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Old 23 December 2007, 05:42 AM
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Alligator Boycott Red Lobster because they kill seals!

Comment: My daughter told me that she signed a boycott to Red Lobster
because they kill seals to get to the fish they serve their patrons!!!!!
Is this true!? She has not eaten at one in three years because of
this!!!!!!!!
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Old 23 December 2007, 05:50 AM
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Er, no, this is not true. I called the local Red Lobster Restaurant and they assured me they haven't killed any seals today. Maybe the daughter should contact the commercial fishing companies.
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Old 23 December 2007, 06:06 AM
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Maybe they're talking about the artist.
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Old 23 December 2007, 06:22 AM
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I haven't eaten there in a while, either. Has nothing to do with seals...
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Old 23 December 2007, 07:17 AM
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They don't kill the seals to get the fish. It's when they make the "live seal flambe' " at your table.
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Old 23 December 2007, 07:57 AM
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They don't kill the seals to get the fish. It's when they make the "live seal flambe' " at your table.

You really asked for this...
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Old 23 December 2007, 08:03 AM
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You really asked for this...
But did you kill any seals to get that fishwhack, WR?
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Old 23 December 2007, 08:06 AM
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But did you kill any seals to get that fishwhack, WR?

No, just a dolphin or two.
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Old 24 December 2007, 07:39 AM
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In that case, the OP's daughter shouldn't eat fish period (unless she catches it herself) because theres no way to guarantee that a commercial operation doesn't kill other species (intentionally or otherwise).

I've often suspected that the "dolphin safe" label really means "they didn't catch us killing dolphins this month".
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Old 24 December 2007, 06:08 PM
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In that case, the OP's daughter shouldn't eat fish period
Is that like caviar?

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