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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:09 AM
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So, this bird walks into a store . . . . . .


A seagull in Scotland has developed the habit of stealing chips from a neighborhood shop.

The seagull waits until the shopkeeper isnt looking, and then walks into the store and grabs a snack-size bag of cheese Doritos.

Once outside, the bag gets ripped open and shared by other birds.

The seagulls shoplifting started early this month when he first swooped into the store in Aberdeen, Scotland, and helped himself to a bag of chips. Since then, hes become a regular. He always takes the same type of chips.

Customers have begun paying for the seagulls stolen bags of chips because they think its so funny.
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AllyCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:12 AM
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1. I love animals! What a funny video! n/t
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Mojorabbit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:12 AM
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2. This is hillarious!
and thanks so much. First laugh I've had all day.
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Hoof Hearted Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:12 AM
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3. I will happily donate on behalf of this little being and his/her friends!
There are many human words but chutzpah (sp?) comes to mind?

Anyways, fantastic!
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Bozita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:12 AM
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4. I like it.
Something that lowers my blood pressure.
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Occulus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:15 AM
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5. and the customers are paying for it because it's hilarious
Edited on Fri Sep-21-07 01:17 AM by kgfnally
Gull Shoplifter Caught on Camera, Film at 11

:spray:

Upon thought: I wonder what would happen if the managers switched the types of chips around?

Would the gull look for and find its 'favorite'?

If this is still going on, it might be a neat test for the gull...
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Journeyman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:16 AM
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6. Thanks for the laugh. . .
kick. . .
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Liberal In Texas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:18 AM
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7. This is good. n/t
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Solly Mack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:18 AM
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8. He eases in and scampers back out! LMAO!!
Love it!!!

I'd help pay too!!

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EnviroBat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:42 PM
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47. It's like he knows EXACLTY what he's doing!
:rofl:
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TwilightGardener Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 04:33 PM
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69. He has obviously cased the joint--a true professional!
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Solly Mack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-22-07 02:46 AM
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117. LOL! That's the impression I got too. He KNOWS
It even looks as if he's looking up behind the counter for a brief second before grabbing the bag
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A HERETIC I AM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 05:20 PM
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74. That is hilarious. It's like he's whistling.....
Edited on Fri Sep-21-07 05:23 PM by A HERETIC I AM
"Dee dee doo dee doo dumm...I'm just a bird, don't mind me...I'm just out for a stroll....Oh!...Looky here.....GOT IT!

HEY FELLAS!"

If he has any buddies that are as smart as he is, bags of chips in convenience stores all over the city will soon be on higher shelves.

On edit to add that Booinblue beat me to this rather amusing characterization by 14 hours!

Ah well...i've known i should read more of a thread before posting.
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JohnyCanuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 06:42 PM
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83. Higher shelves, what good is that? Seagulls have wings and know how to use them. n/t
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Solly Mack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-22-07 02:48 AM
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118. He really is playing cool
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Canuckistanian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-22-07 03:25 AM
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121. It's a Scottish bird
So it'll probably say "Dee da dee da dee, Dinna mind me, I'm just a wee birdie"
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emmadoggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-22-07 10:58 AM
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122. !
:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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emilyg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:27 AM
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9. I'll pay.
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BlooInBloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:28 AM
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10. doo-dee-doo-dee-doo... (whistles) nothing going on here folks!
:rofl:
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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:50 PM
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51. I LOVE your characterization lol. "doo-dee-doo-dee-doo"
Very nonchalant as he saunters in! :rofl:
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hvn_nbr_2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:45 AM
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11. K&R. We need a few moments of lightness while the world goes to hell. nt
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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:45 AM
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12. Righteous!
:rofl:
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emlev Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:05 AM
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13. Why do I think you'll see this in a Doritos commercial soon? eom
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The Doctor. Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:26 AM
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14. That's what I was thinkin'.
It's a little sad what we've turned this species into in some areas.
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file83 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 10:53 PM
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107. Why do I get the sneeking suspicion that this IS a Doritos commercial?
Guerrilla Marketing perhaps?

