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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 22nd, 2009 5:54pm (Feb 22nd 2009)
     
    ...and there are loads of 'foam hand's on eBay...
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      CommentAuthorVictoria
    • CommentTimeFeb 22nd, 2009 6:45pm (Feb 22nd 2009)
     
    I've got an ad at the bottom of the previous page that seems to be encouraging Red to find out how much compensation she can get for her recent injury.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 22nd, 2009 7:06pm (Feb 22nd 2009)
     
    Can she sue herself for sleepwalking?
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 22nd, 2009 8:02pm (Feb 22nd 2009)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    I wish, that would be brilliant!
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeFeb 22nd, 2009 8:53pm (Feb 22nd 2009)
     
    But you might sue for more than you can afford. Then you'd have to leave Uni and get a real job!
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 23rd, 2009 12:02am (Feb 23rd 2009)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    :fingersear:
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 23rd, 2009 6:52pm (Feb 23rd 2009)
     
    What a rude child you've reared, Neil! :rolling:
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 24th, 2009 1:47am (Feb 24th 2009) edited
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Haha!

    Rant today, the Dr's was absolutely useless. I wanna be home right now! :cry:
    Three and a bit more days...
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 24th, 2009 1:49am (Feb 24th 2009) edited
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Right, that's it, i'm having an uber rant:

    Not only has today sucked because of the Dr's, homesickness due to my useless wrist and the fact i'm up at 7am tomorrow...now my internet has stopped working with every website apart from this forum!

    I wouldn't be so bothered but i can see i have an email from the people i would like to volunteer with, saying whether they have accepted me or not, i just can't read it!!
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 24th, 2009 3:51pm (Feb 24th 2009)
     
    :brokenheart:Can you go and read it on someone else's pooter, Red?
    What did the doc say?
    Cheer up, chicken!:flowers:
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 24th, 2009 5:06pm (Feb 24th 2009) edited
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Bah :(

    The letter says i get an interview to see if i'm right for the placement.

    Dr was worse than rubbish. Said because i'd had an x-ray there was no point having another, so proceeded to poke and squeeze my wrist while i squealed and said it hurt. He then said "Ah so it's still quite sore" YESSSS, I TOLD YOU THAT!!

    He gave me stronger painkillers (that don't have any effect) and gave me a number for physio in case i wanted it - it costs £25 an hour :o

    He just didn't listen to anything i said. Now my wrist hurts so much more and i don't know what i should do *sigh*
    • CommentAuthorLynnW
    • CommentTimeFeb 24th, 2009 6:12pm (Feb 24th 2009)
     
    Red, I'm sorry to hear the Dr. was so useless...

    Posted By: RedHe just didn't listen to anything i said. Now my wrist hurts so much more and i don't know what i should do *sigh*


    I think they teach them to NOT listen in medical schools now.
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeFeb 24th, 2009 7:17pm (Feb 24th 2009)
     
    Get Dad to make you an appointment with your doc at home for Friday.

    Get a second opinion.

    Don't tell him you have been seen by this other quack until he has given his verdict - then tell him (just to be fair)
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeFeb 24th, 2009 11:15pm (Feb 24th 2009)
     
    Have you got an appointment to go back to the hospital?

    Why do you feel homesick? Because of your wrist and frustrations? You'll soon be home hunneebun!

    Where are you volunteering - or hoping to?
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2009 12:44am (Feb 25th 2009) edited
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Thanks all :001_smile:

    My mum has Friday off work so she is going to come to the Dr's with me. Then we'll see what they say...

    Kate, i think i'm just fed up of being in a lot of pain...2 weeks now, and every day activities seem such an effort because of the pain. It's just really frustrating and i wouldn't mind being looked after at the moment!
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2009 5:42pm (Feb 25th 2009)
     
    I think you should definitely sue yourself after all this aggro...
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2009 7:29pm (Feb 25th 2009)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    I know...
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      CommentAuthorVictoria
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2009 7:37pm (Feb 25th 2009)
     
    I have a Google ad that says 'Difficulty Climbing Stairs? Think Stairlifts!' I think it must be a response to Red saying "every day activities seem such an effort because of the pain".

