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I hate it when I do that!

Discussion in 'Fish Taxidermy' started by Cecil, Jun 6, 2017.

  1. Cecil

    Cecil Well-Known Member

    Apparently my last fish skinning knife got lost in a pile of fish carcasses and is now resting peacefully in a landfill somewhere. Then a day later my scraping tool comes up missing. Fortunately the latest carcasses were in the freezer and when I thawed them out out there it was.

    I usually have two skinning knives just in case I do this, but must have done the same to the other one at some point.

    Anybody else do this?

    I will have to make sure when I have a pile of carcasses that all tools are accounted for!
     
  2. Sotired

    Sotired Active Member

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    I didn't do that but I did plant a pair of glasses in one of 20 holes when I planted trees once! They slid out of my shirt pocket when I was wearing sunglasses. My wife made me get the ones that darken automatically when you go out so that now I don't need 2 pairs ::).

    ~S
     

  3. Maineiac36

    Maineiac36 Active Member

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    Cecil, your not alone, I could misplace anything in my shop that is not bolted to something! when I finish skinning, my tools get wrapped in a towel and set beside the sink in the house for cleaning as my shop does not have running water I had skun a fish recently and had full intentions of my tools making it to the house for cleaning. I for some reason, set the folded up towel of tools on the rear bumper of my vehicle, maybe to go check the mail, lol back in the shop I went. forgot all about them. noticed the folded up towel on the rear bumper as I walked around the back of the vehicle at the country store!! LUCKY
     
  4. Genie

    Genie Member

    Well Cecil, at least you're not a surgeon stitching up a patient and then wondering where your tools are.
    I once got a pheasant for mounting and put it on the tailgate of my truck. Then I drove 40 miles down the highway. Couldn't believe it when I checked and the bird was still there. Whew!
     
  5. Pikeonthefly

    Pikeonthefly Active Member

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    To add to this I have set something down and when I went to look for it minutes later I couldn't find it. After searching everywhere all the sudden it shows up right in front of me. This has happened several times.
     
  6. Sotired

    Sotired Active Member

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    I do this all the time!!! There is a medical term for it, it's called Prosopagnosia. It's described as being unable to see (or recognize) a familiar object or person, even though you are looking directly at it! It drives my wife nuts! :eek:

    ~S
     
  7. Lord help me! More than once i have been looking for my cell that is ringing. I just cant quite locate it, it seens to be coming from everywheres.
    Wellllllll, It is in my dang back pocket.
     
  8. den007

    den007 Active Member

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    Do not let your wife touch tools (if you are married.) They never put them back. On my end, oh yeah, I lose things in plain sight. We rearranged a Bahamas trip partly because i lost my passport, which are guard religiously. Scoured the house from top to bottom, gave up, got a new one, rescheduled the trip. Oh, I did find it later. It was in the night stand next to my bed, under immigration papers from last years trip and a box of 30-06 ammo. Within arms length, yet, my preconceived ideas of where it must be screwed things up big time. You are not alone Cecil.