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« Reply #25 on: 13/07/2009 09:50:24 »
I really do want to THANK YOU all for your kind support.

I will let you all know the outcome.
 

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« Reply #26 on: 13/07/2009 10:07:17 »
Yes sheepy, keep us informed, but not in too graphic detail eh!
 

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« Reply #27 on: 13/07/2009 20:22:15 »
I would like to announce that my son is the proud father of his newly born Feeshus Ball !

74 hours in labour and this is what makes me a proud grandpop





AFTER.................................BEFORE !

74 hours !!!!.....My grandson Feeshus Ball !!








« Last Edit: 13/07/2009 21:20:44 by neilep »
 

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« Reply #28 on: 13/07/2009 20:23:56 »
THANK EWE to all of ewe for your kind advice and support !!
 

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« Reply #29 on: 13/07/2009 20:36:31 »
Congrats, Neil!  ;D

I'm glad that everything went well. Sheesh kids, I sometimes feel they are all in a secret conspiracy just to scare their family. Makes me somewhat glad I don't have my own kids, but my great-nieces and nephews have been (and still are) making up for it.

Now we just have to wait for Ellie telling us the good news, I'm sure it'll be OK too.
 

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« Reply #30 on: 13/07/2009 21:07:16 »
It is probably better than putting it up his nose.
 

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« Reply #31 on: 13/07/2009 21:22:57 »
Congrats, Neil!  ;D

I'm glad that everything went well. Sheesh kids, I sometimes feel they are all in a secret conspiracy just to scare their family. Makes me somewhat glad I don't have my own kids, but my great-nieces and nephews have been (and still are) making up for it.

Now we just have to wait for Ellie telling us the good news, I'm sure it'll be OK too.

Thanks Monika,

we'll be having a naming ceremony and in light of the specific nature of the birth .............a water-sport orientated blessing too !!

awwwwww !!


Yes...yes...we all want to know how ellie's little sweetie is doing !!
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« Reply #32 on: 13/07/2009 21:38:02 »


AFTER.................................BEFORE !

You could cut it in half and mount the hemispheres in a pair of commemorative rings  :)
[you'd need to replate it: looks like most of the chrome has gone  [:0]]
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« Reply #33 on: 13/07/2009 22:06:29 »


AFTER.................................BEFORE !

You could cut it in half and mount the hemispheres in a pair of commemorative rings  :)
[you'd need to replate it: looks like most of the chrome has gone  [:0]]

I was actually going to create a new thread about that RD...but I gather the stomach acids de-chromed it !

good idea about the rings though !

we were thinking of mounting it on a plaque and saving it to show to his future wife and in-laws...i am sure he would be proud !!
 

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« Reply #34 on: 13/07/2009 22:53:01 »
On second thoughts you could have the ballís unique de-chromed patina preserved for posterity by encapsulating it in clear resin,
 (like these paperweights).
« Last Edit: 13/07/2009 23:00:46 by RD »
 

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« Reply #35 on: 14/07/2009 00:17:28 »
On second thoughts you could have the ballís unique de-chromed patina preserved for posterity by encapsulating it in clear resin,
 (like these paperweights).


oooh !..me likey !.....do ewe think it will now rust and stuff ? I know it has no iron in it..but if left de-chromed will it develop cold sores ?
 

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« Reply #36 on: 14/07/2009 03:26:44 »
I would like to announce that my son is the proud father of his newly born Feeshus Ball !

74 hours in labour and this is what makes me a proud grandpop





AFTER.................................BEFORE !

74 hours !!!!.....My grandson Feeshus Ball !!










Thats Great! I am so glad.. What a proud Papa! YOU must save it for posterity! LL or laughs and chuckles like you say! LOL.. Very cool!
 

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« Reply #37 on: 14/07/2009 07:28:42 »
So glad to hear the your son has given birth to a slightly de-chromed ball bearing, and congrats to the proud grandpappy.

Have you decided on a name for your latest family addition yet?
 

