Monday, November 24, 2008

Another epic fail!

What's wrong with this picture?

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Look, here's a closeup.

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Yeah, I kinda shot my truck. But not with a gun, I'm actually very very gun safety conscious! I accidentally shot my truck with an arrow.

I went over to my friend's house and he was like "Look at this bow I just got; it's totally badass!"

Me: "That's awesome!"

Him: "You wanna shoot it?"

Me: "Hell yeah!"

I try to draw it and damn it's hard as hell to draw a 40 lb bow. Waaaay harder than I thought it would be.

Me: "I don't think I can pull this."

Him: "Yes you can! PULL HARDER!"

My tomboy rage boils over and I pull as hard as I can and then slip and THWUNK shoot my truck. I burst out laughing and he was mortified and said he'd pay for the window. I'm not going to let him; I'm the one who a) wanted to shoot the bow and b) carelessly shot my own truck.

After shooting the truck we went off away from everything we cared about and I kept trying til I finally shot a tree. Bows are cool. Don't point them at anything you care about. Hell, don't point them within 45 degrees of anything you care about!



I think the Rangemaster sticker really makes the composition of the photo.

9 comments:

  1. FUNNY! You made me laugh out loud. And yes, the bullseye sticker is perfect as is the apparent miss.

    Very well done!

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  2. Darn it all...too bad you did not hit the bulleye...cold have won money for that hit!

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  3. You're going to fix that? I would be leaving it due to (1) laziness and (2) the story behind it. It does give a certain redneck charm.

    We had an archery field in the camp where I worked for a few summers. A nice way to blow off stress at the end of the day, and I can take down a bale of hay at 100 yards...

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  4. That is fargin hilarious! Sounds like something i would do!

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  5. Now your truck knows why, sometime before Agincourt, the French said that they'd cut off the first two fingers of every archer that they caught.....

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  6. Thanks yall :)

    dp - well, I am going to fix it but I still haven't even called around and priced a replacement pane yet.

    My friend's (30 year old) brother saw it Friday and he started POKING it. I had to yell at him to stop. I'm kind of dreading if someone pokes it and the whole little window falls in.

    WHP - English archers did in fact cross my mind. I tried to draw the bow, failed, and thought "Dammit, if a scrawny malnourished English peasant could draw 60 lbs I can definitely draw 40!"

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  7. Visiting here, now that you've posted the link to Mel...OMG. You amaze me.

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  8. My kryptonite: If you imply that I'm a wuss for not doing something, I am forced to do that thing. I'm like a 12 year old boy.

    Also, for the record, I never fixed that window.

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  9. Holy hell, this is awesomely funny. I have a bumper on my car that I refuse to fix because I damaged it in a funny story and because it's not really that noticeable. Some car damage, especially if your not intending to sell the car, just doesn't matter.

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