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Re: Pets

Post by geckzilla » Sat Jan 07, 2012 5:13 am

What's wrong with Zubi? Don't you guys live in the middle of nowhere anyway? Nothing weird at all calling out for your beloved Zubi... Heeeeeeere Zubi Zubi Zubi
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Re: Pets

Post by orin stepanek » Sat Jan 07, 2012 1:15 pm

geckzilla wrote:What's wrong with Zubi? Don't you guys live in the middle of nowhere anyway? Nothing weird at all calling out for your beloved Zubi... Heeeeeeere Zubi Zubi Zubi
When I was a kid we had chickens and at feeding time it was; Heeeeeeere chick chick chick! :wink: :mrgreen: Sorry; but that reminded me. :wink:
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Re: Pets

Post by Chris Peterson » Sat Jan 07, 2012 3:26 pm

orin stepanek wrote:When I was a kid we had chickens and at feeding time it was; Heeeeeeere chick chick chick!
Your feeding time or theirs? One way makes this cute, the other creepy...
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Re: Pets

Post by Beyond » Sat Jan 07, 2012 3:56 pm

Chris Peterson wrote:
orin stepanek wrote:When I was a kid we had chickens and at feeding time it was; Heeeeeeere chick chick chick!
Your feeding time or theirs? One way makes this cute, the other creepy...
Since when is roasted chicken or chicken soup, creepy :?:
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Re: Pets

Post by Chris Peterson » Sat Jan 07, 2012 4:02 pm

Beyond wrote:Since when is roasted chicken or chicken soup, creepy :?:
When you call the victim meal to the pot with a cute name!
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Re: Pets

Post by Ann » Sat Jan 07, 2012 4:14 pm

Oh, Starstruck, that's lovely!!! <3 <3 <3 <3 (One heart for every cat!)

Zubi-nubi! Yes, owlice, I like that, too!

Maia is a good name for any dog or cat, Chris. Twenty Tauri Maia really has a ring to it!

My brother's father-in-law got a piglet from his last class of students when he retired. Later that summer, I visited him and his wife and their pig, too! The pig had grown very big, and in my opinion he wasn't a very beautiful animal, but he was very charming and friendly. I scratched the pig between his ears and fed him boiled potatoes.

At Christmas the man and his wife turned their pig into a juicy Christmas ham. I'm glad I wasn't invited to eat their ham with them!

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Re: Pets

Post by orin stepanek » Sat Jan 07, 2012 5:01 pm

Beyond wrote:
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orin stepanek wrote:When I was a kid we had chickens and at feeding time it was; Heeeeeeere chick chick chick!
Your feeding time or theirs? One way makes this cute, the other creepy...
Since when is roasted chicken or chicken soup, creepy :?:
Beyond I like chicken cooked almost any which way; but I was referring to feeding the chickens. I guess I wasn't being too creepy anyway! :wink: Most of the chickens we had were leghorns and were raised from chicks! Mom did have a couple of RI Reds that were pretty good egg layers.
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Re: Pets

Post by Beyond » Sat Jan 07, 2012 5:46 pm

Orin, i realized that. I was commenting on one side of the double meaning of 'feeding' time that Chris saw, even though chick chick chick, doesn't really fall under the definition of a 'cutesy' pet name.
One of my uncles, many many years ago, had a couple of chicken farms. He switched over to all Leghorns. They eat less for the same amount of eggs produced.
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Re: Pets

Post by neptunium » Tue Jan 10, 2012 1:04 pm

These smilies get weirder and weirder.

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Re: Pets

Post by geckzilla » Tue Jan 10, 2012 3:11 pm

You're welcome. :chomp: :doughnut: :puppy: :really?: :tiny: :kitty: :clap:
Just call me "geck" because "zilla" is like a last name.

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Re: Pets

Post by orin stepanek » Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:19 pm

geckzilla wrote:You're welcome. :chomp: :doughnut: :puppy: :really?: :tiny: :kitty: :clap:
Are you the provider of the little guys? 8-)
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Re: Pets

Post by geckzilla » Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:28 pm

I made all of the extra ones on the "more smilies" list starting at the cowboy hat and onward with the exception of the owl and the beer mug. And this one, because not everyone wants to show their teeth. :ssmile:

The rest are original phpbb smilies. phpbb3 came with some new ones that look like this Image but I like the old circular ones better.
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Re: Pets

Post by Ann » Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:30 pm

orin stepanek wrote:
geckzilla wrote:You're welcome. :chomp: :doughnut: :puppy: :really?: :tiny: :kitty: :clap:
Are you the provider of the little guys? 8-)
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Re: Pets

