February 24, 2013

At the Ice Skate Café...

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... slide in here if you want to talk about anything other than the Oscars. (The Oscars post is here.)

16 comments:

rhhardin said...

Today's seven-second video, the frisbee snatch.

ricpic said...

The vault is narrow, the vault is rough,
But once through what glory beckons,
Another minute, a few more seconds,
Then...first breath miracle...cough.

EDH said...

Unless there's a charge, it's a cheap skate.

Chip Ahoy said...

If you snag a skate by mistake it might just be fluke you can try deeper water to flounder.

Jim S. said...

I like Oscar the Grouch. Also, Oscar from The Office. Oops! I talked about the Oscars!

AlanKH said...

Am I the only one here who doesn't care about the Oscars?

Rusty said...

N. Alan. I don't either.

edutcher said...

Nobody cares. I'm betting putting Moochelle on at the last minute was an attempt to jack up for next year what are expected to be lousy ratings this year.

PS Beautiful pic, Madame, although I wish it were in the greens, golds, and pinks of Spring, rather than the icy blue of Winter.

kentuckyliz said...

rhhardin: so, any burglar trespassing on your property just needs to bring a Frisbee, eh?

kentuckyliz said...

Autocorrect capitalized Frisbee--I didn't. I don't go around capitalizing my nouns like a German.

MadisonMan said...

The hawks @Weeks Hall are back. I'll have to see if the HawkCam is coming back too.

Rusty said...

rhhardin said...
Today's seven-second video, the frisbee snatch.

I din't think I want to see a snatch that can do that.

Aridog said...

kentuckyliz said...

rhhardin: so, any burglar trespassing on your property just needs to bring a Frisbee, eh?

I don't know rhhardin's dog, but I adore the attention he gets from rhhardin....and the fact he still has his whole ears. Doberman's are not known to be easily distracted by strangers if trained otherwise....in fact they tend to be quite protective of their owner and their territory.

In other words, you might toss the frisbee and see the dog race off around a bush, only to find it coming up on your ass from behind and biting it if you're out of place there. If rhhardin's in the yard, too, I'd almost bet on it if he expressed any displeasure with your presence.

In trials I've been at, Dobermans are great at blind searches and in-close protection response...what they don't seem to like, without considerable training, is the send-away at an attacker (aka courage test)...about a 70 yard run full speed away from the handler. They seem to prefer being closer to their handler...the better to defend I assume.

Don't assume it however...I've seen Dobermans run 70 yards full blast and take a helper (agitator) to the ground, just like Rotts and GSDs.

GrandpaMark said...

Had a friend with a very large adult Great Dane in obedience training. Part of training was to get used to the weight of a 20 foot lead bundled up and attached to his collar.

He also had a Doberman puupy.

The puppy would grab the lead and run the Dane all around the yard.

The Dane hated it but was too meek and gentle to resist

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