    As it's her wrist that's in pain, Google's suggestion is pretty useless though (unless she usually goes upstairs doing handstands), but I suppose it's the thought that counts...
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      CommentAuthorAce
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2009 8:18pm (Feb 25th 2009)
     
    I have a google ad for hand and arm injuries:
    "Receive 100% compensation for your Hand or Arm Injuries. Claim Today"

    I think they know that Red has hurt her wrist...
    • CommentAuthorLynnW
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2009 8:23pm (Feb 25th 2009)
     
    I have an ad for healing tendonitis on the bottom of mine. A lot of the "guests" that appear on the Who's Online are google bots, looking for key words so they can target their adverts to us.
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2009 11:23pm (Feb 25th 2009)
     
    I an always stuck with that dratted "Bigger :shocked: P...s" advert.
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th, 2009 11:43pm (Feb 25th 2009)
     
    I keep getting offers to send me my credit report. No thanks!!

    Perhaps your wrist needs x-raying again if its still painful. How did the doc squeeze it and hurt you if its in a cast? Did he squeeze the cast? If your doc is no good go to the hospital and tell them your fingers are numb.
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 26th, 2009 12:56am (Feb 26th 2009) edited
     

    Keeper of the hens

    It's not in a cast, it was just in a sling for a few days afterwards. The Dr's at the hospital just told me to keep using it like normal and take paracetamol.

    Then, after two weeks when it was still too painful to do anything, i went to the medical centre. That's when i saw the stupid Dr who squeezed my wrist.

    My advert is for 'Vitabiotics' :confused:
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      CommentAuthorJonny
    • CommentTimeFeb 26th, 2009 1:09am (Feb 26th 2009)
     
    I'd say you have a hairline fracture Red..perhaps too small to show up on the first X-RAY..I'd get another x-ray (or two) from different angles.

    I have a fracture of one of those joints in the wrist (from .. ahem..punching a plaster lathe wall ).

    Its usually fine unless I squeeze my right fist a lot (wringing out a sponge/clothe for example)...then its hurts plenty...but only for a little while...so I don't do that. :)
    • CommentAuthorLynnW
    • CommentTimeFeb 26th, 2009 5:49am (Feb 26th 2009)
     
    now my adverts are for Hand And Wrist Surgeons..(at least google thinks Red's wrist is broken...even if her Dr. doesn't know his butt from a whole in the ground!)

    Posted By: RedThat's when i saw the stupid Dr who squeezed my wrist.

    I think he has rocks in his head..or he's just plain cruel.
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 26th, 2009 2:45pm (Feb 26th 2009)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Probably the latter, Lynn :D

    Ouch Jonny!
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeFeb 26th, 2009 6:37pm (Feb 26th 2009)
     
    Posted By: JonnyI have a fracture of one of those joints in the wrist (from .. ahem..punching a plaster lathe wall ).


    Did the wall start it? Leave it, Jonny, it's not werf it!
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      CommentAuthorVictoria
    • CommentTimeFeb 27th, 2009 7:41pm (Feb 27th 2009)
     
    I have a new digital camera (yay!) but didn't get a new memory card because I thought the old one might work with it. Which it doesn't.

    Apparently the camera can store a few photos without one though, so I can test it tomorrow.
    :_photos:
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeFeb 27th, 2009 10:28pm (Feb 27th 2009)
     
    Was it your scaphoid bone Jonny? In fact Red, if you fell over and put your hand out you could've fractured yours. Pete did that when he was knocked off his bike once - they often miss it on x-rays and have to take it from a particular angle. Tends to happen when the thumb is pulled back. Its located just behind the thumb in the wrist.

