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Forum: Ruffled Feathers Today, 21:42
Replies: 14
Views: 276
Posted By dantheman
I was merely commenting that we will need a...

I was merely commenting that we will need a bigger bridge for us all to hide under (cf Jaws) - most have made comments on other people's posts that could be construed as trolling/insulting if the...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Today, 20:25
Replies: 14
Views: 276
Posted By dantheman
;) ... we're gonna need a bigger bridge?

;)

... we're gonna need a bigger bridge?
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 15:04
Replies: 22
Views: 396
Posted By dantheman
Flask/mug of tea or similar.

Flask/mug of tea or similar.
Forum: Birds & Birding Yesterday, 09:33
Replies: 22
Views: 396
Posted By dantheman
Sounds like a great idea. Doesn't have to be...

Sounds like a great idea. Doesn't have to be exclusive to anything else either - the more ideas the better, and of course no reason why one can't feed into the other.

Assume this can have a more...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 27th March 2020, 20:05
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By dantheman
Crumbs! I was wondering if it was the Cookie...

Crumbs!

I was wondering if it was the Cookie Monster ..
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 27th March 2020, 18:07
Replies: 176
Views: 4,088
Posted By dantheman
Except a lot of those are in London, and have...

Except a lot of those are in London, and have been doing a lot more mixing than ordinary mortals ... (but yes, plenty more will have and will show symptoms soon)
Forum: Lists Friday 27th March 2020, 18:01
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By dantheman
Hey! It was only about twenty feet away,...

Hey! It was only about twenty feet away, unfortunately I saw the movement out the corner of my eye and turned my head.

As other mammals go, hardly been to the coast this year, and that's not going...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 27th March 2020, 17:19
Replies: 176
Views: 4,088
Posted By dantheman
I think it's an idea that's been mooted, with...

I think it's an idea that's been mooted, with absolutely no proof, on the basis that lots of people have met lots of other people.

Antibody testing might tell you what the figure is, but I believe...
Forum: Lists Friday 27th March 2020, 17:17
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By dantheman
Mammals March 27th 6) Red Fox - one from the...

Mammals

March 27th

6) Red Fox - one from the car whilst I was sat in it today. It saw me, paused and made a rapid about-turn.
Forum: Lists Friday 27th March 2020, 17:15
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By dantheman
Butterflies March 23rd 4) Small Tortoiseshell -...

Butterflies

March 23rd

4) Small Tortoiseshell - 1 in the front garden today.

+ more sunshine!

(with 2 together the following day)
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 27th March 2020, 12:47
Replies: 176
Views: 4,088
Posted By dantheman
Don't know when I last went to the dentist -...

Don't know when I last went to the dentist - suspect it was 5 or 6 years ago??

Someone just dropped a printer off for my partner to work from home with next week. Bit of a shame as she only put a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 27th March 2020, 11:07
Replies: 804
Views: 32,896
Posted By dantheman
I was agreeing with you, and maybe expanding a...

I was agreeing with you, and maybe expanding a tad ;)
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 27th March 2020, 10:36
Replies: 804
Views: 32,896
Posted By dantheman
Releasing exact whereabouts of any major (or even...

Releasing exact whereabouts of any major (or even all) rarities is going to possibly lead to a temptation to some to 'misbehave', or may just 'look bad' overall. Don't see why there shouldn't be a...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 27th March 2020, 09:51
Replies: 191
Views: 3,546
Posted By dantheman
There's a lot of things our woeful governments...

There's a lot of things our woeful governments should have been doing - including massive testing, agreed.

Restricting international travel at a much earlier stage and a 'police state' app following...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 27th March 2020, 08:49
Replies: 191
Views: 3,546
Posted By dantheman
Describing an idea/viewpoint that you don't agree...

Describing an idea/viewpoint that you don't agree with as 'insane' isn't particularly helpful in rational discussion.

Any ideas of 'shielding' or similar vulnerable persons would have to take into...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2020, 22:48
Replies: 804
Views: 32,896
Posted By dantheman
To be honest it wasn't all that clear....

To be honest it wasn't all that clear.

(Genuine) Fake News from the BBC does seem surprising - is there no way to contact/get the story retracted or corrected??
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2020, 20:52
Replies: 804
Views: 32,896
Posted By dantheman
I agree .. except the known knows aren't really...

I agree .. except the known knows aren't really known. But I suspect we'll only really know the right way of going about things after its all over ...

There's a lot of big experiments going on right...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 26th March 2020, 20:48
Replies: 90
Views: 4,684
Posted By dantheman
Thanks Mark. Interesting ...

Thanks Mark. Interesting ...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2020, 19:03
Replies: 804
Views: 32,896
Posted By dantheman
People can reserve the right to take sensible...

People can reserve the right to take sensible precautions. If you are in the elderly and/or vulnerable part of society than it would seem once health services are in your trouble your best bet at...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2020, 17:59
Replies: 804
Views: 32,896
Posted By dantheman
Don't forget: dogs and foxes are actually...

Don't forget: dogs and foxes are actually surfaces. Be wary ...


I guess this does concern me and my birding too; when I go out for my local exercise how many people will be out walking their dogs...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2020, 17:16
Replies: 804
Views: 32,896
Posted By dantheman
Update - funnily enough on Radio 4 this afternoon...

Update - funnily enough on Radio 4 this afternoon a story concerning - it was dogs in Hong Kong. They were saying dog to dog or dog to human transfer was infinitesimally low out in dog walking field...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Thursday 26th March 2020, 17:09
Replies: 191
Views: 3,546
Posted By dantheman
Hi there Andy, nice to hear from you ;) I thought...

Hi there Andy, nice to hear from you ;) I thought I was on your ignore list?


It's good news that the idiots will be given the sentences they deserve.
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2020, 17:05
Replies: 804
Views: 32,896
Posted By dantheman
It is a fairly big argument going on in certain...

It is a fairly big argument going on in certain circles, and an easy target perhaps ... but yes.

If there's anyone left at the end of it all (we can hope ;) )

Now I've got to work out which thread...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2020, 15:17
Replies: 804
Views: 32,896
Posted By dantheman
True. Think might be too much work on the poor...

True. Think might be too much work on the poor overtaxed mods though.

It does kinda represent impact on birding as the reasoning that the selfish few can spoil it for the rest, impacts perception...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Thursday 26th March 2020, 15:10
Replies: 191
Views: 3,546
Posted By dantheman
Interesting, good news story. I...

Interesting, good news story. I think.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52052880
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