  Ouch!!

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15 minutes ago, Sneedro said:

 rethinking his choice 

Probably not much thinking going on between them ears in the first place, much less room to REthink something.

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Devil,

That is hysterical!

The irony of the San Diego Air & Space Museum using Russian SU-25's, streaming the colors of the Russian flag, to wish everyone a happy American Independence Day.  Winning!!

(It is a great museum, if you haven't been).  

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On 10/28/2016 at 4:27 AM, SurelySerious said:


My personal favorite is still the Air Force Birthday chow hall menu from an undisclosed location with the J-10.

 

7 minutes ago, Hopefulflyer389 said:

Result of millenials running your social media

It’s a good one, but my preference for the USAF effing their own photo still stands. 

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1 hour ago, HuggyU2 said:

Devil,

That is hysterical!

The irony of the San Diego Air & Space Museum using Russian SU-25's, streaming the colors of the Russian flag, to wish everyone a happy American Independence Day.  Winning!!

(It is a great museum, if you haven't been).  

Comrade Huggyski!

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Either he has horrible friends or doesn't have the common sense to run that by someone else before posting it.  There are just some things you can't take back...

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3 hours ago, ihtfp06 said:


“Dedicated bachelor.” No surprise there.

And not by choice...

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If you read some of the comments, he used a production company. Thus the footage of F-18s. I’ve never been on a hiring board, but to me that doesn’t scream ‘hey, let’s give this guy the keys to a $40 million jet’

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