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#3272953 - 06/21/13 02:24 PM Re: Anyone else colorblind? [Re: tn droptine]
StalkingWolf
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Registered: 05/08/01
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Loc: Dyersburg, TN, USA

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I am. I get blue and purple mixed up and red blends in with brown, therefore I have trouble tracking blood. I am still able to track blood, but I have to be standing right over it to see it. I cannot spot blood an any distance like some of my hunting buddies. That is the main reason I am very selective with my bow shots. I very seldom shoot past 25 yards. I also have trouble seeing the orange flag tape when it is hanging on tree limbs with leaves. It just doesn't stand out to me like it does to others.
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#3272987 - 06/21/13 03:05 PM Re: Anyone else colorblind? [Re: StalkingWolf]
pastorbmp
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Registered: 01/16/06
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I am "color deficient". I signed up for the Navy and qualified for the 6 year Nuclear Power Program when I was 17, but when they tested my eyesight, they found out I was color deficient and Honorably Discharged me. I have trouble distinguishing certain colors. The most noticeable problem I have is blood trailing. I cannot follow a blood trail and as I have gotten older and my eyesight has gotten a little worse, it is even harder. If I have to follow a blood trail, I have to get help. What is so hard for me to spot, others can see without any trouble.
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#3275905 - 06/26/13 07:34 AM Re: Anyone else colorblind? [Re: pastorbmp]
Headhunter
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Registered: 11/14/00
Posts: 3980
Loc: LaVergne, TN USA

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My friends will tell you I am as color blind as anyone can be. The people who hunt with me will also tell you that I will see a deer before anyone else about 99 percent of the time. If a deer does anything I will pick it out. When I was little, I would tell my dad to stay still because a deer was looking at us (he is not color blind) and he would ask where do you see a deer? I would tell him where the deer was, and he would say I don't see a deer. I would say I saw its ear or tail twitch or some movement. He wouldn't believe me and I would tell him to move toward it and when the deer took off, he would laugh. It still happens all the time. I see all colors, or I can count the number of different colors there are, but I generally can't tell you what colors are what correctly. Those color blind test where something is hidden, a letter or a number, I can draw a line and see what is hidden, but without drawing I will never see the number or letter. I can't follow blood for crap. I am very blessed to have several friends who help me during bow season and it has been very much appreciated.
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#3276012 - 06/26/13 10:09 AM Re: Anyone else colorblind? [Re: Headhunter]
Living2Hunt
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Registered: 12/17/07
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Loc: TN

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Stories like really make me realize how blessed i am! Yall inspire me! How u all keep killing the biggest deer in the woods!
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#3278305 - 06/29/13 08:08 AM Re: Anyone else colorblind? [Re: Living2Hunt]
CountryBoy053
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Registered: 04/16/11
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Loc: Blount Co., TN

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I am also color blind or "deficient" some blue and purple will blend together. Sometimes red/green and reds and browns.
To me, I can always see the colors there but can not accurately tell you what color it is.
And the same for all of you, blood trailing is a major pain for me. But I can get it done eventually. Just cant see it from huge distance.
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