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Message 1002640 - Posted: 10 Jun 2010, 19:23:29 UTC

http://www.stanford.edu/group/stanfordbirds/text/essays/Molting.html
Interesting, ducks are different than most birds.


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Message 1002690 - Posted: 10 Jun 2010, 22:33:05 UTC - in response to Message 1002507.  

Try it, you won't fall over (unless you're really drunk)

I tried it..... I fell over.

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Message 1003128 - Posted: 11 Jun 2010, 19:00:39 UTC

sorry, I don't have a question but, I just want to wish, Best wishes all of you at SETI@home, Byron :-)


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Message 1008350 - Posted: 25 Jun 2010, 22:28:21 UTC - in response to Message 1002690.  

well i still think the duck might just tip over.

the next question, what would happen if the other ducks leg was missing what would it do?


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Message 1008352 - Posted: 25 Jun 2010, 22:30:19 UTC - in response to Message 1008350.  

Then you have ground duck. Very good on the BBQ.



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Message 1008360 - Posted: 25 Jun 2010, 22:50:00 UTC - in response to Message 1008350.  

well i still think the duck might just tip over.

the next question, what would happen if the other ducks leg was missing what would it do?

I don't think the duck would be quacking for long. He'd fall prey to something eventually. It couldn't fly forever, and it couldn't land, or even walk right. And if definitely couldn't swim.


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Message 1008454 - Posted: 26 Jun 2010, 2:14:50 UTC

Yes, but the duck could still float. And if it floats, it must be made out of wood. So, therefore ....



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Message 1008482 - Posted: 26 Jun 2010, 4:02:23 UTC

Its a rubber duck. They are allways protected.


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Message 1009125 - Posted: 28 Jun 2010, 6:55:05 UTC - in response to Message 1008482.  

What would happen if the duck lost its quacker?


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Message 1009158 - Posted: 28 Jun 2010, 9:35:21 UTC - in response to Message 1009125.  

What would happen if the duck lost its quacker?


I will say that after all this time, we are talking about a tired duck!

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Message 1009172 - Posted: 28 Jun 2010, 11:11:56 UTC - in response to Message 1009158.  

What would happen if the duck lost its quacker?


I will say that after all this time, we are talking about a tired duck!


I don't think the duck would hav ever made it past the duckling stage.

And please nobody mention aromatic crispy duck for at least two weeks...

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Message 1010121 - Posted: 30 Jun 2010, 22:09:50 UTC

Just wondering if its a plastic duck, or wooden duck


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Message 1010127 - Posted: 30 Jun 2010, 22:24:07 UTC

My question is, if there is a duck with only 1 leg, does it swim in circles??


Answer 1: No, it swims in water. dohhhh

Answer 2: If it's educated, only in the best ones.

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Message 1010144 - Posted: 30 Jun 2010, 23:14:45 UTC - in response to Message 1008350.  

the next question, what would happen if the other ducks leg was missing what would it do?



Missed this one the first time around...

if you really meant "the other ducks leg was missing" then you have two ducks with one leg each. Thus the question is reduced to the previous solutions.

BUT if you meant "the ducks other leg was missing" then you have ground duck, as shown above.

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Message 1010254 - Posted: 1 Jul 2010, 10:24:04 UTC - in response to Message 1010144.  

the next question, what would happen if the other ducks leg was missing what would it do?



Missed this one the first time around...

if you really meant "the other ducks leg was missing" then you have two ducks with one leg each. Thus the question is reduced to the previous solutions.

BUT if you meant "the ducks other leg was missing" then you have ground duck, as shown above.

Does ground duck make for a good sandwich? What kind of spread do you use?
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Message 1010280 - Posted: 1 Jul 2010, 13:33:11 UTC



Forced feeding--->Foie gras


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Message 1010295 - Posted: 1 Jul 2010, 14:25:51 UTC - in response to Message 1010280.  

IIRC that's geese not ducks.


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Message 1010526 - Posted: 2 Jul 2010, 2:32:02 UTC - in response to Message 1010254.  

the next question, what would happen if the other ducks leg was missing what would it do?



Missed this one the first time around...

if you really meant "the other ducks leg was missing" then you have two ducks with one leg each. Thus the question is reduced to the previous solutions.

BUT if you meant "the ducks other leg was missing" then you have ground duck, as shown above.

Does ground duck make for a good sandwich? What kind of spread do you use?

Thinking of Quakers spread

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Message 1013459 - Posted: 8 Jul 2010, 16:03:51 UTC - in response to Message 1002372.  

I am certain that it could compensate and swim where ever it wanted to. However, it could not fly. I know (I've done it to my down ducks) that simply clipping the tip of one of its wing feathers will prevent flight due to the un-even lift. If you clip both it can fly again. The loss of a leg would result in a change in the center of gravity so it would prevent flight.

Which could result in a Sitting Duck then becoming a Dead Duck, By way of a Bald Eagle. :D

if it move its leg to balance it will fly wing clipping is common to stop birds flying but one leged birds can flt

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Message 1013470 - Posted: 8 Jul 2010, 16:32:47 UTC - in response to Message 1013459.  

It would land in still water near a waterfall, Then launch from the waterfall.

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