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missmolly
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07/02/2020 09:26AM
Does anyone know where I can find Bigfoot? I ask because he's the social distancing master, a real Yoda, and I want to be his Luke Skywalkerish protoge.
 
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nofish
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07/02/2020 10:55AM
The last time I saw him he was riding a unicorn over to the Loch Ness monsters house for a cup of tea. The chupacabra was supposed to be bringing the scones.
 
GunflintTrailAngler
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07/02/2020 11:33AM
Remer. Bigfoot capital of Minnesota.
 
LindenTree
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07/02/2020 11:43AM
Big Foot is on the threatened and endangered species list, we were required to improve habitat for them when I worked for the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
I've only seen them one time in my career, it was a mother and child near Itasca State Park. The two were not at all concerned by my presence, perhaps they recognized the Patch on my uniform and realized that I was one of the good guys.
Contrary to what many believe, they do not mate for life and the males do not help with the rearing of the off spring. The females reach sexual maturity around the age of 25, and rarely have twins except during years of a good acorn crop.
 
missmolly
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07/02/2020 07:06PM
LindenTree: "Big Foot is on the threatened and endangered species list, we were required to improve habitat for them when I worked for the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
I've only seen them one time in my career, it was a mother and child near Itasca State Park. The two were not at all concerned by my presence, perhaps they recognized the Patch on my uniform and realized that I was one of the good guys.
Contrary to what many believe, they do not mate for life and the males do not help with the rearing of the off spring. The females reach sexual maturity around the age of 25, and rarely have twins except during years of a good acorn crop."


^Winna, winna, chicken dinna!^
 
Grandma L
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07/03/2020 03:51PM
Thanks for the thread Miss Molly - it brought a smile! I have physical distancing down pretty well. Just stay home or stay alone in the north woods! Boring but it works!
 
missmolly
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07/03/2020 05:25PM
Grandma L: "Thanks for the thread Miss Molly - it brought a smile! I have physical distancing down pretty well. Just stay home or stay alone in the north woods! Boring but it works!"

Happy to make ya smile, GL! I too am isolated in the north woods.
 
yellowcanoe
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07/04/2020 10:02AM
Grandma L: "Thanks for the thread Miss Molly - it brought a smile! I have physical distancing down pretty well. Just stay home or stay alone in the north woods! Boring but it works!"

Wish I could. I am in the woods but every year the tourists come. Fewer than other years but still some are very rude and make the foray to the store intimidating. We used to have few cases. The tourists started coming after Memorial Day. Now there is a quadrupling of positive tests.

Frankly I wish they would leave us. Alone.
 
missmolly
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07/05/2020 07:13AM
YC, as you know, I am under the tutelage of a Bigfoot.

What you might not know is that their motto is "Frankly I wish they would leave us. Alone."
 
07/05/2020 08:20AM
My only sighting was a wingnight a few years ago. He brought gifts and I have always thought how much fun that night was.
 
missmolly
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07/05/2020 10:29AM
bhouse46: "My only sighting was a wingnight a few years ago. He brought gifts and I have always thought how much fun that night was. "

^I love deadpan humor.^
 
andym
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07/05/2020 03:04PM
Bigfoot is a figment of your imagination. But then you are all a figment of my imagination. I see people in my computer. How did they get there? And why do they keep telling me to do things? If there was a vestige of the old, outside world left, I think it blew up last night.
 
yellowcanoe
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07/06/2020 04:13PM
missmolly: "YC, as you know, I am under the tutelage of a Bigfoot.


What you might not know is that their motto is "Frankly I wish they would leave us. Alone.""


O thats why all the pics I see is of the rear end!
 
