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Forum: Incredible Journeys; Bird Stories For Bird Lovers 12-27-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,173
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: The High Road of Adventure

Hey gang, felt I ought to drop an update considering the following the lovely babies contained herein enjoy, I have been granted an unusual holiday gift in the form of several symptoms indicative of...
Forum: Off Topic 12-22-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: Holiday Blues , cheer me with your favorite tradition

I smoke a bowl of what is allegedly Bing Crosby's favorite tobacco in a pipe modelled after his preferred pipe while listening to his "White Christmas" album
Forum: Budgies/Parakeets 12-22-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: Need help with my parakeets

I bought a pair of opposite gender birds from different stores, both "big box store birds" who were definitely not hand raised, they were both terrified of my hands at first, and they had every right...
Forum: Conures 12-21-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: Cherry Headed conure

Don't be terribly surprised at increased agitation and other changes in "normal" behavior during the molting process, pin feathers are uncomfortable for birds and sometimes they get distant/bitey...
Forum: Amazons 12-21-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: What is she doing?

That's great to know! I figured it was normal but always have to run things by here before I just assume! And oh my gosh bird masturbation is a thing? We have only had her for almost 2 months now,...
Forum: General Health Care 12-18-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: Psittacosis exchange

While good medical professionals are amazing, I find that doctors and nurses can often be included in the group containing the absolutely most intolerant group of egotistical and pompous jackarses on...
Forum: Budgies/Parakeets 12-18-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: New cage, how to make the transfer?

Unless there is a pressing need to move him (personally I don't consider human wishes to be all that pressing) I would definitely let the little guy move at his pace, if there is some pressing need,...
Forum: The Game Room 12-17-2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,236
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: Mess up a famous quote

Try being married to a gemini, I tell her regularly that I have no need to cheat, it's like having multiple wives as is lol...step daughter is a gemini too, just because I didn't want to play life on...
Forum: Off Topic 12-16-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: Discovered: dinosaur tail in amber!

This is awesome, and my next fluff butt is getting named the Tyrant Lizard...oh yes.
Forum: The Game Room 12-16-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,236
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: Mess up a famous quote

But why is the wine gone?! - Jack Sparrow
Forum: Bereavement 12-16-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: 4 weeks since I lost him....feel worse!

[QUOTE=Chrissiejingles;842644]I actually still have the rescue dog. I feel very guilty about that but he is attached to me now and at the end of the day it was instinct that led to what...
Forum: Off Topic 12-15-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: Anyone spot today’s spammer??

This is the world we live in, our mods do a fantastic job removing them, but as with anything in life these days, don't be silly, people advertising lottery winnings and iPhones on a parrot forum are...
Forum: General Parrot Information 12-15-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: image dump

I'm not really sure what's causing it. His bloodwork shows he's healthy and doesn't have any liver problems. It could be a mix of his reluctance to actually chew harder wood so it doesn't maintain...
Forum: New Members Welcome 12-15-2019, 03:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: I got the most amazing bird today

I have had similar experiences twice in recent memory...a cockatiel who was half plucked, alone, and clearly not in a good place mentally, and a GCC who was apparently bored to death in his big box...
Forum: Questions and Answers 12-15-2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: A bit worried

I am meeting them in person, but they live 20 minutes away for me and I will be paying them cash in hand, they did not ask for me to pay anything over the phone or online. I am just not sure how long...
Forum: Questions and Answers 12-14-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: A bit worried

Easiest way to prevent scamming is to perform the transaction in person, in cash. No idea if this is a legitimate offer or not, but in my experience things that are too good to be true almost...
Forum: General Parrot Information 12-14-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: image dump

Awesome pictures, also, you have elephants on your pants...bet that gets heavy lol
Forum: Questions and Answers 12-14-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,613
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: Me again! More questions!

Those black cockatoos are gorgeous, and how can anybody not like looking at a bunch of tiels, as to whether a big or small bird is right given your list of concerns, I'm not sure it would make much...
Forum: The Game Room 12-14-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,236
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: Mess up a famous quote

Try being married to a gemini, I tell her regularly that I have no need to cheat, it's like having multiple wives as is lol...step daughter is a gemini too, just because I didn't want to play life on...
Forum: Off Topic 12-14-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,031
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: Collecting Bird-Themed Wine Corks

I have no idea, in fairness though, mystery's of this kind are best pondered over a glass of wine, maybe you'll luck into another similarly corked bottle.
Forum: The Game Room 12-14-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,236
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: Mess up a famous quote

"Ma'am...I am drunk, and you are ugly...in the morning, I will be sober, but you will still be ugly." - Winston Churchill
Forum: Budgies/Parakeets 12-12-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,064
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: Parakeet From Petco

My birds took almost2 weeks of th door being opn before they would risk coming out, 6 months later I get an earful if I am not punctual about play time.
Forum: Amazons 12-08-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: bedtime issue

I give my birds as close to total dark as I can, sometimes they have night terrors for unexpected reasons, most of the time I have no earthly idea what upsets them, lights go on, they get reassured...
Forum: Budgies/Parakeets 12-08-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,064
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: Parakeet From Petco

Keep working with him, he'll come around. You actually did the best thing possible to get a "companion" budgie, being a single bird he will look mostly to you for interaction. They need a LOT of...
Forum: Budgies/Parakeets 12-08-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By 18WheelsOfSteel
Re: Molting+constant preening...normal?

Mine aren't huge fans of being spritzed, but it is a mild annoyance at most, they love playing on wet toys and licking water off of them, and they never bother with holding a grudge on bath day
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