Ever Forget Something...

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Ever Forget Something...

Post by va3cgt » Sun Dec 13, 2009 2:08 pm

I was thinking back to my gun hunting days and remembered a time when I left my gun at the property. I lived in Toronto and the property was in Lindsay, Ontario, about 1 hour 15 minute drive.

I left my shotgun encased leaning up against the fence by the road and went home only to discover I had to drive back up in hopes that it would still be there. Upon returning, thankfully, it was still there and clearly visible from the road.

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Post by bdog » Sun Dec 13, 2009 2:12 pm

Yeah,sometimes I stop to think ,and then I forget to get started again.....
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Re: Ever Forget Something...

Post by gogo » Sun Dec 13, 2009 2:25 pm

My friend Felix drove out to his hunting spot one time, hunted for two three hours and when he came back could'nt figure out why his car was still running. It's bad when you don't shut the car off and take the keys with you, but on the bright side the car was nice and warm when he came back.

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Re: Ever Forget Something...

Post by frisky » Sun Dec 13, 2009 6:18 pm

It is called brain fade. Happens when you get old. LOL LOL :oops:
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Re: Ever Forget Something...

Post by munch » Sun Dec 13, 2009 6:29 pm

what was the question again :D you mean like go out in the shop or down in the basement and when you get there you can't remember what you went for .nope never happens .i think once no maybe twice no just a min it was 3 times i pulled the bow up in the tree only to find the quiver was still in the truck or got all the way back to the truck and found i left my backpack at the bottom of the tree well i packed up the climber.seems to get worst every year after 35
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Re: Ever Forget Something...

Post by gerald strine » Sun Dec 13, 2009 8:00 pm

I forgot somtheing once but I can not recall what it was.
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Re: Ever Forget Something...

Post by saxman » Sun Dec 13, 2009 9:12 pm

I left my cell phone in a ground blind a couple weeks ago.
I forget stuff all the time.
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Re: Ever Forget Something...

Post by Big58cal » Sun Dec 13, 2009 9:54 pm

Went hunting yesterday. Knew I was going to be out there all day, but still forgot to take anything to read. Two or three times, I kept reminding myself Friday night when I was getting stuff ready, that I needed to pack a couple of magazines. Didn't seem to help..... :roll:

The one thing that I forgot that I really miss was a set of rattling antlers. My uncle and I were on a quota hunt down at Land Between the Lakes here in KY quite a few years ago. We packed everything up that night and came on back. Found out I left my antlers down there when we were back up here........... about 300 miles and 4 hours later. :x
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Re: Ever Forget Something...

Post by one shot scott » Sun Dec 13, 2009 9:57 pm

A few years back I forgot my kershaw hunting knife out in the feild. Luck for me "someone else" remembered where I left it :(
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Re: Ever Forget Something...

Post by TPM » Sun Dec 13, 2009 10:15 pm

I forgot my crossbow once at a farm I was hunting at. Luckily a good friend of ours lives there and she phoned to let me know. I left it leaning against a post right next to where we often park.
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Re: Ever Forget Something...

Post by EQUINOXHNTERVA » Mon Dec 14, 2009 1:12 am

Lost count of how many times I've returned home to get my cell phone. :D 8)
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Re: Ever Forget Something...

Post by va3cgt » Mon Dec 14, 2009 3:43 pm

Just remembered another one. Drive out to the hunting area, parked, hiked in, uncased the ExoMax crossbow, no rope cocker!

I could not cock that bow for the life of me. Packed up, hiked back out and drove back home for the rope cocker. Now I keep it in the bow case.

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Re: Ever Forget Something...

Post by flbuckmaster » Mon Dec 14, 2009 10:28 pm

years ago I started keeping all my "accessories" in a small bag so I wouldnt forget anything next time I hunted. After awhile, I had to get a bigger bag. Soon after, I had to get an even bigger bag. Now my bag to too big for me to carry so I end up just taking a few things in a smaller bag again. You guessed it, I forgot something I needed. Go figure
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Re: Ever Forget Something...

Post by sumner4991 » Mon Dec 14, 2009 11:28 pm

I left my cell phone in the woods a couple of years ago. I had called my Grandfather to come pick up me and my deer. Traced and retraced my every step from the field to the barn. Took everything out of the truck. Nothing. As far as I know, it's still out there, probably in a raven's nest. :evil:
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Re: Ever Forget Something...

Post by Cossack » Wed Dec 16, 2009 9:55 am

A friend's son left his BPS shotgun on the roof of the car as he left a hunting spot. It fell off and someone found it before he returned. But the person who found it recognized Bill's gun and returned it. This, in a parking space of a public hunting spot!
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