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What made you smile today? Part III

Old Dec 17th 2019, 5:25 am
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Originally Posted by Dreamy View Post
I know it was a typo, but as an Australian, this made me smile
It made me laugh to . Fifteen years ago I wouldn't have understood it!
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
It's entirely possible.

They do tend to travel in flocks.

This threads turning naughty
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Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing View Post
Try to befriend a crow or a blue jay, entice them to follow you around with shiny things, and then they will defend you from marauding blackbirds.
As above :- https://www.dailykos.com/stories/201...tail=emaildkcc
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Vancouver had semi famous and was a bit of a character.

Last I heard he was still missing but google Canuck the crow if interested.
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There was a crow in Tokyo that was stealing peoples credit cards as they paid to top up their transit passes\

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Old Dec 17th 2019, 1:16 pm
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321 View Post
Crows are amusing birds, we have so many around here, at dusk if your under their flight path when they are on their way home to root, it's kind of creepy. Never piss a crow off though, they will bring friends, but flip side as you say be their friend and they will protect you...ha ha

It's an old video but gives a small idea of what the nightly flight of the crows is like.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QuEjaG4Ghs
Great video JS. Reminded me a bit of the Hitchcock movie The Birds!
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...Reminded me a bit of the Hitchcock movie The Birds!
Which in turn...


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There was a crow in Tokyo that was stealing peoples credit cards as they paid to top up their transit passes\

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWfVIjSdxTk&t=11s

That bird bears an uncanny resemblance to Rees-Mogg. In multiple ways.
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Getting a Christmas hamper of wonderful goodies in the post. I'm not naming the sender, but it was such a wonderful suprise, has really made Christmas a lot better.
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Originally Posted by mikelincs View Post
Getting a Christmas hamper of wonderful goodies in the post. I'm not naming the sender, but it was such a wonderful suprise, has really made Christmas a lot better.

Now that's the way things should be. People at their best
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

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Getting a Christmas hamper of wonderful goodies in the post. I'm not naming the sender, but it was such a wonderful suprise, has really made Christmas a lot better.
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Getting a Christmas hamper of wonderful goodies in the post. I'm not naming the sender, but it was such a wonderful suprise, has really made Christmas a lot better.
How lovely
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I told my program officer that I didn't feel like staying to decorate for the come and go wine and cheese this afternoon, and planned on watching old war movies and drinking bloody Mary's for the rest of the day, so she gave me a couple of bottles of vodka and told me to have fun and see you tomorrow.
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Listening to some Goon Shows on youtube.
Seagoon:
But what about the bullfight?

Bluebottle:
If the bull charges to my right I run towards the matador, if the bull charges to the left I run towards the picador.

Seagoon:
And if it rushed straight at you?

Bluebottle:
Then I run for the back-a-door, ah ha!
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Oh my goodness, I meant to post this last week, I think events overtook me somewhat.
Anyway, better later than never.

After the results of the election started coming in, and Blyth Valley declared, I wanted to see how long they'd had a labour MP. Checking the wiki page brought up this... I'm glad I screenshotted it, because it was quickly changed, lol, but it did make me laugh (I know, I'm sooooo immature!!)
(spoiler tags for language)
Spoiler:

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