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#1 dapleb

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Posted 23 May 2006 - 11:57 pm

Yous lot who have done wrong to the badger population in the past will need to sleep with one eye open. rotflmmfao.gif

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Posted 24 May 2006 - 03:09 am

Must be a location specific type thing. A few years ago I went camping with a few friends down the coast at Pebbly Beach. One of my girlfriends was woken early by the sound of rustling in her tent and assumed her boyfriend was rummaging around in order to get breakfast ready. But when she opened her eyes she nearly had a heart attack as a large kangaroo was inside the tent busily eating the Weet-bix. Her boyfriend had left the tent open when he went to the loo block a few minutes earlier.

I reckon waking up and finding a big roo in your tent would be scarier than a cute little badger anyday of the week. Altho...I guess Helen was lucky it wasn't a goanna.



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Posted 24 May 2006 - 07:09 am

better bring me 12 bore...

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Posted 24 May 2006 - 07:39 am

QUOTE(wicklamulla @ Wed 24th May 2006, 07:54 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
better bring me 12 bore...

Being an authority on the creatures Dappers, could you explain the saying "feeling as rough as a badger's arse"

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Posted 24 May 2006 - 07:42 am

Would be scary, waking up to find a piano in your tent!
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Posted 24 May 2006 - 07:45 am

QUOTE(oiler @ Wed 24th May 2006, 08:27 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Would be scary, waking up to find a piano in your tent!



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Posted 24 May 2006 - 08:19 am

QUOTE(Big Bird @ Wed 24th May 2006, 03:54 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I reckon waking up and finding a big roo in your tent would be scarier than a cute little badger anyday of the week. Altho...I guess Helen was lucky it wasn't a goanna.
Please note: I have no idea what a badger is exactly. They look cute and cuddly in pommy cartoons, something like a stripey wombat I imagine.


Imagine a polar bear thats been shrunk and had black racing stripes painted on it....thats a badger that is.





QUOTE(dandywarhol @ Wed 24th May 2006, 08:24 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Being an authority on the creatures Dappers, could you explain the saying "feeling as rough as a badger's arse"

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Why yes, find a badger........touch its arse and you will surely find out. It has wirey "grizzle" fur that is very rough to the touch....apparently.




If you DO find a badger in your tent..it really wouldnt be a good idea to try and stroke it, cos you will lose yer fingers....or even shoo it.....just get out and wait till he's finished what he's doin...most likely eating.
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Posted 24 May 2006 - 08:23 am

Would it help if I mentioned your name?

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Posted 24 May 2006 - 08:55 am

QUOTE(Emmett @ Wed 24th May 2006, 09:08 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Would it help if I mentioned your name?

"easy there badger, I know Dapleb" unsure.gif


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Posted 24 May 2006 - 12:47 pm

QUOTE(Emmett @ Wed 24th May 2006, 09:08 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Would it help if I mentioned your name?

"easy there badger, I know Dapleb" unsure.gif



tongue.gif Try it. I wold combine the attempt at badger dialogue with running though. smile.gif
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Posted 24 May 2006 - 03:25 pm

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DO Note the warnings about keeping food away from the visiting badgers - we had one in out tent during the early hours trying to drag out a sealed coolbag that contained sealed pack of bacon and sealed pack of buns. No matter how well wrapped, they will smell it and try and get at it. Put ALL foodstuffs in the car.

My husband had to chase the thing off with a folded campchair, it wasn't startled by him and wasn't going to give up trying to claw the bag out (and they can be vicious - take note if you have a dog, as pooch will definitley come of worst!)

hence the advice of bringing the mallet...
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is the badger a protected animal?
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Posted 24 May 2006 - 03:28 pm

QUOTE(Guinness @ Wed 24th May 2006, 04:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
is the badger a protected animal?


Yes...don't even think about it! ranting.gif
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Posted 24 May 2006 - 03:36 pm

QUOTE(dapleb @ Wed 24th May 2006, 04:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yes...don't even think about it! ranting.gif

I think I'd like a badger hat tongue.gif , will you sort me out with a badger G. unsure.gif

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Posted 24 May 2006 - 03:56 pm

http://www.badgerbadgerbadger.com/

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Posted 24 May 2006 - 05:14 pm

In parks in the Sierra we have to be concerned with bears. When you go camping they have bear boxes at the campsites. If you leave food in your car, the bear will smell it out. Even if it's in a cooler. Either that or they know that there's food in the cooler. They'll jump on the roof to collapse it and break the windows out.

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Posted 24 May 2006 - 05:29 pm

QUOTE(darcym @ Wed 24th May 2006, 05:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
In parks in the Sierra we have to be concerned with bears. When you go camping they have bear boxes at the campsites. If you leave food in your car, the bear will smell it out. Even if it's in a cooler. Either that or they know that there's food in the cooler. They'll jump on the roof to collapse it and break the windows out.

Wouldn't it be fun waking up to find your Chevy smashed by a bear? And him drinking all your beer, too.

Badgers just eat the whole car......................honest unsure.gif

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Posted 24 May 2006 - 05:51 pm

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Badgers just eat the whole car......................honest unsure.gif

I wonder if testing to see how rough it's arse is would calm it down..........worked fine with wicky................. huh.gif

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Posted 24 May 2006 - 06:00 pm

Is that wot 900 owners call it , testing?
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Posted 24 May 2006 - 06:06 pm

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Is that wot 900 owners call it , testing?

..............just you keep listening to the Steve Miller Band oiley bhoy B)

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Posted 24 May 2006 - 06:39 pm

Bugger, bin found out, have to change me tune now.
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