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 Post subject: Black Friday and Nics is down
New postPosted: 23 Nov 2012, 10:15 
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been this way since we opened this morning. When trying to do a back ground check NICS is saying all lines are busy so...we can't even sell a gun today unless you have a CCW. We'll stack up the forms and clear them all at once when we get through I guess.


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 Post subject: Re: Black Friday and Nics is down
New postPosted: 23 Nov 2012, 10:40 
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Hurray for CCWs, LOL. Kinda sucks for you guys, though, having to deal with all the customers who I'm sure are unhappy to hear such news.

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That's rather convenient... for NICs

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 Post subject: Re: Black Friday and Nics is down
New postPosted: 23 Nov 2012, 11:20 
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System overloaded or deliberate? I'm always wondering if it's incompetence or conspiracy.

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 Post subject: Re: Black Friday and Nics is down
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Oh im sure it overload. Last year was a record also.


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 Post subject: Re: Black Friday and Nics is down
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The rules clearly state that no licensee can be penalized for not running a NICS if the system is down.

The problem is that no FFL wants to put their license at risk by following the rules.

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Sinistral_Rifleman wrote:
System overloaded or deliberate? I'm always wondering if it's incompetence or conspiracy.

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 Post subject: Re: Black Friday and Nics is down
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This happens every Black Friday...I'm not going to go so far as to say it's a conspiracy, but I am sure NICS does not care that calls can't be made.

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The E-NICS is working just fine, BTW.

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That explains the long lines at Cabela's, the line for gun purchases stretched half way through the store

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 Post subject: Re: Black Friday and Nics is down
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Doubt it is a conspiracy

ALL the NICS workers are off SHOPPING themselves:
Best Buy, Target, Walmart, Kohls ..............................................................................


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 Post subject: Re: Black Friday and Nics is down
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started calling NICS @ 8:00 am Just got through 3:50 PM


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and this is why I keep my CCW......


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