You ever wonder just how close you come to a really bad guy without knowing it?

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  1. LayZ

    LayZ Veteran Member

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    I live a very vanilla life. I have never been next to a person or knew a person personally that killed anyone.

    I have know people that committed suicide, did stupid poo and ended up dead, fraud, know people that did heavy drugs, but no murders. What is Btk?
     
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    Camaro75LT Masshole Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I was working for a tow company that owned a gas station. Christmas day I was at the gas station chatting with the clerk until I was dispatched to a call. A woman who had been sitting in her car held up the clerk with a tiny pocket knife after I held the door open to let her in. She robbed 3 places that night. She also happened to live 2 miles away from me.
     
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    Knuckle Dragger Mayor of Simpleton Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I almost picked a fight with Tank Abbot in a Huntington Beach bar one night. Does that count? :screwup:
     
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    BTK was the 'signature' of a serial killer 'Bind Torture Kill'
     
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    My (very)'Ex' brother in law murdered a guy in Vegas, believing the guy was his estranged wife's new Boyfriend, guy was simply a co-worker who would escort her to her vehicle to (ironically) protect her.
    No good deed goes un punished...
     
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    I think you win. Not that winning this kind of situation is a good thing.

    I don't know if this really counts, but I was driving home one day and was talking on my phone. Along came a motorcycle gang. Didn't think much of it, see them all the time. Well I told the person on the phone that the noise was a motorcycle gang with the name Bandido on the backs. He told me to slow down and exit, NOW! I had never heard of them until then.


    hahaha, I got to edit!!!!
     
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    When i talked to her about a month later is when i found out it was the same guy i bumped into that morning,i had seen it on the news that day,but didn't realize that was him.She was ready though,she said she just had that feeling something wasn't right,he kept pacing around watching out the window,she figured he was either waiting for a partner or watching for me to leave,but as soon as i left,he pulled a gun,and she said hers was already in her hand under the counter,they both shot,but he missed and then hit the floor.She had worked there for close to 10 years,and had been robbed several times before that day,so she was prepared for it that time,that was the first time any shots were fired though,so the owner finally put in bullet proof glass and a locked door around the counter area.It's a bad neighborhood and should have been done years ago,but at least he did it before something happened again.
     
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    While not nationally known (and not related to killing), I was a math tutor at a national chain while I was in college and there was another tutor in his late 20s/early 30s. The branch director had known this guy since he was just a kid and everyone liked him, he was great with kids. He was a teacher at a nearby middle school and one day was arrested for child molestation. It was weird thinking I had worked side by side with this guy and didn't even think for a second he would do something like that.
     
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    holy crap i just read about that guy a couple of weeks ago-what a sick f**k
     
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    Yep, this was a guy we all (friends and co-workers) knew for years and years. Crazy Timmy. We used to joke at work that if ever someone was going to go postal, he would be the one. We had no idea how right we were going to be. An event like that really shakes your trust in people. If you think something is wrong, or just not quite right, it probably is. I was really lucky that day, my guardian angel was there with me for sure. It really changed me. My outlook on life has changed. Y-O-L-O, You Only Live Once. Words to live by. So do what you can to live it the best you can. You might not be here tomorrow. What happened that day was the deciding factor in the purchase of my Camaro and our yearly beach vacations to Florida. If that hadn't happened, I would still probably be dreaming about it instead of going for it and making it happen. And my wonderful Wife has been behind me every step of the way, even though the money should have been spent on more practical things. We both know how fast things can change.
     

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