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    Quote Originally Posted by Teallaura View Post
    Bingo - the nice security guard won't mind walking you to your car - it's probably more interesting than what he was doing!

    Even if not, he won't mind!
    He MIGHT even give you a ride, if you're nice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christianbookworm View Post
    Males can get mugged too.... And children of both genders can be victimized in horrific ways. 50% of men are weaker than the other 50% and there are some women who could beat up some men. But society does seem to make more women paranoid about becoming a victim! What's worse is the folk who claim there is nothing one can do to reduce the chance of becoming a victim. Have they never heard of being aware of your surroundings and knowing what is normal, abnormal, or dangerous?
    Male or female, adult or child - KNOW WHERE YOU ARE. Pay attention to your surroundings and know what to look for as for warning signs. If something seems off - even if you don't know why - walk away. Come back with someone else - better to feel stupid than to get hurt.

    Oh, and if you see a LOT of matchboxes and paint thinner cans, leave and call the cops. Okay, that one was more something I had to know as a DIS than you will need in a parking lot - but don't approach a home with a lot of weird trash.

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    Matches and paint thinner??? Arsonist? Or....
    If it weren't for the Resurrection of Jesus, we'd all be in DEEP TROUBLE!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christianbookworm View Post
    Matches and paint thinner??? Arsonist? Or....
    Meth labs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Teallaura View Post
    Meth labs.
    Someone buying kitty litter by the gross is another indication.

    Just sayin' smiley watching-you.gif

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    Quote Originally Posted by Teallaura View Post
    Meth labs.
    Heard that stuff will contaminate everything in a house.
    If it weren't for the Resurrection of Jesus, we'd all be in DEEP TROUBLE!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rogue06 View Post
    Someone buying kitty litter by the gross is another indication.

    Just sayin' smiley watching-you.gif



    C'mere a minute...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christianbookworm View Post
    Heard that stuff will contaminate everything in a house.
    Depending on exactly what method they use, it will blow UP the house. Or it might gas everyone in it.

    And the tweekers are likely to be full on nut cases.

    Like I said - leave, call the cops.


    One of our FBI trainers told a story about going to raid a trailer out by a marsh. Guy runs out the back and starts trying to swim for the opposite shore - minus the being able to swim part. The FBI agents just stood there as he hollered for help - they were kind enough to yell back for him to stand up. The water was only knee deep.

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    Quote Originally Posted by seanD View Post
    I think his point was that you're not a female, where "existential threats" are much more of a possibility to them than you.
    Yes, I assumed that was the point he was making.

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    So, besides situational awareness, any other tips too avoid being a damsel in distress? Ooh! If a bad guy tries to force you into a car, do everything in your power to not go in there. Things won't end well!
    If it weren't for the Resurrection of Jesus, we'd all be in DEEP TROUBLE!

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