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Message 1049811 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 3:59:12 UTC

Ang ask for it...
We are now privy to Eric's weigth. As we never ask a Lady.....; Her weight

Ok if the weight is......Ang, Pookie, the Jeremy family and ....
Ok guess the total.
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Message 1049814 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 4:03:13 UTC

330lbs total?
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Message 1049815 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 4:04:33 UTC

I forget, how many in the Jeremy family?
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Message 1049816 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 4:10:28 UTC

280lbs
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Message 1049819 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 4:24:48 UTC

Ok, I know roughly how much I weigh and I know the weight of 'Ole Pookers, but just exactly HOW am I supposed to get Interloper Mama, Artie, Rufus, Spirit and Izzy on a scale?

I am going to ask Eric to estimate their respective weights. Rufus is big for his age - Spirit is small, so I guess it will even out. As soon as we figure out what the number is, I will pm it to Uli, so that she will be able to declare a winner when the contest is over.

Thank you, Uli-belle, for not asking me to post my weight!!!!!

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Message 1049821 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 4:33:43 UTC

How much do you think I weigh? Out of my wheelchair that is...


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Message 1049823 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 4:44:08 UTC - in response to Message 1049821.

How much do you think I weigh? Out of my wheelchair that is...


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Message 1049860 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 8:00:53 UTC

I'm going with 220 pounds!
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Message 1049864 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 8:14:22 UTC

Do the rockys weigh much?

I think all estimates so far are weigh light.{pun intended}.

Ang and Eric alone would go for about 100 lbs. LOL.
OK, maybe 200.

Add the kittens and raccoons, might bring it to 3

Good will and fortune might tack on an additional couple of pounds.

So I will posture 300 lbs. total.
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Message 1049880 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 8:51:38 UTC

Oh... I see! The total! OK, I'm hedging my guess up to 350!
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Message 1049884 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 8:59:38 UTC

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Message 1049909 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 12:09:40 UTC

5 total in my family.

My guess, 450.
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Message 1049921 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 12:52:51 UTC - in response to Message 1049909.

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Message 1049983 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 18:32:15 UTC - in response to Message 1049821.

How much do you think I weigh? Out of my wheelchair that is...


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Enough to participate in airport gymnastics.
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Message 1050043 - Posted: 20 Nov 2010, 22:08:22 UTC

Well fed raccoons are heavy beasties.

I'll guess 405.
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Message 1050070 - Posted: 21 Nov 2010, 0:01:24 UTC

Point of order, Madam Chairperson:

Given Eric's profession, I suspect that he might point out that weight in fact depends on which planet they find themeselves, and even on where on said planet they find themselves.

Are we in fact guessing their mass, or can we clearly state, for the record, which location on which planet the weight is measured?
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Message 1050075 - Posted: 21 Nov 2010, 0:17:29 UTC

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The weight should also include the kitties. I would say Spawnie weighs about 15 pounds.

More than one guess is ok with me, encase you want to change your guess. I will use the last one posted.
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Message 1050077 - Posted: 21 Nov 2010, 0:19:50 UTC - in response to Message 1050075.

Thank you, Madam Chairperson.

Couldn't be an ounce over 275 pounds.
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Message 1050083 - Posted: 21 Nov 2010, 0:33:49 UTC

Thanks for the clarification Uli. I did not know that I was supposed to include the cats as well.

For the record there are now 5 of these. Spawnie is a large male stray who lives permanently in our backyard. Jordan White Paws is a medium sized male feral who dines regularly in our backyard. I consider Jordan W.P. to be "our cat" because I've made some good progress in desensitizing him to my presence. He now regularly comes within about a foot of me if I am holding a food dish, and several weeks ago he got close enough for me to touch him. Indoors we have Stinky-Lou, who is a large adult female cat, along with two new kittens, Zsa-Zsa and Eva.

Ok, so when you do your calculations that makes 2 people, 5 raccoons and 5 cats.

We're not counting the skunks, opossums, squirrels, jays and rats that I feed, right?

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Message 1050084 - Posted: 21 Nov 2010, 0:37:24 UTC - in response to Message 1050083.

Two people? I misread the earlier posts I guess.

Make my guess 385 pounds.

Here's a suggestion for the next contest: how many cats can you own before you are officially a Crazy Cat Lady? Or Crazy Cat Guy, to be fair.
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