What does "Just hanging out with my chickens" mean?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by lengel, May 4, 2009.

  1. lengel

    lengel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2008
    I called my mother the other day and her husband answered. We chatted for a while and he asked about the weather. I said that it was beautiful and that I was out back "hanging out with my chickens".

    He started laughing and kept repeating "hanging out with your chickens!" I finally said, "Does that sound really bad?" He said "Well you know what that means!"

    Well, I don't. Does anyone else? I kind of faked my way around it and asked to talk to my mother but I still have no clue of what that was about. He's almost 70, came from a rural area and worked in fish and game for many years.

    What did I miss?
  2. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    i guess it depends on who's saying it. when i'm hanging out with the chickens, i'm right with them talking to them and feeding them. you know, being their buddy [​IMG]

    when my mom is hanging out with the chickens, she's modifying the coop or feeding them or gathering eggs... tidying up one might say.

    when my boyfriend is hanging out with the chickens he's smoking a cigarette and teasing them.

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    1. Remember this is a family board no swearing / foul language and no inappropriate "Adult" topics.


    on another side, i guess some kids my age "hang out" with guys they are sleeping with. doubt anyone is "doing" the chickens. the roo might be and probably is....​
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  3. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 19, 2009
    new zealand
    it means you lost your mind... like the rest of us.
  4. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    Quote:[​IMG] the story of my life!
  5. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    Huh...When I get asked "where have you been?" -we live on 6 acres-and I say "hanging out with the chickens" that exactly wat I was doing-playing chatting with them-feeding treats.... didn't know it was supposed to mean more than that? [​IMG] haha
  6. Damummis

    Damummis Chickenista

    Apr 29, 2009
    Quote:You mean to tell me I am not the only one. [​IMG]
  7. shawnm2639

    shawnm2639 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2009
    Woodlake Ca
    Ok..there is a saying in our family that is something like this.

    Someone says: " Whos out there?"
    Answer: " Nobody but us chickens!"

    Now where did that come from? [​IMG]
  8. Holly O

    Holly O Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
    Bergen Norway
    Ok .. It can mean a lot of different things.

    Women hanging with their chickens, is like a hen fest ...
    They have their friends over and talking up a storm, mostly gossip.

    Men hanging with the chickens is like a rooster with his hens. Checking out all the women.

    It can be interpreted in so many different ways.

    a new term out is peeps ... meaning people or friends (my peeps)
    We think of it as baby chicks ...lol
    or Children think of marshmallow treats ...lol

    Hope this helped some ...

  9. lengel

    lengel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2008
    Quote:That sounds like something he'd be thinking. Thanks! I was completely stumped.

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