People Share The Most Innocent Thing They've Ever Seen Used As A Weapon
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We aren't always prepared to defend ourselves...


A good weapon can determine the winner and loser in a fight. But not everyone carries a weapon, and for those who aren't so good with their fists, the nearest object will have to do. Some people get a little creative...

Redditor u/ThatLocalPessimist learned some new ways to defend themselves when they asked, "What was the most innocent thing you've seen being used as a weapon?"

10. Trick or... beat down?

"My friends and I were walking around trick or treating and two of them got into a little bit of a argument so he swung his bag of candy and gave him a nose bleed"

Express0Depress0

9. Sounds like one heck of a row.

"A knitting needle got stabbed through my sisters hand by me"

thespecialspoon

"So its safe to say that up until then you didn't have a tight-knit relationship."

Lick_my_balloon_knot

8. The sweetest prison shank.

"I'm a Correction Officer of several years... So to answer your question the most innocent thing I've ever seen used as a weapon was cake and toothpaste. A inmate in one of our SHU cells stocked up several pieces of cake and several tubes of toothpaste. He dried out the cake and rolled it into a spike which he then took the toothpaste and applied several layers over the course of a couple days thus hardening it enough to use as a weapon."

Suede_Wilson_

7. You're using those wrong.

"A pair of safety scissors"

kiwibolive

6. Laundry can save lives.

"Ironing board. The sound was glorious, but then I ran for my life."

DW4Me

5. I thought this only worked in movies?

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"A magnifying glass was used by a kid to "burn" bugs in the sunlight.

He'd hold it above the bug, with the magnified sun rays scorching the victim."

Back2Bach

4. Toys are dangerous.

"My brother threw a toy Mator (as in, the tow truck from Cars) at me and it knocked out a tooth"

Flappybird11

3. Milk Duds are too hard to chew anyway...

"We put Milk Duds in a paintball gun when I was a kid and shot at our friends. Left some massive welts, but they're incredibly inaccurate."

Archie__the__Owl

2. No babies were harmed.

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"My ex threw a stroller at me."

NoLurkingNoMore

1. Words are the greatest weapon of all. 

"While my aunt is getting changed into a bathing suit years ago.

5 year old cousin: "mom I want to be like you when I grow up I just don't want your body."

InocenciaCoursey

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