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Old 10-09-2017, 04:09 PM
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Default Re: Scared Of the Dark ....

I think afraid of the dark is a factor but afraid of the two legged predictors that hid in the dark is the real fear.
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I can think of a couple of situations where I am afraid: striper fishing in the downtown Providence River is good and better at night. Want to creep around the docks in a big city at night?

I was raised with a kennel of hunting dogs. People take my wife and I bird hunting with dogs. We love dogs but we are also afraid of loose dogs because all dogs are not the same and we don't know which dogs are aggressive. In a way you can understand why some people are ascared of the dark.
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Old 10-17-2017, 03:56 PM
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Default Re: Scared Of the Dark ....

I?ve always found it peaceful in the dark

I did find it creepy wetsuiting the south side of block island. Out there on a rock at night you do feel like you are in the middle of the ocean

I?ve been known to take lightning very seriously and left the open beach when others decided to stay out and play the odds

I’m also not as keen to fish jetties in the dark. At least not the crazy dangerous ones
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Old 10-19-2017, 11:42 AM
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Default Re: Scared Of the Dark ....

There are many situations where it is wise to carry a weapon. A gun can get too complicated what with a permit and investigation protocols defined by law. But a pocket knife, mace or pepper spray can protect you. In my area people walk with golf clubs, big sticks or baseball bats, even in daylight.
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