GUN This song is the reason I chose an Armalite lower.

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  1. Fire Sauce

    Fire Sauce New Member

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    Stupid reason? Maybe. But I always find myself humming it at the range.

    And before you start, clip != magazine

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    And it's down along the Falls Road that's where I long to be
    Lyin' in the dark with the Provo company
    A comrade on me left, aye, another one on me right
    A clip of ammunition for me little Armalite

    I was stopped by a soldier, he said "you are a swine"
    He hit me with his rifle and he kicked me in the groin
    I begged and I pleaded, oh my manners were polite
    But all the time I'm thinkin' of me little Armalite

    And it's down in the Bogside, that's where I long to be
    Lyin' in the dark with the Provo company
    A comrade on me left, aye, another one on me right
    A clip of ammunition for me little Armalite

    Well, this brave RUC man came marchin' up our street
    Six hundred British soldiers he had lined up at his feet
    "Come out, ya cowardly Fenians, come on out and fight!"
    But he cried "I'm only joking!" when he heard the Armalite

    And it's down in Bellaghy, that's where I long to be
    Lyin' in the dark with the Provo company
    A comrade on me left, aye, another one on me right
    A clip of ammunition for me little Armalite

    Well the Army came to visit me, twas in the early hours
    With Saracens and Saladins and Ferret armored cars
    They thought they had me cornered, but I gave them all a fright
    With the armor-piercing bullets of me little Armalite

    And it's down in the New Lodge, that's where I long to be
    Lyin' in the dark with the Provo company
    A comrade on me left, aye, another one on me right
    A clip of ammunition for me little Armalite

    Well, when Prior came to Belfast, says he, the battle's won
    The generals, they have told him, we've got them on the run
    But corporals and privates, when on patrol at night
    Said "remember Narrow Water and the bloody Armalite!"

    And it's down across the glen, that's where I long to be
    Lyin' in the dark with the Provo company
    A comrade on me left, aye, another one on me right
    A clip of ammunition for me little Armalite
     
  2. fatmoocow

    fatmoocow bored OT Supporter

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    "And this button-down, Oxford-cloth psycho might just snap, and then stalk from office to office with an Armalite AR-10 carbine gas-powered semi-automatic weapon, pumping round after round into colleagues and co-workers. This might be someone you've known for years. Someone very, very close to you... Or maybe you shouldn't bring me every little piece of trash you happen to pick up."
     
  3. ChipOnShoulder

    ChipOnShoulder New Member

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    What's a Provo Company?
     
  4. Paul Revere

    Paul Revere OT Supporter

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    i like these lyrics better:

    And it's down along the Falls Road that's where I long to be
    Lyin' in the dark with the Provo company
    A comrade on me left, aye, another one on me right
    A clip of ammunition for me little MOTHERFUCKING BCM

    I was stopped by a soldier, he said "you are a swine"
    He hit me with his rifle and he kicked me in the groin
    I begged and I pleaded, oh my manners were polite
    But all the time I'm thinkin' of me little MOTHERFUCKING BCM

    And it's down in the Bogside, that's where I long to be
    Lyin' in the dark with the Provo company
    A comrade on me left, aye, another one on me right
    A clip of ammunition for me little MOTHERFUCKING BCM

    Well, this brave RUC man came marchin' up our street
    Six hundred British soldiers he had lined up at his feet
    "Come out, ya cowardly Fenians, come on out and fight!"
    But he cried "I'm only joking!" when he heard the MOTHERFUCKING BCM

    And it's down in Bellaghy, that's where I long to be
    Lyin' in the dark with the Provo company
    A comrade on me left, aye, another one on me right
    A clip of ammunition for me little MOTHERFUCKING BCM

    Well the Army came to visit me, twas in the early hours
    With Saracens and Saladins and Ferret armored cars
    They thought they had me cornered, but I gave them all a fright
    With the armor-piercing bullets of me little MOTHERFUCKING BCM

    And it's down in the New Lodge, that's where I long to be
    Lyin' in the dark with the Provo company
    A comrade on me left, aye, another one on me right
    A clip of ammunition for me little MOTHERFUCKING BCM

    Well, when Prior came to Belfast, says he, the battle's won
    The generals, they have told him, we've got them on the run
    But corporals and privates, when on patrol at night
    Said "remember Narrow Water and the bloody MOTHERFUCKING BCM!"

    And it's down across the glen, that's where I long to be
    Lyin' in the dark with the Provo company
    A comrade on me left, aye, another one on me right
    A clip of ammunition for me little MOTHERFUCKING BCM
     
  5. Fire Sauce

    Fire Sauce New Member

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    Provisional IRA
     
  6. [DWI]

    [DWI] Master of Nothing

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    I already had that song in my head before clicking.
     
  7. ChipOnShoulder

    ChipOnShoulder New Member

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    It's crazy how things used to be in Ireland.

    One of my co-workers is an old grizzled British Army vet, and he told me how in Ireland the noobies were put on suicide bomber duty.

    IRA would handcuff dudes to a car bomb, hold the family hostage. Tell him he had to drive into a British base, etc.

    Noobs were told to toss bolt cutters into the car and run for their lives, haha. Sounds crazy, but I'm pretty sure he was serious. Funny thing, his name is Marc, and he looks just like British porn star Mark Davis.
     
  8. vwpilot

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    Fight Club...awesome.
     
  9. Fire Sauce

    Fire Sauce New Member

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    :hsugh: Proof? This smells like bullshit.
     
  10. kellyclan

    kellyclan She only loves you when she's drunk.

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    They called it "proxy bombing". But they only did it a few times because it turned a lot of supporters and moderates against them. I would find it hard to believe there was time to develop a standard response.
     
  11. Poz_Dispenser

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    Is this a rap song or something?
     
  12. Fire Sauce

    Fire Sauce New Member

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    I just read up on it and you're right. They did it to Ulster/British collaborators, though, not just any random dude.

    The reason I bristled at your first suggestion is because I know that the IRA went to great lengths to avoid civilian casualties in their bombing campaigns.
     
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    Ah yes, the AR-18 "widowmaker." More popular in Northern Ireland than almost anywhere else in the world....
     

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