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Yep, just the basics but haven't used it in years.
The new 3rd generation firestick is nice. TV controls with voice, put your TV remote in the drawer. You can say "change to HDMI 2 or HDMI 3" and it will without having to find the right button on your tv remote.

Dang I just looked out the window and the hummingbirds are back......checking out an empty feeder.. :(
 

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The new 3rd generation firestick is nice. TV controls with voice, put your TV remote in the drawer. You can say "change to HDMI 2 or HDMI 3" and it will without having to find the right button on your tv remote.

Dang I just looked out the window and the hummingbirds are back......checking out an empty feeder.. :(

We still have a few more weeks before the hummingbirds show up here but my feeders are clean. If you are patient enough you can get them to feed from your hand. I’ve only done it once but it was pretty cool. Have you ever tried?

This angry fella was staring in the kitchen window one day when the feeder was empty. They really are aggressive and quirky. Do yours fight each other?

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This angry fella was staring in the kitchen window one day when the feeder was empty. They really are aggressive and quirky. Do yours fight each other?
They won't share a feeder. All of them would starve rather than share. I guess that when mama comes they all will back off .
 

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They won't share a feeder. All of them would starve rather than share. I guess that when mama comes they all will back off .
Mine are back and emptied it in 5 days. I just refilled it. I saw one last week nosing around where I usually hang it/.
 

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This is the type of feeder that I like and I was wondering how low the"nectar" could get before it was unreachable by the hummingbird. I read where their tongues are usually as long as their beaks. Of course the female hummingbird has the longer tongue. :)
 

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The kids got me a beautiful hand painted glass jar feeder for Christmas. It holds way more water than it should and will spoil quickly so the smaller dish like yours is more ideal. Do you have a problem with ants and wasps? I've figured out that thick grease at the top of the wire will keep the ants off but sometimes the neighbor's bees are a big problem. They like sugar water too.

Occasionally the downy headed woodpeckers drink the water too. :lol:
 

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Get this thread back on topic :shakehead:

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. Do you have a problem with ants and wasps? I've figured out that thick grease at the top of the wire will keep the ants off but sometimes the neighbor's bees are a big problem. They like sugar water too.

Occasionally the downy headed woodpeckers drink the water too. :lol:
Mine has an Ant Moat at the base of the hanger rod. Just fill it with water to keep ants out.
 

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Since there is no bird thread, this seems appropriate here for bird watchers. Found this “bargain” at a local clearance store. It’s a huge suet cake and it immediately brought in the cardinals and woodpeckers as soon as it was put out. Pretty cool if you’re a bird person.

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Amazon has a free premium streaming channel that's pretty good It was called IMDB but is in the process of changing it's name to FREEVEE and it's available on all streaming devices.
 

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I figured the title alone would have made for an entertaining thread.
 

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I figured the title alone would have made for an entertaining thread.
Tried different titles, people just don't like challenges.

Third generation Firesticks let you control your smart TV, sounds, off/on, change input sources plus do it by voice also.
 
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With the latest software upgrade some firesticks might lose their Developer Options. That will affect your ability to sideload channels. Sideload is loading 3rd party apps not available normally.
 

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