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    Eggcellent Shot!

    I'm accurate :D I was just out the other day messing with my bow, when my friend came up and we started target practice. The first target was some paper on a hay bale, which we both took turns shooting at and I managed to shoot directly into the middle of it, which I was...
    ThinkForASecond ThinkForASecond 13-15, F Apr 14, 2013

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    Started In My Teens.

    I've been doing archery for about 30 years. Back in the early '80s, the folks had just bought some acreage about an hour from home; shortly thereafter, they bought my brother and me recurve bows, arrows and a target. We'd go up periodically and shoot, dad teaching us the basics...
    Eadric Eadric 41-45, M Nov 13, 2012

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    I'm a self-taught archer.

    Ive been in love with archery since I saw it in a movie when I was 7 years old. I quietly admired it from a distance for years until I got my own bow when I was 13. It was just a 12# junior bow that I found in a sports store and I begged my parents to let me get it. They agreed...
    Ranchsavvy16 Ranchsavvy16 18-21, F Mar 16

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    A Falling Arrow

    When I was about 11 I had a suddon intrest in archery. I remember the shop that ordered it ordered me a left handed bow, (I'm a righty) and I had to wait to get another bow; they came from italy so it took a while to come over here. As soon as had gotton the right bow I took the...
    schweener schweener 22-25, F Jul 16, 2012

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    Best… Shot.… Ever!

    I was at my first archery class. It was my last shot, and that balloon was still there. I hadn't come very close to it in my last shots, but I wanted it to prove that coming late didn't make me any less an archer. My compound had two pins, green and red. I used the green to mark...
    AlligatorGal22 AlligatorGal22 16-17 2 Responses Aug 2, 2013

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    Archery Orientation

    I've always been in2 archery. Ever since I've learned about archery being one of the many wheelchair sports awarded 2 paraplegics, I've been soooooooooo psyched about becoming a an USA archery champ in the Paralympics!! But, I have no experience. I do, however have a lesson...
    ComebackKingKevin ComebackKingKevin 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 19, 2012

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    Late Start, But Oh Well!

    Today has been the first time in a very long time that I've drawn a bow, and did I loose track of time and have fun trying to get the hang of shooting. I can say my favorite thing (so far) is the sound the arrow makes when it strikes the target. :-) I can't wait to get my own...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30, F 2 Responses May 24, 2012

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    24 Hour Shoot

    Some of the junior members in our club had the idea of holding a 24 hour shoot for charity. Great idea. We started shooting at 10pm with the aim of shooting 10000 arrows in 24 hours. A few people had volunteered (or been volunteered) to shoot the whole time but most people just...
    keymallard keymallard 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 26, 2012

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    I started shooting in grade school.

    But really got into it when my dad got me an 80# draw recurve bow when i was a Senior in high school. I had that one for decades used it for hunting many years, until it grew legs and disappeared one day. Replaced it 2 years ago because of limited income, with a 38# longbow and...
    CowboyFarmer CowboyFarmer 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    Amazed

    I have only done archery in school. I have heard that the school equipment sucks. I wouldn't know. I tried out for our small school's Archery Team (only about 100 people in each class). I made it. That was one of the best moments of my life: shooting everyday after class...
    ArtistGrey ArtistGrey 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    It Took Me Ages To Get Round To Doing It. But Now I Have...

    I had fancied trying archery since a child when I used to cut sticks from the hedgerow and add a bit of string to make a bow. Then I used to shoot my dad's bamboo canes up the garden. (only broke one window in the greenhouse as far as I recall). When I was a bit older a...
    keymallard keymallard 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 18, 2012

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    I have a longbow that I named Little

    Lamplighter. I love it, but I think I need to get heavier arrows, preferably ones with glued on tips, because I hate have to re-screw loose tips.
    ElZombie ElZombie 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Official Member

    I became an official member of my local archery range yesterday. I'll be coppin' my first bow, the Mission Menace real soon. My instructor told me that he wants 2 get me connected with Archery Paralympian Russell Wolfe, so I can get better training on becoming a pro from my...
    ComebackKingKevin ComebackKingKevin 26-30, M 2 Responses May 4, 2012

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    Starting

    I was sure I would like archery so I bought a basic recurve kit straight off. A friend from work in an archery club offered to give me some lessons and you cant say no to that can you. It was summer so it was outside which showed up the first problem I hadnt thought of, it is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 31, 2012

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    I'm Getting There

    I always liked archery but it was just one of those things i never really got a chance to get into as a kid...guitar, football...i did i a bunch of other things but only got random chances to have a go at archery. But one of my best friends now is a longbow champion and he's been...
    somewhereonlyweknow somewhereonlyweknow 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 9, 2012

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    People Say I'M Talented :D

    I've been doing archery for years now. So I have had a lot of practice before we went doing it with school. We were in England for a week, and we played some archery games, really fun. The first game was: Choose your cutlery. You get 3 arrows, if you hit black, you'll get a...
    littlewolf1 littlewolf1 13-15, F Jun 11, 2013

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    Want To Go To An Archery School Next Year

