I Have Stared Down the Barrel of a Gun

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    Well... Sortof

     The only time I've looked down the barrel of a real gun is when I've been cleaning mine . I have looked at the business end of a few pellet rifles though, and have been shot with one at close range. It took a week for the welt to go away. 
    ilovenxstage ilovenxstage
    26-30, M
    1 Response Sep 9, 2009

    The Gun...

    My friend has two old 17th century flintlock pistols, they still smell of gunpowder. I've stared down those barrels.
    ThorGodOfThunder ThorGodOfThunder
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2009


    I was moving in high speed over the splendid empty highway to the capital that was just taken. I was ahead of the convoy coming from the border.  Me and my driver who was in a great hurry. After hundreds of miles in the desert we arrived at the first city. It was built on...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Nov 24, 2010

    Fire Fights Don't Count! Only Up Close Personal Accounts Are Considered Here.

    Being tortured by a drunken interrorgator who I was told also had DRUNKEN BLACK OUTS was the worst moments I faced... He had my folding stock Armalite AR-180 he had me tied up sitting on a stump.  He kept turning away from me to load and unload the rifle so that I could not...
    RetiredMerc RetiredMerc
    2 Responses Sep 10, 2009

    He Didn't Pull the Trigger

    Heh. Gotta love my angels, their good.   I was 13. Behind my backyard was the church parking lot and some woods, with cheap apartments on the other side. Dad was working late that night, it was past 7 or 8 pm. I decided to go over to the church, to see when he would...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Sep 4, 2009
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