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I AM the Big Metal Chicken
« on: October 07, 2011, 10:22:42 AM »
For all of you born in 1981 or before the Chinese New Year in 1982 (because the zodiac doesn't switch over until that date), this is interesting:

The zodiac animal for 1981 is the Rooster (or male chicken).

Also, associated with each year is one of five elements: Water, Fire, Metal, Earth and Wood (the element changes every two years).

The element for 1981 is Metal.

Therefore, we are all Big Metal Chickens  ;D

(I happen to be a 5'5" Metal Chicken).

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Re: I AM the Big Metal Chicken
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2011, 10:29:08 AM »
http://thebloggess.com/2011/06/and-thats-why-you-should-learn-to-pick-your-battles/

An article about a big metal chicken, just for you!

I think I am a metal dog....


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Re: I AM the Big Metal Chicken
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2011, 10:33:04 AM »
That article is what made me think of this :)

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Re: I AM the Big Metal Chicken
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2011, 05:52:52 PM »
Hey, I'm a big metal chicken, too!

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Re: I AM the Big Metal Chicken
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2011, 06:13:05 PM »
Aw, I'm a little too late.  I'm a water dog, which doesn't sound nearly as cool.  :(
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Re: I AM the Big Metal Chicken
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2011, 11:39:42 AM »
I'm a metal chicken too!
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Re: I AM the Big Metal Chicken
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2011, 02:16:59 PM »
http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/7021

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Re: I AM the Big Metal Chicken
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2011, 04:51:47 PM »
My daughters loved that story. Son and husband..not so much.

However, we did buy our own metal chicken. It's about 6" high and named Mike. He hangs on the wall and has a hook to hold our car keys.

"Where's the key to the jeep?"

"Have you checked Mike?"  ;D

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Re: I AM the Big Metal Chicken
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2011, 08:54:19 PM »
I laughed so hard I cried when I read that article.  And shared with friends.  once of which has Beyonce, the giant metal chicken as her profile pic on FB.

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Re: I AM the Big Metal Chicken
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2011, 06:55:17 AM »
My daughters loved that story. Son and husband..not so much.

However, we did buy our own metal chicken. It's about 6" high and named Mike. He hangs on the wall and has a hook to hold our car keys.

"Where's the key to the jeep?"

"Have you checked Mike?"  ;D

A friend of mine shared that story with me after a particularly horrendous day at work. I thought it was so hysterical I shared it with mom, who normally just gives me a fish eye look when I share something I find funny, but she thought that was great.

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Re: I AM the Big Metal Chicken
« Reply #10 on: October 20, 2011, 11:18:03 PM »
I'm a metal goat. Do I count?  ;D
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Re: I AM the Big Metal Chicken
« Reply #11 on: October 20, 2011, 11:44:01 PM »
That is the greatest blog post ever.  I was going to say top 5 but I can't even think of one that comes close,  Oh wait, there was one about dogs in an elk carcass and then the sweet potato incident.  Those are the top three.

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Re: I AM the Big Metal Chicken
« Reply #12 on: October 23, 2011, 10:31:23 PM »
That is the greatest blog post ever.  I was going to say top 5 but I can't even think of one that comes close,  Oh wait, there was one about dogs in an elk carcass and then the sweet potato incident.  Those are the top three.

The sweet potato incident never fails to have me in hysterics.  When I'm having a bad day, I pull it up and read it to make myself feel better.  I can just picture the sneaky dog digging it out of who knows where

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Re: I AM the Big Metal Chicken
« Reply #13 on: October 23, 2011, 11:24:35 PM »
An earth dog, here.

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Re: I AM the Big Metal Chicken
« Reply #14 on: October 24, 2011, 05:14:09 AM »
Another Big Metal Chicken here born in the Year of the Dog.

Does that mean I chase myself around the yard?