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Sometimes, an M249 Squad Automatic Weapon is just an M249 Squad Automatic Weapon. And sometimes, it's the inspiration for a sexy Las Vegas nightclub. Come December 16, Sin City's strip will get its latest gentlemen's club (website: vegasonfullauto.com), where the "champagne room" is a shooting gallery and the go-go dancers are NRA-trained range safety officers. According to the UK's Daily Mail:
The brainchild of Genghis Cohen, the impresario behind Tabu, an infamous club at the city's MGM Grand Hotel, Machine Guns Vegas is set to open on December 15.
Situated just behind the Mirage Hotel near the city's central Strip, Las Vegas's first "ultra gun lounge" will glamourise the use of firearms.
Guests will be taught how to fire weapons by 'stunning gun girls'.
"The world is now ready for a 'Gun Lounge,'" Mr Cohen says. "Stunning 'Gun-Girls' trained in gun-handling [will] look after VIP guests."
Now, in order to comply with a host of laws (yes, they have those in Vegas), Machine Guns Vegas won't serve alcoholic libations. (No word on whether it will turn away already-intoxicated partiers at the front door.) And presumably it's got a Federal Firearms License, a pesky requirement for people who want to possess full-automatic guns and other military-style arms. But, Cohen assures the Mail, "Louis Vuitton and Prada accessories for your guns and ammunition are available for purchase," along with paper shooting targets with likenesses of Osama bin Laden. The phallic firepower will obviously be provided to patrons on a rental basis, but you'll have to bring your own Viagra, gents. Sorry!