The Firearms Purchase Checklist

(Please check all that apply.)

[      ]    I need this gun
[      ]    I want this gun
[      ]    I don’t need this gun, but I might need it in the future
[      ]    This gun is a good deal
[      ]    This gun might be a good deal
[      ]    This gun would make good trade bait
[      ]    This gun isn’t a good deal, but I owe the dealer for the last deal he gave me
[      ]    This gun is in great shape and would make a fine investment
[      ]    This gun is in horrible shape, but I bet I could restore it
[      ]    This gun’s barrel is dark and shot out, but I could use the action
[      ]    This gun’s action is crap, but the rifling is strong and I could put it on that other action
[      ]    This gun’s barrel and action are shit, but the wood is probably really nice under the cosmoline
[      ]    I need this gun b/c I appreciate its engineering
[      ]    I need this gun b/c I appreciate its aesthetics
[      ]    I need this gun b/c I appreciate its role in history
[      ]    I need this gun b/c at some point it may be known for its engineering, aesthetics, and/or role in history
[      ]    This gun is rare; I should snap it up now
[      ]    This gun is common; everyone else has one, why shouldn’t I?
[      ]    This gun is neither common nor rare, but it could become so; I should buy it
[      ]    I already have this gun, but not in this caliber
[      ]    I already have this gun, but not in this barrel length
[      ]    I already have this gun, but not with this checkering/inlay
[      ]    I already have this gun, but not with this color frame
[      ]    I already have this gun, but not a pair with contiguous serial numbers
[      ]    I need to buy this gun before the Liberal Nanny State bans them
[      ]    I need to buy this gun before the Conservative Fascist State takes them
[      ]    I need to buy this gun because I’m an Anarchist and FUCK YOU, THATS WHY!

    If you have checked one or more boxes, please feel free to purchase your firearm in good conscience.

    Hat Tip: Justin

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    Mount May 17, 2010 at 02:17 am

    Literally all of them except for the serial numbers one.

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    Mike May 17, 2010 at 05:03 pm

    Mostly the last three.

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