Do you carry a knife for self defense?

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    Just curious what people's thoughts on this are.

    If you carry a gun instead, that's a whole other issue and getting into a big discussion about it here probably isn't worth anybody's time other than a "no, I carry a gun".

    Me personally, I think it's a good way to escalate a situation and get yourself severely injured and or killed when you otherwise probably wouldn't have.

    There is no such thing as a knife "fight".



    The only reason I bring it up is because I just tucked a pocket knife away into my new bag I got to carry my lunch/water and other items to and from work. Strictly utility. I also have a small key chain box cutter that I use while actually working since I break down boxes and cut plastic so frequently. I was just curious how misinformed people are about the wisdom of carrying a knife for self defense.
     
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    Cork screw on my key chain.
     
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    On occasion, I carry a knife, but only if I know I'll be in a position to use it.

    But, a good blade is useful a lot of the time.
     
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    I have a kershaw spring assisted quick clip attached to my pocket and a 45 on my hip.
     
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    I have a mini mag 145 lum. flash light attached to my keys.
     
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    Don't forget to mention your massive plumber's crack.
     
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    Fingernail clippers. But only with a safety case.
     
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    Wimp!
     
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    So you looked at one plumber's ass while he was bent over working saw a little crack and you got excited and think all plumbers show butt crack.?
     
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    Indeed! I also have a flashlight on my key chain, but Cowman was asking about self defense. You haven't seen my key chain, it's a weapon all of it's on!
     

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