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March 31, 2004


Soon elephant-sized squid will rule the world..


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Mmmm...Giant Squid!

Bring out the marinara sauce!

But will we vote for a Democrat Squid, a Republican Squid, or the Green alternative??

Mmmm, green giant squid...

Hmmm... does that mean scientists have also found evidence of giant hollywood stars living on this 200 million year old Earth? How, exactly, do they have sex? That's what I'd like to know.

Oh, it's all funny now. But wait until the ink slicks. Damn squids. They'll shoot your eye out.

Dave, what the hell are you doing up?!

And how are you getting online? Hasn't the little old lady who handles the Fayetteville telephone switchboard from her front parlor gone to bed already?

You know, I saw this when it was on TV awhile back.

The creatures they conjecture are supposed to be based on "scientific research" but I think it was a product of a bunch of drunk computer animators who had a contest to see who could think up the weirdest animal.

I think the "squibbons" (a cross between squid and gibbons--a kind of ape) won.

oh, they already -do.- and i would know.

the bioluminescent sharkiepaths would SO kick squibbon-tail. thank you.

Hells Ya Sharkie!

Long live the bioluminescent sharkiepaths.

I have a thing for sharks. I LIVE for shark week on animal planet.

Do you think I need a hobby?

NO! you don't! sharkies are the BEST THINGS EVER! and you can start talking about tiger sharks over oceanic whitetips and the u.s.s. indianapolis and rodney fox and totally impress your friends.

As you well know, the earth is round and has been around for 5 to 10 billion years with and 10 to 15 billion years yet to go before everything as we know it becomes a choclate chip milkshake. We'll 'ceptin for Charleton Heston.

I'd love to have an extra curricular affair with Dave while He's in N. Carolina...or whatever.

Copernicus, it's been so long. How is Poland treating you these days?

Oh, go to bed, Dave. You've gotta be on a damn plane first thing tomorrow. With a 4 year old.

And we know we're gonna get a column out of *that* too, so...

Oh, go to bed, Dave. You've gotta be on a damn plane first thing tomorrow. With a 4 year old.

And we know we're gonna get a column out of *that* too, so...

My show was better than yours.


"And with your luck, the flight will probably be on AirImpact!.

If so, ask for a seat in the non-nuclear-warhead section."

Ugh....planes.....the only thing worse is Amtrak

Maybe I'm too mammal-centric, but I was really upset watching that show and seeing that they had creatures without backbones inheriting the earth.

I saw it when it was on. The first entries in my blog were noting some of its assumptions as being unlikely. The predictions of the animals themselves are fine if those assumptions hold out, but that's the science fiction of it all. Its still a good show in that at least you think about it.

Their story says Giant Squid are 200 million years away. To my mind the squid family has remained so constant for so many hundreds of millions of years, they're not going to change just because vertibrates disappear (one of their assumptions).

Here in the states you can now buy the full series on DVD.

Arkansas state motto: If you can't
keep it in your pants keep it in the family.

I suppose invertebrates are more meek than vertebrates

Yeah.....I remember the days when all the Disney channel showed was "Silly Symphonies," "Micky Mouse Club," and behind-the-scenes stuff.

Natalie, I AGREE! Spent 17 hours with a layover in Chicago on Amtrak. First time I ever rode a train that long. Went to Michigan, *skip history there* and took a flight back to WA(aah!) where I live. Ended up in the Denver airport for a transfer, then home, but I'd rather die by flight than ride a train that left me with no sense of "where in the hell is the ground?!" with all that rockin' and rollin', movin' and shakin' and not a Sweet Lass in sight!

Does anyone know, did the shark beat the crocodile in the Discovery Channel's little hypothetical? I saw previews all last week, but I stopped watching TV when I got back from school...

Yeah, I take Amtrak home (from VA to Philly) and it's always at least 2 hours late. For the equivalent of a 3 1/2 to 4 hour drive it takes me 7 hours to get home sometimes

So is Snoop now the leader of the club?

Squire, creatures without backbones have already inherited the earth. Just look at who is running things now. Including at my company.

MeL, ya know I'd never do it! Nor try to find the drugs!

Rather have a lass most mutually swell in hand (drunk, shaken, or stirred as she chooses :-) than slip her a M-i-c-k-e-y! ;-)

I can be sneaky....I just do it with charm. And it always benefites all involved;{)

You can be mean sneaky, or charming sneaky, or any variation in between. I'm talking charming sneaky like behind the barn with your girlfriend on a sunday supper afternoon type sneaky.


