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A dead roo and idiot driver lament on Ebden St

By jdazzle - 3 July 2013 73

I have to vent as I feel so cross – but who ever the idiot was who ran into a roo on Ebden Street last night, leapt out of the car and muttered ‘well the roo’s dead’ and then obviously leapt back in his tattered car and drove off leaving the remains of his headlight and other car rubble all over mine and my neighbour’s nature strip and the stricken roo lying in gutter….take some responsibility moron!!!!

And what was your speed??

I’m scraping off DNA samples as we speak – we will track you down and make you say sorry and that you will have more respect next time….

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A dead roo and idiot driver lament on Ebden St
Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd 10:13 pm 03 Jul 13

Jdazzle,

Not sure if you are ready for the interwebs yet. You may need to go do a course?

jdazzle 10:11 pm 03 Jul 13

magiccar9 said :

Perhaps he moved it to the gutter from the middle of the road. Those things look heavy, I know I couldn’t move one very far if required.
Did you want him to rake you nature strip (which technically isn’t yours) for you? And while he was at it he could sweep your front porch for you.

Seriously, if picking up a few bits of plastic/glass is the worst thing in your life then you’ve got things pretty good.

Actually Id rather the rubble moved from the back yard. But ok to porch.

jdazzle 10:10 pm 03 Jul 13

tuco said :

Who is doing the lamenting here? The roo? The idiot driver? Or is a lamentation for the dead roo? Or the driver?

So many questions.

Maybe all. Problem? Culture is only made richer through multiple interpretations. Don’t you think?

jdazzle 10:08 pm 03 Jul 13

Roundhead89 said :

DNA samples from the roo? What are you supposed to do when you run into one of these pests? Put a death notice in The Canberra Times and phone Tobin Brothers? I’ve read some ridiculous posts on RA over the years but this takes the cake.

Please, White Lady Funerals. No flowers, please, just high vis night coats for wildlife. Orange. Yellow. Even Green ok.

jdazzle 10:06 pm 03 Jul 13

Spykler said :

‘we will track you down’- ‘We’ as in the people who live in your home or the covert group you belong to that has invested in this as unheard of futuristic technology that allows you to do so?

Yes. Of course. Covert group.

jdazzle 10:04 pm 03 Jul 13

Wow what a bunch of literal, unimaginative, impassionate wowsers.

‘we’ was for dramatic effect as ‘I’ sounded supercilious, the DNA sample thing was if the driver had touched the kangaroo – but actually really part of the narrative, the lament concerns the irresponsibility of the driver to not hang around not even for a minute – it was my neighbour who checked the kangaroo was actually dead and didn’t have a joey, and what else…

I would pick up the bits of scattered car just because I would. And come back and rake and re-seed the nature strip the next day. Joke. Derr. And who cares whose it is (nature strip)? Ohh deary the old dismissive individualism. There are street lights even in the dark wilderness of Ainslie. And concerned neighbours with torches.
And who to ring? For God’s sake. Canberra Connect would be a good place to start?

Look after wildlife, think less about yourself. This bit is the Moral of It.

Roundhead89 5:16 pm 03 Jul 13

DNA samples from the roo? What are you supposed to do when you run into one of these pests? Put a death notice in The Canberra Times and phone Tobin Brothers? I’ve read some ridiculous posts on RA over the years but this takes the cake.

KB1971 5:01 pm 03 Jul 13

bundah said :

Rollersk8r said :

So what happened next? The roo wasn’t dead? You killed it?

Look, I’m not defending the driver but hitting a roo can be quite distressing. Assuming it was dark it’s not easy to pick up every last piece of plastic – plus I wouldn’t know who to call about the roo.

Meals on wheels?

Me, I would put it in the freezer…….

JazzyJess 4:52 pm 03 Jul 13

You can ring Canberra Connect and ask them to send a Ranger out to pick up the carcass.

bundah 3:32 pm 03 Jul 13

Rollersk8r said :

So what happened next? The roo wasn’t dead? You killed it?

Look, I’m not defending the driver but hitting a roo can be quite distressing. Assuming it was dark it’s not easy to pick up every last piece of plastic – plus I wouldn’t know who to call about the roo.

Meals on wheels?

magiccar9 3:32 pm 03 Jul 13

Perhaps he moved it to the gutter from the middle of the road. Those things look heavy, I know I couldn’t move one very far if required.
Did you want him to rake you nature strip (which technically isn’t yours) for you? And while he was at it he could sweep your front porch for you.

Seriously, if picking up a few bits of plastic/glass is the worst thing in your life then you’ve got things pretty good.

tuco 3:25 pm 03 Jul 13

Who is doing the lamenting here? The roo? The idiot driver? Or is a lamentation for the dead roo? Or the driver?

So many questions.

Rollersk8r 3:24 pm 03 Jul 13

So what happened next? The roo wasn’t dead? You killed it?

Look, I’m not defending the driver but hitting a roo can be quite distressing. Assuming it was dark it’s not easy to pick up every last piece of plastic – plus I wouldn’t know who to call about the roo.

Spykler 3:23 pm 03 Jul 13

‘we will track you down’- ‘We’ as in the people who live in your home or the covert group you belong to that has invested in this as unheard of futuristic technology that allows you to do so?

farout 2:58 pm 03 Jul 13

You can track people down from their DNA samples?

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