Author Topic: Rattus Rattus Returnus  (Read 386 times)

steveoh

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Rattus Rattus Returnus
« on: February 01, 2018, 07:12:39 AM »
No, I did not take a shot. But this one was busy all night putting on those extra peanut butter pounds. I’m totally into fattening up this piggy for the slaughter. :)

I figure the longer I can go before shooting this one the greater the chance others will become brave and venture forth to the killing tree. This one has a skittish pattern. Zooms in gets a mouthful then retreats up a branch and eats and grooms. My current vantage point does not allow me to get a clear shot on both the station and the branch. My view of the branch is blocked by a wooden structure. So it’s time to find a new place to snipe from. Sumatra is back in the game with night vision and I’ll be able to see the rat on that branch in complete darkness.

Also contemplating an addition or two of a dark box that gives rats a “safe” place to squat and gobble their peanut butter. It’ll be dark and cozy and have easy egress. But I see in the dark now!

Oh it’s gonna be a nice spring and summer for rat dispatching me thinks.


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Re: Rattus Rattus Returnus
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2018, 09:11:54 AM »
Funny thing, I can't get this video to start either.
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Re: Rattus Rattus Returnus
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2018, 09:18:36 AM »
Ow thats a healthy one. SPLAT!!
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Re: Rattus Rattus Returnus
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2018, 01:55:51 PM »
Funny thing, I can't get this video to start either.

I've opened it on Safari, Firefox and Chrome on my Mac, and IE11 on my Windows machine. Have you tried another browser?
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Re: Rattus Rattus Returnus
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2018, 02:31:20 PM »
It is Safari. This latest update has an issue. Apple s aware of it.
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Re: Rattus Rattus Returnus
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2018, 03:01:32 PM »
It is Safari. This latest update has an issue. Apple s aware of it.

Firefox is back to being decent these days, as is Chrome. And Opera is good. Bleeding edge might be Opera Neon, and Vivaldi. Since I do User Interface work for a living I use them all. Way different than it was in the days of IE covering most of the market, and Firefox and Chrome and Safari not even contenders, even when they were superior browsers.
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Re: Rattus Rattus Returnus
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2018, 04:32:27 PM »
In the late 90s when I was working in the internet devision of US WEST, I had 6 well known, and a couple of lessor known browsers on my Sun workstation. At the time as I recall, we were using HTML 2 and 3, and none of our sites looked the same on any of them! Nowadays, things are a bit more standard.

PS: I looked at the page source, pulled up the YouTube file name, and bingo.

PSS: Now get busy and use the X-Sight II.
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