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On 10 Sep 2012 at 4:41pm king conk wrote:
Hi , Are the conkers falling from the trees yet ,If so where abouts is the best place to get a load, Or when do they start falling ??
On 10 Sep 2012 at 4:53pm Peter wrote:
Around October I would guess. We never used to wait for them to actually fall though.
On 10 Sep 2012 at 7:24pm Morrigan wrote:
Quite a few have dropped off the tree outside Waitrose, but they are pretty small. I don't know whether this means they are early, or if its a bad year.
On 10 Sep 2012 at 11:36pm KENDO CASTER wrote:
I think it is the same for the sweet chestnuts, first week in october.
As you say Peter, we used to throw sticks into the trees.
Are you actually allowed to play Conkers now, or are the miserable anti fun police going to lock us up.
On 11 Sep 2012 at 8:34am Pete wrote:
I think you can still play conckers, and with the relaxing of Health & Safety rules by the government, you will be allowed to rap you opponent's knuckles
On 13 Sep 2012 at 12:22am AYATOLLAH HOGMANNY wrote:
Conkers seem to fall at the same time spiders come into the house and spiders don't like conkers. Put a few in the corners of the room and the spiders stay away. I thought this a load of phooey until I tried it last year as I was invaded the year before and it has worked...not one Incy Wincy since!!!!
On 13 Sep 2012 at 7:02pm teacher wrote:
I tried putting conkers in the corner of the room to keep away spiders, guess what i was woken up by this clanking sound in the night and when i went to investigate there were two mice playing conkers.

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