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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJan 7th, 2010 9:26pm (Jan 7th 2010)
     
    What's up, cherub? Hot water bottle and bed for you, madam!
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJan 7th, 2010 9:29pm (Jan 7th 2010)
     
    Hang on Trevs Mum is here now she might have made a brew
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeJan 7th, 2010 9:30pm (Jan 7th 2010)
     
    Really tired again. Got a letter today saying I've an appointment on Monday with the gastroenterologist. Talk about no warning! Think I'm subconsciously stressing over it - that's the sort of thing I do. Just had a terrible heart palpitation though that made me go 'funny'. Stress again most likely. I really should learn to take things in my stride!
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJan 7th, 2010 9:31pm (Jan 7th 2010)
     
    Slow deep breathing and meditaion then. AND a hot water bottle and bed...
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJan 7th, 2010 9:35pm (Jan 7th 2010)
     
    Oh Kate try to take it easy we all care about you xxxx
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeJan 7th, 2010 9:35pm (Jan 7th 2010)
     
    Good idea CC. Might just let myself doze off here in the chair! Worst think is if I go to bed I'll be wide awake!
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJan 7th, 2010 9:35pm (Jan 7th 2010)
     
    TRACY: I can't find your post re the water freezing, but my friend has just said that her friend got some microwaveable hand heaters, put them under a box and put them in with her rabbits. The heater things stay hot for ten hours, apparently.
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJan 7th, 2010 9:41pm (Jan 7th 2010)
     
    What a wonderful idea CC I will have to try that they could be fixed the the water container with a large rubber band... ask the postie they usually have plenty they seem to drop half of them up our street.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJan 7th, 2010 9:46pm (Jan 7th 2010)
     
    Am I going mad, NN? I can't find that post anywhere...I'm starting to think I imagined it!
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJan 7th, 2010 9:49pm (Jan 7th 2010)
     
    No you didnt imagine it I have a feeling it is in \volkas thread about hens in snow I will have a look
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJan 7th, 2010 9:50pm (Jan 7th 2010)
     
    yes it is in Chickens in snow
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJan 7th, 2010 9:51pm (Jan 7th 2010)
     
    So I'm not mad then. Well, not as mad as I thought I might be...:tooth:
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJan 7th, 2010 9:52pm (Jan 7th 2010)
     
    Well I will have to go and make the lads snap ready for tomorrow and then it will be bed time. It has been real good all of us together just like a party. Nighty night catch you tomorrow xxx
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJan 7th, 2010 9:55pm (Jan 7th 2010)
     
    :night_moon:Night!:sleep1:
    • CommentAuthorTracyB
    • CommentTimeJan 12th, 2010 7:30pm (Jan 12th 2010)
     
    Excellent tip CC I think Gary's has some of them somewhere for when he goes to watch the Rugby. Might have to steal them and have a go.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJan 12th, 2010 7:32pm (Jan 12th 2010)
     
    Mine seem to like having central heating...:)
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 3rd, 2010 3:24am (Feb 3rd 2010)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    We just took recycling across the road and sorted it all at the bank at half two in the morning. It was lovely and fun and I liked it lots :001_smile:
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 3rd, 2010 3:23pm (Feb 3rd 2010)
     
    I hope you weren't smashing bottles at 2am! :)
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 3rd, 2010 3:40pm (Feb 3rd 2010)
     
    you are a nice cheap date Red Ha ha
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 3rd, 2010 4:27pm (Feb 3rd 2010)
     
    Yes - for most people a visit to the bottle bank is a by product of a good night out...! :D
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 3rd, 2010 6:59pm (Feb 3rd 2010)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Posted By: chief chickenI hope you weren't smashing bottles at 2am!<img src=" src="http:///images/smileys/icon_smile.gif" />

    Oh yes we were!! :crazy: And i proper welly them in as well, smashing the bottles is my all time fave part of recycling...the closest houses weren't too nearby though :blush:

