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Bloody fireworks

Post: # 112363Post MKG
Sat Jun 28, 2008 9:47 pm

I am at this moment sitting with a trembling poodle (sitting ON a trembling poodle) because the local council have decided it would be a good idea to mark the village festival (which they have marked in no other way) by exploding a host of very loud fireworks. If it goes beyond the legal limit of 11 pm, I swear I'm going to shop the stupid bastards.

WHY OH WHY!!!!!!!! do people think that frightening every animal within earshot by making loud bangs is in any way clever, attractive, sensible, anythingelseible? I despair.

Rant over.
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Sat Jun 28, 2008 9:50 pm

You should try living here! I´m moving out in August I swear.
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Post: # 112365Post Shirley
Sat Jun 28, 2008 9:52 pm

I hate fireworks - what a stupid waste of money by your council. I would complain... fireworks at any time of the year are to me a waste and add to pollution... but to wait until it's dark enough to let them off in the middle of summer means that it will be making noise at a late hour and thus disturbing the peace.

I hope your poodle settles down quickly - poor thing.
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Post: # 112367Post MKG
Sat Jun 28, 2008 10:10 pm

Hmmm - all has gone quiet, just on the cusp of legality. The Chairman of the Council lives next door. Tomorrow, I'm going to let the poodle chase his precious ginger cat. It's a nice cat (apart from murdering our voles) but I think there's a principle involved here. I'll make sure that the dog's in before 11 pm and then let him try to find his terrified feline. Would the message get across if I did that? Not a chance, because I never would. Nuff said.
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Post: # 112472Post marshlander
Sun Jun 29, 2008 4:49 pm

Oh dear, I rather like the village bonfire on 5th November. The local fire brigade put it on at the primary school to raise funds. We make sure the cats ar tucked up inside first of course.

I get upset with the idiots who think it's fun to let off fireworks in the street.
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Post: # 112511Post tim&fatima
Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:12 pm

Nice rant MK, totally agree.
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Post: # 112516Post AXJ
Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:38 pm

Hear what you're saying there MKG. We get a lot of them in these parts, but bizzarely they are normally during the day time. Also everytime the local team scores a goal of it is an important game. Found Britain much worse in the night time. Used to live next door to an open air concert bowl, which had them every weekend at the end of the concert. Mind I got a live classical music concert in the evening first from the comfort of my own garden LoL

Let the dog out definately :rr:

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Post: # 112845Post tiggy
Tue Jul 01, 2008 8:58 pm

fireworks not my favorite things at all,if only they were kept for once ayear and organised displays only.

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