I'm sure everyone here has had at least one bad day due to their passion for Airsoft. I sure have. Here is a list of bad experiences that I have had or otehrs have told me about that have just made me want to give up the hobby. Being ripped off, either in a trade or online sale. This just recently happened to me, check here: http://www.airsoftsociety.com/forums/f152/godfather-airsoft-f-61328/#post659780 for details.) Injury. Twisting an ankle while running or getting shot in the eye due to faulty safety gear always sucks. Being in traction for a week in the hospital can really make you reconsider how much playing airsoft is worth to you. The general lack of awareness about airsoft. Nothings worse than constantly hearing about how paintball or other sports are more "realistic" than airsoft or somehow more fun. It gets old. Ignorance about airsoft and the law. This cuts both ways. There are states where owning or purchasing airsoft guns are completely legal, but uninformed or pig-headed officers of the law can arrest you (Or worse!) for using your airsoft equipment on private property. On the other hand, you may one day find yourself playing with a group of idiots who think it is appropriate to misuse their equipment, either misrepresenting their gear as actual firearms in public or shooting at the non-playing public, which can get your whole group arrested. I know there is a whole lot more, but I leave that to you. Feel free to add your own experiences to the list!