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  • Are Starter Pistols Considered Firearms?

    While shuffling through my great grandmother's house a while back, we came across an old Starter Revolver she had kept in case anyone ever broke in. It was loaded with 8 rounds of .22 blanks, and after emptying and examining the gun, we came to realize it wasn't capable of firing a real .22 cartridge, as the barrel was plugged. So because this gun is only capable of firing blanks, is it considered a lethal firearm? Would one need a license to acquire this revolver? Or is it just a heavy duty cap gun.

    We're talking about Canadian law here by the way.

    2 AnswersLaw Enforcement & Police7 years ago
  • what makes a person want to run away?

    Recently (the past two weeks) I've been feeling a constant urge to escape and run away. Whether I'm at school or at home, I don't ever feel comfortable wherever I'm at. I feel like no matter the situation, the solution is to get up and leave, running off to somewhere distant where I can be completely alone, like a forest or something. This is out of character for me. Why do I feel this way, coming from a scientific background.

    If this adds to your answer, I haven't any diagnosed mental illnesses, and I'm a young teen, with a good home life, but I've been fairly annoyed with my girlfriend and a few other people lately.

    So explain to me what makes you think I feel this irrational need to leave. Please be detailed yet easy to understand, thank you

    1 AnswerPsychology7 years ago
  • Old movie effects on Power Director 11?

    I own power director 11 (what I believe is the $80 dollar version)

    and I want to somehow make my videos look like an old 1970's exploitation film. With the scratches and gritty dots. For example, as seen below

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    anybody got suggestions?

    1 AnswerMovies7 years ago
  • Soldiers on duty in civillian clothes?

    I heard once that any soldier on a mission, who is out of uniform, is considered by law, a "spy".

    Is this true?

    thanks I love you and all that bull****

    8 AnswersMilitary7 years ago
  • Before I play Assassin's Creed 3,?

    Do you have to play the other Assassin's Creed games before you play AC3 in order for it to make sense? Or is it a stand alone type thing. I'm fine if there's just a few things I should know before hand.

    4 AnswersPC7 years ago
  • Do YOU know what song this is?

    Click the link below, and skip to 1:25 if you can Identify the song it plays there, that would be great.

    Youtube thumbnail

    1 AnswerOther - Music7 years ago
  • What Hairstyle is this?

    So there's a few pictures of Ewan McGregor in Jack the Giant Slayer, and I want to know what you would call his hairstyle. I would have assumed it was a faux-hawk, but apparently, a fauxhawk is more like this, or

    Please give a bit of detail in your answer, always helps. Thanks

    1 AnswerHair7 years ago
  • Why do I smile when people are sad?

    So a while ago, I was at RCAC cadet camp, and it was a very emotional time. And on the last day before we all left, a crap ton of people stared crying and got really sad because they were going to miss each other. Upon seeing people cry, I just smiled. Grinned like a little girl. That's one example of my untimely smiling. I don't smile often, rarely actually, but when people cry, I Glasgow smile, ear to ear, and It makes me seem sick and twisted.

    I'm wondering what's the simple phycology behind this. Why do I do this? Am I subconsciously trying to cheer them up? Do I find it funny that people are sad? Am I flipping sadist? What's up?

    2 AnswersPsychology8 years ago
  • Is "Olympus Has Fallen" too violent for older children?

    Is this movie apropriate for a mature ten year old? I'm fine with him hearing coarse language, really it's just the violence that I'm worried about

    (and if there's any nudity that's kinda a deal breaker).

    He's used to seeing people get shot or cut (he's seen Raiders of the Lost Ark, pirates of the Carribean, a few james bond movies, Commando, Terminator, T2, all of the batman movies, predator 1 and 2, GI JOE, some of the A-Team Episodes, Jurassic Park, Avatar etc)

    Basically I dont want to take him to anything like= Passion of the Christ


    The Excorsist

    or anything else that could traumatize the **** out of him and keep him awake for nights

    3 AnswersMovies8 years ago
  • Is it illegal to be a mercenary?

    I heard from whispers on streets that being a mercenary is illegal as of 2013.