    Didn't realise it wasn't in a cast - your doctor is out of order for squeezing it. And he can't tell if its broken like that either.
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      CommentAuthorJonny
    • CommentTimeFeb 28th, 2009 12:47am (Feb 28th 2009) edited
     
    Posted By: KatebWas it your scaphoid bone Jonny?


    Don't know Kate..never went to a doctor about it. It clicks when I bend my hand towards the center of my body and then rotate it to a finger-pointing downward position.

    Photobucket
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeMar 1st, 2009 12:19am (Mar 1st 2009)
     
    No then - if its your scaphoid you can't pick things up because the opposable thumb doesn't work any more!
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      CommentAuthorJonny
    • CommentTimeMar 1st, 2009 12:50am (Mar 1st 2009)
     
    Phew! Dodged the de-evolutionary bullet there!
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 1st, 2009 2:22pm (Mar 1st 2009)
     
    Canadian hands look different to English ones...we got FINGERS! :D
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeMar 1st, 2009 8:39pm (Mar 1st 2009)
     
    I don't think I have posted in this thread before.
    My rant for the day is that G'daughter has been offered a place at the wrong school.
    We are putting in an appeal but not getting excited.
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeMar 2nd, 2009 4:14pm (Mar 2nd 2009)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    rant today is about James...silly boy was shedding when i went home so i couldn't play with him...the day after i go home, he has finished shedding, is ready to be held again, and apparently looks beautiful...bah! :)

    I have demanded pics from my dad ;)
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeMar 2nd, 2009 4:15pm (Mar 2nd 2009)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Posted By: ollie in UKI don't think I have posted in this thread before.
    My rant for the day is that G'daughter has been offered a place at the wrong school.
    We are putting in an appeal but not getting excited.

    How did that happen Ollie? :confused:
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeMar 2nd, 2009 4:45pm (Mar 2nd 2009)
     
    The two local high schools have a catchment area. The dividing line for this goes through our village, we are on the wrong side of the line for the school generations of my family went to.
    It is the original Grammar School, the other one was built late 1900's to cater for the expanding population, it was upgraded to a High School from a Secondary School under a relabeling scheme. Same as the Polytechnics are now all Universities.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 2nd, 2009 5:46pm (Mar 2nd 2009)
     
    And I bet the one you wanted takes kids from waay out of the area - that's what happens here. Kids in Marlow aren't given places while it pinches the clever kids from Maidenhead which isn't even our county, just so it can play the League Table Game!! Ridiculous.
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeMar 2nd, 2009 7:42pm (Mar 2nd 2009) edited
     
    You are quite right CC.

    There is a large new housing development, a few miles away, that has been given this as their school - it's nearer. So there are a lot less spaces for the rest of us who want to make a choice.
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeMar 3rd, 2009 6:54pm (Mar 3rd 2009) edited
     
    Broke my bed last night!!!

    Sat on the edge, and there was a loud "Crack".

    This is an IKEA bed that they replaced after I had a lot of trouble with the slats falling through.
    Replacement had extra stability to prevent that happening.

    It felt stable so I didn't look, just climbed in and went to sleep.

    Examination in the daylight showed that the side had broken in two!

    Spent today pinning a piece of two x one across the break. It seems OK. Tonight will tell....
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 3rd, 2009 8:59pm (Mar 3rd 2009)
     
    I trust you melted a few earoles at Ikea...? I hope the girls don't get their new furniture from Ikea!
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeMar 4th, 2009 4:14pm (Mar 4th 2009)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Posted By: ollie in UKBroke my bed last night!!!

    Sat on the edge, and there was a loud "Crack".

    This is an IKEA bed that they replaced after I had a lot of trouble with the slats falling through.
    Replacement had extra stability to prevent that happening.

    It felt stable so I didn't look, just climbed in and went to sleep.

    Examination in the daylight showed that the side had broken in two!

    Spent today pinning a piece of two x one across the break. It seems OK. Tonight will tell....

