collapse

Author Topic: Lurkers.....Esteemed members  (Read 49156 times)

Offline Oh Mah

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+7)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2015
  • Posts: 3177
  • Location: PNW
Re: Lurkers.....Esteemed members
« Reply #15 on: August 12, 2017, 11:32:33 AM »
I've been guilty of foot in mouth more times than i care to admit.Usually get corrected quite quickly on here though  :chuckle:
"Boss of the woods"

Offline Jolten

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2013
  • Posts: 528
  • Location: Yakima, WA
Re: Lurkers.....Esteemed members
« Reply #16 on: August 12, 2017, 11:34:11 AM »
I only post if I have something to actually contribute to the subject myself
The best equipment in the world is useless to the idiot who doesn't understand it.

Offline PlateauNDN

  • Y.A.R. Medicine Man
  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Mar 2011
  • Posts: 9913
  • Location: God's Country
  • R.I.P. Colockumelk 20130423. Semper Fi!
Re: Lurkers.....Esteemed members
« Reply #17 on: August 12, 2017, 12:00:21 PM »
Where to start....... better not, I'd hate for this thread to get derailed.
If you can read thank a teacher, If you can read in English thank a Marine! 
Not as Lean, Just as Mean, Still a Marine!
He who shed blood with me shall forever be my brother!

"Around this camp, there's only one Chief; the rest are Indians!"

"Give me 15 more minutes, I was dreaming of Beavers!"

Offline hunter399

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Feb 2014
  • Posts: 1543
  • Location: northeast washington
  • Groups: NRA RMEF
Re: Lurkers.....Esteemed members
« Reply #18 on: August 12, 2017, 12:02:00 PM »
Where to start....... better not, I'd hate for this thread to get derailed.
:yeah: ,that's what I was thinking. :chuckle:
Two birds in the Bush is always better than one in the hand-that way you can always go to the Bush and hunt another day .conservation=Better hunting.
Wrote by hunter399

Offline jackelope

  • Administrator
  • Trade Count: (+22)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 37864
  • Location: Duvall, WA
  • Groups: WSB RMGA NRA RMEF BHA
Re: Lurkers.....Esteemed members
« Reply #19 on: August 12, 2017, 12:02:16 PM »
Where to start....... better not, I'd hate for this thread to get derailed.

You should post a pictorial on the how's and why's.
 
:fire.:

" In today's instant gratification society, more and more pressure revolves around success and the measurement of one's prowess as a hunter by inches on a score chart or field photos produced on social media. Don't fall into the trap. Hunting is-and always will be- about the hunt, the adventure, the views, and time spent with close friends and family. " Ryan Hatfield

My posts, opinions and statements do not represent those of this forum

Offline Widgeondeke

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2010
  • Posts: 2542
  • Location: Lake Stevens, WA
  • US Army Infantry 91-98
Re: Lurkers.....Esteemed members
« Reply #20 on: August 12, 2017, 12:05:55 PM »
I joined Off Topics. I have thick skin, but grew tired of it, it's now blocked. 

I will post pics of my animals hunted or fish caught. I am proud of them all, even my button buck was posted. Tasted great  :drool:

I have grown tired of the internet police and nit pickers as well.

I still read most days, just cut down my comments.   :twocents:

Still enjoy Hunt WA.  :hello:
« Last Edit: August 12, 2017, 02:59:11 PM by Widgeondeke »

Offline Bigshooter

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Aug 2007
  • Posts: 5643
  • Location: Lewis Co
  • High Wide And Heavy
Re: Lurkers.....Esteemed members
« Reply #21 on: August 12, 2017, 12:22:40 PM »
I think we should only be able to post pics, links, meme, and emoji's.  Then no ones feelings would get hurt with mean words.  It could become a new progressive hunting site.  We could even have in our profiles what pronoun we would like to be identified with.  And everyday for just logging in you would receive a sticker that said "good job".  Or better yet we could choose the sticker we get because "good job" might offend some people.  Hurtful words.  I hate them.
"Thou shalt not speak ill of any Republican."

