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Balloons everywhere!

Unread postby magicman54494 » Thu Apr 14, 2016 1:57 pm

I've been doing a lot of scouting and I keep finding those helium party balloons everywhere. Anyone else seeing these? I hate litter. I've been dragging out a lot of pop, water, and beer cans. Thanks to anyone who carries out more than they take in.

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Unread postby hunter_mike » Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:02 pm

Ive seen a couple of those. Shiny foil balloons. Its a shame theres so much junk out in the woods

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Unread postby Hawthorne » Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:22 pm

I've ran into balloons often in the woods over the years. Wonder how far they actually go with helium. I see alot of junk on state land. Especially on the wma's closer to the big city

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Unread postby Crazinamatese » Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:34 pm

I have found balloons too.
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Unread postby Groundpounder » Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:43 pm

Constantly finding them too. There are very few times my pack isn't filled with garbage at the end of a scouting trip.
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Unread postby stash59 » Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:44 pm

I found part of a weather balloon once!

Yeah the junk stinks. I never understood how they could carry a full can of pop or beer way back in. But leave the empty there! IDIOTS!!
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Unread postby Dewey » Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:54 pm

I find those shiny foil balloons all over the place. Not surprised others are finding them too.

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Unread postby Lockdown » Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:58 pm

I'm surprised at all the balloon findings. Can't say I've ever found one.

Beer cans on the other hand...
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Unread postby mag1 » Thu Apr 14, 2016 10:48 pm

Seen 2 on Tuesday, both stuck way up in trees.

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Unread postby Ghost Hunter » Thu Apr 14, 2016 11:12 pm

We see some in the bottoms down here every once in a while.
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Unread postby Josh_S » Thu Apr 14, 2016 11:28 pm

I hate to see it. Especially the places on public land where low lifes decide they will use as a free garbage dump rather than pay for garbage pickup. And its kind of disturbing to see a doll laying in the middle of the woods on public land. I've seen this more than once.
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Unread postby oldrank » Fri Apr 15, 2016 1:46 am

I find the shiny ones often on public. Coffee cups, beer cans n doe in heat wicks top the list too.

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Unread postby rutjunkie » Fri Apr 15, 2016 3:22 am

I noticed the free garbage dump in parking lot as well. Disgusting to say the least. I see alot of soda bottles and food wrappers as well. I don't get it, it was alot heavier carrying it in. Now that it is empty, it should be alot easier.

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Unread postby cedarsavage » Fri Apr 15, 2016 3:40 am

Josh_S wrote:I hate to see it. Especially the places on public land where low lifes decide they will use as a free garbage dump rather than pay for garbage pickup. And its kind of disturbing to see a doll laying in the middle of the woods on public land. I've seen this more than once.

I know what you mean one time I was scouting n saw something on a tree when I got closer I saw a fire pit then realized the thing on the tree was a burnt face of a baby doll

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Re: Balloons everywhere!

Unread postby Edcyclopedia » Fri Apr 15, 2016 4:13 am

That's how I mark my hunting spots...

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