Originally Posted by kalnaren
It comes down to not being an idiot. Behave like it's a real firearm. Don't think about how mature you are or how ok with it your parents are... think about what kind of reaction other people will have if they see a 15 year old with a gun. Joe Public doesn't like that sort of thing. And I guarantee you "oh, it might be a toy" will not in any way enter their minds.
THIS is the right way to approach it, and we all know that some people can't tell a 15 year-old from a 20 year-old, meaning that the police get a call about 'some guy who's running around with an assault gun' which means a world of pain for all concerned..
be safe and ALWAYS keep your guns covered unless it's out of public sight, this means to-and-from any vehicle and around any windows that give the public a good view...
this also applies while naked