In a surprise announcement today the London 2012 Olympic Committee has reached a compromise on accommodation of the fifteen scheduled shooting competitions at this summers’ games.
“Our panties have been in a wad like you wouldn’t believe” complained Neville Wiltchamberlain, Minister of Irrational Worrywarting. “We thought it would be awesome to have the Olympics here in London until we found out that guns would be involved in some of the events.”
Earlier in the year, the London Olympic Committee attempted to minimize attendance to the shooting competitions by excluding them from the 175,000 tickets distributed free to schoolchildren. “Can you image the trauma our country would have had to deal with if the children, yes children, saw .22 calibre competition shooting pistols and rifles?” queried Wiltchamberlain. “Next thing you know, they would have wanted us to re-legalize Nerf guns!”
Fortunately, with the aid of a Japanese crisis mitigation consultant, a compromise was reached. Instead of using real guns and shooting at targets, competitors will compete with Origami guns. As origami guns don’t actually fire projectiles, competitors will be timed on how quickly they can re-fold NRA membership brochures into paper pistols. A panel of judges from The United Kingdom, France, and Chicago will score contestants on style and efficient use of paper.
“This is a much better example for the children” explained Wiltchamberlain.
Good little parody!
No it’s true! Really!
Hey, Im in Ontario and its the same rules.To buy an air rifle with less than 500 fps (Feet per second) you just need to be 18. These will be the ones you buy at wamralt and they cant really be used for hunting much unless you get a 495 fps gun and make a headshot.Then there are air rifles that shoot over 500 fps that you need a PAL (Positions and Aquisitions license) and you need to take a course to do that, which isnt hard and then you can buy a gun that he can use for hunting.There isnt really an age that he has to be to use your gun so go ahead. There is a daisy grizzly that is like 350 fps and it is nice and cheap.