Any Idea What This Plastic Thingy Is ?

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« on: 08/07/2009 18:45:33 »
Dear UK Peeps Who Know Stuff,

Have ewe noticed these things recently ?

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I've seen them lingering around the neighbourhood over the last few weeks. Some have been in peoples driveways...this fine specimen as ewe can probably see was in the gutter....but I have no idea what they are.

we had one in our drive way too !

What is it?  what does it do ?...is a prelude to an invasion by alien species of plastic tubular thingies ?



I am worried ! and have taken to standing guard over the bottles of fizzy pop in our fridge in case they decide to make a pre-emptive strike !

Thanks



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« Reply #1 on: 08/07/2009 18:57:43 »
Neil...They look like those plastic covers for freezer pops ...flavored frozen goodness that kids and adults like to partake of in the warmer weather! Has your weather been warmer..?

We call them freeze pops here! Popsicles also!
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« Reply #2 on: 08/07/2009 19:00:28 »
Thanks for that Kareny Mam, On closer insepcton they seem too industrial for that kind of thing, but that's a good suggestion.

I will see if I can find another one and take better piccys !
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« Reply #3 on: 08/07/2009 19:31:54 »
I found one...it was in my neighbours front garden (US Translation service "Garden" = "yard"...sheesh !!)

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« Reply #4 on: 08/07/2009 19:32:50 »
It looks remarkably like a phial for my nebuliser, but bigger.
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« Reply #5 on: 08/07/2009 19:38:36 »
Thanks for that Kareny Mam, On closer insepcton they seem too industrial for that kind of thing, but that's a good suggestion.

I will see if I can find another one and take better piccys !


The ones here are just like that heavy duty plastic to prevent such easy choking.. the other end has been removed they are like double that and you cut them in two one pop on each end usually.. but the plastic is pretty heavy because the kids have to slide them in their mouth and pull the icee pop forward with their teeth! kinds like an otter pop!
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« Reply #6 on: 08/07/2009 19:39:14 »
Thanks for that Kareny Mam, On closer insepcton they seem too industrial for that kind of thing, but that's a good suggestion.

I will see if I can find another one and take better piccys !


The ones here are just like that heavy duty plastic to prevent such easy choking.. the other end has been removed they are like double that and you cut them in two one pop on each end usually.. but the plastic is pretty heavy because the kids have to slide them in their mouth and pull the icee pop forward with their teeth! kinds like an otterpop!

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« Reply #7 on: 08/07/2009 19:44:22 »
Here Neily I am a mom and preschool teacher!
They are called:
Electrolyte Fortified Freezer Pops

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« Reply #8 on: 08/07/2009 19:54:45 »
Here Neily I am a mom and preschool teacher!
They are called:
Electrolyte Fortified Freezer Pops

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Holy Guacomole...

YOU ARE RIGHT !!..

Charlotte ..(My daughty) just told me that they are exactly what ewe said kareny. She say they are very nice and should cost 20p but the shop up the road sells them for 30p...the crooks !!...lol..she does not realise I am typing what she is saying !!...she says she is so klevur !..and is patting my head !!...now she is giggling !!

sheesh !!..all I needed to do was ask her !!...but how would I have known to ask her  ?
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« Reply #9 on: 08/07/2009 19:57:15 »
It looks remarkably like a phial for my nebuliser, but bigger.

Thanks Dr Eth....as ewe can see Kareny and my daughty have sorted it out !!...but thanks anyway...perhaps ewe can fill your nebuliser with fizzy pop to make an el biggo freezy popsicle !!...which is nice !!
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« Reply #10 on: 08/07/2009 20:00:30 »
I'm sure it would be much more efficacious than my medication
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« Reply #11 on: 08/07/2009 20:01:52 »
 You should know because, children are notorious for throwing wrappers on the ground!..LOL...




Well I never....teach you to argue with a preschool Teacher and mom.. Don't you know That WE are all knowing!!! LOL...LOL...LOL..

Nice Job Charlotte..!!

That'll teach him.. Mr. Smarty pants..!!

Too industrial my eyeball!!

Heck they have to be for kids!
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« Reply #12 on: 09/07/2009 01:47:24 »
Always remember: we aren't young enough to know everything

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« Reply #13 on: 09/07/2009 02:07:05 »
LOL....LOL...

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