    My bed from there is a load of rubbish too - just ask my dad about it! :)
    • CommentAuthorfrogdust
    • CommentTimeMar 6th, 2009 4:43am (Mar 6th 2009)
     
    Ooo point taken! I was thinking about getting my son a new bed there But......not if it is rubbish.i think i will let him use the old iron bed we have in the guest room.
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeMar 6th, 2009 12:39pm (Mar 6th 2009)
     
    Good thinking. "Iron bed" Real old fashioned stuff. I bet it has given years of service and is all set for more.

    I will be on the lookout for one. Our local Arthritis Shop has a furniture department.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 6th, 2009 6:58pm (Mar 6th 2009)
     
    We've got an old iron double bed; had it over 20 years now, but it's probably 100 years older than that!
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      CommentAuthorVictoria
    • CommentTimeMar 6th, 2009 7:25pm (Mar 6th 2009)
     
    Posted By: ollie in UK Our local Arthritis Shop


    People buy arthritis?
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 6th, 2009 7:43pm (Mar 6th 2009)
     
    They also operate a hire/buy scheme; if you hire it and decide to buy it, they knock what you've paid in rental off the purchase price...I'm doing a long-term hire/buy from the Asthma Shop...:D
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeMar 6th, 2009 10:51pm (Mar 6th 2009)
     
    Never heard of the Asthma Shop.
    I will Google and see if there is one within reach.
    There must be a catalogue of Charity shops somewhere!
    I love charity shops. Most of my clothes are from there - I am too tight fisted topay £+++ for clothes that cost 5% of price to manufacture.
    Why not use the charity shops and save money for me and make money for them?
    I take it all back in the end anyway... Ultimate recycling...
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeMar 6th, 2009 10:53pm (Mar 6th 2009)
     
    My son's Ikea bed is OK. You get what you pay for! I hate making it though - keep bashing my shins on the surround.
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeMar 6th, 2009 10:57pm (Mar 6th 2009)
     
    Ah, but how long have you had it?
    Mine was four years old, well the replacement one, before it gave way.

    Oh no,it is the last one for me, desparately looking for an old iron thing now!
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeMar 6th, 2009 11:02pm (Mar 6th 2009)
     
    Er, about 4 years too I think. Moved house in the middle and it stood up to that too! I don't like it - its too low.
    • CommentAuthorfrogdust
    • CommentTimeMar 7th, 2009 6:07am (Mar 7th 2009)
     
    I would like to find another old iron bed to go in my guest room , now that he has the one i have now. people do not give them up or if you do it is too pricey!but i will eventualy will find one that arthur wont have a heart attack about .
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 7th, 2009 5:58pm (Mar 7th 2009)
     
    I like the iron bed being so much higher than modern ones; I can see out of the bedroom window and watch the cats, rabbits, chickens, birds and squirrels all doing their morning runaround while I drink my cuppa in bed!
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeMar 7th, 2009 9:41pm (Mar 7th 2009)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    My bed broke within a few months for the first time...

    Posted By: ollie in UK
    I love charity shops. Most of my clothes are from there - I am too tight fisted topay £+++ for clothes that cost 5% of price to manufacture.


    Don't come to the Oxfam in Newcastle, some of the clothes there are more expensive then in the actual shops!
    • CommentAuthorfrogdust
    • CommentTimeMar 7th, 2009 10:00pm (Mar 7th 2009)
     
    I love the good will thrift stores ! my boys grow so fast that i am all ways haveing to get new clothes for them. plus i love to find woderful surprises there too.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 8th, 2009 3:41am (Mar 8th 2009) edited
     
    I never get bargains at the charity shops. Whereas my friend barrels out of there with Chanel suits, Lalique vases, Faberge eggs...all for threepence! :\ Well, I might be exaggerating slightly...:) but she does get excellent bargains!
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      CommentAuthorVictoria
    • CommentTimeMar 8th, 2009 5:26pm (Mar 8th 2009)
     
