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(Twitter)   Oh nothing, just a colony of tumbleweeds racing to their breeding grounds to procreate   (twitter.com) divider line
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2021-07-29 11:33:24 AM  
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2021-07-29 1:32:52 PM  
Where they end up.
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2021-07-29 3:06:32 PM  
They are procreating.  Tumbling is how they spread their seeds.
 
2021-07-29 3:40:17 PM  
My very first time in California. Many years ago. I was driving north from Palm Springs. One rolled across the road in front of me. It's diameter was as wide as my car. i had never seen one before except in cartoons. I had no idea they could get that big.
 
2021-07-29 3:53:51 PM  
 

NotThatGuyAgain: They are procreating.  Tumbling is how they spread their seeds


looks like '70s style procreating, iykwimaityd.  but yeah, i saw that in a documentary- so interesting!  but i didn't know they piled up on homes like a northern winter snow, that's a crazy sight.
 
2021-07-29 3:57:27 PM  
Love/Hate - Tumbleweed
Youtube r0tCJFvZvUA
 
2021-07-29 4:07:39 PM  
Tumbleweed is a generic behavioral name. Many different species of plants can form tumble weeds.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tumblew​e​ed

Often the word really means the invasive  Kali tragus -  the "Russian thistle".
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kali_tr​a​gus
a still green and growing plant.
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2021-07-29 4:08:53 PM  
I'm so excited for the new Critters movie!
 
2021-07-29 5:09:17 PM  
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2021-07-29 5:29:25 PM  

FarkingChas: My very first time in California. Many years ago. I was driving north from Palm Springs. One rolled across the road in front of me. It's diameter was as wide as my car. i had never seen one before except in cartoons. I had no idea they could get that big.


Try dodging them while riding a Honda 750. Hwy 58 just north of Edwards AFB in the Mojave Desert. Hundreds of them crossing the road.

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2021-07-29 5:54:57 PM  
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2021-07-29 6:00:21 PM  
City Slickers (7/11) Movie CLIP - A Song With Curly (1991) HD
Youtube 2ATYV1LOIH4
 
2021-07-29 6:06:47 PM  
Even more fun is a couple hundred of them swirling in a dust devil, in the middle of an Interstate. I'm glad cellphones weren't around then or dozens of tourists would have stopped on the highway to record them.
 
2021-07-29 6:08:54 PM  
Awww, the little babies are so cute!
 
2021-07-29 6:46:03 PM  

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Oh yeah, that's the stuff.
 
2021-07-29 7:06:53 PM  
I've always loved the song in the vid, it was an opening song to a live Ramones album.
 
2021-07-29 7:12:32 PM  
'Tumbleweed tornado' filmed in Washington state
Youtube cZhddWaog84
 
2021-07-29 7:13:04 PM  

Walker: Where they end up.
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Tribble orgies as far as the eye can see.
 
2021-07-29 7:14:39 PM  
It's like a bazzilion Cousin Itts.
 
2021-07-29 7:50:10 PM  

RogueWallEnthusiast: I'm so excited for the new Critters movie!


after Critters Attack i say no more.
 
2021-07-29 9:04:49 PM  
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2021-07-30 2:08:57 AM  

rainbowbutter: NotThatGuyAgain: They are procreating.  Tumbling is how they spread their seeds

looks like '70s style procreating, iykwimaityd.


Full bush?
 
2021-07-30 2:57:08 AM  
New year 2020, the aftermath of "Tumblegeddon" in Eastern Washington:

Tumbleweeds block the highway (Tumblegeddon) (Updated) (USA) - Sky & BBC News - 2nd January 2020
Youtube Yy6mUaI4j_I
 
2021-07-30 3:28:27 AM  
Reminds me of this

ROLLIN' SAFARI - what if animals were round?
Youtube yltlJEdSAHw
 
2021-07-30 6:14:49 AM  
One time I was waiting at a red light and a tumbleweed rolled right through the crosswalk in front of me.

