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    The Question Thread

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    Why is it that they are called "bulletproof" vests, when they are really only bullet resistant?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Memphis
    Why is it that they are called "bulletproof" vests, when they are really only bullet resistant?
    Moved to fun and games

    The reason that they are called bulletproof is really quite simple. It all has to do with the human pyche of the police officer. You see by calling something bulletproof it makes us feel like superman, you know invincible. But if the term "resistant" is used quite frankly, we would be more apt to hesitantion at our job. Also it is a nice marketing ploy to sell more vests. I for one feel more comfortable wearing a vest called bulletproof, rather than bullet resistant, so therefore it is a quite a marketing ploy to get more money out of officers and departments that are already strapped for cash......

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    The sky isn't blue. It's just the blue part of the spectrum is diffused by the atmosphere causing it to appear blue.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Trojan 42
    The sky isn't blue. It's just the blue part of the spectrum is diffused by the atmosphere causing it to appear blue.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Virginian
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigDawg3533
    Why do Police Cars have govenors on them to slow them down, and most public cars don't?
    Because a mayor isn't enough, and a president is too much.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Virginian
    If you shoot a gun out the back of a speeding car, does the bullet move more slowly than if you shot it towards the front?
    Nope... a speeding bullet is a speeding bullet is a speeding bullet... I think.

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