Weekend Photo Caption Contest

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  1. avatar SkyMan77 says:

    Born on a mountain top in Tennessee
    Greenest state in the Land of the Free
    Raised in the woods so’s he knew every tree
    Kilt him a b’ar when he was only three.
    Davy, Davy Crockett, King of the wild frontier!

    1. avatar mark s. says:

      Too clean .
      No sweat .
      No dirt .
      No sheath for the Bowie knife .
      Women didn’t look like this in the 19th century .
      Everything is wrong with this picture .
      Absolute fake .
      Silly waste of money .

  2. avatar Ron T from KY says:

    A family in Magoffin County, KY. Circa 2015.

  3. avatar James69 says:

    Wadda ya mean the BLM wants our land???

    1. avatar Ing says:

      What is this “BLM” you speak of?

    2. avatar jwm says:

      We ain’t finished killing off the originol owners yet. BLM better get in line.

  4. avatar TheOtherDavid says:

    “Hey You! Holding onto the edge of the fabric backdrop! Keep that hand where I can see it or I’ll …darn. Wait a sec. Dropped my powder and patches.

    Here, hold this while I pull out my ramrod”

    Annnnnnd cue the “pow chicka pow pow” music

  5. avatar Hippi says:

    With this musket I thee wed

  6. avatar Tom in Oregon says:

    I’m so proud of you son.
    Yours is bigger than your dads and your uncles!

  7. avatar Indiana Tom says:

    Those are nifty looking wigs, PETA will be pleased.

  8. avatar tmm says:

    “Ok, dear, we put these Daniel Boone costumes on and took a picture, now can we go home?”

    1. avatar Herb says:

      “We’uns is all southpaws in our neck of the woods, so we even got our rifles custom made with left hand flintlocks!”

  9. avatar Grumpy says:

    My Three Husbands.

  10. avatar DamDoc says:

    Can we pull our faces out of this staged photo face hole cutout now? Was the red eye setting on the camera on?

  11. avatar SD3 says:

    Is that ‘Shoot-Fast-Fun’ of u-tube fame?

  12. avatar Mark Lloyd says:

    Can I move now cuz my balls itch.

  13. avatar Chris Erickson says:

    2016 and STILL waiting for my form 1 to be approved so I can put a 24″ barrel on my musket.

    1. avatar TheOtherDavid says:

      Winner!

  14. avatar JohnF says:

    Is that your powder horn, or are you just glad to see me?

  15. avatar Marty the Lett says:

    The Crockett family’s first attempt going Afro..

  16. avatar michael says:

    70’s funky fros meshed with frontier fresh. The new hipster look!

  17. avatar Jeff says:

    Times were simpler and better then.

  18. avatar adverse says:

    They look just like their mother.

    1. avatar the ruester says:

      Lol or;

      “This is my family; ma wife Bess, youngest boy Jim, he’s 12, and the oldest Jon, is 42…”

  19. avatar Rick the Bear says:

    “This is the LAST photo I pose for unless I get to hold my OWN rifle”

  20. avatar Gregolas says:

    The family heat in the Trump Hair Lookalike Competition.

  21. avatar Sammy^ says:

    You need a gun to get yer hat.

  22. avatar AaronW says:

    The three blind frontiersmen and their guidewoman.

  23. avatar Defens says:

    Young Charles posted the FrontierTown family portrait on his FaceBook page. Twenty-four hours later he learned that his high school had suspended him for breaking the Zero-Tolerance code.

  24. avatar Jason says:

    Musket Susie, musket Sam
    Do the jitterbug out in musket land

  25. avatar Priest of the center mass says:

    This is how my ancestors got their kids ready to go to school in the morning.

  26. avatar Paul53 says:

    Magoffin Jr High School class of 2015.

  27. avatar Slimjim9 says:

    C’mon boys! Your momma’s gonna catch her death of cold this winter if we don’t bag some more coons and white tails fore the snow hits!

  28. avatar the ruester says:

    Jedediha who are you trying to fool? The kid is not yours; look at the size of his head, FFS; it’s bigger than these sassages!!!

    (frosted mug of beer to whoever gets the reference)

  29. avatar James69 says:

    A photo from Dianne Feinstein’s first Campaign.

  30. We’re gettin’ OFF the grid!

  31. Paw? Why can’t we have AR15s like the McGregor’s?

    Because we’re settlers son. We settle for things. Now go churn some butter and ma make your own clothes.

    1. avatar jwm says:

      And by churning butter I mean really churn some butter. Damn pervert.

  32. avatar LD says:

    The foundation that America as built on.

  33. avatar LD says:

    Meant to say: The Foundation that America was build on.

  34. avatar Werechicken says:

    Rare photo of The Punisher’s grandparents.

  35. avatar rlc2 says:

    TTAG crew at SHOT Show 1895

  36. avatar RayRay says:

    Olan Mills. Providing women with an excuse to leave the kitchen for generations.

  37. avatar Matt says:

    When mom wants a family photo but frontier is life

  38. avatar tsbhoA.P.jr says:

    first recipients of the sears roebuck “headin’ west” ensemble. the maternal linen outfit was later substituted with gorgeous gingham for practicality reasons.

  39. avatar Nick M says:

    “Behold the future”
    (quote : Piers Morgan)

  40. avatar Roymond says:

    Someday I want to be as tall as my rifle.

  41. avatar bno says:

    Mom always got the nice shoes.

  42. The good old days!
    When it was easier to buy a gun, than a book.

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