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AHPP

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About AHPP

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    Shooting, canoeing, climbing

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  1. AHPP

    Planning application advice

    If the trees aren’t there, building won’t affect them.
  2. AHPP

    Arb Kitten

    The next one has to be Nicolae Meowșescu.
  3. AHPP

    Knife and gun crime London

    Aye. I grew up in Suffolk and now I'm in Durham. Been to London but not had any reason to go to the really shit bits. I hasten to add I don't need to have to develop an ideological position though, just like I don't need to go to Madagascar to learn about lemurs. As desperate as the London you describe sounds, it doesn't get away from the fact that knives don't stab people themselves. I know the arguments for and against self defence weapons. I'd rather not get into it if you don't mind. I've derailed this thread enough already (with some help). London's dangerous. No idea why. That's what this thread is about though; people stabbing and shooting each other in London. All I did was point out that 'knife crime' is stabbing people and not merely having one in your pocket and now there's this shitstorm in poor Egg's thread. I follow you on instagram btw. Good on you for taking your kids kickboxing. They're probably more dangerous than me and my penknife (if they chose to be).
  4. AHPP

    Knife and gun crime London

    Yeah.
  5. AHPP

    Knife and gun crime London

    Do you see the contradiction? Yes on the firearms btw but let’s stay on topic. I was trying to point out that knife crime isn’t the same as knife ownership and now the thread’s going down that rabbit hole.
  6. Not a wildlife trust place was it?
  7. AHPP

    Knife and gun crime London

    1) I carried a knife near 35 cars today and slashed the tyres of none of them. 2) Some cunt recently walked down my mate’s road and kicked the pavement side wingmirror off every car. Should the perpetrator need a licence for his feet? Should I?
  8. Do keep posting things like this please. Very interesting.
  9. AHPP

    Knife and gun crime London

    No but it solved the problems (gangsters, quality, cost etc) various governments created in various eras of prohibition. That's one side of it though. I'd be hugely interested to hear what you think about drug prohibition from the addiction and health point of view.
  10. AHPP

    Knife and gun crime London

    I'm stubborn because I think I'm right about something that I think many people are dangerously wrong about. These are big arguments, trading liberty for security etc. I'm aware that sounds a bit exciting for a kid with a penknife but the arguments it raises are serious.
  11. AHPP

    Knife and gun crime London

    There's a film called '13th' that goes into the modern slavery aspects of prisons. It's like all the other documentary films of that ilk but well worth watching. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/13th_(film)
  12. AHPP

    Knife and gun crime London

    Maybe they would. With the supermarkets cornering the drug market, they'll turn to competing for sales of moody carbon credits or something.
  13. AHPP

    Knife and gun crime London

    This thread was started about people hurting each other and the causes and you're concerned about schoolkids' stick whittling tools. Yeah, agree to disagree.
  14. AHPP

    Knife and gun crime London

    I'm inclined to believe it's drug business related. What do you reckon?
  15. AHPP

    Knife and gun crime London

    I know what reductio ad absurdum is and I'm not doing it. My argument that knives don't leap out of pockets and do harm themselves is a logical answer to your suggestion that they might. As for the nightclub, I wouldn't EXPECT to be let in anywhere. Private property, contractual terms. It so happens that I've taken a knife into loads of clubs and haven't stabbed anyone. The time I wore a burka out in Sunderland was probably more dangerous. I left my bomb vest at home though. Just as well. It might have gone off by itself.

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