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Canuckistanian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-22-07 03:20 AM
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120. Doritos - Choice of winged vermin everywhere
Eh, maybe not.
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StarryNite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:33 AM
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15. That is so cute!
And how sweet that he shares with his friends. I wonder if that's Jonathan Livingston Seagull?
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:38 AM
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16. Does that bird have representation?
:rofl:
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Richard Steele Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:43 AM
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17. This story exceeds my ability to express my feelings with words. RECOMMENDED without comment. nm
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Norrin Radd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 03:14 AM
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18. I love Sam the Seagull!
Edited on Fri Sep-21-07 03:16 AM by Progs Rock
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Rhiannon12866 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 04:41 AM
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19. Priceless!!! K&R.
:rofl:
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SalmonChantedEvening Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 05:38 AM
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20. Rename the city Abirdeen!!
That's a great video Bluebear, thank you :)

:pals:
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OmmmSweetOmmm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 05:42 AM
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21. I originally saw this video on Countdown, but I never heard the follow-up and how
the seagull continues to do this and shares the chips! I love it!!!
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Robbien Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 03:42 PM
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65. Yep! Countdown. Now that is where I saw this before
Go Seagull.

We need more funny good guys such as these, even if they are just a bird.
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OwnedByFerrets Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 09:38 AM
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22. Too Funny!!!!!
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Javaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 09:56 AM
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23. A truly sad statement on nature and society...
where it becomes easier for a bird to eat prepackaged food rather than do what nature intended it to do.

turning the worlds animals into one fat ass at a time.
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girl gone mad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-22-07 03:01 AM
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119. I don't know whether or not it's easier.
All kinds of animals prefer human junk food to their natural food sources. Probably for the same reasons we do. Bears are especially notorious for stealing processed foods while leaving the healthy stuff untouched.
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 09:59 AM
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24. This is too good
Best laugh for ages. :rofl:
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Summer93 Donating Member (439 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 10:20 AM
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25. Arrest that bird
and put him in jail for twenty years! He's a menace to commerce.
:sarcasm:
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Generic Other Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 11:30 AM
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26. TASER HIM
Dammit...
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WolfysLair Donating Member (1 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 11:43 AM
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29. Send him to the Abu Ghraib torture camp
damn birdy
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Generic Other Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 11:45 AM
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32. Welcome to DU Wolfy
I fear they will be showing you to your cell soon...

:loveya:
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AnneD Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 03:04 PM
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54. Interrogate him....
til he sing.
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Whisp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 03:39 PM
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62. you can't stick your beak into corporate profits!
Edited on Fri Sep-21-07 03:40 PM by Whisp
doesn't that bird know the damn rules?

and hang those socialists supporting him.
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ecstatic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 11:42 AM
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27. The full theft and chase on youtube
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Critters2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 03:42 PM
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64. I like the way he sneaks in in this video...
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tuckessee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 11:42 AM
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28. I love stories like this!
Kind of too bad we can't selectively breed that guy - he's clearly thinking on a plane above your average seagull.
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Hoof Hearted Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 09:01 PM
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96. Sharing so nicely with his friends he is clearly thinking on a plane above your average
human.
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jillan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 11:44 AM
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30. Have you sent this to Keith?
I bet he would love this.
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OmmmSweetOmmm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 05:50 PM
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78. Keith has it and has shown it a few times! That's where I first saw the video. He never did the
follow-up story of how the seagull continues to take chips and shares them. I love that part too! :)
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orleans Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 11:44 AM
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31. adorabird. n/t
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alphafemale Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 11:47 AM
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33. Just let him try that shit at Circuit City.
Edited on Fri Sep-21-07 11:48 AM by alphafemale
:D
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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:06 PM
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40. >>>>>>>>
:spray:

Well done.
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alphafemale Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 05:11 PM
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71. Receipt? I don't need any stinking receipt! nt
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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 06:01 PM
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79. LOL!
:rofl:
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Nostradammit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 11:57 PM
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110. !!!
:thumbsup:
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roguevalley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:18 PM
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34. ahhhhhh. what a precious thing. thank you so much.
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nam78_two Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:27 PM
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35. Awwww-I would totally buy him a bag of chips
Thats adorable Bluebear :). Look at the crafty little thing go!
Where did you get the video from? I would like to fwd it to my friends.
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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:08 PM
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41. It's making the email rounds, apparently.
Normally I don't like half the stuff that people send around, but this just hit me as funny and sweet :)
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Lone_Star_Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:31 PM
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36. Cautiously he looks right and then left as he sneaks in.
Then once he has the loot he hurriedly scoots out the door.

