Armed Robbers Jack 100 Copies of Call of Duty: Black Ops

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georgiaray

Come on... they had to do something after the first robbery. The latest I've read about security systems was that phones can now be (or are?) equipped with sensors which scan the air for signs of gun powder and other hazardous materials. The cost was about $1 per device =D Having one such sensor to alert the police of the situation would change everything. Even the simplest thing - a panic button near the feet of the sales reps could be activated without the thieves noticing what's going on. Now the only thing I need to do is find out where they'll be selling those discounted games and consoles LOL! Ebay?

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katwomansz

I heard the robbers were returning them to get their money back.

Had trouble selling them........

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foamcup

It'a actually a good area, I've been in that store multiple times.

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machew100

I wonder what perks they were using when they robbed the place

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aarcane

presumably, gamestop would inventory the missing games, get the included CD keys blacklisted and red flagged so that anyone who tries to use one gets arrested and charged with at least recieving stolen property.  glad to live in the golden age of tracking numbers and CD keys :)

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mdkplus

Now that's what I call guenuinely pirated software!!

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Danthrax66

It's probably less of a fine than torrenting the game. Honestly why have a captcha it does nothing just get rid of all of the bullshit and they probably won;t even targewt this site honestly if I was a spammer I would specifically target sites with captchas and other annoying shit.

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Havok

COD made me do it.

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Oedipus_Rex

How long before they are caught selling the games on ebay?

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jlh304

Or they are going to get caught for being the first people to sign on to xbox live with the game.

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Peanut Fox

If they are just getting it the night before, they won't be the first.

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aca20031

Just another example of video games promoting violence!

 

 

 

 

 

(That was a joke.)

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nhskier4life

No way semi-automatic hanguns! Nearly every handgun is a semi-auto. That's like calling a rifle an assault rifle. Just a term created by the media to further demonize firearms.

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pratt

An "assault rifle" is EXTREMELY different from a rifle.

Under "Rifles" you have:

Bolt action rifles (Springfield 1903)

Gas powered semi-auto rifles (M1 Garand)

Gas selective fire rifles (M2 Carbine)

These weapons are all designated as rifles because they are capable of either one shot per trigger pull as well as having high power rounds (sans the M1/M2 Carbine having a low powered .30 calabre round). The exception to the "one pull of the trigger" rule is the M2 Carbine being able to fire fully automatic or semi auto. However, the M2 is not designated as an Assault Rifle.

An assault rifle has these traits:

1. It must be an individual weapon with provision to fire from the shoulder

2. It must be capable of selective fire

3. It must have an intermediate-power cartridge: more power than a pistol but less than a standard rifle or battle rifle

4. Its ammunition must be supplied from a detachable magazine

5. And it should at least have a firing range of 300 meters

 

So AGAIN, step away from Call of Duty and educate yourself on firearms.

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MyMojo

Thanks for the education Officer Fife.

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pratt

Semi-automatic isn't a term created by the media to "scare us." It denotes the trigger action of the hand gun. A Semi-automatic gun means with every pull of the trigger, a bullet will fire and the weapon will automatically cycle a bullet into the chamber and cock itself but require another pull of the trigger in order to fire another round out of the weapon.

You can guess what automatic does.

There are also Single-action Semi-automatics (Colt m1911) and Double-Action Semi-automatics (Glock 17). And obviously Single-action and Double-action revolvers but that's not part of the discussion.

If you want to know more about guns and quit spouting more dribble, check out wikipedia or google and find a gun manual.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semi-automatic_pistol

 

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Caboose

The calibre of the round used also denotes automatic Vs. Semi-automatic does it not?

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MyMojo

No. Bolt actions can use the same ammo as semi auto rifles.

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Khaotic

I too suffer from an inability to perform Match in Public.

 

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Khaotic

The short answer is both Yes and No.

Some may be more (stereotyped) easily recognized as having a full-auto variant but the truth is just about everything can be adapted to fire both full and semi.  It’s more of a matter of manufacturers having produced a firearm with enough popularity that the full and semi automatic models are recognized by non gun enthusiasts.

9mm Parabellum is probably the single most common Pistol round, that can be found with both semi and fully automatic variants. However, the 9mm Parabellum can also be fired from Revolvers. That being said, there are many “CARBINE” style rifles (Beretta PX Storm, Hi Point Carbine just to name two) that may “look” like assault rifles but are classified as Carbines – and shoot typical Pistol Rounds. 9mm Para, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP.

 

Yes, I love my guns! and my 2nd Amendment rights!!

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pratt

no because a Desert Eagle can be chambered in .44 or .50 calibre and it fires Semi-automatic.

Granted, few people can fire it more than once or twice in quick succession and hit anything.

 

Basically you can chamber any gun to use any calibre round. IE: people chamber M4 Carbines to use .22 rounds because .22 is cheaper to buy.

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someone87

I dispize the media for trying to take our guns away.

I'll give my guns and ammo to the goverment 250 gains at a time, at a velocity of 1500 FPS.

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MyMojo

I love it! "...from my dead, cold, fingers."

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Biceps

$600 or $6000... either way, its not much money for armed robbery.  Something tells me these guys were playing too many vids.

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johnny3144

ever seen a gamestop with armed secruity? i don't what other goods you can rub that have a higher money per volume space without an secruity guard(maybe jewlry... not sure if they got guards). not mentioning these will sell like hot cakes.

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headhunter66

$60 x 100 = $6000, not $600.

But you are right, it was over $600.

Just saying.

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Paul_Lilly

Internal abacus was in need of a tune-up. Nice catch.

-Paul Lilly

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JoetheMobster

guess the robbers just couldn't wait for the real release!  Now those guys are addicted to gaming!

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