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Old 05-15-2008, 08:34 PM   #101
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I took the pool cover off yesterday and found what may have been the cause of the first attack. There was a very dead, baby whistle pig in the pool. Its skin looked like skim milk, and its nasty teeth were sticking out. I wonder if maybe the night that one chased me, it was trying to save the baby in the pool. When I scooped the baby out of the pool I tried to save it, but all I got was its nasty melting skin on my mouth.

Those crazy inflatable men would be awesome to just have in the yard for fun. Buy one off ebay and just showup all the neighbors.

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Aww it was trying to save its baby!
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Old 05-16-2008, 02:00 AM   #102
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CONFIRMED!

Unfortunately...its nothing completely awesome like a whistle pig. I saw it, had the flashlight and said **** this. I walked right up toward that **** to see what it was....raccoon. ******* bitch! He was very sly and cat like looking.

Now the next step, I need to research raccoons. Where do they sleep, what kind of shelter do they prefer, what do they eat, whats their behavior when confronted, etc. I knew tonight, now knowing it was a raccoon that I could kill it with a couple hits. It felt good to not see an alien pop out or some mountain man.

Funny thing is, all 3 times I saw him. I saw him first (I think), it was after midnight, and I was outside blazed. I was very happy with myself for taking control. I threw some rocks, had a nerf bat, flashlight on him. I was not prepared for him, but I was ready once we made contact. I totally have the upper hand.

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Old 05-16-2008, 10:16 AM   #103
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OK, if it is a raccoon, you can hold them in place with a bright flashlight. We used to do this when we hunted them back in high school. We would shine a spotlight around in the trees until we saw eyes. At that point, you can hold the light on him and he will continue to stare into the light and will not move as long you keep it on him. We would shine one 1/4 mile away, and as long as we kept the light on it, we could walk all the way to it and pop it with a .22. Not a bad gig back in high school. Drive around the rural gravel roads to various farms that we had permission to hunt, and shoot an average of 10 raccoons for about $200 a night. Paid for our fun plus a little spending money back in the 80's.
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If it actually gets ahold of you.... you're pretty much fucked though.

We had a friend of a family member that had a pet raccoon, it freaked out one day, killed their cat and tore the whole downstairs to shreds.
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A raccoon ?
Bloody hell man what are yee feeding them ? How could a raccoon be able to reach your soft top when you were on the cars roof ?
Watch out, it may be a plant ! A dud to throw you off...drop your guard etc.
Maybe it's got you thinking it's just a raccoon....you'll take care of the raccoon and then....it'll wait a while, sneek up on you when your totally off guard and feelin 'safe'.
Keep your eyes on your tyres man, it KNOWS you go for the car when it rumbles
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My money was on the creature being a bad *** fisher. A racoon is a let down.
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OK, if it is a raccoon, you can hold them in place with a bright flashlight. We used to do this when we hunted them back in high school. We would shine a spotlight around in the trees until we saw eyes. At that point, you can hold the light on him and he will continue to stare into the light and will not move as long you keep it on him. We would shine one 1/4 mile away, and as long as we kept the light on it, we could walk all the way to it and pop it with a .22. Not a bad gig back in high school. Drive around the rural gravel roads to various farms that we had permission to hunt, and shoot an average of 10 raccoons for about $200 a night. Paid for our fun plus a little spending money back in the 80's.

Christ do you have any idea how ******* illegal that is??
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He's been gone for nearly a week.....I think it got him
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And we didn't get a pic
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