    Slight rant: I had to go outside in my pyjamas this morning to persuade a naughty chicken on my lawn to fly back over the fence, in case my dad got to her first and chased her around. (He likes to scare hens so they don't come back.)
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      CommentAuthorDianeonWhidbey
    • CommentTimeMar 8th, 2009 5:39pm (Mar 8th 2009)
     
    When is the UTube vid of your morning adventure coming out, Victoria?
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 8th, 2009 5:46pm (Mar 8th 2009)
     
    Ooo, yes please! Come on, Victoria, jump to it...
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      CommentAuthorVictoria
    • CommentTimeMar 8th, 2009 8:02pm (Mar 8th 2009)
     
    It wasn't particularly eventful actually, just cold. She's been in our garden before and knows the best way to get back, so it's just a matter of walking along behind her like a sheepdog until she's gone home.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 8th, 2009 8:41pm (Mar 8th 2009)
     
    Ohhhh....I'm disappointed now; I was thinking something along the lines of Benny Hill meets the Keystone Cops...:)
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeMar 8th, 2009 11:44pm (Mar 8th 2009)
     
    Posted By: chief chickenI never get bargains at the charity shops.


    Nor me. I went to a local shop that's supposed to get old or excess stock and sell it off cheaply, but it was all really expensive! I give stuff to charity shops but rarely buy anything. But then I rarely buy anything for myself from anywhere else either!
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 9th, 2009 5:23pm (Mar 9th 2009)
     
    My friend always gets good stuff at TK Maxx as well...there's only ever rubbish when I go!
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      CommentAuthorAce
    • CommentTimeMar 9th, 2009 6:38pm (Mar 9th 2009)
     
    Yeh it seems to be all rubbish when i go there aswell. It used to be great and now it's not!
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeMar 9th, 2009 11:06pm (Mar 9th 2009)
     
    THanks CC - couldn't remember what it was called! Knew it was TK something-or-other but that wouldn't fit on the sign so I suppose they changed it to Maxx!!
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      CommentAuthorAce
    • CommentTimeMar 10th, 2009 8:13am (Mar 10th 2009)
     
    :rolling:
    • CommentAuthorfrogdust
    • CommentTimeMar 11th, 2009 4:54am (Mar 11th 2009)
     
    O.k I am a bit lost so help me up to speed .
    Vickie- I did not know you were on U tube !

    Silly hen ! Why does your dad hate chickens? Does she really do any harm when she is in your garden?

    chicken chaseing is a sinful bit of fun . I think every one who has had the chance does it , not out of wanting to hurt them. they just make such a racket! naughty and thoughtless I admit.

    It was sweet of you to shoo her back in to her yard.
    • CommentAuthorfrogdust
    • CommentTimeMar 11th, 2009 5:00am (Mar 11th 2009)
     
    Oooo I have a rant to day ! My neighbor has a dog that gets out all the time !it is not a very nice dog it growels and barks at every one and start fights with the dogs that are walking with thier owners. it came in to my back yard and barked at me ! in my own yard ! and was going to try at my hens ! I have go and spoke to the woman who he belongs to but it has not helped . for get about the dopg pound! they are no help. and the police will not do any thing till he bited some one !
    if my husband catches him inthe yard he is going to kill it .
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      CommentAuthorVictoria
    • CommentTimeMar 11th, 2009 7:37pm (Mar 11th 2009)
     
    Posted By: frogdust Why does your dad hate chickens? Does she really do any harm when she is in your garden?

    It's alright frogdust, my Dad doesn't hate the chickens, he'd just rather they didn't eat all his cabbage and broccoli leaves. Some of the hens used to fly over every day, run across the lawn and tuck into the contents of his veg patch.

