Swearing at Ducks

Swearing at Ducks

Postby inline_online » Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:21 pm

Hi All,
I heard a strange thing on my commute home this evening.
I guy was racing towards me on his bike and between us there were some little ducks crossing the path.
I heard him say "get out of the f^*king way you stupid ducks" and he didn't look like he was going to stop for anything.
Luckily for the ducks they all made it through unscathed but I did find it a little strange to be swearing at ducks.
I mean, what did he expect them to do?

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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby MarkG » Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:26 pm

Lol
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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby Oxford » Fri Sep 14, 2012 6:22 am

he was very important, he had somewhere important to go to, damn ducks should have known better.

some people need a reality check, this guy sounds like one who does. maybe a kangaroo will jump across his path muttering stupid cyclist as it takes him out. :mrgreen:
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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby exadios » Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:35 am

It is a serious mistake to swear at ducks. In an incident that still makes me shutter today I was charged by a vicious mob of ducklings after I swore at them. As the pictures below show they forced my off my bike!

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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby blkmcs » Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:28 am

Nice series of photos exadios :lol:
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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby cp123 » Fri Sep 14, 2012 10:00 am

so you had to park until they moved on again?


That's super of you! :lol: love the pictures!
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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby inline_online » Fri Sep 14, 2012 10:27 am

I agree, nice set of photos.
Tolerance - it starts with the ducks then extends to our fellow road users.
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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby Oxford » Fri Sep 14, 2012 10:47 am

I can see how those ducks rattled you, they are a menacing bunch, even mugging you for your water supplies. :lol:
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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby TraceyG » Fri Sep 14, 2012 11:18 am

That is so sweet! Cyclists must be really nice at heart. :D
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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby just4tehhalibut » Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:25 pm

Too many ducklings. You're going to need a bigger pot.
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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby Joeblake » Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:35 pm

This weally quacks me up. :roll:

First koalas ...
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now ducks. :roll:

What's the world coming to?

A far nicer place perhaps. :mrgreen:

Judging by the amount of gear you carry, this was just a typical commute to work was it? :lol:

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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby skull » Fri Sep 14, 2012 2:28 pm

If the ducks paid Rego it wouldn't be a problem.

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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby find_bruce » Fri Sep 14, 2012 2:54 pm

just4tehhalibut wrote:Too many ducklings. You're going to need a bigger pot.

& some oranges for the sauce :D
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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby dino1969 » Fri Sep 14, 2012 3:05 pm

inline_online wrote:Hi All,
I heard a strange thing on my commute home this evening.
I guy was racing towards me on his bike and between us there were some little ducks crossing the path.
I heard him say "get out of the f^*king way you stupid ducks" and he didn't look like he was going to stop for anything.
Luckily for the ducks they all made it through unscathed but I did find it a little strange to be swearing at ducks.
I mean, what did he expect them to do?

Cheers,
Dan


Duck rage?? - makes you wonder about the state some people are in! :?

my wife used to sing this rhyme to our babies:

Sad mother duck
Went out one day
Over the hill and far away
The sad mother duck said
"Quack, quack, quack."
And all of the five little ducks came back. :D
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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby cp123 » Fri Sep 14, 2012 5:07 pm

but what about the first 5 verses....



5 little ducks went out one day
over the hills and far away
mother duck said
quack quack quack quack
but only 4 little ducks came back.


4 little ducks went out one day.....

etc.


your verse is the last one! :lol:
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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby Joeblake » Fri Sep 14, 2012 5:18 pm

Errr ... after you'd done your good deed, did you check your wallet?

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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby Baalzamon » Fri Sep 14, 2012 6:13 pm

Joeblake wrote:Errr ... after you'd done your good deed, did you check your wallet?

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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby Joeblake » Fri Sep 14, 2012 6:25 pm

Baalzamon wrote:To ducks paper money is food, they go yum and we go OUCH


Then when they start trying crap the small change, they'll go OUCH - especially the 50 cent coins!! :lol:

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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby dino1969 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:47 am

cp123 wrote:but what about the first 5 verses....



5 little ducks went out one day
over the hills and far away
mother duck said
quack quack quack quack
but only 4 little ducks came back.


4 little ducks went out one day.....

etc.

your verse is the last one!


thanks cp123!

i just love happy endings! :D
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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby uglybob » Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:04 am

mayeb this was the same duck that came snapping at us whilst riding through kings park the other morning!
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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby tangary » Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:27 am

On ya mate - made my day seeing your pics! I regularly do a few laps around Champion lakes Regatta Centre, where birdlife abounds with plenty of birds and younglings sauntering across the pathways at this time of the year. Happy to say that most people (walkers, joggers and cyclists) appear to have a heart and a brain in this neck of the woods :)
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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby skull » Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:31 am

I probably looked a bit 'special' this morning.

Passed a heap of ducks on my ride this morning. Without considering those around I squealed out like a kid yelling "duckies" as I passed them.

Got some funny looks.

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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby adrian_d » Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:08 pm

Wow those photos are awesome as. I was thinking "oh no those ducks made you fall off" and then saw the pictures. Thats awesome.

Skull - I would have done the same thing hahaha. I was at the zoo the other week near the bear enclosure and yelled out to my Girl Friend "OMGosh come look at the bear pooping" hahaha The lady standing next to me didn't quite feel the same way and gave me the evil stare hahaha.

If someones in that much of a rush to not stop, he'll need to wait longer if the wildlife ranger or rspca ends up seeing him eventually hit one of them. I'm sure he would probably get done for animal cruelty.
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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby exadios » Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:20 pm

Joeblake wrote:This weally quacks me up. :roll:

First koalas ...
Image

now ducks. :roll:

What's the world coming to?

A far nicer place perhaps. :mrgreen:

Judging by the amount of gear you carry, this was just a typical commute to work was it? :lol:

Joe

Just be careful of being mugged and ducknapped.


Ha, ha. Yes, just another day at the office.

Actually, these photos come from this series. I rode down to Narrogin, WA, mucked about a bit, and rode back home. A nice vacation.
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Re: Swearing at Ducks

Postby Joeblake » Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:30 pm

And to balance the books here's a duck swearing back:

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