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    Hunting related deaths

    Some intersting facts here in this article. Definately worth taking the time to read

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    Pretty sobering stuff. Im going to stick to identifying the sex and age
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibo View Post
    Pretty sobering stuff. Im going to stick to identifying the sex and age
    That's about the same criteria as when looking for a root
    Which is worse, ignorance or apathy...I don't know and don't care.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibo View Post
    Pretty sobering stuff. Im going to stick to identifying the sex and age
    And what age and what sex are you talking about?
    Boom, cough,cough,cough

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spook View Post
    That's about the same criteria as when looking for a root
    But add a good Rack !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spook View Post
    That's about the same criteria as when looking for a root
    Too right!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan F View Post
    Some intersting facts here in this article. Definately worth taking the time to read

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    I admit I only read the first case in that article...what one says to save one's arse after the fact is probably different to what actually happened...he took a shot at a deer's rump at 20 metres and shot his target in the head...what a crock of shit...he seen something move and blasted it...I challenge anyone to measure off 20 metres in any bush situation and have a good look at it, you will see every identifiable object in that distance...and if you cant then don't even shoulder your rifle unless you live by the old "if there is lead in the air, there is hope".
    Which is worse, ignorance or apathy...I don't know and don't care.

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    Well, 'if you don't care chuck some lead in the air' was the other side of that...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan F View Post
    Some intersting facts here in this article. Definately worth taking the time to read

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    The inspector and alot more people should take the time to read some material such as I Pavlov's "Battle for the mind" and research done into how the bain makes /lets you see what you want to see .. One of the problems of making a positive identification is the longer you are out looking the more likley you are to make a wrong identification .. In coaching competitors , use is made of auto suggestion and some of the methods used such as visualisation would go some way to explain how some people could get it so bably wrong and just harping on about properly identifying the target will just never get the job done .. It needs some real investigation into ways to fiiix the problem .. Ajob for NZDA perhaps

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    Quote Originally Posted by lefty1 View Post
    The inspector and alot more people should take the time to read some material such as I Pavlov's "Battle for the mind" and research done into how the bain makes /lets you see what you want to see .. One of the problems of making a positive identification is the longer you are out looking the more likley you are to make a wrong identification .. In coaching competitors , use is made of auto suggestion and some of the methods used such as visualisation would go some way to explain how some people could get it so bably wrong and just harping on about properly identifying the target will just never get the job done .. It needs some real investigation into ways to fiiix the problem .. Ajob for NZDA perhaps
    BULLSHIT. The hunters that shoot blokes/women are suffering from Fuckwit Hero Syndrome.The sooner these Fools get some time in Jail the better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spook View Post
    That's about the same criteria as when looking for a root
    Not fussy about species ?
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    These incidents are tragic and as much as I understand the "buck fever" and the "mind makes the eyes see what is not there" arguments, I believe that all of these incidents are entirely preventable and should not ever occur.
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    Quote Originally Posted by H&K MAN View Post
    BULLSHIT. The hunters that shoot blokes/women are suffering from Fuckwit Hero Syndrome.The sooner these Fools get some time in Jail the better.
    Doesn't prevent it happening though does it, just a reaction to the action. May provide a small amount of deterrent but won't stop it happening.

    Prevention is more important, but I agree being whipped with a wet towel is insufficient as punishment. Lock Em up

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    Quote Originally Posted by lefty1 View Post
    The inspector and alot more people should take the time to read some material such as I Pavlov's "Battle for the mind" and research done into how the bain makes /lets you see what you want to see .. One of the problems of making a positive identification is the longer you are out looking the more likley you are to make a wrong identification .. In coaching competitors , use is made of auto suggestion and some of the methods used such as visualisation would go some way to explain how some people could get it so bably wrong and just harping on about properly identifying the target will just never get the job done .. It needs some real investigation into ways to fiiix the problem .. Ajob for NZDA perhaps
    Bugger off!

    The longer I am in the bush at any time, the more I relax and tune in to the environment, and the slower I act, simple. Wrong identification my arse!, more like no identification.

    My "auto suggestion" is: I will NOT! shoot at sound, I will NOT! shoot at a colour, I will NOT! shoot at movement- I WILL!, identify WHERE!, I am going to put the round.
    More "auto suggestion" I use: I an NOT!, desperate to shoot something, I WILL! take my time over a shot, passing it up if I cannot get the clean kill shot I want.

    PREDETERMINED MINDSET AND SELF CONTROL WILL EQUAL NO ACCIDENTAL DEATHS.

    The deaths occurring are a combination of desperation to kill something/anything, negligence and carelessness.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lefty1 View Post
    The inspector and alot more people should take the time to read some material such as I Pavlov's "Battle for the mind" and research done into how the bain makes /lets you see what you want to see .. One of the problems of making a positive identification is the longer you are out looking the more likley you are to make a wrong identification .. In coaching competitors , use is made of auto suggestion and some of the methods used such as visualisation would go some way to explain how some people could get it so bably wrong and just harping on about properly identifying the target will just never get the job done .. It needs some real investigation into ways to fiiix the problem .. Ajob for NZDA perhaps
    The hierarchy of that outfit have been known to be the worst offenders
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    Which is worse, ignorance or apathy...I don't know and don't care.

 

 

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