Excuses Excuses Excuses!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Goat_Walker, Dec 18, 2008.

  1. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    I was always taught that an Explanation is an excuse and an excuse is not allowed.

    Well, I hear that some people , whether spouses or living partners, wont let you have a new animal ;

    So , what excuses do Yall use to get a new animal? And do they work? I can never have too many animals and when I get told " no, you have too many animals already" I sure do feel down...
    So , let me hear your excuses!
     
    Last edited: Dec 18, 2008
  2. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

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    I just get it first, then use the Oh, by the way, routine [​IMG]
     
  3. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    What I am using for getting a goat is - we can always sell it if we don't like it. [​IMG] I am a stay-at-home caregiver for family elders, so I might as well do all this crazy stuff while I can. For someday, I will go back to having a 'real' job & not have time for it all.
     
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I didn't get any more, they just make more of them selves.... like guppies. LOL
     
  5. Balfour Girl

    Balfour Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I start by surreptitiously feeding the neighbour's pet. Finally I come home from grocery shopping with a bag of cat food. When my husband asks why, I tell him that I'm feeding Sammy so he'll stop killing my wild birds. Then gradually he starts coming in the house, getting chased out every time hubby catches him. Then eventually hubby doesn't chase him out. Bingo. Ours!

    [​IMG]
     
  6. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    Buy animal, get him a piece for the Harley . It's that easy in our house. Once we retire from the army i will have to buy a aweful big piece of chrome if i want a lama and a emu. I can get a pygmy goat on a shirt and a bobber seat.. But the two others will cost me a super loud exhaust system or a custom paint job.
     
  7. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    All i had to do was eeek out a few tears every time I saw a kitty and then BAM! we got two.

    Go into the feed store and hold little chicks in my hands and refuse to leave for just a few more minutes then BAM! more chickies.
     
  8. Balfour Girl

    Balfour Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol Connie!
     
  9. Rosalind

    Rosalind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "I fell, and it jumped on me. I didn't notice until just now."

    Whether or not it works is down to the cuteness factor and how much it is likely to eat. Kittens are generally acceptable, fish/reptiles he doesn't notice, chickens and puppies he gets upset about.
     
  10. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    ya'all should be careful !!!!! ,,,,,, the "other" person may be like me............ ya bring home a animal after i say no more,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
    i eat it [​IMG]
     

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