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1st words today

Post by Our baby » Mon Aug 12, 2013 3:15 pm

Gd morning my baby is 9 months old layin in bed i an my wife an our ringneck started sayin what you doing,goodmornin an hello it was so funny to hear his 1st words i feel so proud of him
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Re: 1st words today

Post by Skyes_crew » Tue Aug 13, 2013 2:43 am

It's so exciting to hear their first words. You could sit there and listen to it all day :D
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Re: 1st words today

Post by Our baby » Tue Aug 13, 2013 6:20 am

Yes im so happy i played all day talkin with him i take him everywere with me an i am takening him to work with me a few days a week its so funny listen'in to him
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Re: 1st words today

Post by InTheAir » Wed Aug 14, 2013 12:48 am

Aren't these birds the greatest little characters? My boyfriend takes ours to work too and Nila chatters away to customers.

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Re: 1st words today

Post by Skyes_crew » Wed Aug 14, 2013 1:16 am

Hey Claire...hamlet said his first three words just this morning. He said hello, thank you, and SKYLAR!!!! He literally yells Skylar :lol: he's already 6 months old. My baby is growing up too fast :(
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Re: 1st words today

Post by InTheAir » Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:59 am

Awww, clever wee boy!
Nila is still trying different ways to say peekaboo! He has atleast 6 so far. He seems to be working on a new sentence, but we can't understand it yet....

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Re: 1st words today

Post by Skyes_crew » Wed Aug 14, 2013 3:27 am

Peekaboo is skyes favorite word. She says it a bunch of ways, different tones, inflections. Sometimes she drags out the peeeeeeeekaboo. I have no doubt that will be hamlets next word lol. Ill try to record her the next time she gets into her talking mood. Usually by the time I grab the camera she's done. I don't think she trusts the camera. :D

I hope Nilas sentence is something that can be repeated :lol: I'm guessing the language can get pretty colorful at the auto shop :D
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Re: 1st words today

Post by ranechild » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:38 am

I was in another room at the time, but last weekend I'm half sure that Fats said peekaboo in the exact way our Quaker says it. Camo the QP was on my shoulder at the time, so I think I would have noticed if it was him. But it could have been just a squeak.
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Re: 1st words today

Post by Skyes_crew » Wed Aug 14, 2013 10:17 am

I think the babies surrounded by other talking birds talk so quick. It's like having an English tutor for your baby bird :D
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Re: 1st words today

Post by InTheAir » Wed Aug 14, 2013 3:59 pm

Maybe Nila isn't very quick as far as talking, I've never heard him try any colourful words. A couple weeks ago we had a challenging afternoon, so there was ample opportunity for him to learn some choice phrases!
Nila does like words he's seen other parrots use on YouTube. I think it helps him pick them up.

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Re: 1st words today

Post by Skyes_crew » Wed Aug 14, 2013 4:11 pm

You think he didn't pick them up Claire lol. Then one day out of the blue, he's making a biker blush :lol:

Disco is the most over watched youtube bird in our house. I dream of disco, sometimes it's so bad. I already warned my kids if hamlet or Skye start singing mr. Roboto we have a problem. And I had to ask them to stop asking for everything with the words "I can Haz" prior to it. I can haz dinner...I can haz snack...I can haz TV time. It got extremely annoying. It's only cute when disco does it :wink:
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Re: 1st words today

Post by InTheAir » Wed Aug 14, 2013 5:42 pm

Lol!
Dave and I Nila-speak to each other. It's rather embarrassing when we forget there are other people present..
Btw Nilas latest cutey thing is flying to the bathroom mirror and saying 'what are you doing?' to the birdy in there before boy dancing to it. He needs some pick up lines!

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Re: 1st words today

Post by sanjays mummi » Thu Aug 15, 2013 5:39 pm

Teach him to wolf whistle! :P

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Re: 1st words today

Post by InTheAir » Thu Aug 15, 2013 5:53 pm

sanjays mummi wrote:Teach him to wolf whistle! :P
He likes to do that when I'm in the shower. I almost started showering in bathers! lol
He has also started flying off to the kitchen when he's hungry and whistling the way you would call a dog. He hasn't even had a dog around since we got him, the breeder had one though.
Atleast we know where we stand with him. I'm still waiting for him to say 'good human' when we are obedient.

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Re: 1st words today

Post by Skyes_crew » Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:17 pm

InTheAir wrote:Lol!
Dave and I Nila-speak to each other. It's rather embarrassing when we forget there are other people present..
Btw Nilas latest cutey thing is flying to the bathroom mirror and saying 'what are you doing?' to the birdy in there before boy dancing to it. He needs some pick up lines!
:lol: I can just imagine people's faces

Hmmmm....pick up lines...ill have to think of some :D

You think it's embarrassing having Nila whole whistle at you in the shower...try having a female bird do it. Skye does it to me. It's weird :lol:
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Re: 1st words today

Post by ranechild » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:58 pm

So, question... When your birdy said his first words, were they clear?
Fats has started "talking" but we can only recognize phrases vaguely and by the intonation of the phrase.
Pretty sure I hear 'pretty bird' or 'pretty boy' yesterday. Kinda think I've heard "thank you"

but Fats makes really good kissy sounds now :) He'll even do it while touching his beak to my nose. then I tell him "you are such a good kisser!" That would be kinda a follow up to a pick up line...

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Re: 1st words today

Post by MissK » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:02 pm

I think he's going to get the inflection and cadence first. Keep working on the words, repeating them correctly when he says something. Don't want him to be like mine, where you hear something and say "Was that pretty bird?" a decade later!

