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marigolds
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« Reply #14925 on: March 08, 2011, 7:54:38 PM »

I cleaned out the fish tank today.

Did you know that snail poop is kind of big?
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chaosbydesign
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Whatever your problem is, it's probably my fault.


« Reply #14926 on: March 08, 2011, 9:57:10 PM »

You have snails in your fish tank?
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yellowtractor
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« Reply #14927 on: March 08, 2011, 11:23:43 PM »

You have snails in your fish tank?

I was going to phrase it slightly differently:

You keep your snails in your fish tank?
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barred_owl
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« Reply #14928 on: March 09, 2011, 12:14:43 AM »

Question for mountainguy:  "Spicy" tabouleh?  My recipe calls for parsley, mint, a pinch of garlic, and salt and pepper to taste (not counting the bulgur, onion, tomato, cucumber, and lemon juice/olive oil).

My excitement: I just finished composing my lecture on the endocrine system.  I'm going to have to compose another one, though, because the endocrine system is very complicated.
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isotope
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I am a #$%&! delight.


« Reply #14929 on: March 09, 2011, 12:26:35 AM »

I just finished grading a pile of lab reports.  They were not great, but nobody received a failing grade.
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« Reply #14930 on: March 09, 2011, 1:12:45 AM »

I keep seeing the title of a certain thread and picturing people watching someone read a paper to themselves, rather than out loud.
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mystictechgal
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One step at a time


« Reply #14931 on: March 09, 2011, 3:25:48 AM »

You have snails in your fish tank?

I once bought plants for my goldfish that evidently had Apple Snail eggs attached. I ended up with a bumper crop of snails. Enough that I made some money for a few years by selling their progeny to the pet store, and there were enough left over that Micro could eat them when he chose and I had breeders left. The snap that sounded when he pulled one of them out of their shell for a snack was, surprisingly, incredibly loud--it could cut through any television show or music we were listening to; actually, you could hear it if you were in the next room, even if tv or music was playing. They were pretty cool.

I like snails. (No, not just to eat, but I like them that way, too.) I once took one on a tour of El Yunque. Picked it up at the trail head and carried it along. It got to sit on a log while we swam under a waterfall, then, later, got to sit on a railing next to the table while we had lunch with, at that altitude, on that day, a blizzard raging outside. We didn't summit because of that. When we got back to the trail head I put the snail back exactly where I'd found it. My husband and I had great fun discussing what the snail's impression of what happened to it might have been. It was undoubtedly the best traveled snail in all of Puerto Rico, if not the world. If snails wrote or read books, it would have been able to produce a best seller, although it probably would have been classified as science fiction or fantasy by the readership.
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melba_frilkins
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« Reply #14932 on: March 09, 2011, 4:03:57 AM »

We used to have a major snail problem out in the yard and gardens. Then we got chickens.
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biomancer
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« Reply #14933 on: March 09, 2011, 9:29:31 AM »

My fishtank is currently devoid of snails.  It is also devoid of fish, plants, gravel, water, and circulatory machinery.  It is not a very exciting fishtank.
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pollinate
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« Reply #14934 on: March 09, 2011, 11:25:12 AM »

Last week I noticed snails in two of my fish tanks.  It has been months since I added anything to the tanks (except for moving a fish from one to the other) so I have no idea how the snails arrived.  Perhaps they grew so slowly (temperature and lack of food) that I only just noticed them.  The alternate possibilities may be too exciting for this thread.
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llanfair
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Whither Canada?


« Reply #14935 on: March 09, 2011, 3:05:53 PM »

You have snails in your fish tank?

My hovercraft is full of eels, so I don't suppose snails in a fish tank is so very strange.
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chaosbydesign
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Whatever your problem is, it's probably my fault.


« Reply #14936 on: March 09, 2011, 3:09:08 PM »

Monty Python references ARE TOO EXCITING FOR THIS THREAD.

:)

I just picked a cat hair off my foot.
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llanfair
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Whither Canada?


« Reply #14937 on: March 09, 2011, 3:13:50 PM »

Typing in all-caps is also too exciting for this thread.

(Translation: I know I am, but what are you?)

:)

I am always picking cat hairs off my foot.
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ab_grp
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« Reply #14938 on: March 09, 2011, 3:26:42 PM »

I often find cat hairs on my face.
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llanfair
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Whither Canada?


« Reply #14939 on: March 09, 2011, 3:27:55 PM »

I often find cat hairs in my car.

On my glasses.

In my nose.

In my pear tree.
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Stop looking for zebras when the horse is already standing on your foot.
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