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Old 07-18-2019, 12:19 PM   #1
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I need a photo of a possum either love or preferably dead. Long story short Iím in a conversation with a friend that doesnít believe that anyone really kills possums. He thinks they fake it the whole time and run off when we leave. Iíve explained that when you blow ones head off with a shotgun heís dead. Not getting through
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Old 07-18-2019, 12:22 PM   #2
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Old 07-18-2019, 12:31 PM   #3
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Yea they didnít wake back up when I opened the jaws of the conibear.....
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Old 07-18-2019, 12:35 PM   #4
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I've killed them but I've seen them take a lot of heat and keep living too. I shot one with a .22lr about 11 times one time. Every time I'd hit it,it would just turn around in circles. The last one I shot fell right over when I shot him with the .17WSM.
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Old 07-18-2019, 12:35 PM   #5
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You need to be more selective about the people you talk to.
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Old 07-18-2019, 12:38 PM   #6
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What are you going to do when he asks you to convince him that the earth isn't flat?
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Old 07-18-2019, 12:43 PM   #7
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You need to be more selective about the people you talk to.
No kidding....your friend is a DA...

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Old 07-18-2019, 01:02 PM   #8
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When day drinking goes horribly right...
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Old 07-18-2019, 01:12 PM   #9
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Old 07-18-2019, 01:20 PM   #10
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Old 07-18-2019, 01:26 PM   #11
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agreed!
The dude on my left shoulder has tempted me to stick/shoot one many times, but the dude on my right shoulder has prevailed every time.... I just don't see any reason to kill them and they're not a problem around the house either...
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Old 07-18-2019, 01:42 PM   #12
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One night I was sitting in my hot tub drinking beer and my dog pulled this giant possum off the fence as it was trying to cross it. He mauled it pretty badly and it played possum (as you'd expect). Dog would walk to the other side of the pool, possum would reanimate, dog would maul it again. Happened 3-4 times, dog never killed it but that possum dang sure knew he'd been in a fight the next day. I finally put the dog inside because I felt bad.
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Old 07-18-2019, 01:57 PM   #13
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I usually kill them with my redwing boots.
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Old 07-18-2019, 02:01 PM   #14
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Iím realizing that, thereís no pill to fix stupid.
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Old 07-18-2019, 02:01 PM   #15
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What are you going to do when he asks you to convince him that the earth isn't flat?


Hopefully it doesnít come to that. But Iím stumped if it does
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Old 07-18-2019, 02:24 PM   #16
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I know the are tough, i shot one with my bow behind the head and came out between the front legs. Dang thing some how ran off with my arrow and never did find him.
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Old 07-18-2019, 03:30 PM   #17
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Still haven't seen any evidence on here that proves an opossum can really be killed. A few pics of them "playing possum"

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Old 07-18-2019, 03:31 PM   #18
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I posted this sign in my chicken coop so the chickens wouldn't worry. Then I watched an opossum eat one of their heads off.
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Old 07-18-2019, 03:40 PM   #19
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Old 07-18-2019, 04:04 PM   #20
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Old 07-18-2019, 04:06 PM   #21
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My grandson in April at my place in Centerville.
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Old 07-18-2019, 04:15 PM   #22
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My grandson in April at my place in Centerville.
That possum lost its head.
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Old 07-18-2019, 04:19 PM   #23
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Tell dat guy they go good with a big onion too.
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Old 07-18-2019, 04:19 PM   #24
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My grandson in April at my place in Centerville.


Looks like that one didnít make it
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Old 07-18-2019, 07:04 PM   #25
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Yep. Steel toe to the head. Used to see how far I could punt them. Them and coons. Coons would be around the plant with distemper all the time.