He's smarter than some humans I've known. :P
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Reterr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:35 PM
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37. LOL
What a cute bird :rofl:
I wonder if he would still pick up the cheese Doritos if they switched the bags around a bit in the shop. I wish the clip went a bit longer-it would be fun to see him open the bag and eat the doritos.
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tblue37 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 03:25 PM
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57. We can see it:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PvUhm04Kws&NR=1

This video shows the chip party after they tear it open to munch their chips.
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Reterr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 04:21 PM
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66. Hee hee-thanks for sharing that
That is a naughty little birdie :D.
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Beaverhausen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:39 PM
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38. Are other people seeing the video in the OP? I'm not
someone emailed it to me yesterday though, so I know what it is. So cute!
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snappyturtle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 01:47 PM
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39. Thanks Bluebear.....this is hilarious! Love it! nt
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Pyrzqxgl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:12 PM
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42. No! No! Sam, it's ships you're supposed to hang around, not chips.
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lame54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:28 PM
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43. they should taser that bird
no respect for the rule of law

http://youtube.com/watch?v=T5dQmS16QGg
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minnesota_liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:28 PM
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44. Oh fer cute!
What's the bird gonna do during the winter, when it's too cold to leave the door open?
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budibudinski Donating Member (216 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:49 PM
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48. LOL 'Oh fer cute.'..that's just sooo Minnesotan
I have said that many times..since moving to Dallas, (from up there)and one day my boss laughed at me and repeated my 'oh fer cute' line, and said "that is a very Northern saying. Sounds like that movie,'Fargo'." !!!!!! aaaahhhhggggggggggg

I haven't said it since. But its cool to read it in your post..kind of nostalgic, dont cha know? ha
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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:49 PM
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50. Ja, you betcha! Hot dish all around!
:pals:
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budibudinski Donating Member (216 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 03:29 PM
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59. haaaaaaaaaaa...Hot Dish..geez with the secret ingredient
(brown sugar)

Everything has brown sugar in it.
Love it.mmmmmmmmmmmmm

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LaStrega Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-22-07 02:10 AM
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116. HA! I resemble that remark ...
The seagull brings to mind this:

http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/carwash.asp

p.s. Yay fer Minneeesoda!
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thetaoofterri Donating Member (157 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:36 PM
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45. They wouldn't let him get away with that in Arkansas...
They'd shoot him, bag him and fry him up for dinner with a side of mac & cheese, pinto beans, and corn on the cob.
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gatorboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:49 PM
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49. Nah. That bird's too stringy for this Arkie.
We'll wait for his buddies to show up. :P
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berni_mccoy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:38 PM
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46. It's totally hilarious how he saunters in and then runs away like he knew he did something wrong.
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Katherine Brengle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:52 PM
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52. oh. my. dog. that's hilarious.
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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 02:57 PM
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53. The Doritos people (Frito-Lay?) should use that in a commercial. It'd be a winner.
Edited on Fri Sep-21-07 02:57 PM by TahitiNut
Hell ... they should make that seagull their mascot ... as good as the AFLAC duck.

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tblue37 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 03:10 PM
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55. I wish the video lasted long enough to show the chip party the birds have
have after tearing the bag open. I'd also like to see what they are watching on TV while they are chomping their chips.
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ecstatic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 03:41 PM
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63. on youtube
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buzzard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 04:36 PM
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70. This is also good similar footage.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 03:19 PM
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56. That is the best!
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tblue37 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 03:26 PM
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58. I can haz cheez Doritos n/t?
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calimary Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 03:30 PM
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60. Kicking this!
Hilarious! And pretty damned impressive.
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KansDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 03:33 PM
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61. And some people use the phrase "bird brain" to mean someone stupid...
Well, this beats working for a living! :thumbsup:
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jeff30997 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 04:30 PM
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67. I'm sure that this seagull would be...
Edited on Fri Sep-21-07 04:30 PM by jeff30997
A smarter pResident than Dumbya! :)
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TwilightGardener Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 04:31 PM
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68. Aw, how sweet--cute little thief!
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orpupilofnature57 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 05:13 PM
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72. Coool !
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ljm2002 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 05:14 PM
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73. OMG that's great!
For some reason I skipped this thread all day yesterday, thinking by the title it would be a lame -- or maybe even funny -- joke.

