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« on: July 30, 2017, 05:34:33 PM »
This is a question I have been thinking about for a while...what do the rabbits of Watership Down do when they are not having exciting adventures?  How do they spend their time?
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« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2017, 05:37:26 PM »
They probably keep working on the warren... it needed quite a paw.

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« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2017, 05:41:07 PM »
Watch the Kittens and raise their family. :D Maybe spend quality time with there mates. xDDD I know I would if I could. ^^ *HUgs for all*
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« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2017, 07:01:15 PM »
Sleep all day, play at night XD
 :hawkbit3  yes.
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« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2017, 07:34:00 PM »
With Bigwig in the warren, they'll have to absolve owsla-training day and night :bigwig


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« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2017, 12:54:07 AM »
:silverweed3 Indeed *Nuzzles*
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« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2017, 06:59:01 AM »
Yeah, there will be no resting with Bigwig around!

But I'm sure they just raid farms a lot, and look after each other. :wub
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« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2017, 08:33:20 AM »
What do they do? Well... There is storytelling. They also have a few games in tv series like Tail Tag or Bobstones (and I think Pipkin mentioned a couple more, but we haven't seen them playing those). After that, maybe there is grooming (self and other rabbits). Oh, and there is also love, of course. :)
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« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2017, 04:27:10 PM »
Quote from: Myrkin on Jul 31 2017, 04:33:20 AM
What do they do? Well... There is storytelling. They also have a few games in tv series like Tail Tag or Bobstones (and I think Pipkin mentioned a couple more, but we haven't seen them playing those). After that, maybe there is grooming (self and other rabbits). Oh, and there is also love, of course. :)
Yep dandelion probably tells stories which makes me think how many El Ahrairah stories does he know.
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« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2017, 09:17:01 PM »
Hopefully there are plenty enough of them, so the things don't get repetitive after a month or so. Then again, Dandelion can make up more of them by turning Hazel's and company adventures into El Ahrairah stories. :) I think it happened in the book at the end, though it wasn't Dandelion who told that story, IIRC.

And if they get bored with storytelling, they can take example from Darkhaven and start fight club, only less deadly. :p
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« Reply #10 on: August 01, 2017, 10:59:31 PM »
Quote from: Vesper on Jul 30 2017, 01:41:07 PM
Watch the Kittens and raise their family. :D Maybe spend quality time with there mates. xDDD I know I would if I could. ^^ *HUgs for all*
That makes a lot of sense, especially since after the end of the war many of them had kittens.

What do they do with their mates though? :hyzenthlay :hazel :primrose :fiver :vilthuril :clover :holly

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Sleep all day, play at night XD
 :hawkbit3  yes.
Night adventures are probably amazing!

Quote from: Darkling Nocturnal on Jul 30 2017, 03:34:00 PM
With Bigwig in the warren, they'll have to absolve owsla-training day and night :bigwig
Some poor rabbits won't be getting much of a break :hawkbit3

Not everyone is part of the owsla though... :blackberry :primrose :fiver3 what do the others do?

Quote from: Hazel on Jul 31 2017, 02:59:01 AM
But I'm sure they just raid farms a lot, and look after each other. :wub
Farm raids are nice :buttercup

Quote from: Myrkin on Jul 31 2017, 04:33:20 AM
After that, maybe there is grooming (self and other rabbits).
Interesting...

Quote from: Myrkin on Aug 1 2017, 05:17:01 PM
Dandelion can make up more of them by turning Hazel's and company adventures into El Ahrairah stories. :) I think it happened in the book at the end, though it wasn't Dandelion who told that story, IIRC.
I think it was Vilthuril, but I'm not sure... :vilthuril

Quote from: Myrkin on Aug 1 2017, 05:17:01 PM
And if they get bored with storytelling, they can take example from Darkhaven and start fight club, only less deadly. :p
That's another possibility.  Hopefully they won't take it too seriously though, although just friendly fights might be fun :spartina
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« Reply #11 on: August 02, 2017, 02:54:31 AM »
I would suspect that when not a lot is occurring that go out on night patrol.
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« Reply #12 on: August 02, 2017, 05:21:47 PM »
Indeed, my dear rabbits. ^^ These are possibilities that may highly reflect their daily life routines.  :dandelion
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« Reply #13 on: August 07, 2017, 05:11:58 PM »
With Woundwort gone, I wonder if Hickory and Marigold started up another warren? Redstone is gone, but it could be built somewhere else. Watership would get full eventually and they would have to go somewhere.
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« Reply #14 on: August 08, 2017, 01:01:46 PM »
Now that is an interesting thought dear. :) And I think they probably would eventually. *Nuzzles*
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