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Question Would you give up hunting for your other half ?

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Pete2013, Sep 22, 2015.


Would you give up hunting for your other half ?

Poll closed Sep 30, 2015.
  1. Yes

  2. No

  3. Maybe

  1. Pete2013

    Pete2013 Busy Member

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    Would you give up hunting for your girlfriend / wife / husband if they were anti hunting and loved all animals and couldn't stand the thought if you hunting them ?

    I am on the fence.

  2. Batz

    Batz Busy Member

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    South Carolina
    I would send her shopping and make it back before she returned home :D
  3. Stevie Darling

    Stevie Darling Sexual tyrannosaurus

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    St. Andrews, Jockland.
  4. Alex.B

    Alex.B Keyboard Hero

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    No way!
  5. waisted skirt

    waisted skirt Donator

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    Would never be with someone who was not accepting of my hobbies and certainly would not get to the marriage stage without knowing this about them. I would not expect her to give up something she enjoyed so as with everything in life its give and take.
  6. Paddler

    Paddler Donator

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    Well... As long as they went veggie and stopped eating force fed 30 day old chickens that had been semi stunned and dunked in boiling water..or fish that suffocated on the deck or nets of a trawler etc etc... Then I may seriously think on it...

    Animal welfare is constantly on my mind while fishing and shooting... Every time I get a partial kill that needs that extra shot I ask myself if I'm ok with this... I am so far... I'm not promising myself I always will be... (I quite like mung beans)
  7. pjbingham

    pjbingham Prime Kentish Beef

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    I would for the current one but never would have for the Ex wife,she was just the kind of woman that made you want to go out into a field on your own.
  8. surrey shooter

    surrey shooter Donator

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    camberley, surrey.
    Me Julie don't like guns, and not to keen on me hunting..but what I do is my business, I don't get involved with her handbags (only buy them) and shoes.

    She knew what I was the day we met.
  9. That hurts

    That hurts Barely Active

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    Absolutely not unless she was called Kate Beckinsale :D ... but on a serious note, I couldn't see it happening as my partner is/would have to be a country girl into all the usual country pursuits.
  10. 1961nuffield

    1961nuffield Honorary Member

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    Originally E&S York's now SE Finland
    A couple of years ago I saw a lingering kill take place which bothered me, I've also nearly hit a couple of moose when driving (I drive 30K km's a year for work), which balances the argument. I consider quite deeply the taking of life, but up to now I can justify it.

  11. Rat reaper

    Rat reaper Keyboard Hero

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    My Mrs is always complaining about the magpies waking us up in the summer ,mind you I'm not surprised she does a lot of that lol
  12. oedbachgen

    oedbachgen Top Poster

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    Rhondda, South Wales
    I don't hunt, but my mother:rolleyes: dose not like guns, if I did hunt I would disown of her:D.
  13. dave goodall

    dave goodall Donator

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    Been with my misses 20+ years shee's very very anti hunting but just agree to disagree on the subject
  14. Tron

    Tron Donator

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    West MIds
    My wife is a animal lover but she has never complained about me culling animals and birds.
  15. Seamaster

    Seamaster Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    No chance.
    I wouldn't have married her if she was the sort of person who would try to stop me doing something I love.

  16. norman

    norman Donator

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    Yes I would..I used to shoot a lot of game but slowly got less & less..I've mates who still actively hunt so game if freely available if I want it..that doesn't stop me plugging the odd squirrel though..I've found target shooting is really all I need & luv the Mr's to bits & would respect her wishes if needed.
  17. Tripleteer

    Tripleteer Donator

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    My wife IS anti hunting, she is anti anything I like to do!!!!!
  18. 177

    177 Donator

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    Berwick upon Tweed
    Not a chance.

    I've been fishing and hunting since I was a kid and our species is still hard-wired that way.

    I can fully respect and even mostly understand why some people are opposed to it, but I struggle with the hypocrisy that surrounds the whole deal since the same people will happily chew down on the cheapest bottom line foods that are extremely unlikely to have had a free (and presumably happy) life ending in an instant lights out.

    We have the luxury of being selectively moral these days, and for some people it can be very selective indeed...

    It comes down to this:

    for every meal we eat, something died

    Doesn't matter whether you are veggie or not, the same applies, and the one point I keep coming down to is simply this:

    without the vast air miles involved in shipping a constant supply of foods to our local supermarkets, today's popular and currently in vogue dietary habits would be very quickly returned to a more natural state.

    I don't force my take on things on others and, provided they afford me the same courtesy, we can always just agree to disagree.
  19. JSB888

    JSB888 Keyboard Hero

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    Nr Crewe
    The Mrs is a vet nurse, so is very animal friendly, but she's also an ex farmers daughter, so she knows the crack with pests. She know what I do, but we just don't talk about it. She has got me a couple of 'jobs' in the past though though.
  20. smithys

    smithys Busy Member

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    lost in the woods
    I do what I want ,when I want, if my girlfriend dont like it shr knows where the door is, my ex-wife was a bit harder work but I woke up to myself thats why she is ex, if you have a real passion for a hobby or sport then who ever your with should except it or hit the road,

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