I’m Over It
I’m over it.
I’m over the nonsense, the nastiness and the folks in the outdoor community who are just plain rude and lack good raising.
A couple days ago, I’m scrolling through Facebook and I come across a GON story about Travis “T-Bone” Turner of the Bone Collector TV show killing a big Georgia buck in Troup County.
As I began to read the story, I couldn’t help but be excited and proud for T-Bone, a celebrity hunter who has stayed true to his roots and is about as down to earth a fellow as you’re gonna find anywhere. Not to mention he’s a good old Georgia boy.
Then I read some of the comments, things like that the buck was taken in a high fence, or that “us poor folks can’t kill deer like that, how much did he pay for that one?” The list of negative comments went on and on and on.
The sad thing is that this same thing happens on nearly every hunting and fishing post that hits social media these days. To me, it’s downright disgusting.
My mama told me a long time ago that if I didn’t have anything nice to say, then I shouldn’t say anything at all. Now I’m just a simple country boy, but thank the Lord that one stuck with me.
My question to some of you is why? Why be nasty? Is it because you’re jealous? Or do you find the “courage” only because you’re hiding behind a keyboard? I’d guess that the large majority of the negative comments I routinely see would never be said to someone face to face.
You don’t have to agree with or support anyone. For the sake of goodness, just keep on scrolling if you don’t like something. One swipe and it’s gone forever.
Newsflash! No one cares about your negative opinion or what you think about someone else’s deer.
If you don’t like what I’ve said here, and it makes you a little angry, maybe reread it. You might just be part of the problem.
It’s disgusting to me when I see one sportsman putting down another, especially in front of thousands of people online. It’s time that we either say something nice or keep our mouths shut.
I’m over it.