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Old 18 September 2005, 14:55   #1
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Killed a seagull !

Doinng 38 kts on nice flat water this morning and played chicken with a big seagull..... He lost . Within seconds I too lost (power). Lifted the engine clear of the remains and started up again. It was like running over a big dog in a car . Anyone else play this game ??
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Old 18 September 2005, 14:59   #2
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There was me thinking you were on about those old skool engines known as seagulls!
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Old 18 September 2005, 15:08   #3
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Doinng 38 kts on nice flat water this morning and played chicken with a big seagull..... He lost . Within seconds I too lost (power). Lifted the engine clear of the remains and started up again. It was like running over a big dog in a car . Anyone else play this game ??

Damn I've been trying to get a Seagull for ages. Don't think I'll bother now.

Does your insurance cover this eventuality if the deceased old bird breaks something ?
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Old 18 September 2005, 15:14   #4
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Well done!! I've been trying to do that for years. Never managed it. Now just another 17.5 million to go and thats just in Falmouth!! Shite hawks are a huge menace in the towns around here these days. There's talk of putting them on the Pill!!
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I tried to catch one once but I only have a mere 40HP but I finally caught up with it and it bombed all over my nice clean tubes!
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well we were in meva this year on holiday and one day i was thinking how horrible it must be to have a seagull shit on your chips and food


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next day we went into the harbour on me sib and sent son to get some chips

we sat on the boat in the harbour floating about eating chips and drinking coke when splat, a seagul shat on us, it was unbelievable, it was everywhere and all around the boat, all over us, everything in a 4 m radius got hit.

must have been a view into the future..

so

moral of the story, i am not sad one of the little buggers got killed as i dislike the things, the amount of time i have seen them take food off people and kids. just try it with me is what i say my feathered friend.
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I tried to catch one once but I only have a mere 40HP but I finally caught up with it and it bombed all over my nice clean tubes!
Get your revenge ADS. Stuff a small soft bap full of caustic soda and keep chucking it in the air until one grabs it. When it mixes with the potent brew of acids in it's stomach, wallop! Down she comes. Or, two mackerel tied together with 30ft of catgut is quite entertaining. I didn't actually ever do any of this as a kid I wish to make clear. We're gonna have a bird lover going loopy on here shortly.
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Look, we've told you before, this is NOT that sort of forum
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Chris, In Looe, which is just up the coast from Meva, they have a huge Seagull problem. The Emmetts have fed them so often over the years that fish and chips are now their staple diet. They now litterally attack anyone near the quay eating chips. It's bloody scarey!! We jumped in the car for cover and they attacked the car!! We had to drive off in order to eat in peace.
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Hey Jimbo. It's you Solent boys that go in for all the "Bird Luvvin". I've seen the photo's. Us Cornish boys, we're quite happy with our sisters!! Just ask my 3rd cousin Shaggy.
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