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    Trans-Urban Velocommando ax0n's Avatar
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    I just hit a ****ing GOOSE!

    My wife and I are on a weekend vacation. On our way into Springfield, MO a canadian goose flew about 20 feet in front of my car. The one following it hit my windshield.





    So, Fellisa and I are stranded here in Springfield, MO (170 miles from home) probably until Monday when we can get this thing replaced.
    I don't know whether to or or

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    Sure, blame a Canadian.

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    DAM!!

    (sorry bout the vaca)

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    Damn! Glad you are ok, that could have been really bad.

    Did you save the critter? Goose is supposed to be pretty tasty. You could make some pate now.

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    Canadian goose? Probably drunk.
    "harder" is not a very good safeword.

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    But seriously, ax0n, glad you and your wife are ok.
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    Quote Originally Posted by busted knuckles View Post
    Canadian goose? Probably drunk.
    Actually I'm not convinced it was a Canadian goose. In the flicker photo it appears to be duck remnants.

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    Wow, that's crazy, glad you're ok. I say kick the windshield out and keep driving.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    Actually I'm not convinced it was a Canadian goose. In the flicker photo it appears to be duck remnants.
    Good eye.
    "harder" is not a very good safeword.

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    Quote Originally Posted by busted knuckles View Post
    Good eye.
    We may be drunks, but we're good with details

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    Glad you are okay. Call this place. I always use a mobile service. One time I had a mobile service come to my work and they did it right then and there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ax0n View Post
    My wife and I are on a weekend vacation. On our way into Springfield, MO a canadian goose flew about 20 feet in front of my car. The one following it hit my windshield.
    How can you tell a Canadian Goose? They say 'Eh?'.

    Glad you are all right, though.

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    Glad to hear that you and your wife are okay. So it's duck pate for tea tonight, eh?
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    When life hits you in the windshield with a goose, serve pate'!


    Hope you both are okay. Have fun at Bass Pro Shops.

    EDIT: Dang, gnome beat me to the pate joke.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    Actually I'm not convinced it was a Canadian goose. In the flicker photo it appears to be duck remnants.
    Ducks, geese, whatever. It was a huge white and black water foul.

    didn't feel like keeping it. They don't have a stove at the hotel, and I don't feel like picking glass shards out of my meal.
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    Awesome!

    In Icelandic culture, hitting a ****ing goose mean you will receive 139 days of good luck. You should immediately purchase a lottery ticket.

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    OK, I have to ask...the geese were ****ing while flying, and 20 feet from each other? Impressive....wing span!

    Glad you're both OK, that's a quick way to get hurt.
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    did the goose survive???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miguelangel View Post
    did the goose survive???
    Highly unlikely, but I didn't go back to look. Either it landed in the median between the highways or it kept flying, but my money's on it not surviving.
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    What's the call of a Canada Goose? Honk, eh?

    How do you spell Canada Goose? C eh? N eh? D eh? G-o-o-s-e

    I am definitely in favor of eating what you hit, but high fat waterfowl can be sketchy, they are definitely made up of whatever they've been foraging on and sometimes that is nasty stuff residing in their body fat.

    Glad you came out OK either way...

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    Quote Originally Posted by HardyWeinberg View Post
    What's the call of a Canada Goose? Honk, eh?

    How do you spell Canada Goose? C eh? N eh? D eh? G-o-o-s-e

    I don't think anyone understands our jokes about Canadian and Canada Geese .

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    Quote Originally Posted by East Hill View Post
    I don't think anyone understands our jokes about Canadian and Canada Geese .
    I'm amused.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    Actually I'm not convinced it was a Canadian goose. In the flicker photo it appears to be duck remnants.
    Duck? Duck? Goose!
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    I can put a mouse in a beer bottle, does that make me Canadian?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I can put a mouse in a beer bottle, does that make me Canadian?
    Can you eat poutine?

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