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Thank you, but I wasn't brave. There's a tall picket fence and some trees obscuring the view of my apartment from the school. I can only see the school parking lot because I'm on the second story. The only reason someone would be able to see me from there would be if they were looking for me. I would have been quite safe, even if there had been any real danger. If there really was some lunatic shooting up the school, at the very least I would have called the cops. I'd like to think I would also
By gracehi - / Friday 7 March 2014 20:29 / United States - Jacksonville
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Thank you, but I wasn't brave. There's a tall picket fence and some trees obscuring the view of my apartment from the school. I can only see the school parking lot because I'm on the second story. The only reason someone would be able to see me from there would be if they were looking for me. I would have been quite safe, even if there had been any real danger. If there really was some lunatic shooting up the school, at the very least I would have called the cops. I'd like to think I would also

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everyone should be applauding OP's bravery! it is a good thing nobody got hurt. I would never that close to an elementary school though cuz shit like this can happen, or worse.

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I hear gunshots outside a couple times a month and I always go outside to see what's going on. Then if I see their vehicle I call the police. And the last time that happened they finally nabbed the damned bastard that has been driving around firing his friggin rifle out his truck window at deer around my damned house! I come from a family of hunters but THAT nonsense isn't tolerated. I guess if I lived in an area where gunshots aren't normal due to being in an area where there aren't game animal

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Thank you, but I wasn't brave. There's a tall picket fence and some trees obscuring the view of my apartment from the school. I can only see the school parking lot because I'm on the second story. The only reason someone would be able to see me from there would be if they were looking for me. I would have been quite safe, even if there had been any real danger. If there really was some lunatic shooting up the school, at the very least I would have called the cops. I'd like to think I would also

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I would say be a vigilante but yeah I would just call the police because there are only two outcomes if you enter the scene with a gun. 1: shooter kills you. 2: you kill shooter, and cops kill you.

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Once I heard people screaming and running in high school. Thinking there was a shooting, I hid behind the garbage disposal. It turned out to be a senior prank. They were throwing water balloons at people.

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There were people screaming. I could have either stood around to find out or hid. And what if there was a silencer? I am not waiting around to find out why they are screaming.

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When I was in high school some kids lit fire crackers under the coke machines outside during break {and because there was a threat earlier that year} everyone thought people were shooting and started running. I get how scary that feeling is. I was terrified. When something like that happens you don't think about all the things it could be, you're instincts are to save yourself!

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