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Old Nov 22nd 2016, 1:52 am
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Originally Posted by Shirtback
Snow.
We've had three or four days where mixed precipitation or snow and rain mix (isn't that the same thing?) or flurries has been forecast but no sign of anything yet.

I just gave a sharp intake when I saw the current temp is zero with a feels like -6. Then I it occurred to me that for the next 4 or 5 months that's warm
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Old Nov 22nd 2016, 2:30 am
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Yesterday, I saw a Robin pecking at a bit of dried dog's excrement on the side of the pathway and although the marketers would never think of using it, I thought the scene represented the spirit of Christmas quite well.
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Old Nov 22nd 2016, 2:43 am
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Originally Posted by Oink
Yesterday, I saw a Robin pecking at a bit of dried dog's excrement
You inspired me
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Originally Posted by BristolUK
You inspired me
The American robin is a bit of a sinister looking character when compared to his European counterpart.
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Originally Posted by BristolUK
You inspired me


That is definitely not a Christmas card that I will be buying

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The American robin is a bit of a sinister looking character when compared to his European counterpart.
Yet the Euopean ones are quite aggressive to other birds and extremely territorial... Looks can be deceiving. They seem nowadays to have a healthier diet than their North American counterparts though
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Two days to go
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Originally Posted by Oink
The American robin is a bit of a sinister looking character when compared to his European counterpart.
Couldn't agree more, in many parts of the world they would eat such a big bird. It's not at all Red Red Robinish.
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Originally Posted by BristolUK
Two days to go
I will bite...I looked up thread and can't see...what's happening in two days?
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Originally Posted by MillieF
I will bite...I looked up thread and can't see...what's happening in two days?
Don't want to jinx it.
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Originally Posted by BristolUK
Don't want to jinx it.
I think I can guess -- but I won't jinx it either!

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Originally Posted by Oink
The American robin is a bit of a sinister looking character when compared to his European counterpart.
Which one was killed by the sparrow with his bow and arrow and was the confession beaten out of him?
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I was at Petsmart yesterday and they are getting ready for their big black Friday sale and have brought in all sorts of aquariums, and they had a 125 gallon 6 foot long one, my dream tank.

Times like this are why I want a house to own, can't have anything cool like that when a renter......


Supposedly will be marked down to $300 and some change with a stand, that is a steal of a deal, even the current price of $600 is a deal for Canada.
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
I was at Petsmart yesterday and they are getting ready for their big black Friday sale and have brought in all sorts of aquariums, and they had a 125 gallon 6 foot long one, my dream tank.

Times like this are why I want a house to own, can't have anything cool like that when a renter......


Supposedly will be marked down to $300 and some change with a stand, that is a steal of a deal, even the current price of $600 is a deal for Canada.
There's nothing so expensive as a cheap fish tank or a cheap Ferrari.
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Canadians' well-being trails economic growth, study finds - Business - CBC News
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Stop naffing raining!
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