Although the sign read "Walk" and not "Roll", it still had the right of way.
 
2021-07-30 12:19:50 PM  

Closed_Minded_Bastage: FarkingChas: My very first time in California. Many years ago. I was driving north from Palm Springs. One rolled across the road in front of me. It's diameter was as wide as my car. i had never seen one before except in cartoons. I had no idea they could get that big.

Try dodging them while riding a Honda 750. Hwy 58 just north of Edwards AFB in the Mojave Desert. Hundreds of them crossing the road.

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2021-07-30 12:25:59 PM  
Sorry. Not sorry :)

Roy Rogers & Sons Of The Pioneers - Tumbling Tumbleweeds
Youtube JQc5gDXQGIs
 
2021-07-30 1:42:55 PM  

Closed_Minded_Bastage: FarkingChas: My very first time in California. Many years ago. I was driving north from Palm Springs. One rolled across the road in front of me. It's diameter was as wide as my car. i had never seen one before except in cartoons. I had no idea they could get that big.

Try dodging them while riding a Honda 750. Hwy 58 just north of Edwards AFB in the Mojave Desert. Hundreds of them crossing the road.

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If it's just one or two, there is no need to dodge them at all. They are fragile, weigh next to nothing, and completely crumble when you hit them with a car. They are too light to do any direct damage
 
2021-07-30 2:07:53 PM  

Excelsior: Closed_Minded_Bastage: FarkingChas: My very first time in California. Many years ago. I was driving north from Palm Springs. One rolled across the road in front of me. It's diameter was as wide as my car. i had never seen one before except in cartoons. I had no idea they could get that big.

Try dodging them while riding a Honda 750. Hwy 58 just north of Edwards AFB in the Mojave Desert. Hundreds of them crossing the road.

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\not my picture

If it's just one or two, there is no need to dodge them at all. They are fragile, weigh next to nothing, and completely crumble when you hit them with a car. They are too light to do any direct damage


Plowing right through isn't nearly the amount of fun as dodging them.
 
2021-07-30 4:33:34 PM  

Closed_Minded_Bastage: Excelsior: Closed_Minded_Bastage: FarkingChas: My very first time in California. Many years ago. I was driving north from Palm Springs. One rolled across the road in front of me. It's diameter was as wide as my car. i had never seen one before except in cartoons. I had no idea they could get that big.

Try dodging them while riding a Honda 750. Hwy 58 just north of Edwards AFB in the Mojave Desert. Hundreds of them crossing the road.

[Fark user image image 850x642]
\not my picture

If it's just one or two, there is no need to dodge them at all. They are fragile, weigh next to nothing, and completely crumble when you hit them with a car. They are too light to do any direct damage

Plowing right through isn't nearly the amount of fun as dodging them.


Swirving "for fun" isn't the goal when you're sharing a freeway where other cars may be driving next to you.
 
2021-07-30 5:05:06 PM  

Excelsior: Closed_Minded_Bastage: Excelsior: Closed_Minded_Bastage: FarkingChas: My very first time in California. Many years ago. I was driving north from Palm Springs. One rolled across the road in front of me. It's diameter was as wide as my car. i had never seen one before except in cartoons. I had no idea they could get that big.

Try dodging them while riding a Honda 750. Hwy 58 just north of Edwards AFB in the Mojave Desert. Hundreds of them crossing the road.

[Fark user image image 850x642]
\not my picture

If it's just one or two, there is no need to dodge them at all. They are fragile, weigh next to nothing, and completely crumble when you hit them with a car. They are too light to do any direct damage

Plowing right through isn't nearly the amount of fun as dodging them.

Swirving "for fun" isn't the goal when you're sharing a freeway where other cars may be driving next to you.


Wasn't sharing the road, wasn't a freeway, knew what the hell I was doing.

Spoil sport.
 
2021-07-30 6:10:02 PM  
Looks like my house when the kitties shed their winter coats.
 
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