    He thinks that if he chases them they'll learn that our garden is too scary to visit (and eat my neighbours' veg instead).
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      CommentAuthorVictoria
    • CommentTimeMar 11th, 2009 7:40pm (Mar 11th 2009)
     
    I hope your neighbours realise that they'd better sort out their dog before someone else does it for them.
    • CommentAuthorfrogdust
    • CommentTimeMar 13th, 2009 7:14am (Mar 13th 2009)
     
    Yes the hens do love the vegetables ! I had my girl strip a boston fern down to nubbs one day! and that was after i had given them some chopped broccoli!
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      CommentAuthorVictoria
    • CommentTimeMar 14th, 2009 4:31pm (Mar 14th 2009)
     
    This is a rant on behalf of my neighbours' hens, who can't type.
    Mr Next-door has finally had enough of them ruining his veg patch and is making a roof for their pen. So no more flying about and roosting in trees. They're not going to be happy...
    • CommentAuthorfrogdust
    • CommentTimeMar 14th, 2009 4:45pm (Mar 14th 2009) edited
     
    Yes that is true , but they just might live a lot longer cooped up. also this way you are not running around in the cold in you jammys.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 14th, 2009 6:40pm (Mar 14th 2009)
     
    But we'll never get to see the Benny Hill Chicken Chase...:cry:
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeMar 14th, 2009 9:58pm (Mar 14th 2009) edited
     
    My grouse for today is my accident yesterday.

    Scalded my arm reaching over the coffee for the milk.
    Held arm in running cold water for 15 mins and then sat with bag of frozen peas for over an hour.
    Watching and waiting to see the skin bubble up and slough off.
    It didn't!
    Hurt a lot so took pain killers.

    Amazed today to see it all intact but very red from wrist to elbow. Feeding the skin now in case it's all delayed action....

    I'm thankful it was real, Fair Trade, Java Lava coffee and not that Nescafe rubbish...
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeMar 14th, 2009 11:16pm (Mar 14th 2009)
     
    Did you knock the coffee over your arm Ollie, or was it the steam off it that scalded you? Burns are so painful - it sounds like you got away with it thanks to your prompt treatment. Hope you feel better soon. xx
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeMar 15th, 2009 3:12am (Mar 15th 2009)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Hate burns, guy here had a real nasty burn after attempting to cook pancakes - both the pan and pancakes decided to launch themselves at him!

    Hope your arm feels better soon and doesn't get any worse Ollie :bighug:
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeMar 15th, 2009 9:12am (Mar 15th 2009)
     
    Oooh. I'm glad mine was only coffee and not frying stuff. That must have been so dreadfull for him.

    My arm is recovering nicely thanks. It's red and tender to touch that's all. :biggrin:
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 15th, 2009 4:38pm (Mar 15th 2009)
     
    Dr Chicken prescribes the juice of one bottle of sherry...get better soon, cherub!
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeMar 15th, 2009 5:13pm (Mar 15th 2009)
     
    I will gladly take your advice - which is more than I do for a lot of the Docs I know! :drinkparty:
    • CommentAuthorLynnW
    • CommentTimeMar 17th, 2009 4:42am (Mar 17th 2009)
     
    I hope your arm gets to feeling better soon Ollie..it sounds very painful...CC's advice seems pretty good.
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    • CommentAuthorfrogdust
    • CommentTimeMar 17th, 2009 6:55am (Mar 17th 2009) edited
     
    :bighug: Ollie! So very sorry to see that you burned your self . Oooo burns are one of the most painful things you can do to your self! I have used frozen peas on my kids burns and cuts ! works wonderfuly! the frozen vegies work as nicely as the exspensive jelly packs they sell for the freezer.hope you feel better real soon
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeMar 17th, 2009 9:00am (Mar 17th 2009)
     
    Note = I keep these frozen peas in a plain polythene bag so they don't get eaten after a few thawings. They live there for medical purposes and are, as you say, just as good as the commercial product and a darn sight cheaper.

    Med report = Arm not as red and skin intact.
    • CommentAuthorTrevs Mum
    • CommentTimeMar 17th, 2009 10:57am (Mar 17th 2009)
     
    ooh Ollie glad arm is improving, burns are so painful. peas are a very handy ice pack.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 17th, 2009 3:58pm (Mar 17th 2009)
     
    Posted By: ollie in UK

    Med report = Arm not as red and skin intact.


