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I Love Archery

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    Archery - Traditional Recurve

    I love archery; started last year before it became cool. I trained on a Samick Polaris Takedown Recurve 66" - 20 lb. Now thinking of buying my own takedown recurve. I know a Cartel Fantom riser with ILF limbs is a lot of bow for just under $200 but also means getting the...
    Bluebirds777 Bluebirds777 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2012

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    First Time In A Long Time. :-)

    I haven't tried to shoot a bow and arrow in forever (probablly 15-16 years). I had such a great time shooting today that I know which bow will be my first, though I have to find a place to practice. I think it's a great skill to have, and it's fun!!! I got such a nice adrenalin...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30, F May 24, 2012

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    Archery

    I love archery and shoot the longbow I take part in many tournamnets
    allegrok5 allegrok5 46-50 1 Response Aug 20, 2008

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    First Bow

    I got my first bow the other day... the first time i used it i stupidly put the limbs on backwards, and i got 8 arrows:). Also i am a first time archery and have only just complete my introductory course :). Archery is a sport i love and shall do for a long time;)
    rubez rubez 13-15 1 Response Dec 15, 2011

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    Traditional Archery

    I am very very interested in traditional archery, including composite types (Eastern) and European (Yew Longbow), as well as primitive archery.Anyone on EP into this? I have a Hungarian style composite as well as a couple of recurves.Thanks.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 30, 2011

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    My Life!

    When ever I think of archery, I feel alive. I feel like I belong to hold a bow and shoot an arrow. I feel its my life. Im very happy to learn archery next week. I cannot wait to feel the bow in my hands and let that first arrow fly cause I know I feel great about it. Thank...
    TsukiOKage TsukiOKage 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 12, 2010

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    Where Is The Plaisir In Archery?

    Juste do it lol! I s fantastic for the fun yes ! a good apex (parabole) . The goal is practice!!! all days a little 1 hour the meditation active!!! stand and not set you see Ah!!! Enjoy freinds the big Way!!!! You are problèm you shoot 3 arrows and after you are the solution...
    serge55 serge55 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2010

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    targetgurl targetgurl 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    My Bow And Arrow

    I love archery . . . I have a set up out back of the house . . . simple really . . . just a 3 bale hay stack . . . attached target . . . and plenty of air space . . . I shoot out at about 40 feet . . . I have a simple recurve bow . . . Focus 62" with a 20 pound tension . . . and...
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2012

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    I shoot recurve on target 33" Belgian champion

    when I was young Started again after more than 10yrs and finding out I am still THAT good! Loving the technical part and concentration
    laurasya laurasya 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    The X- Ring Is King !

    World 9 spot you ask yourself what's that, It's a new game . Very tough You got 6 3inch circles arranged in an oval, on a 16 X 11 piece of paper. These circles consisting of 3"dia. thick circle, an a center 1 1/4 " dia. circle with a black X in the middle. The X is...
    DigiThal DigiThal 56-60, M Jun 18, 2012

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    targetgurl targetgurl 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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    More Than A Sport

    When I was about seven or so, my father put a bow in my hands and taught me to shoot. I learned the ethics of life and death, survival, and patience over years of bow hunting. He would take me hunting, and I would spend hours upon hours waiting for a target from high in the trees...
    standoutline standoutline 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    Shoot

    I shot my first arrow at age 8. It was at some Renaissance Fair. The bows were terrible and the arrows kind of bent. But I did fairly well. Totally forgot about it til later I went to camp. Better arrows, better bows. I was a natural. Won every contest and turned out to be just...
    VeronicaTanner VeronicaTanner 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 8, 2013

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    I've Been Practicing Archery Since I Was 8...

    I'm 16 now, and I still go to the archery field three times a month. It's kinda addicting, to be honest.
    Nightlock88 Nightlock88 16-17, F Oct 21, 2012

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    awhitecrayon awhitecrayon 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    I love archery and am looking at getting a good

    compound bow, anyone have any good recommendations?
    Wannalovelife Wannalovelife 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I love archery.its one of my favorite sports.

    i love compound bows which is the type I work best with.🎯
    cchristinaa cchristinaa 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I've been doing archery

    for five years. I love it, when I'm at Girl Scouts the little girls call me Merida and my little sister calls me Katniss. Can't wait to go back to do more archery classes today.
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    When I was little my dad bought me one of those

    small beginners compond bows for me cause i was in love with elves and their archery skills and I had such a great talent for it but we moved houses and we went from country to city so I couldn't practice with my bow. Five years past and I went to camp as a councillor for 6th...
    DavidHamilton1 DavidHamilton1 16-17, M Aug 10

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    This is my bow I got a few years ago :) I love

    using it and am getting much better at traditional/instinct shooting. It's in between a recurve and a longbow.
    findasilverlining33 findasilverlining33 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I Teach It

    Im a junior teacher for archery, I have loved the sport for ages ever since I did it at camp. I enter in Archery competitions, and I am responsible for teaching kids who want to learn Archery. I have been teaching for about 1 year and a 1/2 but Ive been involved with the Archery...
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F Aug 12, 2011

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    Bare butt archery is the best! I poo in my poo lobber, flick it up to the air, shoot my arrow and try to get a bulls eye in my dung-a-fly! When I play bare butt archery I kick...
    Fartmickfart Fartmickfart 31-35, F Aug 5

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    He is such a cheesy guy, you can just smack him so easily even without intention. "James, your brother was asking me to sign up for the local archery club." "Didn't you take up...
    EllaAfter EllaAfter 22-25, F Aug 4

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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...
    ElZombie ElZombie 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    And I did better at it than laser tag. Love it more than laser tag.
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    They lie all the time. They say i am unable to love others until I love myself. Tell me, if that were true, why does the sadness of others hurt me?
    ButtersTheMerciful ButtersTheMerciful 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Recently found out I have Schizoid Personality Disorder. Basically... it is 10x more difficult for me to show and express my love to others. It's very tough for me to connect to...
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    I'm a Italian and BBQ junkie! I love to eat it and cook it
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    When does it stop? I fell in love with a guy when I was 14. Fourteen! We never went out, we were hardly even friends. I'm pretty sure he had feelings for me back then. A part of...
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    Stevie Wonder - Part Time Lover
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    9 yrs ago today my brother died in a car accident.....I woke up to my bf standing over me crying....I remember asking him what was wrong and he told me my brother was gone......I...
    greeneyedmomma greeneyedmomma 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    And I would love for someone to give me feedback on my story so far! :) Message me if you want to read it.
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    Chicago - No Tell Lover
    maverick1962 maverick1962 51-55, M 5 hrs ago

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    Lol. Idk why I loved purple, but it still seems as great to me. The effects of color is very vast, and it's hard to explain.
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    So my ex girlfriend is back in my life. We have a college class together. We've been talking and it's been real nice catching up. I secretly miss her, but I don't know if she feels...
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    The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies. It comes from friends and loved ones.
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    Ahh I just love 'Do I Wanna Know ?' ! Especially the guitar part in the beginning. c:
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    Music? Forever rock and modern music, especially Linkin Park, The Hunting Party is great. Movies? I love them all, includes action violence. TF4 was great.
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My ex left me 3 years ago for someone else. She now has a child which is why I wouldn't get back with her. She was my first love, I adored her. But I really miss her, I always...
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