Neighbor Call Cops Over Frog Mating Calls

May 15, 2013 Full story: NBC Dallas 44

Police were called when a neighbor made a noise complaint. When they arrived they found that the loud disturbing noises were the sounds of frogs fornicating.

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#2 May 15, 2013
Wow, I mean I can go so far as to understand someone being bothered by the loud frogs (I mean if you're trying to sleep with your window open or something) but jeez, THEY CAN'T FIGURE OUT ITS FROGS?! We have a really small pond behind our house, and there are bullfrogs there in the rushes now THOSE can get noisy! I just love to listen to them at night.

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#3 May 15, 2013
Jenji wrote:
Wow, I mean I can go so far as to understand someone being bothered by the loud frogs (I mean if you're trying to sleep with your window open or something) but jeez, THEY CAN'T FIGURE OUT ITS FROGS?! We have a really small pond behind our house, and there are bullfrogs there in the rushes now THOSE can get noisy! I just love to listen to them at night.
Like rain on a tin roof,they can put me to sleep.

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#4 May 15, 2013
This happens as we get so detached from nature. Insects and frogs make noises, and we should get used to them to a point, but not take them for granted.

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#6 May 15, 2013
Wow I guess they must be city dwellers if they ain't heard frogs mating before? move to the country ok and then you know what a frog is

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#7 May 15, 2013

"sounds" like some neighbors I had who complained because I had planted 'TO MANY" flowers lol lol
I was living in & remodeling the house &yd. for the owner to save money to buy a house.
The owner brought the complaint letter & about 50 new plants lol He took it to court on purpose with pics (after) I had planted a 30 ft. walkway with groundcover roses lol
That exp. made me paint my new house PINK & PURPLE & planted almost 1/2 acre with gardens,flowers, roses, colored bushes,trees. lol I also used over 20 colors to paint sheds, a playhouse & my doors & gates lol. Rick

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#8 May 15, 2013
okimar wrote:
<quoted text>Like rain on a tin roof,they can put me to sleep.
Me too, Oki! It's like music to me!

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#9 May 15, 2013
Hippichick wrote:
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Me too, Oki! It's like music to me!
Beats the sh1t outta sirens,too loud music and traffic. Sometimes when we sit out on the porch around dark we listen. To the birds as they look for a roosting spot,katydids,the whip-or-wills and occasionally a lonesome sounding train whistle coming from the crossing in Cloverport several miles away.

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#10 May 15, 2013
okimar wrote:
<quoted text>Beats the sh1t outta sirens,too loud music and traffic. Sometimes when we sit out on the porch around dark we listen. To the birds as they look for a roosting spot,katydids,the whip-or-wills and occasionally a lonesome sounding train whistle coming from the crossing in Cloverport several miles away.
I love the sound the tree frogs make after a storm. Where we live now, we can hear some traffic noise, but it's far enough out that it doesn't get too bad. We'd both love to be further out in the country! Love the sounds of nature!

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#11 May 15, 2013
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I love the sound the tree frogs make after a storm. Where we live now, we can hear some traffic noise, but it's far enough out that it doesn't get too bad. We'd both love to be further out in the country! Love the sounds of nature!
We get coyotes howling LATE here that drives Cooper nuts. For a little while in the early spring we hear turkeys gobbling down in the holler behind the house.

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#13 May 15, 2013
when I first seen this , Skipper's ponderosa came to mine

Oki never been in a Quonset hut during a Monsoon...

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#14 May 15, 2013
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =pVcbasIb8lQXX
Now that's my favorite frog song! LOL!

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#15 May 15, 2013
tallyho wrote:
when I first seen this , Skipper's ponderosa came to mine
Oki never been in a Quonset hut during a Monsoon...
...lol at that heading and avatar.....!

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#16 May 15, 2013
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when I first seen this , Skipper's ponderosa came to mine
Oki never been in a Quonset hut during a Monsoon...
First tour in '73...4 days.... The 5 tons came around daily to drop off Cs and water. Longest 4 days in my life. Played spades till myn eyes hurt,read the same books over and over. Second tour in '80 I'd learned a few things. When the warnings went out me and a couple other NCOs on their second tour went off base and holed up in a bar off Gate 2 street. Stayed there 3 days until the all clear. Ran up a $200.00 bar bill and had the time of my life.

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#17 May 15, 2013
tallyho wrote:
when I first seen this , Skipper's ponderosa came to mine
Oki never been in a Quonset hut during a Monsoon...
I occasionally eat at a BBQ place that was made from Quonset hut parts.

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#18 May 15, 2013
Old Sam wrote:
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...lol at that heading and avatar.....!
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sam , howdy partner

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#19 May 15, 2013
okimar wrote:
<quoted text> First tour in '73...4 days.... The 5 tons came around daily to drop off Cs and water. Longest 4 days in my life. Played spades till myn eyes hurt,read the same books over and over. Second tour in '80 I'd learned a few things. When the warnings went out me and a couple other NCOs on their second tour went off base and holed up in a bar off Gate 2 street. Stayed there 3 days until the all clear. Ran up a $200.00 bar bill and had the time of my life.
rog that , still had some QH at PI .... amazing how the dropping of water can get louder louder and .. tell Bam a hey

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#20 May 15, 2013
Spotted Girl wrote:
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I occasionally eat at a BBQ place that was made from Quonset hut parts.
interesting , that diff. rain bouncing off tin that pings can be madding

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#21 May 15, 2013
My Dad called them horny toads. I guess he was right.

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#22 May 15, 2013
tallyho wrote:
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interesting , that diff. rain bouncing off tin that pings can be madding
I grew up in a mobile home, so I have an idea of the sound.

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