There really are some times when I'm glad I'm always late to the gate. *hic*

P.S. 'scuse me. *hic*

Brandon- I don't know about the Discovery Channel, but I know that on Adult Swim the Flying Crocodile totally beat the Flying Shark.

Yes,but then what will happen to the *elephants*??

Dave, a question was posed in a chat room, which may have bearing on the outcome of the residential race. I won't post the names of the interested parties, but I was voted spokesperson, seeing that I was unofficially voted the ambassador of Randomnality. And, that most perplexing, and possibly political landmine of a question is......

Do you have any moles?

By the way...don't tell them I told you...but the interested parties were MeL, alex, and Guest.

That phonebooth joke reminded me of one of my favorite dead baby jokes, which I shall not post here.

Doh!...presidential.....darn typos

Dunno...what's the phone booths number?

Two elderly women were eating at a restaurant. Ethel noticed something funny about Mabel's ear, "Mabel, did you know you've got a suppository in your left ear?"
Mabel pulled it out & stared at it. Then she said, "Ethel, I'm glad you saw this thing. Now I know where my hearing aid is."

Subject: HU'S ON FIRST
(We take you now to the Oval Office.)

George: Condi! Nice to see you. What's happening?

Condi: Sir, I have the report here about the new leader of China.

George: Great. Lay it on me.

Condi: Hu is the new leader of China.

George: That's what I want to know.

Condi: That's what I'm telling you.

George: That's what I'm asking you. Who is the new leader of China?

Condi: Yes.

George: I mean the fellow's name.

Condi: Hu.

George: The guy in China.

Condi: Hu.

George: The new leader of China.

Condi: Hu.

George: The Chinaman!

Condi: Hu is leading China.

George: Now whaddya' asking me for?

Condi: I'm telling you Hu is leading China.

George: Well, I'm asking you. Who is leading China?

Condi: That's the man's name.

George: That's who's name?

Condi: Yes.

George: Will you or will you not tell me the name of the new leader of China?

Condi: Yes, sir.

George: Yassir? Yassir Arafat is in China? I thought he was in the Middle East.

Condi: That's correct.

George: Then who is in China?

Condi: Yes, sir.

George: Yassir is in China?

Condi: No, sir.

George: Then who is?

Condi: Yes, sir.

George: Yassir?

Condi: No, sir.

George: Look, Condi. I need to know the name of the new leader of China. Get me the Secretary General of the U.N. on the phone.

Condi: Kofi?

George: No, thanks.

Condi: You want Kofi?

George: No.

Condi: You don't want Kofi.

George: No. But now that you mention it, I could use a glass of milk. And then get me the U.N.

Condi: Yes, sir.

George: Not Yassir! The guy at the U.N.

Condi: Kofi?

George: Milk! Will you please make the call?

Condi: And call who?

George: Who is the guy at the U.N?

Condi: Hu is the guy in China.

George: Will you stay out of China?!

Condi: Yes, sir.

George: And stay out of the Middle East! Just get me the guy at the U.N.

Condi: Kofi.

George: All right! With cream and two sugars. Now get on the phone.

(Condi picks up the phone.)

Condi: Rice, here.

George: Rice? Good idea. And a couple of egg rolls, too. Maybe we should Send some to the guy in China. And the Middle East. Can you get Chinese food in The Middle East?

"If God dropped acid, would He see people?"

If we dropped acid, would the result be this blog?

All I'm saying is, the 'scientists' who took so many years to make a computer animated imaginative show like this actually did inhale. A lot.


the shark did beat the crocodile. first he gave him and exploratory bump. the crocodile turned around and came back at him, bit down on his fin and did a death roll that ripped it right off. then he came back and bit his face and held on and they both flipped over and sank to the bottom. the crocodile had to let go to come up for air. while he was heading for the surface the shark pulled a classic shark move and came up from under and CHOMP! it was curtains for the croc.

the elephant also beat the rhino - in case you were wondering.

and, yes, apparently i am the biggest nerd ever. my boyfriend was sleeping on me and i couldn't reach the remote. that's my excuse and i'm sticking to it.

Scientists believe that in over 200 million years . . .
Phew! They had me worried. The first time I read it I thought it said 100 million years

the shark won.

Whatever those 'scientists' are on, I want some!

I saw this. The squibbons were the best. They were these weird squid-monkeys with tentacles, swinging from tree to tree.

nice hat

nice hat

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