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Always pay attention when looking for a disc!

Postby GetMuddy350 » Wed Aug 16, 2006 12:15 pm

The thread title says it all. I've heard of blow out knees, twisted ankles, and broken hands playing disc golf...But not this one yet.

Yesterday I was looking for a disc, walking at a pretty good pace, when all of a sudden I was on my back. I took a VERY sharp 1" thick broken branch right in the ear. Needless to say, in the battle between branch and ear, the branch won. Tore my ear all up, big bloody mess. I'm lucky enough it didn't catch me in the eye.

So basically if the thought of a branch impailing you never crossed your mind, it probably should. Be very careful, i'd hate to see someone hurt worse than I was.
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Postby Solty » Wed Aug 16, 2006 12:32 pm

Ouch!!!
**Warning, proper headgear is advised**
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Postby GetMuddy350 » Wed Aug 16, 2006 12:57 pm

For real man! That stick was one mean motha ahh! Looked like someone sharpened it just for me. I'm all set now, but its just scary to think about what could have happened. Just inches from my eye.
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Postby the invisible tree » Wed Aug 16, 2006 1:32 pm

That is wiggity wiggity wack. I've encoutered many spiders and snakes. I even had the ground collapse under me which saw me fall into a 4ft. deep sinkhole. Is your hearing alright?
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Postby Jones » Wed Aug 16, 2006 3:46 pm

I came up on a swarm of bees on Sunday when we were looking for areas to put temporary holes for an upcoming tournament. I was climbing a cliff and 2 feet in front of me were about 50-100 bees. I went backwards pretty fast with a few obscene words.
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Postby Rooster » Wed Aug 16, 2006 4:01 pm

i reached into a tree to grab a found disc and whatta know bees. i bolted outta there pretty quickly.
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Postby sleepy » Wed Aug 16, 2006 7:29 pm

Rooster wrote:i bolted outta there pretty quickly.

That must've been quite a sight...

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Postby Rooster » Wed Aug 16, 2006 7:44 pm

I hate you Sleepy.
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Postby Momac » Wed Aug 16, 2006 7:57 pm

i've gotten branches in the face too, never broke the skin though.
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Postby BHW » Wed Aug 16, 2006 8:52 pm

I keep a vigilant eye out for snakes...I've seen 2 my last two rounds...although they were harmless black racers. Spider webs are the most annoying things...but usually harmless.

On a slightly related note, I had a friend once break BOTH wrists at the same time, playing ball golf. He slipped, fell ,and tried to break his fall by sticking his hands out. Snap. Snap.
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Postby Momac » Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:22 pm

no snakes here, just massive amounts of bunnies.
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Postby jgarcia9102 » Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:34 pm

this mans talking about getting impaled by a stick, your talking about bunnys...

:shock: :roll:
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Postby Momac » Wed Aug 16, 2006 10:07 pm

but really fillmore park has families of bunnies just chillin in the fairways, and some times duck families, but not so much latley since THE POND IS COMPLETELY DRY. wtf is with this dry summer.
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Postby GetMuddy350 » Thu Aug 17, 2006 1:52 pm

this mans talking about getting impaled by a stick, your talking about bunnys...


You guys are too much. Just an update...The cut is finally closed..Looks like there won't be too much scaring. Never knew a branch could do so much damage.

Any other "stupid" injuries you all have seen on the course?? This thread could get interesting.
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Postby zealot » Thu Aug 17, 2006 2:08 pm

yeah we have a few briar patch holes. all bunny. all the time.
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