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Old 13th October 2013, 08:53 PM   #321
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Originally Posted by Alan Lowey View Post
I forgot to mention that the alternative explanation for why some cattle appear to have been dropped from a considerable height is that this is how they immobilize them whilst keeping them alive. A beating heart would be necessary in order to facilitate the sucking of the blood of such a large animal. It makes more sense than the government 'black helicopters' dropping them.


There's only two valid explanations for this phenomena:

(i) Government 'black helicopters' drop the cows accidentally
(ii) Giant Flying Insects drop them on purpose

If you don't agree with hypothesis number (ii) then you're unwittingly subscribing to hypothesis number (i).

Is there any wooish nonsense that you don't believe?
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Old 13th October 2013, 09:23 PM   #322
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Originally Posted by LTC8K6 View Post
Well, I put it in no uncertain terms early in the thread...
Oh, I'm not suggesting anyone should stop. I'm having a good time here.
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Originally Posted by Alan Lowey View Post
I've worked in the defense industry and your comment sounds as if it's from someone very young and uninformed.
Sweeping up after hours hardly qualifies one as expert on anything, except perhaps broom pushing.
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Old 13th October 2013, 09:31 PM   #324
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Oh, I'm not suggesting anyone should stop. I'm having a good time here.
Well, if you really want fun, go out and try to bait in a giant dragonfly...

You know how to track them now...
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Old 13th October 2013, 10:52 PM   #325
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I'm fully aware of that, I just wanted to see if he would attempt to incorporate them into his Grand Unified Dragonfly Theory of WooTM which already covers UFO's, mysterious hoofprints, the chupacabra, the Loch Ness monster and Mongolian Death Worms.
I eagerly await incorporation of Bunyips and Drop Bears into the narrative.
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Old 14th October 2013, 01:01 AM   #326
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Originally Posted by Foolmewunz View Post

iv - badgers. Playful airborne badgers with four foot wingspans swoop down on the unsuspecting cattle and toss them back and forth in mid-air in a sort of flying badger version of frisbee. Badgers don't have opposable thumbs, though, so they often inadvertently drop the cattle.
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Here we have video evidence of flying, winged Badgers with opposable thumbs.

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I don't knoooooooow..... looks to me like he's getting ready to shred with his right hand,... er paw... and is using his fingernails,... er talons... but there's no thumb in evidence. But they've apparently evolved enough to understand that a guitar strap will hold the instrument in place, so maybe they could develop cattle straps as a sort of safety tether so they wouldn't splatter so many of them across the landscape.

And, yes, Damien... I think Drop Bears are as likely a candidate as the supersonic hoppity farting dragonfly. They're very adaptable, are those Drop Bears and I have no doubt there could be a variety that has developed a cloven footed pogo stick ideal for making these prints and just hopped across three continents and a whole bunch of water to get there.
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Old 14th October 2013, 01:29 AM   #328
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Originally Posted by Foolmewunz View Post
and just hopped across three continents and a whole bunch of water to get there.
So not China than? apparently they have no water left.
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
So not China than? apparently they have no water left.


Would that Ibn was quite so creative. Maybe the dragonflies sucked up all the water.
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Old 14th October 2013, 07:44 AM   #330
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Originally Posted by Alan Lowey View Post
I forgot to mention that the alternative explanation for why some cattle appear to have been dropped from a considerable height is that this is how they immobilize them whilst keeping them alive. A beating heart would be necessary in order to facilitate the sucking of the blood of such a large animal. It makes more sense than the government 'black helicopters' dropping them.


There's only two valid explanations for this phenomena:

(i) Government 'black helicopters' drop the cows accidentally
(ii) Giant Flying Insects drop them on purpose

If you don't agree with hypothesis number (ii) then you're unwittingly subscribing to hypothesis number (i).
Maybe they're throwing them out deliberately to make the others talk.
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Old 14th October 2013, 07:55 AM   #331
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Would that Ibn was quite so creative. Maybe the dragonflies sucked up all the water.
Giant dragonflies emptying rivers? I'd think we'd have heard.
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Old 14th October 2013, 08:01 AM   #333
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Originally Posted by Alan Lowey View Post
No, I don't agree. Blood is around four times more efficient at oxygen uptake than insect fluid. The giant dragonflies had 100 million years of evolution without any other flying competition. If all-the-way-through trachea tube physiology was developed, then they would have the extra flight power necessary to compensate for the added weight. Dragonflies have four wings. If two wings stored blood in the veins, this would give it an advantage over other flying predatory dragonflies imv. These blood-using ones would be the only ones able to compete against the early birds and so maintain their size.
I have highlighted the depth of your dragonfly knowledge.
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Old 14th October 2013, 08:33 AM   #334
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Would that Ibn was quite so creative. Maybe the dragonflies sucked up all the water.
unpossible! Water doesn't have a beating heart thus water can not be sucked up.
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Old 14th October 2013, 08:36 AM   #335
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Plus, where would it go? all that blood is already filling up it's tubes.
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Old 14th October 2013, 10:40 AM   #336
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Maybe they're throwing them out deliberately to make the others talk.
Maybe they are trying to get the Minecraft cow tipper achievement?
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Old 14th October 2013, 03:50 PM   #337
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unpossible! Water doesn't have a beating heart thus water can not be sucked up.
Are you sure? After all, we know it has a memory.
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unpossible! Water doesn't have a beating heart thus water can not be sucked up.
It was an earlier model. Alan's dealing with the new turbines. Why back in my day we didn't have no fancy-dancy turbine powered giant dragonflies. No sirree. We had good old fashioned steam powered giant dragonflies. You kids don't know how good you have it. Damned dragonflies'd come in at night and steal the coal from the grate to power up their steam generators then fly over and suck up all the water from the lake. Now get off my lawn.
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Old 14th October 2013, 06:12 PM   #339
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Well yes. The problem is how to respond without violating the MA in so many, many ways.
If that's your attitude, would pledging allegiance to our hidden insect overlords be appropriate?
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Totally nommed--even if we have to make a new category...
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Totally nommed--even if we have to make a new category...
Agree.

