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#1045219 - 12/23/10 02:10 AM Anyone else notice...
JillMarie Offline
Serious Glideritis

Registered: 01/03/09
Posts: 7748
Loc: New Jersey
their gliders make FACES?

I used to say Arwen had a "day face" and a "night face"

My hubby thought I was nuts.

co workers accused me of anthropomorphism.

One day it is that dusky part of the day, getting close to dark but not quite. I have Arwen in my shirt and she is looking up at me with her day face. I am outside and grab a leaf from a bush and wiggle it in front of her and watch her face "morph" into her night face.

I tell my hubby and he's like "cool"

Work now thinks I am really nuts.

But last week we had a "party" during work hours. I was actually off but decided to stop by as it gives me an opportunity to bring Arwen to work and not get in trouble.

As she comes out to check out all the food, people are actually commenting how her expressions change when she looks at them or at me, or the food.

A few of them said they could see how her face changed and you could almost read the feelings "Who are you and why are you looking at me!" "hey is that yummy?" "mommy why are they still looking at me" "MY cheese doodle!" and when back in the shirt "oh yeah this is good"

Anyone else?
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#1045235 - 12/23/10 04:12 AM Re: Anyone else notice... [Re: JillMarie]
chattrbabe Offline
Glider Addict

Registered: 08/10/08
Posts: 4108
Loc: Phoenix AZ

Lucian is my most expressive glider. He makes all sorts of faces!

#1045251 - 12/23/10 07:09 AM Re: Anyone else notice... [Re: JillMarie]
carolinasuggies Offline
Glider Guardian

Registered: 05/05/10
Posts: 1192
Loc: NC
My Jester has a funny face for everything! He always make me laugh even when he is being a crabby patty! smile My husband thinks I am crazy too! But hey I am the one who spends all the time with the glider's I know what their funny faces look like! smile
Mommy to my kid's & slave to my suggies

#1045253 - 12/23/10 07:11 AM Re: Anyone else notice... [Re: JillMarie]
Rubym Offline
Glider Lover

Registered: 11/18/10
Posts: 442
Loc: Indiana, USA
I always swear that Baka gives Manu faces when he steals his food and my husband said I was loosing it. grin
fur babies Baka :grey: Manu :grey: :bb: Adara and Neera
, leopard, crested and gargoyle geckos,a rotten beagle ( Beauregard), a rotten english bulldaog puppy( oREN), 1 blood python, 1 redtail boa, 1 argentine boa and 3 corns

#1045307 - 12/23/10 10:23 AM Re: Anyone else notice... [Re: JillMarie]
DCMuffin Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Registered: 03/21/10
Posts: 28206
Loc: Washington D.C. Metro Area
Yes! I absolutely agree! You ought to see Bandit's face when he's in his protective mode! Oh solemn and "big boyish"...LOL.

Then...when I change the cage up or put new toys in...oh my, my poor little man, for a good five minutes, is just PETRIFIED and the look on his face is sheer "OMG!!!"...LOL.

Aimee & The Monkeys

#1045389 - 12/23/10 12:35 PM Re: Anyone else notice... [Re: DCMuffin]
Jos Offline
Glider Explorer

Registered: 11/11/10
Posts: 211
Loc: La Crosse, WI
Rock is very expressive. He goes from "Omg... what is that... I'm scared!" to "Oh. Oh wait. That's momma, giving me a green bean!? I love green beans!" To "It's MY green bean." Whenever I laugh at his faces my bf looks at me like I've lost it.

I guess people who don't spend as much time around them don't pick up on the changes as easily as we do.
Mom to

Ivory (husky mix)6/2006 - 12/23/2009 RIP babygirl
Punk (Pomeranian)
:wfb: Jazz, Rock, & Roll, Trance and Rave (oop 7-15-2011)!
:leu: My sweet little Swing

#1045407 - 12/23/10 01:24 PM Re: Anyone else notice... [Re: JillMarie]
aaronandamanda Offline
Glider Explorer

Registered: 10/10/10
Posts: 225
Loc: Ohio, USA
Tink is most expressive with her eyes.. As all gliders she's got those big beautiful bug eyes and oh does she know how to use them! Every time I put her back in her cage after playtime, she climbs up to eye level and gives me the most pathetic look! Its like she's saying ... Please take me back out .. I want to keep playing lol..
Proud parent of Tinkerbell :grey: and Nemo :grey: who bring Aaron and I much joy, laughter, and happiness!
They both came to me at times when I needed them most (and I didn't even know it) .. now I get to spend the rest of their lives repaying them .. heart

#1045409 - 12/23/10 01:31 PM Re: Anyone else notice... [Re: JillMarie]
Gizmogirl Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Registered: 07/31/09
Posts: 13454
Loc: South Africa
I agree, their expressions are priceless! Bundles of personality!
Casper & Liezl
:grey:Gizzy, Boesman, Muchu, Kiamon, Sky & Boog:grey:
A glider's eyes have the power to speak a great language

RIP Sugar 2009 & Kaida 2013

#1046618 - 12/26/10 03:05 PM Re: Anyone else notice... [Re: JillMarie]
Meg_n_Von Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Registered: 05/15/09
Posts: 12099
Loc: Vulcan, MO
I more than agree! A gliders face is definitely expressive! smile
Megan & LaVaughn

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