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Post by Eldorion on Thu Sep 08, 2011 6:36 pm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-14842999

A homeowner in southern Sweden got a shock when he found a drunken elk stuck in his neighbour's apple tree.

The moose was apparently on the hunt for fermenting apples when she lost her balance and became trapped in the tree.

Per Johansson, from Saro near Gothenburg, found the elk making a roaring noise in the garden next door.

He called the emergency services, who helped him free the boozed-up beast by sawing off branches. She spent the night recovering in the garden.

The next day she took herself off into the woods with her hangover.

Drunken elk are not an uncommon sight in Sweden during autumn, when there are plenty of apples about.

Other residents of Saro had seen the elk on the loose in the preceding days.

Mr Johansson said the elk appeared to be sick, drunk, or "half-stupid", the Associated Press reported.

There's also a picture. Laughing

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I doubt that even Petty can claim this has happened to him. lol!
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Post by Pettytyrant101 on Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:07 pm

Oh please Eldo! getting stuck in a tree drunk? Think the first time that happened to me I was about 9! That elk is an amatuer.

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Post by Eldorion on Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:11 pm

Is he a lightweight for getting drunk on fermenting apples, too? Laughing
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Post by Pettytyrant101 on Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:15 pm

Cider drinker- depends how old the Elk is, its genreally considered a starter or a kids drink. We used to mix it with beer- a snake-bite- from about 12 onwards. Very Happy

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Post by Eldorion on Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:16 pm

Well, it does appear to be a female moose, so make of that what you will. cyclops
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Post by Pettytyrant101 on Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:17 pm

Ah well ladies thats different. Anything with a small umbrella in is fine for them. Did they find an umbrella up the tree?

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Post by Kafria on Thu Sep 08, 2011 9:30 pm

Pettytyrant101 wrote:Ah well ladies thats different. Anything with a small umbrella in is fine for them. Did they find an umbrella up the tree?

Preferably a blastaway for starters in my youth! Laughing

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Post by Pettytyrant101 on Fri Sep 09, 2011 12:33 am

I'm intrigued Kafria by this ladies tipple. Whats in a 'blastaway'?

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Post by Mirabella on Fri Sep 09, 2011 12:58 am

Pettytyrant101 wrote:I'm intrigued Kafria by this ladies tipple. Whats in a 'blastaway'?

And - can I buy you one?
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Post by Kafria on Fri Sep 09, 2011 9:47 pm

bottle of castaway - one of those alcopops that was around a while ago - and a bottle of the dreaded diamond white mixed together! So called as it really gave lift off to the evening Laughing

Mirabella, I'm always open to a drink........ not that it implies anything you know Very Happy

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Post by Eldorion on Fri Sep 09, 2011 10:21 pm

Kafria wrote:Mirabella, I'm always open to a drink........ not that it implies anything you know Very Happy

Don't let Orwell hear you saying that! Shocked Unless you want him to. Cool
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Post by Kafria on Fri Sep 09, 2011 10:31 pm

Eldorion wrote:
Kafria wrote:Mirabella, I'm always open to a drink........ not that it implies anything you know Very Happy

Don't let Orwell hear you saying that! Shocked Unless you want him to. Cool

I don't know what you mean *pulls best innocent face*

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Post by Wisey Banks on Fri Sep 09, 2011 11:56 pm

Oh how she teases him
her loyal lover
disloyal husband
oh how she makes him
jealous
with with a mere
turn of phrase

oh
hark!
his booglies throb
just to see her
knowing
she only wants him
for his throbbing
wanglebopper
and his lips like
jelly beans
scented of
cherry wine
and plum lipstick

oh how cynical
her desires
so basic
knowing that her
slummish
primitive animality
is just
what he
likes,

typical woman
flouncing her ripe nuzzlebulbs

her combed caterpilars
are trimmed
so elegantly
above her saucy
eyes -
whore!

oh how his heart
twangs
like a violin
and how thrummingly
his suspicious body part
thrums
behind his trousers

saucy amoral vixen!
he cries
but still loves her
indeed
that's why he does


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Post by Eldorion on Sat Sep 10, 2011 12:29 am

WTF, seriously.
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Post by Pettytyrant101 on Sat Sep 10, 2011 12:31 am

I suspect there has been a line crossed somewhere here....way, way back.

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Post by Orwell on Sat Sep 10, 2011 12:40 am

Wisey! Will you get the *^#! out of my mind... Is nothing sacred? Mad

As to you, Eldo, have you never read poetry -- of the High Brow kind? Rolling Eyes

And, Petty, in poetry, only Truth will do - poetic Truth, of course. I thought you more discerning than that. Rolling Eyes There can be no lines to cross in poetry --- there can of course be lines as in lines of poetry, which you can cross back and forth with your eyes, but you know what I mean. Luckilly, a certain Lady will see exactly through to the pure and chaste heart of my words. I love you

{{{{I'll *&^%$#@ kill you Wisey, if you do this again! Mad Mad Mad }}}}

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Post by PiP on Fri Oct 28, 2011 7:15 pm

Noticed this topic and sorry, I just had to. Laughing

Meanwhile in Finland...

Some moose just can't handle Sweden Elks

You reckon, the booze kicking still ? Razz

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Post by Eldorion on Fri Oct 28, 2011 7:52 pm

lol!
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Post by leelee on Thu Mar 24, 2016 7:48 am

Canadian moose don't seem to have that problem. But they sure get cranky. For no apparent reason they just start charging and you better put away the binoculars and Run, and preferably scale a tree and hang on. I think they realize they look like geeks when chewing, and get embarrassed.
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Post by halfwise on Thu Mar 24, 2016 2:07 pm

I think they realize they look like geeks when chewing, and get embarrassed.

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Post by Forest Shepherd on Sat Oct 22, 2016 8:11 am

My, that is some downright naughty poetry a little earlier on this page.

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Post by azriel on Sat Oct 22, 2016 3:49 pm

Par for the course around this place Laughing Very Happy

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Post by Ringdrotten on Sat Oct 22, 2016 9:13 pm

I think Wisey's my all-time favourite poet lol!

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Post by David H on Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:11 pm

I want one of these sooooooooo baaaaad!!!!! I love you I love you I love you bounce bounce bounce

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Post by azriel on Fri Feb 17, 2017 5:44 pm

I'm fond of the warped poems of Wisey also Very Happy

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