SRS scared to go out

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  1. sdubz

    sdubz New Member

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    i live in a big city and there are a lot of thugs that roam the streets...i dread going anywhere outside my apartment ...what can i do to ease this shit? i dont have a car so i take the bus ...my roommate has already been punched in the face before HA
     
  2. Spaceering

    Spaceering I bite.

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    defense. An easy start is mace/pepper spray. the more potent the better.


    A good brand that a few cyclists I know use on dogs is called "Punch II fog burst"


    try that out.


    other options include concealed handgun, jewlery, etc
     
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    Although you may want to check your local laws about carrying one. They are illegal in some state.
     
  4. Pwen

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    Do things during the day and keep your eyes peeled.

    In bad places like that sometimes you have to face some bad shit. I was parked in a convienience store one time and a guy rushed up from behind my car and opened my door demanding my money with a gun in my face. I told him I didn't have any (lie, lying can be dangerous in these circumstances) and was saved by my friend coming out and dialing 911. The guy left swearing and throwing gang signs.

    So, take a buddy with you, roll as deep as possible son.

    I was robbed at gunpoint working at a gas station on graveyard shift. Two guys with guns came in and stormed the fucking place. I happily gave them the money and got fired a week later.
     
  5. Jas0n

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    If you want pepper spray, Sabre Red is hard to beat. Pepper spray can be extremely effective, but there are those who aren't affected by it enough to save you - maybe only to really piss them off.

    If you want a pistol, you'd better be damned sure you know how, and are willing, to use it. These tools for self-defense... with increased potency comes increased liability if you do the wrong thing (e.g. shooting a guy who demands your wallet, but is unarmed).

    Martial arts and the like are good, but take years of dedication and practice to really be useful. I'd stay away from things like knives and batons (see above) for that reason - you don't know how to use them properly.

    A couple things you can do... keep your cell in hand if you start to get nervous. Make it known that your phone is out, bad guys will see you as being quick to dial 911. This is, of course, best if you have a fairly boring phone. If you've got the newest hotness in iPhones, you might get jacked for it. Move during the day, keep friends with you, do your errands together or whatever. Let people know what you're doing, too, so that if something does happen, people will get a clue sooner rather than later.

    I have to ask, have you considered moving?
     
  6. sdubz

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    i live in sf and go to school out here and am definitely moving to another location after this lease is up. i try to not look anybody in the eye but i see people muggin sometimes. thanks for the advice and keep it coming :x:

    when my roommate was punched in the face it was pretty random as we were just walking down the street and another of my friend was walking to school and some dude walked by him and punched him in the face as well...for no apparent reason to us.
    any ideas why?
     
  7. projectalpha

    projectalpha 二號 Stunna

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    Do you live in the TL? Fillmore? Bayview/hunters point?
     
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    Don't arm yourself - you'll end up hurting someone or, more likely, a bad person will get your weapon from you and hurt YOU with it.

    Either way don't arm yourself, at best it can give you false confidence.

    Far better for you to move if you are so worried about the area you're in.
     
  9. sdubz

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    near fillmore...are you in sf?
     
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    Pull out your gat, tell em "Bace yo' self nigga." Then kick em' in the back, and push there wig back, with a rat tat tat.

    Then steal their wallet, keys, watch, credit cards and nikes .

    Oh wait, you're the one afraid of getting mugged, sorry, I thought you was the criminal in training....yo.

    P.S. Aim for the nuts, most of them aren't bright enough to wear a cup. Teehee
     
  11. Pwen

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    I can't resist telling everyone how much I hate pickpockets. I will go the fuck off on a pickpocket.
     
  12. projectalpha

    projectalpha 二號 Stunna

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    I work in SF. I lived in SF last year. Anyhow, even in that area, you shouldn't be afraid to go out. What happened to your friend aren't everyday occurrences. If you feel it's that bad, why don't you move? I guess I'm going to assume you live near the projects in fillmore?
     

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