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Monday, March 29, 2010

Let's play 'Scare the Farmer'

Frankie has mastered this game to perfection, so I'll use her technique as an example.

The game is quite simple:

Get up early in the morning, way before the farmer. Find a place in the barnyard where you are clearly visible from the barnyard gate. This will make the game more suspenseful for the farmer. Pretend you have passed out and lay still on your side for full impact. When you hear the gate open, hold your breath so it looks like you aren't breathing. When the farmer gets near you, be still! Let her reach down and call out your name longingly, then casually raise your head and and say, "Do you mind, I was just napping."


Anonymous said...

I bet you just hate it when the little tricksters do that!

Emma said...

No, no! Let's not play that game! =O

Karen Deborah said...

that's funny.

Anonymous said...

My cats are champions at this game! Cruel.

Amber said...

Oh my animals love this game too! My elderly Jack Russell Terrier especially loved this game!!!

Dalyn (AKA The Queen of Quite Alot) said...

Oh ya. I know that one. I have a couple of horses and a buck goat that do that trick. Nasty.

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