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Old 8th January 2019, 09:17 PM   #401
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Originally Posted by catsmate View Post
Anyone for mass hysteria, fuelled by tension and stress, with layers of media nonsense on top?
This seems to be the only conclusion a skeptic could reach.
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Old 9th January 2019, 06:41 AM   #402
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Originally Posted by quadraginta View Post
I'm going with weaponized Death Crickets™, bred in some gene splicing lab deep in Siberia.
With freaking Sonic lasers on their heads!
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Old 9th January 2019, 09:25 AM   #403
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I guess Death Crickets would be something like this: https://gizmodo.com/5864195/the-worl...n-eat-a-carrot

More in the mass hysteria & Cuban cricket thread: http://www.internationalskeptics.com...3#post12554653
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