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triple harpist

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Zoo limericks
« on: July 28, 2010, 11:25:59 pm »
Here's a new topic for all those creative zooites out there - no rules - just post an original limerick preferably with a celestial flavour. Here's one to start ........

A galaxy photographed by Hubble
Was causing zooites a great deal of trouble
For one little cluster
Was all it could muster
And that seemed to be in a bubble

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Re: Zoo limericks
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2010, 11:29:04 pm »
An Internet surfer at Crewe
Found a programme called Galaxy Zoo
He classified rings
And all manners of things
And got addicted and into a stew! :D

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Re: Zoo limericks
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2010, 11:30:27 pm »
 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Zoo limericks
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2010, 11:39:16 pm »
An astronaut flew up to the moon
Humming a bright little tune
He was looking for cheese
But found only fleas
So came down to earth quite soon  ;D

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Re: Zoo limericks
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2010, 11:45:42 pm »
Some mad Zooites have gone on the tea
And classified until they cannot see!
So they come to the caff
For a chat and a laff
And write crazy poems merrily. ;D

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Re: Zoo limericks
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2010, 11:50:33 pm »
Some mad Zooites have gone on the tea
And classified until they cannot see!
So they come to the caff
For a chat and a laff
And write crazy poems merrily. ;D

Ha ha Good one Alice. I wish I was that creative. Maybe another day, I have my moments. Usually unannounced moments.  :D
I want to know God's thoughts... the rest are details.
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Re: Zoo limericks
« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2010, 11:58:29 pm »
I look forward to it ;D

Brilliant idea for a topic, TH ;D ;D

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Re: Zoo limericks
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2010, 05:40:50 am »
 ;D ;D

All Zooites are fond of a treat
They like to discuss things to eat
From the moment they wake
They're on chocolate and cake
And Rooibos whenever they meet

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Re: Zoo limericks
« Reply #8 on: July 29, 2010, 01:56:32 pm »
There was a mystery called project 9
That looked like it would turn out just fine
Though with no meaningful result
The Zookeepers shouted halt! (nearly rhymes :D)
And the painting was stopped just in time

http://blogs.zooniverse.org/project9/2010/07/26/were-not-cloud-painters/

Art does not reproduce the visible....  Paul Klee

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Re: Zoo limericks
« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2010, 02:33:28 pm »
An asteroid threatening Earth
With multi-kilometer girth
Was blown from the sky
By a spacemine (first try)
And bits of it landed near Perth.
« Last Edit: July 29, 2010, 06:39:45 pm by djj »

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Re: Zoo limericks
« Reply #10 on: July 30, 2010, 11:02:36 am »
A quasar (I'm sure you'll agree)
Is rather an odd thing to see:
It's blue, green or red
(Depending on Zed)
And hazier still than a Pea!

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Re: Zoo limericks
« Reply #11 on: July 30, 2010, 11:37:43 am »
There was a mystery called project 9
Looks like it will turn out just fine
Now looking at bubbles
Are rid of their troubles
So everything’s looking sublime  ;D

http://blogs.zooniverse.org/project9/category/planning/

Art does not reproduce the visible....  Paul Klee

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Re: Zoo limericks
« Reply #12 on: July 30, 2010, 12:45:23 pm »
A spiral of exquisite hue
(Magnolia speckled with blue)
Was classified right
One Saturday night
By somebody living in Kew.

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Re: Zoo limericks
« Reply #13 on: July 30, 2010, 01:55:33 pm »
Have you got a reference number for that? ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Zoo limericks
« Reply #14 on: July 30, 2010, 06:57:16 pm »
Have you got a reference number for that? ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

Sorry — I've mislaid it! ;D