What a treat! Made me laugh out loud. Something sorely needed right about now...
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Jim Lane Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 05:21 PM
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75. I worry that poor Sam is getting too much sodium in his diet.
Those chips are probably loaded with trans fats, too.

I mean, he doesn't even glance at the nutritional information on the label.
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Tesha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 06:34 PM
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82. Seagulls have special glands to secrete excess salt.
Trans-fats, now they may be an issue...

Tesha
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mogster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 05:23 PM
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76. Sneak in, and run like hell
LOL!
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emmadoggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 05:48 PM
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77. Words fail me.
:spray: :spray: :spray: :spray: :spray: :spray: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 06:02 PM
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80. k&r
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AZBlue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 06:23 PM
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81. I'd buy him a case of chips!
And people say animals are dumb?
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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 06:45 PM
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84. brilliant!!! n/t
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blondeatlast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 06:46 PM
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85. Ah, Bluebear, I desperately needed that laugh (so did li'l BAL).
He got bullied and hit on the school bus today and I'm trying to keep calm until Monday morning.

He had a pretty miserable day but managed to giggle at that.

Thanks, m'friend! :hi:
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Pacifist Patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 06:54 PM
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86. Ahem, the bird is stealing crisps, not chips....
;)

Love it. That is hilarious!
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IDemo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 07:09 PM
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87. He could at least grab a sixpack to wash down the chips
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caseycoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 07:26 PM
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88. GO SEAGULL! LOL! Thanks 4 sharing n/t
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CatWoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 07:33 PM
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89. a jail bird!!!
:)
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Fire Walk With Me Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 07:40 PM
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90. We shall now study the effects of chemical preservatives upon sea birds.
Some monsterism, no aftertaste.
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tchunter Donating Member (236 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-22-07 12:14 AM
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111. 'some monsterism, no aftertaste"`
is that a reference to the simpsons where bart in a dream sequence does testing for a cola brand? (in that case i think it had a pleasant aftertaste)


also this bird was on colbert or a similiar show... i know i have seen this before
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Fire Walk With Me Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-22-07 12:35 AM
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112. Yes! A Simpsons reference, one of my favorites!
"Some monsterism"... Absolutely hilarious.

And I wonder if people will think these birds are cute when they escalate to swiping T-Bone steaks... Chips, funny. Steaks, not funny.

Alfred Hitchcock, really not funny.

Cool story!
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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 08:11 PM
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91. I got this in an email, and am still laughing over it...
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AikidoSoul Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 08:15 PM
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92. Wish the birdie had better taste in food
Not very nutritious. Could end up with weak legs if this the Doritos are a main staple.

Geez.. is this comment becoming waaay too serious?

I'm one that almost always thinks about how healthy or unhealthy something is. Little animals and kids bring out the protective side...

Just rescued two abandoned kittens -- a wild domestic type cat had them in our pole barn and then she just disappeared. We waited 16 hours but they little ones were screeching with anxiety and had begun to get weak. We thought we would just bottle feed them until they were strong enough to give to the no-kill animal rescue.

Yeah right. Now we're afraid nobody will take as good care of them as we can... so we're keeping them.

Bottle feeding tiny kittens is a mind-blowing experience.
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tainted_chimp Donating Member (637 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 09:14 PM
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100. Ha! You're not alone...
I thought about that too.
I hope he gets to eats other, healthier things as well!!

I've never bottle fed any abandoned kittens, but i have fed and nurtured wild baby birds several times.
(only AFTER making sure they were indeed abandoned. Except I had one baby mockingbird who couldn't fly yet, who's parents did feed him during the day. Because i couldn't locate the nest, at dusk i would bring him in for safe keeping, and at dawn i'd return him to a safe spot outside where his parents could continue the feeding. This arrangement worked out quite well! Once he was able to fly, nature took its course.)



