[Ansteorra-archery] Sheer determination
gilli at seacove.net
Tue Aug 14 06:44:22 PDT 2001
Listen!!! Can you hear it?? What isssssssssss that sound? Crickets???
Yeap, that's what it is.
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Sent: Monday, August 13, 2001 4:58 PM
Subject: [Ansteorra-archery] Sheer determination
> Greetings My Lords and Ladies,
> I have quite a tale to impart, a tale that took place at this last
> archery practice in the Shire of Middleford. It seems HL Roger Bagley
> up determined to shoot an excellent IKCAC score to help the kingdom's
> average. He wound up with a very respectable, and very hard won, IKCAC
> of 248.
> Hard won? How so? Well, I'm glad you asked, here's what happened.
> his practice shots, the cordage binding that held Roger's crossbow prod in
> place decided it was time to part company with the stock. Most
> spectacularly, if I might say so myself (huge grin). Now, most folks
> be a bit put off by having suffered such a calamity. Not Roger, he had
> to shoot a score and by golly he was going to do just that. Roger shot
> 248 score with his crossbow prod lashed in place with, no kidding folks,
> MONOFILAMENT FISHING LINE! The "cherry on top" of this whole odd affair
> that on the very last bolt, of the very last round, the makeshift
> monofilament binding let go with a glorious "Thwunk" and turned itself
> synthetic hair ball. In response, Roger calmly remarked, "yup, reckon I'm
> All I can say is Ve Vot Roger, your perserverance in the face of
> was most inspiring. It puts me in mind of a slogan I heard once; "Winners
> never quit, quitters never win".
> Cheers All,
> Robert of Yorkshire
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