No one said this. One person said they keep a machete by the bed. That's it. If those stories above are your actual scenarios use those. They are good scenarios. Plausible and realistic. Based off of actual experience. They give a solid foundation for your argument. Using absurdly implausible ones weakens your position. It's a basic rule of debate.
Figures I probly red something wrong along the way.
"The fat man flies at midnight"