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Funny! That looks just like me a week ago (minus the auger) when I went out to get my dog out of my neighbors back yard and ended up going airborn and landing on a nice soft bed of solid frozen ice in my backyard! Not funny then, but looking at this picture funny now. wink

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Everyone enjoys watching someone else fall!

Fish weren't biting that day so we figured we would ride ice augers... haha.

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I'm new to this forum, but I cant be the only person that ends up in hilarious scenarios on the ice. I would love to see some pictures from everyone else's antics here!

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Not that I've got a picture of myself....but I had tripped on my hub shelter while exiting it during that first year of ownership. Also not funny is walking into someone's unmarked spear hole.

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A couple of years ago I was on Mille Lacs and the winds were gusting to 30 mph, the wind blew my portable around and the front came up, as I stood up to catch it the sled slid and I went down like a ton of bricks on my behind. Can you say "I've fallen and can't get up"

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I wish i had a picture or video of when my eskimo when flying a few weeks ago on Mille Lacs....Had a little mishap when taking it down and POOOF up in the air it went laugh

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I had something similar happen to me last year Lamb. It was super windy and my sled was actually moving on my as there was no snow. I went to scoot up and the whole thing moved back...into my lantern! Now a I have nice blue patch on my black frabil 1 man grin

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I as well wish I had video of this. But about a month ago I was out on Tonka with some buddies. You may remember this Saturday, it was warm and breezy in the morning and then the temp dropped to sub zero and the wind started blowing 20-25 knots steady. Well Tonka was like an ice rink that day. We were sitting in two flip ups and a six man hub in the middle of a small shanty town on a crappie hole.

Well I had to step out of my house to relieve myself after the wind started to really blow. I was standing next to my truck and on the other side of my truck I saw a small skid house passing by. I thought someone was moving there house with a 4 wheeler. Well no one was pulling it, the wind was pushing it across the ice. I was yelling at my buddies to come and see this when I then saw a much larger one flying across the lake too. Then I saw a large wheel house flying across the lake tongue in the air. We had positioned our vehicles to block the wind so the wind was not too bad for us and the fish were biting, but then one of buddies said "what if one of the houses behind us lets loose and hits your truck?" I thought about that for a about a second and ten minutes later we were driving off of the ice.

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