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Old 03-29-2017, 06:18 PM
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Hello! I'm new here and also recently just got a budgie. His name is Ollie (hence name) and he's still in the works of being tamed. Anyway if you want to be friends than that would be beautiful, also feel free to give me advice because i'm probably gonna need it.

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Old 03-29-2017, 06:42 PM
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Welcome Laura.

Hope to see some pictures of Ollie soon enough.

As you can see from our banner, we are primarily an educational resource guide. So, we have *loads* of information (some gets sent to you when you joined) for you to look through and it's up to you to learn about caring for budgies rather than us just dishing out random advice to you.
We have no way of knowing what you know already. So, what's best is you to do your best in using the resources you have here, and working from that.

Once you've had a look at some of the stickies, if you have any specific questions and can't find answers for them, ask away and we'll do our best to answer any questions you have.
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Hi Laura and to Talk Budgies!

Ollie certainly is a cute little fellow.

Please take the time to read through the Site Guidelines, all of the How To Guides, the FAQs, the Budgie Articles and the stickies located at the top of each section of the forum.

Truly, the very BEST advice anyone can offer you is to take the time to read ALL of the stickies throughout the various Talk Budgie forums as well as the Budgie Articles we have posted.

These are great resources for Talk Budgie members and have a wealth of reliable information which will assist you to learn the best practices in caring for your budgies for their optimal health and well-being.

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If you have any questions after reading through everything, please be sure to ask!

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Hi Laura,

You've come to the right place to learn all about budgies, and how to keep Ollie happy and healthy. As stated in the above posts, please familiarize yourself with the forum by taking a look at our Stickies posts at the top of the forum sections, our Articles section, and the links above given to you by FaeryBee. We have a wonderful budgie resource here to take full advantage of. Let us know if you have any questions that you can't find the answer to after reading the info offered on this website . We'd also love to see pics of Ollie!
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Welcome to talk budgies! Ollie is super cute!!
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Welcome to the forums and the ever exciting world of budgie ownership!
It's great you have decided to be part of this awesome animal friendly, bird loving community.
The information on the several articles and sticky threads will be very useful as you become increasingly more familiar with the species.

Ollie is gorgeous and I'm wishing you the best of luck with him!
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Hi Laura and to the forums!

It's great to have you with us, and you couldn't have come to a better place to learn even more about the best of budgie care!

You've been given great advice! Additionally, be sure to read through the links provide above to stay up to date on all the best practices for caring for budgies. If you have any questions after reading through everything, be sure to ask as we'd love to help!

We look forward to seeing you around the forums as well as seeing more of darling Ollie!

He truly is a sweetheart

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Old 03-31-2017, 07:17 PM
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Hello Laura, welcome to talk budgies to you and your handsome Ollie....
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Hey, Laura. I would love to talk budgies with you! Ollie is a handsome fellow. Welcome.
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