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Old 02-09-2018, 11:32 PM
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I figured I would create this thread for something not worse creating its own thread for. Many times I had something I felt like posting but never did because I thought it was not thread worthy. Pretty sure many of you have encountered the same because there is a whole bunch of threads floating out there that should not have been created in the first place. So let's post things like that here from now on, unless you fine gents get this thread locked up

Does anyone know whatever happened to Okotokian? I have not seen him posting for a while. Same question goes for Redfrog.

Also, why was gitrdun banned? Was it because of his post in "fried owl" thread?
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Old 02-10-2018, 01:00 AM
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Where are the big 4" dragon flies hiding right now?..in the bark of trees..?
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Old 02-10-2018, 01:12 AM
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Where are the big 4" dragon flies hiding right now?..in the bark of trees..?
They die every year but in their nymph state they can live up to 4 years depending on type in ponds rivers lakes etc, as in their adult phase they are one of the top predator insects second only to the water scorpion and probably equal to the hellgrammite, in water of course, in the air, them big blue darners reign supreme.
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Old 02-10-2018, 01:18 AM
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They die every year but in their nymph state they can live up to 4 years depending on type in ponds rivers lakes etc, as in their adult phase they are one of the top predator insects second only to the water scorpion and probably equal to the hellgrammite, in water of course, in the air, them big blue darners reign supreme.
What is perplexing to me is if they die every year, how is it possible that that in early june they are already 4" and flying about?..i study my dugout thouroughly each spring-summer day when on my daily dog walks & i
"have never" once seen a mature dragon fly crawl out of the water..
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Old 02-10-2018, 05:50 AM
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Looking forward to todayís driving lessons even though Iíve been driving for 30 years it doesnít hurt to put some training wheels back on.
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Old 02-10-2018, 06:06 AM
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Todayís lesson, in order to stop for a red light you must apply the brake pedal with your foot and when you do that the motor vehicle will stop and the wheels will no longer turn. It may take a minute or two for the light to change green before you can apply the accelerator pedal in which case you put your foot on the pedal and slowly push it.
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Old 02-10-2018, 11:34 AM
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What is perplexing to me is if they die every year, how is it possible that that in early june they are already 4" and flying about?..i study my dugout thouroughly each spring-summer day when on my daily dog walks & i
"have never" once seen a mature dragon fly crawl out of the water..
Well, thatís where they come from, is the water, they donít live in trees, they will crawl up a bull rush, rock, stick, etc. , protruding out the water, you will often see their empty nymph shell on these protruding objects, Iím sure there is the odd one (adult) that makes it through the winter. Iíve been observing their empty shells on the waters edge since I was a very young boy, and every year since then, mind you, I spend a lot of time fly fishing, have you actually observed the nymph in your dug out? I could take you to some ponds on my families land that are teaming with these. Try netting your dugout with a butterfly net, and see what you find!
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Old 02-10-2018, 08:54 PM
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Cool stuff about dragonflies.

So, no one knows what happened to Okotokian and Redfrog?
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Old 02-10-2018, 10:42 PM
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What is perplexing to me is if they die every year, how is it possible that that in early june they are already 4" and flying about?..i study my dugout thouroughly each spring-summer day when on my daily dog walks & i
"have never" once seen a mature dragon fly crawl out of the water..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLRU8L3bpEE
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Old 02-10-2018, 10:54 PM
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Camping: tent, trailer, or otherwise. What's everyone's pick? Been tenting, kind of want to get into a trailer, but not sure it would be worth the overall hassle of one. No kids or fam, just my buddies and I. Tenting has so many advantages but can't help but think a nice little trailer would be awesome for camping for periods longer than 3 days.
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Old 02-11-2018, 02:02 PM
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I figured I would create this thread for something not worse creating its own thread for. Many times I had something I felt like posting but never did because I thought it was not thread worthy. Pretty sure many of you have encountered the same because there is a whole bunch of threads floating out there that should not have been created in the first place. So let's post things like that here from now on, unless you fine gents get this thread locked up

Does anyone know whatever happened to Okotokian? I have not seen him posting for a while. Same question goes for Redfrog.

