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Archery all the way! :smt063

I just bought 70 wooden arrows, but now my 35lb longbow is to weak, so I'll have to get a stronger one.

I love shooting (at crows when there are any :P )

Gaming. Was never that big on watching movies, just liked the good ones.

Oh yeah, must not forget sword fighting! :smt065
loove to do that.

Making armor and other stuff out of metal, i.e, shields.

chopping over trees with an ax, although I generally don't do that for a pass time.

Theres more of course, but thats for latter 8)
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Oh Llew, you shoot the crows? AHHHHHHHHH! :shock: Poor birdies! :cry:

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well...ehem, I haven't actually got any yet...they tend to wise-up real fast :lol:
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Llew, question for you: by 'shoot', do you mean with a gun or with the bow? Also, if you use the bow, do you use the tipped arrows made for birds or do you use target arrows or hunting arrows or what? The 'bird-tipped' arrows are basically heavy-headed, and normally, you can buy the rubber heads (yes, I said rubber) that slip right over a target arrow's head. Those are used to knock a bird out, or to break it's bones, killing it, rather than just piercing it, which could just lose you your arrow.
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I tired fishing with a bo once. My dad had these cool looking arrows with spring loaded barbs on the side of the head designed specifically for fishing and the attachment in the back for the fishing line.

It was very difficult as the water really slowed down the velocity of the arrow and most fish didn't swim on the top.

That was back when I shot a recurve, I could try it with my compound bo, but I don't know how the fiberglass arrow shafts would stand up to the force of a compound bo.
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So, Q, you shoot arrows with a martial arts stick?
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aldan wrote:Llew, question for you: by 'shoot', do you mean with a gun or with the bow? Also, if you use the bow, do you use the tipped arrows made for birds or do you use target arrows or hunting arrows or what? The 'bird-tipped' arrows are basically heavy-headed, and normally, you can buy the rubber heads (yes, I said rubber) that slip right over a target arrow's head. Those are used to knock a bird out, or to break it's bones, killing it, rather than just piercing it, which could just lose you your arrow.
I mean with a 22, but like I said, I haven't gotten any yet :shaking2:

Shooting them with a bow :lol: I am still having problems hitting the barn door... :smt117
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:smt089 No don't shoot the crows!

Fly Mr. Crow! Fly!

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Hobbies... hobbies...

Monday: 3-3:30 PM, Tenor Sax lesson

3-5 PM, after school Wind Symphony rehersal

5-6 PM, Jazz Band rehersal

Tuesday: 3-4 PM, Scholastic Bowl practice (meets are either Wednesdays or Saturdays, and last for about 6-7 hours, counting driving)

Thursday: 3-5 PM, Jazz Band rehersal

Friday: 6:15 - 10ish, Pep Band at basketball game (sometimes on Tuesdays, sometimes both)


That's my current hobbitual schedule. :wink:

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aldan wrote:So, Q, you shoot arrows with a martial arts stick?
Yup, me and Jackie Chan. We're the only two on the planet that can do it. Dude, you should see what I can do with a frisbee and a croquet mallet.
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Well, I finally decided what I was going to sculpt: Three versions of a Centaur.

1) A traditional mythical Centaur, rearing up, with the human torso twisting to the rear, firing his bow.

2) "What if" Centaurs were real, and survived to modern times, and fought along with humans in WWII. Rearing Centaur in US regulation combat gear, cigar clenched in his teeth, human torso twisting around, firing a BAR. Think of "Big Joe" from "Kelly's Hero's" as a Centaur.

3) What if" Sci-Fi version of a Centaur wearing some sort of "space armor".
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Hobbies... Well art is the main one. It's a big part of my life.

I like to hike.. I don't do it so much anymore... No one will ever go with me...

And I like to spend time with the elderly.. *When I'm not working* They always have a story to tell. And you learn a lot from them.
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