clrdoguy68
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07/06/2020 06:10PM
Miss Molly, not sure about where you might find bigfoot, but since you mentioned yoda, thought I would share this with you. Several years ago I was Elk hunting in the Flat Tops wilderness by myself in a remote basin (39-53-29.4 N,107-08-34.7 W, marked it on my GPS, which is still saved in memory - crazy). It was getting on towards late afternoon and I was sitting on the edge of a very long meadow. Very nice weather and the day was just starting to cool off. Noticed some movement below me, pretty big animal, so I thought that's got to be an elk or moose (moose are rare up that high but I see them once in while). After a moment, something passed between two trees and I got a pretty good look at it, maybe 80ish yards away. And guess what I saw? Yep you guessed it, it was Chewbacca!! I swear it!! Looked just like him! Don't think he was wearing the leather bandolier that he was known to wear, but yah know - maybe he didn't wear it when chilling out in the Colorado backcountry. Got another glimpse of him a few seconds later and yep.... it was Chewbacca, almost sure after getting that second look. I remember looking around to see if the Millennium Falcon was hidden somewhere (it was a pretty big basin). But nope - if it was there, he did a pretty good job hiding it. As I was collecting my pack and things to head back out of the basin (it was suddenly looking real dark to me... ya know how time flies and wouldn't want to be getting back to camp too late), a good breeze kicked up from the direction in which I had seen Chewy and I caught a whiff of something horrible (I mean horrible) and I thought jeez Chewbacca you are one stinky SOB!! I mean how the hell did Han put up with your stinky ass traveling around the galaxy in the Falcon. I mean that thing wasn't that big inside, right? And on a side note, think about traveling thru space with Chewbacca in the Falcon? Guessing that the restrooms in that thing were pretty small. I mean how the hell did Chewy take a number 2 in there without some serious issues? Take it from me, once you see him for reals - you would understand what I'm talking about. Anyway, I went back to camp (made it back in record time, go figure) and thought well probably best not to mention Chewbacca to anyone - I mean whats the point? Who's going to believe me when I tell them Star Wars was probably based on a true story and Chewbacca is now hiding out in the backcountry of Colorado? So I didn't mention anything to any of the folks I was hunting with but did tell my wife when I got home (yep she thought I was crazy). I know secretly she was thinking maybe I saw a bigfoot because the Chewbacca story is pretty hard to believe. I told her never to tell anyone because you got to figure that Star Wars fans will go grape nuts over this story and everyone and their mother will be up there looking for Chewbacca (and ruin my elk hunting spot). I don't think she's ever told anyone, go figure, and damm sure I never mentioned it to anyone. For whatever reason, I ended up hunting a number of other areas over the next several years. This past fall, however, just by odd happen stance, I ended up hunting that area again. It was just me and a young fellow that I work with and with whom I had hunted with a few times before. He didn't know anything about Chewbacca living in Colorado (at least he never heard it from me). At any rate, we weren't seeing anything down in the "lower country" as we say, so thought maybe we should hunt higher. Plenty of places to hunt higher around there but for whatever reason he wanted to go up into Chewbacca's basin (that's what I called it in my head but never spoke those words out loud). I thought, what the hell, it was a good place to hunt and over the years I had actually convinced myself that what I really saw all those years ago was just a stinky moose (that had arms/hands and looked like Chewbacca) at an odd angle. The next day, we hunted lower down in the morning and then headed up to the basin. Got up there around 2 or so. It's a huge basin and the only way (reasonable way at least) is to come into it from a high pass on the northwest corner of the "bowl". We were exhausted from the hike and sat down right below the rim of the pass (so to speak) to take a break. I took off my pack, set my rifle down and walked over to nice flat rock several yards away, and sat down. A few moments later, we hear a branch break (good size branch) just below us in the pines, then silence. Breeze comes up out the bowl, and you guessed it, I'll be dammed if I didn't catch a whiff of something that smelled just like that Chewbacca moose that I had run into years ago (no kidding). SOB still hadn't taken a bath in all those years. Oddly enough, I found my self looking around for my rifle, and as I stood up to decrease my proximity to it, something let out a very (very) loud and very long (really drawn out) spine curdling scream / howl. It sounded like it was maybe 100 yards below us (no kidding), then silence. I've never heard anything like it in all my years. My friend looked at me with a strange look of terror and confusion and says, "What the hell was that? And what the hell is that smell?" Me, "I have an idea, but you probably won't believe me." Him, "Did you ever see the Star Wars movies?" Me, "Yep." Him, "I think Chewbacca is down there and for whatever reason he's real pissed off and wants us to leave him alone. I think we should get the hell out of here!" Me, "Yep, pretty sure you just read my mind. And can you imagine how Han Solo put up with that stench for all those years?"
 
missmolly
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07/06/2020 07:00PM
yellowcanoe: "missmolly: "YC, as you know, I am under the tutelage of a Bigfoot.



What you might not know is that their motto is "Frankly I wish they would leave us. Alone.""



O thats why all the pics I see is of the rear end!"


Ha!
 
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