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What is ONE random fact about you?

Discussion in 'Off Topic Chat' started by kajira, Sep 8, 2015.

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  1. Bird_Skull01

    Bird_Skull01 Active Member

    I have a dog and hate hot chocolate and soda.
  2. AkumaKinG

    AkumaKinG Member

    Whatt, that seems so advance making a perfect risotto. Watch me burn the rice
  3. kajira

    kajira Mother of Gaming

    I'm so glad this is still going, I just love seeing what everyone has posted!! :)
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    ALLSPARK- Member

    Fact: i'm not beckham.
  5. Legerdemain

    Legerdemain Member

    I haven't gotten time
    NO WAY! O.O
    Random fact about me : I own a business :)
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  6. Sc0rpiom

    Sc0rpiom Member

    I hate Tennis. XD
  7. HaltusKain

    HaltusKain Well-Known Member

    While I don't get the opportunity to frequently enough to honestly call it a hobby, one of my favorite things to do is training parrots. :blush:
  8. Elfreid

    Elfreid Well-Known Member

    Trust me, it is not that hard. As long as you continue to pour in the stock one ladle by one ladle, it should not be burn.
  9. Krystian1337

    Krystian1337 Member

    I watched MLP wirh my girlfriend and.. I enjoy it :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:
  10. Predator5

    Predator5 Well-Known Member

    Why would you do training parrots? ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
  11. HaltusKain

    HaltusKain Well-Known Member

    Same reasons you'd train a dog or something - to make it do what you want, and to develop companionship with it.

    You don't need to make them a circus star or anything, but there are a few things I'd strongly insist that all parrot owners train their birds to do:

    Socialization - ...with humans, that is. This is probably the single most important. Too many parrot owners just keep their bird in its cage 24/7, which imo is animal cruelty (birds are not decorations). Socializing should be the first step after getting a bird, to teach it that you aren't a threat to it; this will stop it from doing things like biting, and make it happy to hang out on your shoulder or be handled (a bird asking to be pet via body language puts the cuteness of things like kittens to shame!).

    Step up & Recall - "step up" is exactly what it sounds like: if you hold your finger (or arm, depending on the size of the parrot) horizontally near the bird's belly, step up training will teach it to use YOU as a perch, and it will step up on to your arm. Recall is the long-distance version of that: the bird can be trained to fly to you and land on an extended arm. Especially useful if the bird manages to get out of the house and finds its way into a tree or something - if it's recall trained, it'll be fairly simple to get it back to safety... otherwise you'll have to bait it back down with food, which can be an all day process.

    Potty Training - Yes, parrots can be potty-trained! ...this tidbit of info has seemed to escape many bird owners, but unless you like cleaning bird $#!+ off of your clothes, furniture, floor, etc, training it to fly to a designated point (like in it's cage, or on a portable perch with a base made to catch it's $#!+) and do its thing there - this will save you all kinds of nastiness!

    ...those are the basics. There're a plethora of 'for fun' things you can teach parrots to do, that don't necessarily serve a purpose.

    Anywho, parrots rock! When I can afford it and have adequate space and free time, I'm hoping to some day get a macaw - preferably a pair of Blue Throated to help contribute to repopulation efforts (they're critically endangered); otherwise a Blue and Gold, which would be a more ethical breed to obtain solely as a pet. :D
  12. LordKarango

    LordKarango New Member

    I'm right handed but use forks and knives like a left handed person (fork in my right hand and knife in my left)
  13. HaltusKain

    HaltusKain Well-Known Member

    As a lefty, the fork stays in my left hand. The knife is more an accessory to the fork, so I think it's normal for the fork to stay in your dominant hand.

    Unless we're both doing it backwards. /shrug.
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    Mainly plushies or cute drawings of them but I enjoy anything related to them.
  15. klleee

    klleee Member

    I'm an introvert
  16. garkia

    garkia New Member

    I have a belly button.
  17. Razer3217

    Razer3217 Member

    I really want to work for Google :)
  18. I'm pretty good at making chicken sounds.
  19. MaxiPigz

    MaxiPigz Member

    I can touch my 2 hands behind my back
  20. GameGH0ST

    GameGH0ST Active Member

    My Xbox gamertag (original Xbox) was "Jedi Outcast" until Microsoft made me change it. Apparently LucasArts didn't like that too much. I had only chosen it because I couldn't think of anything else and it was before I earned a new nickname in high school and another in college.
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