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ecstatic

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Sun May 7, 2023, 11:45 PM May 2023

Do you make an active shooter plan when in public spaces? [View all]

I just watched a video that seems to be pretty informative and thorough, but the problem is, if I have to plan exit routes and hiding places every time I'm in a public place, I'm not going to want to leave the house. I don't want to be a fearful, paranoid person, but at the same time, I'm in a state where you don't even have to have a license to carry anymore. The floodgates are open.

What do you think? Is this premature or should we all have an active shooter plan right now? Do you agree with this guy's advice? I don't want to live in a country where I need an active shooter plan.


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No, but I sure did when I was a teacher. BigmanPigman May 2023 #1
Doesn't everyone? Jack the Greater May 2023 #2
No everyone doesn't brooklynite May 2023 #42
I stay aware of my surroundings. sarisataka May 2023 #3
+1.. Walk in and check where the exits are. If sitting face the front. I don't like crowds.. mitch96 May 2023 #6
Same Cosmocat May 2023 #26
That's the point RegulatedCapitalistD May 2023 #4
No. I refuse to live in fear. NewHendoLib May 2023 #5
Buckling your seatbelt isn't "living in fear", it is common sense. Behind the Aegis May 2023 #10
The prepared don't live in fear Kaleva May 2023 #36
Rarely. liberalmuse May 2023 #7
Not in a million years. jimfields33 May 2023 #8
I make an active everything plan when I go out. Fla_Democrat May 2023 #9
Lol. Cheaters crew plan? Really? ecstatic May 2023 #12
The chance of it happening is low..... Fla_Democrat May 2023 #16
I was taught this early on in life. Behind the Aegis May 2023 #11
That makes sense. I'm really bad at that ecstatic May 2023 #13
When we had our Pride festival here, I told my husband what the plan was. Behind the Aegis May 2023 #18
What's the panic phrase? chia May 2023 #25
It is a code word or phrase used in my immediate family. Behind the Aegis May 2023 #48
Oh, thanks, understand now. What a great concept. chia May 2023 #53
I've scouted for exits before Skittles May 2023 #14
Always a plan, maybe not active shooter but an emergency plan that can turn into anything bottomofthehill May 2023 #15
no but have had active shooter training through work: run hide fight BlueWaveNeverEnd May 2023 #17
Yes Throck May 2023 #19
I live in California so its usually no. Xolodno May 2023 #20
Would you worry in say sarisataka May 2023 #49
In the case of Montana... Xolodno May 2023 #51
And yet sarisataka May 2023 #52
Passively DFW May 2023 #21
No but I've always looked for secondary exits. BlueTsunami2018 May 2023 #22
It's never a bad idea to be aware of your surroundings. WhiskeyGrinder May 2023 #23
Sometimes.... Happy Hoosier May 2023 #24
Only when I'm driving. I had idiots wave their guns Emile May 2023 #27
I Was Behind RobinA May 2023 #28
I make what if the zombie apocalypse MattBaggins May 2023 #29
Not so much a plan as a simple reaction - hit the f'in deck. sir pball May 2023 #30
I disagree Kaleva May 2023 #33
I'll take my chances. sir pball May 2023 #41
Getting out of the shooters LOS is very important Kaleva May 2023 #43
Indeed sir pball May 2023 #46
. BeerBarrelPolka May 2023 #34
What are the things he was wrong about? ecstatic May 2023 #40
Things BeerBarrelPolka May 2023 #55
Do home fire drills make you afraid to be at home? Kaleva May 2023 #31
+1 BeerBarrelPolka May 2023 #32
Yes Kaleva May 2023 #35
Awesome BeerBarrelPolka May 2023 #37
Another example of what I do Kaleva May 2023 #38
Second BeerBarrelPolka May 2023 #39
I live in texas. absolutely I do. nt Javaman May 2023 #44
I know where all the exits are Sympthsical May 2023 #45
And are those plans made out of fear---or part of your enjoyable recreation? Paladin May 2023 #47
Other. I always have a rapid exit plan for emergancies. haele May 2023 #50
I'm more concerned about locating public bathrooms. SYFROYH May 2023 #54
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