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Woke up at 1AM: too excited to sleep since I'm buying a gun today.

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by CascadeSam, Mar 30, 2013.

  1. CascadeSam

    CascadeSam Portland Oregon Active Member

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    Am I the only one who gets so excited the night before buying a gun that it affects your sleep? The gun is a model that I've wanted to own since I was ten years old yet the price for a brand new model is too high to justify the cost. I can't wait to take ownership of it later today.
     
  2. Viper84

    Viper84 Bellingham, WA Member

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    Pics or it didn't happen! (after you pick it up, of course) :D
     
  3. teflon97239

    teflon97239 Portland, OR Well-Known Member

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    I know what you mean. Haven't slept a wink since I mailed a couple Form 4's last year.

    Looking forward to seeing what you get!
     
  4. revjen45

    revjen45 Snohomish County Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like Night-Before-Christmas Syndrome.
     
  5. Roger65

    Roger65 Portland Active Member

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    No you're not the only one. In fact makes me feel good to read this because I thought I was the only one. Getting one today also, got up to tinkle at 3:00 and never fell all the way back to sleep, just sorta dozing. Too excited.
     
  6. Netspirit

    Netspirit Bellevue, WA Active Member

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    I have waited for my coming 2 guns for 3+ damn weeks so I am not excited anymore, rather exhausted
    :gun09:
     
  7. del_and_bones

    del_and_bones Anchorage, AK Physics Pirate

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    Congrats to the OP, I hope it is everything you wanted and more. 3 weeks isn't terrible, but any wait over 2 weeks gets exhausting . I've been waiting on some for 3 months and I have 6 months left on my Form 1 SBS.
     
  8. mdurham

    mdurham Vancouver, Wa New Member

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    I'm the same way. I just ordered today a Kimber ultra cdp II my first 1911!!! I will be counting the hours until it arrives. As soon as I get some tracking info, I check it every 6-8 hrs. Like a dang kid ;)
     
  9. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Kids

    Heck I'd never get any sleep cause I never know when that perfect new friend is going to follow me home.
    But I never plan this kind of stuff.I walk in see something shinny,pay the money,wait a few for the back round check and walk out
     
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  10. Spad

    Spad Kennewick,WA, the desert side Active Member

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    Well what kind is it? How do you expect us to get any sleep if you keep it a secret, forty strokes with a wet noodle.....Spad
     
  11. CascadeSam

    CascadeSam Portland Oregon Active Member

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    :laugh: The newest member to join the family is a Marlin 39A the lever action that shoots .22 s/l/lr rounds. She's a fine lady with this one born in the 1940s. Since you all know what she looks like I'm not going through the challenge of posting her picture. I was so happy to finally get her that she was allowed to sleep on the floor right next to my bed. I really do need to get a dog and stop pretending my guns are pets.
     
  12. Hrethgir

    Hrethgir Beaverton, OR Active Member

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    I have a complete lower for an AR, but my complete upper has been on backorder since mid January. Expected ship date: June 1. I wisj my wait was only 3 weeks! Oh well, I finally got 2 mags for it, but even if the upper comes tomorrow, I still have no ammo to put in it!
     
  13. CascadeSam

    CascadeSam Portland Oregon Active Member

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    Thank you sir.
     
  14. tacticalgunner

    tacticalgunner Wilsonville The Man, The Myth, The Legend Bronze Supporter

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    Did you shoot it today? Congrats also!
     
  15. CascadeSam

    CascadeSam Portland Oregon Active Member

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    Haven't fired her up yet. Soon. Thanks.
     
  16. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    What??? I have never had problems sleeping over guns, but fishin & huntin, you bet!!!!

    But that New Olympic Arms AR 15 will be here the 5th (happy happy joy joy, happy happy joy joy, happy happy joy joy)