Phase used when someone grossly overreacts to small situation or minor annoyance.
Origin: Dec 09 in D.C during a snowball fight a group of people threw snowballs at a passing Hummer, the angry driver, an off-duty detective, got out of his metal machine brandishing a hand gun, looking for the cultrits.
A crowd soon gathered and began to chant "You don't bring a gun to a snowball fight" over and over.
"Dude if you keep using up all my deodarant i swear i'll burn your house down."
"Woah man, don't bring a gun to a snowball fight!"
A proverb for when a person grossly overreacts to a situation.
A person hits a Hummer with a snowball which is being driven by an off-duty detective. The detective gets out of his vehicle and brandishes his firearm while trying to find the person who threw the snowball.
Crowd chants, "Don't bring a gun to a snowball fight."