    NN, tis true!
    • CommentAuthorTracyB
    • CommentTimeFeb 5th, 2010 6:42pm (Feb 5th 2010)
     
    As we are off the raod a bit we have a recylcing lorry that comes to pick up our bottles etc, its really quite embarrasing if all the neighbours have got together or had seperate do's, about 15 of the big blue boxes all piles up and there are 6 houses.... :-) having siad that after you've had a Glendon measure of G&T you can't taste a double pub measure.....
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 5th, 2010 7:36pm (Feb 5th 2010)
     
    Pub measure? Wossat then?:)
    • CommentAuthorTracyB
    • CommentTimeFeb 5th, 2010 8:04pm (Feb 5th 2010)
     
    Exactly - I sometimes thing its not worth ordering G in my T in a pub, thats mine and Gary's joing nick name from our friends and neighbours G&T
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 5th, 2010 9:14pm (Feb 5th 2010)
     
    :rolling:
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeFeb 5th, 2010 10:42pm (Feb 5th 2010)
     
    I love CAmpari and a mixer but in UK the pub measure is like a whiskey shot size. On the Continent you get a tumbler full.. Another reason for drinking at home and far away....
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 6th, 2010 5:44pm (Feb 6th 2010)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    I have seen something interesting.

    Bought a frozen sausage from Holland and Barrett which we are going to have for tea in tortillas with other stuff. However we need it to be defrosted by then.

    Seeing as we have no microwave, Lyle is sat on the sausage like a broody chicken on a clutch of eggs.

    Faintly horrifying :laugh:
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 6th, 2010 5:45pm (Feb 6th 2010)
     
    And you propose to EAT it???? :ack2:
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 6th, 2010 5:46pm (Feb 6th 2010)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    It's okay, I'm sat on it now!!! :rolling:
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 6th, 2010 5:48pm (Feb 6th 2010)
     
    Ha ha what are you both like?
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 6th, 2010 5:52pm (Feb 6th 2010)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    I personally think it shows great initiative...definitely a skill learned at university!! :bigsmile:
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 6th, 2010 5:53pm (Feb 6th 2010)
     
    What sort of sausage is it Red?
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 6th, 2010 5:53pm (Feb 6th 2010)
     
    it sure does you are right there but dont go getting broody on us please !!!!
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 6th, 2010 5:57pm (Feb 6th 2010) edited
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Hahahahahaha! I'd quite like to hatch out chicks again though...oh, that's not what you meant?! :P

    It's this vegan 'slicing sausage' :o ...Lyle says it tastes like a galic-y meat sausage. It's quite big, and you can slice it for sarnies, pizza toppings, in tortillas, pies...they're pretty cool but expensive!
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeFeb 6th, 2010 6:00pm (Feb 6th 2010)
     
    H and B is one of the most expensive shops.
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 6th, 2010 6:02pm (Feb 6th 2010)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Yeah, we saw a product they sold in H&B in Sainsbury's and it was almost £1 cheaper...and that was Sainsbury's too! :P
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 6th, 2010 6:03pm (Feb 6th 2010)
     
    As long as it is nice and tasty thats the main thing. I would love to be able to hatch some chicks as well. But would be upset at rehoming the cockerals
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 6th, 2010 6:15pm (Feb 6th 2010)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Lyle's all excited about hatching out his own chicks one day, so means we'll definitely get to do it. I think i've turned him into a bit of a chicken maniac, he knows his fave breeds now and chunters about having pet chucks quite a lot...he has the chicken bug :-\
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 6th, 2010 6:51pm (Feb 6th 2010)
     
    :cheer::cheerleader:Goody good Red well done another convert
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeFeb 6th, 2010 8:15pm (Feb 6th 2010)
     
    Has he hatched the sausage yet???
    Status report required.
    We're all on tenterhooks!
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 7th, 2010 12:23pm (Feb 7th 2010)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Well, I am pleased to announce that the sausage was successfully hatched!!! :boogie: :cheer:

