Any Paintballers Here?

Discussion in 'Sports' started by moriar7y, Feb 9, 2014.

  1. moriar7y

    moriar7y New Member

    Hey guys! I'm leaving my house in a half hour to go paintballing for the first time. I'm absolutly excited. Anyone here play the sport?

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  2. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    I suggest not to get shot....It stings. Very fun though.
  3. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    Shaving is easier.
  4. av8torntn

    av8torntn Well-Known Member

    It's fun but like he said do not get shot.
  5. moriar7y

    moriar7y New Member

    It's not too bad getting shot. I certainly would recommend against it, though. We ended up playing for about 6 hours. Very fun. Not the best shot, though :/

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  6. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    The quality of guns can differ quite a bit. Stinginess depends on the clothing worn and the velocity that the opponents gun shoots them. Did you play on a field or in the woods?
  7. av8torntn

    av8torntn Well-Known Member

    Like he said quality paintball marker are much more accurate.
  8. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    You play a lot? Me not so much...forgot those guns were called markers.
  9. av8torntn

    av8torntn Well-Known Member

    I haven't in years. I was injured in the war and it makes physical activity a little difficult. Every once in a while when I get bored I surf the net and am always surprised some of the equipment they have now.
  10. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

  11. Crazy Diamond

    Crazy Diamond Robot Extraordinaire

    Thank you for your service, God Bless.
  12. av8torntn

    av8torntn Well-Known Member

    OIF I'm not old enough for Grenada.

    I picked up paintball through some friends that used to have off days on Wednesday and Thursday. Paintball and golf were the only things around for them to do during the day. I worked nights at UPS at the time and school during the day. I used to play golf with them and I eventually got talked into the paintball thing and found it pretty enjoyable. Now it seems that all I do is sit in a feeder truck.