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Top Gun



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:55 pm Reply with quote
If you're gonna honor Lupin, try being an actually competent thief. Razz
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ErikaD.D



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:55 pm Reply with quote
If this happen in America he would be shot to dead. Truth.
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unready



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:28 pm Reply with quote
ErikaD.D wrote:
If this happen in America he would be shot to dead. Truth.


It depends on whom he would pull a gun. If he pulls a gun on cops, he's almost surely dead. If he pulls a gun on a convenience store clerk, it depends on the store. If it's a chain store, most clerks are not armed. That's an insurance and franchise policy thing, although some clerks are willing to violate store policy, because it's their lives on the line. If it's a mom-and-pop store, his chances of meeting armed resistance are higher.

A real Walther P38 is a fairly rare item, even among collectors, not that Japanese convenience store clerks are going to know that.
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KabaKabaFruit



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:01 am Reply with quote
Because nothing honors Lupin III quite like committing real life robberies with a toy Walther P-38. Rolling Eyes

If this guy is the actual perp, he's going to the slammer. I honor Lupin III too every now and then but you don't see me holding up 7-11s. Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:05 pm Reply with quote
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Hijikata was reported to police before dawn on September 10 after being spotted by one of the clerks that were robbed. The clerk stated that Hijikata resembled the suspect.


Nothing says competent like shopping at the store you robbed two days earlier!
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