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Dan's annual list of why I missed #8039219 11/05/20 04:44 PM
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For those who have been waiting patiently for yet another reason to get ticked off at one of my posts, here's my annual list of the reasons you're likely to hear in camp this weekend as to why someone missed that buck, doe, or hog. As always, please feel free to add any of the great many that I've missed...

1. Bad ammo
2. I must have bumped by scope
3. Too much brush
4. Wasps
5. He jumped (or moved) just before I shot
6. That must have been the guy across the fence that you heard shoot
7. I was still hungover
8. I was playing on my cell phone and rushed the shot
9. I'll never loan out that gun again
10. COVID-19

And remember, the buzzards never miss or lose one.

Last edited by Texas Dan; 11/05/20 04:47 PM.

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Re: Dan's annual list of why I missed [Re: Texas Dan] #8039243 11/05/20 04:53 PM
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11. Obama made me miss. (It's still all his fault, right?)


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Re: Dan's annual list of why I missed [Re: Texas Dan] #8039257 11/05/20 05:01 PM
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12. It was Wednesday and I was on the THF site looking at Humpday photos........what deer?


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Re: Dan's annual list of why I missed [Re: Texas Dan] #8039301 11/05/20 05:34 PM
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“I never even heard a shot”

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Originally Posted by JCB
“I never even heard a shot”



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Re: Dan's annual list of why I missed [Re: Texas Dan] #8039327 11/05/20 05:46 PM
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13. You are not a good shot

Re: Dan's annual list of why I missed [Re: Texas Dan] #8039431 11/05/20 07:22 PM
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14. The sun was in my eyes


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Re: Dan's annual list of why I missed [Re: Texas Dan] #8039440 11/05/20 07:32 PM
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He "winded" me........


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Stupid doe started blowing for no reason...


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Re: Dan's annual list of why I missed [Re: Texas Dan] #8039504 11/05/20 08:16 PM
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Re: Dan's annual list of why I missed [Re: cheetah577] #8039517 11/05/20 08:22 PM
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Originally Posted by cheetah577
He "winded" me........


I think that one comes just before "Then he moved right before I took the shot."


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Re: Dan's annual list of why I missed [Re: Texas Dan] #8039521 11/05/20 08:24 PM
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pack of wild dogs blew my set.


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He was running and I can't hit squat when it's running. Which isn't an excuse, just a fact. I think I've killed 2 deer in my entire life that were running and missed at least a dozen, including the biggest 8 point I'm ever likely to see. And it was all of a 50 yard shot. Haven't missed a still shot in something like 20 years (that's probably the kiss of death and I'll miss this weekend).


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Somebody musta put different ammo in the gun!


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Re: Dan's annual list of why I missed [Re: Texas Dan] #8039826 11/06/20 12:09 AM
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One of the funniest and most honest reasons for not even getting off a shot was from a guy who admitted he had been watching a bird. He said that by the time he had stopped watching it, all he could see was the butt end of a deer stepping into the brush.


"Some people will never like you because your spirit irritates their demons."
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How often do you hear “I Shot The Wrong One” confused2

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14 Filling out another ballot, What Deer smile

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Deer was hiding behind a T- Post....

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If I miss it's because I'm like JoJo the Indian circus boy.






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