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I Carry A Pocket Knife

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    My Pocket Knife..

    Well..its about 4in when closed and about 8in when opened all the way. It a pretty kick *** knife I swear. But this one doesnt have jagged edges like my other one does. :D My parents dont know I have it, but everyone else does. and when we go camping, they will find out I have it...
    BehindClosedDoors BehindClosedDoors 18-21, F Oct 28, 2011

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    I usually have one in my purse.

    Where I live, it's not likely I'll have to use it for self-defense, but it's better to be safe than sorry. And it's good for cutting fruit in a pinch, lol.
    WinterSoldierBucky WinterSoldierBucky 13-15, F Oct 12, 2014

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    Always Have

    i have always carried a pocket knife. you never know when you might need it. i used it at work quite a lot. now it is a little security, but not from other people. my pocket knife is way sharp. and when days are really bad i always have a way to reduce the pain.
    metalgirl99 metalgirl99 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2011

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    My edc knife is a ka bar warthog with a plain

    edge and tanto point. My shtf knife is a shadow tech (I know the owner of the company, he knows his stuff) 9in ranger partial serrated with a tanto point.
    dacraww dacraww 26-30, M Mar 16, 2014

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    Because you never know who's lurking around the

    corner. Better be safe than sorry.
    allsummer allsummer 18-21, F 2 Responses May 12, 2014

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    It Takes Two

    I carry a multi tool pocket knife along with a balisong(butterfly knife) it's bulk handle. Mice balence. Excellent spin. I cut u 3 ways :p
    SwiftMoonRising SwiftMoonRising 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 5, 2012

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    Err.

    yeah... used to. tip for kids in school; don't bring it to school... weapon charges are not fun to deal with.
    Alexandrasmom Alexandrasmom 18-21 3 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    Useful To Have If Needed.

    I don't carry mine around all the time But for the work environment it's amazing. Very useful when needed.
    herknightandshiningarmor herknightandshiningarmor 18-21, M Nov 26, 2012

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    My Knife Taylors Eye Witness

    I have a collection of knives. Its been a long time since I could bring myself to own one again after using one in self defense when I was attacked by two men in the street. I now own several. My very First was a Webley. It was razor sharp, sadly I had to use it one day to save...
    sarahbethuk sarahbethuk 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 2013

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    Learn To Use It.

    It has always annoyed me how people will carry a knife and not know how to use it. Just because you carry a weapon does not make you dangerous, it makes you a fool if you do not know how to use it. Let me give a example. One day I had gotten in a argument with a friend's ex, he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 7, 2012

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    Two Usually

    I generally carry two. The first is the one pictured in the group icon. A Spyderco Endura 4. I love their knives. They're made in Japan and I still think the Japanese have some great skills when it comes to manufacturing blades. This particular knife is very thin, has a blade...
    iRant iRant 46-50, M Oct 13, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    My knife collection isn't much, but you got to start somewhere. I got a montana state multi tool pocket knife a year or two ago. It is very similar to what macgyver would use...
    stewartgreen stewartgreen 18-21, M May 3

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    And it's nights like these that everything's darker than it should be. When all bitterness from fondly held memories are brought forward and forward isn't where you're supposed to...
    Kkgunny Kkgunny 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

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    Always carry my purse on my right shoulder, just seems easier with being left handed :)
    GirlyLisaTG GirlyLisaTG 26-30, T 5 Responses May 7

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    Just got my sog fielder xl about a week ago, the thing is a true beauty!
    stewartgreen stewartgreen 18-21, M May 3

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    Hot diggity damn! Found a $20 in a pair of summer pants this morning!
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 2 Responses May 4

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    So please, don't take this out on me, cuz you're the only thing that's keeping me alive; I don't wanna wait for the doubts that day, cuz I would rather end it all tonight. So if I...
    PorcelainGrenade PorcelainGrenade 13-15, F 1 Response May 12

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    I'm feeling naughty so I'm thinking about laying on some knives who thinks I should? (I'll probably do it anyway but I just want to see what people think)
    ILoveToBeTortured ILoveToBeTortured 18-21, F 3 Responses May 18

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    I can appreciate the I don't need drugs or alcohol to have fun group. I've posted there about my sobriety. It just feels like the old part of my life being bashed. Like most of...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 2 Responses May 20

