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How many people out there are siting in there office watching the clock move o' so slow. And have looked at the weather forecast 3+ times already.

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I am counting the minutes.........

Leaving tonight. Duck hunt tomorrow morning. Bowhunt tomorrow evening, rifle Sat,,,,,,,,

Oh gosh I am going nutz.

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I am going absolutely insane here in my cube in Dtwn Minneapolis. I have been working on my lists all day, haven't shaved in two weeks, and have been constantly reading these forums just to keep from totally losing it.

I'm not leaving until tomorrow after work, so there's probably some more I could add to my list. Ooooooh, a little sack of flour to check the wind direction in the stand...check! grin.gif

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Is that why I know all the replies to "deer camp", which scent, what to do with road kills, how early, and all the other posts on the hunting and "deer, bear,etc posts?????

wink.gifwink.gif What else can we do?????

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I have checked the weather I think at least 10 times today, still hasn't changed, but I am hopefull for that Friday night 2-4 inches of snow..I think I am packed and ready to go, but the longer I sit here the more I am second guessing my packing and my lists...now what will I forget????? confused.gifblush.gifgrin.gif

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I have been going nuts as well. Finally I gave up and took off this morning and drove to cabellas in rogers ah hem just a few minutes from where I work in St. Paul blush.gif. I bought a doe in a can and some new ear protection. I can now relax for 10 minutes or so....

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longest week of the year...

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I'm leaving in 3 hours 55 minutes and 13 seconds, roughly!!! I have Purchase Orders to get out today, some production reports to finish up, but somehow can't seem to keep my mind on the task at hand. Did any of you watch South Park on Comedy Central last night? Cartman couldn't wait until the new Nintendo came out so he froze himself in the snow in the mountains and had his buddy "butters" wake him up in three weeks because the wait was actually killing him. I'm thinking about doing the same. I may have to go and jump in Lake Vermilion and try to freeze myself for these next four hours. Is it time yet.....? How about now....? And now....? Nope still four hours, dang it!

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Yes, I'm dying here and I should be paying the company instead of them paying me for today! Just got some hand-drawn maps and ballistics recommendations/yardages ready for my two kids that are coming along. The hard part is forgetting their ballistics to remember my own!!

Unforunately, realized that I have both of their rifles zero'd in wrong and will now need a stop at the range to make sure they are correct. That isn't a bad thing but isn't the day I care to be at the range if I can help it.

Oh well, if I focus on worrying about how they are sighted-in I'll probably be able to quit running thru the packing and lists so much.

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I'd rather only have to wait a day and a half than the 2 weeks I have to wait.

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Two more hours for me Hee Haa. Might even get to bow hunt an hour or so tonight. We have some fresh snow on the ground (Not much but just enough) Need the winds to mellow out!!! Shack is being heated and the truck is packed. The longest week will produce the quickest weekend. No doubt!!! Good luck to all and be safe.

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When was my last post???? 11:55 now it's 1:30. Time to read the posts again for more info then I need. Keeps me going. grin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gif

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My brother just called me to tell me he made it in to the shack. Didn't even have to cut any trees down over the trail. He's got a barley pop open and awaiting my arrival. He just had to rub it in mad.gif . I've got two hours to go. Well, actually 2 1/2, but I'm sneaking out of here at 4:30.

It's easier to beg for forgiveness, than to ask for permission!!!

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I'm in a similar but different situation. I'm stuck at class yet until around 4, thank God for laptops and wireless internet though. I knew I spent the extra dough for the longer lasting battery for a reason smile.gif I've been zoned out of the professors' lectures today and probably checked the weather and this site about 1000 times already today. I'm leaving tomorrow after a morning presentation and a quick stop at Gander Mtn. I'd also like to shoot about 5 rounds just to ease any doubts I may have. This has probably been one of the longer weeks of the year, though ever since I started bow hunting it's not AS bad as it used to be. Just gotta wash the clothes tonight and make sure everything is packed, check the list about 10 times, don't wanna get out there and realize I forgot the shells. Good luck to everyone.

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Ok, here I go. I'm leaving right now. If nobody ever hears from me again it means the boss caught me and put me solitary confinement. Wish me luck!!!

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I don't know about you guys but I have been sitting up my stand for about a week and a half now, my wife says I have shot a deer every night in my sleep for a week. Good thing I don't let the anticipation get to me.

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Don't even get me started on all the deer I've shot while losing sleep this week. I've shot some bucks that would have made Boone and Crockett use their gloves as TP! grin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gif

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I know the feeling about the shortage of sleep but that won,t get cured till saturday night. I mostly try to keep busy with little projects. Right now I have about 5 pounds of venison in the smoker making pepper blend jerky and I still will sharpen a couple of knives and pack a little more stuff. Good luck to all and I hope the time passes quickly for you all.

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