In a hostel in south africa a few months back some guys had a spud gun
powered by deodorant made out of a good length of 1 1/2 inch plastic
pipe, a lighter, and a load of masking tape, did a damn good job of
knocking out the street lamps.
This is DIY after all, don't want to go using air rifles when we can
build our own...
Are you sure it was a badger? They don't usually eat anything that big
particularly if it is alive. More likely the badger let the fox in. As for
the OP the rule is never fall out with your neighbour. Go and talk to them
and explain the problem they are causing. They may not know it IS a problem.
I had a problem some years ago with a security light that, unknown to me,
caused a problem. It was only a casual remark that alerted me and I was able
to reposition it.
Well, we aren't sure, but the reason we suspect a badger is
because there's one that lives (on it's own - it's a bit odd)
near the stables anyway, and it was spotted the following
It could've been a fox - but I'd be surprised if a fox would
have been able to break in. It could be a combined effort as you
suggest, but why would a badger spend ages breaking into a hutch
just so that a fox could go in?
Ah, well, not quite. He was called Little Pig, because when we
got him he was very little. Sadly, our naming lacked foresight,
because at 5 years old he was quite gigantic; one of the largest
guinea pigs I've ever had the pleasure of knowing.
On Tue, 02 Sep 2003 00:49:09 +0000, parish <parish_AT_ntlworld.com>
Whereas now they'll quite happily work with galleons, sickles and
My 8 year old was quite appalled to see that the Harry Potter (tm)
Diagon Alley (tm) board game uses the currency, but you're not allowed
to buy anything unless you have the exact change (but we ignore that
rule). Presumably the philosophy-ignorant Americans also couldn't work
out the change.
Park your car, with the high beam light on so that it shines through their
bedroom window during the night. (have some jump leads handy in the mornign
You could try asking them kindly if they would switch the timmer or, or
reposition the lights a bit.
| The real problem will surface if those lights manage to shine upwards.
| The 747 pilot making an emergency recovery from a failed landing
| attempt is sure to require action :)
If the OP can wait until April 1st, a hoax phonecall 'from the CAA' could be
both amusing and effective.
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