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    I've been physically beat up a few times and my life, yes it hurt at the moment but I'm fine now. I've also had very mean things said to me and about me. Some of those things said...
    bmorev bmorev 22-25, F 1 Response May 21

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    i always feel like someone is going to come into my room and try to kill me so i always have a fixed blade under my pillow and a spring assisted blade on my nightstand
    TheDarknessInsideM3 TheDarknessInsideM3 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    So reframe from saying things off the cuff?
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    If I had the means to commit suicide I would bring myself to do it, no matter how "selfish" of an action people would deem it to be. The truth is, I don't see a purpose in life; I...
    driftingalone driftingalone 16-17, F 1 Response May 3

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    Me. Yeah haha I need to learn how to do this better
    TheGirlYouNeverKnew TheGirlYouNeverKnew 18-21, F May 7

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    Once upon a time there lived a ......
    roxy20122929292 roxy20122929292 22-25, F 1 Response May 10

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    Probaly baddest one here suspended for like 3 or 4 months for shanking girl with pencil back at school principle has to check my pockets backpack daily and I have to be escorted...
    swaged104 swaged104 13-15, M 5 Responses May 12

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    The Cross Busters!! "And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man...
    churinga churinga 70+, M May 11

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    It's cake O' clock Police officer: miss why you have a knife? Lady: yes officer, I carry a knife... But that's just in case I find a cake ..
    Spicyandsweet Spicyandsweet 26-30, F 3 Responses May 11

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    My dogs, pocket knife, emergency blanket, tent, source of flame! Really that is all you need to be able to survive and therefore is essential.
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F May 13

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    What I'm thinking right now is how I can harm myself. Maybe I should punch a brick wall or burn myself. Maybe just use my pocket knife or a razor. Choices Choices
    thatyoungmetalhead thatyoungmetalhead 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    1. I'm the short height of 5'9 2. As you can tell, I'm a midget. 3. I'm a caring person 4. Only when I want to be tho ._. 5. I have trust issues 6. people don't know about my ep 7...
    3st3ll3 3st3ll3 13-15, F 1 Response May 11

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    i was kidnapped for nine months about nearly two years ago and i'm ready to share i was walking to the beach meant to meet up with a few friends, i was wearing a mini skirt and a...
    teengirl1997 teengirl1997 18-21, F 2 Responses May 18

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    I used to look at my double edged razor and see my best friend. I still would, I suppose, if I wasn't on a blood thinner for my heart. I have a wonderful supportive family and the...
    BionicCarole1985 BionicCarole1985 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I have a problem. Quite embarrassing but... I need to let it out. I am a very paranoid person. I can't wash my face in my bathroom with my eyes closed for longer than a few seconds...
    EbonyChild EbonyChild 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    This is to report my experience today. It is the first time I am wearing my shorts (not really short shorts) outside my neighborhood.Motivated by other EP members, I worn my 5...
    anthonysecret anthonysecret 36-40 2 hrs ago

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    I still even remember dreams I had as a child. In one I got chased by a potato. In another a Barbie doll chased me around the house with a knife. I had a lot of bad dreams when I...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Just a sneak peek... The assembled crowd of anxious medical students dutifully checked their pocket watches, as two of Liston’s surgical assistants – ‘dressers’ as they...
    philex2014 philex2014 13-15, F 20 hrs ago

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    I had no idea where to write this, but I decided to go with this group because I've always let what other people think affect the way I feel far too much, and it's had a huge part...
    Taynk Taynk 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    The sufferer advised officers she was utilizing the ATM each time a male approached her from guiding. The suspect was carrying a big searching knife and demanded that she give him...
    Michael0962opo3 Michael0962opo3 31-35, M May 7

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    Secret Guide To A Great Life I had owned 3 successful businesses when a Buick ran a red light and cut my car in half. I went into a ten-day coma, which I spent at the UCLA...
    gentlewarrior1 gentlewarrior1 66-70, M May 18

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    She was only eight years old, such a sweet, rosy cheeked little girl. Her name was Jenny. Now my Uncle Vic was another story. He was in his thirties and going through mid life...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 13-15, F May 15

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    Question; if you can't trust paramedics... who can you trust? I was in a medical crisis the other night. I have a long medical history and slight problems have an impact. But...
    KairiKipling KairiKipling 18-21, F 5 Responses May 21

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