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Date: 01 Feb 2009 12:01:52
From: NB
Subject: What kind of stuffed animal did Rafa get during the trophy ceremony?
Looked like a beaver or something?




 
Date: 01 Feb 2009 17:00:02
From:
Subject: Re: What kind of stuffed animal did Rafa get during the trophy
On Feb 1, 11:19=A0pm, "DavidW" <n...@email.provided > wrote:
> NB wrote:
> > Looked like a beaver or something?
>
> I didn't see the presentation, but I assume it was the same creature the =
women's
> finalists got, which looked like a wombat.http://www.bwacksforum.com/foru=
ms/image.php4?u=3D838&dateline=3D2006

Federbear? Freshly stuffed ...



 
Date: 02 Feb 2009 10:19:42
From: DavidW
Subject: Re: What kind of stuffed animal did Rafa get during the trophy ceremony?
NB wrote:
> Looked like a beaver or something?

I didn't see the presentation, but I assume it was the same creature the women's
finalists got, which looked like a wombat.
http://www.bwacksforum.com/forums/image.php4?u=838&dateline=2006




  
Date: 02 Feb 2009 01:48:19
From: *skriptis
Subject: Re: What kind of stuffed animal did Rafa get during the trophy ceremony?

"DavidW" <no@email.provided > wrote in message
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> NB wrote:
>> Looked like a beaver or something?
>
> I didn't see the presentation, but I assume it was the same creature the
> women's finalists got, which looked like a wombat.
> http://www.bwacksforum.com/forums/image.php4?u=838&dateline=2006
>
>

I didn't see it either, were they alive?




   
Date: 02 Feb 2009 11:56:16
From: DavidW
Subject: Re: What kind of stuffed animal did Rafa get during the trophy ceremony?
*skriptis wrote:
> "DavidW" <no@email.provided> wrote in message
> news:S6qhl.1473$az6.998@newsfe12.iad...
>> NB wrote:
>>> Looked like a beaver or something?
>>
>> I didn't see the presentation, but I assume it was the same creature
>> the women's finalists got, which looked like a wombat.
>> http://www.bwacksforum.com/forums/image.php4?u=838&dateline=2006
>>
>>
>
> I didn't see it either, were they alive?

Dead as John Cleese's parrot.




    
Date: 02 Feb 2009 02:51:38
From: *skriptis
Subject: Re: What kind of stuffed animal did Rafa get during the trophy ceremony?

"DavidW" <no@email.provided > wrote in message
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> *skriptis wrote:
>> "DavidW" <no@email.provided> wrote in message
>> news:S6qhl.1473$az6.998@newsfe12.iad...
>>> NB wrote:
>>>> Looked like a beaver or something?
>>>
>>> I didn't see the presentation, but I assume it was the same creature
>>> the women's finalists got, which looked like a wombat.
>>> http://www.bwacksforum.com/forums/image.php4?u=838&dateline=2006
>>>
>>>
>>
>> I didn't see it either, were they alive?
>
> Dead as John Cleese's parrot.


ok then. I would be scared if they had given me a live one. you have so many
weird animals down under.




     
Date: 02 Feb 2009 13:10:07
From: DavidW
Subject: Re: What kind of stuffed animal did Rafa get during the trophy ceremony?
*skriptis wrote:
> "DavidW" <no@email.provided> wrote in message
> news:nxrhl.5173$io5.2399@newsfe09.iad...
>> *skriptis wrote:
>>> "DavidW" <no@email.provided> wrote in message
>>> news:S6qhl.1473$az6.998@newsfe12.iad...
>>>> NB wrote:
>>>>> Looked like a beaver or something?
>>>>
>>>> I didn't see the presentation, but I assume it was the same
>>>> creature the women's finalists got, which looked like a wombat.
>>>> http://www.bwacksforum.com/forums/image.php4?u=838&dateline=2006
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> I didn't see it either, were they alive?
>>
>> Dead as John Cleese's parrot.
>
>
> ok then. I would be scared if they had given me a live one.

Like most soft toys, those wombats were probably never alive.

> you have
> so many weird animals down under.

Yes, the platypus, for example, seems to be beyond the AO organizers' weirdness
threshold.




      
Date: 02 Feb 2009 15:53:32
From: Edward McArdle
Subject: Re: What kind of stuffed animal did Rafa get during the trophy ceremony?
In article <FCshl.5642$1h4.5528@newsfe06.iad >, "DavidW"
<no@email.provided > wrote:

>*skriptis wrote:
>> "DavidW" <no@email.provided> wrote in message
>> news:nxrhl.5173$io5.2399@newsfe09.iad...
>>> *skriptis wrote:
>>>> "DavidW" <no@email.provided> wrote in message
>>>> news:S6qhl.1473$az6.998@newsfe12.iad...
>>>>> NB wrote:
>>>>>> Looked like a beaver or something?
>>>>>
>>>>> I didn't see the presentation, but I assume it was the same
>>>>> creature the women's finalists got, which looked like a wombat.
>>>>> http://www.bwacksforum.com/forums/image.php4?u=838&dateline=2006
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I didn't see it either, were they alive?
>>>
>>> Dead as John Cleese's parrot.
>>
>>
>> ok then. I would be scared if they had given me a live one.
>
>Like most soft toys, those wombats were probably never alive.
>
>> you have
>> so many weird animals down under.
>
>Yes, the platypus, for example, seems to be beyond the AO organizers'
weirdness
>threshold.

The wombat is a grazing animal which basically goes where it wants. If
your car hits one, both wombat and car will be stuffed. Like most
Australian animals it is basically nocturnal, because night is not so hot.

--
Edward McArdle


  
Date: 02 Feb 2009 00:18:24
From: Iceberg
Subject: Re: What kind of stuffed animal did Rafa get during the trophy ceremony?
"DavidW" <no@email.provided > wrote in message
news:S6qhl.1473$az6.998@newsfe12.iad...
> NB wrote:
>> Looked like a beaver or something?
>
> I didn't see the presentation, but I assume it was the same creature the
> women's finalists got, which looked like a wombat.
> http://www.bwacksforum.com/forums/image.php4?u=838&dateline=2006

yes, it was a wombat.