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Re: 1st words today

Post by Skyes_crew » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:34 pm

With hamlet I definitely heard the inflection first. He mumbled a lot to himself when he was sleeping too. This morning I was sitting with him and we just kept repeating words back and forth and they get clearer and clearer every day. He kisses my nose, I say thank you, then he says thank you. I cover his head and say where's hammy (his nickname) and when I uncover his head he says peekaboo now. In the morning I uncover skylar and when I say good morning skylar, hamlet yells SKYLAR!!! And he says what sounds like hello hammy. I hear the hello, but can't catch the second word too clearly. But all of his words started like more of a whistle mumble sound first. Like he was practicing. He's not shy though like skylar is. She won't talk if someone is watching. Hamlet will talk while sitting on my hand. It's cool :D just keep repeating to fats what you think he's saying and the words will get clearer.
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Re: 1st words today

Post by MissK » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:56 pm

I've also read that if the bird says or almost says the "wrong" thing, you can finesse it into something you want. Like if the bird says "shoebox" you might be able to massage it into "my blocks" or such. Thoughts?

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Post by InTheAir » Mon Aug 19, 2013 4:27 pm

MissK wrote:I've also read that if the bird says or almost says the "wrong" thing, you can finesse it into something you want. Like if the bird says "shoebox" you might be able to massage it into "my blocks" or such. Thoughts?

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I hope so! That's my plan if Nila picks up any unsuitable words from the workshop!
Yes, Nila, truck.... good boy.

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Re: 1st words today

Post by MissK » Mon Aug 19, 2013 4:56 pm

Ringneck cussing - "Get Plucked!"

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Re: 1st words today

Post by Skyes_crew » Mon Aug 19, 2013 4:57 pm

InTheAir wrote:
MissK wrote:I've also read that if the bird says or almost says the "wrong" thing, you can finesse it into something you want. Like if the bird says "shoebox" you might be able to massage it into "my blocks" or such. Thoughts?

-MissK
I hope so! That's my plan if Nila picks up any unsuitable words from the workshop!
Yes, Nila, truck.... good boy.
:lol: Truck :lol:
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Re: 1st words today

Post by Skyes_crew » Mon Aug 19, 2013 4:58 pm

MissK wrote:Ringneck cussing - "Get Plucked!"

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Or....go pluck yourself :D
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Re: 1st words today

Post by InTheAir » Mon Aug 19, 2013 5:33 pm

Lol! Someone needs to make a parrot version of Simons cat.

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Re: 1st words today

Post by Joycew » Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:19 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
I know this is n older thread but I loved reading about all the 'words" you can teach your IRN.. especially love the "go Pluck yourself" !!!! Not certain my daughter will agree, we have a highly impressionable soon to be 5 year old granddaughter! :oops: Tiki will be home tomorrow....can't wait!

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Re: 1st words today

Post by sanjays mummi » Sat Aug 02, 2014 12:38 am

Sanjay talks quietly, so its easy to miss if you're not expecting it, but his toons are recognisable enough.

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Re: 1st words today

Post by InTheAir » Sat Aug 02, 2014 12:59 am

One year on and Nila still doesn't cuss, if that's any comfort to you, Joyce. :D
He does make fart noises though, which most 5 year olds would appreciate :lol: I blame my boyfriend for that!
We even have a few conversations that actually make sense. We had a great one a little while ago that went like:
Nila: airrrr (his version of my name)
Me: yes, Nila?
N: What are you doing?
Me: Trying to read. What are you doing?
N: are you watching?
Me: yes, what is it *put down paper*
N: *Fart noise*

:lol: :lol:

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Re: 1st words today

Post by GeveZe » Sat Aug 02, 2014 1:22 am

InTheAir wrote:One year on and Nila still doesn't cuss, if that's any comfort to you, Joyce. :D
He does make fart noises though, which most 5 year olds would appreciate :lol: I blame my boyfriend for that!
We even have a few conversations that actually make sense. We had a great one a little while ago that went like:
Nila: airrrr (his version of my name)
Me: yes, Nila?
N: What are you doing?
Me: Trying to read. What are you doing?
N: are you watching?
Me: yes, what is it *put down paper*
N: *Fart noise*

:lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol: I love it !!

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Re: 1st words today

Post by sanjays mummi » Sun Aug 03, 2014 2:22 am

Sanjays daddi would blow a balloon half way up, then squeeze the neck and let the air out, Sanjay has the sounds pitch perfect!, I blew a raspberry at him one day, and got it back from him a few days later, he is a brilliant imitator, but talking is much quieter for some reason.

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Re: 1st words today

Post by ranechild » Mon Aug 11, 2014 10:21 am

In our Masterbedroom, the bathroom door squeaks something awful. I've asked my fiancee to WD-40 it, but he hasn't. The first thing I do iN the morning is go to the bathroom--and thus make the squeak.

So now, when Fats wants me to get up, he makes the squeak. Over and over and over again. It suits his intended purpose.

We REALLY need to oil that door!!!

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Re: 1st words today

Post by lpmurdock831 » Fri Jun 26, 2015 8:39 pm

The good:
Snow has learned to imitate about 4 different versions of laughter: one from me, one from my flatmate, two from the radio. He's not shy about it either, so I get to show him off to my friends.

The bad: Let's just say I don't need a burglar alarm anymore. At least he hasn't figured out how to use it as an alarm clock... but maybe it's only a matter of time?

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