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Ode to, NO, OWNED by my DEER

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by inthefrey, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. inthefrey

    inthefrey Moved on...

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    Ode to, no, OWNED by my DEER

    For twenty-two-years, more or less
    and countless dollars, I must confess
    I've hunted the Pennsylvania, Whitetail Deer

    I've braved the snow, the mud and yuck
    along with a new transmission in my pickup truck
    and sat there waiting - gun sights clear - no deer

    Now, I've seen deer come and seen 'em go
    in weather that was 10 below
    but never had a shot clear - better luck next year

    So I found contentment - sometimes soaking wet
    with no cell phones, pagers or Internet
    to appreciate what plans God has set

    Then, the other night, by glare of headlight
    she came a-running, from the right and
    I thought I'd missed her - but not quite

    She dove into the right front bumper
    The noise she made was quite a thumper and
    I was doing 65 - there wasn't much left alive

    So, after 100 bucks and a week in the shop
    I figure I'll come out on top
    and Deer hunting, I'll probably stop

    So, here to the hunter's
    who got their deer with intent

    I got mine, by pure accident!
     
  2. EM87

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    Haha, very funny! :D
     

  3. glockrod

    glockrod NRA-Endow. Life

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    Think thats bad in PA. Come to SC. They get you one of 2 ways.

    They stand on the side of the road on the other side of a blind curve like hookers in NYC. Then they play chicken by stepping out into the road just in time for you to hit them. Its like an insane game and you can almost hear one of them say "hold ma beer and watch this". It all happens before you can react and slow down.

    or

    They bolt out of the woods like crazed maniacs, and you hit them before you even see them. Back roads here are often grown up with woods growing all the way to the edge of the road.

    I've chalked up three deer collisions in my 23 yeasr of driving, and a nephew hit one last weekend. The last one I hit came close to rolling the SUV with my whole family in it.
     
  4. DrMaxit

    DrMaxit Dirtbag Airman

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    yeah best thing to do, believe it or not, if you see a deer, is cut your lights off so he can see and get out of your way......the lights blind them something fierce. I mean only do that if you're in an area where you can do that and not going 65.
     
  5. inthefrey

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    Yeah, in PA they teach you, "DO NOT SWERVE! HIT THE DEER!

    It was in the left lane of the 4-lane going West on 22 just outside of Ebensburgh, PA. I saw her coming and grabbed the wheel solid, telling the wife to HANG ON, and drifted just off to the left or she'd have hit me square in the front. There was a semi behind me so, NO BRAKES I just let-off the gas. **BANG!** she hit the right-front bumper and light then spun once behind me and the semi turned her into deer burgers...