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Old 07-18-2019, 07:18 PM   #26
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I had a shovel at the lease named Possum......
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Old 07-18-2019, 07:45 PM   #27
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I usually let them go, but if they run afoul of my pit bull, they're toast. They love dog food, and have a suicidal habit of waltzing right up to her food bowl for a bite. They get a bite then, alright...
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Old 07-18-2019, 07:47 PM   #28
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Old 07-18-2019, 07:50 PM   #29
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Old 07-18-2019, 08:01 PM   #30
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My ex mother in law had a yellow lab that would catch opossums play with them til they played opossum/dead then he would hike his leg **** on them and walk away seen him do it several times always wondered how many times he caught the same one
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Old 07-18-2019, 08:19 PM   #31
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I need a photo of a possum either love or preferably dead.
Photo of possum love? I always thought this place was at least PG13.
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Old 07-18-2019, 09:05 PM   #32
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Old 07-18-2019, 09:28 PM   #33
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Easy cure for your friend

Kill a possum, put it in his driveway and tell him he has to leave it until it quits playing dead and leaves

In this heat he will change his thinking within 3 days if not less
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Old 07-18-2019, 09:59 PM   #34
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Gotta good memory of a coondog I had and a possum one night. But prolly shouldnít put it on the web
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Old 07-18-2019, 10:03 PM   #35
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Years ago we would occasionally catch them in leg-hold traps. My dad taught me how to kill them when they are playing possum. You lay their head flat on the ground , hold it down on with your foot, and pull the tail until you snap the neck. ( may sound cruel , but actually pretty quick and efficient). You know they are dying when their tail will twist around in circles.
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Old 07-18-2019, 10:07 PM   #36
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Easy cure for your friend

Kill a possum, put it in his driveway and tell him he has to leave it until it quits playing dead and leaves

In this heat he will change his thinking within 3 days if not less
Classic!

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Old 07-18-2019, 10:23 PM   #37
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Yea they didnít wake back up when I opened the jaws of the conibear.....
Those 220's will get the job done.

I had an english pointer that would kill them when they got in her pen after her dog food. They would be flat, nothing inside. Pretty sure they were dead.
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Old 07-19-2019, 07:25 AM   #38
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Easy cure for your friend

Kill a possum, put it in his driveway and tell him he has to leave it until it quits playing dead and leaves

In this heat he will change his thinking within 3 days if not less


Change driveway to mailbox and this gets my vote.


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Old 07-19-2019, 08:38 AM   #39
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That is awful. I despise animal cruelty. If you want something dead, kill it, don't torture it

I know you didnt have anything to do with this. Just commenting on the sorry pos that is responsible.

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Old 07-19-2019, 08:47 AM   #40
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I know you didnt have anything to do with this. Just commenting on the sorry pos that is responsible.
I agree.
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Old 07-19-2019, 09:10 AM   #41
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That is awful. I despise animal cruelty. If you want something dead, kill it, don't torture it

I know you didnt have anything to do with this. Just commenting on the sorry pos that is responsible.

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Old 07-19-2019, 09:30 AM   #42
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I think possums are pretty cool. They remind me of the sloths I saw in Costa Rica. Just hang out and stare at you, play dead etc....

Wouldn't kill one just to kill it.
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Old 07-19-2019, 10:00 AM   #43
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Old 07-23-2019, 06:06 PM   #44
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Here ya go bud. Courtesy of the front right tire of an f-150. He ain't getting up from that.

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Old 07-23-2019, 08:15 PM   #45
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Yep, some folks need to be beaten, for a long time.
I'm gonna judge by the two arrows sticking out of it...one in his head....that the person was doing his level best to kill it. I'm gonna go out on a limb and say I'm not sure what more he could have done or where else he could have shot it. Have you thought that maybe when he shot it through the head that the possum played possum? Hell, maybe he ran off with the arrows. What you can't do is assume someone was trying to torture this animal when they were obviously trying to kill it.
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Old 07-23-2019, 08:23 PM   #46
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I guess it's a coincidence that my brother sent me this pic earlier today?
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Old 07-23-2019, 08:26 PM   #47
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I'm gonna judge by the two arrows sticking out of it...one in his head....that the person was doing his level best to kill it. I'm gonna go out on a limb and say I'm not sure what more he could have done or where else he could have shot it. Have you thought that maybe when he shot it through the head that the possum played possum? Hell, maybe he ran off with the arrows. What you can't do is assume someone was trying to torture this animal when they were obviously trying to kill it.
*Bolts

Those dang crossbow dude can’t kill anything
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Old 07-23-2019, 08:29 PM   #48
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Those dang crossbow dude canít kill anything
Good eye.
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Old 07-23-2019, 10:06 PM   #49
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Possum love gotcha

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Old 07-23-2019, 10:18 PM   #50
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That's a funny looking creature
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