Also, why was gitrdun banned? Was it because of his post in "fried owl" thread?
I'm pretty sure I seen a post by Redfrog in the past few days not sure about Okotokian though.
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Old 02-11-2018, 02:18 PM
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Old 02-11-2018, 02:23 PM
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I won $610 on Lotto 6/49 3week's ago...
no retailers want to actually pay it out though..
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Old 02-11-2018, 04:34 PM
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Is it just me or is the crazy guy from north Korea's sisters hot? The 10.5 on the crazy scale makes her dangerously appealing.
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:27 PM
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Is it just me or is the crazy guy from north Korea's sisters hot? The 10.5 on the crazy scale makes her dangerously appealing.
Thought the same when I saw her pic today for the first time.
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Old 02-11-2018, 05:49 PM
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I won $610 on Lotto 6/49 3week's ago...
no retailers want to actually pay it out though..
Retailers get a % of $ paid out ! Only a idiot would deny paying you. All lottery retailers are required to pay up to a 1000 dollars. License to sell will be pulled if they donít.
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Old 02-11-2018, 06:04 PM
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Sitting in the vehicle now watching a bunch of elk walking out of the valley and feeding on someoneís bales. One has a body colour as light as her butt. Except for mane; mane is dark as usually. She is really sticking from the bunch. I have never seen an elk like this before. Wish I could take a photo, but they are a quarter away.

There is a gazillion of them, and still keep coming, but not a single bull. Where are the bulls?

Cool to hear them communicate.
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Old 02-11-2018, 06:52 PM
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Retailers get a % of $ paid out ! Only a idiot would deny paying you. All lottery retailers are required to pay up to a 1000 dollars. License to sell will be pulled if they donít.
Thx!
All keep saying basically same thing: "don't have that amount on hand"
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..really don't want to have to mail it in to WCLC..
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Old 02-11-2018, 07:58 PM
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Was this by Fort Road somewhere's?

owner said someone was trying to steal his truck..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mG7muJdFrMg
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Old 02-11-2018, 08:01 PM
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They can credit your debit if they don't have cash,gov't casino's have lottery terminals in there gift shops just incase you win and fell a bit more lucky.
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Old 02-13-2018, 11:16 PM
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Does anyone know what happened on the Peace River bridge today about an hour and a half ago? A whole bunch of emergency vehicles on the bridge and under it on the west side, the bridge appeared to be closed.

Hope no one got hurt too bad.
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Old 02-14-2018, 07:34 AM
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Had a long day playing in the mud West of Bowden on a rig move.

Lots of time between loads being hualed, the warm weather rolled in.

I dug out the old recurve bow for some target shooting time.

Can't wait for spring. Brad from Bentley was sitting in the Bar,,, he said he didn't see his shadow. Guess this means 6 more weeks of winter. LOL

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Old 02-14-2018, 02:28 PM
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Does anyone know what happened on the Peace River bridge today about an hour and a half ago? A whole bunch of emergency vehicles on the bridge and under it on the west side, the bridge appeared to be closed.

Hope no one got hurt too bad.
Looks like people got hurt badly. One dead, a child in critical condition in the hospital. The driver of the semi had open beers and chit in the cabin with him (according to a friend of a first responder). I have words, but canít say them out loud.
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Old 02-14-2018, 03:19 PM
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Looks like people got hurt badly. One dead, a child in critical condition in the hospital. The driver of the semi had open beers and chit in the cabin with him (according to a friend of a first responder). I have words, but canít say them out loud.
Dunvegan bridge or in peace river? I have the same words as you.
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Old 02-14-2018, 03:56 PM
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Peace River. Happened to to drive through a few minutes ago, they are loading whatís left of the semi now and it ainít much.

Edit: there havenít been official words about the alcohol involved for now, I donít think, so I will say it is a hearsay at this point.
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Old 02-14-2018, 04:11 PM
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From Edmonton Journal:
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A tractor-trailer unit heading east on Highway 2 collided head-on with a minivan and then another car that were travelling in the opposite direction, Mounties said Wednesday. The collision happened at the western end of the Peace River Bridge deck around 8:30 p.m.

The male driver of the minivan was killed in the crash. An adult female passenger suffered serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries and was taken to a local hospital.

An 11-year-old boy, who was a passenger in the car, was taken to Stollery Childrenís Hospital in critical condition. The driver of the car suffered serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries and was taken to a local hospital before being sent to Edmonton.

The driver and lone occupant of the tractor-trailer unit suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
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Best post of the year Talking Moose.
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Best post of the year Talking Moose.
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Yes I agree, it looks like it's round enough and also has the required amount of height...plus some green stuff growing up all around the bottom...id say it's a great post for sure!
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