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Diagnosis, but no Prognosis for Biff

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by biff, Oct 7, 2008.

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  1. biff

    biff Active Member

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    I'm sorry to relate I have been diagnosed with a mild case of Skill Talent Deficiency Syndrome! Although it is not contagious many Trapshooters may be suffering from this either by heredity or as a carrier where this syndrome has gone into to remission either by lots of practice, clinics, or viewing many of the DVDs which are sold for this specific purpose!

    I'm happy to say a long rest over the winter and through the use of the Terry Jordan wall chart Biff may once again be on his feet and holding his own with many of the mediocre shooters in his local vicinity! Here's hoping no other Trap shooters on TS.Com are suffering from this terrible affliction. Thanks, Biff
     
  2. Chango2

    Chango2 Active Member

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    Hi Biff,

    I too have that syndrome. But look on the bright side; if I were too talented trapshooting would not hold my interest and would not provide an excuse to go out to the range to practice, would not provide an excuse to borrow and try different guns, clothes, sock colors, T-Shirts, lotions, potions, magic emotions, and the muse of a newt.

    I hear ya buddy!!!

    David
     
  3. recurvyarcher

    recurvyarcher Well-Known Member

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    Biff, are you saying, then, that this is a hereditary disease? Because I was disappointed that I missed seeing you at the Grand, but if there is a chance that it can be contagious, then I am thinking that it might have been a good thing that I you went *poof* after I got a fleeting glance of you in the club house.
     
  4. biff

    biff Active Member

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    Recurvyarcher, that syndrome is very contagious from shooters coming off the line explaining why they missed certain shots. The more excuses they make, the more severe is their condition! You can tell they are very contagious when there is a loud whine in their voice, give them a wide berth and try to hang with shooters who can't even remember what their score was after they shot! The way you shot in the Missouri Fall Handicap is a clear indication you DO NOT suffer from this dreaded condition, good shooting!

    David, changing guns frequently is one of the early symptoms that a shooter is definitely infected and their fever gets higher when they get near a desirable trapgun that they have never owned! Beware! Biff
     
  5. nspktr1

    nspktr1 TS Member

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    Once you get an 'STD' you must undertake an extensive theraputic rehab program before you are allowed any intimate contact with a trap gun of any kind. I would recommend that you contact Dr. Harrison or Dr. Kiner or any of the 'STD' specialists that frequent major institutions of trap shooting or even this site. Be sure that you heed no advice from some of the quacks that post on this site or you may remain contagious for a long time.
     
  6. Quack Shot

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    nspktr1

    Hey now, I resemble that remark about "Quacks"! :)
     
  7. Hauxfan

    Hauxfan Well-Known Member

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    I don't know about it being hereditary or not.

    I think Shootlow gave it to me............After all I've done to him.......er........I mean for him.

    Hauxfan!
     
  8. Bruce Specht

    Bruce Specht Well-Known Member

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    It's an affliction? They told me that for me ot was normal!
     
  9. Charlie Becknell

    Charlie Becknell Well-Known Member

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    I must admit I think I have STDS, how else would you explain having a problem ( could not hit lefts from 1 and 2) for over 12 years? I don't believe it is highly contagious because my kid , who does not shoot very much, can shoot with me and he does not seem to have the syndrome (i.e. he can shoot). One of my friends years ago probably felt that I had the problem and advised me to take two weeks off , then give up shooting altogether. I should have listened, would have saved me money and time. I could be home doing yard work and helping my wife clean the house, neither of which I enjoy. I think I have learned to hit most left angles but I am actively seeking a new problem to help me remain frustrated.

    Charlie
     
  10. biff

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    Biff was driven to a Cave City, Ky gun show where was ambulatory enough to walk around and it was evident the therapy of being around a bunch of guns would help with the STDS. There was hope for him until he purchased a trap gun in the parking lot without any assistance or knowledge from his orderlies. On the trip home he was going in and out of a worry induced coma, thinking "What am I going to do with a beautiful 1100 Remington trap gun?" As you can see Biff's resistence is very low and a new perscription was given by Dr. Snapshot which included the avoidance of gun shows and more Terry Jordan Chart exercise! Biff tried to rationalize his behavior by saying he found a full choke barrel there for his father's old Model 11 Remington, is there hope for Biff?
     
  11. pendennis

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    Sorry, Biff. As with alcoholism, your STDS will only spiral downward until you have a custom Bowens, for example. The purchase of a Remington 1100 trap gun is the equivalent of using aspirin for a leg amputation.

    Please seek emergency assistance. You should be close enough to get from Cave City to Gamaliel. Better yet, a charter flight from your home to Pittsburgh. I've read that Joel Etchen Guns has some expertise in treating your malady. Perhaps the shock impact will do some good.

    Best,
    Dennis
     
  12. trapshootin hippie

    trapshootin hippie Well-Known Member

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    It seems that some trapshooters suffer from dane bramage, some more than others. Mine is in the terminal stages, or so says the wife.
     
  13. biff

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    MIA, a 1100 is no cure for The Biffer; however the full choke barrel for the old Model 11 Rem was equivalent to a low cost defibulator which uses AA batteries that come with it from Gahanna! The 1100 was an indication of Yakima Regression and there are plans in progress to have Biff hold his cat in his lap again and bring back the hyperactive dog. This would be tried before a lobotomy will be attempted with a rusty butter knife!
     
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