    I always regretted that i have no proper hobby. I love doing many things but i wouldn't call any of them my hobby (ok maybe photography is). I wanted to choose something to do with sport but not something boring and common as jogging or joga. Archery really got my attention...
    LaraWantsCandy LaraWantsCandy 18-21, F 2 Responses May 18, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    The recurve bow has been about for centuries, and nevertheless remains a well-known selection for archers even to this day. This really is true for both target archery and hunting...
    edward324 edward324 22-25, M Dec 3

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    I love archery. Its like my second nature. I love being in a forest, surrounded by large trees but I love hunting even more. There's nothing better than to get up at five and get...
    DJer DJer 13-15, M Dec 14

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    I super love archery!!!!! I'm getting so good!!!!!! Don't know how I could go without it!!!!
    guitarloverTT3 guitarloverTT3 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    Two Limericks on a Quiet Man there was a young man who had nothing to say, who sat back in his chair 'cause he liked it that way. no one paid attention, until someone mentioned...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 50 mins ago

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    I remember seeing him In school walk down the halls and me and my friend Ashley getting all excited since he was so cute. At the time my friend and I liked him but he had a...
    CassDance20 CassDance20 13-15, F Nov 27

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    (This is my second time posting this experience, but I need more feedback! And please, don't message me for my k.i.k.. I just need advice. Also, 'Sam' is most defiantly not a pedo...
    Hfms99 Hfms99 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 30

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    No matter where I've been I have never found any friend, girlfriend, lover. I've always been alone. I'm in university now and people don't like me or be my friend because I'm...
    franktheman149 franktheman149 18-21, M Dec 1

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    And unfortunately I lost a best friend because of that. I was best friends with a very smart and mesmerizingly beautiful Korean girl in all of my middle school years and we were...
    CursedWithABlessing CursedWithABlessing 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Ok, so I like this guy who I think I shouldn't like!I'm 19 and he is 17, but he was in a year higher grade in high school so when I was in my last year of high school (year12) he...
    BellaXOXO101 BellaXOXO101 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    ROCKWELL "Somebody's Watching Me" Who's watching Tell me, who's watching Who's watching me I'm just an average man With an average life I work from nine to five Hey, hell, I...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Three - Chapter Nineteen Things change - and the world goes on. The weather improves. The days grow longer, the nights shorter. The air and the ocean...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Dec 6

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    I don't really have experience with this ""crushing""" thing. But this dude like I can't explain it. I've never felt this way before and it's scaring me. I know he doesn't like me...
    4EVRANDEVR 4EVRANDEVR 16-17, F Dec 9

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    Yep :) I like him to be in control but I like to challenge his controlling abilities. I like to say "yes" and hear him saying "yes what?"then it gives me chills saying "yes sir...
    rainygirl1992 rainygirl1992 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    Limp Bizkit "Boiler" Looks like I'm gonna do everything myself Maybe I could use some help but hell, You want something done right, you gotta do it yourself Maybe life is up and...
    wickedlilangel69 wickedlilangel69 31-35, F Dec 13

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Dec 14

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Dec 14

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    I like people whom the thought of brings a smile to my face. When I was younger, I never really had "crushes." I didn't like most people I'd encountered. To me, nothing really...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 Dec 15

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    Yes, I like playing video-games a lot. I've been through two major gaming eras so far. 90's and 2000's. 2011 onwards, you know about it, the era is still on. In this present era...
    M3MC M3MC 22-25, M Dec 16

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    Yes, I like playing video-games a lot. I've been through two major gaming eras so far. 90's and 2000's. 2011 onwards, you know about it, the era is still on. In this present era...
    M3MC M3MC 22-25, M Dec 16

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    You know, sometimes I think about how our society has all these unwritten rules, and how weird it is that we have these rules to begin with. We have so many little dos and don’ts...
    WarShip WarShip 18-21 1 Response Dec 17

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    There is this guy I used to work with that I have been liking for some time now. He is somebody different from the guys that I usually would date, which is a good thing. I told him...
    whitnaye whitnaye 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 17

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    Just gonna stand there and watch me burn But that's alright because I like the way it hurts Just gonna stand there and hear me cry But that's alright because I love the way you lie...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 18

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    When most girls at my age like guys that are young and similar to them, I seem to fall for guys that are older... many of them who would never like me back, or those who morally...
    ils11 ils11 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'd like to apologize to the guys who may read this post- in fact, you may just want to skip over this one LOL but to the women, I'd really appreciate your help: I am 20 and...
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I like to stand in front of my boyfriend and other people naked. My best friend luke watch me getting undressed and standing in front of him and other people naked. He said to me...
    judycasanova judycasanova 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    Is it wrong that I'm attracted to my friends & I had sex with most of them? I tell them they're all hot cause they are. We're all good friends, but if I'm alone with them they...
    gingerbunni gingerbunni 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 27

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    If u ask me once ask me twice if I like Italians I will tell u no,!! I can't stand them period!!!! What I can't stand about them is if they get one tinny spot on their cloths...
    kizzrixx kizzrixx 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    My enemys freeze when the metal is sqeezed, when the gunpowder sparks thats when missles catch speed, wont stop till its mission complete, wont stop this is freedom of speech.i...
    lifeaintshit lifeaintshit 18-21, M Nov 27

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