Why Do These Trees Have This Bend In Them ?

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Offline neilep

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Why Do These Trees Have This Bend In Them ?
« on: 01/01/2012 17:38:49 »
Dearest Treeologists (I know ewe're out there because ewe knock on my door a few times ever year telling me my trees need pruning)

As a sheepy I of course luff trees !..trees are my all time favourite large tall barky plants that were invented by Peren Nial in 1642 !


look, here I am taking a stroll through the forest of some unusually shaped trees !

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Me Taking A Stroll Earlier Today

Nice eh ?

Being delivered next Tuesday.


But look at those trunks !....why are they like that ?...There is no reason given as to why this has happenned to these trees !


Do ewe know  ?

Cos I haven't !!

What Has Caused These Trees To Grow With Such A Curve ?



Hugs and Shmishes


mwah mwah mwah !


Neil
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Re: Why Do These Trees Have This Bend In Them ?
« Reply #1 on: 01/01/2012 17:44:36 »
As saplings they were broken at the base, but survived and grew up into the monoculture you have there, growing straight upright to compete for light.

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Re: Why Do These Trees Have This Bend In Them ?
« Reply #2 on: 02/01/2012 11:39:54 »
As saplings they were broken at the base, but survived and grew up into the monoculture you have there, growing straight upright to compete for light.

Thanks SeanB.......well....I'm convinced !...sounds perfectly reasonable to me. What kind of trauma would they all received to create such synchronicty do ewe think?
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Re: Why Do These Trees Have This Bend In Them ?
« Reply #3 on: 02/01/2012 17:55:41 »
Heavy wind in a storm is most likely.

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Re: Why Do These Trees Have This Bend In Them ?
« Reply #4 on: 03/01/2012 08:10:47 »
Or a flood perhaps?  Maybe they were designed as seats for trolls or upside-down walking sticks or shepherds crooks for giant trolls ?

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Re: Why Do These Trees Have This Bend In Them ?
« Reply #5 on: 03/01/2012 08:17:18 »
Obviously they got all banjaxed when a flying saucer tried to land there.
There ain'ta no sanity clause, and there ain'ta no centrifugal force Šther.

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Re: Why Do These Trees Have This Bend In Them ?
« Reply #6 on: 04/01/2012 07:50:29 »
That's always amazed me, why would vastly technologically superior aliens come all the way to Earth only to crash, on multiple occasions seemingly.

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Re: Why Do These Trees Have This Bend In Them ?
« Reply #7 on: 13/01/2012 12:45:23 »
Seen very similar on steep hillsides, where the soil is creeping/ sliding downwards and the trees try to compensate...