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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 11:09
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Only 5 duplications? I've already had 3... Drapes, if we had a hug smilie, I'd give you one right now.
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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 15:24
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A white blanket covers the earth as far as the eye can see here. one has to venture forth shortly, fortunatly for small white hound who stands 11 inches at the shoulder, tis only about four inches deep.
So far.
Makes the place look spiffing anyway
Many moons have passed since we had a white blanket at chrimbo.
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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 15:46
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No snow here Plenty of ice though, stepped out of my front door and fell arse over tit. Excellent start to a Monday morning.
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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 16:20
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One has returned, tiz grim out there Jim, but very picturesque, all the Canada Geese were lurking at the other side of me lake,and did a mass takeoff amd low level flight across the lake when they spied Drapes and small hound , must take a camera 150 Canada Geese coming in at zero feet each determined to be first to the bread crumbs is very spectacular, even small white hound was impressed, and it takes a lot to impress a Jack Russel.
They must obcviously know their benifactors other hound walkers, mean spirited folk who do not bring food for the wild creatures are ignored,
Just thinking, a fox could make a good living in ones park.
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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 17:27
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We never have any such thing as a White Christmas here in West Oz. In fact, snow is completely unheard of hereabouts. Some years ago, when we actually had snow on the Stirling Ranges (much further south), there was such an exodus from Perth of vehicles full of folk hoping to see the phenomenon that roads were blocked and chaos reigned.

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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 18:31
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Same here BD when the sun appears, the streets are athrong with folks ooing and aahhhing and pointing skyward, small children weep and cling to mothers skirts in fear at seeing this rare phenomenon for the first time.

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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 20:00
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Just noticed one of my headlights isn't working properly.

Wondering if it's as a result of the fiendish Niederhasli hit 'n' run artist. Car goes to the dealer on morning of the 24th, so all will be illuminated then. Hope it is, as they're bloody expensive, Audi headlamps. Gonna get the squeaky windscreen wipers replaced while I'm at it. Probably also a result of the prodigious nudge given by ZH199732. Oh, and the car needs a good wash so they can properly assess the damage. Hmm, might need a clean inside as well. Oh and some washer fluid must have leaked out as the car tipped from the vertical.

Not sure what else I can pin on the basturd, but 3rd World Debt, Dunkirk, and the poor performance of asian stockmarkets all spring to mind.

The boy gotta learn.

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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 20:33
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We had 5 mins of snow back at home yesterday. Not seen any snow down here though. They're still all whinging how cold it is.

I think I maybe alergic to something in Mexican food - need to investigate further.
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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 21:04
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The Mexican food over here is seriously good, burritos are my fave. Don't recall a decent Mexican restaurant in the UK. Not good for the waist line tho....

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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 21:14
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Must confess I always thought the phrase "arse over tit" was a bit forced blokey (parse that one). Funny how it sounds different coming from a lady. I think I like it.

Sorry, TopCat; don't let me interrupt anything.

Doctor, I think I have a problem......

If there's been a more pointless post than this I want to know where.
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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 21:31
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There was no snow in the Seychelles, though apparently they had some in Reunion a few weeks ago.

Some Seychelles RRBATPSOI for you:

If you catch an octopus and try to put it on your head, it will inevitably squirt black ink at you (no, it wasn't me - it was my divemaster ).

Similarly, eagle rays seem reluctant to be caught and turned into long-lasting footwear. However, Seychelles turtles are unusually friendly.

Seychellois boys also have long curly eyelashes.

I'll save the others for another time.
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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 22:00
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What a serendipitous arrival. Try to imagine singaporegirl saying arse over tit. It don't roll easily off the tongue, do it?

With that thought I think I'll retire for the night.

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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 22:03
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Ah SG, welcome back, was about to initiate enquires as to your continuded absence, hope all yer bits are nice and brown.

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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 22:11
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hope all yer bits are nice and brown.
Looks like I've lost the crown as biggest male flirt within the thread, I can't even compete.
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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 22:26
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Her bits should be white.

It's her non-bits that'll be nice and brown.

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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 22:26
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Some bits are browner than others, Mr Draper. I will leave the details to your imagination, but those referred to in Binoculars' post should give you a good starting point. Incidentally, how do you spot your white hound against the snow? Do you just follow the furrow that he leaves, or is northern snow so grey from all those smoking chimneys that he easily stands out?

And it's not like you to give up so easily, topcat. Surely you don't feel threatened by Binoculars muscling in on your territory? Or has moving south emasculated you?
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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 22:32
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Aside from humans, Dolphins are the only animals known to make love for pleasure as well as pro-creation.
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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 22:36
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Small white hound was clad in a fine Taran coat of ones maternal ancesters the Clan Munro, SG.
The Munro Tartan was devised to aid creeping up on sheep unseen, but shows up fine in the snow.
One hastens to add here that with the Munro's,unlike most of the other clans, the creeping up on sheep had a economic rather than sexual motive.



:rolleyes
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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 22:38
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Or has moving south emasculated you?
Hell no!! Don't start spreading that rumour around, it's taken long enough to clear up the misunderstanding with the vacuum and the grease gun.
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Old 22nd Dec 2003, 23:52
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May I correct you about Reunion.

The snow was there early August (rather a few months than weeks) this year : some nice pics (text in French, but you do not really need it). It stayed only a couple of days.
I was there in october, the only place you could find it was on postcards.

Snow is not that rare there, as a significant part of the island is above 2000 m (6493 ft. 6 in. for the metrically challenged)

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