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Which would you rather have? A beaver,Skunk, or Turnupstock fan club?

SKUNK  (an animal that only stinks sometimes)
5 (50%)
beaver (an animal that stinks all the time)
4 (40%)
Turnipstock Fan club
1 (10%)

Total Members Voted: 10

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« on: 16/03/2008 19:29:18 »
Before you vote, some information:

It is well known that the family of Asian and American animals, one of which is shown here





has a gland that is used to spray potential predators when threatened with a most obnoxious odor.

The Beaver, on the other hand (shown below)





is an animal that has an obnoxious odor at all times. If you get down wind from one, even if you are hundreds of yards away, it is as bad or worse than a skunk's sometimes odoriferous emissions. This is due to it's obnoxious odor of the anal castor sac glands (there are two of them) with which the beaver marks its territory. In ancient Rome it was believed that burning a castor sac and enduring the foul odor would induce an abortion.

The skunk uses its scent glands only for defense.


SO THE QUESTION IS:

Which fan club would you belong to if you lived near, or even in the same county as, both of these creatures?



« Last Edit: 16/03/2008 19:56:59 by JimBob »


 

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« Reply #1 on: 16/03/2008 19:55:07 »
 

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« Reply #2 on: 16/03/2008 20:00:30 »
We are taking about ANIMALS. What is your beef?
 

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« Reply #3 on: 16/03/2008 20:03:15 »
i didnt know cows was in this discussion
 

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« Reply #4 on: 16/03/2008 20:17:54 »
There was no option for voting for turnips.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 16/03/2008 22:02:34 »
?????????????????????????
 

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« Reply #6 on: 16/03/2008 22:06:42 »
See Turnip sock fan club thread.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 16/03/2008 22:20:01 »
i did......this is kinda scareing me
 

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« Reply #8 on: 16/03/2008 22:37:20 »
Women fight over anything - you should see them at a close out sale - pulling hair, body slams, kidney punches - it is vicious, very, very vicious. Who said that men were the war-like ones? If you get in the way of a woman and her objective, the French Foreign Legion couldn't stop her.
 

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« Reply #9 on: 16/03/2008 23:58:19 »
i know what you mean..... hell has no fury like a woman scorned
 

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« Reply #10 on: 17/03/2008 08:11:23 »
The actual quote is "Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned / Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned."

Now, who can tell me where it comes from?
 

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« Reply #11 on: 17/03/2008 10:54:03 »
im guessing shakespeare?
 

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« Reply #12 on: 17/03/2008 11:13:52 »
Him again, oh yawn, just hate men in tights. Was it really old shakey?
 

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« Reply #13 on: 17/03/2008 14:45:59 »
im guessing shakespeare?

Good guess, my brilliant son, but you are WRONG!!!

It is a famous line in a play and I think this famous line came from the same play.

Music has charms to soothe a savage breast
 

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« Reply #14 on: 17/03/2008 15:27:53 »
Being rather literate myself it is from "The Mourning Bride" by William Congreve, 1697:

    As you'll answer it, take heed
    This Slave commit no Violence upon
    Himself. I've been deceiv'd. The Publick Safety
    Requires he should be more confin'd; and none,
    No not the Princes self, permitted to
    Confer with him. I'll quit you to the King.
    Vile and ingrate! too late thou shalt repent
    The base Injustice thou hast done my Love:
    Yes, thou shalt know, spite of thy past Distress,
    And all those Ills which thou so long hast mourn'd;
    Heav'n has no Rage, like Love to Hatred turn'd,
    Nor Hell a Fury, like a Woman scorn'd.

 

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« Reply #15 on: 17/03/2008 16:13:59 »
knew it was too clever for that tight wearing idiot.
 

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« Reply #16 on: 17/03/2008 16:39:47 »
To which one of the above are you referring?
 

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« Reply #17 on: 17/03/2008 16:41:33 »
Beavers, they're smarter.
 

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« Reply #18 on: 17/03/2008 16:45:58 »
They are still odiously assaulting to the olfactory senses of we humans.
 

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« Reply #19 on: 17/03/2008 21:11:45 »
im guessing shakespeare?

Good guess, my brilliant son, but you are WRONG!!!

It is a famous line in a play and I think this famous line came from the same play.

Music has charms to soothe a savage breast

Indeed, both quotes are from the same play.
 

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« Reply #20 on: 18/03/2008 16:22:16 »
See, Doc - your more popular than Turnupstock - at least for the moment.
 

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« Reply #21 on: 18/03/2008 19:13:26 »
PAH!
 

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« Reply #22 on: 19/03/2008 01:25:41 »
See, Doc - your more popular than Turnupstock - at least for the moment.

It would be better if my name was spelt right sometimes.
 

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« Reply #23 on: 19/03/2008 07:54:53 »
See, Doc - your more popular than Turnupstock - at least for the moment.

It would be better if my name was spelt right sometimes.

Don't get uppity!
 

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« Reply #24 on: 19/03/2008 17:42:55 »
See, Doc - your more popular than Turnupstock - at least for the moment.

It would be better if my name was spelt right sometimes.

Don't get uppity!

See, turnipsock, see what I mean? Smelly - and nasty disposition as well.
 

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