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View Poll Results: How many want the firearm contest back?
Yes I would sign up.
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9
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Yes I would sign up and show up
3
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Old 07-10-2019, 07:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Champlain Islander View Post
I wouldn't be interested in a contest. I didn't vote because there wasn't a vote question that pertained to me. I question phrasing the second question that way especially since it was apparently written by a mod.
The question was intended to be a Joke.
You have to remember Moderators are human.
I just wanted to see if there would be enaugh interest to do another contest.
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Old 07-10-2019, 08:23 PM
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Originally Posted by jrbsr View Post
It became a Joke, because a lot that signed up, didn't check into their teams.
And just disapeared.
That was certainly a big issue. They would sign up and disappear then you had to attempt to fill in the teams with alternates. Or they would register with their teams then never check back in.

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Old 07-11-2019, 02:52 PM
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Contest is only as good as the Administrator running it.
let that sink in.

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Old 07-29-2019, 08:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Bocajnala View Post
How was it turned into a joke?

I've enjoyed the various contests that we've had on the forum. And still enjoy the squirrel contest even though we only have a few members active in it.

i would show up and participate. I don't see these contests ever being what they once were though. There are too many other local options that people are using now instead of forums in my opinion. You can find a Facebook group for people from my county who hunt deer and it has nearly a thousand active members. That ability to connect locally has sent allot of people to these groups. I can ask a question and in minutes have twenty responses from local hunters in my area.

I've always enjoyed the contests here though.

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I remember alot of these contests from the time period of 08 to roughly 2012 being huge. Even the youth tournament had decent size back then especially in the 08-10 seasons. I'm just now coming back from a hiatus from the forums for a couple years (since 2013) I can attest to the local fb groups drawing alot away. My local fb group puts on a hunting expo so to speak that all proceeds benefit a huge handicap hunt for those in wheelchairs.
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Old 07-30-2019, 05:54 AM
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Hey cub, good to see you. You still riding bulls?

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Old 07-30-2019, 06:23 AM
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Nah I havent been on one in a few years. I had a few pretty rough injuries and decided to let it go at 22. Did make it out west to live for awhile. Really enjoyed it. Good to see a few old timers hanging around seems like everyone has disappeared.
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Old 07-30-2019, 10:33 AM
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I know the feeling man. I gave up dirt bikes for a few years after a knee surgery and then putting my collar bone through the top of my shoulder the next summer. Just rode street bikes for several years.

Last year I picked this up though. It's street legal but let's me enjoy some easy trail riding still. And satisfies that dirt bike desire.

No more big jumps for me though, body doesn't want to go through the recovery process again if I mess up.



Allot of the old timers still drop in from time to time. A few have passed away.

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Old 07-30-2019, 11:35 AM
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Thats a nice bike bud. I know exactly what you mean on the recovery got some new metal hardware in my body. Hate to hear of several passing away. I kinda snooped around and seen some of the ol group hasnt signed on in years.
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