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Natural England Killing Robins Petition.

Discussion in 'General chit chat' started by Harwich Shooter, May 21, 2014.

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    Signed it as well.
     
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    You know what is really scary??? There is some brain dead arse wipe being paid a decent wage to come up with crap like this:mad:...............They are always faceless though aint they, always protected by that magic cloak of anonymity.....
     
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    I read it twice to make sure I was reading it right
     
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    i read that twice, and went looking, as i didnt know what natural england was, so i looked that up. couldnt find a kill the robin page on their website. so im thinking that the "PETITION SITE" is either collecting addys for a spam campaign or has a head full of cuddly toys. as for the author (pal eric grebstad) who!!

    i remember trying staunch the tears and fury of my daughter, over the 'ban the bonsai kitten' petition she was insisting we all sign, i had to try to prove it was a fake, the fotos of kittens grown in small jam jars, "but look how cruel it is" she kept insisting. no one is bonsai-ing kittens said me.
     
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    Just sent an email to my mate who's area officer for SNH in Fife to check the validity of this as it seems completely contrary to NE's ethos.
     
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    And there's the clue! It's a plot by Newcastle supporters and their team ( The Magpies) to wipe out garden birds. They're doing a bloody good job of it in my garden. I've shot three of them so far....magpies, not Newcastle supporters, but they keep on coming.
    I'd readily wipe them all out, Newcastle supporters that is, not the birds as they give me some fun! ;)
    Hard to spot them sometimes as they keep taking their shirts off, the supporters not the birds, but their beer guts show who they really are.
    Should I be using .22's on them or .177?
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    Signed it
     
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    It sounds like somebody has got hold of the wrong end of the stick, and gone off on one, still it was early in the morning, I signed it, as it can't do any harm, I just binned the resultant emails asking me to create an account, and if I get anymore they will go straight to the spam folder.

    If as Egg says it's actually about something that has been going on for sometime, and not actually about murdering Robins en-masse then their is nowt to fear, and any resulting fall out from this petition can hardly be harmful, either to the Robins or NE?

    I guess being a 38degrees member has put me in petition signing mode...........Ho-Hum!:)
     
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    Guys it's not just robins they want to stop being culled - although the use of a nice, friendly robin red-breast as the emotive picture on the petition obviously leads people to believe this. This petition is pretty broad-sweeping, non-specific and if you read it properly (hard to do given the lack of specifics) covers all the birds on the GL.

    So "other birds" could (and probably does) include woodpigeon, corvids, certain gees & duck species.

    IMO hunters will be shooting themselves in the foot if they sign this. It's an anti's dream come true.
     
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    To Harwich Shooter..........................I was just wondering, have you any preference as to the size and style of the bag you are going to have to wear over your head before going out in public again? I have access to many attractive styles, at very competitive prices!:bounce:
     
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    I wouldn't sign it regardless, commonsense says something isn't worded right or it's some kind of wind up.
     
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    Damn, looks like I dropped a bo**lock in signing it them :eek: although I did bin the follow up emails etc.
     
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    Tree hugger - away and listen to Bright Eyes :p
     
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    Here's one I prepared earlier........[​IMG]
     
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    never mind .22 or .177 im goin to insert my foot into your rectum for insinuating my great geordie nation of beer gutted louts should be gladly wiped out.

    the only reason you are without said beer gut is we all know you southerners cant keep 3 pints down:eek:

    disclamer; all context is purely said as a joke and not to be taken literally:up:
     
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    And here's the one I made - :tongue2:
     

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