Then there was the ingenious gun made from a flute. This makes me wonder if it really worked. If so, this is proof that gun bans can't work unless ownership of common items like flutes becomes constructive possession:
Then there is the obligatory "rocket launcher" that seems to turn up at every buyback nowadays. Where are these coming from? Are the cops doing this for publicity value, or are enterprising people making money off of worthless green tubes? Either way, with the number of these things turning up, you would think there were rocket attacks happening every week in American cities.
With all of that, some of the people who redeemed guns for free hockey tickets attempted to go to a sold out game at the last minute and exchange the vouchers, but were told they were out of luck. The tickets themselves recommended that they be exchanged for tickets 48 hours before the game. They also said "subject to availability, while supplies last."