Good to Know the Scarecrows Work, Sort Of

(c)2018 DW Davis
@DWDavis (15835)
Pikeville, North Carolina
September 24, 2018 8:00pm CST
I am by no means calling my missus an old crow, so please don't misunderstand. My wife came home tonight while I was in the kitchen working on dinner, walked into our office that is just off the kitchen, and let out a heart stopping scream. It appears she forgot she'd put our scarecrow couple in her chair at her desk this morning to keep them out of reach of the dogs should they decide the pair were something to play with. Let's just say I had a good laugh at her expense. She felt rather foolish when she realized the scarecrows were exactly where she left them and they still gave her a fright. Have you ever been frightened by something you put up yourself?
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@andriaperry (63649)
• Anniston, Alabama
25 Sep
Yes but we don`t talk about that stuff.
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@DWDavis (15835)
• Pikeville, North Carolina
25 Sep
Not fair to arouse ones curiosity that way and then leave one hanging.
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• United States
25 Sep
Ah, but look at how harmless they look! They almost look as if they could be the cousins of Raggedy Ann and Andy. As for your wife's fright, I can't fault her as I have startled myself in similar ways.
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@DWDavis (15835)
• Pikeville, North Carolina
25 Sep
My missus tried to set them up so they look like they're holding hands. I just hope she doesn't get scared by them in the morning now that she's moved them to the living room.
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• United States
25 Sep
@DWDavis I can see that, it's quite cute. Yes, bleary eyed and stumbling for coffee, it would be quite the fright!
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@DWDavis (15835)
• Pikeville, North Carolina
25 Sep
@ScribbledAdNauseum I didn't hear any startled shrieks this morning, so I guess she remembered they were there and didn't get scared this time.
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@arunima25 (10181)
• Bangalore, India
25 Sep
The scarecrows are good at scaring.
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@DWDavis (15835)
• Pikeville, North Carolina
25 Sep
Yes, it turns out that they are. I would never have thought so.
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@arunima25 (10181)
• Bangalore, India
25 Sep
@DWDavis But they look so adorable in day light. They might work in night.
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@DWDavis (15835)
• Pikeville, North Carolina
25 Sep
@arunima25 We'll see when she comes down to let the dogs out in the morning if she forgets she moved them to the living room.
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@Hannihar (46280)
26 Sep
@DWDavis I bet they did give her a fright. i think they are adorable but coming in and not expecting them I would get scared too. Yes, I have had occasions to get scared about something and cannot remember right now what it was. Did she have a good laugh about it afterwards?
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@DWDavis (15835)
• Pikeville, North Carolina
26 Sep
She did laugh about it afterwards, which made me feel better about laughing at her when it happened.
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@Hannihar (46280)
26 Sep
@DWDavis Was she mad that you laughed before she did?
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@DWDavis (15835)
• Pikeville, North Carolina
26 Sep
@Hannihar No, she's used to me laughing at her little shrieks. But she knows I'll always come to make sure it really is nothing to be scared of, or to rescue her if it is.
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@LadyDuck (188337)
• Switzerland
25 Sep
Those are too cute, I do not think I would have been scared.
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@DWDavis (15835)
• Pikeville, North Carolina
25 Sep
I think it wasn't their appearance so much as them being in her chair where she did not expect them to be.
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@LadyDuck (188337)
• Switzerland
26 Sep
@DWDavis This is possible, I would be scared to see a big "clown" sitting on my chair. I hate clowns.
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@DWDavis (15835)
• Pikeville, North Carolina
26 Sep
@LadyDuck We have a clown coming to our Fall Festival, but he doesn't wear the makeup, the red nose, or the big shows. In reality, he's just a guy who knows how to make very cool balloon animals.
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• United States
26 Sep
Yeah ya know I pinned my hair up the other day before stepping into the bathtub and screamed at how stupid it looked when I finally got out !!!!!!! cause like who looks in the mirror before taking a bath, right
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@DWDavis (15835)
• Pikeville, North Carolina
26 Sep
I haven't enough hair for that to be an issue. Now, my missus, on the other hand...
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• United States
27 Sep
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@DianneN (91918)
• United States
26 Sep
That is hilarious and of course!!!
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@DWDavis (15835)
• Pikeville, North Carolina
26 Sep
I was glad she laughed at herself when it happened because it made me feel better about having laughed at her.
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@DianneN (91918)
• United States
26 Sep
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@josie_ (8012)
• Philippines
25 Sep
The scarecrow couple look adorable. I don't thing they're capable of scaring anyone.
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@DWDavis (15835)
• Pikeville, North Carolina
25 Sep
I didn't think so either, until they gave my wife a nasty surprise.
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@august18 (4019)
• Tunisia
25 Sep
This scarecrow couple look really adorable. I think the birds will love them more.
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@allknowing (73018)
• India
26 Sep
You do not blame me if you took me to the Wizard of Oz.
Not sure which fork in the road to take, Dorothy voices her concern only to receive a reply from a nearby observer, the Scarecrow. I DO NOT OWN ANY RIGHTS
@jstory07 (72374)
• Roseburg, Oregon
25 Sep
No scarecrows in my house the kittens would tear them up.
@wolfgirl569 (13760)
• Marion, Ohio
25 Sep
Yep and not telling what. Also the dogs like to scare me.
@snowy22315 (56098)
• United States
25 Sep
That's funny. I don;t think I have no.
@JudyEv (141609)
• Bunbury, Australia
25 Sep
As a teenager our son would perform Rolf Harris' song, Jake the Peg. He needed an 'extra leg' so we put a shoe on a hockey stick which worked well but occasionally I'd come across it poking out from under a bed. I always did a double-take.
@sol_cee (18436)
• Japan
25 Sep
Are they the scarecrows above? They look cute!
@RasmaSandra (21125)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
25 Sep
That can really shock you. I think the scariest thing that has happened to me and also the funniest is some time ago while I was still living in my house in Latvia I had forgotten there was an old mirror hanging in one room which was just for storage. I needed to get something and I opened the door and there is a person standing there. LOL it was just me in the mirror but what a shocker
@sallypup (30005)
• Moses Lake, Washington
25 Sep
Those two are too cute to scare someone.
@toniganzon (53688)
• Philippines
25 Sep
Not that I could remember. But if I suddenly see that scarecrow in a strange place and in the dark I might get a scare too.