Moon doodah thingy

(52 Posts)
IamtheZombie Tue 28-Aug-12 21:44:07

When Zombie clicks on the moon, it says it's waning crescent and gives information for the first half of August. The moon is actually waxing gibbous and will be full (AND a Blue Moon) on 31st August.

Could you please check whatever link should be updating the information narrative.

[gin]

Thank you!

Cremolafoam Tue 28-Aug-12 21:46:06

hmm

IamtheZombie Tue 28-Aug-12 21:48:06

Why the hmm, Cremolafoam?

LemarchandsBox Tue 28-Aug-12 21:56:15

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Caerlaverock Tue 28-Aug-12 21:58:00

Gibbous wounds like an insult, as in 'it's waxing stoopid'

IamtheZombie Tue 28-Aug-12 22:03:41

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lunar_phase

Gibbous is an astonomical term.

LemarchandsBox Tue 28-Aug-12 22:05:39

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RebeccaMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 28-Aug-12 22:12:09

shhh, it is a secret ploy to pretend that the full moon is not happening.

<whistles> <nods>

<weaves lentils>

LemarchandsBox Tue 28-Aug-12 22:18:53

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RebeccaMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 28-Aug-12 22:22:09

<sobs>

NaturalNature Tue 28-Aug-12 22:25:17

Is it going to be blue in rl? completely believes this and is vair excited

<gazes in wide eyed enwonderment out the window>

T'is luffly anyway.

RebeccaMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 28-Aug-12 22:28:37

What do you mean by 'blue' ?
<sobs more, purchases brain bleach>

WilfSell Tue 28-Aug-12 22:31:53

Blue-ooo Moooo-ooooon
You saw me standing alone
Without a dream in my heart
Without a love of my own

<holds light blue scarf above head>
<kisses Mancini poster>
<leaves thread>

LemarchandsBox Tue 28-Aug-12 22:40:53

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BonkeyMollocks Tue 28-Aug-12 22:41:47

What moon? confused

RebeccaMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 28-Aug-12 22:43:31

BonkeyMollocks

What moon? confused

<evil laugh>
'It worked'

<air punch>

WilfSell Tue 28-Aug-12 22:43:37

No Roberto Mancini, you loon, not Henry grin

StevieNicksStuff Tue 28-Aug-12 22:44:28

A blue moon is two full moons in one month.

That moon Bonkey....follow this thing's eyes hmm

NaturalNature Tue 28-Aug-12 22:51:31

blush

<sits in dunce corner>

BonkeyMollocks Tue 28-Aug-12 22:52:17

That moon Bonkey....follow this thing's eyes

Aye? confused

<plonks self down next to Natural>

IamtheZombie Tue 28-Aug-12 22:52:36

There are normally 12 full moons in a year. In 2012 there are 13 full moons. According to what Zombie has read, a Blue Moon is the 3rd of 4 full moons occurring in a season. Zombie isn't sure how a season is calculated. She would use the equinoxes and solstices as chageover dates but thinks it's more loosely applied these days.

In July / August / September there are 4 full moons. Friday's is the 3rd. She assumes that's why it is the Blue Moon.

cocolepew Tue 28-Aug-12 22:54:17

There isn't a moon on the mobile site, this is why I'm always so lovely and calm <chants><lies>

BonkeyMollocks Tue 28-Aug-12 22:54:48

Found it!

Ha!

IamtheZombie Tue 28-Aug-12 22:55:34

Of course you are, coco. wink

<Soothes fevered brow>

LemarchandsBox Tue 28-Aug-12 22:55:38

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