The Aftermath: Pet Counts

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The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:23 am

Gerrit and I realized we don't know the pet situation with Pinback any more, so let's all count our pets. I'll go first:

2 dogs (Gritty, 12 and Honey, 9)
2 cats (Frobozz, 11, Reggie, 14)
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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by Billy Mays » Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:20 am

I'm like Tdarcos on this one in that I currently own 0 pets.

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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:58 am

Let's then talk about what you might get? Some day?
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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by Billy Mays » Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:54 am

I've owned lizards and fish before and I don't consider them pets, they were basically emotionless shit factories. I would eat a bullet before I take care of a fish or reptile again.

I like the idea of cats due to there relative independence and I love how they go nuts after laser pointers but find them often times snooty, they stink, and lack the utility I require in a symbiotic relationship.

No hamsters or rabbits or such because I'm an adult.

I love dogs, dogs are great: they're playful and they serve a role against hostile individuals and larger animals. I know a number of people who own dogs and I end up playing with the dogs more than anything else when I visit. That being said, I can't see myself planning the next 7+ years around their bathroom schedule.

I don't like birds because they're basically flying lizards.

I'll probably end up getting dog one day.

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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by AArdvark » Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:24 pm

Toonces 9+ (lost count)

Pendennis 3

The cat is mouthier than the dog. Dog would sit in a corner and starve to death without a sound all the while looking at us mournfully. Cat gets vociferous if his food bowl is less than half full. Or if his box isn't filled with fresh litter on a regular basis. Or just because he's a cat and that's what they do.

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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by Flack » Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:38 pm

We have one cat, one dog, and maybe some fish.
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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by Casual Observer » Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:09 pm

The pet sitter reports I still have two:

Cleopatra, 20 year old Seal Point Siamese
Thimble, 5 year old Mini Lop Eared bunny

Soon there's going to be a brackish fish tank including guppies and fiddler crabs. Later on I'll get a snake again.

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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by ChainGangGuy » Sun Jul 08, 2018 2:30 pm

1 dogs (Ohio, 3)
0 foster dogs (Princess, Brinkley, Bowie, Juneau Lightpaw, Trixie, Beau and Congressman Wiggles have all been adopted)

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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by Jizaboz » Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:12 am

1 cat I feed and mainly just roams around outside. Almost 2 years old I think

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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by pinback » Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:07 am

3 dogs
2 cats
1 bunny
1 bearded dragon
2983 Dubia roaches
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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:57 pm

Names, please. Names! We know that Boomer, Harley and Penelope are the dogs. I need names for the rest of 'em.

Wait, didn't you also have rats and spiders?
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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by ChainGangGuy » Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:25 pm

Yes, I think having the names of everyone's animals provided would help to take this thread OVER THE EDGE

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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by ChainGangGuy » Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:26 pm

Yeah, on second thought, maybe let's skip the bug names unless it's something like "Mister Bug" 1 through 2983.

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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by Jizaboz » Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:15 pm

Ice Cream Jonsey wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:57 pm
Names, please. Names! We know that Boomer, Harley and Penelope are the dogs. I need names for the rest of 'em.

Wait, didn't you also have rats and spiders?
Hahaha CGG! Yeah we need bug names.

The cat’s name was originally “little cat” but now it’s “Cat Dracula”.

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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by pinback » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:07 pm

Ice Cream Jonsey wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:57 pm
Names, please. Names! We know that Boomer, Harley and Penelope are the dogs. I need names for the rest of 'em.

Wait, didn't you also have rats and spiders?
Cats:
- Skyler (she's white. get it)
- Cody

Dragon:
- Bruce

Bunny:
- Dink

Rats: oh fuck I forgot we even had rats, they're staying with family while we moved to Ohio:
- Kevin
- Pope Pius XIII

Spiders:
- Dead
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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by pinback » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:44 pm

Dragon:
- Bruce
Seeing it written like this, it looks like we were making a martial-arts reference here. We were not.

We were making a Jaws reference.
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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by Casual Observer » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:45 pm

Pinback, why do you move so much? I moved from Rachacha to Seattle to Bay area over last couple decades but you seem to have lived in three times that or more. Don't you do software development? Why move to all these oddball places?

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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by pinback » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:49 pm

Well, while I'm here, let me clarify why we named our animals their names, almost all of which are related to movie/TV shows we like.

Harley: Kathy likes Harley Quinn.
Boomer: Battlestar Galactica
Penelope: That was her name when we got her, the only one on this list to keep their name.

Skyler: Obvious.
Cody: He's orange, and we liked Cody McLeod, who was an orange-haired Colorado Avalanche player at the time.

Bruce: Jaws, as previously mentioned.

Dink: Game of Thrones (Let me know if you need help with this one.)

Kevin: The Leftovers
Pope Pius XIII: The Young Pope
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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by pinback » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:50 pm

Casual Observer wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:45 pm
Pinback, why do you move so much? I moved from Rachacha to Seattle to Bay area over last couple decades but you seem to have lived in three times that or more. Don't you do software development? Why move to all these oddball places?
We lived in Nashville for five years, whaddya want from me.

I move to all these oddball places (here we are for some reason calling "Nashville", "Albuquerque", "Denver", "Seattle", and "Cincinatti" oddball places) because I work remotely, and because we like a change of scenery now and again, though the move to Ohio was mainly for the kid, so she can be near family and good schools and hospitals.
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Re: The Aftermath: Pet Counts

Post by Casual Observer » Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:16 pm

Sounds awesome, actually, thanks for the details. I could never live back near family because Rochester and jobs. Cincinnati, Albuquerque, Nashville seem oddball a bit to me but only because i never considered living there. Only one of those I've been to is Nashville and i couldn't live there.

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