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Offline Dundonnell

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Re: The Cat Thread
« Reply #40 on: May 22, 2009, 03:24:19 PM »
I have a new Woots.  ;D  ;D
It is a wee kitten, and is seen here in a furious rage trying to maul the carpet.  This Woots is very fond of me, and I of it.

Splendid, John :)

Lots of happy times and warm, loving companionship ahead :)

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« Reply #41 on: May 22, 2009, 03:30:42 PM »
This was intended to be a photo of my cd collection but my elderly cat(and a pair of boots) got in the way :)

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Re: The Cat Thread
« Reply #42 on: May 22, 2009, 03:40:22 PM »
This was intended to be a photo of my cd collection but my elderly cat(and a pair of boots) got in the way :)

Looks like your boots and woots are friends.  Shame we didn't get a close up of the CD's so we could all scritinise it for which performances you have, etc   :o  ;)
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In the 1980s there was a creative punk group called "Big Audio Dynamite".  I have decided to apply the term to you, my man.  And I still haven't properly finished your Screenplay yet.  Too bad.  Take care anyway old chum, I'm off to listen to Brahms!
Kind regards, John

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« Reply #43 on: May 22, 2009, 03:49:40 PM »
I like my cats extremely fat, 22-25lbs., or over. However, overfeeding induced diabetes can be expensive.

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Re: The Cat Thread
« Reply #44 on: May 22, 2009, 03:59:01 PM »
I like my cats extremely fat, 22-25lbs., or over. However, overfeeding induced diabetes can be expensive.

IF this is a reference to my cat in the photograph...I should just point out that she is NOT as fat as she appears to be!

She is 15 and a half years old, is not overfed but has always been a house cat(I live in an apartment/flat) and does not, therefore, get outside.

John: these photographs will not help you, unfortunately.

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« Reply #45 on: May 22, 2009, 04:10:38 PM »
^ If you have a cat in the house you may want to reconsider that layout. Indeed, she's probably plotting something as we speak. Your CDs aren't safe man.

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« Reply #46 on: May 22, 2009, 04:14:36 PM »
^ If you have a cat in the house you may want to reconsider that layout. Indeed, she's probably plotting something as we speak. Your CDs aren't safe man.

 ;D ;D

I think that she is too old now to be jumping up anywhere :) She and the cd collection have co-existed happily for a long time now :)

But..I do take your point about needing more shelving ;D

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« Reply #47 on: May 22, 2009, 04:42:02 PM »
And when a cat wants to show that he despised you, he does this:

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Re: The Cat Thread
« Reply #48 on: May 23, 2009, 06:50:47 AM »
My Woots...a very silly thing indeed.  :)
Dear Hans Rott
In the 1980s there was a creative punk group called "Big Audio Dynamite".  I have decided to apply the term to you, my man.  And I still haven't properly finished your Screenplay yet.  Too bad.  Take care anyway old chum, I'm off to listen to Brahms!
Kind regards, John

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Re: The Cat Thread
« Reply #49 on: May 23, 2009, 07:14:17 AM »
IF this is a reference to my cat in the photograph...I should just point out that she is NOT as fat as she appears to be!

She is 15 and a half years old, is not overfed but has always been a house cat(I live in an apartment/flat) and does not, therefore, get outside.

John: these photographs will not help you, unfortunately.

They do not help me in a CD espionage caper, but they do provide valuable insight as to how your music is organised, how large a part it plays in your life, how you have an interest in art which extends to English classics, your ability to adapt listening pleasure between analogue, digital and other formats, where the CD's are (CD's which are still under review or used most frequently) and where the CD's are which can only be reached by ladder (most infrequently played), and the photos reveal that you are able to crouch comfortably when rummaging your CD's which have yet to be classified, or yet to be arranged in some way.
Dear Hans Rott
In the 1980s there was a creative punk group called "Big Audio Dynamite".  I have decided to apply the term to you, my man.  And I still haven't properly finished your Screenplay yet.  Too bad.  Take care anyway old chum, I'm off to listen to Brahms!
Kind regards, John

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« Reply #50 on: May 23, 2009, 07:55:36 AM »
They do not help me in a CD espionage caper, but they do provide valuable insight as to how your music is organised, how large a part it plays in your life, how you have an interest in art which extends to English classics, your ability to adapt listening pleasure between analogue, digital and other formats, where the CD's are (CD's which are still under review or used most frequently) and where the CD's are which can only be reached by ladder (most infrequently played), and the photos reveal that you are able to crouch comfortably when rummaging your CD's which have yet to be classified, or yet to be arranged in some way.


