Since I don't carry on campus, I'm looking into a fixed blade, automatic, or an ASP. I think that the ASP is probably the best choice. Blade length is bad breath distance, ASP a bit further off. Opinions, experiences, death threats? Auto: AK-74 automatic folder Pros: inexpensive, nice looking, auto. Cons: Extreme close in distance, still takes time to clear pocket and open http://www.knivesplus.com/boker-ak-74-knife-bk-kals74b.html damn.. 30 bucks! Fixed: Benchmade 220SBK fixed blade Pros: Benchmade quality, sexy design, quickly deployable, outside pocket, quicker draw. Cons: Benchmade price, still frowned on on campus, extremely close deployment distance. http://store.tradingpostsupply.com/bm220sbk.html 100 bucks even. ASP: ASP F16F Federal 16" Tex/Foam Pros: Impact weapon, nonlethal, deterrent presence in deployment, moderately expensive, expands conflict distance. Cons: Heavy...? http://www.ruggedsportsman.com/catalog.php?id=1627 50ish bucks.