May I borrow your Iphone?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by duluthralphie, Apr 2, 2015.

  1. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    My wife is being completely unreasonable again!

    I need a second IPhone to use for a day. She has hidden hers or is keeping it on her person and not letting me borrow it.


    I am in a mess because of her. I can get out of this mess with another IPhone.

    My DW made me let Ethel and JJ our pet turkeys out of the coop and covered pen I had them in. They usually roam wherever they want. I wanted to collect some eggs from them to incubate. I got a few eggs and was counting on more. My wife saw them in the pen and said they looked sad. Granted, I think she was being played by Ethel who was talking a mile a minute and pacing back and forth at the fence looking out longingly.

    Well, here come my problem. Ethel is not using the nice nest I fashioned for her out of an old barrel since being released. She used it just fine while in the pen, now she is hiding a nest somewhere. We have lots of woods and a tamarack swamp near us so finding her eggs is difficult. Last year she hid her nest way out in the swamp. I did not find it until after the chicks hatched.


    I want to incubate her eggs, she can set on some later this summer. I have figured out a way to find the nest. I have fashioned a harness outfit that goes around Ethel, under her wings over and around her neck. I have made a little pouch in it just the size of an IPhone. I used high quality duct tape to make this so it is secure.

    I went to borrow the DW's IPhone so I could use the "find my phone" feature to find the nest. The beauty of this plan is it's simplicity.

    Then my DW threw a wrench into it by hiding and refusing to let me use her IPhone......
    So I need to know, can I borrow your IPhone for a day?
     
  2. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    What no takers???
     
  3. alldembirds

    alldembirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol i wouldnt let you either . I could see it getting lost so fast
     
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  4. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    People just need to learn to trust me more...
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    It's a brilliant plan, but I don't own an IPhone, and the Princess won't let you borrow hers.
     
  6. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    I thought it was a brilliant plan myself...

    I really wish I could get the DW to agree to it.
     
  7. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow! Brilliant idea! I love it! :woot
     
  8. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    Can I borrow your IPhone then?
     
  9. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    You're out of luck, sorry! :lol:
     
  10. alldembirds

    alldembirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would just put a bell on the bird and use my ears....
     
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