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Addicted to hunting

Discussion in 'Northwest Hunting' started by nwwoodsman, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. nwwoodsman

    nwwoodsman Vernonia Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer

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    Lately I've realized I might have a problem. I think I'm addicted to hunting. I can rattle off the opening dates of deer, elk, and bear seasons, but I can only remember 2 out of 3 of my kids birthdays. Yesterday I actually left my kids birthday party to go buy my bear tag just in the nick of time. I have horns on my wall but not a single picture of my mother. When I see road kill, I check to see if it has antlers on it. On mothers day I talked my wife into letting me go to Dicks to look at archery gear. I don't know where my vehicle registration is, but I can tell you how many boxes of .22 cartridges and shotgun shells I have in my glove box. An 10 hour work day feels like eternity, but I can leave at 4:30am to go elk hunting and after 14 hours wonder why it's getting dark so early.
    Anyone else have similar symptoms?
     
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  2. old_heli_logger

    old_heli_logger Hillsboro, Oregon Member

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    I don't get it, what's the problem? I can quit anytime I want to, I just don't want to....got a coffee pot in this camp?
     
  3. moose

    moose northwet coast Well-Known Member

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    :wave:


    I forgot my wife's birthday this year. On the plus side, since I've been living in my workshop, my gear is much more organized.
     
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  4. BigBull 301

    BigBull 301 PDX almost Well-Known Member

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    I've had it for, well a loooooooooooong time. If 45 years is long.
     
  5. johnboy

    johnboy Hillsboro Member

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    Me too
     
  6. gallogiro

    gallogiro Willamette Valley Active Member

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    hmm... my nephew has a birthday in October and my brother in-law has to take a weekend off hunting to celebrate. So, me being as observant as I am; all 3 of our pregnancies were planned as to not fall during the months of Sept-Nov. I might have a problem as well.