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Old 03-29-2013, 05:32 PM
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Now personally I can't stand those birds. Annoying shrieking call, trying to look like a cool roadrunner or something always zipping around the yard
the whole story was funny, (in a tragic sense) but this was especially hilarious, for some reason.
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Old 03-29-2013, 11:23 PM
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my pet peeve is dog crap im sick of washing it off my mowers and boots. the worst thing i ever hit was 3 bunnies in a shallow hole ruined my day...
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Old 03-29-2013, 11:24 PM
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phone books those are great!!. Lucky the grass was a foot high and the discharge chute was pointing to it.
newspapers I hit one when it was all wet so it only discharge green crap since then if I see one and it look wet I don't even bother to pick it up
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Old 03-29-2013, 11:28 PM
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Rolled up tubes of flyers from scrubs. Hard to see and make additional mess to cleanup. Everywhere right now with decent weather. Seems to be mostly tree guys.
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Old 03-30-2013, 10:22 AM
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I've hit a chain (buried in some leaves) with a 1990s Snapper rear engine rider. Thank goodness it didn't break anything, just the hook of the chain got caught between the side of the deck and the blade. All it did was kill the engine. But my 14 HP Kohler Command is indestructible, and it started right back up after we removed the chain. It didn't even bend the blade.
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Old 03-30-2013, 02:40 PM
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years ago, back when people still used phonebooks i was pushing my 21" honda to other side of driveway, and got the corner of a phonebook laying in the driveway around other side of car.... HUGE mess..
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Old 03-30-2013, 10:40 PM
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Old 03-31-2013, 01:43 AM
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A garden hose, with water in it, frog vs. trimmer, an 3" diameter stump, and a pile of bricks. When I hit the pile of bricks, I had less than 100 hours on the new mower.
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Old 03-31-2013, 11:47 AM
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I would do anything to avoid hitting a box turtle. I just didn't see it.

Crunch, crunch. I can still hear it. Crunch, crunch.
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Old 03-31-2013, 12:13 PM
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Man I've hit many of the same things as most. The worst were baby bunnies, just not a good day, on (2 separate) occasions. Garden hose lying in some tall grass on the side of a house, that was fun. Wacked many frogs with the weed whip. Hate dog Sheeott, #1 pet peeve, no pone intended.
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