    We had it with veg, hummus, couscous and rice in tortilla wraps :hungry:
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 7th, 2010 4:29pm (Feb 7th 2010)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    We has fish again - and a new friend for Wart!!! :laugh:
    I've posted pics in the pics thread :)
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 7th, 2010 6:27pm (Feb 7th 2010)
     
    Nice bit of indoctrination there, Red - well done! :)
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 7th, 2010 6:30pm (Feb 7th 2010)
     
    That sounds a real nice meal red. I know you dont eat meat But when I got a big joint of pork out of the freezer I was thinking thank goodness I havent got to sit on this to thaw it out !!!
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 7th, 2010 6:34pm (Feb 7th 2010)
     
    We were sposed to have a joint of crackly pork today at out friend's for our anniversary, but her husband was ill. She couldn't get hold of us this morning as we were in church, so when we turned up, she ended up taking us out to a restaurant as the smell of food made poor Steve feel sick! We left him festering in bed...
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 7th, 2010 6:37pm (Feb 7th 2010)
     
    Oh poor chap I always feel sick when I am poorly with the smell of food cooking no matter what is cooking. It was nice you could go to the resturant though did you have anything interesting to eat?
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 7th, 2010 6:44pm (Feb 7th 2010)
     
    Steak 'n' chips. I think I might be a bit anaemic at the mo, I'm craving steak! And a waffle for pud.
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 7th, 2010 6:56pm (Feb 7th 2010)
     
    Very nice CC, I always think a bit of red meat sets you back up if you have been a bit under the weather. I used to adore the Belgium waffles.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 7th, 2010 7:18pm (Feb 7th 2010)
     
    It wasa Beefeater...very good, and excellent service even though they were busy. i do find Beefeaters very variable, though.
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 7th, 2010 7:34pm (Feb 7th 2010)
     
    Yes they can be last time I ate at one we were a bit disapointed, the steaks were real weird shapes and non to tasty.
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeFeb 7th, 2010 7:35pm (Feb 7th 2010)
     
    I could just eat steak and chips - had beans on toast for tea, not quite as nice as your meal CC!!
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeFeb 7th, 2010 8:36pm (Feb 7th 2010)
     
    But just as nutritious Kate...
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 8th, 2010 6:15pm (Feb 8th 2010)
     
    And more fibre...:)
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 12th, 2010 9:46pm (Feb 12th 2010)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    :seeya:
    Just wanted to let everyone know that both Boggle and Wart are happy and doing very well!!

    We bought a new plant that was Boggle-friendly...because of his eyes we're not allowed sharp / spikey plants in the tank, so have to use those rubbery wavey ones and take other ornaments out of the tank. We also looked on the 'net and found that Bogs might have trouble feeding because his eyes mean he can't see very well at all (bless him!) so have been trying to help him feed as well.

    Wart seems to like Boggles, apart from when Boggly mistakes him for food and chases him round for a while biting at him :rolling:
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 13th, 2010 2:56pm (Feb 13th 2010)
     
    Years ago Red, I used to have a Black moor goldfish. He was in a large aquarium with a lot of other types of cold water fish which is not really recomended. He managed to hold his own with them and lived for many years. He had big googly eyes and was a similar shape to your Boggle. They can find it difficult to compete with the more streamlined fish for food though. I used to put one of those bottom feeders in.... like you use when you are away on holiday so he could always find something to eat.

