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Maybe this section should be labelled Squidywampus??
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700 pounds of calamari. Can you imagine?
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God DAMN.

I'm not sure if all that "swimming with the dolphins" i did in kaikoura was such a good idea after all.

I mean, it was miraculous and life-changing and all, but the whole time, they're like, "and no sharks!". Well, what the hell does THAT matter if I'm dragged down to the depths of the ocean by one of my brethren trying to take me home?

I like it on the land! It's nice! They have cheeseburgers here! HIDE ME!

ps: squidywampus. teehee! :-P
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More squiddy-wampus:

http://www.news.com.au/common/story_pag ... 62,00.html

Egad! "According to scientists, squid have overtaken humans in terms of total bio-mass. " Squid world take-over! Glad to know we have a friend on the inside.
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As the digestive juices take her, all we can do is pray that she keeps transmitting... the walls of the bathysphere grow weak, the signal is fading... is there any hope our heroine can survive?
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hahaha... literalist. Or are squid cannibals?
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Betty Felon wrote:More squiddy-wampus:

http://www.news.com.au/common/story_pag ... 62,00.html

Egad! "According to scientists, squid have overtaken humans in terms of total bio-mass. " Squid world take-over! Glad to know we have a friend on the inside.


Yes, I'll try and put in a good word for you both when the "landings" begin.

Nothing to be alarmed about, I'm sure...
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Mainly for the picture.

Jumbo flying squid thrive on global warming.
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I can't believe that I'm posting this, given my huge fear of sea creatures and all, but here goes:

Cocaine haul hidden in giant squid.
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Great Scott!
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Man, they'll put coke in ANYTHING!!!
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heathalouise wrote:I can't believe that I'm posting this, given my huge fear of sea creatures and all, but here goes:

Cocaine haul hidden in giant squid.


"LIMA, Peru (Reuters) -- Peruvian police say they have seized nearly 1,540 pounds (700 kilograms) of cocaine hidden in frozen giant squid bound for Mexico and the United States."

pffffffft! and then there's me: A Peruvian Squid WITHOUT ANY COCAINE TO SPEAK OF.

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Squid wrote:pffffffft! and then there's me: A Peruvian Squid WITHOUT ANY COCAINE TO SPEAK OF.

where is the love?


Your love is right here, I deeply sympathize your lack of cocaine. you poor thing.

*jeroen starts sobbing*
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Thank you, darling.

Yes...it's true. I can't remember the last time this Squid rode the White Horse. (Now there's an image.)

Oh, wait. Yes I do. It was that "White Xmas" where I started hoovering blow with a vengeance on the 23rd of Dec. and woke up on NYE with a full face of makeup and the top of a parking meter lying at the foot of my bed.

But you get so much of that these days...
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Squid wrote:Oh, wait. Yes I do. It was that "White Xmas" where I started hoovering blow with a vengeance on the 23rd of Dec. and woke up on NYE with a full face of makeup and the top of a parking meter lying at the foot of my bed.

But you get so much of that these days...


same old, same old right? but still the best way to spend Xmas. I hope this Xmas will be white and beautiful as well.


I hope you made the parking meter happy?.?.?.
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Jeroen wrote:I hope you made the parking meter happy?.?.?.


LOL. Wow. That's one frightening interpretation of my turn of phrase. You been reading a lot of JG Ballard lately?

No farm animals, no parking meters. Call me a old fashion girl if you must...
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Squid wrote:No farm animals, no parking meters. Call me a old fashion girl if you must...


you don´t know what your missing, old fashioned girl.
you haven´t got any, till you got the Parking Meter...

anyway... how often can you use the fact that your dutch as an excuse for these kind of posts.
I am deeply sorry. This is why my mother rejected me...

one question though, who is JG Ballard. Should I read his books?
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Stinky Inky

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"Take THAT, Mr. Great White Hunter..." --cyber wolf
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Art, anatomy, and the plastination of the giant squid!

new scientist wrote:...for the first time, two huge giant squid specimens are being prepared to go on display. And the preparation is being done by controversial German anatomist Gunther von Hagens, who will use the “plastination” technique that he uses to display human bodies.


More at the link.
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