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Giant squid after quake in SoCal

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by tcBob, Jul 12, 2009.

  1. Jul 12, 2009 at 12:27 PM
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    tcBob

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  2. Jul 12, 2009 at 12:27 PM
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    Cool article. :D
     
  3. Jul 12, 2009 at 12:29 PM
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    tacomaman06

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  5. Jul 12, 2009 at 1:40 PM
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    trcksr4grls

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    Awesome video thatnks for sharing.... Poor lil squids, birds were pecking them !
     
  6. Jul 14, 2009 at 2:20 PM
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    those things are terrifying! instead of just having suckers they have suckers with huge hooks in the middle of them! evil fucking fish...
     
  7. Jul 14, 2009 at 8:22 PM
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    Incognito

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    Those things are agressive! I watched a NationalGeographic episode on those things, and they are vicious. Like nd said, huge teeth/claws on their sucker! :eek:
     
  8. Jul 14, 2009 at 8:25 PM
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    I dont get why they wash up on the shore. Why cant they stay away from it? I mean.....If there is an earthquake......A bunch of people dont go and throw themselves into the ocean..........Im dronk.
     
  9. Jul 14, 2009 at 9:34 PM
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    Lets pick em up and fuck with them. Dumb idea they are some nasty creatures I dont think I would go near a dead one.
     
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    and my gf and her room mate still dont believe me
     
  11. Jul 14, 2009 at 9:44 PM
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    shoulda taken it to a seafood place and had em deep fry it:cool:
     
  12. Jul 15, 2009 at 7:50 AM
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    i saw that! holy shit those things are scary!

    i wish i were dronk...

    what i saw on tv said that if you were to make calamari with it, the calamari would be the size of a tractor tire. didn't specify what size tractor tire but you get the idea.... way too big
     
  13. Jul 15, 2009 at 8:00 AM
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    Looked like a lot of them were still alive. I wonder why people didn't try to throw em back in the water.
     
  14. Jul 15, 2009 at 8:16 AM
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    they did throw them back and the squid kept beaching themselves all over again.

    the scientists were guessing that the quake disoriented the squids' navigation (assuming they navigate via the earth's magnetic field)
     
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    Magnectic field eh?? Well what if we threw a bunch of magnets in the water to "reorient" them back into the ocean? Looks like a job for Mythbusters!!
     
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    You're throwin away calamari for dinner dudes!!!!!!!!!
     
  17. Jul 15, 2009 at 8:57 AM
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    wait a minute, i'm thinking of something else. i thought we were talking about the Colossal squid, which is in the humboldt family and bigger and more violent than the Giant Squid. they caught one up in alaska i think. its body is the size of a car. i finally read the story, i guess i should have started off doing that huh?
     
  18. Jul 15, 2009 at 9:45 AM
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    Or getting Dronk....Wich, by the way, is "Drunk" in "Drunken Chris4x4" speak. :eek:
     
  19. Jul 15, 2009 at 9:51 AM
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    It's possible they were "screwed up" by the pressure wave of the earth quake, which I slept through also.
     
  20. Jul 15, 2009 at 9:52 AM
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    Well, If thats the case they are pussies and deserve to get washed ashore. Wouldnt they wonder why the other fish arent swimming onto the beach?
     
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