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#1 Feral*Spikey*

Posted 30 December 2012 - 09:57 AM

Toilet shock for NT residents

#2 kadoodle

Posted 30 December 2012 - 10:58 AM

Yikes!  We travelled up that way when I was a kid and I refused to use the flush loos because of cane toads in them.  If I'd known snakes did that, I'd have died of constipation.

#3 MadnessCraves

Posted 30 December 2012 - 11:07 AM


Off to Anaconda to by a portable toliet.

#4 YandiGirl

Posted 30 December 2012 - 11:11 AM

QUOTE (Madnesscraves @ 30/12/2012, 09:07 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>

Off to Anaconda to by a portable toliet.


#5 Poss and Soss

Posted 30 December 2012 - 01:56 PM

QUOTE (Ferdinand @ 30/12/2012, 01:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It was just a python shrug.gif

Exactly! Pythons are nothing to worry about (warning scary photo below)



Edited by Poss and Soss, 30 December 2012 - 01:57 PM.

#6 kadoodle

Posted 30 December 2012 - 02:46 PM

QUOTE (Ferdinand @ 30/12/2012, 01:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It was just a python shrug.gif

I still don't want it in a position where it can bite me on the bum.

#7 ~faerydust~

Posted 30 December 2012 - 02:59 PM

I used to live there. That would of traumatised me for life! wacko.gif

#8 Feral*Spikey*

Posted 30 December 2012 - 04:21 PM

I happen to love pythons. wub.gif They're so beautiful.

DH on the other hand, has lived in the NT and is snake phobic. Unfortunate that - he's had quite a few pythons slither through his place from time to time.

I wouldn't be very pleased however at finding a snake in my loo.

#9 Anemonefish

Posted 30 December 2012 - 05:31 PM

Yikes! I love pythons but it would freak me out to find one in the toilet. I'm guessing there was a frog living in the toilet (as they do) and the python has gone in there to get the frog.

We have a large green tree frog living in our downstairs toilet and DD refuses to use that toilet. Luckily we have another toilet upstairs. My kids would never go to the toilet again if they saw a snake in it!

#10 nothing123

Posted 30 December 2012 - 05:59 PM

QUOTE (Madnesscraves @ 30/12/2012, 11:07 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>

Off to Anaconda to by a portable toliet.

laugh.gif  laugh.gif  laugh.gif

That's the funniest thing I've read all week.  Thanks for the laugh (and tears!)

#11 Therese

Posted 30 December 2012 - 07:11 PM

I like pythons but I think I would be freaked out by finding one in my toilet.

Thankfully I never did find one growing up in Darwin original.gif

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