    I would love another aquarium but Sootz and Sylvi would not leave it alone They would soon work out how to mess about in it as they love water as it is. They both have a paddle in their water bowl most days.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 13th, 2010 5:30pm (Feb 13th 2010)
     
    What's boggles' eyesight like? Can they see as well as ordinary-eyeballed fish? :)
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 13th, 2010 7:29pm (Feb 13th 2010) edited
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Oh yes, I love black moors :)

    Yes, we were searching for sinking fish food everywhere within like five mile radius, but none of the pet shops had any...Wart eats primarily off the surface, whereas Boggles picks all the sunk bits when he finally works out there's food :lol:

    Anyway, the one person who had advice was a guy running a stall in the market, who said as a last resort use one of the sinking holiday blocks, because the fish doesn't need to know the food is there as it is absorbed through the gills :o

    We've also found some DIY fish food recipes off the 'net made from veggies and raw fish ( :ack2: ) so we bought some peas and sardines to give them...they're now going to be having two meals a day, fish food and then our food...We're doing this because we found out that when Wart was ill it was most likely due to malnutrition, and after some research we've been told that mass-produced fish food isn't that great nutritionally for the fish so it's better to help them out!
    :fish:

    Posted By: chief chickenWhat's boggles' eyesight like? Can they see as well as ordinary-eyeballed fish?


    Nah, one website referred to telescope goldfish as "practically blind," bless him!

    We had some more trouble with the fish; the filter had been making really annoying 'BRRRR' noises recently getting ever increasingly louder, like it was vibrating against something even when it wasn't. By morning it was broken :glare:

    So we went to the nearest Pets At Home and bought a replacement filter and, when fitting it, Lyle discovered a hole in the tube of the old one. The new one is much better - a LOT quieter, much more powerful so there's real movement in the water, and the plug and cable is really long so it reaches the plug socket with ease. All in all a good buy for a tenner! :bigsmile:
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 13th, 2010 8:47pm (Feb 13th 2010)
     
    Glad you got your filter problem sorted out. It is a good idea to supliment their dried food if you can. I do with my outdoor fish.
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeFeb 13th, 2010 8:52pm (Feb 13th 2010)
     
    It seems that most commercially produced animal foods are very poor nutritionally. I know that's true of rat food too. Fish probably eat bits of everything in the wild so those flakes that are sold must be really boring for them! I hope they like their new diet - let us know how it goes.
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeFeb 13th, 2010 9:54pm (Feb 13th 2010)
     
    As I said a couple of weeks ago, I was looking at the nutrition in cat food and it was abysmal. A wonder our pets survive on that stuff unless they are able to supplement from the wild.
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 13th, 2010 11:40pm (Feb 13th 2010) edited
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Well, the peas were attempted to be eaten by Wart who promptly spat them back out, and Boggles hasn't seen them yet :P However they both loved the sardine, and i don't even think there is any left, so that went down well! And Boggle definitely ate some, after searching for a while, so that was nice to see :001_smile:

    We're thinking of giving them veggies and fish every other day, and flakes every day.
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeFeb 14th, 2010 5:05pm (Feb 14th 2010)
     
    Looks like we have lost Neil and the girls for a while on screen. I read his messge about the equipment being playfull, though I have been watching the girls most of the day.
    Never mind, the forum is still running and as it's weekend not many foks are on here.
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeFeb 14th, 2010 5:10pm (Feb 14th 2010)
     
    Did anyone else watch the Opening of the Winter Olympics?

    Fascinating displays, despite a couple of glitches that were not noticeable until pointed out.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 14th, 2010 5:14pm (Feb 14th 2010)
     
    I never watch sport of any description! I'm dreading wall-to-wall sportr, especially in 2012. Zzzzzzzzzzzzz...:)
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 14th, 2010 5:53pm (Feb 14th 2010)
     
    Ollie, forgot to say; Christmastime UK have got a sale on; they sell fairy lights. I got some lovely soft white fairy lights at a third of the normal price. Go on...it'd be rude not to! :)
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeFeb 14th, 2010 7:00pm (Feb 14th 2010)
     
    I'll have a look, thanks, though I did stock up with those £2.50 coloured ones from ASDA.
    Daughter likes white ones and better still those deep blue lights but they are usually dearer.
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeFeb 14th, 2010 10:11pm (Feb 14th 2010)
     
