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Surprise I found this morning.....

North ForestNorth Forest MemberPosts: 358 Member
This morning I discovered this hat deep into my property, in the driveway very close to the house. I have no trespassing signs posted. I decided to set it out for the intruder to retrieve at the front of the property with a subtle message......

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  • JeeperJeeper Senior Member Posts: 2,954 Senior Member
    LOL

    Luis
    Wielding the Hammer of Thor first requires you to lift and carry the Hammer of Thor. - Bigslug
  • metalmanmetalman New Member Posts: 7 New Member
    Subtle indeed, nicely done
  • MichakavMichakav Senior Member Posts: 2,814 Senior Member
  • Big Al1Big Al1 Senior Member Posts: 8,017 Senior Member
    Ya' need bigger holes in the target, otherwise, nice touch and good shootin'!!
  • coolgunguycoolgunguy Senior Member Posts: 6,623 Senior Member
    Mebbe a large dog staked next to the hat with a "Found" sign? :devil:


    Being a Redwings hat, is it possible somebody just threw it out? :rotflmao:
    "Bipartisan" usually means that a bigger than normal deception is happening.
    George Carlin
  • North ForestNorth Forest Member Posts: 358 Member
    Big Al1 wrote: »
    Ya' need bigger holes in the target, otherwise, nice touch and good shootin'!!

    Thanks and yes I agree, I'm practicing now mostly with my .45. I've also added a nice 12 gauge to my collection which I am thoroughly enjoying.
  • CHIRO1989CHIRO1989 Senior Member Posts: 13,027 Senior Member
    You missed the hat, try again.
    I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that they turn away from their ways and live. Eze 33:11
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Posts: 17,179 Senior Member
    This is cute, however, in some locales (I have no idea where you live) could be construed as a threat should the guy end up dead....much like those signs some folks put on their doors that warn trespassers that they will be shot, etc....could come back to bite you in court...

    You've also informed everyone who sees the thing that you have guns in the house...could be a deterrent, could be an invitation....
    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"
  • North ForestNorth Forest Member Posts: 358 Member
    Jayhawker wrote: »
    This is cute, however, in some locales (I have no idea where you live) could be construed as a threat should the guy end up dead....much like those signs some folks put on their doors that warn trespassers that they will be shot, etc....could come back to bite you in court...

    You've also informed everyone who sees the thing that you have guns in the house...could be a deterrent, could be an invitation....

    You are right on all points, I did take the target away after considering these things. I live in a rural area of Northern Washington state, in the foothills of the mountains, and guns in the house is quite common around here. I agree a low profile is better.
  • bruchibruchi Senior Member Posts: 2,581 Senior Member
    Cool, now "he" knows that you got guns so it might be worth going in to steal them when there is no one home...
    If this post is non welcomed, I can always give you a recipe for making "tostones".
  • North ForestNorth Forest Member Posts: 358 Member
    The target I put out was only out for about 8 hrs., I think few, if anyone, even saw it. I came to my senses about discretion fairly quick. My guns (the ones I don't carry) are well stashed and secured. As it turns out the owner of the hat is a 15 yr. old local kid who drunkenly bumbled through my yard that night, he even apologized. I won't be making any overt statements like this in the future.

    As I before stated, where I live is a rural area where guns are pretty much considered normal and sensible. My "display", admittedly not wise, probably wasn't even noticed.
  • Dr. dbDr. db Senior Member Posts: 1,541 Senior Member
    Although I agree about not advertising your guns I also believe a statement in the right way might act as a deterrent. I'm going to have to ruminate on this a little more. Maybe just the hat pinned to a tree with a knife? Left near where he lost it. I think it's called targeted communications.
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