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Merry Christmas challenge

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I'm trying to get my birds to say Merry Christmas!
My chances are probably low :pinklol2::santadance:

I extend the challenge to you and your flock!
 

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I've been trying to get Gregols (AG) to say Jack Bower for years .... She only says what she want's to say, but hey - I'll try! :laughing6:
 

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I've been trying to get Gregols (AG) to say Jack Bower for years .... She only says what she want's to say, but hey - I'll try! :laughing6:
Echo is the same! My mom tried to get Echo to say Good night for 3 years. I think he's kind of said it but not really :lol:

My brother thinks it would be hilarious if Echo learned "Gobble, Gobble, Gobble!" No luck there :rolleyes: :laughing2:

I've tried to introduce the concept of "mine" and "yours/Echo's" especially around food. It's not going well :rofl: He does sort know "Not for birds". One time I was eating something not for birds and he was on my shoulder. He climbed down and looked at me and asked "For birds?"
 

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I know they can pick up stuff fast if they want....
My GCC is actually my most talkative. She just said "what a sweet girl " first time tonight! I e been saying that a lot to my dog Sophia lately.
So she is my front runner
 

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I know they can pick up stuff fast if they want....
My GCC is actually my most talkative. She just said "what a sweet girl " first time tonight! I e been saying that a lot to my dog Sophia lately.
So she is my front runner

Oh I agree, Gregols picks up things SHE wants to say, just not what WE want her to say :lol:
 

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I'm trying to get my birds to say Merry Christmas!
My chances are probably low :pinklol2::santadance:

I extend the challenge to you and your flock!
Gosh what a fun challenge!

I have been trying to get Burt to say "Good Morning" and "Good Night" for probably 5 years now- he has picked up so many other phrases and words but not the good morning one... every morning I am alerted to him being awake enough and wanting his curtains open and breakfast by him loudly calling out "Rah" like a scary beast or "peek-a-boo" like a cute hiding child lol

Today I asked him if he would learn Merry Christmas for me and he replied “ah huh” then bleated “I love you, gimme a kiss” so I’m not so sure he’s gonna attempt the merry Christmas saying but I’ll keep trying lol.
 

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Christmas does seem like it would be a hard word ...but maybe ?

I'm playing Christmas songs all day too!

My green cheek Ta-dah, finally cocked her head like ok you are saying that a lot! Then she said "happy birthday girl!" Which is a phrase that showed up one day out of the blue and I'm still not sure where she heard that !

But now I'm thinking.... safflower seeds when I say Merry Christmas! Because she it's nuts for those seeds ... tomorrow I'm going to try and bribe !
 

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Gosh what a fun challenge!

I have been trying to get Burt to say "Good Morning" and "Good Night" for probably 5 years now- he has picked up so many other phrases and words but not the good morning one... every morning I am alerted to him being awake enough and wanting his curtains open and breakfast by him loudly calling out "Rah" like a scary beast or "peek-a-boo" like a cute hiding child lol

Today I asked him if he would learn Merry Christmas for me and he replied “ah huh” then bleated “I love you, gimme a kiss” so I’m not so sure he’s gonna attempt the merry Christmas saying but I’ll keep trying lol.
Aww if you have a video of Burt saying "Rah" or "peek-a-boo" Shez... I NEED TO SEE IT! :heart::roflmao:
 

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Christmas does seem like it would be a hard word ...but maybe ?

I'm playing Christmas songs all day too!

My green cheek Ta-dah, finally cocked her head like ok you are saying that a lot! Then she said "happy birthday girl!" Which is a phrase that showed up one day out of the blue and I'm still not sure where she heard that !

But now I'm thinking.... safflower seeds when I say Merry Christmas! Because she it's nuts for those seeds ... tomorrow I'm going to try and bribe !
Wow! Ta-dah is such a smart girl! :xflove:

I'm gonna have to start trying with the Christmas carols and safflower seeds tomorrow too :D
 

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Ta-dah has a lot of phrases , my favorite is "what's up little bird?"

Pikachu is stuck mostly saying " are you a good bird ( or girl)? Then "what a good bird/girl! "

Phoebe is mostly "good boy" loves me to argue no you are a good girl! So she can say good boy again .

Which is an improvement from last year , when both would just say buuuuurddddd everytime I spoke trying to drown me out with bird, but they said buuuuurrrrddd. Then laugh. I couldn't speak in the phone without constant buuuurd it was the biggest joke to them and I thought they'd never get tired of it !
 

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Aww if you have a video of Burt saying "Rah" or "peek-a-boo" Shez... I NEED TO SEE IT! :heart::roflmao:
He’s really hard to catch with video as he’s not a big fan of me pointing the phone at him. Once he chatted away and made some noises he likes to make while I was filming but I don’t think I caught those sayings. I’ll find the video I have of him saying the most things and post it.
 

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I found the hello and raspberries video. http://instagr.am/p/CSTPDxrHFyv/
There’s other videos of him saying some other random stuff too in my insta account but I’m not sure if I have caught him saying rah or peek a boo in those.
 

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I've been trying for years and years and years to get Secret to say I love you.

Maybe I'll get the grandsons to say Merry Christmas all night tomorrow night to her. You know kids have EXCITEMENT in their voices.

We can see.
 

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