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Cooter

What is that smell???

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Cooter

Does anyone on the inside know just what that smell is? Its some kind of chemical for sure. Like a hypnotic of sorts. Alters cognitive thinking and is a catalyst for involuntary spending of nonexistent cash. Through some crazy process, Cabela's, Bass Pro Shops, Rollie & Helen's and others fuse this poison into the pages of their catalogs. Even more mysterious is this solution somehow penetrates computer screens from their websites. Sufferers such as myself experience symptoms with much greater severity in late winter, early spring. So tragic, yet so amazing.

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Scoot

Cooter, I mean this in the nicest way... you have issues. You really should go talk to somebody. grin.gif

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Dave S

Cabela's, Gander Mountain, Bass Pro, and Scheels all have trained specialists on hand that can help you with this problem. If not dealt with immediately, it can lead to obsessive compulsive disorder, and in extreme cases, divorce.

Sounds like there's an emergency visit in store......Do I hear sirens? grin.gif

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Cooter

I'm thinking of calling the good people over at Thorne Bros, maybe they can help. I do, however, refuse to enter that place. I never have and pray I never will. The stories from fellow musky addicts entering that place this time of year is enough to scar you for life. Just pics of the endless walls of lures makes me twitch and shake. Their website alone has led me to denial on numerous occasions. Maybe FM could form some kind of support group for this unfortunate condition afflicting so many of us.

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Scoot

 Originally Posted By: Cooter
Maybe FM could form some kind of support group for this unfortunate condition afflicting so many of us.

Coots, I'm glad to hear you're considering taking my advice regarding getting help!

Seriously, if you've never been to Thorne Bros, you need to go. On the other hand, you'd better have a couple hundos burning a hole in your pocket when you walk in the door.

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Sandmannd

I don't think we need a support group on FM, I think we need a support group FOR FM!!

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polarsusd81

I think the smell is Anise oil. Fish love it so we must as well.

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BK19

send all impulsive buys from this chemical to me i will gladly give you my adrress

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rockman

Is it plausible that there are secret hidden money magnets in these stores that are turned on all the time? A guy really has to watch how hard those buggers pull on his wallet when going to a store like Thorne Bros,etc. The thing of it is,however, even if you fight the pull, resistance is futile. grin.gif

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