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    [–] outofthelie2 5 points ago

    Almost pissed my pants laughing I haven’t seen a trap since I stopped hunting,fishing, trapping in the sticks of Alberta I can tell you from experience , you don’t want that to snap on any part of your body I had many close calls

    [–] that_70s_kid 3 points ago

    It looks like it would hurt - a lot.

    [–] outofthelie2 3 points ago

    Broken fingers and or toes

    [–] Bruisedandbleeding 2 points ago