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Old June 22, 2007, 12:56 PM   #1
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Marine Vs. Bear

Moral of the story never hunt a Marine unless well armed.

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Everhart said the bear started charging, so he grabbed the first thing he could find, which happened to be a log from the family's firewood.

Everhart lobbed the chunk of wood, hitting the bear in the head and killing it.
http://www.local6.com/news/13552641/detail.html

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Old June 22, 2007, 01:23 PM   #2
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Sounds to me like the bear should have brought reinforcements.

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Old June 22, 2007, 01:33 PM   #3
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Must have been the beer cooler.
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Old June 22, 2007, 03:15 PM   #4
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Cooler was prolly full of MREs and the Marine didn't want to get charged with animal abuse
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Old June 22, 2007, 04:36 PM   #5
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After going a round or two with a Gunny I knew a bear would be quick work....

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Old June 22, 2007, 05:01 PM   #6
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Don't mess with Marines!

I can't believe he got a ticket, for failing to secure his food - wth? What are you supposed to do - bolt your ice chest to the ground?
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Old June 22, 2007, 08:36 PM   #7
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He was keeping...

in practise as the Russian Bear is retired.
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Old June 23, 2007, 11:44 PM   #8
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A Proud Marine Moment

That just tickles the funny bone and rankles the skin; man defends his boy (who had the temerity to throw a shovel at a bear!) with a piece of kindling, kills the bear and gets a ticket. imagine what would have happened if he had been armed and shot the bruin!

Makes me proud to be a Marine and adds another measure of disgust at bureaucracy.
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Old June 24, 2007, 09:34 PM   #9
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A one hit kill with a piece of firewood? That guy must have an arm like Nolan Ryan!!
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Old June 24, 2007, 11:47 PM   #10
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Marines arms are bigger on average. Somthing more like the arms of Paul Bunyan.

He needs to go to belgum and do a bear hunt with a Gaul battle axe (traditional over there if my Belgian commando friend is telling the truth)
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Old June 24, 2007, 11:57 PM   #11
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One Indian tracked a bear to a cave and called out, "Come out! I want you!" He kept yelling until he woke the bear which was not in the most pleasant dispositions (think of the antithesis of Yogi Bear). The Indian deftly sidestepped and clubbed the bear to death with one blow to the head. The red man was TOUGH. Read this and other stories in Rambling Anecdotes (Blackpowder forum).
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Old June 25, 2007, 07:11 AM   #12
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The fact that they gave him a ticket is deplorable. I hope he fights it in court and wins.

I'd like to be the 1st to coin a term or two we may all be using in the future "Use enough stick" and "Don't bring a limb to a log fight."

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Old June 25, 2007, 07:42 AM   #13
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Hey Mister you have a permit for concealed firewood carry?
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Old June 25, 2007, 09:03 AM   #14
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Are there bears in Belgium? Or was that a joke?
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