Well observed, agent J! ;)

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« Reply #51 on: May 23, 2009, 09:45:01 AM »
Well observed, agent J! ;)

Thank you Emissary R, a fuller report will be issued when I get the forensics from Tayside Police, including a full list of what Colin listens to by using an UHD (Ultra High Definition) device to probe the photographs, and what his cat has been eating for it to live so long.
Dear Hans Rott
In the 1980s there was a creative punk group called "Big Audio Dynamite".  I have decided to apply the term to you, my man.  And I still haven't properly finished your Screenplay yet.  Too bad.  Take care anyway old chum, I'm off to listen to Brahms!
Kind regards, John

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« Reply #52 on: May 23, 2009, 11:23:07 AM »
Good grief...I am speechless :o

So much analysis and deduction from two photographs! :)

Well, John, you are correct in almost all of your conclusions :) The only one which is awry is that the cds I listen to less frequently are the ones most inaccessibly placed. My collection is arranged in strictly alphabetical order by composer. Thus the first cd on the top shelf left of the alcove is Komei Abe's Symphony No.1(Naxos). The alcove contains all composers from Abe to Alfred Hill. With Paul Hindemith onwards the cds are stored in the wooden towers and the shelves. Unfortunately, from Richard Strauss onwards the cds have outgrown my existing shelving and are therefore piled up on top. Vaughan Williams cds make up one entire pile ;D Oh....the total number of cds-as of today-is 2629.

I know that I need more shelves but I have been putting that off until the room is re-decorated(which will be done....?) :)

And...since this thread is supposed to be about Cats ;D.......that is another smashing photo of your new 'Woots' :)
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« Reply #53 on: May 23, 2009, 11:55:45 AM »
My boss sent this to me, I hope you enjoy it.

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wvo-g_JvURI&feature=related

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« Reply #54 on: May 23, 2009, 12:42:20 PM »
Now I understand what 'woots' means! What a beautiful kitten - I wish you (John) much fun with him (her?) Your analysis from Colin's CD collection sounds as perceptive as the one you did from my books, caught in the backround of the photo of my own nearly 15 year old woots, Charlie.
"Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm" (Churchill).

'The test of a work of art is, in the end, our affection for it, not our ability to explain why it is good' (Stanley Kubrick).

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Re: The Cat Thread
« Reply #55 on: June 27, 2009, 08:01:17 AM »
The Woots is a male.  He is growing up, and can now tear my arm clean off...
Dear Hans Rott
In the 1980s there was a creative punk group called "Big Audio Dynamite".  I have decided to apply the term to you, my man.  And I still haven't properly finished your Screenplay yet.  Too bad.  Take care anyway old chum, I'm off to listen to Brahms!
Kind regards, John

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« Reply #56 on: June 27, 2009, 10:18:47 AM »
The Woots is a male.  He is growing up, and can now tear my arm clean off...

That is one savage cat. Are you sure that he is a cat ('woots') and not a panther?
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Re: The Cat Thread
« Reply #57 on: June 30, 2009, 07:13:31 AM »
That is one savage cat. Are you sure that he is a cat ('woots') and not a panther?
 ;D

 ;D He's a savage woots alright.  I totally love the wee thing.
I have applied for him to join the 'Wooteez' which as you know is the military branch of feline life.  He sports the right stripes and is likely to make his mark in frontline fighting, protecting the perimeter of the back yard.
This will give him access to (talking of Panthers) Panther Tanks, Tooth Extenders and the latest technology in Sharp Claw routines.
I'll keep reporting from time to time on his debriefing from the backyard frontline... ;)
Dear Hans Rott
In the 1980s there was a creative punk group called "Big Audio Dynamite".  I have decided to apply the term to you, my man.  And I still haven't properly finished your Screenplay yet.  Too bad.  Take care anyway old chum, I'm off to listen to Brahms!
Kind regards, John

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Re: The Cat Thread
« Reply #58 on: June 30, 2009, 07:24:03 AM »
Classic Creature Comforts short on dogs v. cats. I love this series.

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« Reply #59 on: June 30, 2009, 07:24:57 AM »
John: these photographs will not help you, unfortunately.

My gosh, and I was feeling guilty about too many CDs!