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My Dilemma

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by reddbudd, Nov 12, 2011.

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  1. reddbudd

    reddbudd Well-Known Member

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    My dilemma is that in Jan.2011 for several personal reasons none of which were medical I made a New Year's resolution not to fire any gun in 2011. Then in Oct. I sold a house I owned in New York. I used some of the money to buy the left hand Infinity that DeVault Industries had on their website.
    So now I have to ask myself what do I do.
    In the past I have never been successful in keeping a resolution. So, Do I hold out out the month and a half until Jan.1,2012 or do I scrap another resolution and shoot my new gun as soon as possible? If I give in now I sure will feel stupid for not shooting all summer. If I wait for Jan.1 I will probably be trying out a new gun in some crappy Western Pennsylvania winter weather.

    What would you do?
    Bud Edwards
     
  2. grunt

    grunt TS Supporters TS Supporters

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    Shoot the gun, Life is too short. Enjoy
     
  3. Tron

    Tron Supporting Vendor Supporting Vendor

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    Scrap the stupid resolution. You're weak and you might as well just give in to the urge.
     
  4. Catpower

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    If you made it past Jan 10 you made the requirements of all resolutions so blaze away
     
  5. RickN

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    Shoot it, and then stop for ice cream on the way home.
     
  6. Hauxfan

    Hauxfan Well-Known Member

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    So you made an "Oops" resolution.

    No biggie!

    The sun will still come up tomorrow if you break it.

    Hauxfan!
     
  7. crusha

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    Was this some kind of stupid Buddhist feat of religious self-deprivation, or what?



    As the liberals said of Bush Senior's "no new taxes" pledge, your mistake is not in breaking the pledge...it was in making it in the first place.



    Shoot the damn thing...and if you must atone, swear off Artichokes for the rest of the year.
     
  8. Ross

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    Are you POSITIVE that you're still going to be able (alive)to enjoy that beautiful new toy after the 1st of the year??? If so wait---otherwise!!!!! Either way ENJOY. Ross Puls
     
  9. locdoc

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    Or brussel sprouts.......... he he

    Doug Whiton, P/W dealer/dist
     
  10. GW22

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    Pennsylvania, you say? Perfect. Take it to Joe Paterno's house and shoot it at his head.

    -Gary
     
  11. The Literalist

    The Literalist Well-Known Member

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    Depends what the resolution was for. Was it something important...or silly?

    If important, wait for another 6 weeks. You'll feel satisfied with no guilt or regrets. Actually, you'll have accomplished something (whatever that is).

    If it was something trivial...well, fire away.
     
  12. need to shoot more

    need to shoot more Active Member

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    you made a personal goal why not try to reach it and shoot in 2012... either way you cant go wrong.
     
  13. bluedsteel

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    As stated earlier, it depends on the reason for the "resolution". If for a good reason, then don't break it. If the resolution was made just "because", the it doesn't matter, does it? In which case, I would shoot the gun.

    bluedsteel
     
  14. shot410ga

    shot410ga Well-Known Member

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    That resolution was really stupid.
     
  15. John Thompson

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    If you don't have the fortitude to keep the resolution you probably don't have the fortitude to break 100. Think about it.
     
  16. Barrelbulge(Fl)

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    Literalist hit the nail on the head 100%. Depends why the resolution was made. Bulge.
     
  17. joe kuhn

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    Personal discipline is important in shooting and elsewhere. Whatever you decide, learn from it.
     
  18. Kolarpole

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    Bud......I recomend you KEEP your resolution. You can see the "light at the end of the tunnel". In the meantime; I am a Left Handed shooter and will gladly carry the LH gun to Florida with me this saturday the l9th. It will be tested and taken care of at the Silver Dollar Club until you come down early January. It will be cleaned after every 50 shots. You can contact me by private message and all will be well.......run'em
     
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