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« on: 11/06/2006 00:04:45 »
If they're so smart, how come they haven't learned not to swim with tuna?

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Re: Dolphins
« Reply #1 on: 16/06/2006 02:08:38 »
for the same reason some of us "clever" humans, havent learnt to avoid walking in front of cars, and drift nets are silent and insipid killers,dolphins use their sonar but the nets are monofilament and invisible so they cant see then,oh, nor can we underwater, more than one diver has perished in discarded net,maybe they like the tuna ! !

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Re: Dolphins
« Reply #2 on: 16/06/2006 02:36:19 »
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If they're so smart, how come they haven't learned not to swim with tuna?

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They are dumb when you think about it,they  think their safe as their to big for the tins.

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Re: Dolphins
« Reply #3 on: 18/06/2006 23:53:33 »
yes,but canning machines are getting bigger,and if they are that brainy,why didnt they develope gills instead of a blow-hole,then they wouldnt have to surface at all [;)]

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Re: Dolphins
« Reply #4 on: 26/06/2006 18:25:28 »
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yes,but canning machines are getting bigger,and if they are that brainy,why didnt they develope gills instead of a blow-hole,then they wouldnt have to surface at all [;)]

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If they're that smart they'd have developed an underwater version of the Abrams battletank and blown the merry hell out of all the trawlers.

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Re: Dolphins
« Reply #5 on: 26/06/2006 18:57:31 »
Perhaps Dolphins are not that smart because they are named after that IQ challenged Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren who failed to beat Stallone in Rocky IV.

Of course i would not say that to his face....he'd probably rip my head off and spit down my neck !!!

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Re: Dolphins
« Reply #6 on: 26/06/2006 20:45:56 »
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Perhaps Dolphins are not that smart because they are named after that IQ challenged Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren who failed to beat Stallone in Rocky IV.

Of course i would not say that to his face....he'd probably rip my head off and spit down my neck !!!

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Dolph Lundgren is the result of a genetic experiment involving an ostrich and Beaker, the mad doctor's assistant from the Muppets... FACT!

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