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Old 02-04-07, 12:30 PM
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What's all this Superb Owl business?

I've heard a lot of this Superb Owl talk today, comparing it to some kind of ursine animal and a baby horse.

Are we all talking about the same thing... the famous Ornimegalonyx oteroi of the Pleistocene period? I've always wanted to go to Cuba to see their habitats and imagine what it would've been like so many billions of years ago.


Fig 1. A superb owl

I thought maybe the whole hubbub was another mistake of mine, as when I was excited to hear about renewed interest in the famous Chouette Hulotte of Orly, France. I was dismayed to find I was quite mistaken and the Orly owl was somewhat snowy. Please, they only inhabit the Shetland Isles. They never go as far south as France.
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Originally Posted by The Bus
I've heard a lot of this Superb Owl talk today,
So there's a new sub-forum
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Uhm.....it's actually the Superb BOWL....

Ya know, football? $370-$390m for a 3 hour game? Yeah...funny commercials.....that's it.

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Old 02-04-07, 12:54 PM
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Originally Posted by pedagogue
Uhm.....it's actually the Superb BOWL....

Ya know, football? $370-$390m for a 3 hour game? Yeah...funny commercials.....that's it.

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Never heard of it. Is it some sort of contestation between those sporting set chappies?
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Yeah, men in tight pants. A lot of men rolling around on the ground while billions of people watch and cheer. Don't even get started on the 'snap'.

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I've heard a lot of this Superb Owl talk today...
Ya, it's supposed to be a big deal or something cuz I heard the Prince of some country will be there to discuss crying doves too.
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Yeah, men in tight pants.
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Yeah, men in tight pants. A lot of men rolling around on the ground while billions of people watch and cheer. Don't even get started on the 'snap'.

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Sounds like something art would like. Has he been notified?
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Old 02-04-07, 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by pedagogue
Yeah, men in tight pants. A lot of men rolling around on the ground while billions of people watch and cheer. Don't even get started on the 'snap'.

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Is that the thing where a tight end gets wide open?
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Yeah, sometimes tight ends become split ends.

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"Oh, it's NOT superb owl? That's entirely different.... nevermind"
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Re: What's all this Superb Owl business?

My understanding is this year's Superb Owl may include some of the following:

Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Corvus corax
Cardinalis cardinalis


Truly a superb year!
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Re: What's all this Superb Owl business?

It tried to pay me a visit, but it failed.

Owl or pigeon?
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Re: What's all this Superb Owl business?

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It tried to pay me a visit, but it failed.
A Superb Owl would've broken through a brick wall.
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Re: What's all this Superb Owl business?

I think it's a travesty that a Bus thread has gotten a mere 500-some views in two years.
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Mr. Owl, how many licks to get through the window? More than one...

^^^ I thought of Pressplay's window when I saw the thread.
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Re: What's all this Superb Owl business?

Originally Posted by Pressplay View Post
It tried to pay me a visit, but it failed.

Owl or pigeon?
It's the Virgin Mary!!!

Pilgrimage time!!!
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Re: What's all this Superb Owl business?

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I've heard a lot of this Superb Owl talk today, comparing it to some kind of ursine animal and a baby horse.

Are we all talking about the same thing... the famous Ornimegalonyx oteroi of the Pleistocene period? I've always wanted to go to Cuba to see their habitats and imagine what it would've been like so many billions of years ago.


Fig 1. A superb owl

I thought maybe the whole hubbub was another mistake of mine, as when I was excited to hear about renewed interest in the famous Chouette Hulotte of Orly, France. I was dismayed to find I was quite mistaken and the Orly owl was somewhat snowy. Please, they only inhabit the Shetland Isles. They never go as far south as France.

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