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

SKUNK  (an animal that only stinks sometimes)
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beaver (an animal that stinks all the time)
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Turnipstock Fan club
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Beaver fan club or Skunk fan club ????

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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.

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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.
Nothing is absolute. It takes a thousand people to make a stereotype, only one to grind it into the dust.

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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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« Reply #25 on: 19/03/2008 21:19:31 »
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.


You can put your handbag down too!
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« Reply #26 on: 19/03/2008 23:02:10 »
I wouldn't insult turnipsock that way, it is just crass.
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« Reply #27 on: 20/03/2008 07:44:18 »
I wouldn't insult turnipsock that way, it is just crass.

It was you who called him turnupstock!
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« Reply #28 on: 20/03/2008 12:12:36 »
I wouldn't insult turnipsock that way, it is just crass.

It was you who called him turnupstock!
and you who told him not to get uppity.
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« Reply #29 on: 20/03/2008 15:54:03 »
See Doc, OTHERS see you as the troublemaker as well as I do. Perhaps you need a psychologist - opps perhaps a colleague you are supposedly a psychologist.


I guess that this bears out the axiom that only those who need help the most go into psychology.
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« Reply #30 on: 20/03/2008 16:45:08 »
See Doc, OTHERS see you as the troublemaker as well as I do. Perhaps you need a psychologist - opps perhaps a colleague you are supposedly a psychologist.


I guess that this bears out the axiom that only those who need help the most go into psychology.



In a non biased input here, i noticed a lot of people who did phsycholgy at Uni were pretty weird and messed up...

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« Reply #31 on: 20/03/2008 21:10:23 »
I tried skunk !!

Phewwwwwwww !!!.....
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« Reply #32 on: 20/03/2008 22:56:04 »
One has to be demented to want to study psychology
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« Reply #33 on: 21/03/2008 01:06:05 »
As I thought.

See his what is under his name -- "When dementia sets in, Castors get blamed."

Just a referral to his own angst.
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« Reply #34 on: 21/03/2008 07:57:29 »
As I thought.

See his what is under his name -- "When dementia sets in, Castors get blamed."

Just a referral to his own angst.

Not at all. You were blaming me for something or other that was clearly due to your own dementia.
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« Reply #35 on: 22/03/2008 03:16:09 »
The clarity of my perception is matched metaphorically only by the finest optical instruments. You, my dear sir, are demented and in your own little world, crowded only with your won misconceptions.
 
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« Reply #36 on: 22/03/2008 16:14:35 »
Clarity? I like Clarity. It's my favourite red wine  [:D]
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« Reply #37 on: 23/03/2008 00:22:32 »
I'll join you in a bottle. I've finished in the loo. Was going for the two year record but got bored.
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« Reply #38 on: 23/03/2008 09:06:42 »
I'll join you in a bottle. I've finished in the loo. Was going for the two year record but got bored.

Take a WiFi laptop and stay on TNS
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« Reply #39 on: 23/03/2008 20:10:50 »
See I knew you'd miss me.
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« Reply #40 on: 23/03/2008 21:01:02 »
Yes. I really must re-align the sights on my little gun.
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« Reply #41 on: 23/03/2008 23:24:26 »
I'll carry the ammo for you.
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« Reply #42 on: 24/03/2008 07:21:44 »
Ammo - is that Latin for "I shoot"?

ammo
ammas
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« Reply #43 on: 24/03/2008 10:49:44 »
I'll join you in a bottle. I've finished in the loo. Was going for the two year record but got bored.

I hope you washed your hands.

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« Reply #44 on: 24/03/2008 18:52:53 »
Ammo - is that Latin for "I shoot"?

ammo
ammas
ammat
ammamus
ammatis
ammant



I thought it was I love you.

I'll join you in a bottle. I've finished in the loo. Was going for the two year record but got bored.

I hope you washed your hands.

Of course I did. What do you think I learnt at finishing school.
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« Reply #45 on: 24/03/2008 19:12:41 »
Ammo - is that Latin for "I shoot"?

ammo
ammas
ammat
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ammant



I thought it was I love you.

I'll join you in a bottle. I've finished in the loo. Was going for the two year record but got bored.

I hope you washed your hands.

Of course I did. What do you think I learnt at finishing school.


proper women things... like ironing, washing up, finding the slippers and newspaper?

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« Reply #46 on: 24/03/2008 19:25:39 »
I can do all that and more.
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« Reply #47 on: 24/03/2008 22:30:50 »
Like pick pockets, stale veggies from the neighbors garden, lie, cheat at every thing and other devious thing that you can think of?


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« Reply #48 on: 25/03/2008 07:10:17 »
Ammo - is that Latin for "I shoot"?

ammo
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I thought it was I love you.


Oh dear. That would be amo, amas, amat, etc. In any case, amo means "I love" not "I love you".
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« Reply #49 on: 25/03/2008 19:57:30 »
Like pick pockets, stale veggies from the neighbors garden, lie, cheat at every thing and other devious thing that you can think of?




How did you know that I did that. My next door neighbour is a self sufficiency nut. She always has a glut of things. She has lots of chickens, ducks, potatoes and greenhouses.
I never take mouldy veg. though, only the freshest for me. 
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