GUN Marines play a game called "Do you trust me?"

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  1. johnson

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    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,549421,00.html

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Lance Cpl. Patrick Malone was relaxing on his bunk at an Iraqi combat base when a direct superior interrupted his late-night movie.

    It was time for a game Marines sometimes play to build confidence in colleagues: Point a gun at a comrade and ask, "Do you trust me?"

    Cpl. Mathew Nelson raised his weapon — and the 9 mm pistol went off, striking Malone in the head. The higher-ranking Marine rushed to the wounded man's side and tried to perform CPR, but Malone was mortally wounded.

    The game, which has cropped up in barracks across Iraq and Afghanistan, is supposed to make a serviceman feel comfortable enough with a comrade that he would stare into the other Marine's gun barrel. But it violates the military's basic weapon-safety rules.

    "I can't believe the Marines, these professional soldiers, are playing these games," said Damian Malone, father of the slain 21-year-old.
     
  2. Buzz Killington

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  3. Maybe they learned it at Tactical Response.
     
  4. you know me

    you know me OT where the douchbags play

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    A+ idea D- execution
     
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    4 rules of gun handling?
     
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    slick legging > do you trust me
     
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    What do you expect from Marines.
     
  11. nox

    nox I'm actually ok looking... so chill.

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    Maybe he answered "No"?

    He should have.
     
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    :rofl: why would anyone EVER do that
     
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    Because they're real warriors?
     
  15. Jurisbot Esq.

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    Doesn't say if the soldier that was shot got to tell his side the events.
     
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    No point, it's a dead issue.
     
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    wow, that's too dumb to even believe. if someone pointed a gun at my face i'd shoot the bastard. not a very smart game to play lol
     
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    i guess we know who has the brains in that outfit.
     
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    well, with that attiitude that marine will never get a-head in life
     
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    By A+ idea, I'm sure he means buildling up confidence in fellow soldier not pointing the gun at someone. That's the poor execution part.
     
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    More like, he was taken ahead of his time.
     
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    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    now let's not get ahead of ourselves here
     
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    I wonder what the last thing that went through his mind was..
     

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