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Snaggy

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Icon 1 posted October 28, 2007 20:41      Profile for Snaggy   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
A 405-year-old clam lived off the coast of Iceland...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/10/28/nclam128.xml

See, living inside your own little shell has its benefits. [Razz]

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Ashitaka

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Icon 1 posted October 28, 2007 23:38      Profile for Ashitaka     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
I would much rather be a bright candle than a dim one in the frigid arctic waters

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TheMoMan
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Icon 1 posted October 29, 2007 02:09      Profile for TheMoMan         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
All right everbody into the bathospere, we're going to Iceland.

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Ugh, MightyClub
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Icon 1 posted October 29, 2007 10:09      Profile for Ugh, MightyClub     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Ah, to be a clam -- a long, happy life [Wink]

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Ugh!

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Grummash

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Icon 1 posted October 29, 2007 13:22      Profile for Grummash     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Ugh,Mighty Club:
Ah, to be a clam -- a long, happy life

Until some meddling scientist comes along and drags you from your peaceful existence. GRRRRR! [Mad]

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...and yet, across the gulf of space, minds immeasurably superior to ours regarded this earth with envious eyes...

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Ugh, MightyClub
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Icon 1 posted October 29, 2007 16:21      Profile for Ugh, MightyClub     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Typical human behavior, dredging shite from the seabed without a care in the world if dear old great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-gramma Tilly the clam gets bumped off in the process. All in the name of science.

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