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Post by Pettytyrant101 on Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:36 pm

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Post by malickfan on Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:42 pm

Pettytyrant101 wrote:{{{ Bollocks! Mad }}}

Best make a last minute dash to the nearest off license just in case...

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Post by malickfan on Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:42 pm

We are predicted a few light snow showers down here, but after last time I'm not sure whether to trust the weather predictions...

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Post by azriel on Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:07 pm

I heard all that on the grapevine also. Ive been eyeing up the weather forecast & it changes more times than a tarts knickers. I'm in the south east & I reckon we might get sleet, maybe a flurry but, nothing like last time, & if I'm wrong ? Well, I wont care, IL be in my rabbit hole of a clapped out ground floor flat Very Happy Hot tea, cuddly duvet & a good film on TV Very Happy

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Post by Pettytyrant101 on Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:28 am

{{Before the snow- fog!! (which is hard to capture on camera but it does create some nice lighting effects)}}










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Post by azriel on Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:31 pm

I love that last pic very much Very Happy We get quite a bit of fog & mist coming over The Downs. It can often blanket everything out, bloody cold as well. Those pics remind me of that TV prog..."Robin of Sherwood" & then I hear Clannad singing the theme tune Very Happy

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Post by Forest Shepherd on Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:02 am

I'm glad that I've seen that show and understand the reference to it. Smile

That second-to-last shot looks like something from one of your game mods Petty.

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Post by azriel on Sat Mar 17, 2018 2:08 pm

The trees are starting to blossom up Very Happy



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Post by halfwise on Sat Mar 17, 2018 2:52 pm

It's not fair. You're a dozen degrees of latitude more north than me, yet you get spring a month ahead. Evil or Very Mad

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Post by halfwise on Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:27 pm

Crying or Very sad

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Post by azriel on Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:25 pm

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Post by Eldorion on Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:48 am

My dad and step-mom decided to get even more chickens again this year but I have to admit that they're cute when they (and their shits) are small. From left to right here we have War Eagle, Butter, Starfire, and Raven. Though I might have gotten the middle two mixed up; Butter and Starfire are the same breed and I can't tell them apart very well.

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Post by halfwise on Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:18 am

A chicken named "War-Eagle" Razz

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Post by Eldorion on Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:25 am

That name was my idea. Razz It was a bit of a roundabout process: her breed is Rhode Island Red but I think she looks more auburn, which reminded me that the slogan for Auburn University (at least in athletics) is War Eagle, and the idea of a chicken named War Eagle seemed too good to pass up. Honestly I expected it to be vetoed, but my stepmom was amused by it too. Very Happy

Meanwhile Butter is named after the Indian dish butter chicken. My dad picked that name, but it fits well with the names I gave some of the older chickens: Nugget, General Tso, and Colonel (as in Sanders). The other two new ones are named after Teen Titans characters, which was my step-mom's idea.
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Post by halfwise on Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:20 am

If only they knew you were naming them after chicken dishes. Surprised Sort of twisted in a way if you think about it.

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Post by Mrs Figg on Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:53 pm

so cute :hug:

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Post by Mrs Figg on Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:55 pm

been scrolling back to check posts I missed, and I missed Ringo's photos of NZ, hotdiggety they are great! Razz

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Post by Forest Shepherd on Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:39 am

Naming chickens?
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Oh, are these more the egg-laying type and less the raise them-for-several-months-and-then-eat-them type?

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Post by Eldorion on Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:25 am

They're for eggs, yeah, at least ostensibly. My stepmom (who is the main reason we have them) considers them more like pets than anything else and was clear from the beginning that they were not for eating even after they stop laying. It's become sort of a suburban fad in recent years. I used to work with some people who were at least as enthusiastic about and emotionally attached to backyard chickens as most cat and dog owners I know are to their pets.
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Post by halfwise on Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:57 pm

So long as you don't actually buy a rooster I suppose chickens are no different from outdoor cats.

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Post by Pettytyrant101 on Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:09 pm

{{ Chickens are among the filthiest beasts ever! No idea how they survive in the wild they crap in their own food and water supplies, stand in it, shit where they sleep you name it!  No }}}

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Post by azriel on Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:35 pm

Awh yes but look ..... theyre so cute ! Chickens are great Very Happy Id love some if I didn't live in the suburbs with only a tiny garden. I would love to grow my own bees too, ( just joshing, I'm in a funny mood today Smile ) A bee hive, & goats & little oinkers Smile

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Post by halfwise on Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:38 pm

You can milk the goats (but they can get loud and poop everywhere) but as a vegetarian what would you do with pigs? Just pets?

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Post by azriel on Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:13 pm

Yes Halfy, just pets :hug:

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