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« Reply #38 on: 14/07/2009 07:44:19 »
Family addiction I would think.
 

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« Reply #39 on: 14/07/2009 08:35:37 »
So glad to hear the your son has given birth to a slightly de-chromed ball bearing, and congrats to the proud grandpappy.

Have you decided on a name for your latest family addition yet?

Thank ewe Don.

Yep, we have decided to call it Feeshus Ball !...in honour of the way it came into the world. We have yet to determine the gender of Feeshus Don't know how to tell  ???
 

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« Reply #40 on: 14/07/2009 09:49:17 »
We have yet to determine the gender of Feeshus Don't know how to tell  ???
I think those balls reproduce asexually... hopefully we have some ball-ologists here who can tell us more
 

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« Reply #41 on: 14/07/2009 10:54:53 »
... do ewe think it will now rust and stuff ? I know it has no iron in it..but if left de-chromed will it develop cold sores ?

The magnetixs balls are described as "steel". Steel is ~98% iron, which will rust without some sort of barrier protection (that's what the chromium coating was for). Coating it with oil (e.g. WD40) and sealing it in a ziplock bag (air removed) would be a cheap way to preserve its current appearance for a decade until it is required for embarrassment purposes. Might want to preserve a chromed ball in a similar manner (separate bag) for comparison purposes: the chrome coat must be rather thin to have been removed so readily. 

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« Reply #42 on: 14/07/2009 15:05:53 »
Hi all, thanks for your kind comments.

I'm new to posting, so I hope my uploaded picture is visible to you all.



It's not uploading but you can see it on Google here:
http://picasaweb.google.com/ellieanita/Desktop#5358312594186017218 [nofollow]
It's 1.5cm long

Well this is the spikey item she swallowed. No sign of it yet.

Would stomach acids melt/disintigrate plastic?
The doctor didn't seem to think so.

Fingers crossed we find it as something this shape is more likely to get lodged inside...I was kind of hoping for something more bead shaped or round for safety. I've been told to feed her "fibre,fibre & more fibre"

Not sure I'll get as good an after souvenir as Neil LOL
But one things for sure, I won't be putting the hair accessory back in her hair!!
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« Reply #43 on: 14/07/2009 15:19:55 »
Welcome to the forum!

That looks painful!I hope it all comes out safely!
 

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« Reply #44 on: 14/07/2009 16:01:38 »
Hi Ellie,

wow !!...I have no doubt it will pass through without a hitch..

Please do let us all know will ya ?

I don't think the stomach will dissolve the plastic..which is probably a good thing actually.

Just keep an eye out for an unusual shaped piece of corn !!  ;)
 

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« Reply #45 on: 14/07/2009 17:33:26 »
Planet Feeshus ...



It's close to Uranus :)
 

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« Reply #46 on: 14/07/2009 17:41:40 »
Planet Feeshus ...



It's close to Uranus :)

WOW !!!

That is fantastic RD.....it actually looks like a bona fide moon !!

awesome !!

I am going to print that out and show wifey....

she will be beside herself with joy that our little boy crapped a planet !
 

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« Reply #47 on: 14/07/2009 17:44:11 »
I have made my sons Craplanet my Desktop !!






 

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« Reply #48 on: 14/07/2009 18:50:03 »
Thanks for the words of reassurance guys.

The planet pic is awsome RD! Love the "Uranus" quote too ROFL  ;D

That's some interesting wall covering behind your computer screen you have there Neil...
You going for a CD (seedy) look?
Do the CDs mean something or do you just like shiney silvery round objects like your son?  ;)

Update: 48 hours now and still no sign of wishbone shaped plastic
 

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« Reply #49 on: 14/07/2009 19:05:13 »
Hi Ellie,

I am sure the plastic thingy will come through...is it possible you might have missed it  ? James ball took 74 hours  !..so guaging it by him with a smooth rpiund object you may have a litle while to go yet !

Re: my wall...all four walls of the study are covered in cd's..I'm about to start on the ceiling !

Keep us updated ok ?   :)
 

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