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Who goes first?

Unread postby muddy » Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:44 am

As youth season approaches I am once again at a quandary on which of my 3 kids gets 1st crack to hunt. They're all 3 good kids and each have their quirks but this fall I really don't know who to take 1st. Kid 3 is the youngest and hasn't shot a buck yet so that's who I'm leaning towards, but Kid 1 is the easiest and most positive about everything. Kid 2 made most of the signs for my Ironman as well as a sweet homemade participation trophy for me.

Decisions decisions...


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Re: Who goes first?

Unread postby Zephyrus » Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:00 am

The other two would likely understand the importance of getting that first deer - i would go with the youngest.

Then the other one, lastly the participation trophy kid - saying you are prescouting the best spots for him/her...
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Unread postby Zephyrus » Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:01 am

by the way - I appreciate that you put thought to this ;)
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Re: Who goes first?

Unread postby JakeB » Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:02 am

Sounds like a good problem to have!

Paper, rock, scissors it
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Re: Who goes first?

Unread postby muddy » Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:09 am

Zephyrus wrote:The other two would likely understand the importance of getting that first deer - i would go with the youngest.

Then the other one, lastly the participation trophy kid - saying you are prescouting the best spots for him/her...


Oh, he's shot 2 deer already, just not a buck.

Kid 1 will probably defer so long as I take her to where the big boy lives.
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Re: Who goes first?

Unread postby VaBowKill5 » Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:10 am

My dad used to make us draw straws on it and that was always fair.
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Re: Who goes first?

Unread postby Kraftd » Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:27 am

Any chance more than one buck comes out and you can bring more than one?
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Re: Who goes first?

Unread postby muddy » Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:32 am

Kraftd wrote:Any chance more than one buck comes out and you can bring more than one?


Maybe, but doing this 1 on 1 is much easier and brings better memories. 3 in the blind is cramped and usually brings about bickering.
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Re: Who goes first?

Unread postby Jonny » Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:56 am

Buy three sets of boxing gloves and see who wants it more :angry-boxing:
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Unread postby Moose » Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:12 am

Draw names, draw straws, make it fun for them
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Re: Who goes first?

Unread postby Horizontal Hunter » Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:18 am

Instead of an elf on the shelf you need a hunter hunter on the shelf that will watch them and report their behavior to you when your not around. :lol: :D :lol:

Might as well milk it. :D :D

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Re: Who goes first?

Unread postby muddy » Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:43 am

Jonny wrote:Buy three sets of boxing gloves and see who wants it more :angry-boxing:


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Re: Who goes first?

Unread postby Harvester » Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:50 am

Make it competitive ... SHOOT OUT!!!

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Re: Who goes first?

Unread postby Chuck B » Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:36 am

Sounds like a shoot out for sure. Younger kids get a handicap....
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Re: Who goes first?

Unread postby Bperdue21 » Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:53 pm

I always try and find someone to take my older kid while I take the younger one. It would be a lot harder to take a third though.


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