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Happy Shark Week, everyone!!!!

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by Teacher, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. HgaleK

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    I have never really decided what the most baleful, deadly looking creature on earth would be:

    One of the most dangerous venomous snakes like a king cobra or black mamba.

    One of the big killer sharks.

    A large salt-water or Nile crocodile

    Anybody have any thoughts?


    I've never been in the water with anything bigger than 12ish feet, but sharks have never gotten to me. There's a bit of an adrenaline rush, some wariness, and then you're good. The thought of running in to a mamba (green or black) scares the hell out of me. They're huge, incredibly fast, aggressive, and the green ones have a bad habit of hanging out in trees. Rattle snakes, copper heads, cotton mouths, etc. don't bug me, but a mamba is no bueno. Alligators and crocodiles don't do it for me either, but they're too lazy looking to appear deadly IMO.
     
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    I have never really decided what the most baleful, deadly looking creature on earth would be:

    One of the most dangerous venomous snakes like a king cobra or black mamba.

    One of the big killer sharks.

    A large salt-water or Nile crocodile

    Anybody have any thoughts?


    If we're talking about pure looks, I think a lot of people would choose some type of spider. It's not terrifically macho, but I think it's true. As for me, I don't know. I'd probably go with a big croc.
     
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    Shark Week was so much better when I was a kid. The programming now isn't nearly as good, way to commercialized.
     
  5. Teacher

    Teacher Senior member

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    Happy Shark Week, all!
     
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    saw a good one last night where the guy (w/ camera) lies out on top of some floating cagew/ a fake seal trailing behind ( i think it was off s. africa) waiting for mr. white to do a smash & grab. they were just about to call it a day & reel in the fake seal when BANG - HYOOGE GW breaches, flying thru the air and nails it ! :slayer:
     
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  7. Teacher

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    Did you guys see the footage of the guy sitting on the stinking, slippery, rotting whale carcass filming the great whites that were chowing down?

    Could. Not. Pay. Me. Enough.
     
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    ah, shark week is back. a fine american tradition. at the very least it's better than Labor day.
     
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    Anybody watch the River Monsters special last night?
    Those Rays and Bull sharks hundreds of miles up river?
    God Damn!
     
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    I know what you mean - he will never be able to get that rotting whale smell out of those pants! :fu:
     
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    think about the bacteria that must be all over that thing, too. Eek, dangerous.
     
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    I would have been a lot more conscience of the twelve-foot eating machines that were one easy slip away.
     

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