    I missed the opening ceremony - I love those sort of things usually and they bring a tear to my eye. When I was a child the one thing I wanted to do was take part in the Olympics but I never applied myself to anything to be able to do that, so really envy all those athletes. I prefer winter to summer olympics.
    • CommentAuthorLynnW
    • CommentTimeFeb 15th, 2010 7:23am (Feb 15th 2010)
     
    I saw part of the opening ceremony..I thought it was pretty cool. I've always envied people who could do such things too, Katie..I can't even walk and chew gum at the same time, so I knew it was hopeless to even think about being an athlete.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 15th, 2010 5:38pm (Feb 15th 2010)
     
    Posted By: Kateb I love those sort of things usually and they bring a tear to my eye.

    Me too - always happens when I yawn a lot...:devil:
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeFeb 15th, 2010 10:16pm (Feb 15th 2010)
     
    :rofl:
    • CommentAuthorLynnW
    • CommentTimeFeb 16th, 2010 6:58pm (Feb 16th 2010)
     
    CC, thanks for making me laugh..you never cease to amaze me with you humor girl! :-)
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeFeb 23rd, 2010 8:54pm (Feb 23rd 2010)
     
    I can't take my eyes off that alien morphing in Wilsden, right in front of the Hencam outside camera....
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeFeb 23rd, 2010 10:14pm (Feb 23rd 2010)
     
    It is the snow catching the lights through spider webs blowing about.
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeFeb 23rd, 2010 10:22pm (Feb 23rd 2010)
     
    I've been watching the cam for 10 minutes and can't see what you're seeing Ollie. Not been at the drinks cabinet again have you?!!! ;)
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeFeb 23rd, 2010 11:11pm (Feb 23rd 2010) edited
     
    It was about 9.00 and it is doing it again NOW but very differently.

    Wish I could capture the pic but have no idea how.
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeFeb 24th, 2010 5:57pm (Feb 24th 2010)
     
    So no one else saw those amazing effects? You all missed a treat.
    No more snow forecast up here so hopefully you will need to wait until next winter to enjoy the sights.
    Maybe I need to revise my cocktail ingredients....
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 24th, 2010 6:35pm (Feb 24th 2010)
     
    :drinkparty: Cheers, Ollie!
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 24th, 2010 6:47pm (Feb 24th 2010)
     
    Hi CC lovely to have you back again... you ok??

    You are not going nuts Ollie I saw them as well they were real good and at one point there looked like someone big near the lamp in the road as well. It was all tricks of the light through the snow. The cobwebs really made it though as they kept moving and changing shape.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 24th, 2010 6:53pm (Feb 24th 2010)
     
    I'm fine, ta - it was just the pooter having a hissy fit...
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 24th, 2010 6:55pm (Feb 24th 2010)
     
    Oh good I was worried you might have had a bad attack of the wheezes again. It is unusual for you not to pop in and say Hi. I hope you didn't have to fork out to much to get the pooter sorted.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 24th, 2010 6:58pm (Feb 24th 2010)
     
    It sorted itself...I turned it on yesterday and it didn't want to know. So I turned it on again today so I could tell Stuart The Pooter EXACTLY why it was Getting On My Nerves....and it was all right. I think it's trying to send me mad like the baddie in 'Gaslight'...
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 24th, 2010 7:03pm (Feb 24th 2010)
     
    Well I hope it is over its bad mood now
    • CommentAuthorTracyB
    • CommentTimeFeb 24th, 2010 8:56pm (Feb 24th 2010)
     
    Stuart obviously new you were going to shout at him.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2010 5:30pm (Feb 25th 2010)
     
    I would never shout at Stuart. He is A Nexpert who is able to stop me going into complete meltdown over Bloody Computers. He understands them and talks their language and has never, unlike myself, gone red, sworn or got all shouty at it. He also drives a smart car.
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2010 6:44pm (Feb 25th 2010)
     