What's a little bit scary is that Alan is totally going to buy into that.
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But where is the frumious bandersnatch?

Oh yeah--it's a male.
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Agree.

What's a little bit scary is that Alan is totally going to buy into that.
I say, when you accidentally run off a cliff... own it. Alllll the way down.
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I'm grateful for the effort Mike but a little disappointed that you've missed out the evolution to a fat body and fat legs due to all-the-way-through trachea tube physiology and efficiency.
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.......due to all-the-way-through trachea tube physiology and efficiency.
You do know what a trachea is, right?
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Another hilarious drawing
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I'm grateful for the effort Mike but a little disappointed that you've missed out the evolution to a fat body and fat legs due to all-the-way-through trachea tube physiology and efficiency.
I'm disappointed you didn't notice I included those features in the 'Stealth Mode' section of the sketch.
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.........I included those features in the 'Stealth Mode' section of the sketch.
Ah, so visible only to the French......
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I'm disappointed you didn't notice I included those features in the 'Stealth Mode' section of the sketch.
I was going to compliment you on that particular sketch being by far the most accurate from my own recollections of encounters with them.
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I now know what I am going to be for halloween but I am going to add a top hat to class it up a bit.
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It was an earlier model. Alan's dealing with the new turbines. Why back in my day we didn't have no fancy-dancy turbine powered giant dragonflies. No sirree. We had good old fashioned steam powered giant dragonflies. You kids don't know how good you have it. Damned dragonflies'd come in at night and steal the coal from the grate to power up their steam generators then fly over and suck up all the water from the lake. Now get off my lawn.
Oh sure a steam powered giant dragonfly could. You didn't say steam powered. If you could be more exact in the future we can avoid this type of confusion.
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I'm disappointed you didn't notice I included those features in the 'Stealth Mode' section of the sketch.

Oh ,okay, now I look a bit more closely. I think the tail is too long perhaps then. A short fat one now. The wing shape is now changed due to evolution. One pair are perhaps permanently held against the back and blood filled, whilst the other pair are able to fold back but also spread out with a slow flap to aid blood pumping. The open pair of wings when spread are shorter and fatter with a large curve, much like beetle wing covers.

You could even show a female with a grim-reaper hood, flying off to Africa for the winter.

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Here's the sketch from the doctor who saw a medium sized one at 30,000ft.

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Oh ,okay, now I look a bit more closely. I think the tail is too long perhaps then. A short fat one now. The wing shape is now changed due to evolution. The rear pair are perhaps permanently held against the back and blood filled, whilst the forward pair are able to fold back but also spread out with a slow flap to aid blood pumping. The forward pair of wings when spread are shorter and fatter with a large curve, much like beetle wing covers.

You could even show a female with a grim-reaper hood, flying off to Africa for the winter.

Here's the sketch from the doctor who saw a medium sized one at 30,000ft.
There's very little oxygen at 30K and it's very cold up there. Well below zero.

And we can do without the gigantic pic on the board...
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Images of the big bugs have apparently leaked out...

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Oh ,okay, now I look a bit more closely. I think the tail is too long perhaps then. A short fat one now. The wing shape is now changed due to evolution. One pair are perhaps permanently held against the back and blood filled, whilst the other pair are able to fold back but also spread out with a slow flap to aid blood pumping. The open pair of wings when spread are shorter and fatter with a large curve, much like beetle wing covers.

You could even show a female with a grim-reaper hood, flying off to Africa for the winter.

.............

Here's the sketch from the doctor who saw a medium sized one at 30,000ft.

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That is not a giant dragonfly, it's a giant house fly.
Everyone knows that giant house flies grow to be three or four times as large as giant dragonflies.
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Images of the big bugs have apparently leaked out...

http://www.seroundtable.com/google-maps-real-bug.jpg

There's a better one of the 'giant' dragonfly on two frames of google-maps:

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Frame 2

Zoom in on Frame 2 to see how big it seems to be. Bigger than ordinary or is it just an illusion?

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Originally Posted by Alan Lowey View Post
Oh ,okay, now I look a bit more closely. I think the tail is too long perhaps then. A short fat one now. The wing shape is now changed due to evolution. One pair are perhaps permanently held against the back and blood filled, whilst the other pair are able to fold back but also spread out with a slow flap to aid blood pumping. The open pair of wings when spread are shorter and fatter with a large curve, much like beetle wing covers.

You could even show a female with a grim-reaper hood, flying off to Africa for the winter.

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Here's the sketch from the doctor who saw a medium sized one at 30,000ft.

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My what an accurate detailed description of a creature that no one, including you, has ever seen.
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What this thread needs:

Stray Cat.

There's got to be an issue of Squid Fishing Monthly in the offing for this. He rarely posts now but drops in from time to time, I see. Maybe if we all wish real hard, he'll see this thread.
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