:hi:

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Catherine Vincent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 08:35 PM
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93. How cuuuuute!
And you notice how the bird runs from the store after he grabbed the loot. :rofl:
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woo me with science Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 08:50 PM
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94. Bluebear, where is the link to THIS video and text?
I see all the links others have posted, but they seem to be from different vantage points, and I like yours best. It really captures the sauntering in and racing back out.

Thanks for posting this....This is wonderful!
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kitty1 Donating Member (772 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 08:53 PM
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95. Sure; it all starts out innocent with Doritos, but then they move on to hardcore
things like lays potato chips, and then you turn around and their dealing with cheetos. I've seen it a million times.
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pitohui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 09:03 PM
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97. isn't that the coolest video? EOM
m
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lovuian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 09:07 PM
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98. OMG thats priceless
He's regular

It looks like he like cheetohs
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atommom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 09:08 PM
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99. That would make an awesome Doritos commercial. nt
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Kajsa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 09:36 PM
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101. I love this little guy.
I saw this before and fell in love with him.

What a character! :loveya:

We needed this, right now.

Thanks for posting this. :hi:
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AzDar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 09:39 PM
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102. So cool. Thanks for posting ......
:)
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Sugar Smack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 09:46 PM
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103. That is so cuuuuute! I saw it over & over.
Thank you for that. I love the way he cautiously scootches into the store and looks around casually, nips the bag and RUNS.

Thank you, Bluebear. :loveya:
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Greylyn58 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 10:00 PM
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104. Saw a different version of this video on Countdown
thought it was funny then too.

Love it!




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Lena inRI Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 10:13 PM
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105. An ADMIRABLE BIRD as well. . .
Edited on Fri Sep-21-07 10:16 PM by Lena inRI
. . .SHARING THE DORITOS WITH OTHER BIRDS. . .more than some people I know at lunchtime. . .

and dig that cool STRUT the seagull has once it makes the turn . . .pretending to shop before it grabs the goods. . .bwhaaahaaaa!

MOVE OVER Jonathan Seagull. . .make room for ROBIN HOOD SEAGULL!
:applause: :applause: :applause: :applause: :applause:
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femrap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 10:37 PM
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106. Animals are much smarter than we are. nt
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followthemoney Donating Member (745 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 11:44 PM
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108. If only the poor black people of New Orleans were treated with
as much charity during the Katrina disaster.
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Lugnut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-21-07 11:53 PM
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109. That's hysterical
On a beach in Delaware a year or two ago I watched a seagull get itself a prize. A family who had been on the beach in the morning left their gear behind to return later...probably after lunch. One of the kids left an unopened pack of cheese crackers in a sandal. A gull perched on the sandal strap and opened the cracker with it's beak. It worked so diligently to get the cellophane off the crackers I didn't have the heart to shoo it. The other gulls circled and landed on the sand just in time to share in the feast once the package was opened and I got a good laugh.
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cboy4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-22-07 01:42 AM
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113. I wonder if he was quacking "Don't taser me bro" when he
made his getaway out of the store?
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Quixote1818 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-22-07 01:57 AM
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114. What is so funny is he looks guilty. Like he knows he is doing something wrong
He kind of slowly walks in making sure the coast is clear then the quickly grabs the chips and gets the hell out of there as fast as he can!
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emmadoggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-22-07 10:59 AM
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123. Yes! That is what gets me about it too.
Too, too funny.
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liberalhistorian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-22-07 02:05 AM
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115. LOL! This so reminds me of the time my son and I were
visiting friends in Florida about nine years ago and we were staying in a hotel right on a beach. Our room was on the top floor, and had a balcony. My son, being all of seven years old, was eating a bag of ranch Doritos and stepped out onto the balcony to look out at the beach and the ocean while he ate. The seagulls started swooping around and he impulsively threw out a dorito at them, which one grabbed and ate. The next thing he knew he was surrounded by the birds, they flew and swooped and some even landed next to him. He got such a kick out of it that he didn't even mind that he ended up giving them most of his bag of doritos. He got another bag the next day so he could do the same thing.
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