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    4 and 20......

    4 and 20 plus 5000 Black birds falling from the sky.
    What do you think is up? or down?

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    can't decrypt...
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    Well, they can't see at night (very blind in the dark), and the New Years fireworks likely spooked 'em and they panicked and scattered. Flew into all sorts of things that they could easily have avoided during the day. At least, that's my guess.
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    Perhaps weapon testing by military or um, nonmilitary.

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    It's Bush's fault.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RubenX View Post
    can't decrypt...
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...010403586.html
    ^^^
    Thousands of Redwing Blackbirds fall from Arkansas skies.

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    Warbex. It's a pour on dewormer for cattle also known to be a very effective bird killer.

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    the autopsies said their internal organs were crushed before they hit the ground. as if they ran into a wall or something. we had some pretty ridiculous winds the weekend that happened, in fact we had a tornado. the updates claim 4-5 thousand blackbirds over a few square miles, so i don't think it was a midair collision with strong wind debris. maybe the strong winds somehow caused a pressure differential that squished their organs and killed them?

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    Somebody farted, and there is a certain Fooster within easy reach of Arkansas and Louisiana. Just saying.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    Somebody farted, and there is a certain Fooster within easy reach of Arkansas and Louisiana. Just saying.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KrisPistofferson View Post
    It's Bush's fault.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    Somebody farted, and there is a certain Fooster within easy reach of Arkansas and Louisiana. Just saying.
    if anyone has farts that powerful, it's either my dog or my dad. YUCK!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    Somebody farted, and there is a certain Fooster within easy reach of Arkansas and Louisiana. Just saying.
    Hey, I resemble that remark.
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    I think jsharr got a new shotgun.

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    It's obviously secret weapons testing. A lot of weird sh..it's been going on since Obama moved to the center.
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    I am gonna say they flew into hail or somesuch, or shock from lightening/thunder burst. Whatever killed thousands of birds, it would be weird to wake up to a city covered in bird corpses.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RUOkie View Post
    Hey, I resemble that remark.
    Okay then, there are MULTIPLE Foosters within easy reach of Arkansas and Louisiana. Possibly farting in concert.
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