    So I'm asking if it's true,

    and if it is,

    does that mean it's illegal to be a Private Military Contractor? (because they're two different things technically).

    3 AnswersMilitary8 years ago
  • Imagine Dragons Radioactive mening?

    So I've listened to it like 100000 times, and still I'm not sure. My dad is convinced it's describing the feelings of a guy on acid or just drugs in general. Other people believe the Apocalypse he's talking about is just an unhappy event, and him being radioactive are the emotional scars that he will have to live with. So what's your opinion?

    1 AnswerLyrics8 years ago
  • What is it like outside of Canada?

    I've spent my entire life in Atlantic Canada. Nova Scotia, PEI, New Brunswick and Newfoundland. I've never left the atlantic provinces, so I don't have much of an understanding of what it's like in America. So I ask of you Americans, have you ever heard of the following things:

    Flashpoint (tv show)

    The Republic of Doyle

    Marianas Trench (not the ocean trench but the band)


    The Cormiers

    Jim Carrey

    William Shatner

    Kim Coates

    Hugh Dillon

    Michael J. Fox

    Brendan Fraser

    Keifer Sutherland

    Mike Myers

    Ryan Renolds

    Keanu Reeves

    Michael Cera

    7 AnswersOther - Cultures & Groups8 years ago
  • Wepons used by R.C.M.P.?

    When ever I meet a cop (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) , I ask them, "what type of pistol do you carry?" and they always reply with "9mill". Now, that's the caliber. I don't care about the caliber, I just want to know what model pistol, such as "Colt M1911" "Walther P99" "Glock 17" "Sig Sauer P228"

    And while I'm at it, I'd like to know the OTHER weapons, so please fill out the following,


    Do they carry revolvers/what kind?


    Sub-machine gun?

    Assault and or battle rifle?

    And also, SNIPER rifle?

    2 AnswersLaw Enforcement & Police8 years ago
  • Why do assault rifles have pistol grips?

    From what I've noticed, not a single assault rifle has a regular rifle stock, they all have pistol grips. Some people say its because of the extend able stock, but that's not true in the spirit of the original M16 or Ak-47. So I ask of you, why the pistol grip?

    9 AnswersHunting8 years ago
  • What does it feel like to see a dead person?

    I'm writing a story, and in it a young man/teenager witnesses someone be shot in the head at point blank. He doesn't like the victim,(in fact he hated the victim) but he still feels saddened and depressed (of course). This teen then leaves the bloody, gorey scene and runs away to hide from the murderer. Now that he is alone, he starts to cry and throw up, and he feels all sick. I would like to know, what it feels like, or how to describe the emotions one feels after seeing a bloody, wounded dead person for the first time. It pains me to ask you this, especially if you still haven't truly gotten over it, but if you have any insight it would be greatly appreciated.

    4 AnswersOther - Society & Culture8 years ago
  • What is a safe action pistol?

    the firearm term. I'm not sure what it means, and I would Just google it but I find I would understand it better if someone put it in a simplistic way. I hear that Glock pistols are Safe action, but I still don't get what it means. So gun enthusiasts of the world, help?

    2 AnswersHunting8 years ago
  • U.S. Marines question?

    I know that the Marine Corps is amphibious, they can act on sea and on land. This makes me wonder, are they closer to the Navy, or the Army?

    7 AnswersMilitary8 years ago
  • Where was Lee harvey oswald when he shot JFK?

    I know they were in Dealey Plaza, Dallas Texas, but where was Oswald standing? like, what building was he in, how far away was he from Kennedy, etc.

    2 AnswersHistory8 years ago
  • Forrest Green camouflage in Iraq?

    I've seen many pictures of american/canadian soldiers in Afghanistan/Iraq wearing desert camouflage pants/tunic, but with forest green tactical vests on.

    Why? Is there any reason why aside from possible lack of supplies or something?

    3 AnswersMilitary8 years ago