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The Contest Begins NOW!!

"Let's Talk Budgies!" Contest Questions

1. What is the best way to share articles, websites, photos or videos that are not your own?

2. What is the Talk Budgies Forum Supporter's Circle?

3. How can you quote more than one person's post in your reply (multi-quote)?

4. Why does a bird that has been sick perk-up and appear normal when someone walks into the room

5. Budgies are predisposed to developing lipomas; what is a simple way for every budgie owner to help prevent this in their birds?

6. Why is Sunshine and/or full spectrum lighting important for budgies?

7. Name FIVE common signs your budgie may want to begin laying eggs

8. How can you prevent a second clutch of eggs from a hen whose chicks have recently hatched?

9. List THREE causes of splayed legs in budgies

10. What steps should you follow if your budgie is actively bleeding from a broken blood feather?

11. If my budgie has been bleeding (but isn't actively bleeding now) and has blood on its feathers what should I do to clean them?

12. Why is quarantine important?

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"Let's Talk Budgies!"

This contest is different than any we've held before!

The contest will measure

How much you know about our beautiful little feathered friends
How well you can navigate through our forum categories to find the answers


1. Every Talk Budgie Member is eligible to enter.
2. Entries will only be accepted via Private Message to the Contest Moderator (FaeryBee).
3. Answer the questions on the Entry Form to the best of your ability.
If you don't know the answer - SEARCH :spy: through the forums for the information.
(The information is in the forums, you just have to take the time to find it!)​
4. Contestants may submit only ONE Entry Form.
5. The individual answering the most questions correctly (as determined by the Contest Moderator) will WIN!
6. Should there be a Tie, the Contest Moderator will pose a tie-breaker question to the contenders.
7. Final decision regarding the Contest Winner will be determined by the Contest Moderator.
8. The Contest Answers will be posted in the Contest Announcement Thread once the Contest Deadline has passed and the Winner has been determined.


The questions for the "Let's Talk Budgies" Contest will be posted on Friday, April 12th at 6:00 PM EDT.
Contestants have 3 days to complete and submit their entry form.
The Contest will CLOSE for entries on Monday, April 15th at 6:00 PM EDT.

The Winner will be Announced Thursday, April 18th at 6:00 PM EDT.


The WINNER is to receive a book donated by our very own
Talk Budgie Member
owner and proprietor of:

Budgiekeet will ship the book, titled
What happened to my peanuts? a Holistic Approach to Parrot Nutrition by Gudrun Maybaum
(developer of "Totally Organics" Line of organic pellets and seed mixes)
directly to the contest winner!
The book is even autographed by the author - How cool is that?!
The winner will be asked to provide their correct mailing address (via PM) directly to Budgiekeet.​

In addition, the Winner will receive:
50 Karma Points
Custom Signature designed by FaeryBee Fantasy Signatures

Bird is the word!
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Ohhhhh, these questions are good! I'll have to put my thinking cap on. :yo: :D

*EDIT* Quick question! If we find the information on the forum, are we allowed to copy and paste it or would you like us to re-type it in our own words?

Member of the Year 2016//Exceptional Service Award
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Hi Lynn,

Apollo is here prancing on the key board looking for Indi. I am going to find Indi's videos for him. Blessings, Jo Ann:budgie:

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Discussion Starter · #6 ·
Good luck everyone!

The main purpose of this Contest is to HAVE FUN (and hopefully learn a little something along the way. :D)

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Discussion Starter · #9 ·
How's the contest going Deb? Any smart budgies answer yet?
We DO have some smart budgies on the forum -- I'm glad they are helping their humans with the answers! :giggle:

Nice contest!! Can we please see all the correct anwers after the contest?
Absolutely! I plan to post the answers to the questions after the contest is completed. :D

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Discussion Starter · #10 ·
Contest Closed

The Contest is Officially CLOSED now.

The WINNER will be announced on Thursday, April 17th. :D

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