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Old January 2nd, 2011, 07:05 PM
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1000 redwinged blackbirds fall dead from the sky, New Years Eve in Arkansas. How weird is that??? Anybody reading the new Stephen King book "The Dome"? hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
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No Stephen King for me thank you,,,,my nerves just won't take it
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WOW! That’s very creepy yet very sad. I wonder what could have happened.
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Manuel , now the Muslims will be blamed .
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So very true ,Manuel .
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We're about 20 miles from the area where the bird's fell. It IS very weird :eek: . I've been watching a lot of post's and there are some
"reasonable" one's: Bird's were hit by lightning or hail.., or bird's were "shocked" by the firework's from NYE.
I have to say that I have NO idea what caused this. I'm just glad it didn't happen here.. .
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I don't understand why this isn't garnering more attention, although it did make it to the news here in Montreal. You'd think it would be a bigger news story..i mean REALLY, has this kind of thing ever happened before? 1000 birds,,that's a lot of birds! Maybe it is a conspiracy or a cover up.. mwaaa haa haa
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oh my. i just read the article and it was more like 4000-5000 birds instead of 1000! And the plot thickens..
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Very odd and disturbing at the same time. I sure hope they can figure out what happened..
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I also thought this was very disturbing. My first thought was the birds they always took into mines to test the air quality. I hope they discover the cause soon.
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A quality newspaper over here (in the UK) reports that this event was followed up bt 100,000 fish washing up along the river.

Arkansas mystery of dead birds and fish | World news | The Guardian

Can anyone local confirm that extension to the story?

thanks from a mystified Alan.
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Yes ,the fish story was reported here (NY)
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Yikes!! Maybe something contaminating the water? The birds must drink out of the water too. I sure hope they find an explanation soon.
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Only one type of fish was effected. If it had been the water, it would have killed many breeds.

They think the fish developed a virus. They are being tested at the lab, and we should know in a few days what it was.

The birds are also being tested.
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I read that dead birds were also found in Louisiana today .
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Well, it's all supposed to end in 2012 anyway so I guess I better just blow the retirement fund and spend the rest of 2011 cruising in top of the line suites.

The bad part is that if it all doesn't end I'll be broke.......................but happy.

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There is a theory that the world as we know it has existed many times .We will never know for certain .
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Yes, Henry43, 500 more birds dropped from the sky in Louisiana...so much for the fireworks theory huh?
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I think that we shall never truly find out the answer .It will be added to the hundreds if not thousand other occurences in this country over the past 150 years that remain a mystery .
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well, i'm going with one theory i've read, that they are all hitting an invisible alien spaceship....
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well, i'm going with one theory i've read, that they are all hitting an invisible alien spaceship....
could be......
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I read where someone said you could tell the Appocolypse was coming , because 5000 birds died, 100,000 fish died, and the Speaker of the House turned Orange.
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well, that's what I'm going with...nothing else makes sense. I just wonder why they picked Arkansas and Louisiana...i wish they would come here and take me away.:razz:
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1500 birds in Maryland fell to earth today
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Did anyone watch the show Flash Forward? This reminded me of that show (only it was black crows on the shows). Maybe now, it will get un-cancelled.
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