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by trackstar
Yesterday, 9:51 pm
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Topic: Call of the Wild - for Creatures of All Kinds
Replies: 4
Views: 87

Re: Call of the Wild - for Creatures of All Kinds

“Skinny legs! ... I got skinny legs!” Haha.  Well, there's that and also I realize that Rascal would probably "like" these frogs.  Crunch, crunch. : Q But I think developing hunting skills can wait a bit, especially for an omnivore. Lots of foraging options on the menu and we'll spare the little fr...
by trackstar
Yesterday, 8:06 pm
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Topic: Call of the Wild - for Creatures of All Kinds
Replies: 4
Views: 87

Re: Call of the Wild - for Creatures of All Kinds

After heavy rain last week, six small frogs showed up in the cellar here.  I am moving them out to a local marsh/pond today.
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Might be Northern Leopard Frogs
by trackstar
Yesterday, 7:59 pm
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Topic: Call of the Wild - for Creatures of All Kinds
Replies: 4
Views: 87

Call of the Wild - for Creatures of All Kinds

To move a discussion of wildlife and wildlife rehabilitation from the x? thread in Brainteasers to a more appropriate habitat.
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Wildlife Conservation, Environmental Activism, and discussions of any and all Species are also welcome here.
by trackstar
Yesterday, 7:49 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: x?
Replies: 25
Views: 697

Re: x?

Go to a certified rehabber, of course! Haha! Well, naturally I would provide the most luxurious terrarium, daily menus for fine insect dining, and plenty of room for exercise and relaxation under shady ferns and so forth. But once the creature adjusts and grows strong, it would be released back int...
by trackstar
Yesterday, 6:00 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: x?
Replies: 25
Views: 697

Re: x?

Caution is advised when flipping cats and witches, even with your best gloves.

The good (bad) witch -> bad (good) witch might decide to flip you in return!
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Then what would you do? : D
by trackstar
Yesterday, 12:48 am
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: x?
Replies: 25
Views: 697

Re: x?

Thanks, both!

And to go full circle on this thread, we can agree that "x"? marks the spot! 
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Skunks are known to be clever, curious, and a little bit dangerous, of course. Perfect! : )
by trackstar
August 2nd, 2020, 9:28 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: x?
Replies: 25
Views: 697

Re: x?

@bearish - that is his name! : ) @katastrofa - actually if it were legal and best for him overall, I would like to keep him.  However, that is only legal in this state under certain circumstances.  So, in fact, tomorrow I am taking the state licensing exam for wildlife rehabilitation. Then, if he is...
by trackstar
August 2nd, 2020, 1:35 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: x?
Replies: 25
Views: 697

Re: x?

LaTeX math commands u possibly don't know, that are essential to know \xrightwitchonbroom*{f_{1}+\dots+f_{n}} gives Screen Shot 2020-08-02 at 3.25.27 PM.png Very nice! The authors of the top book shown here really missed an opportunity - should have added an Appendix with such information! : ) MatL...
by trackstar
August 2nd, 2020, 1:08 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: x?
Replies: 25
Views: 697

Re: x?

"Alan says squirrel, I say witch." Screen Shot 2020-08-02 at 2.55.27 PM.png can u see where the cat is hiding? (typeset in LaTeX ) Riding on the front of the broomstick!  Let's see what happens when you type witch into Wolfram Alpha, one moment... Interesting - a good listing, including this word f...
by trackstar
August 2nd, 2020, 12:43 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: x?
Replies: 25
Views: 697

Re: x?

Haha - it is fine giving credit where due and if you plugged that equation from the original post into Google - the Unicode for box is the top hit. Back in the 1980s, I had to load hexadecimal codes in manually for character set for my first computer. A good intro to primitive computing. These days,...
by trackstar
August 1st, 2020, 4:13 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: x?
Replies: 25
Views: 697

Re: x?

So, x can be a squirrel?  :D
Or a cup of mocha almond ice cream, which I am eating outside right now.

It is better than x!! :D

But back to math:
by trackstar
August 1st, 2020, 1:49 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: x?
Replies: 25
Views: 697

Re: x?

(U+2610+\(\mu^2\))x =0

what is x ?
Cuchulainn:

Depends

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zero_divisor


** 

Interesting, but is it also fair to ask about U?

If U= 
(-2610-\(\mu^2\)), 
then obviously x can be anything at all!
by trackstar
July 28th, 2020, 11:47 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Good things that come out of this pandemic...
Replies: 249
Views: 14736

Re: Good things that come out of this pandemic...

Thanks very much - his name is Rascal. He is the first raccoon patient, but there have been many going back to my childhood; some thrived and were set free, some died due to injuries quickly (rescued from cats mainly, but too late), and others went to a wildlife veterinarian in the region. Over the ...
by trackstar
July 28th, 2020, 2:15 am
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Topic: Good things that come out of this pandemic...
Replies: 249
Views: 14736

Re: Good things that come out of this pandemic...

Very good that she is doing better.   Here, a friend and I are taking care of a young orphaned raccoon. He is making great progress, intelligent and curious, marching around the woods in a large fenced enclosure, and sleeping in a converted rabbit hutch "den" whenever he likes. He enjoys blueberries...
by trackstar
July 28th, 2020, 1:36 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Bad things that come out of this pandemic
Replies: 80
Views: 8559

Re: Bad things that come out of this pandemic

According to an internal Datasim Administration study Half of the Wilmott veterans suffered From what psychiatrists call Post-traumatic posting disorder Many complain of ranting, ppauper, or negative probabilities (not necessarily in that order) Some succumb to monolog interior Eight to ten years a...
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