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You or your dad, the principle is the same, so tell him too.
Well, thank you. Never thought of that. My plan was actually to hide the bird and tell him that he flew away on a magical carpet filled with delicious food.

Good thing you're here.
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The bird died. Are you still laughing?

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Point being? The fact that the bird died in what way changes that you wrongly pinned on me those things you said?

The bird died. I'm still the one that didn't brought it home and would've left it there

The bird died. I'm still the one that wanted to go to a vet the very first day

The bird died. I'm still the one that said from the start ''I'm clueless and terrified about taking care of a bird''

You can't tell me 'leave it there next time and accept you don't have the skills' when I'm not the one who did these things
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The bird died. Are you still laughing?
No need for a high reading comprehension skill to get the meaning of that post. Nobody is laughing. Take your trolling elsewhere
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Thank you, you actually made me laugh today. I needed it.

It was hilarious. Thanks.
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Indeed. lmao).
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No need for a high reading comprehension skill to get the meaning of that post. Nobody is laughing. Take your trolling elsewhere
I guess you stopped.
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Old 06.06.2017, 15:55
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The bird died. Are you still laughing?
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I guess you stopped.
Wow, You actually are serious and not trolling. Let me explain to you what this means:

''Thank you, you actually made me laugh today. I needed it.

My very first post was ''My father brought it home'' and ''I have no idea how to take care of it''...and yet you gave me ''Leave it alone next time'' and ''accept that you haven't the skills''

It was hilarious. Thanks.


I try to be as simple as possible:

''You're accusing me of doing/thinking things I never actually did/thought in the first place. Something that you could've noticed by simply reading the very first post I made instead of blindly jumping to conclusions. Your post is so absurd and oblivious that it's hilarious <sarcasm>''

If you think that I'm willing to accept the blame just because 'I was there' and let you tell me things I already knew and would've done if I was the one coming across that bird in the first place and/or being in my country, where I can speak the language, you're gravely mistaking

You can try to troll me saying that I'm ''laughing'', but I won't feel guilt for something I didn't do.

Point is: off
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Re: Found a Magpie, please help me.

Did you use any of the numbers links or addresses you got for wildlife? Or did you just keep it cos daddy obviously wanted it as a pet, and maybe it would bring you presents?
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Did you use any of the numbers links or addresses you got for wildlife? Or did you just keep it cos daddy obviously wanted it as a pet, and maybe it would bring you presents?
Woah, you sure have a disgusting personality.
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Re: Found a Magpie, please help me.

You actually said these things.
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You actually said these things.
I said that I wanted presents? or I was desperately seeking help because I had the suspect that he didn't call at all?

Those two things are quite the opposite. Again, work on your personality. That was a really f@#ed up things to say, even for a troll
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Did you use any of the numbers links or addresses you got for wildlife?
now again, I agree that the second part of comment was harsh - but this bit is absolutely and totally relevant. Did you use those numbers and seek professional/expert advice? If not- then why not. Otherwise what was the point of asking for help and support here on EF.
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Sigh.

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I said that I wanted presents? or I was desperately seeking help because I had the suspect that he didn't call at all?

Those two things are quite the opposite. Again, work on your personality. That was a really f@#ed up things to say, even for a troll
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Yeah, he's already blabbering about keeping it or let him be attached to us because ''This is the smart kind of birds, they bring you gifts. Funny little thing'' and some other horseshit, but I'm going to release him/her where he first find the bird.

Thanks for the links, I'll check them right now.
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Re: Found a Magpie, please help me.

If it helps (emotionally), the survival of them in the wild isn't nearly guaranteed... from Tim Birkhead's book on wild magpies, p. 134: "In our study the proportion of of young birds which survived to breed varied between years [...] from 5% to 17%"

So while it is true that people are often poor carers of young birds (despite best intentions), it also is true that things in nature aren't that guaranteed to lead to a happy long magpie-life either. Some succeed, and life expectancy improves for those lucky ones that survive the first few months during which they're naive and vulnerable. That should be enough to form the next generation.

A family of them just fledged in front of my balcony - I wish them success, it's a native bird (yes, one that eats other native birds... such is life) and a handsome & smart one for that.
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Re: Found a Magpie, please help me.

..and before this further deteriorates into an acrimonious diatribe, the birdie has unfortunately left us and so has this thread.
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