    Sherry; the universal healer...:rolling:
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeMar 17th, 2009 6:29pm (Mar 17th 2009)
     
    I am trying my best to get in adequate amounts of the prescribed medication.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 17th, 2009 7:22pm (Mar 17th 2009)
     
    Good girl! :drinkparty:
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeMar 21st, 2009 11:32am (Mar 21st 2009) edited
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Not really a rant, more of a whinge / observation: my dad is taking ages doing the cleaning, me thinks just so we have to go on a shorter walk (we only have half an hour's walking time!) I may make him go on the longer one, but just force him to run around it! :D
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 21st, 2009 5:17pm (Mar 21st 2009) edited
     
    Neil --->:crying::whip:<--- Red
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeMar 22nd, 2009 5:10pm (Mar 22nd 2009)
     
    I know this is a bit of a radical idea for a teenage uni student, but if you helped with the housework it'd be done sooner, so you could go on a longer walk!
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 22nd, 2009 6:04pm (Mar 22nd 2009)
     
    :rolling:
    You'd never think Kate had children of her own, would you? I know nothing about 'em...but I know that much...:rolling:
    • CommentAuthorfrogdust
    • CommentTimeMar 23rd, 2009 5:30am (Mar 23rd 2009)
     
    :_oh:
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeMar 23rd, 2009 11:12pm (Mar 23rd 2009)
     
    I didn't really expect her to do it ... I'm not THAT stupid!! I spent all mother's day doing housework.
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeMar 23rd, 2009 11:15pm (Mar 23rd 2009)
     
    While I'm hear, its not a rant its a "life's so unfair" complaint.

    My friend's rat gave birth on Friday night - 2 days late, a long time in a rat life - but all 5 were dead. Another of her rats is really poorly with its breathing and might have to be euthenised today, and her disabled neighbour's dog had to be put to sleep today. It had lung cancer. She had previously had an op to remove part of her lung, but it came back with a vengance. So sad.
    • CommentAuthorfrogdust
    • CommentTimeMar 24th, 2009 4:09am (Mar 24th 2009)
     
    Awww......that is sad . so sorry to hear about the baby rats and the poor dog. that was a rather large lump of bad news.:huh:
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 24th, 2009 4:50pm (Mar 24th 2009)
     
    At least they had the dignity of euthanasia. How sad, though...
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeMar 26th, 2009 12:00am (Mar 26th 2009)
     
    Well, the rat wasn't euthenised - the vet has given it antibiotics. I don't think he's provided one that's strong enough, but that's up to my friend to argue. Her mommy rat has survived too and there isn't anything stuck inside to poison her, so that's a bit better.
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeMar 26th, 2009 2:17am (Mar 26th 2009)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Posted By: KatebI know this is a bit of a radical idea for a teenage uni student, but if you helped with the housework it'd be done sooner, so you could go on a longer walk!

    Clean, when i'm at home?! :P




    Posted By: KatebWhile I'm hear, its not a rant its a "life's so unfair" complaint.

    My friend's rat gave birth on Friday night - 2 days late, a long time in a rat life - but all 5 were dead. Another of her rats is really poorly with its breathing and might have to be euthenised today, and her disabled neighbour's dog had to be put to sleep today. It had lung cancer. She had previously had an op to remove part of her lung, but it came back with a vengance. So sad.

    Aww that's really sad :(
    Good luck to both ratties...
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeMar 26th, 2009 2:32am (Mar 26th 2009)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Rant; my parents phoned me at 8pm tonight, but i was asleep (have been asleep from 12:30 until 11pm :o ) so didn't pick up the phone. Mum asked me to call back but i can't now, can I? She sounded serious, now i want to know what's going on... :(

    Still, if it was anything really serious, I like to think they'd keep trying or send me an email. Wonder if Lottie has given birth?!
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMar 26th, 2009 6:24pm (Mar 26th 2009)
     
    Whatever it is, Red, hope it's soon sorted. We're thinking of you...