Stupid CSI!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by H-D, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. jacksonco

    jacksonco New Member

    Jul 11, 2007
    Jackson County West Virginia
    You can if it is a laser beam equipped credit card. Don't you get the laser option on your CC?
  2. lawdawg

    lawdawg Member

    Jun 21, 2010
    South Alabama
    The biggest problem I have personally with these type shows is that there are people out there dumb enough to believe this BS, and then some of these people get selected for jury duty. They think we actually have all these cool machines and computers that we can zoom in on a bar code from a security camera from several yards away (actually saw that on one of the CSI, NCIS, or one of the other alphabet shows that my wife was watching), or other similarly impossible tasks. These jurors now expect police to have DNA, fingerprints, hair samples, and video of every single crime from every crime scene; and if we don't (we rarely do) it just means we are lazy and didn't do our job. It gets frustrating to say the least. These shows have caused more harm than probably anyone realizes. Not only are they harming the image of firearms and owners, but they have unintentionally let a lot of criminals off the hook and put them back into society because jurors expected all this nonsensical evidence to come forth at trial and was disappointed when it didn't. Even defense lawyers are keying in on this and playing it up during trials.

  3. HunterAlpha1

    HunterAlpha1 Former Guest

    Aug 8, 2011
    Yorktown, VA
    i don't watch many of the modern cop shows, especially Criminal Minds. that show is extremely anti-gun, anti-God, anti-America, and anti-morals. anyone who hunts, shoots, preps, or prays is instantly the prime suspect and almost always turns out to be the murderer. these kind of shows disgust me.
  4. Ken W

    Ken W Member

    Jan 9, 2011
    Asheville, NC
    It's in the same vein as some character squeezing of 20 rounds from a revolver before they ever even think of reloading, if they ever do. They figure most people are uneducated, sadly a mostly correct assessment, and won't notice their shortcuts.
  5. H-D

    H-D Active Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    they cut someone in half with the 5.7 it was stupid stupid stupid they called it zipper gun cuz u can zip someone in half....
  6. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    Can't say I've ever seen it.:dontknow:

    Sounds like it's a good thing.:rolleyes:
  7. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Athens, Georgia
    I no longer have my PS90 or my FiveseveN, but I do have a sweet shooting custom barrel in 5.7X28 for my Thompson Contender.

    I guess since it is so powerful, I am going to have to quit using it to hunt squirrel!!:eek: :D
  8. trespoe

    trespoe New Member

    Oct 30, 2011
    It isn't just guns. My wife is a nurse and we cannot watch some shows without her commenting on the fact that they are using a blood pressure cuff wrong, or mentioning wrong medicine, or misdiagnosing illnesses, or...

    yeah, it is TV and hollywood.
  9. oldman45

    oldman45 New Member

    Jul 30, 2010
    Folks, it is television shows designed for entertainment. Like in Ben Hur, the drivers of the chariots were wearing wrist watches.

    Likely 90% of those watching the show would not know what caliber anything was and most watching have never fired a gun.

    CSI uses equipment that does not exist. I am a court qualified expert in accident & crime scene reconstruction and it takes days to determine some things the show will have solved immediately. Somethings we never know the full scoop on.

    I watch the show on occasion for the same reason it is being shown. Strictly for entertainment.

    Any show will have bloopers and say things that is not correct.
  10. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    I just realized something.. The movie series "Band of Brothers" is probably the most realistic depiction of what really happens when bullets hit a mans flesh.. No getting blown back 20 feet, no giant gaping holes, Just bullet impact the 'slap' and total relaxation of all muscles if it was a good hit. The Movie, "Saving Private Ryan" is also very close, except of course for the wisps of smoke from the 'impact charge' going off to simulate a bullet strike. They didnt hide that too well in that movie.
  11. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    Jul 28, 2008
    DAV, Deep in the Pineywoods of E. Texas!
  12. Silencer

    Silencer Well-Known Member

    Nov 18, 2003
    Southern California: Inland Empire
    This show is a USA Government created show. It was created to educate people about what DNA means after the disaster of the OJ trial outcome. The show is so inaccurate it makes me laugh. I watch it ever week to see what else they screwed up.

    Since it's a Government show they'll write whatever they want in the show. It's clearly obvious what their intent was with this episode. Black assault looking rifles are "monsters" and must be banned.
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