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Forum: Fauxtography 15 February 2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 23,290
Posted By purpleiguana
Many moons ago, I saw a Discovery Channel or...

Many moons ago, I saw a Discovery Channel or possibly PBS nature special about elephants and poaching. The poachers shot the elephants dead and then used axes and hatchets to chop the tusk roots...
Forum: Critter Country 12 October 2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 110,356
Posted By purpleiguana
I refuse to believe that there are "bad dogs." I...

I refuse to believe that there are "bad dogs." I absolutely believe that certain breeds have high prey drive, high chase instincts, or can be large and powerful. But I refuse to believe that you...
Forum: Fauxtography 23 July 2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 18,535
Posted By purpleiguana
That... is messed up. But cool!

That... is messed up. But cool!
Forum: Old Wives' Tales 19 May 2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 10,295
Posted By purpleiguana
My favorite pregnancy myth? That if mom raises...

My favorite pregnancy myth? That if mom raises her arms over her head and stretches, it'll pop baby's arms out of the sockets... wrap the cord around the neck... you name it. Bad things befall moms...
Forum: NFBSK 04 April 2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 42,957
Posted By purpleiguana
One word: locchia I doubt many women would...

One word: locchia

I doubt many women would be on the receiving end of oral sex after having a baby. At least not for the first 2-4 weeks. *shudder*
Forum: Old Wives' Tales 28 March 2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,199
Posted By purpleiguana
Ever since I got married (which will be 11 years...

Ever since I got married (which will be 11 years ago in October), it is a rare event when I don't eat right before bed. Before marriage, I always ate a good 3-4 hours before bedtime. I can't say as...
Forum: Spook Central 19 March 2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,303
Posted By purpleiguana
That's not how it works with tides. At full and...

That's not how it works with tides. At full and new moon, the sun and moon are actually working together.

Link has an animated diagram. (http://home.hiwaay.net/~krcool/Astro/moon/moontides/)
...
Forum: Food 19 March 2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 56,271
Posted By purpleiguana
Yes and no. After eating 120 bananas, you will...

Yes and no. After eating 120 bananas, you will die, but not from the potassium. Your stomach exploding will take care of it for you.
Forum: Fauxtography 14 March 2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 52,073
Posted By purpleiguana
I can't say why, exactly, but there was something...

I can't say why, exactly, but there was something about the progression of the first few pictures that kinda had the 12 year old in me giggling. (I mean, a wind turbine isn't something I expected to...
Forum: Fauxtography 04 March 2011, 02:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,409
Posted By purpleiguana
I don't know if snakes can vomit exactly, but...

I don't know if snakes can vomit exactly, but they can and do regurgitated...



... for pretty much this reason.

That poor snake. That hippo (and yes, if it was a hippo, it had to have been...
Forum: Old Wives' Tales 20 January 2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 43,440
Posted By purpleiguana
This happens to me as well, but I think it's more...

This happens to me as well, but I think it's more a reaction my scalp suddenly becoming insanely cold than the fact that wet hair would create some other condition inside my skull (vascular or...
Forum: Medical 15 January 2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 214,847
Posted By purpleiguana
Thing I Googled said 1992, but the point remains....

Thing I Googled said 1992, but the point remains. He was born in 2004.
Forum: Medical 15 January 2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 214,847
Posted By purpleiguana
:lol: Um... only the part that explains where I,...

:lol: Um... only the part that explains where I, who got my vaccinations in the late 70s and early 80s, when thimerosal was still being used, am not in any way autistic, and that the same could be...
Forum: Medical 14 January 2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 214,847
Posted By purpleiguana
Thimerosal was discontinued in 1992. My oldest...

Thimerosal was discontinued in 1992. My oldest (who is autistic) was born in 2004. Someone explain that to me. (I couldn't read the link... it redirected me somewhere else.) I have a hard time...
Forum: Fauxtography 24 December 2010, 03:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,410
Posted By purpleiguana
As to the biblical verses quoted in the footnote:...

As to the biblical verses quoted in the footnote:

Song of Solomon 2:8-9



Revelations 16:13
Forum: Entertainment 01 December 2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 65,301
Posted By purpleiguana
Wasn't that "18 Again"? And they did it again...

Wasn't that "18 Again"? And they did it again with what'shisface from Friends, did they not?
Forum: Entertainment 01 December 2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 65,301
Posted By purpleiguana
Hear, hear! I'm actually hoping that I follow in...

Hear, hear! I'm actually hoping that I follow in the mom's-side-of-the-family tradition of early menopause just so I can be done with it. You couldn't pay me to go back to square one and start all...
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 30 November 2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,049
Posted By purpleiguana
My Wal-mart had up a Christmas tree. Big one. ...

My Wal-mart had up a Christmas tree. Big one. Right by each door. Can't recall if I heard any carols, but why draw the line one place and not another?

It is my opinion that most people just...
Forum: Politics 10 November 2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 37,646
Posted By purpleiguana
You mean Lincoln was black and gay?? Cool!

You mean Lincoln was black and gay?? Cool!
Forum: Fauxtography 05 November 2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 44,328
Posted By purpleiguana
I grew up in the country. For an adult man to...

I grew up in the country. For an adult man to pee against a tree because a bathroom was too far away was no big thing. But we're talking out in the middle of the woods, not one of those decorative...
Forum: Fauxtography 03 November 2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 32,798
Posted By purpleiguana
How sad. Also confusing. The elevator was...

How sad.

Also confusing. The elevator was still present the first time he rammed the doors, but I could very clearly see it go down, and I am at a loss for why he would continue ramming. If he...
Forum: Fauxtography 03 November 2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 44,328
Posted By purpleiguana
The child toss in the ocean is pretty wildly...

The child toss in the ocean is pretty wildly unsafe (not that the location is what makes it unsafe). And the one with the two toddlers and the lady upside down on the stripper pole... I just kinda...
Forum: Language 12 October 2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 31,464
Posted By purpleiguana
That usage is a bit more British than American.

That usage is a bit more British than American.
Forum: Fauxtography 08 October 2010, 03:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 44,802
Posted By purpleiguana
I was kinda leaning toward costume... hence my...

I was kinda leaning toward costume... hence my "arm holes" comment. :)
Forum: Fauxtography 07 October 2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 44,802
Posted By purpleiguana
Nice arm holes.

Nice arm holes.
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