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Old 16-05-2012, 12:32 PM
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there's an insane magpie who lives in the tree accross the road from our house. at 5am or so every morning he flies around the locale making a terrific racket, waking all and sundry chez sanders. a magpie's cry is distinctly ugly and annoying. it sounds likes a baby coughing itself to death at max volume.

said magpie is also involved in a heated dispute with a local cat. the cat seems largely nonplussed by the magpie's attentions, which amount to baby-shriek-coughing at the cat repeatedly and circling it.

i am considering knocking the magpie's nest out of the tree. is this cruel? i don't think so. it's a big bird and will find a new home with ease.
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Old 16-05-2012, 12:37 PM
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Don't fuck with a magpie.
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Old 16-05-2012, 12:38 PM
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there's an insane magpie who lives in the tree accross the road from our house. at 5am or so every morning he flies around the locale making a terrific racket, waking all and sundry chez sanders. a magpie's cry is distinctly ugly and annoying. it sounds likes a baby coughing itself to death at max volume.

said magpie is also involved in a heated dispute with a local cat. the cat seems largely nonplussed by the magpie's attentions, which amount to baby-shriek-coughing at the cat repeatedly and circling it.

i am considering knocking the magpie's nest out of the tree. is this cruel? i don't think so. it's a big bird and will find a new home with ease.
get yourself a shotgun steve
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Old 16-05-2012, 12:42 PM
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Strangle the cat and throw it at the magpie.
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Old 16-05-2012, 12:49 PM
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My neighbour had a magpies nest in her tree. There was two magpies in it and they were always fighting Crows who were probably trying to get at the eggs.
Later on in the Summer they was Three Magpies. We are now back to two again.
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Old 16-05-2012, 12:52 PM
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You can borrow my cat Steve, his predatory skills are well known. Hes brought magpies and pigeons home.

He wouldn't put up with no magpie circling him
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Old 16-05-2012, 01:00 PM
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we had a cat that used to leave dead birds at our doorstep and waited next to the corpse until we saw him. i guess he was showing us he was earning his keep by wiping out the local bird population.
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Old 16-05-2012, 01:07 PM
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Tis a balls if you see just one on the bus. To cancel the bad luck you have to salute the magpie and spit.
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Old 16-05-2012, 01:11 PM
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Tis a balls if you see just one on the bus. To cancel the bad luck you have to salute the magpie and spit.
I don't think I've ever seen a magpie on the bus.
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Old 16-05-2012, 01:15 PM
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I don't think I've ever seen a magpie on the bus.
Well that just fucked up my day big time. I'll have to wash my hands now or something.
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