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Are you seeing more robins than usual?

Postby Call_of_the_Wendigo on Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:18 am

Robins. As we all know, they keep bob bob bobbing along. But I seem to be seeing way more of them this year than usual. Come to think of it, in the old days, when I was a mere slip of a thing, I'm sure you hardly ever saw them in winter, whereas, lately, I seem to keep seeing them everywhere. Is this an experience everyone else is having or am I just being unusually robin-prone this year?

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Re: Are you seeing more robins than usual?

Postby FanGirl3 on Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:38 am

Haven't seen a single robin this winter, which is a shame as I enjoy their antics. When I was a student, a robin (imaginatively christened 'Robbie' by us) lived outside our accommodation block and would fly in through the open k1tch3n window and eat crumbs off the table.
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Re: Are you seeing more robins than usual?

Postby Call_of_the_Wendigo on Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:40 am

That's so sweet :lovethem:

What a shame I can't get a turkey to do that. That'd be Christmas dinner sorted.
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Re: Are you seeing more robins than usual?

Postby Butterfield on Thu Dec 10, 2009 3:41 pm

What a delightful story, FanBoy. :happy:

I don't think I've seen a robin for a while but we do get them in our garden.
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Re: Are you seeing more robins than usual?

Postby Ray_Finkle on Fri Dec 11, 2009 10:13 pm

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Re: Are you seeing more robins than usual?

Postby Call_of_the_Wendigo on Fri Dec 11, 2009 10:18 pm

How lovely :).

And that man's name's John Hancock. I feel the fickle fingers of synchronicity at work.
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Re: Are you seeing more robins than usual?

Postby Butterfield on Sat Dec 12, 2009 12:29 am

Yeah, strange how he's called John Hancock. He looks like a cross between Michael Stipe and Boy George. :sly:

I nearly missed Finkle's link - on here you can't tell when they're links without putting the cursor over it. :rant:
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Re: Are you seeing more robins than usual?

Postby Call_of_the_Wendigo on Sat Dec 12, 2009 12:33 am

Well, usually, the links are blue but occasionally they aren't. Right now, it's showing up blue for me.
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Re: Are you seeing more robins than usual?

Postby Butterfield on Sat Dec 12, 2009 12:46 am

It's only showing up blue cos you've already clicked on it to look at it as have I now. Before you looked at it it would have been black. :tongue:
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Re: Are you seeing more robins than usual?

Postby Call_of_the_Wendigo on Sat Dec 12, 2009 12:57 am

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Re: Are you seeing more robins than usual?

Postby Butterfield on Sat Dec 12, 2009 1:18 am

Yes. :yes:
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