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Old 26.06.2014, 16:34
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Re: get your donkey fix here

dear Hobs, no telling, you might still come back as a donkey in your next life, i'd play it safe and find some more donkeys for this thread.
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Old 26.06.2014, 16:42
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Re: get your donkey fix here

There used to be a Donkey near where we lived in Bàretswil. He had a strange call which wasn't quite right so we called him Wonkey Donkey. Suddenly he dissapeared and we never heard Wonkey Donkey ever again????
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Old 26.06.2014, 18:07
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Re: get your donkey fix here

I have driven passed a hill of donkeys in Birr, not far from where the 1 and 3 part ways, south of Brugg.

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East of Niedermattstrasse and Schulstrasse, and west of the Alstom plant in Birr.

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I drove passed a baby donkey chilling out under its mother just last night.
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Old 26.06.2014, 19:21
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Re: get your donkey fix here

When I was a student, I worked for a short while in a warehouse, where there was this old plodder, who'd been there for years.
Unfortunately, he had quite a bad speech impediment, and the foreman always mockingly called him 'donkey'.
I couldn't understand why, so, when I asked the old bloke, he tried to reply, mouthing words and stuttering air, and eventually 'said':

" ..... ee aw ........ ee aw ........ ee aw ........ 'e oughta know better, than call me that".
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Re: get your donkey fix here

I do not miss them much. I see plenty of them in my office.
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Re: get your donkey fix here

We have two near us on Kilchbergstrasse below the tennis courts.

They're always around on the grass or hiding in their tiny hut.

We named them after some resident EF asses.

I'll get a pic of them and post it

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Re: get your donkey fix here

Some more donkey love.

He saw me and my dog in the bike trailer, started loudly complaining and then bit his girlfriend on the bottom and then celebrated by rolling in the grass.

Hes cute though.

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That whole road, dersbachstrasse is a lovely cycle and the Buonas See cafe is nice, you can get a bratwurst and coke and a comfy chair and I think canoe too if you feel like it.

The posher 'Wildenmann Buonas' restaurant just up the road looked packed so is probably good.
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Re: get your donkey fix here

If you need to hear a donkey braying today.



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Re: get your donkey fix here

What a gem of a thread. I absolutely love donkeys. I used to live in a flat just a short walk from the Isle of Dogs city farm in London and I would make it a point to bring those donkeys carrots whenever I can. Not seen any in Zürich in my six months here though; but it was a treat to spot one right at the top of the Bernina route (might be Ospizio) and the silly thing greeted me through the windows of the train.
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Re: get your donkey fix here

Seem to recall seeing one on the outskirts of Rüti ZH. Location approximate, from memory of 1.5 years ago!

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Re: get your donkey fix here

I have a soft spot for Donkeys.


Stadtweiher in Bülach has some Donkeys as well as other animals. Its a small park with a play area for children.


Three of the Donkeys were out walking last night and came right past our balcony, with people leading them obviously.


We like to visit the Donkey Sanctuary on the Isle of Wight when go back for a visit, I intend to offer my services there when we retire back on the small island eventually.
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