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Fish - a topic not for the squeamish.
Sun 29-Nov-09
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JoannaS
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I had this great idea we have so much water on our land we could have a fish pond and apparently carp seem to grow well here. Thought first thing was to try carp and see what I thought, otherwise there is no point. We bought a fresh fish from the side of the road as you do here in Latvia, and they were fresh as some of them were still flapping. Problem is I found out I do have a squeamish point, it is cutting into the fish and finding out it wasn't as dead as I thought it was, kind of mildly freaked me out and had to get hubby to come and manfully deal with it. Now I need to know how to humanely deal with fish to make sure it is really dead before attempting to gut them, so does anyone know how to swiftly kill a fish?

Sun 29-Nov-09
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Just knock it on the head, that should do the trick.  Sounds like a great enterprise to start, good luck.

I'll try that again!

Sun 29-Nov-09
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I've had the same happen to me - it's a bit off putting isn't it?

Agree with Toffeeapple - a friend who does fishing has a small wooden truncheon for the job  and apparently it's known as a Priest!

Sun 29-Nov-09
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Yep thats it; my dad used to go fishing regularly and you hit them hard on the head to kill them; not nice but effective

Sun 29-Nov-09
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Though I recently came aross a clip on You Tube that shows live fish being cooked at your table - somewhere in China I believe - though not all were done when the dish was served... (Puking smiley here please!)

I'll try that again!

Mon 30-Nov-09
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Must invest in one of those little items, one for the Christmas list I suppose. Lol (Must see if firefox will allow me to add those little smileys, as I haven't worked it out in Safari)

Mon 30-Nov-09
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I use Firefox and I can use the smileys on the site so you shuld be able to as well.  Good luck.

I'll try that again!

Mon 30-Nov-09
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Well here I am now on Firefox giving the smileys a try Laugh. Wahey it works

Mon 30-Nov-09
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Pint Just tested it in Safari, Joanna, and it works for me. Then again, it is Safari running on a Microsoft/Intel (Wintel) computer, not on a Mac.

Some people try to drag and drop the Smileys into a post. No. All they have to do is click on the Smiley.

Anyway, really pleased that you can add them. That reminds me to go and get some more Frown

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Tue 1-Dec-09
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No just tried it on Safari and I can't get the smileys to work, nor can I use these liitle additions as none of these toobar thingummy jigs are available on Safari with a Mac CoolCryEmbarassedConfusedFrownKissLaughSmileSurprisedWinkYellPint but I certainly can with Firefox

Wed 2-Dec-09
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my smileys are very erratic on google

Wed 2-Dec-09
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my smileys are very erratic on google

Wed 2-Dec-09
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Oo, it's gone all echoey in here!Laugh

I'll try that again!

Wed 2-Dec-09
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shelley said:my smileys are very erratic on google


Mine get erotic SurprisedPintPint

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Thu 3-Dec-09
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LaughLaughLaugh

I'll try that again!

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