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  1. johnbryanpeters

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    We got strong winds today, followed by considerable rain. The combination strewed branches and tree trunks rather liberally. I was walking through the dim woods just at the tail of dusk and became aware of a much higher than usual level of noise - cracks and pops, irregular and diffuse in space. I decided that it was neither turkeys nor deer, and discarded the idea of a group of miniature monkeys. After some minutes of standing stock still, I came to the conclusion that it was the red oaks shedding their biennial load of acorns.
     

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  2. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    Or it was gnomes playing with very small fireworks..
     
  3. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    As Mencia would say....

    "Beaners blown in by the storm, waiting to take your JOBS, B!"
     
  4. jdcamb

    jdcamb Tool Time!

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    It was a cougar stalking you. You gotta be careful there buddy. Who is going to bring the bacon to the monkeyfest if you get mauled?
     
  5. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    Nope.



    The only sound that a cougar would make that you'd ever hear is when it's teeth sink into your neck.
     
  6. jdcamb

    jdcamb Tool Time!

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    Not Vermont cougars. They toy with you first.
     
  7. johnbryanpeters

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    Biggest cat I have encountered at my place was bobcat. Nice critter.
     
  8. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Growing up we had a clan of particularly angry squirrels living in the yard. If you got too close to them they would throw acorns and other things on you. It got a bit dangerous under the big old apple tree. Being a kid it provided hours of entertainment returning fire.
     
  9. bluebug32

    bluebug32 Asshat

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    midgets??
     
  10. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    hehe...you said load.
     
  11. McGRP01

    McGRP01 beer and bikes

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    I was stalked by a cougar once, but it was my friend's mom so I left it alone...