Build the wall!!!!!!

"Borders, language, culture."

Offline Jason

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2008
  • Posts: 2827
  • Location: Camas
Re: Lurkers.....Esteemed members
« Reply #22 on: August 12, 2017, 12:23:56 PM »
I've been on here a long time, not as long as some, I don't enjoy the forum as much as use to one reason is because only half of the threads posted on here pertain to hunting or other outdoor activities. Another reason is as someone else mentioned in another thread that there's some guys on here that are super "know it all's" and can't get past their own arrogance to just enjoy others posts and say good job instead of constantly critiquing.

That said I still come on here and post from time to time.

Offline hunter399

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Feb 2014
  • Posts: 1543
  • Location: northeast washington
  • Groups: NRA RMEF
Re: Lurkers.....Esteemed members
« Reply #23 on: August 12, 2017, 12:25:36 PM »
Where to start....... better not, I'd hate for this thread to get derailed.

You should post a pictorial on the how's and why's.
Here's a person swimming through the forum,then the mean people come to get you. :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle:
Two birds in the Bush is always better than one in the hand-that way you can always go to the Bush and hunt another day .conservation=Better hunting.
Wrote by hunter399

Offline fishngamereaper

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 1990
  • Location: kitsap
Re: Lurkers.....Esteemed members
« Reply #24 on: August 12, 2017, 12:27:02 PM »
Drama queens...I don't do facebook because of the drama. Came hear a few years ago and all was good. Now it seems everything is drama. A lot of topics that create hate and division amongst the hunt/fish community. And a small hand full of people that are responsible. I have very thick skin but don't need drama in my life.

Offline boneaddict

  • Site Sponsor
  • Administrator
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 42620
  • Location: Selah, Washington
Re: Lurkers.....Esteemed members
« Reply #25 on: August 12, 2017, 12:35:53 PM »
Thank you all for answering and for your honesty.  Keep it up please.   There are 300 or so folks looking at the forum right now.  Please provide your input even if it's the same as someone else. 

I have another question for you to think a about. If we were to fix or change would you post more or just prefer to keep quiet ad it's a waste of our time.
My website.....DDK Photography
http://ddkphotography.pixels.com

Offline PlateauNDN

  • Y.A.R. Medicine Man
  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Mar 2011
  • Posts: 9913
  • Location: God's Country
  • R.I.P. Colockumelk 20130423. Semper Fi!
Re: Lurkers.....Esteemed members
« Reply #26 on: August 12, 2017, 12:50:42 PM »
Where to start....... better not, I'd hate for this thread to get derailed.

You should post a pictorial on the how's and why's.
 

 :chuckle: I'm not one of you fancy-pants, gourmet-food eating, European car driving mods so until I'm given an exorbitant salary I'll save the time and effort.

I will give a hint, I came here and joined because I was getting tired of all the bashing because a few people were blaming every single tribal person and lumping us all together rather than singling out the bad apples.

There has been little change, but not much and at times it's not worth the argument. I have gotten tired of repeating myself, tired of having the same argument, tired of being the blame, the one people point fingers and blame as if I had the power to change laws.

I've taken extended breaks and the time of the year is coming when all the bashing comes back and who knows if I continue here.

Thick skin, is an understatment for me so someday things will get better and I can say that I have met some awesome guys on here, guys i can call friend and brother. :tup:
If you can read thank a teacher, If you can read in English thank a Marine! 
Not as Lean, Just as Mean, Still a Marine!
He who shed blood with me shall forever be my brother!

"Around this camp, there's only one Chief; the rest are Indians!"

"Give me 15 more minutes, I was dreaming of Beavers!"