    He sounds like every womans dream CC.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2010 6:50pm (Feb 25th 2010)
     
    Certainly is if you have a pooter with PMT...:rolling:
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2010 6:54pm (Feb 25th 2010)
     
    :grubby_duck:Ha ha ha
    • CommentAuthorleevaux
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2010 6:59pm (Feb 25th 2010)
     
    Ha CC I love computers i built the one i am talking to you on now about 6 years ago they can be very frustrating but all you need is calm and patience and you will always succeed i am self tort they fascinate me!!!!!!!!!! sad aunt i but i am the one that keeps the 2 computers going in my house. :ebay:
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2010 7:11pm (Feb 25th 2010)
     
    Well done Lee it is good to have a hobby. My sons have all built theirs and they all can repair them when they go wrong. It is good to learn new things and keep up with tschnology
    • CommentAuthorleevaux
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2010 7:14pm (Feb 25th 2010)
     
    So you are OK to NN no repair bills for you either!!
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2010 7:15pm (Feb 25th 2010)
     
    yes the boys are all good to me I am lucky there.
    • CommentAuthorleevaux
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2010 7:24pm (Feb 25th 2010)
     
    KEEP YOUR COMPUTER CLEAN IT IS THE KEY TO KEEPING IT WORKING RIGHT AND FAST.:computer:
    • CommentAuthorTracyB
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2010 7:27pm (Feb 25th 2010)
     
    mmmmmm and also not droping it helps too.......
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2010 7:38pm (Feb 25th 2010)
     
    I have to vacuum clean my key board as it gets full of cat hair and crumbs, fragments of chocolate. Or do you mean defragging it?
    • CommentAuthorleevaux
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2010 8:05pm (Feb 25th 2010) edited
     
    Oh NN yes i do mean add ware,spyware and of course virus,s as well as defragging!!!
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2010 8:09pm (Feb 25th 2010)
     
    I can squash the files together and defrag but let Jay or G.North do anything else.
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2010 10:03pm (Feb 25th 2010)
     
    I am fine at using computers but not much use when they go wrong. A friend has a shop so if necessary I take it there. However, we don't download much stuff - i-tunes is about the only thing. I try to be careful what sites are visited too and never use pop-up ads!

    Is degragging a good thing to do then? Never seems to make much difference to mine!
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2010 10:05pm (Feb 25th 2010)
     
    It is supposed to speed it up a bit kate
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2010 10:27pm (Feb 25th 2010)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Me and Lyle had a celebratory day today by going to Liverpool for the day! We went to an AMAZING place called BugWorld ( http://www.bugworldexperience.co.uk/static/ ), which was absolutely fantastic! And we both held a Giant African Millipede, then I held a Thorny Stick Insect and a Madagascar Hissing Cockroach, but Lyle didn't fancy those!! :D

    The guy was brilliant at answering my questions about all the insects as well, like their lifespan, living requirements, diet etc. And I'd always sort of disliked cockroaches before and had to force myself to hold them - and now considering one as a pet!!!! Seriously, they are so awesome and the cutest thing ever up close. They sound like the sort of ideal pet that Sid was. We were thinking of getting something similar to a Giant African Land Snail (if not another GAL too); asked my parents to bring a spare tank and heat mat down this weekend - now we have a new idea of what it could be for :bigsmile:

    After BugWorld we had sushi for lunch and next door there was even a milkshake place that was supposed to do vegan shakes, but they didn't have any soya milk in :mad: Then we pootled round the city, checked out some shops, and after tea got the train and bus back home...just got in now and we left the house at 8am!!
    So yeah, awesome day... :crazy:
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2010 10:39pm (Feb 25th 2010)
     
    I have some ordinary Indian stick insect babies looking for a home.
    Our local Freecycle won't take living things any more so I am stuck with them. Rather a lot. 50 to 60.
    Any ideas will be welcome.