Message from in Subverse #newsroom

2018-07-03 09:16:29 UTC  

Quote from the Mayor of London on this topic: "No excuses: there is never a reason to carry a knife. Anyone who does will be caught, and they will feel the full force of the law. "

2018-07-03 09:20:16 UTC  

Meanwhile in Texas, you can open carry a katana.

2018-07-03 09:20:41 UTC  

Not that anyone sane would because katanas are shit

2018-07-03 09:20:52 UTC  

but glorious nippon steel

2018-07-03 09:21:18 UTC  

I generally keep a rather large survival knife on me.

2018-07-03 09:21:37 UTC  

The looks I get when someone asks if I've got a lighter, and I open the pommel of the knife and pull out a match. 😛

2018-07-03 09:21:52 UTC  

Probably not a lot of mass Kanata-ings though

2018-07-03 09:22:07 UTC  

Most Texans aren't Bruce Lee, I imagine...

2018-07-03 09:23:34 UTC  

I actually do train with a bokken and a bo staff. 😛

2018-07-03 09:24:21 UTC  

^ ^ ^ kind of eccentric.

2018-07-03 09:25:36 UTC  

survival/utility knives are handy tools for sure. i bring a freshly sharpened 250mm chef knife over to my buddys house to meal prep every other week. between this and the uk judge who wanted to make everyone file their knife points down, i think people are going to hurt themselves trying to cut stuff with objects that are not designed to be used as knives

2018-07-03 09:27:00 UTC  

Oh absolutely.

2018-07-03 09:27:15 UTC  

Nothing more dangerous about a knife than dullness.

2018-07-03 09:27:32 UTC  

Knife's liable to slip if you have to apply downward pressure

2018-07-03 09:27:55 UTC  

Most chefs hone their blades daily.

2018-07-03 09:28:02 UTC  

For a damn good reason, too.

2018-07-03 09:31:16 UTC  

ive started to do daily honing at home too. leather strop + green compound; keeps the knives sharp enough to never slip on papery onion skins. added benefit of keeping them away from the stones for longer

2018-07-03 09:33:51 UTC  

I always have my Victorinox knife with me. It's the most useful thing I own.

2018-07-03 09:34:15 UTC  

it gets used on a daily basis.

2018-07-03 09:34:27 UTC  

^ so handy

2018-07-03 09:34:57 UTC  

nice heat treat on the victorinox blades. fine grain structure despite being stainless

2018-07-03 09:35:36 UTC  

damn. this has to be satire...?

2018-07-03 09:35:50 UTC  

So the police raided a Tradie then?

2018-07-03 09:36:03 UTC  


2018-07-03 09:36:16 UTC UK police says it dosent have resources to fight crime but thank got they can go araund remove dangerous sticks

2018-07-03 09:36:31 UTC  

I feel sorry for the constabulary though, they must look at these policies coming down from on high and must think `Are you being serious, mate?`

2018-07-03 09:36:37 UTC  


2018-07-03 09:36:51 UTC  

I mean...

2018-07-03 09:37:02 UTC  

One of two outcomes with these things

2018-07-03 09:37:20 UTC "You can take my stick from my cold dead hands..."

2018-07-03 09:37:27 UTC  

Either these guys are so enthralled with their job that they confiscate sticks and think it's glorious work

2018-07-03 09:37:39 UTC  

Or they are taking pictures of that shit sarcastically

2018-07-03 09:37:47 UTC  

I think it's stranger than fiction, It's almost certainly true...

2018-07-03 09:37:50 UTC  


2018-07-03 09:37:56 UTC  

tots serious

2018-07-03 09:38:06 UTC  

Think so?

2018-07-03 09:38:25 UTC  

You don't think they might be bound to the law, and taking ridiculous pictures might be their quiet rebellion?

2018-07-03 09:39:25 UTC