Offline KFhunter

  • Global Moderator
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Explorer
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2011
  • Posts: 16281
  • Location: The Wedge
  • My posts do not reflect an official opinion of HW
Re: Lurkers.....Esteemed members
« Reply #27 on: August 12, 2017, 12:53:45 PM »
Quote
I can say that I have met some awesome guys on here, guys i can call friend and brother.

Can't put a price on that
I make millennial's cry when I attempt to text from my phone. 

Offline jackelope

  • Administrator
  • Trade Count: (+22)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 37864
  • Location: Duvall, WA
  • Groups: WSB RMGA NRA RMEF BHA
Re: Lurkers.....Esteemed members
« Reply #28 on: August 12, 2017, 12:57:02 PM »
I post pics all the time. I post and then wait/expect someone to nitpick something. I hate that it happens, but it's a fact of life.

:fire.:

" In today's instant gratification society, more and more pressure revolves around success and the measurement of one's prowess as a hunter by inches on a score chart or field photos produced on social media. Don't fall into the trap. Hunting is-and always will be- about the hunt, the adventure, the views, and time spent with close friends and family. " Ryan Hatfield

My posts, opinions and statements do not represent those of this forum

Offline bearpaw

  • Family, Friends, Outdoors
  • Administrator
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2009
  • Posts: 29874
  • Location: Colville
  • "Rather Be Cougar Huntin"
    • http://www.facebook.com/DaleDenney
    • Bearpaw Outfitters
  • Groups: WFW, WSTA, WSB, WPHA, FWM, NRA, SCI, RMEF, NAHC, IOGA, MOGA, CCOC, BBB
Re: Lurkers.....Esteemed members
« Reply #29 on: August 12, 2017, 01:00:32 PM »
I post pics all the time. I post and then wait/expect someone to nitpick something. I hate that it happens, but it's a fact of life.

Nitpicking is one of the issues I want to deal with soon!
Americans are systematically advocating, legislating, and voting away each others rights. Support all user groups & quit losing opportunity!

http://trophymaps.com "Do-It-Yourself" Hunting Maps" 
http://bearpawoutfitters.com Guided, Semi-Guided, Unguided, and Drop Camp Hunts in Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Washington. Hunts with tags available (no draw) spring bear, fall bear, buffalo, cougar, elk, mule deer, turkey, whitetail, wolf!

 

* Recent Topics

Mt. View Unit by Tschaefer72
[Today at 11:27:51 PM]


consign a rifle for sale at my local gun store by JeffRaines
[Today at 11:15:15 PM]


The Other deer by Dan-o
[Today at 11:10:20 PM]


Look what I found! by Blacklab
[Today at 10:44:57 PM]


Last year's late hunt.video, solo film by fishnfur
[Today at 10:35:19 PM]


NE WA whitetail by Jimmer
[Today at 10:24:42 PM]


Peak Week for Hunting Blacktail by Mallardmasher
[Today at 10:17:28 PM]


Chemical Spraying by Mudman
[Today at 10:17:14 PM]


Out of state rifle hunters, scope mounted or not in gun case? by starbailey
[Today at 10:07:09 PM]


Alaknak tent 12x20 by Simcoe hunter
[Today at 09:58:37 PM]


Kifaru LongHunter complete pack for sale by WAnoob
[Today at 09:57:16 PM]


youth and senior hunts for pheasants coming up by SnowDog
[Today at 09:29:57 PM]


Browning maxus by h2ofowlr
[Today at 09:24:51 PM]


Colockum Zoo by elkrack
[Today at 09:18:52 PM]


Riverside Archery in Mt. Vernon by WAnoob
[Today at 08:57:34 PM]


9 guns for sale by PastorJoel
[Today at 08:43:00 PM]


2018 Wyoming Unit 62 elk hunt by CaNINE
[Today at 08:31:40 PM]


Crispi Boots Leaking by Tbob
[Today at 08:29:14 PM]


Does anyone wear orange?? by Tbob
[Today at 08:22:30 PM]


40 acres with tiny cabin 4 sale Nevada by Oh Mah
[Today at 08:20:15 PM]