Post by orin stepanek » Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:43 pm

geckzilla wrote:I made all of the extra ones on the "more smilies" list starting at the cowboy hat and onward with the exception of the owl and the beer mug. And this one, because not everyone wants to show their teeth. :ssmile:

The rest are original phpbb smilies. phpbb3 came with some new ones that look like this Image but I like the old circular ones better.
Cool! 8-) Hey; the little beatnic guy would be cool also! Ann! Your wizzard guy is cool too! :wink:
The cat and dog smilies fit right into this thread! :kitty: :puppy:
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Re: Pets

Post by geckzilla » Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:48 pm

He's ubergeek. The lack of stereotypical beret and shaded glasses sets ubergeek apart from beatnik.
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Re: Pets

Post by orin stepanek » Fri Mar 23, 2012 2:39 pm

I had Sassy outside the other day and she deciced to check out her territory! :mrgreen: :D
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Re: Pets

Post by Ann » Fri Mar 23, 2012 5:36 pm

Awww! She is pretty in red again! :D

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Re: Pets

Post by starstruck » Mon May 14, 2012 10:00 am

tess having a great time.jpg
Orin, Sassy looks really gorgeous there! . . :yes: indeed!

Just had a great weekend here . . . the sun actually came out! 8-)

And the dogs had a really great time too!

Here's 2 yr old Tess in training for the 2012 back-garden flyball championships!
She loves doing this, look how happy she is!

. . . pure fun! . . :puppy: . . :lol2: . . :thumb_up: . . :clap:
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Re: Pets

Post by Ann » Mon May 14, 2012 10:31 am

Oh, how cute she is! :D :D :D :D

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Re: Pets

Post by orin stepanek » Tue May 15, 2012 4:56 pm

starstruck wrote:
Orin, Sassy looks really gorgeous there! . . :yes: indeed!

Just had a great weekend here . . . the sun actually came out! 8-)

And the dogs had a really great time too!

Here's 2 yr old Tess in training for the 2012 back-garden flyball championships!
She loves doing this, look how happy she is!

. . . pure fun! . . :puppy: . . :lol2: . . :thumb_up: . . :clap:
Beautiful border collie? Tess is indeed happy looking; and very active! Sassy has slowed down some and is happy to walk around the house a few times each day. She was 11 in December! She loves sitting on my lap and looking out the window to see what she can bark at! :roll: :wink:
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Re: Pets

Post by tammyss » Tue May 15, 2012 10:37 pm

Awww, Sassy is adorable!

In college, friends and I had a running joke about people who gave their dogs real people names. For instance, no one would really name their dog David, but it's hilarious to think about a dog named David, and to think about the owner calling after him..."David, get over here!" Never got old :)

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Post by orin stepanek » Wed May 16, 2012 12:19 pm

tammyss wrote:Awww, Sassy is adorable!

In college, friends and I had a running joke about people who gave their dogs real people names. For instance, no one would really name their dog David, but it's hilarious to think about a dog named David, and to think about the owner calling after him..."David, get over here!" Never got old :)
Hi tammyss! Thanks for the kind words for Sassy! I see that this is your first post so I welcome you to Starship Asterisk and I hope you have a lot more posts. 8-) :) As far as naming pets; I think it is OK to name them whatever! Sassy was named because of her attitude when she was a puppy. Our last dog we adopted from my daughter! When she got married; she needed to find a home for him because her husband had a hunting dog and with her dog being a big house dog didn't work out; anyway his name was Exit! :lol2: Don't ask me; but that was a most unusal name! He was an apricot retriever and the most friendly dog I ever encountered! But whatever they are named; after a while that name sticks and really fits; so a dog named David would be OK! After a while; you would get to know him as David! :wink: 8-) :lol2: Have a great day!
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Re: Pets

Post by Moonlady » Thu May 17, 2012 1:23 am

I am totally in love with Sassy! I love dogs and cats and other pets so much! Sometimes I take care friends pets.

About pet names....

Dad duck:"William?"
Mum duck:"No!"
Dad duck:"Willbur?"
Mum duck: "Major no!"
Dad duck:"Walther!"
Mum duck:"Absolutely no!"
Dad duck:"Woman, we've got other 36 kids to name, make your mind up!"

Ducks have usually about 12 babies, this pair might have adopted abandoned duck babies, so they had 37 together, was said in the news! (Picture was taken by a person called Mrs Schmidt)
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Re: Pets

Post by Beyond » Thu May 17, 2012 3:51 am

uh, Moonlady, those fowl don't quack.... They honk.
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Re: Pets

Post by Ann » Thu May 17, 2012 7:10 am

Awww, Moonlady, they're adorable! :D :D :D :D

And what they say around where I live sounds more like "kvack" than "honk"! :wink:

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